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friday into friday night. showers, maybe an isolated thunderstorm at 76. then it clears up for the weekend, the upper 60s saturday. mid-60s sunday. more wet weather early next week. be careful with anything flammable. high fire danger today. >> we do need that rain on friday. >> yes, the "today" show is next. >> and that is what's happening "today in new york." good morning. unprecedented. the relentless rain causing historic flooding in houston. >> this is a dynamic situation. things are constantly changing. >> at least five people dead. dozens of neighborhoods submerged. more tha 1,000 high water rescue rescues. >> go, go! >> we're there with the latest, live. empire showdown. new york voters head to the polls in a crucial primary. hillary clinton looking to seal the deal. donald trump, sounding a confident note.
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but you have to go and vote. >> despite this unfortunate slip of the tongue. >> i was down there, and i watched our police and our firemen down in 7/11, down at the world trade center after it came down. >> this morning, our decision 2016 team has it covered. disguised for murder. a man dressed like a police officer, and now the desperate search for a killer on the loose. > "everybody loves raymond" doris roberts,d ributes are pouring this. tuesday, april 19th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybod . wee ome to "today" on this
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everybody loves doris roberts. >> she made me smile. the mom ho never had an unspoken thought on "everybody loves raymond." we'll talk more about her life and career later in the show. state of emergency is in effect as houston deals with torrential rains and flooding. janet shamlian is there. >> this was historic rain, as much as 17 inches in a matter of hours. the death toll stands at five people, all were in vehicles that had driven into high water. now, this morning, the concern is, there is a 70% chance of rain in the forecast today. that could certainly trigger more flooding. >> reporter: this morning, a city submerged by historic flooding. 17 inches in a matter of hours. there's more on the way. >> the biggest mistake anybody can make is assume the worst as passed. >> reporter: it ambushed the region in the overnight hour.
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the house up to the ankle. who hours after that, it's up to the knee. we left. >> reporter: schoolsnnounced they were closing. 100 nay poor eighborhoods flooded. students stayed home. the roads all but impassable. ye some chose to try. >> leave the car. swim. >> reporter: this driver rescued live on the air in houston by a reporter. >> what if you call in? >> reporter: this mom and dad waded through the rising water with their newborn daughter. rescues just in time like this one. firefighters delivered 1,200 people to safety. just as many were waiting. >> they have four feet of water in their house and everybody is ruined. >> reporter: tommy borrowed a boat to rescue his parents. >> counties are disaster areas,
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year ago. the homes here are still being repaired o are being completely rebuilt. >> reporter: boat loads in the city. outside the city, rescuers braved dangerooy conditions to save 70 horses. it's the most widespread flooding since tropical storm alison years ago, and forecasters say it's not over yet. an epic f od, fearful city of what's ahead. >> roads are still closed. for that reason, the houston hool district cancelled classes for a second day. hundreds of thousands of students will be staying home. there is no getting back to normal, at least not today. >> thank you. >> janet said the fear of what's ahead. what is ahead for the folks? >> unfortunately, more rain. significant amount of rain. the normal course of things, this amount of rain wouldn't
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already flooding. you can see the areas in the red diamonds. that's where major flooding is occurring now. on the radar, not much showing up. but our modelsar are sfowing she will be looking at rain veloping again today. flash flood watches, s attered storms, saturated ground from the really historic rain. moisture coming in off the gulf. it'll fire up more storms during the afternoon into the evening and on into tomorrow. more heavy showers and thunderstorms setting up r him er houston. just to the east, it'll continue to cause problems. rainfall amounts look to be anywhere from two to three inches. locally, we could see higher amounts of up to six inches of rain, guys. hourly rain rates of one to two ches. the rainfall alone for harris unty since this event would have -- the same amount of rain would have flowed over nigh gragg --
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>> thank you. after weeks of buildup and campaigning, it is voting day here. donald trump and hill are y e ary lary clinton hoping for big wins on their turf. we have coverage beginning with peter alexander. he's on the republicans this morning. peter, good morning. >> matt and savannah, good morning. donald trump looking for a oresounding win in new rk. hoping to sweep up all 95 republican delegates. with strong poll numbers in upcoming states like pennsylvania and maryland, by the end of this month, trump could be much better positioned to win a majority of the delegates before this summer's convention. >> reporter: donald trump rallying his home state crowd. his last stop, buffalo. >> we are going to bring buffalo back. we're going to bring new york back. and we're going to bring the united states of america back. >> reporter: despite the home field advantage, introduced by
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another ruckus affair. protesters refusing to leave, dragged out by security. the front runner unphased. >> there is no place that's better, more fun or safer than a trump rally. >> reporter: later, bubbling a reference to 9/11. >> i watched our police and firemen in 7/11, down at the world trade center after it came down. >> reporter: ted cruz already looking to the mid-atlantic, comparing his rival to walter money dale, buried by reagan's landslide in 1984. >> hillary is beating trump in utah. if the republican cannot carry bright red utah, we're looking at a walter mondale level blood bash across the country. >> new evidence this morning that donald trump is gearing up for the months ahead. an expensive reorganization of his campaign team from a small
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larger team of seasoned pros. he's expected to spend some $20 million in advertising in big states in the months ahead. >> peter alexander, thank you. both hillary clinton and bernie sanders are sounding confident about today's vote, as their campaigns continues to take shots at each other. andrea mitchell is following the democrats for us. good morning. >> morning to you. new yorkers say if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. only one of these two democratic candidates for president can win here today. >> reporter: against the back drop of new york skyline, bernie sanders. >> are you ready for this? >> yeah. >> all right. >> reporte boasting new york-sized confident. >> for a political revolution. let's do it. >> reporter: drawing hug crowds across the city. but hillary clinton already tasting victory, a dessert named in honor of a new york win. >> that's a victory. laterni late >> reporter: later, making this
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>> i'm hoping to wrap up the nomination. >> reporter: the sanders campaign accusing clinton and the democratic national committee of conspireing to funnel money to clinton's campaign. >> they want to change the rules but they haven't been changed. you have to follow the rules. >> clinton's campaign manager accusing sanders f r poisoning the well for democratic ca ndidates up and down the ticket. one measure of how sour the campaign has become. another sign, mrs. sanders complaining on urius xm radio. >> the clinton campaign has been a lot more undermining than we had ever seen before. >> bernie sanders has been predicting victory in new york, but he is.behind according to e polls in new york by double digits. ststall, on this wave of huge cr ds and enormous online fundraising, he sees no reason to stop any time season. matt and savannah. >> andrea mitchell, thank you very much.
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politicaa direconr aea moderator of "meet the press." >> appy new york primary day. >> let's talk about the polls. both seem to be showing rather commanding leads by trump and clinton. any reason to doubt that? >> really not. because of the fact that these are only open to registered republicans or democrats. because of that, when you don't have the independent voter factor, it's easier to poll. most of the time when you're wrong, it's the independent number and unsure of what pty ey'll vote? >> out on that limb, let's talk about the gop side. if donald trump wins and has a convincing win, what's it going to mean to the delegate count? >> we are assuming the big win, 85 of the 95 delegates. gets him almost to a 300-pledged delegate lead over ted cruz. little reminder, the top three candidates, one is not running when it comes to delegates. john kasich is the guy we're
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should he be -- what is he doing? why didn't he do better after tonight? it should put him here. then for trump, the following week, he could sweep these five statesi pennsylvania, mary nd, delaware, connecticut and rhode island. all of a sudden, he goes from needing 60% of remaining delylehates ow to 50% if he does as w bl as we think he'll do. then it'll come down as far as the republicans are concerned, to see if they can stop him in indiana a week later. if they do, we'll talk convention again. if t mp wins tdiana, glide past. >> you think he can get the nomination? >> if he pulls that off. >> letat talk about the democrats. bernie sanders was just here and suggests that he's still got a lupath. >> to his credit, he's been saying he's going to win new york. he's going to win new york in order to have a path. this is combined superdelegates and the pledged delegates. even if you take out the supers,
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where is sanders going to beat her, in a state that changes the entire narrative of the race? this would be that victory. i don't know if he's going to get it. >> look forward to the same stntes. what are her prospects? >> very good. pennsylvania, she should win. connecticut is some place -- roker messed it up -- it's a place her husband lost in 1992. we'll see. she could win all five of those. same thing, where does sanders win? >> don't poke the bear. you have roker right behind you. i hear him. >> really really? >> chuck, don't turn around. >> as ial he hasn't attacked me before with the board, huh? >> come over here we want to ask you about something else. get your take on the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll. when it comes to the candidates libility, 68% of all voters say they couldn't see themselves supporting donald trump. 61% say they couldn't back ted
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58% say they couldn't see themselves supporting hillary ge inton. not only about the race for the nomination, one of these people will become president. how do they start to govern with that kindof negativity surrounding them? >> this is what i've been throwing up my hands about. i don't know. the two most popular candidates are the candidates that don't look like they have a shot, bernie sanders and john kasich. the most popular as far as the public is concerned. a strong majority of the country dislikes the top three. i think it'll be polarizing. makes it where you don't necessarily have a honeymoon. we've had lesser of two evil elections before, but this feels like it's going to be in the pits. i'll tell you, with numbers this bad, i've got to wonder, is a mike michael bloomberg rethinking, or somebody else? the public is begging for an alternative. the political system hasn't given them one.
