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i love you. >> good morning. deal sealer? donald trump and hillary clinton hoping for knockout blows in the indiana primary. >> if we win indiana, it's over. it's over. >> cruz and sanders vowing to hang on even if they lose tonight. as our new poll shows trump closing in on clinton in a general election matchup that's looking more and more likely every day. super soaker. strong storms that have ravaged the south now moving up the east coast. the new risk facing millions today. multi-million dollar verdict. for the second time this year, a jury orders johnson & johnson to pay millions over claims its talcum powder caused
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is saying about the safety of one of its most popular products. heavy metal. stars literally sparkle at new york's met gala. who shined the brightest on fashion's biggest night, today, tuesday, may 3rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. somebody had a late night last night. >> that met gala is wild. i had to dust off my silver tux with the lightbulbs all over it. it is a who is who in fashion, move cere movies, music and everything. first, the top story. donald trump and hillary clinton looking to make their paths to the nomination unstoppable in indiana today. we begin our 2016 coverage with
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nbc national correspondent peter alexander. he is in indianapolis this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you. a steady stream of voters arriving here early this morning. in indiana, the polls opened a short time ago. ted cruz got the one-on-one matchup with donald trump he wanted, but trump is looking for his seventh straight win. if the numbers hold, by this time tomorrow, the general election matchup could be all but set. >> reporter: donald trump rallying the faithful near notre dame, looking to rack up a decisive win. >> indiana is becoming very important. it's called importantville. >> reporter: many americans are turning their attention to the fall. the newest online poll shows trump narrowing the gap with hillary clinton, trailing her by six points. 20% of voters still undecided. despite charges of sexism, trump is revisiting his rant against clinton for showsing at her events. >> if she was a man, i could say it. as a woman,
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allowed to say it. she was streaming at the teleprompt teleprompter, but i won't say it. >> reporter: cruz is running into a wall of opposition. >> a question everyone here should ask -- >> are you canadian? >> reporter: confronting trump supporters. >> lying ted! >> don't just scream and yell. >> reporter: cruz insists, win or lose, indiana is not his last stand, with hallie jackson. >> we are in for the distance. we are competing. as long as we have a viable path to victory, i am in till the end. >> what does that mean? >> nobody is going to get to 1,237. >> reporter: there have been missteps. 83% of americans say cruz picked carly fiorina as a running mate to revitalize his path. fiorina recently fell off stage. >> even i would have hel
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cruz didn't do anything. >> reporter: new evidence how democratic candidates may attack their republican opponents. by blinking them to trump's words. >> i'd look her in the fat, ugly face of hers. >> reporter: president obama going after the republican front runner in a new interview with a new hampshire local tv station. >> he is not somebody who, even within the republican party, can be considered as equipped to deal with the problems of this office. >> for months, donald trump's critics said he had a ceiling but he's blasted through it again. our new poll showing him at 56% support nationwide among republicans. the spike another sign that traditional republicans are beginning to rally together behind the front runner. savannah and matt? >> peter alexander on the republicans. thank you. let's turn to the democratic side of things. hillary clinton holds a slight lead over bernie sanders heading into today's indiana primary. it's this encounter in west virginia, with a father
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his job as a coal worker, that's getting a lot of attention this morning. andrea mitchell has more on that. good morning. >> good morning, matt. it was that conversation, a round table here in west virginia, when the unemployed coal worker pressed clinton hard on comments she'd made about the coal industry. remarks, she said, that didn't accurately reflect her efforts to help the area hit hard by job losses. >> reporter: while looking for mine support in trump-friendly coal country, hillary clinton in a candid moment on the campaign trail -- >> i do feel a little bit sad and sorry i gave folks the reason or excuse to be so upset with me. that is not what i intended at all. >> reporter: the democratic front runner apologizing to a father of three, bo copley, who recently lost his job at a coal company. >> unfortunately, my circumstan circumstance,
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as pleasant as what everyone else's is. >> reporter: fighting back tears as he confronted clinton about comments she'd made earlier this year at an ohio town hall. >> we're going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business. >> i just want to know how you can say you're going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs, and then come in here and tell us how you're going to be our friend. >> i have been talking about helping coal country for a very long time. >> reporter: clinton says her remarks were taken out of context, as she touted the $30 billion plan she had announced last year to help the struggling coal community. >> what i was saying is that the way things are going now, we will continue to lose jobs. i didn't mean we were going to do it. what i said was, that is going to happen unless we take action to try to help and prevent it. >> clinton went on to say that she knows she faces an uphill battle with the voter
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region. as for copley, who is a republican, he says he doesn't know who he'll vote for, but that he does not feel swayed by her apology. interesting and candid moment. unusual moment on the campaign trail. >> certainly is. andrea, thanks very much. mike murphy, adviser to the jeb bush campaign and now an nbc news political analyst. mike, good morning to you. let's start on the gop side. indiana is important because of the calendar but it is a microcosm, isn't it, of the gop. you have conservatives, blue collar americans. is that why it counts? >> every kind of republican is there. theoretically, if cruz is going to stop trump, midwestern state like that is not trump's home region. it's more open field playing ground. he should be able to do it. if the polling is right, and it probably is, trump will have a good night. it's not only delegates now. it's the phycology. trump is a steam rolling going on, which could be the p
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bli -- obituary, but why didn't the stop trump movement get off the ground? >> trump is selling what the grievance half of the party want. the big donors don't like trump but they don't love cruz either. give me $3 million to switch from one unpopular outcome to another hasn't been a good pitch. >> let's switch over to the democrats for a second. it's tight in indiana. hypothetically, if bernie sanders loses to hillary clinton there tonight, how does he make the argument to anyone that he's anything but hurting the presumptive nominee? >> that's the box he's in. he's captured the hearts and minds but not the super delegates. even with a few more wins, mathematically, she's in the driver's seat. he doesn't have the power, i believe, to be nominated, but he has the power to make her life hell because of his grip of millenials, which is important fo
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general election and is hiring battle state ground officials. >> she has to wash the bear without getting the fur wet. push him aside, but don't make an enemy to out of him for the general. >> use an olive branch for his supporters. >> they're fighting for something. i think the clinton campaign better create a fight that doesn't involve her for him. the clinton folks need to move it from anti-clinton on to some policy, something to get his movement something to do, other than blow up the convention with her. >> mike murphy, thank you. >> thank you, mike. appreciate it. breaking news this morning from iraq. defense secretary ash carter announcing an american serviceman has been killed in combat near the northern iraqi city off erbil. the u.s. central command added the serviceman died as a result of enemy fire. last month, secretary carter
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200 more troops to iraq to battle isis. southern states are still having a rough go of it this morning after days of heavy rain and flash flooding. there is more on tap today up and down the east coast now. dylan is in for al this morning. we're feeling it this morning. >> up and down the east coast, it is not going to be a nice day. we also have the flooding concerns down south because all of that water we've seen recently is still trickling into the rivers. for example, the red river in sheave po shreveport, louisiana, is going to rise until thursday and then recede. up and down the east coast yesterday, strong storms in maryland and virginia. reports of tennis-ball and baseball-sized hail. today, a similar situation with the stalled front producing steady showers across the northeast. they'll last until noon, then it'll become more showery later this afternoon. a line of strong storms moving to northeastern
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columbia, south carolina, most of north carolina, even into southern virginia, we could see severe hail, damaging wind gusts. we could pick up one to two inches of rain. flash flooding possible. i think hail, again, is going to be the big story. >> dylan, we'll check back in in a moment. johnson & johnson is ordered to pay $5 million to a woman who claimed that using the company's talcum powder products caused her to develop ovarian cancer. natalie is following the story. >> it is a $55 million settlement. it's the second straight trial loss for the company this year. it is facing about 1,200 other lawsuits, accusing it of not adequately warning consumers of the talc-based products cancer risk. >> reporter: johnson & johnson, the world's largest maker of health care products, in hot water again. ordered to pay $55 million to a 62-year-old south dakota woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company's talcum powder. gloria
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j&j's products for four decades. according to her lawyer, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had to undergo a hysterectomy and related surgeries. her cancer is now in remission. this decision comes just over two months after another case against johnson & johnson in which $72 million was awarded to the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer after years of using talc powder for feminine hygiene. ristesund's lawyer claims johnson & johnson documents show the company knew of health concerns regarding the use of talcum powder since the mid-1970s. johnson & johnson claims there is nol link between its product and ovarian cancer. >> we are confident in our position, that there is no causal association between talc and ovarian cancer. product safety is and will continue to be our highest priority. >> in a statement, johnson & johnson says, we will appeal the receer
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defend the safety of johnson's baby powder. the company is also appealing the previous $72 million lawsuit. it faces another talc trial in september, guys. >> natalie, thank you. also in the headlines, the news that the nation's airlines racked up record profits in 2015. in fact, more than three times what they raked in the neyear before. the result of packed planes and those who pay bag fees. but there is good news for airfares. n nbc's tom costello covers aviation. good morning to you. >> may be hard to believe, but airfares are pretty cheap. we're sitting at multi-year lows. one big reason, cheap jet fuel. >> reporter: for the nation's airlines, the skies are awfully friendly. $26 billion in profits in 2015. with those hated baggage fees accounting for nearly $4 billion. >> i don't like to have to p
