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win their freedom. brutal. 52 million americans from the midwest to the east coast waking up to bitter cold temperatures this morning as much of the northeast is hit with its first snow of the season. we're tracking it all. and not sticking the landing. an unmanned spacex rocket touches down and then suddenly topples over, exploding into pieces. what the team behind the ill-fated mission is saying about it, today, monday, january 18th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on monday morning, martin luther king day. i'm matt lauer. alongside tomorrow ron hall for savannah guthrie who is taking the day off.
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the spacex folks saying we got it, we got it, we got, we don't got it. do you get half credit for that. >> you do because you're elon musk and he's tony stark. >> we'll have more on that but let us start with the top story, the most intense democratic debate so far of the presidential campaign so far. hillary clinton clashing with bernd on some big issues in this racece we have complete coverage starting with nbc's andrea mitchell who co-moderate that had debate. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. well, with the democratic contest a lot closer than anyone had predicted, the candidates have been getting increasingly combative and that produced a fiery debate just two weeks before the iowa caucuses. the fireworks exploded right from the start, first over guns. >> i have made it clear based on senator sanders' own record that he has voted with the nra, with the gun lobby numerous times.
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what she says is very disingenuous. i have a d-minus voting record from the nra. >> and then health care, clinton accusing sanders of trying to kill obamacare by proposing a new medicare for all programs. >> now, there are things we can do to improve it, but to tear it up and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate i think is the wrong direction. >> that is nonsense! what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman and child as a right! >> firing back sanders blasted clinton's ties to wall street. banks. fees from goldman sachs. >> i can take that, but he's criticized president obama for taking donations from wall
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led our country out of the great recession. >> you've received over $600,000 in speaking fees from goldman sachs in one year. >> you're the only one on this stage that voted to deregulate the financial market in 2000. >> reporter: as to what role her husband would play if she won the white house. >> well, it will start at the kitchen table. we'll see how it goes from there and i -- i'm going to ask for his ideas. i'm going to ask for his advice, and i'm going to use him as a goodwill emissary to go around the country to find the best ideas we've got. >> reporter: asked whether he regrets having recalled bill clinton's past transgressions disgraceful and unacceptable sanders called it old news. >> and i mean this seriously, you know that. we've been through this. yes, his behavior was deplorable. have i ever once said a word not. >> reporter: but sanders showed
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surge in iowa and new hampshire polls. >> when this campaign began she was 50 points ahead of me. we were all of three percentage points. guess what in, iowa, new hampshire, the race is very, very close. >> reporter: and, in fact, after the debate, south carolina's leading democratic congressman james clyburn told us if bernie sanders wins big in iowa, it will redefine the race. he says he's got a much better organization here in south carolina than cliburn had realized and that it could mean a replay of 2008 when hillary clinton lost to barack obama here. back to you, matt. >> andrea mitchell, and imia, thanks. nice job last night, by the way. so will what we heard from the candidates change the dynamic of the democratic race? chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." chuck, good morning to you. chuck. did you see a winner last night, a clear winner? >> reporter: well, i don't know if it was a clear winner but this was clearly the bernie
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if you were an alien and plopped down on the earth and didn't see any of the polls or follow the race would you have assumed bernie sanders was the front-runner because he was the focal point of most of the debate. not until you got to foreign policy was it clear that it was hillary clinton that had a lot more command and control of the issues set than bernie sanders so i think in many ways this was bernie sanders' big moment. now whether he was able to earn new supporters i think that's what we're going to find out in next week. i think he did nothing last night to lose anybody and if anything he fired up his base. >> how do you like his tactic of tying secretary clinton to the big banks and wall street? is it effective? >> reporter: i think in democratic primary it's very effective. in this political environment, i mean, matt, you have donald trump and bernie sanders both trashing wall street because what wall street also does when you say it it tells the voter, hey, they are part of the insider game.
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they have been conflated as far as the political environment is concerned and what the voter hears it's insider rigged game that doesn't benefit me. >> and quickly before i ask you to take a break and come back to talk about the republicans, if you're running the clinton campaign right now, are you beginning to figure out your talking points to the public on why your candidate might have lost iowa and new hampshire? >> reporter: well, i don't think they are there yet. i thought the most fascinate being development last night was that hillary clinton basically wrapped herself in president obama. i think we know her strategy which is to tell democrats, hey, do you like president obama? did you love him? i'm the one who is going to do whatever it takes to carry his legacy. bernie sanders, he wants a big revolution. he doesn't think barack obama was -- was good enough. >> all right. channel 6, action news, as i mentioned, stick around. we'll talk about the republicans in just a moment with front-runners donald trump and ted cruz sharpening their attacks against each other. nbc national correspondent peter
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peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. you had another one of those warm and fuzzy feelings wouldn't last. donald trump and ted cruz neck in neck in iowa just two weeks to the caucuses. they are unleashing a series of attacks with crump's latest crumbs, if you will, not over policy but personality. so much for playing nice for donald trump and ted cruz. >> he's a nasty guy. nobody likes him. nobody in congress likes him. nobody likes him anywhere once they get to know him. >> reporter: cruz is fighting back against trump and the new york tabloids after they condemn condemned the senator's attacks on new york values. >> our friends in the media, seem like they lit their hair on fire. what are the new york values of which you speak? now, i would say in the rest of america people know exactly what that means. >> reporter: cruz's strategy, turning trump's words against him tweeting the billionaire's comments from "meet the press" in 1999. pro-choice and open to gay marriage. >> i lived in new york city and manhattan all my life, okay, so,
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bit different than if i lived in iowa perhaps. >> reporter: trump's argument. cruz is a hypocrite, privately raising money in new york and getting loans from its big banks. >> he wants to look like robinhood, that he's the one protecting the people from the banks. well, he's actually borrowing money and personally guaranteeing it and not disclosing it which is illegal. >> reporter: attacks that may not sit well with the party's right wing. one influential commentator warning trump either cut the crap or you'll lose lots and lots of conservatives. >> right? >> reporter: like these tea party supporters voicing their saturday. >> say whatever you want. he didn't report bank loans. that's okay. >> reporter: under fire on the trail, cruz not missing a chance to get back at his chief critic, even after getting stuck in an elevator. >> all right. so who put donald trump in charge of the elevator? >> reporter: friendship now for the record for "snl." >> i'm glad everyone is talking about my good friend rafael eduardo cruz.
