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. good morning. breaking overnight, the missing link. a major new kluwe merges in one of the crashes of the 737 max planes. this morning what the black box data is revealing to tvestigators and w went wrong and the connection to the first crash in indonesia. we're live with the latest. barr brawl, pressure on attorney bill rr to testify about what he found in the mueller report. >> the collusion delusion is over. the credibility of those who pushed this hoax is forever broken. >> straight ahlld. wi the public ever see the actual report. ere the battle goesne .
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pay up. chicago's mayor now demanding jussie smollett reimburse the city $130,000 to cover the cost of investigating his case as prosecutors face new scrutiny sover their decion to drop all charges. all that plus airport chaos. thousands of passengers still stranded this morning after an airline suddenly shuts down. coverup? stunning claims about what really caused that infamous tiger at tag during a siegfried and roy show, a man on stage at night breaking his 15-yearnc silee in an exclusive interview. > and how sweet it is. >> for the tie. ad marchss returns with four schools moving one step forward in the b dance. >>hu paracs in. >> today 2friday, march 29,9. from nbc snews, thi is
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"today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1an rockefeller plaza. good morning and thank you for being with us how good does friday feel? >> it feels extra good because my virginia tech hokies going up niainst duke t. we have our plans set. >> your dream is alive. more on that in a bit. right to the breaking news concerning the 737 max plane crashes. reported black box data from the eethiopian flight that crashed earlier this morning, some of th details aren all over this story from the start. >> reporter: the "wall street journal" reporting it does appear that the an system suspected of breaking down the indonesian airliner a also fir activated in ethiopia as well. both planes wt into a nose dive shortly after takeoff with
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erratic vertical speeds and almost a porpoisinef ct, bobbing up and down as the pilots tried toegn control. nearly 350 died in both crashes. this morning boeing unveiled a fix that it hopes wil ensure that won't happen again and also giving pilots the ability to override this mcas anti-stall system. the faa still has to approve the fix. every pilot who flies the max has to go through a 30-minute training session. we're still talking many weeks before it can fly again. a lot of passeers stranded with wow air announcing bankruptcy, stoppingll operations. what's the word there? >> a european or icelandic r. carr the budget carrier employed about 000 ople, carried about 3.5 million people on a small fleet of, pl just 11 planes. this is a major inconvenience
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for many passengers. >> this morning thousands of wow air passengers are stranded. >> i didn't have any idea, note not at all. no e-mail, nothing. we came here and figured out that wow airline is out of business. >> reporter: without warning or explanation and for some without compensati compen even now, i got an e-mai this morning, no refund, no nothing. it's tough. >> reporter: passengers scrambling to find flights with other airlines and hoping for refunds. wow did postra al alert on its website that simply states wow air has ceased opation. all wow air flights have been canceled. frustrated passengers continue to vent on socl media. probably the most disturbing discount airline i've ever encountered one writes. another, absolutely devastated, having to postpone her honeymoon. a school group of 16 from baltimore had to cancel plans to
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leave tonight. >> my phone is exploding with parents and staff, oh, my gosh, did you read the news, and what do we do. >> this man from boston's logan airport missed his uncle's wake. >> i'm very tired and i'm very strong. iave an objective to get to the funera h >> reporte travel cost doubled after booking with another airline. ressful. i'm hoping that we get home and get to the funeral safely and we get to be with the family very soon. >> reporter: since 2012 wow has offered flights for as low as $99 to iceland and europe from toronto, boston, detroit, new york a baltimore. though it charged more for luggage, food and leg room. future rift visits to iceland and rising fuel costs may have been t airline's ultimate downfall. wow consistentl suffered poor customer reviews about flight delays. wow suggests customers ask
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edit card or trav agencies for refund. would-be customers should look for rescue fares. some airlines are offering to rescue stranded customers but they still have to buy another ticket. now to washinon, the fight er the mueller report is intensifying with pressure to testify. we'll start with nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker. good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to t you. presidump is capping the week on offense, holding its first rally sinceor the ay general released his summary of the mueller report. it was ae willing raucous event with the president yet again claiming victory and vindicati vindicatio overnight presi taking s victory lap on the road to battleground michigan. >> after three years of lies and smears and slander, the russia hoax is finally dead.
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>> reporter: the presi spending the first ten minutes of his speech touting robert mueller's finding that there was no coordination between the 2016 trump campaign and russia. >> the collusion delusion is over. >> reporter: unleashing this athing expletive-laced attack. >> the democrats hav wto now decither they will continue defrauding the public with ridiculous bull [ bleep ]. >> repter: he singled out some political enemies by name, including chairman of the intelligence comttee adam schiff. >> little pencil neck adam schiff. the smallest, thinnest neck i've ever seen. >> reporter: earlier schiff angrily calling out the presidt's conduct and publicans calling for his resignation. >> i think it's immoral, unethical, unpatriotic and, yes, i think it's corrupt and evidence of collusion. >> reporter: it comes amid new t
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details abo mueller report. nbc news learning it's 300-plus pagetion long, the summary just four pages. democrats demanding barr turn over the whole thing. >> show us the report and we can draw our own conclusions. we don't need you interpreting it f us. it was condescending, it was arrogant. >> reporter: some considering whether to issue a subpoena to mueller himself if they don't receive the frtl . the president insisting it's over and that come 2020, he'll be even stronger. >> it's going to be so much easi the second time. >> kristen,de the pre talked about a lot of different things including health care which has been very much in the news this week. >> reporter: it has been, savannah. the big question is does the president have a plan to replace obamacare. he's been talking a lot about that. the answers not yet. the president is vowing the party ofns will be the health care. i comes as the trump
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administration is making another effort to dismantle it, earlier this week siding with a federal judge who rul amacare is unconstitutional. the president and his advisers are struggling to explain what comes next. when i asked there pdent yesterday about the timeline, he responded he was in no particular rush. savannah and hoda. craig is here with another big story. a bigrobout-face the white house. >> we're talking about the major reversal on the fate ofia the sp olympics. education secretary betsy devos has been under fire all week over blt cuts that would have eliminated federal funding for the program altogether. on thursday a surprising 180 from president trump himself. nbc's chief white hout correspondallie jackson has that story. good morning. >> good morning to you. you know secretary devos has spent days on defense over these proposed cuts. now her boss's abrupt about-face is getting alaot of ae
