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so 600 block and 800 block are now blocked due to that police and fire activity. as soon as we get more information we'll bring it to you here from the live desk because we don't know what the extent of the injuries are for these individuals. these two people have been transported to the hospital. good morning, everybody. it is 6:00 a.m. now. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. you have to bundle up big time. we're talking about temperatures that feel like they're many the single digits. we're getting your day started with weather and traffic. the good news is the weekend is going to be warmer. >> sheena around chuck, the bearers of good news. >> that may be the first time he's ever said that about us especially in the wintertime. tower cam looking out to the west, there's tyson's corner on the left side of your screen and up here on the right hand side of your screen, that is the full snow moon
if you get a great picture of the setting full moon this morning, send it to me on twitter. weather headlines and it is a cold and dry start to the day today. more clouds coming back in, but i think rain chances may hold off until the second half of your sunday, but yes indeed, it is a cold start to the day today. shiver me timbers sheena parveen. >> some areas feel like 9 degrees. some people like the middle teens. take a look now in the district 24 degrees, feels like 13. so bundle up before you head outside. it's going to be cold all day today. take a look at this now. 9 degrees is what it feels like in frederick. 14 quantico. 19 degrees in lorton. 10 in dulles so it is a very cold start to the day. as we go through the afternoon it's going to continue to stay cold. by lunchtime 35 degrees but feeling colder. by 3:00 p.m. we'll be topping out in the low 40s but t
nice and dry for your friday but warmer as we go into the weekend. i'll show you that and our commute forecast coming up in just a bit. >> good morning. so this is what erika was just talking about from the live desk in northeast. the fire still closing lanes. maryland avenue at 7th street and derrick ward is on his way. we'll see live pictures from him shortly. taking a look at 95 from 32 down to the beltway we're nice and clear at this point this morning. don't have any big problems there. now, right now chopper 4 soefr the top of the beltway near georgia avenue. no major problems there. 66 and 95, we are on time here inbound and outbound this morning. we'll have travel times for you in ten minutes. thank you. it is 6:02 and president trump tweeting a warning of sorts after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his travel ban. >> as you know, it kept people from seven predominantly muslim nations out of the u.s. the argument that the ban
allegations and presented significant constitutional questions. derrick ward has more now with the reaction to this stoppage. >> reporter: see you in court. that was the response from the president after an appeals court, a three-judge panel, an appeals court in the ninth circuit upheld the suspension on his ban from travel from seven mostly muslim countries. the decision was seen by a step forward by opponents of the ban but the administration argued that the courts didn't have a right to review that. while the supreme court may end up with this case, the appeals court did not go into the actual efficacy of the ban or itself constitutionali constitutionality, only that they had the right to review it. supporters of the ban say this will give the administration time to tweak this ban. >> i am confident that the trump administration will appeal t
court. it will probably win. even if it doesn't, the administration will revise the executive order to make sure that it is constitutional and it must put something in place to make sure that we're not allowing in people who are terrorists. >> reporter: the administration could as early as today file to have this decision go to the higher court. at the white house, news 4. let's go to the live desk now. >> we're following more news about the president's cabinet. >> that's right. another cabinet pick approved, representative tom price of georgia will now head the new health and human services department. the news came overnight while many of you were still sleeping. a strictly party line vote. 52-47, that came with big pushback from democrats going until 2:00 in the morning. price is an orthopedic surgeon and 7-term house veteran. from the live desk, i'm
teacher vigil is happening outside a school in washington. that group is protesting a visit by the new education secretary. the washington teachers union will be there at 9:00 a.m. when betsy devos shows up. we'll be there covering the protest. you can follow him on twitter. now an investigation into the prince george's police department. >> the department of justice looking into discrimination complaints within the police department. >> i found that repulsive. >> a 300-page report includes page complaint filed including this photo. it showed a seemingly anti vulgar president obama license plate. the chief believes it was taken inside the department's old training facility. the chief also noted the same wig was used on a white female dummy in this training vi
scenario about a year ago. meanwhile some residents have mixed opinions on the alleged discrimination in the department. >> if there's not a problem they need to see why that i had there was a problem. >> we'll be following up on the department of justice review of that complaint later today. a 15-year-old girl is missing right now. take a look at your screen. this is a picture of sierra adams. she walked away from her home on gun smith terrace in wood bridge last night. now her family says they have no idea where she is. county police say adams could be in danger right now. she was wearing a hoodie with a yellow symbol on the front. if you know anything that could help bring her home call police. if you live in arlington and your child shows any signs of illness this morning, don't send them to school. that is the message from the arlington county health department. yesterday more than 80 kids at oak
home with the stomach flu. school officials suspected maybe norovirus and they're testing for it to be sure. they're also working to disinfect all the surfaces at that school. and cleanup continues in parts of northeast as well after a big snowstorm there. >> folks are digging out from philly to new york but their cleanup could seem minor compared to places like boston and other places of new england. they also made travel just miserable for millions. >> and good morning, everybody. what you need to do to get ready for the day today, layer up. it is a cold start this morning. you'll need your heaviest coat. you can leave the umbrella at home but also maybe a little wool hat and your gloves as well. probably could get away without the sunglasses. we'll bring you the whole forecast coming up.
