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good morning. on edge. new fears across california after e region is hit by massive back-to-back earthquakes. >> let's go. >> this mrning, a firsthand look at the damage, the recovery, and the question, are even hire quakes t?>> > in court. a billionaire with ties to some of the world's most powerful figures expthsed to face a judge today, in a disturbing new sexi traffickg allegation that could landbe him nd bars after years of investigation. gored. two americans hospitalized on day one of this year's running with the bulls. just ahead, there latest on their conditions with many asked is the bucket list of it really
worth the list? >> plus, wild for coco. the 15-year-old american taking wimbledon by storm. will she extend her cinderella run to stevie wonder's surprise. >> three mor shows and then i'm going to take a break. >> the mid-concert announcement about his health and future that stunned fans. and on top of the wo team usa wins the women's world cup. itsd econd straight and recor and a historic kicker tape pade is awaiting their return , hometoday, monday, july 8th, >> from nbc ws, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live fdim stuo 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and morning, everybody. welcome to "today." nice to have you with us on aay
mond morning after the long holiday weekend. so much to celebrate. go usa. >> go usa. world cup champs again. back-to-back wins for the women. there she is, ms. rapinoe, mvp. >> that's right. a ticker tape parade later this week. we'll tell you about theat celebrns, but let's get to the top story. millions in southern california still reeling after the one-two punch of major earthquakes. they should serve as a wakep callor the entire country. we'll talk aut that with al, but let's start with lester holt. in california when the quakes hit. he feltit. od morning. >> good morning. like millions of others here in southern california, we felt it pretty strong. friday eveng, we we in a movie theater in santa monica and knew right away it was bigger than the day before. everybody stays calm at first but then the shaking got stronger and a lot of us decided self-evacuate. we got out. pretty scary, especially considering we were over 100 miles away from the worst of it.
>> let's go! >> for thosehe living near t epicenter of the massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake, a size mm shift in more ways than one. >> i don't know if any of us f willl safe here again. >>housands of small after shocks have hit since friday's quake, which followed a 6.4 shock the day before. some families s haverted sleeping outside as a precaution. >> it's traumatizing to be inside. >> the quake felt as far away as l.a., las vegas, phene, even salaamento. >> png out on the tremor sparking fires, damaging structures, and leaving a fiscr. giving a small glimpse of the energy vibrating from below, but thankfully, no lives were lost and no major iuries reported.
>> i don't like the fear. >> had a quake this size happened in a more populated area, officials say the loss of life could have been devastating. >> on the lang run, we'll have a lot more earthquakes and a lot stronger shaking. >> you have to go over this huge cracks and crevis in the road. >> in a small town, around 50 homes sustained damages. these high desert communities had beenvetruggling en before the quake. >> this may -- >> now, some are looking to rebu hoping this won't proveild tnd be a lasting setba. >> any time we can go through a 7.1 earthquake without a fatality, without a major injury, to not suffer structural damage that's significant, that's a blessing and a miracle. >> experts hope it serve as a wae prepared at any moment. ma people in southern california doing exactly that this morning, shopping for
emergency supplies, refreshing their go bags and rehearsing what to do when, not if, when another quake hits. >> that must have been something sitting in the dark theelter and eling the earth move beneath you. thank >> right now, let's go to al. and mr. roker, what's been driving these earthqllkes? >> we basically, those tectonic plates of shifting, and again, the problem is you can't forecast when. once theypp ha, we do know there will be many aftershocks. this was a 7.1 earth quake. it was fel as far away as 400 miles in a radius from san francisco out to phoenix. interesting e thing. we have seen a lot of aftershocks. 2400 aftershocks of 2.0 or better, but look at this. since friday, there have been over 500 aftershocks, 527 aftershocks, 3.0 or better. and there could be ones that are at the same magnitude as the original quake. so we're not done yet.
the problem is nobody knows when and how many of these aftershocks there are going be, but people, as you heard from lester, are going to be standing by on alert for the next several weeks. >> absolutely, al. thank you. now to a new developme inhe immigration battle. president trump says he will open some migrnlt detention centers to members of the media to what he calls are fake news reports about conditions inside the facilities. hallie jackson has the details thismorning. good morning. >> hey, savannah. good morning. nresident trump and members of his administratre defending conditions at those border ttrol facilities after reports they were crowdey were unsanitary, all of it, raising the stakes in the fight over the president's immigrationcy poli. already a signature issue in his 2020 campaign. a battle over bad conditions and bad headlines at the border this morning. the trump admintration pushing back against reports migrant children were being held in horrific contions in federal detention centers.
