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rs insurance can be. good morning. relentless. below freezing temperatures as millions of americans return from the holiday break. and now, a new concern. al is tracking what could be another major winter storm that could hit the east coast. customs chaos. an overnight computer outage leads to long lines and major delays at airplanes coast-to-coast. thousands of frustrated travelers. what was the cause? the rampage. chilling video emerges of the funman who opened fire on police in colorado, killing one officer and wounding four others. >> leave me alone. get out.
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>> this morning, the red flags raised about the shooter weeks before the ambush attack. all that plus president trump returns to washington overnight, to a full plate of issues here and broad. chrissy teigen and john legend fire back after a twitter uses drags them into a false conspiracy theory. and "this is today." >> both: what? >> we have exciting news to share about us. and here it is, january 2nd, 2018. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. it is "today." we are kicking off the year right.
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of "today." this is the most popular decision that nbc has ever made. >> i think we should send some medics to alexandria, virginia, has likely faded. >> this is a tradition around here, you know? let's play it one more time. >> and hoda kotb. >> one more time. >> and hoda kotb. >> one more time. >> and hoed ka kocot hoda kotb. >> there's no one i would rather be sitting next to in 2018 than you. >> we're going to celebrate all morning. we have a hash tag. #savannahho #savannahhoda2018. let's get to the news. this bone-chilling cold will not end. al will have a forecast in a moment. let's go to make mccoy.
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morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning and congratulations, hoda. it's 5 below and 20 below when you factor in the windchill. with the holidays now over, many are returning to work and school, they have no choice but to step outside. many th morning, much of the country is kicking off the new year in a deep prize. chicago waking up below zero for the fourth day in a row. >> this is freezing out here. i don't want to take my hands out and open the door. >> i'm freezing. i'm from florida. this is craziness. >> reporter: in northwest washington, an ice storm toppled power lines, officials urging people to stay home. texas is coated in ice. a spatula doubling as a window scraper. and this police officer outside dallas, slipping on a highway, as a
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dangerous weather has turned deadly. at least five people freezing to death across four states. polar plunges are a new year's day tradition. but this year's event in milwaukee came with a medical warning froms organizers. a polar plunge had to be canceled because they couldn't cut through the ice. hockey mans attending the nhl's winter classic found their drinks freezing before they could drink them. >> it's cold. >> reporter: nigagara falls thi morning frozen, too, as the bitter cold shows no sign of letting go. some public schools have decided to cancel class this morning in light of the cold, places like indianapolis and cedar rapids. some
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sitting idle for the past two weeks. bundle up. al has his eyes on the cold. there could be a nasty storm coming. >> we'll get to that in a bit. right now, there's 115 million people impacted by windchill advisories and warnings, from texas to florida and new england. windchills right now, it feels like 27 below in minneapolis. 28 in indianapolis. 2 above in new york city. look how far south in cold feels. 19 in austin, 16 in new orleans, 10 in montgomery. atlanta, the windchill is 2 above. we're going to see temperatures to struggle to get into the low teens to mid-20s. we bottom out on wednesday morning. and we got one more shot of
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saturday, sunday, new york city, 2 degrees. 7 below in indianapolis. and in minneapolis. and we're watching this storm in the next half hour. we're going to look at this. depending on the track of this, we could have 6 inches or 12 inches of snow along the eastern seaboard and wind gusts of 50 miles per hour. >> you're making that winter storm face you make. >> one of the traditions of the "today" show, the new host buys everybody hot chocolate. >> thank you so much. tens of thousands people returning from national trips last night arrived home to an unexpected welcome, massive lines at customs and border protection checkpoints, after a computer glitch took the whole system offline. tom costello has the latest. what happened here? >> reporter: i arrived on an international flight
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eastern time. it took two hours to get the system back up and running normally. nothing to indicate this was a hack or attack. but it caused major delays and frustrations as travelers arrived back in the state from that busy holiday. it was a holiday headache, for travelers headed home on new year's day, after a glitch in customs and border protection computers created long wait times. frustrated passengers posting long lines in miami, jfk, atlanta and san diego. the two-hour outage leaving the computers processing technology unable to recognize who was a citizen, a resident or a visitor. forcing traveler like this couple in dallas, to abandon the self-serve computers and go through an immigration officer. >> one wasn't printing the receipt. it was just -- one was speaking german and that's it. it was crazy. >> rep
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saying they do not know what caused the glitch. but there's no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature. but it was enough to leave weary travelers disgruntdisgruntled. >> there was 45 minutes we didn't move. children crying. people sitting down. people sitting on the floor. it was pretty awful not to know what was happening. >> reporter: no fun. customs and border protection says it took immediate action to process the disruption. all cbp stations are back up online at airports nationwide. guys, back to you. >> tom, thank you. ahead on this busy tuesday morning, it is back to work at the white house for president trump, after his holiday break in florida. there's a lot on the president's plate to begin 2018, here at home and abroad. national correspondent peter alexander has the latest on
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good morning. >> reporter: huge congratulations, hoda, as well. new year, same set of complex challenges for the president. president trump will have to respond to a move that could put a wedge between the u.s. and its ally, south korea. with kim jong-un calling for direct talks overnight and south korea proposing the talks next week. what, if anything, is the president willing to do after more violence in iran. president trump returning to the white house as protests in iran intensify. iranian state media reports that nine more people died overnight, bringing the death toll to 20 for the last week. protesters are venting anger over spiking good and gas prices. some are calling out the supreme leader. the demonstrations, the largest in iran in a decade. president trump s
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protesters, tweeting, the greater iranian people have been repressed for many years. they are hungry for food and for freedom. the wealth of iran is being looted. time for change. in another tweet, accusing iran's regime of engaging in terrorism. iran's president fighting back. government and people solve problems together. one who calls the iranian nation a terrorist does not have the right of compassion for our people. top republicans urging president trump to do more. >> you just can't tweet here. you have to lay out a plan. if i were president trump, i would lay out a plan as to how i would engage the regime. >> reporter: the new year is bringing familiar challenging for the frustration. kim jong-un issuing his latest ominous warning. the dictator sporting a western-style suit for his address, insisting the entire u.s. mainland is in firing ring and adding the button is on his desk. it's not a th.
