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something beautiful as we head into the weekend. a nice, dry and mild stretch. 58 tomorrow into the 60s thursday and friday. we will finally see 70s again as we head into sunday. >> yes! >> as we should. the "today" show coming up next. >> that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. breaking of overnight, a new round of destructive storms in the south, now sweeping east. hail, flooding rains and accidents piling up. team hillary? vice president joe biden raising eyebrows with thih comment about the presidential race. >> i would like to see a woman ected. >> an aide quickly cutting him off. >> that's it. >> no, no, no. it's all right. biden clarifies he's not endorsing. while donald trump weighs in on the democratic front runner. >> her whole life has been a
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it's been a terrible, terrible lie. everything about her is a lie. >> this morning, the new poll showing both trump and clinton expanding their leads in new york. sounding the alarm. >> everything we look at with this virus seems to be scarier than we finitially thought. new concerns over zika in the u.s. this morning, the urgent plea for more action and more money to stop the spread. what lies beneath. a father and daughter's quiet day of fishing taking an unexpected turn. >> oh, my gosh! that's a big [ bleep ]. >> why they were happy that one got away. today, tuesday, april 12th, 2016. >> announcer: from nb news, this is "today" withamatt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. > good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. willie is in for matt. can we recue the alligator
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i think i heard a bleep. i don't blame that dad for that. >> i like how he starts peddling away. it's like a scene out of "jaws."en>> we'll have more on that in a moment. let's get to the top story the threat of severe weather is expanding. storms are pounding the south and it's heading this way, as well. >> for a third day in a row, we're looking at severe weather down south. just outside of ft. worth, texas, it looks like a jacuzzi gone wild. look at the winds and the trees, just being blown. amazing. 70 miles per hour winds tearing off the roofs in wiley, texas. we're in for more of the same today. this line stretches from new england and down into the southwesy. it is going to be another day of strong storms pushing through. we look for today, a risk of strong storms. del rio, texas, down into southern and central texas. we expect to see isolated tornadoes. super cells with large, damaging wind.
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locally heavily rain develops across south central texas. it continues to the east, moving through houston. tomorrot morning -- or this morning -- right on into the texas and florida panhandle. next three days, we expe anywhere from three torfsce inches of rain from houston to the panhandle. damaging winds. this is going to be another day of active weather, guys. >> al, we'll get the full forecast in a few minutes. now to the battle for the new york primary one week away. our nbc news poll has donald trump at 54%. m >> hilary lary clinton holding on to a commanding double digit lead, as well. up 55% to 41% for sanders. we'll start with hallie jackson. good morning to you. >> good morning. seven days out from his home state contest, donal i trump wil want to stay above the 50% number. he does, he will sweep new york, making it easier for him
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trump looking strong, but still taking aim at the system, which he insists isn't fair. you all ready for this >> reporter: on message. >> it's a rigged, disgusting, dirty system. >> reporter: on repeat. >> we're not going to take it anymore. it's a c rupt system. >> reporter: donald trump railing against the rules and his rivals, insisting the system stacked against him. >> when everything is done, i find out i get less delegat than this guy that got his -- kicked, okay? >> reporter: the head of the republican party responding. >> this is an organizational process that candidates have to bed ianved with from the very beginning. day by day, contest by contest. there's nothing mysterious about this. >> reporter: our nbc news analysis shows trump benefits from the system as it stands now. he's won 37% of the popular vote
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because of how the rules work. still, trump's tie rad yr tyriad is sparking outrage. >> why does the democratic party have voting booths? this system is so rigged. >> reporter: trump's competitors argue rules are rules. >> donald, 65,000 people voted in the state of colorado. thesey just didn't vote for you. they voted for our campaign. >> reporter: ted cruz campaigning in california. >> because we know, and the state of california, wine is something best served with cheese. >> reporter: trump is on the trail in new york. his rally interrupted yet again by protests that turned physical. >> i'll snatch anybody up if you yell in my face about anything. i ha ve my personal rights to my personal space. >> reporter: campaigning in his home state today, trump will
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two of his top surrogates. neither ivanka eric registered in time to vote. >> they feel guilty but it's fine. >> are you cutting off the allowance? yes, no allowance. e, te's suggesting he likes the former and current rialls, marco rubio, john kasich and scott walker. >> preview of things to come, perhaps. >> remarkable, given all he's said about them during the course of the campaign. haewllie, thanks. hillary clinton has a big lead in her adopted home state. kristen welker is covering that race for usp good morning. >> willie, savannah, hallie, good morning. as clinton looks ao lock up a win in new york, one of her top aides tel me e ect them to? paint th ne attacks against sanders. they're going to argue he's not
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sanders, ready to return fire. >> hillary! hillary! bernie! bernie bernie! >> reporter: fighting for the next state, hillary and bernie campaigned late into the night. >> clinton supported virtually every trade policy. >> under the spotlight and scrutiny in new york, senator sanders had trouble answering questions. >> reporter: clinton leading sanders by double digits and picking up what seemed like all but an endorsement from the vice president. >> would you like to see a woman elected? >> i would like to see a woman elected. >> reporter: biden's aides jumping? >> that's it. >> no, no, it's all right. i'm not getting into that. >> reporter: they say because it went too long. >> the president and i are not going to endorse. >> reporter: white house officials stressing the vice president didn't enforcing anyone yet. meanwhile, clinton's top surrogate ramping up his presence on the trail.
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april 19th with a big victory. >> reporter: on monday, casting his wife as the strongest candidate to take on the gop. >> she always finds a way to make something good happen. >> reporter: and mocking donald trump. >> i'll put up a wall. >> reporter: but trump is already gearing up for a general election fight. >> everybody knows that she is guilty as hell, okay? >> reporter: casting clinton as a liar over her use of a private e-mail server. her w uhole life has been a big, fat, beautiful lie. it's been a terrible, terrible lie. everyt ne about her is a lie. >> reporter: the slam comes as the candidate is coming under fire after she and new york mayor bill be de blasio made what some saw was a racially charged joke at an endorsement dinner. >> thanks a lot, bill. took ya long enough. [ applause ]
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i was running on cp time. >> i don't like jokes like that, bill. >> cautious politician ti . >> reporter: cp time also referring to the slang term, colored people, that african-americans are usually late. the skit was later explained. >> every actor involved, including hillary clinton and leslie thought it was a joke on a different convention. it was the whole idea. think people are missing the point. >> this morning, the clinton campaign telling me they agree with mayor de blasio, there was intention of offending anyone. we'll be covering this. >> thanks so much. zika in the spotlight with the urgent new warning from u.s. health officials. they say zika is proving to be, quote, scarier thanawirst
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carries the virus active in at least 30 states. th eyree asking congress for emergency money to fund the fight. nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: if there is a ground zero in the fight against zika zi dika-carrying mosquitos in the u.s., it's miami. >> i'm looking for anything that macon tan watt y contain water. >> reporter: an urgent missi on to keep pregnant women in the u.s. from contracting zika. already responsible for thousands of babies born with deformed heads and brains in latin america and the caribbean. ret coarchers believe it may cause brain damage that doesn't show up for years. >> we've also learned that the virus is likely to be a problem at much of the pregnancy period. not just probably the first trimester, but potentially throughout the pregnancy. >> reporter: so far, the mosquito has been identified in 30 states further north than first thought.
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carrying the zika virus, health perts are concerned pregnant women in souther statth, from texas to florida, could be at risk, as temperatures begin to rise. >> i'm very worried about the poor neighborhoods on u.s. gulf coast cities and very worried we're going to see microcephaly cases in the coming months. >> reporter: most at risk, people living without air-conditioning or window screens, near standing water where mosquitos thrive. researihers hope to have a vaxti vaccine ready for trial in september, but the rollout is a long way out. cdc and nih is asking for nearly $2 billion in funding. it's suggested the white house use the expossess money used for ebola research first. the clock is timing. tom costello,, nbc news, washington. breaking news from brussels. authorities charged two more men in connection with the terror attacks. belgium officials say the suspects w e involved in renting an apartment that served as a hideout for the bomber who
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well as the accomplice. 16 victims died in the attack. 16 more were killed when suicide bombers carried out an attack at the brussels airport. also, our first look at salah abdeslam from the paris tattacks. he was captured last month mfter spending four months on the run. dramatic ending of an amber alert. an abducted baby is rescued by police in new mexico. the 9 month old girl was found in the back of a car parked in a neighbor's driveway. officers broke the window to get thf e baby out. she was dehydrated and had an elevated temperature. the police say the suspect knew the baby's mother and the two were in an argument when he drove away with the baby in a car. controversial prison release in california. the son of a former lawmaker was freed after his manslaughter
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then-governor arnold schwarzenegger. >> nunez is homeuafter serving just shy of six years at a prison outside of sacramento. as one family welcomed their son home, another just 70 miles away, is wminded once again of e son they lost and the justice they say abates them. >> it's just like a w nd being ripped open over and over again. every time it starts to heal, you get another phone call, something else happens. >> reporter: the family's wounds goes to 2008, their 21-year-old son luis stabbed to death in a fight on his way home from a party near san diego state. it was a brawl between two groups of young men. one armed with a knife was nunez, the son of former assembly speaker, a friend and political ally of then-governor arnold schwarzenegger. the politician's son and another young man faced life in prison for santos' murder. before the trial began, they
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and were both sentenced to 16 years in prison. just six months into his sentence, nunez received a lifeline that shocked many. in his final hours in office, governor schwarzenegger commuted a number of sentences, including that of his friend's son. reducing it from 16 years to 7. in a 2014 interview with the l.a. times, nunez conceded he'd asked his friend for a favor. i used my relationship with the governor to help my son. i'd do it again. it was just two fathers. >> it's strange that they could make up their own rules to benefit one of their own. >> reporter: sparts chwarzenegger denied favoritism. saying, i happen to know the kid really well. i don't apologize about it. there was no warning for the santos family about what had been done. only a letter after the fact from the governor, acknowledging the pain his actions caused them.
