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closures around continuing through this week. >> along the embark dara. >> meantime beautiful sunrise from san bruno. enjoy the day. good morning. high stakes. new hampshire votes today. trump and sanders ahead in the vote. a late-night rally, a trump supporter uses a vulgar term to describe ted cruz and trump repeated it. >> she said he's a [ bleep ]. terrible. bill clinton taking the gloves off with bernie sanders, sounding like he wishes co-go at it even harder. >> sometimes when i'm on a stage like this, i wish we weren't married. then i could say what i really think. michael bloomberg said he's so disgusted with both sides he
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may jump into the race. zika crisis control. the cdc activates its highest level alert. >> this is a time where we need to scale. >> the white house turning to congress for help to the tune of nearly $2 billion. bad choice. angry cruise ship passengers krut size their captain's decision to head right into a powerful storm. >> there's a question of why were we in this to begin with. >> that ship slammed by hurricane-force winds and 30-foot waves as new video emerges showing just how bad it got. today's tuesday, february 9, 2016. from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today." new hampshire votes, with matt lauer, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza and havesavan
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gu guthrie. >> good morning, it's primary day in new hampshire. matt is in studio 1a. people are out voting already. >> you have a couple of storms up there. you have one in the weather and the oert it's a political storm. as you mentioned, they don't waste time up there. >> no. as i alluded to, hillary clinton is already out at a polling place this morning here in manchester. she can't vote here but she's trying to get her supporters out in force. we already have early result biz the way, matt, in what has become tradition. voters in three small towns cast the first ballots at midnight on the dot. on the republican side, we have a three-way tie. nine votes each for ted cruz, john kassic and donald trump. the voting is just getting started. a lot will happen before the polls close tonight. coming up, we will talk to some of the candidates. we will look at how the results here may change this race. let's begin our coverage this morning with peter alexander who
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is with me here. peter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they are expecting a record turnout today. a campaign that only six months ago few people took seriously is now on the verge of making new hampshire history. donald trump increasingly confident in recent days. the man who has never been politically correct not changing his tune last night. repeating language some may find offensive. after dominating 75 polls here since june, donald trump is offering new hampshire voters one last embrace. >> this is sort of our final love fest, all right? you have to get out and you have to vote, no matter what. >> reporter: the front-runner feeling good and speaking out. making headlines after pretending to scold a crowd people who yelled a vulgar term about ted cruz, then repeating it into the microphone. >> she said i never expect to hear that from you. she said he's a [ bleep ]. terrible. >> reporter: taking a swipe at
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marco rubio. >> i'm watching marco sweating like a dog. after the fifth time, what's going on over here i said? >> reporter: rubio trying to turn that into a rallying cry. >> i'm going to say it over and over again. >> reporter: while turning heads for another repetitive episode. >> we are taking our message to families struggling to raise their children in the 21st century because as you saw, we are raising our four children in the 21st century. we know how hard it's become to instul our values in our kids in the 21st accept turry, it is harder than ever to instill in your children the values they teach in our home. >> reporter: that episode has blown the race for second wide open. john kasich promising a celebration. >> it's the phone calls, the knocking on doors, it's going to people. not stopping. we're not going to stop until the last vote is in. >> reporter: chris christie urging voters to give him a tailwind. >> i have a flight scheduled for south carolina on wednesday
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morning. i intend to take it. >> reporter: jeb bush blasting trump on twitter. the former governor now reenergi reenergized. >> that's a low bar since obituaries were written a day ago. >> reporter: hours to go, so many here still undecided. >> we want to vote for somebody we know who has a chance to win in the general. >> reporter: this is a striking fact. history shows that 20% -- 20% of new hampshire voters don't make up their mind until today. until primary day. remember, independence can decide which party to vote for at the last minute. i have seen you five times, the person said. kasich said do you have your vote? he said i'm deciding between you and bernie sanders. >> some people decide the minute the curtain closes behind them. peter, thank you. matt, up to you. in the democratic race, hillary clinton is hoping to
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narrow the gap that exists between herself and bernie sanders. we're hearing directly from former new york city mayor michael bloomberg about his chances of jumping in. andrea mitchell is in manchester with all of that. >> reporter: good morning. at that polling place this morning, hillary told voters she will work until the last vote is counted. if the polls are correct, with new hampshire, which has been good to both clintons in the past. it's posed to deliver a setback to her today. she does hold a substantial lead over sanders nationally. in the middle of a snowstorm, bernie sanders and hillary clinton making their final pitch. >> i think being a progressive means you want to make real progress. >> i am going to tell them. >> reporter: the challenge for clinton, how to attract young women voters who are flocking to sanders. >> although i know she's very well versed and i'm sure she's
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intelligent and can add a lot to our country, i don't trust her. >> bill clinton has been leading the attacks on the vermont senator. do you think he has been unfair to her? >> i think he has been inaccurate. >> reporter: the former president chafing at the campaign's efforts to keep him on message. >> sometimes when i'm on a stage like this, i wish we weren't married. then i could say what i really think. and i don't mean that in a negative way. >> reporter: it's not clear his strategy is working. trailing by double digits, they are considering a shakeup after new hampshire. >> we will take stock. it's going to be the campaign that i've got. >> reporter: hillary clinton addressing the reports. >> we're moving into a different phase. of course, it would be malpractice not to say what worksnd, what can we do better? >> reporter: nbc news is confirmed that michael bloomberg, doubting clinton or sanders' chances to win in the fall, is seriously considering
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jumping in as a third party candidate. speaking to the financial times, he says, voters deserve better and he is, quote, looking at all the options. although clinton has trailed sanders for months, new hampshire voters are famously late deciders. more than 40% say that they are independent, classic swing voters who have produced some surprising upsets in the past. that's what hillary clinton is hoping for this time around. >> a lot of candidates hoping for that this morning. thank you. heading into today, marco rubio has been at the center of the discussion in the republican race. lester holt caught up with him yesterday. >> good morning. great to see you. rubio came under fire during saturday's debate with opponents like governor chris christie taking aim for rubio's use of the exact same attack lines against president obama. rubio defended his comments as we talked over a cup of coffee at a local diner.
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>> let's dispel with this fiction that barak obama doesn't know what he is doing. >> you repeated the same thing four times. >> i will say it again, barak obama is trying to change america. he is doing damage. >> in repeating it, it played to this notion that your critics have, opponents, that you are contrived. that you are rehearsed. >> that's silly. understand people when they are running for office will say whatever they need to say. >> marco robot. a headline said you choked. that doesn't bother you? >> that's part of the process. >> was it your finest performance? >> we did excellent. on our website, we raised more money in the first hour of that debate than all the other debates. >> it's governor christie has made the point let's not make the mistake we made eight years ago of electing a first-term senator. making the comparison to you and president obama. what do you and president obama have in common in terms of what you represent? >> we have different experiences. i served for nine years in the state legislature of the third largest state in the country.
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i was the speaker of the florida house in florida. we had real aachievements. >> is your youth an advantage or disadvantage? >> i embrace it. it's who i am. i haven't lived as long as some of the people running for president, but i've done more than most of them. >> your third place showing in iowa, strong third place, has put a lot of expectations on you, in terms of going forward here. what does that mean in terms of what happens in new hampshire? >> this is a very unusual election. i think it'd be a mistake to judge this election by any of the metrics of past elections. we've never had six or seven well-funded, credible candidates running for president on the republican side at the same time. i think the nomination is going to take a little longer and be a different process than in the past. we're going to do well here. >> but he is looking a bit past the primaries. rubio says he would beat the democratic nominee, whether it be bernie sanders or hillary clinton. savannah, he is owning the repetition of the attack lines against president obama. >> lester, thanks so much.
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i know you'll have more on the latest twists and turns on "nightly" tonight from new hampshire. let's bring in chuck todd and mark, manager of "bloomberg politics." first, donald trump repeated a vulgar term used by a supporter at a rally last night. shocked? >> any other candidate who did that, the staff would say, we can lose the primary over this. trump and his team loved it. the crowd loved it. this symbolizes the trump campaign. different and not politically correct. >> donald trump said something offensive to somebody. >> for him, it doesn't impact anything. >> let's talk about the race. i won't move to who places second right away. let's not miss who may place first. donald trump. if i told you that six month ago, what would you have said? >> the combination of trump and sanders.
