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not embarrass it. >> are the races all but over? our political team weighs in. breaking overnight. word that president obama will nominate a supreme court justice ore scalia this morning. will the nominee have a chance of being confirmed? a college student gets 15 years of hard labor in north korea overnight. his crime, allegedly trying to steal a banner. the trial lasting just an hour. does he have any hope of getting out and getting home? a day after free styling with the president. potus, i'm free styling >> lin-manuel miranda is taking us on. matt lauer, yeah, i'm jack bauer >> this you have to hear today,
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. breaking news all over the place. president obama ready to nominate a replacement for supreme court justice antonin scalia one month after his death. >> we will bring this announcement to you live when it happens, as if we needed any more reminder of the stakes of this presidential election. that's where we begin. big night for donald trump and hillary clinton in the presidential race. they're inching closer to their party's nominations. >> trump notched victories in florida, north carolina, illinois and missouri. while ohio governor john kasich took his home state, only win of the race so far. here's how the delegates break down for the republicans. trump extending his lead, now up
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followed by ted cruz, marco rubio, who dropped out of the race, and governor kasich. >> in the democratic race, hillary clinton bounced back michigan. night. her delegate lead over sanders, more than 700. >> we're going to talk to governor kasich live in a couple minutes and break down the night's results with our decision 2016 team. first, let's begin our coverage with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, long night. good morning. >> yeah, it was a long night. matt, good morning to you. the next time donald trump is here in cleveland may be as the republican nominee at the convention this summer. another huge night for him. going four of five, racking up a ton of delegates. more than halfway to the magical number he needs to clinch the nomination. the only other candidate celebrating last night, john kasich. the last remaining mainstream republican in the race. >> reporter: then there were three.
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the great state of ohio. i love you. >> reporter: john kasich boasting a big win at home, denying donald trump a clean sweep and drawing a stark contrast. >> i will not take the low road to the highest office in the land. >> reporter: earlier, vowing to take his campaign to the convention back here in cleveland. >> i'm going to keep doing what i'm doing, because i think people really do appreciate the positive message. >> reporter: trump basking in victory. >> this was an amazing evening, great evening. >> reporter: widening his delegate lead by winning the grand prize of florida, knocking out marco rubio, who was touted as the establishment's best chance to beat the billionaire. trump trawling rubio on twitter hours after he exited the race. >> i believe with all my heart that the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican party.
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we agree. >> it will not leave us a fractured party, they're going to leave us a fractured nation. >> reporter: ted cruz telling hallie jackson it's a two-man race. >> head to head is a nightmare for donald trump because 2/3 of republicans recognize he's not the best candidate to go against clinton because he loses against hillary clinton. >> reporter: mocks ss ss ss still. >> i have to explain to the people, they don't understand basic physics, basic mathematics, basic whatever you want to call it. >> reporter: surrounded by family and staff, trump gave credit to his campaign manager, who is still under investigation for allegedly grabbing a reporter last week. while tuesday's event was billed as a press conference -- >> thank you very much, everybody. thank you.
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stage without taking a single question. >> one of the statistics out of last night is the fact that donald trump was able to barrel through anti-trump ads. more than $20 million spent against him across the five super tuesday states. >> peter alexander, thank you very much. governor john kasich is with us on the phone. good morning. >> good morning. >> congratulations on your win. this was a big one. i know you were hoping to win. it was a must-win for you. is any part of your feeling this morning a big sigh of relief? >> well, no, not really. i mean, really, it's a good accomplishment accomplishment. i beat trump by 11 points. it's remarkable, isn't it? lived in ohio, came in here and trashed me, and he lost. let me tell you, neither cruz nor trump can win the general election. you know, they can't come into ohio with the philosophies they have and win. you can't win ohio, you can't be president.
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going to now start to get the attention, we're starting to rise around the country. when people look at my record of job creation in washington, job creation in ohio, bringing people together, reminding people we're americans before we're republicans and democrats and having common sense solutions, we've been able to do well. we have a ways to go, to make everywhere. we'll have a national campaign, and i'll be the nominee. >> i'll ask you about that. i swore there would be no math, but if you win every delegate from here on out, you still don't meet the magic number of 1,237, which means it would have to be the result of a contested convention. can you explain to people who support you, how are you going to pull that off? >> nobody is going to get enough delegates to win at the convention. everyone is going to fall short. that was what was so big about ohio. basically, for those people that wanted to have some sort of
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when they wanted somebody that could raise the bar, you know, i refused to take the low road to the highest office. if you see these guys fighting on the stage, it was absolutely unbelievable, what was going on there. nobody is going to have enough delegates. when we get there, the delegates will have to figure out, number one, who can run the country, who has the record and, three, who can win. >> nobody is going to have the required number of delegates, that's your prediction. one person who, mathematically, can get the required number of delegates, and that's donald trump. let me ask you this way: would you be willing to actively cooperate with ted cruz and his campaign to make sure that donald trump does not get to 1,237 and then take your chances at the convention? >> well, look, i don't have any intention of doing anything other than going out across the country and telling people about my message.
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will speak or not, i don't know. i don't get in the middle of that. i'm not a political operative. i'm a candidate. >> but as the guy on the masthead, you wouldn't be involved in that discussion? >> look, i can tell you, all i can tell you about this, matt, is i'm out there running to the president. i'm not out to stop donald trump or stop anybody else. by winning yesterday in ohio, i've dealt him a very, very big blow to being able to have the number of delegates. if you want to talk about mathematics and you want to talk about probability, and really look at it hard -- and let me tell you the biggest probability, they can't win a general election for either of these guys. that's the biggest probability we have. >> let's end on saying congratulations on your win in ohio. >> i appreciate you guys. came out when i was in new going. i appreciate the people of ohio
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after the country hears about my record, i think we'll continue to rise. god bless our country. >> governor, thank you very much for being with us. on the democratic side, it was a huge night for hillary clinton, as we said. she swept all five contests. a major step toward clinching the nomination. clinton used her victory speech to take direct aim at the republican front runner, donald trump. nbc's kristen welker is in miami with more on that. good morning. >> good morning to you. secretary clinton wakes up this morning as the strong democratic front runner, after losing michigan last week. she proved last night she can compete in every corner of the country. it was a major blow to senator bernie sanders, whose path to the nomination got a whole lot tougher. >> hillary! >> reporter: this morning, hillary clinton celebrating a clean sweep. >> this is another super tuesday
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>> reporter: clinton defiing ingdefying expectation expectations. the buck yneye state giving her a significant victory in what was expected to be a tight race. >> we're closer to securing the democratic party nomination and winning this election in november! >> reporter: overnight, clinton managed to seal the deal in two more states. the apparent winner in missouri and illinois. despite a sanders advertising glitch, clinton carried three states by double digits. in phoenix, arizona, sanders showed no signs of letting up. >> don't let people tell you that you can't think big. >> reporter: or giving up. >> next week, arizona has a very important election. we will win if the voter turnout is high. let's make it high. thank you all very much! >> reporter: but clinton is also
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today, releasing this new spanish language ad. and leaving no doubt she's also setting her sights on donald trump, the man who may be her next competitor. >> our commander in chief had to be able to defend our country, not embarrass it. >> campaign officials acknowledge the steep odds. in order for sanders to come back, he has to win big states like new york and pennsylvania, and winning them by huge mar zwrin -- margins. still, he can stay in the race as long as he wants to. >> kristen, thank you very much. let's dive further into this with chuck todd. nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." nicolle wallace, political analyst, and mark, the managing editor of "bloomberg politics." give me your headline from last night. >> i think you'll hear a
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party about the prospects of a brokered convention. it'll take place at the same time that trump has done nothing but strengthen himself. there is a disconnect between the conversation the republicans are having and the reality. >> the republican establishment died last night. the republican establishment is shockingly willing now to let donald trump be the nominee. they're resigned to it, and they'll focus on trying to hold the house and the senate. >> let me pick up on that. nicolle, we talk about the stages of grief athe table. the bargaining, the anger. >> she does it all on a daily basis. >> exactly. >> as our establishment republican, is it acceptance phase? if establishment republicans are saying, we accept it, does that mean we're accepting we're probably going to lose the white house in 2016? >> i think it is a healthy acceptance of the will of the voters. our voters are speaking at the top of their lungs, and they're doing so at the polls, which is the appropriate and civilized place. ted cruz had a terrible night last night.