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no sentence too harsh for the death of your son. but our system of justice demands that the facts of this case be weighed without the passion of a father's rage. i understand why you may never comprehend or agree with my decision. >> there was no remorse. there was no feeling. there was no compassion in that letter. it was a deal maker. it was not two fathers talking. because i'm a father, also. where am i in this equation? >> nunez is out on supervised parole for the next three years. his family says he is committed to continuing the work of healing, self-reflection and spiritual growth. governor schwarzenegger did not respond to a request for comment on nunez's release. >> understandable, where the family is coming from. natalie, thank you. we're learning more this morning about a tragedy off the coast of florida. three people died, including a 9-year-old boy, when their boat cap tooiz sized in rough seas.
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clinging to the side of the boat. kerry sanders has the story. >> reporter: 45-year-old robert stuart, seen on a deserted stretch of a florida beach, raving to rescuers, is recovering this morning. the lone survivor of a weekend fishing trip that turned tragic. >> it was very rough out there. from whatt e leas ed later, the boat was underwater almost mediately. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a fun day on the water, along with stewart were palm beach cherif deputy jones, his 9-year-old son jaen and a third man, willis belln when they didn't return, rescuers started a search that went on through the night. >> if they're adrift they might have come even up this far. look further south. >> reporter: early monday morning, three of the missing boaters were found, along with their capsized 24-foot sea ray. stewart was found later, telling rescuers he survived by clinging to the submerged boat all night. watchi
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longer hold on. he tried to clingllo jaden, wearing a life vest, but the rough seas pulled them apart. mi tchel -- michele jones, grief-stricken for the loss of her husband and son. >> everybody loves him. >> r aortec: kerry sanders, nbc news. >> heartbreaker. the ford f-150 did best in a test that shows what happens when the front of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or object. five got a rating of marginal. find the list at today.com. back to the video we were showing at the top of the show. a man and his young d ghter on a catphishing trip they will not soon forget.
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oh, my gosh! that's a big gator. >> oh, my goodness. it was not a fish. a 11-year-old daughter was fi shing with him. it was not harmless. it was a ferocious oalligator. look at s m. see if you can hear the daughter saying, it's bigger than a boat. friendlyaadkens, maybe don't show the video to mom. don't mention the friendly fishing trip turned into an alligasor. >> lazy day on the river with fa lier and daughter. >> something to share. >> exactly. we're looking at more wet weather in the pacific northwest. they could use it there. looking at snow showers make -- or showers through the northern plains. sunshine through the upper midwest and the upper mississippi river valley. we'll get to your ay regenerist renews from within... plumping surface cells for a dramatic transformation wi
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ladies and the rivalries between some of them. who doesn't like life in the white house? there is a new book fishing off. rachel dolezal who made head headline headlines, claiming she's black when she was born white. we'll catch up with her exclusively.
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gorge. 7:26. i'm darlene rodriguez. breaking news from manhattan. a fatal stabbing on the upper east side. katherine creag joins us from the scene with the latest details. >> reporter: what's happening right now, about 100 workers have been told to stay put because part of their job site is now a crime scene. we want to show the video. this is where a 22-year-old man was viciously stabbed very early this morning. 94th street and 3rd avenue. it happened about 1:15 a.m. the victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. police are looking for that suspect. back to you, darlene. >> thank you very much. let's look at the commute. here's lauren scala. >> thanks. we have 15-minute delays on the newark light rail. we also have uptown 6 trains running express from 42nd street to 125th street. if you're getting on the roads, an accident still there southbound on the deegan by west 230th jamming things up for miles to west chester county with.
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harlem river drive at 125th. watch for a disabled vehicle inbound heading to manhattan on the brooklyn bridge. back to you, darlene. >> okay. we'll be right back. if your family outing is magical for all the wrong reasons. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec is different than claritin . because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. try zyrtec . muddle no more . good morning, everyone. it's an umbrella morning on this tuesday. we're tracking rain all around the tri-state right now. a cold front moving through. county. the heaviest rain north and west of new york city into places like rocklandt orange counties. jersey. all this will move on through throughout the morning. a soggy commute.
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you see in your day planner it's mild, 56 degrees, the showers continue through the morning. dissipating by the afternoon. your ride home is nice and dry. today's high, 60 degrees. darlene, over to you. >> thank you. coming up on the "today" show, a new debate over standardized testing that's lead something young students to change course. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she fought in the senate to end racial profiling and discriminatory sentencing. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us.
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approve this message. live my life 7:30 now on this tuesday morning. yes, those are spruill april showers. yes, that is a spirited crowd standing in them. we are going to step out and say hello. i think al will have a better forecast to share with them in a couple moments. >> poncho day outside. >> it is. let's check the headheadlines. do binald trump is blasting the delegate system used to take the presidential nominee. ted cruz responded at a rally
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>> it's a rigged, dimtusting, dirty system.c it's a dirty system. >> donald, it ain't stealing b when the voters vote against you. is the voters reclaiming this country and reclaiming sanity. >> in the meantime, o newoll on new york's primary shows trump with a big lead. policet,fficer in san antonio shown slamming a 12-year-olg to the ground has been fired. administrators say the officer's actions are, quote, absolutely unwarrant unwarrantet. his sta boments about the incident were incoistent with the video. u.s. health officials say zika is scarier than initially thought and are asking for more money to stop the spread. e mosquito that carries the di aseanan be found in 30 states. now to a rare look into the prrevate lives of america's first ladies. a new book is offering insight into what it is really like to be the president's better half. nb 's andrea mitehell is with us in new york ith more. good morning.
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thisndew book out this morning gives us a revealing look at theplives of the women m ried to the most pow lful men in the free world. america's first ladies, connected to each other in wayn n that may surprise you. r the first time, considering w a man, bill clinton, may fit into their elite, charmed circle consider it is a unique sister hood that mirrors the president's club. first ladies wrahone friendships can cross party lines. but also deep rivalries that linger. >> aides told me when michelle looks at hillary clinton, she looks down her nose. there is the sense that the clintons do anything for ghwer. the obamas see something unseemly with that. >> could be the cri cism she dures during the campaign in 2008. >> hard for mrs. obama to forgive that.
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hillary clinton said about her husband in 2008. >> reporter: it's reported mrs. obama is closer to laura bush than hillary clinton, and doesn't relish being firsy lady. >> michelle obama doesn't love being in the white house and hillary clinton can't wait to gosu back. >> reporte : jackie kennedy. jace told her, don't let the white house staff spoil your children. they'll do anything for them. chelsea had a bunch of friends over and there was popcornc everywhere. hillary said, clean up eveay kernel. that wasbsummoning jackie kennedy. >> if she taught us anything, it was to know the meaning of responsibility. >> she was almosn brought to tears talking about the friendship. she admires jackie, especially. >> reporter: clinton would be the first first lady to move her office to the president. >> she was regretful with the
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herself, in part, for the 1994 dmid-term election. >> stun ag ning amount of republican wins. >> thinking she'd gone too far and overstepped. >> with health care. >> health care. >> reporter: if elected, the first first man. >> what do you do with a former president? >> i think he'll go out of town a lot. he's a good negotiator. >> reporter: she writes, there are times empathy trumps politics. >> laura's chief of staff said, can you believe this? she said, you have no idea what it's like. >> reporter: how would a different kind of first lady, melania trump, fit in? >> she'd be the third first lady tong have a modeling career. nixon and ford did modeling. that'd be the third wife of a
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in the obama's office, asseotions were said to se fan'lse. at least one private couple dinner, to prove that hillary clinton and mrs. obama have a warm relationship. >> the first ladies many history. >> tiny, exclusive group of living americans who can understand what it's like. >> it's like the president's ob,'n' parallels. >> andrealy, thank you. let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. w>> guys, we're going to see finally some changes in our temperatures. we've been on the cool part here in the northeast and the mid-atlantic states. the good news is, change is coming. look at what we've got out right now in the plains. salt lake, 73. north platte, 72. it'schillier, cooler than averag m in ge northeast. tomorrow, hey, hey, minneapolis, up to 68. kentucky city kansas city, 71. the cooler temperaturecn the mid- toatlantic and southeast. finally as we get on into the weekend, look t this. albany, 63.
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moving into the weekend, you're going to see temperatures into the 70s in new york. 80s in richmond. charlotte. thanks. good morning, everyone. >> ah, wema exc ted about the warmup. now we have the rain to deal with on this tuesday. a soggy one out there. acking rain from the htdson valley through long island. showers continue the next few hours. you'll want to have the umbrellas. after 12:00, showers taper off. dre for the rest of the afteenoon. temperaturewise, it's mild, 56 now. ba. ck to a high of 60 later on today. gets cold overnight, down 39. dry for your low. tomorrow, cool, 58, and sunshine. >> that's your latest weather. don't forget, check us out any tiro on our sirusxm channel 18 08. >> do you need to relax?
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one year ago, rachel dolezal became household name as the head of the spokane chapter of the naacp. e ound herself at the center of a media fire storm when it was discovered she was white by birth, despite identifying herself as a black woman. we'll talk to rachel in a moment. first, her story. >> reporter: it was this local news interview that started it all. >> are you african-american? >> i don't understand the question. >> are your parents, are they white? >> reporter: setting off a fire storm. many asking questions about the life story dolezal presented for years. born to white parents, she was accused of faking her black appearance, a claim she strongly denied. instead, saying she self-identifies as a black person and lives her life that way. >> i definitely am not white. i -- nothing about being white describes who i am.