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including, interestingly, from devos herself. new reaction to a rare reversal thisorning after an unexpected and emphatic about-face. >> why cut money for the special olympics? why would you cut funding there? >> i've t been the special olympics. i think it's incredible. and i just authorize funding. i heard about it this morning. i haven overrid my people. >> reporter: even the special olpics seemed surprised. the top official telling nbc news, i didn't see this coming at all. they've had this position for thre straightears now. add, it says a lot about the white house, hearinghe stories of our athletes and suanorters. >> it to thank the president for resnding to your voices. that's how democracy is supposed to work. guess what? it it worked because of you. >> reporter: those athletes and their advocates using their voices. >> i was so sad and really worried about not cutting the nding and all the money out. >> reporter: as education
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secretary betsy devos used hers to defend the proposal which looked to cutearly $18 million in federal funding. >> whoever came up with that idea gets a special olympic gold medal for insensitivity. >> l's not use disabled children in a twisted way for your political narrative. that is just disgusting and it's shameful. >> repor r: devos had becom the face of the controversy, publicly backing her boss' butt for days, including this viral moment on tuesday. >> what >> special olympics is an awesomeor nization, one supported by the philanthropic >> asking can someone pull betsy from under the bus. devos from her point has pointed to personal s donationshe's made to the special olympics and is
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now hirchting she's always opposed the cuts. in a statement saying this is funding i have fought for behind the scenes overas the several years. >> reporter: keep in mind it's not the president, but lawmakers who ultimately decide on the budget looks like. congress did not want to make e these cuts to pecial olympics probably never at risk of losing federalfu ing. that said, i asked the vice president of the special olympi, about th he made the point the administration does have influence. so in his view it'sretty significant that they changed course and changed their minds on this. craig,sa nnah, hoda. >> hallie jackson in washington, thanks. thow to yet a controversy facing facebook. thehe government accusing social media giant of violating the laws that have been on the books since the civil rights era. gadi schwartz joins the table with more. ritics are saying this is basically a form of igital ination in the age. the aclu is comparing the
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problems with facebook's add targeting system to segregation in the1960s when often where you could live was based on the color ofskin. now the department of housing and urban development is saying enough is enough. this morning a new black eye for facebook, a social media giant facing lawsuit from the department of housing and urban development, alleging discrimination against groups like minorities and women, even people with b credit by allowing facebook advisers to restrict who sees their ads based on race, religion and national origin. the nation claiming they're violating the federal housing act that des back to the civil rights era. adding using a computer to limit a persos housing choices can be just as discriminatory as slamming a door in one's face. >> everybody who uses facebook knows you see advertisinri ght? but you don't know or stop to
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think about what advertising yore not seeing. you don't know there's a job out there that's being withheld brom yoause you're a woman or because you're african-american. >> reporter: facebook says it's now removingdvertisers ability to target things like housing, credit and job ads based on aged gender zip code. the aclu says they hope it will rei rein it in. >> the digital universe isn't a civi rights free zone. >> reporter: in response to the most recent lawsui facebook says we're surprised by hud's decision as we've been working with them to address the concerns and have taken significant steps to prevent ads discrimination. a spokespersore adding w disappointed by today's developments but we'll continue working wit civil rights experts on these issues. >> gadi, thishole thing m go to court. if that happens, what happens?oo >> fac could be looking at
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an injunction which would be forcing them to stop doing things like this immediately or even civil fines which could inpaude a ut to people who may have been affected. it may bring out more information on how facebook's algorithm works which is something they usually keep close to the chest. time for the first collect of the weather. al is the man for the good ing. >> good morning, guys. looking at showersomtretching new england back to memphis and also snowshowers behind that. we also have ris for severe weather this afternoon into tonight in the centr plains. hail, possible damaging winds. n we'r looking for tornadoes, but can't rule those out. this front stretches all the from new england back into texas. rain from the plains. on the back sid of the system looking at snow as well. then saturday it makes its way into the northeast, all the way down through the mississippi and ohio river valleys wh scattered showers and thunderstorms. on saturday, rain on the east coast. you can see snowshowers behind
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this. rainfall amnts, the heaviest amounts somewhere in one to three inches through the mississippi and missouri river valleys. also the ohio river could see u to an inch. back in the northeast and parts of the midwest we could see from one to three inches of snow on the back side. the goods news temperatures are warming up, so we'll start to see a lot of snoelt quickly that causes problems for the rivers. we'll get to your local forecast comi up in the next 30 seconds. ♪ all the color in, all the color in the world ♪ ♪ i'm uncovering, i'm uncovering ♪ ♪ oooooh bring color to life with the very best paint, only at your sherwin-williams store.
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os> good morning everybody. friday off to ay cloudy start. rain chances are very low for today and tomorrow even with all e clouds o there. slight chance for a shower today in the shenandoah valley and parts of northernmaryland. i don't think we need to worry about that here in the city. temperatures in the 30s and low 50s already. school day forecast, outdoor recess, outdoor play time after school as well. today's high in the low 70s. 70s again tomorrow. chilly raindrops arrive first thing sunday morning. >> thank you, al. coming up, jussie smollett hit with a $100,000 bill for the cost of the investigation, but will he pay it? the latest twist in that bizarre one of siegfried and roy' former's animal trainers speaking out and making a stunninghelaim. has t coverup been the reason for the ending the tiger attack that happened during their show.
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good morning everybody. it's 7:26 now on this friday, march 29th. i'm aaronis gilc >> i'm molette green. developing this morning, we're watching for a posble confirmation about a report from the catholic news agency. it is reporting the vatican has regory of hbishop atlanta to lead the archdiocese gtof washon. ark tonight the national service willcy begin emergen pothole repair on the bw parkway. several closures last through early sunday morningment let's go to melissa mollet and get a look a the first 4 traffic. taking a look at the roads, springfield inner loop before
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braddock, crash blockiner the celane. american legion bridge looking a lot better than it was. wrong camera. we want to show inner loop and outeroop at central avenue looking good, too. better than earlier. deys from the earlier crashes still hanging around. >>a, melisshank you. we'll have a check on your forecast next. t'm paige, and well the thing that i like about the grilled chicken sandwich is that it's picture perfect.
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freezing in suburbs by monday morning. >> thank you, chuck. another local news update in about 25 minutes. now back to the "today" show after this short break.
