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good morning. turning point? the big win for ted cruz in wisconsin deals a big blow to the trump campaign. >> wisconsin has lit a candle, guiding the way forward. >> bernie sanders notching his own double digit victory in the democratic race. >> bernie! bernie! >> his seventh win in the last eight contests. the next big prize, new york. could the front runner see another upset in their own backyard? new state, new controversy. mississippi embroiled in a debate over religious freedom and gay rights. the governor signed a law allows grou
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same-sex couples. there are already boycotts. getting ridiculous. tens of millions facing another morning of brutal, spring cold. another arctic blast behind it, and it's even bigger. ♪ remember me for centuries perfection. >> dynasty fulfills its destiny. >> the uconn women cap another flawless season, with the fourth championship, taking its place as one of the most dominant teams today, wednesday, april 6th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. it's gotten to the point in women's college basketball where it is uconn and everybody else. >> they crushed last night. syracuse, i'm sorry,
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come close. yes, it is the fourth time the uconn women have won the national championship in the last four years. >> we will pay our respects to that team in a little while and have much more on the game. almost as exciting, the wisconsin primary. are the presidential front runners losing their grips? ted cruz had a commanding lead, complicating trump's path to the nomination. bernie sanders made history with another big win over hillary clinton. we'll start our coverage with peter alexander. >> good morning. nice to see you both in person today. donald trump and hillary clinton, the front runners having a bad night, will have to ma marinate in the losses until the primary in new york, april 19th. how does trump respond to the biggest adversity he's faced all campaign? >> god bless the great state of wisconsin. >> reporter: ted cruz savoring a
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trump, insisting wisconsin has reset the republican race. >> tonight is a turning point. it is a rallying cry. it is a call from the hard working men and women of wisconsin to the people of america. we have a choice. >> reporter: cruz embracing his wife, a recent trump target. >> heidi! >> reporter: the texas senator delivering a powerful message for the anti-trump movement. >> either before cleveland or at the convention in cleveland, together, we will win a majority of the delegates and together, we will beat hillary clinton in november. >> reporter: trump's stinging defeat after a rocky last week, demonstrating vulnerabilities for the front runner. the billionaire in manhattan, watching results with his family, blasted cruz as a
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recent adversity is revealing cracks in the campaign. nbc news learned of growing frustration and in-fighting within trump's camp. multiple sources in the campaign and close to the candidate questioning how trump is being advised. warning he's too insulated by a handful of aides. corey lewandowski denying the reporting, calling it wholly inaccurate. trump pushing back hours earlier. >> i had not heard anything about the inner fightings of the campaign. we have a very successful campaign going, and i think we're going to keep it going. >> reporter: for the democrats, bernie sanders notching his sixth win in seven states. >> do not tell secretary clinton. she's getting a little nervous. i don't want her to get more nervous. but i believe we've got an excellent chance to win new york and a lot of delegates in that state. >> already facing an uphill battle, sanders is fending off criticism right here in new york. here is the cover of
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attacking his opposition to a proposal that would permit victims of gun sviolence to sue manufacturers. sanders is calling the words inaccurate. >> quiet before new york. >> exactly. chuck todd is political director and moderator of "meet the press." he's at the board to break this down for us. >> morning. >> wisconsin, on the democratic side, where do we stand? >> clinton has a significant lead. bernie sanders netted all of ten delegates, total. here's the magic number. she needs 33% of remaining delegates to get there. how does she get there? here are the remaining states. 33% of these plus super delegates. she'll be favored in the northeastern states. they've been tough for sanders. he's only been winning saw kkau
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caucuses and primaries in the midwest. let's go to the republican side. this is where it's interesting. here's what you need to know as far as the numbers. donald trump's percentage of the remaining to get to 1,237, he needs to win 58% of all remaining delegates. high bar, not impossible. the path forward is tricky. these are not winner take all states. if he gets 50% or more, he could win all 95 of the new york delegates. that would be a big deal. unlikely he pulls that off. that's why wisconsin is meaningful. basically, he's not going to win all these in california. he's going to lose some of these states here. we know that ted cruz does well in this part of the country. if you look now, i think we're at a pretty -- 70% chance of a contested convention. >> nicolle wallace joins us. peter alexander turned into andrea mitchell. >> that's good televi.
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you fill in the blank. wisconsin just did what to the race? >> made it much more likely there's going to be a contests convention on the republican side. on the democratic side, you are going to have a bruising fight over her trustworthiness. sanders is going to keep coming at her. >> wisconsin just delivered donald trump an epic blow, the first one he's really had to absorb since launching his campaign in june. >> when we talked about this yesterday, the big question was, okay, what would he do? how would he react? will he be grateful in defeat and pivot, the answer was? >> well, what did we say? >> you say people change, and chuck said they don't. >> last night, trump put out this statement. he dictates this stuff. he refers to ted cruz as lying ted cruz. accuses the party, essentially, of being in cahoots with everybody to take it awaym
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nominee is if he makes nice with party bosses. what does he do? insults them and insinuates they're trying to steal it from him. >> not to steal your thunder but if you're donald trump and you've gotten to this lead in the delegates, you think you got there by being donald trump. >> that is the internal divide in the small circle of people around him. when they go to him and say -- and there are people close to him that would like to see him be more presidential, like to see him do more things like the apex speech where he read from the teleprompter or stood in front of the flags. they'd like to see more of that dronl donald. i think the people that enable the other behavior are the people that listen to donald who says, i got this far by being me. >> andrea, let's bring you in here. chuck just laid something out dramatic. even though bernie sanders wins wisconsin, he gets ten delegates. if you're in the clinton campaign this morning, how are you feeling coming out of wisconsin? >> you should not be feeli
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feeling. he is just hammering away at her trustworthines trustworthiness. the exit polls, she has got a real problem going forward. she's going to be a bruised nominee. she has to figure out how to get rid of sanders, and now she can't. he has the money. he has the will. he has the belief in himself now. he is not going to let up. this is becoming a really nasty campaign. it is a battle for new york. if she wins big in new york, maybe he re-thinks it. he now believes that he can persuade the super delegates and even the pledged delegates that she is so damaged, she should not be the front runner. >> was this a big night for ted cruz or the stop trump forces? i see northeastern states that wouldn't typically be cruz country. >> i think this was big for the stop trump forces. lindsey graham is probably the best perspective. a tweet says, congratulations, ted cruz. we've done it. we'll be able to deny donald trump a majority at the convention. it wasn't, congratulations, ted cruz. you're on your way to
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the next president of the united states. i think you'll see that in the next few days. stop trump, never trump people will come out of the closet. others have been quiet about it. that's what this wisconsin loss for trump could mean. >> what surprised me, a number in the exit polling, 32% of people in wisconsin consider themselves very angry at washington. those numbers have to be higher for donald trump to win. >> they have to be higher for bernie and for donald trump. what's interesting about last night, and lindsey graham is a great vessel because he lets it all hang out, he sat with us and said that it is more important to maintain the principles and the dignity and honor of the conservative movement with someone like ted cruz, who he acknowledged may lose in november, than to roll the dice with someone like donald trump when matters of national security are too big a deal. >> you didn't do the bumper sticker. >> i shared this rumor, lose with cruz is
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conversations. >> better to lose with cruz. >> yeah. >> we'll wrap it up on that note. >> wow. we're going to break out the riming dictionary for the next one. thank you so much. late night and early morning. >> free style. another story a lot of people are talking about. the bitter cold refusing to loosen its grip on a large chunk of the country. al has a first look at the forecast. >> we're going to stay bold with the cold. how about that? we've got frost and freeze warnings for 51 million people out there. guess what? this cold weather is going to last into early next week. let's show you what we're talking about. we've got frigid air in new england. plain cold air in the mid-atlantic states. possible records in boston, providence, washington, rochester, new york. wind chills in the mid to upper 20s to 30s. that's currently. throughout the day, mild highs out west. here in the east, great
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we've got this clipper and a frontal system that'll push through. temperatures today, anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees below average. then you look at thursday. front moves through. still chilly through the midwest. temperatures moderate a bit along the eastern coast. then we've got a high pressure system that'll start building in from the great lakes. temperatures on friday into saturday will stay anywhere from 10 to 30 degrees below average. that reinforcing cold air makes its way into the mid-atlantic states. the northeast, we do not see any warmup until mid next week. >> thank you very much. >> oh, boy. >> it's a crowd that became a mob. >> we can understand. they're freezing out there. al, thank you so much. battle lines are being drawn in the south over a new law in mississippi that allows certain businesses to deny services to same-sex couples. this on the heels of a controversial law in north carolina that limits bathroom