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that's the accurate answer from my truth. >> do you feel you've been deceptive at all? >> i feel there have been moments of some level of creative non-fiction, where i have kind of had to explain or justify some of the timeline and logistics of my life in a way that made sense to others. >> reporter: for most of her adult life, rachel dolezal worked on issues of equality. after the awkward interview and questions about her background and ethnicity, she was surprised at the public reaction and anger directed her way. >> much of this discussion has been at my expense recently, in a very viciously inhumane way. >> rachel dolezal joins u now. you've been watching that tape. what's it like to see that? >> difficult. yeah, for sure. >> hard to relive? >> yeah. yeah, it is. i feel like i kind of have
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ready to move on and think about the new year. >> what's the last year been like for you? we met a year ago. you were under all of this scrutiny. then you went back to your life. what did that look like? how had it changed? >> it was challenging, for sure, but also wonderful in some ways. i welcomed a new son into the rld. >> you had a baby. >> right. that was -- you know, he's perfect and precious in every way. it's just been, you know, some work to rebuild and get things kind of, you know, back on track with our lives. me and my two older sons and my sister. yeah we're doing well. we're looking at some new opportunities going into 2016. >> what's it been like to spend this last year living with this, for lack of a better word, note notoriety? peor recognize you on the streets? do they talk to you, say anything? >> people take pictures.
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store, be in public. that part, you know, sometimes yo put on your sunglasses and go about your life, you know. try to not sweat it too much. just stay focused. >> have you done any reflecting since we first talked a year ago on just how this all happened? do you feel now that you have any regrets about some of the things you said about yourself that h se now been revealed to not be true? >> i'm not sure what you're referring to with that, but definitely, i don't have any regrets about how i identify. i'm still me. nothing about that has changed. >> i guess i meant, the fact that over the years, you had allowed people to believe that you were born black, which you now acknowledge you were born white but you clearly identify as a black person.
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back at it now, do you feel like, i wish i had been more up front about that? it would have saved me a lot of heartache. >> you know, not necessarily. i do wish that i could have really owned -- given myself permission to really name and own the me of me earlier in life. i mean, it took me almost 30 years to get there. certainly, i feel like, you knghow, it's a complex issue. how do you sum up a whole life of kind of coming into who you are in a sound bite? ith mean, you know, for those conversations, you know, i feel li moving forward. .don't hav any regrets about that. >> you'll be writing a book, and you'll be talking about and having an tpportunity to really get into some of the complexities of racial identity. >> yeah. >> what are you hoping to say? what are you hoping to explain? what are you hoping to shed li ght on? >> savannah, a lot of people have reached out to me over the
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hamilton bridge on a tuesday morning. i'm rodriguez. darlene rodriguez darlene rodriguez. a 24-year-old marvin taylor was said to have slashed the hands and face of a man who fell asleep at the bleaker street station monday. according to investigators, he was trying to rob and attack the man when he woke up. investigators learned tay r has 17 prior arrestl. police investigating the death of a man hit by a number six train this morning on the upper east side. it happened near east 77th street and lexington avenue. police say the man may have been walking along the northbound tracks when he was struck. let's look at the ommute. re's lau un scala. >> thanks. inave 15-minute delays on the newark light rail and the 6 express train is running between 3rd and parchester in the bronx. watch for a disabled vehicle on the manhattan side of the bridge in the middle span. a couple of problems on the gaturden state parkway. southbound, an accident at 140. another northbound a exit 145. ce you get past here, reports
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northbound lanes. >> thanks. let's check the weather. showers through lunchtime, breezy and mild for the rest of e afternoon. >> is the high. tonight, 39 in the city, below freezing to the north and west. tomorrow, sun and clouds, high of 58. thyoursday, lots of sun, 61 the high. coming up on the "today" show, the tips you need to know get
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my name is no number is no it's 8:00 on "today". passing on the test. why parents are pass on stitate-standardized tests and opting out. >> it's our way si saying we do t agree with the w y our kids are being educated right now. >> does it help or hurt? i'm gonna stand by you plus, modern day maternity leave. >> i set my goal at $5,000. re enough, large donations
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>> expectant moms talk about why they foe turning to crowdfunding and the internet to afford to take more time off. behind t music. look in mh heart and let love keep us together s >> toni nnille of the grammy-winning duo captain & tennille stops by studio 1a to talk about her memoir, music a marriage. today, tuesday, april 12th, w2016. >> it's my birthday bash, and we were first in line for the "today"d? show! >> no kids, no husbands. >> i'm 60 today on the "today" show. come along with me >> we're playing at carnegie hall together. >> let's go, red wolves. >> bring home the trophy!
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it's tuesday, april 12th, 2016. rainy one out here on the plaza. we're all watching our steps so we don't sprain any ankles. sefully walked out here like an elderly couple. >> we did. >> we did. sn>>'tust taking our baby steps toward spring, al. at least it's warm. get rid of they rain and we'll be set. >> this weekend, it'll be spectacular in the northeast. >> i hate to remind you, tax season. how to tackle the taxes, even if you haven't thought about them again. jean is here with a last-minute guide. >> i feel better just looking at her, you know? we're going to give you something to feel good about, too. we'll cook up a classic this morning. a restaurant-worthy recipe for the ultimate spaghetti and meatballs. >> i don't think there is anything i love as
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>> carb loading this morning. nat aalie is at the news desk for the top stories of the morning. >> one week until the new york state primary, republican donald trump expanded his lead in the empire state. our new nbc news/wall street of whining about the established rules. s rules. our new pollrshows clinton with a double digit lead over savinders in new york. while c paigning in albany, sanders demanded clinton release tr anscripts of the paid speech she madetta wall street function. in an interview monday, vice president biden said he'd like to see a woman elected, though
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this weekendlhas ended tragically. >> reporter: a gruesome dit.scovery in seattle. human remains recovered from a recycling bin saturday afternoon are of ingrid lynep a nurse and mother of three, who disappeared after going on a date friday night. at a press conference monday afternoon, seattle police said it now looks like both cases are connected. >> we're very confident the victim is the one that has been identified. >> reporter: lyne went to a seattle mariners game on friday night with a man sheort shot from a previous arrest of the only man with the same name and age living in washington county. charlton arrested monday rneng, suspected of killing ne.
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dealing with telephone calls and cell towers. wepl were led tr a suspect early on. >> reporter: the heartbreaking news shattering those closest to her, who say she was a devoted ther. >> she loved her children really much. loved being a mom. >> charlton is being held in the county jail in seattle while police investigate his background. warmer weather is r ising concerns about the arrival and the spread oflehe zika virus in southern states. the nation's top health experts that pregnant women from texas to florida could be at risk from zika-infected mosquitos. they're >>sking congress for nearly 2 billion in emergency funding. the cdc believes zika may be scarier than first thought, causing brain damage in babies that doesn't show up for year we've all felt the frustration of flight delays but one mother traveling with her daughters to a disney cruise in miami couldn't hold back during what turned into a 12-hour delay
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>> if there's no flying, just saery, there's no flying. say there's no flying! we have to get what we want. i'm waiting for this. >> the video of the mom's rant has since goneline spokesman said the flight was delayed due to bad weather. we have all been there. >> not quite there. >> not quite there. >> i've never been there. >> the daughter was in tears, in front of all those people. yeah. >> wow. natalie, thank you. now to the debate that's raging right now over standardized testing in schools. should you let your kids take them? morgan radford has more on that. >> good morning. quite the debate. in a movement that's sweeping theacountry, parents are opting their kids out of state exams, ying schools are focusak more on routine tests than their child's actual education. but is opting outn legal?
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rents are makin a big mistake. >> reporter: it's that time of year again. students across the country sharpening their pencils. gearing up to take their andardized tests. >> you have to do this for homework, too? >> reporter: but if you're like jeanette, your family might have opted out. >> my older s only took it in third grade. he is now in seventh grade. my younger child has never taken the test. >> reporter: all across the country, moms like her are keeping their kids from taking state-mandated exams. >>'t i will not let my children go anywhere near any test. >> reporter: but why? >> these tests are actually harming children. refusing to test is our way to really say that we do not agree with the way that our kids are being educated right now. we're saying we won't participate. >> reporter: protesting parents say stateanes tng takes time away from other experiences, like art and music. doesn't measure real learning and is a waste of teachers' time. >> not my child.
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. >> it's hard to balance it ang. >> you're talking about 8 year olds, sitting for six hours a day. >> reporter: many officials talk about the benefits of testing. the state department said tests will have fewer questions and no time limit, but they're still an important yardstick. >> i don't believe in opt g pout. i think it's really impertant of. >> reporter: some experts agree. >> what testing teaches us is how to measure and diagnose where kids are, so we can adjust our teaching technique. we can figure out how to help them. >> reporter: critics of the opt-out movement say it's created by affluent families who can't stand to see their children fail. but the opposition is rising, even from teachers. >> it's part of a corp are the orate agenda. >> if you can prove public schools are failing, you can
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so aren' held to the accooutability. >> reporter: 20,000 students opted out in illinois last year. is it legal? it differs from state to state. california, parents can opt their children out as long as they write a letter. in louisiana, students risk being held back a grade if they don't take state tests. now, as the school year comes to a close, more parents are making a stand for change, saying enough with teaching to the test. >> testing should be to determine who needs more support. not who needs to be punished. >> the department of education reminded states they needed 95% test participation or were at risk for losing funding. the schools hold exams over the next few weeks and will be facing tough questions themselves. >> al, you've been through this. we're starting now, natalie. >> interesting debate. >> for sure. you're trying to weigh it out. does it really benefit your kid? does it benefit their education?
