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>> 66 tomorrow, michael and darlene. 70 for scala on sunday. >> thank you. >> 76 on monday. no real chill in the next seven days. >> that looks fabulous. >> the "today" show is coming up next. that's what's happening "today in new york." have a wonderful weekend. good morning. bareknuckle brawl. >> i've been called a lot of things in my life. that was a first. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders clash repeatedly during their most heated debate yet. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. i am good on the debate stage with senator sanders -- >> excuse me. secretary, senator, please. dr. jill biden speaking out in an exclusive interview about her husband's decision not to run. >> i feel, you know, maybe
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>> and the republican party's chairman joins us live. breaking overnight. aftershocks rattle japan following an earthquake that killed at least nine people and injured hundreds. this baby pulled alive from a collapsed home. rescue crews searching for more survivors this morning. painful punishment. a mother secretly records the principal using a paddle to discipline her 5-year-old son. >> don't spank me. >> you're going to get a spanking. we have all the time in the world. >> that video quickly going viral. the incident now under investigation. and postcard from the edge. the duke and duchess of cambridge take in the view during a hike to a monetary in bhutan. it is this powerful handshake that has the internet talking today, friday, april 15th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news,
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and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. matt is back on monday. i guess the indian prime minister got the memo, good to have a firm handshake. >> vice shake there. good crowd on the plaza. safe to say, spring is here. millions of people have temperatures in the 70s this weekend. >> happy to hear that. our top story is this bitter feud between hillary clinton and bernie sanders that reached new heights in the debate in brooklyn last night. our decision 2016 team has it covered this morning. we're also going to talk to rnc chairman reince priebus about his ongoing delegate dustup with donald trump. first, andrea mitchell is here. she was at the debate late last night and what a debate it was. >> good morning. in a debate that more than lived up to its billing, the two democrats ripped into each
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to be president. >> reporter: in the only showdown before the make or break new york primary, fireworks almost from the moment they took the stage. >> i do question her judgment. i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. the words foreign policy blunder the history of this country. >> well, the people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator from new york. and president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. i think you need to have the judgment on day one to be both president and commander in chief. >> do we really feel confident about a candidate saying that she's going to bring change in america when she is so dependent by big money interests? i don't think so. >> reporter: wall street and her paid speeches, a growing feud.
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behaviors of the bank when i waslk aing senator. i called them out on their mortgage behavior. >> secretary clinton called them out. oh, my goodness. they must have been really crushed by it. was that before or after you received huge sums of money by giving speaking engagements? >> reporter: they shouted each other down over the minimum wage. >> wait a minute. >> it's not accurate. >> wait a minute. i have stood on the debate stage -- >> can i -- >> i have said the exact same thing. >> senator, please. >> if we can raise it in new york or los angeles -- >> if you're both screaming at each other, the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: clinton slamming sanders on guns. >> this is a serious difference between us, and what i want to start by saying, it's not a laughing matter.
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killed or commit suicide or die in accidents from guns. >> reporter: sanders calling her out for using the term "super predators" to describe drug dealers when she was first lady. >> because it was a racist term and everybody knew it was a racist term. >> reporter: clinton acknowledging flaws in the 1994 crime bill that led to recent protests. >> i'm sorry for the consequences that were unintended. >> today, the candidates are going their separate ways. sanders, to the vatican. clinton, to california. fundraisers with george clooney. leaving new york voters to sort through the candidates' different positions on a host of issues. >> andrea, stay with us. we want to bring mark halperin into the conversation. >> managing editor of "bloomberg" politics. good to see you. >> morning. >> 291 delegates of state in new york. we vote on tuesday. did anything happen last night to change the dynamic in new york?
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over the last few months, we learned sanders is great at raising money, inspiring young people, not that great at debating. he's fine. but she left openings last night that a skilled candidate would have walked her through and put her on the defense. he didn't do it. i think going to the vatican is symbolic. finishes the debate, leaves the country and is behind and didn't do anything last night to catch up. >> if you look at the first debate and the ninth debate, the race has been static but the tone, what a difference. >> you could feel the static electricity between the two of them. these two people really do not like each other. you can feel that she, even though she can't say it publicly, wants to say, enough already, i have the numbers. leave me alone. and he is really getting angry ier and angrier. 27,000 people last night. he feels he could almost do
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math. >> his argument is, enough already. i've won eight of the last nine states. i keep winning. why would i get out of the race? where does this send for him, if it does? >> she needs to be winning. got to win in new york and then win in the other northeastern states. that would go a long way. not being able to get him out of the race because he has the money to go through june in california, but to start convincing the party, it's time to think about a general election. he's got to fight back. that's why last night was surprising to me. he has to be a fighter. he's behind and basically accepted a status quo, familiar argument. there was a more heated tone but he needs to change the dynamic of the race, rather than continue along, which is what he did last night. >> mark and antd drea, thank you. republican candidates were under the same roof attending the new york state republican gala in manhattan. peter alexander covering that side of the race. peter, good morning. >> the rnc is again trying to
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delegate selection process. without naming names, pushing back after donald trump's relentless attacks that the system is, in his words, rigged, the party sending out a memo. the rules surrounding the delegate selection has been clearly laid out in every state and territory. each process is easy to understand for those willing to learn it. adding, it ultimately falls on the campaigns to be up to speed on the delegate rules. there is a new op-ed out from donald trump this morning, who has been outorganized by the cruz campaign. he's a little more cooperative in his tone. pledging to work with the rnc if elected to reform our election policies, he says. all three of the republicans though in midtown manhattan last night. new york city clearly is trump's town. 1,000 demonstrators protesting outside. inside, trump made a passioned defense of new york values.
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applause line fell on death f ears at the dinner. pressing him to soften his rhetoric, as heading to the general election. writing, the "post"-pivol trump needs to be more presidential, better informed on policy, yet the promise is there in the rookie, they say, who is after all, leading the field. four days ago, trump looking for an embrace from the empire state. >> looks like he'll get it according to the polls. thank you so much. reince priebus is the chairman of the republican national committee and joins us this morning. good to have you here. >> good morning. >> i don't know if i need to remind you, donald trump is never at a loss for words. i'll play you a clip of the things he's said about the republican party organization over the last several days. >> this is a crooked system, folks. it's not fair, and it's not fair to you people. it's a rigged, disgusting, dirty
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the republican national committee, they should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this kind of crap to happen. >> for good measure, he added at another point, you personally ought to be ashamed of yourself. is he out of line? >> well, look, i mean, i'm not quite sure what the rhetoric is all about, but the truth is, these plans have been in place since october of last year. it was the same system that elected abraham lincoln. it's pretty much the same system that the democrats use. delegates and voters choose the nominee. that's what's happening. quite frankly, the complaining that goes on is something that, i think, probably distracts from what we really need to do, which is to come together as republicans. i know it's hard because we still have a contest. you know, i think it gets distracting and isn't something most people really give a darn about. >> he's out there trashing the
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have you called him up and said, hey, knock it off? >> look, we talk a lot, savannah. i talk to all the candidates a lot. it's not a secret that we communicate with all the campaigns. we have been communicating. when someone publicly calls you out, i think you also publicly have to say, wait a second, here are the rules. they've been in place a long time. even your reporter, peter alexander, has said the same thing. it's what we want to do, make sure that people understand these are rules that have been available. they're out there. they're submitted by all of the states. the rnc doesn't write these rules, the states do. each state, in many cases, has a different way of electing delegates. you have to go into each other and learn the rules and run. by the way, he's done well. he's received a greater percentage of delegates than the popular vote. you know, i think in the end, it works just fine. >> chairman, he's not alone in
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little odd. party activists choose the president, not the voters. people say it's anti-democratic, including millions of people who support donald trump. don't you think, as you look at it from a common sense point of view, there is something strange about that system? >> no. i mean, what about caucuses, is that strange? i moon ean, who is to say a primary is the only way to choose delegates? some states use a convention. in virginia, they chose their -- the republican party of virginia chooses its governor candidate through a state convention. it really isn't strange. it's very grassroots. over 60,000 people a month ago in colorado voted at their precinct level. then they went to the county level. then the congressional district level. all the while, by the way, willie, all the candidates competed with surrogates in the system, without complaining, by the way.
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i think it's a little too late to complain after the fact, that a particular state's process isn't something that you like. now, what is true is that the system can be changed, but it has to be changed at the convention, if people want to change it with the delegates. that's how the rules are written. i don't write the rules for the republican party. the delegates at the convention write the rules for the republican party. >> all right. chairman priebus, we're out of time. thank you for your time this morning. >> you bet. >> thanks, chairman. >> donald trump will join us live next thursday in a town hall here on rockefeller plaza. vice president biden's wife spoke to natalie about the president's decision not to run for president. >> good morning. we had a unique opportunity to travel with dr. jill biden to highlight a group she's passionate about. a group she has a personal connection to. military families. she was very candid with us when it came to her husband's difficult decision.