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>> 7:30 on this friday morning. it is march 29th,.20 check that out. that's beautiful. that's the sunrise in cape may, new jersey, not too far from where we are right here. >> nice to haveou with us. let's get a check of the headlines. theaj clue that emerged in the deadly crash of the airline. the "wall street journal" reporting that it appears the anti-stall system suspected in the lion air crash backto in r also misfired and activated in ethiopia as well. both planes went into a nosedive shortly after takeoff. the pilots struggled t regain control. this week boeing unveiled a software upgrade to the 737 max. the faa has to appro that f before the plane gets back to
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surface. a tourist died while visiting the grand canyon. a man from hong kong was taking photos when he stumbled and fel0 feet. it happened at eagle point. a a best known for its sky walk glass bridge. the man's botd difficult was recovered by co of a foreign nd national was f away from the rim. let's talk college basketball. four teams punching tkeir tic to the elite eight. number one seed virginia moving on after hanging on to beat those oregon ducks, 53-49. elsewhere, gonzaga headed to the elite eight for the thi time in five years after their 72-58 n over florida state. texas tech manages to upset micheaan for the second in a row. they won that one easily, 63-44. this was perhaps the game of the
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night, purdue surviving a late comeback attempt by tennessee. they won itn over time, 99-94. there are now four more spots left to fill in the elite eight. those games all tonight. by the time we come back on monday we'll knowho is playing in the final four. there's a good chance it will be virginia. >> is that what you think? all right. i hope so. >> you don't look like you believe there. >> shocked, but happy to hear that. new twists in the head-spinning jussie smollett orcase. the aleared of criminal charges, but not out of the woods. still facing federal investigations and a to reimburse the city of chicago. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer has the latest on this one. the war of words is turning into a demand for cash. jussie smollett remainsde ant. his lawyers still proclaim he was the victim of a hate crime. nowchicago's mayor wants more than just an ology. >> reporter: this morning jussie smollett may have avoided
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charges, but chicago's mayor is sending him a bill. this letter asking the actor to fork over $130,000, the cost of police over time from detectives who investigate the case. >> given that he doesn't feel any sense of contrition and remorse, my recommendatite, when he w the check, in the memo section he can put the words, i'm accountable, for the hoax. >> reporter: the president called the situation in chicago outrageous. >> that is an embarrassment to ur country, what took place there. >> after prosecutor kim foxx says she recused herself, her office later dropped 16 felony funts against smollor two days of community service and $10,000 in court fees calling the deal fair and just. but smollett's attorney told smollett, there was >> were those conditions on his dismissa tof charges? re were no conditions, no plea, no agreement in place.
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>> the prosecutors are trying to say, well, the were conditions, this wasn't a get out of jail free card. >> there was no obligations, no condition, these are things he chose todo. >> this morning national and state league groups are saying a special prosecutor should have taken over, suggesting the manner in which this case was dismissed was abnormal and unfamiliaro those w practice law. >> this appears to have been a case of special treatment for celebritie s and anypecial treatment in the justice system fundamtally is not just. >> reporter: after the county prosecutors said smollett's case file should be eunsealed, pol are still barred by court order from sharing evidence. investigators have already said the actor hired the oh sun darrow brothers to carry out the sham attack. after smollett said his attawhers are e, his attorney told savannah they may have bee wearing ite. >> i was looking up the brothers. one of the first videos that showed up was one of the
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brothers in white house face doing a jer monologue. >> the lawyer apparently referring to this video showing the brother doi a scene from makeup. white >> why so serious. >> reporter: this morning smollett out of legal trouble, but in chicago and beyond still facing backlash. the actor who police call an attention-seeking fraud will this weekend be up for an nap image award. >> miguel, a lot of the focus has been onrocutor kim foxx, cook county state's attorney there. e says she recused herself. others say that may not be the case. what's the reality? do we know? >> legal experts sayer u illinois state law, the cook county prosetor should have had her entire office walk away from the case when she recused herself, but that did not happen. that could be reviewed by the department of justice. as for smollett, we should add he is scheduled to attend the glaad awards overnight.
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he was a his attorney says he has nothing to hide and also says it's the city of chicago that owes him an apology. >> miguel almaguer in los angeles. thank you. 7:35. let's get a check of the weather. what are you looking at? >> heading the the arctic. that'sd gro zero where climate change is happening. we are heading up onthere. this we're talking about extreme warmth in alaska. a persistent high pressure system has pushed the jet stream up to the north. this month parts o alaska from five to upwards of 30 degrees above average. and it'sng not g away. 17 degrees above average, bethel 15, fairbanks 16 degrees warme than average. fairbanks, two consecutive days above freezinghe this is earliest on record for them. look what's going to be happening later this week. it's going to get up to 31 in ookt vic. highs this weekend will be from
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20 to 40 degrees average. this is where climate change is haening. 're going to be there. next week we'll be live fromka alringing you the latest on what researches say is an environmtal disaster tha is rolling on with no end in sight. that's what's going on arounco thetry. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> it's off to a cloudy and not-so-cold start this morning in the nation's capita upper 40s and low 50s. not a bad way to get a friday going at al we'll have a mostly cloudy sky all day today. a slight chanceor raindrops along the i-81 corridor and into parts of northern maryland. high today 73. warm a breezy tomorrow with highs in the mid 70s. chilly raindrops arrive first thing sunday morning and a gusty northwest wd sunday afternoon. >> that's your latest weather. ea>> you'red to alaska. this is exciting. >> yeah. theea ice is melting at record rates. alaska is warming far
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than the rest of the united states and other parts of the world. so there's really a lot of experts say this is ground zero for climate change. 're going u with nasa, noaa n scientistsional science foundation folks, and we'll be with theft as they do a lot o this testing, it will be live monday a w tuesday. ve talked a lot about this. nice to see ipe in rson. >> we're very excited. olympic star simone biles revealing how she coped with cripplg depression in a courageous new interview. we're live in boston where parents charg in that massive college admission scandal are facing a judge toda a new chapter this morning in the spectacle that is, al's spectacles. >> wiare you taking those to f alas you? >> i don't think so. stunning claims about the infamous tiger aack that led to the end of siegfried and roy's famous show.