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the republican party start to coalesce around him, until he lost everything last night. >> john kasich, he'd been hanging around on the sidelines, mark, for a long time. he steps up and wins his home state of ohio. does he get some kind of slingshot effect from that, that carries him further? >> i think he has 72 hours to show the establishment and the voters that he's a viable person here. his argument about the general election is powerful, but the delegates is more powerful. he can't win a majority now, and it'll be up to cruz and kasich movement. not meetings in washington. it's not campaign ads. it's not web campaigns. can either of them stop trump? window to try. >> on the "times" this morning, yes, trump and clinton had big nights last night, but the resounding triumphs matched an
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still don't like him or her. >> the most striking numbers in the exit polls were -- and i look at the battleground states voting -- ohio, florida and north carolina. a full third of republican primary voters, when asked if trump and clinton are the nominees, will you be satisfied or consider a third party, over 40% of republicans in ohio said third party. 39% of north carolina republicans said third party. 30% of florida republicans. look, there is an anti-trump appetite out there. there's just no messenger to tap into it. ted cruz was horrendous last night in his attempt to put the party together. >> thanks for setting me up. i'll say two words. give me your first reaction. super fast. the two words are paul ryan. >> last gasp. if the convention blows up, he'll be the republican nominee. >> missed his window. >> part of what's happening now,
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the nominee, barring some huge, unforeseen circumstance. >> thank you very much. meanwhile, i want to bring up something that happened on this show on tuesday. donald trump apparently contradicting himself when he joined both us and our friends over at abc by phone. >> this is what happened. he talked to abc first, before their show. they asked him about that advertisement that showed women quoting things, quotes of mr. trump. here's what he said when asked about that ad. >> have you seen that and what did you make of it? >> i have seen it, and it was romney deal. >> a couple minutes later, he appeared live on this show. here's what he had to say. >> obviously, i have not seen the ad, so i have would have to see it. i've heard about the ad, but i have not seen the ad. >> does this matter? when a guy contradicts himself within a couple of minutes, do people care? >> pre-trump, that used to be the thing that tripped up a campaign.
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people like chuck and mark. in the post-trump era, he contradicts himself within a news cycle. which was within the hour of the >> hour? >> yeah. >> this is politics in the age of trump. the fact checkers are irrelevant irrelevant. in trump's power, in his trust supporters trust trump more than the media. >> you asked before about resigning themselves to losing the general election if trump is the nominee. they believe hillary clinton is so weak that trump could beat her. part of what they're drawing on is the fact that trump flies above stuff like this and maybe he would against hillary clinton in the general election. >> we live in a post-truth political world. donald trump is the poster child. >> we have gone past our allotted time here. >> you're all in therapy with me now. >> exactly. >> we're eating into the nightly news's time.
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north korea's highest court sentenced an american college labor in prison. he was convicted of subversion trial. he appeared disoriented and led through the courthouse. the university of virginia student was arrested during a tour group visit in january. north korea says he confessed to trying to steal a political banner from his hotel. former u.n. ambassador is reportedly working for his release. another story this morning, severe weather. outbreak of tornadoes across the midwest. while the south deals with some devastating flooding. many neighborhoods underwater, including one texas town coping with the worst flooding in more than half a century. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is there. good morning. >> good morning. we're at the edge of the flood zone in texas, down the foggy road behind me is a community that's been completely destroyed. this isn't the only state that's
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the midwest has also been in the bull's eye. >> reporter: overnight, nine reports of tornadoes in parts of the midwest. storm chasers capturing twisters near good hope, illinois. high winds and thunderstorms causing golf ball sized hail to pound parts of the state. residents there hunker down for more storms forecasted today. this morning in dewy ville, texas, many are waking up to catastrophic damage, after flood waters crested overnight. hundreds of homes in one town are waterlogged. 1,200 people ordered to evacuate. jace's family tried to save their home and was lucky to walk away with their cat. >> water went right over. >> destroyed everything? >> yeah. >> reporter: homes along highway 12 have been swamped with up to 8 feet of water. churches here for decades will need prayers for their own salvation.
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is seeing historic flooding. the cemetery is nearly all underwater. the top of headstones, barely visible. >> the town appears to have the most damage, but water is everywhere. it's reaching homes even miles away. >> reporter: authorities know not everyone has evacuated. this water, they say, is dangerous in more ways than one. >> definitely. it's got contaminants in it. from the ground and from all the oils and sewageers and all that. >> reporter: with many waking up in shelters and others fishing in the street, in the coming days, the water here will slowly recede. as it does, it promises to reveal a town that's lost so much and may never be the same. >> residents who live in this area tell us they do not have flood insurance. the local river, which triggered the flooding, rose fromto 8 feet above flood stage. folks here have never seen
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>> our thoughts are with those people. as we come to al, i feel like we've been looking at this region on your map for a few weeks. they've been hit hard. >> and get hit again. fortunately, not quite as bad as the past but it won't help. major to moderate flooding, all these diamonds showing that. the sabine river at deweyville crested last evening. in orange, still going to continue to rise beyond the current level of almost 7.5 feet. while we're not alonglooking at a ton of rain, the gulf can pick up 2 inches b increase speed, full throttle! (over intercom) ann, are you coming in? negative! stay on target. what are you guys doing? artoo, thrusters! they're closing in! i'll guard the base. for every family that lives star wars,
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7:30 now on this wednesday morning, march 16th, 2016. that music means one thing, it's the morning after election day. a clean sweep for hillary clinton while donald trump took four out of five states. we'll talk about that more in a moment. let's look at headlines from this morning. president obama will announce his choice to replace supreme court justice antonin scalia at 11:00 eastern time. in a just released written statement, the president did not release his pick but said the
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he called it his constitutional duty to fill the seat vacated by scalia's death last month. also in washington, patience tested there. the entire d.c. metro rail station is shut down for a day-long, emergency safety inspection. this is an unprecedented move. it was ordered after an electrical fire on monday. similar to one last year that killed one person and injured dozens of others. crews are checking hundreds of cables that supply power to the tracks. >> that ought to be a fun morning. north korea's supreme court sentenced a university of virginia student to 15 years of hard labor. he was accused of trying to steal a banner from a hotel while on a trip in january. the former u.n. ambassador richardson is reportedly working for his release. back to the results from tuesday's primaries. peter alexander is digging into the numbers. good morning. >> good morning to you. one of the big take aways from last night, besides the big
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donald trump, were how many people didn't vote for trump on the republican side. candidate. 1/3 of the voters said they'd be satisfied if the race came down to trump versus clinton in the general election. nearly half of those who voted for someone other than donald trump said that they would seriously consider a third party candidate going forward. in ohio, where we are right now, obviously going to be crucial coming up in the general election. not even 2/3 -- nearly 2/3 would consider a third party candidate. only 3 in 10 said they would be satisfied with a trump versus clinton race come november. among the democrats, hillary clinton with a big night. into her numbers in illinois, look where her strengths are. the key groups supporting clinton clinton. a large number of african-americans, 70%. did well with older democrats. sanders still does very well with the democrats under the age
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he also does very well with white voters. clinton showing strength with married women. also very strong with those voters who said that experience is one of the key issues they're looking for with a candidate. >> peter, thank you very much. ohio governor john kasich's win in his home state raises the chances of a rare contested convention. what is that and what would it look like? here to break it down is msnbc host and political correspondent steve kornacki. good morning to you. >> morning. >> you hear contested convention, brokered convention used interchangeably. are they the same? >> brokered convention is the old term. back in the days when you didn't have the primaries. delegations from states would arrive at the convention and they'd be controlled by a boss or a king maker. the king makers would get together behind closed door, hash out a deal, tell the delegates how to vote. at an open convention, the delegates would make the decision themselves in the light
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>> get to cleveland, nobody has 1,237, the number of delegates needed to win the nomination. they hold the first ballot anyway, just to prove it? >> mostly. however, the wild card in this, is if donald trump is really close to the number and not quite over, you also can have about 150 probably unbound delegates. they're going to show up as free agents. if trump is really close coming into the first vote, if he picks off enough of the unbound, he gets over. otherwise, everybody has to vote the way they were told by the primary. >> there are a lot of conversations going on now. >> right. throughout the spring, even the states that had the primaries already, they'll have their state convention where they pick the delegates who will vote. >> after the first ballot, nobody has the required number of delegates, can anybody now say, i'm in for a second ballot? >> technically, yeah, though it's more complicated. some of the rules in some of the states tell their delegates,
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have to vote the way your primary or caucus voted. not every delegate is a free agent but a lot are. beyond the second ballot, you're in a scenario where basically every delegate is going to be a free agent. historically, that's when the white knight candidates emerge. >> paul ryan could walk in and say, i'm ready if you want me? >> right, after the second. >> how many rounds? how long does this go on? >> it could go -- there's no limit. it goes until there is a winner. in the old days, you'd have dozens of ballots. woodrow wilson, i think it took 40 ballots and democrats settled on him. wasn't in contention at the beginning. you get that far in, crazy things happen. >> if you get the candidate who gets the comenomination because of a contested convention, how does that impact that candidate's chances in a general election? >> there are zero examples in
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zero examples in the age when primaries and caucuses determined the delegates. if the republicans went with somebody besides trump, and trump comes into the convention with the most delegates but not the majority, you'd have an angry donald trump and thousand or so delegates and several million trump voters who would be threatening not to vote for that party. >> a lot of tension in cleveland, ohio. steve kornacki, thank you very much. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> we have great restaurants in cleveland i can take you to. fantastic. although, unfortunately, we're going to be flying through the midwest from cleveland to chicago all the way up to minnesota minnesota, minneapolis, high wind advisories. 38 million people under advisories. airport delays in minneapolis, des moines, chicago, indianapolis and detroit. the winds are going to be gusting upwards of 40 to 50 miles per hour. and we're going to be watching snow developing in the up of wisconsin.
