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. good morning, brutally cold, tens of miions waking up to dangerous bonehi clling temperatures from the midwest to new england. the arctic blast ushered in b that powerful winter storm over the holiday weekend. tens of thousands s without power, gridlock at the airports. this morning what you can expect as you head out the door. breaking news, reports that at least five people have been killed and two americans htn a suicide attack on a u.s.-led convoy in syria. the second ambush on americans there in a week. we're live witthe very latest. blame game, president trump attacks democrats for rejecting his latest offer to end the government sh democrats accusing him of holding the country hostage.
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ne alyillion federal workers caught in the middle and facing an unprecedented fifth straight week withoutpay. all that, plus, dramatic endings. >> to the end zone, hello super bowl! >> tom brady and his n england patriots beatssa ks city in overtime, a thriller. the los angeles rams with their own ovtime upset againor new leans. >> good, rams win it! >> after a controversial no call thatalill beked about for years to come. >> but that should have been a penalty. buckle up, police issue a warning to prince philip after the 97-year-old gets back behind the wheel just days after flipping his suv. and moo ots, overnight incredible images of the so-calledod super blo wolf moon. the lunar eclipse that has st stargazers howling, today monday
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januar 21st, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news, " this isday" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" and thank you for joining us on this monday morning, martin luther esng daig c melvin along side sheinelle jon. day today.ds a >> what a game you used the word thriller. i guess ahrler is a fair word. >> that no call, it's, you know, the's been some talk that the league might address it this morning. we'll have more on the games coming up. but that's a hard way to lose a football game. >> that's tough. >> we'll get to that in just a moment.>> let's start with super cold temperatures well below freezing across much of this count o on the hee that nasty holiday weekend storm, the problems that it's caused innt just a mome but first dylan dreyer has t the latest on the deep freeze. what are we looking at here? >> this is like hit you in the
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face cold. we haven't seent this col so far this season. windchills are running 15 to 35 degrees below zero this morning, windchill advisorie and windchill warnings in effect. let's show you some of the numbers washington, d.c. is 15, it feels like 4 buon, vermont, feels like 26 below. that extends to the great lakes as well. we're approaching record lows. we're not really setting records this morning. we're forecasting a low of about four degrees this morning. kalamazoo iso 13 below, s not quite records but still very close to it. we are going to continue with the cold throudaout the day high temperatures will be running about 15 to 25 degrees below average as ts low of colder air settles in from the north. we are looking for a high of 18 in new york, nine in boston, five below in lakeplacid, detroit 13 degrees. this cold extends down south with temperatures running 10 to 20 below average. atlanta 41 today which is ten
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degrees below average. starts tomorrow and into nddnesday, temperatures up down the east coast will rebound. d.c.'s up to 50 by wednesday,ho and bostould get up to 42 by wednesday as well. it is going to warm up. now to the lingering problems from that weekend storm. kathy park is up in albany, new york, where people were hit with fre than a foot snow. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. the current temperature here in albany is minus five. when you factor in windchill, it feels like negative 28. this cold is expected toayast all making for some t treacherousvel and dangerous conditions if you plan on being outdoors. >> a nasty winter storm over the weekend, burying parts of the midwest and northeast. this morning millions are dealing with the frozen fallout. the storm packing a powerful punch, freezing new york's hudson river. strong waveshe pounding eastern seaboard, parts o
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coastal massachusetts under water. now officials concerned about the dangerous temperature drop overnight. >> the windchill, when you're talking about minusfive, minus ten, minus 15 degreewindchill, that is seous. >> plow operators racing against frme to clear the roads before the deep ze. >> so the goal is to get all this cleared hopefully before it all freezes over >> yes. >> absolutely. we do not want it to be frozen. that's for sure. >> reporter: tralreacherous across multiple states. r ick conditions to blame hundreds of crashes and dozens of injuries. in missouri, the state highway patrol reporting two fatalities from weather-reted crashes, and in connecticut a utility worker killed repairing a downed line after a tree fell on him. air travel has also been affected. more than 1,600 flights canceled, another 2,700 delayed. and it was a shivery saturday in goose bay canada for these
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united passengers. after a doo broke, they were unable to deplane and wound up tting on an icy tarmac for a frosty 14 hours. back in albany, new york, while some were digging out, others were having fun. most warming up o to the idea spending today inside. >> do you have somewhere to be today or tomorrow? >> no. work for t next three days, so that's good. >> is thatoo athing? >> yes, yes. >> so i get to dig out and go back in the warm house in my bed. >> reporter: and now if you didn't get a chance to dig out sunday, here is the problem, t icy temperatures created a solid layer over these large snow mounds so it's going to be a lot more difficult to dig out today. >> just looking at you, i'm cold. thank you. now to that breaking news we mentioned at the top of the dlow. a d attack carried out on a u.s.-led convoy in syria. nbc's lucy kafav has the latest. >> there are unconfirmed reporti
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of me casualties including two injured americans in northeast syria. according to the syrian observatory for human rights, a suiciderg bomber ed a u.s. convoy. syrian state media say the blasts targeted a syrian kurdish check point where the u.s. maintains a military base. this incidentomes one wee after isis claimed gesponsibility for a deadly explosion tng a restaurant in syria that killed four americans, two u.s. service members, a civilian working for the defndse department a contractor. now, these attacks complicate presideniotrump's dec to withdraw all troops from syria, something he announced last month, and the continued bombings also underscorent on assertions that the islamic state remains a threat capable of deatay s. craig, sheinelle, back to you. >> also this morning, the government shutdown has hit the one-month mark. 31 days, asknd president tnd
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democrats are exchanging new jabs over what it will take to end it there are also new developments in the mueller investigation. he whitennett is at house covering it all. >> reporter: the moscow trump tower project is the focus ofra se investigations by the special counsel and congressiol lawmakers into links between the trump campaign and russia's interference in the 2016 election. now thepr ident's personal attorney, rudy giuliani, is saying m that trump's company continued to pursue a bh iness deal wssia up until the presidential election, which is far longer than the president previously acknowledged. >> reporter: this morning more questions president trump's involvement in a deal to build a trump tower in moscow. mr. trump's personal lawyer, rudy giuliani, admitting for the firsthaime tt the talks continued until the 2016 presidential election, much later than previously known. >> could be ap to far as october, november. cover until the election, so
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anytime during that period they could have talked about it. >> compare that to what candidate trump said in the summer of 2016. >> i have nothing to do with russia. jobs in russia, all over the world, but we're not involved in p>>sident trump. iuliani denying that president trump told his previous lawyer michael cohen to lie to congress about the moscow project. ou>> are 100% confident that the president never once asked michael cohen to do anything tell the truth to congress? >> 100% certain of that. >> it follows a rare rebuke by a special counsel of buzzfeed report that the president directed coneoh to make false statements. the administration hitting back at that report while also taking on critics of the president's latest effort to end the partial government shutdown now entering week five. a n proposed deal dead on arrival with dhemocratic leader who say they won't negotiate until the president agrees to reen the government first. the new white house proposal includes an offer to exte f
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three years the legal status of an estimated 700,000 young undocumented immigrants known as dreamers and another 300,000 refugees from countries hit by war or natural disasters. >> this extension will give them access to work permits, social security numbers and protection from deportation most importantly. >> the compromise would come with a price formo ats, $5.7 billion to build a southern border >> the radical left can never control our borders. i will never let it happen. walls are not immoral. >> even som conservatives quick to criticize t for offering what they call amnesty to people who entered the country illegally. the vice president pushing back sundays >> this not amnesty. >> reporter: those ameected gove workers on track to miss another paycheck demoralized. >> i did two tours in afghanistan and i would do that againea in abeat before sitting at home like this.
