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>> we put our vote in and the bailiff had taken our vote, that's when everybody started to cry. this morning, the first vote in the jury room that had some jurors ready to convict and the emotions that ran high. from hot to hotter. another day of oppressive and dangerous heat and humidity across a major portion of the u.s. when will it break? and it's twins. a highly anticipated birth
delivers a big surprise. no, not a royal baby but to members of the animal kingdom, twin pandas make their debut at atlanta zoo "today," tuesday july 16th, 2013. >> good morning. welcome to a special edition of "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie in los angeles. matt and al back in new york. it was so hot there i had to get out of town. >> you did the right thing savannah. you really did. i'm here with al roker and we're having a heat wave. it's official. three days in a row. although it's not so bad out here right now, 83 degrees, it's going to get nasty this afternoon. >> that's right. the heat right now we're in the shade but once the sun gets up everybody is going to start baking. humidity levels, and this extends not just to here in the northeast, all the way to michigan and as far west as the pacific northwest. >> i was driving into new york
yesterday and the car, you know the thermometer that tells you how bad it was outside said it was 103 on the streets of map hat tan. stay where it's cooler. we miss you though. >> but it's a wet heat, right guys? >> yes. >> we'll get more on the heat and humidity in a moment but we'll start out here in the overnight violence in california where a peaceful protest over the acquittal of george zimmerman deteriorated into a heated clash. >> they're beating somebody up and they just robbed somebody. >> reporter: the lapresident went the lapd went on tactical alert after 150 people took to the streets of southwest los angeles overnight vandalizing businesses and attacking bystanders. >> unfortunately the rights of the many have been abused by the actions of a few. >> reporter: protests across the city started off peaceful until a small faction of violent protestors swarmed motorists jumping onto cars and shutting
down major intersections. l.a. new mayor, eric garcetti, said the mob sought to exploit the acquittal of george zimmerman in the shooting death of florida teen trayvon martin. >> the martin family was clear that those who sympathize with their plight, the best way to honor their son and their loved ones is in a nonviolent manner. >> reporter: a local reporter and cameraman were assaulted while covering the unrest. a photographer was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. in the meantime we are learning new details about what lead to george zimmerman's acquittal from the first member of the jury to speak out. nbc's kerry sanders is in sanford, florida. he has that part of the story. kerry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. juror b37 who lives somewhere here in seminole county sat down and did an extensive interview with cnn. in that interview that lasted more than 30 minutes she said that when the six jurors went into the jury room, one believed that george zimmerman was guilty of second-degree murder. two thought he was guilty of manslaughter and three believed
george zimmerman was not guilty. juror b37 sat in silhouette talking to cnn's anderson cooper about the weight of the jury's decision. >> it's just hard thinking that somebody lost their life and there's nothing else that could be done about it. i mean, it's what happened is sad. >> reporter: b37 is the first of the six jurors to speak, revealing how she says the jury concluded when george zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old trayvon martin, it was not a crime. >> it's a tragedy this happened, but it happened. and i think -- i think both were responsible for the situation they had gotten themselves into. i think both of them could have walked away. >> reporter: george zimmerman
was armed with this keltech .9 millimeter pistol. b-37 once had a concealed weapons permit. her husband, she said, owns a gun. zimmerman fired a single shot that pierced martin's heart and lung. in a defense animation, lawyers argued that trayvon martin first punched george zimmerman and the two fought. >> because of the heat of the moment and the stand your ground and he had a right to defend himself. if he felt threatened that his life was going to be taken away from him or he was going to have bodily harm, he had a right. >> reporter: she said in deliberations the jury repeatedly played back the police video tape where zimmerman reenacted what he said happened and they listened over and over again to the 911 phone call with that scream for help and the gunshot. >> so you think he's yelling help. >> yes. >> all right. what is your number -- >> there's gunshots. >> whose voice do you think it was in the 911 call? >> i think it was george zimmerman's. >> did everybody on the jury agree with that? >> all but probably one.
>> reporter: by order of the judge, prosecutors could only say zimmerman profiled martin. they could not say he was racially profiled. so you don't believe race played a role in this case? >> i don't think it did. i think if there was another person, spanish, white, asian, if they came in the same situation where trayvon was, i think george would have reacted the exact same way. >> reporter: in an hln interview monday night, special prosecutor angela corey was asked for one word to describe george zimmerman. >> murderer. >> reporter: in the wake of this verdict that resulted in protests and in some cases, as we have seen violence, defense attorney mark o'mara says, "if someone is hurt because of angela corey's incendiary word, murderer, actions should be
taken to hold her responsible." angela corey was unavailable for further comment, matt. >> all right. kerry sanders in florida this morning. thank you. lisa bloom is "today's" legal analyst. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i'm going to go through the headlines. she said while she thought zimmerman got in too deep, shouldn't have been in that situation, she felt it was trayvon martin who decided to attack george zimmerman prompted the fatal altercation. >> that was the defense theory of the case. zimmerman may have followed or even approached trayvon martin but trayvon martin began the fight by sucker punching him in the face. >> she did not believe george zimmerman profiled trayvon martin. she did not feel that race played a significant role in the situation. >> right. isn't it fascinating how, up to the case and after the case, it's been all about race in the demonstrations, but inside the courtroom, the prosecution team told the jurors this case is not about race. they said that a couple of times. >> you writ about this in an
op-ed in the "new york times" today about this subject. >> in my opinion how they bungled the race issue in the trial. >> all right. the audio tape of the 911 call where there's a scream for help before the gunshot that killed trayvon martin. this juror said "all but one of the jurors believe the voice on that tape calling for help was that of george zimmerman." >> we all thought that the witnesses on both sides would cancel each other out on that, but she was impressed by a former army doctor who testified he heard people screaming on the battlefield and could identify voices that way. he identified george zimmerman. she thought he was one of the best witnesses in the case. >> one of the things that stood out to me, she used the word confusing on a number of occasions. she said they had to consider second-degree murder, they had to consider manslaughter. they had to think about self-defense. they had to think about stand your ground. based on what you heard from this juror, do you think she had a clear understanding of the law she was being asked to deliberate? >> i think the jury instructions were very confusing. 27 pages. i read through them. at one point they sent out a note during their deliberations that they didn't understand the
manslaughter charge. they never got a clear answer, ultimately they came back with an acquittal but this was a call to clear up the jury instructions. >> on a related subject she believes whether trayvon martin may have reached for george zimmerman's gun or not, it didn't make a difference because george zimmerman had a right to protect himself. >> well, he did if he was reasonably in fear of imminent great bodily injury or death. reasonably. but the question of whether or not he was reaching for the gun, ultimately both sides were arguing reasonable doubt by the end of this trial. doesn't surprise me. >> based on the verdict does it surprise you she said going into deliberations three were in favor of acquittal and two in favor of convicting on manslaughter charges and one on second-degree murder. >> that is fascinating to me. the case was close at the beginning of deliberations but by the end they had a clear consensus for acquittal. >> lisa bloom thank you very much, appreciate it. now to a massive heat wave gripping a large section of the country. blistering temperatures and also
stifling humidity. this morning it's intensifying. nbc's peter alexander is in washington where another scorching day is on tap. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, you're right. we had breeze through here it feels good. it should be the coolest part of the day but already the temperature is in the 80s and here in d.c. it's going to reach a high in the upper 90s but it's going to feel with the heat index with the humidity more like 105 by midday. the real story across the country the persistence of this heat. for us it's day two of a week long stretch. >> and prince hits one way back, back, back! and -- >> reporter: at citi field in new york last night home runs were soaring and so was the temperatures. >> with a shot just like that! >> reporter: at 8:00, still 88 degrees with humidity that made it feel like it was in the 90s. again today parts of the northeast will feel like what one forecaster called a virtual sauna bath. >> awesome! >> it's never too hot for them. it's never too hot for them.
>> reporter: in chicago today, 91 will feel like 98. hartford, 99. >> you have to try to get your workout in early before the sun comes out. >> reporter: in philadelphia a high of 97, but it will feel like triple digits, 100 degrees, forcing seniors to find safety inside. everywhere you go, air conditioners in overdrive and power companies trying to keep up. >> ideally if there's an outage, it will be minimized and held to affect the fewest people for the shortest period of time. >> reporter: while it may not be enough to shatter many records this heat streak is epreoppress as it is dangerous, one of the most sustained in years. >> what makes this unusual is the fact that it's going to be so prolonged and it's going to grow each day. >>. >> reporter: here in d.c. -- >> i'm wiping sweat. i'm hot. >> reporter: fountains offer the closest thing to relief. while seasoned washingtonians
and tourists plan their escape. >> explore the museums. >> we have water bottles as well and portable sand and we're not wearing big clothes. >> reporter: to add insalt to injury this morning, matt, we're learning more about a water pipeline problem in prince george's county maryland. they are warning people to begin stocking up on water immediately. this problem could mean a water shortage at the peak of summer heat could last for days. >> peter alexander in washington, peter, thanks very much. al still out on the plaza. how long is this going to last al? >> for a lot of us it will last right on into saturday. the jet stream is way up to the north. this huge dome of high pressure stretching from the northeast to mid-atlantic city into new england, i should say into the midwest is going to cause big problems. here's what happens. we expect this high to continue to dominate. continue to pump in that warm air. we've got heat advisories, heat watches and excessive heat warnings from michigan all the way to new england, including
just south of boston. look at these temperatures, going to feel like 106 degrees in richmond. norfolk 102. 102 in salisbury, maryland. atlantic city it will feel like 97. 100 degrees in central connecticut and the problem is this heat isn't going away. even out west, seattle 87. 96 and 92 in portland so the heat goes on for at least another 72 hours, matt. >> all right, al, we'll get your local forecast in a second. tamron hall is in with the headlines while she is here for natalie. >> a lot more going on. a filibuster fight on capitol hill this morning. temperatures are rising as democrats say they may change the rules to keep republicans from blocking white house nominees. a three-hour meeting of nearly 100 senators monday night ended with no resolution. in egypt this morning, seven people were killed. hundreds injured in clashes between supporters and opponents
of ousted leader mohamed morsi. police fired tear gas as they tried to clear the crowd. protesters threw rocks at police and set bomb fires. they're demanding that morsi be reinstated. jodi arias is back in court this morning as her attorneys ask the judge to throw out a jury decision that made her eligible for the death penalty. arias was convicted of murder in the death of her boyfriend, travis alexander. in may the jury failed to reach a decision on whether to sentence her to life in prison or death. and check out this latest video getting big play on youtube. we've seen dogs eating dinner at the table before. so some say why not a goat. this is genima and as you can see he loves wine, eats with utensils and likes to catch up on the news. just like that. yes. it's 7:14. matt and al -- >> too much time on their hands. jokes but i don't want to be ridiculed because they're bad.
>> okay. >> went there anyway. >> nice. >> mr. roker? >> all the news that's fit to eat. let's show you what we've got. down to the south, big area of low pressure and that's bringing a lot of rain. we have flash flood watches, flash flood warnings, stretching from the southwest into texas. rainfall amounts, we'll be talking about anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain, western texas on into parts of new mexico. that's what's going on. we're going to get to your local weather in just 30 seconds. weather in just 30 seconds.
and our weather this morning including a lot of low clouds. you can see the view over oakland and an all-day sea breeze will keep the temperatures similar to what we saw yesterday, which means only 60s from san francisco to oakland. mid-70s around san jose. south of downtown san jose, over towards pleasanton, maybe briefly near 80. today, obviously, the coolest day of the next seven. tomorrow, we start to warm up, 90s back in the valleys starting thursday. that's your latest weather. now back to savannah in l.a. >> thank you. we are learning more about the tragic death and final days of "glee" star cory monteith. an autopsy was performed on monday but the exact cause of the death is still unclear. katie is in vancouver this morning. katie, good morning. >> the autopsy has been started and they sent out the toxicology samples. they're hoping to fast track the tests so they get the results as
early as sometime this week. this as new details are emerging about what they found in his hotel room. >> reporter: at 31 years old cory monteith looked like he had everything going for him. a lead role in a gang buster tv drama. a beautiful girlfriend and costar, and finally would seem like a handle on his past struggles with substance abuse. but saturday morning something went wrong and monteith was found dead in his vancouv hotel room. >> a police source tells me that they found when they entered the room some substances. they're not being specific about what those substances are. >> find something that inspires you. >> reporter: in 2011 the actor told the canadian broadcast that he kicked his addiction. >> is it a struggle to stay on that path? to stay clean? to stay on that road. >> no man, you mean now.
