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good morning. breaking news. matthew roars ashore. the powerful category 4 hurricane slamming into haiti right now with 145-mile-per-hour winds, flooding rains, and massive waves. the u.s. appears much more likely. face-off. mike pence and tim kaine set for their showdown in the first and only vice presidential debate tonight. who's got the most to gain or lose as the duel over donald trump's taxes rages on at the top of the ticket. >> i understand the tax laws better than almost anyone. >> what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in the first place? and bound and gagged. chilling new details emerge
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robbers burst into kim kardashian's paris bedroom in the middle of the night. was she targeted after social media posts like this one? could it be an inside job in the hunt for suspects "today," tuesday, october 4th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody, welcome to "today" morning. starting to get a taste of matthew. >> all eyes on the weather. this storm showing no signs of lefting up. our top story, the atlantic's most powerful hurricane in a deck kaadedecade on a projected path that will bring the storm dangerously close to the east coast of the u.s. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in the thick of it in haiti this morning. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, the eye
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this country here in port-au-prince. we are already starting to see the rain pick up. as you mentioned, this is the most powerful atlantic hurricane in almost a decade. this morning, hurricane matthew, a slow-moving category 4 juggernaut is beginning to tear their haiti. hardest hit -- the impoverish country's southwest peninsula. some fear up to 40 inches of rain in some areas triggering deadly mudslides. >> the storm could be highly particularly the rainfall. >> reporter: nasa capturing this dramatic view of the monster storm from space, its eye clearly visible. matthew's relentless storm surge and torrential rain flooding parts of jamaica. eastern cuba and the bahamas now on high alert as the storm slogs through the caribbean, now even threatening the u.s. east coast later this week. florida's governor has already
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>> if matthew directly impacts florida, there will be massive destruction that we haven't seen in years. >> reporter: the government is urging residents to head to emergency shelters. but many are refusing to leave. now the death toll is expected to climb. hurricane matthew's already blamed for at least three deaths, including a fisherman here in haiti who was swept away. another man is still missing. matt and savannah guthrie? >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. up next in matthew's path nbc's kerry sanders is in santiago. that's on the eastern side of the island. kerry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. well, they are definitely expecting to get a direct hit here. they are preparing for a direct hit, especially with that slight westerly turn that matthew appears to be taking. here on the eastern end of cuba, what they've done is what you would expect. they've gotten saws out and they've started cutting down some of the trees that they think the wind will take down, as well as removing some of the
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accepted airborne. there are limited supplies here to prepare a home. but what they've been able to do is get what they could find and put those supplies over windows, and in some cases put sandbags on roofs. those roofs made out of corrugated metal that could easily go airborne. it will be interesting to see whether those sandbags actually do much once winds hit 60-plus miles per hour. meantime, evacuation centers here on the eastern end of the island are opg. people have already gone to the university of guantanamo where they will ride out the storm. many of those people have come in from the nearby mountains, as well as along the coast here. right behind me here, they expect the storm surge to be up to 11 feet. the population on the eastern end, about the size of baltimore. more than 500,000, 600,000 people. guys? back to you. >> kerry sanders with the calm before the storm on cuba. we know where matthew is. the question is where is it
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approaching the southeastern u.s. al? >> guys, now we are starting to see some convergence and agreement amongst the models. here is the latest on matthew. right now, still a category 4 storm. dangerous. 165 miles south of eastern cuba. 145-mile-per-hour winds. it's moving to the north at 9 miles per hour, so its forward motion has picked up. by wednesday morning, it will have cleared. early wednesday morning. with 130-mile-per-hour winds, still a category 4 storm. thursday morning, it's still a dangerous storm battering all of the bahamas. by friday morning, look at how close it is to the eastern coast of florida. we are talking the cone of uncertainty only 270 miles wide. and by saturday morning, it's just off the south carolina coast. as you move into sunday morning, cape hatteras is under the gun. you look at the models, the three models we look at -- the national hurricane center, the u.s. and the euro.
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florida, georgia, storm surge, four feet or more. we move on in to friday and saturday, coastal south carolina, north carolina, five to ten inches, storm surges, six feet above. moving into sunday, the u.s. model brings it right off the shoreline of new jersey and new york. one to three inches of rainfall, coastal flooding, beach erosion. rainfall amounts, we are looking basically at anywhere from five to eight, maybe even ten inches of rain along the south to north carolico so flooding is going to be an issue as well. beach erosion. everybody up and down the east coast has to keep an eye on this. >> all right. thank you so much. we'll have the latest on matthew as it goes through the caribbean throughout the morning. let us turn to politics now and the state of the presidential race, just 35 days to go now. donald trump hitting back at a "new york times" report that he declared a $916 million loss in 1995, and that may have allowed him to avoid paying federal
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speaking to supporters in colorado, trump said he brilliantly used laws to his advantage. >> our latest nbc news/survey monkey online tracking poll just out this morning, it is now showing hillary clinton with a six-point lead nationally. 50%-44%. >> clinton will be campaigning in pennsylvania today hosting a rou roundtable discussion with families, while her republican rival hold a rally in arizona. a week after the state's largest republic," endorsed clinton. the first time in the paper's 126-year history that it has backed a democratic candidate. a big event tonight, all eyes will be on the vice presidential debate. we've got it all covered. let's start with nbc's hallie jackson. hi, hallie, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, savannah guthrie. both of these vp candidates struggle with name recognition. our new nbc news survey mon cononline poll shows 40% of voters don't know enough about
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33% don't know enough about mike pence. that will change tonight as for republicans it is the top of the ticket facing new fire on several fronts. ? >> reporter: tonight it will be mike pence playing clean-up. on the many controversies donald trump's trying to shake. >> i have legally used the tax laws to my benefit. i have brilliantly used those laws. >> reporter: trump, putting a positive spin on billion business loss in 1995, revealed in tax filings leaked to "the new york times" which reports the candidate may have gone years without paying personal federal income taxes. but trump, not so kind to others who may have done the same. >> i know people that are making a tremendous amount of money and paying virtually no tax. i think it is unfair. >> i'd love everybody to pay because psychologically i think that's good. >> reporter: now trump's facing fire for something else.