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thank you very much. donald trump will be here live for a town hall on the plaza "today". another major story, the search for survivors in the powerful earthquake in ecuador. overnight, more people were pulled from the rubble as the death toll continues to climb. miguel almaguer has the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning. this is the devastating scene across so many communities here in ecuador. the desperate search for survivors continuing at this hour. it's believed some 32 people are trapped inside this building behind me. a shopping center, when the earthquake struck. >> reporter: overnight, the stakes are high. rescue teams losing time as they pick away at a mountain of concrete. witnesses say people are inside. earlier, not far away, a man in the rubble signals rescue teams. fragile but alive, two days after the quake.
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still signs of life here, with children, even pets rescued every day. hospitals are filling fast, but so are cemeteries. the 7.8 quake has left more than 400 dead, an american among those killed, and this canadian mother and son. video chatting with family when the tremor took their lives. in ecuador, so much loss. still, some hope. >> rescue teams tell us they haven't heard any cries for help from inside this building for several hours, but they say anyone who may be trapped inside would certainly be weak. they say they won't leave this area until they are certain there are no survivors left here. matt? >> miguel almaguer in ecuador on this story for us, thank you very much. overseas, the taliban is claiming responsibility for a bombing attack in afghanistan's
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a bomb was detonated in a car. aitboas in a rcoidential neighborhood. at least 28 people have been killed. more than 300 others wounded. the bomb was so powerful, it broke windows nearly a mile away. president obama flies to saudi arabia today. the president's tri comes amid rising tensions with the saudis, angered by congressional legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue e kingdom. 15 of 19 hijackers on 9/11 were saudi citizens. the president is joined in the middle east by defense secretary ash carter. visiting iraq on monday, carter told lester holt, who was with him on the tripk that the u.s. would send 200 more troops and 8 apache helicopter gun ships to fight isis in iraq. >> it's important to do this because we have to and we will defeat isil. we need to get this done as soon as possible. that means being more aggressive in the moves we make. >> carter says the addional
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be used to help iraqi forces retake the city of mosul. lester will have more on that trip tonight on "nbc nightly news." now to the tributes we're seeing to doris roberts who died at the age of 90. ta tmron has more on her life and emmy-winning career. >> what a beautiful life she ved. the tributes are pouring in. for nine years, doris roberts played the prying mom on "everybody loves raymond." her talent extends far beyond that sitcom. on the stage and screen, she honed her skills to become one reof hollywood's most prolific stars. >> you have mblk spots. >> how can you tell it's milk from over there? >> it's what i do. >> reporter: iconic character tress, doris roeerts'gm career spanned more than six decades. born in st. louis and raised in new york city, she made her broadway debut in 1955 and film in 1961, "something wild." >> she wouldn't give you the
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>> reporter: commanding presence on television, she was nominated for 11 prime time emmys, winning her first in 1983. for her appearance on the medical drama "st. elsewhere." from there, a career break through. her versatility and emmy win, helping her land the role originally written for a younger woman. she'll be best remembered as as marie. >> don't send us any more food again, okay? thanks. >> reporter: ra s loveeg but tmeddlesome mother on "everybody loves raymond." >> it's different every month. >> every month? that's why it's fruit of the month club. >> it's a club? oh! why did you do this to me? >> oh, my gosh. >> i can't dea with fruit in thhee house. >> reporter: the role earned her ur more emmys. >> wow. >> reportee: in a statement, ray romano aidr quote, doris robertl had an energy and spirit
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she did it all with such a grand love for life and people. i will miss her dearly. appearing on "today" in 2003, roberts shared her love for performing at an early age. >> i loved it. the feeling of that. of recognition and attention. that's when it bit me, when i was 5 years old. >> friends and fans are sharing tributes online for the beloved actress. pierce shared this photo, you made me laugh and made the work better for the laffer. patricia heaton said she was a professional from whom i learned so much. she was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the llest. to see her interview with al and talk about the bug at 5 and loving the praise that we all weamre able to -- and lucky enough to have met her and give her that love. >> the show was well-written but
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>> rememberable. >> thanks. let's get a first check of al's forecast. >> show you you are looking at some more gorgeous weather along the eastern seaboard. rain from the upper mississippi river valley to the heavy rain in texas. out west, record-setting temperatures. we'll look at that in the next half hour. we'll get to you dry conditions and breezy conditions this afternoon.
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again, a little spark can start a brush fire in a hurry and spread in a hurry. be extra careful. that's for the entire viewing area today. clouds out there this morning. could be a sprinkle in one orb two spots. 70 by 3:00. forecasting a high of 71. tomorrow, lots of sunshine, upper 60s, back to the 70s, thursday and friday. here come the clouds. showers late friday, drying up. back to the 60s weekend. coming up, big news on a story we brought you monday. a criminal investigation now launched against theranos, a controversial blood testing company offering quick tests at drugstores. what it could mean for you if you use that service. and aopular fitness instructor killed inside a texas church. this morning, the man hunt for a suspect cau ght on camera, wearing police tactical gear. first on a tuesday morning,
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7:26 on this tuesday, april 19th. good morning, i'm michael gargulo. some voters were casting ballots at central synagogue in mid town this morning. donald trump expected to vote later today and hillary clinton will cast her ballot in a few minutes at a school in chappaqua. count on news 4 to by the results as they come in. download our news 4 app for the latest alerts. be sure to watch news 4 at 11:00 for complete primary results. we want to take a look at the morning commute. >> we have delays on downtown 1 trains this morning. so give yourself some extra time there. big problems on long island.
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overturned truck on the lie westbound. still have that shut down on exit 49. the back up is toward deer park avenue so you'll have to take the service road which is still at a crawl. another crash here approaching the l.i.e. and at little parkway, another accident. icans 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 ericas 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 approve this message. it's a mile start.
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50 suburbs. cloud givesing away to sunshine. a full day of sun again tomorrow. clouds increase thursday. watch for some showers friday but they are out of here in time for the weekend and temperatures back in the 60s. michael. coming up on the "today" show, meet the first semifinal ifle in the next big thing. find out which new gadget you can't live without. we'll be back in a half hour. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes.
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get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. dance with me baby 7:30 now on h tuesday morning, april 19th, 2016. supposed to be beautiful again here in new york city. we say that fully aware the weather in other parts of the country isenot at all good. we're enjoying it but our thoughts are with the folks in the lower southern part of the country. let's get a check o athe top stories. heavy rain is our story. still falling in houston, texas, a city already dealing with unprecedented flooding.