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nbc'slian has the latest. >> reaction has been quick and vocal here in mississippi. that's on both sides. this morning, there is concern and fear over a backlash that companies may end up pulling their business out of the state. >> reporter: with the stroke of his pen, the governor of mississippi setting in motion a giant controversy that's reverberating across the country this morning. opponents say the new law legalizes discrimination. the governor says it protects religious freedom. >> if a baker or photographer says, my deeply held religious views is i cannot participate in a religious ceremony like a wedding, the state cannot fine you. it cannot discriminate against someone because of their religious views. >> reporter: wisconsin government employees can refuse to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but must find someone else in the office to do it. the aclu called it a sad day for
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supporters say it's fair. >> there is a constitutional right to the freedom of religion and same-sex marriage. this bill strikes the balance. >> reporter: former nsync singer posted a tweet, turn your clocks back 400 years. laws limit the rights of transgender people. a company decided to relocate its jobs elsewhere. >> i anticipate paypal will still provide their services and accept our consumer money in the state of north carolina. that's my response to that. >> north carolina is getting hit by a long list, growing every day, of cities and states that are banning publicly funded travel there. this is turn sboing into a staty
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into effect in july. matt and savannah, back to you. >> thank you. another story making headlines in the south. pressure growing this morning for alabama's governor to resign in the midst of a highly publicized scandal. an alabama lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution against governor robert bentley on tuesday. bentley faces allegations of an extramarital affair with a top aide. the governor admitted making inappropriate remarks to rebecca mason, but denies the two had a physical affair. in a statement, bentley said there are no grounds for impeachment, and i will vigorously defend myself and my administration from this political attack. to san francisco, where city leaders approved a family leave law on tuesday. it requires companies with 20 or more employees to provide six weeks of fully paid leave for new mothers and fathers. advocates say the issue is gaining momentum across the country, like the debate over a
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smaller businesses argue the action in san francisco is another expensive mandate that they cannot afford. there is a red flag warning up for most of oklahoma today. dry, windy conditions are causing a pair of raging wildfires to spread. one fire outside of oklahoma city is fueled by fast-burning cedar trees. at least one home has been destroyed. another fire near the kansas border is threatening the small down of freedom. 300 residents are being urged to evacuate. the history made last night by the uconn women's basketball team. the huskies capped off another perfect season by winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive national championship. tamron has more on that. good morning. stand and applaud. >> two days of excitement, back to back. the men's championship game, of course, ended with the buzzer beater. the women's was a blowout. uconn dominated from the start to secure their place, as savannah said, in the record books. >> the natiol
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goes to connecticut for the kwou fourth year in a row. >> reporter: in indianapolis, it wasn't close. the uconn women's basketball team crushing syracuse, 82-51, making history, winning the nc a,a championship for the fourth year in a row. all season, the undefeated huskies have been steam rolling their to poopponents, ending wi perfect record of 38 wins and zero losses. stewart is once again the final four's most outstanding player. closing out her college career with four national championships, a host of awards and the ability to hit shot after shot after shot. for the huskies, it started early, exploding on to the court with a double digit lead in the first quarter. at halftime, it was 50-23. students in connecticut watched in awe, rushing toward the screen as the minutes count
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down. when it was over, coach geno secured his 11th national title. a journey that began two decades ago, culminating tuesday with a new dynasty in college sports. >> stewart was born in syracuse and grew up knnorth of the city. in uconn, she wanted to win four titles. talk about a babe ruth calling it. >> done and done. >> you keep winning. all the great high school women's basketball players go, i want to go to uconn. >> imagine you're a player now. hats off to syracuse though. >> great season for men and women. >> exactly right. >> al? >> yes? >> nobody likes your forecast, my friend. >> i know. i just got out with my life out there. let's show you what we've got going out right now. on. we look for wet weather making its way from the gulf coast into parts of the upper midwest where we'll see snow and icy mix. the western third
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sunshine in la and 85. 67 in seattle. 76 in portland, oregon. windy conditions stretching from texas into the northern plains. unfortunately, causing all those fire flag warnings in the midsection of the u.s. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good morning, another subfreezing start across most of the area. 28 in montgomery county. 28 in
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21 in manassas. 30 at reagan national. plenty of sunshine out there now. will be a bright and sunny day. southerly breezes will put temperatures into the mid and upper 50s. clouds come back tonight and rain on the way for tomorrow. most of the >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you. still to come, did his original defense team drop the ball? why labrie, the student convicted of sexual assault, is asking for a new trial. are you being shortchanged by coin counting machines? our rossen report team is putting those to the test. we'll find out how they did. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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in multiple bombings. >> let's check your traffic with melissa mollet. >> right now. 95 sort at fairfax county parkway slow because of a crash that is there in one of the lanes. 270 south at montrose. that looks like it's cleared up pretty well. as we take a big look at the beltway. typical volume up top and 395 inbound typically slow as well. >> we'll check your forec
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good morning i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. it is a cold cold start this morning. byi has a new record low. dulles tied their record. it's 25 in frederick, maryland. 22 in culpepper. temperatures with plenty of sunshine and a southerly breeze. should get into the mid and
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rain chances come back late tonight into tomorrow. most of tomorrow's rain is before lunch. there could be showers lingering
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good morning, everybody. happy wednesday. bright, shiny day. chilly temperatures on our plaza. it's wednesday, april 6th, 2016. we'll get out and wave back to the folks in a few. >> that can be a scene from december. gloves and hats on, things like that. we will go outside. let's get a check of today's headlines. the united airlines flight attendant who intentionally released the emergency chute on a plane at the airport in houston has been fired. investigators are still trying to figure out why the woman, identified as julia price, made such a hasty exit. our houston affiliate spoke to price's family, who said she wants to keep the matter
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win in a wisconsin primary, topping donald trump by double digits. this is a victory that pushes republicans closer to a contested convention. >> either before cleveland or at the convention in cleveland, together, we will win a majority of the delegates and together, we will peat hibeat hillary cli november. >> the trump campaign released a statement following the defeat, claiming cruz is being use bd b party leaders in an attempt to, quote, steal the nomination from him. >> bernie sanders won on a democratic side, adding to his string of wins over hillary clinton. he still trails in the delegate count. peter alexander is back with a look at what we learned in wisconsin, in particular, some of the exit polls. >> one of the most interesting things we saw from last night is the following. demonstrates what republicans long said needed to happen to beat
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he got 35%, earning him a big loss. with the field spread out, the 35% was good enough to win him six separate states. con dosolidating against him pa off. there is clear divisions within the republican party if ted cruz is the nominee this fall. 2/3 of wisconsin republicans say they'd vote for him but 1/3 would vote for hillary clinton or stay home all together. the number is bigger if trump is the nominee. 35% of republicans say they would not vote for trump. so much for turning the badger state blue to red this fall. for the democrats, bernie sanders may have -- his win may have said as much about clinton's weaknesses than his strengths. 82% of democratic primary voters listed honesty. of the people that listed honesty, 82%
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same deal among young voters, a kedem gray demographic that cli will have to energize to get a win this fall. let's get a check of the weather now from al. >> announcer: today's weather is br and we've got a frontal system that's going to be bringing a myriad of weather to our u.s. area. we're looking at snow from duluth, marquette, on into saginaw. but we've got showers and thunderstorms from chicago kansas city. heavier showers and thunderstorms from chicago into atlanta by the afternoon. back behind it, much colder air. so we're looking for snow around the great lakes. that rain and snow -- rain and thunderstorm activity moves off shore tomorrow. but some of this rain could be heavy in the northeast causing airport delays. up in the up of michigan into wisconsin, we're looking at some areas picking up to
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snow. but generally along the eastern seaboard, heavier rain all focused up here in new england. flood threat for melting snow and rain. two to three inches possible for parts of new england. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning, it's a sunny and cold start outside. 29 degrees in rockville right now. 33 in arlington, 26 at joint base andrews. sunshine will give way to high clouds by later on this afternoon. it will be milder than yesterday. we should be mid to upper 50s for highs this afternoon. clouds thicken tonight and rain is likely for tomorrow. the heaviest rain tomorrow will be during the morning commute. first pitch tomorrow, 4:00 in the afternoon for the nationals home opener a delay is a >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you. there is a new twist this morning tied to the convention of former prep school student owen labrie. here's gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: this morning, owen labrie is asking for
