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right now on news 4 midday, police say he admitted to killing a young mother and their 2-year-old daughter. i'm barbara harrison. the new actions in a tragic case that destroyed a maryland family. fighting terrorism and stopping isis. i'm eun yang at the live desk. how the u.n. and world leaders are taking action and the major traffic problems getting around the district. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. we've had one round of storms this morning, there may be another round coming your way this afternoon. >> your drive could soon be a lot less bumpy. the new effort to fill the potholes on some of the worst roads in the area. news 4 midday starts right now.
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this just into the newsroom. a man accused of killing his own daughter and her mother in prince george's county has been charged with their murders. the state's attorney says 25-year-old doran boswell johnson commit an unspeakable and unthinkable crime. two months ago, investigators say deshanday davis was putting her 2-year-old daughter, chloe, in her car seat outside of her home in ft. washington. they said johnson was waiting for them and shot them multiple times and left. they say johnson admitted killing the two over child support. he is in custody with no bond right now. for more on this developing story, check at the live desk, i'm eun yang. right now, mayor mueller bouser is kicking off the annual potholepalooza campaign. it means city crews will be out in full force filling the potholes. this year, the city says it
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wants to finish repairs under the standard 72-hour response time. the mayor is holding a press conference about the campaign and is supposed to unveil some new technology meant to speed up repairs. if you see bad potholes on the road, we want to see them. take a photo and tweet it to us with the location of the pothole with the twitter hand @4handle6. right now president obama is meeting with dozens of world leaders on this second day of the nuclear security summit. they're focusing on how to enhance security to prevent nuclear terrorism around the globe. here's a live look at the meeting right now. we have video from earlier this morning, when the president met with negotiators in the iran nuclear deal and leaders are expected to talk about the status of implementing that deal today. the summit is being held at the washington convention center. that whole downtown area has been sealed off. they are widespread road closures. and you know congestion will be widespread throughout the city today. the presnt
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speak at a news conference later this evening about any important developments that come out of the summit. and we'll send alerts to the nbc washington app. at the live desk, i'm eun yang. >> as eun said, the nuclear security summit means more changes and cloefrs around the washington convention center, but it will all be over very soon. news 4's megan mcgrath is live outside the convention center next to one of those roads in red right now that's been a real tricky spot for a lot of drivers. megan? >> reporter: it really has. we're here on k. street. k. street is one of those red roads, which is means that it is closed. and they actually have been standing by, manning, actually directing traffic here for the last couple of hours, trying to get people through the area. because we have a lot of closed roads here, all around the convention center. that has been the case for the last couple of days. and it's been a major inconvenience. not only can people not drive through the area, there are parking restrictions, as well. also, the mt.
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station has been closed. it is still closed, so people who normally use that metro station, they've had to walk down to gallery place, so that's increased their walk time, their commute, as well. so, it's been an inconvenience, but the light is at the end of the tunnel. things are going to start to get back to normal. for example, the metro station is going to reopen by 8:00 tonight, and all of the road closures and the parking restrictions, we're hearing from police that they should all be gone by noon on saturday. needless to say, folks who live and work in the area, they will be thrilled when things get back to normal. >> it's been a mess. nothing but a mess. everything's been late. what are you going to do? what are you going to do? we have to have summit. >> i'm walking and biking, so it's pretty easy for me. >> noon on saturday, should be back to normal. >> looking forward to it. >> reporter: so it has been a rough couple of days. a lot of people had their commutes extended, but the light is at the end of thenn
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should be back to normal. they'll try to reopen things faster if they can. we'll just have to watch. with more on what's going on with the weather out there, we'll send it over to chuck. >> thank you, megan, standing outside there in northwest washington this morning, peeks of sunshine trying to get through. had a little round of rain showers and thunderstorms earlier this morning. that's all gone. the cold front, which will drop us out of the 70s and into the 60s for tomorrow, that is just now coming through morgantown, west virginia. out ahead of it, we may be to generate another chance for some rain showers, maybe even another thundershower or two. not looking for much of a severe weather threat for today. that's good news. but it is mild out there. it's already in the upper 60s and low 70s. so by later on today, peeks or two of sunshine should allow most areas to get back into the midor upper 70s. one or two spots might touch 80 today. best chance for rain going forward for the rest of the day is between 4:00 and 6:00. should be drying out there after. we're still talking about the weekend coming up in a few more
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chuck. thank you. virginia state trooper chad nurmeyer was shot and killed at a richmond greyhound bus station. he was training with a team on how to intercept on how to train. he asked a gunman a routine question. he pulled out a gun, he continued shooting inside the terminal before he was shot by police. officials say the gunman was deeply disturbed. >> the shooter continued to be combative once ems crews arrived on the scene to render aid. he was transported to dcu medical center, where he later died. >> the suspect has not been identified yet, but police did say that he was not from the richmond area. hundreds of thousands of students can't go to school today, because the teachers are on strike. chicago teachers held a walkout this morning to demand more money for schools. chicago has the third largest
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but it could become a strike if nothing changes. not all students can stay at home, though, so the district opened contingency sites at churches, libraries, and school buildings so they would have somewhere to go during the day. and developing right now, a man shot to death in maryland. what we are finding out ♪ ♪ to the women who know what real values are, you inspire us to bring you real value every day.