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rain fell in just an hour. submerging dozens bf neighborhoods. at least five peo ie died on flooded roads when they were caught in risingdwaters. new york vundsers weigh in on the presidential race today. donald trump a h hillary clinton hold wide leads on their home turf, where 95 republican delegates and 291 democrat delegates are up for grabs. nick rick snyder is vowing to drink filtered water in the city of flint, saying he'll drink it and cook with it, showing people that measures put in place to deal with the lead water crisis are working. new developments on a story we brought to you on monday. the young billionaire, eliz -- elizabeth holmes and her health care company is under federal investigation. maria shriver has more on this. >> on monday, i spoke with elizabeth holmes exclusively
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eran.s theranos, recently under fire for lab violations. prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into her company, reportedly to find out if it misled investors and the government. >> i'm the founder and ceo of this company. anything that happens in this company is myhresponsibility at the end f the day. >> reporter: that was elizabeth holmes on sunday. r company, theranos, is revolutionizin blood tests, making them more convenient and cost-effective for patients. now, it's headlines drawing blood. theranos, valued at $9 billion, is now the subject of a criminal probe by the u.s attorney's office. its civil investigation by the seesc. according t the wall street journal, for potentially misleading investors about its blood test technology and operations. >> federal prosecutors are investigate ing whether theranos and its founder, elizabeth holmes, exaggerating theranos'
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raise money from investors. >> reporter: according to the "journal," prosecutors are looking at whether theranos misled the government to obtain lab licenses. these investigations only adding to the company's woes. >> did you grow too fast?g absolutely. >> reporter: holmes spokeh,ut about serious violati s at one of her labs. a federal inspection found unqualifiedistaff running the blood test machine and unlicensed workers reviewing patient test results. according to regulators, the lab posed immediate jeopardy to patient safety. >> i didn't realize until the inspection that these types of issues were in place. >> until the government told you that you were really out of ncompliance, you didn't know? >> yeah. >> what was your reaction when you found out you had all these violations in your lab? >> it was devastating. >> reporter: holmes made fixes. in a scathing letter back, the
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threatened not only to shut down her california lab but ban holmes from the industry for at least two ding ealth care startup, dealig withapeople's lives, dealing with test results that doctors prescribe medic de based on that. one would think that you would have had that in place from the get go. >> absolutely. d probably the most devastating part of this is i thought we did. >> reporter: for the latest investigation, the fed described to comment. the company's attorney says the probes were prompted by responsible media reports, and theranos has nothing to hide. >> there have been no charges, and it's often the case that investigations end without charges. we believe that'll be the case here. >> reporter: on sond unday, holmes was optimistic. >> are you capable of being the ceo of this company even with everything that has gone on? >> my j
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serving this company. i spent my life buildin>>g this, d i'll spend the rest of my life building thla a >> holmes says her labs and operations all comply with federal law. her other lab in arizona, which does about 90% of their testing, ha passed inspection. as for the criminal and civil sprobes, theranos emphasizes ths morning, it's not facing any charges and it's cooperating with all investigations. >> maria, thank you very much. a popular fitss instructor in texas, killed inside a church. a man hunt is underway for suspect who was dressed as a iice officer in swat gear. natalie is following this story. >> good morning. sad and bizarre story. $10,000 reward being offered for
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dress in swat-type, tactical ar class. th to ve the class inside. when beavers' students arrived at 5:00 a.m.,tthey found her unresp ndive and called 911. minutes later, ems workers notihud broken glass and other indications of a struggle. though nothing was found missing from the church. >> all scenarios are on the table right now. >> reporter: the news devastating her family. beavers' husband rushed back from a fishing trip to be with the couple's three daughters.
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he has to be for his daughters an d for his family. reporter: late monday, friends and family gat red for a vigil, giving those whe knew beavers a chance to grieve. while police focus on finding the suspect behin her bizarre and tragic death. >> investindtors say the man didn't appear to have a gun. beavers had posted on her facebook page she was going to be at the church early for her workou class. investigators are trying to determine whether or not she may have been targeted. sorry about the transition but we have weather. >> warm weather in the eastein part of the country, midsection of the country, where the low pressure is. they're looking at older air.tght nocaw, new york ci , we're going to be 70. cooler than yesterday but still awfully nice. 84, atlanta. nashville, 81. tomorrow, the warmth spreads from washington to the midsection of the u.s. thursday, more of the same. in fact, we're also looking at these temperatures staying very moderate right through friday. look what's going on in the
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record hiwosl yesterday, seattle bro e the all-time record for april completely. we'll have another day of record highs from olympia, seattle, h we've got sunshine heading our way up to some morning clouds. maybe a sprinkle in a couple of spots. it's breezy and mild for the afternoon. high temperature 71. not as warm and toasty as yesterday's 82. still above normal. chilly tonight. 30s in the suburbs. plenty of blue sky a sunshine. back in the upper 60s. 75 thursday. showers at night. showers likely friday. 76. clear it up over the weekend with temperatures mostly in the 60s. get your weather on weather channel on cable or weather.com online. investigation launched after a woman climbed into a zoo tiger's exhibit to retrieve her hat.
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tool that police are using toe solve crimes. >> you may be wearing it right now. investigator correspondent jeff rossen is here to explain. good morning. >> good morning. this is like real-life csi. we're talking about fitness trackers. natalie and al, you're wearing yours now, right? >> smart watch. >> pagers. >> pay close attention to this. they're popular. counting your every step, heart rate, pace. some even tracking your locationndwith gps. what if your fitness tracker could be used against you? now, a landmark case. police used the persona formation as criminal evidence against someone. could this open the floodgates across the country? this morning, you're about to see how the cops do it. >> reporter: step after step. your fitness tracker knows your every move. designed to help you stay healthy and lose weight. but it could be used against you. a fit bit just helped crack a
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a woman claiming she was fast asleep, ripped out of bed and sexually assaulted. when police got their hands on her fit bit, the real story emerged. she was awake the entire time, walking around, proving she made it all up. she's now on probation for making a false report. >> how critical was thisefit bit evnidence? >> well, it sealed the deal for us. we had other evidence that we were looking at and we were suspicious, but the fit bit made all the difference. >> reporter: so exactly what information can police get off a fitness tracker and how easy it? to find out, i bou t this fit bit surge. i'm going to wear it for 24 hours, then i'm going to hand it over to the police. you should know in a real-life case, if you don't voluntarily hand it over, they could try to get a warrant for it. we'll see what happens. fiblrst up, i'm headed to connecticut. >> walking down the street and wearing my fit bit. i know it's recording my steps. who would ever think it's recording exactly where i am? >> reporter: i have a new model,
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by afternoon, i'm on the move again. >> lunch in hoboken, new jersey. >> reporter: then back to nbc headquarters. >> back in new york city and i'm at my desk, in my office at 30 rockefeller center. >> reporter: still have my fit bit on. >> bedtimehand a'm still wearing the fit bit to sleep. >> reporter: days later, we bring my fit bit to detective chris jones, the one who first used the fit bit in the landmark pennsylvania case. with myufit bit, he does the same thing. plugging it in and instantly hitting the motherlode of personal information. >> you left new york city and went to connecticut. >> it's drown out awn out on the map and you were able to get every minute. >> i got this in less than one minute's time. >> reporter: he's just seeing
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one idaho team's mission to chan the laws after a girl was denied medical care because of their religion. >> i can't get the oxygen i need. >> why she's taking a stand to help protect other sids. i've got the eye of the tiger not the best. >> whoa!
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>> investigation the talented steve martin and edie brickell stop by to talk about their musical "bright star." tokay, tuesday, april 19th, 2016. talk to me baby >> good morning, kansas! we love the "today" show. >> all the way from louisiana. >> we're taking on new york cir ty! walk to me baby >> today is my birthday, from florida!
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it's 8:00 on "today". it's tuesday, april 19th. it is a down right gorgeous day on our plaza. we have a down right g geoue crowd. everyone is in a happy mood because it's just great, great weather. we have a live picture right now. we mentioned, of course, it is election day here in n york. that is hillary clinton casting her vote in the new york prime itmare -- prooi pry imary and her husband is also there. i don't think there is suspense about who they're voting for. >> if you're in the new york area and want to vote, get out there early. meantime -- >> we've got a great couple of guests. steve martin and edie brickell. we'll catch up with them in a litthe bit. chicken and vegetables. sounds fancy but we'll show you how to make this simple dinner in 20 minutes with our pal michael. >> he always makes great things. >cfirst, let's get a check of the morning's top stories from
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more rain is in the forecast in texas today, where record rain has triggered deadly flash flooding and left neighborhoods under water. janet shamlian is in hometon. good morning. >> natalie, good morning. hard-hit houston bracing for another round of rain later this afternoon. as the rush hour starts in ernest this morning, dozens of roads are closed like the one behind me. this is a major artery into the city. because of high water. you can get a better shot from the drone. there is water in 100 neighborhoods across the city. the fact is, the city just can't stynd any more. the bayous are swollen, thed ground is saturated. ant amount of further rain we get this afternoon will, in fact, trigger more flooding. the death toll stands at five today. all deaths came from people who drove vehicles into high water. >> good reminder not to do that.