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we talk about the upsets in the history of the new hampshire primary. when the country is aangry, the first place to tell us is new hampshire. they'll hand us donald trump and bernie sanders. the establishment of both parties are frightened of. the more they express their fear, the more some voters want to rally around them. this is a huge, symbolic message that's being sent. >> the people of the establishment say, they can win new hampshire but they'll never win the nominee. they've been underestimated the whole cycle. assume they win big tonight, they'll speak to the biggest au audiences they ever have in the context of becoming the presidential candidate. whoever is second, third and fourth for republican, hillary clinton has to make a case, here's why the other states shouldn't follow suit. >> for anyone hoping new hampshire would provide clarity as to the trump alternative in the race, no longer going to happen. is it all because of what happened on saturday night with
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marco rubio and the debate? >> it is all because of that. rubio doing the face plant at the debate, it was an opportunity. he had the opportunity to seize the nomination. he had an opportunity -- there were people ready to rally around his campaign. you would have seen a flood of endorsements. a flood of money. a flood of -- and probably a whittling of the field. none of the other candidates think, hey, rubio has a glass jaw. >> they all say they're going to south carolina. every last one. >> they have no reason not to. saturday night, another debate. if you're chris christie or you're marco rubio, why not go? get on the debate stage and try again. marco rubio went from having, as chuck said, the nomination, or at least the establishment wing part of the nomination in his hands, to now potentially having his nomination in mortal danger. he could finish second tonight and turn it around again. >> let's talk about hillary clinton. she expects to lose here. the only issue for everyone, it
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seems, is by how much. what will these next days be like for her if she does, in fact, lose here? >> if the polls are right, and it's double digits, it is going to be stories about joe biden, michael bloomberg. bernie sanders is already outraising her and will with more money. nevada will suddenly look like it's in play. the national polls will show bernie sanders ahead of hillary clinton. this is going to be the most painful three weeks before the south carolina primary for her since she's had in february 2008. >> thank you so much. we'll have more from here in new hampshire coming up, including live interviews with jeb bush and chris christie. for now, matt, up to you in new york. >> we'll be back with you in a couple minutes. we want to turn to the fight against the zika virus. the obama administration now asking congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding. health experts are once again warning americans considering trips to latin america and the
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caribbeans. tom costello is covering this outbreak for us. >> we have 51 cases of zika in the united states according to the cdc. people who returned to the country, they've contracted zika abroad. we know of 16 in florida alone. while we don't yet have any known cases of mosquito transmitted zika in the u.s., thousands of americans travel south of the u.s. border every day. >> reporter: with spring break weeks away, the cdc's warning for anyone traveling to the caribbean or latin america is suddenly taking on added urgency. millions of people in the region are expected to contract zika this year. already in brazil, 4,000 babies diagnosed with abnormally small heads and brains. >> we're not cancelling spring break. we're telling people who are pregnant, you know, you may not want to go. >> reporter: with 30 countries and territories now included on the cdc's list of zika areas to avoid, the cdc's emergency operation center has gone to the highest level of response. now with the olympic games six
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months away, the u.s. olympic committee is reiterati the guidance for pregnant women or women who could become pregnant, to avoid the zika hot zones. also, the cdc would not and will not prevent athletes from competing for their country should they qualify. the white house is asking congress for nearly $2 billion in the fight against zika. including the expedited development of a zika vaccine. a widespread vaccine rollout could be years away. >> we have the capability to get a vaccine candidate into phase one clinical trial to determine if it's safe. >> reporter: on the grounds in florida, the state is wrapping up mosquito control efforts. residents told to get rid of standing water. it can be a breeding ground for mosquitos. >> researchers say there's a lot about zika they don't understand. whether the virus can be
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transmitted through saliva and urine, and which trimester of baby might be most at risk. the mosquito likes to bite during the day rather than at dusk. if you travel to the areas and you're not pregnant but concerned, wear repellant and try to cover your arms and legs. >> you mention td olympics. the international pressure is mounting every single day on the brazilians to get this under control before the games start in august. >> this morning, we heard from the kenyans who say, if the brazilians don't get it under control, the kenyans may not send their own team to the olympics. the kenyans are supposed to do very well. >> tom, thank you very much. we've got breaking news in germany overnight. at least nine people killed. more than 100 injured after two trains crashed head on. several hundred rescue workers were called to the scene. injured passengers were carried away by helicopter and boat. the rail line is used mainly l
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commuters going to munich for work. at home, a new storm is moving into the east this morning, making for a very slippery commute. mr. rocker is here with that. >> we have more to talk about. we're going to show you the system. we have a double barrel low. upper level low in the great lakes and pressure off the carolina coast. the two combining to bring storms. we have 41 million people under some sort of winter weather advisory this morning. early today, snow in the mid-atlantic. snow will build into the appalachians. today and into tonight, periods of snow from new york city, washington, d.c., baltimore. we look for heavy lake-effect snow to cover and develop into tonight and tomorrow. new york city, maybe 1 to 2 inches of snowfall, at best. erie, pennsylvania, 8 to 12. washington, d.c. area, about 1 to 3 inches.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have cooler temperatures as you head out the door and a lot of sunshine. beautiful sunrise. it will be another warm day. we're looking at 75 degrees today in the south bay, 76 in the peninsula and 78 degrees and still some low 70s for san francisco and the north bay. these highs will be close to setting some new records today, and then we'll see some slightly
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cooler temperatures as we go through the rest of the work week. . coming up, new questions about the cruise ship nightmare off the coast of north carolina. why did that ship sail right into a huge storm? savannah? plus, from here in new hampshire, we're behind the scenes with the candidates as they make their final pushes. why it could be good to come in second place here. there's precedence for that. chris christie will join us live. first on a tuesday morning, election day, this is "today" on nbc.
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it's 7:30 now, tuesday morning, 9th of february, 2016. polls are open here in new hampshire. voters are casting their ballots already in the first in the nation primary of the 2016 presidential race. live look at a polling place here in manchester. coming up, we're going to look at why second place is sometimes the coveted prize in the beggrae state. first, let's go back to studio 1a. let's take a look at the other stories making headlines today. 41 million americans are under winter weather advisories this morning as the second storm in as many days rolls east. snow expected from the mid-atlantic to new england later tonight. new steps are being taken to
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control the spread of the zika virus here in the united states. the cdc's emergency operation center now moving to its highest level for the fourth time ever. president obama is asking congress to free up more than $1.8 billion to fund research of the virus and mosquito-control programs. scientists say 2015 was a record-setting year for shark attacks. 98 reported worldwide. the majority, 59, were in the united states, including 30 in the state of florida alone. the previous record was 88 back in the year 2000. let's go back to savannah in new hampshire. >> matt, thanks. we're going to begin this half hour with the new hampshire primary, as you'd expect. with nine republicans still in the race, the fight for voters remains wide open. we're going to talk to republican hopeful chris christie in a moment. he's here live. first, a look behind the scenes at the critical battle playing out here today. ♪ revolution >> reporter: with donald trump's
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poll numbers looking like he's a lock for first place tonight. >> it's been incredible. no matter where we go. >> reporter: the real race to watch in new hampshire is the scramble for second. >> there we go. >> reporter: with seven candidates hoping a silver medal to separate them from the pack, just as the primary calendar starts to ramp up. >> i hope i can earn your vote and support. >> i don't want to leave any doubt in new hampshire residents' minds, i'm asking for your vote. >> i didn't ask what the rules were. i did what was right. that's the leadership we need in washington, d.c. >> the media are not going to pick the republican nominee or the next president of the united states. >> reporter: the politicians are making their final pitches to voters. and mega-don knoors as an establishment alternative to donald trump. >> the polls suggest you may be peaking at the right time. >> people spend their money being negative. i haven't done that. everything has been positive and we're rising. we'll see if there may be actually a new day in politics.
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>> how do you reconcile that feeling and that experience you're having in new hampshire with the rhetoric you're seeing in this primary, and the candidates who seem to be going far -- >> wait a minute. first of all, i'm rising more than anybody. secondly, there's more enthusia enthusiasm. >> what have you learned through this process, running for president? >> i've learned we need to slow down and care about people. there are too many people today who feel disconnected. they feel like nobody cares about them. >> reporter: a second place finish in new hampshire does have some precedence for presidents. >> how is it going, new hampshire? >> reporter: then-senator obama played runner up to hillary clinton in 2008. george w. bush lost out to john mccain in 2000. >> second chance. >> reporter: bill clinton used his second place in the granite state to gain national traction. a second place finish may be
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beneficial in new hampshire. a state where 44% of voters are independent or undeclared. in many cases, undecided until the last minute. >> i'm down to two now. >> i'm close to making a final decision, and i'll make it tonight. >> we're joined now by one of the candidates vying for a strong showing here in new hampshire. new jersey governor chris christie. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. >> is it do or die tonight? >> i don't think it's do or die. i think saturday night changed everything. it shook this race up in a significant way and gumab. we want to do well, but i don't think anything is do or die after the performance we had at the debate saturday night. >> do you think donald trump is going to win like the polls suggest? >> he's been ahead in 73, 74 straight polls. if he doesn't win, it'll be the biggest story of the evening. it's who is competing behind him. any of us could come from second
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to sixth. i can't have a prediction. i don't know. only the people >> what message will you take? you've poured yourself into this state. i think you've been here more than anybody else. you spent all your time. all your eggs are kind of in the new hampshire basket. if you don't get a message from new hampshire voters saying, we like you, you're not near the top. what are you going to do? >> i think i will. there's plenty of time to prepare for the worst. we're prepared for whatever happens tonight. i feel good where we are. i think the momentum from saturday night has been really great for us. in 2009 when i ran for governor, i got out sps spent 3 to 1 in a democrat state. nobody thought i was going to win and i won. >> there's no question that you shellacked marco rubio in the debate. it may have hurt him. did it help you though? >> i think it did. when i've seen the turnouts at our events and people want to say, the debate made up my mind,
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i think it makes a big difference. 13.5 million people watched. it makes a difference. >> i was joking with you earlier. i said, you have your lawyer on. you seem to like the prosecutor we remembered. did you enjoy that? >> i enjoyed making sure people understood i'm ready to be president and senator rubio is not. i'm ready to beat hillary clinton and he is not. >> he says he has the most foreign policy experience of anyone in the race. >> well -- >> is that a fair characterization? >> he's never had to make a decision about anything. >> he has more foreign policy experience than you. >> listen, i've read just as many briefings as marco rubio. that's his experience. his experience is reading briefings prepared for him by senate staffers. i'm making decisions on the ground every day. i spent a lot of time in the last few years learning the foreign policy business and talking to some of the smartest people in the world to advise me. i don't think there's any difference. there's no difference until you get in the chair. then you get real difference.
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>> trump is number one in all the polls. looking at what you did to marco rubio saturday night, some might wonder, why didn't you train your fire on trump? he's the one poised to win the race. >> i think senator rubio was the anointed one. among certain aspects of the chatter. second can be better than first in a lot of ways in new hampshire to pick presidents. i talked about the person i thought i needed to talk about to inform the american people. we can't have another first-term senator as the nominee. hillary clinton will eat him alive. she won't eat me alive. i guarantee it. >> chris christie, thank you very much. we will have more coming up. we which have jeb bush joining us in a few minutes. matt, back to you. >> mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> don't put away the cold weather gear yet.
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>> considering it is february, i won't. >> it's been mild. we have a real change coming, at least here in the east. big, big bunch of cold air coming on down. zero for tomorrow morning in minneapolis. 11 in chicago. 24 in charlotte. orlando, 37. by wednesday afternoon, it's only 42 in charlotte. 59 in orlando. 44 in memphis. tomorrow morning, frost and freeze warnings go into northern florida. thursday morning, you can see the temperatures stay cold. by comparison, you want it a little warmer, head out west. by friday, it's 60 in denver. 85 in phoenix. los angeles, 87. san francisco, a high of 66 degrees. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happenin we keep the well above temperatures after a cool start now in the north bay. it is 51 degrees in san francisco. expect a high of 73 degrees in the north bay and san francisco. the east bay looking at 76
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told you about on monday. one of the world's largest cruise ships and the thousands of passengers on board battered by a massive storm at sea. this morning, as that ship turns around and heads back to port, we're hearing from some of the passengers. natalie has more on that. >> rather than continuing south, the captain decided the passengers had endured enough. when you see the new images of the damage, you'll understand why. >> reporter: flying furniture, ceilings collapsing, shattered glass. waves as high as 30 feet and hurricane-force winds more than 150 miles an hour, all part of the harrowing journey more than 6,000 passengers and crew won't forget any time soon. the captain telling passeng passengers -- >> yesterday turned out to be, probably one of my worst days i've seen. >> reporter: passengers aren't arguing with that. >> seeing what we were seeing outside of our windows, the 30-foot waves, you know, and we're at a 30 degree tilt.