welcome back. we want to get right back to the live desk. >> new images of that fire in the district. >> we are getting some new pictures and some new video from firefighters that are there on the scene actively trying to put out this fire at a row house in northeast. this is on the 700 block of maryland avenue. fire visible from the front door of this home. also smoke, you can see billowing from the roof of this house. we understand that two people have had to be transported to the hospital. the extent of their injuries at this time, we
if you are familiar with the northeast neighborhood library this is pretty close to that location. so this is the 700 block of maryland avenue. as a result of that, you heard melissa talking about this just a short while ago. 60,800 blocks 600 and 800 blocks are closed this morning. we are at 24 degrees outside our stud yoes aios and it doesn count for the wind. >> help us get through the day. >> it does not feel like 24 degrees at all. it feels more like the teens in the district and here's a look at your morning commute. yes, it will be continuing to be in the 20s. frigid start to the day but dry. feeling like 10 to 15 degrees for most of the area.
here's what it feels like right now. i will tell you it feels like the teens and single digits. our map needs to relead here. it's going to be another cold day, only in the low 40s. bundle up before you step outside. we have those single digit feels like temperatures. more about that plus chuck will have a look at the warmup, believe it or not for your weekend. let's check the roads this morning with melissa mollet. >> so right now metro rail single tracking between stadium armory and a new problem here in cliffton. all lanes are blocked for an accident there. northbound glendale boulevard, crash reported there. chopper 4, picture as promised. top on the beltway there. as far as travel times, 270 looks okay pt top of the beltway as you just saw, no major worries there. 66 inbound and remember to listen to wtop when you hop in
thanks, melissa. metro rider, you're going to want to take a look at this map. the next safe track surge begins tomorrow and will last for 18 days. the work will be done along the blue line between the rosland and pentagon stations. in fact, no blue line stations will be in service during the work. arlington cemetery will be served by buses from the pentagon station. in order to accommodate blue line riders, metro will run the yellow line. metro is also adding green rush plus trains between the huntington and mount vernon square stations. if you take the green line, your travel time may be set back a bit in order to accommodate those additional yellow line trains. we know it's a lot to keep track of. more on this surge on our nbc washington app. now crews are making repairs at the waste water treatment plant. a
pressurized sewer main erupted yesterday afternoon. so it says the drinking water and sewage systems are completely separate. we are talking temperatures in the teens, but some people just want to watch as other people freeze. take a look at this. i just -- it's hard -- it's so puzzling. a few people in massachusetts jumped into the frigid bay yesterday while it was snowing. they were taking part in a pola plunge that was cancelled. but guess what? they're going to do it anyway. >> that snow is still a problem though in several states. connecticut is just one place that is covered in snow this morning. >> and it of course is still very cold there. good morning to you, jennifer. >>
to both of you. we got 19 inches of snow here in east hartford, carbondioxide. it w -- connecticut. this morning everything is still caked in ice and in snow. i want to show you down here by my feet this is an area where they got close to clearing down to the black top, but it is still extremely slippery. there's just a lot of packed down ice and snow on this patch and as we come up to one of the side streets here, this is wells avenue and also main street. it is still covered. the highways are in a little bit better shape here in connecticut, but not much better than this. everything is still just a sheet of ice underneath this packed down snow. it's been really difficult for crews and anybody out cleaning up this morning because like you guys we also have temperatures in the teens here this morning. also several school districts that have closed for the day or decided to have delayed opening,
the state because they just can't keep up with this and can't get everything cleaned up safely for students. but that's a look at how things are in connecticut. back to you in the studio. >> thank you. it's 6:17. in one year a relatively unknown city in south korea will be at the center of the world stage. we're talking about pyeongchang, the host of the 2018 wasn'ter olympics. excitement is building around the world and the olympics will give more people a chance to learn about korean culture. but you don't have to travel all the way there to do that. the korean culture center has exhibits and classes that show case the heritage. >> so now that korea is on the radar for people i think will be for a lot of spectators and visitors a real up close and personal look at how the country is today.