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right now, prince george's county police are investigating a homicide in capitol heights. they say one adult male was shot in the 7300 block of shady glen terrace at 1:30 this morning. he later died a the hospital. they do not believe this was a random attack. this is a developing story and we'll send alerts to the nbc washington app. a
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low-income americans will get some help getting online. the federal communications commission has approved a proposal that would provide a subsidy for broadband internet access. it's an expansion of a current program that gives a monthly subsidy for cell phone service. those eligible will be able to use the subsidy for wireless or internet bills. while president obama meets with world leaders about terrorism, donald trump is also looking at foreign policy. in 60 seconds, the news desk, th reep
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>> announcer: now your storm team 4 forecast. >> lots of pollen on the streets and in the air yesterday. now it's lower thanks to the rain showers we had earlier this morning, and another chance for rain tonight -- later today and tomorrow. should help get the pollen under control for at least a little while. but oh, is it going to be windy on ay
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going forward into the afternoon. breaks of sunshine will allow quite the warm-up. we should easily make it into the mid- to upper 70s today. here's 2:00 this afternoon, cold front starting to move into the area. could fire off one or two rumblings of thunder, especially as we get into the metro area, about 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 this evening. then rain chances move down into parts of southern maryland. we stay mostly cloudy overnight. there could be a few showers in southern maryland first thing tomorrow morning. but by tomorrow afternoon, sunshine trying to make a comeback. get ready for a big blast of wind from sunday. we'll tell you how fast those winds are going to be going, coming up. >> thanks, chuck. today in decision 2016, we expect gop presidential front-runner donald trump to announce to a group of foreign policy expert who is will be advising him. the announcement comes just hours after he had a surprise meeting with republican national committee member officials here in d.c. last night, trump told fox news he had, quote, some amazing discussions about some issues like the use of nuclear weapons and overhauling u.s. involvement in na
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retrial in the murder of washington intern, shondra levy, news 4 is planning to speak with levy's mom. susan levy is part of an art exhibition gallery starting today that will tell the stories of crime victims and their loved ones. shondra levy was found dead back in rock creek park back in 2002. investigators revealed she was romantically involved with california congressman, gary condit, before she went missing in 2011. a d.c. judge granted a retrial in the murder last year after evidence surfaced, suggesting the congressman's lawyers misled jurors. officers shooting one of their own in an undercover drug bust. how the department is being punished for a lieutenant's actions. you're watching news 4
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put your hands where i can see them! put your hands where i can see them! gun! gun! >> that is video of an albuquerque police lieutenant shooting his own undercover officer during a botched drug bust. the police department released the video after the city settled a federal lawsuit with the officer, jacob grant survived after being shot nine times more than a year ago. he will now get $6.5 million. in the video, you see the lieutenant become distraught once he finds out who he had shot.
