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don't forget the parade coverage. we'll see it on there. >> beautiful. good morning. high stakes. new hampshire votes today. 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.
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like this, i wish we weren't married. think. michael bloomberg said he's so disgusted with both sides he may jump into the race. zika crisis control. the cdc activates its highest level alert. 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."
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lauer, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza and have a savannah gurj 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
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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 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
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it into the microphone. >> she said i never expect to hear that from you. is she said he's a [ bleep ]. terrible. >> reporter: taking a swipe at 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
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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. south carolina on wednesday morning. i intend to take it. >> reporter: jeb bush blasting trump on twitter. reenergize 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.
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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 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 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
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>> 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 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.
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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 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
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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. >> 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.
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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. i was the speaker of the florida house in florida. we had real aachievements. 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.
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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. 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.
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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. 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 autd audiences they ever have in the context of becoming the presidential candidate. whoever is second, third and fourth for republican, hillary
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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 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
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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 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.
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asking congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding. health experts are once again warning americans considering trips to latin america and the 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 day. >> reporter: with spring break weeks away, the cdc's warning for anyone traveling to the caribbean or latin america is 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. break. we're telling people who are pregnant, you know, you may not want to go.
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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 months away, the u.s. olympic committee is reiterating 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
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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 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.
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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 by ly bi ly by 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.
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inches of snowfall, at best. erie, pennsylvania, 8 to 12. washington, d.c. area, about 1
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matt? >> al, thank you very much. 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
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join us on channel 20 for 9news, 7:00 a.m. we are digging into all the bronco's victory parade and rally. city officials are encouraging people to take public celebration. some of the lightrail stops at the convention center, 6 blocks from civic center park and others will top at union station. 9news.com. with amelia and marty. what a great day for a parade. gorgeous outside. a lot of folks are waiting to head downtown until later but we have a temporary closure of i-25 at monument hill and that's been lifted. and i-70, a new wreck eastbound 70 at federal. slowdowns eastbound with sun glare on top of it, stretched to about, i would say, sheridan. slowdowns to i-25 tacking on an
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look at the long string of red towards 270. over on channel 20, we'll detail the parade routes and alternate routes down there and talk about parking for the parade route. coming right down the hill into the sunshine can be tough. for us, sunny throughout the day, not only for the front range but most of colorado. we'll get a few clouds in the northeast corner of the state in the mid-afternoon, 50s and 60s in south eastern colorado with a mild day in the mountains with 20s and 30s. 50s for us, and tonight, we're in the 20s and tomorrow, highs in the 60-plus range, and we
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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 began granite state. first, let's go back to studio 1a. let's take a look at the
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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 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
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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 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 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 knorr ors as an
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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. >> 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 enthusiasm 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
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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 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 gumable . 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.
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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 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. >> 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,
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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 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. briefings prepared for him by senate staffers.
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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. >> 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. 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.
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>> 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. >> 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.
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we're back now. 7:43. we have an update to a story we 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 passenger
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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. 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?
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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 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.
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this is the parade route as broncos fans gather for a victory parade and rally. you might want to consider taking public transportation to get to the celebration. coming up in the next hour, we'll go over what you need to know about lightrail and buses and where you can find more information. you can always go to our 9news app. and if you want to watch your parade from the comfort of your living room or workplace, you can watch it on channel 9. we'll be broadcasting the festivities live from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 this afternoon and we'll be streaming them on 9news.com. let's check the traffic and marty. a super nice day but sometimes when the speeds are there because of the lighter volume, we are seeing more severe crashes. that's what we're seeing, loading up on 270, the accident at york. and we're clear southbound 25 at thorton parkway and eastbound i-70 at federal, we
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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.
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>> 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 see er er see quill 15 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."
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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. 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
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unpredictable race. even leaning on his pregnant daughter for help. >> if she has the baby in new hampshire, it guarantees victory tomorrow. please, ivanka, have a baby tonight. >> reporter: blasting rivals, including cruz. from the crowd. 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
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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 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
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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. 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.
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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. 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. 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?
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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 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.
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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 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. fears. 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
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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, 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. investigating. lunar new year celebrations turned violent in hong kong with clashes between protesters and police, leaving 100 people injured. the unrest started when
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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. hant 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.
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guests of honor at a parade. for his rumored retirement, even mickey couldn't get a peep out of him. we tried. memorandum on that 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.
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trending this morning. everyone doing okay with the new year's resolutions? >> completely broken. >> broke it when? >> 12:01. >> on new year's day? >> 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 wait. >> that's right. so many people have the facebook app, of course. question is, is it draining your
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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 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
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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 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?
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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. >> 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 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.
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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 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.
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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 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
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>> 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 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 know 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 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
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>> 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 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 hon new 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.
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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. >> 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.