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for a bag to be checked. if i'm going somewhere, i'm going to be bringing a bag. >> reporter: it's the rock bottom oil prices that made fueling the plane a lot cheaper. >> jet fuel is anywhere from the first or second cost, depending on how high it is. >> reporter: what are the airlines doing with the cash? replacing aging aircraft, on average, one a day. upgrading lounging and paying employees more. adding apps, streaming entertainment and in plane wi-fi. air fares are at the lowest levels in seven years. the average air fare into new york this april was $224, $14 cheaper than a year ago. into denver, $26 cheaper this year. $30 cheaper into chicago. $42 cheaper into lax. into orlando, $55 cheaper. more pocket money for hotels, meals and entertainment. now, heading into summer, air fares are expected to rise slightly but remain lower than last year. even
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destinations. >> what we expect is that air fare will peak in june and tend to slide through the summer. >> reporter: be warned, cheaper air fares means planes will be packed this summer. >> and if tthe tsa is warning l are likely to be very long, hours long, going until september. you might have gotten here two hours early before, you need to get to your airport, in some cases, three hours before your flight, to ensure you get through the tsa line. they don't have enough screeners for a record 2 million passengers a day. >> going to be a long summer. tom costello, thank you. new developments this morning in the ongoing battle over prince's estate. a minnesota judge appointed a special administrator to oversee the estate. prince's sister and four half siblings appeared in court to begin sorting out the estate. it's
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is not known to have left a will. he was found dead april 21st. prescription painkillers were found on prince's body and inside his paisley park estate. want to show you amazing video of american servicemen in south korea who helped coordinate the rescue of three young children. the u.s. soldiers and airmen were at a nearby shopping center when they heard a commotion. they saw a mom holding a baby out of a window four floors up, as smoke came out of the window. the servicemen gathered blankets, spread them out and caught the children as the woman dropped them one by one. the kids all okay. the mother suffered non-life threatening injuries. >> good for them. the road to rio. the olympic torch arrived in brasilia. this is the first day of the torch relay on the host country's soil. more than 12,000 relay runners
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it's a 95-day tour ahead of the opening ceremony on august 5th. you'll see that on n brks krrbc if you think american politics has gotten ugly this campaign season, check out what's going on in turkey. a brawl erupted in parliament as committee members met to discuss changes to the constitution there. several lawmakers were injured in the melee. this is not the first time fists started flying in parliament. last week's session after turned violent. >> could always be worse. >> amazing. dylan has the rest of the forecast. >> both coasts dealing with rain today. the heaviest will be up and down the east coasaviest in the caro could see isolated strong storms develop later this afternoon. middle of the country, scattered showers and storms, nothing that heavy. we'll dry things out in texas and louisiana. we'll see rain move into the pacific northwest. your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds.
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good morning. i'm stole team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. all clouds, all over the place this morning. not any heavy rain left. no severe weather coming our way today. that being said, showers this morning and another round of rain likely again this afternoon. take your umbrella with you. current temperatures in the low 60s. we won't see much of a change in temperatures today. we'll stay is in the 60s all day long. a few showers >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thanks very
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lot of buzz all around the world. even with people who don't consider themselves soccer fans. lester city beat 5,000 to 1 odds to win the premier league on monday. chelsea won. check out the reaction of the players gathered around, watching the game on tv. >> yeah! >> do you think they're happy? you know who else is happy? how about the people who put a small bet on lester city to win that league at the beginning of the season? 5,000 to 1 odds. >> amazing. >> haven't won in 130 something years. >> weren't they taken down two years ago? >> they became premiership two years ago, but considered last
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love it. coming up, some new guidelines to tell you about for battling insomnia. the surprising recommendations that could be the key to a good night's sleep. and on where are they now, the murder of washington intern 15 years later, chandra levy. how her parents feel for a new trial on the man convicted of killing their daughter. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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the teams face off again tomorrow night in pittsburgh before they head back to washington. much better commute, inner loop and outer loop at georgia avenue. this is as good as it's looked all morning long. those delays are dissolving this morning. 270 south going 40 miles per hour there. 295 southbound still slow because of water pooling in the roadway. >> melissa, thank you. your forecast is nex
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fortunately all the severe weather from last night is a thing of the past. no severe weather in the forecast for today. there are rain chances, already light rain in and around the metro area. more rain to our south. temperatures are mostly in the rain-cooled low 60s right now. that's pretty much where they'll stay all day long. rain tapering off this morning but more rain likely to come ba
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7:30 now on a tuesday morning. it's the 3rd of may, 2016. some umbrellas out in midtown manhattan today. rain falling. has been for a while. let's take a look at the headlines. u.s. serviceman has been killed in combat in the northern iraqi city of erbil. an official telling the associated press the death was from direct fire after isis forces broke through a line of kurdish troops. primary day in indiana, where hillary clinton and donald trump are leading in the polls. during his final rally in the hoosier state, donald trump said a win would essentially end the republican race, and gave voters a taste of what the general election could look like. >> look at
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coal. remember the ad? who is going to be awake at 3:00 in the morning? when they called her on benghazi, she was sleeping, folks. she was sleeping. >> our latest surveymonkey online poll shows trump trailing clinton in a potential matchup by just six points. an administrator has been set to oversee prince's estate. his sister said he had no known will at the time of his death. a wake-up call for millions of americans who have problems sleeping and the recommendation being made by experts might surprise you. >> reporter: at night when most americans go to bed, others can only dream of a restful night's sleep. nearly 40 million people are sleepless in america. 10% suffer from chronic insomnia. trouble sleeping three nights every week for more than three months. the effects can include fatigue, poor cognitive function and mood swings. it's more common in women and older
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college of physicians ha sphysi. >> cognitive behavioral therapy works effectively, and we need to get patients and physicians to embrace it. >> reporter: the new recommendations includes no naps, which interferes with the regular bedtime. eliminating distractions, like electronics. if you're awake after 20 minutes, don't lie there. get out of bed. some doctors suggest reading a boring book. the national sleep foundation recommends seven to nine hours of sleep. for those who struggle to get that, lack of sleep increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. the next time you find yourself desperate for a good night's sleep, experts say, the answer is not in a pill. >> here with more is dr. natalie azar. dr. azar, good morning. >> nice to see you. >> cognitive behavioral therapy,
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not me, but i don't think they'd feel this would work. >> the evidence says it really does. the idea here is that it's a structured program that's replacing harmful thoughts and behaviors with ones that promote sound sleep habits. sounds very good. it's a three-pronged approach. the first thing is address the bad thought. the idea is you get nervous about sleep. i won't get to sleep, i don't wake up on time, then i'll lose my job. i have to address and change those thoughts. the second and third part really have to do more with behavioral changes. that is, it's the tips we saw. basically, getting out of bed after 20 minutes. going to bed at the same time every night. waking up at the same time every morning. associating bed with sleep and intimacy. the last one we talk about a lot are the things like no toba
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alcohol, caffeine before bed, avoiding the blue light of devices before bed. >> no naps. tell someone who hasn't had any sleep all night that they shouldn't get a half hour of sleep during the day. it sounds impossible. >> sounds impossible. one of the parts of the behavioral change is sleep restriction. they do do that. they say, no naps, and you have to go to bed late for a short period of time. it induces sleep depravation early on, but ultimately, it breaks the cycle. you're more tired and you'll sleep more soundly. >> is there a larger concern, that taking the sleep medications for a prolonged period of time cannot be recommended? >> actually, the fda only approves, wants the medications to be taken for about four to five weeks at a time. they can be associated with serious adverse effects. cognitive behavioral therapy, aka, non-medication therapy, as well as being non-invasive, is really not associated with very much harm. it's six to eight
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to stick to it. >> i have to go home and break up with ambien. >> dr. azar, thank you. let's get a check of the weather from dylan, in for al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by soma, your new bra destination in 32 a to 44 bra solution. >> we've got a pattern set up, a blocking pattern called the omega block because it looks like the greek letter omega. it's called a block because it's not moving all that quickly. for texas, the sunshine will dry things out. great lakes, it will stay unsettled. we'll see some of that unsettled weather continue to move into the west coast. we're going to see very nice conditions down through texas and louisiana, arkansas, that will help with the receding of some of those rivers that are still on the rise right now. in the north east, looking for spotty showers. heavier rain this morning, then
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afternoon. we could see stronger storms later this afternoon through the carolinas, down in the south east we'll see some pockets of heavier rain too. then we'll dry out as we get into the weekend. temperature-wise, it will start to warm up, with highs about 10 degrees above average into dallas, getting as high as the low 80s. even minneapolis should get into the upper 70s by thursday. rapid city, 85 degrees by thursday. meantime today we have this stalled front that's going to trigger some strong storms. hail and damaging wind gusts in the carolinas will be a threat this afternoon. now here's a peek out your window. good evening, i'm chuck bell. no severe weather in the forecast for today. raindrops are in the forecast, just light rain around the metro area right now. steadier showers going to go across southern maryland in the next little while. current temperatures are in the cool low 60s across the region. we're not going to see much of a rise in temperatures. a lot of low clouds this morning. temperatures holding steady, in the 60s wit