>> yeah. >> no, i just redouble my efforts on what i'm doing. >> reporter: this past spring he checked himself into rehab. on an episode of inside the actor's studio last year he was asked about dying and eluded to his rocky journey. >> if heaven exists what would you like to hear god say. >> sorry i haven't been around. there's a good explanation. >> he came to call vancouver his home. monday his cousin laid flowers at the growing memorial outside the hotel. he called monteith his hero. >> they call acting singing, professional sports a pipe dream. he said no matter how long that tunnel is know there's always a light at the end of the tunnel and so he was that light for me. >> reporter: meanwhile, more of monteith's "glee" costars have spoken out. she said he is a special part of this world and will forever be missed. as for his girlfriend and costar
leah michele, still no public comment. now michelle hasn't spoken out yet but she has been supportive of his past efforts to get clean saying that she loved him and that she was proud of him. savannah. such a sad story. katie in vancouver for us this morning. thank you. guys we'll send it back to you. all right. thank you. now to a rare event, the birth of panda twins at the zoo in atlanta. it was captured on camera. gabe gutierrez is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt. good morning. if you can believe it zoo keepers hearsay that the second panda was a total surprise. now, you guessed it, it is pure pandemonium out here. on the grand scale of cuteness, a baby panda usually ranks near the top. but at zoo atlanta today, there's something not even ron burgandy could have seen coming. >> panda watch.
the mood is tense. >> reporter: yes twin baby pandas. the first pair born in the u.s. in 26 years. >> we're still coming to grips with what just happened. >> reporter: what happened was captured on the zoo's live camera. [ applause ] >> reporter: a 15-year-old giant panda delivered her first cup at 6:21 last night. >> second one. >> no way. >> reporter: it's twin came out two minutes later. >> giant panda are endangered so every panda baby is important. >> the last twin pandas in the u.s. were born in 1987 at the national zoo in washington. unfortunately they did not survive long. so here at zoo atlanta, officials realize the next few months will be delicate. >> almost half the time they give birth to twins, the trick is that they don't raise two offspring. so here in the zoo, we're able to actually swap those cubs out with mom so she can raise them
just not at the same time. >> reporter: about 1600 pandas are believed to still be in the wild. these are the 4th and 5th panda cubs born here at zoo atlanta and zoo keepers plan to wait a few months before they name the cubs. >> thank you very much. finally got the baby news we have been waiting for, savannah. guys, coming up, we heard his former girlfriend's side of the custody fight on monday. well, this morning, actor jason patrick is here with me in los angeles and we'll have a live interview with him just ahead. apple is investigating claims of a fatal electrocution involving an iphone. details on that and much more ahead. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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a new perspective. what will you gain when you lose? ♪ good morning to you. :26. here's a look at our top stories. investigators are looking into a cause of a house fire in south san jose that trapped a woman and about 100 cats. crews were able to free the woman. she says only about seven cats survived the flames, though. they're now at the vet recovering. nine people were arrested overnight in oakland during protests stemming from the not guilty verdict of george zimmerman. several businesses along broadway and telegraph avenue are now vandalized after protests turned chaotic overnight. in san francisco, police are in a standoff with a shooting suspect. police have surrounded a building in the mission district. police have cleared the home about two blocks from sf general
hospital and are now trying to make contact with the suspect. police say a man called 911 about 4:30 this morning saying he was shot by a man who lives in the building on bryant street. the victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. the motive is still under investigation. mother nature covering the bay area with lots of gray today. let's check that forecast with meteorologist rob. good morning. >> good morning. yeah, gray skies and mist falling across the golden gate bridge. if you look closely, windshield wipers are moving along the cars. 62 in the forecast today in san francisco. 66 in oakland. and a relatively cool 76 in san jose. come tomorrow, valleys start to warhéñ up. we'll jump the temperatures into the upper 80s, then 90s inland thursday on into the weekend. mike? >> rob, north of the misty golden gate bridge, we have here the curves and just looking at the camera, we see the southbound side, the hov lane is stopped. chp said two vehicles there, a
crash, flat tires for both vehicles so they can't move either one. it will be jammed now heading down toward san rafael and the curves. so that's before you can get to the richmond bridge. over on the other side of the bay, westbound 80 moving smoothly, improving. still very slow through berkeley. the early yes, crash in richmond has cleared. slow to the toll plaza, but no problems out of the maze, and into the south area, 880 slowing. back to you. >> thanks so much. we'll be back at 7:56.
♪ diamonds are a girl's best friend ♪ >> we are back, it's the 16th day of july, 2013 with marily monroe like you have never seen her before. these photos and thousands more of the icon and other stars are going up for auction. we'll give you a sneak peek coming up. >> how many more pictures can there be we've never seen. >> she's still alive. they're just taking them. >> she never takes a bad picture either. >> no but they keep coming out. people keep finding them. i'm matt lauer with al roker and tamron hall. savannah is living in a little box this morning in los angeles.
>> also ahead as savannah stays in the box, a story that will hit close to home. if you've had a dispute over coverage with your health insurance company. a brother and sister with the same disease, same prognosis, same doctor both in need of life saving drugs so why did only one of them get approved for it. >> on a lighter note, the newer hint just dropped by prince charge's wife camilla on when we might expect the duchess of cambridge to give birth. natalie is at st. mary's hospital. she has been there. she hasn't gone to a hotel room. she has been camped out there the whole time. she'll have more on that. >> stand by. we'll begin this half hour out here. we have new details on the child dust custody battle between actor jason patrick and his girlfriend. we talked to her on monday and we'll talk to him in just a moment. >> reporter: there are photos stage and screen actor jason
patrick with his former girlfriend and the son she bore with his donated sperm three years ago. the boy, named gus, with patrick alone. there's video of them visiting in new york city when he was in a long running play and showing gus finding daddy on a broadway play bill. >> which one is dada? right there. that's right. >> he wrote her that he didn't want to be a father though he was willing to donate sperm and she told savannah that after the baby's birth patrick spent very little time with him. >> he never changed a single diaper. was never with gus unsupervised for more than half an hour here or there. >> he says he selected intended father on his donor form rather than waving his rights to claim parenthood and says he was an active father to gus from the beginning in as many ways as he could be choosing and paying for preschool and spending as much time as he could with gus.
>> she had her house and i lived ten minutes away and every morning i was there. >> he says he has been barred from seeing gus since a court 20 weeks ago ruled for danielle as sole parent. >> he's never seen me again. there's not a picture of me in his house. and she has him calling other people dada. and what did this boy think happened? >> and now a public dispute with a child welfare in the balance. nbc news los angeles. and jason patric is with us here along with his attorney. good morning to both of you. >> good morning savannah. >> jason, i think this gets a little confusing for some people because on the one hand initially it appears you did not intend to be the father and then ultimately you did have some kind of relationship with this little boy. yesterday danielle was on our show and she said explicitly you never changed a diaper and you were never alone with gus for more than a half hour.
is she lying? >> unfortunately he is, yes. and the way the story is played out because it's a nice sound bite about sperm donor but i was never a sperm donor. we had fertility issues and we had to go to assisted reproductive technology and i had to give sperm. if you are a sperm donor when you go to a sperm bank you sign a waiver form that waifs your rights and responsibilities and i did the opposite. i signed an intended parent form with my name and danielle's name as intended parents of the child that would come from the process. >> that form came into the court case but so did a letter that you also supplied in which you stated you were not ready to be a father and she says you asked her to keep it secret. how do you explain that. >> i just said the actual words, the word secret is never in that letter. i said let's keep this among ourselves. we tried for at least three years. she had a bad miscarriage and the pressures of all the different fertility treatments
put pressure on her. when i said let's keep this between us meaning the pregnancy. >> did the letter say i'm not ready to be a father. >> yeah, sure after all the process and miscarriages and all the things there was confusion but it was more about the idea of i don't know if i can be what could be considered the conventional family. >> but how do you explain this because jason lost in the initial trial, the initial court case that dealt with this and yet he does have video, he has things that have the little boy calling him dada. he has the intended parent form. how do you explain how sit that the courtsided with danielle in this? >> the court took a strict interpretation of what the statute says. it says if a man provides his semen to a physician for the purpose of inseminated an unmarriewoman he is barred legally from asserting that he is the father. but there's two different statutes at play here. that's why we have the bill pending. there's another statute that says that a man can come to
court, a man anywhere in the world that could be any other individual other than jason doing this, and this man could say i held this child out as my own and i received the child into my home and the court would give him the opportunity to be heard on whether he could be legally determined to be the father. the only man who can't is jason, the biological father. >> briefly there's legislation now pending that could change that so that it would apply to somebody in jason's situation but would it pass would it apply retroactively? would it help jason's situation? >> well, the legislation sitting in the assembly will be effective as of january 1st, 2014. >> when was the last time you saw gus. >> the 2 1 weeks today. >> have you had any contact whatsoever? >> none. i sent at least 20 e-mails. fred sent a dozen legal letters and no reply whatsoever. >> i asked danielle yesterday if jason wants to be a father with
this child what is wrong with that. she said she never tried to end the relationship. she is just trying to determine her legal rights. what do you say to that? >> i say, danielle if you're out there listening right now where ever you are because i don't know where my son is in this world, you have my e-mail. you have my number and call me and where ever you are i will be there tomorrow. if you are truthful about that let me know because i want to see my son. that's all i've been trying to do. >> are you looking for full custody of your son? >> i want my son to have the two parents he grew up with his entire life until i decided i no longer could be with his mother and she said then you're not going to have your son. >> well, it's a long tale. i appreciate you coming here and bringing your perspective. both of you, thank you very much. unfortunately we're out of time. we'll take a turn now and send it back to new york. al as a check of the very hot weather. thank you savannah. we're out here. everybody has their fans working. and yes, they are all mine. you have two pairs of twins.
>> two sets of twins. >> where's the spare. >> one two, one two, one two, and the spare. >> and the spare. very nice. nice to see you all good-looking. where are you from? >> atlanta. >> atlanta hot there. not as hot as it's been here. afternoon temperatures today, 90s all the way back through the plain states in the southwest. hundreds as we move into wednesday. look at the red on the map. 90s from the central plains into the northeast of new england and down into the gulf. on thursday more heat. we'll finally start to see a bit of a break by late thursday on into friday. you can see the 70s starting to make their way. 80s into the great lakes. 90s and 1 hundreds in the pacific northwest and and one of the places immune from the heat, the bay area right now, low clouds, mist at times over the bay bridge. it will take some time for the low clouds to break up inland. we'll see that lunchtime, and
the clouds will spill back in for the evening commute, and very likely tomorrow morning, misty skies again. 62 in san francisco. 76 in san jose. today will be the coolest day of the next seven, as we see high pressure building in. temperatures climbing a little bit tomorrow. 90s for the valleys thursday into monday of next week. we have a newly minted teenager. 13. what's your name. >> hannah. >> where are you from. >> chicago. >> well, happy birthday. go to the weather channel on cable. weather.com online. thank you very much. up next, is it safe to talk on your cell phone while it's charging? the iphone related death being investigated by apple. and on trending, are these the luckiest fans in the world? the couple that gave a stranded dave matthews a ride to he has own concert. but first, these messages. wait a sec! i found our colors. we've made a decision. great, let's go get you set up...
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nation that's become obsessed with apple. >> apple is great. everybody use it. >> you should not use any telephone product when it's charged. >> reporter: china is apple's biggest market outside the u.s. the family insists her iphone 4 was genuine. the company released a statement saying we are deeply saddened to learn of this tragic incident and offer our con delenses to the ma family. we will fully investigate and cooperate with authorities in this matter. tv reports are raising suspicion that the charger was a fake. >> ma's death is raising public concern about the widespread use of fakes in china. like this knockoff iphone. >> there should be better standards for safety on after market products. especially some of the knockoff products that come out of china. that said, the chances of this happening are vanishingly small.
>> reporter: little solice for a family mourning the loss of a woman that would have celebrated her 24th birthday today. >> eunice eun in beijing for us this morning. the chances have to be minuscule of something like that happened. >> as we heard in the report, there could be some sort of counterfeit stuff or faulty wiring. >> certainly going to get people's attention though. coming up, one man's fight to get insurance coverage for a drug that could save his life. but first, these messages. ♪ [ male announcer ] after pushing the limits of pushing buttons, introducing the button to end all buttons. siri, do i have any text messages? [ siri ] you have a new message from chad -- "are you wearing my scarf?" ♪ tell me a joke.