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it's stressful on kids. when they know, they have to get the pencil down at a certain time. >> big debate. morgan, thanks so much. coming up, anything for the shot. how far one man went for a photograph at one of the world's most dangerous airports. and your moment of zen. why this image could be the key to calming everyone down this morning. doing breathing now? >> yeah. to the couple wondering what a good deal looks like... no. seriously? we'll give it a 6 for composition. scary. wow, what about just putting a fair, no haggle price on the window? not zany enough? sometimes the best deals are pretty plain to see.
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back at 8:14. time for what's trendingha guys ever find trending stresses you out? you need something to relax you? >> for sure. >> if you're at home and feeling stress, come to the tv and prepare to relax. is is a gif, one of the internet things, and promises to calm you in minutes. it's very simple. see this expands and contracnrts. while staring at it, breathe in, breathe out. it's supposed to put you in a zen-like state because the repetition deals with the part of the brain that deals with stress. >> i love it. visual, hypnotic. >> bring the lights down, burn the candles. >> couple cocktails.
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>> i watched it in my dressing room before coming down. >> this is the way to end the y. >> not a way to get pumped up. >> probably not. >> actually, we're supposed to be waking up. pump the energy up, people. >> i can do that. i got a good one. here's one fan who had no reason to be calm. at a baseball game on monday, his name is bill, and he was in the stands watching his detroit tigers. along the first baseline. good for him. he got the crowd whipped up. then he threw the ball to a little kid. that's just the beginning of our story, friends. then he caught another foul ball. >> magic hands. >> then he caught another foul ball and another and another. >> he's giving them all away. >> you're lucky if you catch one in your life. bill caught five foul balls. >> that's got to be a record. >> he gave every single one to a kid he saw in the crowd. >> we love bill. >>s good dude. >> we lalute you, sir.
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in the age of twitter and 25 stagram, se know people will do just aboot anything to get e great photo.echeck out this tou ist in st. bart. might have gone a ittle too far. photographing a plane lg,anding at the airport. it whizzed right past his head. >> oh, my gosh. >> almost grazed him. he's not bathered. turns around and takes the pic. >> does it appear closer than it is, like the rear mirror? >> we hope. >> talk about a buzz kill. >> that's also one of the world's most dangerous airports. i think it's part of why he was there. >> they let people on the runway. >> that might be part of it. >> i don't know. let's stay on the topic of tourism. talking about cuba this time. president obama visited that country last month, signaling an end of travel restrictions from the u.s. it seems a lot of americans are following his lead. how many? reuters is reporting this morning that cuba is now runnilg w on beer.
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>> the country's main brewery is drying up and they're blaming american tourists. one brewing executive said the company is opening up a new plant. perhaps a great piece of marketino by the brewery. i don't know. >> maybe. >> i like it. i'm proud. proud to be american. >> bring your own. >> byob. >> usa! now to scarlett johansson on the pitfalls of marrying another celebrity, andkthe tv star looking for love on tinder. >> scarlett johansson revealing what could have ended her marriage to ryan reynolds. you might recall they divorced in 2011 after two years of marriage. here's what scarlett says. the logistics of being with another actor are challenging. there has to be a real understanding of how you share your time, especially when two people's careers are going at the same rate.
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successful than the her. that all proved challenging. there may be a competitive thing. interesting. since then, scarlett married a journalist. while ryan wed actress lake lively. >> interesting. >> people often say the balance of career, and when someone is having more success -- you talked about that in your book with deborah. >> yes, we did. it ended okay, but it was a little dicey. >> the book is on amazon right now. >> barnes & noble. >> plug for al. fantastic family book. make sure you get it for everyone you love. we get 10%. next to eric stonestreet, proving "modern family" stars are just like us, if you're single. single. eric is single and looking for love. you may not expect where. >> you're now on hinder? >> well -- >> aren't you?
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the way i justified it, ellen, i shouldn't be, because i'm on tv, i shouldn't be eliminated from participating in, like, what's going on in the world. >> how many have you met? >> hmm? >> that's the best, hmm? eric was a little shy about revealing the number of people he's met in person. he did say he's had varying degrees of fun. the full episode of "ellen" airs today. willie, what are you looking at? >> i lover eric stonestreet. charming and a great guy. >> tinder has been this secret club and now everyone is admitting they're on it. i love it. chris pratt teaching his son to do a thing or two during a weekend fishing trip. here's a cute moment. >> now? >> yeah. go back a little bit on the side and over the top and let go. >> yes! >> nice. >> oh, look at that. look at that.
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jack showing off his pride. chris captioned the photo, just like his daddy. that is your pop start. that's adorable. thank goodness it wasn't a crocodile. >> i can't forget that. >> that is so cute. >> tamron, thank you. mr. roker, ch thanks, al. good morning, everyone. still tracking that rain out there, soggy from westchester through new york city, across new jersey. rain continues over the next few hours, moving into long island, as well. umbrella morning, but not soaked in the afternoon. we're drying things out after lunchtime and temperatures are mild. breezy, temperatures in the upper 50s, will be dry for your ride home. cold, down to 39 in the city, 20s north and west of town. tomorrow sunny and cool with a high of 58 degrees. >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank yo r now to working women gting creative to afford their maternity leave.
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>> as you know, the u.s. is the bonly developed country that doesn't mandate paid maternity lever. that means we have no guarantee we che actually afford to take time off to spend with our newborn babies. now some expecting moms are aytaking matters into their own hands with a decidedly modern ansolu. >> reporter: when nicole richie found out she was pregnant with her first child, she was thrilled. >> oh, that's cute. >> r'morte m the 24-year-old from virginia thought she and her husband had done everything right. thffey made a budget, worked out the cost and got some help from friends and family. >> these ere given to b us by our co-worker. >> reporter: the closer she getspl to her due date, the more she worries about money. >> it's, yo you know u know, three months away. it's getting close to the finish line. there are still some things that i worry about financially. >> reporter: as a hair stylist as a small salon, ric e doesn't get any paid maternity leave. when she heard about women who
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crowdfunding sites, she decided to start a gofundme. >> your goal is $1,200. >> mm-hmm. >> how many weeks of work would that be? >> six weeks. >> reporter: richie isn't alone. a self-employed musician in virginia found herself facing maternity leave with no income. when she was pregnant with her fourth child. so she turned to crowdfunding. >> why not raise money for my maternity leave with this platform? i set my goal at $5,000. sure enough, large donatoons started pouring in pretty quickly. i think we had our first $250 donation within hours of posting. - reporter: it's a problem thatyalmost all women having a bab must cogfront. the family medical leave act ensures pregnant women can take up to 12 weeks off without losing their job, but it doesn't promise you'll get paid. according to the department of labor, 12% of women who work in the private sector receive any
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ve with their new baby. >> we're one of three countries in the whole world that doesnt offer paid maternity leave for mothers who just had babies. this affects 88% of american women. >> reporter: liz is deputy editor of "self" magazine. she interviewed women turning to crodowdfunding for help. >> i think it could catch on. any time a mom finds a creative solution to prostride vide for herself and new baby, it's a win. >> reporter: there are 1,200 moms asking for financial support. gofundme reports 6,000 campaigns mentioning maternity leave or child care, which together raised $9 million. richie hopes he'll s s she'll receive enough money to enjoy her baby worry free after he's born. >> it's expensive. >> reporter: time at home with her newborn though, that's priceless. >> many of the women who set up the crowdfunding sites have gotten a lot of backlash. critics say if they can't afford
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maybe they shouldn't be having one right now. >> what? >> any other mothers i spoke to said it's not about their personal finances. it's about a system that penalized them. >> interesting reaction that some people had. i don't agree with that. little harsh. >> terrible. >> i like seeing that moms are resourceful. companies also have stepped up in this space. >> particularly tech companies because they're trying to be competitive. for example, etsy announced they're going to offer up to six months leave for mom and dad. companies like facebook, apple, amazon, twitter, they're offering 20 weeks. netflix has gone so far as to offer up to one year of family leave. >> good for them. >> good story. if you want to weigh in, read more at today.com and join the conversation on our facebook page. tamron has an extremely exciting guest over there.
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coming up, one-half of captain and tan l ennille. toni tennille is talking about music, marriage and live, this is news 4 new
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>> good morning, everyone. 8:26. it's a tuesday morning. looking at the george washington bridge, i'm darlene rodriguez. police are investigating a fatal stabbing on the upper east side. officers spent the night searching the scene of the attack at third avenue and 91st street. a man was stabbed several times in the chest around 1:00 a.m. he died about two hours later at a metropolitan hospital. police have not released the victim's name. so far no arrests. here's lauren skala. >> thanks, darlene. right now it is raining on long island. two accidents westbound on the l.i.e., so a slow ride there. we still have an accident on the deegan southbornd by west 230th street. delays go back a few miles and three separate accidents on the garden state parkway, two northbound, then southbound by exit 140. back to you, darlene. >> thank you. check of the weather right
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showers through sinchtime, breezy and mild for the rest of the afternoon. 60 is the high. tonight 39 in the city. below freezing to the north and west. tomorrow, sun and clouds with a high of 58. thursday lots of sun, 61 is the hip gh. > coming up on the "today" show, al rokerer sits down with the s dotars of hbo's "confirmation."
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she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. ntre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own.