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fashion 15 years ago when a tiger attacked roy during a performance and it nearly killed him. now a trainer who helped save roy's life that night is teaking out for the first time in allse years. bc's joe fryer has that firsthand account. good morning. >> good morning. the incident was investigated r two years by the u.s. department of agriculture which was unable to determine whatus the attack. trainer chris lawrence is telling his version of the cident suggesting ultimately roy horn himself may have been to blame. howlined the famous tiger were workers like chris lawrence putting in hours to make the illusions see like magic. >> what i loved abouty job most was my bond with the cats. >> reporter:n his 11 years with the show he worked his way up from c cleaningages to handling and training the prized bengal tigers including the 400-pound male that attacked
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horn in 2003. >> the point i realid things were goingay sidews was when roy turned mon core around and heen d up with his face in roy's midsection. >> lawrence who was a feet away off stage, he could see the cat becoming confused and irritated. pull hie tried to back but his power knocked him off his feet. >> there was nothi telling me he wasn't coming for me. >> instead he bit roy in e neck and began dragging him off stage. >> at that point royas silent. his eyes were closed he was just still. >> reporter: in later interviews nsisted thatd roy the tiger meant no harm, claiming roy had a stroke before the attack. >> roy tumbled and month core realize $and realized he was
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in trouble. >> you believe he realized you were inrouble andust picked you up and took you off stage for help. rfr usda investigators did not find evidence to support that. one witness writing, it appeared his only intention was to kilroy. it was first reported by the hollywood reporter, he says roy made several mistakes he believes were critical. >> i think his actions ing try to possibly save the routine or rectify the situationll act ended up complicating it. >> reporter: lawrence says what he experienced that night left him with severe pthi with he and his family struggled to cope. >> something in himd also d that night. >> reporter: lawrence says he's speaking out now to raisees awar about ptsd and how difficult it is to find apprriate treatment. >> very unfortunately roy bears the physical wounds from the only , but roy is not the
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one that suffers from that night. >> joe, people are going to wonder how roy is now. do you know anything about his condition? >> we know he survived multiple surgeries and was left partiall. paraly again, the attack put an end to their famous show. egfried and roy did not return our request for comment about lawrence's claisp. e what happened, the tiger remained part of the duo's secretar gden habitat in vegas until it died in 2014. roy always spoke fondly of what he called hise loved tiger insisting no harm come to it after the attack. back toou guys. >> interesting chapter in the story. thank you. coming up, could miley cyrus be sending her fans asa mesge with her new hairstyle?sa first, these ms. ♪
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7:56r is yime this friday, march 29th. good morning. i'm molette green. let's get right to melissa mollet and your first 4 traffic. >> good morning. inner loop of the beltway before braddock road, have a problem on the left sid of t roadway causing real delays. inner loop at central avenue, outer loop after colesville road. as we zoom in, no problems on 66 or the beltway throughs. tyso very, very different from >> we'll che the forecast coming up next. stay with us.
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good morning everybody. don't plan on a lot of sunshine today. clouds rolled in overnight. although rain chances remain nerally 30% or less, mainly focused in northern marylthd and shenandoah valley. temperaturewise it will be a mild day today, we'll have highs today above 70 degrees. low t mid 7 tomorrow with a lot of clouds around, a little breezy. 80% chance of rain sunday morning and breezy sunday afternoon. >> chuck, thank you. another local news update in 25 back to the "today" show.
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what wenwrong, so what caused both of those deadly crashes and what does it mean for the planes going forward. ee're live with the latest. plus, c of scenery, keir getse up clo and personal with some amazing animals in africa forced to apt to a new environment. >> everywhere on the planet, it's changing. people are encroaching on the space and the climate is changing, so it's really rough fo animals to adapt. >> a look at how we can help these struggling the best of both worlds, miley cyrus surprising fans by
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posting photos and videos dressed as her famous alter ego. >> it was soard going back and forth, i decided i would be hannah forever. >> could hannah montana be making a comeback today march 29, 2019. >> happy friday from indiana. >> quincy, aillinois. >>nd park city, utah. >> we're from ohioov and wee ohio. ♪ >> from d.c. to m.i.t.,or my 40th birthday. >> turning 7-0 on the "today" show. >> celebrating the national champions at thomas moore university. >> national champio right there. >> good morning and welcome back.y it's fri morning. a great crowd out there. a temp on the rise. >> you know who is happy it's friday? savannah guthrie.
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do you know how iknow? you're going to show us how much you love friday >> i want that t-shirt. i love that love t-shirt. >> spread thelove. by the way, don't forget to sends your shout-outs, twitter, instagram. there's the #on your screen. >> if you woke up in the middle of the night you'd be like #mytodayplaza. we always are saying it because we want to see youres mess investigators are reportedly found their stronges oevidence ye a link between the two deadly crashes involving boeing 737 max 8 jet liners. nbc's tom costello has the breaking details. tom, goomorning. >> reporter: good morning. the "wall street journal" reporting investigators who are reviewinglack boxes from the ethiopian ar liner that crashed say it does appear that theti tall system known as mcaste misfired and acti much as it did in the case of the lion air flight.en both planes into a nosedive
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shortly after takeoff with very erratic vertical speeds. nearly 350 people died in both crashes. this week boeingas been briefing hundreds of pilots and airline executive on a software upgrade, a fix it hopes will ensure if mcas pfeiffer, they ocanrride it. the pilots have the tooblt have the nal say andlso to prevent mcas from misfiring to begin with. the faa h to approve the fix and every pilot who flies the max has to go through a 30-minute training session. the u.s. airlines say they feel good aut it. it could take longer for other countries to approve it. >> tom costello with theea ng news, thank you. democrats are pressing to see the entire 300-page mueller report as president trump gets campaign mileage from the four-p oe summary sunday. in michigan overnight the president held his first rally since the investigation was finish. he touted the special counsel's
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finding that there was no collusion between the 2016 campaign and russia. >> after three yearsie of l and smears and slander, the russia hoax is finallydid. >> mueller's report to attorney general william thrr concluded e was not sufficient evidence for obstruction of justice charges. democrats want him to release the entire report. parents are appearing in court today after two coaches busted in the sche face a judge. kathy parks is outside federal court inbo on. kathy, good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning to you. it's expected to be a very busy day at the federal courthouse. parents expected to appear on fraud and conspiracy charges. prosecutors say some of these parentsaid proctorso improve test scores, some convinced
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college coaches to make these students appear they were accomplished athletes even though they weren' operation vty blues landing a dozen parenefore a federal judge this morning, the mothers and fathers accused of working with william singer to bribe test proctors and colle aches to make sure their kids got into top schools. wine maker augusta worked with singer to get d hisghter into usc as a water polo recruit. singer even submitting this photo with the girl's application even though it wasn't her. he allegedly asked at one point, she actually won't be part of the water polo team, right? another father, founder of private investmentm f not only bribed usc athletic officials ts get daughter recruited, butad also h someone take classes on her behalf t get better grades on herbehalf. he latest group of court
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appearances follow former yale soccer coach rudy meredithho was silent outside the courtroom thursday. nce inside, pleading guilty to accepting hundreds of thousands of dlars in bribes to pretend students were soccer recruits. it was revealed in unsealed court documents meredith started cooperating with fbi last year after getting caught in a sting operation which eventually investigators to a singend unraveled the large college admissions scam ever. also in court, former head coach of the uversity of texas austin men's tennisteamte michael cen who didn't enter a plea. prosecutors san jose he accepted $100,000 to label a student as a recruit for his team even though the student didn't play competitive tennis. his attorney spoke with savannah and hoda after he wasge d. >> does your client deny
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accepting a bribe? >> my client certainly does. michael center is a wonderful n. this accusation has been devastating to him. he denies being guilt of the offense. >> reporr: the scandal stretches from hollywood to boston next week when celebrities lori loughlin and felicity hoffman make their initial court colleges at the center of the scandal were contacted by the education department for a preliminary investigation, but no schools have been charged with any >>wrongdoing. kathy park in boston, thank you. we've t the news covered. i've got a fun boost for you kids. a volunteer firefighternd voice teacher from connecticut put his talent to work while vacationing at disney world. his daughter asked the hotel piano player if he knew a maria, then her dad justin made the magic happen. ♪
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♪ ♪ ava maria >> justin gives all the credit to his 6-year-old daughter lila foat cg that viral moment. he posted this on facebook so ome of his former professors and friends could see it. >> looking at her dad. a stillad on friday morning on "today," "today in the wild." y >> don't feel nervous this close to them? this one seems to be looking. >> he's already eaten. >> he's already >>eaten. the important reason behind keir simmons' close encounter with those massive crocodiles. first, have you heard of depression naps?