during a briefit q&a w reporters before boarding air force one, president trump p saying hns to open some of those detention facilities to the media to try to prove that recent reports about the conditions there are not true. >> i want the press to go in and see them. we're going to send people in. >> the president also calling a report from "the new york times" describing crying children and inadequate medical care inside the clint, texas, facility, a hoax. >> "the new york times," it f really ise news. >> on sunday, acting director of the department of homeland security disputed the accounts of squalid conditions. >> i'm not denying there are challenging conditions at the border. what can can tell you there is accurate food, water. >> it comes days after some democratic members of congress toured two texas border facilities, furious over wha. >> this is them on their best behavior, and they put them in
rooms with no running water. and these women were being told by cbp officers to drink out of the toilet. >> a gump rowatchdog last week released images of what they describe as dangerous a overcrowding those facilities, and across the country, protests under the hashtag #closethecamps demanding those centers be shut down. senator jeff merkley said he's stunned when trump administrationicials say reports are unsubstantiated. >> i'm like, what world are they living in? from every directioee you s the children are being treated in a horrific manner. and there's an underlying philosophy tha it's okay to treat refugees in this fashion. >> this is a fight that will head to capitol hill in a few days. congressional democrats want two top officls including the akding dhs secretary to appear before them. at least one democrat said she
would sua suba if thestratie administration officials don't show. >> there's a new poll the white house is feeling good about. >> the president's approval rating has ticked up about five points over the last couple months to 44%. this is according to a new "washington post"/abc news poll. why? well, it's driven mostly by the good economy. still, a majority of americans still do not approve overall of how the president has been doing. >> he jackson, thank you. tensions once again running high between the whi house and the british government after two years worth of comments about president trump wered to the media, and they could damage the relationship between the allies. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has more on that this morning. good morning. >> good morning. that unprecedented leak of devastating memos from the british ambassador to the united states about president trump has created a firestorm between london and thehite house. potentially even complicating an already escalating crisis with
iran. just as the frosty relationship between the president and the british government waslt meg, in the glow of that glittering state dinner, a diplomatic l. bombshel the british ambassador's brutal critique in donald trump. in two years o secret tables to downing street, saying mr. trump radiates insecurity. advising officials innd lo, you need to make your points simple, even blunt, and calling his administ inept and uniquely dysfunctional. even writing in an early note that the presidente indented to dodgy russians. as first reported by britain's tab out daily mail, president trump was clearly not happy. >> the ambassador has not served the .uk well i can tell you that. we're not big fans of that man. >> britain is now invesgating the embarrassing leak. >> it's a job of ambassadors to give frank, personal opinions abou what's going on inhe
countries they operate, and our ambassador was just doing his job. but those are personal views. wsey're not the vie of the british government. >> this diplomatic flap comes even as the u.s. and britain are dealing with a big new challenge from iran.an nouncing sunday that it's taking a major step to break out of the 2015 iranuclear deal president trump abandoned a year ago. iran saying it will start en iching uranium that can be used to fuel a nuclear weapon if it ds not get release from crippling economic sanctions. >> iran better be careful. you enrich for one reason, and i won't tell you what that reason is, but it's no good. >> experts say it could take a year before irance could produ a bomb, but the u.s. warned more sanctions could come. meanwhile, iran also comes up in those leaked memos. the british ambassador writing he does not believe the president's explanation for callg off that attack last month, instead writing its was more likely mr. trump was more
worried how it would affect his re-election. the leaked documents are indeed authentic. >>ndrea mitchell for us in washington. thank you. in the million, billionaire financier jeffrey epstein is set to appear in court following his weekend arrest on new sex abuse allegations. >> jeffrte eps will be charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to traffic minors for sex, according to lafor enforct officials. he's bng held in a manhattan jail and is expected to be brought to this courthouse for a bail hearing in front of a federal judg billionaire hedge fund manager jeffrey epstein first publicly acsed of sexu abuse on minors more than a decade ago is back in court this morning and will be charged whereederal sex crimes for the first time.
the counts will include sex trafficking and conspiracy to traffic minors for sex. the 66-year-old financier who counts among his powerful friends president trump, former president clinton, and britain's prince andrew, was arrested saturday aer he flew in from paris. authorities also raided epstein's manhattan home, the new charges come on the heels of a re-examination of the case by the miami herald. epstein allegedly inviting high school girls to his palm beach mansion. >> theseiroung g who were 13, 14, and 15, thought they were going to get there to get paid to give him a massage and? stead what he did was he pressed hem further and further each time to have sexual and intimate relations. >> several of those then teen girlhe also spoke to t miami herald. th accused epstein of giving them money for massages. which some say quickly escalated into molestation. >> it ended with sexual abuse and intercourse.
and then a pat on the back. you've done a really good job. here's $200. >> in 2008, epstein pleaded guilty in florida to state charges ofg solicitinnd procuring a minor for prostitution in exchange for avoiding more serious federalch ges. he served just 13 months in jail. the plea deal widely criticized as too lenient worked out by epstein's attorneys and agreed to by former u.s. attorneyr alexan acosta who is now president trump's labor secretary. acosta did not respond o a request for comment but has previously defended the deal, saying it was the best possible based onhe evidence at the time. the charges do not mean that this investigation is over. the fbinly just searched epstein's home. that could uncover new evidence and all this attention on the case could sppotentially ine alleged victims, new alleged victims, to come forward. back to you. >> stephanie gosk at the courthouseor us, thalo you.
a more to get to on this monday morning, inuding those celebrations still going strong after the u.s. women's soccer team won its record fourth world cup and second in a row. nbc's kelly cobiella is in france. kelly, good morning to you. >> good morning, aig. yeah, a long night in a good way, said some of the players today. these players, their fans, always believed this team was the best in the world, and now they have yet another trophy to back it up. >> thas it. u.s. wins their fourth world cup. >> this morning, the u.s. wipen players are still on a high afte the team's unecedented fourth world cup win. loud nine. >> it was a tough win against the netherlands. not a single goal in the first half for either te. then, an hour in, a penalty on alex morgan set up this nerves of steel goal from co-captain
megan rapinoe. minutes later, rose luonl scored all her o. whent was over, cheers from frce to the u.s. and online, congratulations from the firstlady, former presidents, and spos legends. then, this demand in the stands. fans shouting for equal pay. which american women have been fighting for. meg mega awarded player of the match, the golden boot, and golden ball for c best world player, saying it's time for change. the u.s. women's team is suing the u.s. soccer federation for gender discrimination. the women bring in more money, play more games, and have way more trophies than the american men. their epic fourth trophy comg amid controversy over how they win, how they celebrate, and what they fight forff the field. president trump last week criticizing rapinoe for not
singing the national them. she fired back. >> no, not going to the white house. >> saying she would not accept an invitaon to visit the white house. on sunday, the president tweeted his congratulations. but declined to say whether an invitation would be extended ton u.s. w inspiring young and old, women and men. >> so good at what they do. >> the women have overtaken the men in terms of popularity. >> this morning, heading home to a hero's welcome. that hero's welcome, a ticker tape parade in new york, planned for wednesday morning. and guys, the only mom on the team, jessica mcdonald, celebrated with her 7-year-old son, jeremiah. she posted a few p soci med and sai heoesn't g it rightn now, but she's hoping he looks back on these pictures and says wow, i was there, and my mom really is cool, just like she >>said. yeah, she's cool. that's for sure. kelly, thank you so much. >> that's going to be great for the parade. >> good.
>> on the field, but they have come to represent so much more off the field. >> and it's fun to watch with your kids. >> how is the weather looking? >> we could be looki at a tropical system in the gulf before the week is out, but first, we have a lot of wet weather to talk about from pennsylvania virgin , washi d.c., we f the risk ofsh flood warnings. also flash flood watches. heavy rain into the northeast. this frontal system is going to sag to the south,ringing locally heavy rain, isolated flooding, and then here's what we're looking at. today we havesshis low pree system over the southeast. that's generating some of this wet weather, but it starts to sag into the gulfs we get toward the end of the week. by midweek, we could be looking at a potent system. the national hurri center gives this an 80% chance for tropical development, would be barry if it happens, but in the meantime, e way or the other, the west coast of florida could see upwards of five inches of rain by friday.