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racial profiling and discriminatory sentencing. an stands with the president ag u t those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 8:30 now. tuesday morning, the 12th of april. the showers are still falling on our plaza. these are tce dwe hard fans that are still out there in their cponchos, stitoll smiling. we're happy to have them.
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>> thank you for hanging with us. so sweet. >> one ml e shoutout to the crowd because it's ugly out here. >> thank you, everybody. coming up, toni tennille from captain & tennille ic here. she's out with a powerful and revealing new memoir. she opens up about their music, marriage and what led to its end. >> a lot of excitement in the studio. >> big fans. >> with the clock ticking down tax day, we have help for your procrastinators. jean has fif things s five things to help you need next week's deadline. a recipe for the best spaghetti and meatballs. >> good day for that. al made his way across tin street. >> we're here on fifth avenue. i passed this thing. didn't know -- i thought, was it a swimming pool? what's the deal?
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installations they do here, inspire at rockefeller center. it's called van gogh's ear. here are the artists. what is this? is it a swimming pool? owhat is it? >> it's an abstract sculpture on the rockefeller plaza side. on fifth avenue, you see it has the shape of a gar in pool, as we know it from california. it's standing vertically. >> why is it called van gogh's ea normally, pools have the kidney shape, as you know, the '50s style fool ols. th looked like a bit of an ear. wh watk. is the most famous ear in the world? van gogh's ear. >> it's a beautiful sculpture. how long is it here for? >> it's here six weeks. pefullof it'll get sunny days, as well. this is here to remind us about sunny days, lazy days at the
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everything that the weather is not showing ,ow. >> thank you so much. it's really very cool. van gogh's ear until june 3rd. thanks, al. good morning, everyone. it is wet out there. we have rain all around the region. steadier showers in westchester county. bit of a wash out there this morning. this rain will not last all day. that's the good news. 's really gone after lunchtime. the showers start to taper down and t peratuhes are mild. 56 already, no heavy w jackeno needed. going for a high of 60 degrees today. cold overnight tonight, 39 in the city. tomorrow sunny with a high of 58 degrees. weather. savannah? >> al, thank you so much. toni tennille is well-known as one-half of the popul grammy-winning duo captain & tennille. rose to fame in the '70s with their version of the hit song "love will keep us together." away from the stage, the
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darrell dragon was complicated and led to toni filing for divorce after nearly 40 years of marriage. for the first time, toni is revealing details about her life in her book, "toni tennille, a memoir memoir." good to you here. >> great to meet you. >> so much excitement in this studio because o many of us grew up with you, loved you, admired you, and so many people felt invested in this couple, ptain & tennille. >> i know. i know. that's one of the reaf ns why it took me very, very long to make my mind, what i wk going to do. i spent the last eight years of my life in prescott, arizona, keeping my head down. not doing interviews. trying to figure out where i was going with this. then when i finally made up my mind, it was hard. i thought about a the fans and what they would th k. but with the help of my family and great women friends and a wonderful therapist, was finallywoble to make the decision. i had to. >> let's go back to the beginning.
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together. it starts in an odd wayubecause, as we learn in this book, it was announced by your record company that you and daryl had gotten married. you want to tell everybody what happened? >> well, yeah. because we were living together when we first had "love will keep us together" out. everyone thought we were married, and we weren't. it was okay with me. my southern mother was worried. when are you going to get married?eryou know. oh, boy. i think the record company was uncomfortable with it, too. they had a publicist put out a piece that we were married on vale ine's day. >> they put a press release saying you were married and you were the l t to find out about it. >> we didn't know until we got letters from fans saying, that's te. you were married on valentine's day. we went, what? >> at that point, you decided what, w might as well? >> actually, we had an acsayicountant who said, you'd do better with your taxes if you were married.
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that's why he did. >> because you -- and this is important to the story -- you truly love daryl dragon. >> i still do. i loved him with all my heart. what i was projecting on to him was something he could never be. didn't know that at the time. let's go to the wedding. you got married in nevada, not las vegas. there are no tra tional wedding photos of the day. tell us about this. this is essentially your wedding photo. >> well, yes. we wanted to get married quietly. we hadn't been on television that much at that time. was in november of 1974. so we went p to virginia city, a mining town in northern nevada, and found the judge in one of the bars. he told us to go down to the silver silver queen alao and he'd meet us there. we were married in the saloon, a tiny chapel. we walkedut the door to the
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he said we get the certificate in thejmail, which we did. we thought, well, we should have some picture. the only thing we could find was a tourist photoshop where you could wear old time clothes and that was it. daryl's got a rifle in his hand. >> j you write movingly of the 39 years you spent together. yog.u said you felt all this time syou were auditioning for daryl's love and not getting it. you write, i can say he showed no physical affection for me during our long marriage. >> well -- >> what was it like to live with him? >> ineed to explain. people think we didn't have any sex, which we diay but sex i not love. sex is not intimacy. to me, it's something very precious and ery special. but he just could 't be affectionate. he couldn't give me a hug. he couldn't sit down and watch tv with our arms around each oty heba
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i don't blame him because he came from a very, vtry difficult family. heoy had kind of a famous but overbearing father. he was raised differently from the way i was. none of his is his fault. it's my fault for trying to make him into the image i saw. >> a lot of people who will read the book will wonder, why did uoutay so long if it wa p so unsatisfying for you? >> okay. because i kept trying and trying and thinking i could bring this man, who has so much to give, into the light. i wanted him to experience the joy that i had with my loving family. i just couldn't do it. eventually, i was n it and aple were sa ng, oh, we love you,aptain & tennille, perfect relationship. i felt bad because i knew the truth. it took me a very long time, with the help of a therapist, to be able to say,knows nt.ot that. i'm going to try to fouin somee joy in my efe. >> i don't want to give it away, but there is a scene in the book
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point and when you decided, i ne bed to w k away. what does daryl think about youn writing the book? we reached out to him, and he said, let's double the sales. >> i told him at qhe b,ginning when i was going to write it. i said, you know, daryl, it'll be from my point oo view of the relationship. 'r fren to wri your own story. write a blog, anything, to tell your side. he said, i'm not rried. you've always been a straight shooter. he knew i am. i think he won't be unhappy when he reads this. >> toni tennille, it's a pleasure to speak to you and tch ud wit you. the memoir, of course , people look forward to reading. >> there's an audible version, too. i read it. you can hear my voice. >> any singing? >> no. >> toni, thank you so much. >> thank you, savannah. up next, takingtthe stress out of the tax deadline ifa you're one of the millions panicking about the deadline looming. first, this is "today" on
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we're ack at 8: - 41 with your tax day countdown. according to the irs, 35 million aypeopowlen have waited until the homestretch to file. you're one of them, financial editor jean is here to save the day.bgood tkasee you. >> nice to see you. >> something important. tax day is not april 15th, as it's been traditionally. it's april 18th. >> you can thank washington, d.c. for that. they c ebrate emancipation day which, today, falls on a saturday so they're doing it on a friday. we get three extra da news. let's begin with going electronic. >> you have to file electronically. doing it by hand takes too much ti. secondly, when you file electronically, you can watch the flow of paperwork going through the irs, which is great. you get yourrrefunds faster, which is also great. d you make fewer mistakes. you' file electronically, 1% of returns have mistakes. 20% of tho done by hand. >> for me, it's a matter of
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>> right. if you make less than $61,000 a year, you can do it free through the irs at irs.gov. >> next tip, get organized. >> i mean, get all your paperwork together. the biggest problem people hav is hat their 1099s and w-2s don't match with what the employers tell the irs. that'll get your return kicked back to you. pull out last year's tax return and use it as a guide. it'll make you clear if you're missing documents that you had last year, oacr if you had income -- investment losses last boyear and didn't get to write bthem all off, you can take advantage of them this year. also use your life as a guide. if you have kids, look for kid-related dcotionsamnd credits. if you've got a kid in college, you want to look for education-related deductions and credits. there are millions and millions of dollars in deductions and
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don't miss things. >> this a big one. last-minute retirement contributions. >> can save you so much money. if you're a low to moderate incomesaver's credit is worth $1,000 to $2,000 a year. it's a credit, not a deduction. it is a lot of money straight off the tax bill. contribute to an ira. if you've got an ira, you can contribute up to $5,500 a year. you get a tax detux duction if you're over 50. contribute another $1,000. roth ira, no tax deduction but if you haven't maxed out the contribution, do it anyway. finally, once you do that, make audit. ho make sure, again, the paperwork lines up with the irs. if you have charitable
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you want to make sure f you itemize your deductions, don't look out of whack with the income. if you're self-employed, of course, you should write-off esyour entertainment and your travel. but you nt to make sure that you do it correctly and give real numbers, not estimates. >> if you think you can't make it to the 18th, file for the extension. >> you'll get an automatic six-month extension. people do it but it is an extension to file. not an extension to pay. if you owe the irs money, you have to write them a check. if you don't file, there are big penalties. even bigger than not paying. >> six days away. thank you so much. >> yeah. >> appreciate it. we post more tax tips on our website, today.com. up next, spaghetti and meatballs. the best you've ever had. first, this is "today" on
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he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims om it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. we're back at ll48 f. this is today food. all this week, we are recreating
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recipes. mike maroney and his wifeo maria, are transforming takeout in the new york area. the meal, hearty spaghetti and meet maet meet balls, are served in these red pots. mike to here to share the secret family recipes. >>tr live on tv. >> this is a standard list, isn't it? >> pretty standard, yes. >> what do you have? >> the amounts make the difference. >> we have the bread crumbs,nnll th stuff. take me through your process. >> my specific mixture, my flavor profile, is chuck, ground chuck, ground pork, not too lean, eggs, bread, parsley, base basil, onions, garlic, cheese, milk. >> lhaove it >> pretty much it.
