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good morning. breaking news. [ siren ] powerful storms unleash tornadoes in oklahoma. golf ball-sized hail in kansas. widespread flooding in arkansas. this parking lot turned into a river. and look what happened in this college dorm. severe weather, and it's moving east today. damage control. a rare backtrack from donald trump after making can he reconl comments about women who get abortions. >> there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the women? >> yeah. there has to be some form. >> pro choice and pro life groups blasting the front-runner. >> he's dangerous. >> will trump's comments
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roll off him like so many controversies. today exclusive. >> off the post and in. >> why are the reigning world champions earning less than half of what their male counterparts make. they are seeking equal pay and we'll talk to them exclusively. midair collision. two skydivers crash into each other, spin to the ground but miraculously both survive. one severely injured. he says he has no regrets today, thursday, march 31, 2016. welcome. that video is hard to watch. >> five seconds after they leave the plane they collide. one of them uon
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>> the weather is at the top of the show tearing across the south. severe weather spawning tornadoes and triggering dangerous flooding. steve patterson is in little rock, arkansas, this morning. steve, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah. good morning. at least seven people injured as multiple tornadoes plowed through northeastern oklahoma. this storm system sweeping through arkansas as well causing flash flooding and emergency rescues. lightning and heavy rainfall in little rock caused flash floods leading to multiple rescues wednesday. some residents clinging to trees after their cars were swept away in fast-moving waters. firefighters using cable lines to pull them to safety. in oklahoma, the national weather service now confirms multiple tornado touchdowns ripped through tulsa. the twisters causing road closures, power outages and injuring at least one person listed in critical condition. the roof of
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during a prayer group meeting. >> we were huddled in here. we looked all balled up in a ball here and praying. everything blew in around us, but we were good. none of us even have a scratch on us. >> reporter: golf ball-sized hail pounding residents in kansas while in little rock an american airlines flight from dallas to memphis was diverted because of severe turbulence. >> the guy behind me is saying, "are we going down, are we going down"? i have kids. >> reporter: the drink cart splattered soda on the ceiling. two flight attendants were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. this is far from over. the threat hangs around here in the mississippi valley from this morning. that includes the possibility of more tornadoes including the possibility of more flooding. meanwhile the storm system this aftern
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valley, the midwest and the south. a lot of people remain at risk as this severe weather continues. matt and savannah? >> steve patterson in little rock, thank you. >> a head start on your forecast. doesn't look good. >> it really doesn't. this was our big concern yesterday that we would see overnight storms. as steve mentioned, not done. little rock seeing the wettest month ever as has memmemphis. we have a tornado watch going into central mississippi as strong storms skip to the east. an enhanced area for more storms today. 40 million at risk from nashville to jackson to northwestern georgia. large hail, tornadoes likely. here is what's happening as the front pushes in. warm moist air from the south. flash floods, severe storms lasting through overnight tonight. in fact, take a look. you can see overnight tonight from knoxville near lexington into northwestern georgia. tornadoes likely. some could be long track strong storms. th
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louisiana into central georgia including atlanta. why? look at the rainfall amounts we are talking about. upwards of five inches or more in central and southern alabama. you get into central georgia you could be looking at four to six inches as well. the heavy flood threat stretches back into new orleans, guys. more strong storms. tomorrow we have the risk. not as bad but the next 24 hours will be very, very active. >> we'll get back to you in a little while. thank you very much. >> another story in politics. donald trump reversing course after he said women who get abortions should be punished during an msnbc town hall. we have coverage this morning. pete alexander, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the initial comments quickly ignited a firestorm managing to unify supporters on opposite sides of one of america's most divisive issues. critics say t
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complicated topic. this time on the issue of abortion. >> by the way, nobody, nobody respectses women more than donald trump. >> reporter: this morning for donald trump that may be a tough sell. pressed by chris matthews during a town hall, trump insisted if abortion were outlawed, women violating the ban should be punished. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah. >> ten days? ten years? >> i don't know. i'm pro life. i have not determined what the punishment should be. >> why not? >> because i haven't. >> how do you ban abortion? >> you go back to a position like they had where people will perhaps go to illegal places. >> reporter: trump's comments unleashing a wave of bipartisan criticism drawing fierce deannouncements from the group naral saying his unhinged position will endanger women and the anti-abortion group march for life.
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for abortion out of desperation. the last thing she needs is a threat of punishment. >> reporter: trump's republican challengers, boths of whom support the abortion ban, are accusing him of being alone on an island of ignorance. >> probably donald trump will say he was misquoted or whatever. i don't think so. i don't think that's an appropriate response. >> donald's comments are a dplon administration that he -- demonstration that he'll say anything to get elected. >> reporter: within three hours he did a 180. the doctor or any other person performing this illegal act would be held legally responsible, not the woman. the woman is a victim. my position has not changed. he defended abortion rights in 1999 with tim russert. >> i am very pro choice.
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accused him. >> what he said is among the most outrageous and dangerous statements i have heard anybody running for president say in a really long time. >> reporter: sanders saying the words were shameful. >> the idea of punishing a woman, that's just beyond comprehension. >> trump is already unpopular with female voters, 70% with an unfavorable view. a potential liability if trump faces clinton this fall. >> when it is all stripped away, so much of the republican agenda is to turn the clock back on women. make no mistake about it. >> reporter: a new poll shows donald trump may have hit a low point headed into the wisconsin primary. here are the numbers. down double digits now to ted cruz trailing 40-30%. john kasich in third. late wednesday trurp's team tried to change the conversation putting out this letter from his tax attorneys saying he's been audited by the irs but the timing
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it was dated march 7 raising the question why his campaign only released it wednesday, 23 days later. matt and savannah? >> peter alexander in washington, thank you. >> during the msnbc town hall trump took a controversial stance on the potential use of nuclear weapons if he becomes president. andrea mitchell has more on that part of the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. today the heads of 50 nations are gathering here to discuss the threat of loose nukes. the idea that isis in brussels or other terror groups could try to target nuclear sites or create radioactive dirty bombs in the middle of a contention political campaign with donald trump, the republican front-runner criticized for not having a good grasp of nuclear strategy. pressed by chris matthews about the nuclear option against isis or even europe, donald trump refused to rule it out. >> can
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we are not using a nuclear weapon. >> i would never take any of my cards off the table. >> how about europe? >> no. >> you're going to use one in europe? >> no. i'm not saying that i'm not taking cards off the table. >> reporter: and today a summit to control the spread of nuclear weapons trump raised eyebrows in this interview with cnn saying he supports other countries going nuclear even the volatile korean peninsula. >> we have to say we are better off if japan protects itself against this maniac in north korea. we are better off if south korea starts to protect itself. >> reporter: prompting this sharp re-buick from hillary clinton with rachel maddow wednesday night. >> we have an arms race under his theory not just in the middle east, but also in asia. i have no idea what that means other than it scares me and it scares a lot of
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leaders around the world. >> reporter: a major concern for the u.s., pakistan's development now of smaller tactical nuclear weapons, easier for terrorists to steal. a big nuclear player, perhaps one of the biggest, russia, won't be here. vladimir putin is snubbing the summit to signal continuing disagreements with president obama on a range of issues. matt and savannah? >> thank you very much. >> let's dig deeper into what the presidential front-runner had to say with the people who interviewed them. we have rachel maddow here up early and chris matthews in chicago. good morning to you. >> chris, often times when you are interviewing someone and they say something controversial, you can almost look in their eyes and see the wheels turning that they are trying to figure out a way to get out of what they just said. did you get that sense from donald trump? do you think he understood the gravity of his comments? >> well, i did. i think he may have, too. i did sense that som
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important had happened. talking about punishing a woman for choosing to have an abortion for example is a troubling area for a politician. that's why they stay out of that area. the nuclear thing is really big. you talk about not rolling out the use of nuclear weapons in europe and use of the term tactical nuclear weapons, hundreds of kilotons, hiroshima was 15 so talking about it being limited is a mistake. >> you were interviewing hillary clinton almost simultaneously as this was unfolding. you had an extraordinary situation. you had pro life and pro choice groups condemning what donald trump said and then you had him giving out not one but two statements to walk it back and clean it up. >> that's remarkable for abortion and also for the politics of donald trump. he's been mr. don't apologize, don't explain. look back at the issues on which
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thought he'd pay a price for this. john mccain isn't a war hero, things like that. he never walked them back. he now been in politics long enough now to know you have to walk things back or this is a different magnitude. we'll see how long it affects him. the effort to change the subject to his tax returns won't work. >> we'll get back to chris in a moment. on the nuclear issue, secretary clinton -- this goes to the ability to be commander in chief. secretary clinton said she's hearing from world leaders who are privately expressing concerns about this. >> this is remarkable and it was unprompted. i asked her, you know, how do you think a president donald trump would play with world leaders? she said, we already know. i'm hearing from them privately, being asked what in the world does this mean for the united states and for your politics. she brought it up again a second time in the interview. it is clearly something that's an important part of how she's thinking about how he would affect our standing in the world.