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crabbing all the headlines, the rivals, of course, are fighting to get in the fray as well. marco rubio bashing cruz for his campaign donations and jeb bush hitting trump for being too liberal and even john kasich getting a small boost with three new hampshire papers endorsing him as the best man for the job. matt. >> peter, thank you very much. let's bring chuck back in. chuck, if you go on the campaign trail and you go to a donald trump event, the people in that room love to hear him skewer others, other politicians, especially democrats, but it seems there is a line when it comes to ted cruz. explain the line. >> reporter: well, look. ted cruz and donald trump, they do share some of the same sort of anti-establishment outside supporters. you saw what peter was talking about. it's a radio -- the warning shot to trump, a radio talk show host by the name of mark levin. donald trump in his wore against political correctness, it has really been very popular with
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cruz sort of more strident conferenceational conservative in washington, he's popular with the talk radio crowd and the talk radio crowd are more principled conservatives. if they had a choice they would probably vote ted cruz over trump and that's the warning shot to trump. that's why it's a precarious strategy to him. he could hurt himself as much as he helps himself by going after cruz. >> chuck todd this morning with us, chuck, thank you very much. appreciate this. another major story this morning, a prisoner swap with iran to secure the freedom of four americans. three of them arriving in germany overnight as they begin making their way home. we have two reports for you beginning with nbc's keir simmons in landstuhl, jerell any. keir, good morning. >> reporter: hey, tamron, good morning. one of the freed americans is already back there in the states. matt trevithick was met at logan airport and three more spent the night here, and we're told that they were in good spirits this morning.
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the "washington post" reporter met by u.s. officials. he's now one of three at the landstuhl, germany. >> that's spectacular news. we're just so happy. can't wait to see him. >> reporter: in a flurry of activity his editors arrived to meet him. what did he say? >> he said i feel a whole lot better than i did 48 hours ago which has to be the understatement of the weekend. >> sounds in high spirits and indicated that he wants human people. >> reporter: former marine amir hekmati's sister was flying in for a reunion. >> we've been on pins and needles dying to see him. we haven't seen him in four and a half years. >> reporter: while a pastor, saeed abedini has been four years locked up. >> it's unbelievable. out of iranian soil and in germany and after some medical
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from him. >> reporter: an emotional and momentous 48 hours, the men emerging from an aircraft. >> we're united in welcoming home sons and husbands and brothers who in lonely prison cells have endured an absolute nightmare. >> reporter: simultaneously america releasing iranian prisoners, sanctions lifted and events viewed by republicans and one said one american didn't come home. former fbi agent bob levenson is missing, promising to help find him a statement from his family says we are devastated. a mystery surrounds a fifth american who was freed but chose not to leave iran. we don't know why. perhaps he didn't want the attention because, tamron, we're told that the others were waiting at the airport for a day, and it may be days before they can leave here while they undergo psychological evaluation. tamron.
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let's get more on this from rich engel in tehran. richard, what's the mood there time >> reporter: well, this is an extraordinary time to be here in tehran. the mood is one of expectation and optimism. people are encourageled by the deal. they think they got the better half of the deal, and they are looking forward to a better economy. the sanctions that had been put in place now lifted devastated the iranian economy and put a stranglehold on the economy. it is a illegal for iranian people and businesses to move money in and out of the country. now banks can do that. iran couldn't legally trade its oil. now iran can, although oil clearly is not worth what it used to be, and tens of billions of dollars have been unfrozen. that money hasn't hit the economy he had, but it could apparently soon. we were just in the bazaar area, right in the heart of iran, the commercial center of therefore city, and people were already talking about stocking up their inventory.
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to come. i was probably the only american. i was certainly the only american i saw in the bazaar area. people came up to me and said we hope more americans come. we want to do business, so definitely a mood of hope. >> richard, you point out logical reasons why the people there would be encouraged, but what is the government telling its own people? >> reporter: well, the president rouhani gave a national address and he said that this was a victory for iran, a victory for the principles of the iranian revolution. he said it was also a win-win and that all the countries around the world supported this deal with the exception of what he said were warmongers in the region, israel, and what he called extremists in washington which many here interpreted as a reference to donald trump and some of the other republican candidates. >> richard, thank you so much. >> and let us now move to iran's neighbor iraq.
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scrambling to find a group of americans who disappeared over the weekend in baghdad. iraqi officials say the u.s. nationals were kidnapped from their interpreter's home, that press. the americans were apparently taken to sadr city where all communications and contacts stopped. the u.s. embassy confirms that several americans have gone missing in iraq and the say they are working to locate them. here at home. brutal cold is blanketing a large section of the east with more than 52 million americans under warnings and advisories. dylan is here with the details. we still have a big crowd because it's a holiday, but they are all bundled up obviously. >> objectionly, and i think they were happy to see a little bit of snow. new york for snow. >> it's win thor. >> it's winter and finally feels like it. do have the windchill advisories in effect through the midwest and northern plains stretching all the way through great lakes and even into parts of virginia and southwestern pennsylvania. 21 million people are under the advisories with windchill
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we will see windchills about 25 to 40 degrees below zero. currently right now, it feels like 26 below in minneapolis. next tends all the way down into charleston, west virginia, where it feels like 5 below. as we go into this evening, temperatures will steadily decline through the day in the northeast where by this evening it's only going to be in the 20s with your feels-like temperatures well down into the teens, and then tomorrow morning bundle up. it is going to be 12 below in minneapolis. most areas back in chicago and the midwest starting off in the lower single digits and it's here to stay. it will take until about thursday before it warms back up. >> again, we should expect this. >> it is january, yes. >> dylan, thanks very much. let's talk about that dramatic video we showed you at the top of the show, a rough landing for a spice "x" rocket. company founder elon musk posted it on his instagram page or successfully launching a climate monitoring satellite, the rocket landed on a floating barge in the pacific but a support leg broke and the rocket toppled
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musk wrote in his instagram post that ice buildup may have been to blame. he even joked at least the pieces were big they are time, that's because the company's two previous ocean landing attempts in 2015 were also unsuccessful. two people were killed after severe weather swept through florida on sunday. there were reports of at least two tornadoes on the gulf coast. you can see the roofs were completely torn off buildings there and downed power lines left thousand of resident in the dark. there was damage on florida's east coast as well as in cocoa beach, the icon inbeach wave surf shop sign snapped in half. somehow look closely, the shark remained unscathed, sharknado. >> i know a little bit about that, thanks. let's talk about a college basketball player now who is in trouble this morning for what he did during a game on sunday. oregon state taking on utah. the beavers forward jam aol reid strips the ball away from a@utah player and falls to the ground.
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he sticks out his foot and trips the referee tommy nunez who was running up the court. apparently reed was mad there was no foul on the play. he was eject the from the game and the pac-12 conference is now reviewing the incident. by the way, utah went on to win 59-52. you don't do that. >> you don't. >> with a referee. >> you don't do t tt to anyone, let alone the person who can control your destiny on the court. crazy. >> you don't stay on the court very long when you do that. >> dylan is back now with a check of the local weather. >> we do have a little bit of snow still falling through eastern massachusetts making things a little slippery for your morning commute and then the lake-effect snow kicks in through michigan, western new york and eastern ohio too. looking for the temperatures to make a feel-like 25 below zero through minneapolis and upper midwest. mom, dad. >>son. now that fedex has streamlined our e-commerce and helped us grow our business, i think it's time we start acting like a business.