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it's a reality. the president's reaction -- >> we'll see. >> reporter: this as the russian investigation presses forward. the president blasting an inquiry last week. refraining from firing robert mueller himself, saying, i think he will be fair. asking if he would open the e-mail investigation of clinton, i have every right to do what i want to. former fbi director james comey, fired by president trump last may, taking a swipe at his old boss. tweeting, here hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focus on the truth and lasting values. and the president up early this morning, tweeting about iran. he'll spend much of this week hashing out his strategy, moving forward on critical issues overseas, and also at home, immigration and infrastructure. he'll sit down for
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secretary of state and defense secretary jim mattis, as well. new details about the gunman who opened fire on new year's eve, killing one officer and wounding four others. steve patterson is in littleton, colorado, with that story. >> reporter: good morning. you're about to see new video of the expected gunman who recorded himself just moments before that mass shooting, including a call to 911 authorities say he opened fire without warning. >> i'm not sheer to hurt anybody. but i have firearms. >> reporter: this morning, chilling video of suspected cop killer, matthew reel. taken just moments before he opened fire on police in suburban denver. >> leave me alone. get out.
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>> reporter: in the videos obtained by kusa, the former lawyer and soldier records himself calling 911, saying he had been the victim of a domestic assault. >> i appeared for my health and my safety. i have some firearms. >> reporter: when the deputy shows up, he appears agitated. >> i was assaulted and you didn't help me. >> reporter: he slammed the door and fired 100 rounds of them, killing zach parish, a husband and father of two. >> one deputy down inside the apartment. all of us have been hit at least one. >> reporter: reel died in the shoot-out. four more officers were wounded. >> he was spent over zach to try to pull him out. that's why the bullet went through his
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says serious red flags about riehl had surfaced earlier. colorado authorities were warned after riehl coaposted threat tl about professors online. >> he was making statements that were indicative of having major health concerns. >> reporter: colorado police checked on riehl but found no threat. a slain officer's widow paying tribute with her young children. >> i will do everything in my power, zach parish, to honor you. and i will raise these guys to love you. >> reporter: and the community's left wondering if more could have been done to prevent this tragedy. three of four officers wounded in that attack have beenat
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and released from a local hospital. police are look for any reason that riehl would open fire. >> thank you very much. we are learning more about a tragic plane crash to costa rica that killed ten people. gabe gutierrez has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: one family was from florida. the other from suburban new york. both on family vacations over the new year's holiday, that came to a tragic end. this morning, the grief is overwhelming. friends and family in scarsdale, new york, remembering the steinbe steinberg family. >> it's devastating. we were good friends with them. >> reporter: bruce, irene, and their three sons. >> very diverse, multitalented family that will be deeply missed. >> reporter: they were among the 12 people killed when a small,
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single-engine plane slammed into a mountain in costa rica. two local crew members and ten were onboard. including mitchell and leezly weiss, doctors from the tampa, florida, area. also, amanda gueisler, whose company organized the flight. she was loved by many. >> can you see all of the smoke? >> reporter: an eyewitness described what happened after the plane took off. >> it went up and all of a sudden, it beared to the left and nose dived right in front of us. >> reporter: the charter plane belonged to nature air. in september, two passengers were killed when another one of its flights crashed into a river. authorities say the aircraft in sunday's crash had been inspected a month ago. but strong winds had
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backroads says it's extremely heartbroken over this horrific loss of life. >> trying to digest it. a family goes on vacation and they don't come back. >> reporter: the travel company backroads says it's conducted tours in costa rica for 25 years. it's working with local investigators to find out exactly what went wrong. >> all right, gabe. such a heartbreaking story. we're going to shift gears now. we'll turn to college football. the stage is set for next monday's national championship game. it will be georgia taking on alabama. those teams advance to the title game, after picking up big wins in the semifinals last night. let's start with the rose bowl. people calling this an instant classic. the back and forth battle tweenl georgia and oklahoma finally ended on double-overtime. bulldogs win it,
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in the sugar bowl, alabama and clemson. this was all crimson tide. they won it easily. alabama heading back to the national championship game for the third-straight season. this guy was at the rose bowl watching the bull dogs do their thing. >> that was unbelievable. >> you had to leave before overtime? >> i had to catch the red eye. >> i was giving him the update from the plane. throug southwest. rain w moving into the a little bit in the next 24 look for showers in the south. we'll get to your local forecast in the 30 seconds.