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foundation stop soliciting donations accusing it of not being properly registered in new york. trump's team says the candidate will cooperate with the ag's investigation but is concerned about the political motives from attorney general eric schneiderman, a hillary clinton supporter. clinton taking aim on taxes. >> well, what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in the first place? >> reporter: her surrogates on the cam trump, too. vice president joe biden seeming stunned after trump said this. >> when you talk about the mental health problems when people come back from war and combat and they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over and you're strong and you can handle it. but a lot of people can't handle it. >> i don't think he was trying to be mean. he is just so thoroughly, completely uninformed. >> reporter: trump denounced by veterans groups, defended by his
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this, they cherry-pick here. it is going to backfire. >> reporter: but after one of trump's worst weeks yet, it is pence who will again be forced to defend the top of his ticket, as tim kaine tries to boost clinton's appeal with millenn millennia millennials, neither with the name recognition of their running mates. >> do you know who these guys are? >> no, i do not. >> any idea? >> no. >> no? nothing? nothing? >> no. >> you? >> i do not. >> reporter: house ryan, by the way, now weighing in on trump's tax controversy, telling "the detroit free press" he doesn't think it will be that harmful. and in you this morning, the founder of wikileaks is speaking out. julian assange now saying he will reveal certain sensitive information before the u.s. presidential election but not saying what exactly that information may be. matt? savannah guthrie? >> hallie jackson at the debate hall already. thank you. >> what do you say we bring in
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i don't envy mike pence tonight. he's taking to the debate stage opposite tim kaine in the middle of what is perhaps the worst week and a half for donald trump during this campaign. tim kaine has a lot of ammunition. what should pence's strategy be? >> well, listen, i agree with you, this is the stretch trump has had since he went to war with the gold star family, the khans, at the democratic convention. he might as well bring a mop and a bucket tonight because he is going to spend the whole debate, i some of the messes that donald trump has made himself. self-inflicted wounds. whenever we see the polls swing the way we did this morning, it is almost always because of this kind of debacle that donald trump says something, then he digs in, he tweets something and makes it worse. >> on the other hand, this is not new work to mike pence. he's basically been doing this on the trail. we've him on the set, we've asked him about various controversies. he has shown himself able to deflect and move on.
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this moment in his hour of need? >> he is the perfect yin to trump's yan. he is the calming presence. he's given some gop hand-wringers sort of the reassurance that trump can be steadier and he answers that temperament question. i think when more people see him, i think pete is absolutely right -- people have no idea who either of them are. pence can be a presence for this ticket. >> trump had a good moment in the debate last week. i think it was when he was kind of labeling hillary clinton as a 30-year career politician, not an agent of change. so that's going to come up tonight. pence is going to hit kaine with that. how does kaine answer that? >> i think you have to lean into it. if you look at the other side of being there for a long time is not being prepared. i think there is a ready response. but pence isn't exactly the perfect messenger for change. he's been in the government for
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he was in the congress. he is the sitting governor of indiana. i think it is a complicated message. trump is much better suited to deliver a change message than pence ever will be. >> nicolle wallace, thank you very much. you can watch the debate starting at 9:00 eastern right here on nbc. now we move to developments on that new jersey train crash investigation. the ntsb says crews are working 12-hour shifts to clear debris from the hoboken terminal. they still have not been able to extract the r train's front car. officials say that recorder in the rear of the train that was supposed to store speed and braking information wasn't functioning on the day of the accident. one person was killed, more than 100 injured in last thursday's crash. it is day two of a trial of a georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son to die in a sweltering car. nbc's janet shamlian is at the courthouse in brunswick, georgia. janet, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning.
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anymore, a man leading a double life. those are prosecutors' claims in this highly charged trial where a little boy died in the back seat of his father's car and prosecutors claim it was no accident. >> reporter: justin ross harris in a georgia courtroom this morning on trial for a crime that, to any parent, is unthinkable. accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son, cooper, strapped to a child seat in his suv to die a slow and eth on death on a sweltering 90-degree day. in opening statements, prosecutors say harris wanted out of his marriage and from being a dad. alleging the 35-year-old was leading a double life, seeing prostitutes, messaging women for sex, and sending lewd texts to underage girls. >> messaging on the morning of the murder that he needed an escape from his son five minutes
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than what was done to this child's body baking in that car for seven hours. >> reporter: a 16-person jury was seated monday. four are alternates, 11 have children. they'll hear the defense present its opening statement this morning. ross' attorney has previously said cooper's death in june of 2014 was unintentional. >> the truth is, cooper's death was a horrible gut-wrenching leanna, who divorced him after cooper's death, is a witness for both prosecution and defense. her attorney says she believes it wasn't deliberate. >> she never changed her mind that she thinks that this was not intentional, that it was an accident, not negligent. just an accident. >> reporter: prosecutors are now seeking the death penalty. but if convicted of murdering cooper, harris could be sentenced to life. the trial was moved here to the georgia court almost 300 miles
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aware of the case, and the defense argues had already made up their minds. the case could take as long as a month. back to you. >> janet shamlian, thank you very much. overseas now, pope francis made a surprise visit today to the site of that devastating earthquake in central italy. vatican released these pictures showing the pope standing alone and praying amid the rubble of one of the hardest hit towns. nearly 300 people were killed in the august quake. the pope told residents there he waited until things settled down. he said, "in this moment of sadness and pain, let's move forward while remembering our dear ones who died here under the rubble. so let us pray for them." back to mr. roker with more of his forecast. >> we have other weather to talk about besides matthew which we will be talking about right on into the beginning of next week. foggy conditions right now in the ohio river valley. an enhanced risk of some strong
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we'll look at this in the next half-hour. increasingly cooler in the mountain west. more wet weather moving into the pacific northwest. plenty of sunshine along the southern tier states. 78 in los angeles today, 68 degrees in salt lake city. it is going to be chilly there today. that's what's going on. we >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. starting off with a lot of low-level clouds. some drizzle and lying showers
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mid-day into the afternoon. especially by mid-to-late afternoon, some sunshine breaking out. a cooler day overall. high temperatures running into the low 60s on average. a little bit cooler along the coastline. you break out of the clouds. a nice pattern for several days, but by the weekend we have the carefully watch the track of hurricane matthew, most likely to give us some rain. wind >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> all right, al, thank you. coming up, the manhunt for that group of thieves that up kim kardashian and stole millions of dollars in jewelry. did they have inside help? then a glaring problem. the health concerns now being raised over new energy-efficient street lights being installed across the country.