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back at critics of his el chapo interview. what he's now saying about the controversy and why he says his article for "rolling stone" failed. >> and a nascar star heads into the stands to confront a heckler and the confrontation caught on camera and that's led to a police investigation, but, first, this is "today" on nbc. he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith,
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this martin luther king jr. holiday... we'll get more from dale in a moment. but first... a 22-year-old from the upstate is one of the 12 missing marines after a helicopter crash in hawaii. this is sargent jeffry sempler during his senior year at woodruff high school. he graduated four years ago... and the principal says he had a quiet personality while in school. officials say sempler and eleven other marines were traveling in two helicopters ... during a nighttime training mission last thursday. somehow the helicopters battling bad weather...and pounding they search for the marines. in anderson county. authorities continue to investigate after finding human remains spread out in a wooded
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the deputy coroner tells us the remains were found last night near the intersection of river and mcneely roads. he says the remains may've have been there for as long as a year. investigators say there is no way at this time to determine the age, gender or race of the remains because of their condition. investigators are and will continue their investigation at 10 a-m. --------- dale. greenville, spartanburg, anderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds of 5-9. the mountains are under a wind chill advisory until noon with dropping temperatures and winds gusting over 20 mph, it will feel like -10. high just 27. clear and very cold tonight, lows of 13 to 20. sunny on tuesday, but very chilly, high for the upstate is 38, high in the asheville, hendersonville area of just 29. more clouds on wednesday, low to mid 40s, then a rain/snow mix possibility on thursday. greenville, spartanburg, anderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds
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7:30 now on a monday morning, january 18th, 2016. a look at the martin luther king king memorial in washington, d.c. on this day that is named in his honor. >> absolutely. very beautiful image. mean while, inside studio 1a, here's a look at today's headlines. the democratic candidates for president clashed in their final debate before the iowa caucuses. last night the biggest duels coming between hillary clinton and bernie sanders over the nation's health care system. >> for breaking the law. >> but to tear it up and start over again pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate i think is the wrong direction.
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the affordable care act. i helped write it, but we are going to move on top of that to immediate care for all. >> in a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll clinton holds a 25-point lead over sanderer nationally but they are neck in neck in iowa and new hampshire. three americans released as part of a prisoner swap with iran are in germany this morning resting and receiving medical evaluations. one of them a reporter for the "washington post" had been detained in iran for nearly 18 months, another a pastor from idaho had been jailed for three years. and the nfl is down to its final four. in the afc the peyton manning-led denver broncos will face off against tom brady and his reigning super bowl champion new england patriots. the matchup in the nfc -- i'm looking at dylan because i said patriots and she smiled. the match up in in the nfc the
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next sunday's winners, of course, advance to super bowl 50. dylan, get ready. manning/brady matchup. could be the last time we see the weather. >> don our weather producer is a huge fan and on my fold they are morning he made sure i was aware the pats are going. >> going to be a big one. also this morning, sean penn speaking out for the first time about his controversial interview with know tarrious drug lord el chapo, an interview that the oscar winner is calling a failure. nbc's jacob rascon is in mexico city with that story. jacob, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. actor sean penn says his article is popular all around the world for all the wrong reasons, only to defend what many called a sympatattic interview was the leader of a drug cartel. this morning actor sean penn stands behind what he calls his
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experimental journalism with joaquin "el chapo" guzman. >> my article is being talked about for everything i didn'tt want people to talk about. >> reporter: he hoped people would talk about the war on drugs by focusing on el chapo, the man. >> you've got to look at this person as a person. if all we aim to understand is that this is a very bad person, then let's not understand anything else. >> reporter: penn admitted he doesn't fully understand why guzman agreed to be interviewed. he was stunned the drug lord would risk meeting him. >> i would say that, you know, from the conversation that was had he in several ways wanted to be on the record. >> reporter: penn also challenged the suggestion that his secret interview led mexican authorities to el chapo. did. we're not smarter than the dea
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>> reporter: meanwhile, mexican kate castillo who introduced the two posted this picture on social media with the caption do you really think i was stressed. it was later delighted and while many wonder if el chapo can escape a maximum security prison for a third time the head of the prison system say they have learned from their mistakes. today we have four times more cameras, sensors on the floors, 24-hour guards, new guards and metal detectors and all high priority prisoners are moved between cellsy repeatedly, this as the "new york times" reports guzman's attorneys is fighting extradition to the u.s. saying he can't possibly get a fair trial in the u.s. because americans are hostile to mexicans. evidence. >> they are not sending their best. the evidence, republican candidate donald trump.
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see guzman and president obama and the mexican president spoke on the phone congratulating each other on recapture and the possibility that he may finally matt. >> all right. jacob, thank you very much. interesting the new policy in that prison where they keep now moving these prisoners to different cells so if you want to try to tunnel in you risk the possibility that you come up in someone else's cell. >> and it would be beyond an embarrassment if it happened to happen. now to the police investigation being launched into an altercation in the stands between racing star tony stewart and a spectator. confrontation all caught on camera. here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> reporter: this morning one of racy's most iconic personalities is again under scrutiny. at issue now, t ts incident, nascar driver tony stewart confronting a heckler at last week's lucas oil chili bowl, a week long dirt track event that attracts more than 300 racers.