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down 2 here, moving into gaithersburg. in northwest washington and the northern sites of the b soon. >> thank you. just ahead, a troubling unart to the rning of the bulls. two americans gored during the annualevent's opening day. we are live with the latest on that. >> and then, can american tennis ensation coco gauff extend her run at wimbledontoday? back on the court this mo'ring. there live. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ 7: is your time now on this monday, july 8th, 2019. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. a storm team 4 weather alert day. t let's geto chuck bell. w flash floodch for the entire metro area until at least sh:00 a.m. already some fla flood warnings. one includes the vast majority of montgomery county until 11:15 in the morning. this one includes the city of frederick, maryland. until 9:30 this morning. radar shows blinding rain coming down ov270, mg intogalth gaithersburg area. either tdelayvel or know that you're going to be driving out
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people were in the crowd behind me every step of the way, and that's something i really appreciated during the. >> we'll be with her again today. .we're ba 7:30 now. 15-year-old american tennis sensatn coco gauff talking about her match at wimbledon. she's continuing -- >> i love her mom and dad. >> right? so awesome. >> if you want to know what i did on my summer cation. watch coco, watch tennis. that was so incredible. >> cheering on coco. >> a big match ahead. let's get right to the headlines. from southern california residents cleaning up from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle the state in decades.a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit
reg crest on fourth of july and was followed by a 7.1 quake t ne day. there was kwiwidespread damage only minor injuries reported. the shaking was felt thrournout southe california and serve as a wake-up call at it to be ready when the big one strikes. >> joe widen said he's sorry over comments he made about working with segregationist senators. he said he's sorry and also defended his record on civil rights. shortly after, his 2020 rivals reacted. >> was i wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression i praised those men i opposed time and again. ye. i regret it. and i'm sorry for any of the pain or misconception it may have caused anybody. >> i think that he is right to
recognize the impact of his words. and i applaud him for doing that. >> biden also said, quote, i'm going to let myor rec and my character stand for itself and not be distorted orre smea >> now to somef video o a nail biting close call that happened in venice, italy. a huge cruise shipng pul into port in a fierce rain and wind storm appears to be headed straight for that outdoor cafe. the captain even sounding the horn there, as you can hear, but the ship, which was being guided by several tugboats, takes a hard right turn just in time and avoids the collision. that close call com just weeks after another cruise ship rammed a smaller boat along a venice canal, and that collision prompted advoces toall for an immediate ban on cruise ships entering venice' go meil tnnual running of the bulls is under way in pamplona, spain, and the yearly tradition has already taken a dangerous turn for some of the participants.
nbc's senior inteesational corrpondent keir simmons joins us with the latest from london. keir, good morning. >> hey, craig. good morning. this morning, many people questioning the humanity of this bull run. tradition long criticized by animal rights activists and with real risks for those who take part. there you can see a runner directly in the path of two a bulls, once again, already multiple runners have bib jured, including americans. the thrill of the chase through the streets of pamplona. turning treacherous. sending at least five people to the hospital sunday, including two americans. 46-year-old san francisco man gored in the neck in the famed running of the bulls is said to be in a serious condition after surgery. a 2kyyear-old man from kentuc gored in the thigh is also recovering. together e very clo and very fast. >> one of the most serious injuries in the 2:41 run came after one of the bulls
reportedly stumbled, causing panic in the stapets. c images from the renowned event showed bull's horns .iercing through runners' several people falling to the . othersreating a human pile as one of the animals races over them. medics helping one man lying in the streets. local red cross says it treated 48 people for minor injuries.n more t a million people from around the world travel to the spanish city every year to wiess the celebrated and also controversial tradition which is part of the festival. seve al bullsre unleashed into the narstw ets. people dressed in white and red running more than half a mile with them to the ring where bull fights take plahe later in t day. the event is notorious for injuries, at least eight americans have been hurt in recent years, including bill helman, from chicago. i spoke to him in 2017.
>> you get hurt once. why would you run again just days later? >> it's something that i love. it's somethi that mak me feel alive. >> the bucket list item for thrill seekers has also claimed lives. 15 deaths since 1924. american matthew tasio was one of them, killed in 1995. but many adventurous risk takers still take to the streets year afteryear, hoping they can be the lucky ones who get away. nd the running of the bulls takes place all this week every morning over eight days. most of the injuries, guys, tend to happen at the beginning. last year, over the first two days, there were nine injuries, but you know, you have to question why do this to these innocent animals and why take part? >> yeah. yeah. that's the million dollar question. >> it is. >> especially after you have been injured once. >> keir, thank you so much. >> let's go to al. >> you would never run with the
bulls. >> i would run with kittens. that's just about it. it is hot in alaska. okay, so let's play the game, who's hotter, alaska vsus the lower 48? fabanks or new york, who do you think is hot snr. >>fairbanks? >> bingo, 85. high today in new york, only 80. you know who'shotter, juneau or denver? who ishotter? >> juneau? >> you're on fire today. >> thank you very much. no, actually, juneau is cooler, but still ten degrees above average. last one, anchorages versu chicago? >> chicago. >> anchorage. >> craig, you are correct. 89. 24 degrees above average. and look a h how these temperatures are in alaska today. fairbanks, 85. juneau, 82 degrees. and it's going to stay hot right through the week. ing off a t, but still above average. closer to home in the lower 48, hot and humid throughout the
south. heat indexes, new orleans, 106. 99 in atlanta. 97 in tampa. for tomorrow, those heat indexes, again, triple digits. little rock, denver, i should say dallas, new orleans, andho ton, and later this week, mid-80s, new york city. 90 in columbus. mid-90s as you get dn into new orleans. that's what going on around the country. here's what's happening >> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. weather alert for you. a flash flood watch for t entire region, buthese areas of dark red are flood warnings. a quick 1 to 2 inches of rain has come down. flood warning until 30 for frederick, and until 11:30 for a big piece of montgomery county. heavy rain coming straight down 270, about ready to reach the top end of the capital beltway. heavy rain here for the next couple hours. thenack to sunsh. b proud that i didn't use the phraseed alaska.
just did. >> that's a good one. >> coming up, a surprise announcement fromtevie wonder. the health issue forcing him to take a break from performing. >> also a shark attack and sightings. we'll give you an up-close look at an innovativo new way te track thpredators. >> then a new player in the wine game, target is getting into it. bottleell you how the $9 you can get there tastes. >> first up, though, coco mania. can that15-year-old american sensation extend that remarkablw run atbledon today? are there live right . where does your almondmilk come from?
