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good morning. no prrries? ident trump sounding confident hours after his attorneyeneral says he iset to release a version of the mueller report within a few weeks. >> if that' t what he'd likeo do, i have nothing to hide. >> but democts are furious, saying the attorney general needs to release the rttire repo by this tuesday. we're liv with the latest. tough talk. >> close it. i'm not playing games. >> the president threatens to shut down the entire border between the u.s. and mexico next week, shifting his focus to the 2020 campaign, as his homeland security secretary pushes a plan to deport unaccompanied migrant children faster than ever. auburnas its largest lead. >> carolina chaos. >> rainbow tre.
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>> the tar heels knocked out in 16, upset by the auburn tigers. the duke blue devil barely ally by furious virginia tech. all that, plus, the cbd craze. the nation'sig two bgest drugstores now selling the hemp byproduct. will it cure what ails you, and will it get you high? wel get some answers. zero reservations. why georg clooney is calling for a boycott on some of the world's most famous hotels. ♪ pour some sugar on me and rock on. a look at last night' rock and roll hall of fame induction ceremony. everyone from stevie nicks to def leppard to janet jackson. fans are stillheering today, saturday, march 30th, 2019. >> announcer: from nbcnews, this is "today" with sheinelle jones, peter alexander, and dylan dreyer, live from studio
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1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." thank you for joining usn this saturday morning. sheinelle is off, enjoying a little time with her family. we made itte a wouse field trip, brought up my bud in the booth, kristen welker, forhe weekend. good to have you. >> a taste of the white house in new york. good to be here, with both of you. >> it is always fun. >> thank you. >> we have a lotf news from our neighborhood, and that's where we begin. first to the top story right here. thorney general getting set to release the mueller report within a couple of weeks. president trump saying, that's fine byhihim, also threatening to close the u.s. border with mexico. we have those stories cover this morning from all across the country. we'll start with nbc's white house correspondent, our colleague geoff bennett, who is on the north lawn. gef, good morning. >> reporter: peter, good morning. attorney general william barr now says he plans toen special counsel robert mueller's report to congress by mid-apriet that'sng the stage for a new battle over its findings. democrats have watched in frustration as president has found exoneration and
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vindication in barr's summary of mueller's findings. so the attorney general is trying to reassure the american public and those restless lawmakers that the entireoc s will be above board and fair. for democrats, it is a promise thatls f short. president trump praising attorney general william barr's decision to release the mueller report. >> we'll have great confidence in the attorney genel. if that's what he'd like to do, i have nothing to orhide. >> rr: barr making the announcement in a letter to congressional leaders friday. writing, everyone will soon be able to read it. barr says have the report ready to be released by mid-april, if not sooner. adding that it is nearly 400 pages long. barr says been working on the public version with robert mueller. and he says it will contain redactions that are required. that means sipping out sensitive material, such as grand jury evince and
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information that could affect ongoing investigations. but that's still not enough for the democrats in congress who are fighting to see the whole thing. >> show us the report. conclusions.our own >> reporter: president trump seemingly reversingta his snce on twitter late friday while democrat swipe at the problem is, no matter what we give them, it will never be enough. maybe we should just take our victory and say no. we have a country to run. in his lett barr also responds to complaints about the four-page memo he released sunday about mueller's findings. >> he told me it was a very substantial report, onenthat, my judgment, a four-page summary cannot begin to do jusce to. >> it was condescending. it was arrogant. it wasn't the right thing to do. nd reporter: barr says the memo wasn't in to be an exhaustive recounting of the special counsel's investigation report. instead, he says it serves as a summary of its principle
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conclusions. thatis, its bottom line.h as bot sides battle overobert mueller's report. the attorney general says he'll testify before congress in may iter the repor made public. barr says he does not plan to let the whitew house rev it ahead of the public r, kristen? >> geoff bennett, thanks. >>ni the president is tur back to an issue that helped get him to the white house, immigration. he'll talking tough about mexico again, threatening to shut down the border completely, as his homeland security secretarys turn up the pressur to deport unaccompanied children as soon as possible. kelly o'donnell is live in west palm beach, near president's estate. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kristen. no issue animates t president and his political base quite like immigration. he is putting the border front and center again. he is willing, heosays, cut off commerce, daily trade, and
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travel across theborder, trying to get mexico to do more to stop the illegal flow of immigrants into the u.s. racketi ratcheting up a threat aimed at mexico. >> there is a good likelihood i'll be closing the border next week, and that'll be fine with me. >> reporter: president trump has issued that warning before. now, ramping up the pressure. from a guilded setting at mar-a-la i'm very upset with mexico. >> reporter: to what was billedu as an infrasture repairs tour at lake okeechobee in florida, where the president said he will penalize mexico economically for failing to curb the flow of migrants. >> close it. we'll keep it closed for a long i'm not playing games. >> reporter: on the campaign trail. >> another t caravans are pouring up. mexico could stop them so easy. >> rorter: where the president lashed out over asylum claims. >> i am very afraid for my life.