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regrets not running. every day, for the most part. is that something that you think about, as well? what it could have been like, had timing been a little bit different? >> well, you know, i say every day, i mean, joe, i really do feel that joe would have made a great president. i think he has the character. i think that he's a -- one of his strengths is compromise. so i feel, you know, maybe america missed an opportunity. i don't know. it just wasn't the right time. >> dr. biden saying, given all the negative campaign rhetoric, that america could use a compromiser in chief. timing wouldn't be right with the death of her son beau. we also had a visit to the fort base in kansas, home to 50,000 people. it was part of the joining
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she, along with first lady michelle obama, focused on the unique needs of military families. we'll have more of that coming up later in the program. >> thank you, natalie. aftershock following the 6.5 quake in japan on thursday. it killed nine people and injured more than 800. rescuers are searching for anyone who might be trapped. dozens of people have been rescued from collapsed homes, including an eight-month-old baby. tens of thousands of residents are without running water. japan's prime minister says the government is doing all it can to assist in a rescue and relief effort. ash carter is visiting a u.s. care craft carrier in the disputed south china sea, a move likely to anger china, which claims much of the sea at its own. carter watched an f-18 take off from the deck of a ship. on thursday, secretary carter announced aid to the
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the defense secretary said the u.s. will, quote, continue to stand up for safety and freedom of our friends and allies. houston, a deputy is recovering after being shot several times in an unprovoked ambush. it was caught on camera. here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> reporter: the stup nning footage capturing the moments s s the deputy hit the ground after being shot four times. his partner jumping out and returning fire. the surveillance video obtained by n bc news, showing what law enforcement thinks could be an ambush. the deputy had just finished helping another officer with a routine traffic stop when it became anything but. standing on the passenger side of the car, when a gunman out of view, came up behind him and started firing. getting off six shots before fleeing. >> sending patrol cars. >> reporter: now awake but in
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wounds to his abdomen and chest. >> he acknowledged he knows who we are. he has acknowledged that he understands us. he can hear it. >> reporter: the 48-year-old is an 11-year veteran of the force, from a family that wears the badge, including his wife, his three brothers and his son. >> it's just a tradition that's been passed down from generation to generation. >> pray for this constable officer. >> reporter: a community on edge as it searches for a suspect and deals with the ambush of one of its lawman, the second in eight months. for "today", kerry sanders, nbc news. frightening moments for passengers on a delta flight from new york to nashville. the plane made an emergency landing in west virginia thursday after hitting a bird. the impact cracking the windshield. the plane landed safely and there were no injuries. delta sent a new plane to charleston to pick up the passengers and take them to
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went to drink bourbon and -- >> wait, you added that last part. >> it's what i would have done. >> definitely. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> to settle the nerves, watch "sunday today" on their nbc station. >> very generous man. >> "sunday today with willie geist." >> not much moving. we talked about it yesterday. this omega block keeping systems from moving from west to east. everything is locked in. in the gulf and the central plains, we have all this moisture coming up. it's going to fire up pretty strong storms. we've got this upper level low that's developing its own cold flow of air. that's going to bring unseasonably cold and a lot of wet snow. today, we have a storm threat from nebraska to texas. tornadoes possible. it moves into saturday and on into sunday. again, big, big problems. then we're talking about flooding rain. some areas, 8 to 9 inches of
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way down near san antonio. and the snow, denver, you could be looking at 8 to 14 inches of snow. major snowstorm going on in the rockies this weekend. we're good morning, everyone. waking up to lots of sunshine again this friday. on stormtracker, no rain. you do not need the umbrellas
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you do need the winter jackets. mostly clear, 44 now in the city. we have cold spots north and west of town. later on today, temperatures moderating back to the upper 50s. low to mid 60s. very similar to yesterday. we're just adding on a few degrees. we do that again tomorrow for saturday, sunshine, 66. warm on sunday, high in the low 70s. >> that's your latest weather. host of "sunday today"? >> thank you very much. two plugs in one hit. thank you, mr. roker. good friend. former follower of charles manson, one step closer to being free, after taking part in a murder spree. one victim's outraged family is speaking out. and the investigation launched into the troubling video of a principal using a paddle to discipline a 5-year-old boy. we'll have the latest on that. first, this is "today" on
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it's 7:26 on this friday morning. breaking news from jersey city. a fire that already destroyed several homes rekindled this morning. here, live pictures of the scene from chopper 4. news 4's tracie strahan's on the ground and joining us with the latest. >> reporter: well, as they continue to douse these homes to try and tackle the fire that rekindled at 271 forest street, we can tell you that a jersey city firefighter is being treated at a local hospitaltude to a partial collapse that happened when the fire rekindled around 6:00 this morning. we're going to show you photos of the heavy smoke condition that arose and also some flames that were shooting out of the second floor of 271 forest seat when it happened. the deputy fire chief is unclear how this started. again, one firefighter being treated right now. back to you. >> thank you. let's look at the commute.
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>> thanks. we have delays and service changes on the 2, 4, and 5. let's talk about the roads. accident eastbound on the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway cleared. residual delays, 60 minutes to the tolls of the george washington bridge. here's what it looks like lie exit 70 in the express and local lanes, not moving. you have a 30-minute wait at the lincoln tunnel, too, 78 westbound by 287. a serious accident.
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good morning, everyone snooempt, cool, high of 64. want to spend time outside this weekend. tomorrow, lots of sun and 66. final getting warmer sunday, sunny with a high of 70 degrees. darlene? >> thank you very much. coming up on the "today" show, a look at how some women are using medical marijuana in
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7:30 on this friday morning, april 15th, 2016. why is everyone happy? it's a lot to smile about. [ cheers and applause ]. >> you have until monday. hillary clinton and bernie sanders went toe to toe in one of their most heated debates. attacks on clinton's qualifications were front and center. >> does secretary clinton has
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of course she does. but i do question -- but i do question her judgment. >> people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator from new york. is and president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state for the united states. >> the two candidates also sparred over minimum wage, gun control and reforming wall street. the republican candidates came together in manhattan last night. donald trump, john kasich and ted cruz took turns speaking at a republican gala ahead of next tuesday's primary in new york. rescue crews in japan are dealing with aftershock as they search through the rubble from the earthquake. a baby was carried out of the rubble from a collapsed home. administrators at a school
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this incident was secretly recorded by the child's mother. gabe gutierrez is taking a closer look at this. good morning. >> good morning. right off the top, corporal punishment by school officials is legal here in georgia, and the 5-year-old clearly broke the school's code of conduct. but it is heart wrenching. we should caution you, some viewers may find this video difficult to watch. >> we're going to do it. >> mommy, help me. help me! >> reporter: this morning, this video viewed more than a million times on social media, is igniting a fire storm of controversy. a 5-year-old child being disciplined by the principal, one hit with a paddle. you can hear it. >> yup. >> it was emotionally devastating. i don't know how else to describe it. >> reporter: the boy's mother says she pretended to text so she could record this video.
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she doesn't dispute her son did something wrong. >> he almost hit another student and was running around in the bus line. they tried to catch -- they were trying to catch him, and he spit on them. >> reporter: according to jasper county schools handbook, corporate punishment is allowed for conduct violations, including spitting. >> i'm only going to do it one time, unless you wiggle around. one time. >> reporter: perez says she's been in a dispute with the principal over her son's attendance, out 18 days. he say she says he's been sick. under the truancy law, she was sent to jail. when she tried to take her son home to avoid the paddling, the school called police. she thought she'd have to go back to jail, so she agreed to one hit, one time. the corporate punishment is only used with parental consent, it said. the district is investigating the incident and looking into
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the county sheriff tells nbc news, based on the video, there would not be probable cause for prosecution of administers. on social media, one writing, no teacher has the right to do this. others wrote, if more people spanked children at home, this wouldn't have to happen. >> i feel this is going to ruin his last few weeks of school. he hates school now. doesn't even want to go. >> perez says she plans to meet with school administrators later today. figures from the department of education show almost half of georgia's school districts practice corporate punishment. it was used more than 11,000 times. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you for looking into it. >> tough to watch. check of the weather from al. >> we have warmer weather coming. the omega block is going to keep
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or tomorrow, it'll last through the weekend. we've got this warm weather under this ridge, but almost an upper level low down south. it'll be cooler there. today, minneapolis, 75. cleveland, 68. new york city, 64. the south, atlanta is ten degrees cooler. savannah, 65. the good news, look at the weekend. st. louis, sunday, 78. monday, 79. since natalie, 78. new york city, sunday, 70. up to 77 on monday. even down south, temperatures moderate. atlanta by monday, you're at 79. 81 in raleigh. sweet. that's what's thanks. good morning, everyone. another chilly start out there. we're tracking temperatures in the 20s and 30s to the west of town. still below freezing in sussex and morristown. you do want to grab the jacket as you head out. warming again today. back to the 58-degree mark by lunchtime.