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interview with trump there is a rare admission where he seems to acknowledge that his poll numbers are hurting with female voters. normally he's extolled the virtues of his poll numbers. here he recognizes this is an area of weakness for his campaign right now. >> well, most voters are women. that's the primary fact to keep in mind when we discuss issues like abortion rights. he knew his numbers had crashed basically in wisconsin when we went into the interview. i think he knows he has challenges in new york, for example. in the latest explanation when he went out with the statement about each state making up the decision on abortion rights. that leaves the question where does he stand on new york. he's going to new york this month on the 19th and he has to answer the question there. would he outlaw abortion in new york as a citizen or president, as a voter. these questions are out there. this is in 2 wheelhou
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president, the rights of individuals and the role of the united states in the world militarily. these are central questions. >> ten seconds to each of you. how many mornings have we sat here or in the afternoon and wondered whether a comment donald trump has made will derail his campaign. so, chris, i will start with you in ten seconds. the abortion comments, nuclear comments, are they a game-changer? >> i don't know. i think trump has great strengths. he's got something for the american people, a nationalistic sense he's reared up for them. i think this will be important especially with women. >> this is a moment where politics is like jazz. it's not the note you play, it's the note that you play next. we'll see how he handles what's a real fire storm in response. >> rachel and chris, thank you very much. appreciate it. >> thanks, guys. >> now a scandal rocking alabama politics. governor robert bentley facing allegations of an affair after being recorded making inapproprie
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aide. now she's stepped down and pressure is mounting on the governor to do the same. here's janet shamlian. >> reporter: the scandal involving governor robert bentley is growing this morning with more lawmakers now demanding his resignation. some even calling for impeachment. >> let me kiss that left ear, okay? >> reporter: in recorded phone calls the governor is heard in racy conversations with rebecca mason, top aide. they haven't admitted it's him. >> when i stand behind you and i put my arms around you and i put my hands on your breasts and just pull you in real close, hey, i love that, too. >> reporter: the governor and mason deny they had an affair. >> i have no intention of resigning. >> reporter: wednesday, rebecca mason did resign, writing in a statement, my only plans are to focus on my
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and my husband who i love dearly. the governor responded in a statement, i appreciate her service to the administration and the people of this state. the governor and his wife diane were divorced last year after a 50-year marriage. according to the website which obtained the audio it was recorded by diane bentley two years ago. >> it's destroyed his credibility. >> reporter: state representative ed henry, a republican like the governor plans to begin the process toward impeachment this week. >> he won't be an effective governor. >> reporter: there is now an investigation on the governor's conduct. for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. now to breaking news. at least 14 people were killed and dozens feared trapped after an overpass collapsed in the indian city of colcata. they are trying to reach those trapped underneath.
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cars, trucks and people trapped under concrete and metal. the overpass has been under construction since 2009. >> hundreds of protesters flooded minneapolis streets after a prosecutor announced that police officers involved in the shooting death of jamar clark will not face charges. the 24-year-old was shot and killed in november during a confrontation with officers who were responding to a reported assault. officials say deadly force was warranted because the officers feared for their lives as clark tried to gain control of one of their weapons. back to al. busy times in weather. what else you got shaking? >> besides gear weather down south in the east we have clouds moving in as the front pushes t pushing east, and back behind it, snow through the northern plain, and the scentral rockies and plenty of sunshine and milder weather along the coast, saundny in seattle. we will to
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30 seconds. 1 . good morning, i'm chuck bell, and bright sun shine up there and clear sky. clouds are on the inkrecrease, southerly breezes have made for a much bigger improvement in temperature temperatures, and we are in the mid 50s now, and we will be in the low 70s this afternoon. and again, increasingly cloudy skies, but breezes out of the
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that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. coming up, equal pay for equal play. stars of the u.s. women's soccer team launch a new fight to be paid the same as male counterparts. we'll talk to some of them exclusively. >> and fizzling out? america's love with soft drinks could be coming to an end. first this is "today" on nbc.
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on ford suvs is a limited time offer. see your ford dealer today. this is a news4 today newsbreak. >> 7:26 is the time right now on this thursday, march 31st, 2016. good morning to you, i'm lin ya yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. and there is a new security summit that could affect your traffic. >> and let's check in with megan mcgrath. megan? >> well, they are starting to close it down here around the convention center, and we we were shooed away where where we were this morning and there are major road closures in the aer ea around the convention center, and avoid the area if possible, and we are seeing the traffic tie-up, and keep in mind that the mount
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is close and the trains will run underneath, but you can't use that metro station. plan accordingly and it is a mess. back to you. >> are all right. thank you, megan. major roads still open, and rhode island avenue #th street to constitution the try to get around that problem, and the backups are going to be slowed this morning. the loop at little river turnpi turnpike, we are slow with a three-mile backup. and the bottom of the belt wway wad green
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temperatures are delightfully mild compared to yesterday. already in the mid- to upper 50s now, and as you plan out the remainder of the day, we are warming up quickly. we will see mid- to upper 60s by noontime, and low to mid 70s for the highs today and the showers won't come if until
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♪ 7:30 now on a thursday morning. 31st of march, 2016. [ seal barking ] >> that's how i feel. >> you are looking at residents of the georgia aquarium. six adorable and en innenergeti lions we'll meet in a while. >> storms are moving east after hammering the south. seven people were injured where several tornadoes touched down. heavy rain triggered dangerous flooding in arkansas. >> donald trump is backtracking after taking a controversial stance on abortion if the procedure were to be banned in the u.s. here's what he had
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a town hall with chris matthews. >> do you believe in punishment for abortion? yes or no as a principle. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yes. there has to be some form. >> that drew swift condemnation from activists and fellow presidential candidates. hours later the campaign release add statement saying he believes only abortion providers, not women, should be punished. >> several beaches on the east coast of australia are closed this morning after a near fatal shark attack. a professional surfer was bitten on the leg and rushed to the hospital in serious condion. the 22-year-old's friend was also in the water at the time and raced to save him. >> he was getting thrashed around in the water. a terrible scream, i guess. and acting on instinct i just paddled as hard as i could
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victim is now conscious and communicating. >> also this morning, a group of women taking a stand. members of the u.s. women's national soccer team, the reigning world cup champions just filed a complaint seeking to be paid the same as their male counterparts. we'll talk to them exclusively in a moment. but first the numbers. on the field they are on top of the world. but they say they are only getting second class pay to be there. late wednesday attorneys for five athletes on the u.s. women's national team filed a complaint to a goth agency seeking equal pay. top stars like alex morgan, hope solo -- >> lloyd, morgan streaking. >> and hat rick hero carli lloyd are asking the equal opportunity commission to make sure the u.s. soccer federation, the organization that runs the men's and women's teams pays female al
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counterparts. currently in world cup games, qualifiers and friendlies they are paid a base annual salary with potential bonuses for winning. according to the complaint that breaks down to between $3600 and $5,000 for women per game. for men it's just over $6,000 to as much as $17,000. if they make the world cup roster females get 44% of what their male counterparts earn. that's despite drawing crowds of similar size and racking up achievements like their third world cup trophy last summer and back to back to back olympic gold me dals giving the team that made us all believe a chance to make history again. four of the players behind the push for equal pay are with us now. they are joined by their attorney jeffrey
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good morning. nice to see you. >> good morning. >> carli you don't just wake up and say we'll file a complaint and point a finger at u.s. soccer. this has been simmering for a while. why does it come to a head now? >> i think the timing is right. i think we have proven our worth over the years. you know, just coming off of a world cup win. the pay disparity between the men and women is just too large. we want to continue to fight. the generation of players before us fought. now it is our job to keep on fighting. >> ladies, you complained to the u.s. soccer federation in the past. what's been the response when you talk about equal pay issues? >> you know, matt, i have been on the team now for a decade and a half. i have been through numerous negotiations and honestly not much has changed. we continue to be told we should be grateful just to have the opportunity to play professional soccer and to
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it. in this day and age, it's about equality, equal rights, equal pay. we are pushing for that. we believe now the time is right. it is a responsibility for women's sports and specifically for women's soccer to do whatever it takes to push for equal pay and equal rights and to be treated with respect. >> i want to mention the complaint was just mailed yesterday. the u.s. soccer federation hasn't had time to digest it but they gave us a statement. while we have not seen the complaint and can't comment on the specifics we are disappointed about this action. we have been a world leader in women's soccer and are proud of the commitment we have made to building the women's game in the united states over the past 30 years. who wants to respond to that? >> you know, matt, we are sorry they are disappointed. these women are disappointed in u.s. soccer. when they asked for the same treatment as the men, they were told it was irrational. that might be a g
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1816. it's not an acceptable answer in 2016. >> what about revenues here? are revenues equal? i would imagine an argument could be made if the revenues aren't equal the pay isn't equal. where does that stand? >> actually, last year u.s. soccer, according to its numbers made over $16 million from this team. the men's team caused a $2 million loss. the numbers are very obviously in favor of the women. >> ladies, what are your options here if the u.s. soccer federation says "sorry, we can't do this at this time," are you willing and prepared to boycott games? will you strike? what will you do? >> i think that's why we are here taking this action and filing this complaint. we have sacrificed so much. every day we sacrifice as much as the men. we work as much. we endure just as much physically and
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our fans appreciate us every day for that. we saw it with the high of last summer. we're demanding now that our federation and our employer really step up and appreciate us as well. >> by the way, ladies, have you heard from any of the male players? >> well, i'm sure they are in support of us. my husband plays professional soccer. he's very much in support of me. but i would have to believe that the men's national team would be in support of us. >> while i have you there can i change subjects? we have talked so much on this show and others have about the zika virus and specifically female athletes worried about heading to rio for the games. hope, have you been given the kind of information you need to feel comfortable about going? >> yeah, matt. it's a very important decision for me and for all women athletes. gh
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what's being done. this is a historical moment. so much is learned from history. i really hope that this historical moment and everything we have filed today, we can all learn from. zika is a huge deal at the olympics. obs tli decision to play is a big deal. it's a personal decision for me, but now i want to focus on what the team historically is doing. >> fair enough. thank you very much for joining us. we'll follow the story very closely. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> very interesting. just the beginning of the legal road there. >> no question there. >> no question. mr. roker. >> ready for spring? how about some cooler air? >> no. >> i wish that i could say it, but it is mild weather in the south pushing into the northeast, and coolerer
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is is on the way, and we will be 64 in new york, and 72 in new orleans, but watch thele cooler air, and minnesota is warmer, but then watch saturday. baltimore, normal, and detroit, below normal and the same in louisville. and remember, thursday, tomorrow, today, 71, and it is going be 45 sunday, and by monday, it'll be in the 30s and then watch this, we have a clipper coming across and it is going to bring a whole mess of precipitation, and sunday, lake-effect snow, and maybe light snow around boston and new york city sunday into monday, and look at the snowfall amounts. we could be looking at 2 to 4 inches of snow from erie into albany, and this not april fool's. here is what is happen ing ing your neck of the woods. >> plenty of sunshine out there, and temperatures in the upper 50s here in the metro e area, and it is going to be a delightfully mild day, and
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70s. 33% chance of rain after sunset. most of the daytime plans are just fine, and tomorrow, a risk of a rumble or two of thunder and rain in the beginning of the afternoon, and highs tomorrow into the 80s, and linger shower saturday before we turn and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you. coming up, soda falling flat. with consumption rea amy thinks you have to be super smart to not mess up your tax refund. so we flew in super smart mathematician, maria chudnovsky, to help her. i have a lot of student loan debt. can i deduct my interest? (beep) can amy deduct her student loan interest? in her case, yes. the amount goes right here. in your case, yes. the amount goes right here. thanks. intuit turbotax. taxes done smarter.