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>> reporter: mocking some migrants a the southern border. >> it is a big fat con job, folks. it is a big fat con jo >> reporter: the trump administration making dire, new claims about an immigration crisis. friday, homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen released a stament saying, the system is ine ffall. she also wrote to congress, asking for authority to deport unaccompanied migrant children from central america more quickly. citing in her statement the danger posed to children by the jouro u.s. borders and the realities of a system reachg peak capacity. friday, house speaker pelosi shot down nielsen's request, writing, democrats reject any effort to let the administration deport little children, and we rejectll anti-immigrant and anti-family attacks from thipresident. when the president was talking
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to ereporters, mischaracterized the death of 7-year-old girl from dwat guate. the president saying it was dehydration, and his father accepted responsibility for not giving her water. she died in december. friday, medical records were released to show h she a bacterial infection that led to the shutdown of her shorgans. was checked upon apprehension by u.s. officials, and they found noticng mly wrong. part of the complicated human drama unfolding. >>indeed. kelly, thank you. nbc news analyst jake sherman is a senior writer at "politico." good morning. >> good morning. >> jake, let's start with the robert mueller report. i was in grand rapids, michigan, the first rally since it wrapped up. the president said clearly the russia hoax is ad. he said, release the report. last night, he appeared tis changeune a little bit, perhaps aware there could be some details in there that are stilldamaging. is this potentially politicallym damaging tostill? >> absolutely, peter. when this report comes out, no matter what's in it, whether it
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implicriminal behavior or not, it'll have 400 pages of th details o inner workings of his campaign, the white house, rehashing how he fired the fbi director, things of that nature. absolutely. the president at the moment is living in a goodic pol moment, in which newspapers are carrying headlines that he did not colde with russia. that's what mueller found. that tune will change in about a week >> that's right. democrats though are digging in. they say it is not good. enou they set the deadline for this coming week. that's when they want tsee the mueller report. and they want to see it unredacted, jake. how far are democrats willing to go here? >> they don't have many options. they could subpoena the report, which is an unlikely scenario. i mean, the redactions are made for national security s,intere for grand jury information. democrats do run the risk atf some point looking a little over zealous and asking too much. if get a 400-page report, there are going to be redactions. that's something they cannotl. cont
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>> let me ask about the border if i can quickly. >> yeah. >> the president repeated a threat. 's done this before, saying she' the southern border. what's different, he game a timeline, next week. the implications are huge, not to mention the impact othe economy. how big is this threat? >> serious. he's threatened this manyti s. it would impact american consumer goods, which a lot come from mexico, numbermb one. two, you have to ask what his end game is. what is the president tryingo achieve? does he think this is going to bri bring about a change in behavior by mexico, comprehension immigration reform? its not clear, but it is a drastic move that will have 'simpacts on peop wallets and checkbooks. it'll make goods more expensives sog the president has to >> quickly, president trump seemed to step on his own victory lap by reviving theish sh the issue of health care. he wants republicans to be they paf health care, but giving no timeline for when they might
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have a plan. is this a strategy that could backfire as the president is gearing up for this tough lere-election ba >> i'm not sure the strategy. it is unclear to me. releblicans have been un to reform health care. many thing it cost themontrol of the house of representatives. all week, i was speaking to republicans on capitol hill who were begging the president not to go dow thisroad. politically perilous. it is unclear what t president isrying to achieve. >> not a lack of political news this week. jake sherman, thanks. >> thanks. we want to turn to the growing crisis in venezuela. the white house is warning russia and ctherntries against sending any troops or military equipment there, asrehe cross says it is now set to deliver aid. nbc's gabes gutierrez i in the capital of caracas, where things are heating up this morning. morning, gabe. >> reporter: morning, kristen. rallies are scheduled re, highlighting the divide in the country. the world is watching. the u.s. rping up its pressure
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not just on venezuela, but warning russia totay out of it. after a series of newla bckouts paralyzed venezuela, the country is planning to bring i goods, the first time maduro allowed relief from an independent aid organization. many families here desperate for water and food. as people gather as rivers like these forrinking river, according to the u.n., 7 million people are in need ofhu nitarian aid. the red cross can help initially 650,000. more than 3 million venezuelans have left under an economic collapse. >> shameful. i work. i deserve better. >> repster: angela s her cancer-stricken father, low on pain medicine, died dur og of the blackouts. >> i don't know what to do. i really don't know what to do. >> reporter: on friday, this chinese plane with medical supplies landed in caracas, parking next to a russian aircraft. both countries backing maduro, as tensions with the u.s.