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it is going to be a blustery day. that's whal's going o sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in the upper 60s. .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the mid 60s. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. coming up next, the government's latest battle with a tech giant. what a standoff with the app could mean for its billion users. jennifer garner, live in our studio. first, these messages. we need this vacation so bad. absolutely. honey, can you grab my hat?
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including the company or law enforcement, can read the traffic. federal investigators trying to act in a criminal case are stumped. >> reporter: it's the most popular mobile messaging system in the world, boasting 1 billion users. one of the advantages? convenience. >> i used it to talk to my friends that went to study aboard. >> text on what'sapp, and your boyfriend or girlfriend doesn't know it. >> reporter: everything is encrypted and not made readable again until the person on the receiving end opens it up. facebook, the company that owned what'sapp, cannot read the messages, either while they're sent or afterward. when police come with a court order to tap into the messages, what'sapp cannot respond by de-coding them. the fbi has been calling that part of the going dark problem. now, president obama is adding his voice. >> that, i think, does not strike the balance that we have
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>> reporter: the co-founder of facebook says the company works hard to keep terrorist material off social media. but when it comes to making all our communications secure, even so secure the police cannot read them, mark zuckerberg says that's how technology is evolving. >> i don't think requiring back doors into encryption is going to be an effective way to increase security, or is the right thing to do. >> reporter: what does it mean for users? unless congress acts, say the experts, it probably means more privacy privacy. >> it's going to be difficult to find some middle ground, where our data is secure and, yet, law enforcement can access it. >> the justice department still trying to decide how to proceed in a criminal investigation they've been unable to get past the what'sapp encryption that leaves law enforcement in the dark. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you. coming up, brought back han solo. what's next for harrison ford?
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it's 8:0 00 on "today". dr. oz on the new move by the cdc to limit painkiller abuse and what to ask your doctor if you need a prescription. garnering attention. movie star and mom jennifer garner stops by studio 1a to talk about faith, fame and family. then all hail "hamilton." jenna bush hager goes one on one with lin-manuel miranda, the man behind the hottest show on broadway, as he goes from rapping at the white house oval office, oh my gosh, i
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>> to rapping about our house. "today" show, playing with my poker face, my al roker face >> today, wednesday, march 16th, 2016. >> united states navy serceremonial guard. boo-yah, navy! >> we came all the way from tampa, florida, to get a selfie with carson daly. >> it's his birthday. >> we're on our babymoon! >>. >> we're back at 8:00, wednesday morning, the 16th day of march in the year 2016. we have another big crowd out on the plaza on a day that really feels like we're turning a
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although i think we're going back down. >> not quite as low as it's been, but it'll remind us we're not quite done with winter. >> spring comes what, on sunday? >> saturday, baby. >> let's enjoy this nice weather while it lasts. coming up, we have kaitlin and john, who will get a big fat today wedding next week. we'll be picking their ring today. let's go inside. natalie has a check of all the top stories of the morning. >> good morning. once again, we begin with breaking news. president obama has made his decision on a supreme court nominee. the president is announcing his choice at a rose garden ceremony this morning. senate republicans warned the president that they would not consider his pick during an election year. a vacancy opened up on the high court with the death of justice antonin scalia last month. a clean sweep for hillary clinton in the tuesday primaries puts her in the lead for the democratic nomination.
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night for donald trump. still not enough to pull away from what is left of the field. hallie jackson is live with us in houston this morning. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. this morning, the bottom line is this, hillary clinton's great night has bernie sanders promising to fight to stay in. marco rubio is out. while donald trump is more than halfway to the number he needs to get the republican nomination, john kasich's big win in ohio makes it more likely this race will last through the summer. >> this was an amazing evening. >> reporter: trump surrounded by gold at his hotel's glitzy ballroom. he was beat in ohio by john kasich kasich. kasich's team had confetti ready. >> neither cruz nor trump can win the general election. they can't come into ohio with the philosophies they have and win. >> reporter: the ohio governor
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through a contested convention, even with ted cruz nudging him to get out. >> the longer kasich stays in the race, the more it benefits donald trump. >> can't he say the same about you? >> no. because unlike kasich, our campaign, number one, has beaten donald trump over and over and over again. >> reporter: for marco rubio, far from the finish he wanted. >> today, my campaign is suspended. >> reporter: ending his campaign where he started it, florida. >> the politics of resentment against other people won't leave us just a fractured party but a fractured nation. >> reporter: taking a subtle dig at trump on his way out. hillary clinton doing the same in her victory speech. >> we're not going to succeed by dividing this country between us and them. >> reporter: an eye on the general election after a big night. an overwhelming win in ohio and sweeping bernie sanders in four other states.
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securing the democratic party nomination and winning this election in november! >> reporter: while she has an almost insurmountable delegate lead, sanders isn't giving up. >> next week, arizona has a very important election. we will win if the voter turnout is high. >> sanders looking ahead to a possible contested convention on the democratic side. same for the republicans. kasich talked about it, natalie. right now, everybody is looking to the next contests in arizona and utah, as this race heads west. >> hallie jackson in houston, thank you. a dramatic about face in ferguson, missouri. the city council on tuesday voted unanimously to accept a federal overhaul of the police force and court system. the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer in 2014 set off a wave of angry protests and fueled the black
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flooding wiping out homes in the south and storms racing across the midwest. eight feet of water swamped deweyville, texas, overnight. more than 1,000 people have been ordered to evacuate. many lost everything to the flooding. in illinois, huge, swirling tornadoes, plus pounding hail, literally the size of golf balls as you see there. a cool-headed cop saved a driver from getting crushed by a train in ohio. the officer's dashcam captures the drama here. he pulls up just as a van is caught on the tracks in brook park, ohio. he can hear the train in the away. as soon as the men reach safety, the train crushes the car. thankfully, all got away safely. major health news. the cdc issuing new guidelines prescriptions. opioid abuse is a disturbing epidemic. more than 40 people die a day
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since 1999, the overall number stands at more than 165,000. a whopping 4 million or 4.3 million americans say they've used opioids for non-medical uses in the last month. dr. oz is here with what you need to know about the powerful painkillers. always good to see you. what took the cdc so long? people have been screaming about this for years. >> for the last 15 years, we've been telling doctors to wake up. there are people in pain. we'd make pain the fifth vital sign. we were pushed to describe pills for the many who had pain. tens of millions grieving because they've lost loved ones due to drugs, it seems like a long time. we're working with the medical groups on this. as much as i pride on what the cdc has done, we have to rely on the viewers. they have to move medicine in the right direction. >> look for alternatives. let's look at your tips.
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medications, consider exercise and physical therapy. >> i'll give you a fact to prove this. when people in relationships develop back pain, they recoverkovrcover slower than those who are single. you don't have to get moving if you have your loved one. it's the root cause. >> opioiden opioids are powerful prescription drugs and you want people to think about over-the-counter medications. >> surprisingly, narcotics make the pain worse by making you more sensitive. over the counter, the tylenol, ibuprofen, motrin. over the counter solutions work short term and long term. i'm a heart surgeon. i prescribe narcotics. i never want to give them more than three days, which is what the cdc is saying. no more than three the seven. i use these myself.
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work with you if you have elbow pain. >> the goal isn't zero pain. >> we're getting evidence that -- this is what this is about. >> pain-free, not the goal. >> perfect. you're ahead of me. most people think they want zero pain. you want enough of a life around whatever discomfort you're having. medication reduces by 25% the amount of pain you sense when you're in an experiment. it works the same in real life, as well. let people help you. >> we're out of time there. save our last panel as a mystery panel for the online viewers. doc, we appreciate it. >> one tip, start slow. go slow. push your doctors to give you the least amount of drugs possible. shortest time, as well. >> catch more from him week dayesdaye s -- days on the dr. oz show. wait until you hear what one company is offering new moms and
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comes from etsy, the online marketplace. next month, the company will offer male and female employees, get this, 26 weeks of paid parental leave. >> great. >> over two years. about a half year. etsy previously offered 12 weeks of leave. it's offered for any parent, through adoption, surrogacy. eight of the weeks have to be taken continuously in the first six months of the child's life. >> beautiful. >> all that flexibility. >> half a year over two years. >> yeah. >> that's amazing. >> fantastic. >> how many people feel like, you know, it's actually later that you wish you could stay home in a way. >> exactly. >> what's up with that? >> especially if you have another child, too. you want to spend time with them. how about this? we're all shoppers x, like to shop. could the secret for more affordable clothing be in a
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one fashion writer profiled shoppers. in a twitter survey, she found 37% admitted to shopping for themselves in the kids' section. the reason could be the fit and the price. as an example, eliza compares two down coats. same brand, same style. the adult size 2 is very similar to children's size 14. the adult cost is more than $1,000. the kids' version, just half of that, about $620. >> wow. >> i've done that. >> you have? >> i have. >> josh and i can wear the same size now. sometimes i'm like, take my coat or i'll take his stuff. >> you wear your kids' jeans, right? same thing. >> children's size 48. >>
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sleeping on a flight, you have a sore neck? an inventor thinks he has the solution to the problem. this is the patent design. head restraints. it's a strap that lays across your forehead and keeps it in place during the flight. so you don't fall or tilt. no drooling on the side. the design will accommodate earphones. who thinks they know what matt lauer's first objection was to this? >> the germs, for sure. >> the sweat. >> it reminds me of being fitted for the night brace at the orthodontist. >> i'm wearing my head gear, >> yeah, no. >> i like the sketches. they amuse me. >> best part. now why you have to wait to see indiana jones back in action, and what celine dion impression of her. >> indiana jones 5 has been
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harrison ford and steven spielberg. it'll be daynot coming out until 2017. a lot of people suggested new names. indiana jones and the aarp. indiana jones and the reason he walked into the room. indiana jones and the forbidden bingo hall. thank you, twitter. >> love it. mariah carey giving you a backstage look. she'll star in "mariah's world," following the singer on our world tour and during her wedding preparations. do not call it a reality show. mariah is telling the "new york times" the series is about getting to know her better, not watching her get her nails done. this year. ariana grande and what celebrities think about her impressions.