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>> reporter: senate rublican leader mitch mcconnell says the senate will start voting president trump's new proposal this week. are ps are trying to shift the political dynam of what has been the longest government shutdown in history since polls show that president trump is getting most of the blame. house democrats say they're pushing forward with legislation of their own to beef up security at the southern border without funding a wall. as this political bk and forth plays out, tomorrow night marks the next federal payroll deadline, with no solution, those 800,000 affected governmentkers will miss another paycheck. craig and sheinelle. >> that's tough. thank you. new questions this morning surrounding an incident that went viral over the weekend. a lot of folks are talking about this. it shows a group of high school students from kentucky appearing to taunt a native american elder during a rally in washington. nbc's ron allen has been llowing this story and joins us this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, s craig, thosedents were in town for the march for life, and they've been widely condemned
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for what many see as racist behavior. now they're facing possible expulsion from school. this morning they're pushing back saying there's more than one side to the story. >> this video near the lincolna memo igniting outrage, native american nathan phillips a vietnam veteran beating a drui face-to-face wgh school teens from wearing make america great again gear. >> i was scared. i was feared. >> the tribal elder said he stepped in to diffuse a confrontatio between the teens and men isntifying hebrew israel tiidenti. that group seen in a new video hurling insults at the teens. >> i intervened and things just escalated from there. >> re orter: the member of th hebrew israelites who filmed the encounter tell nbc news it started when the students were mocking them. the kentucky catholic school and
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diocese that some of the students belong to saying in a statement, they condemn the actions of the students and we extend our deepest apologies to mr. phillips. we will take appropriate action up to and including expulsion. but now the student at the center of the controvndsy, nick san is speaking out. in a letter he writes he and his fellow students were verbally attacked first by the hebrew israelites and they onl started performing chants after given permissi by a chaperon. i was worried that the situation was getting out of control where adults were attempting to ovoke teenagers. he added that he smiled because i wanted him to know that i was not going to become angry, intimidated or be provoked into a larger confrontatn. her students can be seen making racist gestures. >> it represented a behavior ana anttitude that certainly does not reflect the values that we
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kentucky,ovington, have and promote. >> sandman says he's been targeted with death threats. the triba elder says he's not sure whether the student should be expelled. >> so many layers to this story. ank you for breaking that down for us j. now to a celebration in wisconsin in the wake of the miracle escape and rescue of ic13-year-old kidnappingm jayme closs. her family and friends coming together to give thanks. morgan chesky has more on that d what's next for jayme. >> good morning, this community is facing so many emotions can now finally focus on moving forward. for the closs family that means enjoying some time in private. >> at st. peter's catholic church, it was the prayer many thought they'd never say. >> we pray in gratitude almighty god for the gift of our friends. >> a prayer of thanks and
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gratitude from thesin of jayme closs whose improbable return marks new beginning for her tiny wisconsin town. >> we are grateful fst a foremost for jayme's safe return. i don't know if we wou s have had tength and the courage to do what she did, so we're grateful for her. >> at jayme' school, signs welcoming her back cover the windows as cards from all over the world pour into the small town. >> it's been incredible to see. >> reporter: jayme's living with her aunt in barron recovering out of the public eye. >> they're doing it well. they would take it day by day, and they're just appreciating everyotment they have together. >> it was just 11 days ago police say she escaped her alleged captor jake patterson, the 21-year-old former marineil accused ofng jayme's parents before kidnapping and holding the teenager captor for 88 days. police arrested patterson
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minutes after jayme managed to escape from the home. there's no word when jayme will return school. >> we're going to prepare for a little bit of everything just so we're not scratching our head when we do get that phone call. he want to be there, and we want to give her best of everything. >> reporter: today new photos show a glimpse of the old jayme, a funovg 13-year-old hiding incredible strength. >> it was a true smile i saw on it looked joyous. i feel like she's going to do well. >> as for patterson he's being heldn on $5 millail charged with two counts of homicide and kidnapping and armed robbery and he has y to enter a plea. >> happy she's with her family, morgan, thank you. much more to get to this morning, including the tcp for super bowl liii is now set. fans were treated to not one but two overtime thrillers sunday in those conference championships. in the end tom brady and those
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new englandatriots heading back to the big game once again to face the los angeles rams. >> second andgo al, to the end >> a fitting night capn a championship sunday for the ages. game. was a hell of a >> tom brady and his patriots taking down the chiefs booking their third straight trip to the super bowl a the record ninth appearance for brady. th patriots dominated the first half. >> to the end zone, and it's caught for the touchdown! >> but the chiefs young star quarterbackatrick mahomes responding late. >> he's got a whole wideel open fi and the chiefs haveak t the lead! >> after an epic back and forth, the patriots seal the deal in overtime. just hours earlier the l.a. rams punched their ticket to the sur bowl. >> rams win it and on to super bowl liii the go. >> we're excited about getting a hance to moven and play in atlanta. wow. >> but late in the game,
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controversy. >> no flag. and thetwo minutes lef saints in the lead, officials not calling an apparent pass interference against the r hs that coue given the saints a chance to put the game away. the no call igniting a firestorm on social media. the city of new orleans devastated, a highway sign expressing what all their fans were thinking. we were robbed. afterwards, saints coach revealing he got a phone callgu from the l office admitting it should have been a penalty. >> for a call like that not to be made, man, it's just hard to swallow. >> overnight, fans in l.a. and new england ecstatic as a star-studded super sized showdown awaits. >> we're going to need one more great game, so that's pretty great way to end it. i was probably as excited as i've been in a long time. >> oh, tom brady. consider is,his is his first super bowl victory came in 2002 against, of course, the st. louis rams, the then st. louis
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rams. the rams head coach, by the way, 16 years old. sean mcvay was 16 at the time. their quarterback only seven year old. >> weird when you look at it that way. >> how are you feeling? >> my heart was racing at the end of the game. i'm a go to bed on time kind of person. i'm like 10:00, overtime, i have to stay awake. it was very emotional. >> you know wint? we're not to get into the nuances of football. there's no way with that decision in the moment, nobody could say, hey, wait minute. >> to overturn the call or the noncall? that's w horribl to lose a football game. there's some talk that the league may address it. hoda kotb she was scheduled to be off already. she didn't call in sick becntse of the s loss. she did tweet this, te love sometimes hurts. saints we will love you forever. capturing the sentimentrom who dat nation. >> that's a nice hoda tweet. super bowl liii february 3rd.