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crime that devastated one young woman's family. now the man convicted of killing chandra levy is about to face a retrial that could ultimately set him free. >> no matter what, we don't have our daughter back. >> reporter: 15 years and still no solace for the parents of chandra levy. >> he has tremendous anger. >> yeah. >> i have tremendous sadness. the anger and sadness is really the same. >> this morning, the disappearance of chandra levy. >> reporter: just 24 when she disappeared in washington, d.c., the search for the former federal intern chandra levy captivated the media and ended a promising career. she was last seen may 1st, 2001. >> her bags were packed, the doors were locked. she left her credit cards, cash, all those things. >> reporter: with demonstrations in her honor in her native california, and searches in the nation's capital, the media gave
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allegations she was having an affair with her hometown congressman, gary koncondit. >> older and wiser. >> reporter: months of bad press and unfounded suspicion ruined condit's career. a jailhouse informant claimed another inmate, ingma ingmar guandique, confessed to killing her. he was already being held for two attacks on young women jobbijob i -- jogging in rock creek park, the same park chandra was in. a man came across levy's remains in a heavily wooded, remote part of the park that officials had been searching. it was a cold case until 2006 when a new police chief started
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a new task force. it reignited public interest in levy. guandique was charged in 2009, eight years after levy's murder. in november 2010, he was convicted in a trial that relied heavily on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to 60 years in prison. for chandra's parents, there was relief, but also pain. that persists even today. >> through moments of my very harsh -- our harsh pain, you tr transcend and you help others. that's how sometimes i live. >> reporter: her mother, susan, now uses art as an outlet to channel her grief. >> the work is a lot of pain. i'm open about the pain that i have endured and so many other people, also, have endured. >> reporter: today, former congressman gary condit splits time betwe
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arizona, owning his own business. police chief ramsey, criticized for his department's handling of the investigation, was the police commissioner of philadelphia for eight years before he retired this january. and due to admitted errors in the initial prosecution, convicted murderer guandique is on the verge of a new retrial, set to begin this october. >> as far as i can see, it's just defense attorneys trying to make themselves a name and make more money, you know. he's guilty. >> we were not able to get in touch with charles ramsey about the criticism he faced. meanwhi meanwhile, susan levy added this time of year is especially heartbreaking for them because chandra's birthday and the day she went missing are in a span of two weeks. the pain is still acute. her memory, as vivid as ever. >> the media tends to move on, and the families don't move on. >> right. >> you always have to think about that. craig, thank you.
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we are just in awe of them. >> indeed, in awe. "the voice"'s top ten contestants came out to honor the servicem men and women. dr. biden writing, love seeing all the families at "the voice." pharrell chiming in. and look at this behind the scenes photo from carson. just chilling at "the voice" with flotus. it was the start for michelle obama, marking the anniversary at prince harry's games to support our troops. talk about warming your hearts this morning. that was major. >> nice stuff. >> family rotamron, thank you. >> good to see a picture of carson, too. everything is okay. >> please write. fashion's biggest event of the year, the
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, ad outrage. an old navy advertisement featuring an interracial family sparked a backlash online. the models are speaking out. ♪ i can make your hands clap plus, fashion forward. >> look at my arm. >> i love it. >> i wanted functional technology. i wanted to wear it. >> this is a nice fashion celebration, to celebrate what is great about fashion. >> we'll take you inside the glitz and glamour of the met gala, as we look at the hits and misses on the red carpet. secret to sleep? the controversial new approach to getting your baby to sleep. today, tuesday, may 3rd, 2016. ♪ ts
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that the woman in your life will love. first, let's go inside to natalie with a check of the morning's top stories. >> good morning. once again, donald trump is hoping a big win in today's indiana presidential primary will force republican rival ted cruz to drop out of the race. polls show trump with a big lead. cruz says he'll stay in the race as long as he has a viable path to victory. a new nbc news/surveymonkey national poll shows trump pulling within six points of hillary clinton in a general election matchup. clinton apologized to an unemployed coal industry worker during a campaign visit to west virginia on monday. he asked about comments she made in march about shifting the country away from fossil fuel and creating jobs and renewable energy. >> i want to know how you can say you're going to put coal miners out of jobs, and then come in here and tell us how you're going to be our friend. >> it was a misstatement. what i was
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way things are going now, we will continue to lose jobs. >> clinton said she realizes that she faces an uphill battle in that region. the west virginia primary is next week. breaking news this morning. an american serviceman has been killed near the northern iraqi city of erbil. ash carter says it is a combat death. another u.s. military official says the american was killed by direct fire after isis forces penetrated the front line of kurdish troops. the u.s. soldier was advising kurdish forces. johnson & johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who says talc powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. gloria ristesund said she used the company's talc-based powder products for decades. she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had to undergo a hysterectomy. her cancer is now in remission. the verdict was the second straight trial loss for the company. in a statement, johnson & johnson says, we will appeal the
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defend the safety of johnson's baby powder. astronomers are excited over three newly discovered planets found orbiting a star in the consolation aquarius. the planets are similar to earth in size and temperature, and they might even contain water. they may offer the best chance yet of finding life outside of our solar system. they are only 240 trillion miles away, relatively close in astronomical terms. >> gas prices are lower, so that works. >> someday, a visit perhaps. >> cool. >> natalie, you're also looking at this controversy over a new old navy ad that features an inner racial family. >> that's right. a lot of people talking about this one and how old navy is depicting a modern family to the dismay of some people on social media. >> reporter: it seemed innocent enough. a family smiling together in an ad for retail giant old navy. the picture, meant to promote a clothing
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controversy because of its mixed race models. the ad going rieviral for all t wrong reasons. absolutely disgusting, someone tweeted. another, my family and i will never step into an old navy store again. other responses we can't show you on tv. >> people feel they are vested in the company if they're paying hard dollars and buying things. they feel they can say anything they want. >> reporter: in a statement, old navy tells "today", we are a brand with a proud history of championing diversity and inclusion. at old navy, everyone is welcome. a flood of tweets embrace td ad's message of diversity. people sharing photos of their own families. inter racial fathers and mothm beautiful. thank you for showing the diversity of the usa. the models in the ad, not an actual family, both responding on instagram. clay writing, i'm proud to h
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unit unites families of multi-culture backgrounds. grace saying, i'm proud to represent a mentality that represents diversity. she cheerios had a similar backlash in 2013. with a white mom, african-american dad and mixed daughter. they closed the youtube comment section. >> at the end of the day, old navy said, this is who our customer is. this is what america is. we're going to put it out there. >> old navy is standing by its ad. the original tweet has not been taken down, despite the controversy. it certainly has started another conversation about modern families, guys. >> still surprising that it gets that reaction. >> in this day and age, it's a controversy, right. coming up, trending. can you teach a
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and, of course, the fashion. the metropolitan museum of arts costume institute benefit, known as the east coast oscars. every year, it's one of the most coveted tick ets in town. walking the steps of one of new york's most famous institutions. >> this is a nice fashion celebrati celebration. >> feel my arm. >> i love it. >> i wanted functional technolo technology. i wanted to wear it. >> at the met gala, fashion is the real star. part red carpet, part runway. >> i don't know what i'm supposed to do. look charming, i guess. >> you always look charming. >> i feel like -- he makes you feel like one of the most powerful, strong women, wearing his clothes. it's empowering. >> what is this? >> ralph lauren. >> can't go wrong with black and gold. >> the met is the most extraordinary party in the world. and the most extraordinary fashion in the world. >> i'm always classic, but we ha
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can see. >> this is the red carpet, at least here in new york. >> crazy. i mean, it's like so intense. >> so high pressure. this moment, when you get through the doors, it's peaceful. get a drink, enjoy yourself and it's a nice time. >> matt lauer, do you really mean i have to yell for you? >> i did the little camo look, so i could blend in. >> you're blending in really well. >> did you see my strategy? i waited until derek jeter went by, and then i snuck in behind him. everybody is yelling "derek, derek, derek," and right up the middle. >> tim used to come home and explain this to us. how was it? how did you make it up the stairs? was it fun? did you see anna, you know, all the questions. now, we get to be with all the kids. it's fun. >> reporter: this year, silver was gold. going with the dress code of tech white tie. >> i interpret it as being a little bit man and a little bit
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seem right? >> sort of like you? >> that's right. >> reporter: the exhibition just beyond the red carpet. that part of the evening was for invited guests only. >> is that classic, plastic, be? >> it wasn't plastic. it was a big, glamorous night, and also an important one for the costume institute. last year's gala raised more than $12.5 million in one night. >> natalie, thank you very much. we have the international editor at large for "vogue." good to see you. >> good to see you. >> is your neck sore like mine, of snapping around, looking at people all night? >> a lot of head spinning. people looked astonishing last night, i must say. it is the super bowl of fashion. you know, it's one astonishing look after the next. >> they call it the fashion oscars, but i don't know, at the oscars you can wear a normal dress. >> right. >> you have to step it up for this. >> yes. >> did you have any favorites?