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it's comfy, bright. look at the sunshine, blue sky that we get today on this friday. we keep that dry weather going into the weekend. and we're warming up day by day. 66 tomorrow. gorgeous for saturday. warm and sunny for sunday. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. after 19 denials, the california patrol board panel is recommending the release of former charles manson following leslie van houten. miguel almaguer has the story. >> reporter: van houten was one of charles manson's followers. after 19 previous denials, a review board recommended parole for the 66-year-old they say is a model inmate. earning educational degrees from prison while running self-help groups for incarcerated women.
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was today, they would see a completely different person, other than somebody who has been labeled as a manson murderer. >> reporter: the former homecoming queen was not involved in the august 1969 murders of actress sharon tate. the pregnant wife of film director roman palanski and four others. the next day, she joined the manson clan in the brutal killer of a groesh cer and his wife in their l.a. home. she testified to stabbing rose mary in the back at least 14 times. she was ultimately sentenced to life in prison. news of possible parole triggering outrage from the victim's family members. >> if she's helping other prisoners in the prison, fine. i laud her for that. but that doesn't -- that doesn't entitle her to be set free after she murdered, you know, two of my relatives. >> reporter: other manson
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patricia, who wrote "death to pigs" in the victim's blood, has been deany ni y ied patrol 13 times. another follower not involved with the murder rers, was convicted of pointing a gun at president ford in an attempted assassination. another has been denied parole 12 times. for van houten, while the office disagrees with the parole recommend, it may ultimately be governor jerry brown who decides her fate. for "today", miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >> wait to see what happens there. >> decision that shocked a lot of people. coming up, a chimpanzee's high wire escape from the zoo, and the wild chase that played out on live television. >> that's cha-cha the chimpanzee. also ahead, using pot to treat migraines. what doctors are saying about
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create period cramps, headaches and muscle soreness. mary's is one of the companies benefitting. >> this is where we make everything we sell in colorado. >> reporter: nicole smith is the ceo. >> this is the hemp product. it goes into the gels and things women and men use to relieve the symptoms. >> absolutely. what are we looking at here? >> this is where we're making our patches. put it on your wrist, and this is supposed to go into your veins. it'll deliver into the bloodstream. we're going to get symptom relief from this patch up to 12 hours. >> reporter: unlike marijuana you smoke or eat, manufacturers say the topicals are lower in thc, the part that gets you high. you just benefit from pain and inflammation relief. some doctors say the science doesn't add up. >> marijuana actually needs to get into the body, into the brain, to have an anti-pain effect. unfortunately, at this point, there hasn't been good research
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across state lines because it violates federal law. >> savannah got a charlie horse in her leg. do you have anything for it? >> excuse me, i'm booking a flight to colorado. >> you tried it and didn't feel anything? >> no. it rubs into yourre releases your muscles. >> then you had a hankering for doritos. >> no, i wasn't high, al. >> we'll have more on this on "nighty news" tonight. thank you. coming up, news about the long-awaited sequel to "avatar," the highest grossing movie of all times. good news, carson is back in the orange room.
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most of all, carson is back. >> good to see you guys. ted cruz stopped by ""the tonight show"." fallon offered some pre-show advice. >> i thought i'd do a pre-show interview. >> i appreciate you being the bigger man, donald. >> oh, i'm the bigger man. with the bigger hands. people are still mad. they're mad at you for saying they have, quote, new york values. what did you mean by that? >> i was nearly trying to say that i value new york. except i was saying it backwards, the way yoda would say it. >> i love yoda. i watch her every morning with kathie lee. fantastic. >> got to like the mention there, right, guys? at one point, cruz says he's reaching for a pen to take some notes but goes for a little cocktail instead. funny mote.
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that ted cruz is not laughing at jimmy. jill says, fallon and ted cruz killed it. still laughing. when asked how he'd do in trump's hometown, cruz joked, saying he's sure he'd get 100% of the vote. not sure about that but -- >> we missed you, carson. >> break out in song so i feel more at home. >> you don't want that.
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good morning, everyone. 7:56. it's 44 degrees out. a friday morning, april 15th. i'm darlene rodriguez. firefighters are finished
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that rekindled in jersey city this morning. flames shot out from the top of one of the homes on forest street. the fire originally started in an abandoned building around 8:00 last night. if quickly spread to four homes, destroying all of them and displaying ten people the fire was thought to be under control by 9:30, but the flares flamed up again around 6:00 this morning. three firefighters were hurt. one suffered minor sburs. another was injured by a partial collapse. it's not known how that fire started. here's the commute with lauren scala. >> thanks. a third accident eastbound on the crocs bronx at webster avenue. the 90 minute delay. 45 minutes inbound at the lincoln and holland tunnels. an accident on 78 westbound before 284 shuts down a few lanes. a exit available at 131. thanks. another still to start. we'll reach 64 this afternoon. tonight, 44 in the city.
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tomorrow, breezy, sunny, high of 66. 0 the high. monday -- 5070 the high. monday, a few high clouds. today, jason bait plan stops
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15th, 2016. >> i'm a school bus driver from montana. i love my kids. >> sisters taking over new york. >> class of 2016! >> what, what, what, what? >> i'm celebrating my golden birthday from wisconsin. >> it's the 20th anniversary of my 30th birthday! >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today". what an awesome crowd out on this plaza this morning. we are packed. this is a huge crowd. i think spring break is rolling on. the weather is good. carson is back.
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>> what a crowd. >> i have to say, there's even one more reason to be excited. that is because willie geist is launching a new show this weekend. it's called "sunday today with willie geist." >> i'm taking a page out of the carson daly playbook. work eight days a week. we're excited. it'll be sunday morning. we'll take a longer, deeper look and do fun profiles of people maybe you love from culture. this week, we got a backstage look at "hamilton." >> we're working on ticktickets. >> the piece may not be enough to get in the show. we talked about the famous people who show up at the show and whether or not that distracts when they go out there. >> you're also talking about leslie odom -- >> big names. does somebody say, so and so is here tonight?
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lin-manuel likes to know. he's a superhero. i don't like to know. it puts me in a frame of mind i don't need to be in. i'm thinking about what do they think of this? watch this. you know what i mean? >> self-conscious. >> yeah, yeah. >> he's had the president of the united states. every celebrity you can imagine sitting right there, watching what he does. amazing show. we're going to get a really exclusive back staj stage look at it. >> congrats, man. >> set your dvr on sunday. >> is this your artwork? >> look how beautiful this is. she made this. >> it's for you. i'm an artist here for art expo. i painted that portrait. >> success on the puppy with a purpose. >> thank you so much. we appreciate it. >> i'll have it on the airplane with me. >> we have natalie for the top stories.
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sanders fired up their supporters for a prime time debate that turned into a brooklyn brawl. good morning, kristen. >> good morning to you. with just four days to go until the primary here in new york, the clinton campaign is preparing for a massive get out the vote effort in its headquarters in brooklyn. it comes on the heels of the most contentious democratic debate yet. >> reporter: it was a brooklyn brawl. sanders firing the first shot. >> does secretary clinton have the experience and the intelligence to be a president? of course she does. but i do question -- but i do question her judgment. >> well, the people of new york voted for me twice to be their senator from new york. and president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. >> reporter: clinton unleashing her own arsenal, slamming
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>> he could not answer about afghanistan, about israel, about counterterrorism. i think you need to have the judgment on day one to be both president and commander in chief. >> reporter: on the republican side, a key endorsement for the trump campaign. from the rube pert murdoch-owned "post." also, officials deciding not to charge corey lewandowski. this showed fields defying a secret service order to stay back at a trump event. an embolden donald trump invoked 9 9/11 to criticize ted cruz's mocking of new york values. >> those who rescue each other, those are those of new york values. >> reporter: cruz dismissing the chris schism. during an msnbc town hall, insisting he'll never be trump's
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>> chuck, it ain't going to happen. >> new this morning, senator sanders is releasing his toughest ad yet. it doesn't mention clinton by name, but it takes a swipe at her for accepting huge sums of money for speeches while opposing a $15 federal minimum wage. senator sanders currently heading to the vatican this morning. secretary clinton a little later today will head out west for fundraisers hosted by george clooney. natalie? >> kristen welker in brooklyn for us, thank you. a north korean missile launch meant to celebrate its founder's birthday failed. a south korean news agency said the powerful missile exploded in the air a few seconds after liftoff today. ash carter, visiting the region, says while the launch was unsuccessful, it was nonetheless another provocation by the north. a scuffle caught on camera has police looking for two
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shoplift from a target store in fresno, california. the men and women are stopped as they leave, but one suspect lifts his shirt to reveal what appears to be a handgun in his waistband. the guards back off. police say they know who they're looking for because the suspects later called the store to complain about being stopped. the store saved their phone number. >> what? >> i have no clue what they were thinking. extreme athlete known as the bubble man is preparing to run from florida to the caribbean in this. he calls it his floating hamster wheel. his first stop is puerto rico, about 1,000 miles away. he's raising money for children's charities. he's tried a similar stunt two years ago but had to be rescued by the coast guard. he's been jumping rope in a sana sauna to get ready for the voyage. he's bringing along shark repellant. >> after a couple days in there,
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>> what could poss y go wrong? >> what's shark repellant? is am ignorance? deep woods off? spray yourself. thank you, natalie. now to the duke and duchess of cambridge's royal tour of bhutan in india. keir simmons has more. >> after all the kite excitement of the past few days, the duke and duchess visiting one of the most sacred places in the world. william is furious about something that happened on this trip. issuing a rare statement, expressing his anger. >> reporter: holding hands, william and kate clearly enjoying the time together this morning, in a romantic setting. >> good morning, your highness. so relaxed. even said hello. >> reporter: it got better as they hiked higher and higher towards the historic tiger's nest monastery. the couple stopping halfway for
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breathtaking views. at one point, simply looking into each other's eyes. kate asking a guide if many people need rescuing from this height. at the top, time alone. a buddhist holy site where a guru meditated three month years, three months and three days. william and kate were looking forward to seeing the kids. >> amazing. beautiful scenery. >> amazing experience. we're lucky to see this scenery. >> you must be missing your children. >> of course, yeah. we're looking forward to seeing them, but they're in good hands. it'd be lovely for the children to come, as well, definitely. >> i saw one family up there. very brave. >> reporter: in contrast, last night, the couple attending a royal evening. she wearing a glittery dress by an american designer, he without a tie for the foral
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they were guest the bhutan's king and queen. the evening soured by news of a rhino killed by poachers at the indian conservation park where they visited. the palace said, the duke and duchess were angry to hear about the killing of a rhino during their trip. tomorrow, william must prepare for another difficult day. he'll visit the taj mahal, where diana sat alone in minnesota an infamous picture, signaling the end of her marriage. other pictures showing the warmth between william and kate. >> the peace and tranquility is exactly what the duke needs before the trip to the taj maal. everybody is waiting to see if he'll sit on the same bench his mother sat on. how will he be feeling? you know what he said, guys? he wants to make new memories. >> good way to look at it. next, we'll stick with the royals a moment.