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good morning to you. it is 7:56. i'm marla tellez. san francisco police have ended a standoff with a shooting suspect. since about 5:00 this morning, police at a building in the mission district was surrounded. this happened on bryant street near 22nd. police say a man called 911 about 4:30 this morning saying he had been shot by a man living in the same building. the man was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. about 30 minutes ago, police were able to take the suspect into custody. the ntsb says it has finished its on-scene investigation at sfo following the crash of asiana flight 214. the ntsb says the investigation will now continue in the east coast and washington, d.c. some of the wreckage of the flight will remain in a secure storage location at sfo. we have a look at the tuesday forecast, and a lot of gray out there. >> a lot of gray.
you can see what it's like across the san mateo bridge. notice the cloud heights,bd higr up on the hilltops. about 3,000 feet thick now, the layer of cooler marine air which will ensure the temperatures will be in the 70s. 76 in san jose. if you like summertime temperatures, you'll like the rest of the seven-day forecast. 90s coming back into the picture for the valleys starting thursday. mike? >> yeah, don't like summertime temperatures. looking over here. a lot of folks don't like this. the slow drive that builds downtown. that's going on for 880 northbound. and a look farther south, slowing towards south from 238 to wynton, an earlier crash now on the shoulder, headed toward the san mateo bridge, through union city. a van versus motorcycle has been cleared from the lanes. and now traffic is recovering, sending more folks down into freemont. westbound 84 showing unusual
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we love today. >> oh yeah. >> i love the "today" show because today is always in the moment. i want to see matt lauer. can't wait. >> it's our 30th anniversary. >> 8:00 now on this tuesday morning. it is the 16th of july, 2013. and that crowd looks so good. you wouldn't even know how hot and steamy it is out on rockefeller plaza. hot summer day there. but we say good morning to our crowd. i'm out in los angeles this morning. matt and al in new york keeping people company. did you break out the shorts
yet? >> no but we did break out the all star sluggers. >> this is the one you used in the home run contest. >> yeah, last night. game in second unfortunately. but thanks for the customized bats. we'll get you one too savannah. >> cool. >> all right. also coming up a rossen reports. if you've ever done battle with your health insurance over coverage, one family's emotional battle to get a dying man the coverage he needs for a drug that might save his life and an ironic twist in this one that's going to shock some people. >> really is. even if you're not fighting your insurance company it makes you angry. and marilyn monroe as we have never seen her before. how you can own these remarkable photos and negatives. but first a check of the headlines. natalie is in london. tamron hall is at the news desk. >> we're getting our first look at what happened inside the jury
deliberations at the george zimmerman trial. the juror known as b-37 said she did not think race played a role in the deadly incident. she also revealed at the beginning of the deliberations one juror thought zimmerman was guilty of second-degree murder and two others of manslaughter. >> just this morning, u.s. fugitive edward snowden requested temporary asylum in russia. the former nsa contractor is wanted on espionage charges after he revealed details of government surveillance programs. he's been at moscow's airport for more than three weeks now. now to an incredible story we told you about on monday. a 6-year-old boy that survived after being trapped for hours beneath a sand dune. john yang is in michigan city indiana with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning tamron. this is the national park where the little boy was playing. he is in critical condition in a chicago hospital. the doctors are expecting a full recovery. his family says it's nothing
short of a miracle. 6-year-old nathan was with his father and a friend on the shores of lake michigan running up a sand dune. in an instant, he vanished. >> he was nowhere to be seen. the ground had swallowed him up. >> reporter: onlookers called 911. >> my friend's son, he got stuck in a sand tune and he's like under the sand and we can't get him out. >> reporter: the harder they tried to get him, the farther he slipped away. >> as they dug he went deeper and deeper. they had no shovel. they just had their hands to dig with. >> reporter: authorities called in utility crews with heavy equipment. >> it was controlled chaos. everybody was doing something and accomplishing something. >> reporter: 11 feet and more than three hours later she spotted the top of nathan's head. he was still upright apparently having gone straight down.
authorities believe a sunken tree may have created an air pocket allowing him to survive. he was air lifted to chicago where doctors were surprised by his condition. breathing on his own. >> he was acting like a purposeful 6-year-old. >> reporter: nathan's grandfather a baptist preacher says it was more than luck. >> i'm firmly convinced that god intervened in this. >> reporter: he is on a ventilator while doctors try to get more sand out of his lungs burt they hope he'll be off the ventilator by the end of this week and if all goes well home by the end of next week. >> that is amazing john. thank you so much. it's a race against time off the coast of italy to remove the wreckage of the costa concordia. it's being crashed by it's own weight a year and a half after the ship wreck. >> a endangered whale is
swimming freely this morning. two fishermen saw it struggling and discovered it was tangled in fishing rope. so they managed to cut the line and freed the whale, all while capturing this pretty amazing video. it's now 8:05. back to matt and al. >> tamron, you have to get out here. they're handing out all kinds of warm weather bling. handing the sunglasses out and kathie handing out fan pictures of herself. so we're her biggest fans now mr. roker. >> that's right. i like that picture. in fact, when you come down to our plaza you never know what you're going to get. you just got a copy of the brand new daniel silva novel the english girl. daniel is going to be on our show in just a little bit. who is this guy? >> john. >> how are you doing? >> let's see your sunglasses. >> hi. >> hi. i love that. let's check your weather and see
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♪ a prius for everyone we're back at 8:10 with what's trending today. these stories have you talking online. trending on yahoo, help for all of us constantly being attacked by mosquitos. so a little quiz.re desirable you ready? take a look at this list. guess which of these factors does not make you more likely to be bitten by mosquitos. a, people with type o blood, b, beer drinkers. c, wearing floral perfume, or d, being out during a full moon. so which does not? savannah, you're out there. >> i would say beer drinkers. that seems like a fake reason. >> i'm with savannah on that one. >> i'm going with the perfume. >> i say beer. with savannah. >> no, the answer is c, wearing
floral perfume does not make you more susceptible to being bitten by mosquitos. >> because they're going for the carbon dioxide. >> yeah. so al, you can keep wearing that floral perfume. >> there's more. okay. same thing. which of these does not make you more susceptible to mosquitos, having foot odor, being pregnant or exercising, wearing dark clothing, or having black hair. >> black hair. fake reason. >> dark clothing. i'm going to go with dark clothing. >> yeah, dark clothing. >> it's black hair. >> interesting. got that one, savannah. >> those others are all things that will get you bitten. if you're a beer drinking man with type o blood on a full moon night, you're toast. >> with foot fungus. >> with foot odor. exactly right. >> winner. >> but no one else wants you but the mosquitos. >> you're repelling more than mosquitos. you're not attracting anybody but mosquitos at that point. meantime, guys, trending on today.com, how many of us would
have loved for something like this to happen. listen what happened to emily, she is a big fan of the dave matthews band and on her way to a concert with her boyfriend last weekend when she spotted a stranded cyclist on the side of the road. despite being late for the concert, she pulled over to help. her kindness paid off. the hitchhiker, none other than david matthews himself. the singer was out for a preconcert ride. he got a flat tire, did not have a cell phone to call for help. later matthews thanked emily by name on stage. he also took her and her boyfriend to dinner, gave them front row seats to his show, invited them backstage. on facebook emily said her cheeks hurt from smiling and laughing all night. guys, i have a special guest here in los angeles with me. a hitchhiking expert. maria shriver is here. >> oh, my gosh. >> good morning. >> you were just talking that's trending. i've hitchhiked. have you? no, never. twice i've done it. i didn't get picked up by dave matthews or anybody like that. >> you got picked up by a car
but no one exciting or attractive picked you up. >> nobody attractive. i was 13 and 15, something i would not recommend. >> no, maria when you're dating -- i did the same thing dating ourselves a bit. that's something we used to do when we were teenagers. you don't do it anymore. >> no, you do not. >> matt could have picked me up. >> yeah. >> that's another story. >> yeah. >> that's when we go into a dream sequence now. okay. never mind. >> good to see you, maria. >> good to see you. >> also, trending on youtube, would you recognize one of your favorite sports stars? jimmy fallon put that to test last night with matt harvey, one of the hottest athletes in new york right now. the mets' ace is the starting pitcher for the national league at the all-star game. after gaining national attention for posing nude in espn magazine. in fact, tamron has that on her wall. >> i do indeed. >> but he's still unknown to a lot of folks, even those who
claim to be his biggest fans. >> who's your favorite player? >> harvey, man. >> really? if he was standing right here now, what kind of advice would you give him? >> keep being awesome. yeah i'm pretty sure that's it. >> we appreciate it. >> yeah, man, thanks a lot. >> absolutely. >> wait, yeah. wait. are you matt harvey? >> yeah. >> so i could pass as matt harvey? >> well, i mean, you might need the hat and the jersey. >> if he was standing right next to you what kind of advice would you give him? >> keep doing what he's doing and keep shining. >> i will. >> okay. >> that is fantastic! >> i will. what? >> what a great sport matt harvey is. >> it is. one guy said i actually saw him naked in espn which was a little weird. >> yeah. a little strange but that was pretty cool. >> very cute. >> that's what is trending today. >> straight ahead in the 8:00 block we'll check in with natalie at st. mary's hospital in london for the latest on the royal baby watch. and then we're going to show
you never-before-seen images of marilyn monroe before they hit the auction block. but first in this half hour, a new rossen report. it's a case of life and death for one man fighting his health insurance company and this story might make you angry. "today" national investigative correspondent jeff rossen has details on this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we always hear horror stories about health insurance companies denying claims but some experts say this case could take the cake. you're about to meet a man who is dying. there's a drug out there on the market that could literally save his life but he has been battling his health insurance company for more than a year to get it and now a new development in this case that no one saw coming. kevin dwyer can't breathe. he can't even sleep without choking. his condition so serious kevin's new wife has to help clear his lungs every day. >> what are you afraid of? >> of him dying.
>> i didn't think this would come to this this fast. but it's come down to fighting for my life. >> reporter: kevin has cystic fibrosis, a deadly disease clogging the lungs, causing dangerous infections, even internal bleeding. the average life span of a patient, only 37 years old. kevin is 40. >> i'm suffocating to death very, very slowly. >> because your airways are closing. >> and it's getting worse. rapidly. >> reporter: so why is his sister martha who has the same exact disease doing so well? her lung function is stable, even improving. >> i feel able to hope for the future in a way that i never could before. >> that's a big deal. >> it's everything, yeah. >> reporter: and she credits this little pill for all of it. a new drug called kalydeco, actually slowing the disease in some patients and ideally
extending their lives. but it's expensive. $25,000 a month. so martha and kevin, brother and sister, asked their insurance to cover it. they have the same insurance company, united healthcare. they have the same mutation of cf. they see the same doctor who wrote the same letter to united that both will likely benefit from treatment with kalydeco but in a stunning twist, martha was approved and kevin was denied. >> it crushed me. i was devastated. i was baffled. >> have you said to the reviewing company you already approved my sister? what do you mean you're denying me. >> yeah that was part of my appeal. i sent in a copy of my sister's review. i let them know you already approved this. >> what was the response. >> denied. >> reporter: in fact, kevin was denied four times. the company's reason, kalydeco is not fda approved for his
mutation but remember martha has the same mutation and she got approved. her reviewer saying the drug is medically necessary while kevin's reviewer said not medically necessary. >> it's too random. it can't be like russian roulette. >> reporter: healthcare advocates say the system is broken. >> there needs to be more transparency, more accountability and it shouldn't be luck of the draw. >> reporter: as now time may be running out. here was kevin two years ago, a model of fitness. today, he can barely make it up a flight of stairs. >> i want to live to the end with him and i certainly don't want him to leave me. >> if i don't get this medication, i don't what other options i would have. this is life and death. it's completely life and death. >> reporter: some of the bravest
people i know. kevin his wife katie and sister martha joining us live this morning. they're here on the sofa because we have a big development to share in this case. we called united healthcare for our story. we always do to get a comment on these things and we got action. united has done a complete reversal and has just approved kevin's claim because of the quote, unique circumstances of his case. so matt, he is finally getting the drug that he has worked so hard to get and that's great news. >> logic finally in what seemed to be a completely illogical scenario. what's your reaction first, kevin. >> i'm ecstatic obviously and big sense of relief. this was a long stressful battle. and just to be able to finally say that and know that i'm going to get this drug. >> when i read about this story i could picture hundreds of thousands of people sitting at home getting angry. millions maybe. people who probably have fought their own insurance companies over situations like this.