of korean popular culture over the last couple of decades. k pop, korean music, film, drama, all types of art both traditional and contemporary and the center was nice enough to share the olympic mascots with me. this is the white tiger. >> i'm telling you you can speak korean. >> and this is for the para olympics. aren't they so cute? all right. so follow me. i'm going to go to pyeongchang to follow the olympics. well, from couple's cruises to moonlight monument tours, there's so many ways to celebrate valentine's day in our area. >> we revealed two options. here are two other options now. you can see the city from the potomac aboard the spirit of washington.
lunch and dinner options are available there and prices range in price, if you're looking for something cozy and quiet, try old town alexandria. the obama family famously chose vermillion for valentine's day back in 2012. for another look at those date suggestions and other details head over to our nbc washington app. >> i got a really strange thing going on here. i've got a pig wandering in my parking lot. >> you didn't hear that wrong. that was a portion of the unusual call that police in corpus christie, texas, got the week. >> a pot bellied pig was found wandering around the gas station parking lot. they don't know where she came from. the pig who's been named pig gy wiggy is now at the animal control shr.
bacon on hoof in my parking lot. >> somebody better come before i have bacon on a plate. >> no kidding. she's so cute with the little tail going back and forth. >> and she's cold this morning. >> yeah. cover your tail for sure on your way out this morning. temperatures have dropped back into the teens and 20s. tower cam review out there, full moon, getting ready to go down in our eastern sky. moon set is at 6:42 this morning. zi z skies are mostly clear. if you think it's been anything but cold this winter you are correct. to date this is the seventh warmewar warmest winter on record here in washington. wasn'ter temperatu we still have a couple more weeks to go here and five of the warmest winters we've ever recorded have beehe
years. right now you'd hardly know it to walk outside. 24 in washington with a windchill of 16 degrees. windchills across the rest of the area, 7 in gaithersburg. 9 in winchester. 19 in stafford. 13 out on the parts of southern maryland. so a sunny and cold start this morning. there will be more and more cloud cover coming in as the day goes along. these are not rainmaking clouds so you will need your heavy coat but not your umbrella. high today 38, 44 down in fed ric ricksberg. about your weekend i'm optimistic that most anything you want to do outside you can get done. a chilly start tomorrow morning but temperatures roughly 10 to 15 degrees milder to get your saturday morning started than what we're facing right now. saturday afternoon, wow, 62 degrees. again, cloudy skies, most of
weekend. more sunshine on saturday, a lot more clouds on sunday and there may be a little chance for some rain around 3:00 or 4:00 sunday afternoon. not a lot of rain, just a little chance for some showers but definitely a good day to wash that car tomorrow and get all the salt and yuckiness off of it. early parts of next week, looks like monday will be a very, very windy day. don't forget to layer up on your way this morning. we're talking about southbound near 80 and we're hearing about a crash. going to see what that looks like from above here in the next couple of minutes. old yates ford road, we do have a crash near bull run marina there. lanes are blocked both northbound and southbound at this point this morning. inner loop and outer loop are okay, but we still have this problem, northbound glendale boulevard. a crash reported there as well and remember on metro, single tracking between stadium armory
charges. the other student is transferred to another school. school officials are concerned and want parents to know they are doing everything they can to keep students safe. >> we always encourage students to stay in our school system. we want to provide them with a safe place to learn. the behavior many thin this vid disturbing and disheartening. >> the student suspected in the attack will be charged as a juvenile with second degree assault. take a good look now. you can help solve a burglary spree. why police are so concerned about what's being stolen. well, we're looking at a frigid start to the day. some areas feel like the single digits. how cold your afternoon will be. a warmup for the weekend and chuck has the four things you need to kow before you walkn o - okay, we have one more.