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it was insane. >> you'd roll out of bed if you didn't hang on. >> i realize it was really serious at the point when i was sitting at the chair on the bar and the four legs came up and i was on two. i fell off the chair, essentially. >> reporter: despite their fear, most passengers say they felt the captain did a great job of keeping them informed and are happy to be alive. >> happiest day of my life right now. you know, it was terrifying last night. truly terrifying. >> i'm really happy that everyone is safe and there were minimal injuries. you know, thankfully, no casuals. >> reporter: others, angry they were put in danger at all, since a storm had been forecast. >> they're angry because they feel somebody should have known. >> they think there's the question of, why were we in this to begin with? >> reporter: royal caribbean's response, the weather the ship experienced was greater than forecasted. while the weather was unpleasant, the ship remained seaworthy at all time. the cruise line promises to give
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everyone a full refund and 50% off any future cruise. though some may never take advantage of that deal. >> whether or not we ever go on a cruise again, that, i'm not sure about. >> the ship expected to arrive in new jersey tomorrow morning. al, we were talking about this during the story. this was a storm that was well forecasted ahead of him. >> royal caribbean's claim this was not predicted is bull feathers, basically. the national weather service forecast, this was put out on thursday. it was for 23 to 31 foot seas. in fact, if you look, the buoy out there had 30-foot waves. look here, the forecast, this was out on thursday. sunday night, northwesterly winds, 40 to 50 knots. about 45 to 56 or 57-mile-per-hour sustained winds. not counting gusts. they had plenty of knowledge.
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somebody made a decision and it was the wrong decision. >> they'll have to answer those questions. al, thank you very much. coming up on pop start, a change coming to the oscars. what's being done to liven up what's being done to liven up this amy thinks you have to be super smart to not mess up what's being done to liven up this your tax refund. so we flew in super smart mathematician, maria chudnovsky, to help her. i have a lot of student loan debt. can i deduct my interest? (beep) can amy deduct her student loan interest? in her case, yes. the amount goes right here. in your case, yes. the amount goes right here. thanks. intuit turbotax. taxes done smarter.
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good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. a live look from mt. hamilton as we enjoy a beautiful sunrise and a clear start to the day. sunshine is clear in spots. 53 in oakland, 78 in san jose. our temperatures will rise quickly as we get ready for another nice day, possibly record setting. half moon bay up to 80 degrees today. the financial district at 72, and 73 degrees in napa. oakland will see a high of 76, and danville today up to 77 degrees. let's get an update with what's happening with the morning commute. mike? >> it is westbound 80, your east shore freeway which gums up. there is a crash there. a motorcycle was down and back
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up. it sounds like the runner is back up as well, but it's a lot of distraction coming off that richmond bay bridge. off the 580-13 split, we do have a crash also. a little more slowing there with one lane blocked. south 88 continues to slow, palo alto and. a on facebook we posted a colage of the aftermath. they won't be hosting super bowl 51, but how about getting there. the odds that have the faithful looking up. a viagra ad yanked just before the super bowl. even if you don't believe it, which you shouldn't, you'll
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it's 8:00 on "today." the final push, new hampshire voters head to the polls where they are alive as tom brokaw looks back on the state's historic role in picking the nation's next president. >> it changes the political picture in america for 1968. show heart today. we give back to one of the country's bravest. >> i think he is going to feel really overwhelmed with gratitude. >> a deserving veteran gets a special surprise. >> hi. >> hi. >> your wife has put together a little surprise. double star power in studio 1a. ben stiller back on the big screen. >> now. >> oh. >> with a zoolander s eer see q5
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years in the making. katie holmes and her directorial debut. >> good morning, minnesota. >> celebrating my birthday in new york city. >> hey, it's north carolina. >> good morning, canada. ♪ >> good morning, new orleans. happy mardi gras. >> today isn't just tuesday. it's mardi gras. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. this is a special split edition of "today." we're live in new hampshire, today's battleground in the presidential race. hi, guys. >> it's a chilly fort this morning. we have wind. and we've got a little snow in the air.
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kind of like new hampshire weather. >> we have definitely had some weather to talk about here. unclear if it will affect the polls. there's so much at stake here today. voters are already screaming into the polling places across the state. the candidates getting in a few last minute jabs at one another. that's one of the things we will talk to one another. we'll talk to jeb bush in a moment. first, peter alexander sets the stage. he's with me again. good morning to you. >> good morning. the first primary votes already being cast across the state. bernie sanders dominated the last 40 polls in new hampshire. donald trump, the last 75. assuming those hold, new hampshire can send a message tonight, that americans are angry and want dramatic change. >> reporter: the political novice donald trump looking to lock up his first win in an unpredictable race. even leaning on his pregnant daughter for help. >> if she has the baby in new hampshire, it guarantees victory
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tomorrow. please, ivanka, have a baby tonight. >> reporter: blasting rivals, including cruz. a description was yelled out from the crowd. >> she just said a terrible thing. shout it out. i don't want to -- she said, he's a [ bleep ]. it's terrible. >> reporter: fending off attacks from his opponents, marco rubio hoping to rebound. here with lester holt. >> criticism is from the people who cover politics, not from voters. >> reporter: rubio's challenges see an opening. three governors hoping to capitalize tonight. >> people are looking not only to understand what's in your head, but they also want to know what's in your heart. if all you are is scripted, i'm not sure people respond to that. >> reporter: among democrats, bernie sanders supporters see the granite state as the senator's best chance to change the momentum. >> millions of us will have to stand up and be loud and clear in saying, our government belongs to all of us, not just
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the 1%. thank you. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton is aiming to slow sanders in a state he's expected to win. >> we can't quit. we can't get discouraged. we can't give up. we can't let the bad guys win. we have to be on a path that will take us where we know we can go together. >> reporter: her husband also trying to help rally supporters with his own, unique pitch. >> sometimes when i'm on a stage like this, i wish we weren't married. then i could say what i really think. i don't mean that in a negative way. >> voters are famously late deciders. can't tell you how many people told me they'll make up their mind today as they head to the polls, it explains the tough talk. this morning, john kasich criticizing our next guest, jeb bush. insisting he's taken a low road, he says, to the highest office in the land. >> peter, thank you very much. thanks for the segue.
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jeb bush is here. governor kasich saying you took a low road. i guess he's talking about negative advertising. what's your response? >> i don't know what it is, to be honest with you. >> your super pac spent money on negative ads against kasich. >> i didn't even know it, to be honest with you. comparing and contrasting the part of this. wait until the general election when hillary clinton, if she's the nominee, will try to scrape off the bark. this isn't the most difficult campaign in american history. it's tough. we're running for the presidency of the united states. i have a proven conservative record that matches up really well against governor kasich's. particularly well against senators that have never done much because they've basically been stuck in the gridlock in washington. >> i'll stick with the advertising a minute. i know in any official way, your campaign is not talking to your super pac. >> right. >> however, one presumes they have your blessing. you're not saying, don't do that. don't run the negative ads.
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you have spent more money on negative ads than any other candidate. >> i'm being attacked by the other candidates, as well. it's how politics works. the reason we're doing better here is people want someone with a proven record. my record is what i talk about on the stump. it seems to be resonating. we'll see. there's a lot of undecided voters, as you all know. at the last moment, they make up their minds based on a lot of different things than what the pundits say. >> people think you have your groove. you had your best debate on saturday night, you're hitting your stride now. do you feel that way and why is it happening now? >> frankly, because in new hampshire, they challenge you and test you. you get better as you go along. i did. 100 different meetings where i'm asked crazy and important questions. i got better. >> are you nervous about tonight? >> i'm anxious, not nervous. i've been around the track a few times. looking forward to being in south carolina tomorrow. today is a new hampshire day. >> no matter what happens tonight, you're headed to south carolina? >> hilton head, you're welcome
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to come. >> some say if this goes on, if the so-called establishment politicians are still in this glut, and then you have donald trump, the clear front runner, at some point, these guys have to unify around one person. do you ever think in those terms? like if there comes a point for the good of the party, maybe i ought to step aside? >> i would like to see the support of all the other candidates supporting me, of course. we're now in the second primary out of probably, what, 53 to go, counting the territories. there's a long, long process ahead of us. i intend to be there at the end. >> donald trump and you seem to have a little relationship on twitter. he seems to get under your skin and, perhaps, vice versa. yesterday, you tweeted he's a los loser, a liar and whiner, which that could be out of trump's vocabulary book. >> giving him a taste of what he gives. that's what bullies need from time to time. he has gone bankrupt four times. he whines when it doesn't go
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perfectly for him. he insults his way to the nomination. it's not going to work. i don't think people believe that. >> if he wins tonight, as polls suggest he might, what are new hampshire voters saying? >> people are angry with washington, d.c. my job is to say, i agree. let's fix it. don't just prey on people's fears. give them a solid agenda on how to fix it. it's what i did when i was governor of the state of florida. >> your mom said maybe you were too polite in the campaign. do you agree. >> after that last tweet i did, she probably doesn't necessarily think that anymore. we'll see. >> governor bush, thank you. appreciate it very much. coming up, tom brokaw explores the importance of the new hampshire primary and how it shapes the presidential race. first, natalie has a check of the other top stories. officials say all survivors have been removed from the mangled wreckage of two commuter trains that crashed head on this morning south of munich,
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germany. nine people were killed. it took rescuers hours to reach all 150 people injured. many had to be cut out of the crushed and overturned train cars. not clear how fast the trains were going, but officials say the speed limit on that stretch of track is about 80 miles per hour. four people were hospitalized in critical condition overnight after a charter bus traveling from new york city to a casino flipped on to its side in madison, connecticut. about 30 others suffered injuries, ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones. snow was falling when the accident took place. the cause is still being investigating. lunar new year celebrations turned violent in hong kong with clashes between protesters and police, leaving 100 people injured. the unrest started when authorities tried to shut down unlicensed street food vendors. police fired warning shots but it caused the violence to escalate. one person was hurt when the canopy at a california gas station collapsed.