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>> reporter: senator clinton was written off. until she beat obama handily. enough to keep her campaign 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
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>> 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 not just who wins. race. it's the kasich race, also the 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, tomorrow. much. coming up, ben stiller on why it was time to bring derek zoolander back to the big screen. much more ahead.
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good morning. i'm corey rose.
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channel 20 for 9news at 8:00 a.m., full coverage of the prorchgy on's super bowl parade. we have you set for could what be the biggest part in history. gator isn't on the menu in wendy's but police are investigating why one ended up in a florida restaurant, and many of you have concerns about the zika virus, and we brought your questions to dr. john. let's get a check of traffic and weather with amelia and marty. 25 in the tech center, northbounders are stuck in the left lane with a crash at arapahoe. the fire crews are protecting the left lanes and the ambulance just arrived. we have bottlenecking behind the wreck, delays at c470 and delays extending to lincoln, and marty, cherry creek, 1st and university, slowdowns
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>> oh, volume will build now. sunshine for you and winds stay in the foothills and at that, only 20-30 miles per hour and high clouds over the area over northeastern colorado. that will be the cooler air for motor morgan, i-76 into nebraska. we will crack 50 today and 60s in the southern and southeastern parts of the state. for the mountains, a big rebound in the 20s and 30s for the afternoon and today. you will enjoy this tuesday, much different than we were a week ago when we were in the middle of the big snowstorm. sunshine and temperatures in the mid-50s today and tonight, mid-20s, and it stays breezy in and near the foothills. tomorrow, to my eye looks like the warmest day of the week with temperatures topping 60 degrees and clouds increase thursday and and cool ever so slightly and a nice bump on saturday and cooler air back in
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at present, no new snow for denver in the front range until at least february 19th.
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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.
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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. 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 poet chipotle. 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.
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>> 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. nearly half his body, burned. tlie 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
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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 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.
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[ applause ] >> wow. >> what do you think? >> thank you. i mean, this is amazing. >> there's misters here. 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
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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 family. from the bottom of my heart, i want to say 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 >> touching story. >> great story. >> jenna, thank you very much
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up next, we'll catch up with morning. first, this is "today" on
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8:39. ben stiller's 2001 comedy 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?
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give me the incredible magnum. >> no. >> think fast, magnum. >> wait, no. >> magnum, now! come on. you've got this. you have to focus. 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
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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. >> 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 we 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 or
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>> that is correct. 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 >> yeah. >> what surprised me is you came yourself. i thought you'd send an intern 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 here premiere is here, and 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.
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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. 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, be pe
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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.
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>> 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. >> 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 seamster em 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
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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 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.
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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. 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.
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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, 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.
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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
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this morning on today food, treats that will turn up the heat for valentine's day.
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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 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.
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>> 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. 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. 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.
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"top chef mexico" premieres on nbc. >> we have them down here. they're cool. natalie, thank you very much. willard scott retired in december. 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. seymour
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eat one piece of dark chocolate a day. millie is 100. she loves spending time with grandkids and great grandchildren grandchildren. happy 75th anniversary to victor and norma from florida. your secret to a long, happy marriage? patience. they've never had a fight. do you know someone turning 100 or celebrating an anniversary 75 years or more? share their photos and stories on our website, today.com. >> it's like you were born to do that. >> i know. >> willard would be very proud. >> love it. >> as a kid, when i was growing up, my favorite part of the
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hi, everyone. update. the broncos will be celebrating with a concert at civic have park and followed by a parade through downtown and ending with a rally back at civic have park at 1:00. if you can't make it, you can watch the celebration on 9news starting at 10:00 a.m. and we're streaming it live on 9news.com. we'll be on the air until 3:00. a check of the forecast. marty joins us with that, and it will be a perfect day for this.
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in the 50s, dry and a cloud or two in the northeast corner of colorado. if you are headed to the mountains today, one of the few people not going to downtown denver, 20s from the yampa valley north and west, and bright blue skies throughout the mountains. picking up 40s in the arkansas valley south and west and from fort morgan to the north and east, 40s during the day. very comfortable around here. the forecast high, mid-50swith sunshine around the area and a mild and dry day for you. that will continue into tonight, clear and a bit of a breeze near the foothills. that will put us in the 15, 20, 25 miles per hour rifnlg -- range in the foothills. we will have a few clouds to come in and filter the sunshine thursday anded from -- and friday and cool us down.
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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. >> announer: 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
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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. 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 third-degree song pick this song, you have to do the " formation." >> no one wants to see that. i have the head. >> the head bob. >> it sounds awesome, right, to be on the field? >> yeah. >> when you're 5'4" and in the back, you can't see anything.
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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? >> 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 works space and 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.