>> reporter: well, we're in the 700 block of maryland avenue northeast, just a few blocks east of the capitol. firefighters are concentrating on that row house there with the white porch next to the apartment building. it was just after 5:00 a.m. when they got a 911 call. when they got here they found fire on the first floor from the basement. eventually it reached the roof. there were three people injured in this fire. two males in critical condition. one female in minor condition and a firefighter suffered minor injuries as well. now, this block of maryland avenue is closed. it will be for some sometime. hopefully they will reopen it at rush hour but you will be directed around starting at about 8th street and moving on to the other side of the 700 block. again, three people injured. two seriously. they were taken away with critical injuries. a female was found in here with
one person that actually got themselves outside of the house when firefighters arrived, the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but be aware there will be some traffic issues through here this morning. live in northeast. back to you. thank you. it's 6:31 now so if you haven't stepped outside yet you are going to feel the bitter cold. >> temperatures this morning are 50 degrees colder than they were just about 36 hours ago. melissa, of course monitoring your first 4 traffic but before you head out you need to hear this weather story. this foolishness, this craziness we've been dealing with. >> we need to hear the news this morning, especially you, aaron. have the scarf and the gloves, everything. it is a frigid start to the day today. >> those are the 50 degrees that we liked the most, the ones that disappeared over the last couple of hours. four things to know, shiver me timbers, everybody, it is really cold outside this morning. we'll get some sunshine but don't plan on a bri
if you can't find your sunglasses you won't need them. a little chance for showers comes up on sunday. no real big washout. but for today, the daily grade, below average. high today only right around 42 degrees. for more on the shocking chill, sheena will be back with more on that. >> taking a look right now at chopper, again on the way to this twproblem 280 southbound. new accident outer loop after kenil worth avenue. that crash just popped up. 28 between shady grove road and gude drive, the rest of it looking okay. 66 inbound at 123, report of an accident. the highway at string fellow has an accident there and old gates ford near henderson, still have that crash near the arena. lanes blocked each re
president trump is promising to fight the latest blow to his immigration order. in the new ruling the nooirnt circu -- ninth circuit denied the appeal of the travel ban. >> president trump tweeting see you in court, the security of our nation is at stake. >> we'll see them in court. it's a political decision that we're going to see them in court and i look forward to that. we have a situation where the security of our country is at stake, and it's a very, very serious situation. so we look forward, as i just said, to seeing them in court. >> for now the ruling means people with valid visas from the seven predominantly muslim countries previously indicated are free to come in and out of the u.s. >> tom price
health and human services. the latest cabinet confirmation, focus could quickly return to the republicans' plan to repeal and replace the affordable care act. president trump said his plan for health care would come shortly after price is confirmed. the search is on for a serial burglar in virginia. they believe this man is the one who hit homes across the area. they believe he took several guns from homes in that area. according to deputies in one day he hit four houses. they were also worried that with both the suspect and many homeowners armd things could escalate if the thief hits somebody's home. if you live in arlington and your child seems to be sick, health officials say do not send them to school today. that is the message from the health department. >> they say dozens of kids have been calling out sick this week at oak ridgel men
that -- oak ridge el men sheary school. >> reporte . >> reporter: some sort of a stomach bug is really hit oak ridge el mementary school hard. yesterday more than 80 kids out sick. some of them felt boarly in the day and ended up going home. others just skipped the day completely because of this stomach bug. health officials are testing for the norovirus. they're disinfecting surfaces inside the school as well. those test results are not back yet so we're not sewer what this bug is but it's certainly taking a toll on students. parents say it has been a tough week. >> just got the phone call from the clinic that his stomach is not feeling well. >> last week our child had a fever. >> reporter: and so of course it's early. we don't
rate will be today. we'll keep an eye on it, but if your kid is sick, keep them home. back to you guys. a local grocery store shut down. find out where some people are going to have to change their shopping routine. >> paying for a nap. if you want to catch up on some sleep there's a new option in town. >> and i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell as you're getting ready on what to wear, get that heavy coat out once again. windchills down in the single numbers for most of thoutlying sue b
warmup ahead for the weekend. that's next. all right. thank you. well, how much would you pay to get a few more minutes of shut eye? >> well, there is a new business in town that gives people the chance to pop in for a quick nap, but it comes at a pretty steep price. more on the benefits of power napping and how much cash it will set you back. >> reporter: there's no doubt about it, this area is full of sleepy people. last year the cdc named maryland the third most sleep deprived state in the country. virginia came in at 21 and d.c. at 35 but there's hope. the solution to sleepiness could take 20 minutes out of your day. >> in a region that's known for power suits many take pride in their ability to power through the day on little sleep. >> washington likes to just push, push, push. >> and that's where the power nap comes in. >> consistent power napping will actually increase your productivity throughout the week. >> reporter: she's the manager at recharge, the new nap
in downtown d.c. >> you'll have this greater sense of calm. you won't be as triggered to be anxious and it will calm all of your stress. >> the first time we came down we were so giddy after wards. it was like we almost had like three cups of coffee. >> reporter: here 15 bucks buys you 25 minutes of shut eye. >> we've heard about the benefits of deep rem sleep but if you don't stay in that for long enough you wake up more tired than when you started so the best power naps are only about 20 minutes so you don't fall into that deep rem sleep. >> if you can save your life by taking a 20 minute nap -- >> reporter: she knows this firsthand. her daughter fell asleep and hit a wall traveling 70 miles an hour. >> getting home 20 minutes earlier isn't worth pushing yourself when you're driving and starting to fall asleep. >> reporter: her daughter survived but it was a wakeup call on the importance of sleep in the district. >> we're following breaking
involving a fire in the district. we're live with new reaction from the scene. >> so we have one closure there in northeast. a slowdown on 270 and another one on 66 at dominion, we're putting our energy to work creating a cleaner environment by using cleaner energy sources like solar, wind and natural gas. we've reduced carbon emissions by nearly 25%, which is the equivalent of taking close to two million cars off the road. cleaner air and cleaner water. it's good for all of us. dominion. depend on us for more than energy.