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work, work, work, work, work back now at 8:15. >> listen to that. >> work, work, work, work. >> let's begin trending with the escape that had a country cringe. at the center of the action, cha-cha the chimp. an ape that escaped from a zoo in jah pa pan on thursday. climbed an electric pole. >> oh. >> swung on the wires. at one point, swung from the lines. japanese tv carried the act live. >> oh, no! >> they tranquilized him. took time for the sedative to work. cha-cha so kay. plunging to the ground, back in custody and doing fine.
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on fire was this photograph. >> oh, yeah. >> cha-cha lunging from the pour line -- power lines at a worker trying to coax him down. >> come on, cha-cha. it's not that bad. >> a chimp attack is no joke. >> no. >> he might have a cute name, but that's a scary thing that happened. >> turn the power off. >> i think they did, right. >> glad that worked out okay. talking about the royals a lot this week, their trip to india and bhutan. did you see this moment earlier in the week? prince william was there with india's prime minister. narendra modi, the prime minister, gave him a firm handshake. how do we know? take a look at the photo afterwards. this is the mark that the prime minister left on the royal hand. >> death grip. >> apparently, prime minister modi is known for his vice-like grip.
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his testing the strength of other world leaders and men appearing to win. there he is shaking defense secretary ash carter with a firm grip. >> just bow next time. >> trying to bring you to your knees. >> prince william with the red hand. >> yeah. >> the paw print. incredible. >> it's amazing. one of our favorite things on trending is to figure out what millenials are up to these days. they're allowed to text during movies. today, in millennial news, it's about cars. ebay found nearly 40% of millenials name their car. seems they have an emotional attachment to their vehicles. it was sweet. we named our cars when we were kids. we had grungy george. let's get in the grunge and get ice cream. did you name your car?
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apart and very decrepit. it was papa smurf. >> cute. >> my car is steve. i like the proper names. >> i have a yellow 1975 volkswagen rabbit. i called it the pencil. >> that's nice. >> i'm not going to say this on television, but i'll tell you, i had a license plate that had white ice. >> vanity plate? >> yes. i thought it was cool then. i deeply regret it now. >> i'm impressed. >> frame it somewhere? >> i can't believe my parents let me have it. it was like i was a drug dealer or something. >> here with today's pop start is white ice. new anymore new nickname. it is 8:18. the celebrity baby boom. kelly clarkman son and her husband
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our baby boy has arrived. remington alexander blackstock was born and he is healthy. couldn't be more in love. if you get ryan gosling and ryan reynolds confused. >> this won't make it any easier. they're both welcoming their second child. congratulations to all of y'all. a new baby isn't the only sequel on the way for ryan reynolds. "dead "deadpool 2" is in the works. >> yes! >> there you go, al. the highest grossing rated r movie worldwide of all time. other sequel news, get ready, al, for not one, not two, not three, but four "avatar" sequels. >> geez. making up for lost time. >> the fourth comes out in 2023. the original came out in 2009. why so many sequels?
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>> that's why. >> of course. >> are jar jar binks in any of the sequels? >> no. victoria beckham, a proud mom, sharing this video of her son singing "hope." i'm hopeful, yes, i am hopeful for today take this music and use it let it take you away >> there you go. cute, right? fans are comparing him to a young justin bieber. talented family, aren't they? >> adorable. >> smell a record deal. >> that's your pop start. >> thank you, white ice. >> stop it. stop. >> white ice. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by the makers of non-drowsy claritin. live claritin clear. >> this afternoon, pollen forecast thanks to pollen.com, we've got a wide swath of high pollen from the west coast through the plains, up into the great lakes and into the mid-atlantic and northeast. now, as far as the rest of the day is concerned, we are going to be looking at some stronger
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the plains. in fact, today, from north platte, nebraska, to midland, texas, could see an isolated tornado. super cells continue saturday and into sunday. corpus christi, san antonio and houston, under the gun. 11 million people at risk. flooding, a real possibility, as well, from north texas to central nebraska. some areas may pick up 7 to 9 inches of rain. and we've also got snow to talk about. back through the rockies. cheyenne, wyoming, 6 to 12. telluride, colorado, 12 to 24 inches. in the upper elevations, could be upwards of four thanks, al. good morning, everyone. cool and sunny outside right now. temperatures on the rise already. 47 central park, 37 monticello. 40s in westchester county and long island. tons of sunshine to go around today.
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fantastic, feels good, as well. later today, high temperature of 64 degrees. overnight tonight down to 44. 66 tomorrow, bit milder saturday, sunday is warm and sunny. >> that's your latest weather. this next is a doozy. it takes work to keep the love alive in a marriage. how far would you be willing to go in the name of keeping your marriage fresh? >> new york post highlighted a modern approach. spouses allowing their partners to cheat for a few days each year. naturally, this is causing a lot of conversation. erica hill is here with a look. >> a doozy is putting it quite well, savannah. good morning. a wild weekend is one of the unexpected ways some married couples are navigating their relationship. >> reporter: there's a new take on marriage. the promise of fidelity that traditionally comes along with it. >> in the old days, infidelity, that was it. today, people are saying, you
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hmm, maybe divorce isn't the answer. >> reporter: according to relationship coach suzy johnson, a cheating spouse doesn't always leave a marriage in ruins. in fact, for some of her clients, she says it's an opportunity. >> yes, it's a deal breaker, but it's also affording you an opportunity to renegotiate and make a new deal. >> reporter: johnson is helping more and more couples strike that new deal. >> they're more into negotiating and talking about it and putting rules in place. people are opening up a little bit more about what they want, and rather than kind of doing the off the rack kind of marriage, they're customizing. >> reporter: for the past two decades, the percentages of men and women who cheat have stayed roughly the same. according to researchers at the university of chicago, about 21% of married men stray. compared with 10% to 15% of married women. >> i'm giving you a hall pass. >> a what? >> reporter: the idea of a
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fodder for countless movies and tv shows. >> how about we get married now, like right now, for a ten-year anniversary, you can have sex with someone else. >> what? >> reporter: and off screen, some celebs acknowledge their open approach. >> we were friends. and i guess you could say, practiced an open marriage in 1954. no one understood it. we did. >> reporter: experts warn open marriages, even for one agreed upon weekend, aren't for everyone. >> it is a bell you can't unring. once you do it, it's done. >> if there are grave disagreements in a relationship, allowing somebody to have a free weekend of romance doesn't fix that problem. in my mind, it creates more problems. >> both the doctor and suzy
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works in a small number of cases. to give you perspective on what suzy counsels her clients, she says, traditionally, she helps to counsel the wives to be okay with an open weekend for the husband. the men, interestingly enough, not so open to things working the other way around. #shocking not shocking. she also told us about a couple where the wife wanted another child. the husband was like, not so much. but wait, i get a hall pass? they now have another child. >> whoa! >> doesn't sound healthy. >> no. >> it's not going to work in my house. i'll tell you that. >> negotiate terms with your spouse. wow. >> the hall pass is a fun parlor game. in practice, not so good. >> exactly. >> don't try this story at home. coming up, jason bateman
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> good morning, everyone.