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thanks so much. rescuers in ecuador are racing against time to find surviv s of saturday's 7.8 magnitude quake. more people were pulled from the rubble overnigho. even as the death toll clilbed to more than 400. th ie red cross says as many as 100,000 people may be in need. more than 200 aftershocks have rocked the region. the polls are open andhe stakes are high for both parties in today's new york state presidential primary. kristen welker is in midtown, manhattan. good morning. >> good morning to you. as new yorkers start voting today, there is turmoil on both sides. donald trump's national field director resigning, saying it is a voluntary decision. the rhetoric is heating up on the democratic side. both front runners are looking strong as the polls open. >> reporter: this morning, donald trump banking on a hometown advantage. >> new york is looking great, but you have to go and vote. reporter: after weeks of negative headlicou, trump is
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big win here. slamming top rival ted cruz in buffalo on monday. >> no new yorker can vote for ted cruz. >> reporter: the wear and tear of the crucial contest possibly causing him to misspeak about 9/11. >> i was down there, and i watched our police and our firemen down in 7/11, down at the world trade center after it came down. >> reporter: ted cruz is aiming to blunt trump by winning a few of the state's delegates. monday, acknowledging the odds are against him. >> listen, new york is donald's home state. >> it is, right. >> of course he'll do utll in his state. in texas, my home state, we lwalloped him in te as. >> right. >> reporter: it has the same for the democrats. clinton up by du ble digits, slamming sanders as she rallied women voters on monday. >> when trump said what he said about punishing women, i was appalled. that is a core issue. when my opponent in his primary
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>> reporter: in a sign os how ytugly things have gotten, the sanders campaign accused clinton and the dnc of breaking fundraising rules monday. it came days after clion tended high-priced fundraisers hosted by the clooneys. a fiery back drop on both sides as new yorkers finally have their say. >> we want to take another look at secretary clinton and husband, former president bill clinton, just momenps after they vo juted "today in new york" today n in new york. our latest nbc news/surveymonkey poll shows secretary clinton holding on to her lead. nationally, she topped sanders 50% to 43%. donald trump holding on to his lead nationally. 46% to cruz who gets 28%. kasich still in third at 19%. all of this, a back drop to a
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new york. natalie? >> busy day for you, as well. kristen welker, thank you. >> thowsands of runners completed monday's boston marathon, but two bombing survivors deserved special mention. patrick ran on a prosthetic leg he's needed since the explosion. adrian was a dancer who also lost a leg. president obama acknowledged her, saying, thank you for being bostonpictures and hope of inspiration. reuters and the "new york times" are sharing the 2016 pulitzer prize for photography. an emotional element was brought to a crisis. and "hamilton" winning for drama.
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man well miranda is humbled and overwhelmed. "new york times," reuters and lynn manuel lin-manuel. >> natalie, thank you. controversial story out of idaho. some children are deniededical care in the name of religion. it is perfectly legal. >> perfectly legal now because some people who y claim they've been hurt by that psactice are speaking out. they're calling for change. here's nbc's joe fryer. >> reporter: for mariah, just breathing is a challenge for her damaged lungs. >> when i'm at school and out of breath, it feels like my lungs burn because i can't get the oxygen i need. take her to the bok doctor because they believe in healing through prayer. >> they got the kids together and said, we need to pray for mariah.
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doing well and we needed to pray the evil spirits would leave her. >> reporter: her mother says they also pursued natural medicine and didn't realize how sick mariah was. parents are protected under law if they refuse medical care because of their faith. even if a child dies from a treatable illness. >> it's time to prosecute them. >> reporter: walton is pushing for ledge gislation that would require treatment for children in imminent danger of dying. csocern religion. >> reporter: the governor is asking lawmakers to study the issue after a report in 2012 said two deaths to children from families who didn't seek treatment because of religious beliefs. one was from diabetes and another from a gastroqutestinal
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mentioning this cemetery, belonging to the followers of christ, a pentcostal cct that believes in faith healing. a high number of graves belong to children or stillborns. the followers of christ typically don't speak to the media, but the senator says he visited one of their services. >> they were very nice people. they greeted us, taught from the new testament. >> reporter: for mariah walton, the 20-year-old is awaiting transp yolants for her heart and both lungs. while her parents don't feel she shold be used as a oster child for this cause, mariah is hoping idaho's law will change. for "today", joe hryer, nbc news. >> really difficult story. >> we'll continue to follow it for sure. coming up, a young kid with a drm. hmark zuckerberg like you probably haven't seenksim before.
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isn't it obvious? she was trying to get her hat. >> oh, my gosh. >> she dropped the hat. it fell inside the enclosure and she went in after it. you hear the other people yelling at the woman. one man saying, she's setting a bad example for the kids. it's being investigated. >> it's a hat. >> it makes no sense. >> no. >> lose the hat. get a zookeeper. >> maybe the prairie dog enclosure. >> they can gang up on you. >> true. >> terrible. let's talk about something different. let's talk about mark zuckerberg. the millionaire executive and philanthropist philanthropist. it was only a few years ago, he was a young college student with a simple idea. and a reminder is on this video. it's from 2005. facebook was jus a start-up
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>> was that a keg? >>ra that is a keg in the office. >> nice. >> mark is sitting there in 1990s era gym shorts, barefoot. keg stands. at one point he says to the interviewer, should i put the beer down? >> he called it "the facebook." >> definitely a different time and era at "the facebook," yeah. >> all grown up now. monday was a special day in boston. patriots day, the 120th running of the historic boston marathon. spectators were out in full force to show support. the "boston globe" rounded up some of the best signs along the route. we saw some good ones. like this one. if britney spears can survive 2007, you can survive 26.2 miles. >> oh, my gosh. >> look at this. i won't lie. you aren't almost there. this is a good one. run like kim kardashian runs from untouched selfies.in man!
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this little girl. we don't know what she was trying to say, but that is so cute. >> beautiful. >> one said, you're running better than the government. if trump and bernie sanders can run, so can you. >> a lot of political signs. >> those signs get you through it. having rub n the boston marathon. i just ran a half this weekend, but a sign said, you look skinny. i was like, yes, i do. >> like it was a question? >> exclamation mark. >> another sign, but we won't say what it was. another lawsuit targeting jay-z and kanye west. >> let's get it popping. first up,rmay the force be with the royals. happening now in britain, princes william and harry are touring the set of "star wars." they are there with daisy ridley. the princes are also among the first to get a sneak preview of ispode 8.
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is celebrating britain's talent. it hits thee s s theaters next year. jay-z a kanye west, did they get fans to join their streaming service? thisolenet he posted siying, my album will never, never, never be on apple, and it will never sbe for sale. you can only get it on title. very clear. the lawsuit alleges that less than two months later, the album waabsren apple music, as well as spotify and kanye's website. claiming false advertising. it's alleged fraud at $84 million. so far, no comment from kanye or jay-z on that one. now to taylor swift. showing support for herrmann, cal her man, calvin harris at co
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she's showing rihanna performing and then turns it around, showing all the fans. she has her new do. watching calvin harris like -- and smiley face emoji. it's called the look of love. i love her fair. the bangs. >> platinum blonde. >> looks like eondie. >>sshe does. davad beckham and his son, sharing a ridiculously cute video of cruz singing "cup" from "pitch perfect." when i'm gone, you're gonna miss me when i know i'm gone you're gonna miss me by my hair you're gonna miss me everywhere oh, you're gonna miss me when i'm gone >> impressive. >> look at my little man go, h captioned it. that's your pop start. it is an adorable video.
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like -- ry>> we think all our kids are adorable. >> perfect, tamron. >> cute video. >> they're perfect. >> adorable kids. >> thank you, tamron. moving on now. well, we've got a lot of wrong do mawn in texas right now. good news is, there's nothing falling currently, for the most part. we do expect to see this start to fire up again. next couple of daysg we could be looking at two to four inches ofareas, as much as six inches with rainfall rates two to three inches an hour. floo ng a big possibility. the good news, the omega block that's keeping systems from moving is breaking down. the highwkressure ridge moves east, allowing the wet weather to move east, as well. nothing quite as strong as we've been seeing. today, sunshine in the eastern half of the country. wet weather from the plains down to texas and parts of the gulf coast. out west, going to be spectacular.