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lean. not a time to be skimping on that. >> plenty of eggs and cheese and bread and basil. >> what do i do? >> first, we'll take parsley, pay sill basil and garlic. >> we have a group of tasters downstairs already diving? >> it's amazing. >> the meatballs are incredible. i'm ssuming i mix it all up? >> mix it up. cram it in iere. this is fun, actually. >> put a little bit of onion. >> onions, is that something often in meatballs? >> not necessarily. >> i like it. >> my grandma used to put onions in it, and some people say, if you put onions in it, it's a lot like meatloaf. tough. we put onions? >> o criticism here for that. eggs.
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>> we're using dried ones today, but it doesn't matter. the dried bread crumbs has less moisture than a fresh bread crumb. we'll put these in. we're going to moisten it with some milk. you know, some people pour the mill income and squeeze it out. there are a hundred different ways of making meatballs. >> are you doing b by bit, little milk, little bread crumb? >> yeah. >> do you feel it out or what? >> feel ityou i'll put the cheese in. a lot of romano. this is from the milk of the sh p, so it's sharper than a parmesan. >> could you switch it out if you wanted to? >> is that feeling good? >> i think it is. it was liquy ut now we're getting a consistency. >> getting tighter. >> how is my technique? >> you're rocking it, doing good. making ih happen here. >> people don't tune in to see my cooking skills.
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>> you're doing a great job. >> you'll have to do ring cleaning, savannah. >>qu we'll watch an expert. >> perfect. this is what we're going to do. >> i'm going to washy hands. >> thank you very mu . >> shocres so we don't run out time how youake the perfect meatball. you hane a g adb technique. >> the meatballs at maroney's are approximate 2 ounces in size. what we're going to do to make it easy for everybody, get a 2 ou oncer.ce cream scoop or iball it -- eyeball it. co to make it consistent, use an ice cream scoop. >> professional. one minute s left. i want to get to the sauce. >> the sauce is another extremely, very simple production. onions, garlic. onions in first, slightly browned, put in your onions. then we're going to put in our
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. >>t. nice. looks good. >> it's like we're hanging out at his house. amazing. >> base il. >> his is a lite sugar. >> interesting. i didn't see that coming. >> a lot of times, tomatoes when picked, they really come from a field and they are harvested. sometimes there are two or three cks from the field. sometimes the sun is not as strong and the tomatoes don't produce as much sugar. sometimes a tomato can be not too -- so if it needs sugar, add sugar. >> i was going to say, we love the meatballs but we love mike a little more. >> yeah. >> we want to visit mike at home. >> we want to come to his house. >> this is the finished product, which you have been enjoying, and i can tell you enjoy it. the full recipe, today.com/food. we're back in a moment. mike, thank you so much. >> thank you. maroney's hot pots. got to love it.
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this is everything i have, my family. i got to see my dad die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us. people are dying. we need a president that's going to talk about it. i believe bernie sanders is a protestor.
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the criminal justice system. he's not scared. that's why i'm for bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. how good were the meatballs? >> oh, my gosh. >> back at 8:54. >> stole my heart. >> mike, i love you and your meatballs. let's do birthdays. >> we want to celebrate these folks. happy 104th birthday to jites hot,inger of prescott, arizona. huge dodgers fan. went to opening day 12 years in a day.
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the 1955 world series. look who we have here. this is a first. we've got the wallace twins. >> wonderful. >> amazing. marry belle and may belle wallace of symsonia, kentucky. 100 years old. they can't get enough of each other. not only are they roommates, but the sisters taught right across the hall from each other at their local grade school for 42 years. >> that's a good story. >> amazing. >> ms. hattie ferry, retired nurse from toledo, ohio. when not shopping, she loves getting her hair done and hitting the slot machines. >> go, hattie! >> happy 100th to bill holzgrefe. worked in an ally garden every day over 50 years. his secret to longevity, fruits and vegetables from his garden. hay hello to naomi washington of
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this popular lady, 103. she is working that hat.ghlove the hat. gets dressed up for church every sunday. love is in th r. happy 75th anniversary to ru ell and nadine, sweethearts from clinton, iowa. they say never go to bed angry. calling all 90 year olds. you' [ haringour birthday month with queen eliz eth. head to today.com/celebrate' happy 10
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love when you say, calling live, this is news 4 new york now. >> good morning, everyone. 8:57. 's tuesdaymorning. it is april 12th. looking at the george washington bridge, i'm darlene rodriguez. a westchester mother will be sentenced today for the death of hermeth 6 year old daughter. she pleaded guilty for criminally negligent homicide. her daughter lacey died last april in their home. a lethal mix of drugs were found in her system. she has said her daughter's death w accidental and is expected to get probation. check of the weather, showers through lunchtime, breezy, mild through the afternoon. 60 is the high. tonight 39 in the city, breezy rth and we s.
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thursdayleots of sun, 61 is the high. friday few clouds, temperatures in the low 60s. coming up on the "today" show, alice eaves stops by to talk about her new movie "criminals." another update in 30 minutes. heay's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
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this morning on "today's take," kerry washington taking on another scandal in her new film "confirmation." from "mother's day," timothy olyphant talks about playing jennifer aniston's ex. plus, a celebration of national grilled che >>ese day. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from n bc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on
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april 12th, 2016. a "rizzly day with hearty souls on the plaza. we're grateful to them for sticking around. i'm willie with al,meamron and natalie. this is the morning jam, "work" by rian hanna a drake. >> she's catapulted to the top of the charts with eight weeks at number one. rihanna tied the beatles for the artist with the second most weeks at the top of the charts. her songs combined have spent 59 weeks at the top. she's on tour. seems like she never stops etouring. friends of mine saw her when she was here and said it was phenomenal. the question is, who holds the all-time record? my gue a was michael jackson but i was wrong. >> it's ronst that's what i was going to say. sr>> elvis. >> that was my secondiand they also said it was wrong. >> it'll be something you don't expect. >> the baja men.
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>> me and mariah go back like babies and pacifiers. >>i youdo? >> 79 weeks. >> wow. >> interesting. i mean, let me tell you -- >> i guess she hasad a lot of big hits. >> download maria ccarey's greatest hits. it's a day of fun. i also made a special request we show elmo dancing o "work." >> what are you looking for, al? >> the "o" is missing. >> t-day. >> do we know wh re the "o" is? >> i'd like to buy an "o." >> we love the "o." >> how is that possible? >> is that an omen? >> oh! >> work, work, work, work, work, work. >> you were pro of that one. >> you're not so pleased with yourself. >> work, work, work, work. >> she takes it to ahole new level.
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king of the hudson? that, th nah, nah, nah. >> we found the "o." >> i was thinking about elmo dancing to rihanna's "work." >> right. >> whyt can't we show it? >> legal says i can't show it. >> don't listen to them. they say i can't. google elmo dancing to "worko" >> music rights. >> weuplayed the song though. must have been elmo. >> i think it's the -- >> elmo of it all. >> mo am a, i would say, consolation, we give you vice president joe biden. >> for elmo? >> i'm not sure how that --
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>> biden was getting attention yesterday. hens was with a ar reporter, hilton. they were talking about front runner clinton and inhermer o not she is qualified because she's a woman. here's the exchange. >> held to a higher standard. >> i don't think she is. is country is ready for a woman. there's no problem. we'll be able to elect a woman in this country. >> would you like to see us elect a woman? >> i would like us to elect a woman. >> that' ths wi. >> that's all right. d like to say -- i don't mind it. i'm not getting into it. >> i'd like to ask one more question. >> the president and i won't endorse. we osth, when we ran, said let the party decide. but, gosh, almigh , they're both ay lified. overwhel fng a qualift ied to be president. >> she bidn'tsk if she's not qualified because she's a woman. she was talking about the cr niticism with sanders, construed as xist, saying
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vice president biden's aides say they jumped in because the interview was going too long. weal saw the moment where they said, wrap it up he said, no, i'm good. white house official told nbc news the vice president is not yet endorsing anyone, despite the fact he said, generally speaking, i'd like to see a woman president. >> hypothetically. >> i would hope, generally speaking, we all would one day, no matter your political affiliation. >> gender doesn't matter in this ratice. it shouldn't anyway. let's move on to some incredible video. this is -- you take your daughter out for a fishing trip. you can sometimes expect the unexpected. nothing q te lik this. th bis is fisherman lance who posted this video. he was apparently catfishing with his 11-year-old daughter and friends in louisiana. theedoey were fishing in kayaks at a state park. they saw a pool noodle. it's used to catch catfish.
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>> they thought there was a giant catfish on the other end because it was bobbing up and down. en he goes to pull it off the line, look at what happened. >> oh, my god! that's a big [ bleep ] gator. that is a big gator. >> i'm glad his daughter is laughing. i would have been petrified. he's paddling as fast as he can. >> look at that again. >> the size o the head alone was about 3 feet by 1 1/2 feet. the size of the head is about 3 et, yhe know how big the body of that gator? >> what movie does this remind of us? >> "lake placid." >> thank you, willie. >> one of your favorites. >> bettymwhite, my favorite movie, load up mariah carey's greatest hits and watch "lake placid placid." you have yourself a night. >> when fishing, take a grilld ychees. sandwichron the boat. cause i
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>> national grilled cheese day!.thankfully from rur friends at the melt shop in new yrik cilaty we've got some grilled cheese. >> who designates this national grilled cheese day? >> i don't care. >> isn't there national everything day? >> did velveeta do ? >> you have your classic american cheddar on white. bacon, cheese spread and maple glazed on white. truffle melt with -- >> where is that? >> between the cups. >> fried chicken.t >> oh, the chicken one looks real good. >> is it grilled cheese when it has grilled chicken? >> no. >> classic. >> i like plain white great and american cheese or a little velveeta. i've never had a grilled cheese with cheddar. >> natalie on the other hand -- >> have you tried the truffle one? >> i'm not truffle guy. >> i tweeted this out. do you like a simple sandwich like tamron and al, or more gourmet?