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>> in atlanta. >> all right, across the country. we'll get to your local forecast in 30 seconds. good morning, everybody.
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skies are mostly clear. it's an ugly shade of cold this morning. current temperature at national airport 15 degrees but those winds are howling. temperatures stand atinus 4. in the teens everywhere and windchills running between 5 and 15 below zero. bundle up.ou make suree protecting people, pets and pipes in this kind of cold weather. and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. > coming up, the recent arrest that could lead to a major break in the mysterious unsolved murders of t teenagers in indiana. also ahead, the new warning from police to prince philip as the g 97-year-oldets back behind the wheel days after that frightening accident. but first, this is "today" on n.
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good morning. it's 7:26 on this monday january 21st. >> hope you're monday is going well. melissa mollet is standing by with a check of you traffic. >> but let's start with chuck bell. chuck, it's cold. >> melissa -- mollette, sorry out that. 5 to 15 below 0. so col my brain has done frozen up. temperatures won't recover a lot. upperteens, low 20s. at most, another cold start tomorrow morning. milder weather and rain returns for wednesday and thursday. >> all right, chuck. thank you so much. an electrical heater started
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this early morning fire in southeas d.c. firefighters say they rescued a woman and she is expected to be okay. tonight news 4 is gettingu eady for change. >> how to take control of your career especially ithe fear of the unknown. here is a look outside right now on martin luther king, jr. holiday. >> you can expect a lot of road closures in d.c. for the parade. a check of your traffic is next. stay with us.
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good morning, i'm melissa mollet with a look at 46rs. in mclean, spring hill road near old dominion drive, downed polls and wires. not sure why it came down. it is windy. i have to warn you this morning. springfield befor 95 before franconia road causing problems on the side of the ro. her routes into town and out of town, nice and light on this holiday morning. guys.
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>> thank you, melissa. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. >> for now back to the "today show" after this short break. this is not a bed. it's a revolution in sleep. the sleep number 360 smart bed is on sale now during the january savings event. it senses your movement, and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. it even helps with this. so you wake up ready to put your pedal to the metal. save up to $500 on select sleep number 360 smart beds, now ranked #1 in customer satisfaction
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days and times are -- let's get to a check of these adlines. millions waking up to arctic temperatures. parts of the mid st and northeast were buried in snow. plow operators racing to clear the roads before the deep freeze. and highways treacherous across multiple states. slick conditions were to blame for hundreds of crashes and dozens of injuries. air travelers didn't fare much better. more than 1,600 flighere canceled, 2,700 were delayed. there are more questions this morning about president ump's involvement in a deal to build a trump tower in moscow. the president' personal lawyer rudy giuliani, admitted for the first time that the talks continued until the 2016 presidential election, much later than previously known. giuliani also denied that president trump told his previous lawyer michael cohen to lie toongress about the moscow project. >> are you 100% confident that the president never once asked michael cohen to do anything but
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tell the truth to congress? rt>> 100% ceain of that. >> the comments follow a rare rebuke b the special counsel of a buzzfeed report that the president directed cohen to make fa statements. serena williams punched her ticket to the quarter finals of e australian open this mornin the 37-year-old is trying to win an eighth championship at melbourne park and ad r tieing 24tm grand sitle overall. next up for serena, carolina piscova from the czech republic. police a following a lead. two teenage girls found dea near a popular hiking trail. chilling audio capturing what could have been their killer's voice. gabe gutierrez has the latest. >> the recent arrt of an indiana man on child molestation
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has drawn new sotention. say he looks a lot like a police sketch. >> this p morniice in indiana are looking into a possible new lead in the murder of two teenagers, abby williams and libby german. the bodies of the girls were found two years ago a you have a hiking trail. the recent arrest of 46-year-old chars ed drij has caught the public's attention. some say he bears a striking resemblance to the man in this police sketch released in the delphi murder case. mike patdy is libby german's grandfather. had over 36,000 there's been a lot of comparisons done. i don't mean to down play it, but this could just be another tip. >> abby's mother anna is also careful toot get too hopeful. >> we're not saying it's the guy because we don't know it's the guy, and we're still looking for the guy. that's where we're at right now. >> for almost two years the
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killer has elude police, the only evidence this grainy photo and a chilling recording of what believed to be the suspect's voice caught on therl cell phone saying down the hill. >> police have received tens of thousands of tips in responseeso the a of charles eldridge. investigators in the case say the teaar is of this arrest and will investigate to see if there could be any connection to the murders that occurred in delph delphi, indiana, on february 14th of 2017 adding each tip whether it receives media attention or not is investigated for any connectn to the delphi case still, almoswo years in the case remains cold. >> it is sad. nobody even here thought we would ltill beking for somebody in two years in a town this size, but we are. >> the pain of the tragic murde doesn't get any easier. >> the second year has been harder than the first. >> nor does the fear that the killer is still out there. >> it's terrifying toalk around every day knowing that there's a person out there that could do something this
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horrific. >> reporter: eldridge is due back in court in indiana next month on the child molestation charge. he has not commented and has no attorney on record. there's a $200,0 reward for information in the murder case. sheinelle and craig. >> thank you. let's switch gears now get another check of the forecast. >> we have the next storm system we're going it watch producing salt lake city. the rockies will see several inches of snow. we're seeing outer bands of snow start to work into north dakota well.innesota as this will move eastward through the day today, bringing the snow through the western plains. as we go into tonightownd tomot continues to move eastward. look at the push of warm air h this system. by the time it moves through the majority of great lakes, midwt, ohio valley and east coast by the end of the week, there will be enough warm air iw place thare looking for a mostly rain event. not the case back through the rockies where we'llee 6 to 9", across central and more than
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plains 1 to 3" with isolated higher amounts. that's a look at the weather across the counsel, now a peek out your window. >> shivering cold outside this morning. skies are mtly ear. that northwest wind which arrived yesterday has gone e. nowh west northwest winds still averaging 26 miles per hour. so it is aind chilled morning for sure. 15 the current temperature, minus 4 the current windchill in washington. it's not any milder anywhere else across tar . windchills running 5 to 15 below 0. not much of am- w today. rain moves in the middle of the week. >> that's yourcaatest fost. >> all right. thank you. new details this morning on the heal concerns that have wendy williams stepping away from her popularalk show. >> also ahead, a group of llywood stars sugt up for space camp. plus some of the rarkable images captud overnight of moon.rare super blood wolf yes, that's what it's called. >> beautiful. first, lesson not learned.