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the actual temperature is 13. look at the wind chill it's below zero for that wind chill. dulles manassas, leesburg as clinto feels like 4 below zero. gaithe feels like 0 degree make sure you cover up all the mid to upper 20s as we go stayin sunny tomorrow. we're the 30s. r latest weather. >> al, thank you. chrissy teigen and john legend firing back after their family is dragged into a bizarre and false conspiracy
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with a 2-year price guarantee with a 2-year agreement. welcome back, everybody. 7:30 on a tuesday morning, the 2nd of january, 2018. a new year. >> i know. good morning, everybody. we're going to get a check of the headlines this half hour, including no letup in this polar plunge. deep freeze. record-breaking low temperatures across the country, now being linked to five deaths across four states. the week ahead looking even colder, with the possibility of a major winter storm for the east coast. back in d.c. president trump returning to the white house today, after the holiday break in florida, as protests in iran rage on. the death toll rising to at least 20 after a week of unrest, as the president voices
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series of tweets. one reading, time for change. olympic offering. south korea proposing talks with north korea, ahead of the 2018 winter olympics, after kim jong-un suggests sending a team to the game. fireworks fiasco. a bizarre explosion caught on camera after a car trunk full of fireworks ignites outside a strip mall in houston. firefighters able to contain the blaze before anybody was hurt. and lotto mania. the mega millions and powerball jackpot reach $8 million. the mega millions drawing tonight. the odds of winning both, 1 in 88 quadrillion. >> i thought quadrillion was a word that we made up when we were
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chrissy teigen and john legend are fighting back after being dragged into a hillary clinton-linked conspiracy theory. nbc's joe fryer has that story. >> reporter: good morning. tegan and legend were involved in a bizarre twitter battle over the weekend. the couple threatening to take legal action about what was said about them on social media. the twitter fight pitted chrissy teigen against liz, a self-described journalist. it centered around pizzagate, that a washington, d.c. pizza restaurant was in a sex ring tied to democrats. in a tweet that has been dele deleted, she posted pictures of tegan's daughter. dra dressed as a hot dog, alice and wonderland but note pizza
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sure this person is saying we are pedophiles that marketed our daughter. she said, you run in circles with people who rape, torture and traffic kids. i expose sex trafficking for a living. teigen replied, you know any good lawyers. and john legend chimed in. pizzagate has been declared false by federal agents. in 2016, a man who was believed to start the rumor opened fire inside today. >> what happened today is promoting false and reckless conspiracy theories come with consequences. >> reporter: no one was hurt and the gunman was sentenced to four years in prison. legend and teigen comes k s day after this. she was
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to japan made a u-turn, returning to l.a. eight hours after taking off, apparently because an unauthorized passenger. the pizzagate flap brings a different kind of drama. chelsea clinton said, chrissy sending you and deluna a big hug. liz croaken says she never made accusations that teigel was involve in a child sex ring. at one point in all this, teigen noded that she had a verified check mark. twitter took that verification away. and said, we have rules against abusive behavior and take action when it's reported to us. hoda and savannah. al is back
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as the system gets together, we also even got winter storm englan we're going to watch this low snow for the carolinas. if this thing continues on this path, this will mostly be a howeve could possibly track a little further west and that but right now here's what we're we're expecting up to penins then as we make our way to the north, parts of new england same thing from cleveland to we'll continue to track this that's what's going on around
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>> and we are also tracking it but now it does look to be mainly east of the distri closer to the coastl outsid feels like 2 degrees in washin dulles and manassas, feels like today though, we'll have sunshi it will stay dry. temper will be in about then in the 30s on >> with this uncertain weather, you might want to check in with our friends at the weather channel. still ahead, what all parents need to know, after a youtube star popular with kids gets into trouble over a controversial post. then, zac efron reveals his phone call with michael jackson that had them both in tears. plus, simple changes that should have a major impact. pam
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largest medical marijuana dispensaries in all of california. with california becoming the world's largest legal marijuana economy, they and others like them are looking to cash in. this is how marijuana's been traditionally grown for sale in california, in secret. >> so, we have to get it out of here. >> reporter: lieutenant matt alexander of the fresno county sheriff's department is part of a task force that targets illegal marnijuana. >> this is typical of organized crime. >> reporter: they're losing a lot of money today? >> they are. >> reporter: officials and investors hope $2 billion pot industry is out of business quickly. legal pot could be worth $5 billion this year. in salinas valley, steve d'angelo is ready. you've been waiting on this
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>> i've been working for and struggling towards this moment for my entire adult life. >> reporter: to me, this almost looks like you could be growing anything in here. you could be growing anything we might find in the supermarket. >> yeah. you can grow cannabis in greenhouses that's equal or superior in quality to the cannabis that's grown in warehouses and you can do it with a fraction of the carbon consumption. and it's a much less enxpensive way, under the power of the sun. >> reporter: as d'angelo works to increase production in his greenhouses, in the bay area, he's working to have his medical disrepensaries to have recreational marijuana. >> we expect to have a footprint in three years. and we hope to take this model out to the rest of the world. >> reporter: there's some economically struggling towns pi
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around with pot, like desert hot springs. >> we have over 200 parcels that are zoned for cannabis. >> reporter: greta runs a consulting group for cannabis here. one is this facility. it cost $7 million to bide. >> reporter: $8 million of cannabis out of this one building. >> your lips to god's ears. >> reporter: desert hot springs has 60 projects like it. it has had an impact on property values. >> reporter: a couple years ago, they were purchased around $60,000 an acre. >> today? >> you would be lucky to find one for $900,000 to $1 million. >> reporter: but carter acknowledges a harsh reality. it's hard to make it in the legal cannabis business. you were saying people are buying acres at $1 million a
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pop. some won't get succeed. >> that's true. there's a 70% fail rate. >> reporter: a 70% fail rate should strike fear in the heart of anyone interested in growing pot. becoming a cannabis millionaire is not going to be easy. los angeles, san francisco, have not yet launched their recreational sales. they are expected to soon. pot, of course, is federally illegal and has no fan in the attorney general, jeff sessions. none of that, though, as harsh as they say, the legalization buzz out this way. >> and the hairnet is really working for you. >> top drawer. >> happy new year. we're going to head over to cour carson and see what's happening in the orange room. >> good morning. hoda, congratulations to you. we're going to tell you what some of hollywood's most powerful women are launching we started designing pop-up cards in our basement. what's cool is, today, we have 400 people working across the
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welcome back. 7:50. back with a powerful show of force from women in hollywood. >> big story today. more than 300 actresses, writers and directors have launched a project to help fight sexual harassment in the workplace. they're calling it times up. it was announced with this pull-page letter in "the new york times." for women to rise up the ranks and be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end. time's up on this impenetrable monopoly. it encourages people to donate to a defense fun fd for men and women. they are
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from merrill sweep, reese witherspoon. shonda rhimes there. time's up on silence. using that hash tag, #timesup. justin timberlake tweeting, no longer accepting sexual harassment as equality. the attention to harassment was largely focused on showbiz. time's up is expected to include the plight of working class women, as well. still ahead, taking control of your health in 2018. our "start today" experts have everything you need to know to begin your journey. and we're getting so much reaction to our exciting news. hoda is officially the co-anchor of "today." we're going to share some of your tweets. you're trending. >> my phone is under a pile, as usual. >> we're back after your local news and weather. us.
