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good morning. winter blast. a swift and severe storm bringing snow, ice and rain from d.c. all the way to maine. schools closed. flights grounded. roads a mess for commuters. rubio rising. our new poll shows marco rubio in second place behind donald trump in new hampshire. what caused hillary clinton to lash out at bernie sanders at last night's debate? >> enough is enough. if you have something to say, say it directly. and golden game.
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the security, unprecedented. the anticipation, reaching a fever pitch. the stars of the halftime show trying to get in the spirit. >> we definitely are beautiful, okay? america gets ready for some football today, friday, february 5th, 2016. >> 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 friday morning. yesterday morning, we were standing out there with no coats. >> it was warm. >> nice. >> al roker said, change was coming. >> that's right. if this were a football play, take the snap and hand the ball to al. >> thanks so much, guys. we told you, if the system makes its way a little closer, in
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snow along the eastern seaboard. ports portsmouth, new york city, we have snow. portland to washington, d.c., even raleigh, looking at snow. as this system develops, it'll be pushing in a lot of heavy, wet snow. power lines could come down. tree branchs coming down. 41 million people under some winter storm warning or advisory. here we are. 7:00 a.m. from norfolk to boston, we have snow. snow falling at rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. it becomes windy. with the heavy, wet snow, we could be looking at power outages. around noon from portland, boston, warwick, new york city on the western edge of the system. into the afternoon hours -- it's a quick mover -- it pushes its way off. as far as accumulations, heavy along eastern maine. into eastern massachusetts. boston, you could be looking at
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providence, rhode island, 6 to 9. 5 to 8 in iceland. new york city, 3 to 5 inches. the good news is it's a quick mover. it'll get out of here fast. we are watching something that comes in early next week, which may have an impact along the east coast, as well. >> thank you, al. appreciate it. let's talk politics. the presidential race. hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off in their most contentious debate yet. clinton accusing sanders of running a sneer against her. let's start with the debate. andrea mitchell was there. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. with only four days to go until new hampshire votes, and on the democratic side, bernie sanders leading hillary clinton here by 20 points, the two rivals faced off in the heated debate. the stakes high for both sides. >> let's talk about the issues. let's talk about the issues that divide us.
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in their most combatable de ive debate. >> secretary clinton represents the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. >> reporter: the debate exploded in a fiery clash over her ties to wall street. hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees. and his demands for campaign finance reform. >> enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. let's talk about the issues. >> what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests and the campaign contributors. >> reporter: under scrutiny for paid speeches to goldman sachs and other groups, clinton ducked the question about whether she'd make the transcripts public. >> will you release all of them?
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i'll look into it. >> reporter: they fought over who is a real liberal. >> you can't be a moderate, you can be the be can't be a progressive. >> you cherry picking statements don't change my record. >> reporter: sanders talking about how he could lead the democratic party if elected. >> i am running for president and am a democrat. i want to see changes in the democratic party. >> reporter: clinton was pressed over the controversy surrounding her e-mails. >> the american people will know it's an absurtity. >> i have 22 and you have 25 and we need 2,500 to win the delegation. this is not the biggest deal in the world. >> in new hampshire, sanders is leading hillary clinton among
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lead among younger women. today, she is campaigning with women governors and senators. but she has not figured out yet how to inspire the younger women who are flocking to bernie sanders. matt and san vannah? >> ander mitchell, thank you. the republicans face off in their own debate tomorrow night. we have a new poll on that race. marco rubio in second, closing in on donald trump. hallie jackson has that part of the story covered. good morning. >> good morning, matt. as marco rubio moves up, it's ted cruz slipping to third. today, even if he looks ahead to tuesday's primary, he's dealing with fallout from earlier in the week at the iowa caucuses. >> reporter: this morning, ted cruz is playing defense. dogged by claims of dirty politics, as these voicemails were published. >> this is the cruz campaign with breaking news.
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suspect his campaign following the iowa caucuses. >> reporter: the calls allegedly made by the cruz campaign, implying ben carson was dropping out. nbc news hasn't verified the calls but similar ones were made. >> please inform any carson caucus goers of this news and urge for them to caucus for cruz. >> reporter: cruz said his staff shared an accurate story, that carson son son was headed home after the iowa caucuses. >> i know people were trying to construe things. when you win in the state of iowa, your opponents want to tear you down. >> reporter: opponents like donald trump, laughing off what cruz calls his trumper tantrum. >> that'll good. i'll trademark it. >> reporter: looking ahead to new hampshire. >> my life is about winning. >> reporter: trump atop our new poll with marco rubio rising in the state. >> we've been working hard and feel good about the progress we've made in iowa and now.
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everyone is attacking, you must be doing something right. >> reporter: facing fire from establishment candidates like jeb bush. >> my crowd sizes aren't normally this big. i wonder why. >> reporter: he's getting support from mother barbara for thecandidacy. >> he's decent and honest, everything we need in a president. >> reporter: mom snap chatting. >> think he's going to win? >> you're darn right. >> reporter: bush's brother working to make it happen. >> i know jeb, i know his heart. >> reporter: george w. bush appearing in his first ad to air in south carolina. >> jeb bush is a leader who will keep our country safe. >> reporter: >> for bush, the race to the white house is becoming a family affair. >> the republican field is
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carly fiorina will not be included on stage. she's not polling well enough, according to the criteria, to be included. she's not happy about it, matt. she's even getting backup on that from some of her rivals. a surprising source, ted cruz and ben carson backing her up. >> hallie jackson on the story, thank you. let's turn to chuck todd and rachel maddow. congrats on the debate and i hope you enjoyed the 20 minutes of sleep you got last night. >> absolutely. >> with the debate, we saw a hillary clinton who was very aggressive in tone. do you think, chuck, she did anything to change the dynamic of this race, either in new hampshire or in this larger battle for the nomination? >> well, i think that's what she was looking at, was the larger battle. the clinton campaign doesn't believe they're going to win here in new hampshire. but they're trying to sort of set the terms of the debate, put senator sanders on his heels a
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it was clear, they had a plan and she was pretty aggressive at him. >> rachel, senator sanders is being very, very disciplined game plan. he's saying, she's a moderate. she's tied to wall street. period. is that strategy going to continue to be effective? >> well, it's been working for him, at least in new hampshire so far. i think that saying this is all home state advantage between new hampshire and vermont is a little bit of a stretch. there's definitely a real question phenomenon behind bernie sanders, and i think some is driven by doubts about secretary clinton. one is she's part of a corrupt system. last night, she gave full voice to all of her criticisms of him. he never did exactly the same thing back at her. he made his case, and he spelled it out, but he didn't sort of -- he didn't go as aggressively at her in terms of his language on the stage. that was a form of discipline.
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they wanted to do but it was a different approach from the both of them. >> the moment of the debate seemed to be when hillary clinton said, you've been running this artful smear. if you want to say something to me, say it now and say it directly. how does that play? does it make her look strong, or was the tone off putting? >> we'll see. it was interesting. certainly kree ly ly created audible gasps and boos in the room which, frankly, you can never tell in the room which side the audience was leaning, sanders or clinton. that moment, everybody stood up straight. i can tell you, savannah, in talking to the campaign, that was a real moment. meaning, this wasn't like a planned idea, i'm going to accuse him of smearing the campaign. she sort of is like -- somebody described it to me, enough is enough and decided to go after him. i think the two of them might not like each other. >> remains to be seen. we didn't get a chance to talk about the republicans.
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new hampshire and we can accomplish that. chuck and rachel, thank you, guys. >> thanks. there are new clues this morning in the mid-flight blast that ripped a hole in the side of a passenger plane in somalia. explosive residue now discovered. keir simmons is following the investigation. good morning to you. >> good morning. a team of five u.s. experts have arrived to help with the investigation this morning. if it was a bomb, crucial questions include, who got it on to the plane and how? >> reporter: the force that ripped open this aircraft cabin was likely a bomb made of military grade explosives. multiple sources tell nbc news. the newspaper report of a suicide bomber in a wheelchair may not be accurate, according to a somali aviation official, who says they're awaiting test results. >> you have not been told whether explosive residue has been found? >> not yet.