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coenporrndt keir simmon hthis. good morning. g to porter: good morn you. you know, last week i said the queen might be able to persuade the duke of edinburgh to sto iving. it looks like that was too difficult a task even for her imagine city, and thmajesty. roe queen's sorry, no word phillip as one of the women in the other car is speaking out. >> back behind the wheel, prince philip neen driving a brand suv over the weekend, and apparently he was not wearing his seat belt. the royal on the rd just two days after that frightening crash. hisuv overturned, theie wind shattered. after hitting another vehicle carrying two women and a baby near the queen's tountry estate. his was a major incident that, frankly, it nes a miracle was more seriously hurt. >> emma fairweather one of the injured womene in th other cars says she's upset the duke is still driving. >> iigsy insensitive and
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inconsiderate towards me and everybody invodsed. there no then be a period of reflection on what could be done differently. >> right. o prevent the same thing happening again. >> speaking on i tv's this morning show, she complained abouthe lack o support. >> where has he gone? because surelynt he to speak and check i'm okay. >> itfairweather was lefta broken wrist after the crash. >> i'm still waiting to give a statement to the police. i haven't had a full medical check over yet. only my arm has been checked. >> last week's crash fueling growing concernshe overer at 97 the queen's husband should still be at thewhhal. >> shoul been more observat. observ >> i think he's quite old to be driving. >> theormer naval office is fiercely independent. resident obama during his visit to the queen, and a keen driver even after retiring from public life in 2017.
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>> ultimately the only person who could really stop driving would probably be the queen, but then is he even going to listen to her? at7 he's set in his ways, and he does things his own way. >> the duke sti reluctant to trade the driver's seat for the backseat. >> and it does seem now to be a legal issue and anfomage issue the royals here. we understand from the police that they did give prince philip a warning about not wearing his seat belt, but now tomorrow they will interview emma, the passenger that you heard from there, and talk to her about what happened in the crf h. and thenurse in terms of the image issue, guys, the danger for the royals and for that he of edinburgh is appears arrogant, and that does not play well for the royal family. >> we'll have to seeow they handle this one. just ahead, dylan, you're going to take usar inside a sight. i thought it was beautiful. the super blood wolf moon that lit up the sky. >> why is it called a wolf moon? >> why is it called a wolf moon? >> i'll explain a you could hear it tearing the house apart.
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blood moon thanks to the sunlight scattering off the earth's moon and a wol moon cause that's what we call a full moon in january, that coincided with a total lunar lipse, which is the moon passing through the eart s enough science, let's get to the pictures. from the west coast, all the way to the east coast with this beautiful picnre of the moon i its early stages behind the empire state building adding a nice glow to the new york city skyline. here we go behind the jefferson memorial in washington, d.c. this incredible sight was also visibloss the atlantic. take a look at these, this beautiful sight from brussels, belgium. you can see the moon also here in prague lookinge beautiful and another gorgeous shot of the moon over the mountains in france. jonathan tweets same night, sams camerae moon but a few hours apart. so, so cool. overall this made for a stunning sight in the sky. it was at 11:41 last night so i totally missed it, but there
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>> announcer: news 4h begins w storm team4 weather alert. >> 7:56 is your time on thisda holiday m january 21th. i'm molette green. let's get right to storm team4's chuck bell. chuck, how longis bitter cold sticking? >> it's going to be here through today, tonight airst part of tomorrow before slightly milder r moves in temperatures in the teens but that northwest wind is out there. windchills are running 5 1 to below 0 this morning. bundle up, limit your time outdoors, check on elderly neighbors, make sure they are doing okay. s also, make you bring your pets inside. they don't like the cold anymore you do. >> melissa mollet standing by with a check on your this martin luther king holiday. that's next. stay with us.
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take a look at hur first4traffic in mclean, spring hill road near old dominion, downed pole and wires. careful. >> 270 going to take you 28 minutes. nice andlear o 270 as far as the beltway goes it's clear as well. molette. >> melissa, thank you. another local news update in 25 minutes. back to the "today show" after this break.
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t' is 8:00 on "today," coming up, deep freezewamillions are king up to arctic temperatures after a nasty weekend winter storm buried parts of the thousas of flights canceled nduntry. need to ed, what you know before you head out the doorit we're liveh the latest. plus, day 31, the longest government shutdown in history now entering week five as republicans and democratsrefusa to rch a deal as nearly 1 million federal workers ppare to mis yet another paycheck. >> i did two tours in afghanistan, and i would do tha againn a heartbeat before sitting at home like this. and mic drop.
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♪ and the home of the brave why legendary singer jimmy buffett's performance of the national anthem has people talking, today, monday, january 21st, 1920 ♪ >> out here freezing. >> for my 40th! >> from mechanicsville, viinia. >> good morning, heart weartwel georgia. >> we're celebrating our fifth annual ski weekend in vermont. it's 14 below here! >> spending mlk day on "today"! >> and welcome back to "today," thanks for joining us on ts mlk holiday. craig melvin here alongside
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sheinelle jones. >> that large group of peopl we just showed there, one of our producers downstairs, that was him and his of friends. >> what a fun group. 's we want to see you in that open. imple to do, just record a short video message saying hi and where you'r watching fro and share it with us on twitter or instagram usingthe the #mytodayplaza. maybe you'll see yourself on the "today" show. >>ou didn't have to go on a ski trip to do it. lots to get to s your news at 8:00, brutal cold, fierce winds making it dangerous be outdoors in a large swath of this country. the deep freeze a iso slowing down travel and the digout from those weekend storms. dylan dreyer is standin by with more on what we can it is brutally cold out there. the coldest we'veelt so far this season. that's why it's such a shock to the system. sodchills 15 to 35 below 0 we have windchill advisories and
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warnings in effect. let's show you numbers. feels lik 4 below i d.c., 8 in raleigh. feels like 17 below in n york city,5 below in burlington. chicago feels like 9. not much wind out thwee. re close to record low temperatures. the record in boston is 0, we'rm bog out around 4, kalamazoo, michigan, 13 below, providence, 1 below. the record is 2 below. it is going to stay very cold as into the afternoon. today is the coldest day for the eastern third of the country as that cold air settles i we're looking for a high of 18 in new york 5.below in lake placid, pittsburgh, 16. down sou temperatures are running 5 to 10 degrees below average. wee going to rebound, especially by wednesday, 60s in north carona, 70s in jacksonville, boston up to 42 by wednesday. sheinelle. >> thank you. thank you. president trump's own attorney potential bomb shell about his client's business dealings in russia, and itomes while theresident faces rejection over his latest
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offer to end the government shutdown. nbc's geoff bennett is at the white house with more. mood morning. >> reporter: gooing. the president's personal lawyer is expanding the time line f how long president trump was actively looking into doing a business deal in russia t a trump tower in moscow. rudy giuliani is now saying that mr. trump's company continued the talks through the 2016 presidential election, which is far longer than the president previously acknowledged. >> could be up to as far asbe oc november. cover until the election, so anytime during tha period the could have talked about it, but the president' recollection of it is that the thing had petered out quite a bit. >> and this morning the partial government shutdown enters week five. the president's new offer dead on arrival with democratic leaders who say they won't negotiate until the president overnment reopen the first. the white house proposal includes temporary protections for certain immigrantsn exchange for $5.7 billion to