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take a look at your screen. it feels like 1 degree below actual temperature, 13 degrees. built that does not matter. it all about the wind chill. take a look elsewhere. three below in dulles, clinton, freder we many areas that are highs today, upper 20s and dry. tomorr 30s. we have a snow chance far south believ we're colder >> all right. thank now ba the "today"
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, when will it end? >> i'm freezing. i'm from florida. this is craziness. >> millions hit hard by that arctic blast now turned deadly, as another possible storm threatens the east coast. we're live with the latest. ♪ plus, join the journey. i i have having a friend to work out with makes a huge difference. >> a fresh idea for 2018, how friends and family can help jump-start your new year's fitness goals. ♪ and it's a new day. hoda, officially joins me as a part of this
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help us celebrate the big news, today, tuesday, january 2nd, 2018. ♪ >> kicking off 2018 on the plaza. >> all the way from kansas. >> all the way from alabama. >> celebrate sonya's birthday. ♪ >> i'm turning 21 on the "today" show. >> from tennessee, celebrating ellie's 14th birthday. >> we love savannah and hoda. ♪ >> we're so excited. the plaza is not only celebrating, we're celebrating right here. it's an exciting day for us and for hoda, official co-anchor of the "today" show. >> i'm doing a pinch me thing here. i'm trying to call my mom and she's not picking
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there. >> he's going to watch it on dvr. this is exciting, too. we get to be on the cover of "people" magazine. >> that doesn't happen every day. >> so neat. >> wow. >> on newsstands this friday. and lots of people have been tweeting you and saying congratulations. carson is keeping track of it. >> i'm hearing from people from high school. >> that's the fastest turnaround "people's" cover, ever. al, i'm sorry. the hash tags. your winter storm watch not a big enough story. sorry, tuesday thoughts. #savannahhodatoday number one in the u.s. chelsea clinton, congratulations to hoda. one of our viewers writing, best news, savannah and hoda. they are using #savannahhodatoday. congr congrats, hoda. >> thank you, carson. >> kathie lee is going to join
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8:00. we're going to begin with that winter storm. here you go, al. winter temperatures across the country. and another storm could hit the east coast this week. let's start with blake mccoy in frigid chicago. blake, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. a bitterly cold dose of reality for people returning to school and work today. 5 below in chicago right now. 20 below when you factor in the windchill. i want to pan off here on the chicago river. you can see the effect of this cold. the river, completely frozen over. a beautiful sight. man, a cold one. this is the fourth morning in a row, that chicago is waking up below zero. we aren't alone. a huge portion of the country in a deep freeze. temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below normal. we're talking dallas, texas, new orleans, atlanta. they're all waking up below freezing. that's a part of the country that doesn't have the proper
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some schools in the midwest have decided to cancel class today. indianapolis and cedar rapids, for example. but most of us will not be able to avoid this bitter cold, as we step out the door this morning. guys? >> blake, thank you. al is here to tell us how long the bitter cold is going to hang around. hey, al. >> it's going right into the weekend. bismarck will be 24. 11 in green bay. temperatures starting to mad rat moderate. we get a reinforcing shot of cold air for the weekend. new york city's lows, single digits. 2 above. it will be 7 below. these are air temperatures. in indianapolis, on saturday, minneapolis, the same. and little rock will be 19 degrees on saturday. next, we're looking at the storm system that's going to be developing off the florida coast tomorrow. as it makes its way up, potential snow and sleet for the carolinas. it f it goes
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delmarva peninsula. we have winter storm watches from florida to new england. first time for florida in four years. we could look at six inches of snow in north carolina and virginia, through friday. as we get into new england, this thing could get wound up, 50-mile-per-hour wind gusts. and snow, 15 inches or more. and lake-effect snow, from syracuse to cleveland, could be a foot of snow there or more. >> al, thank you. keep an eye on that. american youtube star, logan paul, is apologizing after posting a video that showed a dead body hanging from a tree. the youtube channel is popular with kids. it has 15 million followers. the video in question showed paul walking in a forest? japan that's known to be a frequent site of suicides. the site was deleted. and paul said he published the scene to raise awareness for suid
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by social media users. switch gears now. you are the "morning boost." >> i got a good one. we want to show you a michigan guy, a dad, that went the extra mile to entertain his family and friends over the holidays. check this out. ♪ >> yeah. this dedicated dad, donned the leotard and joined his daughters for the rendition of "single ladies." the whole family is laughing in the background. and the dad did it. it's a performance that in one is going to forget, ever, as long as they live. >> mom is like, don't worry, i'm not going to post this video. >> just for us. >> i'm just going to shoot it for the family. much more ahead, including zac efron, what he said to michael jackson that made the pop star cry. and a remarkable boy in a was being picked on in school. and the speeding ticket that changed his life.