this, crews on the scene of a large house fire. you're looking at a map here showing you this area on maryland avenue in northeast, not far from d street. that's where we find derrick ward with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. well, we do have some more information. the second firefighter has been transported with minor injuries. minor injuries, but three other people have been transported, two of them with serious injuries. take a look. this is the house here in the 700 block of maryland avenue northeast. it was about 5:00 a.m. this morning when firefighters were called here. they were met by flames on the first floor and coming from the basement. eventually they went all the way to the roof. we are told that one person was able to get out of the house on their own. the other two were transported in critical condition. two men. the woman was the one that got out on her own. the cause of the fire is under investigation, but this block of maryland is going to be closed while
exactly what caused this fire. again, two firefighters with minor injuries. one woman with major injuries. two adult males with serious injuries, critical injuries taken to the hospital after this fire here in northeast. that's where we're live. back to you. thank you. see you in court. those words from president trump vowing to restore his controversial travel ban. >> the legal showdown is far from over now. peter alexander is live at the white house as a supreme court battle now shapes up. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you. another court battle as you know, brewing after that federal appeals court unanimously refused to reinstate the president's order that halts visitors and immigrants from seven countries. this was a 29-page decision. the court questioning the president's motives and deciding it was unlikely to survive further legal
on twitter, see you in court. the security of our nation is at stake. one of the states challenging the ban, he said we saw you in court and we beat you. this will likely head to the supreme court very quickly. the justice department saying it's reviewing the decision but it's a virtual certainty the government is going to try to do this again. they'll try to get from the supreme court what they couldn't get out of the appeals court. >> all right. thank you. it is now 6:47. virginia's challenge to the travel ban could bring the most significant state challenge yet. lawyers for the state argue the travel ban violates the constitution and is a result of hostility towards muslims. and today a former national guardsman will be sentenced for trying to help
northern virginia last year after a three-month sting by the fbi. the fbi says he was plotting a terror attack. we'll be in the courtroom this morning. now to an investigation into the prince george's county police department. the department of justice is now looking into discrimination complaints within the department, a 300 page report incluts complaints filed and a photo showing a seemingly vulgar antti president obama license plate. another picture shows a training dummy with a black man's face with an aft wig beside it. news 4 reported on a training scenario about a year ago. northern virginia family says they had no idea -- have no idea where their daughter is. this is sierra
she's missing and prince williams county police want you to help them find her. she walked away from her home last night. they think she could be in danger now. adams was wearing a maroon and black hood ku with a yellow symbol ton the front. if you know anything call police. we now know a man died in those dangerous weather conditions in new york. police say a doorman slipped in manhattan while he was shoveling. >> he fell through a plate glass window and died. conditions are still a major concern this morning. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, eun and aaron. very dangerous conditions out here, especially when we're talking about driving conditions this morning. i i'm about 50 miles east of new york city. you can see this car looksik
snowstorm. you can see how deep is know is even getting to this car and people getting out this morning digging out. some people telling us it's taking them more than 20 minutes. you can see why. this thick snow blanketing cars and also the roads. take a look at the video of what we have out there across our region. schools are back open in new york city, but they're still closed, many of them, here on long island as snowplows still trying to make their rounds into the residential areas that weren't hit yesterday, they're still trying to put down some more salt. trains as people here are catching trains, many of them going to work in new york city. running about ten minutes behind schedule, so not too bad as for as that is concerned. but driving still a major