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report on the team that did the investigation, that it is from explosives. >> reporter: he says the fbi has been invited to help investigate how some type of explosion blew a hole in the fuselage. if it was a bomb, who is responsible? somali is home to al qaeda and isis-linked militants. another question this morning, was lax airport security a factor? where were the explosives hidden? a failure of the plane itself isn't ruled out, but officials believe this increasingly looks like terrorism. >> the man who was sucked out of the plane when the apparent explosion happened has been identified as a 55-year-old. officials tell us that he does not appear to have been a suicide bomber which, guys, leaves more unexplained questions. >> thank you very much. a lo it of t of eyes on london
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wikileaks founder should be allowed to walk free. he tried to escape extradition to sweden where he faces rape challenges. he has been detained by britain and sweden and should be freed. the ruling is not binding and police will make every effort to leave him if he leaves the embassy. to the unprecedented security measures in place across the san francisco bay ahead of sunday's super bowl. the fbi leading dozens of agencies in a massive operation. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is at levi's stadium where the game will be played. good morning to you. >> good morning. the fed, state and local authorities have been preparing for the super bowl for the last two years. officials say this is the largest sporting event in the country and they know it could be a target. >> reporter: from f-15s in the air to an army of officers on the ground. san francisco may be the most
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this morning, the bay area may also be the highest profile target in the nation. >> super bowl is a national security event, and we recognize that this is just as important as any other one. whether it be the state of the union address or the pope visit. we're here to protect the skies for the super bowl. >> reporter: with more than a million people here for the super bowl, the land of high-tech is also going old school. metal detecters, bomb sniffing dogs, x-ray machines and sharp shooters, all part of the massive security crash. >> makes me feel safe. it's what you want. it's what you expect. >> i'd rather be safe than sorry. i like the police presence. >> reporter: 60 agencies led by the fbi are working the ground and air. levi's stadium is 45 miles from downtown san francisco, a sprawling region to watch over. pilots are armed, ready to shoot down drones or any other threat
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on game day, air space will be restricted, but not for black hawks like these, taking part in an aerial ballet synced with those in the bay. they're protecting the city's landmarks. >> i don't know any other event had this kind of security. >> reporter: the super bowl, just two days away, but this supersized security blitz is well underway. >> the fbi says there are no area. they say they are most concerned about the lone wolf attack. especially after the incidents in san bernardino and paris. >> we'll have more on the big game a little later. let's turn back to al. we have the storm going on and a threat of a storm next week, as. >> let's show you what's happening around the rest of the country. we are looking at windy conditions along the mid-atlantic states. sunshine through florida. gulf coast.
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northwest, bringing wind, as well. santa ana winds and high surf advisories in southern
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we're going to >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. the music world is mourning a sad loss. maurice white died at the age of 74. really loved him. carson has more on his remarkable life. >> guys, he suffered from parkinson's disease and retreated from the public the past few years. his grammy-winning brand is still performing, known for some of the catchiest songs ever. >> reporter: he was a shining star. maurice white founded earth, wind and fire in los angeles in the 1960s and with white as the lead singer, the band burst on to the music scene with the 1975 hit "shining star."
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>> reporter: the group's flashy costumes, arrangements and infectious and upbeat melodies, earth, wind and fire created a string of hits in the late '70s and early '80s, including "september." dancing >> reporter: "let's groove. it's sold more than 90 million albums worldwide, won six grammys and was inducted in the rock and roll hall of fame. white was diagnosed with parkinson's disease in 1992. while he hadn't performed for more than a decade, the band he built never stopped touring for years, making many stops here at "today." true love again >> reporter: overnight, celebrities sent console dolence condolences.
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our hearts and souls forever. pharrell williams writing, we have lost a unique and beautiful voice. a voice we will all remember. >> earth, wind and fire is due to receive a lifetime achievement award at this year's grammy's. been a rough couple of months. god must be building a heck of a house band in heaven. >> carson, thank you very much. coming up, more on the fresh freer fears over the zika virus. when it comes to protecting your family, what works and what doesn't? was it planned for days? chilly new developments in the murder of a 13-year-old virginia girl. what one of the college students under arrest allegedly is telling the police. first, this is "today" on
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update. kyla? frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this
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tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a
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7:30 on a friday morning, february 5th, 2016. snow is falling in new york city across a lot of the east this morning. a lot snow is not going to stop these fine folks from hanging out on our plaza, smiling and waving. >> you know what kind of snow it is? the slushy snow that hits you in the face. >> we saw a lot of people with their red signs out there, and we're dressed in red.
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hillary clinton and bernie sanders went toe to toe in a debate in new hampshire. one of the event's more memorable changes, clinton questioned her rival forspeaking fees. >> i don't think these attacks are worthy of you. enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. let's talk about the issues. >> all right. the latest poll shows sanders with a 20 point lead in the granite state. >> on the republican side, a poll shows donald trump maintaining a commanding lead in the republican race in new hampshire. marco rubio has gained ground.
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followed by ted cruz and john kasich. governor of florida extending a health emergey over the zika virus. the total cases reported is 12 in that state. we'll look at how you can protect your family from zika coming up. also this morning, there are disturbing new developments in the murder of a 13-year-old virginia girl. prosecutors say it was carefully planned by two virginia tech students. craig melvin has more on the story. good morning. >> savannah, good morning to you. this is a tight knit town in shock this morning. a young girl overcomes a series of medical problems, only to be killed. police say killed by one college student with the help of another. >> reporter: in court thursday, the prosecutor outlined evidence that the killing of 13-year-old nicole lovell was a cold,
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these two. virginia tech students david eisenhower and natalie keepers. eisenhower, a high school and college track star. >> 1600 meter went about as i planned it, which is a new 1600 record for my school. >> reporter: according to the prosecutor, eisenhauer and keepers came up with the idea to take lovell to a remote location, under the guise of a date, and cut her throat. she says the couple bought a shovel at walmart. eisenhauer allegedly picked up lovell at her home, where she was waiting after climbing out of her bedroom window. all three drove to a remote area where nicole was killed. with nicole's body in eisenhauer's sedan, they bought cleaning products to cover up the crime, before driving to north carolina where lovell's body was found. keepers said she was excited to be part of something secretive and special.
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had mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts. she said a semicolon tattoo behind her ear was a promise not to do anything suicidal again. her bail request was denied. >> loving, smiling all the time. >> reporter: on thursday, the small community in virginia said good-bye to a little girl who survived a rare liver tumor, overcame lymphoma, fought off a respiratory infection, and battled bullying by classmates. >> she fought so hard to get to this point in her life. then you have people like that, just take her innocence from her. it's just heartbreaking. >> eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping. keepers is charged with being an accessory before and after the murder. a preliminary hearing is set for
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>> awful case. craig melvin, thank you. there is a growing backlash this morning tied to a new warning from the cdc. natalie has more. >> good morning. this morning comes in a recent vital signs report, intended to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome. it raised concerns among women who consider it condescending. >> reporter: the report intended to caution all women about the dangers of drinking. what it said set off a fire storm instead. more than 3 million u.s. women are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, having sex and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy. and suggesting not only pregnant women, but those who could potentially be pregnant, should not drink alcohol at all. some took offense. >> they want fewer babies with fetal alcohol syndrome.
