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michelle: local news continues now with brett and jazmin on cw . jazmin: it' s national popcorn day, and you know we' re not letting that pass by. brett: one of our favorite chefs stops by to help us with edible popcorn pieces that parents can make with their kids. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] good morning. it's on. polling strong in iowa and new hampshire, bernie sanders gets ready for the long haul against hillary clinton. >> well, guess what? that inevitable candidate ain't so inevitable today! >> while on the republican side, is donald trump about to get a major endorsement later today? ready for a rebound. all choice on wall street this morning after a brutal plunge. will the market bounce back from what's been the worst start to a year in history.
the potential for a major snow storm targeting some of the biggest cities of the east this week. already bone-chilling temperatures from minnesota into the deep south. al is on the case. and remembering a legend. take it easy, take it easy >> the tributes are pouring in for glenn frey, co-founder of the eagles who died at the age of 67. his monumental impact on today, tuesday, january 19th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" is matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller, plaza. and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. we've been engaging in a little nostalgia this morning. the loss of glenn frey. freels so great. >> we've been on our play list going back and forth, our favorite eagles song.
so much of my high school and college years and beyond and we'll talk about his legacy coming up in a little while. >> we loved him so much, did a little a capella "desperado." >> no one was recording that, we hope. >> to today's top story, politics and the sprint to the finish in iowa. the caucuses are just 13 days away now and the race races in both parties are tightening and today five candidates are set to chris cross the hawkeye state making appearances at 19 events. we'll get to the democrats in a moment, but let's start with nbc national correspondent peter alexander and the republicans. peter, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. out just this morning our new nbc new survey monkey weekly online tracking poll, donald trump holding steady at 38% nationally. ted cruz 17 points behind. he's at 21%, but, of course, what matters most are those critical early states. today, both men are going to try to poach the others' supporters. cruz criss-crossing new hampshire where he trails trump, trump on the ground in iowa where cruz needs to lock up a
>> this race nationally is coming more and more down to a two-man race, between me and donald trump. >> reporter: ted cruz in new hampshire no longer holding back. >> donald trump has said he thinks eminent domain is fantastic, and he supports using government power to seize private people's homes. >> reporter: trump getting personal with cruz. >> he's a nasty guy. nobody likes him. >> reporter: cruz dismissing that attack with a tweet featuring this janet jackson hit. >> donald the last couple of days has been a little rattled. his poll numbers went down, and he got a little upset. >> reporter: even conservative commentators are questioning trump's tactics. take rush limbaugh. >> whatever you want to say, cruz is not a nasty gay. when you get into criticism, it better be believable. >> reporter: under fire from being too liberal, trump is comparing himself to another former democrat. >> ronald reagan, when he was
pretty strong liberal and he became quite conservative. >> ronald reagan did not spend the first 60 years of his life supporting democratic politicians. >> reporter: on the trail, the tycoon is turning to his trump card, ivanka. >> this man will make america great again. >> reporter: at virginia's liberty university monday courting evangelical voters trump stumbled on scripture. whole ball game. is that the one you like? >> it's second, not 2 corinthians. unfazed trump compared his best-seller to the word of god. who was read "the art of the deal" in this room. >> i always say a deep, deem second to the bible. the bible is the best, the bible blows it away. nothing like the bible. >> reporter: so now as for donald trump's special guest in iowa tonight the speculation is swirling on line that it could be of all people sarah palin,
trump and ted cruz in the past but to be very clear at this hour still no confirmation from the campaign. matt and satchna. >> peter alexander, thank you. >> we'll talk about that speculation in a while. on the democratic side thousands turned out to hear bernie sanders speak at a rally in alabama last night while hillary clinton was busy campaigning in iowa where the two, as you know, are running neck and neck. nbc eandrea mitchell has more on that race. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. with less than two weeks to go before the first votes in iowa, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are turning up the heat, each hoping for a breakout victory in the iowa caucuses. >> when we began we were 50 points behind, 50 points behind the inevitable, inevitable democratic nominee. >> reporter: bernie sanders isn't letting up, putting pressure on hillary clinton in front of a massive alabama crowd monday night.
ain't so inevitable today. >> reporter: the vermont senator is also making a case about his election. >> the last poll just came out yesterday, had us 15 points ahead of our very good friend donald trump. while republicans. >> i'll say one thing about the but they are consistent. >> reporter: speaking in iowa late monday about the economy, health care an education and calling into the rachel maddow show from the road. >> if you win the nomination, how do you win bernie sanders' supporters over? >> i have to keep working as hard as i can to convince as many people to support me as possible. >> reporter: a new nbc news survey monkey online poll this morning shows if the primary or caucus were held today 52% would vote for clinton, 36% for sanders. but both campaigns acknowledge
and new hampshire. if clinton should lose both, south carolina democrats say sanders is developing a field operation to challenge her there, so both candidates are getting more combative, barnstorming iowa this week. sanders today holding four different events, turning up the heat on clinton who is desperate to avoid a replay of her disastrous third place finish in iowa in 2008. and if sanders can win in these early states, he has plenty of money to prolong the nomination fight, something the clinton team had never anticipated when she launched her campaign last year. matt and savannah. >> all right, andrea mitchell, andrea, thanks very much. mark halperin is managing editor of bloomberg politics and nicolle wallace is an msnbc political analyst an served as an adviser to the mccain/palin campaign. good morning to both of >> you good morning. >> neck in neck between sanders and clinton. she's gone after him on guns, electability, his stance on health care. nothing seems to be working.
negative. what are the risks for her? >> well, she needs to have a positive message and a negative message and still hasn't defined her positive message. hasn't chosen it. what does she want to say about bernie sanders, he's not electable, and she has to pick something, her indecisiveness about what's in her heart she really wants to say about bernie sanders to try to beat him and stop his momentum which she's not done yet. >> certain irony because on the democratic side they are facing something similar to what the republicans are facing is all the passion in the party is on the polls, the poles, on the sides and he wants to do this, that and the other pie in the sky dreams that he can't get done and is that inspiring as a message? >> it's not and i remember the morning. first debate we sort of marked the beginning of her fall surge and going back to 2008 she's
the heart candidate. she's never been able to fix that structural problem she has running in the democratic primary. >> let me stick with you for a second and let's move to the republicans. donald trump is promising today a big endorsement. >> huge. >> huge, sorry. i'll use his word. huge endorsement coming in iowa. everybody is speculating that it could be sarah palin. what do you know? >> i don't know anything. i didn't know anything when i did work for her, but she is someone, and i rarely say this about endorsements, but she could actually tip the scales in his favor because the voter that is influenced by sarah palin is the very last voter who is still on the fence perhaps between cruz and his arch rival now trump, so she has praised both of them. they are both her kind of republicans, and if she puts her finger on the scale for trump, it could be impactful in iowa. >> before i get to my next question, do you have any reporting on it? >> two republicans have told me it's palin, but the trump campaign isn't saying.