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i have a resident named joyce, and i said "come to class,bout let's start walking together" and i said "and i bet you money you'll be able to do that senior walk". that day i said "ok it's me and you girl, me and you!" i said "if you need to stop, there's a bench we'll just hang out in the shade." she said "absolutely not! we are going to finish this race!" and we were the last ones in, but you know what? we finished the race. and she goes "desiree, i'll never quit walking. ever" hi. we are back at 7:44 with a growing number of americans saying no to soda. >> according to a new report consumption dropped to a 30-year low in this country. has the soft drink industry lost its fizz for good? here's nbc's joe fryer. >> reporter: for decades soft drink ads projected all kinds of
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feelings. >> that's a great new pepsi can. >> reporter: from sexy to inspirational. ♪ i'd like to buy the world a coke ♪ ♪ and keep it company >> reporter: but recently this classic coke ad got a somber makeover with claims like this from a consumer advocacy group. ♪ liquid calories ♪ diabetes which really ain't so sweet. >> reporter: a sign more people are singing a different tune. a new report by beverage digest found soda consumption tumbled last year down 1.2% reaching the lowest level in 30 years. diet soft drinks saw a big drop thanks to growing skepticism about artificial sweeteners. overall since 1998 the center for science in the public interest says soda consumption plummeted 27%. >> i was probably to the point of being addicted to where i would seek out my favorite fast
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favorite soda on tap. >> reporter: nadine gave up the sugary drinks two years ago as part of a lifestyle and diet challenge. she considers herself a healthy person but said diabetes runs in the family. >> i would like that not to happen to my children. >> reporter: the american beverage association acknowledges preferences are constantly changing and says companies are innovating to meet evolving preferences by introducing more low and no calorie beverage choices like flavored waters and teas. another way companies are trying to lure back customers, smaller sizes instead of buying a 20-ounce bottle, shoppers can now get a 7.5-ounce can. new options for a product that's used to fizzing with sales that are now fizzling. for "today," joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. >> how do we stand at this table on soda? >> i don't drink it. >> i used to love diet soda every day.
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all right. we are back with a series of tweets that got attention online. carson? >> this is interesting. it's spring break season as americans head all over the globe. the state department travel twitter account was giving strange advice. let's run through some of them. tempted to buy cheap pirated goods overseas? don't. you could be prosecuted in the u.s. # spring breaking badly. another one. somebody offered you a free trip abroad but the free luggage they offered is lined with cocaine. beware of scams. this one got people going. not a 10 in the u.s.? then not a 10 overseas. beware of being lured into buying expensive drinks or worse -- being robbed. that's when people wrote in. this writer put stop spending my tax money on calling me ugly. b.j. novak said
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is that real? the parody accounts said remember it's not the destination. it's the journey unless you are a 6 or below. in which case it's neither. please stay in the house. the damage is done. a lot of people thought it was funny that a government agency took a shot at a sense of humor on their social feed but they offended people along the way. be careful and look out for scams. >> thank you, carson. >> coming up, a sneak peek at the new exhibit at the georgia aquarium. today, we
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this is a news4 today news week. >> 67:56 is the time, and i'm eun yang and let's check on the morning xhit, and melissa, what is happening this morn sfg h. >> well, the turnpike is better than it was, but we are still slow through this area. and top of the beltway slow, and also as you are coming across the woodrow wilson bridge. and also, the green and yellow line, at mt. vernon is closed down because of the summit in town today, and the line is still running, but you have to use shaw or gallery place as your station instead. > all right.>
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good morning, and plenty of sunshine out there for now. temperatures are starting to warm up into the upper 50s and we should reach the low to mid-70s for the high temperatures in afternoon. the skies are partly to the mostly cloudy and a risk for showers rolling in after 7:00 or 8:00 to nigh, and the occasional showers are likely for tonight and into tomorrow. >> thank you, chuck. the next up
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, the pill without the doctor. inside california's controversial plan to provide birth control directly from the local pharmacist. will more states follow? then, lucky to be alive. the terrifying moment wing suit divers collide in midair send ing one spiralling to the ground. what saved his life moments before impact. ♪ and making a splash. hello hot stuff. natalie introduces us to the newest residents of the georgia aquarium. today, thursday, march 31, 2016. ♪
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>> it's spring break! >> all the way from cleveland celebrating my 18th birthday on "today." [ cheers ] ♪ >> i'm here for my 60th birthday! [ cheers ] >> it is 8:00 on "today." thursday, march 31, 2016. [ cheers and applause ] >> starting to feel good on the plaza. nice and springy. our crowd is literally sweet. because a sweet little girl just gave me peeps to match my dress. >> amazing. how did she know? >> i don't know. and a good throwback thursday song. >> "ride captain ride" by blues image. >> can you name another
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but i love this one. coming up, a recipe for a classic french dish called coq au vin. as savannah likes to say, it's delicious. we'll test it in a little while. it's simple and you can make it at home. >> i made c oroq au beer a whil ago. >> tamron has the top stories. >> police and firefighters went door to door to make sure everyone was accounted for after a tornado touched down several times in tulsa, oklahoma. at least seven people were injured at home s and businesse damaged in arkansas. heavy rains caused floosh flooding and had first responders making water rescues. the main campus in little rock was closed. severe turbulence from the storms also forced an american airlines flight to make an emergency landing in little rock. two flight attendants were treated for minor injuries. donald trump is reversing course on controversial comments about abortion. durin
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matthews, trump said if abortion is outlawed, women who violate the ban should be punished. >> there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yes. some form. >> ten days, ten years? what? >> that, i don't know. >> the comments drew criticism from groups on both sides of the abortion debate. trump's campaign released a statement saying if the doctor or any other person performing this illegal act upon a woman would be held legally responsible, not the woman. a sky diver is talking about the midair collision over florida that nearly claimed his life. he's sharing dramatic video of the accident. all recorded by his helmet camera. a mid-air collision, two sky divers colliding seconds after jumping from the plane. the horrifying moments all caught on camera on a go pro strapped to a
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the impact knocked him unconscious. freefalling more than 14,000 feet and spinning out of control for minutes. >> my first memory is lying on the ground. then i remember asking somebody to flip me around so i could see because i could not feel my legs. >> reporter: the 23-year-old wing suit diver now paralyzed from the waist down. his spine fractured in four places. the impact so hard you can hear the thud as the camera hits the ground. it could have been worse. just 750 feet before impact leal's reserve parachute automatically deployed. >> i hit some power lines before hitting the ground. >> reporter: he's no rookie. this was his 402nd jump. he said he has no regrets and has met w
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>> it's not his fault. i don't blame him. >> reporter: he's optimistic that he'll recover and walk again. >> i don't want people to be discouraged. i want them to go skydiving. >> sebastian is moving for physical therapy after a week in the hospital. as you can see he's in good spirits despite what happened. it took a run away parrot to show why tv reporters don't really make good pirates. [ screaming ] [ bleep ]. >> i was not expecting that. get it off me. oh, my god. it's not funny. not funny. >> it's not funny, guys. it's not funny. >> the parrot's name is lola. neighbors recognized the bird and lola has been reunited with her owners. apparently the parrot believes it has a face for tv. >> i love whe
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with the microphone so she's also interviewing it. her colleagues don't help. >> they just keep rolling. >> this is going to be good. >> viralle. >> tamron, thank you. now to a new law the second of its kind giving women easy access to birth control. morgan has the story. good morning. >> good morning. exactly right. a prescription for birth control usually requires a visit with a doctor. now women in oregon and soon california can consult with their pharmacist instead. no doctor's prescription, no problem. as early as tomorrow, women in california could go straight to the local pharmacy for hormone methods of birth control including a pill, patch or ring, regardless of age. >> young women often don't have the means to travel. they can more easily access a local pharmacy to get their prescription. >> like 20-year-old brittany rodriguez. >> i do plan on