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idea that silver is the new black. i think people really took the the theme. gaga's matrix outfit to cindy tr crawford looking rather kind of ch chic. i think personally, i love ed t green dress. she knocked it out with this amazing, amazing hairdo. i thought taylor swift, co-chair of the evening, looked absolutely beautiful. she made it kind of modern and edgy and not too over the top. >> some of the dresses literally glowed. claire danes was in a dress that lit up. ca carolina kerkova had a dress that
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this is technology. you have to think about this. >> people were thinking about the theme and the idea of the extraordinary show, which contrasts what the hand can do with technology. there were dresses that literally lit up. >> let's briefly discuss matt's outfit. do we like it? >> let's do it briefly because i want to talk about what happened inside. >> there he is. >> impeccable. not quite as bedazzled as i was, for instance. >> i left my bedazzling gun at home. when you walked past the red carpet, there were amazing sculptures of flowers in one place going into the dining area. an archway of flowers. it was surreal. >> hundreds of thousands of roses leading you, lit with this purple light. it was really a magical experience. >> what kind of stuff goes on inside? you have all of these a-list celebrities and models and fashion experts. i mean, what do they
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>> everyone got up and dancing. then the dj started with a whole prince set, which was so amazing. the room, as i said, was bathed in this purple light. it was an incredible, incredible moment. >> you talk about that. i talk about seeing derek jeter and alex rodriguez, together again. those are the moments i'll remember. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> now get a nap, okay? let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> thanks. we are going to see this cooler weather stick around for a w weather stick around for a while longer, across the great lakes to the northeast. in the southeast, a little mild but showers are starting to work in. out in the west is where we'll start to see a warming trend. in seattle and portland, record highs, in the 80s. we're looking at billings, montana, 78 degrees. minneapolis, 71. in the northeast, only in the mid-50s. into wednesday, still the 50s in the northeast, back to the
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through the northwest into the northern plains, bismarck, minneapolis, 76. 86 in lubbock. still only in the 60s, ten degrees below average in the northeast. washington, d.c. 62 on friday. chicago makes it up to 78 degrees. finally, some of those 70s will start to strictel into the northeast by the time we get into the weekend and the next week. we also have a slight risk of thunderstorms through the caroli carolinas. hail and damaging winds will be a concern this afternoon. good morning. our severe weather from lasting night is gone. we're left with lots of clouds and continuing chances for light rain this morning, chances for more steadier showers coming back later this afternoon and this evening. not looking for severe weather today. current temperatures in the low to mid-60s now. that's where they'll stay much of the day today. mid-60s at best today and tomorrow. low 60s of all the next four days, i think wednesday night and thursday ll
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we should be able to dry out just in time for >> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. let us trend, okay? good time for that. let's start with a surprising new recommendation raising eyebrows among parents. this is about babies and sleep training. the subject of a big story in the wall street journal. some doctors recommend letting infants cry themselves to sleep. it's a controversial practice known as extinction. normally, it's for babies four or six months old. a respected pediatric group says it is more effective when the babies are as young as two months old. allowing your 2-month of old to cry himself or herself to sleep. critics say there is no research to back this up. you've been there recently. i've been there with three kids. that's hard. >> it's very hard. i actually go to this doctors group that recommends the two months. i tried it, and i cried myself to sleep all night long.
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say, at some point, you have to let them cry aly bil lbit so th learn to settle themselves. but two months is too early. >> they're still feeding every two hours, so how do you know it's not a cry of hunger? i'm answering the cry. >> when i was little, my mom and dad always let me cry. constantly walked out of their bedroom crying. now i sleep eight hours a night. >> how does that make you feel, dylan? >> poor dylan. >> you have someone you can talk to. >> just had to share that. have you ever called your kids the wrong name? dylan, don't answer this, okay? >> her parents. >> do you mix up the names of siblings? we've all done this. why this happens, it's because our brains categorize people based on a relationship to them. families, friends and
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different mental folders. sometimes, we pluck the wrong name from a particular folder. it's definitely true. >> oh, yeah. >> at my baby shower, remember this, i called mike, my husband, matt. that was awkward. >> different folders there. >> apparently not. >> that was mom brain. >> a number of times, my kids put up with all of them. >> i say the dog's name sometimes. i mean luke! >> we're tired. anywhere wear contact lenses? you, you, okay. check this out. soon, those contacts could be doing a lot more than just improving your vision. they could be recording everything you see. sony has filed a patent for smart contact lenses. they would snap a photo when you blink your eye. then you'd be able to send the photo to a wireless device like a smartphone or tablet. sony is not alone. google is also working on similar
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>> oh. >> i love technology. i don't know that i'm in favor of this one. think of what could happen. >> think of the things you want to forget. blink and it's there. i don't want to remember it. >> i don't think it's every blink. >> that's a lot of blinking. >> what if the person you were talking to constantly was blinking? >> selfie from hell. >> mission impossible. >> freaky. lebron james trying to soak his shoes, and a tv star making an announcement with no words at all. lebron james, a star on the basketball court and, soon, on the big screen. lebron -- did you see him in "train wreck"? he was phenomenal. now, he's set for his starring roll. the hollywood reporter saying lebron will take the lead in "space jam 2." top five films of all time, "space jam." don't judge me. >> we are judging. >> i'm used to
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jordan. it earned $230 million. now lebron will try to fill michael jordan's large shoes. matt, what do you think? >> "godfather," "the notebook," "space jam." >> kerry washington is always gorgeous. she was glowing for a different reason on monday night at the met gala. kerry apparently is pregnant with her second child, according to e and "people" magazine. she showed off the bump on the red carpet, though you can't tell there. a perfect sequence marc jacobs gown. kerry and her husband are already parents to 2-year-old isab isab isabelle. the trash talking among world leaders is spreading. prince harry and the queen challenged the obamas to promote the invictus games. the queen, not impressed. prince harry unleashed the boom heard around the world. canada is getting involved. prime minister
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dropping to his feet with push ups, holding it plank style. it's his challenge to the first couple and the royals. later, the prince and the prime minister laughed at the hockey game. that's your pop start. if people were looking for another reason to love justin trudeau. >> one armed push ups. >> while holding a plank and still talking. >> and managed to go boom. >> and running canada at the same time. >> that, too. >> tamron, thank you. just ahead, one of the stars who attended last night's met gala, colin farrell, is here. we'll get his take on the night. also, talk about his new movie. first, your local news and weather.
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good morning, it's 8:26. i'm aaron gill crest. melissa mollet is tracking a crash and big backups on the beltway. >> the inner loop before braddock road, the only thing getting by that accident is the right now. 270 southbound at west montgomery avenue, my brother just called me and said, what is going on? slow headed southbound. >> melissa, thank you. a check on the forecast is next.