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looking at the hamilton bridge, it's april 15th, i'm darlene rodriguez. a power outage in newark continues to impact college classes today. utility crews are working to restore power knocked out yesterday. the new jersey institute of technology is once again cancelling classes this morning because of the outage, but rutgers university newark says all classes will go on as scheduled today. at last check pse&g hoped to have power restored some time this morning. let's look at the commute, here's lauren skala. >> thanks, darlene. still a disaster in the bronx eastbound, a third of the morning out by webster avenue. 90 minutes at the george washington bridge upper level, 60 in the lower. we also have reports of a minor accident at the lincoln. 78 westbound this accident, as well. two lanes shut down. one on the garden state parkway at exit 131. back to you, darlene. another chilly start, we'll
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44 in the city, 30s to the north and west. tomorrow breezy, sunny, high of 76. coming up on the "today" show, dr. jill biden tells us how she balances her own career while helping to launch nationwide
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it's 8:30. it's a beautiful morning on the plaza. we're happy to have you along. great crowd. they're noisy, loud, they're happy. it's friday and it'll be a beautiful weekend in lots of parts of the country. >> yes, it is. coming up still on the show, we're happy about this, the multi-talented jason bateman is here in studio 1a. >> there has been a competition
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who is crushing on jason bateman more. >> you're out of the trust circle. >> you and willie were man crushing. >> absolutely. >> there you go. catch of the day in today's kitchen, fish and chips. it's a recipe from two british sisters who are all the rage on instagram. and it's healthy. >> yay. >> glishs delicious. no eating, no sleeping. running for 200 miles. sounds like fun, doesn't it? we're going to tell you the touching story behind the athletic feat that brought six strangers together for a great cause. we're missing someone. willie has gone down to fire up the facebook live booth. he's in there chatting. >> hey, guys. i'm in the facebook live booth clauster ter clauser phobia phobia. it's great. we'll be chatting. >> it's small in there. >> he's in a traumatically --
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let's get a check of the weather. >> coming up this weekend, saturday, sunny skies in the eastern half of the u.s. risk of strong storms in texas, all the way to heavy rain in the plains. sunny a ny along the west coast. sunday, sunday, with willie geist. west texas to the plains. sunny along the west coast and the eastern half of the u.s., looking spectacular. warmer than normal conditions. that's what's going on around thanks, al. good morning, everyone, temperatures on the rise right now, back to the mid 40s in central park. 47 degrees. we have lots of sunshine as you start your day. chilly right now, but temperatures are moderating back to the 50s by lunchtime. a day similar to yesterday, but a bit warmer. high temperature of 64 this afternoon. it feels great, fantastic spring day. 66 tomorrow as we start the
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70 on sunday, into the 70s on monday. >> that's your latest weather. back inside to savannah. >> al, thank you so much. jason bateman pulled double duty in "the family fang." he directed it and stars alongside nicole kidman, siblings who struggle with a strange family dynamic. take a look. >> if you're in control, the chaos will happen around you. and not to you. do you understand? >> okay. i'm ready. >> oh! >> jason bateman, good morning. >> good morning. >> we were just discussing how i screened the film and you were disappointed i watched it on a
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>> you have to watch a lot of stuff. >> i was saying it was a directory kind of -- >> i know. >> -- reaction. >> slightly doochy. i apologize. >> your art should be on a big screen. >> i won't say art. i'll just complain about the box. >> this is the second movie you've directed, right? >> yeah. >> you were here with "bad words" before. it seems you've caught the directing bug. >> you soak up something after, you know, acting for so many years. then, you know, you want the privilege to be able to kind of try your hand at what you think you've soaked up. it's a lot of fun. >> it's a fun movie. it's very quirky. i mean, it's comedy but also some drama. set out the scene. it's an unusual premise. >> well, it's simplistic in the sense that, you know, every kid has a parent. at some point, you become smart
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to kind of see through the disguise that all of our parents wear. you start to see kind of that they're just as flawed as you are. that moment over a few years can be comedic and heartbreaking. it's kind of what the film has. it's a little of both. it was fun to try to navigate that. >> it's interesting how it's set up. in this story, you and nicole kidman are siblings. your parents were performance artists who subjected you as little children to being in their performance art. >> right. >> i don't want to overstate the parallels, but you also were brought up as a child actor. did you draw on any of that? >> there are some parallels. ours was not as interesting to warcht warrant a movie written about it. yeah, you know, our experience, we didn't end up going missing. doesn't have the mystery this film does. >> as i mentioned at the top,
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you're directing none other than nicole kidman and christopher walken. what's that like? mr. walken, i have a few notes for you. >> it'd be the opposite because they don't need help from an idiot like me. they know exactly what they're doing. i could focus on other things. they're incredible in the film. >> i'm always impressed when someone directs a film and stars in it. i always have this image of someone, you know, setting up a camera on a timer and running out in front of it, trying to get the shot. is it a little like that? >> you would make a terrible director. >> thank you. that's true. >> no. it's -- i've got this mirror i carry around, and i can act into it. then i note myself. no, that's not true either. >> okay. >> it's also somewhat more simplicity. that actor, me, is kindover of reading my mind, for better or worse. >> the movie has flashbacks. i was looking for an excuse to
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jason bateman in -- >> on the "today" show? >> "little house on the prairie." >> i think i may have done a "today" show segment for that. >> i wish i had known that. note to self, cue that up. >> michael landon was a cool guy. >> "arrested development." people will be out here with pitch forks if i don't ask you if there is going to be more "arrested development." >> i haven't been told there is, but i know there is a willingness. i'm sure the adults need to figure it all out. then us kids will show up. >> lightning round. a game i play with my favorite guests called either/or. acting or directing? >> directing because it's more challenging. >> wow. >> i like both. >> "arrested development" or "hogan family." >> "arrested development" with a tight second on the "hogan family." >> okay. burger or pizza? >> pizza.
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>> dog. how dare you? >> sorry. ma or pa on "little house." >> pa. michael landon was the george clooney of the day. >> who wrote this? natalie or savannah? >> savannah. >> yes, yes! >> if i was outside, it'd be natalie. >> look at my sign! i made a sign, jason. >> thank you for putting up with our weird stalking of you. "the family fang" opens in select theaters on the 29th. what brought six strangers together to run 200 miles.
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this week, we're celebrating fitness with run for today. we're counting down to sunday's more shape women's half marathon marathon.
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co-hosts for the event. a lot of inspiration. >> six people i'm about to introduce you to, they ran over 200 miles as a team. about 34 miles each. they did it all to raise awareness for a very important cause at the relay in southern california. i was honored this team asked me to lace up my running shoes and join them. >> reporter: the task was daunting. the ragnar relay in southern california. nearly 200 miles of running through hills, flats, neighborhoods and stunning coastline coastline. through bright sunshine and darkness, barely eating and rarely sleeping. >> kidney run! >> reporter: meet the run kidney team. six strangers who came together to raise awareness for a cause very close to them. living organ donation. >> three, two, one! >> reporter: race day, i was there to help kick it off along with randy, but i'd only do the first leg.
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>> look at this. you are living life. you are living strong, my friend. >> so good to be alive. and to be able to do this. >> i got a message from the hospital saying, you have kidney failure and you need to report to the er right away. right away. so, you know, my life just crumbled at that point. >> reporter: randy received a life-saving kidney from his brother. >> this is my buddy. we did it. first leg. >> yeah. did great. >> reporter: cathy lived out every mother's nightmare when her 22-year-old son was rushed to the hospital. >> he woke up with swollen ankles. 14 days later, he was on dialysis. when i found out there was such a thing as living donation, i was the first one to say, i want to help my son. we were blessed that i was a good enough match to donate. >> your son, how is he now? >> doing great. he's 27. they're expecting their first child, so life is really good. >> you're going to be a grandma.
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>> fantastic. >> super excited. >> reporter: today, she'll run over 30 miles for him. >> we're just having a blast. cheering each other on as we come through the line. it's fun. >> reporter: rebecca also donated a kidney to her son, who had been sick moat his st his life. >> when he was 19, he needed the transplant. i was a match, and we were -- sorry. >> hard to talk about. >> it'll be four years in may we had the transplant. >> reporter: as she runs, she's overwhelmed with emotion. >> just awesome. this is so great to be a part of this group. >> reporter: others gave kidneys to friends. fernando was a former drug addict who turned his life around by running. >> i was able to help, you know, somebody's health by helping my own health. >> reporter: today, he runs with his music and a message for all to see. >> sing along to my beat. >> reporter: ivan gave a kidney
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>> what we're going through is nothing compared to what they have to go through. >> reporter: they're all here for people like sal, who wouldn't be alive today without the generous donations of others. >> i remember the last day i was on dialysis. i felt so bad. it was christmas. i couldn't eat. and -- sorry. >> i know it's so hard. >> i got a call. 24 hours later, i woke up with a kidney and a pang creas. >> christmas gift. >> run, kidney, run. >> reporter: a dpift of gift of a lifetime, these six individuals coming together as a team. showing even with one kidney, they could still run and run and run. completing the ragnar relay nearly 40 hours after they started.