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to tell-all young lady, as a potential baby vessel, here's our recommendation, that's where it gets muddied. >> reporter: the recommendation seen by some as a patronizing lesson that suggests women are not in control of their bodies. one woman tweeting, this has to be a joke, right? insulting, derogatory garbage. >> am i a person or a thing that could potentially at one point contain a baby? it seems when you're saying never drink anything if you're not on birth control, it means the latter, not the former. >> reporter: the recommendation is based on plenty of science. studies know there's no known safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. 1 in 10 pregnant women in the u.s. admit to drinking alcohol at least every now and then. >> while critics say the warnings target women, the cdc suggests otherwise, saying it recommends all adults be screened for alcohol and
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problems with it. we reached out to the agency for a response but it declined to give a statement. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. here. if they stick around until snowstorm. this is a developing storm on sunday, comes out of canada. dropping snow, gusty winds in the upper midwest. by monday, there's a lot of icy mix, wintry mix across the midwest. we have a second low across the mid-atlantic states. into tuesday, the low makes it over. there are a lot of variables. here's what we're looking for, moderate snow from washington, philly, new york city, but as you get into eastern new
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well. also, impacting new hampshire for the big primary that day. again, it's still a littler er arly early, but we want to give you plenty of frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a >> guys, it's 32 degrees. this is a heavy, wet snow. it's really nasty out here. back to you. >> al, thanks very much. we will go out there in our next half hour. >> when someone says, this is
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i'm a little bummed my pave yacht -- patriots didn't make it this year. my excitement kicked in when i boarded the plane and joe namath was sitting a few rows away. he didn't know who i was, but i got to talk to some of the leading names in football. it's super bowl 50, 5-0. they've gotten rid of the roman numerals, thinking the l wouldn't look good on the merchandising. it's all about the merchandise, celebrities, food and, oh, yeah, football. it's the quarterback matchup that has everyone talking. >> touchdown, carolina. >> reporter: two teams, one game. it all comes down to this. the denver broncos and the
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bowl 50 this sunday, with a matchup that reads like a hollywood movie. >> if i'm starting with story lines, start with the quarterback. >> second time for manning. >> reporter: peyton manning, the aging legend, looking to enhance his nfl legacy with a second super bowl win, versus 26-year-old cam newton. the 6'5" mvp who goes by the nickname, superman, with boundless confidence in his ability and a rocket arm to back it up. >> i'm liking cam newton to magic johnson. when magic took over the point guard position at 6'9", no one had played the position that way. >> reporter: manning and newton come into the game with something to prove. not without controversy. there's questions over manning's use of hgh to recover from a neck injury in 2011. it's an allegation the quarterback denies. >> completely fabricated, trash, garbage.
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s criticism for his touchdown dance now addresses race. >> i'm an african-american quarterback that may scare people. they haven't seen nothing they can compare me to. >> reporter: the run up to the game is more than manning versus newton. it's big business. j.j. watt, for the texans, is here selling shirts. >> it doesn't wrinkle. i put it in my bag, take it on the road. >> reporter: richard sherman is back for another super bowl weekend, this time as a pitch man. >> virtual reality but you're a part of it. >> you're right there, live. >> reporter: for out of towners looking for the san francisco experience, the city by the bay has you covered. free concert s s to their famous gourmet foods. >> graceful, right? >> you did great. >> oh, wow. >> reporter: now it's time to
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you can run, kick and throw. >> oh, so close! that was a good throw. >> i missed everything by like a second. it's harder er er to look cooler than cam newton, especially after he scores a touchdown. when we talked to dan patrick about the matchup, he had one request. can you get lawyer to dab? i'm passing along the request. can you dab? >> i just did it. i dabbed once. >> like that. >> dab it like this. >> it's like this. >> it's like a sneeze. >> i can do that. >> sneeze into your elbow. >> that's it. >> i like your l, dylan. >> i'm picking you to win. you have good form there. >> thank you. i'm working on it. >> have fun. thank you. let's go to the man who can
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>> we're ruining the dab. everybody, stop dabbing in the room. matt lauer's dab. >> it was a cross between that and -- >> john travolta. >> spoiler alert, we already know who is going to win the big game thanks to jimmy fallon. foolproof survey took place on his show the other night. have a look. >> ready? release the puppies. >> oh, wow. landslide. landslide right there. i think it's obvious, the winner are the denver broncos. >> i don't know. >> broncos, the most searched and tweeted of the two, if that's anything for you. we asked, what's your favorite part of the super bowl? game,feshl s commercials, all the food. it's a tie between the food and
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length of lady gaga's national anthem. do you like the over or under on two minutes? >> over two. >> i agree. how about a coin toss, heads or tails? >> heads. >> okay. most importantly, what color are beyonce's shoes? >> red. >> sparkly. >> metallic. >> you can let us know if you're watching at home. let us know what you're cheering for. #go panthers or #go broncos. >> broncos! >> i don't know. >> doritos. >> head, panthers. >> one more time. >> as long as we're not doing it the same. >> we have a baby bowl coming up. we're letting cute babies pick the winner. >> not to be outdone by the puppy bowl. also coming up, more on the big game, including a great story. five friends who have been to
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frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday.
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you may dream of attending one super bowl. what if we told you there have been five friends who have been to every single one ever. >> nothing is forever, savannah. we understand that. we've been blessed to have had the opportunities to say, this is 50 years. >> why their annual tradition is about more than football today. friday, february 5th, 2016. >> good morning to our family back in california and ohio. >> good morning, texas. >> i'm here for my birthday. i want the panthers to win the super bowl. >> all the way from denver.
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we're back now. 8:00 on this friday morning. it's the 5th day of february, 2016. you know what? it's not just a rumor of a snowstorm. things are going out here. >> my goodness. the snow is making our crowd even more excited right now. >> it's a huge crowd. >> it is. they're so cute in all their snow gear. >> we have a lot of people wearing red. we thank them for that. meanwhile, we have a lot coming up. >> coming up, do you have what it takes to change the world? we're on the lookout for the next big thing. we'll held tel tell you how to get involved. >> natalie is at the news desk with some of the top stories of the morning. >> starting off with the weather, the winter storm snarling the morning ride to work and school for millions along the east coast. it began with heavy rain but turned to snow from virginia to maine. new york city is looking for a couple inches.
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than a foot. hillary clinton is accusing her democratic rival bernie sanders of running a smear campaign. in their debate on msnbc thursday night, clinton fired back when sanders, once again, accused her of having too many ties to wall street to call herself a progressive. >> enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. >> nbc news/wall street journal poll released had sanders leading clinton by 20 points in new hampshire. a poll has marco rube co- io moving into second place in new hampshire. donald trump is still first. you see rubio at 17%. six points he gained to move ahead of ted cruz. on the campaign trail thursday,
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mother, barbara bush, former first lady, for the first time since launching his rise. martin shkreli exercised his right during a hearing. >> do you think you've done anything wrong? >> on the advise of counsel, i invoke my fifth amendment privilege of self-incrimination and respectfully decline to answer your questions. >> he infuriated lawmakers by smirking during his appearance. the 32-year-old was under fire after jacking up the price of a life-saving drug. after the hearing, he was much more vocal. tweeting, quote, hard to accept that these imbeciles represent the people in our government. his attorney later insisted, shkreli meant no disrespect by that. a frightening but awesome
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erupted with such force, it sent rock and ash into the sky. there are no reports of injury or damage. there is concern because the volcano is 30 miles from a nuclear power plant. very cool sight, but scary to see. let's see what savannah has now. >> thank you. as we said earlier, three new cases of zika are being reported in florida. the governor there expanding a state of emergency. the virus itself is spreading like wildfire across parts of south america, also the caribbean. dr. natalie azar is here to answer our questions about zika. questions. to travel. a lot of people are. this is the time of year people want to head to the caribbean or down south. what should they know? >> i get this question every day. from patients, friends and colleagues. important to restate that the cdc has only issued formal guidelines for pregnant women. that is the enhanced travel precaution. they should think strongly about postponing or restricting travel
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>> let's put the map up. these are just certain countries. for example, what if you want to go to the caribbean? it's not named as a country. should you be worried? >> here, you understand the reason it's not name sd d is because there's no evidence of current, ongoing virus transmission. doesn't mean it's not going to happen. i think we all anticipate that the countries that are currently not affected, as well as florida and the gulf coast of our country, will see some cases. i think, honestly, the best answer i can give you is that it's a personal decision. some are more risk avert than others. you need to make an informed decision and understand that most people, especially if you're not pregnant and not planning to become pregnant, the risk of a serious complication is low. you need to consult the cdc website regularly, under the negotiation with the association. i can't tell you to go or not to go.
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you live in a gulf coast state, what is the best protection? >> couple points about this. we're going to talk about -- here we have on the monitor. epa registered products. the epa has done studies and decided the following molecules or chemicals are considered safe as an insect repellent. people for something with deet, picaridin picaridin. these can be used by pregnant, children over two months. permethrin, you can treat your clothing with. a few points. make sure you put it on exposed skin. if you use sunscreen, apply the sunscreen first and then the insect repellant. >> it's your top layer. >> exactly. always make sure, a simple, basic thing, long sleeves and pants. one thing that's important is the mosquitos like to bite during the day.
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air-conditioning and screens. >> quickly, there's new information on the sexual transmission of zika. >> the cdc has issued an interim guideline. if you are a male who has either traveled in a zika virus transmission area or live there, and you have a partner who is pregnant, you should either abstain for the duration of the pregnancy or, more realist is istically realistically, use condoms for all sexual intercourse. i'll leave the details out, but people have to understand. any sexual relationship, any sexual contact like that, you need to wear a condom. >> dr. azar, thank you very much. coming up, we'll switch gears and do trending. this is a brain teaser, which way is the bus going? it'll stump you but not your kids. plus, drew barrymore's take on what it means to be hot in hollywood. matt goes one on one with sir elton john.