i mean, when you go back to that original phone call you got saying you were denied, how did you react to that? >> there was a moment after i hung up where i sat stunned in silence and then i just cried. all of these emotions, you know, joy, relief came out. and, you know, this was a lot of people, this was a big effort. there was a lot of thanks from, you know, david ratner, senator squadrons office, community health advocates. these two ladies here and of course jeff and the producer robert powell. huge thanks to you guys. >> of course. >> wouldn't have been without you. >> what should people know who are in a dispute with their insurance company, what advice would you offer martha? >> just keep fighting. it took so much work. it took -- we did so much research before we even submitted the first claim. and we knew that this drug would help us and so -- and especially
when i got the drug and started taking it and knew how much better i felt, kevin had to keep fighting. >> have you started taking? -- when will you be able to start the drug. >> tomorrow. >> tomorrow comes in the mail. >> it started working for you in two weeks. >> two weeks i had noticeable improvement in my lung function but within days he'll feel a difference in the way he can clear his lungs and the energy that he has. he's going to feel it right away. >> and must be an enormous relief for you as well. >> huge, huge relief. when we received the call that kevin was going to be getting this drug, many of the fears that i had for our future were lifted a great deal and i feel as though now we can really start getting excited about our future and planning. >> keep us posted, please. >> oh yeah. >> let us know how you're doing. >> a lot of people are watching this saying i'm fighting my health insurance company too.
we have a list state by state of what you can do on our website today.com. go to the rossen report section. in most states there's a healthcare advocate that will help you fight your legal battles against these health insurance companies. >> thank you all. good luck. >> thank you. >> let's send it over to savannah in los angeles. >> matt, thanks. we'll switch gear with the royal baby watch. the duchess of cambridge is keeping out of sight but the waiting game for the rest of the world is highly visible and natalie is in the middle of it at st. mary's hospital in london. nat, good morning to you. >> good morning savannah. well, the great kate wait continues here. now i'm going to go out on a limb. are you ready for this? i'm going to tell you, the new baby, baby cambridge will arrive -- you fill in the blanks but one person who is dropping a hint is a royal. >> reporter: when will kate give birth? one person who may know, william's step mother, camilla the duchess of cornwall who on monday caused a stir with her own royal baby guess. >> we're all waiting.
hopefully by the end of the week, he or she will be there. >> you may say this waiting game began a little less than three years ago when william and kate stepped into the spotlight to announce their engagement. >> obviously, you know, we want a family. so we'll have to start thinking about that. >> reporter: from the wedding to tours overseas, to the olympics last summer. the world watched with eager anticipation. >> all over the world turned on the tv and were swept away by this royal romance. they are very, very interested in the outcome. >> reporter: so when the news came last september. >> official word that prince william and kate middleton are having a baby. >> reporter: the count down begins. we have admired the fashions, measured the bump and crunched the numbers and now the time is here. well, almost. just ask long time royal photographer arthur edwards.
he camped out for william and harry's births. >> how much longer do you think we'll wait. >> a whisper from someone else at the palace it could be next week. next tuesday. >> really? >> that's the due date. you never know. >> reporter: whenever it happens day or night, the media is camped out watching the clock for the faithful hour. >> real estate comes as a premium when you're standing here playing the waiting game. i secured the prime spot. this one come with a free panoramic view. >> reporter: the media aren't the only ones playing it. some need the babies gender and name before they sell their wears. >> people want it to happen. >> i hope it kicks off now. i hope it kicks off now and we'll be right here. >> i think people secretly kind of love it. >> there's going to be a wait when kate goes into labor as well but for now i might as well
be comfortable and have myself a spot of tea and as the britts are known to say here keep calm nd carry good morning, everyone. it is 8:26, i'm scott mcgrew. santa clara county sheriff deputies say this morning they want their boss out. the deputy sheriffs association says it will not endorse sheriff laurie smith in next year's election. instead, it's supporting captain kevin jensen for the position. the union says sheriff smith is out of touch with the rank and file. now the sheriff did not want to go on camera for a response but in a memo, she questioned the voting process of the endorsement, labeling it "old soviet style." let's check in with mike and traffic. good morning, mike. >> good morning, scott. taking a look at the san mateo bridge, traffic tuesday style, westbound is the slow down. look, coming off of the high rise, jams up through foster
city, approaching 101. showed that you whole area, slow, north 101, the pleasant route, south very slow out of burlingame and millbrae, the same scene. the san mateo and dumbarton bridges are smooth, heading to the peninsula, 101 and those routes. showing slowing, 880 recovers over the last half hour. southbound has been riddled with a crash, all cleared from the lanes, slow from 238 past san mateo bridge and hayward with 50, scott. >> thank you much. we will have more news for you in half an hour. [ woman ] dear chex cereal,
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8:30 now on this tuesday morning. it's the 16th day of july, 2013. a nice crowd on the plaza on a tuesday morning as our heat wave rolls on. we mean that literally. day three of temperatures what, above 90 degrees. feeling closer now. earlier it was pleasant. not so cool anymore. >> i love how people are waving. they're like how are you doing. >> don't want to exert themselves much. >> i'm matt lauer along with al
roker and tamron hall. tamron is here while natalie is in london and savannah guthrie is in los angeles. >> and i have maria shriver with me. she is going to share research that could lead for better treatment with millions of americans with alzheimer's. >> also ahead a live performance from sarah who is out with a new album today. >> we love her. >> she's amazing. >> and then from music to books, best selling arthur daniel silva is here. he's going to tell us all about his new thriller and reveal some of his favorite summer reads. >> mr. roker is going to give us a check of the weather. don't ask tamron about her walk home from work in the heat wave yesterday. >> i turned to milk shock lateral and melted. just a little spot. >> you don't want to know. >> visualize. you understand. >> you look very much like an m&m right now. let's show you what we've got
going on today. the heat spreads from the northeast mid-atlantic all the way into the central mississippi river valley. heat in the pacific northwest. in fact, it's hotter in seattle than it is in san diego today. a lot of rain down through texas. it continues in southern texas tomorrow. risk of strong storms as cooler air makes it's way from the upper midwest on into the northern new england area. we're looking at sizzling conditions in the southwest. hot through the gulf coast and the heat will continue here in the northeast into the mid-atlantic states. that's what's going on -- we, i can do all of this stuff and he and right now at least east of downtown san jose, got a little bit of sunshine on the hilltops. i can show you here on the view from the satellite, the marine layer, 3,006, up at the lick observatory, closer to 4,000 feet, you got sunshine. nowhere else around the bay area now, take until probably about lunch time for all the inland low clouds to break up. all-day seabreeze, temperatures
today mainly in the 60s to mid-70s, come tomorrow, temperatures climb up, high pressure builds in, 90s in the forecast thursday, mid-90s approaching the weekend. even our monitors spin. holly, spin the monitor. there you go. look at that. that's impressive. savannah. can't do that in l.a. >> no, but don't exhaust yourself in that heat, al. >> i won't. >> all right. well, meantime, now to your chance to own a little piece of hollywood history including remarkable photos of a true legend. >> never before seen imagines of marilyn monroe. the seven year inch. bus stop [ singing ] >> the prince and the show girl. >> just try me. >> photos taken by famed
hollywood photographer milton green now up for auction. green and monroe first worked together on a magazine shoot in the 1950s and became close friends. >> when you look at the photographs, there's something magical about them. she looks happy and there's a sparkle in her eye and she was relaxed. she had total confidence in milton green. >> head of the auction company profiles and history says most of the 37 uh-uh published negatives and transparencies have never been seen by the public but it's not just the photos up for grabs. the winning bidder also gets the copy wright for these imagines. >> not only do you get to buy the collectible version you get the intellectual property which never happens. >> milton green's son joshua seen here as a child plans toed by on his father's photography saying he would like to bring one third of his dad's collection back to the family. >> i'll be bidding on this auction to bring back home some of the pictures that i feel are
important to his life's work. i'm sorry they got separated out but i'd like to bring them back under one roof. >> the collection contains more than imagines of the blonde bombshell. 75,000 photo negatives of other movie stars are on the auction block as well. >> if you think of an important person from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, this person is represented in this collection. it isn't just a slice of american cultural history, it's a chunk. >> a pricey chunk of hollywood history now up for the highest bidder. >> and in case you are wondering, the photos could go for more than $1 million. coming up next, maria shriver on painful path of
allianz timers. >> this is what retirement was supposed to look like for nancy albertson. >> is that grand pa? >> playing with her grand children and spending time with her husband of 39 years. she didn't expect to become the face of early on set alzheimer's disease. >> why did you think you might have early alzheimer's?
>> i taught english as a second language so i wanted to say something or write something and i thought i can't get that word. >> nancy is experiencing a symptom of early alzheimer's known as language recall. >> i think it's something that you don't think of in people under the age of 60 very often. >> nancy was only 59 when she first revealed her problem to her family doctor during a routine physical. >> made me think we need to look into this further. this is not normal. >> dr. golden referred nancy to a neurologist eventually leading her to a diagnosis of early on set alzheimer's. >> this is an excellent example of how physicians diagnosis should be done. >> she is overseeing the presentation of new research this week at the alzheimer's associations international conference in boston where early detection is a hot topic. >> do you think it really did cause -- >> researchers will present new
guidelines that could help family doctors like nancy recognize and identify the symptoms of early on set alzheimer's. >> it's important to know what's happening in the brain when these brain changes are starting and if it is alzheimer's disease that future planning needs to happen with the planning now. >> reporter: nancy watched her own mother die from alzheimer's so she struggled with the decision to tell her four siblings about her own diagnosis. >> one thing i am fortunate for is that i am able to get more help than mom ever did. >> reporter: she revealed her diagnosis in a letter telling her siblings they shouldn't worry about her. >> i feel much closer to god and between god, my husband, and the medicine, i think my life is better now. because life is more precious, you know? that's why. >> today is friday. >> reporter: in this video diary nancy gives us a peek at her daily routine and how new medication is helping her retain
some of her former life. driving to the local market for groceries, also making breakfast. for now. >> you don't know what tomorrow is going to hold. one day could change everything. >> how do you not get angry about that? >> i was angry for a long time. >> a local support group gives rick and nancy a safe place to talk about their new roles as caregiver and patient. >> you're going to do the best that you can and that's why she has such confidence in you. >> rick also hired a part time caregiver for nancy to relieve him of some of his daily responsibilities. and nancy is doing her part indulging in one of rick's passions by learning to play the wash board at his weekly bluegrass jam. >> your husband said that he is proud of you. >> and i am him. >> you're proud of him too. >> it's a hard thing to go through as a couple.
>> it's important to stress that one of the toughest decisions nancy made was, in fact, to speak up and admit she was having a problem. by getting an early diagnosis she is giving researchers time to study her and to help not only her with the symptoms but also so many other people he struggling to find a cure in the future. >> it's an incredibly courageous thing to do. let's bring our own dr. nancy snyderman into this conversation. she looked so young and noticed she was forgetting words. how do you know if it's normal aging or something potentially more serious. >> when you look at her speak you can tell she is searching for words and that can be a real issue and early warning sign, especially for someone that already mastered language well. problem solving. major lapses during the day of memory. the inability to figure out why you're going to the store, why you have a laundry list sometimes getting lost. all of those issues, when they become destructive to normal
mundane tasks we undertake every day, each of those can be an early warning sign. >> and maria, you mentioned this enabled the researchers to look at the early stage of the disease and allow someone to have more control about their future. >> as nancy also knows, doctors believe that alzheimer's is present in your system 20 years before it's actually diagnosed and the earlier that doctors are able to get people into clinical trials, the better they think that they can deal with them and hopefully we can find a cure but we need a lot more money for research and a lot more people volunteering and coming forward. >> ten seconds nancy, the sad news is we're not close to a cure. >> there's no great drugs on the market now but the earlier you know, the more you can get into clinical trials and increasingly we'll be looking at genomics for this. get things under way and knowing you're legally and financially okay. we don't have big conversations
enough this in this country. >> dr. nancy snyderman thank you. maria shriver, thank you. nancy will be answering questions about alzheimer's this morning in a google plus hang out on air 9:00 a.m. eastern. if you want to join the conversation you can head to today.com. coming up next, a sizzling summer read from best selling arthur daniel silva. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
books. >> i was very proud of that review. it hit upon all the things that i liked about the novel. >> this one starts with a beautiful island and a beautiful girl. so far it sounds like a jackie collins novel, but it's not because she disappears. >> she is madeline park. she is a rising star within the british party. she works in the machinery of the party. but she's got, you know, member of parliament written all over her. cabinet minister one day. but madeline has a dangerous secret. she is the mistress of the british prime minister. when she disappears the prime minister has a serious problem. >> and the clock is ticking to find her with, i don't believe giving anything away, we end in russia. from what i read, and these aren't always accurate. but some ideas came from the coverage of a real news event.