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prescription now from the pharmacy. i feel it might be more convenient for me personally. >> reporter: before, brittany needed to see a doctor to get a prescription for birth control. now a pharmacist can give it to her after she fills out questions like do you have high cholesterol and have you ever had cancer? critics say women may not get std and cancer screening if they don't go oh the doctor. even a gynecologist who supports the legislation are concerned pharmacists may not give the right type of birth control to a patient. >> it's like saying take tylenol instead of ibuprofen. the end purpose is the same but the subtle differences between the two may not be there. >> reporter: advocates say this is about access. >> the state protocol will help women of different economic classes and all different ages to on stain birth control more expediently. >> reporter: studies show easier access to birth control means fewer unwanted pregnaie
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who are sexually active aren't on birt control. of teenagers who are, 77% say it makes them feel safe. making birth control easier to get even for girls under 18 sends the wrong message, some say. >> it makes it easier, makes it appear casual. this will add to the sec -- secrecy of what your child is doing in an area that could be detrimental to their health. >> reporter: brittany says this is a step in the right direction. >> it's good for women my age or younger who feel they can't talk to their teachers or parents about birth control. >> oregon started prescribing birth control at pharmacies back in july. now alaska and even washington, d.c. are considering similar bills. le. >> no question. this is going to fire up people on both sides of the debate. morgan, thank you. ec
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what you are about to see look like an ordinary cell phone. it has a lot of people worried, especially police. it's actually a double barrelled handgun. >> what? >> it folds up to look like a smart phone. it's from a company called ideal conceal. it's patent pending on the company website it says smartphones are everywhere. your new pistol will blend in with today's environment. >> oh, that's not a good idea. >> what do you think about this. >> why is a great question . >> does the company explain why they felt the need to market and create it? who are they marketing this to? >> people who want to carry a handgun and not have it noticed. a couple of tweets out there. here is one from matt fernandez. a company invented a gun that looks like a cell phone. soon the word "selfie" is going to be something way sadder. >> oh. >> is anybody looking into that? >>
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the middle of this year. >> wow. >> unbelievable. >> let's go to the "wheel of fortune" wizard. robert santoli had an unbelievable win on the game show. it's viral and here's why. this is the puzzle from the game. any guesses? >> he does. >> no. >> here's robert solving it. [ bell ringing ] >> oh, robert? >> port and starboard. >> yeah, that's it. >> what? >> that's not all, folks. he had a streak going all night long. check out the puzzle. >> robert, what took you so long? >> oh, what a night. >> yeah, that's it. unbelievable. >> what? apparently there was a nautical theme. so the producers told him that. he studied past "wheel of fortune"
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off. >> oh, what a night? >> i don't understand. >> on a boat? he must be pat's nephew. >> that's a little bit too easy for me. raise your hand if you are a cat lover. that's not nice. raise your hand if you are a dog lover. >> you didn't raise your hand. >> i have both. >> that's not the question. >> i'm more of a dog lover. researchers in manhattanville college discovered the difference between cat and dog people. >> oh, no. >> it turns out that it's it turns out dog people have higher incomes, more friends and are happier than cat people. >> yes! >> what? people with dogs are likely to have paid off the mortgages while people with
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likely to live -- >> nobody says you're a crazy dog lady. >> -- with their parents. >> that's your twitter feed. you gave out my e-mail address. >> no, no. >> my former e-mail address. >> you don't get e-mails from everybody who knows that? >> no! >> i'm sorry. >> how about cell phone numbers? >> that's not nice. >> hold on. i will read -- cat lovers, the silver lining is you are likely to enjoy your own company more than dog lovers. i thought it was everybody's -- my fault. my fault. >> anyway. >> everybody -- i'm sorry. >> now to marcia clark and her encounter with o.j. simpson. carson, i'm just kidding. >> rewind the dvr a
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get the address. with the success of fx's "the people versus o.j. simpson" the trial is back in the spotlight and marcia clark revealed to the hollywood reporter she ran into o.j. after the trial. she saw him at a courthouse cafe during his armed robbery trial. clark said he was walking toward his area of the cafeteria which was cordoned off. as he passed by he looked at me and said ms. clark and i said mr. simpson. that was it. interesting. ten years later. up next, "a few good men" the broadway play did eventually make it to the big screen and now to television. nbc announced "a few good men" will be the next is now going to be a broadway production. this is going to be the first live draw marks and here is the good news. aaron sorkin is on board to write and produce, and no word on the cast, but how great would it be to hear "you can't handle the
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nicholson? that is a real dream. and that is 2017 right here on nbc. and the production of "bay watch" is in full production in florida, and dewayne johnson gave the first cast photos. he said, we work hard and play hard, and that movie is going to hit the theaters in 2017, and that is the pop start. >> thank you, carson. very cool. >> mr. roker? >> i think that i will go do some weather. we have a couple of things worried about right now, and first of all, we have severe weather to talk about, and tornado watch in effect are the through georgia and mississippi, and overnight, tornadoes hitting in oklahoma and mississippi. and people in risk with large hail and people are from jackson to nashville affected. and to nigh, continues from the east, from lexington to coleman and to the northwest of atlanta, and tornado, damaging winds and of night, and again, we are
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friday less problem, but there is still a risk of strong storms from macon, georgia to, south of atlanta. and plus the polar vortex is shifting, and saturday, warmer in the east, but the colder air will make its way into the great lake, and eventually on sunday, all of the way through the northea northeast, and the great lake, and the clipper may bring in the few hour showers, and monday, hartford, and detroit 36, and 29 degrees. here is what is happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, i'm storm team 4, chuck bell. and the pollen is high for those allergy sufferers out there. and we should make it it into the low to mid-70s by the afternoon. the sky will be more and more filled with clouds as the day goes on, and a chance for showers coming in after 7:00 or 8:00 tonight. and the highs the to today, in the 70s and enjoy
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that's your latest weather. matt? >> mr. roker, thank you. this morning on start today, spring forward. hitting the refresh button on money matters. today's financial editor has five things to do today to freshen up your finances. good morning. >> good morning. >> sounds like what you do to a closet but there is more at stake here. >> there is. if you do it wrong you could run afoul of the irs, put yourself at risk of identity theft. we don't want to do that. we'll teach people how to do it right. >> running afoul of the irs second only to running afoul of savannah guthrie. >> and giving out my e-mail. >> know what to save and what to toss. how do you know? >> there are rules. we have broken it down for you. the first category is things you need to keep until you replace them. keep your receipts until you get your credit card bill. then reconcile it and get rid of them. keep the bills until you have the year end one then get rid of the monthlie
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years. anything tax related where you lose money, seven years. that's more likely to come up in an audit. assets paperwork. if you have a house, a car, stocks, keep them as long as you have the asset and social security cards, marriage and divorce certificates, forever. >> treat your computer desk top like your desk. >> here's the problem. 90% of us still receive bills in the mail. most of us pay our bills online which means we are running parallel systems. we are running one system online and one system on paper. those systems have to match. on your computer desk top, you should have files for things like credit cards and insurance and the same ones in your filing cabinet. >> once you develop a system you want people to go to this every day so they don't get behind in it. >> exactly. every day. when you walk into the house and you have your bills, put them down in the same place like you put your keys in the same place so you know where they ar
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you receive them, which by the way i suggest and mark due dates on your calendar so you are never late. file everything away weekly or monthly, but get on a schedule. this is really important. your computer needs to back up every day. it should do it automatically. trust me on this. my computer crashed last week. i was so happy i back up all the time. >> we say, okay, change the battery in the smoke detector once or twice a year. you want people to have an annual date that they are reminded of every year and that's their finance cleaning date. >> right. we are coming up on tax time. tax time is a great time to do this. take all your 2015 folders out, move them to the basement. the ones you have to keep. make room for the new ones. if you don't want to do it at tax time, do it on your birthday, first of the year, just do it. >> purge everything you don't need. >> re