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celine dion on "saturday night live" live". right outside the window >> on elvis duran's radio show, ariana was asked what celebrities think of her impressions. >> do the people that you do impressions of contact you and either get mad or say, hey, that was dead on? >> no, no, no, no. >> do they say it was good? >> when i met cal arksceline, she said, when i saw it, i peed. >> everyone says ariana is coming from a place of love. >> spot on. >> amazing. >> jennifer lawrence was amazing. >> thank you so much. mr. roker, let's do the weather. >> okey-dokey. we have warm weather for a chunk of the country for now. it'll be changing. for today, we're looking at
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from virginia to georgia. new orleans, 80. 73 in memphis. here in new york city, we'll get to 63 degrees. by the time we get to friday, the cold air filters back in. minneapolis, you'll be where you should be. chicago is 6 degrees below normal. nashville, 4 degrees. by sunday, new york city, we'll be 14 degrees, about 10 degrees below average. buffalo a .today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in the upper 60s. .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the mid 60s.
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>> al, thanks. jennifer garner stars in "miracles from heaven." it's a true story told in the 2015 book of a young girl suffering from a rare, incurable disease. her mother, played by garner, searches relentlessly for a solution. >> she's not lactose intolerant. there is something wrong. >> calm down. >> you calm down! you find me another doctor. you run more tests. i'm not leaving this hospital until i know what's wrong with my daughter. >> jennifer garner, good morning. >> good morning. >> you know how they used to give star ratings to a movie. like three, four, five-star? this tishmove -- movie needs a tissue rating. >> right? it's an emotional movie. >> it is. >> this is a true story.
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book "miracles from heaven," and takes you on the journey her daughter became ill. >> it's a medical mystery, then there is a miracle. there is a happy ending. >> yes. story? >> i loved -- first of all, i loved getting to know the real family. i fell head over heels for both christy, anna and their other daughters and, of course, kevin. they're real salt to the earth people. perhaps. >> yeah. >> but they are -- christy was a tireless advocate for her daughter. you really are inspired by who she is as a mom. >> there's a spiritual side to this movie. they are spiritual people. >> right. >> what i liked about it is it's about faith, but it's also about doubt. >> yeah. >> it doesn't sugar coat anything. >> it doesn't. it's not preaching at you at all, which i love, which was very important to me. it presents a family for whom
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their journey, but it's not saying, you know, you have to believe a certain way to have anything. >> do you find going through this movie and living through it, did you find that your own perspective on things changed at all? >> i mean, it's not something that i have ever spoken about before this film, so i still feel a little -- but i grew up going to church every sunday. i took, you know -- ben and i took our kids home to west virginia to be baptized in my family's church. the thing about this film is it encouraged me to re-engage. just participating -- not just believing but participating in raising my children so they have the same backgrounds that my parents gave my siblings and me. >> you're playing christy beam, and she was there. were you like, what would she have done in this situation?
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>> before a scene, i'd text her, did you say this? what would you do? i said, what do you take in your coffee? what hymns do you listen to? i used her as a cheat sheet. >> what do you want people to take away from the movie? she has an interesting message about what miracles are. >> i hope that people see this film and leave feeling hopeful, leave feeling encouraged and feeling like they can put one foot in front of the other and get through something really, really tough. it's a love story between a mother and a daughter. >> i was thinking, i have like zero tolerance for any story that has anything bad happening to kids. >> agreed. it must have been wrenching to go through it. >> it was. it was wrenching to go through it, absolutely. but i didn't have to look far or very deeply to remind myself that i was going home to healthy kids. i was pretending. there are moms sitting in
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over the world watching their children suffer through something unimaginable. it was the least i could do, was pretend for christy. >> another part of this is that you happen to be going through a hard time in your own life as >> mm-hmm. >> i think so many people just adore you, jennifer. >> oh. >> i think they just want to know how you're doing. >> oh, thank you. >> if they could give you a hug, i think they would. >> that's kind. people have been so kind to my whole family, and we really do appreciate it. but you know what, we're doing really well. thank you. the kids are great. they'll be getting up and going to school soon. ben is there, and he'll be taking them. we will make it work. >> seems like you're working hard at that. it's not easy to go through something like that in the public eye. >> you know what, it's not easy to go through it, period. i have found going through it in the public eye to just -- it's just another facet of it.
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shifts in any way, it's tricky enough. but i have found people to be so warm and loving, that it hasn't been nearly as bad as you might imagine. >> jennifer garner, great to see you. "miracles from heaven." back after your local news. opi'm ben thompson. breaking news right now from the white house. president obama will announce his supreme
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garden in just a few hours. n-b-c news will have a live, special report coming up at 11:00. some likely picks include could be d-c circuit chief judge merrick garland, and district of columbia circuit judge sri srinivasan . srinivasan's name was one of the first ones floating around, following the death of justice antonin scalia. .today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in the upper 60s. .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .mony.nny.ghs in thep 50s.uesday...n.ghs in t mids. t's see what'sgoing on out on the roads this morning, here's a new picture of a crash at outbound randolph road and dotger avenue. you can see the car flipped over
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only one lane is open. and here's a look at the traffic backup on the i-77 north ramp to i-485 outer. that's where a motorcycle- involved accident happened earlier at exit two in south charlotte. coming up on the today show. the consumer confidential series with tips on how to get the best deals on gym memberships. then we're back with another update in thirty minutes.
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i've been waiting all day 8:30 now. it's wednesday, march 16th, 2016. one day before st. patrick's day. always reminds me of my irish grandma. beautiful day out on the plaza. nice and warm. so happy to be here.
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big week for lin-manuel -- >> miranda. >> the creator and, of course, the star of "hamilton." first he was at the white house with the president. now, he is taking on jenna bush hager. we'll find out how that went in a little while. plus, it's time to pick the rings for our wedding couple. we'll have a classic option. these days, there are exciting new trends when it comes to rings, as well. also, we are proud parents. our puppy with a purpose, wrangler, passed his ift test on tuesday. he's acquired the skills he needs to start his formal guide dog training. he'll be starting with a new training for five months before paired with someone he will be assisting. wrangler, way to go, buddy. >> we miss you, buddy. >> he'll hear that hat the next five months. we just interviewed jennifer garner and i said the movie opens friday.
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"miracles in heaven" opens today. >> i think she might know. it's her movie. >> that's right. check of the weather? >> we're looking at wet weather in the pacific northwest. also a few showers moving to the northeast later today. lots of sunshine along the eastern seaboard with warm temperatures. 85 in l.a. and high surf advisories. for tomorrow, wet weather through the gulf coast. some areas dealing with flooding. we'll be watching that closely. light snow showers in the inner mountain region. west coast, sunshine. beautiful day tomorrow in seattle. 58 degrees. 61 in portland, oregon. that's what's going on aro.today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in the upper 60s. .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .tuesday...sunny.