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the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, it drains money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million just last year - according to the state's own data. which means real cuts to our kids - in arts, technology, ap classes, pre-school, bus service and more. that's why question two's opposed by the massachusetts pta ss the state. join them in voting no on question two. >> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's:26. it's tuesday. here's chris lambert with a check of your forecast. >> chris: good morning, afternoon. a lot of low-level clouds have
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light showers, patches of drizzle out there. temperatures today cooler than yesterday. low 60s. a little slow clearing this afternoon. more sun north and west of boston. 7 on 7 forecast, quiet weather wednesday, thursday enter friday. all eyes focused on that've the weekend. if we have any wind or strong winds with it, more on that forecast at 9:00. >> christa: investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire that happened in revere at a home on crescent avenue this morning. crews sayhe the back of the home before spreading from there, but luckily no one was hurt. the wilmington superintendent of schools is off the job, resigning week after police arrested her for d.u.i. mary delai was arrested back in august but apparently did not inform the school committee. members found out last week and she offered her resignation as well as an apology.
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special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding blic education. please vote yes on question 2.
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7:30 now on a tuesday morning, the 4th of october, 2016. you're listening to kelly clarkson music right her many hits. that's because the grammy winner is paying us a visit in studio 1a in the next hour. speaking of music superstars, tomorrow a "today" exclusive, al will be live in minnesota. he will give us a first-ever look inside prince's iconic paisley park estate. he will also speak exclusively with prince's sister. again that's tomorrow morning, only right here on "today." >> that's going to be cool. look forward to that. let us take a look on a
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matthew, a powerful category 4 hurricane hammering parts of haiti right now with life threatening rain, wind and storm surges. that storm will sweep through the eastern part of cuba a little later today. it is on a path toward the united states. the only vice presidential debate of the election is tonight. republican mike pence and democrat tim kaine facing off at longwood university in virginia. and take a look at our latest nbc news/survey monkey poll out this morning on the race. it puts hillary clinton six ts nationally. now to "today's" campaign moment. a republican senator's somewhat awkward reversal. kelly ayotte is locked in a tough re-election race. she refuses to endorse trump but says she supports him. here's what she said last night if asked if trump is a good role model for kids. >> i think that certainly there are many role models that we have and i believe he's -- can
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>> well, shortly after the debate ended, she said she misspoke tweeting, while i would hope all of our children would aspire to be president, neither donald trump nor hillary clinton have set a good example and i would not hold either of them as role models for my kids. >> a bit confusing. but all right. frl . also this morning, learning more about that terrifying armed robbery that terrorized kardashian. >> kim kardashian is now back in the u.s. as investigators search for suspects and this morning speculation is mounting about who could be behind the crime. kim and husband kanye west didn't speak to the media as they entered a new york apartment. west had earlier met kim's plane. the couple captured departing a private airport in a caravan the size of a presidential motorcade
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hand now missing the spectacular diamond ring stolen from her at gunpoint in paris. mom chris jenner and her boyfriend showing support as a huge security detail stood guard outside. >> so mario wants to do no mascara on the bottom. >> reporter: the celebrity snap chatting shortly before the gunn. masked attackers bound her hands and feet, then handcuffed her. they were dressed as police. let her live saying she has baebd at home. the men then wrapped her mouth in tape and put her in the bathtub. after the thieves left, kardashian broke off her bindings and got out. a hotel an unmarked popular with celebrities, a source familiar with the hotel tells nbc news that there was only one overnight watchman on duty leaving some to question what the thieves knew in advance. kardashian's children were not there and kardashian was not
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her spokesperson. did kim's social media posts compromise her security? it's a subject that's come up on recent episodes of the family's hit show. >> i know it sounds paranoid but this past year we've had some disturbing things happen. we can't even be out in public without feeling so anxious. >> khloe joking about doing something drastic to scare her sister kylie to be more >> if she was held at gunpoint? not us. >> reporter: days after kim praised her security team for stopping a would-en attacker. sisters kourtney and kendall were at a nightclub that night leaving kim home alone. authorities say five men were involved and they apparently escaped on bicycles. police are now examining security camera footage for clues. by the way, this home doesn't
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many people believe it is also possibly why it could be an inside job of some sort because it is such a discrete location. but obviously it is all under investigation now. >> tamron, thank you. now let's get another check of the weather from al. >> some severe weather starting to fire up in the mid plains. we've also got some winter weather to talk about as well. montana, big vigorous upper level low pressure system spawning some snow. also looking at strong storms today from des moines, iowa, all the way with the bull's-eye around wichita. rainfall amounts anywhere from three to five inches of rain. rest of the country, looking at a decent day as you make your way into the northeast. foggy conditions in the ohio river valley. gulf coast, some sunshine. showers down in florida, >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. close to 60 in boston right now. 57 in norwood. a couple scattered showers working in.
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afternoon. a little bit of sunshine returning. some of those clouds may be discovered, especially around southeastern mass. the high pressure settles in for a few days. gore mouse mid to end week here. we're talking about temperatures thursday into friday. over the weekend, all eyes will be on matthew. at opinion mum we expect to see some rai >> get that weather any time you need it, go to the weather channel on cable. >> always good information, al. thanks. as we mentioned, indiana governor mikece senator tim kaine will face off tonight in a vice presidential debate. >> can we expect the kind of fireworks we saw in the first presidential showdown? nbc national correspondent peter alexander takes a closer look at that. >> this, of course, is the first and only face-off for tim kaine and mike pence. the bottom line according to our latest poll -- nearly one-third of voters don't know who either man is. vice presidential debates are never as consequential as presidential ones but they can
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moments still ring a bell. with donald trump and hillary clinton still battling over their showdown, tonight their running mates could create some iconic moments of their own. >> let me help you with the difference, miss ferrera, between iran and the embassy in lebanon. >> reporter: in 1984 george h.w. bush took heat from geraldine ferraro slammed him b ko condescending. but that moment pales in comparison to what happened four years later when democrat lloyd benson tore into dan quayle after quail likened his own experience to john f. kennedy. >> jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the devastating attack line may have hurt quail, but it wasn't enough to keep bush from winning the white house. still, moments like that could change how voters view the top of the ticket. >> what it is really about is,
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person out of everyone that they had a choice of, and do you agree or disagree that that was a good decision. >> reporter: in 1992, ross perot came under scrutiny after his running mate, admiral james stockdale seemed unprepared and out of his league. >> who am i? why am i here? >> reporter: his performance becoming an easy target for "saturday night live." >> they say you're a drag on the ticket. they must have been watching a different show. when you were quiet there for an hour, that was world class. >> reporter: again targeted the vice presidential nominees. >> and a i can si can see russi my house. >> reporter: that sketch coming before the real sarah palin took on joe biden leaving her rival with a request. >> hey, can i call you joe? >> reporter: her strategy planned by the campaign after she repeatedly struggled to pronounce biden's last name during debate prep. and in 2012, biden took on the role of attack dog. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal.