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we are back now at 8:13. great time for what's trending. let's start with the ancient greeks. >> good idea. >> amazing people. >> yes, they were. >> concept of money, that was their idea. olympics, pyramids. >> toga parties. >> greek language. >> very good. >> greek life. >> gears. screws. water clock. >> really? >> plumbing? >> all greek innovations. >> i'm not sure about that. apparently, they invented something else. look at this sul p ture , dates back to 100 d.c. they invented the laptop. >> look at that. >> that young lady on the left is holding a laptop. >> that's the radio shack trs-80. >> complete with the ports on the side there. >> wow. >> unbelievable.
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photoshoped in any way. it's from the museum collection. what is the person actually holding? police -- police -- people think it's a thin chest or jewelry box. >> i think it's a jewelry box. >> i mean, the computer. you have the greeks doing the earlier form of the hub of communication and news, like the orange room. look at a picture of the orange room, what we do every day. we have a picture, i believe. >> they could foresee the future. >> look. what was it right there. >> long way to go for that. >> supposed to be a little smoother. >> i was waiting. >> kind of left you hanging there for a second. the internet loves a brain teaser. here's the latest one to go viral. it's from the show "brain games" on "national geographic."
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is it going to the left or to the right? >> standing still. >> i don't know. >> to the left. >> you don't know this end is the front or the back? >> nat gio say ee natgeo says 80% of the kids get the answer right. it's going to the left. >> the door is on the other side. >> wow. >> exactly. >> the passenger door, you can't see it, so it has to be on the other side. since they drive on the right, the bus is going left, obviously. >> i was a bus driver. i had an unfair advantage. >> you should have taken yourself out of the competition. now to the hit nts coldplay is dropping about the halftime show. "zoolander" reaches new sights. carson has pop start. much-anticipated super bowl halftime show. as a press conference, chris martin and the boys say they've
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ing katy perry's shark performance from last year. a reporter asked coldplay what be. this year. all of our sharks. we have left shark, middle shark, front, back, two right sharks and the reserve in case one of the first sharks has a problem. it's a difficult question to answer. you're saying which part of the show will [ bleep ] terribly? >> having fun there. the guys were also asked what team they were rooting for, the broncos or the panthers. chris martin joked, the denver panthers. >> nice. next to drew barrymore and her comments about trying to stay hot and relevant in hollywood. here's what she said. quote, i don't think i'm hot right now necessarily because i have all my irons in a bunch of different fires. she added, it's a mistake to think you have to burn bright for your whole life.
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it's exhausting and not very realistic. >> she's still hot. >> she has an empire with your cosmetic line. >> that's what's great about her. she knows who she is and what she's most interested right now, honestly, is her kids and being a family person. >> drew pointed to the times in her life when she was hot. of course, when she starred in "et" and "charlie's angels." next to "zoolander." the cast broke the world record for the longest selfie stick. it happened at the movie's premiere in london thursday night. ben joined by cast mates. the selfie stick medicine asuring 28 feet. "zoolander 2" is in theaters next friday. thank you, carson. mr. roker, let's talk about the weather. >> it's getting heavier now. we're going to be looking at this really for the next several
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stretching from norfolk all the way up to portland. we are talking heavy, dense, wet snow. it's going to continue at least until around noon here. 3:00 in new england. you can look at the snowfall amounts. upwards of a foot as you get to down east maine. even providence we're talking about 6 to 9 inches. boston, 6 to 9 inches. new york city, 3 to 5. we've upped the accumulation a little bit here in new york. rest of the country, more rain in the pacific northwest. from the great lakes to the gulf coast, sunshine, temperatures mild and even a nice day into the florida. that's what'frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on
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>> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thanks. when it comes to pop music, sir elton john is in a league of his own. >> his songs have touched generations. he's out with a brand-new album, and we caught up with sir elton at his l.a. home to talk about music, fame and family. >> i'm really feeling at 69 years of age, i'm playing and singer better than ever. >> reporter: in the elite world of music icons, it doesn't get much bigger than sir elton john. >> i have had the pleasure now of visiting your home outside of london. your place in atlanta and now your place in beverly hills. you like comfortable surroundings, don't you? >> i live well. i like to be surrounded by art and photographs.
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with it so i can get inspired when i get up in the morning, so my kids can get inspired. i'm lucky enough to be able to do it. >> if i had told you 20 years ago that when we were sitting down today in 2016, you would be as happy as you've ever been, with a guy you love deary, legally married, a doting father of two boys, career exactly where you want it, would you have believed me? >> i would have thought you were a deadhead. no, i would not believe you. the thing about life that i found, it's amazing what unfolds if you left it unfold and you take the risk i remember when i was young >> reporter: sound advice from someone who has been embracing risk for five decades and counting. >> when i started in a band, i never dwemt dreamt of never dreamt of becoming sir elton john. i just wanted to do something that had to do with music.
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he's one of the 20th century's most successful artists, with 250 million record sales worldwide, including 37 gold and 27 multi platinum albums. >> i never thought this life of mine would exist. it's been an amazing journey. >> it's a journey still evolving. his new album, "wonderful crazy night," was recorded in 17 studio days. what a wonderful crazy night >> when you listen to the music that you perform on this new album, your 33rd album, it's clear that it's kind of carefree music. >> it's joyous. i'm in this great position in my life. i'm very happy. playing great live on stage. i have a great band. there's nothing but happiness around. >> you're a bit of a control freak, fair? >> in what way? >> well, in that you like to take care of every detail of the creative process. you like to make sure your fingerprint is on almost
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>> yeah, but i don't tell people who to play. >> i didn't mean it in a bad way. >> no, but -- >> i think most successful people are some degree of control freak. >> i wouldn't say i'm much of a control freak. i like other people's input. sometimes you're too close to something and you can't see it. sometimes i have good ideas. sometimes i have terrible ideas. >> reporter: with more than 3,500 concerts under his belt, elton still loves a live audience. his las vegas residency is going strong. >> when you were 40, what was your image of las vegas? >> oh, horrible. >> why? >> it was a graveyard of people. you'd never get rock and roll in there. i changed my mind. >> who comes to see the show? >> it's made up of maybe 50% elton john fans. but in vegas, people go out to whatever shows are there. i want to get people who aren't fans that say, it's a great show.
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family brings elton the most joy. >> married to dave, they have two sons. >> it was the greatest decision i've made in the last six years. it's having the boys. >> you and david always on the same page with the boys? >> absolutely. they're our primary concern. they're the things that come first and foremost. >> there isn't one pushover dad and one disciplinarian? >> no. we're both dismy pli ciplinary ians but in the nicest frame of mind. >> does zachary know who elton john is? >> yes, he does. he's proud of his daddy. he's more interested in "uptown funk." they sing my songs. they sing "rocketman." they know their dad plays piano. when they come out during the show, they want to shine torches. they know who i am and what i do, but they're more interested in their toys. i'm fine with that.
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>> reporter: juggling family and fame, this rocketman says life is hitting all the right notes. >> is there anything that could make you happier right now? >> no. >> good evening. >> you have to take him at his word. >> he's one of the best. >> perfect place in life right now. >> i'm jealous. he's into all of the homes. did you check it out? >> we did an interview outside of london one side. >> his art collection -- >> what's great about elton, at the end of the day, he loves music. every time i see him, he says, what are you listening to? what do you like? what's out there? he worked as a record store and that's what he set out to do. >> at a oscar's party, you always hear someone cutting edge. >> what do you have, savannah? >> records. >> have you been to a listening party? >> no. nothing.
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>> let's see if you can get one of his new albums. just ahead, do you have a bright idea? we're launching a new search for the next big thing. cheryl tiegs reveals the cover that showed she had made it as a model. first, your local news and
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will be allowed to keep his k-9 partner. the city of marietta has come up with a plan where matt hickey can buy a-jax for one dollar. hickey retired last week but his k-9 partner was too young to retire with him. a-jax was going to be put up for auction.. and a social media campaign helped hickey raise 70- thousand dollars for the auction. now he plans to donate that money...to buy bullet proof vests for k-9 dogs. kyla woods has a news 5 traffic update. kyla? frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this
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tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a
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welcome back to "today." it's 8:30 on this friday morning. it's the 5th of february, 2016. we need some window wipers for that shot. it is snowy. it's thick and heavy. >> things are getting serious now.