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♪ and you never felt this type of emotion ♪ ♪ make you're jaw drop drop say oh my drop drop drop ♪ ♪ make u say oh my god my drop drop ♪ ♪ make you're jaw drop make u say oh my god ♪ we are back with a candid we're back with a candid interview with olympic goldst medaliimone biles. >> shedding new light on the scandal that rocked her how it affected her personally and how she coped. story, adford has the good morning. >> good morning. simone biles shook the gymnastics world after she revealed she was abused by team ctor larry nassar. now we're learning more on how that traumatic experience affected her daily life. olympic gold medalist simone biles opening up on chopra's new
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youtube show after being sexually abused by former usa gymnastics team doctor larry nassar. time.was sleeping all the i told one of my lawyers, i said i sleep all the time because it's the closest thing to death. >> relorter: that rion sparking a conversation around so-called depression naps. >> the term of a depression nap is basically just a lie down to escape the world through sleep. if you're feeling particularly anxious or depresse c thorrect term is something called hyper some nia means you're sleeping too much. >> reporter: researchers at harvard medical school say up to 90% of adults and children with major depression experie kind of sleep problem. >> if you find the sleep during the day is also coupled wrh ot symptoms like feeling hopeless or helpless of losing interest in doing activityaies ormally make you happy, i would want you to seek attention for that. >> the four-time olympic gold
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medalist who just celebrated her 22nd birthday says seeking professional help was the answer to her daily struggle. >> therapy is everything. therapy today is so important, and it needs to be more normalized. >> reporter: biles also reveals why she was at first hesitant to come forward with her story. >> i'm not willing to put that out there for the wor to see. they're not going to see me as simone the gymnast, but as a .v ual abuse surv iit. >> reporter: opening up about hepe ence, telling hoda how she kept her internal struggle buried deep while competing. >> i think we're very a good compartmentalizing thhgs. so we p it in the back of your heads. >> he can't hurt you anymore? >> no, he cannot. >> reporter: fresh offol a g medal win at the world cup, biles is reflecting on her journey from that dark period in a more positive light. >> it wasn't easy, but i feel
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i'm a stronger woman and i feel like telling my story has helped other girls. >> simone has seen an outpouring of support on twitter, even ng retweeome comments from fellow sexual abuse survivors thanking her from being so candid. as we were looking through the comments, a lot of people were saying i didn't know what depression napsre they would say they felt bad and agre sleeping but didn't have the lan to quality it what it was. >> she also sought help. some pple go through that and curl up and say i can muscle through it. she was smart. she g help for it. look at her now. >> we've seen the trajectory. it's inspiring but also you learn a lot about how sexual abuse victims, they might not be willing to say it happened. then they come to be able to nd realize thathat it means. she's having to do tha in front of everyone. >> looks so strong. >> and helping other womeu, >> thank morgan. it's 8:14. let's get a check of the weather >> let's look at some of the
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temperatures hitting much of the country for this weekend. it's going to stay warm in the south, cool in the north. the cool air is eventually going to my great to the east. detroitoday will be eight degrees below average, kansas city eightsegrees well. richmond, 12 degrees above average. boston will be 55. colder air spreading east tomorrow. icago cooler at 42. dallas ten degrees cooler than usualhereas new york city wil be flirting with 70. 59 in wilmington on monday. from 77 t on sunday 59 on monday. indianapolis down to 42 on sunday and then tallahassee 69 degrees on monday, and again we've been talking about alaska, big dome of high pressure, that's keeping temperatures really warm. it's going to stay aboveyw re as much as 30 degrees above average for much of alaska going into the weekend. hat's going on around the country. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good morni everybod a cloudy start to your friday.
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the good news is, no rain on storm team 4 radar at the hamoment. raines today very, very low. about a 20, 30% chance focused on the shenandoah valley. around tow today cloudy. temperatures will climb from the low 50s now into the low 70s for afternoon highs today. and then for tomorrow, another cloudy and mild day, 75 on your orturday. rain on sundayng becomes a cool wind on sunday afternoon and a cold start by monday morning. >> that's your latest weather. craig? >> roker, carson is off this morning. dylan dreyer isn't though. >> i'm not. rarely am i. good morning. nice to be with you guys this morning. first up, talking godzilla. it's been nearly five years since godzilla tore through the big screen, delighting fans and scaring so many others. it won't be long until the predator is back. a new teaser for the upcoming film "godzilla: king of the monsters" dropped last night. take a look.
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>> they're everywhere. >> tt's comforting. ♪ >> our planet will and so unless we set godzilla free. >> are you in now? >> i'min. the movie will start millie bobby brown, kyle cndler and sally hawkins among others. you'll be able to catch it in theaters on may 31st. miley cyrus, hannah mtana back, kind of. it's been 13 years since the hit show premiered on the dney annel. as you may remember, miley wore a wig when she was hannah, but rocked her natural brown hair as her normal self, miley stewart. last night the singing sensation unveiled a return to her hannah montana days. take alook.