>> it was inspired to a large degree by the revelation two years ago, three years ago, we had this mass of russian spies living in the united states, here in new york city, operating under we call illegal cover. they were living under false identities. people were shocked that the russians were some infiltrating russian citizens to spy on us. i was not. i knew it was taking place. >> by the way, some of the spice were not the highest talent level. >> you know what -- >> that was the anna chapman group. >> it was the anna chapman group. i think it was a lot of th spin that came out. the administration wanted to get this out of the way so it wouldn't be a distraction. >> unck it was more serious? >> i do. >> you are big on social media. you have a big loyal following. do you listen to what they say a
lot or do you try to put that in a different compartment? >> i do listen to what they say actually. for years they have been asking me to bring back a character that i wrote in a book about 10 years ago, a gentleman named christopher keller. he's a british commando turned assassin. i brought him back. i paired him with gabriel. it worked like magic. >> ask and ye shall receive. books to read this summer. >> butter back bacharach. henry winkler hank zipzer series about a kid with learning challenges. warm, funny. most importantly, they are hopeful. and finally, i would like to say that vince flynn was a dear friend of mine. this is his last book, the last
man. i didn't have time to change the dedication of the english girl. >> good recommendations from the guy who knows a thing or two about great books. daniel, good to see. >> you thanks so much. >> you can read an excerpt of "the english girl" on our website. much more ahead on a tuesday morning. but first this is "today" on nbc. website. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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be happy. be healthy. welcome to today on this tuesday morning, july 16th, 2013. i'm willie geist with al roker and jenna wolf in f natalie while she is on royal baby watch. >> what folks don't realize is willie, like myself, we do like crazy and they have this fan blowing mach 2. >> it's the most model like i have ever looked. it is freezing just in this little area where i'm sitting right now. >> it's 106 outside so we tried to cool it down here and now we
have gone too far. >> they haven't ever come out this far but i'm going with it. there we go. >> okay. you are a hot box aren't you? >> it is hot outside. we're going to talk about the weather in a minute. want to talk about the news going on, though. last night one of the jurors that acquitted george zimmerman gave an interview to anderson cooper on cnn, the woman identified as juror b-37 offered new insight as to what was going on behind closed doors. when the six jurors went into the room, one believed zimmerman was guilty of second-degree murder, two thought he was guilty of manslaughter and three believed he was not guilty. three people thought he was guilty of something and three who didn't. she said she believes it was trayvon martin that threw the first punch and then said zimmerman had the right to defend himself. here she is. >> you had the parents of trayvon martin testifying, you had the family of george zimmerman and friends of george zimmerman testifying on whose
voice it was. whose voice do you think it was? >> i think it was george zimmerman's. >> did everybody in the jury agree with that? >> all but probably one. >> and what made you think it was george zimmerman's voice. >> because of the evidence that he was the one that had gotten beaten. i think george zimmerman is a man whose heart was in the right place but just got displaced by the vandalism in the neighborhoods and wanting to catch these people so badly that he went above and beyond what he really should have done. but i think his heart was in the right place. it just went terribly wrong. >> in that jury room, what was -- emotionally what was that like. >> it was emotional to a point but after we put our vote in and the bailiff had taken our vote, that's when everybody started to cry. >> tell me about that. >> it's just hard. thinking that somebody lost
their life and there's nothing else that could be done about it. i mean, it's what happened. it's sad. it's a tragedy this happened but it happened. >> a little window into what it's like to serve on the jury. the question here was since there was no living witness unfortunately, because trayvon martin was killed, what happened and what was your interpretation of what happened because no one knew and the juror b-37 said right there she thought that zimmerman's heart was in the right place. those were her words. he meant well. he was trying to stop something he thought was wrong and it went bad. that's a window into what she thought and apparently what the jurors thought anyway. >> here's the other thing. we can say what we want about what the jurors may or may not have been thinking. she said she was completely unaware, they all were of the national attention this entire trial was getting. she had no idea how much it was being talked about. so for them they were isolated in a small room. they had only the evidence presented to them every single
day and that's what they were judging this on. not listening to anything else happening around the country. >> general consensus is the prosecution maybe made some misjudgments as far as what they did and the case they presented. so there you have it. >> there were some reports yesterday that this juror, b-37 had ray book deal and was going to write about what happened behind closed doors and there was pressure on her and the publisher not to do the book and she said i want to leave my life as it was before this trial so no book from this juror anyway. but there are five others to come. there was violence last night. at least 20 people arrested in california during protests over the verdict. protests in los angeles began peacefully but a small number descended into violence. the mayor there asked protestors to stop vandalizing the city saying, quote, the martin family did not ask anybody to break car windows. meantime, eric holder promised the justice department will continue to act in a manner that's consistent with the facts
and the law as it considers whether to pursue criminal civil rights charges against george zimmerman. >> it's not over by a long shot. >> no. the other big story across what, half the country al. >> at least. >> is the heat. >> yeah. in fact, you've got this dome of high pressure. it's just dominating from mid-atlantic northeast, new england but even back into michigan there's heat advisories up there and even as you get into int the pacific northwest, seating will be hotter than san diego. up to 87 degrees in seattle today. >> that's getting all technical. i'm going to tell you, you have this build in water mound you're walking around with at all times it's awful but the only thing about being pregnant is you have built in personal space. you can't have anyone -- you don't have any of this hoe's things going, are things really good. i don't want any part of that. this gives me a one foot barrier at all times and i am 100%
welcoming it. >> you have no problem. >> does this bother you. what if we were outside right now and it was noon. that would bother you. don't tell me that wouldn't bother you. >> that bothers me any time. >> i was going to say. >> i'm going to have nightmares about that. >> it boggthered the baby. >> you were at the h derby. >> the all-star game is out in queens tonight. last night was the home run derby. it was a bunch of people doing this number the whole time and then at the stadium itself, they had cooling stations. they were throwing ice at people and the crowd was a little subdued because they were all head back in the seats trying to get through the night. it was incredibly hot and even when the sun went down still in the 90s it was outrageously hot. >> some argument that one of the reasons there was so many home runs hit that it's the heat and humidity and the air is more buoyt so there's less friction on the ball. >> fun night and supposed to be
hot out there again tonight. jenna, we're talking about keeping cool, do you have any pictures of you in pabathing suits. >> we were all three sent a e-mail that said send in your pictures of how you stay cool. >> just show the picture. >> show the picture. >> oh, no -- >> that one is okay. >> the next one. >> it was the only picture i had. >> look at me. look at my abs and incredibly toned legs while i do the hand stand. >> did you send pictures in. >> well, there's staying cool and then there's being cool. >> oh, i see that. >> yeah, i forgot. i forgot i was vacationing in rome with bruce springstein because we can all that. i did a back flip into a pool. >> was that a one handed cart wheel. >> it wasn't while i was pregnant. >> okay. there's got to be another topic. perfect. >> you look great. >> thank you very much. >> as you reminded us just now.
let's get to the royal baby watch. natalie is in london. day two now. natalie. anything going on over there? >> great kate wait continues here guys. that's right. we're awaiting word, any word, any time now but i can tell you one royal is dropping some clues as to when baby cambridge may arrive. take a listen. >> we're all waiting at the end of the telephone. hopefully by the end of the week he or she will be there. >> so the duchess of cornwall out and about in cornwall yesterday along with prince charles dropping a big hint saying she expects by the end of this week we'll get to see the new royal. so we'll hold her to that and hope she knows more than we do about when kate is actually expecting to deliver. but i can tell you, the people here are all excited. everybody is, you know, waiting
on stand by, pins and needles. even the royals themselves as you heard camilla say that they're waiting by the phone just waiting for that phone call as well guys. >> natalie, this survey that you alerted us to, there's a british survey about what moms that just had kids are waiting to do. can you explain that? >> that's right. well, there was a survey of about 400 new moms and apparently about 10% of them, so about 40 moms have left their children, their new babies unnamed as of yet because they're waiting to find out what the royal baby will be. they're baby x, y, z until they know what they decided to name their baby. >> wow. >> it's not just us. >> they have about six weeks to finally narrow it down. to finally give the baby a name. >> that's nothing. i waited two months to get pregnant after her so at least i would know the name.
>> top that brits. >> there you go. >> in your face britain. >> this last one is a good one. >> yeah, this is a great one. there's this new beauty secret i'm told. there's a salon in tokyo that has an unusual facial. it claims it's the only place in japan, perhaps in the world where you can try a live snail facial which acts as a moisturizer. runs about $250. the therapists put them on the face of the clients and allows them to move around leaving a trail of slime which is good for your skin. >> how is this supposed to go? why don't we talk about that. >> originally jenna was going to do this and then in our make up room, we decided with you being pregnant and so close it's probably not the best thing to do. >> i have 15 calls into my ob so because of that you are now on the hot seat with the snails. >> and lori is here to give her opinion. is this for real? does it work.
>> there's not enough well supported studies to tell us whether or not it works. >> what a shock. >> everyone brace yourselves but here's the thing, there's always that beauty innovation. you'll remember the fish eating pedicure, the. >> how many animals had to crawl on your face before you were like snails. >> let me explain what's happening here. al, if you'll be my spa technician here. what happens in the facial is you get a massage. you get electropulse treatment and three snails put on your face. al, you're going to give me a heart attack. they go on donna. >> donna, you're a trooper. >> ready. >> head back. >> they have a slimy mucus and what's in there are antioxidants. >> just went back into his shell here. >> people have reported they do feel like they're smoother and more plump because snails have
something in their slime pretty much -- >> it's like the cartoon turbo. >> which you can find in a lot of beauty products. >> oh god. >> do you feel refreshed. >> nobody move. >> no thanks. i'm good. thank you. >> it's better than i thought it would be. >> is it really? >> it's moving to your nose. >> i'm trying not to look. >> you just keep that will. i'm going to do the weather right now. let's see how your face looks after this. >> you won't recognize her. >> big area of high pressure dominating. it's going to continue to bring the heat we have been talking about. two of them are getting together on your forehead. look at this. we have heat advisories from michigan all the way to new england. we'll see temperatures that continue to climb and feel like they're in the upper 90s to low 100s and not just in the northeast. we're looking at high temperatures up into the upper 80s to the mid to upper 90s. >> wow. >> that's beautiful. how are you feeling. >> i feel great. >> get him off your eye.
>> there's a technician that stays in there with you to keep it from your ey here we go in san francisco right now, we got low clouds, some misty skies and drizzle at times this morning, see the low clouds from san francisco across the bay and into the south bay. still, it's only elevation is above 3500 feet, seeing sun for now, now around lunchtime, see the clouds breaking inland. another cool afternoon in store, 60s and 70s most of the bay area today. tomorrow, a little bit different. see temperatures inland starting to warm up into the 90s by thursday, mid-90s bosnia' move into the weekend. on the phone with her doctor. >> my ob is like why don't we wait and discuss it. we're just going to wait and discuss it. her name is sharon. >> doctor. it's willie geist. you're live on the "today" show. may i put a snail on your patience's face. >> that's a terrible question.