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ha maintenance workers were on the roof and noticed cracks. one didn't get down in time. it landed on a pair of cars. fortunately, the drivers were inside the gas station at the time. federal marshalls caught up with a man wanted for assault with an alligator. 23-year-old joshua james pulled up to a drive-through window at a florida wendy's in october and tossed a small alligator inside. the gator was captured and released. james is charged with assault and illegal transportation of an alligator. his mother says it was a harmless prank. hours after speaking with us live on "today," peyton manning carried on his super bowl celebration monday at disney land. manning and his family were the guests of honor at a parade. for his rumored retirement, even mickey couldn't get a peep out of him. we tried. mickey, you know, he keeps
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memorandum on thmum on that, too. >> it was great. up next, an update to one of monday's trending topics. what was up with eli manning in that expression during his brother's super bowl victory? we'll have the answer. >> something he ate? and the story behind salma hayek's unusual outfit during a trip to the er. also a surprise for a deserving veteran. jenna has a heartwarming story. ♪ ♪ ♪ [engine revving] magnetic. by design. ♪
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announcement: thisbiggest of the decade.the with total accumulation of up to three feet. roads will be shut down indefinitely. and schools are closed. campbell's soups go great with a cold and a nice red. made for real, real life. 8:14. let's find out what's in trending this morning. everyone doing okay with the new year's resolutions? >> completely broken. >> broke it when? >> 12:01. >> on new year's day?
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>> a week or two in, you lose it. >> today, tuesday, february 9th, is supposedly the day people give up on their fitness resolutions. that is the conclusion from the nation's largest gym chains. gold's gym falls this the fitness clip. after today, gym check-ins will drop off sharply and won't reach the same levels for the rest of the year. today.com, we posted tips to keep you on track, including using the buddy system. writing down your goals and embracing technology. >> today you can get on a treadmill without having to wait. >> that's right. >> today is a good day. so many people have the facebook app, of course. question is, is it draining your phone's battery life? writer in "the guardian" claims uninstalling the company's app saves up to 15% of your battery. that's significant. facebook faced similar accusations in the past. you can access facebook through
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the safari browser. he says it's much more effective and won't drain the battery. facebook hasn't responded. a spokesperson told "the guardian" it is looking into the matter. >> our in-house tech expert says? >> i looked at my battery usage and facebook was 2%. i'm not a heavy user of it and i have background activity cut off on it. it's not constantly updating. >> everybody i know has a portable battery they bring with them, and other methods to recharge phones. >> my phone is drained by the end of the day every day. >> let's get to the super bowl expression now. it didn't exactly feel like the thrill of victory. we talked about this on monday. the look on eli manning's face, the brother of the winning quarterback peyton manning. we talked to him live yesterday. the game is not officially over, but the whole family erupts into celebration. everyone except eli. what was he watching? one tweet says he was trying to
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process the puppy monkey baby commercial. eli is explaining himself. he was focusing on the next play. probably not wanting to celebrate prematurely. as a quarterback -- >> he knows. >> -- he knows anything could still happen. >> i thought maybe he was intense. >> you were on it. >> i said that. you're his brother. you're thinking, we're almost there. not there yet. >> i think they were going to go for the two-point conversion. >> exactly. >> we all need a little help from mom every now and again. prepare yourselves for the cutest video you're going to see all day. baby pandas getting help from mom. this is bei bei trying to climb up a tree at the smithsonian national zoo. he gets a little stuck. who comes in to help? mom is there with the assist. instantly coming to the rescue. she gives him a little push, little nudge up that tree. helps to get down again. >> giving him a verbal lashing the entire time. i told you not to go up the tree. >> yeah.
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>> big change to this year's oscar ceremony and the inappropriate shirt selma hayek wore to the er. sheinelle. >> let's start with the oscars. and why they are starting to look a bit different this year. producers are planning to blow up the traditional acceptance speech. this year, all nominees will submit a list of people they'd like to thank. during the speeches, that list will scroll at the bottom of the screen so they don't have to worry about forgetting anyone. the producers hope it will allow winners to give more entertaining speeches instead of just listing names. >> i like that. >> i think we all get tired of hearing name after name. i think it's going to be weird. >> i think they'll thank the people they should, like their mom. >> probably. >> we shall see. that's one of the changes announced at the oscar nominees luncheon on monday. take a look at this. 155 nominees posed for this class photo. you'll spot jennifer lawrence, brie larson and mark ruffalo, as
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well as lady gaga, leonardo dicaprio. as well as matt damon. but the star was jacob tremblay. he posed with jennifer lawrence and delivered a knockout punch to sylvester stallone. next up is coldplay and beyonce. in the new issue of "rolling stone," chris martin says beyonce wasn't always keen on collaborating. he sent her a song called "hook up," and beyonce called him down, quote, in the sweetest way. i like you but this is awful. david bowie once gave similar feedback on a different song. and next, selma hayek on the completely inn appropriate shirt she wore to the e.r. yes, she is wearing a shirt. >> oh, my gosh. >> it's designed to make her look topless. it's part of a costume she was wearing while filming a movie in new york. she explained she was rushed to
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the hospital after suffering a minor head injury on set and didn't bother changing. she's fine and the doctors looked happy, too. >> i bet. rushed to the hospital. take a couple of pictures with the doctor. >> maybe after. >> sheinelle, thank you very much. let's get a check of the our temperatures are slowly warming up with all of this sunshine. a beautiful start to the day. a light jacket needed now but not this afternoon. in fact, we're up to 79 degrees in the south bay, the peninsula and the east bay looking at 76 degrees, the tri-valley up to 78, and we'll have lower 70s in san francisco and the north bay. we will start to see some more clouds moving in as we go into this afternoon and some slightly cooler temperatures for the rest of the workweek. >> that's your latest weather. the smucker's birthdays are coming back in the next half hour. >> that's right, the passing on of the torch. been a great tradition. back to savannah in new
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hampshire. >> guys, thank you. as the host of the first primary in the nation, new hampshire relishes its role when it comes to picking the nation's next president. tom brokaw has more on that. you k this state well. >> i do. as you indicated, new hampshire cherishes its reputation as a fiercely independent state that plays by its own rules. over the years, it has developed a reputation for surprises. often, big surprises. >> reporter: new hampshire is a battleground of unpredictable successes and huge disappointments. >> boy, did new hampshire come up with a surprising finish. >> because of new hampshire independents, there may be more characters per capita in new hampshire than other places. you get unexpected questions or unexpected confrontations. >> it changes the political picture in america for 1968. >> reporter: mccarthy finished a strong second in 1968. his student crusade against vietnam was enough to drive
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president johnson from a second term. >> i will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president. >> reporter: jimmy carter, a little-known southern governor, won hnew hampshire hearts in 1976. by 1980, it was reagan's state, after a showdown with george bush 41, who had beaten reagan in iowa. bush got his turn in '88, defeating an angry bob dole. who had beaten him in iowa. >> voted for tax increase 600 times in your career. can you defend that? >> back in your cave. >> senator dole, anything you'd like to say to the vice president? >> stop lying about my record. >> reporter: in 1992, bill clinton lost new hampshire amid rumors of womanizing. the voters gave the man hope, just enough hope.
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>> new hampshire, tonight has made bill clinton the comeback kid. >> reporter: by '96, pat, with almost no money but a populous touch, called his campaign, peasants with pitch forks. stunning the gop establishment in new hampshire but faded later. in 2000, another bush, 43, brimmed with confidence and lost the state to mccain. the straight talk express couldn't keep his momentum going. eight years ago, barack obama rolled into new hampshire after beating hillary clinton in iowa. >> i don't think i'm that bad. >> you're likable enough, hillary. >> thank you. >> reporter: senator clinton was written off. until she beat obama handily. enough to keep her campaign
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going, but not enough to get to the white house. >> please, come out. >> reporter: eight years later, navigating new hampshire is just as treacherous. mcquaid publishes the manchester union leader newspaper. >> i'm proud of voters who read, watch television and make up their own minds. >> reporter: new hampshire voters know their own mind but they don't like to tip their hand. >> savannah, don't ask me who is going to win tonight. i've been coming here since 1972 and i've been surprised almost every cycle. that's part of the appeal of new hampshire, obviously. >> it's the graveyard of pollsters here in new hampshire. imagine if the polls are correct, new hampshire would be sending a huge message if it nominates bernie sanders and donald trump. >> right. then the question is, which of the polls are correct? they're all over the place. those two stayed in number one. i think a big part of the issue, what will happen today, is who
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survives? not just who wins. and who has to get out of the race. it's the kasich race, also the bush race, also the christie race. it's the jeb bush race. those people downstream have other hopes beyond new hampshire. new hampshire, take it seriously. >> we'll see how tickets out of here there are tonight. tom brokaw, thank you so much. >> glad to be here. >> back to matt. >> you going to catch a plane, savannah, and we'll see you here tomorrow. nice job and thank you very much. coming up, ben stiller on why it was time to bring derek zoolander back to the big screen. much more ahead. first, your local news. . good morning, it's 8-26... i'm
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... ==topvo== a woman in her 20's is in the good tuesday morning at 8:26. i'm sam brock. a woman in her 20s in the hospital right now with serious injuries after being shot at at an east san jose apartment complex. this happened early this morning at the parkside terrace complex in san jose. police say the gunman is already in custody and was arrested on scene. but investigators are not yet calling this a domestic violence case. police also still don't know if that woman will even survive. investigators are not saying if the victim or suspect lived at the apartment complex where it all unfolded. let's get a quick check of weather. kari hall standing by -- excuse me. a quick check of traffic. then weather. mike, you can do both, right? >> the weather looks great. kari is talking not so hot as
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yet. she'll give you more details. northbound 87, just saw this pop up a crash will delay more traffic. this is a tough stretch for guadalupe parkway. the rest of the freeways lightening up. around san jose airport for 101, 101 slows through palo alto and san mateo easing traffic on the east bay. a lot northbound downtown for the nimitz and east shore freeway recovering from an earlier crash around gilman. >> good to hear. mike, that will do it for us. we'll be back in 25 minutes with that weather and traffic.