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escalate. >> venezuela right now is a big fat mess. >> reporter: the trump administration and dozens of other countrieies recognized opposition leader guaido as thei opposition pnt earlier this year, hoping military leaders could ous maduro from power. maduro claimed the u.s. is looking for a war or oil. he still has supporters. jenny castro says she would have never owned this small apartment if it doesnwasn'toc for thelist apartment. she calls guaido a trader. what is your message for president trump? remove the economic sanctions, shesays. the white house is warning russia against sending any me troops or military equipment into venezuela. meanwhile, the red cross says it wants to stay out ofolics and finally bring help to the people who so desperately need it >> gabe, thank you. tensions are high this morning in another region along israel's border with the gaza strip, where palestinian leaders have called for mass protests
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today. already, there have been some violent clashe nbc's ron allen is following this from tel-aviv. good morning. >> reporter: good rning, ter. it is a huge day here. there are reports of two palestinians wounded, one man killed overnight. the protest today marks the one-year anniversary of demonstrations that have been happing every week along t border between gaza and israel. in the days leading up to this event, mediators have been calling for retrain on both sides the past year. 200,000 palestinians have been wounded.d thousands they're urging protesters not to go near the border fence. on the other side, srael has reportedly agreed to some concessions, some easing of restrictions on gaza, likein le more power, electricity, and water flow into the territory. it's been annt extremely vio wee week here, with palestinian militants firingockets into israel, and the israel military firing air strikes. netanyahu cut shortis meeting
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to washington to return home to oual with the crisis. he is in a re-election battle, facing allegations of corruption and bribery. voters go to the polls here in two weeks, which is another reason why today's events are so significant. right now, along theborder, the protests are just getting underway. here are reports of minor clashes. israeli troops firing tear gas at the crowds to keep them back from the border as the world and ne watches to see how th confrontat ron allen covering ar flash point in the mideast.y thank you vmuch. >> certainly has. we want to turn to a case that first caponred the na attention a little over a year ago. a california man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for making al prank c police. that led to an innocent man's death. the story from kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: 26-year-old tyler barris could spendex the two decades in prison. a judge handing down the lengthy sentence after barris pleaded guilty to 51 charges.
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it included a shooting and kidnapping results in the death of 28-year-old andrew finch. >> they were arguing and i shot hime head and he is not breathing anorore. >> repter: barris admitted to making the call to wichita police in2017. body cameras captured police arriving on scene and firing thp fatal shot. barris was paid by a video gamer to make the call,ar tos another gamer. the address they used was old. nch had nothing to do with the game. >> i certainly hope other people will pay attention. i suspect this will be widely covered and discussed within the gaming community. >> reporter:to prose were seeking 25 years for barris. >> i do get a senhat in the letter to the finch family, i think he isenuinely trying to express remorse. his letters to law enforcement, frankly, are pretty short. he talked about, again, i didn't pull the trigger. i didn't shoot anybody. >> reporter: officials now
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hoping it is a wakeupall to others. >> really is, in some ways, unique and important. it is not a run of the mill, if you will, criminal case in the district of kansas. has nationwide significance. > reporter: a warning that swatting is nogame. for "today," kristen dahlgren, nbc news. l's turn to dylan for our first check of the weather. >> good morning, guys. it was a wild day sterday, especially back towards colorado. this is falcon, colorado, o outsid colorado springs. look at the wind just tossing these trailers here. there were rep ots perhaps a tornado touching down, but the crews will go out today to actuallyhe assess damage and determine if it was, in fact, a tornado. clearly, lots ofn wind damage the area. weday, we do have a lot of heavy rain. ave rain falling through indiana, illinois, also some snow through the plains, across northeastern kansas. we'll see stronger storms today, especially through central tennessee and down through mississippi, alabama.
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the biggest threatill be damaging winds and large hail. we can't rule out a tornado with some of the spin-up possible with the storms. another threat, flooding tough the missouri and mississippi rivers. we have ice jam. ll could lead n to the flooding. this cold front moves east throughout the day, though it'll stay acros the interior northeast, the ohio valleys, producing heavier rain. lake-effect snow kicks in on the backside of this. additional rainfall through ohio and southern indiana could be 1 to 2 inches. snow could accumulate up to 4 to inches, especially when the lake-effect snow kicks in tomorrow. that's the weather across the country. now, a peek outr window.
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>> that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. still to come right here, a new twist in the case made famous by the podcast "serial." could it help syed get a new trial? plus, taking flight. some of the week's most extraordinary moments caught on video. that right after this.