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forecast for the remainder of the day, we're getting breaks of sunshine now. it's going to be a very warm afternoon. by 2:00, most temperatures will rise from where we are now from the upper 60s into the mid-70s. by 6:00, there could be passing showers around, but that will be tapering off between 8:00 and 9:00 this evening. as you're planning out your weekend, today, another little chance for some showers coming in, 4:00 to 8:00. tomorrow, risk of a little light rain early in the morning, especially in southern maryland. tomorrow afternoon, though, dry and 65. then on sunday, the sunshine's back. very, very windy on sunday. and colder, too. winds on sunday out of the northwest could be 35 to 55 miles per hour. that may require you to tie down any outdoor furniture and trash cans, things like that, just to make sure they don't blow away. seven-day forecast when i see you next. >> all right. we're learning more about the candidates hoping to replace
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barbara mikulski. voters were addressed last night and the economy was focused on. >> we cannot rest. so every child has the opportunity to succeed no matter where they live. so we build an economy that works for everybody, not just the folks at the very top. >> i know what it means to raise a child on your own and juggle the rent and electric bill and race home to pick up the kid from day care, to avoid the late fees. >> maryland's primary is on april 26th. right now, congresswoman edwards represents maryland's fourth district. candidates hoping to replace her were also at last night's forum in glendale, making their pitch to voters. a stabbing suspect on the run. right now, metro transit police are looking for this man, daniel brown. they say he stabbed somebody at the addison road metro station yesterday after an argument. police say brown was handing out express newspapers before the stabbing. the victim is now recovering from serious injuries, but that incident is just the
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high-profile case for metro. last weekend, 15-year-old devonte washington was gunned down in front of his family at the deanwood metro station. a 17-year-old is charged with his murder. in february, a man was shot during an attempted robbery on a green line train approaching the anacostia station. patrols have been increased to deal with a spike in assaults carried out by groups of high school teens. those assaults are among the crimes that have risen when compared to this same time in 2015. the transit system also saw two murders last year, a stabbing on a red line train on july 4th and a shooting at a metro garage ten days later. the cia says one of its agents is responsible for dozens of loudoun county children riding a school bus last week with explosive material inside. agents were using the bus for training while students were on spring break. the cia says one of the
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accidentally left that material onboard. the bus carried 26 students to breyerwoods high school on monday and tuesday, before someone during maintenance found the substance. school officials say regardless of the scare, the material is harmless. virginia's bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives helped loudoun county schools in its investigation. the cia says it's taking steps to prevent the mistake from happening again. now to a scandal developing in alabama. governor robert bentley refuses to resign after secret tapes are exposed fueling allegations of an affair with one of his top aides was made public. the tapes contain some alleged pretty racy conversations between the governor and the aide. bentley denies the affair and says he is not giving up his position. >> nothing illegal there has ever been done that would affect the people of alabama ande
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>> the aide has since resigned. a state ethics investigation is now underway. well, we told you the brussels airport is ready to reopen after last week's deadly attacks. well, it could happen as early as today, we're hearing. the airport has been shut down since the suicide bombings that killed more than 30 people in brussels. airport officials held a successful large-scale test of operations. now they're just waiting on the government to approve a partial reopening. however, if planes do start flying, a protest over airport security could slow operations down over the weekend. maryland's house and senate are trying to iron out differences between two drunk driving bills named after a fallen montgomery county officer, noah liata. liata's family is calling on lawmakers to make sure legislation is touch on drunk drivers. noah's law would expand the use of ignition interlock devices for those who drink and drive. liata was
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enforcement in december when a suspected drunk driver hit and killed him. >> we are not going to rest. we are going to be here through the end. and i want to be standing with my family, beside governor hogan, watching him sign this bill into law. and it to be the strongest bill that it can be. >> lawmakers have until april 11th to agree on a final version to send to the governor. governor hogan has said he would sign the legislation. right now, tickets are on sale to see the washington capitals in the playoffs, but you should hurry. tickets for the first three home games have been available since 11:00 this morning. it's going to be at least another week before we know the dates and times for those playoff games or who the caps will actually be playing. we'll let you know as soon as that's announced. you can buy tickets on the caps' website at the verizon center or at the ketler iceplex. well, from hockey to