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>> you know guys, it was so hard going back and forth. i just decided i'll be hannah forever. she was getting a lot of press this week thanks to me. ♪ >> i think she's loving fait. z were thrilled to see miley back in character. no word on whether or not we'll see more hannah mon tan in the future. for now it's a good look. >> finally,al, you debuted them on monday. your glasses are still the talk of the internet. savannah gave them go with a selfie, craig, even carson joined in on the ncfun. they seem to look great on everyone, we have a pair of our own thanks to our friends at don vetro. >> i have the round ones. >> i have round sunglasses. are fun. >> we got the square ones. does that work? >> roker, what do you think?
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>> i think they work great on everybod they're designed for everybody. >> i like the circular ones, too. >> these ones? >> you said my nose is too small for the round ones. >> i think we should try the squaresn you. you two are so much on each other. where is the love? >> can i do my daily click in these? a man was in turkey taken on a wild ride thanks to unusually strong winds. eahe was working nrby when he noticed aio p umbrella starting to move. hepe quickly hd on to the base hoping to anchor it to the ground. >> oh, my gosh. >> it took f, carrying the man with he was several feet above the ground beforee decided to jump off. the umbrella ended up hitting a pole and falling to the ground, unfortunately injuring another man on its wa the winds were the result of a ten-minute tornado that hit the area. >> tried to catch one of those, they take o off the beach, and you kind of can't hoon. >> >azy.
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>> meanwhile on this friday morning, we have more of our on going series "today in the wild." >> it's all about experiencing the natural t world and amazing animal that inhabit it up close -- still have yourse gl on? >> should i take them off. >> today senior national correspondent keir simmons is in africa. >> good morning. we're high above the trees in kenya, a last survivi wilderness threatened by humans. yet it hasfessons for all us, as you're about to discover. the greatat min, a stunning spectacle of nature when millions of wildebeests and zebra cross the river inan keny tanzania. a deadly dare. predators lurk in these dangerously shallow waters. arama tourists come to see each year. the annual ritual to find the best grazing has slowed to a trickle recently.
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the weather seems to be getting more extreme here. >> it has become unpredictable. >> reporter: and that he tells t geo's tom jones, may affect the animal's behavior. he grew up herend he's seen the changes firsthand. it's harder for wildlife to find cover from predators. >> we have ls trees. we used to have forests. >> reporter: together tom and sammy have been working on the latest nat geo wild series hosted by bear grylls. >> it's brutal. but for some this is home. >> reporter: their focus, nature's extremes. re as her home changes, she must take ger risks. >> reporner: the uy picture today. >> the battle for survival has never been fiercer.
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>> reporter: here on the plains animals are struggling. >> eryone on the planet. it's changing. people are encroaching on the pace and the climate is changing. so it's really tough for animals to adapt. weaver filming in the poles, in the jungles, in the deserts, looking at the most environments and the incredible ays animals can adapt to these places where we b wou dead meat. >> reporter: so finally tuned, he says, even small environmental changes can have a big impact. on polar bears for instance -- >> their problem is it's becoming too warm. they hunt on the sea ice. now there's almost no sea ice co the summer. >> reporter: orcas seem to be t maki best of it. >> orca have learn to associate with the fishing vessels and pick off the hearings that are caught in the net. >> reporter: favorite moments? >> one of t standouts is we captured the scene of a snow
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leopard hunting. it's thisra edinary moment where a snow leopard launches itself at a its prey literally pulls through the air, done from about 300 meters and manages to >> reporter: some of the extreme forms of adaptation may speed up the problems for the planet. >> in my ways i'm trying to change. i'm eating less meat. i recycle much mover. i think everybody is inherently dy and lazy. >> reporter: we are endeavoring toake the planet more comfortable for us, in fact turning it into aosorele place. >> what's nice for our lives is going to make our children's lives much mor uncomfortable. >> reporter: any good news? >> here the lions are having a field day because the grass is long, they can hide in the grass and just wait for the zebra to come to them. >> reporter: the massive crocodiles, says, sammy, because the water is unusually low. they used to swim in pursuit of
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theino prey. they go for easy pickings. >> eight crocks. >> reporter: you don't feel nervous this close to them. >> they're shy. they'll go away. >> reporter: this one seems to be looking. >> he's already eaten. >> reporter: he's already eaten. i guess that makes us dessert. what do you thi l we canearn from th? >> animals are -- most of them are opportunists. we are so greedy. >> reporter: we share this plan sammy.ys and if we can learn to share it with the animals, we may survive together for longer. it is a noah's ark of animals down there. as this new national geographic dommentry demonstrates, this is a hostile planet. the irony is we humans are making it a tougher place to live, not just for the wildlife, but potentially for ourselves. guys? >> amazing stuff. we should also mention "today"
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produced these reports from africa andncluded previews from nat geo specials which pain for cerravel and production costs. "hostile planet" premiers monday on national geographic. just ahead, not one but two big treats. ben platt abouto perform here live. plus samah dada with her recipe of her most popular instagram dessert. first, your local news.
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good morning everybody. 26 on this friday, march 29th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's getelight tosa mollet with a look at first 4 traffic. >> good morning. mclean, the outer loop, ramp to george blocking the left lane. inner loop before braddock road still crawling along this morning. express lanes might be your best bet if you or headed outsoon. the left lane is still blocked. rockville southbound 270 after falls road, a crash on the right side of the main lane. >> we'll have a check of your forecast when we come back. stay with .
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good morning everybody. temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. with the cloudy skies overhead, a pleasantly mild afternoon. gh today of 73. a chance for showers on the i-81
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corridor. dry around the city. for turday, highs in the low to mid 70s tomorrow. >> you can get the latest news and weather any time. open the nbc washington app.