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we are back on this saturday morning with the weekly bwnload, our lookk at the week that was. >> headlines were dominated by the mueller report, but that'st just one o major stories we covered. starting with the presidt's nemesis, michael avenatti. >> i will be fully exonerated
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and justice will be done. >> one of the president'sfi ercest critics, former stormy daniels attorney michael avenatti, accus of multiple crimes. >> avenatti tried to extort nike. s of dollars from >> prosecutors in california charged avenatti with bank and wire fraud. he was released on a $300,000 bond. you nee to do some jail time. >> taylor smith, the young woman who pushed her friend off a 60 foot high bridge sentenced to two days behind bars. >> i'd like to sincerely apologize to jordan holgorsen, family and friends, for the pain and humiliation i caused. > the decision applauded by the victim and herfamily. >> happy it's over. ore trouble for boeing. >> we just lost our right engine. >> weeks after two of its 737 max jets crashed in indonesia and ethiopia, this time, a73 max without passengers forced to
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make an emergency landinglan o after an unrelated engine problem. boeing is now working on an urgent upgrixe to f the software problem suspected in the two fatal crashe apple. new ple unveiled its streaming service, meant to go head to head with netflix, amazon, and hulu. >> the customer is and alway b wille at the center ofha everythingt we. do one winning powerball ticket was sold in wisconsin. the jackpot, $768 million. the thirdge lar lottery prize in u.s. history. some of the week'sey most catching moments caught on camera. a woman led police on a high-speed chase through the streets of cleveland, blowing through a barricade of vehicles and running red. ligh when police finally caught up to arrest he she told them she was on her way to work. scary ride. strong winds took a man in
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turkey on a short flight, as he tried to stop this umbrella from flying away. he hopped off, but another person was hurt. this woman restored our faith iny humanhen she stopped her car in traffic to help a blind man caut between cars in a dangerous las vegas crosswalk and escort him to safety. >> and the terminator. arnold schwarzenegger taught us tness can be fun whe chasing a mini pony on a oubike. >> y have to laugh when youe sernold schwarzenegger on a bike. >> that's not the way you envision the terminator, just rolling. >> riding a bike o grass is that easy. >> fair point. >> it takes double the effort. that's why you have the terminator doing it. still to come on "today," the big business of cbd. from lattes to lotions, hemp is showing up in drugstores everywhere. could it work for you? later, a story that's person tome. how sound effects artists are helpin people with hearing problems, like my sister.
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>> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> 7:26 on this saturday, march 30th. good morning to you. i'm david culver. let's get a check of your headlines. we'll start on the district. all new this morning, an arrest has been made in a ektwo-ld homicide in northwest d.c. march 14th on columbia road. d.c. police say a 25-year-old was found ieot, later at the hospital. on thursday, police arrested and chard another 25-year-old, britain, in the crime. a traffic alert to pass this you can enjoy the open lanes on the bw a parkway f few hours today. tonight, portions are going to shut down once again. this is all for emergency pothole repairs. tonightt 7:00, the parkway
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well, a little bit of an orangeue across the area thi morning with the cloud cover out there and the sun coming up. just aut 35 minutes ago. current temperatures, mild. you're going to step outside this morning and do a shock to the system. temperatures are in the 40s and 50s right now. that's how it is going to be when you wake up. 9:00 a.m., we're at 61 degrees. next chance of rain will be tomorrow morning, but whenre dry from there or out. maybe a good day to see the cherry blossoms. it'll be breezy for the kite festival after lunchtime. winds will be gusting 30 miles an hour. chilly on monday
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peak bloom, temperatures around 50. david? >> lauryn, thanks. we'lln be back 25 minutes for another update of your news and weather. for, nt's send you back to new york and the "to we are back this saturday morning, march 30th, 2019, with a strong, enthusiastic crowd on the why temperatures could get close to 70 degrees here in new york city today. plenty of people still enjoying a little spring brk. i'meter alexander alongside my friend, kristen welker, while nieinelle has the m off. >> excited it feels like spring. i'm looking forward to getting outside. t to begin with a check the headlines, beginning with the wrangling over the release of the mueller report. william barr announced on friday he'll release a redacted version of the special counsel's report by mid-april. democrats on s capitol hill that is not good enough. they want the full report released by this tuesday.t, last ni president trump said he's fine with whatever his attorney general wants to do. he's also lashing out at mexi, threatening to close the border
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for a long time. a former democratic candidate for lieutenant vernor in nevada is speaking out aboute former v president joe biden. a blog post for "new york" magazine lucy flores claims biden placed his hands on her shoulders and kissed the back od her h without her permission. on friday, a spokesperson for biden said that aegations like seriously,ld be taken but that the former vice president does not remember thii nt. a wild police chase in cafornia last night. a runaway driver on california's busy interstate 5 went the wrong waygainst traffic. while officers pursued him, he crashed into cars and suvs along the police st down the entire interstate. the driver was captured and charged with assault with a onadly weap march delivered plenty of l madnesast night after an ncaa tournament with few surprises. nortcarolina became the first number one seed to get knocked out. the tar heels upset in the sweet