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nats. they take on the minnesota twins today at 6:00 and tomorrow right after noon. both games are here at home, and next week, the big regular season home opener, that's next thursday afternoon against the miami marlins. fool me once, then fool somebody else. in 60 seconds, some of the most popular april fools' day tricks and how you can avoid some major embarrassment from your friends and coworkers. and a reminder, you can watch news 4 anywhere you go. just download the nbc wa
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i'm eun yang. it's april fools' day and people are going crazy online for the best jokes of the day. this is a list from buzz feed. first, open table allows you to not only book a reservation but take dishes you might want, all by just licking your phone. come on! >> our taste
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to map out the taste buds on your tongue and engage with them to recreate the flavor profiles in your brain, making tasting food on your phone possible for the first time in history. >> that is pretty hilarious. next up, teammobile taps into the bing tv trend with the hash tag, binge on us. it's offering this new headset, allowing you to do everything you usual do, all while blazing through your favorite episodes of your favorite tv supposed. >> introducing bing on up only from t-mobile. with bing on up, you can watch what you want, during every waking second. and with t-mobile's blazing fast 4g lte coverage, you can watch wherever -- >> i love the outdoors. >> while doing whatever. >> even though it's just a joke, that is pretty funny, right? finally, this. the sliding selfie stick that follows you around, for just $349, a bargain. this drone will fly
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snapping pictures wherever you like. don't forget, this is all for fun. april fools. back to you. >> thank you. a family claims they were profiled and kicked off their flight. in 60 seconds, how the airline is responding with a decent reason for why t ha
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so mostly cloudy outside here in northwest washington, but we are starting to see breaks of sunshine. that will allow temperatures to jump into the mid- and upper 70s. but still a pretty solid chance of another round of showers coming through between about 4:00 and 8:00 this afternoon and into early this evening. the chance for a little light rain tomorrow morning, mainly southern maryland and south of the city. but nonetheless, there's a chance. tomorrow afternoon, a little cooler. highs only in the low to mid-60s. on sunday, much, much colder weather moves in. temperatures are going to be only in the 50s to near 60. but again, winds could be well over 50 miles per hour at
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so a little chance for rain on monday and another shot of even colder air perhaps down near freezing in the city on wednesday morning. most of the suburbs next wednesday likely to be in the 20s. >> chilly again! back to weren't. thank you, chuck. plus are blaming the deaths of 13 people on the nurse who treated them. this happened in italy. investigators say the nurse used non-prescribed drugs on elderly patients and the drugs caused them to hemorrhage and die. the victims were all treated in the hospital's intensive care unit between 2014 and last year. italian police had been monitoring the nurse's actions for several months. an arab american family is demanding an apology from united airlines. the family says they were wrongly profiled and kicked off a flight. >> well, what is the reason? >> it's the safety of the flight. >> take a look at the video. our affiliate says they were on a flight to d.c. when they were asked to leave. the family says they were profiled because of
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look. the united says the family had a child safety seat that didn't meet federal standard regulations and that's the reason they had to leave the flight and get re-booked on to another flight. major damage as severe storms tear through parts of the south, and it's not done yet. the challenges of hail, heavy rain, and flooding brings disaster, more disaster to seral other states tveod
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this just into the newsroom. virginia state police have identified the man who shot and killed trooper chad dermyer at the richardmond city greyhound bus station yesterday. they say 34-year-old james brown iii from illinois shot dermyer several times after the trooper introduced himself to brown during a training exercise. state police troopers were training on how to intercept drugs. investigators say brown shot and injured two other people inside the terminal. we learned the greyhound station will reopen at 1:00 this morning. police plan to hold a news conference this afternoon as well. check your nbc news washington app. major cleanup from severe storms that swept across the south last night. now hail, heavy rain, and flooding on the way. nbc's steve patterson shows us the damage. >> yeah. welcome to columbus, mississippi. really at the epicenter, where one of the tornadoes from last