director used to be a top adviser to sarah palin. the way the trump people are acting about it i betcha it might be sarah palin. >> got some swagger. >> as nicole said, she's been very close to ted cruz and in a trump-cruz looking for every advantage, this is a psychological and big win for trump if he gets this. >> real quick, conservative talk radio, a couple of big hosts kind of unleashed what i considered to be a shout across the bow to trump, nine to take on cruz, don't call him naflty and raising birther issue. is trump likely to be swayed by that? does it matter, should it? >> a little bit of danger, a guy who has taken on fox news and plenty of establishment and anti-establishment parts of the party, so i don't think he needs to worry about it, but he does need to watch it because talk radio has been very good to him advantage. >> all right, guys. we'll be watching what happens afternoon. by the way, we're taking the show on the road to iowa. we'll be live in des moines on the morning of the caucuses talking to candidates and voters alike. >> all right.
street these days with stocks off to the worst start to a year ever, investors are bracing for another wild week. "mad money" on cnbc. he's at the new york stock exchange this morning. jim, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> the dow has lost 8% of its value in the two weeks since trading began. that is not good. are you looking at this as potentially a technical correction, or is this just a blip? should we be worried about broad signs in the economy? >> well, i think the economy is slowing, so we have to accept the fact that stock prices could correct another 3%, 4%, but things are so crazy out there, savannah. we're looking up 2%, 3% today. i do not think that's sustainable and i want to caution people. don't get too excited. we're not out. woods. >> overnight the markets did okay overseas so you think we might have an okay day today. >> well, i think we'll have an okay morning. we've not been able to sustain anything positive for a full day. i know that it seems like it's
reserve just raised rates last month, that the economy could be slowing, but it is slowing, and it's slowing worldwide. >> and let's talk about why. i know you and a lot of analysts say it's oil. the price of oil is plummeting, and it's right at this place that you consider to be a threshold. if it gets to $25 a barrel, you say we've got a real problem. >> yes. i mean, look, there's ten states involved in the production of oil, but they will be hurt. more importantly we will see bankruptcies. the oil companies cannot handle below $25. they will be losing a lot of money, and unless world growth picks up, particularly chinese growth and that's what's exciting to people today, that maybe china will stimulate, you'll see bankruptcies and a slowdown that's out of sync with the federal reserve that wants to raise rates perhaps four times in 2016. >> we'll be watching the price of oil and at the moment that iran is looking to add more oil to the market, the world market. jim cramer at the stock exchange, we'll keep in touch. thank you. >> thank you. let's take a look at some other news this morning and we're hearing from the families
released from captivity in iran and learning a little bit more about what it took to secure their freedom. nbc's keir simmons is in landstuhl, germany, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. plenty of folks back home wondering what will these guys get to go home and as we learn more about their treatment in iran it's becoming clear that their recovery both here and over there in the states will be a slow process. this morning jason rezaian is enjoying time with his wife, mom and brother who says jason asked about baseball and his basketball team the warriors over dinner. >> he actually knew how the warriors were doing, that's how big a fan he was from in prison. >> reporter: that notorious iranian prison jason said at one point he spent 49 days in solitary confinement. his only exercise in an 8 x 8 foot concrete yard. amir hekmati reunited with his sisters and brother-in-law describes being tortured by iran's revolutionary guard. >> he was in solitary
one meter cell for a very long period of time deprived of sleep. >> reporter: psychologists at the u.s. base are assessing the men's state of mind, a representative of freed priss another saeed abedini jailed for three and a half years tells nbc news saeed has yet to see his family, another markings former fbi agent bob levenson is still missing in iran, iran consistently denying knowledge of his disappearance and has offered to help in the search for him, but his family criticizing a deal they say didn't include him. >> i was shocked. i was disappointed. i was extremely angry, and i felt betrayed. >> he's given his life to this country for decades. done over 30 years of work for the u.s. government and he's been abandoned and he's a soldier that was left behind. >> reporter: at one point the iranians even tried to present -- prevent jason rezaian's wife and mother from flying out of the country with
he and amir hekmati are undergoing more medical evaluation and one representative tells me that they both, both spiritually and physically, matt and savannah, are doing great. >> all right. keir simmons in germany on that store we good news. keir, thank you very much. the mayor of flint, michigan is heading to washington, d.c. today looking for help dealing with her city's water crisis. mayor karen weaver is going to try to secure a disaster declaration at the federal water. flint's water supply was contaminated with lead when the city started taking tapwater from the flint river in 2014 in an effort to save money. tests later showed children are elevated levels of lead in their blood. the state is currently providing testing filters and bottled water for the city of 99,000 people. all right. take a look. he has that look. >> he does. has that happy little we've got a snow storm. >> anything could happen look. >> exactly. because we've got -- unlike a lot of storms, we have a lot of cold air in place so we're talking about the potential for
now, here's why we don't want to get you worked up just yet. the energy for the system is still off the pacific coast and then has to make its way in. but the way we look -- what we're looking at right now, by thursday the system makes its way into the central and southern plains. snow from memphis to tone "k." again, maybe 3 to 4 inches of snow, but known friday it sets up along the eastern seaboard. a wide swath of snow is possible, but heavy snow in the appalachians, and as we get friday into saturday, depending on the model, we could see heavy snow from boston all the way back to washington, d.c. again, we're not going to give you any accumulations, but the potential is there for a decent amount of snow. measured possibly in a foot or more and then sunday it moves off the coast. the other differentiating factor here is the cold air. feels like 13 below in chicago and 1 in washington and 2 in new york city and over the next three days while these temperatures moderate they are
that means we've got the potential for all the ingredients for a major nor'easter so we're going to continue to track this as we go on into the week. 3, 2, 1 - smile! alright... big smile! smile! hey, honey! how'd it go? thanks, dad! there's my smile! the happy meal. with fresh, delicious, california grown cuties. only at mcdonald's. amy: good morning central florida. another cold start for us. we have temperatures in the 30' s and 40' s and it will be a slow climb. we will be even colder than
>> and that's your latest weather. >> all right. al, thanks very much. we told you a little earlier in the show that tributes are pouring in morning for glenn frey, the co-founder of the eagles, one of the most popular and successful bands of all time. carson is here with more on that. carson, good morning. >> good morning, guys. frey died here monday in new york city after his health took a turn for the worse. he battled complications from rheumatoid arthritis, pneumonia and digestive issue, his condition forcing the group to postpone an appearance at the kennedy center just last month. take it easy >> reporter: glenn frey's talent struck a chord with generations of fans. the detroit native moved to california as a young aspiring
drummer named don henley in 1970. >> from the first rehearsal i felt we were working on a style of music none of us had ever heard before. >> reporter: the two got together and formed the eagles, one of the greatest songwriting teams of all time, allowing the new genre of country rock to take flight. living it up at the hotel california >> reporter: henley credits frey for starting it all, calling him the spark plug and the man with the plan. the group turned the state of california into a sound, landing them five number one hits, six grammys and five amas, their popularity far outlasting them. the eagles split in 1980 which left frey flying solo the heat is on >> reporter: burned up the charts with several hits on his own and pursued an acting career