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>> you have to shred anything that has identifying information on it. name, addresses, social security numbers, account numbers. all that stuff goes in the shredder but only shred what you have to. once you shred something the paper quality isn't as good. it's not as good for recycling purposes. if you don't have a shredder and don't want to buy one go to a local events in your area. >> if you do this incorrectly you can run afoul of the irs. how? where would the tripping points be? >> if you don't keep documents that you really should be keeping and you get an audit you have to spend a lot of time and energy. it will be a big headache to recreate them. i'm not saying you wouldn't be able to. i'm sure you could get them back. it's easier to keep what you have to keep. >> bottom line. instead of cleaning this closet this weekend, clean your finances. >> exactly. >> thank you very much. for more tips including five
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tidy up your finances head to jean will be back tomorrow with a live facebook chat so get your questi
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this is a news4 for today news break. >> 8:26 this morning, and a number of road closures for the security summit in d.c. and melissa mollet tells us how to get around i. >> well, a num bber of roads ar closed, rhode island avenue, sixth street, and constitution avenue and connecticut to work around it. and the turnpike is looking better than it did this morning. 66 is jammed the entire way, and the 95 north, the slow spot is northbrid
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♪ we are back now. 8:30 on a thursday morning. it's the 31st of march, 2016. something for everyone. as we come out to see the nice people who have been around all morning on the plaza. on a beautiful thursday morning. going up to something like 68 degrees here in new york city. >> just reading through the many
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matt. >> i thought we were going to drop it. >> one says, matt gave me your e-mail. >> he really did? >> yeah. they're all nice. another says i love tamron's style. can you tell her? >> you are awesome. >> this one from a lady saying, checking to see if mr. big mouth really did spill the beans. >> you should say no. >> yes, he did. nice to hear from you. thanks for the cute notes. >> this is how we drop things on the show. >> we'll dive into the new exhibit at the georgia aquarium celebrating its tenth anniversary. >> so cute. and a special spring edition of stuff we love to help freshen up your look, your home and more. >> and bon appetit, a french dish made popular by julia child. how to master coq au vin. >> no, that's great stuff. first, al isid
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facebook live booth. al? >> hey, guys. it's not claustrophobic. once the door closes it will be like a sauna. fantastic. all right. hello. let's show you what's going on as far as your weather is h hello. let's show you what is going on as far as your weather is concerned. for the weekend ahead, we are looking the wet weather along the eastern seaboard, and sunny skies out west, and it will chill down as we get to the great lakes with the snow, and the western two-thirds of the country looking good saturday and then sunday, sunday, you can see the snow southern new england, england, and the great lake, and the mid-atlantic gulf coast with the pacific northwest, things are looking very good. and now, what is happening in your neck of the woods. >> i'm meteorologist chuck bell with a nice day outside and some clouds are filg
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and partly cloudy to mostly cloudy this afternoon, and keep that in mind as the rain chances hold down after sundown so you k can get away without the umbrella today. and the temperatures into the mid- to upper 50s, and the temperatures will grablgly climb into the low to mid-70s again, and again, the shower chance coming in after that, and now, better chance for rain tomor that's your latest weather. we'll stay inside the "today" show penalty booth to answer your questions. go to if you are headed outdoors, take us with you. you can always find "today" radio on sirius xm channel 108. guys? >> thank you, al. we have been teasing it all morning. the friendly sea lions at the georgia aquarium. >> they are part of a new exhibit that opens today and natalie got a sneak peek. >> reporter: jupiter, neptune, scout and diego. sea lions who are part of the new exhibit
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aquarium. >> they are gre gashs. >> very social. >> is there an alpha snm we do have a hierarchy. diego is the alpha male. >> reporter: the big guy. they were rescued from california. last year more than 3,000 sea lion pups were stranded on california beaches, starving and dehydrated. in what's known as an unusual mortality event. >> their mothers were searching for food. the fish have swum deeper so the mother has gone out deeper which leave it is pups behind. the pups get hungry so they go, where can i go for food so they wander around, get stranded on beaches and they wander into bars, across roads sborks restaurants and that's a problem. >> reporter: many sea lions are rescued, rehabilitated and released into the ocean. >> during that process we tag them. so they can track them. >> reporter: noaa deems some
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>> so they have come to shore too many times. >> they are coming in and can't fend for themselves in the ocean. >> reporter: the georgia aquarium took in six of those sea lions. what are they learning here? >> they are learning lots and lots. >> like that. >> reporter: they will bounce around. >> natural behavior which is great. saying hi. joor . >> reporter: finally! they range in age from a year and a half to 11. what are you going to show me? >> we'll show you husbandry behaviors, thing that is bring them up close and personal. you may get a kiss. >> reporter: really? >> maybe. >> reporter: i'm game. fish breath, here we come. >> this is scout. >> reporter: hi, scout! >> he's saying hi. >> there you go. >> show her inside your mouth.
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there we go. >> he only weighs around about 90 pounds. we have to introduce you to a bigger boy. >> oh. hi, big boy. hello, hot stuff. >> this is diego. >> hi, diego. [ seal grunts ] >> that's approval. >> this is where the power comes from when they are swimming. >> i have been waiting for a sea lion my whole life. mm. that's what happens. cold water in the face. down the hatch. i don't enjoy the squid part this much. i hope you like them. there you go. yes, yuck. it's kind of
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>> we want to make people aware of the plight of the sea lions along the coast and educate people on how to look after our planet and how we can help. >> thank you. >> oh, boy. >> i think it's love. >> such an impressive place. it is. by the way, the sea lions will be ambassadors to help educate the public about issues the animals face in the wild. they are part of the georgia aquarium's tenth anniversary celebration. that exhibit opens today. >> i wish matt were here. we could ask about the kiss. >> that's a long smooch. coming up, a slice of spring for your wardrobe on a special edition of stuff we love. >> and the recipe for a gourmet french meal that's easier to make than you might think. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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all right. we're back at 8:3 for a spring edition of the stuff we love. kathy post from is here with festive items to celebrate the season. good morning. >> good morning. so much to love here. >> we are so ready for spring. apparently pineapple is the fruit of the season. >> it is the motif of spring 2016. >> really? >> we are seeing it everywhere from fun accessories from little purses and shoes to candles for the home. but that's not all. if you check out our gorgeous model kim, pineapples are on clothing. >> cute. >> we have a fabulous maxi skirt from ann taylor. the maxi skirt is a big tren. this is a sneak peek. tomorrow on for $120. >> i love it wth
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it's all you want. >> go for it. thank you, kim. how about the sneakers? >> athleisure is a huge trend. we have two sneaker companies. first on running. what's great is you can see they have this great technology for comfort and when you run it feels like you are running on sunshine. >> oh, wow. >> jennifer garner and jake gyllenhaal. >> great. >> a brand new company called all birds. time called them the most comfortable shoes in the world. how about that? >> these are made of wool. they are the perfect street sneaker. they are for leisure, travel,er hanging out. >> they're wool but they're cute. well, you know what? >> $95 at check this out. talk about welcoming spring. custom floral monograms. nd
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these are paper flowers from nature's true art. you can find them on they are perfect for a wedding gift, hostess gift. put it in a nursery. little vale. >> so cute. >> starting at just $27. >> let's talk about glamorous picnicking. let's start with this table. savannah, this is a pop-up portable picnic table. >> couldn't be cuter. >> i know . so adorable. it folds down into this little clever carrying case here. >> you could take it in the backyard. >> take it anywhere. find it at amazon for just $79. we love to set the scene. so check out this table ware from pier 1. it is melamine but it looks like real china. i love the chinoiserie. >> the what? >> the chinese print and the bamboo print.