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great crowd on the plaza, including unicorns. there are unicorns on our plaza. there's a very good reason. it has to do with one of youtube's biggest and most bright stars. we'll expin the unicorn thing coming up with hoda later. >> also, you know what today marks? six months out to the rio olympic games. we're going to catch up with the defending gold medalists and reigning world champion, u.s. women's gymnastics team. coming up, supermodel sheryl cheryl tiegs opens up about her rise in the model world, her poster and the donald trump rise. >> did you have her poster when you were growing up? five remarkable friends who have been to every single super bowl ever played for 50 years.
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story together for the first time. first, al, seems obvious, but give us a check of the weather. >> first of all, saturday, storms already gone in the east coast. windy in the plains. great day on sunday for the super bowl. look for snow around the great lakes. it's going to be a beautiful day in the northeast. also the pacific northwest. and super bowl sunday, that's right, as we get to levi's stadium at 8:00 a.m., clear and 48. later in the day,frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a
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>> that's your latest weather. it is go red day. wear red for the american heart association. i have my red socks on today. you all are warm and red? >> yes. >> all right. let's head back inside. >> al, thank you very much. this morning we're wrapping up our special series calling, supermodels where are they now? >> we're doing it with a true american icon, cheryl tiegs. natalie got to meet her. >> such an honor. tiegs, considered to be the first american supermodel, known for her many "sports illustrate illustrated" swim suit photos. she went on to be a ground breaker in business, as well. >> you've been called the all-american supermodel.
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>> well, it's always flattering. i feel so fortunate. i always loved modeling. >> reporter: cheryl tiegs grew up in california. she got her first break at 17 with "glamour" magazine. >> they booked me site on scene to go to the caribbean. >> what was it about your look, you think, that made you break through? >> i was the california girl. at that time, they wanted someone who was california, all american, blond hair. >> reporter: tiegs was the first model to appear twice on the cover of the "sports illustrated" swim suit issue. in 1970 and 1975. >> how important were those for your career? >> being on the cover of "sports illustrate illustrated" is one of the highlights of my career. >> reporter: in 1978, she posed in a fish net swim suit that
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>> when it was dry, it was a little more connected and less sea see through. >> reporter: there was also the pink bikini poster. >> a guy walks up and says, you were on my wall. i think, that's nice, really nice. i don't want to ask any more questions. >> cover girl, of course. >> reporter: by 1979, she was signed to a $1.5 million contract with cover girl. then the biggest cosmetics contract ever. >> bet your bottom dollar. >> reporter: in 1980, she launched a signature line of clothing for sears, the first retail venture by a supermodel. it had almost $1 billion in sales. one magazine had the most impact on tiegs. >> what was the moment in your career that you felt, wow, i've made snit. >> when i was on the cover of "time." the cover story. i just thought, i can't go any further. >> you're an amazing woman.
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on "celebrity apprentice" to raise money for her long-time friend's foundation. >> i said to donald trump, this show is not for me. i don't want to be in the middle of mud slinging and bad mouthing and nitpicking. i said, that's not me. i've worked hard in my life to not do those things. so i'm sorry, it's just not right. >> what did he say? >> he said, cheryl, you're fired. >> reporter: throughout her career, tiegs traveled extensively, but it's her son zach who brings her the most joy. >> to me, happiness is? >> oh, don't make me cry. being with my son. >> reporter: at 47, tiegs posed again for the magazine that really put her on the map. >> was it intimidating at all? >> no. i was always pleased to work for "sports illustrated."
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i don't know why they stopped using me. >> reporter: now at 68, tiegs feels beauty comes from within. >> your look has remained the same all these years. >> thank you. >> what do you think your legacy is? >> you know, i want to be thought of as a nice person. thoughtful, sweet, kind, good. i try to be as kind to everybody as i can. that's my goal. >> always kind, cheryl is currently doing work for the earth conservation corps and i am water organization. the famed pink bikini poster which i know you all had, albert watson was the photographer. he was supposed to shoot the red couldn't because of the scheduling conflict. when he had the opportunity with
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>> you probably had the white mesh bathing suit, too? >> he bears it. >> matt has no comment on this. >> no wall space left. it's covered. coming up next, super bowl's superfans. the group of five friends who have been to all 49 games and
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8:40. all morning long we've been getting you ready for super bowl 50. savannah met a group of guys who really can't wait for this game. >> they're amazing. most of us dreaming of attending one super bowl. a group of five friends have been to all 49 games, and they're about to make it 50 this weekend. their story is about a lot more than football. they've never shared it together until now. >> where you been? >> reporter: 50 year ace s ago, these
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al, larry and harvey decided to attend a football event no one had really even heard of. it was called the world championship game. now, it's called the super bowl. they had such a great time, they went the next year. and the next. until five years became ten. and ten became twenty. it would go on to be a life-long tradition. going back to the super bowl every single year. eventually, calling their posse, the super bowl five. >> why do you think this group clicked? >> everyone is a family man. if that weren't, i felt, we'll have a family and get together. >> reporter: there's prez, prov, chicago, fog, larry mac. there are personalized jackets and sweat suits, rings, bathrobes and a racehorse named,
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super bowl five. >> i said to myself, when we get to the tracks, he's running number five and super bowl five, i bet $500 on him to win. he came in fifth. >> reporter: they have one rule. no wives. although at times, the rule has been bent. >> one or two times, my wife would come while we were at the game. she'd come and go to my hotel room and wait for me to come back. >> that wasn't your wife. who are you kidding? >> judy, they're just kidding. >> wife has red high, 5'11"? >> reporter: just imagine, they had seen every play in super bowl history, from joe montana's touchdown pass to taylor, to scott norwood's missed field goal attempt. for the four new yorkers in the group, the sweetest play of them all. >> when the giants beat new england and new england was
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we beat them on this miraculous catch. to me, that was the best of all. to beat the patriots. >> reporter: they remember when the halftime show was a marching band and tickets were, hold on to your hats -- >> the first ticket was 10 $10. >> $10. >> reporter: when one miss janet jackson had a wardrobe malfunction. >> look at this. >> i said, what? i almost missed it, but i saw it. >> reporter: perhaps the most moving for these men, all veterans, all deeply patriotic, was super bowl 25, when f-16s flew over in missing man formation. >> we were turning around and tears were running. there was not a dry eye in the stadium. >> not a dry eye in the house. >> beautiful. >> it was the most emotional time, i think we've ever had. >> reporter: it's a commitment to each other which has never
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even in tough times, like when harvey's father passed away a week prior to the game. >> guys came over and talked to me, talked to my wife. they all insisted that i had to go. i went, but you know, with a lot of pain in my heart. >> reporter: or in times of financial difficulties, when larry's business was struggling. >> i didn't have the funds to go. these guys said, no, you're going. they picked up my tab for that year. >> wait a minute, you still owe us money. >> i paid you. >> reporter: after all these years, to reach 50 years is quite a milestone. >> have you been thinking about that an verse vi niversary and what it means? >> sure. it hits me sometimes. i thank the lord we're together. >> nothing is forever, savannah. we all understand that. we've been blessed to have had the opportunity to say, this is 50 years.
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super bowl 60 and where we're going to go. if we're still going to play golf. that's what i've been thinking about. >> you say, keep it going? >> exactly. >> you also are that way, keep it going as long as you can. >> god has been good to us. it's unreal. >> we're devoted to each other and devoted to the super bowl. >> love that. >> great story. >> amazing. the brotherhood. >> do you know where their seats are? >> the nfl -- because they've heard of these five -- so they set aside tickets for them to purchase. the nfl is going to honor them this weekend. >> great. >> i adore them. i feel like i have five new friends. >> what's your nickname? >> i even got a nickname. mine is southern comfort. the funniest thing is, i met syvan on an airplane.
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when we make it to 50, i'll let >> so nice. we're on the lookout for the next big thing again.