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16 by auburn last night, 97 to80. duke held off virginia tech in the final seconds for a two-point win. virginia tech missed a pair of shots in the final seconds that could have won or tied the game. and also this morning, a new twist in re mur case made famous by the "serial" poulast. newly uncovered dna results help convicted murdeedr get a new trial? kathy park is here with more on that. >> good morning. syed has maintained innocencee sis conviction, but evidence tested last summer by prosecutors is stirring debate really ether he committed the orime. >> repr: a stunning development in a case that's captivated millions. eaier this week, the hbo docu-series, "the case against adnan sy," teased ahead to new dna evidence that could give this crime story a new ending. as suspense builds, the
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"baltimore su released this bombshell. documents obtain bid ted by the show prosecutors retested several items recovered from the crime loscene, from samples to a liquor results. his defense attorney triumphantly tweeting, nothing was matched to syed. there is no forensic evidence linking him to this cre. the prosecution telling the "sun," these results in no way exonerate him. >> the absence ofis dna at the crime scene doesn't establish he didn't commit the ho in this case, part of the prosecution's theory was the victim and syed fought. when people fight, they get dna ndand skin uer their rngernails. orter: syed has been serving a life sentence since 2000, convicted of killing his former highoo sirl friekool gil 17-year-old lee, who was found strangled and buried in a park.
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>> it's "serial," one story week by week. >> reporter: it received national attention when he "serial," podcast, focused on his case and millions of listeners focused on the details. weeks ago, maryland's highest cour denied syed a new trial, reinstating his prior conviction. now, this n dna evidence could give syed's defenseew hope. another twist in a decades old murder mystery that raises more questions about syed's guilt or innocence. >> it is unclear what his team will doex his attorney said there will be more news very soon. >> i'm one of those who is obsessed with the "serial" podcast. lot of folks are wondering, this case goes back to 1999. how did they get this new dna evidence now? why didn't they have it at the beginning? >> certaly is an old case. when lee was murdered, limited dna test was conducte according to the "sun," the latest dna surfaced w prosecutors retested evidence
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last summer whenyed was bei considered for a new trial. results were received in october. >> it is one that continues to capture the nation's attention. >> kathy, thanks so ich. dyl back with another check of the forecast. >> good morning, guying. getre willing spring to here on the east coast. we are starting to see some milder temperatures, although still a littl cool in boston with a wind chill o39. syracu syracuse, 40. marquet marquette, wind chills of below 18 degrees. is cold front is moving through. before it gets here, we are looking for highs in the mid 60s ew york city today. nashville, 73. raleigh, 77 degrees. jacksonville, 79. most of florida will be well up olto the 80s. tomorrow, thatfront moves through. temperatures start to drop. we drop down to 51 in harrisburg, pennsylvania. cincinnati drops to 42. st. louis, 43, 14 degrees below average. e to colder air will conti settle in. going into the start of next week, we are looking for high
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thtemperatures to stay i 40s and 50s across new england. 40s and 50hrsgh cleveland and most of the great lakes region. even cool down south.ig charlotte, of 51 degrees on tuesday. that's a look at the weather across the country. now, here's a peek out your window. >> out our window, it is not too bad. we have the cloud cover, peeks of sunshine throughout the afternoon. is mild out there. the temperatures are in the 40s and 50s right now. thosecontinue to see temperatures move right on up. by 9:00, i think we're going to be in the low 60s. listen, we have cherry blossoms. we also have thenats coming back. mets taking on them. temperatures will be in the low to mid 70s. kite festival, even for the mets game, wre picking up, gusting at 30 miles an hour. breezy and mild later this afternoon. >> that's your latest haforecas >> you very much. still to come, why actor george clooney is urging people tosoycott some of the worl premier hotels. cvs and walgreen's set carry cbd products nationwide. what are they?
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science .there. john torres reports on this latest health craze. >> reporter: the nation's biggest drugstore chains have jumped on the cbd band selling beauty and skin care products patches, and sprays in select stores across the country. >> we think this is somethi customers are going to be looking for and, you know, is part of the health offering. >> reporter:cbd is a chemical found in hemp, which like marijuana, is part of the cannabis family. cbd is being touted a a medical cure oall, and it is cating a national buzz. in 2018, sales exceeded $390 million. by 2022, they could reach $22 billion. the million dollar question, does cbd work? >> yes. for anxiety, for pain, any inflammatory condition. >> no. we don't know any of that. if you go in with this ying, this is going to cure you of whatever ails you, it often will.