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megyn has coming up. >> good morning. today, the rise of white supremacy. this is an ongoing problem in our country. we will be joined today, by not one but two people, who were in the movement and managed to find a way out. how they did it, top of the hour. >> interesting. megyn, thanks. all that plus the launch of our "start today" journey to make 2018 the healthiest year yet. we'll have the top names in diet and exercise and so you can now reserve a car online and carmax will hold it for you up to seven days, for free. you come in when it's convenient i know this because i'm from seven days in the future. now don't be frightened, seven days in the future is a glorious place. after all you had two good hair days in a row... perfect. right out of bed. and this car you reserved on carmax.com is still being held for you, for free. pretty sweet. or as we like to say from seven days in the future... ah...we still say pretty sweet. it's basically the same.
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now, as carson mentioned, #savanahhodatoday. >> yay. >> and kathie lee, we know you are so excited. you are still doing the 10:00 hour. >> oh, yes. >> a girl needs to drink, okay? >> that is nonnegotiable. >> so exciting. >> it really is. we all agree, it could not happen to a sweeter, better, more beloved person. we adore you, sweetie. for me to come back from florida. >> i know. >> just for you, we're going to toast later in the hour. >> yes, we will, baby. let's get out my stuff. not the cheap stuff. >> not the cheap stuff. >> not this cheap. >> we don't know what the new year is going to bring. but linkedin rounded up predictions and here's one getting buzz. venues will have easy pass for security lines. you'll buy the cheapest car in
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years. and fast food will be delivered. >> finally. >> nose are some expert -- >> isn't that happening? >> in some cases, yes. do we have some -- we all have some predictions. >> i predict this year that meghan markle will become pregnant. >> they're not going to waste any time. >> you're not giving them one minute. >> this is a prediction. >> yeah. >> that's true. i believe they will. and then, also, my second prediction, is i will gain five pounds. just like every year. >> you will not be pregnant. >> no. >> my prediction is that we're all going to know the name chloe kim at the olympics. she's a 16-year-old girl. her pashrents are from korea. we will know her. she's a superstar. and my other prediction, carson, is that blake and gwen are going to get married. >> thoughts, carson? >> he took a breath. >> you too
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i have no knowledge. i wish them well. >> you're a terrible liar. >> kath, what's your prediction. >> that miss jenna over there is going to have twins. >> what? >> i mean, i know i ate a lot of desserts over the holidays. i should i put on my spanx. >> that's fun. >> what about me screams twins? >> nothing yet. nothing yet. >> wow. ♪ it only takes a moment >> thank you, leslie. >> al roker? >> more and more people will be putting down the devices. digitally detoxing. and the next food trend, artisinal grits. >> like a black trump ffle on i? >> no. like solid grits. >> my prediction
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rodgers will make the biggest nfl deal. they need to reorganize his deal. in 2018, he will be the first big star to demand to get paid in bitcoins. crypto currency, how they're going to pay these big deals. >> i don't understand bitcoin. >> i don't, either. >> do we have to have bitcoins. >> my prediction, in the same vein, is that this is the year that klg will be married again. >> whoa? >> wow. >> can you imagine her in a white wedding dress? >> now, that would be a surprise. >> the fourth hour is throwing a wedding. >> yes. >> what? >> don't you have to have a boyfriend first? don't you have to have a potential first -- >> i have to say for 2018, there's going to be a lot of new thing s for kathie lee that are going to be revealed. there are little hinlt hints. >> maybe she is the one having twins. cn
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start." >> klg having twins, not the lead story. mariah carey, returning to times square to redeem herself after last year's lip-sync mishap. there was a moment between songs that really lit up social media. >> i want to take a sip of tea, if they let me. they tell me there will be a tea. okay. we'll have to rough it. i'm going to be just like everybody else, with no hot tea. we're going to try to do this one for you. >> she septembkept saying, i wa there would be tea. she later tweeted this photo, i found my tea. >> followed by a lot of champagne. now, to carrie underwood, the singer updating her fans about a fall in november. she had more than just a broken wrist. she wrote, i somehow managed to injure my face, as well. i'll spare you the
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surgery on the night of my fall, the doctor told mike that he had put between 40 and 50 stitches in. i'm still healing and not looking quite the same. here's the most recent photo. in one has been out for a little bit. most of her face covered in the scarf. she's receiving, as you can imagine, an outpouring of support. >> how did she fall? i don't remember. >> i don't know. and zach aft efron. one of his idols, the king of pop. he said that zac was on the phone with his agent and michael jackson when he first introduce himself. but after they hung up the phone call, michael jackson called back. take a listen. >> and he hands the phone over. he said, it's michael jackson again. what? okay. and i picked up the phone. i was like, hello? he said, this is zac from "high school musical"? >>
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oh, i love what you do. i'm a huge fan. i love what you do. and i lost it. i just lost it. i lost my balance. i think i fell over into the wall. i was like, do you know who i am? >> there you go. that's your "pop start." interesting story from zac efron. for your "daly click," the rockport police department was called to remove a squirrel from someone's kitchen. he wasn't leaving without a fight. >> the squirrel turned it on? >> whoa. >> there he is. >> little startled there. the officers were able to laugh off the scare. the squirrel helped himself to cookies on the corner. captured and released without injury. >> he went nuts. >> there it is. even after the
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got it. >> yes. al, take it away. >> a quick look to show you what's happening out there. look at the satellite map. bunld will up the kids. clinto is 3 below. for the commute today, it will you want the heat on tomorrow as well for the post holiday travel the district, closer to the coast. we're colder friday and if you're heading out, you can check us out on siriusxm 108. home of the h