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morning, a chance to make history once again, and a fierc opponent, too. blayne alexander at the all england club this morning. good morning to you. >> well, savannah, good morning to you. it's so hard to believe that coco gauff has reached the final 16 before even hitting her 16th birthday. she's theoungest to ever qualify for wimbledon. a week ago this time, most people had never even heard coco's name. s now's taken tennis by storm and the world can't stop watching. this morning, 15-year-old coco gauff takes on week two. a wimbledon rookie, but watching her on the court, you would playing mixed doubles saturday with partner jay clark, she suffered her first wimbledon loss. but it' today's singles match that carries the weight. and it could be a tough one. she'll face off against simona halep, a player who has been ranked number one in the wor but after friday's incredible comeback, coco has me it clear
she does not give up easily. >> people were in the crowd behind me every step of the way. and that's something i really appreciated during the match. >> now, the world can't get enou. from watch parties to every corner of social media, even this florida mural. the artist says she wants young gi to be inspired. also today, one of coco's biggest inspirations takes the court. serena williams in her own round four match after not one but two wins on saturday.g includinhis mixed doubles victory with andy mu. >> murray and williams show is under way. >> at age 37,he tennis great is also chasing history. a win at wimbledon would mean a tie for the most grand slam titles ever. >> talking about serena, we know coco beat venus, her idol. it is possible she could face
serenaoo in this tournament? >> that is a possibility. ift it's still a little ways away. hat were to happen, it would only happen in the finals. essentially they would both have to win today and win two more matches, but it is within the realm of possibility. certainly it would be one that would be a must-watch, guys. >> absolutely. i think at this point, we're not counting out coco for anything, but she does have r ally tough opponent today, an experienced player. did on ng what she friday, i mean, come on. >> unbelievable, that match. >> it wa >> how far down was she? >> match point. >> she saved match point, she was down 5-2. i thought it's over. i was literally consoling my daughter because she wanted coco to win. was like, i don't know that coco's going to win today, sweetie, don't think so. then point by point, she showed so much grit and so much maturity, so much heart. >> how far could she go? >> in life? >> in the
>> it's tough today, but i think she could win. she's she's fearless. she's going for it. she's playing her game. >> she can play when s >> can you imagine. that was f herst time in centre court at wimbledon. that's like a cathedral for tennis playe. >> and the women's world cup. go coco. >> just ahead, the well wishes that are pouring in for music icon stevie wonder after he made a major health announcement during a concert. first, though, these message wan who used expedia to book the vacation rental ♪ which took them to the place they discovered that sometimes a little down time can lift you right up. ♪ flights, hotels, cars, activities, vacation rentals. expedia.
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>> i'm going to be doing three more shows and then i'm going to take break. >> thery legenda singer revealing this news in his co >> what's going to happen is this. i'm going to have surgery. i'm going to have a kidney . >> the crowd at first stunned intonc silee. then, cheers. >> i'm all good. i have a donor. it's all good. >> wonder,9 who is years old, telling his fans he wanted to share the news himself. >> i came here to give you my love. i told you what's up. i'm good, all right? ♪ for once in my life >> a music icon. wonder has received 25 grammy awards and sold more than 100 million recordsis during h career spanning six decades.
in 2018, he sang "until you come back to me" at aretha franklin's funeral. ♪ i'll be loving you always >> chronic kidney disease affects nearly 15% ofadults in the u.s. >> many patientsho undergo a kidnre transplant a able to live very, very healthy lives. they still need to follow a very healthy lifestyle. >> wonder remaining hopeful and grateful for the support from a his fans allund the world. >> i love you. god bless you. until we g together again, i send you love from up above. >> for "today," morgan radford. >> we're sending our love as welld >> we n stevie. >> still ahysd, this morning, a first-hand look a a new effort to put cameras on sharks. hoping to prevent future attacks. but first, your local in one week... a lot will happen in youlife.
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7:56 is your time on this monday, july 8th, 2019. good morning, i'm eun yang. a storm team 4 weather alert day today. let' geto chuck bell with a look at your forecast. >> good morning. flash flood warnings hav expanded to include parts of northwest washington, northn arlington county, falls church, a piece fairfax and l of montgomery county, maryland. blinding rain and multiple water rescues north of i-270. beach orchard road, this heavy rain is moving into reston, bethesda shortly, and eventuallt into northwewashington. if you can delay travel, that would be your best course of action. >> thank you. we'll take a break. we'll check your traffic when.e come back.
stretch of route 29 will close. this will impact the northbound roads from riley road to vinn hill road. let's look at the rest of the commute. >> a lot of water rescues right now, especially in german town. from german town road, had a water rescue. sounds like that person is now okay, safe on dry land.es beth, outer loop, we have an accident. you can s this radar showing you where the rain is faeelling. it is almost everywher gw parkway before the beltway, left lane blocked by a crash. >> another local news update for you in 25 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show after this
it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, shaken. >> let's go! >> residents of southern california on edge after two owerful back-to-back earthquakes rattled that region. >> i don't know if any of us wi ever feel safeere again. more quakes warning could be on the way. what you need to know. we're live with the latest. >> plus, first look. the royal family sharing new photos from baby archie's christening. we're going to take you inside his special day just ahead. and brotherlylove. we'll sit down with nfl stars shaquill griffin and shu chemgriffin. how their bond has made them an inspirn on and off the monday, july 8th, 2019.
>> hi to our kids. >> in muskegon, michigan. >> all the way from mississippi. >> brought my mom from melbourne, australia. >> congrats, u.s. wo. >> here for emerson's 16th birthday. >> good morningy" "toda show from mackinaw island,ch miigan. >> celebrating the 9th birthday. >> hi, everybodg. good mornin welcome back. it's monday morning. a little drizzly one out on the plaza. nice to have you with us after a long holiday weekend. >> we're going to get outside in just a bit. you can always join the party. you don't even have to make the trip to new york city all you have to do is record a message, post it to twitter, instagram. use theashtag on your scree screen, #mytodayplaza, and you could be part of this. >> lots to get to. let's start with the news at 8:00. back-to-back earthquakes have
southern california on edge even as theegion is cleaning up and adding up the damage there. national correspondent miguel almaguer has been covering the quakes and aftershocks. he joins us with the latest. hey, miguel. good morning. >> savannah, good morning. we're not far from the epicenter of where this quake shook. i want to show you some of the damage. we're in a local laundromat. the ceiling came tumbling down and ripped apart in the massive earthquake. there were people inside the building when it began to shake. many began to duck and cover. others ran for the exit i want to show you the incredible video taken during th of the earthquakes. first, the fourth of july earthquake, the 6.4. nerves tled so many across the region. that was a refoshockma for the in event, a 7.1 earthquake on friday. that shook the grod here and rattled so many nerves.er it sev some water mains. it also sparked some fires. and it sent many people scrambling out of theirhomes.