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now you can see the damage on the ground. and crews, obviously, starting to do their job and clean up. meanwhile, debris scattered everywhere. power lines down, and trees that have toppled with roots coming up larger than i am. we saw that storm system move east last night, through alabama, where there was heavy rain and arkansas, where there was big hail. now we're watching it as it moves to the northeast, watching the carolina region, as this continues. and hopefully, we've seen the worst of it. thankfully, though, despite all the damage we're able to show you, no major injuries reported as this continues to move out east. back to you. >> yeah, quite a bit of damage well down to our south. luckily for us, we are going to miss out on any real high-end severe weather around here. a little touch of summertime today with temperatures getting in close to 80 degree. there are more chances for rain ahead. some more chances later today. another slight chance for a
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the weekend is going to be on sunday. winds could be up near 50 miles per hour at times on sunday. behind cold front number 2. cold front number one coming through morgantown, west virginia, now, that front should be on the i-95 corridor around 8:00 tonight. that will turn off our rain chances temporarily. yet again, we have another chance for a shower or two early. sunday, very, very windy. >> thank you, chuck. we are expecting to learn today more about which drones might be able to take flight. an faa committee is expected to issue its final report on safe drone usage. there's a question about whether certain drones will be allowed to fly over people who are not operating them. many in the aviation industry want to see a flexible approach for operating some unmanned aircraft. the suspect in monday's shooting at the capital visitor's center is facing new charges. charging documents say larry
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officers after pointing a bb gun at them and refusing to drop his weapon. once he's out of the hospital, dawson is expected to be officially charged with assaulting a federal officer and federal employees with a dangerous weapon. and a new report warns of a, quote, serious security risk at federal buildings here in d.c. and across the country. monday's security threat at the capital has heightened security fears. and the report sent by the general services administration says there are too many different types of security badges issued to workers. that increases the chances of identity fraud, tampering, and counterfeiting. federal workers agree, things need to be done to keep them safe. >> whatever can be done to enhance security is something we support. >> gsa says it has already started on some different steps. it oversees more than 9,000 federal office buildings across the country. there's a warning this morning from cyberse
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sources say vulnerabilities were found in the system that may have jeopardized millions of people. they say it could have let hackers change visa applications or steal data. the state department, though, has said it has no evidence of a security breach. a credit card skimming device may have been found at a local safeway store. krebsone security says it warned experts of devices found at self-checkout lanes in colorado and possibly other states. now images posted online show a possible device at a germantown store. safeway officials have not responded to that report. anyone hoping to go see the cherry blossoms or walk around the white house tomorrow may think some clouds of marijuana smoke. there's a mass protest planned. demonstrators say they expect to get arrested. organizers of last year's successful ballot measure that legalized pot in d.c. are behind this protest. while many stateve
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marijuana use, the laws are not uniform across the country. the protesters want president obama to change that before he leaves office. >> we thought we were getting change. if he wants us to come out and vote for the democratic nominee, which i'm sure he does, he needs to do this now. >> the demonstration is set for the plaza right across from the white house, starting at 2:00 in the afternoon tomorrow. that is an area that is heavily patrolled by the secret service. today, news 4 is getting a firsthand look at a new mosque about to open. opening ceremonies are set for tomorrow. vice president joe biden, the president of turkey, and other international dignitaries are planning to be there. and you can look for a sneak peek of the 16-acre center museum and turkish bath later today on news 4 at 4:00. today, donors -- or i should say, doors are closing at the wheaton community center. it's the first step in the construction of a new combined facility for the rec center and the wheaton public
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that's scheduled to open in 2018. in the meantime, folks are encouraged to use the other centers in montgomery county. the closest to wheaton are silver spring and the rockville locations. a local fight over a late supreme court justice. in 60 seconds, why a local university could change the name of its law school and the w effort ne ♪ to as a small business owner, here's one thing you can rely on: your business will change as it grows. whether its new space, more employees, or better equipment, things have a way of moving fast. but if your network can't keep up, it can really slow you down. and that's not good for business. thankfully, a switch to the 100% fiber optic network of verizon fios is all it takes to keep everything moving in the right direction with fios you get 99.9% network reliability and the fastest wi-fi available. with uploads as fast as downloads up to 500 megs.