despite henley's claim that the eagles would only reunite when hell freezes over the group reconciled in 1994 and was indiana ducted into the rock 'n' later. henley now reflecting on his bandmate with a touching tribute saying, quote, he was like a brother to me. we were family, and like most families there was some dysfunction. i'm not sure i believe in fate, but i know that crossing paths with glen louis frey in 1970 changed my life forever. frey not only changed henley's life, comedian steve martin writing shocker, my friend from the early days. we love you and magic johnson taking to twitter saying glenn was a lakers fan and have many good times at the games and outside of them. very, very sad news. >> in terms of groups, beatles, stones, eagles. >> right there. >> something about that music that i think transports you to a certain place and time in your
>> and glenn really personified that in the group. he was a great, great, great guy. he had a smile that was infectious and it made you feel like everything was going to be all right and ultimately that's what the eagles music did. >> i agree, transports you to a different time in your life, for me it's my college dorm room but enough about that. >> i was going to say. >> for me it was fifth grade, but, hey, you brought it up. >> carson, thank you. just ahead, mounting pressure on chris rock. should the oscar host join a growing list of stars threatening to boycott this year's show. plus, a stunning decline in drunk driving. what's being credited with lowering alcohol-related deaths
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>> local, live, latebreaking. this is a wesh 2 news update. jazmin: good tuesday morning, everyone. i' m jazmin walker. brett: and i' m brett connolly. it' s 7:26. we are following breaking news out of orange county. firefighters are on the scene of a mobile home that went up in flames on that he' ll drive in fairview shores. this is the town & country mobile home park. it is not clear how this fire started, but our crew did the to the homeowner at the scene, who did get out safely. jazmin: there is no information this morning on the search for a young man with a warm of autism. the family of john noss found a note indicating he might be going to philadelphia, where he used to live. noss was reported missing days ago in maitland. ted: i forceful -- ted: i-4 slow in downtown orlando. the drive will cost you six minutes. it is beyond that that is the
408 westbound on the left side of your screen, congestion getting into downtown orlando, i four west down a little bit low -- i-4 westbound a little bit slow. amy: cloud cover, but sunshine now, 36 and ocala, 39 in the villages, and 37 in palm coast. melbourne, 45. factor in the wind, we are dealing with wind chills that feel even colder than it actually is without reason. be prepared as you head out. as we had through the day, yes, our temperatures will climb, but not very much your we will not even be as warm as we were yesterday, and yesterday we were 10 degrees cooler than average. we will be in the mid to upper 50' s for highs. 58 in orlando today, 55 daytona beach and ocala, 59 is where we are headed in melbourne. overnight tonight, what it is going to be even colder. we have freeze warnings already
today, we 7:30 on a tuesday morning, january 19th, 2016. we always appreciate our crowd. we appreciate them even more this morning. 16 degrees outside on the plaza. we're going to bundle up and get out and say hi to those people in a little while. head links. donald trump heads to iowa for a rally today. his campaign is promising a special guest. trump says it will be an endorsement. from sarah palin. >> a large and boisterous crowd
hopeful bernie sanders in alabama last night. his first rally in that state of this campaign and sanders was quick to pointous his surge in the polls. >> when we began we were 50 points behind, 50 points behind the inevitable, inevitable democratic nominee. well, guess what. that inevitable candidate ain't so inevitable today! >> as for democratic front-runner hillary clinton, iowa. >> and the music world it mourning the loss of'sles legend glenn frey. the 67-year-old died in new york on monday. he wrote or co-wrote many of the band's hits "hotel california," "take it easy" and "desperado." >> a new twist in the backlash against the oscars all-white nominations with some stars now saying they will not attend the ceremony and some are wondering
should do the same. nbc's morgan radford is following this story for us. morgan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. a-list celebrities are calling for a boycott after not a single actor of color was nominated for an academy award. that's why director spike lee is asking the academy to, in his opinion, do the right thing. hollywood hitting hard with stars like spike lee and jada pinkett smith vowing to boycott the show. all eyes are on the host. chris rock now facing questions over whether he, too, will drop out. rock didn't respond to requests for comment but earlier addressed the controversy tweeting the oscars, the white b.e.t. awards. for her part jada pinkett smith says he's still perfect for the role. >> hey, chris, i will not be at the academy awards and i won't be watching, but i can't think of a better man to do the job at hand this year than you, my friend. good luck. >> reporter: many expect rock to use his trademark brand of humor and not shy away from the honesty that has made him so
>> at least they make movies for white people to enjoy. >> reporter: he addressed the same issue when he hosted back in 2005. >> we have four black nominees tonight, so great. tonight >> reporter: academy's first black president issued a statement overnight saying she was heartbroken and frustrated, adding it's time for big changes and that the academy would do more to promote diversity. >> we have all of this talent. >> reporter: jesse jackson called for a boycott in 1996 when no actors of color were nominated that year either. >> 75% of the box office, and yet african-americans not one nomination, asian-men zero. >> reporter: 20 years later the same thing. spike lee says he means no disrespect to chris lock but won't support, quote, the lilly
>> but there is one night we all dream in gold. >> reporter: this year while the oscars may dream in gold, they may lose support of color. on the other hand, others say the lack of diversity isn't about race. eligible. the question now is more stars join the boycott, will the >> all right. >> by sheer chance i ran into chris rock, i'm not going to say what he said about this, but don't you think it would be better for him to stick it out and do the hosting, because if he pulls out it's a big story for one day. >> right. >> if he decides to host there's all that anticipation and everything he says on that stage gets played over and over again, and he can make a real difference. >> a better way to deal with it. >> he has more of an impact by being there and doing it from the inside. >> i think so. let's take a look at the apps that appear to be saving lives. ride sharing services like uber
popularity mothers against drunk driving is crediting them with dramatically reducing drunk driving accidents. tom costello is in washington, d.c. tom, good morning. >> reporter: millions of us are using these phones. we click on an app and the car is there very quickly, build to our credit card and it turns out a lot of people are clicking on this app when they realize maybe they have had too much to drink. turns out it could be a good thing to be taken for a ride. in south beach where the party never ends, uber says its ridership peaks just when drunk drivers typically hit the road. >> you're home safe at the end of it. >> it's not worth your life. >> there's no more drink and driving. there's no reason to. >> reporter: new york alone now has more ubers than yellow taxis taxises taxis and across the country the popularity of ride-sharing apps is credited for at least helping drive down alcohol-related
down a full 25% in nevada in just 2015, down 22% in virginia years. partiers simply pull out their phones, hit the app and wait for a ride. >> they are getting in, can i play my music and the next thing you know it feels like you're in a club on wheel. >> reporter: in washington this a night. on fridays and saturday she drive. >> i've been fortunate they have not got sick in my car. >> reporter: in san francisco aaron kennedy drives for lyft. >> i took a group of ladies up to napa to go wine tasting and instead of them deciding who was going to be the designated driver i was the one that was able to drive them. >> reporter: a mothers against drunk drivers survey found 78% of people say they and their friends are less likely to drive impaired with ride-sharing now available. it's all good news, says madd, whose president lost her own son to drunk driving. dustin church was only 18 when the intoxicated driver of the
>> if that technology was available, he could possibly be alive because he would have gotten his own ride. >> reporter: today that choice phone. yesterday just minutes after we interviewed that d.c. uber driver helpela, she got another call, picked up a passenger and turns out he was intoxicated, she told us later. every 52 minutes somebody dies in an alcohol-related accident. 13,000 lives a year. so if this is helping to cut into it, it's very good news indeed. guys, back for you. >> tom costello, thank you very much. >> let's get a check of the weather now from mr. roker. >> reporter: well, guys, we've been dealing with lake-effect snow for the last couple of days stretching from michigan all the way to new york state. we'll look at some video here from ohio. can you see that accidents, cars off the road, major, major problems, and for today we're going to put up with one more day of lake-effect snow stretching from.
england, anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of snow. we're also watching a clipper coming out of the rockies pushing its way to the east. it will bring snow starting off today in omaha and to kansas city. winter weather advisories in effect for 25 million people. this will continue to spread down to the south so nashville, indianapolis, lexington and asheville will be seeing snow as well. we look at the snowfall totals stretching from omaha all the way to asheville, about 2 to 4 inches, but from paducah to just north of nashville we're talking about 4 to 6 inches of snow and this isn't even the storm we're talking about coming later this week. that's what's going on around amy: good morning central florida. another cold start for us. we have temperatures in the 30' s and 40' s and it will be a slow climb.
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all right. we're back now. 7:43 as we wait for the two remaining winners of last week's record-setting powerball jackpot to come forward we can tell you what life has been like for the tennessee couple who hit it big. >> the other couple who call our switchboard, john and lisa robinson have revealed their winning ticket on "today." we've been following their journey ever since. >> we just love them for sure but the past few days have been a whirlwind for the robinsons as the reality of winning a share of the world's largest jackpot now becomes a reality. . >> it's probably not an exaggeration to say that in the last week john and lisa robinson's life has changed. >> y'all have to have one of these. >> in about 528 million ways. and this statement. >> we're common people. we're just like y'all are. >> is one of them. >> it's been overwhelming experience and i think my husband and i finally realized
>> we've been with the robinsons since friday. >> they want to make their announcement right here. >> when they told the world exclusively here on "today" they won a share of the $1 billion jackpot and then flying to nashville to validate the ticket. >> they got the piece of paper, we got the money. >> not quite absorbing it. >> still uncertain. >> worried like anybody might. >> we're like good ole folks. >> about the price of their hotel that night and with the new found fame they got a private tour of elvis' mansion wanted to do. >> we're getting special treatment just because i did win the lottery. >> and an invite to the country ball sponsored byst jude children's hospital where they met country music elite, like the lead singer of alabama. less than a week after this changed their lives forever. >> tonight's jackpot is
>> the robinsons are back in munford, tennessee. >> i'm home, in my home. >> happy to be home. >> home sweet home, honey. >> but the enormity is just starting to sink in, and it's more than just the size of the jackpot jackpot. >> i love my hondas and can't even drive my own car right now. >> we're very private people. >> my friends, they want to come see me and they can't come see me right now. >> i'm a little overwhelmed. >> i want to go visit some of my friends and just relax. >> lisa was back at work monday. john is planning to go back today. in the end though, maybe john had it right. >> got my wife on my arm. what more can i ask for? got plenty of money now. >> sweetest ever, but as you can see it's been quite a roller coaster ride for john and lisa and lisa wants to surround herself with real, really good friends and savannah and i volunteered to be your good friends. >> we're available. >> doesn't want to think about anything. >> don't you think will work out for them because they are normal, really good-hearted people.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, steve says he's sorry. >> i have to apologize. >> steve harvey opens up about world. >> i'm really -- i'm beyond sorry for what happened that night. >> as he finally sits down with the women at the center of his miss universe mistake. >> then, dishing it out. from nabbing a hard-to-get reservation to the one thing you should never ask your server.
secrets of dining out. >> and baby weight. >> on a little ride with our baby, there we go. >> no more executions. jenna and i get back to the gym with a little help from our little one, today, tuesday, january 19, 2016. >> here from oklahoma university. go bisons. >> to all our friends in indian beach, north carolina. >> shout-out from alabama. >> i turned 14 today. >> today is my 18th birthday. >> i'm celebrating my 90th birthday at the "today" show. ch yay! >> hi, guys. good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 on "today." it's january 19th. it's a tuesday, and it is a
17 degrees. >> windchill of about 2. >> you've got your nanook of the north hat on. that's how i know that's legit cold. >> crazy cold out here. >> this is the real thing. >> anyway, what do we have coming up? >> let me tell you what's coming up, matt. we'll tell you how to decode the labels on your favorite beauty products. i know you're wondering about some of the mysterious terms. we'll tell you what you're really putting on your face. >> all right. you know what else we have coming up, day two of our slow cooker week. >> cannot wait for this. >> you know what we have. >> short ribs and cheese grits. you get to sit and taste and i'll be cooking that. >> so much for eating light, baby. >> there will be cheese grits. natalie has the top stories. good morning. >> good morning. with the lead-off iowa caucuses just 13 days away republican front-runners ted cruz and donald trump are competing for conservative voters. on monday cruz criticized trump for comparing himself to president ronald reagan.