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the stands. he climb the into the crowd, confronted the man sewn here in the red shirt. with a raucous crowd cheering, a screaming match ensues. face to face, the fan grabbing stewart's arms. the two push at each other and then a security guard intervene. the man falling to his feet. the tulsa county sheriff's department started investigating the he can electric who was an off-duty sheriff's duty and corporal kyle hess was escorted out of the event moments after the confrontation. near he is s nor tony stewart's rep have responded to requests for comment. as for stewart, this isn't the first time he's faced controversy. in 2012 he threw his helmet at another driver's car after a collision cautioned stewart to spin out. two years later tragedy when stewart struck and killed fellow
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ward was hit after leaving his vehicle and walking out on to the track. his family has filed a wrongful death suit against stewart who says it was an accident. in september stewart announced that this season would be his last, a two-decade career known for professional victories and personal ntantanglements. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, miami. >> not good. >> no, not at all. let's get a check of the weather for dylan who is in for al. >> all that cold air has made its way into the northeast and back through the great lakes is produceing lake-effect snow through michigan and western pennsylvania and the great lakes are very much unfrozen right now so that's why we'll see the lake-effect machine turn on when you have the winds crossing over the unfrozen lakes. here are the bands setting up. can see through southwestern michigan and also the upper peninsula of michigan and cleveland, ear rye, pennsylvania, buffalo, new york this, will continue through the
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part of tuesday this. produces very low visibility and makes driving has douse in an instant and we will see the possibility of up to a foot or more of snow where some of those bands set up, and we also have a clipper system that's going to produce snow tuesday night into western through indiana and western kentucky. this will produce just a couple of i ihes of snow in that area through the tennessee river vale, but it will also help shut off the lake-effect snow. highest totals could be up to 12 to 12 to 12 to 12greenville, spartanburg, anderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds of 5-9. the mountains are under a wind chill advisory until noon with dropping temperatures and winds gusting over 20 mph, it will feel like -10. high just
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back now at 7:43. with new outrage over this year's oscar nominations. >> that's right. a number of stars are adding their voices to the complaints over a lack of diversity among the nominees. natalie's got more on that. >> that's right, guys. you remember this is now the second year in a row that the #oscarsowhite is trending are, but after the nominations were announced last week, it began to trend once again. it picked up steam over the weekend when a well-known actress hinted she might skip next month's ceremony. actress jada pinkett smith is taking tinsel town to task, suggesting an oscar boycott because among the nominees for this year's best actors, there's not a single person of color. at the oscars people of color are always welcome to give out awards, she tweeted, but we are rarely recognized for all artistic accomplishments. should people of color refrain from participating all together?
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same question using the the #oscarssowhite to shame the oscar's diversity this year's host chris rock treating, the oscars, the white b.e.t. awards and golden globe don cheadle iwards chris, check me out at the oscars this year. they have me parking gas at "g" level. 93% of the academy was white in 2013. a 2015 analysis found that more than 23% of those asked to join that year were people of color. >> stick with us. we're still working very hard and we'll continue to work hard to bring in more inclusion. >> reporter: straight out of compton executive producer will packard took to facebook to applaud recent attempts to bring more diversity but explained in 2016 it's a complete embarrassment to say that the heights of cinematic achievement have only been reached by white people. >> are you pissed? >> i'm not surprised, you know
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you know, they do what they do. >> reporter: for jada pinkett smith it's personal. her husband will smith unrecognized for his role in "concussion" and joined "beast of no nation's "consider and michael b. jordan as a few of this year's most talked about omission but will viewers boycott academy awards. osas theos the #ol creator april reign. >> we're not announcing what we'll do but there will be alternative programming for 2016 during the academy awards presentation. >> the academy did not respond to our requests for comment. they did, however, post a picture of the first lady on their instagram handle on sunday writing that time in 2013 when the first lady michelle obama presented the best picture winner, sunday was the first lady's birthday so that could have been the reason for the post but you better believe on february 28th host chris rock is going to have a field day with this. >> it might get mentioned.
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>> willie is over in the original room for carson. what are people online saying about this? >> reporter: it's more of what you just heard in natalie's, pace, guys. being shared on instagram, the faces of all the acting category nom know, a all great actors and a very homogenous tweet. ricky gervais say why did the oscars announce all the white nominees first and this is reflective from culture writer morgan league davies. she writes the thing about kwisht oscarssowhite, this year is they really had options but nada. another thing being shared on instagram, best actors and actresses jada pinkett smith inviting hosts and entertainers and presenters who are african-americans, just don't nominate them and one more message from instagram. they snuff all black movies and black actors and then hire a black guy to host so that we don't look racist. we see you, oscars.
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if you're a 70-year-old white guy voting for the oscars you don't understand why a f-mow like "straight out of compton" is important and meaningful to younger people, white and sglak but if you're a 70-year-old white guy voting for the nominations you know the "rocky" story from years ago and just because it's mostly a black story line now, why would you not recognize it? >> and performances should be across racial lines, not "straight out of compton." >> hard to explain, really it. willie, thanks very much. coming up, why some schools are cutting class time for kids to make room for four recesses.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up recess for success. why some schools are switching gears and cutting class time for kids to make more room for play time. then inside the airlines. what's the best way to get a better seat? how clean are those tray tables and what should you never order from that beverage cart? former flight attendant tells us this is going to be the best day of my life and best day ever. >> i first want to say thank you to all the critics who voted for me. it must be a super hard vote
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actors in this category. >> the adorable acceptance speech at the critics' choice awards that will melt your heart today, monday, january 18th, 2016. >> here in the big apple before i his the wedding chapel! >> celebrating my 18th birthday in new york city. >> celebrating my birthday at the "today" show. >> here in manhattan to see matt! >> good morning, louisiana! >> we love "today"! >> 8:00 now on a monday morning, january 18th, 2016. martin luther king day, national holiday and we've got a big
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morning here in the northeast. really chillyynd a little bit wind as well. >> it's chilly, but they warm us up here. this crowd is great. >> tamron is here, savannah taking time off, al is off as well. willie and dylan and tamron is here. meanwhile, we're going to be coming up and talking about some of the things that you probably want to know about airlines and plane travel. >> do we want to know these things? >> i bet we have some questions. >> knowledge is power and off the record we can't tell you some of the things that we've been discussing that we've noticed on planes as of late. >> no, and it's amazing how we got that plane in our studio. that's an amazing shot there. most of my questions about airplanes have to do with that tiny little bathroom. we'll get to that in a second. >> how often do you use that? >> as much as you have to. >> as rarely as possible. >> first, natalie's got a check of this morning's top stories. natalie, good morning. >> good morning, once again. in the final debate before the iowa caucuses democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton clashed over gun control, wall street and health care.