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of stuff? >> well, it means it is simply inaccurate. >> it is irish. >> trying to dismiss paul ryan with a smile. >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey. >> famously sarah palin had been calling him joe o'biden in their practices. tonight tim kaine will try to make up for one of hillary clinton's biggest vulnerabilities, the issue of trust. pence with his own tough task to fend off another round of criticism after donald trump's week-long streak of rough headlines over his taxes a temperament. >> peter alexander, thanks. one more reminder -- you can watch the debate live tonight, 9:00 eastern, right here on nbc. coming up on this tuesday morning, love it or hate it. the surprising controversy over that new car smell. >> i thought we all loved it. but first, are those new l.e.d. street lights being installed across the country causing you to lose sleep? the red flags being raised now i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back
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we're back now, 7:43. growing health concerns over a popular new street lights. >> they are being installed in cities all across the country. but now some doctors are warning those lights could contribute to everything from distracted driving, to insomnia and obesity. nbc's tom costello's been looking into this. tom, what can you tell us? >> reporter: the american medical association is out with this warning this morning. they are saying that that problem sleeping you may have could be coming from it could be contributing to insomnia, and that's not all. america overnight blinded by the light, from sleepless seattle to the city that never sleeps. new l.e.d. street lights are popping up and keeping people up, changing the look of l.a. from mellow yellow on the left, to bright white on the right. but the american medical association warns there's another glaring difference.
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potential health problem. people have sleep disorders which can lead to all sorts of other problems when they're exposed to a lot of blue light. >> reporter: an ama study suggests blue lights may raise the risk of everything from distracted driving to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, even cancer. but l.e.d. lights are 50% more energy efficient and last up to five times longer. that cost savings could power 5.8 million u.s. homes for a full year. the ama says it is important to keep the lights a the bright daylight white. but the industry argues the ama recommendation is not an appropriate solution for all applications, nor is it supported by current body of research. in gloucester, massachusetts, they're now turning down the temperature on their 2,800 l.e.d. lights. >> we certainly didn't want to choose and install an l.e.d. street light that had serious potential health risks for our
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overcast seattle kept its 57,000 street lights burning much brighter than the ama recommends. >> there is is a lot less exposure from a street light that you'll have inside your home than you will from your computer, laptop computer, desktop computer, your cell phone as you are utilizing it at night just before you go to bed. >> reporter: but in washington, d.c. -- >> it shines right into our bedroom window which is directly across from it. >> reporter: maggie hayward is now considering getting new curtains. >> it is like the abduction scene from "independence day." >> reporter: neighborhoods' l.e.d. lights giving residents the blues. it is really up to communities to decide how bright is too bright. guys, back to you. >> anything that deprives me of sleep is a problem. >> exactly! "the girl on the train" star
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we're back, 7:50. carson over in the orange room with a big event over at the white house. >> it was a big event. white house hosting the first ever south by south lawn festival on monday. social media has you covered. pictures and videos were shared throughout the day as crowds
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artists filled multiple stages. they were both inside and outside the white house. here you see common speaking to the crowd about criminal justice reform. president obama having some fun, deep in thought with a lego man. and before welcoming leonardo dicaprio to the green carpet. leo and the president sat down change. when the expert was explaining how everybody should care about the climate, leo surprised everyone with his response. >> if we are a human living on this planet, as most of us are -- yep -- as long as we haven't signed up for a trip to mars. i don't know if anybody has. i think you're crazy. >> i did. >> oh, you did? i'm sorry. i take that back. >> no, no. i think he'll acknowledge he's crazy. >> all right. we'll go with that. >> i'm guessing we aren't going to see leo on mars any time
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>> this is 7 news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. 7:57 your time right. now chris lambert has a check of your forecast. >> chris: good morning, everyone. 60 in boston right. now a lot of clouds around. a few light showers backing in off the ocean. i later on this afternoon. here is an advisory on hurricane matthew from the national hurricane center. it's dangerously close to the east coast of florida and the carolina coastline as we end the week and go into the weekend. for us we'll keep a close eye on it by the time we get enter sunday. rain is likely. how much wind we get depends on the fast track. >> christa: your top stories on this tuesday. officials are investigating what caused a home to go up in flames in revere. this was on crescent avenue this morning. officials say the flames started
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no one was hurt. and all roads are back open after a water main break in charlestown. water was sent gushing down arrow street earlier today. the water was shut off. and right now crews are still cleaning up the mess right there. an we're back in about 25 minutes. have a great morning if you're headed out. joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, state of emergency as hurricane matthew slams haiti and cuba, the massive storm sets its sights on the u.s. coast of the u.s. officials in theol and al is tracking it all. plus, pink power. >> hi! >> hoda's got another surprise in store. this time she's giving some strong and remarkable women a day they'll never forget. >> you guys, more than anyone, deserve a break. you needed to be pampered and polished and all those things. and triple threat. back-to-back to back star power
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emily blunt talks about "the girl on the train." kelly clarkson talks about going from "idol" to author, and padma lakshmi heats things up in the kitchen "today," on the 4th, 2016. >> from huntsville, alabama! >> good texas, we're on the "today" show! woo! >> celebrating our 25th anniversary on the plaza. it's 8:00 on "today," tuesday, october 4th. feeling that fall in the air. pretty day out here on the plaza.
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can we get a shot over here for a second? look who we have on the plaza. the most successful female skier of all time. we can't wait to catch up with lindsey vonn. she's got a great new book out. also, padma lakshmi is here. she's going to teach you who you to make the most out of your spice rack and add a boost of flavor to your next meal. but first, here's "the news at 8:00." i'm andrea mitchell in farmville, virginia, where tonight tim kaine and mike pence will face off in their only campaign debate. even as our new nbc news/survey monkey online poll shows hillary clinton maintaining a six-point lead over donald trump nationally. donald trump in colorado late monday responding to that tax bombshell showing his $916 million loss in 1995. spinning it to his advantage. >> i understand the tax laws better than almost anyone.