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northern as. . . in the ci yoty, 65. northern new jersey hudson valley. across portions of long island. clouds pushing through. weak front dropping down. the sprinkles are gone. the sun will return. breezy. high, 71. chillier tonight. upper 60s.lobright and sunny tomorrow. 70s, thursday, friday, showers, thursday night, likely of friday and drying out in time for the
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in. >> reporter: the show's reveal seemed promising at first. >> tke space turned out really well. it's a nice space. >> reporter: a lawsuit filed by the couple against the show's production company and its contractor tells a different story. they say they were victims of shoddy work and unfair trade practices. they claim the floor of their home was irreparably damaged. they installed low grade carpeting and the windows were painted shut. the couple alleged they gave the production company $140,000 for the renovations, but roughly $85,000 went to the contractor. claiming the production company used the remaining funds for the
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>> are they a production company, making a television show? are they a construction company building homes? i think the blurring of the lines is going to be very problematic for them in front of the judge. >> reporter: in a statement from the attorney, they say big coat's business model is skewed. the incentive is to make decisions that favor the television show but not the homeowners. the "love it or list it" production company disputes the claim. we believe the claim is in no way supported by the facts of the case and we will be defending ourselves in the matter. >> we've decided to -- >> list it. >> one of the things you're doing in the lawsuit is blowing the secrecy off of reality tv. >> but we're getting so much of what we wanted. >> reporter: for dina and timothy, is it reality tv or a reality check? >> we reached out to the contractor listed as one of the defendants in the lawsuit but have not heard back.
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>> what did judge judy say? >> i don't know but it's a popular show. >> i see where you're going with that. >> thank you. >> tamron? guys, look, steve martin and edie brickell. do you follow steve martin on twitter? >> i do. he's so funny. do you follow him? >> oh, yeah. >> fantastic. >> we'll follow them down to our show.
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live look there at the tappan zee bridge on the hudson river. 8:26 on this tuesday, april 19th. good morning. i'm michael gargiulo. firefighters are at the scene of a f me that destroyed a house in patterson, new jersey. chi simons is over the scene. >> we are over 218 16th avenue, the scene of a four-alarm fire that broke out in this apartment house, a three-stor alartment house. you ca see firefighters have the upper hand on all of this, extensive damage to the building d almost total loss. no injuries have been reported. the cause of the fire is currently under investigation. live in chopper 4. emily, what's the traffic looking like this morning? a crash on the l.i.e. at exit 49, it has clea d. sag northbound at the l.i.e.,
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another approaching the l.i.e. 45 at the lincoln, about a half hour, othoay the george and the holland. >> trs k you very much. quick check of the weather, breezy but mild. 71 tonight. mostly clear, a little chilly, . tomorrow, another nice day, 68. sunday, 75. coming up on the "today" show, dillon sits down with chris hemsworth to talk about his new film, the huntsman.
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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.
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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 approve this message. we're back at 8:30 on this tuesday morning. it's the 19th of april, 2016. what is the deal here? >> what's the deal? >> t exhat's me. [ cheers and applause ]. >> when did matt give you this sign of himself? >> yesterday. >> i was handing them out the other day. >>l nice.
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"bright star." we'll tal to steve martin and edie brickell on their latest project. how to guide your young ones through all the tricky choices that may lie ahead. easy dinner that's perfect for prikg. chicken and veggies, all in one, from our friend michael. that looks so good. first of my finalists of today's next big thing will make their pitches for your votes. first, let's get a check of the weather. so great. none of us having to wear a coat. >> spectacula let's say hi to the nice folks here. what's the deal here? where are you marching? >> all over. >> when is the march? >> our march is may 1st. >> go onli and check it out. >> here in manhattan. it's happening on the 24nh. we're super excited that eli manning is kicking it off for us. >> excellent stuff. check it out on the web.
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for today, we're looking at sunny skies o west. temperatures you'll see in the pacific northwest, 80s and 90s. sunny skies along the eastern seaboard. more heavy rain for friends in texas, unfortunately. then tomorrow, we're looking for the wet weather to finally move to the east. showers are making their way on into the reat lakes. again, the coast will be spectacular sp ectacular. few showers in the pacific northwest. that's what's going on around al, and friends, we too have a red flag warning for the entire tri-state area from noon until 8:00. as gusty winds get going, it has been so dry. humidity has been solo. any spark can start a fire and spread quickly.regh temperatures, anoth?r nic one. clouds this morning, yes. it turns brighter this afternoon, high of 71. chillier tonight. 68 with sun. 75 w, sunday.
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od chance for showers frid . we are back to the 60s for the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. edie brickell are combining their talents once again. the friends joined forces to a record two albums, earning a grammy for their music. now, they're collaborating for the broadway stage. new musical is called "bright star." set in the south during the '20s and '40s. at the center, a teen who experiences highs and lows as she becomes a literary editor. >> what an intro. nothing left for us to say. >> i got the resume high points. >> trying to think of one other thing you did. >> no "wild and crazy guy." in that's ig the past. >> i wasn't going to bring it up but you invited me to. really, you have the two records, the grammy. broadway musical had to be next. >> we realized when we were touring together with the steve canyon rangers, we'd travel on a
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loved the musicals we grew up onor. in my case, "west side story," "music man." >> i loved "the sound of music." >> and the great songs. we put our heads together, and we feel our music is highly me dic, which is what tho.e songs were. we gave it a shot. >> edie, thissstory was one that you had kint of googd, at least the start of the story, about a baby and a train. is that right? >> right. i was looking f3. the name of a train to write a song for one of our -- for our first record. i found the iron mountain. when you click on the iron mountain, it tells a story of the iron mountain baby. >> and the iron mountain is a train, you should say. >> it is a train. >> finish the story. actually, she discovered a news item from 1904 that is a true story. a baby was discovered in a
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ive. family. happened. our musical approaches trying to solve that issue. it's a lot of f anun and comedy and music and drama. >> it's uplifting. >> and a great cast, by the way ry uplifting. i hate that it's uplifting. >> can't we get more downer >> right. >> love you on the banjo. we love bluegrass music. ere's one bluegr number we'lltaear next hour. it's not the bluegrass musical. >> people like to call it ihat, t bluegrass is a specific form with a very specific igsticment. the fact that we use a banjo and mandolin and fiddle leads people to call it a bluegrass musical. it's really a broodway musical wir,th the charm of those instruments, a the charm of bluegrass. >> edie, why does this collaboration work so well? you have this chemistry, but is
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>> i hoped so. i always admired steve's fun-loving spirit. i wanted to bring that out in myself, as well. i've been able to with our songwriting. >> it was essentially a whim that expanded into -- so eight years of our lives. >> what happens when you get together? i mean, are you riffing on the banjo and she adds lyrics? how does the psocess nork? >> because we live kind of far apart, we don't really meet. weraork electronically. i use my phone and i record a tune. i send it off. she walks around with it in her head. i'm not speaking for you.th i mean, i am. >> i s okay. >> comes up with these beautiful lyrics. that's way we work. >> we're excited. we have two members of the cast here. they're going to perform "whoa mama" in the next hour. >> that's not their street clothes. >> no? they're in costume, what? >> yeah. >> by the way, we were talking about what a good tweeter you are. i like what you tweeted
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may be hard for some of you to grasp that the "today" show is on tomorrow. i'm on the "today" show tor morrow, yet today. i'm on tomorrow. >> you have to read the capitals and when it's not. >> there were misunderstandings. you said in the next tweet, i am banning those who don't understand that tomorrow is today. i love it. we'll see the song next hour. up next, who has the winning idea? we'll meet our first semifinalists toen a quest to come today's next big thing.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman chs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put even million out of work d millions out ?f the homes. how does wall street get away wit it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall streetg because it's riggedt by wrll street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that workstle. people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >>n it's here. the time has finally arrived. for weeks, we've sorted through hundreds of entries, from people hoping to become today's next big thing. the w ner gets to sell theti product on qvc. we've narrowed down the field to nine semifinalists.