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now, to the launch of our "start today" journey, we want to help you achieve your goals in 2018. >> the beginning of the new year, means a lot of us are looking to lose weight, get fit, do what we should do. and we're going to help you and your family and friends get healthy head-to-toe. this year, we're focused on mind, body and soul. >> 2018 is going to be our year. >> it is. >> one bell pepper has more than twice the amount of vitamin c, compared to an orange. >> we'll bring you expert advise, plans and tips to improving your diet and fitness. >> you're hitting upper body, lower body, cardiovascular. >> savannah is a former aerobics instructor. >> that's right. sure i had leg warmers. a leotarleotard, the whole thin. >> and exhale. and as you exhale, exhale your worries, your tensions. >> we want
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give you the tools you need for a more mindful approach to life. >> our job is not to stop thoughts is get comfortable with thoughts arising. >> it's a practice that is quick, 10, 15 minutes in the morning. slow it down. there you go. >> and if initiating strane ini hard, you don't have to do it alone. every goal is easier with someone by your side. >> if jenna and i are going together, it's kind of fun. >> i like working out with her. every five minutes there's a little motivator. >> we'll show you how to embrace partnership and link hands with family and friends to improve quality of life. join us on a journey to a healthier lifestyle. >> it feels good. and it's more fun together. >> that was hard. >> i let them film the aerobics class. throughout this journey, we'll
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let's get it started by one small thing that will make a difference. we have a couple of trainers here. let's start with bob harper. positive planking. first thing, drop down, get on to your elbows and your toes. hold it as long as you can. and try to beat your time the next day. >> should i plank while you give your tip. >> my tip is get uncomfortable. she's getting uncomfortable. if you do something uncomfortable every, single day, you have a higher chance of success. >> your core is nice and tight. >> yeah. keep it going. hoda? >> good job, by the way. whoa. >> in addition to fitness, we're going to focus on food and eating. joy bauer is here. give us one small thing we can do. >> the best thing you can do is swap out sweetened beverages. in other words, nix the soda, fruit punch. you want t
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it will lower your clholesterol and will lose weight. >> dave sin seng coe is here. >> don't count calories. make calories count. some of the camom calories come processed foods. you want to swap out soda. animal protein for vegetable protein. do that and push the junk out of your diet. >> savannah is planking. from natalie azar. what can improve our over all health? >> we want to sideline stress. stress can contribute to long-term health conditions. some little tips i think that are easy that everybody can do today, socialize more. exercise more. plank more. laugh a little bit more. and probably most
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make an action plan to address if you are stressed in your life. >> hold on. we're going to al roker. >> tighten my core. another component of this is mindfulne mindfulness. what do we do to get centered? >> we're going to start small. start small and create small, specific goals, that you're going to easily accomplish. when you do that, you're going to follow through and you'll get that feeling of success and confidence that will keep you motivated in 2018. start small with reading a page or two a day at night. it will help you relax. >> we have stephanie mansour. >> you want to center your body and your mind. we're going to challenge everyone to do one move every morning. reach your hands up and say, i am -- >> i am starving. >> palms together.
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>> committed to myself. >> you're focused and pumped up to step it up throughout the day. >> hold on. >> it's not just about being emotionally and physically fit. you have to be fiscally fit, as well. stephanie ruhle, what's your rule? >> cleaning up and cashing in. i'm talking about your closet to start. it's filled with stuff. you've given away the junky stuff. there's good stuff that you've paid retail for that you don't want to get rid of but you're not wearing. you have to go to websites like poshmark and tradesy. jean may have worn a dress once. i may have worn it the entire wedding season. mine should go for a lot less because i danced all night. sell those things and make some mu money. and furniture. the basement garage might be filled with antiques. you don't want it. go to cherish, like viet. designers go for the real good stuff. >> don't just put it on the
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what else? >> i want everybody to put a savings app on their phone. there's apps that help you just move money out of your basic checking account and into savings. and they do it automatically. if every year your new year's resolution is to save more, digit, acorns and qapital, fellfell spelled with "q" to make it confusing. >> it ooh's within your self-fu. >> a little trick called mental accounting. next year, we will not be having this conversation. >> thanks very much. whoa. >> we're going the other way. thank you. this is just the beginning, i got to say. you can
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let's check of the morning commut >> we still have the water main southb new hampshire at oak rememb penn line, 400, 401, 415 and 502 are canceled. cam line on a 30-minute delay. or brunswick line, i should say. >> all right. meliss
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[ cheers and applause ] hey, everybody. we're back at 8:30 on this tuesday morning, 2nd of january. we want to say thank you to everybody on our plaza because it is 15 degrees outside. they've been outside, a hearty group, all morning. we love you, too. >> what a good crowd. i mean, it is cold. these are like the real fan
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>> i'm -- are you ready for a crowd moment, you guys? i'm going to come over here because i noticed there's a hash tag that says, it's a family motto. >> the family motto for 2018 is #givemore. tell me what that is about. >> give more love, give more passion, give more energy. last year was the year of the experience. that's why we're here. this is our new family motto. >> we watched the ball drop. >> i love the idea of family motto. we can think up for our families. >> thanks for coming. >> we could steal theirs. >> that's a good one. >> i like it. coming up, we have a no, r nostalgic trend that is taking instagram by storm. this is a positive for your digital life. >> our family motto is, kids, keep it down. we need
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does a supermetabolism diet something that will help you right now. we'll dish up something that will make the resolutions easier. and megyn kelly is here. >> happy new year. >> our family motto has always been, you are not special. but today, you are very special. congratulations. >> thank you, megyn. >> it doesn't matter what we have coming up at 9:00. we have to talk about you. how are you feeling? >> i'm excited. >> can i ask you, we talked recently about how ten years ago, your life was very different. >> yeah. >> you were going through a dark period. >> yeah. >> do you take a moment on a day like this to stop and think, holy moly? >> since the day haley was born, everything has changed. and things keep getting better. good-bye, hat. >> you put out so much positivity in the world, hoda, and it comes back to you. >> let's get a round of applause for