first 60 years of his life supporting democrats. trump courted evangelical christians at liberty university and quoted from scripture and joked that his own best-seller, "the art of the deal" is second only to the bible. on the democratic side, bernie sanders reminded supporters in alabama monday night that he was once 50 points behind hillary clinton and now they are running neck and neck in iowa. he also cited poll numbers to back up his case that he could beat donald trump in a general election. hillary clinton kept her focus on the republicans, calling them wrong but consistent. professional tennis is being rocked by a report that accuses top players of cheating linked to organized gambling. nbc national correspondent craig melvin is here with the very latest. craig, good morning. >> natalie, good morning to you. with the australian open getting under way a story that's starting to get a lot of attention, the investigation analyzed more than 26,000
again. the first tennis grand slam of the season under way. in australia sunshine, but the game now under a shadow of corruption, match fixing. with buzzfeed and the bbc reporting that tennis officials have failed to deal with widespread corruption saying 16 players, all ranked in the top 50, have fixed matches, losing for money. the report says eight of the suspected players are now playing in the australian open and some of the accused are grand slam winners. >> i would love to hear names, you know, and then at least it's concrete. >> i can only answer for me. i play very hard and every player that i play seems to play hard. >> retired player james blake thinks some of the lower ranked players are more vulnerable. >> the guys that are 100, 200, 300th in the world because they are not making as much money. >> reporter: allegations date back to a tour investigation in 2007, the same year world number one novak djokovic said members
allegedly offered $200,000 to throw a match at the st. petersburg open. >> i was not approached directly. of course, we -- we threw it away right away. >> reporter: djokovic ultimately did not play in that match. top sports officials are accused of ignoring claims and failing to investigate. >> the tennis integrity unit and the tennis authorities absolutely reject any suggestion that evidence of match fixing has been suppressed. >> reporter: well, one australian player said he had even been approached through facebook a while ago, and here's a story that i think we'll be talking a lot about. >> maybe starting to hear some names as well. thank you, craig melvin. there was an unusual finish to a car chase in long beach, california monday night. a police officer used a spin maneuver to end the pursuit. when the driver got out, several dogs in the back seat made a run for t.traffic was held up while officers scoured around the
perhaps frightened pups there. animal control officers were called in to help and soon traffic was once again flowing. well, you don't need suspenders to keep your pants up during a minnesota winter. there's a new kind of sculpture dotting the landscape in northeast minneapolis. pants frozen stiff standing on their own. this craze started a few years ago when one guy took his jeans out of the spin cycle and molded them into shape outdoors and soon others were doing the same. could be the most fun that you can have when the temperatures dip below zero in minnesota. >> most fun you can have with your pants off, is that what you're saying? >> i didn't go there, but, of course, you did. >> all right, natalie. thank you very much. if we stood out there two more minutes. >> i know. >> that would have happened out there. >> frozen pants. let's take a look at the firestorm sparked by steve harvey a little earlier this month when he mistakenly crowned the wrong winner of the miss universe pageant. >> well, for the first time he's opening up about that night on his tv show, and natalie caught
i was at the show's taping last week, and harvey is now spelling it out in a two-day special including conversations with both miss universe and miss columbia. he's faced angry insults and accusations that it was all a publicity stunt and even death threats in the ensuing outcrime. >> i'm truly sorry. i wish -- i wish we all could have gotten it right that night. >> steve harvey is breaking his silence on the coronation that made headlines worldwide for all the wrong reasons. >> miss universe, 2015 is columbia! >> last month he named miss columbia miss universe by mistake. >> i have to apologies. >> only moments later the crown was removed and placed on the real winner, miss philippines. >> i blew it in a big moment, and the person that was hurt the most was her. that was the greatest regret for me. >> he sits down with both
special, miss universe, the truth. miss universe revealed her crown came with mixed feelings. >> i tried to keep a safe distance from her as not to disrespect her -- no, because i didn't want her to feel bad. i was being sensitive to her feelings, so when i was standing won. i was excited, but i -- i was also thinking about her and i couldn't help but think about how tough this must be for her. >> an emotional harvey publicly apologized to miss columbia and asked for her forgiveness. >> i cast you into a spotlight, a place that i -- that i never intended to, that i would not want to happen to anybody. i just want to say how sorry i am. i'm really -- i'm beyond sorry
that -- that it was you. >> miss columbia says she forgive him. take me back to that minute, the four and a half minutes when you're wearing the crown. >> it was the happiest four minutes and a half that i ever, and i have been able to make an entire country happy, but after that i felt horrible i was crying a lot. now i can say, okay, it was the worst night of my life, but it was the best one, too. >> yeah, the best because now she's having a lot of opportunities to do things like commercials and perhaps maybe a role next year in the miss universe pageant so we're going to have a lot more of that. that full conversation with steve harvey and miss columbia will be right here tomorrow on "today" including harvey's explanation of what happened that night, and can you see more of steve's miss universe, the truth special on his show today listings for times. >> all right. natalie, thank you. >> thanks, nat. coming up on trending, did
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who complains more when they get sick, men or women? >> you know the question. >> men. >> at mitt it. >> men. >> absolutely. >> you're babies. >> men for sure. >> you get in the fetal position on the couch. >> do you know why? >> because they are babies. >> no, there might be another reason, okay, especially when it comes to the flu. scientists at johns hopkins university, that makes this true, have said when it comes to the flu they have found that the voyeurs hits men a lot harder than it hits women because estrogen in women protects them from the more aggressive symptoms of the flu leaving men to face the worst cases. >> it was all men who did the survey. >> we are the stronger gender, we know. >> by the way, these two things can be true at the same time. >> this helps you in the flu story but about the sniffles, you know that, and you know that that's what you do, you get a
>> talks to me like she talks to vail. >> you're a baby. >> exactly. >> we have good news for everybody out there who does not get enough sleep. despite what we've heard in the past it turns out that in fact you can reverse some of the negative effects of sleep deprivation. this comes from a rather small study at the university of colorado boulder, not your johns hopkins but found catching up on sleep during the weekend could offset health problems associated with sleep loss like increased risk of diabetes. >> that's how we all catch up. >> who catch eds up on the weekend? >> and, you know, even when i got little sleep, i still feel pretty bad. >> i got a lot of sleep this weekend an i still wanted to take a nap in the afternoon. >> what time do you normally wake up on weekends. get up at 4:00 to do this show, what do you wake up on weekends? >> 8:00. >> it depends. >> my kids are older so they turn the tv on. >> 7, 7:30. >> 5, 5:15.
>> then close them again. >> got to feed the roosters. >> feed the chickens. >> wake up. >> all right. let say you're bored on a sunday, what do you do to pass the time? you know the answer, you put a brick in a washing machine and put the washing machine on a trampoline. >> wow. >> that does not look real to me. >> looks animated. >> people have a lot of free time. >> does look like it floats a little bit. >> and then it does eventually flop over. >> this is the video that's gone viral. you know what, the more i look at it the more it looks fake. >> i did see strings underneath it. >> check it out, internet. >> go online and take a look. >> a star whose cover was blown. hollywood's newest star gets even more adorable. carson and "pop start."