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>> reporter: at cannabis massage in california,ustomers pay $90 for a massage using cbd oil. >> the inflammati, stress, anxiety, and cbd combats that. >> reporter: it comes from apl cannabist. it does not make you high. >> you feel calm. it is like taking a big chill ll pi >> reporter: there is no conclusive skein ticientific ev that cbd products have health benefits. largely due to the government restrictions on studyinghe substances. buyer beknware. know there is no evidence, but better, alk out feeling it is not a terrible thing. as a scientist and society, let's get the real revidence. >>eporter: freeman isn't waiting for proof. she grows hemp on her kentucky farm, makes cbd chocolates, and swears it reduced her pain. >> it was a miracle, seriously. >> reporter: drugstores betting
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on cbd while we wait on the science. >> dr. john torres joins us now. good morning to you. >> how are you guys? >> looking at the studio, i feeu ould get high in here. they weren't messing around with the set-up today. >> at this of jokes wean do with this. the reality is, you can't high from cbd, correct? there are risks. it is not regulated. >> exactly. u can't get high from it because it doesn't have thc, the psychoactive component. cbd is different chemical. the main thing is, unregulated now across the country. fda doesn't look at it because it is a supplement. ou don't know what you're getting. people in the past have gotten what the thought is cbd and there was nothing in it. than world health oation says there is no public health risk associated, meaning it doesn't have addtive potential. >> even in the pure form? >> even in the pure form. but buy beware. get it from a reputable dealer. the other thing is, it can interfere with medicines,
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especially a blood thinning medicine, and it can cause bleeding issues. it is a supplement. fda doesn't regulate it, so you might not know what you're getting. we have no idea of dose onging cbd. we just don't know. >> it's become a part of th t conversatise days. advocates and some consumers swear by whis. does the science say? what do we know about its effectiveness? >> if yle talk to , care ofsay it takes just about anything. it can take care of severe seizures. that's thefd regulated. it cannot cure cancer or alzheimer's. that's the other part of the category saying it does not work for those ones. there is a huge area we just don't know about, the anxiety,c. we just don't know. >> should you be in close contact with your doctor? >> deldnitely. it c interfere withour medicines in a dangerous way. make sure your doctor can say,
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we're back now with a story about a woman diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, who won't let the disease slow her down. >> despite her health challenges, she's runningike the wind. >> tammy ligeitner has her stor >> reporter: temperatures in northern maine are far below freezing, but 49-year-old melissa can't stop, won't stop running. even though she appears to be thetu p of health as she pounds out the miles, melissa is feghting for her when did you first notice something was wrong? >> i was in my early 20s. i had a lot of odd symptoms. i got an the doctor saw one small plaque. >> reporter: the diagnosis? multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system, one
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where symptoms can range from numbness and tingling to blindness what's going through your head when you're told you have m.s.? >> s. is variable. you don't know whether you'll wake up in the morning and not be able to walk or be blind. but the mental toll that it took, my concern about what's going to happen next, i wathink the hardest thing. >> reporter: one day in town, she spotted a group ofs. runn >> theyint energetic and fit. i caught myself thinking, gee, i wish i could do that someday. then i id, why can't i do that? d reporter: what is the farthesttance you've run? >> 100 miles. >> reporter: why run 100 tmile? >> challenge. because i don't know if i can. >> reporter: your body feels good? >> some days, i feel i can run euforever. my nrologist told me, if she could write a prescription for
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exercise, she'd do that. >> reporter: 47 marathons later, running seems to be just what the doctor ordered. >> finishing her first marathon. ni i started r in 2011, and i have not had any notable exacerbations since then. i went off medications. i was on medications for years, trying all the different ones. >> rorter:melissa's last mri was eight years ago. the scan had too manylaques to count. for you, a lot of this is mental. you don't want an mri. >> i got married. i had a child. i proceeded with my life. i feel good right now. i don't have to think about m.s. every day. >> reporter: is this mind over r ma >> being mentally healthy and mentally strong helpsn a lot of ways so, yeah, mind over i'mnkful every day. ttter. >> reporter: for "today," tammy leitner, nbc news, bar harbor,
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maine. >> it incredible to go through something like that and find that thing that shuts your mind off, so you c enjoy life again. >> 47 marathons is remarkable for anyoneha i mean, a show of strength and bravery. >> one is remarkable. >> good point. >> i love she is defying her disease. that's a the messa lot of us need. still to come, a health issue that tens ofillions of americans deal with, the ringing in their ears. among them, my sister, rebecca. we're gng to show y what sound effect artists are doing to try to help. first, these messages.