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>> mario batali agrees. like the truffle. >> #simple sandwich. #gourmet cheese. how do you like your grilled cheese sandwich? #simple sandwich. #gourmet cheese. also, guys, thid is genius. in honor of today, we have its, what kind of grilled cheese do i want.com. it'll tell you what grilled cheese is right for you. tons of recipes. willie, do you want a grilled cheese sandwich? >> yes, please. >> now, are you okay with meat? >> yes. >> no. >> are you fancr? >> no. >> you want peppero at pizza grilled cheese. >> no, i don' i don't at all, no. >> no? >> not even a little bit. >> clearly not. >> is this scientific? >> it is scientific, absolutely.
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marcus at today.com. >> okay. >> britney, let's find out. do you want a grilled cheesee >> sure. >> are you okay with meat? >> yeah. >> you are fancy? >> yes. >> do you want to get your funk on? >> absolutely. >> there it is. >> grilled fontina and blue cheese with sourdough on -- >> i'll take it. >> fancy. >> that's pretty good. >> we totally missed the tomato soup with this. >> that's important. the grilled cheese a tomato soup. what kind of grilled cheese do i want.com. chereck it out. no pw, we've got this frontal system pushing through. it stretches from new england all the way down to texas. there's heavy storms again firing up from louisiana right now into the panhandle of florida. we do have a risk of strong storms today. western texas to galveston,
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damaging e ing ing winds, isolated tornadoes tornadoes. will bet the third day in a row of severe weather. locally heavy rain will develop across southeastern and south central texas. makes its way to the panhandle later today. and there's going to be a flood threat. look at all the rain we're talking about. some areas the next three days could pick up three to five inches of rain, especially around new orleans. that's what's going on around the country. good morning, everyone. grab the umbrella heading out the door, showers this morning. they will wind down throughout the afternoon. after lunchtime it gets drier and the sunshine returns. high temperature today of 60 degrees. overall a pleasant tuesday once the rain is gone. tonight much colder, down to 39 in the city. below freezing north and west of town. chilly night ahead and partly cloudy skies. you can see in the seven day forecast, cooler tomorrow, but sunny for wednesday. much warmer into the weekend.
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being at odds because my mother held a certain set of belie ts an african-american woman in the workplace and my dad as an african-american man in the workplace had different beliefs about the dynamics of what was happening in the hearings. i can't not care. i'm not kennedy. i'm a black man in america. this is a different thing for me. >> a man at theeinnacle of his career, about to mount the summit, and something from his past comes and haunts hiaim. >> reporter: wendell pierce and clarence thomas come fro similar backgrounds, which is something the actor drew on. >> do you have a different opinion of lawrence thomas now that you have to portray him? >> i want to meet him because of what we share in common.
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pa.ths kind of separate, you idealogically. i rep gr: greg kinnear played joe biden, who was at the center of the contepversy. >> ultimately, he voted against the confirmation of judge thomas. at the same time, he's beena criticized for not letveng certain things happen during that process that mighthorte chisanged the course of history. >> reporter: many americans, especial y the female half of the population, objected to the hiy hill was treated by the all spar peng a national conversation about sexual harassment, which permanently changed the culture. >> if what you say this man said to you occurred -- >> if what you say this man said to you occurred, why in god's name would you -- >> one of the most dynamic, fascinating visual aesthetics of the film is to see the judiciary
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busters and indie films like "sing street." >> he tries to help his brother navigate the first date and stbecome cool. take a look. >> kiss her yet? no way. >> why not? >> s o's older than me and has a boyfriend. >> who? >> evan. he has a car. what's this? >> you're good. get better. how do you know it's her boyfriend? >> seemed like it. pulled off in a car with musi bl er blaring. pretty cool. >> what does he listen to? >> phil. >> he won't be a problem. >> why not? >>ed no man who listens to phil collins will be a problem. >> was that actually your hair? >> it wasn't. i regret to say, it wasn't. i would love to be dedicated enough to grow hair like that for a film. >> quite a wig. >> the magic of hollywfod.
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people recognize you from other big films. back s ry on the plot here? >> okay. the film basically is set in the 1980s in dup lynn blin. it's about a young kid going to a new school and he meets a girl who he is really into and decides the only way he'll get her is if he starts up a band. it's kind of a coming of age story where he's developing his culture and his own family is falling apart. his older brother, who is kind of a burnout, tries to help him along his leth. ha a way, he lives vicariously through hiop but ultimately, ve him direction in his life. it's a great little movie. i'm very prcld of it. it's got moments of hilarity and, yes, it's great. >> i know it hits close to home with you, as well. u're into the music scene. i think you said this movie ish almost about family. >> absolutely. >> right, being from ireland. >> absolutely. absolutely, yeah. obviously, to be home in ireland
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film is fantastic. >> yeah. >> and like you say, yeah, massively into my music when i was younger. i had a little band of my own growing up. my buddies used to jam. when a house would be free, we'd drink our beers and jam. >> and pla phil collins, i'm sure. >> of course. >> you were born in colorado, moved when you were 2 years old to ireland. that's where you get the accent. >> yeah. >> you were inspired to be an actor by one of my all-time favorite move wews, "die hard." >> true story, age of 5. an 5-year-old watching "die hard." >> i knew i liked you. >> i watched it with my grandfather when i was 5 and it blew my mind. from that point on, i wanted nothin else but to be an actor. i remember one time very clearly, we had like a freezer come into the house and there was a big box leftover.
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a big square out of the box. i put it over my head and w ld do the nkes and weather for her. >> would you really? >> yeah. >> you can help me do the news in a second. we can find a card board box. >> there's a lot of people that want to know about the "star wars" flick. there is a prekweel quel coming up. there is a rumor you'll play the young han solo. can you confirm? >> i can't confirm or deny. but the directors of the film are astonishing directors. they're lovely guys. they're the perfect guys to do i'm going 100 miles per hour. a branch catches me here. you think that stopped me? i was about to be the first 3rd grader to jump the cook county creek. jun.mp 50 feet over the rads and i crash land. mom patched me up. check out my scar. there's nothing there! you didn't jump the creek! what? now there's a new neosporin antibiotic that keeps her protected and
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> live look there at t e tappan zee bridge andnshe hudson river onethis tuesday, april 12th. goodmorning, i'm michael gargiulo. construction workers being kept away from a work site as police investigate a fatal stabbing. a man was stabbed several times in the chest near a construction site about 1:00 this morning. he died about twodhours later at metropolitan hospital. police have not yet released the victim's name. so far, no araests. checking the weather, shower through lunchtime, breezy, milder thrlygh the
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up s to 60. tonight, though, 39 in the city, below freezing north and west. tomorrow s and clouds 58. thursday 60s again, friday a few clouds, low 60s. sa rday mid 60s. coming up on the "today" show, tips from kourtney kardashian how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
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taking a look at the adline headcolimes. the cdcabelieves the zika virus may be scarigr than first thought. causing not ynly brain and head birth defects, but alsoebrain da kimage that may not show jp for years. meantime, warmer weather is peopin tg concerns about the arrival and spread of zika in southern u.s. states. the nation's top health experts are warning pregnant women from texas to florida could be at risk. they're asking congress for nearly $2 billion in emergency funding. a new study shows more than
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football players have signs of traumatic brain injury. scans were used on 40 former athletes who played 2 to 17 years in the nfl. 43% had significant damage to the white matter, the matter which connects different regions of the brain. the same percentage scored low on memory, learning and attention tests. those who played the longest had the highest risk of brain trauma. new crash test results are out and only one large pickup truck earned the top safety rating by the institute. best performer overall in a small front crash was the ford f-150 super cab. three others tested received a marginal n rating. you can see the list on today.com. if you're looking to fly first tclass without breaking the bank, think about leaving o a wednesday. according to fare.com, you'll get the best first class rates on thaa day. theainse says to take advantage,
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days in advance. the most expensive days to travel ind first class are fridays and sundays. hero police officer pulled off a double play, sort of, during the philadelphia phillies home opener. in january, the officer chased down an alleged isis-inspired gunman who shot him three mes. good ending to the story. monday, he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at citizen's bank park. then he pulled a ring from his sling and proposed to his girlfriend lily in front of the crowd and philly question noon fanatic, of course. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> for today, we have a front stretching from new england back to texas, where there is a risk of strong storms. wet out west, as well. another front approaching the pacific northwest. sunshine around the great lakes. little cool. for tomorrow, the warm weather in the plains makes its way to the northern plains and the upper great lakes.
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the great lakes. showers in the pacific northwest. the sunshine returns to the northeast. it is national grilled cheese day. let's see how our hashtag battle is doing. how do you like your grilled cheese? simple or fancy like natalie. simple rules the roost. yeah. that's what's going on around the co good morning, everyone. the umbrellas are out. we have rain falling around the region this morning. it's only going to last until lunchtime. after lunch it will be breezy and sun will return in the afternoon. day gets better as it goes on and it will be mild. only the light jacket needed with a high of 60 degrees. overnight tonight, cold night ahead, down ts 39 for your low. tomorrow we're drying out nicely. sunshine a he 58 degrees. getting warmer into the weekend. >> that is your latest weather. it's tuesday. must be time for a trend. >> yes, you're right, mr. roker.