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at an after party with some uptown funk. >> wow. >> come on, matt, say something here. great one-liners. >> i am speechless. that kid is great. >> super awesome. >> he is awesome. >> that is cool. >> thank you very much. mr. roker. >> love that day. here's what's going on. a clipper brings some snow through the plains and an icy mix further south. high surf advisories from the pacific northwest coast all the way down to the carolina coast. cold, bitterly cold here in the northeast, windy conditions, sunshine and abnormally chilly in the south as well. we've got this storm system that we're going to be watching. we see it developing thursday bringing some snow through the mid-plains and then as we move into friday it makes its way towards the east coast. we look friday into saturday with heavy snows stretching south of boston on into weese
still too early to give you accumulations. we'll probably be able to do that better equipped to do that tomorrow morning to give you a be amy: good morning central florida. another cold start for us. we have temperatures in the 30' s and 40' s and it will be a slow climb. we will be even colder than yesterday. >> and that's your latest weather. matt. >> all right. a thank you so much. day two ever our special series consumer confidential. we talked about the airlines on monday. today it's all about restaurants and what you can do to improve your dining out experience.
director of operations as rosso pomadoro here in new york city. >> thanks for having me. >> got our people sitting at tables. tell us our secrets. how do you get the best table in a hot new restaurant other than dropping savannah's name. >> that won't help. >> planning ahead, definitely, as far out in advance as you possibly can. day of and trying to secure that really hot seat, the best thing i can say is after 3:00 in the afternoon. most restaurants are not really planning out their dining room until the mate d or the host gets there and you're hoping maybe there's a cancellation and you can slide in. >> carson is eating out in your restaurant and you come up as the waiter and you suggest the special. >> absolutely. >> does that mean you've got too much of that in the kitchen and you're trying to get rid of it? >> not anymore. these days a special an opportunity for either a chef to try out something new that might end up on the menu, an opportunity for a s 0 s chef to experiment and impress the chef and something really cool and rare enough that it won't be on the menu that the chef gets to play with. >> not all ingredients are all that fresh at restaurants.
everything is fresh when it gets to the restaurant. what the chef tends to do with it over the course of the weekend is on the restaurant. >> including the waiters who are fresh. >> go ahead, guys. if you're here and sitting down, shouldn't you ask, okay, what's good here, what do you like? >> what's good here is one of my least favorite questions because what's really important it's not what's good here, it's what good here for you, so any leading questions that you can ask the server that sort of lead them in the direction of what you're in the mood for, i want something rich and kind of decadent, it's a cold day out or i had a big lunch. what's a little bit lighter? >> if you want wine, should you go ahead and ask for help on the taken? >> absolutely. these days, a lot of restaurants who someone whose sole job is to any price point. having a couple of words to steer them, dry and fruity don't mean anything anymore, i like old world, earthy, something kind of ripe. >> bold. >> a great word.
good house wine? >> it is. house wine is a phrase that isn't used as much and because it's so synonymous with what's the cheapest wine here and what you can say is there's something that you can feature or something that you guys are particularly excited about. >> i'll stop using that phase. >> have a family on their first date. what are your names? >> al, natalie. >> what are your questions? >> when people come in and now some restaurants are actually charging a cake fee. if you want to bring in a cake, birthday party for al. >> same thing goes with corkage fees. hospitality is a business that at every stage tries to make you forget that it is and it only works if we actually sell stuff and we can only keep the doors open if we sell stuff. at the end of the day anything that helps protect our margins, i hate to say it, it we've got to charge a little bit for that bottle of wine and if you want to bring in crumbs cupcakes. >> don't expect any freebies then. >> if you bring something in it might not be the table that i
but there's always being nice gets you a long way. >> people get annoyed when they are not seated quickly or trying >> sure. >> how do you deal with that and is there a backlash from the staff when you do that? >> there isn't so much. i would say it's a don't shoot the messenger. whether the food is taking a while to come out, it's not the server's fault, probably not the cook's fault. at the end of the day it's real et management. did they bring in too many night. table. at the end of the day, management is your best friend. get to know them, become a rec and then start to learn what you like and -- >> proper percentage to tip is? >> 20%. >> that's the average. >> 20% is actually the average, not even the high end anymore. >> can you spot a good tipper as soon as they sit at a table. >> you tend to find that the friendly and nice people and who are engaging and simply enjoy dining and tend to reward good service. >> what about putting the tip in, building it in already? >> sure. well, it's certainly starting to
breaking. this is a wesh 2 news update. brett: i' m brett connolly, it is 8:26. we are following breaking news out of orange county. firefighters are on the scene of a mobile home that went up in flames near orange blossom trail. it is not clear how the fire started or if anyone was injured. ted: we left the scene of a crash on the turnpike by i-4 not blocking anymore. also a crash on semoran boulevard. just some backup. but that is the 528 westbound approaching the toll plaza, it will be slow for your morning drive. amy: a little cloud cover this morning, but our temperatures are still cool. we have a bit of a breeze coming out of the northwest as well. 34 degrees in ocala, 39 in daytona beach and the villages. 43 orlando
it feels like freezing in the villages. 35 is what it feels like in orlando. a couple of layers, no doubt. you may not want to ditch them later today. our highs are not going to be that warm. we will climb some, but with the cold air coming in and that cloud cover, we ball me naked to the mid-to-upper 50' s.
how does that feel? >> good job. >> guy back here said thank you from the tipch my nose to the >> exactly. >> by the way, have a great range of birthdays today, have a >> that's great. >> and a 90-year-old birthday over here. that's fantastic. nice to have you guys where it's warm. >> happy birthdays, guy. coming up, a perfect people for a day like this. it will warm you up. get this, short ribs and cheese grits and easy to make. throw it in the slow cooker. >> look who is here, everybody. chelsea handler. we'll get to the bottom of her any series tackling everything from silicon valley to drugs. >> does she look more like a ribs person or a grits person. >> >> wouldn't you like to know. >> oh, okay. >> beauty products decoded. how to understand the tricky labels before you smear the stuff all over your face. >> and jenna bush hager is here to erase the excuses we have for not exercising.