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>> that's your latest weather. what's your name? >> taylor. >> 21 today? >> yes. >> what are you doing to celebrate your birthday? >> going to see "hamilton." tonight? >> yeah, i'm excited. now. >> all right. >> happy birthday. >> thank you. >> that is the hottest ticket in town. >> "hamilton" has taken broadway and the country by storm. the fever reached the white house. jenna bush hager is one lucky lady. man behind it all. good morning. >> it was the best. my husband thinks i may leave him for lin-manuel. let's say i would, and he'd understand. i can't get enough of the music. if you've heard the soundtrack, you know "hamilton" is
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lin-manuel miranda is changing the face of broadway. he's also making changes on a bigger stage. >> reporter: the grammy-winning, hardest ticket in town, broadway hit musical that's blown the country away. >> "hamilton." >> reporter: "hamilton" tells the story of alexander hamilton, founder father, depicted by a diverse cast who performs mainly in hip hop and rap. if the i'm a big shot >> reporter: lin-manuel miranda wrote the play and music and stars as the lead. growing up in the washington heights neighborhood of new york city, miranda related to hamilton, an immigrant from a caribbean island. >> the first inspiration of making "hamilton" into a musical
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in the caribbean because he had a chance at education. my dad did the same thing, got a full ride to nyu. >> reporter: miranda's family comes from puerto rico and some of his happiest memories was time spent there. >> my grandfather was the manager of the bank there. my grandmother ran a travel agency. i ran the slushy machine. it was this vibrant town, even as a kid. >> reporter: his parents came to new york in search of a better life. >> when you watch your son win a grammy, perform at the white house, lobby on congress, can you believe you raised him? >> no. time. it's the american dream. >> you're doing something that the protagonist of your play, your musical, would have done, alexander hamilton. you're lobbying congress. >> yeah. it's interesting, my dad is in
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you know -- you may be familiar with this -- when your dad does something, maybe it's not the most interesting thing in the >> i've never heard anything like that. >> so i have a lifetime of cynicism about politics but when there is a crisis like this, it's all hands on deck. these are american citizens in suffering. >> today, we're going to talk about puerto rico. >> reporter: he spent tuesday lobbying congress to raise awareness about the island's desperate financial crisis. >> we're in danger of losing the people who make puerto rico great. >> reporter: he also took his shot all the way to the president. free style rapping in the rose garden. constitution, the potus, i'm free styling, you know this >> reporter: we couldn't let the king of free style leave without a "today" rap of our own. holding up the sign for puerto rico here to get relief for my puerto rican people savannah guthrie, always up,
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playing with my poker face, my al roker face i got the weather and what's going on outside "today" show, waving outside with pride i'm coming from all parts of the world matt lauer, and oh, yeah, running around like jack bauer trying to get relief and save the country for my people viva, puerto rico [ applause ] >> all right. >> matt lauer and jack bauer. not sure i see the collection. >> he didn't know you were going to ask that? >> in fact, on the way to the airport, i said, can i get poster board? i have a game to play. if you don't think he had enough on his plate, he was in the white house testing the educational curriculum for "hamilton." they're spending 20,000 kids to go see the show and do work afterwards. >> they should be going. great that they're going. >> complete education. >> they're doing so much outside of the performance. >> he made it back for the show last night. >> wow.
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show. >> you never look at your watch. >> never. >> i have to give this parenting advice. i said to his father, how did you raise a genius? he said, i let him be. i thought, gosh, i need some work. >> i know i'll hear it when i get home. pop, let me be. up next, we'll get ready for our big fat today wedding.
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first, this is "today" on nbc. make we wanna say i do we're back at 8:40. more of our countdown to our big fat today wedding. you voted for our couple's dress and tux on tuesday. this morning it's all about the rings. in 2016, there are pretty exciting new trends. >> reporter: wedding bands symbolizing love, eternity, commitment, happyenily ever after. out, simple gold bands or
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in 2016, it's all about individuality individuality. mixed metals are trending for him and her. so is rose gold. >> looks terrific on everyone's skin tone. >> reporter: for the groom, for many choices from serceramic to classic with a twist. black diamonds are? >> a little edgier, more masculine. >> reporter: for the bride, colored stones are hot, so are floral, pave and vintage. >> using motifs, like a floral motif, or vintage styling. all of these are big trends right now. >> reporter: if you're looking for a wedding band this year, pick the one that makes your heart bloom. >> here to add sparkle to our big fat today wedding is editor in chief of "brides" magazine. and, of course, our lovebirds are here. they want to see the choices more than anybody. good morning. >> good morning. >> you got your marriage license yesterday. >> we did. >> what was that like? take pictures? >> so fun. >> it was pictures of us writing
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>> from every angle. it was fun. >> what has it been like? your friends and family from all over the country must be flipping out that you're about to do this on national tv. >> they're so excited. >> really excited. they can't wait to come. everyone is looking at flights. it's exciting. >> trying to stay at the hotel. big family reunion. >> the wedding is next week. let's pick the rings. we have kia here. we talked about some of the trends. we have three to show. i'll let you do the honors, kaitlin. >> the first trend is all about rose gold. it is the "it" gold of the moment, really of the last three years. we saw it start in the ready to wear world in jewelry and accessories and exploded as a trend. it's everywhere. guys are rocking it now, too. it is official. it is here to stay. here, we have an eternity band for you, kaitlin. i love that it's a pretty,
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when you add the roadsse gold, it's romantic and adds personality. >> i see that. >> for you, all men, not just you, but the rose gold band is really gaining in popularity. what i love about it, again, is it's a classic band. when you add the rose gold, it's a little unexpected. platinum or gold, can you mix and match the metal? >> totally fine. >> let's go to the next trend. >> it's nice. >> who wants to do the box? >> john, you can do it. >> look at them getting along like a lovely married couple. those are pretty. tell me about these. it's a mix and match thing. >> it is. america is so over matchy. i think we're all happy about that. people want a ring that represents their personality. a lot of times, opposites attract in couples. so what we have here is a vintage-inspired ring. love this ring. it is by two by london. the rose cut diamonds, which is a special cut, really makes the
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it gives a special vintage feel. very sparkly. love it. >> yeah. >> his ring? >> we have a super masculine ring. it's black jade, which most people think of jade as green, but the fact it's black is special. paired with sterling silver makes it manly. >> we have a few seconds for the next box. do the honors on the last one. this is the colorful rings. >> oh, my gosh. >> all about diamonds and about colored stones for ladies. the yellow diamonds are super rare and beautiful. three rows of diamonds. for men, there are little black diamonds around the ring. >> you can feast your eyes on that. it's up to mek toamerica to decide. rose gold, mix and match or colors? help with our wedding planning
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you have until 5:00 eastern to vote for the ring and the bridesmaid dresses. we're revealing all of the winners on the big day, march 24th. >> yeah. >> so exciting. you don't know what it is yet, do you? >> no. it'll be a surprise. up next, we'll show you the tricks to getting the cheapest gym membership possible.
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nbc. 8:47. we're back this morning with our consumer confidential series. how do you pick the right gym and can you get a bargain on the sometimes costly memberships? what do you need to know while working out? exercise physiology tom holland is here with answers. good to see you. first, you have to figure out what you want in a gym and then find the best deals. how easy is that? >> there's never been more gyms.
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there's never been a better time. for competition, more ability to negotiate price. >> i see commercials all the time and they offer deals. can i walk in the gym and ask for a better deal? >> absolutely. initiation. first and foremost, never pay it. it's a negotiatable thinge negotiable thing. >> yeah. 6% 60% of people, after they join, don't come back. that's what they care about. a gym. when is the best time to get a great deal? >> the vast majority of people join in january. it'll be harder. when i joined a gym, if you walked in in august, i'll give you a deal because nobody is coming. we need cash and that's a great time. >> when you come up with the amount it'll cost me a year, if i pay you in advance, does that help you and me? >> absolutely. you want cash.
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you can often get about 10% to 20% discount. if you can pay in cash or a check, great idea, too. at the end, you don't have to credit card. >> i like that. showing up. let's say you sign up for a gym, pay your hard-earned money. how hard is it to get out? >> harder than breaking up with a girlfriend or getting divorced. it can be. these contracts are really tough to break. you can -- if you complain hard enough, especially given social media and twitter and facebook, no gym wants bad press. complain hard enough, you can get out. >> you're on a treadmill in a crowded gym, there's a time limit and sometimes the treadmill shuts down at the end of 30 minutes. without making a lot of enemies, how do you get around that? >> i'm an iron man guy, do 20 mile runs. i want full credit at the end. you can find hack codes if you google the make and model of that piece of cardio. >> one of the things i hear, and
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who go to gyms often say, they get their personal belongings stolen. >> yeah. >> even if they're in a locker. how do you avoid that? >> there are professional thieves that will pay $50 gym day passes to rob the lockers, break into the lockers. don't bring anything valuable. if it's in a locker and a lock, doesn't mean it's safe. >> cleanliness. a daily segment with me, cleanliness. what do you have to be careful about in a gym? >> petri dish potentially. that's why i'm not sick, and i've been working at gyms my whole life. wipe down the machine before, send 60 seconds doing that. lifting weights, wear gloves. >> benches and matts and things like that? >> wipe it down if you can. i put a towel down before. taking a class like yoga, bring your own mat. thank you. >> thank you. frequent flyer miles. how to make the most of them and
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ahead, teach your kids good habits.
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this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: today's parenting team is sponsored by johnson. >> 8: 52. last month our "today" parenting team joined forces with our
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super team and teach your kids healthy habits. >> we're the sitting on the couch team. anyway, jean, jill, joy and jenna, had great ideas. we're checking with the parents to see how it's going. >> we're going to put 30 seconds on the clock. whomever gets the most toys in the bin wins. three, two, one, start the clock! >> one, two, three, four. >> let's play the zip and zoom game. >> zip, zip, zoom. >> i don't like a messy room. i like when it's clean. >> my kids are getting bigger but their toys are getting a lot smaller. if you have a disney xfinity fan, try a christmas ornament organizer. the cleanup around here is a lot easier. >> you want to teach your kids you have to make choices from the time they're little until they're adults. you have to live with them. a great way to do it is using board games.
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lot at our house. monopoly is a favorite. skills. >> helped me do math faster in >> guess what? i'm winning. >> hey! >> we're at $4.85 so far. >> grocery shopping is fun. spend. >> i want to focus on breakfast. it tends to be a meal, as control over. you want to do a cool spin on something healthy. ice cream breakfast! da, da, da, da, da, da. this is plain yogurt. frozen cherries, frozen peaches and a banana tossed in the blender with cheer rohios on top. it's an ice cream breakfast. >> why did you put the peaches in? i don't like the peaches.