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voting with the gun lobby. he criticized her for earning speaking fees from financial firms, and sanders insisted his medicare for all plan would not dismantle obamacare. >> now, there are things we can do to improve it, but to tear it up and start over again pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate i think is the wrong direction. >> that is nonsense! what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman and child as a right! >> clinton said she would build on president obama's legacy, but sanders called for an end to establishment politics. three american prisoners released by iran as part of a prisoner exchange arrived in germany overnight for medicic evaluation. among them is "washington post" correspondent jason rezaian who was held for eight months on espionage charges which he denied. i spoke this morning with his
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mother worked tirelessly for jason's release. >> nothing compared to what jason and others went through in tehran. jason being locked up virtually in solitary confinement for as you said 545 days since he got out. >> ali hopes to be reunited with his brother today. he didn't have much information about his brother's physical condition, but he said he sounded upbeat and positive on the phone. a firefighter's helmet-cam are a captured the dramatic rescue of three people, including a baby in fresno, california. the family was trapped on the second floor of their home. a firefighter raised a ladder to their window. the parents handed him a bundled up baby before being led down the ladders. nobody was hurt and the cause of that fire now under investigation. now a disturbing story out of florida. investigators say a call to 911 back in september went unanswered because the operator was busy ordering pizza. >> it's an inner jent call for
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>> started to convulse, had a seizure and fell out the exam chair and crashed. >> a patient at this eye doctor had a seizure and when the staff called 9191 for help they got no answer. now a county investigation said the operator was busy ordering pizza. >> pickup for delivery. >> for delivery, please. >> it's a business, the sunrise police department. >> okay. what can i get for you? >> let me have one slice of cheese pizza. >> the call goes on for over eight minutes with the operator even taking time to double check prices. >> that one is 9.49. >> 9.49. okay. and the -- i think that's all my cash orders, and i have three card orders. >> the staff who dealt with the emergency in shock. >> i thought there would be more than one person answering the phone. i can't believe there's just the one lady. >> the patient recovered and was okay. the emergency operator frances
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request for comment received a written reprimand. the report on the broward county's investigation found, quote, during this time frame miss francois failed to respond to the incoming 911 calls despite audible tones and visual alerts resulting in the 911 calls going unanswered and abandoned. but now ft. lauderdale is re-evaluating relying on the broward county operators in the future. >> we need to look at going back to our own police and fire and 911 dispatch system. we're going to do that analysis. >> can you even begin to believe that?? excuse me, i'm ordering a pizza. >> how many minutes did it go. >> like eight minutes. >> eight minutes, yeah, a long time. >> natalie, thank you very much. >> thank you, natalie. >> now to a radical concept being tested in texas. >> at a time when academic demands on even the youngest students are higher than ever one school is giving kids more recess. here's nbc's janet shamlian?
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graders are incredibly attendive. >> if you need help just raise your hands. >> no one is distracted and the teach says they are like this haul the time. >> they are all working and doing what they are supposed to be doing. >> so what's the secret? >> at this elementary school in irving, texas, kindergarten and first graders go the not one break, not two, but a total of four 15-minute recess periods every day. typical recess it's a free for all. experts say there's so much value in this unstructured time. >> more than double what they had before. they begin two hours after the first cell and are spread throughout the school down. other north texas schools are part of a three-year trial of more frequent breaks based on finland's acclaimed schooling system. the project headed by christian texas university and debby rhea. >> there's between one and two hours a day of what we call distractions in the classroom that with this recess it takes away from the distraction and,
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whole time they are in the classroom now. >> reporter: rhea says benefits go behind academics and social skills and the obvious advantages of physical activityty while some schools are doing away with recess. at this he willmentry school it's academics that gets more attention. >> it's so much higher than it was in the past. the majority of our parents really believe that our kids needed more, you know, play and flexibility in schools. >> reporter: 6-year-old taylen chambers, her mom says is thriving. >> now she comes home, ready to do her homework, play, ride her bicycle and has hey lot more energy. >> reporter: and no surprise kids think it's great. >> i think it's really good because we can get our wiggle jiggles out and it's really -- >> reporter: the trial will expand to oklahoma and california soon. with recess on the rise, schools
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for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news, irving, texas. >> i like it. >> do a little unscientific poll. ke? >> i think for younger kids, i think it's good because kids get easily distracted, and i don't think they can really focus. you like it? >> i love the points you made about socializing. that's a part of growing up and learning. >> i think it's great. >> i've got a 6-year-old dude. he's going to run like a puppy every 15 minutes. >> needs the bathroom every 15 minutes also. >> want to know how you feel about this. do your kids get enough recess? do you think they should get more? join the conversation on our website, meanwhile, up next, get on your phones and be prepared to be amazed. get the calculator specifically red. we'll see you how to use someone's shoes size, like a magic trick, to figure out their age. >> where do i find the calculator?
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all right. we're back now. 8:14 with what's trending today. let us begin with a math equation. >> oh, yeah. >> that has stumped all of us here but it captivated the internet. >> get your calculators out. >> want to grab your calculator right now. this equation begins with your shoe size, all right. you enter your shoe size. shouldn't be a half size. do a full size. >> okay. >> after plugging in some numbers it gives you your age. you ready, prepare to be amazed.
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size, you multiply it by 5, dylan for me on the calculator. 10 shoe multiplied by 5, add 50 and multiply that number by 20 and now add 1,015, subtract your birth year, to me that would be 1957. >> 1912. >> 1957. >> okay, and you should end up, see that number that, 1,058. that's my shoe size and i'm 58 years old. >> it works. >> it did. >> size 13, size 14. >> it says like i'm 84. >> walk through it again. >> let's try it with tamron. >> i'm a size 7 shoe. >> doesn't work if you have a birthday already. >> go back to the part where i give you the instruction.
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okay. multiply by 20. times 20. plus 1,015 and subtract your >> 1970. >> 1970. >> and that's me. 45. >> yes, that's correct, you are. >> again, doesn't really work for anybody who has had a birthday already this year. >> right. >> okay and who has one of those half size shoes. >> where did that come from? >> shoe size is part of the algorithm clearly. we start off with your shoe size. >> clearly algorithm, einstein. >> okay. >> we have something else for you to calculate in your mind. relationships are filled with milestones from your first kiss to tying the knot, but what time so here we go. a recent survey has revealed modern dating milestones. first, when is a good time to say i love you?
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when you mean it obviously? >> two months, maybe two months or so. >> really. out by then. >> they say after five months of dating, but get this. 27% said that they get intimate with a partner between one and two weeks. >> most gays say i love you right before. >> okay. >> i'm blushing. social media relationship status, that comes after five >> okay. >> introducing your partner to your best friend, 60% do that in the first month. you need someone to verify whether or not they are crazy or not, and meeting the parents, that's a testimony and meeting the parents an average of six months. i'm -- i'm even longer. i take forever to introroce my family. >> because that can put a real wrinkle in things. >> have to make sure you're on pretty solid footing or ground before do you that. >> interesting. it takes some people longer to hold hands than to kiss a new partner. we were talking about that. >> people find holding hands to be very intimate, especially in
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>> it's a public display. >> it's nice. >> and it's a lost art, too. you know, people -- the tindr age. >> so is kissing, by the way. >> are you blushing again? >> i know i'm getting perclempt. roundup of last night's critics choice award and touching tribute to the great david bowie. willie has it all in "pop start." >> let's start with the critics' choice awards. all eyes on the winners with the oscars ahead. roundup, best picture went to "spotlight" last night and best andor to leonardo dicaprio for "the revenant," looking more and more like his career and same for best actress, brarson winning for "room" and taking home the most awards with a the requests mad pucks fury road." don't sleep on that movie at the oscars. that's a good one. the night's biggest winner 9-year-old jacob tremblay, one of the stars of "room" along with brie larson. after his speech won over everybody in the room. check it out. >> cute.