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>> and we understand that mr. wong is doing okay now. his family is trying to find ways for him not to have to drive himself anymore. george mason university says it will rename its law school after the late justice, antonin scalia, but there is some pushback. the school says that it received an anonymous donation of $20 million to make that change. a virginia state delegate has started an online petition to prevent the name change. scalia, you'll remember, died in february at a ranch in texas. he was 79 years old. several states are pushing for higher minimum wages and soon, that could be a reality around here. in 60 seconds, the new plan to gi thousands of local woverk
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friday afternoon is almost here. temperatures are finally starting to respond to a little bit of sunshine that we're getting. up to 70 now in ma
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73, win chester. 76 out in petersburg, west virginia. so there's warmer air just out to our south and west that's going to try its best to make it into the metro area over the next couple of hours. forecast for today, a risk of showers coming our way mainly between 4:00 and 8:00. tomorrow, a slight chance of a few showers in southern maryland early on. on the whole, not a bad day tomorrow. partly cloudy by the afternoon and dry, 65. sunday, though, the other half of the weekend, where all the sunshine is, will be way windier and colder. highs on sunday, struggling to get into the 50s with windchills, brr, in the 30s. >> looking forward to it. thank you, chuck. montgomery county wants to join the district of columbia in a plan to raise the minimum wage. "the washington post" reports the increase would happen by 2020. county council member mark elric says he plans to introduce legislation as early as next week. starting tomorrow, you'll have more room to walk around in georgetown. d.c. transportation offici
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they're doing this every weekend through the coming fall. the initiative is meant to give pedestrians more space to meander around the shops, especially on m street northwest between wisconsin avenue and 33rd street. the initiative also cuts some parking prices. >> that's always good news! >> absolutely. >> nobody's going to complain about that. there is new controversy in the race for the white house. how candidates are trying to gain ground as donald trump responds to backlash ove ♪ ♪ maxx life in store and online. find brands you love at prices that work as hard as you do.
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some unsteadiness in the republican race for president. donald trump is having trouble recovering from comments that he made about abortion. nbc's ed lawrence shows us how the other candidates are trying to capitalize. >> reporter: donald trump gave the thumbs up after meeting with the republican national committee. but he's in trouble with female voters over what he calls a misstatement about women being punished for an abortion. >> that's not the way that you -- you know, i mean, you should view women. >> i actually think he's an idiot. >> reporter: his republican competitors piled on. >> really have been way off-kilter. and is showing that he's unprepared to be president of the united states. >> reporter: still, other wisconsin voters won't abandon the republican front-runner. >> our country needs somebody that can turn things around. >> reporter: trump's meeting at the rnc focused on unity within the party. trump also met with his foreign policy advisers in washington yesterday,
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stance on nuclear weapons. he says his advisers agree with him. you don't take nukes off the table. meanwhile, hillary clinton remains focused on her electability. >> i have one million more votes than donald trump and i have 2.5 million more votes than bernie sanders. >> reporter: but bernie sanders keeps hitting his message on corporate contribution. >> $25 million from special interests, including $15 million from wall street! >> reporter: both front-runners would like the primaries to be wrapped up, but their competition won't give up. donald trump says he will release today which foreign policy advisers he's working with. edward lawrence, nbc news, washington. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell here, watching out for another chance for rain today. that first round of raindrops is long gone. but there is a cold front back out here, and that will wring out what i think will be a
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wouldn't rule out a thunderstorm or two. but no severe weather threats, unlike what they've been facing down across the deep south. cold, not quite done with us yet, especially as we get into sunday, not only windy, but much colder as well. a few showers tomorrow, but dangerously high showers possible on sunday afternoon. winds could be up near 50 miles per hour and much colder, as well. highs only near 50 on sunday and maybe a freeze next we say morning, area wide. look out for the cold. president obama is at the washington convention center right now for the nuclear security summit. and right now, dozens of leaders from around the world are talking about nuclear terrorism. specifically talking about keeping bombs out of the hands of isis. the summit has pretty much shut down the area outside the convention center with lots of closures and traffic delays. however, that should all be cleared up by this time tomorrow. i'm melissa mollet with your