hazard. people are warned to be extra cautious when they're heading out this morning. 6:51 let's turn to our morning commute. melissa mollet is in first 4 traffic. >> 270 southbound after 80 so you can see those delays. the crash is on the left shoulder and that is very good news. one and a half mile backup as you're headed southbound here. you have that crash on the right side. we are seeing some slowdowns there on 66 though. lee highway at string fellow road, still have that accident at old yates road. we think that should be out of the way soon. 95, northbound and southbound and virginia is fine. inbound clara barton parkway just after mcarthur a crash blocking the right lane here. beltway looking good right now, but you can see here on 450 near bw parkway we do have an accident there as well. earlier problem on the orange
tracking and everything else looking pretty good on metro here this morning. >> good morning. about the only thing you've got to really worry about this morning is the chill that is in the air. windchills have been dropping all night long and we're back now generally into the single number and teens. it only feels like 9 in gaithersburg and montgomery village. 15 the feels like factor in arlington, virginia. 15 in annapolis and edge water. so waiting at those bus stops it will be cold, cold, cold. temperatures in the teens and low 20s here for the next couple of hours. later this afternoon with a fair amount of clouds coming back in but no chance for rain. leave the umbrella at home today. afternoon highs today upper 30s and low 40s across the area. mid-30s across hagerstown. you can always stay ahead of the weather by using our nbc washington app. it has been a mild winter for
seventh warmest on record and it looks like it's going to be mild this weekend too. for more details on that here's sheena parveen. >> we're looking at another warmup believe it or not. saturday and sunday unseasonably warm temperatures again. so after today's frigid start we'll rebound into the 60s. we will be staying dry. cold and breezy, dry for your friday night plans. look at saturday. we will be warming up again. that warm air starting to move in and getting ern warmer as we go into sunday. sunday afternoon there you see our rain chances moving back into the forecast. a warmer day but afternoon rain will be moving in. take a look at our temperature trend as we go through the weekend. 62 for a high saturday. 67 on sunday. the normal high, 46 degrees. so once again we're running about 20 degrees above that as we go into sunday. another unseasonably warm weekend. we just happened to get through the frigid
we have a chance of rain and snow in it too. >> the chance shows up on thursday of next week. so seven days from now. so a very mild weekend. monday will be very, very windy, much like yesterday was. temperatures in the 40s. sunny and dry and there's that little rain snow chance on thursday. even if we get snow it doesn't look like it should be much and temperatures should be back to average by next weekend. thank you. those of you living in northwest d.c. have one less option for groceries. the whole foods is closed. the sign indicates they violated health code. we are working to hear from the health department to hear about the issues that caused the store to close. >> what we haven't heard yet is how ivanka's line is performing at other stores. landon dowdy has more. >> reporter:
move to drop ivanka's clothing got a lot of headlines. data from market research slice intelligence shows online sales of ivanka's merchandise fell after the election, down 26% in january. sales at nordstrom.com dropped to 63% in the fourth quarter. 43 at zappoa. nordstrom says its decision wasn't political. it was just business. back over to you. all right. thank you, landon. >> 6:55 right now. here are four things to know before you head out the door this morning. tom price is now the new secretary of health and human services. he was confirmed overnight. the "today" show will have more as republicans look ahead to repealing and replacing the affordable care act. >> two people are in
condition after a fire broke out around 5:00 this morning. still no word on how the fire started. >> metro's safe tack surge will be tomorrow. metro plans to add more trains to the yellow line to accommodate those riders. >> and if your child woke up sick this morning keep them home. there may be a possible norovirus outbreak. and rolling and rebounding to the low 40s. over the weekend a look at that warmup. i'm talking about unseasonably warm temperatures. by sunday, 67 degrees. the nor hall high is 46 and we go into next week and we're still not looking at very cold temperatures this time of the year, but some rain does start to roll in by sunday afternoon. >> all right. sounds good. taking a look right now at chopper, again, this is 270 southbound. doesn't that look pretty this morning? >> it was so
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good morning. see you in court. president trump digs in, taking aim at federal judges for refusing to reinstate his controversial travel ban. >> the security of our country is at stake. >> a stinging rebuke of the president on a key campaign promise, with the fight likely headed all the way to the supreme court. this morning, the legal and political fallout now facing mr. trump and his administration. chaos on the roads and at the airports, after that storm dumps a not of snow on the northeast. with 5,000 flights canceled, it could be a long weekend for stranded