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it's the best day of my life. >> oh. >> i first want to say thank you to all the critics who voted for me. it must be a super hard vote because of all the other great actors in this category. and i know where to put this. right on the shelf right beside my millennium falcon. >> oh, my gosh. how great is that. i did an event where he won an award two weeks ago and he got up on stage and it was the first award he won and he said you never forget your first, am i right, guys? you've got to watch this kid. he's unbelievable. >> so fun. >> let's move on now to the powerball tribute to david bowie in the first "saturday night live" of the year, former cast member fred armison returned reairing bowie's first "snl" performance from 1979, and just this weekend, by the way, bowie reached a milestone he never had in life, a number one album on
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he's been close but never got that top spot. his album "black star" released two days before his death overtook adele's "25" by the end of the week. still listening to bowie on a loop, even through this weekend. been so fun. "sex in the city, request" was the ending all a big mistake the show's creator darren starr saying if things had gone his way carrie would not have had her happily ever after with mr. bigy saying it betrayed the show and what it was all about, that women don't ultimately find happiness from marriage, not that they can't but the show went off script. when you're empowering others to write and produce a show you have to let them follow their vision, hand that is your "pop start." what the do you think? >> i -- i wish they hadn't ended up together as well. >> real, yeah? >> i think -- it would have allowed the series to be more intriguing and the what if.
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afterwards. >> i just want the shoe closet. i don't care about the guy. i'll take the shoe closet. >> i wanted to share with tony soprano. dylan, how about the weather? >> looking at another storm out west. a series of storms, like a train bringing in storm after storm that will produce a lot of rain and also mountain snow storm the snow is good to build up that mountain snow pack in the sierra and we will see pockets of heavy rain though throughout the day hout the day hout the day hout the day hout the day houtanderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds of 5-9. the mountains are under a wind chill advisory until noon with dropping temperatures and winds gusting over 20 mph, it will feel like -10. high just
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lows of 13 to 20. su >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. we're kicking off a brand new series this morning calling it "consumer confidential" revealing things we don't always know but have always wondered about certain products and services. first up air travel. sarah keagle is a retired flight attendant with more than 20 years of experience and the found thor of the good morning, nice to have you here. >> good momoing. >> thanks for bringing your jetliner in. first of all, no matter what happens on a plane and it goes wrong, don't take it out on the flight attendant, right, right? >> right, right. >> you guys hate that. >> we hate, that of course, yes. >> we all want to know. we're clean freaks here. >> yeah. >> how often do they clean a plane top to bottom, i mean the whole thing? >> just depends. most of the aircrafts fly all the timim because that's how they make money so sometimes they remain overnight at a station and that's when they get the thorough cleaning. >> nastiest places, tray tables. >> tray tables, seat back
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>> the head rest. >> the head rest. >> but your hands don't touch the head rest often but they do touch those. >> bring the wipes with you. >> that's what she does. >> people look at me and i'm like want one. wipe down the whole thing. >> she wipes down the person sitting next to her also. >> what about the blankets that you get in the sealed plastic bags, have they really been cleaned? >> they have been washed. >> i doubted that. i thought they put them back. >> if they are fold will, the cleaners put them up off the seat and put them back. >> the drink cart, big interaction with the flight attendants. what should we not drink? >> well, you can drink anything off the drink cart. >> okay. >> i think maybe coffee and tea if you're really a freak about germs, because the tanks -- are potable water tanks so it's hard to get them clean. i've seen some studies on those. didn't look too good. >> the huge water bottles, that they pour out. is that bottled water. >> it's bottled water. once in a while i've seen flight
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water on the plane if we run out but it's not too often. you're safe. >> ask for bottled water. >> talk about the lavatory, that tiny little alicen wonderland bathroom that a lot of us squeeze our heads into. what should we know about the bathroom? >> they are small. >> i know that. >> you barely want to brush your hair in there so i wouldn't do anything, you no what i'm saying. >> can you get into the bathroom in someone gets locked in there? >> we can, for emergency situations and also we lock those during takeoffs and landings because in case of an emergency if you had to evacuate those doors actually push in so we want to make sure nobody falls in in. >> i want to ask the question. mile high club. how often does it happen? >> it's real. i haven't seen it but i've seen two people enter the bath sgloom what do you do in those situations? >> what if one of them isn't feeling well? >> very first flights, another
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they were in there and i didn't and came out a few minutes later he's like go give them some ice, >> oh, my goodness. >> there's no real policy on it. >> let's talk delays when a flight is delayed. sometimes it's because of the why? >> it can be. boarding is a stressful process for everybody, and if everybody brings on their carry-on bags, sometimes there isn't enough room and that delation. >> and it's frustrating for the flight attendants because you get paid when the doors closed. >> we just get paid for flight time so we don't get paid until the doors close as well. >> i didn't know that. >> a lot of dings going on in the airplane and when the landings the lights dim also, is that part of the whole process, is that necessary? >> yes. we actually want your eyes adjusted to outside in case of an emergency. you can escape. >> never realized that. >> i didn't either. >> someone wrote in is it okay to tip the flight attendants? >> well, it kind of the airlines
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insists we don't want to insult them. very much. >> thank you. we'll be back after your local news.
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willie?at 827... south carolina troopers and the coroner are responding to a deadly wreck in oconee county. coroner karl addis says one person has died. the wreck happened on interstate the wreck happened just before 6:30am. and as we take a look from our woodruff rd skycam... we're also following accidents with injuries on holland ford rd. in greenville.... and south pine st. in spartanburg. ------------------------ here's dale. greenville, spartanburg,g, anderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds of 5-9. the mountains are under a wind chill advisory u uil noon with dropping temperatures and winds gusting over 20 mph, it will feel like -10. high just today, high just 41. west winds
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with dropping temperatures and back now. 8:30 on a monday morning, january 18th, 2016. northeast. our thahas to all these people for sticking around. we've got some people enjoying a holiday today. savannah is off. al is off and we've got tamron here, dylan here, willie, mile high geist is here as well.