they're still todre scared to r there were no serious injuries but they'll be assessing the damage all across this community. there have been some 4,000 aftershocks including some we overnight. still shaky ground in this community. >> sure nerves are really frayed there. miguel, thank you. >> president trump this morning dish missing reports of poor conditions at border detention centers as phony and exaggerated. he called "the new york times" report that raised concerns about hygiene and medical care r migrant children fake news. he said detentionowenter overcrding is the fault of democrats for faili to close immigration loopholes. he said he will start to show some of this to the press soy they is judge for themselves. >> fans mourn the death of cameron boyce who was just 20 years old. he died in his sleep from a
condition from an unknown medical condition. he played adam sandler's son in grown-ups and grown-ups 2. he cared so much about his family and the world. >> starbucks has appaledo the tempe, arizona, police department after six officers were asked to leave the store on the fourth of july. they were standing with their drinks when a barista told them one customer did not feel safe because of the presence. the barista asked them to move out of the customer's line of sight or leave. in a statement, starbucks said what occurd in our store in july 4th is never the experience your officers or any of our customers should have, and we have taken the necessary steps to make sure this does not happen again in the future. >> time for the boost. the fireworks are over, of course, but we wanted to share one last fourth of july moment you might have missed. the annual parade was just
getting started in arlington, texas, when a boy named josh own noticed a member of the honor guard had his shoe lace ttied s she dashed out, knelt down, andied it for him. the police chief said we should all be so kind. >> kind and attentive. >> straight ahead, we're going to sit down with two of the nfl's most inspirational stars. twin brothers with an incredible bond. shaquille and shakquem griffin. >> we're tagging along with a group that are tagging the predators, what they're doing to try to make our beaches safer, right after th. cologuard: lon cancer screening for people 50 and older at average risk. honey have you seen my glasses? i've always had a knack for finding things... colon cancer, to be exact. and i find it noninvasively... no need for time off or special prep. it all starts here... you collect your sample, and cologuard uses the dna in your stoo to find 92% of colon cancers.
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talk, something a lot of folks are talking about. sharks. >> with new sightings and high profile attacks, every effort is being made to keep beachgoers safe. that means learnin sharks. anne thompson is long island s where spent time with shark researchers. good morning. >> good morning, savannah and craig. they make headlines because of the influx of great white sharks to thoseaters attracted by its recovering field population. the waters off the atlantic side of long island, that's where great white sharks grow up. now, researchers intend to deploy innovative new techniques to figure out why sharks attac ark sightings. a drones capturing thi shark near province town, massachusetts, off the jersey shore, miss may, the 800-found ten-foot great white tagged in february, and in florida, a
shark heading toward swimmers at the beach before they were warned. with at least 20 shark attacks last oked this year and month's attack on jordan lindsey, scientists want to put cameras on sharks to take a bite out of fear. the catch of the day eight miles south og the lon island coast, a shark. the prey of research scientist species can blue shark. this is a female. >> we cut the tip of her pelvic fin for a dna sample. >> got it, perfect. >> that doesn't hurt? >> like an ear piercing. ow then she's tagged to record where and h deep she swims. tagging has revealed a cluster of great white sharks off north carolina and nfirmed a nursery island byes near long metzger's team. by adding this camera, he wants to see this point of view. recorded by a shark in captivity. >> if you can see what shark sees, what's that going to tell
you? >> now we can get into those interactions. how many tes did onef our little white sharks interact. who gives way to who, what does at look ? >> dr. greg has tagged 150 sharks and counting off cape cod. >> we just started our shark research this summer, andust based on three trips. there's more activity relative to last year. >> he said cameras can help scientis focus on that predator/prey relationship. >> how will it help you save s? live >> sharks attacking thseals. 's about the same time they're more likely to make a mistake and attack a rson. if we can identify times of day or certain environmental conditions that are favorable for shark attack, you can tell people when to avoid those times. >> a shark killed this man last year in wellesley. a few miles south,ai they rd shark warning flags over the
weekend. vigilance that didot spo the delight for this family. >> want the kids to have fun, but at the same time, we're taking mild precautions in that we keep them close to shore. >> and everybody iscanning the water, of course. >> so everyone can enjoy the ocean safely. i asked the doctor if e swims in the ocean, and she said yes, and he lets his children do the same. but he says they do it smartly. they swim in shallow waters, really not much deeper than your waist, and i he sees seals in the water, he gets out. savannah and craig. >> wow. >> good advice. follow the exports. mr. hroker, about a monday check of weather? >> let's show you what's going on and the week ahead. heavy rain down through florida, into the mid-atlantic states. this florida rain is going to continue over into the week, mid-week period. severe storms in the plains. sunshine out west. we ged to the mid-week period, stormy still in the southeast.
hot and dry out west, and thenid by , wet weather up and down the east coast. this the tropics, i storm system forms, and there's an 80% chance by the end of the week it would be barry, hot and dry out west. very humid and warm from the midplains on into the mid-mississippi river valley. that's what's going on around the country. >> sto team weather alert. flashorlood warnings f a big piece of montgomery county into northeast washington and the beltway. followers twitter have reported near nighttimeve lels of darkness with the heavy rain, n to mention thunder and islightning. ths all moving into the city here, and we'll eventually reach parts of near reagan national airport. raining hard near dulles as well. we'll be back to somewhat drier weather later today. >> jvh at the table. >> i like to ce for popstart. what can i say?