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customize the experience so people are more likely to buy things and be pleased with what's going on. >> this is something we have seen online. we have gotten used to them following us around based on what we purchased before but it seems to me, being in the store and getting an alert that says we know why you are buy the thing in front of you is different. >> again it's new, it's a little freaky potentially but the reality is the same underlying intent which is really, these companies want to give a better more personalized experience. imagine you love shoes or books, whatever it is and you're in front of that store and someone can deliver you a customized offer exactly for the thing you're interested in at that moment. that's sort of the promise of why companies are doing this. >> so how does it work? someone walks into a store now and what happens as soon as they get inside. >> there's a couple of different ways they can track folks. one is by video surveillance. using the cameras in the store. they can see how many people are walking into the shoe
department. how long are they staying there? how many people pass the store verses go in the store and get traffic counts but then there's also wifi sensors inside a store. we have a diagram. if you're walking through a store and say you're going into like the shoe department over here, they can have wifi and if your phone is turned on to accept wifi. >> shoe has an o in it. >> that was an o. if you have wifi sensors located throughout the store, these senators can pick up where you have been traveling throughout the store and they can start to understand how you're shopping from that particular device. they don't know you individually. it's anonymous information but they can track your movements. >> only if your wifi is on. >> yes. >> what's the reaction to this. i can't imagine everybody is crazy about this? >> there's a big difference between the privacy debate going on and secrecy. when companies are secretive about what they're doing people react negatively to that
naturally. but if companies can be transparent to consumers and say this is what we're doing, this is why we're doing it and this is how it's benefitting you there's an opportunity for this to be a win win situation. >> it's a slippery slope. this is start of something that could get worse. you can find out more information about an individual. >> nordstrom tried it and gave it up. their customers weren't happy about it. >> turn your wifi off. >> okay. thanks guys. still ahead, the hottest consumer news you can use. also ahead, stars of usa's suits slip into the studio. also ahead, stars of usa's suits slip ok s the studio. o i' 've been having also ahead, stars of usa's suits slip ok s the studio. an affair of sorts o i' with greek nonfat yogurt, loaded with protein 0% fat that thick creamy texture, i was in trouble. look i'm in a committed relationship with activia and i've been happy and so has my digestive system. now i'm even happier since activia greek showed up
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nicholas lair mine forced a 6-year-old girl to engaged in a lewd act while attending a child care program. lair mine has been charged with sexual acts on a child 10 years or younger in possession of child pornography. he worked at the ymca for the past four years. the association is notifying parents of children who have come into contact with him. we will have another look at weather and traffic right after the break.
we are waiting for the low clouds clear, the south bay, seeing some signs off that off to the east, marine layer 3200 feet thick, clouds here.&és cf1o mount hamilton in the sun and some of the higher peaks of the coastal range seeing sunshine now. inland spots should see clearing as we approach lunchtime but the onshore winds fairly strong today, 60s from san francisco to oakland, 70s to san jose, warmer inland tomorrow and a lot warmer by friday, mid-90s in the valleys. mike? >> the south bay looks horrible. shot from 101 is fine at 680, look at the map, just north of 101 and 680, 880, where things
slam down below 20 it is red up into mountain view, one crash one around the amphitheater still there on north 101. west 237 at that junction in mountain view, 101 at 237, a crash there rippled back to north 185. already low sloe off of milpitas. the pen anyone sul virginia recovering. south 101 the only slow part through san mateo and better than a half hour ago. 92 much better scott, back to you. thank you very much. we will have another local news update for you in half an hour. glap glop so she's probably been around corn longer than i have. [ jeannie stonebarger ] i shop at safeway quite a bit. i walk around the produce department a few times, just to see that box. i'm like...yes! really, really proud. to know that they're buying locally is important. [ female announcer ] safeway works with hundreds of local farmers
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popular tv drama "suits" is back with more twists, turns secrets and now betrayal at the high powered law firm. we'll see if we can get the stars to spill the beans on the new season and keep jenna wolf at a safe distance because she is a crazy fan of the show. >> i don't think you have to go crazy. >> i think we generally as a rule keep jenna from our guests. >> as bikes can change lives. we're going to visit a place where kids who might not get the chance to own bikes work to earn one and then along the way, they form lasting bonds with each other and it's really changed their community. cute. plus it's never easy to meet the parents. ask ben stiller, one way to impress the inlaws is to show off your culinary skills with a nice meal that tastes good and is rather healthy as well. we will do that in a little bit. >> first, al has a look at the weather. >> that's right. let's start off with today is really hot throughout a good
portion of the northeast into the ohio river valley. wet weather throughout much of texas. some areas picking up five inches of rain. heat continues in the pacific northwest. it will be hot again there tomorrow. more wet weather in southern texas. hit or miss showers and thunderstorms through the southeast. slight risk of strong storms in the upper m and a view of the golden gate bridge heading into san francisco. enough4?#drizzle this morning t register about 200ths of an inch of rain, so just enough to wet the ground in many spots around the peninsula and the coast this morning. clouds start to break up inland, cool day, mostly 60s and 70s for highs this about to be replaced by the second half of the week, valley temperatures climbing into the 80s and 90s, hottest day should be friday and saturday. then turning a little bit cooler early next week. that's your latest weather. >> thanks a lot.
fans of the hit u.s.a. network "suits" are giddy with anticipation as it gets under way tonight. >> it revolves around michael ross and harvey speck to. >> but there's stormy waters after mike is forced to betray his mentor. >> i'll be doing this long after i've forgotten all about you. you had enough. >> no i haven't because you haven't. you haven't said what you have to say to rip me shreds enough so you can forgive me. >> harvey i'm sorry but i need you to listen to me now. >> listen to you, know when i would have listened to you, that night. >> jessica threatened me. >> i don't care. >> oh. >> wow. >> gabriel macht, patrick j. adams. good morning. do you want to tell us what was going on there. >> mike and jessica have betrayed harvey and there's no
going back. so that's where we start off and basically harvey is done with mike. >> mike's in a situation where he is having to get back into harvey's good graces after betraying him last year and if there's one thing you don't do to him that's betraying his trust. >> does the season start off in a way that has you sort of behind the 8 ball a little bit. >> yes but there are moments where we're going to see harvey take the whole firm down. >> wow. >> that's a big reveal there. >> that's what he does. >> well, he's going for it. when you're working in a law firm like that the stakes are so high and the show is about how people navigate that manipulation and he's the master of it. eventually he's going to rise to the top. >> new season tonight means you'll have new fans tuning in for the first time. take a step back and briefly tell them what the show is where it's set. >> fake lawyer, hot shot lawyer. >> there you go. that's it. >> that's it. but at the end of the day, you
guys have this bromance going. >> i've never heard that word. >> i never heard it. >> i don't know what that means. >> guy who is have a, who have a mutual respect and a loving relationship that's, you know. >> like bouddies. >> which one of you is tom hanks. >> i'll take the tom hanks, please. >> is there a reconciliation. >> the heart and soul of the show depends on them getting along but you find out, my character especially grows up and realizes that he has yet to become a man and own what he has done so the relationship is going to come back together but it's a very different mike and harvey than people have known for the first two seasons. >> what's also great is mike -- harvey is done with mike but in episode two the character courts mike so he asks harvey for his hand. this whole court ship. it's very funny. >> it's a quirky script.
do you have as much fun behind the scenes as it almost seems like the cast does when you're doing it. >> yeah. right from day one, we have incredible writers but we are also allowed to play and that's a big part of the heart and soul of the show is us getting things back and forth and trying things off each other. >> we should try that. >> we tried. it doesn't work. >> it didn't work. >> you were an amateur border line professional photographer. >> at this point. >> we have examples of your work. how long have you been doing this. >> i have been taking photos forever. my father was a journalist. >> that's my friend tommy. that's my girlfriend. >> that's fantastic. >> that's very surreal. >> that's me tossing tires into the sky. >> where is that set. >> in the desert outside los angeles. that's our friend gabriel macht here. >> very cool. >> that's megan markel and a lot of it comes from the set. there's iphone foe toes. >> do you have any more questions about the show? >> i have 1,000 questions but i
have been told to calm down and not propose to both of you at the same time. >> that will be all right. >> asking for a friend, are you available either of you. >> don't ask for a friend. >> he just talked about his girlfriend and he has a wedding ring on and i'm 1,000 months pregnant. >> it's going to be great. >> that just took a really awkward turn. >> the show is fantastic. looking forward to the next season. >> thanks so much guys. you can catch the season premiere of "suits" tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central on our sister nation i've been coloring liz's hair for years.
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what's wrong with them. >> all thanks to carrie martin that started this community bike shop in 2009. >> it's a used earn a bike program and community bike shop. so it means you can come to the shop and they can work hours to earn a bike for themselves. so they can work two hours a day and after 15 hours of work, they get a bike. >> after 9/11 she realized she wanted to make a change from her corporate job in new york city and decided to pursue a passion bikes. >> i was on my bike on 9/11 when the plane went overhead and a lot of people had a looking at their lives. that's happened to me. >> she finally opened second life bikes on main street. >> a lot of times people come in here to buy and bike and they're going from their day job to their night job and their bike is their lifeline. >> with two full time employees and a group of dedicated volunteers, carrie welcomes in local kids to learn how to fix bikes that have been donated. >> you can't be afraid to get
your hands dirty. that's the only thing i can say. >> she was excited to earn her first bike. >> it was actually pretty cool. most people, your mom and dad buys your bikes but now it's like i got my own bike by myself. so now my mom and dad can't say that i can't ride my bike because i earned it. >> 16-year-old noah was looking for a new activity a year ago. >> a lot of people were around doing stuff that i wasn't completely into so i just started coming here and working on bikes and getting into it. >> and now competes in cycling races with a local club. >> when i started volunteering here i actually earned my own 10 speed. >> 14-year-old allison spends her summers in this neighborhood. >> it's easy to make friends here because if you have a problem with something and someone just sees you having a problem, they'll come over and they'll help you. >> this should do it. >> reporter: a community bike shop and a community for kids too. >> a lot of them come here to
hang out because they love it. it's a place to go and a cool place too. >> as long as this place is open i'll be coming here. >> reporter: one woman's love of bikes spreading to help a community hit the pavement with their own two wheels. >> we're not training these kids to be bike mechanics but we're training them to try and be creative and learn how to fail and from failure you learn how to succeed. >> just a terrific place. >> what a nice story and what great kids who really know what they're doing and why they're there. >> i love america. she's terrific. >> right. >> up next, how to whip up a dinner that will win over your new in-laws. [ woman ] for months, i had this deep pain all over. it just wouldn't go away. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. for some, as early as the first week of treatment.
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birth of the royal baby. >> is that tea or is that coffee. >> it's tea. i'm overcaffeinated on tea. >> that's fantastic. >> camped outside the hospital. >> we'll get back to you later nat but in the meantime robin miller is here with recipes from her new book, the newlywed cook book. >> what's different cooking for your in-laws than in general. >> people get stressed out. it is any one that comes over and you want to impress them and you make mistakes because you try to do something hard. i did a chapter just for newlywed and did them because they're sure fire and never fail. >> i started one of the tips about making something extra special, you can get these anywhere. use fancy things. you don't have to change the food. just change the presentation. >> okay. >> i already did a whole skewer.
al, will you top that off with a mushroom? and we'll add it to this pan right here. everybody knows how to skewer right. >> you should soak them for 10 minutes or so. >> then a quick marinade of soy sauce, brown sugar which is great because it helps caramelize, dijon mustard and garlic powder and once that is whisked together, another thing i like to do is prep ahead so you're not cooking while the inlaws are there and you're stuck in the kitchen. i'm busy. so you pour this over and you can marinate that up to -- you know, overnight you could even marinate it. good job. >> yeah. >> so then you roll it around in there. we've already got two on. this is what they look like. beautiful nice pieces of sirloin. >> how do you make sure that meat cooks as the same time as the vegetables. >> cooking things in uniform shaped and sizes.