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>> huddling together. meananile, coming up, joy bauer is here with the next step in her start today diet cleanse that can result, we're told, in big weight loss. >> you're not going to be happy. >> she's now going to take away all fatty meats. > all the groans. >> another woman committed to living right, jillian michaels, we'll learn more about her hand her life. >> and we'll clear the include thener your closet, tamron by teaching you how to hang, fold and store absolutely anything. >> fitted sheets. >> dylan, how about a check of the weather. >> actually watching a pretty big storm possible over the weekend. meantime, we're going to start to see some temperatures work back into the northeast and stretching into the upper midwest. temperatures today in minneapolis, a high of about 2 degrees, and it legal feel like it's well below zero. rain moving into the west coast, also some snow in the rockies
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parts of the northern plains and back through montana, too. now, tomorrow, we could see a quick clipper system produce some snow and perhaps 3 to 5 inches possible through northern missouri and also stretching into iowa and minnesota, and we are looking for that to try to spread eastward as we go go go go go go goanderson will sunny but chilly today, high just 41. west winds of 5-9. the mountains are under a wind chill advisory until noon with dropping temperatures and winds gusting over 20 mph, it will feel like -10. high just >> and that's your latest forecast. willie. >> all right. dylan, thanks a lot. all this month we've been talking about small steps to change your life with the start today series, and now it is your
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you can go to to join our online community and share any questions you have about teaching children healthy habits. today's parenting team is a place for people to share challenges and solutions. we'll be focusing on these four areas, fitness, nutrition, money and organization. our start today experts will be getting to your questions on a show coming up soon. matt? >> all right, willie, thank you very much. speaking of start today, it's week number three of our campaign as we help conquer your resolutions once and for all. this morning today nutritionist joy bauer is here with her next step in her diet cleanse. joy, good morning. nice to see you. >> good morning. matt. they are feeling amazing. i'm going to make you a >> i understand this. have you to give certain things up as you try to get healthier in the new year. fatty meats? >> not real re, and, first of all, can you have all the things that you love every once in a while but i'm going to show you
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help with things like barbecued ribs and chicken and make you a believer. >> last week you introduced us to get fit frank. >> yes. >> who are we making made it. >> slim down sale. let's bring her up. >> there she is. >> she is starting out a little bit out of shape, but i'm going to show you just by doing three easy swaps. she will help to swap some of the fatty meats that she loves. she will have a remarkable transformation and she's going to be enjoying delicioused to as well. >> we've already mentioned ribs. hi them last night impingt love them. what should i do instead of eating ribs? >> matt, when you order it had last night, a half of rack clocks in at 1,200 calories and 80 grams of fast. we could do way better than that. when you prepare them at home my version, i'm calling this the joy version, is only 416 calories for a hearty portion and here's how you make them. you start with lean pork tenderlines and slice it is into thin strips and skewer it, these
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marinade it in your favorite barbecue sauce just five to six minutes on the grill, that's it. so huge savings. if you were to do this once a week, at the end of the year you would save yourself more than 40,000 categories which is the equivalent of 82 pounds of pork tenderloin which we're going to be donating throughout new york city to soup banks and to -- soup kitchens and food banks. >> and if we make this swap how does it help sally, what's the imsnakt. >> she's going to drop 12 pound. more energy to play with her kids, feeling real inspired and motivated. >> now toburgers. >> again, most people love burgers. when you get a craving for a burger, what are you consuming? >> about 600 calories because the majority of time you're making it with fatty ground chuck. instead, you're going to elevate your burger by using a combination of lean ground poultry, either chicken or turkey combined with black beans.
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strategies. you increase your plant-based protein and lower the call gris from 600 to 275, and can you follow any recipe. >> do you this all year, maybe once a week. what do you save? >> more than 50,000 calories which is the equivalent of 120 cans of beans. pretty cool, and, again, being donated right after that. i love this. >> let's go back to sally. >> she's doing two tips now. now loses another 15 pounds so she is down a total of 27 pounds from two simple tips. you like fried chicken? >> these are two of my favorite things, ribs and fried chicken. all right. what do we do -- first of all, how much is that costing me in terms of calories and fat? >> 680 calories from a piece of fried breast and a fried thigh, 680 calories. >> that's a lot. >> here's how you make unfried chicken in a snap. you take skinless thighs off breasts, and you're just going to dunk them in some egg, coat
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crumbs and seasoned up and you put them in a very hot oven, 450 for about 15 minutes and have you crispy unfried chicken, 330 calories. >> those are delicious. so what do you save? if you do this a few times each weeks, this works as fish for well so help with the fried fish as well. you save $64,000 calories, the equivalent of 100 pounds of chicken. are you ready for sal? >> i'm ready for sally. >> slimmed down sally now loses another 16 pounds and a total of 43 pounds lost. let's look at her before and after together because this is pretty amazing. look at that. she went from out of shape and unhealthy to fit and fabulous. she looks terrific, matt. >> with three simple swaps, that's not bad. >> thanks, matt. >> get joy's complete cleanse at our website coming up tomorrow on "start today," using your kids to help
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savannah and jenna head to mommy and me class and speaking of fitness just ahead we're catching up with jillian michaels and fun to hear what
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we're back now at 8:40 with health and wellness expert jillian michaels. >> she here and giving the world an inside look at her life, and i mean her whole life, hon the new reality show "just jillian" on our sister network e. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is a decision not to be taken lightly. allowing your life to be exposed by putting cameras everywhere. how did you come up with this choice? >> it was funny. my lawyer actually suggested it. i was telling him a story about how my partner hide he ordered chickens in the mail and i had to go to the post office and pick them up and there was a chicken missing and he was like, you know, your life is absurd, you realize this. yeah, you should do a show.
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of marinaded i'm like it would be hilarious and long story short here we are. >> i told you in commercial break i'm obsessed with your kids, they are the stars, even though they are not focus of the show. they are the stars. >> they steal it. >> how did you decide to put the kids in? >> the kids are quite honestly very used to being around cameras. they have been followed by paparazzi their whole lives, on the cover of "people" magazine the first week they came into our lives so they are not on it that much, but when they are on it, they -- you can't help but just be mesmerized by them because kids are hilarious. >> heidi is part of it. the kids are part of it. >> yeah. >> the 15 pets are part of it. were there any ground rules, did you set anything off limits? >> no. i've always been a very open book, and i think that's important, and we try to deem with on the show the same issues that other families are dealing with and other people are dealing with and their work and their personal lives, and it's funny. it's heartfelt and hopefully you'll be entertained and you'll take a few things away. >> it is entertaining, and as
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juggle of home and business which is a big part of who you are. >> i think we all deal with that though. i mean, i would imagine both of you deal with that, and every other person i talk to tries to find that perfect balance, and i don't think we ever quite find it. >> and it's all about the comity of errors that occur as we struggle to do exactly that. "biggest loser?" >> good grief, ten, maybe. >> do people walk up on the street when they see you and ask losing weight? >> they absolutely do, and you see a little bit of that on the show because it's a big part of my show. i love that. i'm honored to feel like you were a part of someone's journey towards a better life so i wouldn't change that for the world. >> and still willing to give out great advise on how to conquer, the beginning. year, focus more on losing weight and getting healthy. >> should i give a tip? joy.
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>> that was a good tip. don't eat that stuff. >> one of the things that's nice about this new show is people are used to see the hard driving tougher side of you. >> yeah. >> and i think hon the show they are going to see the softer side. >> you see all sides, and that's what i love so much about it is we all love a box and a lane and you can put somebody in a category and kind of write it off, but the reality is that as human beings we're multi-facetted, right. we make mistakes. we grow. we evolve. we can be soft. we can be hard, and you'll see all of it. i mean, there's definitely -- there's definitely some intense moments when it comes to my work that you'll see my business partner come in acts cleaning crew, but, you know, there's -- there's everything. a little laughter, a little tears. >> we look forward to it. jillian, thank you. >> thank you. >> you can catch "just jillian" that debuts on e tomorrow night. up next we're getting you organized, how to happen, fold and store anything. >> sounds easier than it is. >> that's right.