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first, this is "today" on we're back. we've got the return of a popular segment. today's next big thing. >> today contributor jill martin is here to kick things off. hey, jill. >> i'm excited about this. remember a few months ago, we teamed up with qvc to find "today's" next big thing? we're joining forces again. first, we want to update you on how our first winner's life has changed. leslie, you are our winner. >> reporter: with a bang, leslie and her ingenious product, good hang up, won our first "today's" next big thing contest. >> you ready to go on qvc tomorrow morning?
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>> reporter: 24 hours later, she was making qvc history. >> we have sold out of our initial shipment. >> reporter: not only did she sell out before the product was order. congratulations. >> oh, thank you. >> reporter: since winning the contest three months ago, life whirlwind. >> i do need to update the catalog in some way. >> reporter: on the heels of her success, she was able to refocus 100% of her product development business just on good hang ups. including launching a new product line, good hang ups for kids art, which has been featured in "parents" magazine. she has had to manufacture so much so quickly, but is committed to keeping her manufacturing home in the usa. just recently, she was invited back to qvc for a second time. as viewers continue to be hung
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>> she deserves every bit of success. i'm so excited because we're launching today's next big thing again. this time, in honor of mother's day, we are looking for all you mom inventors. submit your ideas at today.com. you have until march 4th. >> it changed her life and her business. >> it did. this works and i can't wait for our next mompreneur to tell us what she has. >> hopefully she can get marcomentum. >> thank you. up next, the summer olympics, six months away. we'll catch up with the u.s. women's gymnastics team along the road to rio.
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nbc. >> we're back with today's countdown to rio. we are exactly six months from the opening ceremony of the summer olympic games. >> team usa hopefuls are in training all across the country. tamron headed to the famous karolyi ranch in texas and caught up with one of the country's most coveted group of athletes, the u.s. women's gymnastics team. >> reporter: the u.s. women's gymnastics team made history winning a third consecutive all-around title at the world championship.
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>> back to rio and the olympics next august. >> exciting time. how many months until rio? >> six. >> seven. >> i thought it was seven. >> 200 days. >> six. >> has anyone had a dream about rio. >> oh, all the time. >> always. >> those are nightly. i have a dream where i fall and wake up and i'm sweating. >> it's not a good dream. >> you're having rio night sweats? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the girls train separately most of the year, but every so often, they come together as a team at the secluded training center simply known as the ranch. is there a certain greeting after long periods of time away? >> yeah. >> what's the greeting? a secret handshake? >> we run up and hug each other, catch up. it's like a family bond.
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away the field in london, taking gold in the team and all around. there was speculation she might not defend her title. >> there was question about whether or not you were going to come back this time around. tell me about that time period. >> i think a lot of people thought i was shaking my comeback, which i wasn't. i'm the person where when i want something, i go after it. >> were you questioning yourself? >> after 2012, i thought, i want to do this again. i didn't think of giving up the sport of gymnastics. i was young and i wanted to continue. >> reporter: as all-around world champ the past three years, simone biles can't believe her olympics dreams may come true. >> if i recall correctly, you were in a gym watching them and not even sure if you could make it to this point. >> yes. >> what's that story? >> well, when they were competing at the olympics, they were in the gym and had it projected on the wall. i was watching them and i was like, what if one day i got to
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i was young and i didn't think it would be possible. >> reporter: veteran aly raisman still basks in the glory of two gold medals in london. >> after we won, we were on cloud nine. it was like, i have so many great memories from the trip. it was amazing. >> really, she punched heretic ed ed her her her her ticket. >> four-way tie for the gold on the uneven bars. >> it pushes me because you want to have that medal to yourself. i think overall, i did the best that i can and i got the gold medal i wanted. >> mykayla, it's a team sport but also an individual sport. how do you balance that? >> we cheer each other on. even if you're a team or individual, you still hope the best for everyone. you hope the best for team usa. >> they're working hard. the team will be chosen after the trials in july.
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>> wow. it'll be here before we know it. what do you have coming up? >> we have babies. >> forget about puppies. >> crawling babies. >> then a cookoff between colorado and carolina barbecue. >> join us for it if you want some. >> i think we may have to. >> that's coming up. >> have a good hour. have a good weekend. enjoy the super bowl. >> you were about to say, go broncos! >> no, i was not.
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gomorning .... your most accurate forecast coming up.... but first.... some tense moments on a local
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now a u-c blue ash student is in custody... after police heard he made threats of violence... targeting the campus. apparently math lab... menacing ... his arrest is not affecting classes today... update. kyla? frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday.
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take," super bowl 50. we're gearing up for kickoff with a cookoff. and our first ever baby bowl. we're counting down the best viral videos burning up the web. from the daily show to her own show, we're live with the new queen bee of late night, samantha bee. 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
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welcome to "today" on a snow snowy friday morning in new york city. it's february the 5th, 2016. two days before the super bowl. great crowd outside in this weather. i'm willie inside with natalie d al. tamron is on assignment again this morning in new hampshire. our morning jam is "september" by earth, wind and fire. we're playing it in memory of maurice white, who died wednesday at his home in los angeles at the age of 74. one of the founding members of this great band. >> he suffered from parkinson's the last two decades. they are our they were our first plaza performance in 1995. they played a number of times. this is them in 2001. >> they were like our house band here for a long time. i remember every time they came in, they'd play "september" and the crowd would always go crazy. >> terrific. >> what a great legacy. as you listen to the song, you'll probably never go to another wedding where they don't play this. he had parken n
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performing in 1994. but he was behind the scenes working with the band until the end. thinking of him and his family this morning. earth, wind and fire, one of our favorite bands. we have the astroturf table today. it's our super bowl look. panthers and broncos. >> party. >> we have a full party hour here. coldplay and beyonce set to perform at halftime. coldplay released a video last week called "hymn for the weekend" which stars beyonce. chris martin spoke about coldplay's super bowl plays and joked about last year's performance by katy perry. >> we'll bring the sharks out. we've trained them so well this year. all of our sharks. left shark, middle shark, left shark, back shark, two right sharks and the reserve shark in case a first shark has a problem.
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logo slashed on screen. >> you remember left shark was the talk of the super bowl last time. >> doing his own thing. he became a celebrity. there you go. >> fame immediately. >> excited about the game. cam newton is great. this could be peyton manning's last stand. lady gaga is opening things up. >> this will be an incredible super bowl 50. i think a lot of people are thinking, is it the game, the food, the snacks, the halftime show, what is it that you love about super bowl? well, a group of people were polled. more people aged 18 to 30 say they prefer the commercials to the actual game, 26% to 24%. a lot of people like the food, too. i think it was 23% like the food, as well. as much as they like the >> the game is down. great game. everybody is going to be watching this game especially. quarterbacks.
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watch. this is a skittles ad, featuring steven tyler. it is shattering expectations, i think. >> skittles portrait. >> that is e to the z, tweedly ding. >> you haven't heard me sing. dream on >> higher. dream on dream on >> oh, my gosh. >> you won't believe what just happened. >> that note, that note -- >> off the camera. >> exactly the same time. >> look at this. >> i have never seen -- >> that is so weird. >> look at that. >> i am in shock. i have never seen that in a tv
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>> so they were showing the commercial on a british tv show yesterday morning when they say the prompter shattered as you saw there. the glass popped off when steven tyler hit the note. think that could really happen? >> no. but it's an expensive gag. those cameras are not cheap. >> so maybe it did. >> ours are fine. >> last night, jimmy fallon continued the puppy bowl tradition on his show. check it out. >> let's release the puppies. hey, guys. oh, wow. landslide. landslide, landslide right there. i think it's obvious, the winner are the denver broncos. >> i don't know, it seems like the puppies, there was a comeback. >> when they first went, to the broncos. maybe they're going to lead in the first half?
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puppies? babies. >> yes. >> we have the baby bowl. we have sullivan "sully" stern and ava for team denver. >> they're so cute. look at them. >> we're not going to have them going after bowls of kibbles. >> no. see who gets to the end zone first, a crawl contest. of course, food is very popular. google's most searched super bowl recipes. number one, chicken dip. number two, chili. number three, seven-layer dip. >> perfect. >> one of natalie's favorites. >> it's one of my go-tos. it's what i make. >> what's this, al? >> there's a great place, a great restaurant down in atlanta called buttermilk kitchen. they make this pamento cheese dip. >> what goes into it?