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can fix them. >> reporter: hillary clinton sees those losses as proof that trump is not the business whiz he claims to be. >> here's my question. what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year? >> reporter: and ratcheting up pressure on trump to release his tax returns. >> i think we need a law that says if you become the nominee of the major party, you have to release your tax returns. >> reporter: for the republican nominee, the controversies are piling up. new york's attorney general ordering the trump foundation charity to stop fund-raising because it is not properly registered in the state. trump also under fire after suggesting veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder are not strong enough. >> they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over and you're strong and you can handle it. but a lot of people can't handle it. >> reporter: trump's campaign insisting the comments were taken out of context. one veterans group arguing
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adding, "for a potential commander in chief to say it is unthinkabl ab unthinkable." >> i don't think he was trying to be mean. he is just so thoroughly, completely uninformed. >> reporter: hillary clinton for the if ifirst time appearing on cover of a latino magazine with the presidential campaign is getting nastier and more deeply personal every day. >> andrea, thank you very much. this morning, haiti is on the verge of yet another national disaster. hurricane matthew making landfall this morning, already flooding streets and forcing evacuations there. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in haiti's capitol of part port-au-prince this morning. >> reporter: matthew right now is slamming into the southwestern part of this country.
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already starting to see the rain and wind pick up. the big concern from this storm is that up to 40 inches of rain are forecast in some areas and that could trigger deadly mudslides. the death toll right now is at three throughout the caribbean, including a fisherman here in haiti who was swept away. another man is missing. matthew, a violent category 4 storm, is churning through the caribbean, bringing flash flooding to jamaica, eastern cuba is also bracing for a direct hit and the bahamas are on alert, so is the eastst florida's governor has declared a state of emergency. but here in haiti, they are bracing for a potentially catastrophic event. >> gabe, thank you very much. also, there is growing concern among parents and doctors over and illness that can cause muscle weakness, even paralysis, in children. it's called afm. on monday, the centers for disease control and prevention reported 50 confirmed cases so far this year. that is more than twice the number for all of last year.
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common viruses that get into the nervous system. the cdc says the best prevention is to wash your hands, stay up to date on vaccinations and protect yourself from mosquitos because afm has also been linked to the mosquito born west nile virus. well, wiping out during a bicycle race might make anybody's temper boil over. but take a look at jeremy crashes, then he kaugets caughte tangle. he slammed his bike to the ground. he later apologized, saying he was only human. that was not even his bike. he had borrowed it from a friend. sorry. here's your bike. >> about the bike you loaned me. up next, why a simple child's game had to decide the outcome of a college lacrosse
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a giant wooden tiger. well, the answer is that a real one would maul me. i've crafted dr. whiskers here as a visual aid to show you that should you visit the lot, carmax associates will not pounce like tigers because people don't like that. come here to buy a car. dr. whiskers won't pounce. nobody will. ? ? 8:10. let's say you are 102 years old. okay? you've done almost everything in your life, but there is just one thing to cross off your bucket list. what is it? if you're edie from st. louis, missouri, it is getting arrested. yep. edie wanted to get arrested. that was on her bucket list and she finally got her wish. metro police showed up at her home on friday. i think it was the retirement
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handcuffs and put her in the back of a patrol car. the police department says it was happy to oblige with her rather unusual request. >> what was she booked for? nothing? >> no. it was just like here's the experience of being arrested. >> ha maybe it was more like detained. >> carson? >> nope. >> i thought of anyoneer were most likely. >> al roker? >> no. >> matt lauer? >> on this set, you'd be most likely to have actually served time. maybe it was more of a misunderstanding. >> what? >> more of a misdemeanor. okay. one of the great things about buying a new car -- >> yeah? >> -- the smell. of course. it is that unmistakable
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a new car. could it be going away? the chinese hate that smell. it is their top car complaint because they associate it with pollution. besides that, automakers say they don't have the ability to make different smells for different regions of the world so they may try to eliminate the smell all together in cars, which would be tragic. >> the leather of the interior. >> i feel like it is a clean and fresh smell. >> i don't love a new i don't love it. >> i get depressed when it starts to go away. >> what were you arrested for? >> i didn't apparently read a sign on a wall that i should have read. >> oh. i know what that said. >> a ryan lochte thing. >> exactly.
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a college lacrosse match. the game was canceled prematurely due to a lightning storm so to determine winner, the teams did something rather unconventional. rock, paper, scissors. best of three. here it is. university of dayton taking on western michigan university. the guys on the right, western michigan, end up winning. look at how they celebrate. okay. the result did not go on the record. western michigan celebrates like it is the super bowl. >> i go rock. >> they should do that for the debate tonight. >> carson, have you ever been in a turkish prison? first up on "popstart!" your
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or just relive the magic all again. all eight of the harry potter movies are returning to theaters for an entire week. every single one will be shown. that starts next thursday to promote the new spinoff movie "fantastic beast" and "where to find them" which debuts in november. the franchise has raked in more than $7 billion worldwide. next to "the voice," last night was the final night of the blind auditions. if we've learned anything on the show is that you can find proud parents he hollywood. one example, "fuller house" star's daughter tried out. she was a little nervous. >> i'm bob. >> i'm adam levine. >> we know you are going to do great. we wish you the best. >> we're rooting for you. >> wishing natasha well before she took the stage in front of our coaches singing "can't help falling in love."
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? but i can't help falling in love with you ? >> yep. >> natasha joined team adam. candice saying natasha's voice definitely comes from god because she herself can't sing. "popstart!" everybody. is there anything you can't do? >> yes! >> well, savannah is a guest today on harry connick's new show and shows off yet another skill. ? o ?
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>> you didn't know you played the piano. >> i started from like 6, to 14, then i quit. that's all i have to show for it, "heart and soul." i love harry connick. >> savannah also taught harry some moves. apparently you used to be an aerobics instructor. when were you an aerobics instructor? >> i i neatededed a part-time job. >> by the way, you're doing this like 6 months pregnant. >> it didn't look too good. the grapevine was my signature move. >> that's your "popstart!." mr. roker. >> all right, we've got the latest in from the national hurricane center.