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8:30 now on a tuesday morning. 9th day of february, 2016. we've got a chilly crowd out on the plaza. bundled up with a little snow in the air. flurrying. you know what? we're happy to be outside and say hello. >> we had some original wrangler-inspired art. >> really well done. >> we'll have to hang it up in the orange room. >> you want stars? we've got them. inside the studio right now, we have ben stiller. derek zoolander himself is here to talk about -- there it is -- >> he broke it out already. >> didn't even wait. talk about bringing the character back after 15 years. we'll talk to ben about that. >> that was intense.
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katie holmes also tackling an intense role in her new movie. what one magazine is calling her ultimate second act. >> looks good. chocolate and think pochipo. opposites do attract. first, mr. roker, how about the weather? >> for today, we're watching snow across the great lakes and into the mid-atlantic states. gorgeous day in the pacific northwest. toasty in los angeles. high of 88. windy and chilly through florida. tomorrow, we have freeze warnings in northern florida. rain in the pacific northwest. snow through the northeast and new england with snow around the great lakes. fairly chilly temperatures moving in, as well. that's what's going on around the country. wrangler, what do you think good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. beautiful start to the day as we take a look at san francisco. and we'll start to see some high clouds moving in, especially
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this afternoon, a few changes in the mix heading toward the end of the week. but today still very warm after this cool start. we're at 43 in napa and santa rosa at 45 degrees. 50 in the south bay. and looking at highs topping out in the upper 70s, we will see some low 70s in discovery bay. >> that's your latest weather. young man, what's your name? >> joshua. >> you played at carnegie hall? >> yes. >> what'd you play? >> tuba. >> fantastic. the tuba? >> yeah. >> you know how to get to carnegie hall? >> yes. >> practice! sorry, a little joke. i'm an old guy. congratulations. that's fantastic. >> thank you. >> good for you. let's head back inside. >> announcer: show heart today is brought to you by campbell's, made for real. real life. >> one of our favorite times of the morning. more of our series, show heart today, where we share acts of love and kindness.
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of course, leading up to valentine's day. jenna bush hager is back. what do you have today? >> this tale took me back to my hometown in texas. an army of people ready to give back to one of the country's bravest. >> reporter: marrying a military man was never the plan. with jay, outgoing, witty, handsome, she couldn't help but fall in love. >> am i ready to jump off the deep end and be in the military with him? i'm glad i did. >> reporter: a few months after their wedding, jay was deployed to afghanistan for the first time. sierra, more than 8,000 miles away, was pregnant with their first child. in august of 2006, on their one-year anniversary, sierra got a call from jay's mom she'd never forget. >> she said, i need you to hear three words. jay is alive. i was like, oh, this is it. that's the one call you don't want to get. >> reporter: jay's vehicle hit an ied.
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nearly half his body, burned. tl three of his fellow soldiers, killed. six days later, sierra gave birth to their daughter. >> not the way you want your husband to meet your child but it was better than nothing. that's for sure. >> reporter: jay has made a steady recovery. in the sweltering texas heat, his burns still keep him from fully enjoying his passion, the outdoors. >> from the fingertips to the shoulder on his left side, it's completely burned. when you get the new skin, you don't sweat out of that so it's easy to get overheated. >> reporter: jay's story caught the attention of the organization that's helped more than 15,000 veterans. they teamed up with the home depot to surprise jay with a backyard he and his family could enjoy. with sierra's help, they swooped in while jay was away on business. >> what do you think his reaction is going to be? >> i think he's going to feel
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overwhelmed with gratitude. i think he'll be like, i can't believe people are doing this for me. >> it makes you want to get teary eyed. >> yeah. that's what soldiers fight for. it's for these amazing people to do things for others. >> reporter: with more than two days of work down, word arrives that jay just landed at the airport. >> less than an hour to wrap this up. let's get moving. >> reporter: after a final push, there was one thing left to do. >> hi. i'm from the "today" show. >> yeah. >> and your wife has put together a little surprise. here we go. [ applause ] >> wow. >> what do you think? >> thank you. i mean, this is amazing. >> there's misters here.
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they put lights all the way around so you'll can play football at night. >> reporter: and a hot tub to help jay with his joint pain. >> a whole new fence. >> new patio furniture, new isolating fan. >> horseshoes, cornhole. >> wanted to do a little something special to remember the ones that didn't make it out of the accident. a memorial garden. >> that's pretty cool. that is really cool. >> one more thing. >> no way. >> one more thing. a brand-new garage. >> no way. >> come on! >> everything you need out here to build whatever it is you want to build. [ applause ] >> is this like a dream? >> yeah. i had to pinch myself a couple times. maybe i'm asleep on the airplane right now. you know? it's pretty special, to have that memorial they put in there. a lot of the guys that i served with, they're the real heros. i really appreciate you coming
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out and doing this for me and my family. from the bottom of my heart, i want to say thank you. [ applause ] thank you. i appreciate it. thanks a lot. >> sierra was the main person in charge of the surprise. she told me jay is the cornerstone of their family. of course, he said the same thing about her. it's a great love story, but also one with the generosity of complete strangers. some of them drove from three hours away to make it happen. you know what jay said? he said, i'm here. i'm working. you know who really is the hero, are the guys getting off the airplanes. he thanks them when flying around for work. he thanks the guys coming home. he was a true hero and it was so much fun. >> touching story. >> great story. >> jenna, thank you very much for giving us. up next, we'll catch up with mr. ben stiller on a tuesday morning. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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8:39. ben stiller's 2001 comedy "zoolander" became a cult classic. it introduced us all to the really, really, ridiculously good looking model, derek zoolander. >> what is your trademark, if you have one? >> the look i'm best known for is blue steel. >> what's that look like? impressive. >> then there's ferrari. and there's a softer one, more of a catalog look. i use it for footwear sometimes. >> can it see that? >> 15 years later, derek is back in "zoolander 2." can his famous looks still stop flying objects? >> flash me that beautiful look, give me the incredible magnum. >> no. >> think fast, magnum. >> wait, no. >> magnum, now! come on. you've got this. you have to focus.
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come on! >> stop! >> you've got this. >> maybe we can try a washcloth. >> tequila. >> no! it's not working. >> does it make sense when i say sometimes i feel guilty i'm laughing. >> no, no, no. >> you understand that? >> of course. >> welcome back. good to see you. >> good to see you, matt. >> did you slip right back into this character after 15 years, or was it a little more difficult than that? >> it took a little bit of time, just because it had been a while. once we started doing it, started to feel more normal. once i got working with owen and we were in the dynamic, it felt familiar. >> i know you wouldn't have brought derek back to the screen unless he had evolved considerably. >> yes. it was hard to get derek agree to do the movie. he thought the first one didn't reflect well on him, thought it was a documentary. trying to make a deal with him on this one, you know, he's a model who thinks he's an actor. >> you asked a lot of famous people to do cameos in the movie.
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>> yeah. >> i just learned something three minutes ago. you asked jenna's mom, barbara bush, the former first lady. >> laura. >> you asked her mom? i thought it was her grandma. you asked her mom laura to be in the movie? >> yes. she was smart to politely say no. >> what did you have in mind for her? >> there is a group of people that i was going to ask her to be a part of. she declined and i was glad i didn't have to ask her to be a part of. >> laura bush to be a part of an orgy scene in "zoolander 2." >> that is correct. you come with the hard-hitting questions, matt lauer. >> what were you thinking? >> i realized it was insane when it came out of my mouth. >> you kindly asked me to be in the movie.
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>> yeah. >> what surprised me is you came yourself. i thought you'd send an intern or something. i really did. >> to work with you, matt? >> i didn't believe you'd come here and do the directing. >> you were nice enough to do it twice because we had to come back. >> did i mess it up the first time? >> no. you were wonderful. we had a line that changed and i wanted you for the opening sequence. you morphed into derek. it's an exciting shot, when you become -- one good looking guy turns into another incredibly good looking guy. >> is it a relief to you tonight that this remooer is hepremiere then you're off on your own? >> once it comes out, it's done. you're working on it until the very end. even when we were showing it, we had our first screenings in australia last week. we were dropping shots in. you keep going until they pull it out of your hands. >> 15 years from now, will you be back with "zoolander 3"? >> yes, with a walker, probably. >> it's great to see you, ben.
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it was a fun process. congratulations. >> thanks, man. >> thanks for bringing derek back. "zoolander 2" opens on friday. tomorrow, we'll talk to ben's co-star, p thank you. imagine if the things you bought every day... ...earned you miles to get to the places you really want to go. with the united mileageplus explorer card, you'll get a free checked bag, two united club passes, priority boarding, and 30,000 bonus miles. everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. the united mileageplus explorer card.
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we are back now at 8:46 with katie holmes. she stars in the new movie "touched with fire," playing a poet struggling with bipolar disorder. take a look. >> trying to figure out who i am. you know, because i don't feel like myself anymore. even when i go off the medication, i don't feel like myself. >> okay. you know what, honey? i think we need to get dad. >> i'm sorry. i shouldn't have yelled. i won't yell again. >> you're right. sit down. i have a really good plan. you're going to spend the night tonight, and tomorrow morning, first thing, we'll go to the hospital and get your file. you can ask anything. we'll figure all this out.
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>> i hate it when you look at me like that. >> how am i looking at you? >> like i'm crazy. >> katie, welcome back. nice to see you. >> thank you. nice to see you. >> intense. i watched it yesterday. it's an intense movie. you play carla, who suffers from these massive swings of emotion. incredible highs and incredible lows. i would imagine, it's a tough line to walk as an actress, not to make the moods seamstem seem stereotypical. >> it is. it's a huge challenge, and one i felt pressure to create an authentic character. so many people do suffer, and i wanted to bring a realistic portrayal to the role. >> you can't just read about something like that. have you had people close to you, family, friends, who have had this condition? >> you know, i have not had many experiences, no, with knowing people with this. but when i met with paul, our director, he told me this was
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his story. and shed more light on what he's gone through and why we were making this movie. and how important it was to him. you know, this movie, the cast, the crew, everybody was inspired by him, that there was this energy on set to create something very authentic and very real. >> it asks some really big questions. for example, it talks about all the brilliant and creative people throughout history. like hemingway and van gogh, elliott and f. scott fitzgerald, who suffered from bipolar disorder. it asks, was it a curse for them or the source of their brilliance? i thought it was fascinating. >> i thought it was fascinating, as well. paul, our director, you know, he talked about how it was so hard for him when he was diagnosed to suddenly go from being a person to then being just an illness. he found such comfort in these great artists who also had this.