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build a southern border wall. now as that plays out, tomorrow night markst the n federal payroll deadline, and at the moment, those00,000 affected government workers are on track to miss another paycheck.ei lle. >> that hurts. thank you. some breakg news out of syria this morning, a suicide attack was carried out on a u.s.-led convoy in northeastern syria. there areme unconf reports of multiple casualties, but according to u.s. military ci ofs, no americans were killed or wounded. this comes just ds after isis claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion targeting a restaurant in that killed four americans. it took just a few seconds sunday to chae the skyline of jacksonville, florida and make way for the future. an implosion brought down the old city hall built nearly 60 years ago. the blast created a thick cloud of dt but officials said all
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asbestos had been removed from the building. the demolition helps clear fhe way redeveloping the city's downtown. a close call at the australian open, an overhead spider cam goes the umpire's chair. the impact sen the roof of the chair falling onto the court. no one was hurt. the umpire was checked out by a edi he. caust icase. she said she is going to contin working the tournament. >> close call there. that's the news, with hoda off you're handling the morning boost. coloradun high schoolr andrew reagan plays on his school's unified team for athletes with disabilities. watch what happens on friday as launches this buzzer beater from half court. >> look at that. >> that is the shot of a
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lifetime. >> the crowd's reaction shows just how popular andrew is. >> that's awesome. >> he also had a message for everyone who has supported that ondeo line, andrewcarote i t do this without you guys. i'll never let you down. love to see that. >> memories of those high school games. coming up, we're going to show you what happened when the stars of the new lego movie decided to try their hant being astronauts. and the health battle that hash, -a the old crew! remember when we all used to go to the cafeteria and just chow down midday? -you mean, like, lunch? -come on. voted "most likely to help people save $668 when they switch." -at this school? -didn't you get caught in the laminating machine? -ha. [ sighs ] -"box, have a great summer. danielle." ooh. danielle, control yourse. i'd like to slow it down here with a special discount for a special girl.
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treatment adding, despite her strong desire to return, shis king a necessary extended break from her show to focus on her personal and physical wellbeing. grave's disease resulting in high poe thyroidism or overactive thyroid. it's considered fairly common and predominantly affects women and those under the age of 40. >> you can think of the thyroid gland as the metabolic control center of the body when it's hyper functioning, you might have sympty,s of anxiet irritability, hea intolerance, weight loss, even a high heart rate. >> willeams' latesth scare coming on the heels of a string of alarming incidents datckg ba to october of 2017 when she fainted while hosting her show.> that was not a stunt. i'm overheated in my costume, and i did pass out. >> just last month williams told her audience she suffered a hairline fracture to her right thelder but didn't say how injury happened. >> i don't need an operation. they tell me i'm very healthy. >> just days later, williams
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raising concerns on social media when she began slurring her speech on air. >> o first guests are an iconic -- are an iconic hip-hop trio. williams post add statement on instagram apologizing for a less than stellarnd show explaining she'd taken medication to manage her shoulder pain. nohis morning as fansei send well wishes it remains unclear when williams will return to work and get back to spilling the tea. >> ooh, lemony. >> the wendyw williams s will air reruns this week and return with new episodes featuring guest hosts. > we certainly wish her the best. >> always enjoy wendy williams. certainly hope she is getting better. we've gotre dylan dr pulling double duty. >> double duty today. we're talking about jimmy buffett, the musician and new orleans saints fan got the opportunity of a lifetime this weekend. heading to the big easy to sing e national anthem a the nfc championship game, but it was
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the way buffett ended his performance that had people talking. take a look ♪ the land of the free and the home of the brave ♪ [ cheers and applause ] so fans had mixed reviews othe mic op. some loved it while others were just confused. buff ffett has yet to addre the gesture but post add video of his performance saying it was wonderful honor. >> if you drop the mic the performanceo has mic drop worthy. i don't know if jimmy's singing was -- i lov jimmy buffett. >> the national anthem is just not something you eally drop the mic at. >> he'll say something. next up, james corden invited the chris pratt, will arnett and elizabeth banks to join him at space camp where they competed in challengeseo seho would make the best >> if you we the first man on
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the moon, what would you have said? >> bro, full st. >> can you touch your nose? can you touch james's nose? put your fingers in james' mouth. >> guess what i'm going to do that's super cool and reallyen stnd that my kids won't be embarrassed about it. >> at >> space dab! >> are you allowed to >> no, absolutely not. >> guys, there's a zero, zero tolerance on dabbing. ♪ and i think it's going to be a long, long time until touchdown brings me around again to find ♪ ♪ i'm not the man they think i am at all, oh, no, no, no ♪
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♪ i'm a rocket man >> that's at the end it was elizabeth banks who was crowned the winner. sounds like an out of the world experience. >> that sounds awesome. space dab. >> space dab. it was great. and finally, matthew mcconaughey stopped by the ellen show where heo had sit in the hot seat and answer some burning questions. check it out. >> what's the weirdest thing you've done to make money? >> it's also iegal so i'm not telling. >> who do you think is the sexiest man alive? >> i always say i was on the cover, and i'm still alouvre. right now i believe it's idris thougin >> besides mlove, showering, swimming or playing bongos what is something else you enjoy doing naked? cooking if we're not deep frying anything. >> that was revealing.
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to watch matthew's full apelarance on n, check your local listings. >> by the way, did you see matthew mcconaughey over the weekend? he's a big tennessee fan. he's on the sidelines at the basketball gamse >> i didn' did you see it? >> no. >> he wasn't naked, was he? >> texas,ot tennessee, texas. he's wearing this orange suit that only monaughey could pull off. we'll show it to you later. >> do you have a daly click? >> there it is right there. >> an actual suit. >> theatching pants? >> oh, yeah, all orange. >> he can pull that off. >> only matthew mcconaughey could pull that off. >> over to daly click now. this woman at the gym sums up all of our newyear's resolutions. she was keeping a gotr pace on thdmill when she tripped. but did she give up?, he didn't give up. she shook it f, slowly made her way back to the treadmill, but check out what happens. >> oh. >> craig.
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>> after a secondumble people in the gym helped her slow down the treadmill. >> oh, l justnched her across the room. >> wait, i have never seen you laugh so hard ever. >> you're sweating. >> you're like sweating. >> oh, my god. she was fine. >> she's totally fine. >> now we know what makes craig lether people's misery. >> how long have we workedth together e, four years? >> do we have time? one more time. just one more time. >> the woman fell off the treadmill. >> she was okay. fine.oman was tell me this isn't the funniest thing you've seen. >> craig. >> [ laughter ] >> i'mok sorry. . weather. get to do >> she was fine. the the woman was fine. watch your step, be careful. >> i mknow, youht you might laugh. here we go. we've got heavy rain that's expected b the end of the week across eastern third of the country.