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right now still a category 4 storm. 145-mile-per-hour winds, moving now north at 90 miles an hour. its landfall of haiti continues its northern track. by tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m., still a category 3 storm affecting the bahamas. friday early in the morning it is off the florida coast, 270 miles in diameter of the cone of uncertainty. look at how it widens out as we get into saturday morning. sunday morning it is wide. in fact, it stretches all the way up to southern new jersey. so we are looking rainfall wise at impacts, coastal florida and georgia, three to six inches. storm surges, four feet above normal tide levels. as we move up the coast, five to ten inches of rain in north carolina. six-foot storm surges, and even into the northeast as we move into next several days. one to three inches along the coast. but some areas could pick up up
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winds. >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. a lot loaf-level clouds, even some patches of clouds and drizzle have worked on in this morning. i do expect some sun to break on through. a cooler day overall with temperatures running into the low 60s. the latest on matthew does keep it close to the florida coast, carolina coast by the end of the weekend here. we'll have to keep an eye on it. we can dictate how much wind we get. regard rest of the exact track, i do expect some rain by the weekend, mostly like it will until then, we do have some nice weather wednesday >> that's your latest weather. don't forget, check us out daily on sirius xm channel 108. >> collection carsheck carson, . now time for our special series, "pink power today" in honor of breast cancer awareness month. >> we asked our viewers to tell
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needed a great surprise from hoda. >> the response was crazy. we narrowed it down to five women across the country who could use a little escape for the day. >> i was diagnosed the end of may of this year. my daughter, she's been my saving grace. you know, i still sometimes go through the anxiety of thinking if i would have waited to go get checked, it would have been a different turnout. >> i was diagnosed with no age 50. i'm two surgeries in and radiation and more treatment to go. take pause and go and have your test. >> i am a three-time cancer survivor. and if it happens to be the fact that this comes again, i will fight it and i will win. >> i started off with a double mastectomy. i have a 2 1/2-year-old daughter named annabel. i have to survive to be there for her to see her grow up and see her first day of kindergarten.
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teenagers. and i was diagnosed with cancer about three weeks ago. it was a sucker punch to the gut. no matter what i am going to be a warrior, i am going to be strong, and my children will have their mother for a long time. >> reporter: each of these women is battling breast cancer, and i wanted to give them a day they would never forget. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: and we were just getting warmed up. >> hi! >> so nice to meet you! >> i was like, what is happening right now? when it opened up and hoda was there, oh, my sweet jesus, this is crazy. >> why did you guys think you were coming here? what was the idea? >> it tell our story. >> on the show. okay. okay.
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you needed to be pampered and polished and all those things. >> i'm going to cry. >> so we are going to have a spa day. all of us. >> come on! come on. how great stla goiis that going? >> woo! >> well, i always wear on my finger a ring that says forward. i used to scribble in my journal every day. the very last word i would right in the journal was forward because it made that's the direction i'm going. i'm not stuck here. because the scary thing is when you're stuck, that's one thing, you've got to move forward. so i got one for you! >> i was like, i'm going to steal that from her. >> i've got one for each of us. ? she hit the floor ? ? next thing you know shorty got
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>> come see your little enchanted garden. >> oh, my god! >> oh. how cozy do you feel in a robe? so follow me. okay. if you were to use one word to describe today. >> word. >> oh! >> what's the one word you would use today to describe your journey? >> new. you know, week ago i was in an mri machine. and now i'm in manhattan, new york. and then one week from today i'll be having another biopsy. but this is what i'll be thinking about when i'm having a biopsy. >> how much do you need a day
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in your robe, get your nails done. i mean how much is this necessary for your well being? >> i know a lot of people are in the middle of it and scared and worried. this is a nice little break from all of that. >> you're with your pink sisters and you feel the unity. >> well, you guys, let's all put our fingers in. put our forwards in. we'll all lean in and do a little sisterhood. on three we'll say forward. okay? one, two, three -- ? >> come on! i know the spot. >> oh, ply god. >> right? >> you're in the wrong field, let me tell you. >> okay. little escape. >> nothing like a good hand massage. >> i love my red.
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>> and the ring. thanks to hoda for being treated like a princess. disconnecting and having like a cancer-free day. >> this is kind of relaxation after the storm. >> it was an amazing day of connecting with women who are strong and courageous it is almost like a breath of fresh air. >> this has been probably one of the best days i'll ever remember. >> we did have such a great time. when we were leaving, one of them goes, "bye, yoda." they came from all over the country. it was just a really, really, really great day. >> just to have that little moment of levity, that's awesome. you are back at it next week. >> can i tell you something?
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from virginia beach who's an amazing woman with two kids and she's about to get a crazy surprise. and i fell in love with this woman. her name's erin. she's something -- something special. >> we look forward to that. >> can we give a quick thank you to bliss at the w hotel. they were so generous and great with us that whole day with those guys. >> the rooftop spa? >> hello. >> thank you, hoda. >> yoda. let'so and the crowd over there. >> emily blunt, lindsey vonn, kelly clarkson, padma lakshmi, all ahead in our next half-hour. it is packed. but first, your local news and weather. and we're all going to call you yoda, hoda, from now on.
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galvin: register by october 19th. >> this is 7news now. >> chris: good morning, everybody. it's 8:27 as you take a live look over boston. let's sidney it to chris lambert with more on your forecast. >> chris: a little bit of sunshine. low-level clouds have backed in off the ocean. a couple spot showers still west of 128 out near 495. not a whole lot of rain to tk let's see some brightening of the skies this afternoon. temperatures running into the low 60s. so a cooler day overall with the on-shore breeze. 7 on forecast, a good-looking forecast wednesday, thursday and friday. all eyes will be on matthew. >> sarah: now to our top stories, the wilmington superintendent of schools resigns weeks after being arrested for qie. mary delai was arrested in august, but she didn't inform the school committee.
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she offered her resignation and later apologized. police are searching for a driver who took off after hitting a man in wear hamp police say the crash happened on cranberry highway. the 56-year-old victim was rushed to the highway with serious injuries. things are getting back to normal at merrimack college after a reports of a person dressed as a clown with a rifle. students were told to shelter in place. officers searched the campus but did in the find anything. officials say it was a hoax "today in new england" returns at 9:00. we hope to see you then. there's a reason cnbc named new hampshire the most business friendly state in the nation: maggie hassan's approach to innovation and business development. controlling spending. smart investments in education. and hassan's balanced budget was a bi-partisan "compromise" the telegraph said "worked." cutting taxes for small businesses. targeting millions to fight the opioid crisis.