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but she's eating it. >> i prepared muffins, breakfast cookies and the yogurt pops for kids to have. >> are these healthy? because they're surprisingly good. >> as paraphernalia sents, you're the first example. oh, she sees me moving, she will, too. >> why do you love bouldering? >> it's a good burst of freedom. it's a fun way to do stuff with your family. >> exercising as a family is the best. we love it. >> instead of trying to do my exercise without them involved, i try to incorporate them into it. they loved it. >> the mommy express. >> i love it. big thanks to everybody who took part in the start "today" challenge. now we have a new one. are you struggling to get your baby or toddler to sleep?
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partner over the best way to do it? cry it out, rock it out, have baby in the bed. you all remember that, right? head to today.com/parenting team. we want to hear your stories and advice. >> sleeping well now, right? >> it was a long road. much more ahead on this wednesday morning. what do you have real quick? >> lots of great stuff. >>i'm carolyn bruck.
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the newsroom. right now, police are investigating a business break- in...in northeast charlotte. it happened around 4:30 this morning at "a-1 koncepts" on north tryon street. that's near craighead road. c-m-p-d says some items were taken. no arrests have been made. .today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny .friday...mostly sunny. highs in .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. ance rain0rcent.oay...sunny. highs in theper 50s. uesday...sunn highsn the ms. ming up at 9:2 n-b-carlott a live report from uptown... where former charlotte mayor patrick cannon will face a judge in a few hours. today, internet risks...busted. which ailments on your newsfeed are fake. the time is 9:26.
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this morning on "today's take," "allegiant" star theo james is here with a sneak peek at the new film. he's back. harrison ford returns to the big screen for indiana jones 5. we're busting the health myths you've seen online. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a beautiful wednesday morning here in new york city. it's march the 16th, 2016. another big crowd out on the
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spring break weeks roll through town. inside studio 1a, i'm willie along with natalie, al and tamron. this song was on when i got the e-mail from the morning jam from our producer, amanda. "electric feel," mgmt. >> great song. >> everybody is talking about what happened last night in american politics. huge night starting with a clean sweep for hillary clinton. florida, ohio, illinois, missouri and north carolina. all going to secretary clinton. her delegate lead over senator sanders is now at more than 700 if you include the super delegates. clinton setting her sights on donald trump, who could be her general election opponent. >> our commander in chief has to be able to defend our country, not embarrass it. [ applause ] engage our allies, not aillienate them. defeat our adversaries, not
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>> here's why she's talking about donald trump. last night, he won florida, illinois, missouri and north carolina. taking home 194 delegates. the only state last night he didn't win was ohio, where the home state governor john kasich won. he picked up 75 delegates. here's where things stand in the republican party. trump leading with 656 delegates. followed by cruz. marco rubio, who dropped out of the race after losing by some 20 points in his home state of florida last night. then governor kasich there in fourth. donald trump referring last setting. >> so i'm going forward. we had a fantastic evening. i would have never thought this could have happened. to win the states that we won and to win by the margins, especially, look, this is my second home, florida. to win by that kind of a number is incredible. record setting.
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rubio on having run a really tough campaign. he's tough. he's smart. he's got a great future. he's got a great future. >> no little marco talk. >> that hurts. >> wasn't even 24 hours. the next morning, he was tweeting him. >> just to make sure. >> you felt bad watching marco rubio's concession speech. >> wind taken out of his sail. >> this is a guy a year ago who was the hope of the republican party. young, smart guy. latino background from the critical state of florida. he didn't have it this time around. officially suspending his campaign after losing florida badly. >> after tonight, it is clear that while we are on the right side, this year, we will not be on the winning side. while it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever, and while today my
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that i've even come this far is evidence of how special america truly is. >> you've got three people left in the republican race. donald trump, ted cruz and this gentleman, john kasich, who won ohio last night. pretty convincing fashion. >> even though i labored in obscureity for so long, people counting me out, people in ohio saying, why don't they ever call on him? we get all that. but we put one foot in front of the other, and i want to remind you again tonight that i will not take the low road to the highest office in the land. [ applause ] >> a lot of people noticed what i noticed. as he finished his speech, i said, i've never seen so much confetti in my life. at one point, it was a whiteout in front of the camera. >> there is a reason, right?
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>> he was reportedly upset with the level of confetti at a previous event. >> you bring out the snowplows. it was unbelievable. >> you can't see them. >> like times square. >> dusting his hair off. where am i? who am i? >> confetti, you know. >> more confetti. >> we were both in ohio for different reasons, but i'm telling you, that state and the city of cleveland, they are bracing for this summer. we don't know what's going to happen, if it'll be a contested convention. all bets are off. but cleveland is just counting down. they are. >> so excited. >> they are. they're never vous andrvous and excited, the unpredictability. the small businesses are prepared. the people who have lived there and watch the city and state recover. >> listen, i worked there. >> they know it's all about ohio, ohio, ohio. >> i worked there during its darker days. watched it climb. it is so spectacular what has
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there's a weston opening up. >> the farm to table restaurant. we were set up there. you see the small businesses which we expect in new york and california and chicago. you do gogo to cleveland and see the resurgence resurgence. it's not just the cleveland cavaliers or the hard rock they're proud of. >> i was there on monday helping destination cleveland, the visitors bureau, kind of launch things up. it is going to be a spectacular time. ironically, the 1936 presidential convention was held in cleveland, and the -- for the republicans and the 1936 convention for the democrats held in philadelphia. being held again this year. it's a repeat of history. >> you're always the person we'll call on a game show. don't call anyone else but al roker. >> cleveland is -- i love cleveland. >> great place. >> one of my favorite cities. my sister lives there. it's a great place. >> lebron lives there. >> and our producer.
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>> we have a very big argument. there's a great deli there in cleveland heights called corky and lenny. he says it's the best deli in america. i will -- it's the second best in america. >> sampling? >> i think so. we want corn beef kandsandwiches and sandwiches from carnegie here in new york. >> how big? >> corky and lenny's are normal size. >> carnegie, it lasts you a month. >> wow. >> enough talk about deli. >> we digress. one of our favorites, indiana jones, ready to make a comeback. remember this classic scene from indiana, the boulder. he's got it. there it is. all of a sudden, oh! when the boulder came down in
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>> the best. >> -- the old time movies had come back to life. disney confirming harrison ford and steven spielberg will team up for indiana jones 5. a number of people said, harrison ford right now, 73 years old. 2019. that month. i don't care. >> i don't care either. >> give me harrison ford as indiana jones any time. >> yeah. >> some folks on twitter, for example, new york daily news joking, "raiders of the lost aarp." >> oh, a-a-r-p. that's good. >> we had graphics that went with this because it would be funnier. another tweeting, "indiana jones and the golden corral, dinner at 4:30." there's a graphic. >> "star wars: the force awakens," when he ran out -- and he still has that. he can get out there and run and
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i was amazed. >> when you have someone like harrison ford, also, that's when the story line counts. you see the movies these days, especially if it's a remake or sequel, they fall off. don't know where to go. you know it won't happen here. >> indiana jones 4 was a disappointment. >> i don't remember that one. >> and the crystal skull. shia labeouf was in it. enough said. >> oh, oh. >> i got ya, shia. >> disney, no shia, okay? harrison, yes. >> wasn't that his son? >> he can get a new son. >> who is the daddy? >> maybe a grandson. >> i didn't see that coming and neither did shia labeouf. thinking, well, gosh. >> shia probably doesn't remember he was in it. >> al roker is coming for you, shia. >> poor shia. i'll make it better for him. i'll transition to this cute
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>> named shia. this is at a japanese aquarium. capturing a lot of hearts. so adorable. all fluffy, born february 21st, still lives with her mom. they say baby seals lose the fluff within eight weeks. >> they say. >> they like to have a cute animal video to end on here, to get away with shia labeouf. >> if shia was that kwuzfuzzy and cute, it'll be better. >> you and labeouf, it is on. >> you know, it's also fun to go to a theater with him, too. >> the meme of him is hilarious. >> wow. >> anyway, we have wind blowing from minnesota to cleveland, our friends in cleveland, ohio. we've got 38 million people under some sort of a wind warning or advisory. we're going to be watching this thing. look at the airport delays, from
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indianapolis, detroit and cleveland. the winds will be blowing. we're going to be looking at a little leftover winter, too. the low pressure system moving to the canadian mer typearitimes. u.p. of michigan, heavy snow. pushes to new england. light snow around the great lakes. we may see about a foot of snow or so in the u.p. of michigan. generally, about 1 to 3 inches to maybe 4 or 5 inches in northern minnesota into parts of northern wisconsin. that's .today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in the upper 60s. .saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the mid
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>> who should play harrison ford's son. >> chris pratt. >> i'd watch that. >> yeah. >> there were talks he was going to be part of it, too? >> chris pratt, baby. up next, shia labeouf live in studio. exclusive one on one with al roker. no, just kidding. maybe you read the online claims about your health. we'll tell you what's true and what you can ignore next.balls and clean and real and looking good and sandwich and soup and a new personal best. and a little help and soup and sandwich and study group. good, clean food pairs well with anything. try the clean pairings menu. at panera. food as it should be.