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of the country's most elite prep schools. labrie was acquitted last year in new hampshire of felony rape charges involving an underage classmate. >> guilty or not guilty? >> guilty. >> reporter: he was found guilty of misdemeanor sexual assault, as well as computer-related seduction. in a motion just filed, his lawyers essentially claim his trial defense team dropped the ball by only focusing on the sexual assault charges, not the computer-related charge. >> and not only is that a very serious charge, but it carries with it the sentence of him being registered as a sex offender. >> reporter: among other things, the motion also claims the defense did not request appropriate jury instructions. >> it's extremely unlikely that this argument is going to get owen labrie anywhere. ineffective assistance of counsel claims are common and rarely granted by the court. >> reporter: nbc news reached out to labrie's trial attorneys for commentut
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the 20-year-old's case drew national headlines when it revealed an alleged ritual, known as the senior salute, when seniors ask out freshman, sometimes for sex. in february while labrie was on bail, a reporter tweeted about his visit to a girlfriend in harvard. he missed his curfew but argued he was visiting with lawyers or chose classes. >> he chose, wrongly, your honor, admittingly, to try to fly under the radar. >> reporter: a judge sent him to jail. now, his attorney says he should get another chance. for "today", gabe gutierrez, nbc news. just ahead, the monster alligator just tracked down to florida. the story behind the photo going viral. and the real deal on coin machines. >> good morning. i'm jeff rossen. coming up, you save up all your coins. maybe your kids have a piggy
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>> not necessarily. sometimes the right thing is done. there were surprises along the way. i forgot how heavy change can be. my kids love finding change. put it into their bank. this is our family coin jar, weighing me down. if you're anything like me, you have no idea how much money is in here. you take the coins to your local grocery store or bank and put it into the coin counter, you assume they're accurate, giving you back exactly what you put in. wait until you see what we found. this morning, one of the country's largest banks is taking action. >> reporter: you've been saving. now it's time to cash in. these coin counting machines make it easy. dump the money in and out pops your total. we can trust them, right? to find out, we went to the bank, getting hundreds of dollars in coins, from quarters to dimes to nickels and, you know, even the pesky
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as you can see, my team and i are counting every single roll. we know exactly how much we have. we unroll all the coins, carefully separating them into bags of $300. first up, these popular coinstar machines, found in stores across the country. right away, good news. they come up accurate. right down to the penny. next, we haul, and i do mean haul, our loose change to one of the country's largest banks, td bank. testing their penny arcade at five different branchs. we pour all our money in. >> that's it. nothing else. >> reporter: but we don't get all our money back. none of them are accurate. >> that's $300. >> reporter: this is off by 5 cent cents. this is off even more. >> 70 cents doesn't sound like a lo
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a lot of money. >> reporter: things are about to get worse. we lose nearly $4. things don't add up at this location. my producer pouring in exactly $300 in change. remember, we counted all the rolls ahead of time. the machine tells her she only has $256.90, off by more than $43. >> hi. my name is jeff rossen from nbc news. >> reporter: i go back the following week to alert the manager. >> we came in here to test the accuracy of your coin machines. we brought in $300. >> okay. >> the machine gave us an inaccurate count. it gave us more than $43 less than what we brought in. i wanted to give you a heads up, the machine isn't accurate. >> i'll look into the concern, absolutely. >> reporter: we also contacted td bank corporate. we are disappointed with the experience that the "today" show had with theoi
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machines. and place a premium on their integri integrity. adding, we clean and test them twice daily. >> what do you make of the results? >> shocked. you think of a bank being 100% accurate. if you're a penny off on your mortgage, they'll slap you with a late fee. now giving you less than your money? not right. >> the investigation is getting big results. td bank is now pulling all coin machines out of service at all branchs nationwide to be evaluated and retested. the machines will only go back into service when the bank says they're satisfied they meet the performance requirements. td bank also saying they're going to enhance the maintenance routinely. >> how much is in there, the $300? >> feel how heavy. >> very heavy. >> not for someone strong like matt though. >> that's a workout. >> i have one of those huge water cooler things.
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>> the jugs, this tall. >> really? >> i asked my son, how much is in there? he goes, at least $20. >> it was a fortune. >> jeff, thank you. coming up, a photoshop controversy. why kerry washington says she didn't even recognize herself on a new magazine cover. and what's in a name? the risky bet one baseball coach made with his team to get them to
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here he is, the coach and his wife julia with their 4-year-old son brady. they're due again in september. motivate, it did. this story went viral. the team starts winning and winning. they landed their 14th win on tuesday night. the coach is holding to the deal. what is the baby's name going to be come september? here's the answer. named by the team, benjamin smalls. that's after the team's favorite characters from the "sandlot." benny the jet rodriguez and smalls. the director of "sandlot," evans, made an appearance. the kids loved it. it was their favorite movie. that's your feel good story of the day. >> great name. >> the other son they have already, if you put up that picture, who does he look like? >> back, back. >> tom brady. >> little tom brady or a young matt damon. >>
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7:56 is your time now. i'm eun yang. let's check onio urmorning commute with melissa mollet. >> good morning, so we have orange silver line delays to largo and new carrollton. a warning for you there. inbound new york avenue we have the right lane blocked slowing things down. as you take a look at the beltway, inner loop across the american legion bridge is slow. and inbound 295 coming from the north is slow. 270 at montrose earlier crash is out of the way. >> thanks, we're going to
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♪ i'm all about that bass it's 8:00 on "today" and coming up, not cool. comedian amy schumer takes "glamour" magazine to task for including her in their plus size issue. what she's saying about girls, body image and labels. plus, dairy debate. dr. oz on why you may want to think about using full fat milk instead of low fat in your coffee and cereal this morning. ♪ we like to sleep all day are you an elite sleeper? al shares the secrets of the best sleepers in the world. >> night. >> today, wednesday, april 6th, 2016.
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>> we're on spring break. ♪ like hey >> good morning, georgia. >> good morning, detroit. >> good morning from new york city. we're back at 8:00 on a wednesday morning. it's the 6th day of april, 2016. you know, if you look at the sky, you would say, pretty spring day. you look at the flags and the thermometer, you'd say, brr, it's cold again. >> if you look at the shivering faces of our adorable crowd, it's 32 degrees. >> not as windy so it feels a little better. >> you with the silver lining. >> always. al, you'll be in our nation's capital. >> tomorrow no
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the white house with a green thumb. we're going to catch up with first lady michelle obama, as we hit the road to plant the seeds of healthy living with elementary school students. we'll sit down one on one with mrs. obama to see how she plans to spend her final months in the white house. that'll be exclusively on friday on "today". >> oh, the white house. >> remember the balconbalcony, ? >> coolest ever. we'll get katie lee'slasagn delicious spring vegetables. let's get a check of the top stories of the morning. natalie is away today, and tamron is at the desk. >> good morning. wisconsin primary results are giving democrat bernie sanders and the republican stop trump movement new momentum this morning. hallie jackson is in him withmi for us. good morning. >> hi there. good
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let's start with the bottom line. donald trump's loss in wisconsin makes it more likely republicans will head to a contested convention, with ted cruz riding high. for the democrats, bernie sanders is chipping away at clinton's delegate lead. >> reporter: both front runners fighting back after slipping to second place in wisconsin. on the republican side, ted cruz making the case this is a turning point. >> it is a rallying cry. >> reporter: a landslide win for him and a much-needed one for the never trump movement. its members fresh off a private meeting with donors and business leaders in new york, plotting out a state by state delegate strategy to keep trump from the number he needs to lock down the nomination. >> what does this mean for the stop trump movement as this race continues? >> i think it's huge for ted's efforts. it's a momentum shift. >> reporter: cruz, hoping to carry the momentum east to beat donald trump on his home turf, new york, with trump already
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calling cruz a trojan horse used by the party bosses attempting to steal the nomination. cruz, like rival john kasich, ready for a contested convention. >> either before cleveland or at the convention in cleveland, together, we will win a majority of the delegates and together, we will beat hillary clinton in november. >> reporter: on the democratic side, it's bernie sanders on a hot streak. >> we have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses and primaries. and we have won almost all of them with overwhelming landslide numbers. >> reporter: he's taking a victory lap and eyeing clinton in new york. she still leads big in delegates, while taking swipes at sanders, and more explicit ones at donald trump. >> i wish he'd get out of
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streets. >> hillary clinton congratulating bernie sanders, tweeting forward as she looks to your neck of the woods, tamron, new york. it's also donald trump's next chance to battle back. he needs to win 58% of remaining delegates to avoid the contested convention. fapfizer and allergan are calling off their merger. it would have moved pfizer's address to ireland, where it would pay lower corporate taxes. new u.s. tax laws announced this week would make such move, called tax inversion, less lucrative. pfizer, the biggest u.s.-based drug maker. now take a look at the unbelievable picture. it is a massive alligator. look closely. look at the cheeks on that thing. this is in central florida. over the weekend, two hunters tracked down and killed it.