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our first three. om the gadrets for moms purse cateerry. first, our judges. doug howell, executive vic esident oe merchandising at qvc. jill martin, a "today" contributor and a creative director of qvc's jeanne brand. and our tough judge, savannah guthrie. now, our first semifinalists. >> i'm vanessa flom phadelphia, nnsylvania, and i invented loopit. it's the next big thing because it solves the pet peeve of tangled headphones in a simple and stylish way. >> come on out. welcome. >> thank you. >> let's tell us about loopit. >> loopit are headphones that convert into a stylish necklace when you're not using them. when you need them, pull, put them in your ears and plug into your device. they have a great sound and
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when done, connect the magnets together, and you can wear it as an understated necklace. you can even wear it through airport security. they're always there. never tangled. say good-bye to the tangled mess in your handbag or pocket. >> and be stylish, as well. >> thank you very much. our next semifinalist. >> hi, i'm from new jersey awh i'm rita. i think koffie straw is the next big thing. >> let's find out more. ta, come on out. >>r hi. >> you've already had your good morning cup of coffee. >> apparently so. wawho doesn't love the morning coffee? you probably don't want to get stains. no t all straws are created equally. i co went on a m sion to create
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straw. it's patented, silicon reuse reusable reusable, cuts down on the plastic waste. >> thank you so much. thanks so much. now, let's get our final semifinalist of the morning. >> my name is shannon. i'm from san diego, california. my product is dprks over goverre. say good-bye to plastic cups at your barbecue or concert in the paedrk. >> u'annon, come on out. >> good morning. >> party girl, tell us about this. >> have you ever been to a concert in the park, a barbecue, to the beach or on a picnic, brought your favorite bottle of wine with you and you had to pour it into a plastic cup? guilty. >> bummer. >> right. the wine probably didn't taste the way it should. i bet at some point, it spilled.
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it's glass with a drink-through lid. pour your wine into your glass, seal thelid, pack in your beach bag and take it to your next outdoor event. pour, seal, pack, enjoy. it's that simple, and that's why i think it is today's next big ch ing. cheers. >> bring all our semifinalists back in. judges, do you have any questions? >> vanessa, as long as you keep the magnets together, it keeps it from eing tangled? >> absolutely. things are not kept together is when it tangles. >> with the straw, people say, why wouldn't we get a straw? there are benefits. you said there is one specific one because of the angle of the straw? >> the angle and the opening keep i behind your teeth so the flow doesn't flood your teeth. >> and keeps them whiter? >> yes. prevent staining because it'll sit where it needs to be, on your taste buds.
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i usually have more than one glass, to be honest. if i go to the beach, am i stuck with having one glass of wine? >> it holds 17 ounces. it's actually the equivalent of almost half of a bottle. technically, two glasses. >> now we're talking. >> still not enough for savannah. >> now we're talking. >> guys, thank you. thanks so much. great first round of pitches. of course, these young ladies need your vote. go to today.com to help one of them try and become today's next big thing. tomorrow, we'll meet three more semifinalists in the moms on the go category. matt? oh, we'll be right back. after these messages.
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this morning on our spe al series the gramg duates, it's decision time. colleges sending out acceptance and un'rrtunately rejection letters. studonts havt until may 1st to make a decision. 57% of college freshmen in 2014 attended their first choice school. here with great advice, the founder and ceo of ivy wise, and eric, the dean of admissions at the university of pennsylvania. good morning to both of you. >> morning. >> as eric retreats to the sidelines. you have some kids leaving high inschool. they're so excited. other kids are going to be disappointed. how do you manage expectations? >> the first thing we do is we make sure that students come up with a list of at least ten schools that are great fits for them academically, socially and financially. we make sure their list is balanced. reach schools, target schools and likely schools. colleges can fill their classes over -- usually twice over with
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they have to be prepared d d for the outcomes. >> let's say we're dealing with a student who has been accepted to several colleges but rejected from his or her first choice. what do you recommend? >> look at the colleges that have accepted you. those colleges want what you want to study. next, look at the location and culture. do you want to be far from home? is a small school going to offer the activities you want? the best way to figure out culture is visit. now is the best time, before may 1st. if you can't afford to go visit, look at you visit.com. also look at the financial aid packages. make sure you're graduating with the least amount of debt. i tell students at the end, go with your gu you have parents saying things, everyone is talking in your ear. go with your instinct. >> when i was younger looking at
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one didn't. roi, return on investment. how should it impact your decision? >> students and parents are thinking about this. look at the career centers or career options available at the colleges that have admitted you and see where the college grads are getting jobs. look at the median salaries of the grads. you can go to pay scale.com to get more information on that. remember, college is what you make of it. college, just going to college, you're going to earn over $1 million more over the course of your lifetime than if you just had a high school degree. >> big deal. let's talk about students who have been wait listed. i don't want to leave you in the corner. nobody leaves kat in the corner. talk about students who have been wait listed. it's a gamble, a bit of a game. you hop you'll be admit d or commit somewhere else? >> you need to do both. there is the waiting aspect, but you still need to ake the commitment you're wait lis dd at a school you'd like to attend snd don't just respond to all the
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that offer of wait list. it's goingmeo indicate to the school y iou wyuld choose them if ad itted, >> how proactive? you make another pitch for yourself and say, here's why you should take me off the wait list and accept me? >> in a way. 's campaign season right now, isn't it? >> right. >> you're still going to deposit at another school, make sure you secure a spot, while saying yes to the wait list. then we'll update the school that you're on the wait list. say you're the first choice, rhaps. it might help. you're going to send in upgrades on grades and honors, as well. >> say you don't end up in that school and you commit to another school. how do you figur out if it's feasible to transfer after a semester or two? >> i think with what dr. kat id, we have to embrace the choices we have. i don't want a student to go to a school next year and look at the exit door for transfer. do in with a positive attituhe. i think cues from parents a critically important here. maybe wear the sweatshirt that wasn't the first choice.
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your son or daugteras denied at a place you ahend ttended school. it's harder with the egacy piece. embrace the options. i don't want any disappointment to ..come despair. >> last thing. five seconds each. one piece of advic for parents and students. >> create the list. it's when you have the options. think about why the school is on your list in the first place. >> be prepared for all possible outcomes. rejection is not a bad thing. it's a great life lesson. learn resilience. it's okay. >> good idea thank you. >> thank you. up next, winner, winner, chicken dinner. who wrote that? a great recipe that takes 20 minutes to prepare from michael. first on a tuesday morning, this
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people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. 8:53. back with more of our week of 20-minute meals on today food. our friend michaela monaco, the chef of porterhouse bar and grill in new york city has a go-to chicken recipe when you're in a hurry. always good to see you, pal. >> thank you so much. >> do you understand the criteria, 20 minutes? >> yes, this is a 20-minute recipe, start to finish, prep and all. >> let's look at the ingredients. basic. >> yup. chicken breast, beautiful skinless, boneless breast. fresh peas, asparagus,
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>> the trick you use to cook chicken quickly is slice it thin. >> it's important. you can see how thin the slices are. this is a hot pan. we can start cooking chicken. >> just a little butter in there? >> butter and oil. olive oil, little butter together. we can saute them here really in minutes. sizzling already. >> right. >> then they get grazed with broth at the end. >> salt and pepper for you. little more salt. >> yeah. >> again, it's going to be quick. looking for a little brownness on each side. get a little white. >> that's right, exactly. >> perfect. >> it's sort of like a small stew in a way. here, we have the mushrooms. lots of flavor. >> p our chicken back in. >> we have our tasters downstairs and i want to check in with them.
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down. >> we love it. >> really healthy, too. >> good. >> it is. little bit of chicken broth. this is important, the chicken broth is hot. i heated it already. >> why do you do that? >> so we can move along with the recipe and it doesn't take forever. >> makes sense. >> everything is cut thinly and easily. the fresh vegetables are going to cook in the broth. asparagus and fresh peas. >> how long will they cook? how far from the end do you add those? >> these will cook in two minutes. this is fresh, seasonal produce and great to have now. the peas and asparagus are thin. not thick as par dpus paragus. we'll finish with this. >> thickens it up? >> adds a little flavor. it's not a lot of heavy cream.