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>> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" news >>eak. it is 7:56 on this saturday, march 30th. good morning to you. i'm. david culv let's get to a few of your headlines. we'll start with today, beginning phase two of theoj whf t in southwest on the waterfront in the district. this afternoon at 1:00, mayor mural bowser is going to kick off festivities with a family fun day. wharf is getting revitalized with homes, hotels, and office space. shedding light on a global issue by going dark. millions will participate in earth hour tight at 8:30. it is for the preservation of ldlife, oceans, forests, and
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climate change. lauryn ricketts is tracking your weeke forecast right ter this.
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today would be a nice day to check out the cherry the tidal basin. your friends say it is getting crowded there. >> yeah. you canlready see t people down there right now. it is going to be a beautiful time to get down ther listen, if you're on the fence about going down today or waiting,to'd go y. we have some rain showers tomorrow. plus, the winds are picking up. goinr to be colder o the next two days. it is mild out there right now. temperatures are in the 40s and 50s. kite festival looking great. there's more cloud cover than that's what we expect today. breezy conditions. winds picking up after lunchtime, gustingo 30 miles an hour. temperatures topping out in the mid 70s it is going to be on the chilly side. morning rain tomorrow, and p.m. late day sunshine. monday r
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monday, all sunshine. temperatures in the upper 40s on tuesday. today, mid 70s. >> thanks, lauryn. back in 25 minutes. for now, back to new york and e "today" show. good morning. no worries? president trump sounding confident hours after his attorney general said he is set to release a version of the mueller repor within a few weeks. >> if that's what he'dike to do, i have nothing to hide. >> democrats aren't happy, demanding they get to see the they want it by early next week. the president shiftingcu >> it is a good likelihood i'll be closing the border next week, and that'll be just fine with me. >> setng his sight again on the border, by taking aim at mexico. zero reservations. george clooney calli for a boycott on some of the world's most fous hotels links to a country making homosexually
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punishable by death. how hollywood artists are highlighting a problem millions of americans are faced with, including my sister. today, saturday, march 30th, 2019. ♪ i'm a sucker for you >> happy 29th birthday, tori. >> celebrating our 25th anniversary. >> 50 and fabulous, baby. >> happy birthday! ♪ alabama to new york. roll tide! >> good morning, everybody. ♪i know you i love that kid. bring him in the studio. >> yes. bring him in. >> good morning. welcome back t "today" on this saturday morning. it'll feel a little more like spring. he the end of march. a little madness last night.
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bracket? >> i got knocked out a while ago. i'm rooting for your teams at this point. >> i was in charge ofakg her pick. >> sort of a bummer. let's move to the top story. a lot to start with, incding theatest on the mueller report. when and if we will everee the nearly 400 page report. the attorney general william barr says he will release a redacted version by the middle of april. s democrat that is simply not soon enough and not enough. geoff bennett is at the white house with more on this new showdown. geoff, good morning. >> reporter: peter, good morning. attorney general william barr plan to send special counsel robert mueller's report to congress within weeks, by mid-april, he says. that's setting the stage for a new pbattle over its ats had been watching in neustration as president trump finds etion in barr's summary of robert mueller's findings. ttorney general is attempting to reassure the restless lawmakers and the public tha the process for
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ler report willomu be above board and fair. for democrats, it is a promise that falls short. president trump graising ateneral william barr's decision to release the mueller report. we'll have great confidence in the attorney general. if that's what he'd like to do, i have nothing to orhide. >> rr: barr making the announcement in a letter to congressional leaders fray. writing, everyone will soon be able to read it. barr says he'llhe have report ready to be released by mid-april, if not sooner. adding that it is nearly 400 pages long. barr says he's been working on the public version with robert mueller. end, he says, it will contain redactions that required. that means stripping out sensitive material, such as grand jury evidence and information that could affect ongoing investigations. but that's still not enough for the democrats in congress who are fighting to see the whole
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thing. >> show us the report. we can draw our own conclusions. >> reporter: president trump seemingly reversing his stancet on t late friday while taking a swipe at democrats. the problem is, no matter what give em, it will never be enough. so maybe we should just take our victory and say no. we've got a country to run. in his letter, barr also responds to complains about the four-page memo he released sunday about muel>>r's findings. e told me it was a substantial report, one, in my judgment, a four-pageummary cannot give justice to. >> it was condescending. it was arrogant. it wasn't the right thing to do. >> reporr: barr says the memo wasn't intended to be an exhaustive recountingf the special counsel's investigation or report. instead, he says it serves a a summary of its principle conclusions. that is, its bottom line. as both sides battle over robert