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how do you get to the bottom of a seven-layer dip? >> that's my challenge. >> especially with the tostitos. >> you need a drill, taking out a core sample. that's what we have to do. >> desemiable ble it to get into it. >> we'll work on it, al. i'll eat more of your dip. >> we have a lot of weather to talk about this weekend, too. >> we do. by the way, we, of course, want you to go to facebook.com/today's take. we have a great prize. 25 days of prizes. this is, i believe, day seven, correct? i think. >> something like that. >> we have an electrolux steam kettle. i actually have one of those. it is terrific.
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likes eventually. we're at 173,000. please go to facebook.com/today's take. register for a prize and like us. again, as we mentioned, take your time walking up there, my friend. didn't want you to trip. electrolux steam kettle is fantastic. a lot of snow. making a lot of tea today if you had that. it is a mess. from atlantic city all the way up into portland, maine, we have winter storm warnings and advisories. 41 million people affected by them. we're going to watch this system. low pressure developing, making its way off the coast. if it got closer toward the east coast, we would see heavy snow, we said yesterday. we've seen rates at 1 to 2 inches per hour. it's still snowing in new york to boston to portland. wind gusts at 35 miles per hour. it's a shef heavy, wet, dense snow. by this afternoon, it moves off
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late this afternoon, it's about done. maybe snow showers lingering eastern half of massachusetts. the snowfall amounts looking like this. we're calming for ingcalling for 7 to 8 inches in providence, 6 to 9. up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a >> how many of you liked us on
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almost 175,000. >> what day is it, al? >> friday. >> national weatherperson day. al needs a hug. we thought we'd give you time to pamper. come on over. >> new car. >> massage chair for you, al. >> well! look at this. >> you sit back and relax. >> we're going to help take over your weather forecast for you. it's going to be dangerous. >> get your custom massage on. >> fantastic. happy national weatherperson day. >> let's get to it, nat. >> go ahead, willie. >> cold front pushing up to maine here. >> we have snow. pepper pike. your dog pepper. >> i like it. >> bacon, look what our food
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>> my portrait in bacon, that's fantastic. this thing is working its way down now. >> hello! look out. >> oh, oh, my. >> look out now. >> only the best for you, al. >> it's not even plugged in. >> the best national weatherperson day ever. >> fantastically done. >> you enjoy the rub and the bacon, and we'll tell you what's coming up next. you knew her and loved her on the daily show. samantha bee is here. >> how are you? >> well. hi, al. >> national weatherperson day. >> you're a national trez ture asuretreasure, al. >> have some bacon. >> i will. >> sam bee taking the world of late night by storm. we'll talk to her next. my opioid pain medication makes me feel stopped up! millions of people are estimated to suffer from opioid-induced constipation, oic, caused by the opioids they use to manage chronic pain. oic is a different type of constipation.
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>> she's putting her own spin on politics and current events, joining the boy's club of late night with her new show, "full frontal with samantha bee." >> samantha bee, good morning. >> thank you for having me. i'm excited to be here on your turf table. i'm a textile person, al. >> this is exciting that you have the show. do you have do you feel any pressure? you'll be front and center now. >> i feel pressure in the sense that i should feel pressure, but i'm not freaking out about it. we're busy trying to put the show together, there's little time to let the anxiety bloom. i want to take the show now and put it on the air and let it be free. i've been gestating the show so long. it's time to birth it. >> because of where you come from, there will be expectation that it feels a little like the daily show. same went for john oliver. what is the show going to look
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>> it's natural. i'm transitioning off of something and it's a topical show. we're taking our hot poker of comedy and jabbing it where it needs to go. >> oh, yikes. >> morning does weird things to me. i think i'm kind of taking that ball and running with it in my own direction, if that makes sense. taking the ball and running with it. >> sports like. >> broncos or panthers? >> your husband from the daily show, as well, starting his own show. he's going to be opening right before yours? >> yes. family pressure. we are all in on tbs. "the detour," scripted family comedy, will be in april. that'll be my lead in in april. it's exciting. >> counting on your husband, right? >> we are so tired. we go to bed at 7:30 p.m. every night. >> and throw kids in it, as
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>> you have two funny people in a household. it would be a laugh riot all the time, right? >> we still make each other laugh. i think -- well, i make jason laugh, anyway. >> who has the better material? >> jason cherishes me every day. >> do you play for laughs from the kids? >> the children don't find us funny at all. that's the natural order. they're not supposed to find you entertaining or cool in the least. >> glad they're living up to it. in the promo, one of the lines is, watch or you're sexist, which is funny. it's your way of addressing this thing, she's the only woman with the late night talk show. are you interested in that? i talk to people like chelsea handler and they don't want to talk about that side of it really. does it matter to you? >> it does. it's not the main focus. i mean, our second choice for a
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which i know is kind of also my favorite. it's important to me. it's not all what it's about but it'll be a big part of the show. i'm in womanness. >> all the gestation. come on. hot poker. >> i feel like singing a song, but i won't. >> samantha, we are looking forward to the show. can't wait until it'll be birthed on monday. "full frontal with samantha bee" premieres monday on tbs. fallon has the puppy bowl but we have the baby bowl. it's a crawling palooza to the end zone. will the broncos or panthers baby prevail? we'll watch it go down after this. everything well? it added this other it just kinda like...wiped everything clean. 6x cleaning my teeth are glowing. they are so white. 6x whitening i actually really like the 2 steps. step 1, cleans step 2, whitens.
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seven and a half months old. 14.5 pounds. parents are lauren and aaron. what have you done to prepare? >> lots of carbs. >> does he crawl? >> we call it an army crawl. lots of arms and not a lot of legs. >> crawling for team denver, baby ava at eight months old, one pound heavier than her competitor. parents, christina and brine bryan. i understand it is she is a good crawling. >> good army crawling. >> punup sh-ups, too? >> yeah. >> let's place the babies on the 50 yard line. when the whistle blows, we'll commence baby bowl 2016. >> parents, cutest babies ever. >> okay. there he goes. >> sully, this way, pal.
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>> sully, there's your mom. >> yes! oh, my gosh. can we get a replay on that play? >> go, baby, go. >> oh, my golly. hey now! >> look at the action. >> sully is trying to make a move. >> oh, no. >> which way do i go? >> sully seems more interested in ava's parents. i hate to break it to ya. >> come on, sweetie. >> my, golly. >> whoever can dab wins. >> i think maybe if you -- oh! >> he doesn't like it. >> buddy, oh, boy. >> there's no crying in football!
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>> it's a draw, i think? >> i think we pretty much have run the cable on this one. i think it's a draw. >> they're both adorable. cutest babies. >> we'll give you both -- i think we determined -- >> you know what we should have done? make sure they could drawl crawl. >> that was the flaw. our producer, our vince lombardi, way to go. diapers for you and half diapers for you. >> there you go. >> big thanks to the babies, ava and sully. coming up, denver and carolina battle. the burger barbecue smackdown. we know how to eat. after your local news and weather. carry the centimeter, something something something... [ beeping, whirring ] great caesar salad! the name your price tool
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happening right now ....all lanes are closing on a busy stretch of columbia parkway. we have been told that the closures started a short time ago at nine. ..again all lanes between baines and torrance crews have been out there.. dealing with a mudslide now.... they'll be shutting down all lanes in both directions to allow workers to remove the remaining loose soil. there's no time frame.. on when it will be open. new this morning ... a house fire in harrison sent a man to the hospital with burns. it happened on harrison avenue... around eleven o'clock last night... the fire was contained to the basement. a woman and a child managed to get out unharmed...but a man living in the home had burns on his legs ... no word on the cause of the fire... frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on
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ucla finds 54 million americans labeled as obese or overweight based on bmis are healthy. the report calls the bmi crude, a terrible indicator of how fit somebody is. she says a person with a low bmi can actually be unhealthy. good news for home buyers. mortgages have fallen for the sixth straight week. the average rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage dropped to 3.72% this week, the lowest since april of last year. the advantage verage rate on a 15-year mortgage is also down. ben stiller went to great lengths to get a selfie at the premiere of "zoolander 2." he has the guinness world record for the longest selfie stick photo. he took it with cast mates. the selfie stick measuring at 28 feet long. a guinness official certified the record.