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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 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. forcast for forecasted but it was. as of thursday, there were reports the forecast for the seas, 30 feet, winds minimum at 40 and 50 knots, about 57 miles
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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 place, it costs them money. >> right. >> the fact is, they should have never done it. the forecast -- >> 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. it's 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 at ing ting on the chair at the bar. four legs came up and i fell out of the chair, essentially. >> i love it, while the weather
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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. >> would you go on another cruise if you experienced something like that? >> i would have 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 cruz in new hampshire. hampshire. >> maybe you can. >> there's a port there. >> oh. >> i think it's why it was named portsmouth. >> anyway, we have willie and
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. someone predicted, which means number one. you have do see who can take the ground game to the next step. and whether or not they'll take on trump. >> yeah, if you get that pack, second place among republicans i don't see anybody getting out, unless they run out of money. but a lot of people who can make the case i should move on. last night, donald trump at the hockey arena had a huge rally, 3,000 or 4,000 people were there. what's getting attention is something he repeated from a woman in front of him. he highlighted it, he amplified
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talking about ted cruz. thing. she just said -- shout it out, okay. you're not allowed to say -- i never expect to hear that from you again. she said -- i never expect to she said he's a [ bleep ]. that's terrible. terrible. >> even by donald trump standards that was not a word he had not used in public -- >> has a presidential candidate ever used that -- >> i'm going to say no. meanwhile, bill and hillary clinton campaigning together yesterday and last night. the former president introducing secondary 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.
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to see bill clinton on the campaign trail, guys, with his wife. this is the second day -- yesterday was the second day in the row that bill clinton is referred to the big dog in the world of politics going after bernie sanders in the very aggressive way. 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 accused the campaign of being hypocrites regarding the ideas that bernie sanders posed. one of the things, willie and i have been on the streets the last few days talking to hampshire. the live free or die motto is something they take so seriously. 41% of voters are undeclared. 4% to 5%, independents. if you want to get a person from new hampshire riled up, what is undeclared? you don't know me. you won't know my vote until i cast a vote today. they'll decide today. >> there is a famous line. i've got my top three. i'm not going to tell you who it
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today, the top three become the top one for most people. there's already been voting. three small new hampshire towns get things going an midnight. trump, kasich and cruz are tied with 9 votes. senator sanders is leading secretary clinton, 16-7. i have to say, this is such a cool thing. >> on a serious note, the only thing i care. , the only thing i >> the best dunkin donuts are in new hampshire. it's true. i ate mine already. al, you look entertained. they're tasty here. >> i feel left out.
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never bring us food. how many times has he been at a super bowl or an event? >> tamron, you've been there so long now, that you can start voting as a new hampshire resident 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. >> boom. here we go. how are we on facebook? >> 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 we're trying to get to 1
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ne >> 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? rossen is breaking down the sell by dates to keep you healthy and keep you from wasting more than 1,000 a year. that's coming up right after this. okie passing record? i mean, you only mentioned what, 50 times... how about when i had three events in one night? well, i' ve been working on my new superhero move all day!
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manufacture for peak freshness. it's about the taste of it all. >> you're in the dairy section and go for eggs. >> you see the date on the eggs. look at it and throw it out that date. eggs will last in your fridge and taste delicious and be safe for three to five weeks after >> 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?
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or unopened. >> wait a minute. >> doesn't taste great. >> you're shopping at the "today" show. nothing to do with food safety. it's about peak freshness. >> containers are so big. 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 yacht not throw it out based on 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.
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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 nutrition nutritional value. you think your baby is getting 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 >> 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. we have easy goodies to i this is a body of proof. p 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
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de treats. we have the host of food and wine's "mad genius tips." justin, good to see you. just in time for valentine's day. >> thank you for having me back. >> you have great tips for us, 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.
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>> love that. >> add it right to your favorite recipe, chicken noodle soup. >> my kids would love this, too. >> great task for them, to do 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
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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
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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 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 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
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chocolate latte, the frappuccino or the hot chocolate. they're available through this and we're finally getting to the bottom of that super bowl mystery everybody is talking about. you heard about this, it was the 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 serious. all right, so now he's 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
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>> that is your latest weather. he's been making us weather. >> you have been making us laugh "saturday night live" and online with his awkward man on the streets videos. >> now kyle moonie is bringing "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.
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first "zoo lander" comes out 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. 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 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
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>> 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 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
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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. >> 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. friday. up next, you know him from "sons of anarchy." he's now producing and starr this aisle. fancy labels, slick designs; this one's got flowers on it, it's pretty. after the stomach flu ravages my
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playing on "sons of anarchy," theo rossi is juggling several new roles. >> not only is he a proud new dad, telling us stories during the break, but he's starring in 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 ros o rossi, good morning. >> 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
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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 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.
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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 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 re 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.
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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. 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 radar irty in shop. he wanted to help younger kids. >> i thought it was a great
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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. his parents, vince and christina, remember the years spent in and out of the hospital, at the timered tethered to an iv 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.
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>> 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 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.
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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, 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.
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