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so it does raise that question. however, he is very, you know -- he's gone through a lot of treatment. >> it also asks the question, is it beneficial to treat these people with drugs. >> right. >> you and i both remember a heated discussion i got into on that subject here in this studio. how do you think the movie comes down on that? where do you think it leads the viewer? >> i think that what i think our director did a wonderful job with is this movie kind of just shows, this is it. these are the two characters in a love story, which he's saying is kind of its own mania, to fall in love. really, he puts the question out there for the audience to make that decision. >> they can live their lives when they're on the medication, but they don't feel like they are living full lives. >> right. >> on the medication. >> right. >> it's a delicate balance. >> right. >> i was reading a magazine article about you last night,
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and it talks about you living the ultimate second act right now. is that how you feel? >> i think that was, you know, what the lovely interviewer kind of gathered on her own. i feel very lucky that i've had wonderful, creative experiences recently. doing this movie was, as an actor, really liberating because our director allowed us to have the freedom to find these characters every day and to improvise. you know, it was challenging because there were the highs and the lows of these performances. really trying to get it right. he allowed us to play. you don't often get that, especially with a small movie on a budget. but we had time. >> as i mentioned, it's intense. it's "touched with fire." katie, thanks. >> thank you, matt. >> good to have you. it opens in new york and los angeles on friday and nationwide on february 19th. just ahead, a recipe guaranteed to spice up your valentine's day celebration. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning on today food, treats that will turn up the heat for valentine's day. we have the host of "top chef mexico" on our sister network nbc. it's based on bravo's hit series, "top chef." good morning. >> good morning. >> besides being in spanish and
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mexico, how else is "top chef mexico" different? >> people can see a different side of mexico. positive, friendly, delicious, of course. it's a level that's above and beyond -- >> you're making a special treat for us. this is brownies but with a kick, right? >> with a chipotle powder kick. >> we have our grid here with the ingredients. >> yes. we have the chipotle powder, dark chocolate, eggs, flour, butter, cinnamon. we'll start by melting the chocolate and mixing it. >> with dark chocolate, right? >> yes, dark chocolate. i love that. mix it with the melted butter. you can never go wrong with butter, right? >> double boiler so that way, it doesn't burn the chocolate. >> while you help me with this -- >> explain what you have going on there. >> we're going to be -- we're going to put eggs here and pick the chocolate in here. >> right. that's the mix going in there now. >> yeah.
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with the melted butter in. >> we don't have much time but we'll show you to speed up the process. flour. >> flour here. then we mix it. we have it all ready. >> cinnamon and nutmeg. >> you can put almonds, you can put walnuts, pecans. >> chipotle powder is the key ingredient, right? >> of course. it'll give it a kick to it. >> put it in the oven how long? >> 35 minutes. put it in foil so it doesn't stick. >> these are nice and hot. amazing. >> they just came out. >> perfect for valentine's day. spice up your valentine's day. >> chipotle powder on top. >> perfect. gracias and thank you very much. "top chef mexico" premieres on nbc. >> we have them down here. they're cool. natalie, thank you very much. willard scott retired in december.
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as promised, he's passed the smucker's birthday baton on to mr. roker. we could not be happier about that. >> thanks so much. i am so honored to be taking over from willard. as we tip our hats to the special folks from all over, we want to make you proud, willard. jace pugh turned 100 this week. loves to ride lawn mewers. slaughter is 100 years old. here's declerck from new jersey. didn't get her first cavity until 99 years old, happy 100 birthday. seymo seymour's secret to longevity, eat one piece of dark chocolate a day. millie is 100. she loves spending time with grandkids and great grandchildr grandchildren. happy 75th anniversary to victor
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appeal to stop the move in its tracks. mappi inghappening now, youn more about the planned clinic and possible outcomes if the plan gets rejected. look for the link spotlighted on our home page. the next pivotal moment playing out in the race for president in today's new hampshire primary. we'll provide updates on our twitter page. also on our facebook page. donald trump takes another nasty turn with his mouth. the vulgar theorem therm he use rally sparking another round of criticism. that's it for us now. we'll have another update for you in just 25 minutes.
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this morning on "today's take," "zoolander 2," the biggest name in fashion is back and we've got one of the stars. nightmare at sea. cruise passengers speaking out after sailing into a storm. and treats for the sweet. delicious desserts for valentine's day. all that and more coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. it is fat tuesday, february 9th, 2016. last day to feast before the start of lent. millions of christians observe for 40 days. look at st. patrick's cathedral there.
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it ends on easter sunday. >> today is the day, we feast. >> then we have ash wednesday. i'm al roker along with dylan and natalie. tamron and willie on assignment in new hampshire. we're going to talk to them in a minute. but this is your morning jam. >> of course. >> i had to pick "formation." beyonce's new song. appropriately released the day before the super bowl. >> right. >> she performed it live. i was on the field live as she was performing this. >> i was going to say, when you pick this song, you have to do the "formation." >> no one wants to see that. trust me. i have the head. >> the head bob. >> it sounds awesome, right, to be on the field? >> yeah. i love the song. >> when you're 5'4" and in the back, you can't see anything. basically, i saw maybe some people in the distance. not sure if it was beyonce or not. >> jumping up and down. >> yeah. i'm sure you had a better view at home. >> i think so. it was such a performance. >> i missed the whole thing. >> screens all around though, right?
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>> the screens weren't working during the performance. >> i've been to a couple super bowls. while it's a great thing to go to, the fact is, to watch it all, it's so much better at home. you see better angles and get the commercials. >> i know. >> i heard there was the monkey -- >> puppy monkey baby. >> all the rage. >> you didn't see the baby pop out with the doritos commercial? >> i saw that. we were in a media work space, tvs, so i caught that one. >> you didn't miss too much. now you have bragging rights. i was on the field. >> could have been worse. you could have been on the caribbean cruise. >> we told you yesterday about the royal caribbean cruise ship. it was hit by rough waters after leaving its new jersey port on saturday. it was on a seven-day cruise to the bahamas. as it was making its way there, this huge storm hit it off the coast of south carolina. we're hearing from the passengers and seeing some incredible images. some of the damage on board, as
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well. anthem of the seas had about 6,000 passengers and crew on board. al, they reported waves as high as 30 feet. hurricane-force winds. >> yeah. >> sometimes over 150 miles per hour. all of this was forecast though. >> it was. i know royal caribbean issued a statement, which was -- >> while the weather was unpleasant the ship remained seaworthy at all times. that's what royal caribbean is saying. >> they claimed it wasn't forecasted but it was. there were forecasts from the national weather service as of thursday. the forecast of 20 to 30 feet, there would be winds, minimum, between 40 and 50 knots, which is about 46 to 57 miles per hour, at a minimum. that was thursday night. the forecast got worse in the next day or two. they had plenty of warning. they made a decision, i don't know if it was for money or what -- >> they thought they'd beat the storm. >> every day they're out of
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place, it costs them money. >> right. >> the fact is, they should have never done it. the forecast was there. >> look at the flying furniture. the damage you see on board. and we have some passengers describing how it all went down. >> i'm sure there's going to be some sort of investigation. >> 30 foot waves, you know. we're tilting. it was like a 30 degree tilt. it was insane. >> i was hanging on because you would roll out of bed if you didn't hang on. >> i realize it was really serious. i was sitting on the chair at the bar and the four legs came up and i was on two. i fell off the chair, essentially. >> i love it, while the weather was unpleasant, the ship remained seaworthy. that's like saying, godzilla was a little bit of a lizard. come on. >> one of the passengers said the ship was almost at a 30 degree angle, with the waves. >> it probably felt like it.
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there was no way it was. probably felt like it. >> would you go on another cruise if you experienced something like that? >> i would be hard pressed to go back. but they are -- royal caribbean is offering passengers a full refund for this trip. also, 50% off of a future cruise, if they so dare or choose. i think there is going to certainly be an investigation into it. no doubt. >> i'm going to try one of al's famous transitions. can't catch a cruise in new hampshire. that's for sure. >> no? maybe you could. is there a port? >> there's portsmouth. >> never mind. >> i think that's why they named it portsmouth. >> how can i make this work? let's research. anyway, we have willie and tamron in new hampshire. it's primary day. they're watching it all for us. >> you can take a cruise. you can catch a ride on a
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long-haired -- >> scottish -- >> high lander beef cattle. we have a couple co-hosts with us. >> a child is riding one. >> they got the day off from school. it's snowy. >> hi, cutie. >> kids are outside and parents are inside voting. >> let's size up this race a little bit. let's go to the poll and see where we stand. voters go to the polls right now. donald trump, 34% in the state. ted cruz, 13%. marco rubio, 13%. jeb bush, 10%. john kasich, 10%. there's donald trump and then a pack of a bunch of people who come in second. >> donald trump's quote, no one remembers second place. it won't hold true. the second place is a headline coming out on the gop and democratic side. bernie sanders has a significant lead. he's held on to it for some time now. 56% over hillary clinton's 40%. she closed the gap slightly. predictions are right now that bernie sanders likely will pull out a victory here. in the democratic race, you have the talk of hillary clinton.
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how does she recover? is south carolina her fire wall? going back to the gop, who comes in second? a three-way tie, someone predicted. that would be an incredibly long night, number one. number two, you'd have to see who can take their ground game to the next step and whether or not they'll eventually take on trump. >> if you get the pack of second place among republicans, i don't see anyone getting out. unless they run out of money. a lot of people can make the case to move on. last night, donald trump right across the street at the hockey arena. huge rally, 4,000 or 5,000 people were there. what's getting attention is what he repeated from a woman in the crowd right in front of him. he amplified it and repeated it. talking about ted cruz. >> she just said a terrible thing. you know what she said? shout it out because i don't want to -- okay. you're not allowed to say, and i never expect to hear that from you again.