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paper, but for all who watched them cross the finish line, the one kidney run team were clearly the winners. >> such an inspiring group. there are over 100,000 people waiting on the kidney donors list. to find out more about living organ donation, head to today.com. as far as the ragnar relay depose, it was goes, it was an amazing event. if you want to join, there are 20 ragnar races around the country per year. this is all part of our run for today. sunday is the 13th annual more shape women's half marathon. erica and i will be there. many are running it with us, as well. we're excited to have carolyn here, too. >> thank you. >> this is your second half you're running, but you recruited your mom. >> yes. i have my family back here in the crowd. everybody is excited.
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it changes lives, like you saw in the piece. we have the city olympics in august. is it time to carb load yet. >> no. >> listen, i can make a case for that any day. >> we'll talk. >> we're excited to be part of it. it'll be great. >> we're excited to have you. >> as natalie mentioned, we're all running. thousands more women will be running, as well as a lot of friends. our nbc affiliates and stations around the country. marla branson from myrtle beach, south carolina, is here. she'll be running with us, as well, which we're excited about. >> if you're in the area, come cheer us on. central park. race starts at 8:00 a.m. savannah -- >> if you run fast enough, you'll be home in time for 9:00 "sunday today with willie." >> another plug. british pub favorite.
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this morning on today food, british sisters determined to make eating well more fun. and to bring meals back to the basics. jacqueline and melissa are big on social media. more than 223,000 followers on instagram instagram. they're putting their recipes in "good and simple." >> good morning, willie. >> tell me about the book. is that your philosophy for cooking, simple? >> keep it good and simple. >> we're home cooks and want to bring good food back to the table and show what it is to eat with the ones you loved. >> good and simple. ease is it. >> ease is the name of the game. >> have you been doing this since you were little girls? >> i was. >> i'm the younger sister. i had to laid the tables. >> i had to help mom chop the onions and all that. >> we have a history of great food.
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this, here with you, willie. >> we're making fish fingers. >> you call them fish sticks. >> we might adopt it because it's cute. chips. >> indpreed yents s ingredients are simple. >> fish. sustainability, find a good fishmonger and bake them. you can use any firm, whitefish. also use chicken. >> really? >> very versatile. then ground almonds. >> this is just almonds ground down. we're going to use that to coat. we have a nutty coating. it's a great way of cutting back on grains and refined white flour. >> lovely texture. if you have an allergy, sub substitute sunflower seeds. lemon zest, chili and garlic. >> you can mix this up with any
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mexican spices. we're just going to flavor our trust here. >> is there a secret to how large you want the fish stick to be? >> yeah. that is a thick old finger, isn't it? you can go small or as big as you'd like. do squares. play around. do you want to be involved, willie? >> of course. >> take the fish there and dunk it in there. give it a lovely -- give it a bath. >> pop it into here. >> seasoning. >> all you do is make sure it's beautiful. >> want to do the next one? >> these are high class fish sticks. usually, we buy them frozen from the grocery store and throw them >> this is fun. something to do with the kids. >> this is much better. >> nothing tastes as good as home cooked food. >> we have a panel downstairs. >> how is it, guys? >> i love it. >> sauce is amazing.
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ambiguity gluten, you think it'll be boring. but there are so many foods on the planet we should be joining. the best compliment is when people say, my husband said, it's so delicious it can't be healthy. no reason healthy food can't be delicious. >> moving on. we like fats that are right for cooking, like coconut oil, and very good for us. we're not scared of fat. you'll find it in the philosophy. >> i like that about you. >> do you like parsnips? >> i do. when you make them this way. >> any funny vegetable, bathe them in coconut oil and add flavoring. how about a little bit of parmesan or, as you say, parmesan. >> good american accent. i like how you called them funny vegetables. new category of vegetables. >> another great one is celery root, i think, for you. >> right. >> they make fantastic chips, too.
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oven and this is what you end up with. >> may i have a taste myself? >> come over. >> serve with favorite green veggie veggie. it's delicious the next day for the packed lunch. >> folks at home, they're taking over our "today" food instagram page in a moment. find all the recipes at today.com/food. ladies, pleasure. >> thank you. >> tasting the funny vegetables. up next, big news with our friend ellie kemper.
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everyone knows that we adore ellie kemper. >> yes. >> this morning, we have two reasons to celebrate. not in order of excitingness. season two of "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" isstreaming on netflix. and ellie just announced she is expecting. >> i am. >> so happy. >> where is the baby? >> natalie morales always says the right things. >> oh, so tiny. no, i'm definitely showing. no hiding it. but thank you so much, you guys. very exciting. we're due this summer. >> how do you feel? look amazing. >> guys, everyone is well raised on this couch. i feel fine. i felt a little hungover the first four months, but that's normal.
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i'm good now. >> finding out boy or girl? >> we are not finding out. >> surprise. >> it's more fun. tell me. >> i tried to do that and siri told me, in her sleep, she was sleep talking. i swear to god. all the appointments, i stepped out of the room because she wanted to know and i didn't. >> we have it in an envelope. >> you do? >> my will power is strong. >> best surprise you'll get. so much more to talk to you
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>> ellie is live, this is news 4 new york now. >> good morning, everybody. 8:57. 46 degrees out. it's friday morning, april 15th. i'm darlene rodriguez. the nypd is investigating two fatal shootings last night. elliot caldwell died after being shot in the back in the east village. witnesses report hearing several gunshots and seeing a man in a red hooded sweatshirt run from the area. police are looking for at least four men connected to a shooting in washington heights. 41 year old was shot outside an apartment building on west 157th street. he was later pronounced dead at harlem hospital. today, another chilly start.
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tomorrow breezy, sunny, high of 66. sunny with lots of sun on sunday. 70 is the high. monday a few clouds, high of 76. coming up on the "today" show, ellie kuemper stops by to celebrate her big news and season two of her netflix
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this morning on "today's take," julia lou louis dreyfus behind the scenes of "veep." ellie kemper will talk about season two of her hit show and how she's expecting. dr. jill biden, how she's inspiring ourilitary families. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a
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april 15th, 2016. it's a great crowd on the plaza. we've been out with them earlier. boisterous crowd, the way we like it. you hear april 15th and think tax day. it's not until monday this year. april 18th. >> right before the weekend? >> it's emancipation day in d.c. their on they're observing today so federal workers have the day off. >> three more days to work on the taxes. >> good or bad, on the weekend. >> get them out. >> you want to watch "sunday today with willie geist." >> you're good, al roker. >> how many plugs will you give the guy. >> good friend right there. i like your song, by the way. >> can you hear it? friday i'm in love it's a great song. reminds me of college. the cure, big band. >> today, we have you with dr. jill biden. >> yes. >> julia louis-dreyfus and ellie
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murderer's row of guests. incredible. this story, i don't know how you're feel about it. when i was watching this in my dressing room this morning, i was just appalled. crying. upset as a mom. this is video of a child being disciplined in georgia. 5 years old, a little boy. he was being hit with a paddle by school officials. it's gone viral because the mom posted it on her facebook page. she recorded it on her phone because she said she had to consent to it. she thought she was going to have to go to jail. apparently, there is a truancy issue that she had been sent to jail for before. she thought if she -- >> her son had been out for 18 days. >> she felt if she didn't consent, then she'd have to go to jail once again. her son would be expelled from school. she sat there and recorded the video. it's been reviewed by, i believe, 1.9 million people when i checked it out this morning.
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this goes on for quite a while. the child is crying. you'll see it now. >> i'm only going to do it one time, unless you wiggle around. okay? one time. >> no! >> we're going to do it. >> mommy, help me! >> it's so hard to watch. that goes on and on. now, the use of corporal punishment by school officials, it is legal in georgia. and 18 other states. they say about 50% of the districts have used corporal punishment. gabe gutierrez reported on this earlier and said 11,000 times last year, they applied corporate punishment in schools in georgia. the boy's mother, shania perez, says she was pretending to text so she could record it. she wanted people to see it. that's when she uploaded it on her facebook page. she does admit that her son almost hit another student, ran
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here's what she says about his punishment. >> it was emotionally devastating. i don't know how else to describe it. i feel like this is going to ruin his last few weeks of school. he hates school now. does not even want to go. >> according to jasper county schools student and parent handbook, corporate punishment is allowed for cases including spitting. the district cannot comment because the incident apparently is being looked at now by officials. they say corporal punishment only used with parental consent. the district is investigating and looking into the discipline policies. it seems like even if the child is, i don't know if they label them a problem child, but if there are issues, we don't know what was going on. the mother said he had been sick and that's why he was out 18 days. it seemed like this is a child that needs to be loved and cared
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in this case, rather than paddle them, embrace them and teach them the right way. >> what's the lesson that kid is learning there? school is associated with pain. >> right. >> i think -- i understand the mother was filming it so she could get the word out, but she has more restraint than i would, watching someone hit my kid. >> expel us? i don't care. i'm taking him out of this school anyway. on a 5-year-old? it made my blood boil, watching that. i was crying in my dressing room watching it. the video is just a small portion of it. the child is screaming. there is nothing -- there is nothing that makes me more angry than to see that. >> i agree. >> horrific. other news, i had a great opportunity last week and this week. i traveled with the vice president's wife, dr. jill biden, and was able to sit down with her. she has a big initiative aimed at really supplying support to our military families.