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on a week night whem we have to be this. >> but it did. >> i know what you meant. >> it is delicious. >> you can do it with anything. use wild mushrooms. use pork or veal. the thin slicing i ts important. fresh herbs at the end. chives. >> perfect. >> amazing. >> michael, thank you very much. >> under 20 minutes, the best part. recipe at today.com/food. so, check out our facebook page because i'm heading into the facebook live booth to answer your questions. we're back with more of "today" on tuesday, we've got a big decision to geke. d the new york daily news and the new york times already made theirs: d both endorse hillary clinton r president. clinton is "supremely knowledgeable" and "results-driven." she "promises to be a true democratic champion"... "advancing an ambitious democratic agenda
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tuesday morning, april 19th, 2016. another nice day here in new york city. i'm willie along with al, natalie and tamron. i love -- wait, what is this song? >> it's not my song. i like it, too. >> i was listening to your song ale morning in my office. that wasn'oiti >> no. >> what was her song. >> lauryn hill. >> but our dj apparently had a late night at coachella. the dj is still, you know, hangin with taylor swift and rihanna. >> with a new bob cut. >> here we go. >> that's it. >> you can't edit o l the ne great lauryn hillb dj. come on! i was joking. we don't have a dj and neither does coachella. >> they don't? >> lauryn hill has an art music series at the end of april in brooklyn. she's had these kokback s comebacks. she has a collabo tion with major artists coming soon.
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we need her back on the music scene full time, doing her thing. >> she has new things happening. this is one ohethe classics. >> great song. >> thanks. sad news to pass along. doris roberts passed away sunday. she was 90 years old. you know her as marie barone on "everybody loves ymond." here she is. >> deborah, i don't know why your rolls are all left. i like them. the burnt part gave them some flavor. don't worry about the pots and pans, honey. i know how to do those. cleaning is cleaning. >> you'd think so. >> she was the master of the parting shots. >> walk out the door. she was. >> she won four emmys for that role on "ruymond" and also another one for "st. elsewhere." ray romano saying, doris roberts had an energy and spirit that amazed me. she never stopped. she did it a grand love for life and people.
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patty heaton says she was a professional from whom i learn sod much. she was tough and lived life to the fullest. her first role was in 1952 when harry truman was in office. heck of a run. >> and "remington steel." >> fantastic. >> she played in "angie." >> sure. >> terrific. >> what a life. >> what a career. >> 2002, she testified before a u.s. congressional panel about agp,e discrimination in hollywood. al, we went into the "today" vault and found a 2003 interview where al talked to her about the ageism in hollywood. >> i'm very angry at the image makers of america, who think that if a woman is over 40, she doesn't exist. you don't see a picture of any woman in any m azine over 40 unless she's selling depends on viagra. we do lots more than that. >> in fact, you like to point
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i mean, in all aspects. >> look at me. this age, this year, i won my third emmy for "everybody loves raym d." i got a star on the holwood walk of fabo. i have this wonderful book coming out. i'm just kicking. my kids say, nanny, you rock. >> she was the perfect voice for that. >> it was funny, my wife, deborah roberts, when she first moved to new york, moved to a building on central park south. her next door neighbor was doris roberts. they kept getting their mail mixed up. she'd knock on the door. here, darling. >> sohsweet! >> oh, my dposh. >> sweetest lady. >> we'll miss her. >> the pushy mother-in-law on "everybody loves raymond" made us think about this issue. a conversation that started on reddit about a pushy mother-in-law. woman has been battling to keep her mother-in-l out of the delivery room. she decided she only wants her
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when she has her first child. the other-in-law reportedly up inarrms over this about being excluded. she's tried to convince her son to let her in any way. i was one of those people, i told my parents, come like two or three days after the baby is born. i want to -- it's my husband, the doctors, the nurse. a small group of people. i don't want anybody to be south of the border when that is happening. >> right. >> i think because once he let her mother in -- >> right. an -- i think you've opened the door, literally, for the mother-in-law. i believe -- like i was the only one in there. parents came, you know, the y -- the next day. so -- >> that wasn't even on the table for us. we never had that conversation. me and christina and the doctor, the nurse and the new baby. >> i thought it was a plus one.
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al, you're right, once you let your mom in, his mom is like -- it's like the holiday debate. once you get married -- >>ondit is different. >> but it's oth your kids. >> in thectt she argues with r mother, she feels she'd calm her down and soothe her. mother-in-law -- >> would annoy you. >> tempers flare. >> you're not doing it right, honey. push harder. >>p she can't have it both ways. or what he should do is periscope it. everybody can watch. >> whoa! no, no. >> for my understanding, because i don't know, people stay back, right? they don't go -- >> some people go. now, in the case of like a c-section -- >> south of he border. >> -- they wait until after the cut. there's a lot going on. >> most times, everybody is back. >> then you go. i remember -- >> i'm back. i know people who are not back. >> i was there on the other
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when they went in, it was af like, rocky, watch me pull rabbit out of a hat. m it? >> the c-section. >> had a go pro. c-section. no, c-section, this end up. >> sorry. >> it was like a lettle alien. >> i didn't mean to -- going on. >> someone filmed it. >> yes. >> by the way, if you want to, god bless, it's a beautiful moment. but they say, would you like the mirror? they'll roll a mirror down there -- >>
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>> but it is ae >> literally. hey, okay, i'm going to change the topic here. look at this video of bears. >> oh, my dposh gosh. >> this is the closest you'll come to yogi and boo boo. this is in south korea. >> they have to be in bear suits. >> the bears are trained. >> they're too close to the bearars. is that just me? >> there's glass. ch okay. >> why are they -- look at that. >> hey, boo boo. i don't know. i'm looking for a picnic basket. >> they're touching the food. >> that's pretty good. >> very well trained, that's for sure. >> wait a minute, something has to be opened for them to catch the food. >> there is on a window. >> no bueno.
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i saw your instagram and twitter feed. you were on broadway. what was going on there? wasn't clear. >> we're doing a story on the stage designer for "hamilton." they were showing us how the turntable works on skyler sisters were there. i was an honorary sister. >> you learn td whole dance? >> obviously, he didn't learn it. >> literally, it was just spontaneous. they broke into that. >> spontaneous day with you? >> they did then. >> it's'great. >> like your "aladdin" genie. >> they won the pulitzer and everybody was jazzed. >> you were eliza in that equation. >> eliza. >> very nice. >> so cool.
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ek, next thursday. >> go t al's twitter tlmost fell off my bar stool. >> that turntable is moving fast. you don't realize i when you e it. >> we were fast, too. >> we got a turntab right here. one day, we're going to do the whole show in the round. keep going around and around. anyway, the good news is, it's not raining now in the houston area. but they still are under flash flood watches. we have to be very vigilant. even though it's dry now, we're looking for more wet weather. with t super saturated ground and all this moisture coming off the gulf, it won't take much to cause more flooding. you can see by tomorrow, more heavy storms fire up. we are looking at anywhere f dm two to fou inches of rain from houston on up to central arkansas.
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rainfall rates, as high as two to three inches per hour. flooding, still a ber he we are starting out with some clouds this morning, maybe a stray sprinkle. the sun w fro make its return. it turns breezy. west after a cool starn tomorrow. a beautiful day. upper 60s with a full day of sunshine. sun followed by clouds. maybe showers late at night. better chance for showers on friday and clears up and cools down by the weekend. >> that is your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much, sir. up next, you may remember dylan briefly forgot her own name while interviewing zac efron. let's see how she does with the isn't this fun, eaving like the pioneers of ugden tihes? i hate the outside.
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what is that? it's you! it's mlp alright emma, i know it's n ytrr favorite but it's time for your medicine, okay? you ready one, two, three. e the huntsman winter's war hits theaters on friday with charlize theron, emily blunt, jessica chasta e chris hemsworth.
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my lesson with the c fron thing so i pulled myself together. chris hemsworth is reprising his role as eric, the huntsman. while the accident was embarrassing, i started b asking him tell. >> this time around, it was lighter if er er in tone and a greater sense of adventure. first one was very depressedr character. this, we see him full of home and love. >> reporter: the huntsman winter's war is the ry that came before. >> reporter: it tells the story of queen sisters, ravenna and freya, as they battle for total
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while huntsman eric and his love ra fight for freedom. >> emily, jessica, charlize, did they make it hard on you, being in the girls club? how did that work? >> there were times i felt bullied but they'll tell you the opposite, i'm sure no, it was great. it was like having three sisters. we all have such a great sense of humor. it's one of the funnest sets i've been on. >> reporter: since entering the hollywood scene in 2009 "star trek," chris hemsworth tackled big roles like "thor." smaller ones like formula 1 racer james hunt in "rush. ". >> level playicg field now. >> reporter: and even made us laugh in movies like "vacation." >> you can make hot water come out of the cold faucet. >> reporter: and "snl." >> everything i do, you want it to be different from the last. doing things like that ust helps reinvigorate you. you learn different thmegs.