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>> six bucks for chinoiserie. >> we have pillows, too. set it up. this is called the wine to go foldable wine flask. a little pinot in the purse? why not? >> come on! >> take it to the park, the picnic. it folds up. it's $12 from urban outfitters. >> bring your bottle and if you have left overs put it in there? >> you can pour a whole bottle in this. it's like a wine flask in plastic. >> now you're speaking my language. >> who doesn't need that? >> tell us about the glasses. >> also from pier 1. plastic is perfect for the picnic. lastly, let's talk about food. >> let's. >> all the foodies are saying along with bons appetit that babka
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this was called the chiccest bakery in new york city and this is the best babka. this is yum any. they ship nationwide. $44 for a combo of cinnamon or chocolate. >> you can get it right to your door. >> lastly, if you love cookie dough. >> i do. >> as much as i love it, get in here. this is edible cookie dough. >> this is red velvet, my favorite. >> this is from they say not to eat cookie dough and i have been doing it for years. >> aren't we allowed to? >> this has no egg products. you can eat it until your heart's content. >> my heart is content. >> this is birthday bash. >> i'm going for it. >> so sweet and yummy. thank you so much. coming up next on today food, yes, you can make a classic french
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♪ back now, 8:47. this week on today food we have easier than you think recipes. bill is the chef and owner of telapan restaurant in new york city. it has a fancy french-sounding dish you can make at home. good to see you. >> good morning, matt. how you doing? >> it's coq au vin. before you reach for the french-english dictionary it means -- >> rooster with wine. it's made with just regular chicken now. >> right. >> all over france it is celebrated. it's not just red wine. they use white wine in certain areas. >> there is nothing hard to find or fancy here. >> you have chicken, mushrooms, bacon are the key ingredients and of course the red wine. tomato paste
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>> if we are using red wine what kind do you use? >> cheap. you're going to cook it and it cooks down. pour it in there. >> you will marinate the chicken overnight. >> you want the full flavor of the wine inside the chicken. look here. you end up with a beautiful purple -- we were calling it purple chicken all morning. i was saying it was a new breed i developed. >> you're marinating this overnight. when the morning comes and you take it out, you don't throw the wine away. >> no. use the wine to make the sauce. it's key. save it. a lot of times people throw in vegetables and stuff. i kept it simple. put it in red wine. you will get a lot of flavor from the other ingredients. >> pat it dry. >> pat it with a towel. dredge it in flour to help because it's wet. that will dry it up a little more. that will help thicken the sauce later. >> our tasters are
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all morning. >> so good. bravo. >> you brown that. >> takes 5 to 7 minutes. do it in batch ifs the pot isn't big enough. make sure it's spread out so it gets browned well as you see . >> you have legs and thighs here. don't like using breasts for this? >> it is made with the legs and thighs. you can do it but the recipe, cuts 10 to 20 minutes out because the breasts cook faster and you don't want them dry. >> okay. >> over here we have onions going for a little while. take the chicken, brown it. we have mushrooms and bacon. the bacon cooks after the chicken to render fat off. that's good. put in the mushrooms to soak it up for flavor. then we have onions we'll cook for 5 to 7 minutes until they are browned. add garlic. >> sure. >> stir that in. some paste. paste you want to work in to the
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onions. takes a little time to get there but make sure you have that mixed up well. then add the wine. want to add the wine first? we'll get stuff off the spoon like that. then put in the stock. you can use any chicken broth is fine. if you have no broth try it with water. you will get flavor from the chicken anyway. >> okay. >> to that we'll put all these babies back in here. >> then this go s in the oven. >> yes. that will cook for about 30 minutes like that. >> is the idea here you want this at the end to be fall-off-the-bone tend er? >> not so fall off the bone but really tender. this is very french. we'll add the thyme. let me grab the chicken from the back. >> put that here. i'm already sneaking a peek at the finished product. it looks fantastic. guys, how are you? t
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>> the whole thing. the broth, delicious. just perfect. >> we have this baby here. from here you have just the chicken in here. >> oh, my goodness. >> we'll add the mushrooms and bacon back to it. it's like 30 minutes with the legs and then let it go another 30 minutes to get some of the -- let the mushrooms and bacon cook into it. >> a little magic of tv here. >> voila. >> this is what it looks like when it comes out. >> this is the sauce. after the chicken comes out when you put the mushrooms in it, you will cook the sauce down until it gets slightly thicker. you could serve it with roasted vegetables, classically some buttered noodles. >> we have seen people serve it with rice as well. >> and mashed potatoes. >> i like a good crusty bread with this. you are going to want to soak up some of the sauce. >> i would keep everything separate to keep the bread with the sauce. good amount of butterer. >> thank you very much. if you want this recipe, head to
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michigan, has 21 great grand kids and still spoils every last one of them. i love this will guy's name, early jones, jr. north carolina, 100 years old. he loves golf. sounds like matt and carson's kind of guy. happy 102nd birthday to doris of baltimore, maryland. she plays piano by ear. clint moorman plays piano, singer, songwriter and composer. he was jay-z before jay-z. say hello to mercedes kinn of minnesota. 100 years old and known for making the best sticky buns. you have to send those to us! her grand kids love them. feel free to send them on. happy 100th birthday
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this is a news4 today newsbreak. >> good morning, 8:56 on this thursday march 3 # 1st, i'm aaron gilchrist. and metro is affected by the nuclear summit here in d.c., what do we need to know? >> well, vernon square is closed down today and tomorrow for security. and the line is running through there, bou
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get on and off, and also, some delays through the turnpike where the backup is hanging out at the top of the beltwayk and the loop is slow. >> thank
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good morning. the skies are partly cloudy and the temperatures are in the upper o50s and low 60s on what is going to be a mild day today, and even with the increasing clouds, most areas should get up into the low and mid-70s today. a risk of showers coming in after 7:00 tonight. and here is the rain ta we are following from eastern kentucky which is about 12 hour ss away, which puts it in here at 9:00 tonight, and so you want to be ready early to be on the safe side. highs in the 70s and near 80 tomorrow. >> got it, chuck. thnk you. yoau
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this morning on today's take, "modern family" star eric stonestreet is here to talk about his role in the film "confirmation" and a woman comes face to face with a panther and it's caught on video. then robin givens and melissa joan hart teaming up on the big screen. >> from nbc news this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." thursday, march 31, 2016. i'm willie along with tamron and a big crowd on the plaza. >> love spring break. we pack the plaza. >> i
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really for a lot of kids goes through the end of april. >> yeah. >> like rolling spring breaks around the country. >> my kids are on spring break now. some in april. it goes on forever. >> i love that. seems like when we were kids it was a day. spring break in, and out. one day to stay up late and back to school. >> exactly. on morning jam, alabama shakes, hold on. >> brittany is the queen. she's a queen. >> she needs to be on the show. >> she should be. savannah and i hosted a bill board women in music. she was there. the nicest person. i do think today was to be my morning jam pick. >> i don't know. they sent me an e-mail. is that wrong? >> i just replied to the e-mail. >> today was my day. >> what would you have chosen? >> i don't know. once you play alabama shakes. this was going to be mine.
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i'm just a girl in white. >> let's talk about the story that broke this morning on this program. the u.s. women's soccer team filed a complaint with the equal employment opportunity commission late wednesday claiming they should be paid equal to what the men's national team makes. these are the biggest stars in the world in soccer filing a complaint. currently paid a base salary to play in world cup games, qualifiers and friendlies with potential bonuses for winning the games. that breaks down between $3600 and $5,000 for women per game. by contrast on the men's side it's between $6,000 and $17,000 per game. if they make the world cup roster female players receive 44% of what their male counterparts earn according to the complaint. matt spoke to four of the u.s. women's soccer players including hope solo. >> we continue to be told we should be grateful just to have the
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professional soccer and to get paid for doing it. in this day and age, you know, it's about equality. it's about equal rights, equal pay. we are pushing for that. now is the time because this is a responsibility for women's sports. specifically for women's soccer. to really do whatever it takes to push for equal pay and be treated with respect. u.s. soccer made $15 million from the women's team while the men lost $12 million. can't comment on the specifics of it. we are disappointed about the action. we have been a world leader in women's soccer and are proud of the commitment we have made to building the women's game in the united states over the past 30 years. >> if the number is right and men's soccer lost
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first of all it's indefensible. if that's accurate, that's egregious. >> i agree. that's the only case you could make. the men make more money, but they don't. by the way, who's done better -- the women's team over the last generation. which players do you know better? who is more marketable? >> don't get me wrong. we were all inspired by men's soccer in the world cup. the goalie -- >> tim howard. >> we loved him so much. but any saturday or sunday, you go to just about any neighborhood in this country. you see girls playing soccer. how heartbreaking is it for a 9-year-old girl to see or hear that you won't make as much as the boys. just based on your gender. not anything to do with your talent. of course this applies to sports, the professional world. we talk about pay and equality.
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in tennis, venus williams fought for women to be paid equal in tournaments. this is not exclusive to soccer. those numbers are true that men's soccer lost money. i don't know how they defend this. >> they have a lot to answer for. you're right about women's tennis. only in the last few year it is grand slam tournaments came and guay equal pay to women's champions and men. a lot of work to be done here. >> this will catch -- i hope you're awake. i have a proposal for you. i have a deal for you today. >> i don't know about this one. sell it. >> here we go. before we gave away for the facebook and you can like us. i get a dollar every time i say that. we had popcorn, a snow blower. >> yeah. >> al roker did the weather in your home. that's nothing compared to this. the aquarium de paris is hosting a first sleepover
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the opportunity and your guest to stay overnight in the underwater bedroom -- an air bnb and that's your room. that's your room with a view. 360 degree transparent walls, ladies and gentlemen, made of plexi glass separating you and those animals that would eat you as soon as they look at you. the tank is under water surrounded by 37 sharks and a few tropical fish that would distract them before they make their way to you. eventually the bedroom will turn into the observatory for biologists to study the shark behavior which is what i believe it should be used for always. >> yeah. >> however, in case you are interested. >> a little bit. >> submit an es kay due april 3. the winners stay for a night. just one night only. april 11, 12, 13. they only need one night. 'm
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one. it's very cool. like that's cool. but i think it is cool for 30 minutes of on serving the sharks, learning about the sharks. >> that's why they make shark week. >> i don't need a whole night there. >> tune in to shark week on discovery. they do a great job teaching you. i know they say it's safe. but that's what they say about everything. everything is built as safe until it's not. then you make me write an essay. so you make me work to be chomped. a couple of our producers say they want to enter the contest. >> you have to write about the sharks or -- okay. we don't know. >> last will and testament. dear mom. >> get your affairs in order. >> i said this morning what part of that's a reward? you get to go to paris. >> i said, you can go to paris. >> and not sleep with sharks. >> that's cool. for the right person, maybe not you and me. that's cool. it's just a l
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little space though. get a little claustrophobic. >> you have to really like the person and they allow bathroom breaks. you can climb out of the ladder. >> i asked a producer. there is nothing else there. what do you do the whole time? >> he well. the sharks are watching and there's a hammer head there. >> shark with a fetish. really bad. let's stick to the wild side of life. >> this is crazy. >> this is a video i clicked on yesterday. tina dorshel was taking a lovely walk enjoying nature. >> yeah. >> and nature got too close. this is in naples, florida. >> cool. >> here she goes. how beautiful. look at that. >> foliage. >> look at that. >> wildlife, probably. >> what is that? oh, my god. yes, ladies and gentlemen, that's something i never knew existed in america.