>> and great white shark stories. we'll start with baby archie's royalelhristening privately over the weekend. they have released photos to the public. the first photo taken in the green drawing room at windsor.t' le go through the attendees. camille and charles. meghan's mother doria. prince diana's two sisters, sarah and lady jane fellows, and archie's uncle and aunt william and kate. in another photo, we get a glimpse of archie's face as harry and meghan hold their son in the rose garden. that's a beautiful photo there. more news from across the pond. the who took the stage last night or over t weekend, rather and performed at wembley stium, the first time since 1985. one of the highlights is eddie vedderame on stage to sing with roger daltrey, and they did the punk and the godfather. here's a little bit ♪
>> pretty cool. two legends right there. >> i like that. >> in othne music , last friday, i played you a snippet of a song that's constantly on repeat in my house and in my head. overnight, the trio released a music video. here's a ltle bit of that, ♪ ♪ ♪ pull my trigger let me blow your min >> all my '90s mos e pitrgy flying back. that video was shot at the viper room. bruno mars dirted the video.
the concept, three rock s young women playing their parts for the verses and rocking out. very cool concept for the video. 's part ofs ed sheeran' upcoming album that comes out on july 12th. >> finay, another great movie.n mula premiered 20 years ago featuring an asian princess who diz guises herself as a man to fight in the army. now the film is getting the live action treatment as we see the first teaser trailer remake.e >> quiet. composed. graceful. disciplined. these are the keys to being a
good wife. these are the qualities we see in mulan. >> one of the trailers you see. at the end, you go, i'm in. atat's good. th goi >> who is going to play mushoe? >> i don't know. >> eddieasurphy w mushu. >> all right. we'll find out when it's released in 2020. >> oh, do you have click? >> i do. do we have time? >> we have time. >> we have a group of dogs, they're outside, guarding their home in south africa, and an edunlikely guard dog decido >> see that little guy right there, that's a cockatoo. thinking it's a dog, barking with the other dogs. >> theire' owner says been in the family for almost 20 yea. and just loves to copy what all the other dogs do. >> that's great. >> don't even tell him he's a bird. >> no. no idea. >> got those feathers up.
he's ready. >> all right, thank you. >> craig has moved across the studio for a really good reason. >> thanks, guys. now to the remarkable story of two really remarkable athletes. more importantly, two really good guys. shaquem and shaquill griffin. and shaquem is doing it with one hand. they have a new book called inseparable, how family and sacrifice forged a path to the nfl. there's the book. guys, good to see you again. >> thank you for having us. >> we met a few years ago when the entire country was captivated by your story and the idea that a guy with just one hand could get drafted in the nfl. you did it. you're in theleague. you're playing with your twin brother on the same team. it's a great story. why decide to write about it now? what was the inking? >> feel like what motivated us is first off, the way we were raised. in a household where it was based on family, faith, love,
caring, and if y have a story to tell, tell it. if you're going on a situation he went through, we have both been through, and to overcome it, we wanted to relate to everybody and get a chance to give back and kind of share and be able to relate to others. so like i said, we have story to tell. and we're supposed to tell it. >> shaquem, you told me apl c years ago. one of the reasons you think you thought you made it to the league is you father never treated you like you were different. he created this workout room where you could li weights and do allhe other things kids could do, it was just modified. talk to me about how your family not treating you diffe you gor . >> f me, it created grit for me to know i can do anything i put my mind to, allowing my parents and brothers to push me andot allow me to create excuses for myself, allowed me to be that competitor i am today. they taught me so much. my broer was proith beside me
every step ofhe way, we were competing in everything we were doing. without my parts saying the were no excuses, no limits for me, i wouldn't be here today. >> you were born with aiotic band syndrome, and you had to ha your hand amputated at the age of 4. you tell stories and talk about how they overcame as well. why was that such an important part of the story for you? >> because me growing up, idi 't see it much. and now that i have the opportunity, now thatn i'm o this platform, i'm able to use it and share it with my brother, see so many people and kids who have liv their lives, their best life, and being able to accomplish so many things, and wh you're able to see that and see more of it, that means you're doing something.
>> and you spent aim lot of with these folks, too. this has become quite the cause for you. >> definitely. it's fun for me. in the beginning, it was like, so many people are writing to me, how can i reach to out everybody, but i try to get as many people as i can. it's humbling. it feels good, and just to see the expressions and the way they feel about everything. you can learn so much. and when it's coming from somebody with a limb different and seeing how courageous they are and how happy they are and not worried about them missing limbs but the next thing theynt o do, if it's running, playing ball, swimming, they're worried abou missing. >> let's talk about your personal lives. you're twins, and not only are you twins, you're incredibly close. similar hair styles, similar shoes. is it true that when you look to date, you look to date twins as
well? i read that somewhere. is there -- you don't have to lk at him. is that -- >> yeah, it was one point in time where we felt like we wanted to live together, marry twins. the living together pt is still coming along. the marry twins part is atl lit tough. so we're going to let >> if you could blush, you would. let's talk -- let's talk football. let's talk football. both playing for tseahawks. you're going into your third season, you're going into your second season. how would you rateis first season? >> it was good. we know he's wanting to start as a linebacker, but he contributed more in special teams. he made sure he did it correctln most guys i the situation feel like if i'm not playing, they feel like they should just forget that and focus on just one bposition, he never did that. he focused so when his time
came, he was ready and was that guy to make plays. >> shaquem, has b yourther been helpful? >> definitely, every step of the way. just being able to keep a calm head and being able to takey whatever theive me and be able to give my all and give verything i have, you know, obviously, the goal is to start and be that guy, but you have to take whatever role they give you and play to the best of y r abilities and have guys like my brother there to be beside me to be the best player i am, no matt what i'm doing. >> do you feel like now, i mean, you have been drafted. yo are playing on the team. are you ready for us to start talking about something besides the fact you had your amputated? >> definitely. in due time, it will come. i have to keep doing what's i'm doing, keep motivating people, keep playing ball, makes plays. one day, it's going to be shaquem griffin, the football player. until then, whatever they want
me to be. >> always good to see you. come back when you have tha set of twins that you guys have decided to marry. the griffin brother. the book is called inseparable. you can find out more about it at today.com/shop. carson. >> two great guys. >> all right, coming up, two more sports icons. we have golf channel's david feherty, and the claret jug. why this year'spe on championship is so darned historic and happening in your neck of the
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big birthday. what's your name? >> fin cameron jr. >> how old are you, sam? >> 90. >> 90 years old. happy birthdaysir. >> from detroit, michigan. >> from detroit, michi spontaneous crowd moment there, guys. how about that? >> a good one. >> he looks fab. coming up, cynthia mcfadden is going to take us to the remote beaches of the amazon where american medical students are making a world of difference a learning important lessons along the way. >> plus, do you need another reason for a target run? ilneed every reason. the retaiant is out with a line of wine. and who better to try it than natalie. she's going to tell us all about it ahead. >> and in the 3rd hour, we'll talk with aly raisman and a modelisk raw lawrence about the cause that has them eaming up together. >> first, though, carson daly is standing by withpr something ty fun and someone pretty
fun. >> pretty cool over here. david feherty from the golf channel holding the clatjug. the winner of the open will get rights to this. why is this claret jug so storied and sp ooell, the oldest of the major championships, and at it. it's absolutely gorgeous. it's the holy grail of golf. >> this championship gets under waypln a c weeks in northern ireland. you're from there, born there, ppent almost 70 years since the open championshi has been there. tell us about northern ireland and why it's so ecial? >> as you say, it's only been there once before, 1951. this year is open,hey sold i dar daou in history. gives you an idea wt the population of the province feels about it. the excitement level is extraordinary. it's just such a special championship. we have the best golfers in the world coming to this place that hasio populat of 1.5 million. it's huge. >> also, from the p royalortrush
is the golf course, the record was held by rory mcilroy when he was 16 years old. what can t golfers expect from royal portrush? >> was here few weeks ago to shoot promos and we had weather like this, but people were s bathing. this.used to the golf course is absolutely gorgeous. the members and visitors have been playing off mats since the midd. of last year >> leaving the grass alone. >> yeah, and it's a golf course that will suit not just the long hitters, guys that hit fairways as well. it wouldn't surprise me to see cavalry charge. >> last time, you predicted tiger woods would win thought only again onhe pga tour. you predicted he would win at the masters. he did. do you want to make another bold prediction? it wouldn't surprise me to see tiger in the shakeup again, but i can't be a cheerleader beuse i'm from there.