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she said -- i never expect to hear that from you again. she said, he's a [ bleep ]. that's terrible. terrible. [ applause ] >> even by donald trump standards, that was a word we had not seen him use in public that way before. >> has a presidential candidate ever used that? >> i'm going to say no. meanwhile, bill and hillary clinton campaigning together all day yesterday and last night, as they have been. the former president introducing secretary clinton with maybe a little too much honesty. see what you think. >> sometimes when i'm on a stage like this, i wish we weren't married. then i could say what i really think. and i don't mean that in a negative way. >> that was interesting, also, to see bill clinton on the campaign trail with his wife. this is the second day -- yesterday was the second day in a row that bill clinton was the big dog as he's referred to in the world of politics, going after bernie sanders in this very aggressive way.
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you heard him there say, i'm holding back, really, because i want to say some other things. among the things he did actually say, accused bernie sanders' campaign of being sexist. also accused the campaign of being hypocrites, regarding some of the ideas sanders posed. willie and i have been out on the streets talking to different people in new hampshire. the live free or die motto is something they take so seriously. about 44% of the voters here are undeclared. between 4% to 5% of the people, independent. if you want to get a person from new hampshire riled up, say what is undeclared? no one owns me. you won't know my vote until i walk in and cast the vote. today, they'll decide. >> there's a famous line new hampshire voters use. i've got my top three. i won't tell you who it is yet. today, the top three becomes the top one for most people. there's already been voting. returns are in from three small new hampshire towns.
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they famously get things going at midnight. trump, kasich and cruz are tied with nine votes. >> nine votes. >> senator sanders leading secretary clinton, 16-7. this is a cool place to come witness democracy. you go to the little halls or big rallies like donald trump had, and see voters listen to the answers and make their decision today. we've been leading up to iowa and new hampshire for more than a year. here we are. >> absolutely. guys, on a more honest and serious note, the only thing i care about, as mr. democracy sits here, the best dunkin donuts are in new hampshire. >> is that true? >> it's true. i already ate mine. >> are they different? >> they're different. al, you look entertained. they are so tasty here. >> we don't have any so we feel left out. >> how many times have you been
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on the road and not gotten us anything? he's at an event and we say, i bet that's delicious. >> tamron, you've been there so long now, you can start voting as a new hampshire resident. >> i've been here so long, i don't get on the scale anymore. i'll tell you, between the beef chili and the doughnuts, it's been a good time for democracy. >> democracy. >> america. >> thanks, guys. you guys will have all the results for us, as well, on msnbc and tomorrow. >> boom. here we go. >> how are we doing on facebook, al? >> we have our today's take facebook page. >> yes. >> it's day 10 of 25 days of prizes. this is a good one. especially if you are athletic. or know somebody who is. the prize for today is a pair of brooks running shoes. they're fantastic. valued at almost $200. you go to facebook.com/today's take. we're trying to get to 1 million. so far, we're at 188,000. it would be great if we could break 200,000 today. go to facebook.com/today's take.
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like us. register for today's sweepstakes, a $200 pair of brooks running shoes. more know in the north -- snow in the northeast. we have upper level low over the great lakes. low pressure system off the east coast. snow in the mid-atlantic from philadelphia, baltimore. tonight, the snow continuing through the northeast. also into new hampshire. light snow showers there. heavy lake-effect snow around the great lakes. snowfall amounts. anywhere from 8 to 12 inches from erie, pennsylvania, to northeastern ohio. 2 to 4 inches in new york city. 1 to 3 in baltimore. and in the washington, d.c. area. 8 to 12 in west virginia. that we've got a lot of sunshine in the bay area, and after a cool start, we are quickly seeing those temperatures warming up, weaver in the uppers 50s in san francisco, the east bay and poe anyone la. expect a high of 73 in the north bay and san francisco.
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the east bay up to 76 degrees, and the tri-valley looking at 78 degrees. it will also very, very warm in the south bay. may have several new records set again this afternoon for the third day? a row. >> facebook.com/ >> facebook.com/today's take. oh, you guys are liking us a lot. guys? >> we like it. thank you, al. coming up, are the foods in your fridge safe to eat? jeff rossen is breaking down the sell by dates to keep you healthy and keep you from wasting over $1,000 a year. that's after this. we're non stop, we've gotta have our extra protein. oikos triple zero greek non fat yogurt has 15 grams of protein. zero added sugar, zero artificial sweetener and zero fat. and zero holding me back!
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and taste delicious and be safe for three to five weeks after you bought them. >> okay. >> three to five weeks, you're good with the eggs. what you should do with eggs -- you'll put it in the basket, al? taking it away? >> that's right. >> things are tough for al at home. >> there are times it goes past the date. how can you tell if it's fresh or not? >> this is a really cool trick. get a bowl of water. take one of the eggs and drop it into the water. if it drops to the bottom. that means, and this did -- if it sinks, you're good. >> probably needed a bigger bowl. >> sink is good. floating to the top is bad. >> what about cereals and crackers? >> good for 9 to 12 months opened r or unopened. >> wait a minute. >> doesn't taste great. >> give me a big bowl of that. >> you're shopping at the
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"today" show. nothing to do with food safety. it's about peak freshness. >> containers are so big. i feel like i always throw them out. >> especially mayonnaise. the target thing in our head, we'll get sick from it. these are good a year and a half unopened. if you open them, mayonnaise, and i want to get this right, it'll last two to three months, even if it's opened. >> okay. >> do yacnot throw it out based the date. >> mustard would last longer? >> 8 to 12 months. >> you have to scrape off the crust. >> you can open this now and have it for your summer barbecue this summer. >> this is the one thing you need to pay attention to the date. >> the use by date on baby formula is the one date the fda regulates. there's a lot on the line with babies. this is only good on that day. it's good until that day. after that, it doesn't make your baby sick but it loses nutrit n nutritional value. you think your baby is getting
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nutrients but the nutritional value falls after that date. >> the flavor is never there to begin with. >> you have baby formula? >> this has nothing to do with leftovers in the fridge. yours is an archaeological dig. >> my husband will not eat anything leftover. >> deborah is like you. there are things walking in our refrigerator. >> just in case. once it walks, i'll throw it out. >> you have leftovers but never eat them. >> exactly. >> jeff, good advice. up next, we have sweet treats with a lot of heart. treats with a lot of heart. we have easy goodies to i this is a body of proof. proof of less joint pain. and clearer skin. this is my body of proof that i can fight psoriatic arthritis with humira. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to both joint and skin symptoms. it's proven to help relieve pain, stop further joint damage and clear skin in many adults. doctors have been prescribing
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always. first, if you want to make this beautiful heart cake for your love, you don't need a heart-shaped form to do this, right? >> you don't. it's easier than you think. all you'll do is bake two cakes. a square and a round. we did 8 inch. you can do 6 or 9-inch. you cut your round cake in half, just like this. >> like a puzzle you get as a kid. how do you take a square and circle and make it into a heart? >> pop it on top. frost it. you're good to go. >> done. gorgeous. let's talk chicken noodle soup with a little extra love in it. >> a little extra love. a lot of extra love because it's valentine's day. i'll let you do the honors. we've cooked lasagna noodles. cut out hearts, just like that. look at that. >> love that. >> add it right to your favorite recipe, chicken noodle soup. >> my kids would love this, too. >> great task for them, to do
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the cutouts. you have your chicken and hearts. adorable. >> flourless chocolate cake is a way to everyone's heart. >> super easy. we have melted chocolate with butter. put it in the microwave at 20-second intervals. i like semi-sweet chocolate. mix it with eggs, sugar, cornstarch. spoon the batter into muffin pans. all you do is invert it. you'll have -- >> loosen it first. grease it up first. >> take a little section of sugar. >> don't mind if i do. you'll show us how to do a beautiful design on top of the hot chocolate or coffee. >> you take some whipped cream. i like a lot. >> mm-hmm. >> just like that. take a knife or spatula. smooth the surface. take these awesome stencils and
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the group is planning on relocating because its current offices are being demolished. it provides court-mandated counseling for dozens of sex offenders. the clinic has to move somewhere. next week opponents plan to argue their appeal to stop the move in its track. happening today on the heels of hosting a successful super bowl, santa clara mayor jamie matthews says he's leaving office now, effective today. he says he wants to spend more time with his family and look at what his next chapter might be. mayor matthews still had two years on his term. the city council now that is 30 days to appoint an interrupt mayor. at 9:27, a look at your weather and traffic after this break.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it will feel more like spring today. we're in the emer 50s in san francisco, as wohl as oakland and in san jose at 56. now highs today reaching 78
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degrees there, 74 in san mateo, and in oakland we're up to 76 degrees. livermore, expect a high of 73 degrees. let's get an update on the morning commute with mike. >> we have that late compression through fremont. let me show you the rest of the bay by comparison, a very easy drive in and out of san francisco, though 280, a crash just reported in toward daly city, so watch for some slowing there, and dumbarton bridge, though 84 shows low slowing, and still low 101, 280 and, and then there's a compression in fremont.