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they say it was eating cattle on the property. >> i was going to say, what's the bulge in the belly. what's in there? >> like the movie "mystic river accounts with betty white. >> what? "lake placid." >> very close. >> like "mystic pizza," remember that one? >> have you been to the aquarium? >> it was the movie "nemo." anyway, it was a largest alligator ever caught in florida. a little over 17 feet. >> big one. >> i'll stick to the script. fireworks exploded over hogwartz school of witchcraft and wizry, at the opening of the w wizarding world of harry potter. it was musical magic and stars of the
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attraction. >> can i pick up for you? that script was riddled with typos and you did a great job. just saying. had to be said. >> someone is under the bus. >> just saying. >> "lake placid." >> just like "mystic river." there are compliments and compliments that don't work out. amy schumer is slamming "glamour" for featuring her at chic at any size issue without her permission. hoda has more. >> she was fired up on twitter and instagram yesterday. she's not one to shy away from a body image talk. when schumer spotted herself alongside melissa mccarthy, adele and ashley graham, she took to social media. schumer says the magazine used her name without her knowledge in the special edition targeted to women size 12 and above. >> reporter: actress amy schumer using the power of social media to spark a conversation about body image. the star posting ato
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chic at any size edition. she says, i go between 6 and 8. "glamour" put me in their plus size only issue without letting me know about it. the editor in chief responded in a series of tweets saying, to be clear, "glamour" special edition never called her plus size. her 2015 cover story was included in the edition aimed at sizes 12 and up with the cover line, "women who inspire us" because her long-time message of body positivity and talking back to body haters is inspiring. to be clear, size 6 to 8 is not plus size. so sorry if the implication was otherwise, amy. on news stands now, the $13 special issue is part of a bigger collaboration between "glamour" and lane bryant. this one of two special editions over the next mont,
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2014 interview with lena dunham. a 2011 interview with hendricks. and schumer's cover article. >> i'm not going to apologize for who i am and actually love the skin i'm in and not strive for another version of myself. >> reporter: schumer, honored by "glamour" in 2015 and photographed for a cover in august, asked followers for their thoughts on her name being included on the cover. response was swift. one fan saying, the list of women is inspiring. why does the size of their body matter? another, i'm sick of women's bodies being up for public discussion. even body positivity still tells us looks matter most. >> opening up to questions, she softened it a little bit. i could be wrong, you know. what do you think? let's have a conversation about this. let's have a dialogue. >> i've never said, i forgot to have lunch today. like never in my life. >> reporter: schumer uses body image and the unrealistic
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throughout her performances and has become a strong voice empowering women to embrace who they are. >> what size are you now? >> i'm a 4 rat old navy. >> so an 8? >> yeah. >> reporter: schumer added to social media with a thank you to her fans, questioning the need for labels with a video of the star running on the beach in a bikini. >> someone tweeted after that, as a kite flier, amy schumer is a great kmecomedian. ashley graham has also been vocal about being ready to retire plus size, saying it's outdated. tyra banks and rebel wilson said the same thing. i say the same thing. it is an old term. if you call them plus size, call the other girls skinny, bony and hungry. >> this is a great group of women. what are we doing, labeling? it's crazy. >> exactly.
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>> the bald men here agree. >> let's move on to the big and tall shop, fat and lengthy. up next, sewer to the premium seats, how the ninja turtles scored the great tickets to a yankee homeowner for 25 cents. too pretty for hollywood? charlize theron getting a lot of attention. dr. oz on the new study that could have you crying over skim milk. do it, oz. do it! we'll
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roker, let's try the next one. >> gyro. >> you didn't wait. >> you're on the street corner in new york and you have the guy with the great stand. this is the best thing you'll ever eat. people say, i'd like a euyur gy >> gyro is absolutely right. moving on. wait for the others here. >> i'm waiting. >> that's a great dish at an italian restaurant. what do you call that? >> bruschetta thing. >> it is bruschetta. it's delicious. last one. what kind of sauce is that? >> this is a tough one. >> worcestershire. >> i get every syllable in there. >> worcestershire.
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>> very important in a bloody mary. >> you're a chef. >> he knows everything. >> goes to a lot of restaurants. this study looked at the ways you can be successful in love. the study claims you should wear your heart on your sleeve. this is from researchers in germany. they say people who are open and honest about their feelings are often deemed mor >> take your kindness. >> i thought being indifferent and aloof was the way to win everybody's heart. >> people like a little mystery. >> a little breeziness. >> mystery? >> you have your heart on your sleeve? i don't want to figure you out, right? >> after a while you c
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your heart to your sleeve. >> put it on your lapel. >> baseball season getting underway, some of the best seats in the house, often go for top dollar. you know what seats we're talking about. around the field, the ones where you normally see carson sitting. not so at the yankees home opener yesterday. seats behind home plate, normally cost about $1,500. this time, they went for a bargain. $0.25. and all because of john oliver, the hbo host felt the yankees pricing was elitist. he game away premium seats for a quarter. fans had to dress like riffraff. and the winners were these two guys dressed as mutant ninja turtles. >> he must have not seen the sketch. did you see his whole rant? >> it was
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why carrie washington is calling out a magazine. carson. >> amy schumer isn't the only one calling out a magazine. carrie washington is saying she was taken aback by her photo on the ad week magazine. on instagram, she added it felt strange to look at a picture of myself that is so different than when i look in the mirror. it's an unfortunate feeling. it added volume to her hair for dramatic effect. >> it looks like charlize theron. >> raising eye brows. she talked about double standards in hollywood when it comes to aging. she said, jobs with grauv tots go to
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them. i've been in the room and pretty people get turned away first. her words, those comments are certainly lighting up social media. many pointing out that charlize won an oscar for looking less than glorious. >> when you're turning 10, how do you think you celebrate, that's right, on stage in front of thousands of people in another country. and if you're moses martin, that's exactly how it goes down. chris surprised his son and introduced him to a crowd in lima peru. gwyneth posted the video on instagram when your dad wishes you an early 10th birthday at work. pretty cool. that's your pop start. >> that's awesome. >> carson, thank you. >> all right. mr. roker. >> so we know it's cold here, right? well, where is there spring? let's head out west. go west, young man. look at this, it's anywhere from five to ten dre
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the northeast, in the midatlantic states. look out west. san francisco today, 84. 83 in la. phoenix 98. billings, montana, 71. tomorrow, the heat continues. casper 64. fresno 83. roswell 84. but cleveland is 12 degrees below average at 43. charlotte at 71. on friday, the pain continues in the east. the beauty continues on west. and that moves all the way into saturday. where we'll see temperatures five-10 degrees above average. look at the record setting heat that we're going to be talking about. for today, record highs in medford, eureka, reading on into fresno. that will continue into the weekend. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. outside right now. temperatures are still in the 20s and 30s. so a very cold start for your wednesday morning. plenty of sunshine today. gradually increasing clouds later this afternoon into this evening. highs mid
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tomorrow, 100% chance of rain, the heaviest and steadiest of the rain is likely tht morning rush hour. could have showers during the game at 4:00. another shot of cold air, record low temp >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thanks. milk does the body good. we've heard that. which kind of milk should you be drinking? there is a new study that suggests full fat dairy may lower your risk of diabetes and obesity. dr. mehmet oz is here to help us make sense of it all. good morning. there's a couple of studies that talked about full fat milk that puts it in a better light. maybe it's a better choice. what's your take away? >> there are lots of experts and nutritional guidelines that argued for years we should be using the low fat dairy instead of whole fat. there's not a lot of proof for that. the studies do the opposite, saying maybe it's healthier to take the whole fat milk. this is a big movement happening. we have focused
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foods. we need to shift back and say, is the whole food itself good for us? if so, let's consume it in that form. >> one of the studies said it lowered your risk of diabetes. the other said it helped with obesity if you drink full fat. >> the circulation study didn't just trust what you said but looked at the blood in your body and looked for the milk fats. people with whole fat had a lesser chance for diabetes. how is it possible? we're trying to do the right thing but the wrong thing is happening. maybe milk fat has a protective effect, for example, by waking the liver or muscles up to consume sugars effectively. maybe it changes the bacteria in our gut. we know the recommendation is to drink skim milk or fat free, but probably not a wise thing if you want to reduce diabetes. >> all in moderation? >> to drink milk is a personal decision. if you're going to eat a fo
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food. did you tell us you were eating whole fat milk or no? the researchers looked over long periods of time, what happened to the chances of you becoming obese. you're drinking or eating low-fat dairy to lose weight. >> we have yogurt. i look for the low fat you gugu >> there is a lesser chance of becoming obese if you consume whole fat dairy. >> if you had a choice, wasn't about the calories, you'd always consume whole fat because it tastes better. >> of course. >> it makes you feel fuller so you don't search for other sources of calories. that takes us to this table, the big issue. if you go to the gaucrocery sto. you have low fat versions of everything. you have the cheese, milk. which do you buy for your home? >> i'd always go for the low fat, except for maybehe
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i probably wouldn't have pick thad. >> that's different. my household, i spent a lot of time researching this, america should be buying whole fat versions. the whole food is designed to be consumed that way. now we have no benefit of avoiding it. kids who should benefit from our knowledge, they won't drink the skim milk so we give them chocolate milk. what's left? sugar. sugar water in the form of chocolate milk. it's a mistake. >> a lot of schools serve that, don't they? >> they can't give them whole fat milk which the kids might consume. >> i know you have more of this on your show. thank you so much. you can catch the dr. oz show. check your local listings. matt? savannah, thank you. katie lee is here. she'll share an easy recipe for lasagna
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8:26 is your time now. good morni good morning i'm eun yang. let's check with your commute with melissa mollet. >> inner loop on the wilson bridge we have the right lane blocked with a crash. we're slow there. inbound clara barton parkway after cabin john parkway. we have an accident there. 95 south, that earlier crash looks like it's clearing up nicely. >> thanks we're going to take a
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good morning, temperatures are quickly warming getting into the mid to upper thir30s. increasing clouds this afternoon.