all have and our kids to make a great workout. >> but, first, mr. roker, how about a forecast for all these people here. >> they are doing okay in here. otto, 90 years ago, came in from germany and got off the boat and never left. awfully nice. >> good to have you here. >> more storms coming into the pacific northwest, and we'll see this continue through today into thursday. another system comes on the west coast today, surf, coastal flooding, mountain snow accumulating and then wednesday we get a little bit of a break and then the next system comes in targeting from california to western washington. rainfall amounts 2 to 5 inches of rain from seattle all the way into northern california. coastal ranges also seeing more and then we're looking at more snow from snoqualmie pass all the way down into yosemite, mt. whitney. the sierra getting more and more snow. that's what's going on around
amy: good morning central florida. another cold start for us. we have temperatures in the 30' s and 40' s and it will be a slow climb. we will be even colder than yesterday. >> that's your latest weather. savannah. >> all right. a thanks so much and now to our start today series helping you begin the new year on the right jenna bush hager is here right there with all of us, a quest to get back into the gym. all shedding the excuses, right? >> we sure r.my biggest and most legitimate execution for the gym is the fact that i'm now a mom of two, i'm tired, all the time, and every second that i'm not at work i want to be with them, but i'm dedicated to being healthy for my family so i grabbed a certain mom friend for a workout
>> so, we like to work out together every once in a while. >> we do. >> we've never tried it with an accessory called a baby. >> is that pop? >> poppy. >> our instructor/baby wrangler for the day new york fitness guru taryn toomey who created the class to get moms back in shape after having a baby. >> hi. welcome. >> thank you. >> got the large babe, i've got the small baby. >> the lucky one. >> that's why she looks so good. >> on a little ride with our baby, there we go. >> come on. >> my belly hasn't been in in 17 months. >> from squats to planks to using your baby as a weight taryn stresses long periods for each exercise to feel the burn. >> i'm sorry, sorry, sorry, class. we're going rogue. >> you want me. you want to try me. >> you go for the mommy with better thighs. >> taryn is a mom of two young girls and like many new moms she struggled with her weight after
determined to get healthy for her girls, she started her business really for herself. >> for all those moms that are exhausted, overwhelmed and they just say, objection i can't do it, what would you say? >> all of those things, the exhaustion and overwhelmed is what makes you believe you can't do it. you just have to start. >> you want to do a little jump squat. start moving and start believing, find little blips of time where you can and where you have to start. >> drool in the eyeball. >> and there's a good reason to just start. according to the american academy of pediatrics, the less physically active a mother is, the more likely her child will be sedentary early in life. it was nap time for poppy so i headed to new jersey to meet up with fitness trainer and blogger erin whitehead. she started fit bottomed mommor,s after her daughter avery was born. erin's philosophy, fitting fitness into her dailyive. >> one of my tricks is the laundry trick, put the basket on the floor.
i do a deep squat and if you're really feeling into it, you can always throw a little jump in there. >> do you do that, a jump squat? >> i do, sometimes. out. >> workouts for me aren't getting to the gym for an hour. workouts for me have to be in between running are the kids to school and picking them up. you know, when i'm at the park i try not to sit down so that i'm never having that down time and i'm always moving. >> so one of the things that i spend a lot of time doing, and i'm sure with three kids you do, too, is picking up toys. >> yes, they explode. >> so you pick up toys lunge as a workout every day. >> go down, do a lunge and get back up. >> what if you don't get back up? >> then your house doesn't get clean. >> does your mom play with you a lot? >> yes. >> is she doing a lot of lunges and squats and stuff? >> yes. she does exercises in the meanwhile. >> i exercise with her. >> you do? >> mm-hmm.
>> well, we do squats and other workouts. >> tell them your favorite. >> jumping rope. >> jump rope. >> and this is another great benefit, they will go to bed and sleep well. >> yeah, i hope so. >> high five, boom. >> so we'll have to say that working out with our babies was not that relaxing. >> it really wasn't. >> like to work out together and sometimes hard to bring on a baby, but the whole important thing is when you're sitting at home, if you're hanging with your kids you can do fun things. >> there are things that you can do. >> i love that idea. i could watch that story just to see poppy and vail, but it's a great idea. you're spending time with your kids. >> and playing. my kids like to play. that brings us to today's -- start today takeaways from erin whitehead at fit bottom, commit to ten minutes a day, first play with your kids and this is something we both do. do dance parties, run around, kick a ball, play hopscotch. >> love to do this. >> just to have fun.
>> especially the dance party. >> i like dance parties. >> show them what a strong mom looks like, fit in several exercises, number two a day. think about your activities if you're eating small meals like knife small meals a day do a couple, you know, squats every single day. third, find activities you love. you should push yourself and work out but shouldn't be torture and find things you really like to do and finally have basic moves at the ready like the squats when you pick up toys. pull things that you can do anywhere, lunges, push-ups, basic, effective and can be done when you're waiting for your water to boil, folding laundry or hanging out at the playground. >> i like to do lives with vail. used to be able to do 25 and now she's so heavy and i'm like one. >> i'm thinking about bringing disaster. running after kids is the best workout and the most fun, too. >> keeps you young. >> exactly. >> jenna, thank you. >> even more tips on our website, today.com, check it out. coming up next, one of our favorites, or at least we feel
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we're back now. 8:40 with the always unpredictable chill so handler. no pressure. she spent the better part of last year filming "chelsea does," a documentary series for netflix covering for you thought-provoking topics like marriage. >> as a 40-year-old, do you think i can get up and show you my body and stuff, do you think that i'm too old to get married? >> okay. and you think that i have a decent figure? >> yes. >> thank you. >> hey, chelsea, how are you? >> i'm great. how are you, matt? >> i'm good. been a while. something i said? >> no, no, no, nothing. you can say anything. nothing would offend me. >> welcome back. >> thank you. >> i like this concept. i really do. reading about it, four very
did you know a lot about each one of these topics before you starteded? >> well, i thought i knew a little bit about certain topics and i thought i knew about racism and you delve into it and then you find out how little you are and how embarrassed you and how embarrassed people in country, people associate racism with really like dumb, you know, people from the south who aren't educated. >> ignorant racism. >> but i met with a lot of educated intellectual racists which i found amazing so i wanted to illustrate that. >> you've got drugs and silicon valley and marriage as we just saw. blind dates. what was that like? >> it was awful. >> i mean, like chardonnay in it was terrible. >> ever been on blind dates before this documentary? >> been on a couple of blind dates, never that sober, and, you know, once or twice in your 20s and once you're in your 30s you're like i'm not ever going to do that again so i hired real document aryans that would make
comfort zone. had to meet up with my first serious boyfriend. >> didn't you interview your ex-boyfriend? did that get uncomfortable. >> >> everything about it was awful and they said would i have to meet up to one of my ex-boyfriends and i'm like none of them are sneaking with me. >> why did he agree with that? >> enough time had passed. >> it had been 20 years. >> didn't want to get back together? >> thinking he wanted to do something. you know, when you have those moments, like i broke up with him and i'm going to wait -- he cheated on me or did something. wait until he sees me in ten years, i'm going to be rich and famous and then you get that moment and you're just like i don't want to have section with you anymore anyway. >> you went to peru to do hallucinogenic drugs, was that for the show or the weekend. >> >> the great thing about netflix they will fund my personal life and put it on camera. >> tell me about that trip. >> i said i wanted to do one on drugs, obviously i have a very close relationship with drugs and i've experienced so many and
camera look, you know, bad or not flattering because nobody in this business nobody really likes to do that and i have no problem with it so i did a lot supervised, mixing sleeping pills with alcohol, just to illustrate with people what you look like when you're doing that. >> scare? >> not scary, but it's not pretty, not attractive, and then i said to netflix, i also want >> being? >> the drug, yeah. >> doing another talk show for netflix. >> going to be like "chelsea lately." >> nothing like "chelsea lately." i'm using the documentaries as a bridge to show people tonally where i'm going. i wouldn't want people to think i'm becoming barbara walters because i wouldn't want to become her, no one can. >> better to just let that go. chelsea, good to see you. congratulations, don't make it so long next time. >> okay.