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it's 8:30 now on this tuesday morning. kind of a dreary one in the northeast. do not worry. we've got better weather on the way. dylan tells us in july. out on the plaza this morning, we've got a lot coming up. >> we do. >> colin farrell is here, the star of a new movie that will really get you thinking about romance and relationships. plus, mother's day gifts mom will be excited about. we have better ideas than the same old scarf or whatever else. our best of broadway week rolls on with the amazing cast of "the color purple." next week is our series 100 years of national parks "today",
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centennial. we'll visit incredible destinations on our way, helping you find your park for great summer travel. >> our viewers are also getting in on the excitement. they're sharing photos of their trip. take a look at that. keep them coming with the #national parks today. for more information on the anniversary, check out i looked at the pictures. people are really great phot photograph photographers. need to go on vacation with them. >> nice back drops helps. >> not too shabby. >> dylan, check of the weather. >> sorry i almost took weather. >> i'm sorry, i almost took your eye out. we are going to see a pretty wet day up and down the east coast, down into the southeast and carolinas. we could see stronger storms today. yesterday we saw stronger storms near maryland and virginia. this time around, farther south. the pacific northwest, we'll see some rain and even some isolated thunderstorms. any of the storms in the middl
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severe and will be widely scattered. tomorrow, unsettled down into the southeast. florida will see stronger storms but we'll continue to dry things out in texas, arkansas, and louisiana, where flooding is still occurring. those rivers are set to finally start receding by the end of the week. it looks unsettled in the pacific northwest. now here's a peek out your window. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. here is the view from our tower this morning looking to the north, all cloud cover, mist and drizzle and light rain out there as well. that will be the case for much of the day. 60s now, mid-60s later this afternoon. not a lot of rain until this afternoon, but steadier rain showers moving in 4 or 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. your seven-day forecast, kind of cloudy through much of the >> and a big clap for
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wisconsin. if you think dating is tough these days, colin farrell's new movie "the lobster" will make you feel better about everything. he stars as the guy looking for love. if he doesn't find it in 45 days, in his society, he will be turned into an animal. take a look. >> have you thought of what animal you'd like to be if you end up alone? >> yes, a lobster. >> why a lobster? >> lobsters live for over 100 years. they're blue blooded like aristocr aristocrats. i also like the sea. very much. >> we should mention, the lobster won the prize at the film festival. i watched the movie last night. >> how was that? >> i was trying to think of the right word. it's odd and quirky and weird. how would you describe it? >> absurd, odd and strange. when i read the script, i'd seen the
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theme of oddness and absurdity in the films he makes. it was also moving. >> and thought provoking. as i try to explain it, it takes place in a society where if you are not coupled up, you will be -- have 45 days to live in this hotel and find a match or you'll be turned into an animal. >> it's illegal to be single, i suppose. it's something of a distinguishing stigma. if you were in ireland and single, people would have thought you had a disease. we are very much a culture of people that are obsessed with finding a couple and a match. i think it's natural, as well. it's human instinct, you want to share your life with someone. this takes it to another level. >> the absurd level. part of what you do is go into the forest and shoot loaners th
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hotel, where you're sent for 45 days to find a match if you are single. then there are the people who are resistant against that society, and they live in the forest on their own. it's a strange film to try and captivate in a few words. >> the other thing that is weird about it -- and you explained it well in the clip -- your guy wants to be a lobster. it's not the first animal i would have chosen. >> me neither, no. bottom feeding crustacean wouldn't have been my choice. >> if you had to be turn sboed an animal -- >> i think a bird of flight, as opposed to a penguin, grounded bird. maybe a falcon. >> we imagined what it might look like. >> wow. >> that makes some sense. >> just like in my dreams. exactly. you've been invading my sleep again, i see. >> we do that. you were at the met gala last night. >> yeah. >> how was that? >> it was not a casual affair. it was very high gy
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really lovely evening. i don't know why i thought it would be more mad than it was. i had been prepped by many people. that was my first time. it was beautiful. there was a lot to see. >> i know. the fashions were incredible. >> fashion gets lost on me at the best of times. >> you have a project coming up. you'll be in "fantastic beasts and where to find them," a prequel to the "harry potter" series. people must be flipping out. >> 80 years before young harold was born. david yates, who directed the last four "harry potter's," directs it. i got a wand. >> the movie "the lobster" is in theaters may 13th. it'll get you thinking. >> thank you. do your kids have a digital device addiction? how can you help them? we have practical advice for families. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back at 8:39. teens are spending more and more time on mobile devices. do they feel addicted? >> revealing new report coming out today. nbc's joe fryer got an early look at the findings. >> reporter: in the car, walking down the street, even in the classroom, you see teens who can't seem to put down their mobile devices. do they feel addicted? 50% of 12 to 18-year-olds surveyed by common sense media say yes. >> 60% of parents believe their kids are addicted to their phones and mobile devices. another issue we found is that this is a major source of conflict and tension in families. >> reporter: 77% of parents say during family time, kids are distracted by devices and don't pay attention at least a few times a week. it goes both ways. 41% of teens say the same thing about their parents. >> carly, tyler,
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hello? >> reporter: alison and brett's kids, carly and tyler, both say they're addicted to their phones. >> they don't watch tv anymore, don't free read anymore. it seems like a lot of time is spent that could be used elsewhere. >> reporter: for 16-year-old carly managing her instagram account is like a full-time job. >> you have a lot of followers on instagram? >> yeah. >> how many? >> like 2,500. >> do you yourself worry that using technology too much is a problem? >> yeah. it distracts a lot of, like, schoolwork and just everything. feels like you're in your own little world. >> reporter: jeff runs pair -- paradigm, a teen treatment center, and saying device addiction is on the rise. >> what adolescents are supposed to do is find out who they are and experiment. this takes them away from that. >> reporter: what are parents supposed to do? families should have
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zones, like the dinner table, and tech-free times when devices are off limits. teens should be encouraged to handle one task at a time. most importantly, parents should set a good example. >> 56% of the parents surveyed admitted they check their mobile devices while driving. it's obviously very bad role modeling by parents. all of us really need to step back, take a pause and then think, how can we change our behavior in a positive way? >> reporter: 14-year-old tyler, two weeks away at camp every year is enough to learn an important lesson. >> you play with your friends and there are things that are more fun than checking my phone. >> reporter: group entertainment exists for teens beyond their screens. for "today", joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. >> i'm living in a household with a couple of kids who are way into this. >> the technology keeps changing. it's harder as a parent to keep up with the technology. >> it's true. up next, the right way to say you care. we've got your comple
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see your ford dealer today. we're back with the stuff we love. mother's day is sunday. we've got you coffvered with grt gift ideas and, yes, you can get them in time. we have the editor at you're here to the rescue. >> you're so sweet. we have amazing things. you won't believe what a big biz mother's day is. according to the national retail federation, folks will spent $21 billion on mother's day gifts. >> do something thoughtful and personal. >> yeah. >> first up, we have these beautiful, custom, handwriting name plate necklaces from the urban they start at $80. you can write in your very own handwriting. >> wow. >> a note to mom. your kids can write something.
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here, we have al's signature and a little doodle. we heart you mom. they will engrave that right on a bracelet or necklace. >> you can get it by sunday? >> if you order by the end of today. >> tell me about the monograms. >> we call them mama grams. all moms love a monogram. they're from mark and hello preppy handbag. all sorts of monograms that go with everything because tortoise is a great neutral. >> fitness trackers, these are fashionable. >> these are super fashionable. the big trend is, you know, we want to see fitness trackers that don't look like fitness trackers. >> exactly. >> this one right here is by misfit. it's the misfit ray, voted the best looking fitness tracker by "wired" magazine. if you want to bling out and talk about arm candy, this is
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they track your sleep, your activity. you can connect with your phone, all that. >> and look good. >> look good. >> pet lovers. >> if your mom is pet obsessed, this is it. she's going to lose it. first up, in front, we have personalized pet iphone cases and journals. you can write your deep thoughts with your pooch on the outside. these are from speaking of pillows, look at these. this is natalie's dog. we have pepper, al's dog. these are from uncommon never will someone stop you in a restaurant. you can bring these pets everywhere you go. >> i love it. now we're getting to my area of expertise, wine. >> right? this is great for the long distance mom and daughter. these are the like mother, like daughter wineglass sets. this is perfect perhaps if you want to share a glass of wine over skype. they'll customize the state for you. these are from caffeine
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$21.99. >> very cute. >> for more hometown love, we have two great gifts from coast and cotton. we have these adorable hand towels. they'll customize the state, put a heart, you know, at your hometown or any town with significance. also, we have these state shaped cutting boards from you can use them as a serving piece or chop, chop, chop. >> i love it. cheese not included. >> cheese not included. >> we are going to get to the food section. >> you're not going to believe this. it is all from they are a curator where they bring together some of the most iconic foods. from famous chefs and restaurants, artisans, bakeries from all over the country. it'll go straight to mom's door. what you can get, a little example, pot stickers from the famous chef who has been on this
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boston. ribs from mississippi. >> smelling good all day long. >> and from sables here in new york city, we have a mother's day breakfast pack. from chicago, illinois, ice cream. >> yup. >> delivered straight to mother's door. >> no segment is complete without flowers. >> flowers are a $2 billion industry for mother's day. oh, my gosh, this is an innovative company called bloomthat. it's the uber of flowers. ashton kutcher is an investor so it has to be good. >> yeah. >> what we love about it is they're so beautiful. look at these little burlaps, bouquets. also have bouquets in vases. they're ridiculously fast. in new york, san francisco, same day. otherwise, next day across the country on >> really pretty. thank you. you've done your work here. we appreciate it. if you need more ideas, more than 50 other mother's day gift
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coming up, a live performance from the broadway cast of "the color purple." raise your hand if you just got nominated for a tony! this is "today" on nbc.