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is how maggie hassan makes new hampshire work for us. i'm maggie hassan
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we are back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning, the 4th day of october, in the year 2016. and can i just say, in addition to hoda kotb there, we have a star-studded half-hour coming up. >> wow! >> amazing. back-to-back stars. not only is she working on new music, she had a baby, she's also found time to write a new children's book. comes with a lullaby. we've got another big star in the house, starring in one of the most anticipated movies of the year. we've got emily blunt, the star of "the girl on the train." is there pressure bringing a hit book like that to the big
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we're not done yet. ski great lindsey vonn is going to show us why strong is the new beautiful. how she turned her insecurities into great assets. then we have padma lakshmi, sharing in an a to z guide to spices. but first, mr. roker, you have a check of the weather. first looking to today, enhanced risk of strong storms in the mid mississippi river vall. snows in montana. look for sunshine through the southwest. then as we move on in to tomorrow, the cool weather continues in the plains. severe storms in the midsection of the country. sunshine in the northeast. mid-atlantic states. look for more rain down through florida, sunny skies in the southwest. that's what's going on around >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. we do have a lot of clouds around, even a couple patchy light showers that have moved on in. don't expect a lot of rain today. in fact, we'll see the
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breaks of sun at times especially this afternoon, although at times across southeastern mass, it will be cool with clouds hanging overtop. cooler day overall. low 60s this afternoon. upper 60s and lower 70s. nice stretch of weather during the work week. all eyes will be on matthew over the weekend. especially on sunday. could provide a bit of rain across southern new england. more on >> don't forget, get that weather in he time you need it. go to the weather channel and cable and of course spell that without al. then we have these nice ladies from chicago. hello, chicago. hello. now let's head back inside to savannah. al, thank you so much. emily blunt is the star of the new psychological thriller "the girl on the train" based on the best-selling book, about a woman whose life spirals out of control down a very dangerous
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nothing worked. and it just absolutely just broke my heart and i got really sad. and then -- and then the booze just broke us. >> why are you really here, rachel? >> because i'm afraid of myself. >> emily blunt, good morning. >> good morning. can i say, i watched it last night, you play a teetering hot mess who may or may not be a murderer. >> thank you so much. i think. >> i read two things in the research that kind of made me laugh. number one, you said this is by far the most damaged person you've ever played. number two, the director thought of you immediately for the role. >> i know!
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offered it thinking nothing said emily blunt like a raging alcoholic. >> we've got some issues. what a juicy role to dive in to though. >> yeah. big boy. it was really cool. >> rachel is -- you like her and then you get frustrated with her. >> sure. >> she's got her struggles, her addictions. she keeps doing things we don't approve of. how did you approach the role? must have been challenging. >> to play an alcoholic is a challenge because you don't want to trivialize anything about this disease which is really what she's going through. and yet she is compulsive and voyeuristic and has an unhealthy obsession with this seemingly perfect couple. it is teeteriteetering. >> the clip we just had up a minute ago. there is the emily we know.
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>> they had to work hard to kind of make you look bedraggled. but i mean it is incredible because you really do embody this role and i thought it was interesting what you said about playing someone with addiction. it would have beens to do kind of the cliche stumbling around. >> i think there are pitfalls. drunk casting is challenging and it can look comical and silly. think this is somebody who's damaged. how do you catch the unsettling nature of the drunk. >> you had a big secret during this, a secret that was born last spring and it's named violet. you were just in the beginning weeks of your pregnancy. >> poor sweet violet rattling around in there while i played the alcoholic. >> did it help in the sense of here you have all these kind of hormones and feelings? >> it is funny because i don't know anything other than what i
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pregnant with violet. i think i was really tired. i became the queen of power naps. they're like, emily, you've got ten minutes. out cold somewhere in a corner. >> justin thorough who plays of course tom, he guessed. >> i was working with him in the stunts. i was like i don't know if i should stand up too quickly. he said, "you did edge of >> how is your husband? totally outnumbered at home. >> he loves it. we have a boy dog. >> well, that's good. >> i was thinking last time when john was here he admitted to having having an obsession with "devil
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people loved the book so much, "the girl on the train." i think that's great but it is also a teeny, tiny bit scary because we all have the book in our mind. >> your imagination is so powerful and you have sort of ownership over these characters. they are your invention in many. ways. yeah, i'm sure there is going to be some people who will be, well, i didn't feel like that. >> you did. you were the in everybody in my mind. it is a thrill ride. she's a whole bunch of emily blunt, thank you so much. "the girl on the train" from our sister company, universe, opens on friday. coming up, ski legend lindsey vonn opening up about
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natural beauty, eat clean and harness your power. lindsey, always good to see you. how you doing? >> i'm good. >> how you feeling? you were banged up the last time we saw each other. the last couple years. how are your knees and everything? >> good. good. i took some time off this spring and i'm healthy. just got back from chile, skiing fast. so good. >> one of the last times i saw you, i came out to colorado to see you right after knee surgery. i was shocked by how much you were doing whi y i remember thinking this girl is not only strong physically but mentally. then i'm reading the book and you say it wasn't always that way. >> no. it definite wasn't always that way. i think i'm strong when it comes to working out and everything i do on the mountain, i feel confident in myself. but a lot of times i really don't feel that confident. i don't know. i have my insecurities, like everyone else. being on the mountain is really the only time i feel -- i don't
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and a lot fitness and diet and all that sort of thing. >> not diet. >> well, not diet. >> i was going to get to that. you say diets don't really work. >> i don't believe in the word. just in general. i mean diets are something you do for a short period of time to try to lose weight. my book is about just making healthy choices, understanding the choices that you're making and doing so in a way that makes you feel better and feel more confident. >> more of a >> yeah, i have. >> how did that go? >> it doesn't work. i've tried paleo. i was on this crazy high carbohydrate diet. i've been on atkins style diets. none of those things work. >> there is a lot about working out in the book. one piece of advice you say to people, if you still think working out can't be fun, then you just haven't found the right workout. >> exactly. >> how do you suggest people go about finding the right workout
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>> it's experimenting. of course, some things when you are working hard it is not always the most fun. but it is finding something that will keep you going back to the gym. if you like pilates, that's awesome. do pilates. if you like doing squats, just go experiment, have fun, try something new. that's kind of what my book is about. just gives you a lot of options and you can try things. whatever gets you going back to the gym and allows you to have fun, that's what its a he a abo about. >> when you became strong and fit, obviously a natural talent as welling wi, you became a cha. one of the things that came with becoming a champion, you became a celebrity. having known you a while, i've always felt you weren't as comfortable with that side of things as the athletic side of things. fair? >> very fair. i'm very confident on a mountain, like i said. i haven't felt like i fit in on the red carpet.