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we also have a had to talk politics, of course. talked about her husband's decision, of course, not to run for president, because the timing wasn't right. >> your husband also said he regrets not running. >> uh-huh. >> every day, for the most part. is that something that you think about, as well, what it could have been like, had timing been a little bit different? >> well, you know, i say every day, i mean, joe -- i really do feel that joe would have made a great president. i think he has the character. i think that he's a convener. i think one of his strengths is compromise. so i feel, you know, maybe america missed an opportunity. i don't know. it just wasn't the right time. >> i asked her, we could use a compromiser in chief right now. she said, yes, i think so. interesting because she told me
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she said, you know, it's sometimes hard to hear what, as she said, the other side has to say about certain issues. watching the debate last night, even democratic debate, you wonder what the tone would have been like. >> you can hear the way she talks, the way vice president biden talked. in their hearts, they know he'd be a good candidate, but it wasn't the right time with the death of their son beau. >> we'll have the full story coming up in a little bit. incredible visit. great to meet the military families. we have eluded to it. you may have noticed, we're very excited for our good friend willie geist. this sunday marks the beginning of a new era. "sunday today with bill willie geist." >> it's still the "today" show you've known and loved but we'll take a little more time with our stories. when we do a profile, you'll see, you know, seven or eight minutes, something like that. >> i love that. >> you'll get to know the people a little better.
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this week, backstage with the cast of "hamilton." >> incredible. >> this show everybody is talking about. they gave us access you've never seen before, to hang out with the cast. >> you have a new theme. are there lyrics, somebody singing? >> "the unbreakable kimmy schmidt" theme. >> unbreakable willie geist. >> great rip-off. >> we celebrate the inaugural of "sunday today," we have a sunday quiz. >> okay. >> we have questions. listen to this hit from the commodores and see if you two can finish the next line. >> okay. this is you. >> now, too. girl, you know i've done all i can >> i know this. >> ellie kemper is grooving, too.
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>> oh, we're going to sing it? >> ease easy >> easy like sunday morning. >> i love that song. >> put the photo up. can you name the film from this photo? >> '90s cameron diaz. >> sunday something. >> the football movie, no. >> yes. "any given sunday." >> okay. >> we got there. with help. >> can you name three stars who sung nbc's sunday night football theme song. >> carrie underwood. >> faith hill. >> martina mcbride. >> no. >> pink. >> yes. >> i had help. >> can you finish the next couple lines from the black i -eyed pea s, "i have a feeling"? monday, tuesday, wednesday and
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friday, saturday, sunday and >> okay. everything is >> i don't know. >> i love this game. everyday is sunday >> get, get, get. get, get, get with us you know what we say party every day >> for the bonus, who sings this song? sunday morning, rain is falling >> adam levine. >> easy. >> final question, when canys you watch willie's new show? >> sunday! >> check your local listings. >> thank you. >> what is that? >> that's right. we have a giant ice cream sundae sundae. >> maybe ellie can eat this, because she's eating for two. >> i'll have that, just for you. >> this looks good. >> we have a dig in here.
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we'll eat. >> our pal ellie kemper. there was a period -- by the way, when are they going to release the song as a single? >> the song should be at the top of the charts. >> they need to release it. play it up a little. >> oh, we said it. >> anyway, i'm in the subway yesterday. put the picture up. >> man of the people, taking the subway. >> the columbus circle, it's the "unbreakable kimmy schmidt." oh, it's back here. come here, ellie. >> follow al. oh, yeah, here it is. >> the turnstiles. >> yeah. >> everywhere in the 59th street columbus circle. >> 59th street. al roker takes the subway. so can you. >> get your metro card. >> yup.
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you tried to do the weather while i was gone. i guess people complained. >> al, people like you. okay, no secret. they were upset. they thought i didn't know geography. i thought i was joking around. people were livid. i don't know why i'm here. you'll get a lot of hate mail. >> here's the deal. since you're expecting, we have baby weather today. a couple of the cities. >> we have snow over baby rock. there's going to be a thunderstorm over this sweet blanket in texas. a very loving pressure system. >> in arkansas. >> moving to missouri. >> there's a place called diaperville. >> is this real? >> in wisconsin. >> pepe, ohio. >> no, there isn't. >> get down in cribtown. ellie kemper -- >> thank you. >> -- so happy for you.
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>> let's get down in cribtown. that's what's going on good morning, everyone. another chilly start out there, but another beautiful afternoon taking shape. lots of sunshine and those 40s and 30s right now, back to 60s later today. high temperature of 64 degrees, touch milder than yesterday. overnight tonight, mostly clear, down to a low of 44. chilly side, 30s north and west of town and milder into the weekend. tomorrow into the mid 60s, lots of sunshine throughout. sunday we hit 70 degrees, finally mid 70s on monday. >> that's your latest weather. >> this is supposed to be a gag, but we're eating the whole thing. fantastic. natalie takes the special trip with dr. jill biden to inspire military families, right after this. 'kay, babe, i think we should head north, past the park. 'kay. oh, hit up jimmy's for some chicken and waffles. oh, and those truffle fries. truffle so good. it's less than a mile. come on, we can do better than that.
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>> just want to say i miss you. >> please be safe. >> reporter: these are the faces of our military families. the children of the men and women who defend our country. it's a tight knit group, one i was lucky enough to be a part of, growing up with a father in the air force. and it's a cause that's close to dr. jill biden, too. her father served in world war ii, and her son beau was army national guard and deployed to iraq for a year. >> he left one month before we were elected. we were out campaigning, and we were seeing his unit off. it was a tough year. it was a tough year for the biden family. it was a tough year for his children. >> thank you so much for inviting us along. >> reporter: dr. biden invited me on a trip to fort riley, kansas. army base home to the first infantry division. nearly 8,000 children. in the heart of the country, the families here are the backbone of the military. repeatedly called to deploy to places like iraq, afghanistan and kuwait.
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deploying, so i've had some experience with him leaving. definitely sometimes, you really miss him a lot. >> reporter: lauren's dad is currently serving overseas, as her mom battles lupus, for which she's on chemotherapy. >> he's concerned but knows me and my mom can get through this. we have each other's backs. makes me really happy, knowing that just him simply being here makes a difference for our future. >> reporter: being a military kid also means moving often. >> alabama. then out here. >> especially at this age, when you're into clubs and into sports, it's got to be difficult, to think about moving to another place. you know, it's got to be challenging for all of you. >> reporter: by middle school, most of the children have moved, on average, six to nine times. >> teachers care about me.
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their home, having dinner with 150 women whose husbands are currently deployed. rebecca ford is raising three boys under 5, almost all on her own. >> one of my children, doesn't know who his dad is. middle child doesn't understand and sleeps with me every night because he's concerned i'm going to up and leave. >> reporter: back in washington, dr. biden is focused on her initiative, educate the educators. >> they are my everyday heros. teachers and colleges have stepped up to educate people going into education, so they will realize that there are military children in their classrooms. and to celebrate those children. make their transitions easier for them. >> as an educator, you have to be very proud. >> i am. >> as a military mom, two of your passions, perfectly in sync. >> i've seen it with my grandchildren. in my granddaughter natalie's school, her teacher put a picture of beau's unit outside the classroom door.
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the classroom, they saw that natalie's daddy was at war. >> reporter: with so much she wants to accomplish in office, dr. biden says she does have some regrets, as their time at the white house draws to a close. >> i really do feel that joe would have made a great president. one of his strengths is compromise. maybe america missed an opportunity. i don't know. it just wasn't the right time. >> need somebody who maybe is a compromiser in chief at this point in our life. >> yes. >> speaking of the political campaign, your president, vice president, said this week he'd like to see a woman as president. what about you? >> you know, i feel the same way as joe feels. of course, i'd like to see a woman as president. i'd like to see more women in the senate. as governors, in house. you know, in all fields. >> have you ever thought about a future in politics? >> never.