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when you're on facebook or twitter, you probably noticed those shocking health headlines that come across the page. like, a cleanse can boost your immune immune system. >> we'll be busting the myths. here with what you need to know is dr. natalie azar. how are you? >> i'm good. >> you can have a stroke in the hair salon sink? >> how could that happen, right? so this is something that's called the beauty parlor syndrome. it's well described in literature. for convenience sake and to let you see, to clarify, what are we talking about here? this is the anatomy of the neck. there is an artery here. this goes up into the base of the brain and it supplies very important parts of the brain that control coordination and vision and other things. you can see, you can appreciate,
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skeletal vertebrae. an injury can occur here if you hypoex hyperextend the neck. or with a rapid movement. rapid rotational movement. these things can also happen with chiropractic manipulation. not saying cause and effect. as well as whiplash injuries. >> presenting it? >> avoiding the hyperextension. people at risk are people are underlying hardening of the arteries. they're vulnerable to compressing the artery. >> ask for cushion back there? >> yeah. some regulation is put in. they want the sinks cushion and had higher so you're not hyperextended. >> drinking cold water after eating a meal can cause cancer. >> i read that four times. is it true? >> is it better to have cold water versus warm water in general? but the myth is, if you drink cold water, it'll cause fats to solidify, which will turn into
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fatty acids that promote cancer. all of the steps of the myth appear to be untrue. no matter what temperature water you drink, as soon as you start drinking it, it'll go to body temperature. there's acids in the stomach that break this down. no truth to this. >> if you drink cold water don't you burn more calories? >> i read that, too. >> you know how many? eight. >> still, it's true. eight a day. >> okay. just drink water. >> the next one, enjoy your breakfast. colon cleanse boosts immune system and increases energy. >> the idea is something called auto intoxication, which means any substances, material that is still left on the colon wall can actually release toxins into the blood and, therefore, poison you, essentially, and cause migraine and this and that. this. first of all, two ways to do a colon cleanse. getting rid of everything.
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called hydrotherapy, where they flush gallons of water into the rectum. first of all, there's no medical -- literature is not that great so not a lot of review studies. what we know is that, number one, there's no real science behind the idea that we absorb toxins from our colon into our bodies. people with heart disease and kidney disease have to be careful about this. you can get dehydrated and have electrolyte imbalances. not something most of the people in the gi field recommend. >> busting the myths. thank you. up next, taylor swift sharing steamy foephotos from her romantic get away. who was the man beside her? we have the answer after this. you can help prevent blindness in undernourished children all over the world. when you get your vitamins at walgreens,
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for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there's limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, i tried warfarin, but the blood testing and dietary restrictions... don't get me started on that. i didn't have to. we started on xarelto . nice pass. safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. you know xarelto is the #1 prescribed blood thinner in its class. that's a big win.
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with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto ... ...was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto . ready for a little pop fix? what's in your cup this morning? mine is water. we're starting off with an exclusive first look at a new film sure to be a summer blockbuster. the four horsemen are back. now, you see me 2, the sequel from the thriller in 2013. really good movie. this time, the group of mind-bending magicians are taking on their biggest illusion and facing off against a new nemesis, played by -- wait for it -- daniel radcliffe. take a look. >> a trap. >> tah-dah! >> this is the key to every computer system on the planet. i want you to steal it. >> we're going to play a little game.
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did it to us. >> it feels good to be back. >> hello, hello. >> stop it. make it go up. >> there's always more than what's on the surface. >> you know we're going to see that. you can see the full thing at today.com. i'll see you at the theater june 10th. that's when it opens. talk about a picture perfect couple. look at this. taylor swift and her man, calvin harris, sharing photos from their romantic get away on social media. it was an undisclosed location. we got pictures of the white sand, the blue waters and the palm trees. taylor in a bikini, enjoying the ocean. trampoline. the stuff we dream about doing with taylor swift. perhaps the hottest snap was of
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together. kissing in the sand. be be by the way, hitting the beach this week, amy schumer and her friends. i'm not sure why that pig was on the beach. not sure if that's even legal. we'll have to get amy to call us and explain. a moment of silence. and take a listen to the new song that just dropped overnight. we're loving it. it was commissioned by the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. for her let girls learn initiative that helps women around the world get access to education. it's called "this is for my girls." features kelly clarkson, missy elliott, lea michele and zendaya, among others. the song writer, diane warren, she told "billboard" is the song
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it's available on itunes. the proceeds go to the let girls learn fund. speaking of people doing great things, normally i don't let people in my club under 21. these are from kids who care from ft. worth, texas. they finished a performance off broadway in new york. ready to dance with me? they're sending out a good, positive message, as well, about kids, not just being wrapped up in social media, but sending a positive message. sneak peek of the "divergent" film.
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mmmm, yoplait. i'm ben thompson. today former charlotte mayor patrick cannon will be back in the queen city today, to face a mecklenburg county judge. nbc charlotte richard devayne joins us live -- richard, tell us
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taking a look at the headlines, doctors in the u.s. are asked to cut back on prescribing painkillers. new federal guidelines are aimed at stemming the tide of drug abuse and suggest doctors first recommend over-the-counter medications for chronic back pain. only then should they proceed to lower doses of painkillers if needed. more than 40 people die each day from overdoses of opopioids. the federal reserve is meeting to discuss hiking interest rates. the fed raised rates in december for the first time in nearly a decade. experts are not expecting an increase today. officials in cuba say they have confirmed the first case of zika transmitted inside the country. they say the patient, the
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traveled outside of cuba. the island is just 90 miles from the u.s. zika is especially dangerous to pregnant women because it has been linked to serious birth fda advisory panel has given its support to the first coronary stent is dissolved back into the body. patients aren't locked into a life-long stent made of metal. amazon is looking to patent its pay by selfie buying program. the process allows shoppers to make a purchase by taking a photo or video, rather than keying in their account passwords. the app is intended to make it safer for shoppers to buy products by relying on their image. a homeless man will be getting a financial boost thanks to his keen eye. the 55-year-old, matthew chapman, will pocket $100,000 reward for helping police
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he spotted the fugitives, then he followed them into a mcdonald's in san francisco and called police, who then caught the men. matthew says he will use the money to help his children and grandchildren who live in oregon. kind of person you want to hear getting that boost. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> hey, natalie. as we look now, we're going to see a gorgeous day in the east coast. though showers move in later today through new york state to parts of west virginia. hit or miss showers and thunderstorms along the gulf. sunny and 85 in l.a. showers in the pacific northwest. tomorrow, 58 in seattle. 80 in l.a. rain and snow showers across the great lakes to northern new england. hit or miss showers and thunderstorms across the gulf coast. some of the area affected, including the sabine river, will have problems slowing down the drop from .today...mostly sunny. highs in the lower 80s. .thursday...sunny . highs in the mid 70s. .friday...mostly sunny. highs in
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.saturday...partl y sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .sunday...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. highs in the lower 50s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...sunny. highs in the upper 50s. .tuesday...sunny. highs in the mid 60s. >> that's your latest weather. the "divergent" series dominated the box office with the first two films grossing nearly $600 million. the latest installment "allegiant" hits theaters this friday. you can expect it'll be huge. >> no question. we'll talk to one of the stars, theo james, in a moment. first, more about the mega-movie franchise. >> reporter: the action-packed
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in post-a hfpost-apocolyptic chicago. there are the dauntless, the truthful candor, the amnety. >> the future belongs to those who know where they belong. >> reporter: in the first film, we followed tris played by shailene woodley and theo james playing four. with the help of their cast, the two search for the plot to take over the city. >> wipe the program. >> reporter: in the second film, "insurgent," jeanine, played by kate winslet, hunts down tris and the rebel forces as the city plunges into turmoil. now, in the third installment "allegiant," tris and four will venture beyond the city walls to
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thee roh james, goodo james, good morning. >> good morning. the series. >> reminded me. your t-shirt. >> i asked for them to be specifically tight, yes. that. >> get us and your fans caught up to speed. where do we pick you all up here? >> so we -- the third movie begins a couple weeks after the last film has ended. things are changing in the world they're living in. naomi watts' character is taking over, and she's controlling the city. they decide to leave and see what's outside and kind of look for new hope. then they find out that the world outside is very different to what they thought it was. there's a bunch of new characters. jeff daniels and all these people that add energy and new blood, which is fun. >> in this movie, i mean, and all of them, you're in crazy good shape.
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>> are you hitting on me? >> i have a screen grab of that. very nice. so do you have to get in shape in between, or do you stay crazy in good shape in between? >> crazy in good shape. >> just wondering, how do you do it? >> you know what? >> as he stares adoringly into your eyes. >> oh, my gosh. >> this is next level. >> you know what, i have to work at it, yeah. the first couple weeks are painful. >> i noticeheo is giving you no eye contact now. feeling uncomfortable. >> i'm shy. >> do you do your own stunts, too? >> i do, yes. which is fun. you know, being an actor, sometimes you hang around on set a lot and are waiting in the trailer. when you can do some running and sweating, it can be good. you're not looking at me now. >> the love is gone. >> full sweat. >> after doing a series of action fms like "divergent," what do you do in your next role?