vegetables are cut in two inch pieces. >> throw that on the grill for how long. >> depends how you like the meat cooked but keep rolling it around every two to three minutes, when you can feel it's firm. >> that's a great summer recipe. throw these on the grill. >> exactly. could be for anyone. another tip is the presentation. so i've got some rice that's already cooked there. it's rice, corn, green chilies. >> it looks colorful. >> but here's the cool thing, push a bunch of that rice into this. this basically means like a drum but you can put -- you could press this down into a tuna can and it would look really neat. >> just going for the shape. >> just making a mold. >> flip it over. >> that looks professional. al roker. >> and the flowers are still standing. >> and now here's another technique that's super cool. come on over. it's a regular cheesecake but
jazz it up. you got your cheesecake and you're ready to let it set, okay? we're just going to get some -- i made a mess. you do this in the advance. just put chocolate there and then you're going to swirl it in. >> then you end up with something that looks very much like this. >> it's all you need to do. it's just the technique. we didn't change anything. just the way it looks. >> that's the secret. robin miller. thanks so much. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
the royal baby name game. what's in a name? according to the royal experts here, a lot when it comes to naming the next heir to the thrown. >> i think you better move out of there. >> are you in the middle of the street? >> are you in traffic. >> no. >> that car almost sideswiped you. >> there's traffic here. >> willie and i both have royal names. >> prince albert. >> prince william. >> sure. >> i say you go with something like gary. >> william is on the list. >> what about elvis. would that make it. >> gary. >> elvis, not on the list. at least not at the gambling halls. it's worth a try. >> but it's a possibility. >> what about girls. >> jenna. princess jenna. >> variations of the name will also work. >> natalie we'll let you get back to work. we can see how busy you are. we'll talk to
training, including a new program on landing approaches and automated2ic flights. the pilot of flight 214 was in training for the boeing 777 aircraft and it was landing this type of plane at sfo for the very first time. meanwhile, the ntsb says it has finished its on-scene investigation at sfo following the crash. the ntsb says the investigation though will now continue in washington, d.c. some of the wreckage of the flight will remain in a secure storage location at sfo. tuesday, looking pretty gray outside. see if the sun is going to come out with meteorologist rob my yet ta in for christina. >> a cloudy start to the morning as we head through lunchtime, at least inland, get kwleerg cool temperatures, an all-day seabreeze that once again will sweep in more clouds, we head into the evening. by july standards, temperatures cool, low 70s, san francisco, mid-60s, oakland, mid-70s, san jose, sunny skies inland. temperatures warming up, 90s back in the valley starting on
thursday. now a check of your tuesday commute, what's going on, mike? >> we call it traffic tuesday, at the bay bridge toll plaza we had the traffic, let up a little bit earlier than expect he had. that's good. not even 10:00, the traffic going back to the approach to the toll plaza itself there. it has been a pretty dramatic commute for the north bound side of 101 as well as west 237. earlier crashes that have since cleared, west 237 at 101 is on the shoulder so it's still a distraction. north 85 slow with the backup coming through cupertino as well. there is the ripple effect as traffic flowed from the area into the area and now still slow through mountain view as we talked about the peninsula better, 101 south through san mateo slow. >> looks like you want to avoid 101, if you can. we will be back at 10:26.
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under a severe, severe heat wave right now. under boob sweat is our number one enemy. >> here we have the cure for that. we brought you your favorite drinks. we promised you that you would have exactly what you want. >> this a tito's and soda? >> let's try it -- >> oh, my -- really? what is this -- is this a wine chaser? >> down the hatch. >> i love nbc. >> so, one of the things you guys do on your show -- we'll just point this out off the top because it is such a popular portion of your show called the phone tap. you call up unsuspecting people and you fool them into believing something is true and it can be kind of mean. >> when you were a kid, didn't you make crank phone calls? that's what the phone tap is all about. you just call people, ask them if their refrigerator is running, and then there is your phone tap. we do a fresh one every day. >> listen in case you've never heard -- >> you're going to play this. >> let's watch. >> this is david palmer. >> all right. >> i'm just calling to verify.
some charges on your new account -- >> what? i don't have no credit account. >> yes, do you. that's why i'm calling, sir. >> no, i don't. >> the the account was opened at toys "r" us. $890.90. >> are you out of your mind. >> no, sir with, i'm reading the charges. the regulatta hotel. >> you might mean my son. you got to be [ bleep ] out of your mind. >> you pick up the phone, you don't know if someone playing a trick on you so we play tricks on them every day. >> these people have to sign off on the fact -- if it airs. someone curses up a storm like this guy did and it goes on and on. they're all over you, too. they say it is a-okay to air it? >> absolutely. >> why? >> people like to be a part of something big like the phone tap. you invite people to come on the "today" show. they want to be here. they don't care how embarrassed
they get, like me, for instance. >> how do you feel? >> i am a huge hoda fan. i'm a huge kathie lee fan. i do miss kathie lee a little bit. >> i know, i miss her, too. so in the paper today there was very, very cool story about the couple that was going to go watch the dave matthews concert. dave matthews got a blow-out on his bicycle tire. this couple drives by, like there is a poor guy, let's help him. turns out it is dave matthews himself. >> yes. they gave him a ride to his own concert. don't you love this? >> all he had to do was pose for a picture with with her. >> you meet a lot of celebs. you look at dave matthews with you be think what a terrific, greating with cool guy. do you find most of the celebs you meet -- you've met taylor swift, justin bieber -- you've interviewed the lot of them -- are they what we think? >> they're not what we think. we think they're something they're not. we put celebrities on such a high pedestal.
we expect them to be aliens from another planet. kathie lee is great example of that. she is a celebrity but every morning on the show you get who she is on the show. she lets it all hang out. >> all of it. >> it is really our fault. we put these celebrities out there in a galaxy. they are he's just normal people. >> you've interviewed justin bieber a lot of times, then you see he's really stepping in it lately because you know him a certain way and the public sees him another way. what's the real part of him? >> justin bieber's a sweet guy. he's a very nice guy. he has a huge heart but he likes to go out and have fun. he gets into trouble. look at him. you can't wear that without getting into trouble. you see that? the thing is he likes to get into trouble but the cameras aren't going to catch him doing things that are good. the cameras don't catch celebrities doing things that are nice. he they catch you when you're speeding in your car and you're running photographers over an stuff like that. >> right. i see an extra camera crew floating around here. what's going on?
they with with you? you have your own crew? >> i always have a camera crew with me. >> what's going on with this? who are these people? >> i don't know who they are! is that bobby? i'll have him turn off. >> what is it? >> we're doing a tv show about a radio show on a tv show. >> no, you're not! >> absolutely. >> is that what it is? >> and the whole world is going to watch this unfold. >> it is going to be you on tv? >> yes. >> is it going to be a pilot? >> you'll see. >> it will be revealed. >> i'll unveil all the info right here on "today." >> one of the things you do when you come on every month is you bring us a special artist that a lot of people may not have heard of. today you'll reveal one later in the show, someone you saw something special. >> this guy is amazing. labyrinth. he does a duet with emily sonde out of the uk. huge song, massive song. you hear that? just beautiful. well, he's here today to sing his half of the song. >> she's not here?
>> you may have to sing the other half. so, yeah, this is this month's artist of the month. >> that's beautiful. >> oh, it's beautiful. >> do you like being on tv, elvis? are you enjoying it so far? is. >> yeah. i just want to be with you and have another cocktail. >> there is a guy who is a famous baseball player. his name is matt harvey. okay? plays for the mets. so he's really a good looking guy. so jimmy fallon decided to have some fun with this guy. he sent the pitcher out with a microphone to question people about what they feel about matt -- >> he's a huge deal. he's pitching in the all-star game tonight. >> is he. let's watch the clip. >> who's your favorite player? >> oh, dude, harvey, man. >> really. if he was standing here right now what kind of advice would you give him? >> i would say just keep being awesome. i'm pretty sure that's it. >> well, we appreciate it. >> thanks a lot. yeah -- wait.
>> yes. so i could pass at matt harvey? >> you might need the hat and the jersey. >> if he was standing next to you, what kind of advice would you give him? >> just keep doing what he's doing and keep shining. >> i will. >> yeah -- >> that is so classic. all right. you got a lot coming up, don't you? you have something special that's happening. >> the iheart radio music festival, our third year. >> what sts? >> the iheart music festival is the biggest music festival on the face of the earth. katy perry, elton john, ke$ha, justin timberlake, maroon five, chris brown, bruno mars -- >> what? >> yes. then in country, keith urban and tim mcgraw. you have zed which is a huge, huge electronic dance act. queen with adam lambert singing. >> no! >> it's massive. there are more to be announced. also we have the iheart radio
village outside with miley cyrus and avril levine and the wanted. >> how much are the tickets? >> thousands of dollars! >> how much are they? >> actually, they're different prices. >> about? >> some very affordable. from that range to this range. they go on sale this saturday at ticketmaster.com at 1:00 east coast time. >> that sounds like a lot of fun. we have a lot of college kids who watch our show. did you know that? >> i know that but i would think they're off for summer so they'd be sleeping. >> they aren't sleeping because we're on a little later in the morning. they tweet us all the time. please continue to tweet us on your summer break because we like to read your tweets on the air. so we can -- we like to give you guys shout outs so please keep your tweets coming. >> do you think they're having cocktails like we are? >> i'm sure we are a drinking game. that's all we are to them. okay. cute babiable alert. if you are in a funky food today, do not be. look what happened? twin pandas were born. hello. that's not all.
we have more, don't we? >> we have lion cubs -- >> oh, it's pet porn. >> and in central india, a baby hippo has come into the world. let's just look at that. look web's right there -- >> i ate one of those for dinner last night. they're huge! >> stop it! we have a big show ahead. why the heck do we swear so much and how do break that bad, bad habit? >> i swear a lot. i'm about to swear right now. >> no! don't. and sara hains find out that you can be fit and have so... [ gasps ]
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has cursing become no big bleep in' deal? swearing seems to be pervasive and even kind of cool these days. take a listen. >> you know, you said yourself that you don't even think of me as a friend anymore -- >> i never said that. you are awful of [ bleep ] [ bleep ], kelly. and you know that. >> you need to realize that your attitude [ bleep ] sucks. >> well that's my attitude. and i [ bleep ] love my attitude. >> [ bleep ] [ bleep ]. >> good evening. you may have seen our newest a.j. seeing north korea news and he'll be joining the weekend news team as my co-anchor. >> oh [ bleep ]. >> many of you are resolving to lose weight in the new year --
>> yes! yes! >> all right. just go ahead and put it on gawker immediately. oh, my gosh -- i'm so sorry. >> stay where you are. >> [ bleep ]. i dropped all my cards. >> she wasn't sorry, by the way. not at all. >> how dirty are you? do you need to clean up your act? well, amy mccreedy is a "today" mom's contributor and jennifer hartstein is a child and adolescent psychologist. before we started this segment they were cursing up a storm. foul language! truck driver mouths. >> in some of those it is a slip. like with meredith, she didn't say what you thought she said. she said ship shape. that's what she said. for sometimes it is a slip and sometimes it is the real deal. i got to be honest on tv lately it is hard to know where the line is because more words are okay. >> absolutely. i think what's happened over time is words that were once taboo become not taboo. there are actually benefits to cursing.
research has shown when you are with a group of co-workers and start cursing together there is a feeling of solidarity. stress reduction. when you bang your elbow an bang your toe, what is the thing many of us do? the f-bomb! we curse, under our breath we mutter it. research has shown that it actually provides a great stress reducer and we can tolerate more pain when we curse. >> do you agree with that? >> he research does prove o tho that. are we becoming more of a cursing society. the research says we're not really swearing anymore than we used to in past decades but the exposure is so much more. >> you say like when you're watching tv and a bad word comes up, you're not sure, is it cable, what channel am i on, doesn't it seem like -- especially in your world where you do those little phone taps things, it's all over the place. >> i think it is funny we are doing this story on tv where we can't use any of the words we're talking about. yeah, it is so common place to use foul language but when you
hear yourself doing it, you get a little embarrassed. >> i also think that the other issue is it is much more common place in our vernacular to say hey, bitch, what's up? >> hold on. can i say it? hey, bitch -- >> you almost said ho. >> this is great. i'm on nbc using the word "bitch." i feel dirty. i need a bath. >> let's be -- it is a reflection on you. if you start using words like that when you are having conversations, people think a certain way about you. >> they do. it is a slippery slope. if you use that at work with friends, you're likely to slip up with your kids. it gives the impression you're laysier. if you talk like that in front of your boss or the pta you're going to be perceived -- >> she would .
>> should we be mindful to clean it up? >> i think being mindful of use foul language around young kids is really important. we want them to come across as smart and together and intelligent. >> i'm always frayed when i get scared on the air or something that i'll do that. >> it will be fine. >> if you slip, keep moving. don't dwell on it. >> they say by the time kids are 2 years old they already know a four-letter word. >> careful. coming up next, sara haines hits the gym with some workouts that wiljohn, it's over.ck in don't punish yourself, it's my fault. of course it's your fault and i'm not punishing myself. i'm having dannon oikos zero per cent fat yogurt; twice the protein of regular low fat yogurt. that's what makes it so thick, rich. oh,.. this is kate... already? my sister... and that was my mother. dannon oikos greek nonfat yogurt, too delicious to be so nutritious.