available on netflix starting this saturday. up next, the right way to decipher those beauty product labels that can sometimes be a bit confusing. but, first, on a tuesday morning, this is "today" on nbc. find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. we're back at 8:47. consumers have become savvy with reading food labels and understanding the ingredients but what about skin care and cosmetics. today.com/style editor is here about thinking why you may want to think twice about the products you're using. good morning, good to see you. >> good morning, savannah. >> a lot of people think the beauty products we see have to be approved by the fda before they can be on shelf. is that true? >> false, completely false. products are not approved by the fda before they hit store shelves. it doesn't mean the product is helpful but it's up to the consumer to be responsible. >> which means we want to get
recall a product? >> they cannot. they can only ask a company to do so. >> what are some of the watch words as far as we're concerned when you're looking hat labels? >> very easy to be confused about this because products will use as a marketing strategy, natural or green, synthetic-free. these are not official terms so don't be fooled by that. realize also that even if something is natural, poison ivy is natural and that's harmful to humans. >> sounds good, might be green labeling, but you really need to look closely. >> need to turn the bottle around. >> which brings us to our next monitor here. when you do pull that bottle around there's words like -- i don't think i can profouns that, phthalates and parabens. >> it's considered a trade secret so companies do not have to disclose what the fragrance is made of, if you have allergies or sensitive skin, something to look out for. >> may mean some other chemicals that they don't have to list.
>> what about these two mouthfuls? >> parabens are used as a preservative and help products last longer and phthalates make you feel silky and smooth and they are considered endocrine disrirpts which may alter hormones, scientific organizations say. >> i've seen labels that say paraben free. some people want to avoid these and look at them >> exactly. we did reach out to the personal care products council for a statement and said their products are one of the safest most regulated by the fda. the fda as well told us that they are not -- they don't have the information to show that these chemicals are harmful, but if you are trying to limit your chemical exposure these are two to look how the for. >> great. let's turn around. little jar with a number. what does the number mean? >> beauty products do expire, just like food, so if you see this little jar, the number inside of it is actually the number of months after you open it you should toss it. >> i have stuff in my counter that's been in there since like the '70s. >> we all do. >> good to look out for it.
little "e." i've never known what this meant. >> meant it's up to the european union standards and will see it on some products in the u.s. the eu bans more than 1,300 ingredients. the usa bans only 11. it doesn't mean their products are safer but if you're trying to be watchful, something to watch for. >> maybe a little bit of a shortcut. >> these are products you like. tell me about them. >> you'll see some major brands, knew the jena has their own natural line, cleansers, moisturizers, everything you use every day. they avoid phthalates, parabens, things we were talking about earlier. >> what's in? >> mid-priced option and partnered with gwyneth paltrow to launch a cosmetics line, get the same colors, lips, all the makeup you use. >> and i've been hearing about tata harper. >> her rerecipes are amazing, all-natural things can be luxurious. she has her own skin care farm
went to visit her. she harvests her own ingredients and uses them in the product. see more about it at today.com/style. >> emily, thank you so much. learned hey lot. by the way, found out a lot more including a complete guide to reading labels at today.com/style. coming up next, how does a hardy meal of ribs and grits sound?
how to use your slow 8:52, slow cooker week on "today food." you throw the ingrowedients in, walk away and hours later dinner is served. >> elizabeth is the debutante farmer here with a healthy hearty dish. >> you like slow cookers? >> i never used one until this segment came along. >> really? >> i feel like i have been cheated. this is the most fantastic way to cook in the entire world. i moo life, i didn't realize how uncomplete it was and now that's complete. >> let's talk about the ingredients and let you get to the your experience. making short ribs in the slow cooker and then cheese grits. >> absolutely. >> we want to make sure we're going to season this. if we're going to eat both side, we're going to season both sides. >> okay. >> we're going to go into a screaming hot pan. this pan is as hot as chelsea handler. >> brown them first.
we want to make sure we get that gorgeous, gorgeous caramelization before we go into the slow cooker. otherwise it won't be as attractive. it will lock in all the juices and that's what we want. >> let's get start with your maiden voyage here. >> no, no, no, i've been testing recipes. >> okay. >> so i know the way of the slow cooker now, but before i didn't know. i was a virgin. slow cooker virgin, that's what i was, matt. >> let's just get to the ingredients. >> we'll mix this together and added our flour and what's that going to do, because we did it with a tomato paste it will make sure we don't have any lumps, we'll also add some beef broth, a little bit of red wine which is fantastic and now we're going to whisk all this together. >> can i mention we've got our tasters downstairs and i have a in on this. >> awesome good. >> fabulous root vegetables. got our onions and our shallots, carrots and celery. we'll fought in. what i want you to do is start working on this rosemary.
>> i got it. >> al, how are these ribs? >> fantastic. >> amazing. >> you don't even need a knife. >> these over here. >> yeah. why don't we do this. >> how long are these going to >> they have to be covered in the liquid. >> >> absolutely. >> make sure we're covering. it not covered go ahead and add more liquid to it. >> that's going to go four hours on high, eight hours on low and then we have our beautiful cheese grits. >> ingredient panel, take a look at what goes into this. >> this is like a grits souffle. we have eggs that will lighten them up. we have worcestershire and hot sauce and sherry. if you don't want to put alcohol in you don't have to. substitute a little vegetable broth maybe. here we are, we're going to mix this, mix and mix and mix. it's going to go into a casserole, greased casserole and hour.
short ribs are fantastic. they are completely done. in order to get our sauce even better. >> yeah. >> we're going to go ahead and press all of these vegetables tender. see how that's coming out. downstairs. >> yeah. >> so light. >> light. >> they are calling grits light. >> i said it's like a souffle. fancy. we love a souffle. >> anyway, we're going to go ahead and take that. >> i've got to actually say we're going to pretend that we've done all that. elizabeth with a mouthful i'm saying go to the announcer: local, live, late breaking. this is a wesh 2 news update. jason: it is 8:56. the man shot by orlando police officers has died at the hospital.
28-year-old eric provost was shot by two opd officers when he refused to drop his gun at an apartment complex. provost is the man deputies say helped himself to $88,000 in an unlocked atm in orange county on new year' s day. we will press authorities for more information. we will have the latest on air and online. ted: we have a crash on the 528 westbound just after goldenrod road. it is on the left shoulder, it was blocking for a while and is causing a backup around narcoossee. delays go until just past the airport toll plaza. a live look at the 408 westbound on the left, a little bit slow. amy: more cloud cover in central florida, those temperatures are still chilly at 37 in ocala. 40 daytona beach. factor in the wind, it feels like freezing.
37 is how it feels in orlando. we will continue that milky sky today. look at these temperatures, we are only headed to the mid to upper 50' s. that north breezes coming in. 58 is where a heading in orlando. tomorrow will be colder than and calm winds. freezing temperatures north and west. bend me shape me,