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type. i have are insecurities. >> you're self-conscious about that? >> of course, when i'm glammed up i feel beautiful and more confident. but when i go home, i'm like i was sitting next to emily blunt and she is amazingly beautiful and i don't compare to that. it's always been pretty tough for me but i feel like i'm finally getting better at it. >> you said the more time you spend at hollywood parties the less you feel you fit in. did you mean physically or emotionally with that >> not physically. i have great friends in hollywood and i know a lot of amazing people but i just don't feel like i compare. i'm just bigger, i'm muscular and i don't feel like i fit in. >> i bet you a lot of san jose celebri those red carpets and parties are saying i wish i was more like that than worrying about being super thin that hollywood tends to put on people. >> there is a certain stereotypical body type that
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that that changes and hopefully my book helps a little bit with that. just gives people a little bit more confidence. >> confident in a good ski season this year? >> very. i feel really good. i was just training with the men down in chile. i'm pretty fast. >> you've always been pretty fast. always good to see you. lindsey will be back with kathie lee and hoda and the book is called "strong is the new beautiful." up next, the stars keep coming. we have kelly clarkson here in the studio talking about a new book of her own. but first, this is "today" on nbc. you are competing now with kelly
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welcome back to "today." kelly clarkson is a three-time grammy winner. she's sold more than 21 million albums worldwide, now she's
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she has a new book, "river rose." river rose is your little daughter. >> it's too early for her but she just was snuggling with me earlier. she wanted on stage. she's like, "i'm ready!" i was like so nervous about the future. >> we were talking before the break, you are kind of an accidental children's book author. >> yeah. i didn't plan on it. i wrote them on a plane coming back from london. she was like 1 and i'm like she's never going this and her passport is already stocked with stamps. i started writing these little short stories for her. had these little pictures. then all of a sudden my nanny and my husband were like you should make these into children's books. they have little lullabies that go with each one of them. so it was fun. >> so if you buy the book, you also get the lullaby. >> yeah. then there is a doll, too.
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favorite part. you press the sing and i sing the little lullaby. >> that's funny. i was going to ask you to sing the lullaby. but here we have it right here. >> you sing to your kids at night when they're sleeping. it sounds super sweet. but then it sounds kind of corny. >> i think your singing might be better than most of our singing. >> i don't know. >> you have a new little boy, >> i'm just copying you. >> is this your last? >> yes. yes. yes, yes, and yes. what about you? >>y he. gone. i literally on the table said you make sure this can't happen again. >> i'm like, this is a wrap. >> we have four total so that's a lot. >> i was thinking sequel.
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>> i'm working on it. >> you working on your micic, too? >> yeah. i have like an hour and a half of sleep. we were recording. i feel like a new artist. it is all soulful and urban and edgy and fun. stuff i grew up singing. so i am excited. >> i think you read you felt like this was the album you've always wanted to do. >> it just -- previous career but this is the album that i'm like, been waiting to make this one. >> how has being a mom changed how you approach singing or song writing, or has it? >> i think i've never felt more like confident or more like a woman. like i've never -- like the amount of things that i accomplish in a day, i'm just going to say it is astonishing. like as a mom i go to bed going, you're welcome, world. >> you're not normal.
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stuff. i'm so impressed. >> we do everything. i feel like moms, we're amazing humans. i literally tell my mom all the time, like i'm so sorry. because i didn't like respect that enough. i did but it's just like it is a hard job. >> it is. it is true. once you become a mom you're like you can't believe my mom put up with this. >> then my mom goes, hahaha, when your 2-year-old is scoal karma! >> thank you, kelly clarkson. your in you book," river rose." padma lakshmi is looking up a special dish with a special
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we are back with "today food." it is cooling down outside, it doesn't mean you can't heat things up in the padma lakshmi is here with her new book, "the encyclopedia of spices around herbs." congratulations on the book. >> thank you. >> i never know which spices to put with which food. >> that's why i wrote the book. it can be intimidating. just an a to z reference guide. i think spices do intimidate a lot of people. but if you add just one or two spices to your diet, it is
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cooking. people always ask me how do you stay so slim doing all that cooking on kwp t"top chef." they can add flavor without adding a lot of fat and calories. >> we are concentrating on curry today. we are making scallops. >> if you are intimidated by spices, i recommend a spice blend. today we are using curry powder. these are all the here that we are going to need to make our dish today. here you can see all of the ingredients in curry powder. compound butter is just a seasoned butter. it is a great way to introduce spices in a very approachable way. >> kind of indpufuses whatever d you are cooking. >> we have room temperature butter with curry powder -- salt
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by the way, curry doesn't mean spicy. a lot of people think that but it really doesn't mean spicy at all. use a mild curry powder. you can get it at any grocery store. just mix that up. put it in a ramekin like this and keep it in the fridge under saran wrap. it will last for a long time. we're just putting this in here. you want to let that melt. melt, then put the shallots in here. >> we will pretend it's melted a little more than it has. >> it will melt in two seconds. >> wow, smell that. >> if you want to do a mediterranean version of this, all you would do is swap out the curry powder for herbs of province, that's from the south of france.
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caramelization is when you get that beautiful brown roasted part. >> while this is cooking down, you are going to actually heat some of your spices. >> i am going to teach you how to toast old spices. you want a hot, dry pan. you don't need any fat. add cardamon, cloves and soft anise. >> we've got the guys downstairs >> hoda finished hers already. >> i've finished. >> the star anise is great to use in soups and stocks. all i am doing is throwing these dry whole herbs into this pan which has just some shallots and ginger and chilies. that's it. just three ingredients here cooking. those are going to be done in a minute. to this i'm going to turn up the
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if you have leftover rice, all you have to do is add it to this pan and there are lots of companies that have frozen rice. you just stir this and you're done. matt, let's have you taste this. >> guys, what do you think? >> yummy! >> thank you, padma. >> literally ten minutes for your family. >> check out the recipe online. at's for dinner tonight? wegmans ez meals. dinner's not just delicious, it's done. [mmmm] chicken cacciatore... boneless chicken in our very own seasoned tomato sauce with peppers, mushrooms and basil.
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these incidents pop up nationwide. and water flowing out on to the street overnight in charlestown. crews working round-the-clock to fix the problem. >> and local congressman is firing back after donald trump's comments on veterans. talking the latest stats on hurricane matthew. what to expect from it and what to expect legally here. >> busy morning. we'll have all i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year.
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ls because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too.
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>> breaking news out of the area where matthew is hitting haiti. making landfall just now. >> clown fears across the fear. the hoax that put one baystate tom brady getting back to the playing field. what he is saying about his return after that deflate gate suspension. >> breaking news. hurricane matthew has officially made landfall in haiti. the storm is spinning over haiti right now and it is packing a punch. >> at least four people have been killed in this storm. matthew has wins of more than 140 miles per hour. but it's the rain that will be

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