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taking a look at the headl taking a look at the headlines for just the fourth time the centers for disease control command center has mobilized to the highest level because of the zika virus outbreak. officials are concerned that infected mosquitos will gain a foothold here in the mainland of the u.s. the 50 cases confirmed here so far involve people who have travelled to latin america, south america, the caribbean or central america. the previous level one alerts were for hurricane katrina. the h1n1 virus and the ebola outbreak. president obama is taking new steps today to fight cybercrime. he wants to create a new high level position to coordinate cyber security and to work with military and intelligence
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counterparts. the proposal includes a $19 billion increase in cyber security funding. that's up more than 35% from last year. no some important news this morning about depression and young people. a panel of government backed experts is recommending that children ages 12 to 18 be routinely screened for major forms of depression. that's defined as feeling down, having little interest in normal activities for more than two weeks. with adequate treatment though young people whose depression was identified in primary care had improved symptoms and daily functioning. just in time for valentine's day a special treat for your loved one from starbucks. the coffee chain is serving up three new chocolate beverages. customers can order the molten chocolate latte, the frappuccino or the hot chocolate. they're available through this sunday. and we're finally getting to the bottom of that super bowl mystery everybody is talking about. you heard about this, it was the
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look on eli manning's face in the final seconds of the big game that his brother peyton was about to win. while most of the family is cheering, eli looks deadly serious. all right, so now he's explaining himself. he said, he was just focusing on the next play. probably didn't want to celebrate too early. we buy that explanation. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> thanks so much, natalie. a look right now at what's going on in new hampshire for the vote, they'll have scattered snow showers. temperatures in the 20s all day. windchills what i be chillier, but weather should not be a problem. the rest of the country we are looking at snow showers making their way through the pacific northwest. i should say sunshine in the pacific northwest, gorgeous temperatures in the 60s. got the low clip their will bring lake-effect snow behind it. windy and warm in los angeles. 88. our facebook.com/today's take, we're trying to get to 200,000
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likes today. go to our page, you're registered for a chance to win a $200 pair of brooks running shoes. we've got a lot of sunshine today, and warming temperatures. we're in the upper 50s across most of our microclimate, looking into the day, woe will be up to 76 degrees in the east bay and peninsula. 70 degrees in the nofrt bay and san francisco. in the tri-valley, expect a high of 78 degrees, and 79 in the south bay. we may see several new high temperature records set as we go through the day. the high clouds will move in, withly coomer temperatures the rest of the week. >> that is your latest weather. he's been making us >> and this is your latest weather. >> you have been making us laugh for the last few years on
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"saturday night live" and online with his awkward man on the streets videos. >> now kyle moonie is bringing the laugh to the big screen in "zoo lander 2." he has his own unique style. take a look. >> let me introduce -- they're all losers. hate the guys. we have tsr, gleek. this guy gives the best -- he's a genius. tattoos are so stupid. he's the one who did my colonel sanders. look at that, pretty epic. it sucks, i don't like it, dude. why would i do this to myself? i never want it on me. >> kyle, good morning. >> good morning. yeah. how are you? >> doing great. you're doing pretty good. first "zoo lander" comes out you're a teenager. did you ever think you'd if part of this group mixing it with hans -- >> hansel? no, it was super surreal.
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when i was in college we had the dvd. we -- there was this outrage with will ferrell where he's dressed unlike a baby girl and licking a lollipop. we'd watch it over and over again. >> how do you play your character across from will ferrell? he's so intense, and in your face. >> right. i try not to cry. i try to be as composed as possible. it's incredibly intimidating but there are -- they're all so rad. such great people it's super ease. >> i just hearing the dialogue a little bit. i mean, is that -- a lot of that ad libbed? is that just you or -- >> yes and no. the script was already super funny, but ben was really cool about letting us kind of mess around. >> you have that awkward sense of humor in there. >> why do people say that? >> that a character? >> of course. i mean, i'm always keeping my
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cool. >> great answer. >> incredibly -- >> i'm the epitome of awkward. >> we embrace awkward around here. >> so that's what we built our program around. >> i think you're doing great. you're some of my biggest influences. >> wow. that's high praise. praise. >> especially al, the king of awkward. >> i am. last weekend, larry david. this week, you have melissa mccarthy, kanye west. >> sure. >> what is that like? do you get star struck? >> i do. i mean, everybody is cool. you know what i mean? everybody is usually easy to work with. there hasn't been anybody that's been tough or difficult. this week is exciting though. with kanye on, i'm a big fan. i really wanted to get a photo with him at the 40th anniversary but i was too intimidated to ask. >> will you try this week? >> i want to free style battle him, i think. >> you're going right in? >> free style battle, wow. >> that's very gutsy. >> it is. >> good luck.
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>> can i ask you a quick question? is it true you have 800 vhs tapes at home? >> i have a lot of videos at my house. >> why? >> look how nice they look an the rack. >> i took that photo yesterday, and i think the composition is pretty good. >> do you have a vcr? >> no. that's the thing, i can't play them. i do have a vcr, yes. i watch the videos a lot. >> good. >> "zoolander 2" is in theaters friday. up next, you know him from "sons of anarchy." he's now producing and starr lots of marketing going on in this aisle. fancy labels, slick designs; this one's got flowers on it, it's pretty. after the stomach flu ravages my home, am i supposed to believe that an ocean breeze is gonna blow it away? no. please. i know what clean smells like, bleach. the same bleach that knocks down dysentery.
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and co-producing in "bad hurt." take a look. >> new in town? >> that obvious, huh? >> i don't mean anything by it. just kind of a forgotten place. >> it's what i'm looking for. >> thee yo ro rossi, good morni >> thank you for having me. >> you haven't been here since "sons of anarchy," the series finale. >> yeah. >> does that follow you everywhere you go? are you happy to take a new turn? >> as "sons" has the great estefan base, so the reaper, juice, it'll never go away. you know, it's afforded me the right to come and do these other things, which i'm excited about, that are coming up. >> "bad hurt" is a passion project of yours. you also produce it. you see yourself doing more of that? >> um, you know, i'm really
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excited for this to come out and put it out to the world. two years ago, almost this week, we'd just started filming in the second worst snowstorm in new york history in staten island, in the hometown i grew up in. i recently moved back to. yeah, it's amazing. producing and acting. producing has made me a million times better actor in every way. >> how come? >> actors, they're a pain sometimes. you know, they are. >> you're less demanding now as an actor? >> i don't need anything on set. you want coffee? no, let's just shoot. >> i don't need a trailer. >> your new role as dad, your son, cain alexander, what a great name. >> thank you very much. >> he turned eight months yesterday. when he was born, i found out the reason why i was alive. it's like, you know, the second he came in, my whole life was in
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like a clear -- it was a fuzzy focus and then everything became clear. i knew exactly -- >> hearts just melted across america. >> i mean, i've never lived a day in my life without a dog. i have three huge dogs now, over 70 pounds, and he fit right into the pack. he crawls around the house, jumps with the dogs. >> you cuddling the dog and cain. >> my dogs howl at fire hydrants when we go by, and now he's starting to do it. >> here's a parenting tip, don't let him stick his head out the window. >> thank you. he goes for the water bowl, too, so i'll have to differentiate it. >> what's the differences between living in l.a. and staten island? >> staten island -- >> the staten island ferry is amazing. >> listen, i grew up in staten island and left when i was young. it's changed a ton since i've
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been back. we bought the house three years ago and really moved back after "sons" ended last year. staten island is the most unique place i've been in my life. the big difference is, you know, in l.a., ideas are like conceived in l.a. in new york, we execute them. >> boom. >> that's kind of the way it is. >> well said. >> being back here, it was like that hustle and that going. i love it. >> congratulations. >> raised new yorker proud. thanks so much, theo rossi. the movie is getting great r i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger, that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth. pronamel is definitely helping me to lead the life that
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ fruit. nuts. silky smooth dark chocolate. revel in the pleasure of new dove® fruit and nut. facebook.com/today's take. we're so close. please go like us to see if we can get to 200,000. one of the things we want to talk about is hope. having to endure cancer treatment is daunting for anyone. when it's kids, the overwhelmingness, the tubes, the scariness of it.
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one teen came up with an idea to make the experience a little easier. >> reporter: in the 30 years that jim taught wood shop, he's never seen a project turn out quite like this. >> something that started out as a small little project, to be able to expand like this is just terrific. >> reporter: his students at auburn riverside high school are sawing their way through the weekend because they know their task is more than academic. it's a legacy. >> nick's concern last winter was the fact he hadn't made an impact. >> reporter: nick is 17-year-old nick. he likes working on cars and getting his hands doppler radir. he wanted to help younger kids. >> i thought it was a great plan. it would make a lot of kids happy. it is hard to have cancer when you're a little kid. >> reporter: nick faced health challenges his entire life. first battling a brain tumor when he was 4. then growing up with leukemia.
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his parents, vince and christina, remember the years spent in and out of the hospital, at the timertethered pole. >> you're connected to the pole 24/7. if you have to get up to do anything, the pole goes with you. >> reporter: sitting was uncomfortable. it wasn't until nick saw a little girl having a hard time that he had his ah-ha moment. >> there was a little girl trying to walk, and she got tired. she'd tried to ride on her pole and it wasn't working. >> reporter: the hospital had one so-called lily pad. think of it like a skateboard that makes getting around easier. so nick told his folks he'd make new ones in wood shop, enough for every kid in the hospital. nick died before he could finish the job. losing his fight with cancer last february. >> no matter what he was doing, he always had a smile on his face. always helping people and looking out for others. even when it was the hardest time for him and other people could tell, he'd always make
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time for other people. >> reporter: to honor the spirit, nick's wood shop class came together to finish his lily pad project. a dozen kids up early on a saturday morning. the art design class joined in, painting each lily pad by hand. finally, delivering them to the place where nick spent too much time. >> the simple thing means the world to patients and families. that's what nick was really passionate about. >> reporter: passionate about helping kids like this 3-year-old, who is battling leukemia. >> right now, she can't walk and can barely stand to support herself. the lily pad is her only way around. each day, we basically make laps and laps around the corridors. she loves it. >> reporter: that was nick's plan, to help kids even when he couldn't be helped. >> i think it's fun. to see the kids ride them. that's what he would have wanted. he would have wanted to see all the kids, you know, out of bed,
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walking or riding the lily pad. >> it makes me so proud of nick. >> reporter: a teenager with a lasting legacy. no longer left to wonder about his impact. >> i kind of laugh. i want to go, nick, you were wrong. you made a big impact. but he's watching. he knows. >> absolutely. we're going to be back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning. we've had some chilly temperatures to start. as we go into the day, it will be warming up into the mid 70s in the east bay poe anyone la, but upper 70s for the south bay, and the possibility of more record high temperatures set
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today. in san francisco in the north bay, a look for 73 degrees, and also upper 70s for the tri-valley, we will start to see some clouds moves in later on today and some slightly cooler temperatures the rest of the week. let's get as update on the morning commune, checking in with mike. the bay bridge camera light here. we still have backup for most of the lanes, more traffic lan last week when folks avoided the city. woe still have the closures around at the super bowl city, same as the last couple weeks. recovery for oakland, a smooth drive there's san mateo, and into the south bay, late slow you heeling for 101, 87 in towards capitol to kerner. that traffic is sticking around after a crash. back to you. thanks, mike. happening now on our nbc bay area digital a. a lunar new year event got out of half at a south bay strip mall. we've posted video of the
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aftermath. no matter how much the bay area wants it back, we won't be seeing the super bowl li. how about the nine others getting there, the odds may be looking up, and ben stiller, we'll have all about him on nbcbayarea.com.
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