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action person, or do you want to do something a little more heartfelt, romcom with al? >> definitely. yeah, i think you need to, in terms of, you know, like any career, you need to think about longevity and, thus, you need to projects. in between, the nice thing about the films is, you know, in a way, they tick the bigger box of the franchise, but in the six months in between, i can do smaller, independent films. two. the book is one book. >> yeah. >> you have the next movie coming out next summer? >> yeah. exactly. there's a final part of the story, which was -- there was challenges there. if you only have one book but you're telling two stories, you need to make two coherent narratives. you need to finish the third movie but not so much that -- >> yeah. >> but it's interesting.
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explore the character more than you probably would, because you have more material. >> you start filming that this summer, so a busy man. >> busy. >> we'll let you and al run up to brunch. it'll be break. >> theo, thanks so much. the "divergent" series "ali "allegiant "allegiant." >> they're gone. >> hits theaters on friday. this cake is made with guinness. st. patrick's day idea for you. easter ones for the kids coming up next.less as easy as... one... "tru"... three. now there's a gorgeous trublend face for each of us one: new trublend primer it hides pores, preps and smooths skin two: trublend makeup matches 99% of skin tones. three: new trublend blush and bronzer - a baked blend to get you glowing! find your trublend it's easy as 1 tru 3
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i want to live. you can find a recipe for almost anything... baby cousin's gonna love that isn't she. oh my gosh. ... and gather all the right ingredients. we're gonna make the same meal this year. i wish sarah was here. i know, mom. but the happiest moments in life don't always come from a cookbook. look who's joining us. happy easter. they come from the heart. find low prices every day on fresh food for your easter meal. walmart. with st. patrick's day tomorrow and easter behind it, we're looking for diy ideas for you and the kids. youtube sensation and diy lifestyle expert here, with 1.4 million subscribers. ann, good to see you. >> thank you for having me. i'm excited. >> so are we. starting off with a guinness take.
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right here, we have some cake in a cup, in a glass, and we'e' take cake crumble and put that in so, that way, it can create this bubbly look. now, we're going to take frosting with cream cheese and >> wow. >> we're going to put this on top. guinness drink. >> it has the head? >> yeah, actually has guinness >> yeah. >> i have to try that. >> you didn't waste any time. >> guinness is good for you, they say. >> all right. it's really fun. here, we have a fun snack. basically, we have some ranch dressing here that we could put in the pot. cute pots. >> made with yogurt, right? >> yogurt and ranch dressing. >> i love the idea. >> put them in pots. >> perfect.
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now, with the baby karatcarrots, we'll take toothpicks and poke holes there. >> then the parsley. >> put it into the holes. >> something kids would have fun doing. >> put them in here. >> plop it in the pot. >> really cute. serve them to the kids. they're fun. >> and it's healthy. perfect. over to tamron now. >> up next, it's not edible, which is in my contract, but let's do it. >> we're going to make something fun. my viewers love this. basically, the ingredients, we have citric acid and baking soda. >> okay. >> and you can personalize this by adding in other ingredients like oil -- >> i love coconut oil. >> a little of that. pour that? >> that enough? >> yes. then some witch hazel. >> splash of that. >> then add more later on. we'll put some orange food coloring in here to give it the carrot look.
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i'm going to add some of this into the diy paper cone. this creates a carrot shape, making it very fun. >> put it in the funnel? >> right. then you add some fun, so it looks like a carrot. then cover it with aluminum foil. let it sit overnight. >> then you make this basket. sweet gift. >> exactly. >> i'll keep working while you play with willie. >> we'll work with eggs here, i'm told. >> yeah. when you're making breakfast in the morning, crack the egg up top like this. very careful. >> what's your secret? >> just up top and pour the yolk out. after that, you should have some shell right over there. >> okay. >> we're going to put in some potting soil. this diy is really fun. >> we're planting, basically, right? >> right.
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>> what seeds are these? >> wheat grass seeds. >> okay. >> you can use them afterwards. >> put them back in the egg carton. >> after a week, you should have something like this. >> one week? >> yeah. lovely in the home. >> thanks so much. >> thank you so much for having me. coming up, not just kids who throw temper tantrums. we'll show you how to handle them at any age. >> try this. delicious!ne egg that just tastes better. fresher. more flavorful. delicious. only one egg with better nutrition... like more vitamins d, e, and omega 3s. and 25% less saturated fat. only one egg good enough for my family. because why have ordinary when you can have the best. eggland's best. the only egg that gives you so much more: better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. before earning enough cash back from bank of america to take their act to the next level... before earning 1% cash back everywhere, every time...
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may all your tomorrow's be as delicious as today olive garden if you're a parent, the thought of a terrible twos makes you shutter and the terrible threes, they don't tell you that. even adults can throw a tantrum. >> here with tips to help us diffuse the situation at every age and stage is a member of our today parenting team and mom of two, michelle. good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> we have kids. we know what that temper tantrum is all about. thank goodness we're out about it, but it continues as they grow older, right? >> we think of it as childish behavior but it's not limited to little kids. >> let's start with the toddler tantrum, the full meltdown. a lot of times it's in public. the body is limp. what do you do? >> embarrassing. you don't know what to do. toddlers have tantrums for all kinds of reasons. because they can't talk, they can't tell us what they are.
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in the bag when dealing with a toddler. i like ignoring. it works sometimes. what works one day won't work the next. distracting is a great one. tell your toddler, time to put on the shoes to go outside and they melt into the ground, distract them. let's count the shoes. then move to my favorite, offering options. if you want to wear the red shoes today or the blue shoes. you can probably distract them away. >> we always did the walk away. ignoring them and showing there is no reward for what you're doing. eventually, they figure it out. >> don't fan the fire. >> unless they're going to get hurt, like throwing themselves on the floor and everything. >> right. >> let's move to the elementary school tantrum. what does it look like? >> this is when your kid becomes verbal. at this point, you're probably hearing the word "unfair" a lot. maybe some name calling. strong sense of justice at this age. they'll say, i'm the only one who has to go to bed at 8:00. you're the worst parent in the world, not fair. >> i've heard that. >> the best thing to do is acknowledge it and walk away.
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you can walk away. you're not fanning it. sort of giving it a little acknowledgment. if it escalates and you need a consequence, make it a logical one. you're not always resorting to taking away screens because that gets old and doesn't have a good effect. you might say, you were disrespectful to me and it's hard for me to do nice things for you around here when you're treating me disrespectfully. for the rest of the week, do the dishes after dinner, to show me you understand the stuff i do for you. >> let's move on to teenagers. a new world you're experiencing right now. >> i have teenagers, yes. >> mine are close. >> the teen tantrum is different than earlier tantrums. we tend to see a lot of massive eye rolls and stomping out of the room, that sort of thing. the thing i find fascinating about this age is there's so much brain development going on and reorganizing. one of the things that happens is that teens can't read adult's facial expressions anymore. whenever you do this, you might be concerned and say, how was your math test today? your kid goes, fine! why do you have to get angry
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they're misinterpreting that face as anger. >> we should do the botox brow, no expression? >> no needles necessary. >> you don't have to get botox, good. >> you might want to try that, willie. >> botox brow. you have to wipe your forehead of wrinkles so you are unemotional when talking to your kid. it sounds simple. works like a charm. >> quickly, the adult tantrum. >> kind of a common thread going throughout. somebody has an eruption and you don't know what to do. acknowledge it but don't stick around to be an emotional punching bag. >> great advice. head to our website today.com for more tips. this is "today" on nbc. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl.
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we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding.
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or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto . ladies, look at the vision of you guys. >> piece of the blues. for us. >> eugene and daniel levy, from
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>> wthompson. today former charlotte mayor patrick cannon will be back in the queen city today, to face a mecklenburg county judge. nbc charlotte richard devayne joins us live -- about today's
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today north carolina governor pat mccrory will be in charlotte - thanking his supporters for their primary votes. mccrory won tuesday's republican primary in his race for re- election. during his visit, mccrory will also talk about a 2-million dollar bond referendum ssed by voters. november,crwill ce current torneygenar cooper, who nstnight's governor pat mccrory will be in charlotte - thanking his supporters for their primary votes. mccrory won tuesday's republican primary in his race for re- election. during his visit, mccrory will also talk about
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referendum passed by voters. in november, mccrory will attorney general roy cooper, who won democratic gubernatorial nomination. coming up on the today show -- your life easier. then we'll see you back in 30 minutes. the time is 10:26. i'm carolyn
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. it is winesday wednesday to us. march 16th. that is vain singing "like i would." >> is that the one from -- >> we have a terrific show for you. actress and singers. rita wilson from "sleepless in seattle" and "runaway bride." one of her big passions is her music.
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it. that's the way she is now. she'll sing for us a little bit later. >> she sings about her girls, her husband. then you never know what to >> love him. >> with his son daniel to tell us about a new season of their hit show. we cannot say the name. it's like up -- creek. that's where they live. >> it's starting the second season but they've been renewed for season three. >> really? >> yes. >> was that in the notes? jill is coming up, too with her shopping bags. all the stuff to make your life easier like a travel backpack. you can go anywhere you want. >> how cute is our jill. >> she's perfect. i hate her. >> words of wisdom. >> namaste. >> i want to hold you because you're my person. >> this is a good sign having a

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