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best of broadway week. this morning, one of the great white way's hottest tickets, "the color purple" is back on broadway. this morning, it was nominated for a tony. along with one for its star, cynthia erivo. congratulations, everybody. good morning. [ applause ] congratulations. is this your broadway debut? >> yes. >> that's ridiculous. how does that feel? >> i think i'm still processing it. feels kind of awesome. i'm in disbelief, really. it was completely just overwhelmed. >> can i share the moment a second ago? i gestured to you because we just got the word. i said, you're nominated. everybody clapped for you. then we got the word that the entire show was nominated. we went like this. everybody kind of went crazy. >> right. >> it's a good morning to have you here. >> yes. >> you feeling good about it? >> yeah. >> ier
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on a couple occasions, the audience actually gives you a standing ovation in the middle. >> yes. >> that's fantastic. is it ever hard to get back into the flow of things after that? >> no because i truly believe you tell the story in the story. i let them have the moment, but we have to continue telling the rest of the story. so i go on. >> we're happy we shared this moment with you. what are you going to sing? >> we're singing "the color purple." >> that makes sense. >> the cast of "the color purple." ♪ god is inside me ♪ and everyone else ♪ that was or ever will be ♪ i came
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♪ when i finally look inside, i found it ♪ ♪ just as close as my breath is to me ♪ ♪ rising, rising, rising like the sun ♪ ♪ it's the hope ♪ your heart makes my heart beat when we share love ♪ ♪ like a holy beat ♪ like a
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of me ♪ ♪ like the color purple ♪ where we come from ♪ now my eyes are open ♪ look what god has done ♪ he takes a greater love and a mighty tree ♪ ♪ the smallest part and makes all of me ♪ ♪ like a drop of water ♪ in the river high ♪ miracles for you and you and i ♪ ♪ like a
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♪ all a part of me ♪ like the color purple ♪ where do we come from ♪ my eyes are open ♪ look what god has done ♪ i don't think i feel old at all ♪ ♪ i think this is the youngest i've ever been ♪ ♪ amen [ applause ]
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>> i think that explains the tony nominations, all right? congratulations, folks. the cast of "the color purple." we're back after your 8:56 is your time on this tuesday, may 2nd, 2016. i'm eun yang. let's check with melissa mollet, tracking a new crash on 270. >> good morning. this is 270 southbound at west montgomery, a crash in the main lanes, looking a little bit better. we're slow from 370, it's pr
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nasty. westbound main avenue, we have the right lane blocked by two different crashes. outer loop slow at 650. remember, on brunswick marc today, only three trains are actually
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good morning, everybody. still all clouds outside this morning. not anything heavy as far as rainfall is concerned out here on the radar just yet. a couple of sprinkles north of luray, headed out into warren county, towards front royal, a few more sprinkles in montgomery county, into southern maryland. we will stay in the upper 60s. skies will try to brighten a little bit but more rain is likely to come in around 4:00 p.m. get the latest news
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this morning on "today's take," beyonce turning heads at fashion's biggest night. what queen bae and other celebrities stunners were wearing. then buckle up for a thrill ride on the fastest, tallest dive coaster in the world. zac efron and seth rogen's newest neighbor, 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 a tuesday morning, may 3rd, 2016. we want to say a happy national teacher appreciation day to all the wonderful teachers out there. we've all had teachers, i think,
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>> my mom is a teacher. >> my mom is a teacher, as well. >> my mom is not a teacher. but my second grade teacher, i can still remember her to this day. >> my great teacher taught me fractions. >> we all have a great teacher who shaped who we are. share photos of your favorite teachers. tell us why they are so special, get a snapshot with them if you can. >> we'll show some at the end of the show. >> it's great. i'm natalie with dylan and tamron. al is on assignment. willie is off. when the boys are away, the girls will play. we're playing my jam this morning. >> "my boo" by ghost town dj's. first of all, this was my jam in 1996. love this song. it is taking over the internet because of this viral sensation, the running man
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my nephew, coolest kid i know, said tamron, you have to do the running man challenge on "the take." last night, i cried from laughing at all the videos that popped up. a lot of the athletes have been doing this. particularly, the university of maryland, two of its players, posted this video a month ago. here's the running man challenge. >> i love it. >> i like that. got to get you a lot of money. it'll get you right there. ♪ at night i think of you ♪ i want to be your lady >> it is the running man. i thought about you both. rutgers team, they have one. all the players on the football field. they break into it. the dodgers have done it. it's just everywhere. >> is it just athletes doing this? >> no, it's news anchors on "the take," apparently. >> i know tun
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different. >> they're keeping it down low. >> keeping it low, right here. >> like the sprint man. >> the hitch running man. >> we have to suspend the idea we'll look as cool as them. >> you taught sheinelle on the weekend, right? >> i did the running man during a segment on saturday. after the show, sheinelle told me, you're not doing it right. >> she knows how to do the running man. >> go to my instagram page. there is a video of that. >> we have to do our own running -- we're not doing this for anything? >> for charity. >> okay. who goes first? >> we all do it together. >> this is going to look really -- >> i thought it was this. >> that's the 1990 version. >> however you do it. >> we're going to practice. meanwhile, let's talk about the met gala. >> that's the running man. this is really bad, i know. >> can someone send us a video
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we will never do that again without rehearsing. when willie and al come back, we'll have the most epic running man challenge. we're going to shut down the internet with what i have going through my brain. >> uh-oh. >> that we're going to do. >> very scary. >> forget what you just saw. to make up for it, did you see natalie last night at the met gala? on the red carpet. >> look at you. >> that was one of my favorite looks. >> really? thank you. >> we've been talking about our favorite looks from the met gala. >> i had a lot of help, of course. lauren m our wonderful makeup team. all that stuff is available on gilt. i got hooked up. >> you looked nice. >> it was a nice night out. i was hanging out over hedges, trying to get people to talk to me. beyonce! >> natalie yells at
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your dress plastic? she looked at you, like don't make me call the beyhive, natalie. >> the theme was man made clothing versus the tech knowled world, merging. interesting. the stars looked amazing. beautiful. it was interesting to see how people interpreted that theme in what they were wearing. >> it's fun to see how people interpret. >> who is on your list? >> kim kardashian was the second most searched on google, i guess. she bleached her eyebrows. i thought it was more interesting with kanye, with the ripped jeans and the studded -- >> the contacts. >> the weird blue contact lenses. i was standing next to cat from e, and she was talking to kim. i was
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the contact lenses, kanye? we were trying to get him to talk to us. >> kanye, loving these eyes. was this a part of the look or just something you wanted to do tonight? >> vibe. >> he would turn and crack a smile but didn't want to show it. we tried to get him to talk. >> does kim say at the end of the night, why do you have to keep doing that? or do they eat it up? >> we're talking about them. >> if it was my husband, i'd be like, stop with the vibes thing. >> you wouldn't be a good match for him. they're equally yolked, like the bible says. that's why they work. >> i said, beyonce, is it plast plastic? it's actually latex with this floral embroidery throughout. that has to be hot. it's like plastic, so sweating through plastic. >> i bought