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rain showers likely on thursday morning, a break early afternoon, another round of showers afternoon and evening. milder low 60s. >> all right. 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, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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morning, everybody. it's wednesday, april 6th, 2016. beautiful spring day out there on our plaza. 32 beautiful degrees. we say good morning to a great crowd that's in the chilly temperatures but smiling broadly. coming up, the political season has gotten rough and tumble at times. lots of things being said by the candidates that may make us cringe. did you realize that some
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this can actually help you teach your children some very important lessons? we're going to talk about that. speaking of kids, want to tell you about a new digital series we're launching. it's called new baby basics. it tackles the bundle of questions that come along with your bundle of joy. like how to shop for a stroller, how to find a babysitter. our producer is a soon to be mother of two. she has rounded up the answers to your most googled parenting questions and short videos that are informative and, can we add, funny, as well. head to today.com and our facebook page to check them out. tell us the parenting questions you want answers for. >> forget about shopping for the stroller. how about folding it? crazy stuff. plus, i'll take you all to bed with me. >> wow. >> it's a good of our good snooze series. >> good luck. >> i spent the night in a sleep lab only to discover i have a hidden talent. >> how did you sleep with all that? >> you don't want to know. >> snore with a
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mouth. >> there is some sound. >> also, ahead from her kitchen to ours, katie lee is showing us how to make lasagna spirals. >> al has a check of the weather. >> campbell county camels. where is campbell county. >> kentucky. >> in kentucky. that was a trick question. your mascat is a camel. what's the camel's name. >> humpfry. >> one hum or two. >> one. >> it's an interesting mascot. do you know why it's a camel? >> no idea. >> wet weather stretching from the gulf coast into the upper midwest. we will see some snow western third of the country going to be spectacular. windy conditions in the plains, central plains there is a red flag warning up. tomorrow more wet weather mg
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seaboard. messy for my trip with the first lady tomorrow looking at school gardens. look for wet weather in the southwest into southern california where they could use that rain. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. bright sunshine over washington this morning. we will pick up more and more clouds as the day goes along. currently we're in the low to mid30s. you need your winter jacket early this morning. later on today temperatures will climb into the mid and upper 50s. it brings in chances for rain. 7:30 tomorrow morning. >> matt, i forgot what the campbell county camels, today is hump day. >> there you go, al. happy to have them here. name calling, threats, a day on the playground or a day on the campaign trail? many parents
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the nastiness in the presidential race. dr. deborah, family physician and mother of four, has timely advi advice. dr. g., good morning. >> morning. >> i like talking to my kids about the relevant of politics, and i've found myself is staying away from the conversation because of what's been going on. >> it's a great opportunity. i don't know about in your house, but when i talk to my kids about behavior i don't admire, it's their behavior or their friends, which makes me angry and them defensive. this is a chance to talk to them about issues, behaviors, things important to us as a family. >> what age group are we talking about? we're not talking, again, about the nuts and bolts of politics. we're talking about the basics. what age should we start? >> preschool. >> preschoolers love the idea of picking and choice. i hope you'll take your preschoolers to the polls with you. >> what about the campaigns themselves? if they're in the room when coverage of campa
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>> and it's hard to avoid. >> -- come on and it's hard to avoid, they hear the names used by the candidates, do we stop them in their tracks and say, let me explain what you're hearing? >> it's a great idea. kids like co-viewing with us and voicing their opinion. and say, for example, is that why you say insulting or lying is bad? it doesn't look good and now, i don't think that person would be great at their job. >> they'll say, mom and dad, you tell me not to use those exact words when i refer to my brother, sister or friends on the playground. how do these people get away with it? >> it's great to point out that bad behavior doesn't end on the playground or in the bedroom with your sibling. to say, now you tell me, what does that make you think about that person? do you admire that? >> there's one other step we should take. i don't want to go too far. but if your children are in the room watching the political news with you, they have seen actual violence at
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a guy gets punched, something like that. where do you go about starting that discussion? >> i would ask my kids, and have asked my kids, if you were in that situation, how would you handle it? >> what would a 5, 6, 7-year-old say? >> usually, they'll give you back your own rules. oh, you shouldn't use your hands. an older kid, my 11 or 14-year-old, is likely to say, i think you can't go tell a teacher this case. do you have to push back? what do you do? >> without endorsing any candidate here, i do think parents can use john kasich's line. which is, i'm not going to take the low road to the highest office in the land. as a parent, i have used that and it works. >> i agree. listen, i think it is the silver lining of seeing things we don't like on the campaign trail. it's a great conversation starter at home. >> often times my kids come home when they're younger and say, i'm for x or y candidate. they have no idea why.
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school. >> no idea why. should you bring out of them facts and reasoning behind their proclamations? >> i think every time we ask our kids to think about why they're making a choice, any choice, we make them stronger citizens. it's a great chance, especially if we know they can't vote. we don't have to get too worried about what their choice is now. we can have a meaningful conversation. >> all is not lost. >> it's not lost. >> good opportunity. >> it'll be okay. >> thank you very much. >> thanks for having me. >> more on our website, today.com. up next, are you an elite sleeper? is the secret to a good schmono in your dna? what al uncovered at a sleep lap. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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e raskin is the only democrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message. ♪ so wake up sleep is a precious commodity around these parts. sound like i'm in a western here. today, we're putting our good snooze
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at the sleep habits of one of our own. >> mr. roker volunteered. he was the guinea pig, sleeping in a sleep lab. what happened? >> well, wait until you see what i learned. first, according to the national sleep foundation, the average adult requires 7 to 9 hours a night. what if you could get all the sleep you needed in a few short hours? some folks can. >> reporter: as the sunsets and the moon rises, most of the world shuts down. required by nature to recharge. then there are those like me. or matt. also wide awake at zero dark thirty, happily ticking to a different clock. >> what's your deal with sleep? >> i don't need it. in order to be a happy, functioning person, i need four hours of sleep. i have more energy than most people i know. >> reporter: always up and running when the rest of the world shuts down. t
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about scientists studying short sleepers. >> all the nature with short sleepers, they look like matt. they're very active. they're happy all the time. very energetic. very healthy. >> reporter: they only sleep four to five hours a night. that's it. turns out, our genes control how much sleep we need. >> we have found some mutations that make people short sleepers. >> reporter: after years of research, the doctor found a mutation in dna that allows people to sleep more efficiently. when she inserted it in mice, they started sleeping less, too. unfortunately, less than 1% of the pop yu unfortunately, less than 1% of the pop ylation has this mutation. >> i wasn't thinking abnormality, i was thinking superhero. >> reporter: for someone who only slept five or six
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wondered, could i be a sleep elite or am i ignoring my exhaustion? i head to the sleep disorder center at new york presbyterian hospital. >> night. >> what we're going to see is what his sleep structure looks like. does he sleep like somebody who is sleep deprived? does he sleep very efficiently? does it look normal? >> i've always been a, quote, morning person. my mom said i didn't sleep much as a kid. >> are you sensitive to -- >> reporter: beyond the lens, a doctor records my sleep history and crunches the data to see how i measure up to other short sleepers. >> am i like every other american, am i sleep deprived? >> probably not. the information we got looked like your average is more like seven hours. what you do better than most people, probably, is you can bank sleep. you can make up for sleep on days you're not working. everybody can do that to some extent, but you probably do it be
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>> reporter: scientists hope by studying short sleepers, they'll one day be able to help everybody else get a good night's sleep. for those ordinary humans -- >> a lot of people train themselves to sleep less in order to make time for other things. the problem is they don't realize they are paying the price with their health. each person should figure out what the optimum length of time is they need for sleep to be happy, healthy and smart. >> reporter: until then, rest assured, i'll man the fort while the rest of you go nighty night. >> experts admit they know so little about how we're wired for sleep. but each person has a unique sleep requirement. if you feel good after ten hours of sleep, that's how much you need to get, whether it's catching up from naps or go to bed early. you can't cheat the clock. >> what was the noise thing you were teasing about earlier? >>t
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>> thanks. >> al, thank you. coming up next, spring cleaning hacks that will save you time and help you freshen up your home. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back now. it's 8:46. time to put spring in your step and your home. we have today.com's home editor, here with great spring cleaning hacks. good morning. >> morning. >> i love all these ideas because they make you go, why didn't i think of that? >> they're no-brainers, does the hard work for you. >> if i want to clean my blender. >> the blender can need extra tlc. it builds up this residue in here. to fix that, take lime and squeeze one lime in. lime has acidity that makes it great for cleaning out bacteria and cleaning your home in general. >> okay. >> squeeze the whole lime in. add two cups of water. then you
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return it f run it for two minutes. >> really turning it on? >> yeah. i hope you can do it. >> that, i can do. >> the blender deep cleans itself. >> you can already see it's getting that off. cool. >> might get a little warm. that's okay. after two minutes, pour it out. >> and make a margarita. >> whatever works. >> just kid l. the chrome faucets. >> as soon as you clean them, they show water spots, fingerprints, what have you. take wax paper. this is a final step. rub it on the chrome. it's leaving behind this residue that acts as a barrier. next time you turn the faucet on, no fingerprints will show. water spots won't show. it'll roll off. >> really? >> yeah. after several weeks, you might need to do i