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you're happen. al asked mrs. obama this question and i'll pose it to you, as well. what will you be doing january 21st, 2017? of course, the day after the inauguration. >> i will be putting on my sneaks and going for a run alone. >> i like that. what do you want your legacy to be? >> i think it's -- a legacy is for someone else to determine, what your legacy would be. i knew i couldn't come to washington and just do joe -- live joe's life, politics. i knew i had to keep teaching. it's my life's work and what i'm most proud of. to be an independent woman, i guess. >> bringing it back to the amazing families we met at fort riley, what is it you want us to remember about them? >> they are resilient. we cannot forget them. we have to keep working to keep the military a part of our culture. they are sacrificing for us, and
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> live look there at the long island expressway. 9:27 on this friday, good morning, i'm michael gargiulo. fire that tore through several homes in jersey city rekindled this morning. chopper 4 overhead while one of the houses burned this morning. the fire started last night before spreading to four nearby houses. all four of them were destroyed. ten people were displaced. three firefighters also hurt, including one who suffered minor burns. the cause of the fire right now still under investigation. i want to check the weather,
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this afternoon, 44 in the city tonight, 30s north and west. tomorrow 66, sunday, though, we should get up to 70 degrees and then look at monday. 76. nice way to start the week. coming up on the "today" show, james dento stops by to talk about season two of "the good witch."
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overnight tonight, mostly clear, chilly down to 44 and a beautiful stretch of weather heading into the weekend, even milder the high back to the mid 60s. sunday we hit 70 finally and monday we stay in the 70s. 76 and sunny. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you vur ery much. no better time to binge watch than friday night. "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" fans, it's on. season two is treem streaming. >> we're here with kimmy, ellie kemper, to chat about the show and exciting news she's going to be a mom. first, we have sneak peek at season two. >> my resume. >> this says you were a babysitter from 1997 to 1998, then there is a 15-year gap. >> look, i know i'm not perfect. let me tell you about another inl per imperfect employee. rue rudolph, and he was a joke.
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>> we love this show so much. let me say, the pregnancy, brilliant piece of marketing for season two. >> i said, michael, we've got to get people to watch the show. we have got to get pregnant. right when it comes out. >> let's go. >> we did it. it's brilliant. >> timing. >> i'm savvy. >> ellie, bring us up to speed. there's your husband, michael. where is kimmy right now? >> the second season picks up where the first left off. kimmy put the reverend, jon hamm in jail, and thinks everything is done. this season is really about finding out who she is, navigating a world that isn't black and white. air ya areas of gray. she starts to see a therapist, and the therapist is played by tina fey. >> there you go. >> tina, of course, executive produces the series. what is it like, getting to have a couple times on screen with her? >> exhilarating. i am a huge fan of tinas.
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marcia clark last year, so i technically had scenes with her. as my therapist, it was heavy. she is grill brill she is brilliant. it was fun. >> you're expecting, which is terrific. >> thank you. >> any cravings yet? >> i have to say something. i actually had a -- i don't know if you remember, we were all hypnotized. >> were you really? >> not for a second. i was not hypnotized. i didn't fall over, but i found myself -- i went home and had ice cream. my wish was to not be addicted to ice cream. during the first trimester of pregnancy, i couldn't look at ice cream. >> oh, dear. >> i was not expecting an aversion. >> do you want protein? >> chips. barbecue chips, something salty. >> if we had, say, your favorite ice cream from st. louis, ted cruz -- >> no, no! the first trimester is over. we are back!
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the legend on her set of "veep," which returns next weekend. >> it can be best described as one of the most hilarious election seasons ever. after months of name chaul alling and outrageous behavior by the candidates, we find out who is going to be the next president of the united states. yes, everyone, we're talking about "veep." >> mr. speaker, the president of the united states! >> thank you! for making history, with the first woman president. you're hurting my hand. >> is it hard to top what's actually happening in our real life, political environment? >> obviously, "veep" was meant to be a comedy satire. although, some of the things these republican nominees are saying right now, if we incorporated those lines into our show, i think hbo would send us notes back saying, too outrageous. >> you can't help but love watching the show. >> everybody i meet, no matter
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think we're making fun of the other one. >> reporter: this life imitating art continues when the hit comedy reveals the outcome of an unusual presidential campaign. >> i'll tell you what's unprecedented, a tie is unprecedented. becoming the first lady president. >> reporter: tony hale played the body man. >> i'm your cadden lendar, wilson and google. >> no, you're not! >> reporter: i got a tour of the oval office. >> you look up and it's complete hollywood chaos. >> have you ever been in the actual oval office? >> no. jim, who designed it, they do a lot of research. even down to the designing that carpet and all that stuff. >> you can take pictures and presend pre pretend you've been in the actual office. >> nobody knows. >> even trying to talk to you now, it's hard. >> it adds to the energy. my character is always, you
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to find her, seeing if she needs something. >> reporter: while no one on the cast would give away season five secrets, you can expect the not so subtle insults will remain a staple of the show. >> you two have gabs that go back and forth. i mean, insults like i've never really heard insults before. >> okay. yogi, say nothing to anyone. you understand me? >> do you ever feel bad? >> always feel bad. horrible stuff comes out of his mouth. early rehearsals, they encouraged us to go for it. we were all still getting to know each other. we spent days apologizing to one another. >> looks like yosemite sam. >> without the credibility. >> they go after jonas, specifically. those, i think, are a little -- you need a thicker skin. >> reporter: over the course of four seasons, "veep" made cursing politically correct.
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you [ bleep ]. >> do you curse much in normal life? >> i do, yes. >> honeymoon is over, isn't it? kind of a [ bleep ] honeymoon, too. >> very good fit for me, yeah. >> the cursing, insults, all return on april 24th when "veep" returns. >> also catch julia louis-dreyfus hosting "saturday night live" this weekend. next, try saying no to a brisket patty melt. can't be done, especially when it's made by this guy. >> cooking them up waffle house style.
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this morning on today food, wrapping up a week of recreating restaurant recipes at home. i love the waffle house and i got a version of their patty melt. i did this at the south beach wine and food festival this year. finished in the top ten. >> big hit. >> you have your onions, mayo,
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i like a marble rye. sriracha and ketchup. first of all, i like caramelized onions. can't go wrong with caramelized onions. you have a pull a bunch of sliced onions into a pan with olive oil and cook it up. i like mine browner than most people. you keep sauteing. while that's sauteing, you're going to make -- you, if you like a russian dressing, buy it. it's not that hard to make. >> easy to make, right? >> ketchup, mayo, relish. t pal emeril would say, sriracha. whisk it up. patty melt, one of the most important parts is the patty. i like brisket. beef brisket. now, here's what -- to save yourself money, buy a whole brisket. ask your butcher to grind it.
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you're going to cook it on a cast iron skillet or grill. to be perfectly honest, this is the best way to cook a burger. not so much on your barbecue grill, but here. >> it dries out. >> yeah. this is how you get the sear, high heat. bring it over here. take your nice little patty. >> you're going to want to butter that up. >> not yet. >> okay. >> first, take a little -- >> oh, down girl. >> take some of your russian dressing. take some of your onion. put it over here. spread that out. >> those look delicious. >> then you're going to take your patty, put it there. mix up cheese. i like american. some people like to put in cheddar or swiss. now, the butter. take your butter. smear that. >> nice. >> put it on to the grill. >> a lot of butter.
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that's what you're going to notice. a lot of butter? >> don't worry about the butter. >> all the ice cream earlier. >> everything melts and boom. and also, i like to do nice hash browns like you can get at the waffle house. there's the patty melt, ladies and gentlemen. >> genius, al. >> delicious. >> so good. >> goes with our giant sundae from earlier. >> on a "sunday today with willie geist." head to today.com/food for the recipes. we want to mention a food club stand out. sarah made this bacon and egg fried rice. this is today, two days before "sunday today with willie geist"
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thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah
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i know what ellie will be doing on sunday. she's going to be waking up to watch willie. >> little ice cream. little tr. >> tv. >> ahead of the launch, the new show on sunday, one more time, the plug. >> yes. sunday morning. 8:00 or 9:00, depending on what part of the country you live in. it'll be a fun show. we'll do news at the top in a loose, fun way. then longer profiles. spend more time than you're used to spendin during the week with actors, celebrities, people like ellie. entrepreneurs. we'll get a mix of people and hang out on a sunday morning. >> you'll still have the weather. >> oh, yeah. we have weather. you got any tips? >> yeah, that's it, right? >> this part of the country. that and more this sunday on "sunday today." kathie lee and hoda. big hug for ellie. >> congratulations, ellie.
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>> watch it all friday and sunday so you can watch "sunday today."
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> live look there at the new jersey turnpike. 9:57 right now on this friday, april 15th. good morning, i'm michael gargiulo. just days to go before new york's primary. hillary clinton and bernie sanders met for a fierce debate in brooklyn. the two sparred over gun
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relations, and who's more qualified to be president. senator sanders is in rome right now attending an economic conference at the vatican. secretary clinton not releasing her schedule for today, but her husband and daughter will be campaigning for her in the city. meanwhile, republican candidates are campaigning today in upstate and western new york. all three were at a gop gala last night in midtown. ted cruz was the last to speak and ended up being largely ignored by the crowd. 64 degrees, tomorrow breezy, sunny, 66. sunday lots of sun, 70. monday look at that, 76 degrees. coming up on the "today" show, tips to help you slim down for the summer.
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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 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. i'm hillary clinton and i
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> oh, yeah. hi y'all. it's try day friday, april 15th, 2016. and the good news, it's not tax day. they're giving us the weekend to

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