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>> thank you. >> much love. let's get a check of this weather. come on. it is cold, my friend. >> that could be my friend. >> it is bluste conditions around the mild dry through the southw shower developing in florida. and, in fact, the showers coast. coasta showers mov in to the heavy snow developing around the great lakes. temper to warm up in the central plains. that's what's going on around here's what's happening in your >> it is sunny here and also layers today, lots of warm feels 1 below zero right actual temperature 13. but these are the numbers you're going when you walk
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clinto 6 degrees. lorton get back into aftern we'll see dry conditions. chance of snow mostly close to >> with this kind of weather, you want to make sure you get the weather you need. check out our friends at the weather channel. we have run out of people -- on cable. come back this way. let's go over this way. all right. now, everybody has been seen. let's get back inside. >> it's cold out there. al, thank you. when it comes to the way teens use social media, trends change so quickly, it can be hard to keep up. >> and there's another one on the rise that may look familiar to anyone who grew up in the '90s. here's jo ling kent. >> reporter: pastel colors, clip art and
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instagram. >> these trends on instagram are like digital mood boards. >> reporter: unlike a regular people, niche memes are more personal. >> it's just a collage or a colorful post relating to a problem or something that's happening in the creator's life. >> reporter: michelle is 13. and she's 1 of 300 million people interacting with niche memes on instagram. do you think it's a good way to vent? >> that's the biggest part of it. some of us don't have a lot of people to vent to. it's easy to pick up your phone and vent to people online, who don't know your name or your story. >> reporter: most are teen girls who have a separate and usually anonymous account for their colorful
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how are niche memes made? >> they're taking third-party apps and using them to assemble something quick. the teens we talked with, they take less than ten minutes to make these peopmemes. >> i size it and center it. >> reporter: whitney considers myself to be a niche meme community mom. >> a lot of them are younger. they are struggling with mental illness. i've been through that. i can help them. >> reporter: she makes a point to keep her posts positive, offering self-care advice to the 5,000 people who follow her. and tips to create the most popular niche meme. the biggest followers have 50,000. >> some of the accounts will have promo codes with them. >> reporter: it's a move that makes sense for brands, since many of the posts are centered around fashion and ke
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trends. most come with a community and kind and uplifting comments. in a world where everything is perfect on social media, it seems that niche memes are cool because they're vulnerable. >> they are the airbrushed version. they're raw and gritty. >> reporter: they say a lot. >> yeah. that's for sure. >> reporter: some of the posts promote stereotypes. but anything considered offensive or any posts that cause concern can be reported immediately within the app. >> from my perspective i think niche memes are a positive trend. this is about representing an identity today. and tomorrow, it's a different identity. that's what's great about being a teen, is to explore that. >> reporter: a take on the '90s collages. jo ling kent, nbc news. >> what do you think? >> it reminds m
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duran duran college. same thing, just tdigital. coming up, a bully boy and the speeding ticket that changed his life for the better. fi
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we are back at 8:40, with a story out of ohio that will definitely touch your heart. >> it will. it's about a young boy and his encounter with a state trooper that changed his entire outlook on life. kerry sanders has more. >> reporter: when you're different, life can be lonely. >> 12-year-old brett holbrooke. >> reporter: brett holbrooke's speech pattern is a result of his mother's frequent drinking. kids pick on him. >> i don't know why they tease me. >> reporter: what's it like? >> sometimes i get grumpy or mad or something. >> reporter: does it hurt? >> yeah. sometimes it
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potential energy. >> reporter: as you'll see, sometimes in life, it's the unplanned moments that have the most impact. for brett, it began a year ago, while riding in the truck with his adopted dad. an ohio state trooper pulled them over for speeding. the ticket cost $325. what did you think when your dad got that speeding ticket? >> horrible. >> reporter: what's that? >> horrible. >> reporter: horrible? and now, dad, what do you think? >> oh. i'd do it over again. >> reporter: again because in that moment, on that day, that shy boy was mesmerized. the polite manner and authority of the trooper captivated brett's imagination. his adoptive mother stitched together a tiny uniform and off they went. on a journey. for months, they visited more than 60 trooper posts including a face-to-face with trooper
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>> someone pulled him over. >> that was her. >> that was me. >> wow. >> reporter: with each visit, brett changed. >> the self-confidence has been amazing. >> reporter: you are the inspiration. >> i'm still shocked. >> reporter: and guess who noticed that being different wasn't weird, rather it's interesting. other kids. >> he has all these friends. >> yeah. >> now, he comes up to see me every day. and we do our little stupid thick that we found at lunch. >> he's more social. >> reporter: with his newfound confidence, brett has taken on a new mission, patrolling the neighborhood. >> has he practiced giving a ticket. >> oh, yes. >> reporter: i should have never asked. >> don't text and stay alive. >> okay, sir. i will not text and drive, as you tell me. >> have a great day. >> reporter: thank you. from a lonely boy, to a kid surrounded by friends.
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and you thought no good came from a speeding ticket. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, erie, ohio. >> that's my favorite story of 2018. i'm just going to say. >> and it happened on the 2nd of january. >> he's set for halloween. >> adorable. make yours heart feel good. just ahead, if you're looking to drop a couple of pounds in the new year and who isn't? we have recipes for every meal to turn your me ttabolism into fat-burng machine. in ♪ ♪ start the car! start the car! the ikea winter sale. wooooooo! get up to 50% off select items. now through january 10th. ikea.