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i just tweeted out this. bye tight, tight jeans. i'm obsessed with the look that reminds me of something you might go to bed in. e not suggesting you wear your pjs on the street. we'll show you inspired outfits that fit the trend. selena gomez, we love her. look at her in her pj-inspired outfit. rihanna, work, work, work, work, work. there she is right there. without elmo. in her ibepiree outfit from this trend. re ho explain how we pu it ofttf and don't end up on a shion blog calling us a don't lifestyle editor at guilt.com. good morning. >> good morning. love sleepover chic, tamron. >> is that what it's called? >> a lot of things. we're taking it from the sheets to the streets today. >> okay. >> we're going to show you how to sort of get this pajama style trend. we're seeing it everywhere. without looking like you rolled out of bed. >> selena gomez, rihanna, they
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>> we walk out and someone might say, what do you have on, right? >> who doesn't want to walk ound in their pajamas. >> i made a sledge, i'm70 pledge, i'm not we auaring jeans this summer. what can i wear? >> let's start with a literal translation of the trend. this is pajama style epitomized. thois look is actually made for the streets,itamron. >> this is an outfit? >> not a bedroom outfit. >> y i'll be honest here. before someone tweets it, it looks like hugh hefner designed this for me. >> worn together, it is pushing the envelope of the trend. break it down. the separates, we have a robe-inspired blazer with a belt. we have the lace camisole and wide-legged sopant. comfortable. >> ex i have thisw.acket on here. ita wouldn't wear it formally with this outfit. but t-shirt and jeans, this and you're great.
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first, let's start with cqueline. as you know, it's all about the pant with this trend. what most people take away. incredible pair of sloush chy pants. pair hem with the white sneaker. >> again, i know victoria beckham says she's not wearing heels, but i've not been wearing heels outside of work. i've been obsessed with sneakers. >> the white, classic sneaker is the shoe of the season. >> of the summer. >> everybody has a pair. $75. >> trench coat on with it. pants are long. >> it's our take on the robe. belt, the long, lanky, easy look. >> next model coming up, this is so good. >> isn't this geat? >> so good. >> this is aatching set, like a pajama topnd bottom,,but meant for the resort rather than the bedroom. here, we've got a great pajama pajama-style pant from zara,
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wita nthe tie. instead of the pajama top, we went with a ruffle top. >> not one piece? >> it's a two piecer. wow. >> what we love about it, it's roomy. nothing binding and constricting like -- >> it's national grilled cheese day. you can have ten grillld cheeses and not know it. you can separate it and wear the pants. >> that's right. thank you so much. >> talk to me about the length. alaml the models have long -- is it for long lengths? >> all about the long lengths. depending on the shoe. >> last up? >> lastly, we have our most literal translation. here, we went for an evening pajama. we started with this great tunic op from eloquii, $89. if you wear it with a wide leg pant, it gives you pajama top vibe. >> m i ls the flats she has with it. >> the wide leg pant, fantastic.
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it has the sparkle. even the shoes are pajama trend. >> don't feel compeed to put on high heels with it. rohck it like that. >> it's like the smoking slipper. a lot of glamour. she could go anywhere in this. >> again, i think it's a pin, personally. you never again have to say, do i have to put on another tight e pair' jeans or a dress? we g e you a solution. spring obsession. coming up, timothy olyphant will tell us all about the star-studded cast of his new movie "mother's day," including jennifer hudson (toilet flush) ifal you need an opioid to manage your r ronic pain, you may be sooo constipated itd feels like everyone can go .except you. opioid-induced constipation, oic, is a different type of constipation, which may need a different approach. longing for a change? have the conversation with your dnctor about oic,
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ok, you're elbow deep up the business end of a turkey, and we're gonna serve sunday dinner off a counter wiped with jasmine spar le? i got salmonella just thinking about it. me too. yo han want clean, get a cleaner with bleach in it. r clorox means clean. timothy olyphant ent s x asons on "justified"s a tough u.s. marshall carrying out his own brand of justice in ntuckyi >> now he'ea hanging up his cowboy hat and boots for his new role in "mother's day." >> he plays jennifer ananiston's ex-husband navigating wife with his younger wife. >> are the sspo.ts up to date? passports? >> we're going to paris. tina has never been. >> paris, fr nce?
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>> i got to go. bye. >> so? how'd she take ? >> like a amp. >> oh, you've got to be k dding me!i>> that's just the beginning of that rant. >> yeah. >> she goes on and on. >> tell us a little bit about the movie, tim. it's really the romcom. lots of little stories interwoven, right? >> gary marshall film. he did "valentine's day" and "new year's day." >> yeah. >> they're great. all the lovely intersecting stories. this one is fantastic. jennifer aniston, she's amazing. >> what's the genius of gary marshall? so many people look to him. >> if anybody knew, they'd bottle it. he's something special. it's amazing. it was a pleasure to be on one
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work with him and just sit and spend time. i mean, that guy tells you stories about working for the "tonight show" and he's not talking about leno or carson. >> yeah. >> and it's a really special thing. it was very special, just to be around him. >> a movie like this has a lot of moving parts, a lot of stars. you haven't seen the finished movie yet. >> no. i even met haven't even met some of the stars. hopefully i can make it to the premiere. julia roberts is pretty special. kind of hoping to at least say hello. >> i'll tell you this -- >> we're in a movie together. >> you are. >> you were great in the movie i haven't seen. >> ttat has to be strange. to have the huge stars you've never met. >> yeah. >> you're in the same film. >> i mean, it' all strange, even when you do meet dhem. is one is particularly strange, yeah.avit's true.
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different. >> right. >> different couples. it's not necessarily integrated in the whole thing. >> i saw sudeikis for about a day. we intersected there for a minute. >> you're like, hey, man. >> he was fantastic. very good. i saw one of his days in person -- >> very good. >> look out for it, yeah. >> you should definitely go to the premiere. sounds fun. >> a lot of big stars. meeht new friends. >> exactly. it'll be the whole experience. >> you have a new series coming up on netflix with drew barrymore. >> yeah. >> what can you tell us about that? >> have you met her? >> no. >> have you met anyone? >> i'm pretty sure our scenes are to sother. >> excellent. >> i got that going for me. >>ti yeah! >> i refuse to m t with anyone i'm in a movie with. >> no, no, no. that can be fun. we play a married couple.
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it's pretty good. it should be special. >> oh. >> dark, i'm in. >> diabolical wife. it's like a friday on our show. >> so on a lighter note, you have three kids, is that -- threjo >> last i checked, yeah. >> have you met them? >> i've been in new york. when i left l.a., there were three of them. >> given the film "mother's day," have you planned out anything? what's going on? >> no. thseat's one of the -- there's so itmany great things about this movie. one of them is it's going to be -- there's no way i'll forget mother's day this year. >> boom. >> you jinxed yourself. >> what's the date? >> well, here's what i know -- >> here's what i know. >> the film comes out on the th, right? >> mm-hmm. >> teat means mother'say is close. >> s you'rr e in the ballpark. >> i'm in the bthlmark. when the movie comes out, i think i got a week. that's the gift i'm giving
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very talented and gorgeous a alice eve appeared in "star trek" and has had a role i "entourage." >> now, alice, in " criminal," is a cia hacker, trying to track down a criminal that could ange the world. you deal with memory transfer in this film. what is that? >> i don't know. if we could do it, we would. my grandmother has alzheimer's and the loss of memory is a serious thing. intereveingly, you hold on to the love. you remember the romantic
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i guess this is almost like a high concept superhero movie idea. there is a f wnthl lobe you can transfer into somkene else's head. science is moving at a pace, so it's probably not a pipe dream. >> that'd be interesting. >> protect your frontal lobe. >> whoa. >> i always do that. you have kevin costner, ryan reynolds, gary oldman, tommy lee jones. you have heavy hters you're working with. >> you know, i saw it for the thacere he is. he's such a lovely man, gary oldman. i loved the film. i was just saying to you that kevin costner is just the last cowboy in america. he even wears cowboy boots. you just melt when you watch someone, you know, who is as gowit as him. i really enjoyed it. watc ng them all do their thieg throughout the experience was -- i just caught myself -- there i was watching costner -- was
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i learned a lot from gary, who takes lot all in stride. >> you play a cia agent. >> i do. >>at mext to gary oldman. what was it like working with him? >> amazing. st investigating the idea of being a cia agent was fascinating. the level of secrecy they have to mntain in their lives. u know, they can't go home and be like, this morning the thifg fell off of the front of the thing. >> saw that, didn't you? >> you have the giggles. oh, look, they're having fun. but you can't share your life. that must be very alienating. it was interesting to investigate the phycology of a cia agent. >> fascinating movie. we'll get you a grilled cheese, as well. >> i had one last night. >> you can catch "criminal" in theaters this friday. back in a moment.
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> live look there at the brooklyn bridge and east river. it's 9:57 on this tuesday, april 12th. gh ood morning, i'm michael gargiulo. he al of 6th avenue still closed.
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main burst and leaking water hit a scalding hot steam pipe a clouds streamed up into the street body was hurt. they have to dig up the str ner the area to check on the infrastructure there, so right now two lanes of sixth avenue are closed. checking the weather, showers through lunchtime, breezy, mild through the rest of the afternoon, 60 for the high. tonight 39 in the city. below freezing north and west. tomorrow sun and clouds, 58. thursday 61. friday a few clouds and some temperatures still in the low 60s.l saturday night mostly 65 degrees. coming up on the "today" show, impress your family by whipping up some delicious lettuce wraps.
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