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work and no play makes exercising dull but i'm happy to report can you get yourself in shape and have a blast doing it. >> really. >> how similar is this place to p.e. or recess? >> well, it is different because the activities that you are doing are more intense. this is total body like hands on the floor. it is fun. you get a really good workout but again it takes the pressure off and you can kind of just enjoy what you are doing. >> this definitely takes you back to elementary school days. this season's games is musical boats. it is play on musical chairs. >> so the emphasis is a great workout and the emphasis is on playing. >> it is a great workout and you are having fun. >> first thing i noticed are the strange contraptions. what is going on? >> this is a modernized version of the old wonder joe that joseph pilates created in the
1940s but this kicks your butt a lot more and we added this overhead bungee system that sculpts your arms, so you are really engaging your core throughout entire workout. i was in the new york city ballet and i danced my entire life. now i own this studio with my mom who is a big skater and we brought all of our disciplines together to create this fun, vibrant workout. this is focusing on strengthening and toning but because we move fast and we have quick transigtionsransitions, y rate's going to stay up there. >> aqua sinking is sinking in the water. you work toward the water resistance and get a very good massage. you get a lot more benefits coming from the water. one of them being very little impacts on your bones so it is really good for a lot of people
that have injuries. you burn up to 800 calories per hour. it is a very holistic experience and trying to incorporate all the different muscles in the workouts. you feel like you are getting a full body workout. >> nice. what about that instructor? >> the instructor -- yeah. i don't think he was interested in me. >> by the way, which one did you feel was the most intense of those -- >> the chair -- well, the recessed one, too. the biking one was advicingly hard because your bodky never heats up. the recess class brought out the competitor in me. but the chair one was asking do you things -- i look at women, i was like i can totally take these people. no, no. >> i was getting a more under-boob sweat watching that. >> didn't have you a quick weight loss tip before you came on the show? >> no! super models eat kleenex. key can't talk about that. >> i read they eat cotton balls soaked if orange juice.
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nicholas letter manny, has been charged with sexual acts with a child 10 years old or younger and possession of child porn. he has worked 65s the ymca the past four years. now the association is notifying parents of children who have come in contact with letter manet. after the break, we will look at the forecast and check the roads.
through the clouds, 60s around the trivalley and south bay right now, but san francisco still seeing some misty skies. there you see the hole in the low cloud, opening up over the santa clara valley, clearing skies inland today but temperatures, 60s and 70s most of the bay area, tomorrow and thursday and the weekend looks more like summer with 80s and 90s. >> the north bay we do have a crash that happened late in the commute over the last half hour, we have seen the backup heading southbound toward north san pedro, starting to move better, lanes cleared there oakland, no problems, northbound 880, heading into downtown, reports of a car fire on the shoulder, a brushfire, so far no lanes blocked. san mateo bridge. you lose a lane, not a big deal. >> thanks. investigators looking into the cause of a house firer in south san jose which trapped a woman and j ád100 of her ),pás. crews were able to free the woman and coming up 11:00, we will hear from this woman who
live there is. she is devoteded to rescuing the cats. a live report from our bob redell. we hope to see you at the top of the hour. we are back with with radio host elvis duran and his artist of the month. his pick for july is a great one. singer/songwriter labyrinth whose new sing sl a collaboration with emily sunday entitled "beneath you're beautiful." you pick good ones, elvis. >> i know. >> this particular one is i think a cut above. tell us how you found -- >> first of all, i'm so proud of labyrinth. all the paperwork we had to file to get him over from the uk just to perform for us on "today" today. you know what? the first time i heard this song i reacted the same way you reacted. "beneath you're beautiful" is such a fantastic message that we
all need to tell ourselves from time to time that we are lfl underneath. >> how did you get started? tell us quickly. >> i grew up with nine brothers and sisters and we basically just grew up with music just in the household. >> all of you were singers? >> yeah, yeah, everyone is a singer, writer or producer. i was kind of like in a plusic hou music house for most of my life. just developed from there. i became a producer and made a few hit records in the uk. >> we'd love to hear a little bit of this hit record. >> are you ready for this though? it will wreck you. >> just to tee it up twlb is like having a warm hand on your heart when you listen to this song. it is one of those things that evokes so much emotion. i don't want to make it bigger than it is, but it is a very, very beautiful song -- >> thank you so much. >> "beneath you're beautiful." >> here's labyrinth. ♪
are ♪ you tell all the boys no ♪ makes you feel good yeah ♪ i know you're out of my league but that won't scare me away oh no ♪ ♪ you've carried on so long you couldn't stop if you tried it ♪ ♪ you've built your walls so high that no one could climb it ♪ ♪ but i'm gonna try ♪ would you let me see beneath you're beautiful ♪ ♪ would you let me yeah see
beneath you're perfect ♪ ♪ take it off now girl ♪ take it off now girl because i want to see inside ♪ ♪ would you let me see beneath you're beautiful tonight ♪ ♪ oh tonight >> wow. >> okay. i can start crying. honestly. so beautiful! >> she starts molesting me. >> i was getting all tender. that is terrific. do you have any other songs in the hopper coming out soon? >> i do. i have a few songs but this is the one at the moment. so yeah. >> we thank you for coming. elvis, thank you for picking another winner. >> we'll be back next month. jill martin has some beauty bargains. get this -- $10 or less. cheap stuff after this.
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you may think you have to pay big bucks to get the season's hottest items but you may be shocked to know that all the goodies and gifts can you get for so little money. >> under $10. "today" contributor jill martin has great summer must-haves, under $10. don't be frightened. >> you have something on. we should reveal the face thing. >> this is a freeman beauty mask for $1.99. if you are having a spa party. rose extract and vitamin c. peel it off. you'll see. it is so soft. and then you just rub it in like moisturizer. >> you look fabulous. you should have seen what she looked like before this. >> how great for a spa party for $1.99? >> i like the prop. >> candles. >> house warming gifts. you go to someone's home. you don't want to bring a bottle of wine.
these tin candles are great. also bath and body works. you can get these little accessories on the outside. you can use it as a napkin holder which we actually invented. >> that's very clever, jill. >> how much? >> that's $3.99. >> rose mint soap. again if you don't want -- we love wine but if you don't want to, there is great and pair it with a candle. beautiful bottle keep by the sink. worldmarket.com. $4.99. >> could you store vodka in these after you are done. shop prima donna. $6.99. initials. plated. i have an "h" here for you. >> elvis, nothing for you. >> we go shopping for five minutes and we've only spent like $7. >> these i thought kathie lee was here today. klg and hoda glasses.
we can drink during this. you'll need it for the end of the segment. then there's frames. you can write on coasters. this is all from david's bridal. most of it under $5. only the glasses you need a minimum on. but the pouchs, makeup cases, loves these. burt burtsbees.com. when you buy a baby gift -- >> baby gifts are expensive. i didn't realize. >> under $10 for all these little things. >> what are they? >> old navy basics. loading up for the summer, you don't have to spend a million bucks. $6.50. fun flip-flops -- >> these are soft. they don't feel cleep heap at a. this was sara's favorite thing this week, the old navy tanks. >> at k-mart it is nice to use paper plates and also nicer from the environment, this is from
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"today's" kitchen is brought to you by kraft macaroni and cheese. delicious noodles surrounded by creamy cheese. you know you love it. 13 chefs are getting ready to compete for bragging rights. curtis stone is back as the host and a new judge is back in town, gail simmons. she is this season's head critic. >> it already smells great in here. we are teaming us to make his and her pizzas. only one of us can win this prize. this is a competition.
>> you two are teamed up together to make a special pizza. i'm teamed up with curtis. >> we will see. >> what are you guys making? >> this is a super summer grilled pizza from "food and wine." scallions asparagus in a bowl. i'm going to put a little bit of olive oil -- she's doing the -- little peanut gallery over there. >> back off! >> look how beautifully do you that, elvis. >> i toss asparagus nightly. >> relax with the tossing. those go on the grill, about two minutes each side. a little char. just a little bit. once they are grilled, curtis very lovingly made this for me earlier. >> you did?
>> people get tired of tomato and cheese pizzas. they want something different. >> this is different. these are light, summery. >> is this pizza over with with yet? >> this is fontina and parmesan. >> put it in the oven. we get it. now we're going to show you the real pizza. ready, gail? >> seeing how i've got a nice round tape -- you don't want that. you want people to know that you did it. just a real quick spin like that. >> oh, show off. >> spin and toss. >> one for me. >> look at that! beautiful. that's exactly. then you stick it on to a big paddle like this. a little bit of olive oil with with some garlic. spread that out. the important thing when you cook pizza on a stone in an oven, like it is supposed to be
made, it's over here. i've got my stone there. stick it in the oven -- stop it -- when you put the oven on. >> curtis. >> put it in the oven when you put the oven on because it is going to get hot with it. the key to a good pizza is a really hot stone. >> curtis, how were your nuptials? he is a married man. and it's about time. >> get a close-up of that big diamond ring he's wearing. >> how beautiful! >> mozzarella, tomatoes, come over here, put it in the oven. >> now our judge, sara hains, is going to try both pizzas. >> a little sprig of oregano on top. >> oh. >> is that hot? >> curtis, this is delicious.
>> now try their lame one. then let me know -- >> try the salad pizza. >> this is green, fresh, summery goodness. >> ready? is it "a" or "b"? >> this is so hard because that's very unique but i'm a bit of a pizza purist. zbl >> elvis. >> and that pizza was really cute. we're going to curtis. >> see top chef masters wednesday july 24th at 10:00 p.m. on bravo. this suction. it is the blind side times 25. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
you meet the bullock family. we aren't talking about sandra. for the last 16 years rusty and julie bullock and their two kids have opened up their home to troubled teenagers in their community. >> their heart warming generosity and tough love are captured in a new reality show everyone is talking about, "bullock family ranch" on up tv. >> hi, guys. >> hi. >> if you haven't seen this, pull a clip on youtube and watch this show. >> absolutely. >> you guys have taken in 25 or 30 kids? you call them troubled kids. what kind of kids are we talking about? >> it doesn't have to be just trouble. it's kids that they may just be in a tight spot going to college. they may need some assistance getting a job or they need to be taken out of jail and off the street. so it's been a variety of different kind of kids. >> it's interesting because there is tough love. but there's also a real tenderness you guys bring to these kids' lives. >> and lots of fun as well. >> like rusty says, if you can't have fun, just not going to do it. we try to bring structure and
love. >> what happens to these kids? they spend time on your ranch. you see the video. it looks like it is a blast. quite frankly, they're swimming in the lake, they're on horses, doing all kinds of things. what happens when they leave the ranch? >> well, hopefully they have gotten on the track that they want to be on. each kid that we take in, we have to see that they want to better their selves, either stay on the right track or get on the right track. so most of them are real successful. i mean we've got great stay-at-home moms. we've got ministers. we've got teachers -- >> did you worry about your own kids? because are you brig kind of strangers into the house. >> well, we would all sit down and have a roundtable discussion is what we would say. our kids had to be on-board. this is what we want, mom, yeah. every single time, you know, we were 100% for it. >> i can also see how this is great for your kids as well. i mean it really teaches them a lot about what it is like
raising a family and a different kind of family, at that. >> both amanda and brody have huge hearts and they're always helping out somebody. it seems like brody's a big truck fan tick. he's always helping a buddy work on a truck or have a friend spend the night. brody is the designated driver. >> was there something that quickly made you say we want to do this? most people would think about it quite frankly and not do it. >> the first. she was part of our life when she was 13 and when she became 18, you you know, it is that typical "i'm an adult." her and her mom had a great relationship but there was some tension there so she was really good friends with my daughter who was five years younger than her. it was like amanda got a big sister. >> what you guys are doing is incredible. it is a terrific, terrific show. it is on up tv and it is worth watching. >> up tv is fantastic. >> you guys, thank you for coming to see you. >> tune it tomorrow night -- >> yeah, tomorrow night on up
they were well cared for and terribly loved. >> right now at 11:00, a san jose woman who devoted her life to rescuing cats is trying to recover from just a major loss as a fire kills about 100 of her beloved pets as she, herself, goes to extreme lengths to stay alive. good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. jon has the day off. the fire broke outer think morning at a home on pulvadero drive, close to baldwin elementary school near bernal and santa theresa boulevard. bob redell joins us from san jose with this woman who