i have to pick rory mk cilroy. d,at a story that would be. >> davi good to see you. for more excitement, over 50 hours of coverage, check out the open from royal portrush, northern ireland, live next ursday through sunday. let's head over to al again for anot check of the weather. >> claret jug hat filled with water right now. >> those guys are tough. they don'tven want an umbrella. >> let's show you what we have starting with today. we're looking at heat advisories through the south. a lot of wet weather in the midatlt.tanic to the northeas then for tomorrow, sunshine in the western third of the country. strong storms in the plains. sunshine returns to the northeast, new england, and parts of the gat lakes. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of thewoods. >> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. the shaded areas i d.c. metro area is a flash flood warning that goes until after 11:00 this morning.
this area of intense rain is not moving into northwest washington. we had water rescues. some roads are already covered inte wa the heavy rain is moving out towards national airport and eventually to the south side of the capital beltway. delay travel if at all sssible. this heavy rain. >> coming up next, a special trip to the amazon with some apartment students learning there could have a big impact at home. first, this is "y" on nb krrb.
we're back now. it's 8:37 with aourney to one of the most remote places on earth. >> nbc's senior investigative re and legal corspondent cynthia mcfadden recently traveled to the amazon with a group of inspiring young lot about the c in american health care. but the problem isn't just about how much things cost but also
about the quality of thecare. especially for people in underserved communities. now, many of the country's top medical schools now offer training for their students in places around the globe. programshich often help them train local dtors while giving their students a precious dose of perspective. and the desire to come back home and serve in new ways. so weraveled to the amazon medical am of five students from ucla as they learned lessons about themselves andun practicing medicine r extreme . >> in peru on the banks of the amazon, one of the most isolated cities in the world, molly and neta are on a dangerous . a hands-on lesson in their last year o medical school aimed at making them and three of their ucla classmates better doctors. >> after every new baby is born, ey do a home visit to just check on how >> they're here to learn from a medical system that's as fragile
as theickety wooden planks. >> usually this is a street. this time of year, it floods. 30 feet in some places. they had to put these planks in. it's challenging. >> one misstep could mean di >> wow. >> this board gave way and she was down to her hip. >> a little bruised. it's okay. >> broken boardshe aren't only danger. >> you have several patients with suspected tb. >> malaria, dengue, zika. >> for the next three weeks, they'll we stripped ofan m of the tools of modern medicine. >> this baby was just bornbout four days ago. since then, it's been sleepy and hasn't been eating much. >> mom is worried. >> absolutely. >> today, their teacher is e clara. a nursre for mor she instructs the first-time mother how to nurse her baby. and how to talk to him.
>> home visits like these, high on touch,ow on ch, are designed to save babies here before it's too late. still, it's difficult for us not to worry. >> can't stop thinking about that baby. it's hard. you're trained throughout s medicalchool to give everything that we can. and to come here, it's been a challenge but also very humbling. >> this is the largest city in the world that can't be re in an isolated region that home for half ofthem, it can be an agonizing trip to the hospital. several weeksthy boat. anis is what awaits. a crowded, aging, and sweltering hospital. where hallways are littered with bren machinery and the grimmest reality here, the six-bed intensive care unie wher the only respirators reside. it's for those with the best chance of surviving.
>> somebody will die. and somebody will die day in and day >> but dr. lee miller, the dean of students at ucla's medical school, believes this placeke c his students better doctors back homeso so he sends me of his . diana, an aspiring pediatrician and the first of her family to go to college. ams of ith a ph.d. he d some day finding cures for infectious diseases. >> i was expecti to have the resource limitations, still very in reality see it and experience it extremely hot.at expectns are rooms are a.fficult. >> j. green, a former inner city high school teacher who was s to nced by her stude become a surgeon. >> a lot of us have had patients pa h. no matterow many times that happens. 's hard. >> always. it's a person. it's a person's life. >> it's been tough for the students because the dirtor of the intensive care unit gets to
decide w comes in or doesn't come in based upon cnces of survival. do ihat's just not how w at home. >> not how we do it at home, but it is the unfortunate reality of medicine all around the world. >> a harsh lesson dr. miller said he learned himself as the only pediatrician in the refugee camps in rwanda. that experinnce spired him to create patners for pet diatric progress. where a.j. is tending to a woman who had her gallbladder removed. they say the woman is fine and she,hould move but she doesn't. >> she was very sick. i came up against a ll. >> the patient hemorrhaged. had a.j. not stayed by her side, she surely would have died. >> i want them to be comfortable with what they do know, what's necessary, what a patient needs. >> this is the dean of ucla's
medical school. she believes every future doctor should have an experience like this one. >> i have no question that they'll be better doctors. it changesho they are, it changes how they understand a patient who comes to see them. >> as we see for ourselves, a.j. takes us to meet the patient she refused to walk away from. >> that is one happy woman. >> this is what this whole thing is whabout. medicine is about. >> the look on her face when she looked at you. >> just lit up when she saw your face. >> she won't forget u.yo >> you won't forget her. >> there are mor lessons to bea lened. remember the newborn baby? three days later, his mother brings him in for a checkup. >> gained at least 100 grams in the last few d >> very happy. >> all of us feel relieved. >> also graduating, right? >> absolutely.