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hungry but you don't want to face that. she's like, oh, my gosh. that was at corkscrew sanctuary, home to endangered big cats. why do they let people walk there? i'm happy there are sanctuaries for animals. to rescue beautiful animals. >> you stole my thought. >> why do you need to walk around the sanctuary? if there are -- >> she didn't wanteder der in. that's a path for people to mingle with the florida panthers. >> not the team. >> i'm happyy
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but i don't want to be there. >> ji love that story. >> if you're a parent you have been in the situation trying to get your kids to bed. here's what happened to one mother trying to put her son adam to bed. watch this escape move from young adam. >> i'm giving up. after one hour of trying to put adam to sleep, adam, no. no! no! come here. come here. come here. >> adam is out. >> adam is houdini. if you can catch me, you can put me to bed . >> this is in the space of two seconds he's gone. >> look at his chunky legs. then he's gone. ditched the doll. >> i'm out.
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>> he looks at her all the way down. he has the doll. you're weighing me down. i've got to escape. >> that's turned into a meme. people are like, i'm out. they show that kid going backwards. >> that might be my new thing. >> i heard that dylan is doing a rumor that dylan is doing the 11:00 hour with hoda. >> i know. i don't know how i got that call, but everybody must have to get out of town at 10:00. >> it feels like you bailed on us. >> and yeah, but going back to the shark video, and why wouldn't you guys stay there? i mean, it is a pretty safe glass case. >> and as we pointed out, dill lap, it is always safe until it is not, and i feel like shark week does a great job. i love that the shark week, and i love those people at discovery, and they do a great job with shark week, but i take it that you and natalie would be going? >> i would go
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she would, too. >> submit the essay after the weather. >> i want to start writing, and that is why i went to rutgers, because i did not have to write a essay, and i went right in. >> and what does rutgers' say. >> and just a few grades, and -- no, it is true, you didn't have to write the essay, but i did learn about meteorology, and that is why i am here. and there were storms through mississippi, and we will see more storms firing up this afternoon, and right here in the orange area, and through western tennessee, we could see large hail, and a cold front there as we will see another storm firing up as it makes its way to the eastern coast. that is the weather are from here, and now to your area. >> there are rain chances coming our way, and the leading edge of the rain is still quite a ways away, and likely to be dry through 6:00 or 7:00 this evening, but after the sun goes
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especially late tonight, and primary are risk and not a severe threat, but gusty winds, and brief periods of the rain. and meanwhile, the 70s today, and near 80 tomorrow that's your latest forecast. guys? >> thank you very much. rutgers is one of our finest institutions. >> i loved it. >> great school. >> coming up next, he plays one of the best characters on tv. cam from "modern family." eric stonestreet is in the new hbo film "confirmation" about the supreme court confirmation of clarence thomas. and the real li
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greek nonfat yogurt with delicious toppings like chocolate and almonds. now that's a treat! light & fit crunch. feel free to enjoy. for my money and maybe yours eric stonestreet plays one of the best characters on tv. he's won two emmys for playing cam tucker on "modern family." now he's tackling someone different, white house adviser ken duberstein in "confirmation" about justice clarence thomas's confirmation to the supreme court and al gags from anita hill. i got to speak to eric earlier. >> clarence, how are you feeling? >> glad to finally be re. >> just remember, some of the democrats on the committee will be a hard sell. worst case, seven vote against yo
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you. >> and a tie takes you to the senate where we are in great shape. >> vep with the majority? >> as popular as the president is the number could go higher. don't worry if you catch some heat. >> good to know, thank you. >> get in there. >> eric stonestreet, good morning. good to meet you. >> good to see you. >> the timing on the film couldn't be better given what's happening in washington now. >> with the untimely death of justice scalia and now certainly hbo didn't anticipate the topic being so relevant now. >> you play a guy well known in washington, chief of staff to ronald reagan. >> yep. >> what role did he play in the process? >> he was hired to shepherd clarence thomas through the process. be there for clarence. he wasn't in charge of vetting or anything. he was a well known guy in washington that was popular in town and versed in the town of washington. so he was hired just to walk
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process. >> it's played out publically. 25 years ago. did you learn new things about this trial and about the hearings as you went through and studied? >> i did learn a lot. it was an interesting project for me to get to be a part of it. when hbo comes acalling that's a good thing to want to be part of. a great director, great writer and a chance to work with kerry. my scenes aren't with her. but it was very much kerry washington's camp, anita hill and clarence thomas's camp. we passe each other once in the movie and that was it. >> you're showing your personal range by starring in "the secret life of pets" with kevin hart and louis c.k. this dog is described as a big sloppy mongrel. >> wow. i need to talk to universal. >> we mentioned "modern family." perhaps the real star
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be honest. one of the great characters. >> is he a big mongrel, too? >> fizbo, i'm told, isn't the f f figment of the imagination. it was played by eric? >> true. my dad gave me the name fizbo when i was 9 or 10. i wanted to be a clown in the circus. that was my way then of saying i wanted to perform. i wanted to be an actor. i didn't say i wanted to be this kind of actor until college. i was fizbo the clown. i would perform for kids' parties and this is embarrassing. i don't know that i have said this on tv. but i had a personalized license plate that said fizbo. >> you did not. >> yes. >> how old were you when this car was driven around? >> of driving age. 16, 17. it was a cutlass. i was like og in kansas city.
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cutlass with fizbo. >> you must have been a lady killer. >> killing it. >> with your clown name on the license plate. before i let you go, we have business to take care of. you're a wrestling fan. buddy of brock lesnar. >> i am. >> he fought john cena and you went hard at john on instagram. you said something like great win, brock. >> is that what i said? >> brock wins, # wwe. >> in your face, ce na. >> he read it and had something to say. >> eric, reeveni eveninevenin es a dish best served cold. >> oh, god. has he been released for the day? >> john, come on out. >> i'm ready to go. i have waited for this all my life to have a physical confrontation wit
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>> not how i imagined it. >> how would fizbo do? >> distract him with magic tricks and run. >> i love eric stonestreet. confirmation premieres april 16 on hbo. coming up, two years after the first movie was released the new film "god is not dead 2" is hitting theaters. we catch up with the stars after wewe... get... angry. out of control, mad to the core, angry. so cancer, you've got two options. get out of the way or get rolled over. anger. just one reason more of us are surviving cancer than dying from it. give now to the american cancer society. at hillshire farm, spice is the spice of life.
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think of it as a quesadilla that speaks fluent italian olive garden this is a news4 today newsbreak. >> it is 9:26 on this thursday, march 31st, and i'm aaron gilchrist, and today, the man accused of shooting a 9-year-old boy in d.c. is set to go before the judge. kenneth parker is charged with the 2014 shooting of jaden stansell, and he was the unintended victim of the shooting. and now, a summit is going on at the washington convention center and several streets are closed and metro is affected in that area, and youan check the c
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the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising. time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting planned parenthood and social security... chris van hollen is the only candidate who fought the wall street banks and the nra...and won. that's why he's endorsed by the post as the "talented successor" to senator mikulski who will "deliver results." i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
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>> and brace for sunshine and temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s and today, a milder day with the increasing clouds and risk of showers later this afternoon and into the evening. one or two showers can't be ruled out earlier and the that, but the bulk of the threat is after 8:00 or
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thundershowers are late tonight and into early tomorrow, and the rain won't leave until satu but jamie raskin is the only democrat for congress who's authored landmark progressive laws -- marriage equality, equal pay for women, green maryland act, assault weapons ban, and more. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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taking a look at the headlines the fda is easing the guidelines for the use of the so-called abortion pill. the guidelines allow women to use mifeprex later into a pregnancy with smaller dosage and fewer doctor visits. the guidelines may complicate laws aimed at restricting medically induced abortions. the fda said the missouri was based on -- move was based on science. a study in the new england journal of medicine suggests long-term use of antibiotics doesn't help in people with symptoms of lyme disease. patients got antibiotics for 12 weeks and some got them for two weeks. the longer treatment didn't result in a better quality of life. experts say lyme disease is largely a mystery with doctors trying to find the b
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ease the symptoms. a new drug for rheumatoid arthritis is showing promise. researchers at stanford university looked at hundreds of patients who suffer from the condition for at least 14 years. they say the test drug was able to significantly reduce painful symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis after other therapies could not. many got relief within 12 weeks. if testing goes well it may not be long before the drug becomes available to consumers. with student debt at an all-time high lenders are rolling out new loans for parents. according to the wall street journal next month sallie mae will have education loans to parents without some up front costs. parents have ten years to pay back the money. some parents with good credit may be able to get lower interest rates than the government offers and may want to take on debt themselves. two new surveys give some college grads high hopes in the job market. glass door ranked the top fie
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data science including computer coders tops the list followed by managers in human resources, marketing and finance and nurse prak technicianers. in a separate survey software developers, accountants and market research analysts. now a c analysts are also in demand. and now, are from rutgers and a person who loves her university and degree at rutgers. >> i was not throwing shade, but i did not want to write an essay. and moving on, we are look at the desent weekend for most of the country, and getting closer to it, and looking at mainly clear skies from the west coast to the plain, and the temperatures will cool off a little bit and the winds will pick up and making it feel colder, but friday up and down the east coast, and the pocks off rain and best chance of pocket of storms along the gulf coast, and then hanging on to early rain for the east coast and the rest