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♪ ♪ start the car! start the car! the ikea winter sale. wooooooo! get up to 50% off select items. now through january 10th. ikea. welcome back, everybody. as the new year begins, you may be looking to shed some weight that you put on over the holidays. one way to get on track is by boosting your metabolism. dave zinczenko is here with recipes from his new book.
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>> happy fnew year. you started yours with a bang. >> i think when people think about metabolism, they think, i'm born this way. >> you have four factors. age, diet, genetics, your level of activity. and you can optimize all of that. you need to. the metabolism is the rate at which your body burns through calories just to keep you alive. >> you can eat certain foods and it will get your metabolism going. >> people think about going to the gym for 30 minutes. they don't think of the other 23 hours. you can be burning calories the whole day. >> i see berries. >> this is your perfect day of eating. starting with breakfast. these are quiche muffins. you can make them by the dozen. real men do eat quiche. and lean women do, too. >> what's in it
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metabolism? >> it's about superproteins, supercarbs and superfats. you have nitrate and sugar-free ham. that's your protein. or go with turkey. you have delicious veggies like tomato, onions and spinach. and for the superfats, you have some parmesan cheese over that. >> let's go to lunch. an avocado. >> you do not want to miss the boat on lunch. this is an avocado boat with tumeric iced tea. it's combining the avocados with mu mushrooms. you can mix them inside the avocado. and you have your supercarbs. >> it's interesting that fats can get your metabolism. >> everyone thinks that fat makes you fats. bad fats make you fat. not
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complement because you have a nice, asian spice that helps in weight loss. >> let's look at the snacks. >> you are never going to go hungry on this plan. you are getting one snack of greek yogurt and berries or three slices of turkey and a peach. >> the supercarbs are fruits mainly? >> mostly. and veggies. >> all right. we're coming down to dinner. we're going to keep the metabolism going. >> and the great thing is, you have a steak, your superprotein. it ee's lean. and it's coffee rubbed. the caffeine is giving you a boost, as well. >> that's regular caffeine during the day, as well? >> yes. same thing. same effect. you have your soweto dweet pota. you have a
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it had four-times the calcium of ke quinoa. >> what is it? >> a nutty, whole grain, a complete protein. i know you like wine. >> thank you for this part. >> you get to drink wine on the plan. >> okay. >> only 200 calories and no sugar. >> is there anything you should eliminate from your diet to keep the metabolism going well? >> as much as the processed foods as you possibly can. you want to eliminate sugar, so soda. it's nutritionally void of anything that will be helpful to you. and you want to basically go with your superproteins, carbs and fats, that will give you your essential calories, not empty ones. >> dave zinczenko, thank you so much. go to
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including some birthdays. mr. roker? >> okey-dokey. bring on the smucker's jars want to meet some sweet people. it's 105th birthday to patty jones of cincinnati, ohio. she's been a proud member of her church for half a century. marshall is a retired air force pilot from straussburg, virginia. he flew small planes until he was in his 80s. happy birthday to jimmie forrester. she was an entrepreneur and owned many of her own restaurants. mabel guider is 102. when she turned 100, she was handed the key to her city. we can only
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birthday will be like this year. ripping people off because she can get in their homes. paul from pennsylvania is 100. he says the secret to longevity, you'll like this one, carson, a daily double dose of jack daniels. >> oh, yeah. >> hey, now. and happy 100th birthday to bob konen of chicago. he worked as an educator over 40 years. if you know someone who is celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, tell us all about them at tod today.com/celebra today.com/celebrates. >> can we please raise a glass? today, hoda was announced as the new co-anchor of "today." i wish everybody could see how everybody has been loving up on ho hoda, giving her hugs. everyone is so thrilled and deservedly so. this is a new day on "today." we have so much to celebrate. what a bif
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staying with me at 10:00. let's just throw that in there. all right? >> you guys, thank you. >> i had a few people on twitter say, how about regis coming back? >> oh, wow. >> whoa. >> it's been awesome. >> can i add, hoda, i didn't get to say my congratulations. you are proof that good things happen to good people. >> absolutely. >> your warmth and your kindness means so much to me. >> if 2018 is starting out like this, with you in this position, for all of us, it will be a good year. >> and you having twins. >> i'm having champagne. >> the #savanahhodatoday, is still trending. people are taking notice of the brand-new addition. >> this means a lot. >> they're loving the girl power at the anchor desk. they're taking note of what a great person you seem to be and people are. when great people get rewarded, it's extra
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>> have you heard from your mom? >> i just dialed in the commercial break. she said, you were just outside. how are you calling
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tuesda nnd, 2018. i'm eun yang. we want to check on your commute with melissa. how looking? >> a couple problems hanging around a lot of water main breaks on parkwa that water main break still southb rock creek
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still the water main on barnab road and delays on marc. >>right. thank you. we'll take a quick break now and
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15 degrees right now in the distri but th is making it feel so it only fields like 2 degrees now the rest of the area some spots a few degrees below zero. for today, 28 for a high. sunny, mid 30s. snow chance closer to the coast much colder friday and saturday. >> all right. thank you. very cold out there. we're going to take a break and
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this morning on "megyn kelly today," life after hate. a young man descends into a life of racism and violence and manages to find his way out. but how? then, quick food fixes to get you on the right track in the new year. we all need that. so easy, you can start today. do you know the most important health test to get in your 40s and your 50s? you should. we'll tell you. all that and more on "megyn kelly today" right now. [ applause ] hi. hello. hi. hi there. happy new year. hi, everybody. welcome. i'm megyn kelly. happy

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