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nbc. back now at 8:45. many of us have resolved to get organized and declutter in 2016, but once you've started, what do you do with all that stuff? contributor elizabeth mayhew is here to show us how to happen, fold and store everything. elizabeth, good morning. >> good morning. it sounds so easy. you think, okay. fold, hang, i can do that, but it can be really overwhelming and there's a trick to everything. >> just takes a little bit of work, and once i get it set up, i promise you your life will be so much better because you'll be able to get out door faster and you'll feel better burst and everything will be easier. >> that is true. i would have brought a picture of my clothes but it was so frightening. wanted to spare our audience. how is your closet at home? >> it's organized at home and does take upkeep and every few months i get rid of things i'm not wearing. >> most importantly, i know we've all heard this.
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wire hangers and the plastic, for two reason. the wire hangers don't keep the shape and the plastic keeps in all of the chemicals that they use at the dry cleaner so really get rid of those and invest in good hangers. go to a container store, have every single hanger possible. i do lost huggable hang her, very thin, amazing how you will maximize your storage space. you'll get so much and the velvety grips for clothes. you want to put clothes with more jackets and blazers on a nice wooden hanger and if you have the long storage space, the very best way to store pants is from the cuff. >> really. >> keeps the crease, no wrinkles. none of those bad mid-knee things. >> do you color coordinate and separate shirts, skirts and all that have? >> well, so what i've done here is i have long sleeve shirts, short sleeves and separates below. color coordinating is really nice. think about a storm. most stores you walk into are color coordinated. that's for a reason.
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all of a sudden when you do color coordinate you're going to see you have 50 pairs of black pants. >> i found that out recently. >> the scarves and things like that, miscellaneous things. >> that's when we talk to storing. not everything get solding. >> swelter should be folded. >> really. >> they lose their shape on a being hear. the great way to fold is use the flip fold, in one, put the shirt halfway, this is what they use in scores. >> clearly i've done this wrong. >> and then look at that. >> one, two, fold this part of like that and now lift your shirt, perfect -- >> i love, that and the other thing i love with t-shirts where you're grabbing, rather than making a stack, but them in a drawer like this hand when you take them out you don't mess them up. >> that is a great tip. >> let's talk about folding.
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fold a fitted sheet. it's impossible. i'm convinced the only people who know how are the people that put it in -- >> put all the elbows together. flip them hon themselves. >> now you've got a rectangle and you can pretty much go anyway you want to crease it down and that's like a pocket. >> that's like a magic trick. i'll try. >> the other thing about storing while you work on this situation. >> okay. >> is once you have that fold will, a great to store the pete is the put the entire set inside the pillow case and it stays together. >> that's outstanding. >> okay. all the elbows go into another one. put your hands out. you'll go inside.
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this is fist mig me and now flip this elbow -- >> there's no way. >> this is what i do. this is my linen closet. >> and lastly storing things like i love to use the labeled canvas boxes, especially for things out of season like bathing suits. throw those in and just take these hand things that you're not using frequently. you put up on the top shelf like bathing suits. >> cute. >> and then you put the things you're using more frequently like right now hats and gloves. >> and switch it out. >> so it's really about -- >> i'm going have you work on this, and i promise you there's going to be a day when you know how to do this. >> okay. elbow -- >> we'll see after commercial. two elbows. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> thank you so much, and she's posted more tips on by the way slash style it. up next, we're dusting off the slow cooker for a week of recipes guaranteed to make your life easier, but, first, this is "today" on nbc.
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it's impossible. all right. we're back now with today's food. this morning we're kicking off a week of slow cooker recipes to take some of the strtrs at planning a meal and preparing a meal. katie quinn is the host of the youtube channel cue katie. good to have you back. >> good morning, matt. >> joy just told us to get rid
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great recipe because you can make it meat-free. as well. >> got a couple of hacks to make things easier starting with garlic. >> always a pain to like peel the garlic gloves. easy-peasy. put it in two metal boys and then you just shake. >> does that really take the shell off? >> my buddy todd coleman showed believe. even after like two seconds. and you're good. >> cutting cherry tomatoes. this is ingenious. >> i like to top this dish with sliced cherry tomatoes and it's hard to do it as once. put them in two plastic containers, long chef night, check it out. >> chickpeas, a little tip for people. >> save the chickpea liquid. after you drain it, you would put that down the drain, right.
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>> this is like liquid gold. it's a vegan egg replacement in baking dishes and i promise you cannot taste benz in your docking. >> sounds grade. back to the ingredient force the this dish you're going to make and this is ahicken vegetable curry stew. >> yeah, and it's delicious and healthy. >> take a look at what we've got here. not too many ingredients. >> and the spices, the curry powder and coriander and cinnamon give it such nice depth of flavor. >> and we mention this is slow cooker week here so this is really easy to prepare in advance. talk about what we're going to do. >> the best thing about all slow cooker dishes like dump and stir and then your job is done so if you want to grab the vegetables, carrots, green beans, onions and potato, just dump those all in and don't let anything go to waste. if have you a vegetable in your fridge about to go bald, don't throw it out, upon it in the dish, no biggie. >> what's next? >> our spices. >> throw that? >> all of it. >> what is in there. >> this is tapioca, quick acting
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>> gives it the consistency, red pepper flakes, corando, kir and a bit of cinnamon and then we're going to give it a little misaki, misaki like that, and then our chicken thighs. you want to help me grab those. >> you can go meatless. if you don't want to put chicken in here just forget it. >> absolutely. >> or put cauliflower inside or tofu, whatever you like. >> okay. >> want to grab your vegetable broth and put that over it and our job is done. >> that's it. >> it's as easy as that. >> that sits and slow cooks for how long? >> on lote eight to nine hours. >> if you're in a pinch for time, four to five hours on high. >> let's talk about what it looks like when it's finished. >> how good does this dish smell? >> the smell is uncybill, really is. >> so we've go the our vegetables, got our chicken which by the way should probably be really tender and almost fall apart on its own. >> how do you top it? >> last thing is to add the
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tomatoes and do the slice the cherry tomatoes as a garnish on top and mix that in and let it sit for five minutes, that's all and then it's ready to serve. >> take it out ander is of it here. what's this? >> this is a cucumber raida and i like to top with this, a nice creamy texture topped with parsley and cilantro. katie quick with a slow cooker dish that's certain to please. thank you very much. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> get all the recipes on
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