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continue with the sunshine except for the lake-effect snow, because of the cold winds crossing over the great lakes. sunday, we will see the cooler temperatures working into the northeast, and windchills are going to make it feel like it is down in the 30s, so we are not done with the cold air yet. that is a look at that weather across the country, and now a peek out your window. >> i'm meteorologist chuck bell. showers out here in northern maryland and virginia, and out here in eastern kentucky and ohio is the bulk of the rain. that is the line of rain we rark trag. we could get a pop-up shower here in the late afternoon in shenandoah valley. and 80% chance of rain tomorrow though. nice and warm near 80, and then the showers will end early that's your latest forecast. tamron? >> thank you, dylan. 20 years ago melissa joan hart became a household name playing the girl with the magical touch in
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and robin givens turned heads on "head of the class". >> now they are teaming up in "god's not dead 2" a high school teacher who lands in court after mentioning jesus in the classroom. >> good to see you. >> good morning. >> i live with you guys. i can't tell you. i watch you all the time. your magnificent. >> now you're with us. >> i'm here. >> we feel the same way. >> this is my first time on the "today" show. >> we just learned that. >> i was on abc all those years so i wasn't allowed on the network. now i can be here. >> is that what they do over there? >> so rude. we didn't know that. we thought you didn't like us. now we know. >> now you know. >> contract shenanigans. >> i confess. i knew about the first movie. i didn't know how popular it was. >> they said it was a movement. >> absolutely. explain the back story for people who didn't see the first one. >> it really is t
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stories. you have the first story about a professor who tells students he thinks he should proclaim god is dead to move on in the class. that follows the story and that ends in the film. this one picks up with my character grace who is a school teacher. she mentions jesus in the classroom and is basically thrown into a courtroom. there is a big case over it. >> the way you do it, it's wonderful. you mention jesus along with martin luther king and gandhi. in a historical sense. >> still. >> it's a history class. >> what i love is the film talks about whether or not jesus was a historical man and whether or not you can talk about him in historical -- in the facts historically. what we have in the film are amazing professors who give real life testimony to the facts of how jesus may have lived and why, you know -- i don't want to give anything
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>> i do. >> why was it important for you to be part of a project like this? you have busy schedules. both of you have sons. >> my family was such a fan of the first one. i can't begin to tell you. so the movie meant a lot to us. i lost my sister unexpectedly and my mom went to see the movie who loves and adores you. i have to say that. when she came home she was so thrilled, so taken with this movie, so satisfied, so when they asked me to do it later for me it meant the world to us. >> what i love is you talk about your struggle. her character is robust and all the characters. they're not stereo typical. the christian films can be cheesy. you have to watch out for that. i feel like this is a good movie. first and foremost. then it has a great message and an important message. >> your character -- you're great in the movie. she carries the weight. >> you guys are a great team.
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show? >> if kathie lee and hoda need some time. we'll gladly. if they want a break. we're here if they need to go to brunch. >> melissa has gone from being banned on the show to taking a spot on the 10:00 hour. >> so robin, your character has to discipline melissa as the principal of the school. what's the tension there and the argument? >> it was hard for me. my character is stuck between a rock and a hard place. whatever she believes she feels melissa needs to follow the rules. what was difficult for me is personally my faith is important and a little bit of the story i gave you a minute ago, i wanted to fight for her, you know? it was hard for me to get out of the way. >> on a take she'd be like, ooh, i don't want to say that to you. >> amazing. >> we had a great time. we were surrounded by fantastic actors. ernie hudson, jesse me
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>> pat boone? oh, my gosh. >> there are talented actors. you either know and love them from one thing here or there or follow their careers. but these are powerhouse actors for the film. we had fun in little rock. >> it's throwback thursday. ready to throw back to your shows? >> it's so trendy now. not really. never say never. >> really? >> would you do sabrina? >> you could go back and be the principal. >> scrunchies, oh. >> we need to let you prepare. your show starts at 10:00. ye the 4th hour of "today." thanks for joining us. "god's not dead 2" is in theaters tomorrow. >> tomorrow. >> coming up next after a short break, "the blacklist" back to make your thursday nights complete. one of the good kellogg's® frosted mini-wheats®... 8 layers of wheat...
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everybody safe. >> i'm not going to confirm or deny mission details about the movement of the nuclear arsenal. >> my ci is reliable. if he says your convoy will be hit on the jersey turnpike it will be hit. >> noted. >> if you are going to ignore me you could have done it over the phone. >> i had you come here because i want it abundantly clear. this is a military operation. you and your team need to stand down. >> general baxter, you have a problem, i can help. >> and how do you help? harry, good morning. >> good morning. >> we both do politics. when you hear someone say i can't confirm or deny. >> that's trouble. >> it's trouble. how exciting is the new season? >> it's great. when you get a chance to finally be on a show with a couple of seasons and find the rhythm, that's rare. you don't always get a chance to have three seasons at this level of production. and this level of writing. the writing has gotten better,
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the actors found their own voice. and the camaraderie within the system. >> it's a good show. your character now will oh fi h officiate a wedding but not all peachy and sweet. >> well, you know, dealing with repeat characters. not too sweet all the time. in reality i had some experience. i had the great privilege of marrying a couple of friends of mine in california. i was deputized for the day. i had a crack at knowing what it's like to officiate a wedding. but nothing quite like "the b k blacklist". >> did you up stage the wedding? we talk about you have the most amazing speaking voice. there you are officiating the wedding. >> yes. >> stealing the show. >> i couldn't steal the show. the bride was moon bloodgood who's been on the
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>> that changes it. we needed to be at that wedding. >> you're also in "batman versus super man" which just crossed the $500 million worldwide mark. huge hit. how much fun was that? >> it's a dream come true. i remember when i was a kid putting on capes, trying to be superman, watching the shows. but when you have the sure hands of somebody like zack snyder, working with someone as beautiful and genius as amy adams and you get to work with harry, that's a lot of fun. >> how do you get to walk out of your home? the blacklist fans are into their show. the fans of batman versus super man, how do you walk out of your home with all the fandom. >> people get to carry the brunt of that. able
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>> boom. on your mark, get set. old dominion. let's pass it to a guy who's not in the game. that worked out well. play ball. this was the catch of the month in any sport on the high lob. novak djokovic is under it. i've got it and -- make up your own punch line. >> oops of the month. running a half marathon in bath, england isn't a problem. do you know what the problem is? >> what? >> trying to break the tape. oh, my. i have an idea. maybe they should consider breakaway tape. is that a concept? >> ouch. >> the latest craze in houston. how about a green guy coming out of a garbage can to distract the free throw shooter. >> that would distract me. >> do you think it works? >> no, it doesn't. >> maybe try blue. our worst fan. mike trout hit as homer for the angels and as the kids fight over t
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breaks in from the right and grabs the ball. >> ooh! >> that wasn't a homerun ball. it was an extra ball one of the kids dropped. the guy got squat. he got his just desserts. our animal of the month. just another boring cow delay at a soccer game in australia. oh! >> run! >> she's obviously milking her air time. >> in ireland a golfer with a shot and a fox stole his wallet. hey! our race of the month. at the australian grand prix, i don't know if you saw this. oh, my goodness. you have to figure, you know, nobody walks away from this. right? >> right. >> well, first of all, it's all crumpled up. but nobody got hurt. the drivers were fine. not a scratch. our athlete of the month. special olympics in michigan, walter hits a game-winning shot and nails the game-winning somersault. all right! way to go. our man of the month. that's march
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>> nice! >> enjoy the pop narrator: all that political mail might be overwhelming. let's simplify. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model,
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kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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friends. >> wait. >> what's going on? >> look who is in the co-host chair. >> your first time? >> i feel like i was invited to the cool table at lunch. >> you are. she has no notes. >> i was ready. >> writing notes in the corner. >> did you match on purpose? >> i watched what dylan wore. by the way, we have nicollette sheridan today. i heard someone is trying to take over the show. >> robin givens and melissa joan hart are
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he's begun forgetting words. forgetting where he lives. but when the day comes when he forgets who i am, i'll still know who he is. the first time we said i love you we didn't use words. we simply held each other's hands. we still are. i lost my dad to alzheimer's. preventing alzheimer's is within our grasp. let's double the budget of nih and get it done. i'm david trone and i approve this message.
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good morning, it is 9:57 on this thursday morning march 31st. there are a number of road closures as the leaders are moving around for that summit, and new york, and massachusetts and k-street and m-street all sut shdown, and mt. vernon is closed down until tomorrow night. and we have a complete list of the
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>> and now, the chance of rain are still way out here to the west. i could not take out a stray shower in the shenandoah valley. and we wa waiting until 8:00 or 9:00 for showers. and tomorrow, a 80% chance of rain, and mostly the chance s are before lunch saturday, and then windy and colder, and the colder pattern is going to stick around until
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>> narrator: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> oh, yeah, baby. it's thirsty thursday mar 31st. guess who is filling in for kathie lee take? our own dylan dreyer. >> i don't know how i got this invite. >> i got the invite, i want to point out something, they brought out our notes and information and it's for the another show. so -- >> i really have nothing to look at. i came here because we don't have our ifb in. >> but the one thing that gets us all through a show is


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