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hey, everybody, it is 8:30 on a friday hey everybody. it is n8:30 friday morning. how happy are that friday is here? we have a major crowd. welcome to new york city. >> thisur is o biggest crowd of spring break. >> i see howard university. >> we s you howard!rs [ cheend applause ] >> i see a bunch of def leppard fans. we have our crowd moment. savannah, would you come with me? >> yes. >> of this whole crowd -- hi,
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guys. down here where is -- we're looking for audrey. where is audrey? >> hi. >> hello. >> audrey, hello. >> oh, my god. so nice to meet you. >> audrey is from ohio. ears old. >> i'm 15 years old. >> what do you want to be when you grow >> i want to be an anchor like you guys. >> audrey, you've got it. >> oh, my god. i've actually an anchor at my school, one of my hanchors. >>ave you ever read a pt telepr before? >> huh-uh. >> would you like to try? we have l atle right there for you. >> you've got it. >> i'm audy anchor of my school's news atig mason h school and you're watching "today." >> yed you kilit. >> you're a pro. she's already a pro. >> we'll be looking for you
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soon. don't you think. >> thank you so much. so nice meeting you. >> go get 'em! >> one day they can play this back and they'll be like, remember audrey? there. started >> what have we got coming up? >> we have a star-filled hf hour. willie plays a visit to tracy morgan's house, t talk about his life, hit sitcom, how he was da da after his accident. eats. exciting news forur production assistant/instagram star, she'll combine muffins and banana bread, her most popularra inst treat. if that's not enough, ben platts here. his debut solo album is out today. he's going to treat us t a liv
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performance in this half hour and another one on the third hour of "today". also #thirdhourtoday, star of one of my favorite shows, mr. james spader is by. this latest episodef the black list which airs tonight at 8:00 is one you.e never se it's really an amazing twist and turn. >> call it a keeper. >> it's a eper. as a virginia tech fan, i feel like this young girl isli trolng me. what is your name? >> natalie. >> who do you think is going to wi big game tonight? >> ke. >> i don't know, natalie. >> sibling rivalry. brother goes tochirginia te. >> what's on the other side? that's impressive. >> nice. mr. roker, you have a check of t weather? >> let's look ahead to your weekend and see what we've got. for itomorrow, mildn the east, scattered storms in the mississippi and ohio river valley. cool in the eplains, sunsh on the west coast.
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on sunday, sunday! showers along the eastern seaboard, cools high in the great lakes. mild in the west and sun tine throug northern plains. that's what's going on around the country. here is what's happening in your neck of thewoods. good morning everybody. cloudy skies over washington. there are raindrops here in wester maryland and the mountains of west virginia. most of that is going to be grazing the far northwesternvi corner of ouing area. tiny chance near win cher center, probably not in the d.c. metro area. it will be mild. in the upper 40s and low 50s now. in the low 70s toda again, that chance for showers in the shenandoah valley. mild and breezy tomorrown and t turning colder again on sunday afternoon. >> and that is your latest wealth. guys? >> all righ mr. roker. thank you, sir. to a sneak peek at willie's next "sunday sit-down." he's catching up with tracy morgan, inside the comedian's home, talking about his rise to fame, the accident that changed his life and hisit show, "the
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last og." the conversation wasly exact as you might expect. unfiltered, candid and very, very funny. >> welcome to the wonderful worldf tracy morgan. >> i love it. happy to be in it for a minute. >> reporter: to wthrough the front door of tracy morgan's telatial home is top into a universe all its own. >> we have speakers in here, some music going on. got to be creative. fellows, becreative. role play. >> this is a hell of a role play. >> i'm joaques cousteau. >> the last og comes from my friend jimmy who died in the accident. he was an og to me. >> reporter: the accident happened in the early morning 2014. of june 7, morgan was a passenger traveling home from a comedy show when his
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vehicle was hit by a walmart tractor-trailer in a deadly multivehicle crash. >> what do we see in the last og, second chances are a beautiful thing. i know. i got hit by a truck. i wasn't supposed to walk away from that. that truck was doing 75 miles >> was there ever a point in your recovery where you thought i may never return to comedy? >> every day. i was scared to death. forget comedy. i didn't know if i was ever going to -- it's bigger than comedy, man. toidn't know if i was going walk again, talk again. just living my life, one da at time. that's all i'm doing. make something happen et about tomorrow or yesterday. it's over. ain't nothing you can do it.out the future we can change. >> wow.ik >> looks it's going to be quite the conversation on sunday. by the way, you can always see more of willie's conversations "sunday today."
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for the full conversation, sunday sit-down podcast free on apple podcast or wherever you get your podcasts. coming up, samah dada's use for your old bananas sitting around on the corner. first this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ are you ready? ♪ are you ready for some fun? ♪ ♪ ♪ are you ready? ♪ we can't stop, we've only just begun. ♪ ♪ ♪ oooooooooo... ♪ i'll show you something ♪ neeeeeewwww. ♪ i'll show you something, i'll show you something... ♪ ♪ neeeeeewwww. ♪
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we're we're back with "today food." this segment is bittersweet. samah dada, our lead production assistant, she doubles at a major instagram star at dada eats. she's decided to move on, to leavus, to pursue her fashion full time. we couldn't let her go without one more batch of treats. we'll get to her recipe in a moment. t more on her jo>>ney. back with "today food," someone very special, our friend salma dada. he's built rundowns, run
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scripts and toht our del, baked us delicious goodies. >> amazing. >> i could just drink this chocolate. >> there we go. >> this is so good. >> great foreverybody. us,hile she's just salma outside the studio 1a walls, she's known as da da eats. instagram influencers popular for her healthy treats ander "today" food segments. >> remember when she did her first segment, 35,000 followers. she's up to 100,000. >> salma has taughtus, engaged us -- >> not yet, not yet. i love youren usiasm. >> and delighted us. now she's off to pursue a careet doin very thing she loves. >> can't stop hugging salma. >> are tears in the recipe? >> a full batch of tears, yes.
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>> we're going to miss you. we couldn't be more proud of you. are you going to miss these 4:00 a.m. wake-up calls. >> i will miss you guys so much. i wouldn't do it anywhere but here. i moved t new york knowing no one. you became my family. >> we are really proud of you. is this the most popular? >> one of the most popular.lo of people loving this online. it's super easy and delicious. >>br banana d? >> these are my banana bread muffin tops but r onluire one banana. if you have this lone banana sitting on your counter staring at you for weeks, this is a perfect way to use it. >> week you're right. it could be a brown banana. >> the broer the banana, the sweeter. we love sthat. >> wwed the ingredients. >> all we'll do first is starred with our mashedna ba once you do that we'll add one
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egg. the next thing we'll do is add almond butter. if you don't like that, you can use peanut butter, ill still works as long as it's nice and >> i would never know there's almond butter in here. >> it's very neutral. peanut butter y may be able to taste more. almond butter is nice and neutral. because we're using a ripe banana, it's pretty sweet. only a couple tablespoons of maple p. >> a lot of your recipes are vegan or gluten-free. >> these are dairy free, gluten free and grainfree. >> i see three empty plates over there. only al because he's keto. >> we've got our wet ingredients. >> i'm not whisking it to completion. >> justndake it nice smooth. once we do that it's nice and smooth. we do do that.