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>> were you hot? >> i mean, i was. >> you have the body for it. >> i learned once i put it on. >> i feel you have to cut it at some point. >> you have to roll it. i bought one. you roll it off. >> wow. >> mine was strapless. you definitely need some assi assistance and guidance. >> never wrinkles, so that's good. >> so you have your pick. >> my favorite was gigi hadid. this silver blue, you know, gray. i don't know what color that is. >> that's her and zayn's first appearance on the carpet. >> they're a couple now. >> i wasn't sure about his sleeves.detecter? >> i don't think anyone would have gotten through. >> remove your sleeves, please. >> there was this calvin klein dress, and the hairdo, defying gravity. i loved claire dunes, like a
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>> it was better with the lights out. >> you could see it as she was going up the stairs. it would literally light up. tamron, you liked? >> zendaya. i'm obsessed with this young lady. she's gorgeous, smart and beautiful. i thought she looked like the future. >> she did. >> fast forward. i guess it was michael kors she was wearing. cindy crawford, did you see her? >> talked to her. >> beautiful. she has discovered the fountain of youth and we need to call her and get the answer to it. she looks impeccable. i said yesterday to our team, i really believe this was the day that models struck back. all the magazine covers have celebrities and actresses. these were the models. fabulous. they looked amazing. i thought it was the night of the models, including the greatest of all, cindy crawford. >> what about you, dylan? >> i liked alicia vikander. she looked like
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>> very cute. >> the combat boot look, that was everywhere. you saw it on everyone. the combat boot thing was huge. we'll be kicking some butt. >> she's the new tomb raider. >> i didn't know that. >> today is the 50th anniversary of twist e. i don't kn -- twister. >> i've never played twister. >> i never did either. >> tamron really has to play. >> the original was king footsie. in 19milton bradley's version, was twister. >> i hear the college kids do it naked. >> we're not doing that. >> are you sure? >> okay. >> doing it in heels? >> i'll spin. i guess we
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>> tamron, this one is for you. left hand on -- purple? >> this is a new version. >> left hand on purple but there is no purple. >> is this a new version we don't know about? >> spin again. >> what is this symbol? >> left foot red. >> i think it's sup poiposed to on the green. >> this sounded like a good idea when the producer thought of it. dylan, right foot yellow. am i spinning to myself? spinni? the weather across the country and a peek out your window. good morning, a look at storm team 4 radar. indeed, just a few light rain showers, the steadiest of the rain is moving into parts of southern maryland. we'll have more chances for rain coming in this afternoon. keep your umbrella handy. we're in the mid-60s. we'll climb into the
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upper 60s. a whole lot of clouds out there. skies have brightened a bit. there's another pretty good chance for rain after 4:00. umbrellas at the ready for today. rain likely each and >> congratulations. >> we want to say congratulations to jane krak krakows krakowski, our friend on the show. best actress in a feature role, nominated for a tony. zachary levi got best actor nod. >> jane would be proud of me. coming up, she says she never would ride a roller coaster again. the fastest and highest coaster in the world is after this. >> announcer: from portion of "today" is brought to you by disney's "alice through the looking glass," in theaters and
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>> we're here at cedar point in sandusky, ohio, the roller coaster capital of the world, to ride their brand-new dive coaster. traveling on 3,400 feet of track, it climbs 20 stories high to a 90-degree drop. races down at 75 miles per hour. i have to ride it. >> what are some tips for riding a dive coaster for a first-time rider for myself? >> if you don't like dangling there, that's the one thing you have to get over. that's a unique element of the ride. >> this is what nightmares are made of. >> it's the best nightmare you'll ever have. >> how long? >> 2:23. >> long roller coaster. >> will you ride with me? >> i will. >> you will? >> yeah. >> let's do it before i change my mind. >> anybody want to ride with me? [ applause ] i'm terrified but i'm excited because it looks cool. >> it is cool but it's terrifying. >> ready
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enough talking. let's go thrill. open the gates. let's do it! excuse me, man, are you at least 54 inches? let's check. >> what's funny, last year, i said i would never ride another roller coaster. it's why you never say never. this is what happens on roller coaste coasters. oh, i'm good. it'll be great. then they buckle you in and you go, oh, my goodness. what did i sign up for. i'm having that moment. you have about 30 seconds to get this going or i'm off. >> enjoy your ride. >> mom, patrick, i love you! okay. i can't. i can't. i can't. i cannot do this. holy -- oh, ts
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i'm not looking. oh, my gosh! what? oh, my! [ screaming ] not another one! no, no, no! [ bleep ]. you guys, my eyelash came off. that was unbelievable. never again. once, that's it. thank you. how do i get out? >> never say never. >> i did. it's an important lesson. never say never, especially at the "today" show. >> i was terrified watching. >> two 90-degree drops back to back. incredible for
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if you don't like it, this might not be for you. >> an eyelash coming off on a roller coaster. >> yeah, i was the first non-employee to ride it. it opens this weekend at cedar point amusement park. >> you were a test dummy for them. >> essentially, yes, i was, and i survived. >> so much create. >> thanks for doing it for us. you're a good sport. we appreciate it. one of the stars moving in next to zac efron and seth rogen in "neighbors 2." mother's day brunch. we'll have that for you after these messages.
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cassie. >> natalie had this for breakfast this morning, but i have not. >> let's make it. grab your spoon. we're making cute avocado egg breakfast. scoop out the seed and a little bit of avocado meat, so make room for the egg. >> you could just eat that, right? >> put it right in your mouth. this is the hard part. crack the egg and try to put it inside without spilling. >> okay. >> there you go. you did it. >> this is on a slant. >> basically, it ends up looking like this. >> do you bake this? >> bake them. we can put some chives on here, make it look interesting. >> you can also do it in the microwave for 1:30 to 2:00. really healthy. >> let's put hot sauce on it. >> i really love hot sauce.
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>> it's so good. lot of hot sauce, but it's good. >> sorry. >> let's make some perfume. >> basically, we have some beeswax melting on low heat. what we're going to do is pour it in here. >> all right. >> then -- >> pick an aroma to put in, as well. >> that's the rose we have there. it's hot. >> careful because it's really, really hot. wax burning you is not good. >> there we go. had a little spillage. >> it's okay. >> here, add some rose we picked out. perfect for mother's day, whatever your mom likes. >> perfume that lasts longer, which was great. >> dries quickly. try one of these. >> love it. smells good. >> now, playing with tattoos but we're using them in a different way. >> exactly. we are making jewelry trays.
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you can get at the party store. peel off the clear plastic first and put it face down on top of your ceramic tray. take a little sponge, place it in here, and you're going to wet that. nice and wet. >> like you're putting it on your arm. >> yeah, except it's on the tray. >> so cool. >> once you have that on, feeling good about it. too much water. peel it off slowly. >> i have the same problem on my arm with these things. >> oh, no! >> i'll let it stick a little longer. >> basically, it looks like this. >> beautiful. >> great idea. >> show me a quick workout move. >> that's right. we're working abs. do we like to work the lower abs? >> i need to work the lower abs. >> corkscrew. we're going to do a clock motion. look at you, perfect rm
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this is called the corkscrew for the lower abs. >> one more. >> ballerina abs. elbows wide, one leg up. bring your leg up. >> mic pack. >> just like that. >> thanks. dylan, you can do the rest of this. >> we have chloe grace moretz wish your skin could bounce back like... this. >> we have chloe grace moretz used to? neutrogena® hydro boost water gel. instantly quenches skin to keep it... ...supple and hydrated... ...after day. with hydrating hyaluronic acid, which retains up to 1000 times its weight... water. this refreshing water gel... plumps skin cells with intense hydration and locks it in. for supple, hydrated skin that bounces back. hydro boost... from neutrogena®. see what's possible.