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>> i hate looking at these. it's like my blow-dryer. >> people need to clean the b h bathroom vents every two months. take an air can. >> i've used those. it's exciting. >> step back. make sure you do this first when cleaning your bathroom because the dust will fall and be all over everything. >> tv dusting. >> this is my favorite hack ever. i use it every week. take these swiffer sheets and walk around your house. anything that needs dusting, wipe it on. it'll clear it up after a couple swipes. i use this on electronics, picture frames. >> the little feather duster thing. >> it picks up the dust right away, throw it out and you're done. >> let's do the patent leather shoes. >> it's really popular, especially in the
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they show scuff marks all time. >> easily. >> i take some petroleum jelly and a q-tip. >> who would think of this? >> i know. amy would. you rub it on. little elbow greece, these should come right off. >> really? >> that one is gone. >> why do we have the stencils here? >> scuff marks on the floor. you don't have to rebuff your floor every time it happens. take an eraser and erase the marks. >> nuts. you should get a big eraser. >> it works with the big, like, chunky ones your kids probably have. anyway, that's all it takes. >> out of time. amy, great ideas. we'll put them all up on our home page, today.com/home. coming up next, pasta with a literal twist. la sansagna spirals. sneakily stuffed with vegetables so your kids will even be asking for
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without being like a diet food. >> let's take a look at our ingredient grid or panel here right now. we've got the basics. everything you'd expect except -- >> the meat. >> where's the beef or sausage? >> i know you're upset about this. we have squash, zucchini, fresh herbs, lasagna noodles, parmesan, mozzarella, sauce. >> if you want to put in meat, you can do that. >> totally, yeah. >> where do we start? >> start with the lasagna noodles. cook them to packaged instructions. except i do it a minute or two less. >> is that because they're going to cook further when you take them out? >> right. >> or because you need to work with them. >> they'll cook further. but cook them enough that you can work with them. you have to roll these up. we're making these lasagna rolls. >> all right. >> you can also substitute brown rice noodles if you want to go gluten free. whole wheat,e
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in. i heard yums already, which is good. >> terrific. >> those are the noises i like to hear. >> perfect. >> what now? >> saute onions and garlic and add the zucchini and squash. these need to food only a couple minutes because you want them to release their natural water content so you don't have a watery lasagna. >> you can't put oil in that? >> a little oil in the pan. put some pepper in there. just salt and pepper it. season every step so you have a really good tasting lasagna. >> ends up looking like this. >> put them in a bowl, cool down, and add, like dr. oz said, have full fat ricotta. >> you could also go low fat. >> you could. stir that, matt. i'll add in the parmesan cheese for nice, salty flavor. >> full fat? >>
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and the egg holds everything together. parsley, salt and pepper depose in. you can do broccoli and spinach or brown sausage, turkey and beef. >> now the sauce. >> it's a great summer sauce because you don't cook it. i pureed a ran of tomatoes. add basil and salt and pepper. mix that up. it's going to cook in the oven. super simple. now we're going to make our lan saga rollups. take your noodles. i put it in an assembly line. that's the filling. it goes into a zip-top bag. then cut off the end. >> looks like we cut it up top. >> we're missing our scissors. >> we're going to break that off. >> cut it with a knife. >> go ahead. >> cut the tip-off. >> using this like a pastry bag. >> squeeze it on
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you do all of them. then you tightly roll these up. just like that. they go into a pan you've put some of the sauce down. line these up. spoon some of the sauce on top. >> guys, how are we doing downstairs? >> this is so much easier than making a traditional lasagna. >> it's really easy. >> this goes back in the oven now. >> top it first with mozzarella and parmparmesan. 375 for 40 minutes until it's golden brown and bubbly. >> do you miss the meat? >> we have one with a little sausage. >> and one veggie. >> how would you compare the two? >> they're both delicious. >> can't go wrong. >> satisfying in different ways. very good. >> which was this one, the vegetable? >> that's vegetable. >> is this meat? >> that's meat. >> you can have a little bit of both. serve this with a salad,
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bread and you have a great dinner. >> my daughter is vegan now. >> this is delicious. this is really, really good. >> matt likes it. >> katie lee, thank you very much. >> winner. >> by the way, katie is sticking around all day. she's sharing cooking advice and also answering your questions at 8:56 is your time on this wednesday april 6th, 2016. good morning i'm eun yang. let's check on your commute with melissa mollet. any problems out there? >> good morning. right now 295 north at the 11th street bridge, the center of the road is blocked now with a crash and slowing things down for us here this morning. 270 south before shady grove road have an accident reported there. ng
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overall you can see no major problems. inbound after manassas gets slow as you hit the beltway. >>hank you we'll tak te
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this morning on "today's take," amy schumer takes on "glamour" magazine. we'll tell you why the comedian is not laughing. then janet jackson bomb shell. the mysterious announcement that has a lot of people talking. plus, j.lo is out with a brand-new song. we've got it for you. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on wednesday morning, april 6th, 2016. nice crowd outside on our plaza. i'm willie along with al and tamron. natalie, out on assignment. your morning jam, tamron, is?
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and the heartbreakers. i was jamming out yesterday and said, this is going to be my song. >> a shoutout right now to katie lee. she made this lasagna rollup that, right now, everybody is going nuts for. our stage manager, zach, is stage managing with one hand with a cup of this. >> okay. song of the day is katie lee. she's our american girl. >> right now in our kitchen, everybody is in there grabbing. check out today food. these rollups are the bomb. >> i love the various takeout packaging. zach has this coffee cup. >> why not? >> people are coming in and -- >> wrapping it up in sweaters. >> the kitchen has been sacked. >> katie, you started a riot back there. >> i love it. >> so good. >> and it's veggie.
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lasagna. >> this is going in the rotation. >> too bad you didn't get any this morning. it was good. >> if there is any left, i'll get some. >> there's not going to be any left. >> we need a cup for willie. >> please. >> just bring the pan. >> the pan of lasagna. >> thank you. >> we need a couple of forks. >> you can eat it with a spatula. >> that's nice. >> get in there. >> i'll wait for a fork. the first topic on our list today to talk about, they're calling it the cover controversy. thank you. there you go. two celebrity magazine covers that are creating drama. comedian amy schumer has been a strong voice for empowering women to embrace who you are. on tuesday, she continued that conversation when amy spotted her name on the cover of a special issue of "glamour" magazine. it was called, chic at any size. here's what amy sch
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magazine. women who inspire us, melissa mccarthy, adele, amy schumer and ashley graham. schumer said, there's nothing wrong with being plus size. it's considered size 16 in america. i go between a 6 and 8. "glamour" mag put me in their plus size only issue without letting me know, and it doesn't feel right to me. >> hmm. >> that was the first warning shot. whenever you go on twitter and ask your followers, what do you think, you're about to beyhive, the beyonce, they'll swarm who you tagged. "glamour's" editor in chief responded in a series of tweets. she said, we love amy schumer and i would never want to offend her. the special edition never calls her plus size. she said the 2015 cover story was included in the edition aimed at sizes 12 and up, with the cover line, women who inspire us, because her
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positivity and talking back to body haters is inspiring. so -- >> i think we have to get rid of the plus size moniker. get rid of it. you are the size you are. that's that. >> yeah. >> call it a day. >> the problem is, a lot of the stores even, they have a plus size floor. i mean, you go to the major department stores. >> yeah. >> it's separated from the entire women's department. so you have, you know, many of the stores, department stores, will go up to a 10 or 12. then they'll put the plus size, as if, you know, you have to go walk an extra floor to get your stuff. >> somebody who grew up wearing husky, going to the husky department, like we were about to be strapped to a dog sled. >> that was a real thing. people think you're kidding. >> no, it was called the husky department. >> i worked at sears in the husky
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>> it's crazy it was an actual thing. >> there is the big and tall men's shops, which i frequented. it's really another way of saying you're fat or lanky. >> you can be a shaq tall. where does he get his clothes? >> go to any of the clothes, there's no fat or tall people working at them. pfizer and allergan are calling off their merger. it would have moved pfizer's address but not its operations or headquarters to ireland, where it would pay lower corporate taxes. new u.s. tax laws announced this week would make such moves called tax inversions less lucrative. pfizer, the biggest u.s.-based drug maker. now take a look at the unbelievable picture. it is a massive alligator. look closely. look at the cheeks on that thing. this is in central florida. over the weekend, two hunters tracked down and killed it. it weighed 800 pounds. they say it was eating cattle on
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the property. >> i was going to say, what's the bulge in the belly? what's in there? >> like the movie "mystic river" with betty white. >> what? "lake placid." >> very close. >> like "mystic pizza," remember that one? >> have you been to the aquarium? >> it was the movie "nemo." anyway, it was a largest alligator ever caught in florida. a little over 17 feet. >> big one. >> i'll stick to the script. fireworks exploded over hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry, at the opening of the wizarding world of harry potter at universal. it was musical magic and stars of the movies shared in the attraction. stars shared the excitement. the attraction officially opens to the pub
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universal studios, of course, opened by our parent company. >> can i pick up for you? that script was riddled with typos and you did a great job. just saying. had to be said. >> someone is under the bus. >> just saying. >> "lake placid." >> just like "mystic river." there are compliments and compliments that don't work out. amy schumer is slamming "glamour" for featuring her at a special "chic at any size" issue without her permission. hoda has more. >> she was fired up on twitter and instagram yesterday. she's not one to shy away from a body image talk. when schumer spotted herself alongside melissa mccarthy, adele and ashley graham, she took to social media. schumer says the magazine used her name without her knowledge in the special edition targeted to women size 12 and above. >> reporter: actress amy schumer using the power of social media to spark a conversation about body image.