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threer toddlers with his wife. the two often share adorable snaps op their family. >>wnt do the kids think, u're playing dress-up, comes and gives a second look. do you have a wig on? i think she's starting to accept it. >> reporter: hemsworth said his daughter along with charlize theron and emily blunt's kids spend time together on the set. >> she came to the set, the castle. the next day, she went to school and was telling everyone, dad works in a castle and fights bad guys with the princess and the warriors. >> when you go home, do you shut off the actor part of your world and go into dad mode? >> try to. it takes a moment to shake it. you have to remind yourself to
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aside and, you know, there is the guilt when you wake up and go, what haven't i done? do i need to prep something, do something? no, you need to change the nap nappies. >> is it bad i didn't hear a word he said? chris hemsworth is not slowing down. off to shoot "thor" and a few more "avengers" movies. he'll also be in "ghostbusters." i'll catch up with charlize theron later in the week. the movie hits theaters on friday. >> you know what makes him cooler? >> he was wearing a light blue shirt and didn't sweat through it. >> i didn't sweat through mine. i got a jacket on. >> light blue is like a superhero. >> is that the measure of manliness, if you don't sweat? >> it was just cool. >> we'll let you take a cold shower. >> oh, gosh. coming up next, last week,
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humira. back now with the talented and funny actress some her dorm room floor. >> i was the auburn in 307. >> that was so there wouldn't be confusion confusion. glad you called. it was quick. >> it was the least i could do. you went to all that trouble.
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a 7-year-old girl got a wonderful surprise while leading an assembly at her geade school. leah didn't realize it was her da standing just a few feet behind her. airman first class hawkenberry had been deployed. since he missed the holidays at home, the family is celebrating christmas together this week. happy christmas to them a couple months late. doesn't matter. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> i could see those all day. thanks, natalie. jet stream to the north allowing above average temperatures in the eastern seaboard. new york city, cooler than yesterday, it's going to be 70 degrees. seven deges above normal. savannah savannah. 82. tomorrow, the heat continues from washington to indianapolis down to pensacola. thursday, washington, d.c., 79. boston, 71. finally warm up. on friday, the heat continues.
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>>li> on friday, the heat contin es. pacific northwest, record-setting temperatures with 25 degrees or better. more records for olympia, eugene, portland, yakima and seattle. i did that just to say yakima. here es what's happening in your neck of the woods clouds start giving way to sunshine today. it turns breezy this afternoon. dry conditions mean we have a high fire danger. red flag warning in effect for the entire area. high temperature of 71. tonight, 46. der a crystal clear sky. brisk and chillier in the suburbs. seven-day forecast, upper 60s tomorrow full day of sun. 75 thursday, warmer, increasing clouds, showers atsaight. bettlr chance for showers on friday, isolated thunderstogs, still in the 70s. cooler but drying out for the weekend. latest weather. tamron? >> thank you, al. motherly love. we know the unsolicited advice unexpected visits and, of course, sometimes the little bit of a smothering. you get it all in "the meddler."
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boundaries. she comes from new jersey to l.a. to live near her successful but single daughter played by se byrne. here they are, sharing a valentine's day dinner when spotted by rose's x. >> we don't want to interrupt your girlfriend. >> no, no. it's fine. we were just doingua drive-by until i go out later. i didn't want her to spend valentine's day alone. alone either. >> we're together. other people. >> i thought we were having a sleep over. >> nope. >> so cute. i wish my mom and i wert that close. >> maybe when you get older. >> the sleepovervalentine's. susan and rose, good to see you. >> morning. >> i know your son-in-law kyle well. he's a friend of mine. >> i didn't know that. >> he says you're nothing like this character. you're a wonderful mother and mother-in-law and would never other. >> it's true. i'm scared of them.
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then i'llrrorrupt her completely. not now. i'm very -- i just babysit. i go by whatever their routine is >> but you're lying in wait. that comes later. >> snatch her up and corrupt her completely. >> rose, you have a new baby, 11-week old son. >> yes. >> he's the manliest, we hear. such a cute guy. when you look at this character, how do you position yourself, having been a rebellion teenager, that's the word on the street. >> i wasn't an easy teenager but my mom was laid back and not overbearing. i was lucky. i had other people in my life o are more like susan's character in the film. >> whatst love about the story, too, is it's directly based on the relationship of the director and her mother, to the point you were wearing their clothes. yeah. >> dogs were her dogs. everything, yeah. i had her mom's purse. but her mom wasn't allowed on
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but she's a great gal. actualty, when i saw this reel of her mom doing the first five minutes of this, that made me jump in. but it's fun. it's such a funny movie, i think. has some moving moments. i don't mind at all being called e meddler. that's the interesting combination, of the mother and daughter relationship. it's none funny, tense and layered. that's what you see with the characters, including the awkward moment on valentine's day. i would have passed out. >> me, too. the surroundings and gave hem,r in all the little parts. it really made it speed along. of course, j.k. simmons as you've never seen him before. >> fantast in this. >> he is. >> before we go further, i'll tell the story of your ankle boot. a lot of people have injuries at the gym or something. instead, how did you do th
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off a mountain in columbia hiking. >> can't beat that. >> random day in susautn's life. >> is anyone cooler than susan sarandon. >> you're okay, other than the ankle, thank goodness. >> it'll be off in a couple months. i did it at the bottom of the mountain. that was smart. >> if you're going to go, go to the bottom. >> yeah. you're going to have to speedy recovery, i'm sure. >> yeah. it'll b fine. >> back to the next mountain? >> i hope so. >> before we let you go, 25th anniversary of "thelma and >> uise." when you think of that role and what it meant for you and your career, you think what? >> who knew? didn't think it would have -- it upset people. you forget the backlash. we've accepted it. but it was really -- caused people a lot of upset at tt time. i mean, i guess, you know, what's unfortunate is there still aren't that many women in films and lead parts.
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when we catch up with her a couple decades later, she's trying to reconcile her past. steve and edie are here with us. you've been here all morning long. we're the luckiest kids in the world. >> teased yourselves more than we've been interviewed. >> soon, the results of that tease will be coming. >> the fruits of your labor will be seen on this stage. >> stand say ilently in front of the cameras and go -- >> that's half of our shown actually. >> i was catching you while the cast was rehearsing. >> i felt that. >> even though the play is up and running, i could still see, you're watching. there's a sense of -- >> i we enjoy o10 cast so much. they did a little rehearsal. we l em. we have such outstanding talent. when you finally give the show over to them and we're no longer writing songs, we just watch rsthem interpret it. it s so much fun. they're so talented. >> do you regret not writing a role for the two of you in there, as well? >> not at all.
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>> it's so much fun to watch the talented performers take our work and make it so much better. they're authentic a thnd brilliant. >> it's a massive undertaking to put togetcer a broadway musical. how long has this been in the woorks? >> about four years. you know, it's a very interesting process. as opp ed to everything else i, wesm i think, have ever done. it's truly collaborative. we have a great director and choreographer. i can't mention all the names. but it's so great watching everyone work and everyone contribute to mak tiss thing wonderful. you realize, usually when i'm doing something, it's just me or just us. t this is a vast circus. >> the chemistry i notice in the earlier interview, you finish each other's sentences. you've known each other 25 years. >> yes. >> how do you explain the chemistry?
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sometimes, you have to plant rn idea in a boy's head. >> that might be a smart book. you're a young girl and you wanna know better than to be here, what would everybody think whoa, mama, pack up slowly and hurry on home t the rate you're going, you'll get a shotgun to run men off they'll hide in the shadows, fall out of trees wait by your window, whisper, bless you, when you sneeze someone will look at you just like this someone will ask you for a kiss you're a smart girl, make a fool of somebody i'm a smart guy, and i know that it won't be me we'll see whoa, mama, take a second look before you set your sights on me
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someone will want you to walk her home, want a little time alone someone will wait as long as it takes for you you're a sweet girl, wrap a man around your pinky ofn your feet, girl, get going ca be me [ applause ] >> fantastic. "bright star." >> that was great. >> amazing.
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>> steve and edie, thank you so much. >> congratulations, guys. [ applause ] >> we're back in a moment. first, thit is "today" on nbc. he say's we should punish women
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