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this the storm. syst even though it's really, really cold, it's going to warm up m before the sysets here. mostly a rain event except nreat lakes athern new england. still, it is going to be our next storm system as they come one after another with the pattern we're in. we could see 1 1/2 to 2" of rain across southern new england. that is something we're keeping an eye on in case it leads to flooding. meantime the snow in the rockies, northern plains. that will be the same storm system and entire eastern half of the country is very, very cold. temperboures running 10 to 25 degrees below average. windchills this morning as cold roheun hs your window. >> good morning, everybody. i'm storm team4 meteorologist chuck ll. windy acold. the sun is out but it's not doing much toarm things up. the west wind averaging 25 miles per hour. with temperatures in the teens,
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windchills are going to be below 0 for the next hours at least. temperatures will eventually reach teens to 20. another frigid day coming up tomorrow with temperatures only around 30 tomorrow afternoon. >> that's youratest forecast. ivilege dylan, thank you. forecast. >> dylan, thank you. now to the tributes that are pouring in thisorning for a veteran cia officer who spent his career pulling off realife missio impossibles. c's ga da schwardi schwartz has story. on ony mendez who died saturday is forever immortalized in the film argo and he is best known for a daringn rescue the role of a lifetime. >> there is a movie company in hollywood right now that is funded by the cia? >> yes, sir. >> it was a story that even hollywood couldn't have made up and one tha transformed a highly respected cia officer into a legendary hero. this morning tributes are
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pouring in for tony mendez who passed away at age 78 after a bale with parkinson's disease. ben affleck who portrayed mendez in his film argo tweeting tony mendez was a true american hero. he was a man of extraordinary grace, decency, humility and kindness. he never sought the spotlight for his actions. he merely sought to serve his country. mendez engineered the inedible 1980 rescue of six u.s. diplomats in post-revolutionary iran. he sat down with jenna in >> do you feel like they get the essence of what the cia does right?y >> mos movies about the cia they have the cia guy a deranged asas assass assassin. what we're hoping is we're going to start a the cia guys lovable, and i'm the first lovable spy. >> mendez was recruited by the cia in 1965. he served during the cold war and was a master of disguise who helped cia operatives conceal
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their identities in dangerous situations. after the islamic rolution in 1979 mendez was askedlp to save diplomats. >> this american hero w did this mission to save six lives and didt with this most outrageous cover story and his ingenuity ask inventiveness really struck me. >> after 25 years in the a mendez wrote about his life as a spy in sever books before "argo" brought his daring operation to the big scen. >> they' a canadian film crew foron a science fic movie. >> i fly into tehran, we all fly out together. >> you don't have a better bad idea than this? idea we s the best bad have. >> after the risky many n' miss success, mendez was awarded the cia intelligen star for valor. he is survived by his wife, also a long-time cia >>officer. e were the gadget people. we supported operations afternoon the world. >> but i've heard, too, that one
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of your favorite things is when people thank you for your harvice. >> well, it's you do, keep the world safe and people recognize that. that's a good thing. >> mendez was also awarded the trailblazer medallion by the cia as one of only acknowledged for helping change the history of the cia. >> le well-luived. the growing push to make four-day school weeks permanen >> plus the apps and new technology that could work wonders for your winter skin after your local news.
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news 4 begins with a storm team4 weather alert. >> good morning to you. 's 8:26 on this monday january 21st. i'm corey smith. let's send you over to storm team4's chuck bell. chuck. >> it is going to stay super cold for the entire day toda windchills running between 5 and 10 below 0. afternoon temperatures will get only u to around 20 degrees or so. so a very cold day the wind lays down tonight. it will be just about this cold again tomorrow mornind milder weather with rain moves in for wednesday afternoon and. thursd >> nice day to stay inside, chuck. melissa mollet standingay with check of the commute on this martin luther king day. that's next. stay with us. when you shop with us, you know how to score.
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oo gd morning, 8:30 onig thi id monday morning. , can't evenell the time, 2019.ry 21st martin luther king day. we have a happy holidayd. cr they're bundled up. thisight be the coldest i've ever felt it here on th plaza. >> this is -- this crowd is azge. >> it's amg. unbelievable >> it's seven degrees out here. >> we were teasing craig melvin because hooks like he's going o the north pole, but i'm freezing. >> i don't know what i'm thinking. can we have a crowd moment for a moment? >> let's do it. >> becky and chad. >> the a's becky chad. >> from philly! >> hi, welcome, welcome. you're a school teacher? >> i am a teacher.
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i teach fifth grade. >> you decided to come andth ma trek, it's freezing outside. >> in the freezing cold. >> some people i just want to tell you guys, some people they go inside, they come back. you have been out here. >> we've bee t here whole time. oh, my god, i can't believe i'm meeting you. >> so nice to meet you, too. >> thank you. >> wre are yourgloves? what are you doing? >> i couldn't take pictures with my glos on. >> thank you for coming. thank all of you guys because it is freezing outside. nice to meet you. >> okay. seven >> seven. >> four, five, six seven. g up, something we can all use on a cold day like this, help with your winter skin, what to ditch,hat to add to your beauty routine that will have your skin glowing. it includes the a'r that y going to want to download. then it's week two of our no diet today plan. this morning the recipes for some healthy dessert and snack swaps that taste great. >> really cool swaps. also just ahead on the third hour of "today," sir patrick
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stewart himpping by to tell us about his newlf is s that puts a modern spin on a classic adventure story. we're als going to kick off our behind the scenes series with a young dancer teaching her moves to some of music'sge b stars. >> everything's so slow. >> it's like can you hurry up? >> my mouth is frozen. >> and dylan's crying. >> oh, i can't even feel the tears. >> oh, it's okay.ll it'sright. >> after this. >> there's a billboard.s >> "today"'eather is brought to you by milk life, love what's real. all right, i got my hat on. any > all right. i've got my hat on. any pats fans? no. i can't tell. i don't think they can hear me right now. we're all frozen. take a look at what's going on across the country. it is goingo be a brutal start to the week as we're noticing. thatir arctic has settled in, cold in the plains, upper midwest, great larts, ast,
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down south is below average. by the middle of the week it will start toarm up. with that next storm system mooefgsward, should osy rain east coast, upstate new york, interior pennsylvania. we'll see more of a wintry mix. we finish with that storm lingering,ef lakct snow possible and also a few flurries in the s,rockies. 50 60s, lots of sunshine. that feels awesome right now. i'm sure we could use some of that around here. quickly, that's a look at the weather going on across the country, now here is a peek out your window. >> good morning once again. it is a sunny but bitter cold day. you can tell flags are at full if you recal furl. wi0 to 30 miles an hour. temperatures low teens, windchills are below 0, between 5 and 10 below for most areas. today's high temperature, if you're going to call it that, only 22 degrees. down into thebe single n in the suburbs again tomorrow morning and rain in the middle of the week.