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name on the cover of "glamour's" chic at any size edition. she says, "plus size is considered size 16 in america. i go between a 6 and 8. "glamour" put me in their plus size only issue without letting me know about it. it doesn't feel right to me." "glamo "glamour's" editor-in-chief responded in a series of tweets saying, to be clear, "glamour" special edition never called her plus size. her 2015 cover story was included in the edition aimed at sizes 12 and up with the cover line, "women who inspire us" because her long-time message of body positivity and talking back to body haters is inspiring. to be clear, size 6 to 8 is not plus size. so sorry if the implication was otherwise, amy. on newsstands now, the $13 special issue is part of a bigger collaboration between "glamour" and lane bryant. this one of two special editions over the next months, features
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republished content, including a 2014 interview with lena dunham. a 2011 interview with christina hendricks, and schumer's cover article. >> i'm not going to apologize for who i am and actually love the skin i'm in and not strive for another version of myself. >> reporter: schumer, honored by "glamour" in 2015 and photographed for a cover in august, asked followers for their thoughts on her name being included on the cover. response was swift. one fan saying, the list of women is inspiring. why does the size of their body matter? another, i'm sick of women's bodies being up for public discussion. even body positivity still tells us looks matter most. >> opening up to questions, she softened it a little bit. she said, you know, i could be wrong, you know. what do you think? let's have a conversation about this. let's have a dialogue. >> i've never said, i forgot to have lunch today. like never in my life. >> reporter: schumer uses body image and the unrealistic expectations placed upon women throughout her performanan
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they are. >> what size are you now? >> i'm a 4 at old navy. >> so an 8? >> yeah. >> reporter: schumer added to social media with a thank you to her fans, questioning the need for labels with a video of the star running on the beach in a bikini. >> someone tweeted after that, as a kite flier, amy schumer is a great comedian.leave. when i come in, what? put the hair on. >> what's going on. >> we want to see your photos and videos of what you think your pets do when you're not around. >> share them on our facebook page or twitter using hashtag pets 411 for a chance to be featured on our air or it could be used to promote the movie for our center company universal. we'll share our favorites on monday. which happens to be national pet
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my home, but i'm worried: >> if you got a cat, you'll find out they're probably embezzling from you. they're doing -- >> like a cat burglar. >> that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> still very chilly out there early this morning. temperatures now 34 in rockville. 38 in resten. dulles 28 in manassas. temperatures slowly climbs into the mid and upper 50s. clouds starts moving this afternoon. rain chances are back on us before the sun's up tomorrow morning. after midnight but before sunrise. heaviest rain will be before lunch. we could have rain showers at >> any animal that goes into the kitty litter and walks on your counter, not for me. >> or your pillow. >> so sweet. >> cats are sweet. >> terrific. up next, the return ofhe
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>> thank you. you, too. >> friday, melissa mccarthy's movie "the boss." >> she plays a celebrity mogul but goes to jail for insider trading. gets out and has to reshape her image. her husband, ben falcone, directs it. >> funny man in his own right. >> they were both here this week. let's stay on friday. "catastrophe" returns. people love this show. we're back at 8:15. time for what's trending today. >> let's have a little fun. ever go to a restaurant or supermarket and you want to buy something, something you like, but you're not 100% sure how to pronounce that item? >> yes. >> sure. >> let's try something. i'll put something up and you tell me how you'd pronounce this berry. >> acai. >> i said acai on the show once and was quickly corrected. it's like acai, i think. >> one of us buys it a lot, mr. roker. that is
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that's acai. roker, let's try the next one. >> gyro. >> you didn't wait. >> you're on the street corner in new york and you have the guy with the great stand. this is the best thing you'll ever eat. people say, i'd like a gyro. >> yee-roh. >> gyro is absolutely right. moving on. wait for the others here. >> i'm waiting. >> that's a great dish at an italian restaurant. what do you call that? >> bruschetta thing. >> it is bruschetta. it's delicious. broo-skeh-tah. last one. what kind of sauce is that? >> this is a tough one. >> worcestershire. >> i get every syllable in there. >> worcestershire. >> worcestershire, okay. >> those are tough.
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>> very important in a bloody mary. >> you're a chef. >> he knows everything. >> goes to a lot of restaurants. this study looked at the ways you can be successful in love. the study claims you should wear your heart on your sleeve. this is from researchers in germany. they say people who are open and honest about their feelings are often deemed more desirable. the idea being that physical attraction is important, but we also want the ability to read a potential love interest and what's on their mind. do you agree? >> i do, yeah. >> might work the other way around, too. if you're so willing to be open and honest, someone can take great advantage of that, if the person wasn't a nice person. >> take it as a weakness. >> i thought being aloof was the way to a person's heart. >> people like a little mystery. >> breeziness. >> breezy? >> put your heart on your sleeve and still act mystery. >> after a while, you can slowly bring your heart to your sleeve. >> wear it on your lapel.
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>> exactly. baseball season getting underway, guys. some of the best seats in the house often go for top dollar. you know what seats we're talking about, around the field. the ones where you -- >> the matt lauer seats? >> -- see jay-z and carson. right? not at the yankees homeowner. seats behind home plate normally cost $1500. this time, they went for a bargain. 25 cents. all because of john oliver. the hbo host said the seats were elitist and gave away the seats for a quarter. the catch, they had to dress as riffraffs. the manager thanked john oliver for buying the tickets. >> did you see his rant on it? so funny. hilarious. >> i love it. now to why kerry washington
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we work hard so you don't have to. sc johnson a family company. kate yeo caitriona balfe st "outlander," about to return for a second season. >> she plays claire, a world war ii, time-traveling nurse, who isn't sure where her marriage stands after falling in love with someone from a different century. >> we were just talking about the fans. everywhere in new york city, i see a billboard. you said you have your sarah jessica parker moment. >> yeah. >> what happened? >> you're standing on the street and the bus goes by and you're like, oh, gosh, that's me. thankfully, there's no puddles and i don't get wet. >> your dress looks like her dress in the opening episode. second season, what can you tell us? >> it's very different from the first. we go -- when we pick up, we're in
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it's the courts. visually, so different from last season. it's sort of sumpuous and rich. our couple went to paris to start a new beginning. things are treacherous there, as well. we know those things are never ease is i. >> for people who haven't seen the first season, as i read the introduction, they might have said, what happened? time traveled and fell in love with someone from a different century? explain that a little bit. it's so cool. >> my character is a nurse. after the second world war, herself and her husband travel to scotland, a second honeymoon. she goes to a standing stone circle and gets thrown back 200 years in time, where she lands in the middle of a skirmish. to protect her, she's taken in by highlanders. one is dashing and she happens to have to marry him. >> had to. >> had to. >> in fact, your character is also pregnant. your
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>> he's not pregnant though. >> no. >> that would be good, too. >> time travel and all sorts of stuff. but he became obsessed with your baby belly? >> yeah. sam, you know, it got awkward. we had three different bellies. we had the very small bump, which was very cute. then there was the midsize, which was sort of like a small basketball. he thought it was a basketball and would come and grab it, poke it. >> tried to spin it on his finger. >> i had to remind him that i was still there. >> you were attached to it. >> i was attached to it. you can stop now. when we got to the third one, it was too big for him, i think. he was like, not that one. >> this is getting real. >> yeah. >> you did not shoot in paris though, right? >> no. >> it's set in paris but didn't shoot in paris. >> unfortunately not. paris today doesn't look like paris in the 1700s. >> darn. >> i know. a lot of our interiors were at our studio in scotland. we also w
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crunched it! new oikos crunch. be unstoppable. 9:26 is your time on this wednesday, april 6th, 2016. good morning i'm eun yang. we have new video right now of a person of interest in a d.c. sexual assault investigation. police want to speak with the man in the green hat in this video. you can see to the right side of your screen. the sexual assault happened on march 18th on martin luther king jr. avenue in southeast washington. a victim was sexually assaulted by one person why another held the victim at gunpoint. >> d.c. police are searching for whoever shot three women in southeast washington last night. all the women are expected to survive. we'll take a look at your forecast when we come ck. stay wbait
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sunshine and a south breeze will allow temperatures to warm into the mid and upper 50s. rain likely especially tomorrow morning. rain chances continue into the afternoon. if they ha t
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taking a look at the headlines. wisconsin has given a big boost to bernie sanders and ted cruz campaigns. cruz is calling his win a turning point in the race against donald trump, who still leads in delegates. among democrats, the sanders win over hillary clinton in wisconsin was his seventh win of the last eight caucuses and primaries. the next contest is in new york in two weeks. san francisco approved a family leave law on tuesday. requiring companies with 20 or more employees to provide six weeks of fully paid leave for new moms and dads. parental leave advocates say the issue is gaining momentum across the country, like the debate on higher minimum wage. smaller businesses argue the action in
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cannot afford. the pain of losing a partner can lead to heart problems a new study in denmark finds. the risk of atial fibrillation and irregular heart beat jumped 41% following the death of a partner. the risk is highest two weeks after the loss and gradually declines over the next year. the risk is higher when the partner's death is unexpected. that study is in the journal "open heart." a new study is suggesting babies develop unhealthy eating habits by the time they're nine months old. the study by the national health and examination survey looked at food and beverage consumption for newborns to toddlers. as infants transition to baby food, they eat more french fries and sugar foods. wonder where they get that. than vegetables and whole grains. many are eating adult levels of sodium and added sugars by their first birthday.