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let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> when you and i go to the oscars, we should try to break the record. >> 29-foot selfie stick. i like it. here's our weekend outlook. sunshine up and down the east coast. storm will be a memory. windy in the plains. beautiful in the pacific northwest. california coast, 79 in los angeles. tomorrow, sunday, sunday, i should say, we're looking at snow around the great lakes. beautiful weather along the east coast. showers along the southeastern coast. fabulous weather for california. nice that it's national weatherperson's day. super bowl forecast. santa clara, california, 8:00 a.m., clear and cool, 48. 3:00, sunny and mild and temperature of 73. it is an outdoor stadium.
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that's what's going on >> that is your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. with denver and carolina squaring off on the field, we thought we'd pit them together in the kitchen. burger versus barbecue showdown. >> we have the chef and owner of black belly market for denver. from south carolina, we have ed mitchell from ed mitchell's que. let's start with denver. >> what are we making? >> i hail from new mexico, live in denver. we have bronco's nachos.
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orange cheese, representing the colors. we have mexican green chili with pork. garnishes. we finish it off with guacamole. >> what's the key to a good nacho? sometimes, everything is on top. >> you have to do it in layers. put chips down, cheese, pork, and another of the same. then bake the whole thing so you have cheese all the way through. >> nacho lasagna. >> we have a nice sample here. >> mm-hmm. >> that's the nachos with a little new mexico in there. the next is our bronco burger. ba bison burgers. we have provolone cheese and the green chili. smoked provolone. bacon i brought from our restaurant we make in house. all the fixings. the way i do it, we have a
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throw it on the bun there. we have our slider. this one, i have with the works. i have the chili, the bacon and the cheese all on there. >> okay. man, that looks good. >> lettuce, tomato and onion. do all the fixings. >> all right. can i try that? >> you may. >> i'll let al continue. >> interesting dip. collared greens dip. pulled pork. >> this is one of my favorites. going to start as if you had a dutch oven. add sour cream. some cheese, cream cheese. >> already cooked in there with wine. little salt and pepper. once you're finished with this, add thekoll kollered -- collared greens in there. >> you can experience it with
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if you have the time, sprinkle parm sean esan on there. >> oh, wow. >> traditionally, you'd have the special ribs. we saute and steam them real nice. then we kick it off with the best thing we've got, which is who we are, the whole hog. >> this was a whole hog? >> 40 pounder. >> wow. >> you have a choice of chopped or choice of pulled. last but not least, we have our three-bean bake dish, which we saute that in bourbon or moon shine to give you a little kick. cornbread. >> all right. here we go. right here, we have to decide. willie, you have to taste something. we have to decide some of this. i guess so. >> how am i supposed to pick? >> we're going to decide on the other side. first, thank you so much. get the recipes go to today.com/food.
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> after consultations with my judges, the burger-barbecue showdown, the winner is, ladies and gentlemen, ed mitchell's bark cue barbecue, north carolina. >> it was fantastic. >> congratulations. >> oh! >> willie and natalie, very impressive. >> congratulations. they both were outstanding. >> amazing. i had to taste test also, and i agree with the choice. let's get to the list of the best viral videos of the month. we asked you, the people, to vote for the best. time for the counterdown. >> we have ali with us. i love this segment. it's the best of the best. first, we have a steve harvey video. we love the baby gender reveal videos.
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take a look. >> oh! >> it's a girl. >> genius. >> pretty cool. >> people do this all the time. announcing it. it's topical at the same time. >> little cruel. emotional roller coaster. let's go to an unusual workout. >> it's the end of january, and everybody forgot they promised they'd go to the gym. this guy has it, the invisible gym. take it anywhere you want. go outside, super lightweight and no problem. this is a magical frank ster prankster on youtube. you see the confusion on people's faces as he's defying gravity with this illusion. >> do you know the secret? >> i do but i'd like to go back to saying nothing.
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>> next, we have parents that struggle to put their new babies to sleep. great lullaby videos. maybe this will work. >> this video is melting hearts across the web. it's on the piano channel. you can see the piano and the beard, but it's all about 5 month old samuel. had an ear infection and couldn't get to sleep. he played brahm's lullaby. >> promise is you have to transport the baby to the crib, unless you let the baby sleep there for hours. i've been there. >> we've arrived at the number one video as voted by the viewers. >> we like to joke the internet is cat videos. adorable kitten getting tickled. ha! this is where productivity in
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jake lacy becoming hollywood's go-to boyfriend. starring an ing ring opposite leading ladies, rooney mara and lena bun ham -- dunham. >> a look at how his career took off. >> reporter: jake lacy got a break in 2012, playing pete miller in "the office." house. >> reporter: it was 2015 when jake's career started to catch fire. he landed a role on hbo's "girls" as lena dunham's love interest. >> should we get drinks tonight
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>> reporter: and in the star-studded holiday film, "love the coopers." >> be my boyfriend for one night. >> no way. >> we need to figure out how long we've been together. >> reporter: in 2016, he's starring alongside cate blanchett and rooney mara in "carol." >> what? tell me. >> sorry. i have to go. >> reporter: and he's back in theaters this month in the new movie, "how to be single." >> cheers. holy, that's a candle. >> jake is with us. good morning, man. good to see you. >> you, as well. thanks for having me. >> you tend to play the good guy boyfriend, very likable. we're going to try to get a little edge to you today, okay? >> yeah, great. >> your next movie, you're going to be a villain. >> yeah. my agent was like, no matter what, we will get a baton, some weapon in your hand, little destruction, fire, something.
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>> yeah, i wore the jacket today. >> very nice. >> little black leather. >> it's worked for you. come on, you get the leading ladies. you've shared kissing scenes with. >> amazing, yes. i've been fortunate. 14-year-old jake is like, yeah. we did it. we're here. >> on this movie, your worlds collide. in "how to be single," you're with leslie mann, the wife of "girls" executive producer, judd apatow. how did that go over? >> we met early on. i was just coming on to the project and she's so lovely. we shot and later in the summer, i was on "girls." watching the monitor, someone else is shooting and judd was next to me and like, good to see you under better circumstances. i was like, is everybody okay?
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immediately, i was like, oh -- they were like, rolling. judd. >> you and judd -- >> oh, yeah. this was -- lena was snuggling with judd and i was the only person next to the bed. i thought, this is weirder if i don't. biggest spoon there. >> it's pretty weird there. >> yeah. you think that's the cool part, then it was real awkward before. >> wow. >> also in "carol" this year. it's been a crazy good year for you. nominated for oscars and everything else. to me, that's a whole other dimension for your career. we talked a about the you being the good guy boyfriend, but is that another step forward for >> yeah. it. have infinite respect for todd and the movie that they created. i don't know, i couldn't be more honored and grateful to be a part of it. >> you've had a real charmed
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last two years. how hard has it taken you to get to this point? >> i feel like i'm the luckiest kid in the world. there are actors out there who have to have the terrible jobs that i had for much longer than i had to have them. >> what's the worst job you had? >> i once answered an ad off craig's list to be a background actor in a essentially student film. promised $100. i sat in a folding chair for 12 hours and, at the end, was like, can i -- the money here? a crew guy like pulled out his wallet and gave me $15. that's it. i was like, okay. >> it's worked out okay. >> yeah, that was step one. >> step one to being an actor. >> we'll get you a weapon for the next movie. great to meet you. >> thank you. >> "how to be single" is in theaters next month.
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good morning. you liked the super bowl party? >> yeah. i'll have one in my home. >> we're going to prepare you for your super bowl party. dylan will be live in san francisco for super bowl 50. we'll help you plan your party. sometimes, there's fancy snacks and you're like, i am not doing that. >> right. >> trust me, you're going to like it on saturday. we'll make you look like an amazing football, you know, chef connoisseur, ingenious. we'll also have our own version of the puppy bowl. we'll have a lot of fun on saturday. >> turns out better than our baby bowl. >> i didn't see it. >> crawling race but they didn't crawl. >> they were cute. cutest babies. it wins all around. >> cute cheeks. what more do you need? >> it's friday. >> yes. >> sheinelle, have a good weekend. see you tomorrow morning.
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and jenna bush hager. have a great weekend.
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we're coming up on 10 o'clock.. chilly but super sunshine right now for your friday. and it's not too early to look ahead to the weekend. i think meteorologist randi rico would agree. good morning randi. frosty this morning but warming up today through the weekend. starting near 20, but in the mid 30s by lunchtime and highs in the low 40s this afternoon. we'll stay sunny and warmer this weekend with upper 40s tomorrow and low 50s on superbowl sunday. next week temperatures fall on monday and we'll see a
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