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starting with almond flour. you know i love my almond and coconut. we've got coconut flour in here. put that iner baking soda, baking powder and a little pinch of salt. what i love about this recipe is it's a small batch recipe meaning it only makes four to six. ift you w something sweet at the end of the night. >> you keep saying muffin usp. middle aged people, when we hear muffin top, it's more li -- >> no, no. we love muffin top. it's perfect if you don't want to commit to a full loaf, you can usehe smallbatch. now we'll combine our wet and dry ingredients. whisk that together until it's smooth.d >> why am i using my right hand when i'm ano lefty? dy knows. >> love that. we'll add chocolate chips in re. >> i hat the whisk because this
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always happens. can i use the spatula? >> you can use whatever you want. youhe can use spatula. fold the chocolate chips in. >> is this folding? >> a ltle vigorous dpoelding, but we still like it. perfect. >> i love it. >> we've got that. >> i can't stop folding. >> all we're going to do is scoop out little nice mounds like that. just scoop them out and bake them for 150 to minutes. perfect. you can make them as small or aa larg you want. totally up to you. what i love is it only makes a few. treat. nice little sweet >> if you like to bake with your kids or something, this is a forget us. u're so good on tv. >> have her very first segment. talented. >> mamma dada is here.
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>> hi mom. >> hi mamma dada. she's so cute. >> now we know where the cuteness comes from. >> let's eep itgoing, folks. dada eats. let's get those numbers up. check out her recipes. she's got a digital series called #cooking at up next, ben platt wit live performance. do you want a muffin before the show? first this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ are you ready? ♪ are you ready for some fun? ♪ ♪ ♪ are you ready? ♪ we can't stop, we've only just begun. ♪ ♪ ♪ oooooooooo... ♪ i'll show you something ♪ neeeeeewwww. ♪ i'll show you something, i'll show you something... ♪ ♪ neeeeeewwww. ♪
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today"lys pro presented to you by we are back with tony, grammy and emmy-winning musician actor ben platt. i he starred that great show called "dear evan hanson." today is a big day. ben is out whis solo album,
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sing to me instead. thank you for spending your day with us. >> where else would i be. >> this is so deeply personal. today is the day you put it out into theorld andee what people thelk. >> defin a bit of a scary thing to be that vulnerable and transparent with people. the first few songs had such ab tiful response, i'm just so happy the whole project is out in its entirety. >> when you say it's personal, it really is personal. tthis is like soul of ben platt coming out. tell us about that. n i've b really fortunate to be able to be an actor on lots of different projects and on screen. the reason this is special is i get to present myself free fro character and present who i am into things l that i want to sing about. >> did the songs come easy when you were writing? did you have to narrow it down, too much to put in the bag?
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>> we wrote a ton. a couple by myself, a couple with others, one of which is michael pollack. songs.e 30-some we sat down and said what are the ones we can't live without. >> i d saw young pregame with your voice. what are some of the drills you go through? >> we have all of our tricks that we've acquired over time. >> give me one little one. >> the hand warmers, she's been holding them to my neck, to the you keep it nice and chilly in the studio. >> soy. >> got to keep the throat warm. we hold them here. >> what are you going to sing? a song called "older trying not to look forward or backward and try to be in the present. ben, we love you. take it away. >> thanks. ♪
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♪ passed a gray haired man and i knew his eyes ♪ ♪ it' like he knew my thoughts and he read ♪ saying life is gonna find you when it's supposed to ♪ ♪ felt my feend stop short i turned my head ♪ ♪ tried to lean into every word he said, then he said -- ♪ ♪ when you are younger, you wish you're o♪ when you're older, you wish for a time to turn around ♪ ♪ don't let your wonder turn in to closure ♪ ♪ when you get older, when you get older ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh
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,♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ have i killed my thoughts right before their prime ♪ ♪ have i bit my tongue one too many times ♪ ♪ have i said it all the way i really meant to ♪ ♪ if i wait till maestro comes, is the waiting alle i ever done ♪ ♪ and will i get to, get to know myself ince the p i am ♪ ♪ get to fall in love with another man and understand ♪ when you're younger, you'll
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wish you're older♪ ♪ then when you're older, you'll around ♪time to turn ♪ don't let your wonder turn into closure ♪ ♪ when you get older, when you get older ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh oh, oh aoh, oh, oh ♪ when you younger, you'll wish you're older ♪ ♪ then when you get older, you'll wh for time to turn around ♪ ♪ don't let your wonder turn into closure ♪ ♪ when you get older, when you get older ♪
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♪ oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh >> yes! >> thanks for having us. >> that's a hit. we'll be back in a minute. don't forget the album "sing to me instead." >> this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back with a look ahead tohe weekend on "today." tomorrow a personal look at a condition that 50 millioner ans deal with every day, ringing in the r ears. peexander's sister is among them. how sound effect experts are
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trying to help. >> check that out at day. we have how to join our bookcl read with jenna. "the last romantic," a great book she picked. on monday she'll announce another one. >> i'm right in the middle of it. a young woman who made big chges after a health scare. >> we enjoyed ben platt so much, he's coming back. good morning. it's 8:56 on this friday, march 29th. i'm let's get right to melissa mollet in your first 4 traffi >> good morning. ndking a look at the roads, riverdale westbeast-west highway, follow police directvin. crash inv a school bus. mclean, outer loop, blocking the left lane.
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cloudy skies around the city. keepinghe chance for showers in the northern end of the shenandoah valley and along the maryland/pennsylvania border.l it w be mild today for sure. temperatures will get up into the low 70s with that 30% chance of rain along i-81. dry, mild andrey tomorrow. rain arrives on sunday morning and a cold wind returns on sunday >> all chuck. thank you. get the latest newsth and weaer any time in the nbc washington app.
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live from studio 1a inck eller plaza, this is the "today.." good morning, everyone, and welcome i'm dylan here with al and craig. al's got a huge trip coming up. are you bringing the blue glasses? >> i don't think i will. i think i'm going to leave them at home because i d't want anything to happen. we're going to the arctic to talk about climate change, and when you think about it, alaska speci especially is kind of ground zero for climate change. you look at themap, it gives you an idea of how far we'rein going to be >> you're going to the northernmostity in alaska. >>


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