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>> now you can all go home. go warm up. sheinelle. go home, go warm up. >> sheinelle. >> it really is cold, thank you, dylan. now to a push tiedo your child's education that's really gaining momentum. oss the country, more schools are shifting to four-day school weeks citing benefits for teachers.nd here's nbc's joe fryer. >> reporter: the teacher's strike in los angeles comes after high profile walkouts across the country. from west virginia to oklahoma to arizona, all of them echoing worries over low wages and large class sizes, but some school districts have found a different way to boost morale, something that's helping them recruit and retain educators, a four-day school week. >> there's a teacher shortage nationwide. you have a problem hiring teachers? >> we don't have a problem hiring 'steachers, and the lots of reasons for it, but one is the four-day week. >> at corbett high school
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outside portland, oregon, friday comes early. students here only go to school monday through thursday. our weekends are amazing tleer three day weteends. >> rep corbett's school he the switch 20 years a thinking it would save the district big money. >> that's probably not the reason to do it, isn it? >> that's the reason they did it, but that's not the reason i think you should do it. >> reporter: with fridays free for sports, extracurriculars and appointments,at adminiss say there are fewer interruptions and better attendance the rest of theweek. 9th grade teacher jennifer radolesk communities 45 minutes to an hour each wayith no complaints. 50 districtsa between my house and here that i could teach at that are closer, and the drive is wor have the four-day week. >> having that extra day on the weekend gives me a chance to replenish myself so i can come i k and be the best teach
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can be. >> reporter: those four days are longer so they add up to the same amount of total instruction time in a five-day ek. students say it's worth the tradeoff. >> i get more time wh my family and i have more time with myself and i get t sleep more. >> about 560 districts in 25 states have four-day weeks. many are in rural areas. olperts say it's not ideal for every sc including those with high poverty rates where a large number of students free or reduced lunch. another possible negative? finding child care on that fifth weekday. in corbett we found no one who saidwas an issue. >> we always just seem to make it wo, whether they were with grandparents or an b olderther or an uncle that could watch them. >> reporter: some critics worry not enough is known about the impact on students and there's not much research on how a four-day week affects academics at corbett home to a high school
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ree te routinely ranked one of the best in the country. >> what if suddenly the school district said maybe we should go back to a five-day week. >> everyone would be -- it would be ymadness. >> couldn't pry it out of corbett with a crowbar. it's stuck here forever, ith ink. >> reporter: for today, joe frye nbc news, corbett, oregon. >> i'm torn on that one. when the ks are in hool, you know, you have your day. >> i'm supposed to be thinking academically. maybe in high school for me. you know, when you can work or do other things, use that time for something productive. >>ime on task >> but now i'm like seven days a week. no, i'm kidding. just ahead, the hidden culprits making your dry skin ev worse this winte and the new technology that could give you some comfort: but first this is "today" on nbc. this is not a bed.
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ss. with temperatures plunging across the country, your skin is likelyin pthe price. luckily, we have new york city dermatologist dr. debra ttenberg here with all the remedies you need. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> talk about why our skin gets so dry. >> it's super cold out. dry heat is on people are taking longer showers. yere's no humidn the air, and these things cause havoc on yo>> skin. efore we get to some of the products is there anything we y avoiding?pecifica >> you want to avoid electric blankets, hot air that blows y frr blow-dryer, long hot showers, all those things are going to pull the moisture out of your skin and cause increased dryness. >> hot showers, that's a good one because i think i do that. let's start wseh some of t products. your favorite tip to save our skin this winter? >> so humidifiers. you want to humidify the air. these are amazing. you can leave them on your desk, you can leave them on your nigh. st they blow cold air into the environment that's moist and really improves your skin. >> s this is tiny.
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is it really effective in a big old room? ou it is effective. if you put it on desk and it's blowing in your environment, it's going to make a huge difference and they're easy to clean. >> what's next? >> i'm also really impressed with the skin technology this year. it's about pring with your smartphone and getting improved personalized skin coaching. >> is it worth it? a lot of the gadgets i'm never sure. worth the skin scanner is a product you can pair with your phone. you put it onto your skin and it will tell you abo the dryness, it will tell you about the wrinkles, it will tell you about your pore size and giveou ucational tips and products to improve your skin. i'm a huge fan of thinuforio. this is one of the most fun new products. you pr i with a variety of at-homes.kin mask it delivers led lights, warmth and cold energy. all things come together to improve your skin. >> you just rub it acrossour face? >> exactly. you pick this up, you rub it
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across your face and it pairs outh your phone to change the environment of product. >> you see all these masks thesv daysybody's looking to moisturize. >> winter skin and acne is a huge problem for some some people are breaking out because their skin gets more dry. they can't use the products they're used to using. ey're very irritating to the skin. there are new l lights, and they're great because they are anti-inflammatory and they also kill bacteria, so you can use a mask. you can use a chlight, w you can turn on and put directly onto your skin. >> where would you get somhing like that? >> these you can buy in any drugstore. >> even the light? >> you can buy these lights. these are over the counter and they've been available in dermatologists' offices for years. >> what about this one? >> this is a mask. you can put it directly onto your face. and that will help with acne? >> it will help with killing off bacteria and killing off the inflammation. if you don't want to use an led or y're not high-tech, there
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are patches. patches for skin care are in the know right now.o if you want just apply a patch onto a pimple that you get, it will deliver the product automatically. >> thas my question. my entire face is dry. if i have one spot, you don't want to, you know, mess with your whole face. >> exactly. so you can use led lights or patches directly onto the spot, and your acne will be improved. > let's squeeze these in. i see thiseverywhere. is this effective? is this just as goodter? i've always wondered. >> it's actually better than water. these products, cleansing lotions are great during the winter. mice lynn water contain little droplets of oil. the oil likes oil on your face, so it pulls it away, removes the grime, the dirt and all of your makeup. >> do you ni need water? se it, but i wasn't sure. g. think of this as your first line of cleans it gets rid of the makeup, the dirt and the w then you use a gentle cleanser to rinse everything off and you
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have this squeaky clean skin that's not irritated and dried out. >> talk to me abt exfoliating the winter. some people swear by it. i was wondering if it makes it drier. >> what you want to do is figure out a way to exfoliate and clean your skin whout irritating it. there are great new technology-driven products, the claire son mia is one example that comes with a bunch of different heads. it pairs with your smartphone. it will change the intensity. it will change the length of time that it cleanses. it will do a gentle exfoliation withouts. chemic great way to clean your skin. >> going high-tech now aren't wre? all of these apps and using your phone. >> i love the high-tech i think skin care is going to move into that direction. >> thank you tous morning. i say we have more on these products at just eaahead, hhy recipe swaps to satisfy your sweet tooth without derailing your but first this is "today" on nbc.