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ohio. 5-year-old lizzy suffered from a disease that led to hearing loss. the pope blessed her at the end of the audience. the meeting was at the top of her visual bucket list. i almost started crying. let's go to al for a check of the forecast. >> so sweet. thanks, tamron. low pressure combo that's going to bring snow to the northern parts of the great lakes. looking at wet weather as you get into the mississippi river valley. here it comes, today snow for the great lakes and you get into the north. the storms will develop along the front by the afternoon into the evening hours from cincinnati down to atlanta. then it pushes through through thursday. the rain will move off shore in the southeast and parts of new england seeing heavy rain by the afternoon. we're going to be watching that closely. snowfall amounts basically the heaviest snow is going to be in northern michigan
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about a half and in but heavier in new england. that's what's going on around the country here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good looking morning. it's still winter jacket chilly in the upper 30s to around 40. 41 in leesburg. 39 gaithersburg. planning out your afternoon, plenty of sunshine early in the day. south breezes today will gradually bring more clouds in by late this afternoon and early this evening. highs should make it into the mid and upper 50s. future weather, 3:30 tomorrow morning. wet ride in to work and >> that's your latest weather. how about a little pop fix, tamron? >> let's get it popping on this hump day. janet jackson, just this morning, took to twitter to post a personal video message to her fans, which includes me. turns out there's been a sudden change to her
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the shakeup. here it is. >> i thought it was important that you be the first to know. my husband and i are planning our family. so i'm going to have to delay the tour. please, if you can try and understand that it's important that i do this now, i have to rest up. doctor's orders. >> janet went on to thank her crew and fans, as she said she'll continue the tour as soon as possible. by the way, she's married to a businessman. we are wishing them the best as they begin the new chapter in their lives. one of the things people have been googling this morning is how old is janet jackson. 49. there you have it. while janet is taking a break from performer, another pop powerhouse is gearing up to get on the floor with a new song. jennifer lopez gave fans a preview of her upcoming single. ther
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she ain't your mama. ♪ i ain't your mama ♪ i ain't gonna do your laundry ♪ ♪ i ain't your mama ♪ ain't your mama ♪ oh, i ain't your mama >> go, j.lo. sounds like she has another hit on her hands. she'll debut the full song with the series finale of "american idol" tomorrow night. promises to be a packed show. jennifer hudson, carrie underwood and kelly clarkson and more slated to perform on the show. congrats to rob kardashian. rob is engaged to his girlfriend, blac chyna. the pair shared the news on social media. posting photos of chyna with her diamond ring. check out the close
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headed out on an iernational tour. she'll perform her latest sing until a moment. first, a look at birdy's rise to fame. ♪ >> reporter: british singer/song yn wri writer birdy won a music competition when she was 12 years old. two years later, birdy releasing her break through cover of "skinny love." ♪ i told you to be patient ♪ i told you >> reporter: hitting the top 20 on the uk's singles chart. numerous songs featured on hit tv shows and move viemovies, in "vampire diaries." "hung "hunger games" ♪ is it just a game >> reporter: and "fault in our ar
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nomination with mumford and sons for their song in the movie "brave." now with the release of her third album, "beautiful lies," birdy is taking the world by storm, as her voice continues. ♪ i won't let you down >> birdy, good morning. >> morning. >> wow, so at 19, you're calling this album, you're cor coming o record. how come? >> yeah. it feels i'm in a different place. i've had more of a vision. it's come naturally from growing up and having more of an opinion on things. i've just been more confident on this album. it's all about the changes of growing up and moving away from home. >> how is it growing up with the spotlight and having such tremendous talent and expectations associated with it? >> it can be
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i got to live my dream so young. and i have my family around me, which kept me really grounded, which has been so nice. my mom and dad traveled with me when i was really young for years. that's simply special. >> i understand it is your mom and dad who gave you the nickna nickname birdy, is that true? >> yeah. >> where's it come from? >> when they fed me as a baby, i'd open my mouth really wide. >> when you were a baby, they called you birdy, and now you're a global superstar with the name birdy. i love it. >> they always called me that. i'm jasmine, but i've never been called that at school. >> what were your musical influences growing up? what's influenced your music? >> classical music. my mom is a concert pianist. she taught me. a lot of pop music, as well, from my dad.
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it's a real mix of different genres. >> that's a fun house. you get fed like a bird and get good music. fun house. >> other things you love are mcdonald's and vintage clothing. first question, mcdonald's, what meal do you go with? >> quarter pounder? >> mcribs? >> chicken nuggets. >> okay. >> all right. >> nice. >> didn't see that coming. >> chicken mcnuggets and you're a bird. anyway, birdy performs her new single "keeping
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♪ times that i've seen you lose your way ♪ ♪ you're not in control and you won't be told ♪ ♪ all i can do to keep you safe ♪ ♪ is hold you close ♪ hold you close till you can breathe on your own ♪ ♪ till you can breathe on your own ♪ ♪ hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let go of all your haunted dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ hold tight, you're slowly
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♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let go of all your haunts dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i won't let you down ♪ everyone keeps a darker place ♪ ♪ to lose control, you're not alone ♪ ♪ and when you come looking for embrace ♪ ♪ i know your soul, i'll be your home ♪ ♪ till you can breathe on your own ♪ ♪ till you can breathe on your own ♪ ♪ hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let
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dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let go of all your haunted dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ and i won't let you down ♪ you never think that you can fly ♪ ♪ you'll always swim against the tide ♪ ♪ don't you know your pain is mine ♪ ♪ and i would die a thousand times to ease your mind ♪ ♪ to ease your mind ♪ hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let go of all your haunted
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dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up, darling ♪ ♪ let go of all your haunted dreams tonight ♪ ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ i'll be keeping your head up ♪ and i won't let you down [ applause ] >> birdy, thank you so much. the album is "beautiful lies." your tour begins later this month internationally. thank you so much. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ i'll beeeping your k
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that. >> is that what i was doing? >> that's what you were doing. >> we have a wonderful lady with us today. she's a blind woman who happens to be a fantastic author. she's going to talk about how she found so much truth in life through her non-seeing eyes. >> she's amazing. she's amazing. >> then, of course, there's something ridiculous like working out with your dog. >> you can lose weight. >> you have a little one, you know. >> and our friend squire is awesome. >> here at least once a month. >> this is the most time we've spent with you guys in a long why. >> did you screw up the last segment?
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9:57 is your time on this wednesday april 6th, 2016. good morning i'm eun yang. today and tomorrow d.c. police and a host of other agencies will keep looking for ruleasha rudd. they will search the national arboret arboretum.
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forecast with meteorologist chuck bell. >> still in the 30s and 40s as you head out for your midmorning activities. into the upper 50s today. 60s tomorrow. most of the rain tomorrow is in the first part of the day. could have showers in the afternoon for the game time. cloudy and chilly on friday. cold over the weekend. the last game on saturday likely to be as ugly as it can be with temperatures in the 40s. milder weather moves in early next week. >> thank you coming up, we'll
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ i know what you did last summer ♪ >> oh, you know this song. >> oh, i know what you did last summer. >> winesday wednesday, april 6th. this is by shawn mendez, right? >> yeah, "find out what you did last summer." he knows she was cheating. he knows the whole situation. shawn mendez knows. >> okay. we have a terrific show for you today. if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed and you need to get in a good mood, we have the perfect woman for the job. jennifer's life changed when she was just a teen, and that change gave her

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