>> with flying colors. >> and they did. proud members of ucla's medical school class. of 2019. >> all with an unbreakable bond and armedith the intense lessons taught by the people living deep in the amazon. >> it was a remarkable experience for all of uus. yo can find out more if you're at homend interested in all of this on how to send other young doctors to places like the amazon. >> it's so valuable because obviously, t there, but it's so rewarding and importantor the students as well. >> the need is so great here, too. rural hospitals are losing all over this country. we need young doctorsho w are committed to providing care in rural and underserved communities. >> other medical schools? >> other medical schools do it,
but it's so im srtant. we tal much about the crisis in health care. here's a way we can really make a difference. >> made a good point. seems to be something tha should be at every medical school in this country. >> a lot are now doing that and we have aot on our website. >> incredible journey. >> thank you. jusahead, we're going to switch gears considerably. natalies here. she's readyo pop the cork. where? at the target. how does it stack up? we're about to find out. first, this is "today" on nb
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tocall 1-800-501-6000 day. and we're back with a new line of wine from retail giant target. >> another reason to hit at $9.99 a bottle, the question is, how does it taste? who bette o to findut than natalie to uncork this mystery. hey, nat. good rning. >> good morning. of course, perfect for me to be doing the taste testing. when itomes to wine, there are
so many choices, it's easy it get overwhelmed. people think they have to spend big to get goo wine,ut now werget could be changing the game. dwagathered a bunch of wine lovers to answer the question, does? price really matter wine i everywhere, from cheap, super expensive, now target is serving up a new lede of wine cahe colle each bottle only $9.99. so how does it stack up? to find out, we're hosting happy hour in downtown l.a. >> welcome to our happy hour. >> popping bottles and letting the wine flow for today's taste test. there's catch. all of these people at the happy hour have no idea that the wine they'ractually drinking tonight, $9.99 from target. some are drinking the target pinot grigio and others are drinking the cabernet.
>> sniffing, swirling, and swigging away. we even have an expert sommelier on hand. >> you have no idea what we're pouring here. >> i don't. >> as a wine expert, when you're sting a new wine, what do you look for? >> balance in the wine, if there's the fruit, the body, tho alcol. that gives me an idea if it's a well m wine. >> the wine lovers seem b toe in wine heaven. they're all loving it. all too easy to drink. >> good answer. >> it's really light. >> delicious. >> very good >> a great flavor. >> but for the most important question, so how much would you pay for a wine like this? >> maybe $24, $25. >> io would probably d the same, $25. >> this wine lover is ready to spin the big bucks. >> i wld say $124 for a bottle. >> of this? >> of this, yeah. >> whoa. remember, it's only $9.99. now, we're adding a twist to our
taste test. all of our whi wine drinkers drinking this pinot grigi for $2.99, and we're upping the stakes. they're trying this bottle at $36.99. will they be able to tell the difference? >> first up, theo pinot gri lovers. >> i'm going to ge you another taste. enjoying this one all night. >> i love it. >> she chooses the target wine. >> i like this one better. >> he does too. >> i prefer the one i have been drinking all night. >> not everyone was convinced. >> i would say i like the sweeter one. >> you do? >> something i would definitely serve. >> that's right. she likes the .9$29 bottle. in all, 5 out of 9aid they preferred target's wine. but when i finally let themhe i on t secret. >> you ready to find out what you been drinking? >> i have been dying. >> you have bib drinking the collection. >> wow. >> target. >> shut th $9.99. >> i would buy that every single
time i went to target. >> how about those red wine lover snz. >> okay, i'm giving you a new wine to try. >> this woman likes the target ne. >> i like my original better. do?ou >> a lot. >> most of oertsz, not a fan of the target wine. in fact, a majority, 6 out of 9 red wine lovers preferred the expensive wine. remember her? she was willing to pay mor than $100 a bottle for the wine she was drinking. >> want to know what this is? $9.99. >> wow. >> but did target's wine pass our expert's taste test? >> these two, over here. >> you don't like them? >> that's right, our expee didn't likeither of the ta. >> okay, so our wineexpert may not have been impressed with either of the target wines, but for the average wine drinker, you don't have to spend an arm and leg t enjoy a test.
targd wasn't involve in the taste test. they aren't alone. competitors like walmart and costco have their own lines. it matters more with the red than the whaye. >> so there's only one wine expert i need to know her opinion. >> me? >> of course. i liked it. $mine.99, well worth the price. the collection fm target. >> just renamed it as well. >> good label, too. i usually choose if i like the label. all right, nat. thank you so much. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on n. nbc. this is fred. he's dancing like nobody's watching. and because all of the devices on fred's wifi network are protected with xfinity xfi, literally, nody's watching.
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>> just ahead on the third hour, super sheros. we'll start with the actress, you sat down with this actress behind the trail bla ng character. >> she's a kick butt character on the show black lightning. you will not believe who she's playing. >> and you get to wear those yellow glasses again, too. >> on the fourth hour, we have notut one b two surprise guest co-hosts. i cannot give you a hint. i aannot give you hint because i have to give you two hints for the two co-hosts and it's game show week. don't you wish you were playing? >> i do. >> first, your local news. >> it's shark week.
this isew a ns 4 today news break. >> 8:56 is your time now on this monday, july 8th 2019. good morning, i'm eun yang. it is a weather alert day. let's check withst meteorologi chuck bell. people saying there's a lot of rain. >> lots of rain and quite a few water rescues in parts of fairfax and montgomery county. take this seriously. flash flood warning for all the f.c. metro area.
the heaviest o the rain is moving right to parts of the southern parts of the dtrict and arlington county. there's the woodrow wilson bridge. the southern heart o the beltway is about to take it on the chin r from aainfall perspective. we hadt least an inch to two inches of rain in places. stay weather alert. ds rffibhe. t oa>> all right, chuck, thank yo. the weather is als pacting your traffic. we'll check in with
e from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza, this is the third hour of "today." >> good morning, everyone. well come to the third hour of "today." 'm sheinelle. the gang is allhere. al, craig, and dylan. good morning. >> it's been a while. when was the last time we were all together? >> thursday, last thursday, 27th. >> june 27th? >> last thursday was the most recent thursday, so you want to know two thur thursdays ago. >> there you go. >> we all had pretty busy weekends. it is funny because thanks to instagram and twitter, i know what you're doing. i feel like i'm close with you t th wome.n's soccerteam, as you probably heard by now. they won the world cup for the fourth time. ev