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and we're back with more of r resolution revolution, and our no diet tay plan. she's founder of js health. she got us started last week with somor tips breakfast. she's back this morning to teach us how to enjoy the foods that we love by making them healthier. >> you're about to blow our minds. always good thahave you. >>s a lot of pressure. thank you so much for having me. >> i'm excited about some of these swaps. how many times a week do we have to swap something out for it to be healthier? >> it's pretty simple. i want people to focus on one to two omall changes swaps a week. >> that's it? >> it's the new year. we're ovehelming ourselv trying to do it all when it comes to a healthy life and by ebruary we've already given up right? small swaps allow for consistency. that's why i citated i want this to be a lifestyle that is enjoyable. >> one of thehings that i think probably keeps a lot of
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folks when it comes from mswapping, keeps them f doing it, the taste. if you swap o something it doesn't taste as good. >> the more healthy food you eat, theore you'll crave healthier food, you've got to give it some time, about a month of eating healthier food, your taste buds to change and adapt. >> taste buds change over time? >> correct, and ie actually h a trick for that because i'm a nutritionist. i tell people to do two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar into a large waterle bond sip throughout the day. this reduces sugar cravings but also makes you crave healthier foods. it gets your taste buds adapting. >> vinegar water? >> yeah,er apple c vinegar. what are we going to start with here. >> we're doing a healthy apple or berry crumble. i know americans love their pie. >> we do. >> tse are froze berries. help me put these in there. >> i can do that. frozen or fresh, doesn't matter? >> doesn't matter. you can do peach, you can do whatever fru you like. >> i want to go back to something, i recognize everything else here.
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what is this? >> that's ground linseed, almond and sunflower meal, y but can do flaxseed meal as well. we're going to to toss this with a little bit of maple syrup. we're going to do cinnamon. i did lon juic maple syrup and a bit of cinnamon. you know with the diet culture we're so focused on the foods we have to remove and give up, but want people to focus on the foods they can add to their plate. the crumble i made from oats so really healthy. not just oats, i'm going to do coconut flakes. aisle goi i'm going to do almoeds, chia se >> this is ground linseed, almond and sunflower meal. you can just do ground flaxseed to keep it simple. >> why do you like that? >> it's high in fiber and essential fatty acids. it keeps you really full. this crumble can be eaten for breakfast it's that healthy. >> i thought it was >> i'm going to do maple syrup
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and coconut oil and some cinnamon. this you'll see is going to turn into a crumble. >> and you just pour that -- >> i'm obsessed, i created j's healthy because i love making healthy version ofs people's favorite foods. you'll see thisurns into a crumble like mixture that i'm going to top the berries with. basically then you bake it in the oven on 350 degrees fahrenheit for 30 minutes. it turns into a crble. >> that' easy. >> you'll just top the berries with the crumble. i'll do that now. >> it tastes naughty, are you sure this is good for us? >> it's so good. >> that's really good. >> that is what i've bece good at, creating healthy versions of people's favorite treats. i like to top the crumble with greek yogurt instead of ice cream. it's always good to have some cold ice cream. >> that is coconut yogurt. >> really quickly, trail mix, a lot of people like trail mix. >> most of the h snacks areh in refined sugar.
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it's high in essential fatty acids, higher in protein. these are mixed nuts, i'm going to add sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds, some dark chocolate, coconut flakes, cinnamon. >> so there's enough naughty in there to make that good too. >> you'll see. this is the perfect snack to take when you're traveling, working, you can take it to school. iar actually prit on a sunday, and then i have it in my fridge or pantry and i've got a snack ready to go for the mweek. going to do a little bit of cranber the problem with trail mixes is they're normally high in sugar because of the dried fruit. >> so you minimize theried fruit. >> yes. we're going to mix this all together. >> this is a win. >> dark chocolate. >>our kidsould love this. >> this is really good. the kids really do l e the apple crumble and berry crumble. >> you can head over to one small thing on instagram for even more for easy healthy swaps and you can find today's recipes, plus a meal plan that jess has designed for all of us to followto at to followto at >> thank you so
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. we are back with birthdays, dylan who's celebrating today? >> we're celebrating so many wonderful people. let's spin t aroundhose smucker's jars ask say00 very happy birthday to genevieve lewis of claireton, pennsylvania she served her community as a girl scout troop. lead dorothy from grand blank this grandma is celebrating 100 years as well. she has 14 grandkids, 20 great grandkids, and eight great, great grandkids. >> wow. >> happy 101st birthday to dr. victor stern, a retired chemist from cincinnaohio. he enjoys playing the piano. jane kristin of rockport, missouri is 100. she says her secret to longevity is staying active by always
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taking the stairs. lucille frommont vel low, new rk. this passionate singer spent many years volunteering with her local church. and check outse tove birds, happy 75th anniversary to arold and mable nielsen from florissant, missouri. the secret to a long and happy marriage is to always put the other one first. check out more of the stories you love all day at in the market for some reading that cld change kyour life? today you'll find the best self-help books out there right plnow. , meet a couple who divorced but are still living nder the same roofake ppof their kids. that and more on coming up, hollywood royalty, sir patcktewart is here. we'll
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this is a "news4 today" newsbreak. good morning, 8:56 on this holiday monday january 2 1st. i'm molette green. let's begin with chuck bell, how long is this bone chilling cold going to stay with us. >> today and tonit, by the end of the day tomorrow, this bitter cold will be coming to an end. that will be replaced
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unfortunately by rai i chances the middle of the week. right now temperatures in mid teens. windchills remain below 0 here as late as this is in the morning. be near 0 all day today. here is your extended forecast, 34 tomorrow and near 50 with rain wednesday and thursday and another shot of cold for the weekend. molette. >> thanks so much. melissa mollet standing by with a check of the commute on this dr. kidnapping holiday. stay with us. rms. in the off-chance the wind ever stops blowing here... rms. the lights can keep on shining. thanks to our natural gas. a smart partner to renewable energy. it's always ready when needed. or... not. at bp, we see possibilities everywhere. to help the world keep advancing. strand restoring ading a father's faith.... it's standing tall after one surgery... not six. stronger is being a typical kid...
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a problem in hyattsville bw parkway after 450. a report of debris. perhaps a downed tree. mclean, spring hill road near old dominion drive downed pole and wires. 270 clarksburg 270. a crash there. >> thanks, melissa. get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app.
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from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning to you, welcome, craig melvin here along side sheinelle jones, dylan dreyer of course, and thank you for joining us on this martin luther king jr. day. here i a live look here, i believe we've got a le picture of the memorial there in washington, d.c. the monumentre t on the plaza in washington. it's a day to honor the civil rightscon and reflect on his message and the dream that he shared more than five decades m ago at thech on washington. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will


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