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taking a look at the problems still created metro and road wise, because of the nuclear summit here in town, in northwest. remember, the mt. vernon square station is still shut down until tonight for security. the line, of course, is running through there, yellow and green. but you have to use shaw or gallery place instead if you want to get on or off. for the summit, again, lots of road closures. seventh street, ninth street, n street here, all shut down right around the convention center. so roads will reopen saturday. that is good. the roads that still will remain open through all of this, remind avenue, sixth street, constitution avenue, and connecticut, use those to get around. expect them, of course, to have heavier than normal volume. i'll see you monday morning for news 4 today. there has been a major discovery when it comes to zika virus. researchers at purdue university have figured out the structure of the mosquito-born virus. the groundbreaking discovery will help give clues into finding a treatment or vaccine. the team
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their findings in the journal of scienti scientist. and today, doctors from around the country are in lant to talk about the sirius. the cdc is hosting a summit on how to respond to zika and control mosquitos. federal health experts now believe that zika mosquitos may live in more of the u.s. than once thought. but that doesn't mean they'll transmit the virus, which has been linked to birth defects. tesla lovers, listen up. tesla is trying to expand its business in virginia. "the washington post" reports that tesla wants the state's permission to open a story in the richmond area. they already have a store in tyson's corner, however, many car dealers don't want to see a tesla dealer because of the law banning carmakers selling directly to customers. tesla has received special permission for a dealer's license. some of you have already spent money on the new tesla car, befe
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it last night. the company unveiled its model-3 electric car. it will cost $35,000 when it's released next year. compare that to some of tesla's other models which cost more than twice as much of that. tesla, google, audi, lots of companies say they're working on self-driving cars, however, you may want to use a very long time to drive them. because not enough roads are in good enough condition for the cars to drive on. for example, faded yellow lines can confuse the company's self-driving cars. the companies say they are working on better sensors to handle all of the road conditions, but that takes a lot of time and it takes a lot of money. it's april. a good time to clean out your house and maybe your phone, too? the average smartphone user has 95 apps installed. deleting the ones you don't use can free up a whole lot of space on your phone. something else that takes us space, all those photos and videos you take. if you want, you can
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>> one of the easiest ways is to subscribe to a file service, someplace like a dropbox, or for photos, something like google photos. >> and if you keep the photos on your phone, back up your important files, just in case. all right, it's almost time to find out if you are the big winner of your ncaa basketball bracket. the final four is tomorrow. villanova, north carolina, oklahoma, and syracuse are all gone fa play. you can see the banners hanging outside the stadium in houston right now. whoever wins tomorrow will face you have in the national championship game come monday night. so, has anybody pranked you yet for april fools' day? in 60 seconds, the most popular tricks going vir alwall street. 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
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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. hi, everyone. i'm eun yang with a look at what's trending on this april fools' day. the
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the spoofs and jokes. buzzfeed has an entire post dedicated to finding the best ones for your viewing pleasure. a lot of funny ones out there. this is one of our favorites, the new google cardboard. >> what we wanted to do was to make something feel real. and so this is the first headset for actual reality. >> it's really funny. you've got to check it out. another good one, the so-called next generation of sound. >> spatia, let's go. >> spatia flight gives your life the sound track it deserves. helping you go the extra mile. >> can you imagine if you had speakers following you around? if you have a free 15 minutes or so, you can check out all of the spoofs trending on bu
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we've got breaking news. d.c. is responding to that controversial law in north carolina. mayor mueller bowser planning employees from traveling there. >> north carolina passed a law saying local governments can't offer more protections for transgender people, like allowing them to use the bathroom that they feel most comfortable in. leaders in atlanta and new york have also taken action against it as well. today, you can check out the newly renovated national museum of the marine corps. the facility in triangle,
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it closed back in january. the museum now has new displays in the atrium area include a dive bomber and a vietnam helicopter. >> time for your seven-day forecast one final time as you get ready to race into a weekend. for today, partly to mostly cloudy. just enough sunshine to get abuse the upper 70s. another pretty good chance for rain this afternoon. a few showers tomorrow. the big story for the weekend will be how windy it's going to be on sunday. winds could be up to near 50. another little chance on monday, before another shot of cold air brings us down near freezing by wednesday morning. boomer sooner in the final four. >> get out and enjoy this beautiful warm weather while it lasts. that's it for news 4 midday. thanks so much for joining us. we're back on the air this afternoon coming up first at 4:00. >> oh, you have something on your -- >> oh, you got me! prankster!
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