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good morning, it's 9:26 now on this monday, may 3rd. i'm aaron gill crest. limited service continues on marc's brunswick line because of sunday's csx derailment. passengers will have to transfer to metro at silver spring. camden line 844 is cancelled today. today we should learn what caused last year's deadly smoke event at the l'enfant plaza metro station. 61-year-old carol glover died during the incident. the ntsb will address faulty insulation around power cables. investigators will talk about the poor communication and
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taking a look at the headlines. johnson & johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who says talc powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. gloria ristesund said she used the company's talc-based powder products for decades and diagnosed with ovarian cancer, undergoing a hysterectomy. her cancer is now in remission. johnson & johnson lost a $72 million verdict in february. the trials are part of legal action that includes nearly 50 plaintiffs suggesting the company could face additional penalties. johnson & johnson says it plans to appeal the verdict. infants are much less likely to get the flu if their moms are vaccinated during pregnancy. a university of utah study looked at how records of more than
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over nine flu seasons. babies six months and younger whose mothers were immunized had a 70% less risk of getting the flu than moms who didn't get vaccinated. nissan is recalling more than 3 million recent model cars, vans and suvs in the u.s. to fix air bag centers that might actually disable the air bags in a crash. the recall covers some of nissan's most popular vehicles, including the maximas, ultimas, path finders and sentras. this is the third recall in as many years for the same air bag issue. brides to be, listen up. now you can have the fairy tale wedding you've been dreaming of your entire life. disney world is allowing couples to get married at cinderella's castle as the back drop. until now, the only spot has been the train station. the trumpeters
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bride's entrance abroad a horse drawn carriage. wedding packages start at $2,500. if you want to go all out, it'll be north of $75,000. the memories are priceless. it's not a graceful sport, but the annual car jumping competition in england draws a spirited crowd. the goal is to jump over the line of old wrecks and land safely on the other side. drivers are judged on height, distance and, of course, applause. this year's champion is a window watcher who is new to the event. he won a trophy and 50 pounds, or about $73 u.s. let's get a check of the weather from dylan who i dylan,. >> good morning, natalie, good morning, everyone. we have a lot of rain making its way up and down the east coast. it's going to turn more showery in the northeast. in the southeast, the carolinas and southern virginia, a chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon, not only with the heavier rain and lightning, but
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gusts and also larger hail. the middle of the country is actually doing okay today and tomorrow. good news for texas and arkansas, down into louisiana, to dry things out. still unsettled into florida and the pacific northwest. now here's a peek out your when i find. outside of our window it's all cloud cover. that's the way it will stay for most of the day. skies have brightened a bit. still some light rain in southern maryland. temperatures have inched their way up a smidgen. 65 in fredericksburg. all cloud cover in washington. rain is likely to come back in later this afternoon. keep your umbrella happy. keep it handy the rest of the week. next time we see sunshine might be saturday. >> that's your latest forecast. two years ago, "neighbors" featured seth rogen, a new dad battling a fraternity who moved in next door, led by zac efron. in the
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to move on, while a new sorority tries to move? >> the sorority is led by chloe grace moretz. >> what's wrong with fraternity parties? >> what isn't? >> we threw great parties here. ceos and corporate hoes, boise and idahos. >> you're super sexist. every party is theme hoe. >> oh, geez. oh, no. oh, gosh. >> mm-hmm. >> yeah, i see your point. >> chloe, good to see you. >> good to see you guys. >> did you have a late night at the met? >> i left before the weekend performed. i was like, i have to go to bed and wake up in the morning. >> you looked so beautiful. >> thank you. >> tell us what you wore. you a
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>> thank you. i'm the face of coach, so we made this beautiful gown. we want to do kind of the -- the theme was like a machine versus man. we wanted to do a retro theme with a futuristic vibe. >> i loved it. your gown stood out on the carpet. tell us about this role. there is a female empowerment message, as we saw in the clip there, too. >> definitely. it really is a story about young women trying to stand up for what they believe in, kind of coming from a place where you're in high school, you don't believe with much sexism. you don't deal with regression in that sense. you're shoved into the college system where you're opened up to a whole newbo world of real lif. all these rules and regulations. a lot of 19-year-old girls like to do, push the system and create their own feminist sorority. >> i loved the first one. this one,
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starts off on your side and then you're battling it out. >> exactly. we kind of try to get -- none of us have dealt with gaining funds and being in a sorority. he tries to help us figure out how to allocate funds, so we can keep our house. >> cool. >> how fun was it to be on the set? we all loved the first one, mostly because of the slapstick nature of it. the air bag prank, i want to do that one day in my life to someone. you range from serious films, brilliant roles, to this. how is it different for you? >> it's exciting. i try to keep my versatility up. i've been acting since i was 6 years old. i think part of acting for me is trying new things and learning new things about myself. throwing myself into something as wild as seth rogen type improv is something i've never done before. it was raunchy and wild. i said a lot of things i never imagined i'd say on camera. >> tell us one thing. >> you'll have to see it
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>> there is a lot of stuff that goes down. >> not for morning tv. >> you have four older brothers. did that help you get into this frat mentality? >> it definitely helped me embrace my fraternity side. it's a lot of fun. my brothers, i think, are pretty shocked by some of the things i do in the movie. >> i have to ask you, i'm so excited about this live action version of "the little mermaid" you signed on to, apparently. it's incredible. how are they going to do that? >> i know. it's wild. there's a lot of flippers and different strange prosthetics on me. no, i'm doing a new "little mermaid" with universal. based on the classic fairy tale. we're doing a bit more of modern kind of take on it. it's progressive for women. >> is this music the same? >> i literally can't say anything. i'm so lock and key. >> in college, that was my movie, "the little
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>> you want to sing? >> no. >> we'll save her from singing. chloe, thank you. "neighbors 2" hits theaters may 20th. thank you. up next, we're giving new meaning to natural beauty. i'm going to show you some amazing skin and makeup products that are non-toxic and chemical free. it is part of my tuesday trend. i'll show you the one product i've been hunting for, and we finally found an organic version of it. i need it bad. vo: across america, people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time. victoza® is not for weight loss, but it may help you lose some weight. victoza® works with your body to lower blood sugar in 3 ways: in the stomach, the liver, and the pancreas.
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down a short list of products you may want to add to your beauty routine. michelle lee is the editor in chief of "allure" magazine. where i can, i've transitioned to natural products. it is hard to find the ones that are still effective. >> yes, it's a big complaint out there. of course, the whole sector after natural and organics has been growing immensely. what's the use if it doesn't work? >> exactly. let's launch into what has been my quest. this is my holy grail, finding a natural deodorant that works. you found some you like. >> we did. i am happy to reveal, we have two options for you today. if you do want to go for an all natural, aluminum-free deodorant, i'd look into this one. it is a fan favorite. >> can i smell it? >> you can. it's nice. it also goes on clean. there's no wet, sticky feeling. there are nice moisturizers in there. it helps to nourish and hydrate your skin, too. >> smells
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>> our producers tried to get me to put it on on air. i was like, are you kidding me? next one? >> this funky jar. this is schmidts, $8.99, a bargain. it is made of baking soda, which neutralizes odor, arrowroot powder, shay and cocoa butter. put the scoop into your hand. it melts into this salve and you apply it underneath. >> goes on clear? >> it is really nice. smells delicious, like lavender. >> next up on your list, exfoiluatiexfoi exfoiluatiexfoi exfoil -- exfoliation. >> in the shower, take some of this all natural, amazing body scrub, which we have in lemon cream, which smells delicious. us
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underneath. also, nice moisturizers in it and has an oil finish so you get really nice and moisturized after. >> i like the texture. it's not abrasive and you can probably use it every day, which is what i like to do. >> yes. >> perfect. opening the globe, next up? >> this is our shield and hydrate sweet almond and cherry seed oil. oils have become big in beauty. this is an all natural one. >> all over the body oil? >> what i love it for is it's great as an alternative for lotion. also, really great to take with you on the go as a cuticle oil. >> really nice. all natural here. next up, as we go around the world for organics and non-toxics. this is the one i was most sp t spectacle of. i'll be honest. i feel you sometimes need the extra stuff in mascara for it to work. >> this is a great example of you really don't.
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it's a rite of passage for most teens, going to prom. one mom wanted to make dreams come true for teens battling cancer. in the process, gave them memories that'll last a lifetime. >> reporter: a fairy tale night with a red carpet fit for the stars. >> smile. >> reporter: it's the tenth annual friends of scott unforgettable prom night for 270 teens battling cancer. >> they're not thinking about their cancer tonight. this is something i'm very proud of. we can do something for not just the kids, but their families. parents. they can see their kids happyca organization after her son scott lost his battle to cancer weeks after the dance he hoped to attend. >> i thought, he didn't make it. what can we do for other kids like him that do make this, this may be a last outing. or they may be
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>> reporter: kids like 15-year-old cynthia. >> a little bit of bieber on the way. >> reporter: her prom day started at the hospital. a round of chemo before heading to the salon to get her makeup and hair done for the first time. >> i feel really pretty. >> when you're going through treatment, you're always getting b babied. always with your parents because they're scared. tonight is the night we're able to have fun. >> reporter: and fun these teens had. tables overflowing with candy, photo booths and, of course, dancing. lots of it. >> i haven't had a day where i felt like a normal teenager or a normal woman. a normal young lady. i haven't felt like that until tonight. >> reporter: for sophia and hundreds of other san diego teens, it was a
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never forget, and a night to leave their cancer at the door. >> so great. the prom is a signature event for the organization, friends of scott. the night is free for all the kids. the dresses, tuxes, limb mos, flowers, all donated to the event. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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before we go, a shout out to the teachers you told us about. evelyn forbes posted this photo of her son's teacher in virginia. she said she is amazing. >> christina sent a photo of mrs. clancy in new york. >> marcia sent us her favorite teacher. her daughter, megan, who works with special needs kids. i got a
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9:57 is your time, good morning, i'm eun yang. today a d.c. man should learn his sentence for his role in a deadly shooting in a metro parking garage. montgomery county police say douglas chase was 19 when he shot another man inside the wheaton metro station garage last july. officers say the victim argued with chase and another man moment before the shootings. let's check your forecast with storm team 4 meteo
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chuck bell. people are saying they see the sun out there, chuck. >> just a peek of sunshine, not a whole lot you. may get a sliver or two. that will be about it. still steady or light rain across southern maryland. current temperatures in the mid-60s. the skies have lightened and brightened a bit but not enough sun to cast a shadow out there yet. every little sliver of sun is a bonus. rain becomes more likely again after 3 or 4:00. keep the umbrella even if you see a peek of sunshine. sunshine for
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>> announcer: now, welcome to "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hello, everybody, it's one of my favorite days. that's "feeling it" by scotty mccreery with us today. >> look how cute you are. >> thank you, appreciate it. >> is your voice starting to change? >> just a little bit.


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