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mueller's report. now, the attorney general says bhe'll testifyore congress in may after the report is made public. barr says he does not plan to t the white hou review it ahead of the public release. kristen, peter? >> geoff bennett, thanks. de> and the presi is now turning to an issue that helped get him to the white house. immigration. he's talking tough about mexico yet again, threatening to shut down the border completely, as his homeland security secretary turns up the pressure to deport undocumented children as quickly as possible. nbc's white house correspondent kelly o'donnell is traveling with the president, near his residence in west palm beach. >> reporter: looking for leverage. the president is making a new economic threahat could have a huge ripple effect for businesses great and small, and countless individuals. he says he is willing to cut oft trade avel to get mexico to take new tion. ratcheting up a threat aimed at
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mexico. >> there is a good likelihood i'll belosing theorder next week, and that'll be just fine with me. >> reporter: president trump has issued that kind of warning before. now, ramping up the pressure. from a guildgilded setting at mar-a-lago, to what was billed as a infrastructure repairs tour at florida's lake okeechobee, where the president said he will penalize mexico economically for failing to curb the flow of migrants. >> we'll keep it closed for a long time. games. playing >> reporter: on the campaign trail. >> another two caravans now are pouring up. mexico could stop them so easy. >> reporter: where the president lashed out over asylum claims. >> i am very afraid for my life. >> reporter: mocking some migrants at the southern >>bord. g is a big fat con job, folks. at con job. >> reporter: the trumpon administra making dire, new clai about an immigration
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crisis. friday, homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen released a statement saying, the stem is in free fall. we also wrote to kicongress, for authority to deport unaccompanied migrant children from central america more citing in her statement the danger posed to children by the urney to u.s. borders and the realities of a system reaching peak capacity. friday, house speake s nancy pelot down the request, writing, democrats reject any efrt to let t administration deport little children, and we reject all anti-immigrant and anti-family attacks from this president. asked by reporters about the circumstances surrounding the death of a 7-year-old child from guatemala who was in u.s. cuody, theresident gave wrong information. he said that little girl died ir deceecause of dehydration,
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and that her father had acknowledged n giving her water. new records released friday show that she had a bacterial infection that led to the shutting down of her organs. she had been checked by medical rsonnel at the u.s. border, and nothing was noticed at that time. thedent giving bad information about a very serious situation. kristen, peter? >> kelly, thank you for that fact check. some other headlines this morning, a strong thunderstorm swept across colorado friday th at least one tornado touching down northeast of colorado springs. the twister hit a storage facility for rvs, whipping across this parking lot, tipping over several of the traers there, actually blowing some across the lot. there were no reports of injuries, fortunately. a bill tha would create one of the strictest abortion laws in the country is now on the desk of georgia governor kemp. that's after narrowly psing in the georgia house friday. kemp is expected to sign the bill into law. the dso-cal fetal heartbeat
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bill would outlaw most abortions after s weeks of pregnancy. that's before many women realize they're pregnt. the american civil liberties union vows to file suit if the billbecomes law. apple says ity has officia cancelled one of the most awaited products, the air power wireless charging mat. the air power did not meet its high standards and aimgpoomgizeo cus looking forward to seeing the product. in 2017, apple had promised the oval wireless charging pad would be available sometime in 2018 but later pushed back the deadline. and now for something new. well, new tous. here's our first weekend morning boost. peter, take it away. >> i'm in charge of this. here we go. you're going to need kleenex. here's what happened when one woman tried to cheer d up her after the family dog died. her father had been depressed ever since. you can see the newup ppy clearly touched his heart. two ds later, his daughter
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posted this photo from home saying, update, they love each other already. >> snuggles there. >>adorable. so wonderful. >> dogs make a difference. difference. still to come, calling for a boycott. george clooney is taking aim at some of the world's top hotels. we'll tell you why after this. he's a wide receiver an abstract painter a super model in a word, he's complicated his food though is pretty simple he gets blue basics basics is a simple diet made with a single animal protein source, and ingredients you can understand it has no chicken, beef. dairy, soy, or eggs. ideal for dogs with food sensitivities you know who mugsy is... he's my boy. who loves his blue basics what they eat and drink ise is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste n like t pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level.
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morning with that call from george clooney to boycott some of the world'sconicotels over a new law in an oil-rich country controlled by the hotel's owner. >> joe fryer explains. >> reporter: george clooney is using his star power to call for a boycott of nine luxury hotels, including the beverly hills who ta hotel and hotel bel air,ots of the rich and famous. they're owned by the sultan of brunei, who is going to have death by stoning for. assaul there were similar boycott calls years ago when brunei announced it's adopt strict law. among those protesting, jay leno. >> is this 1814? >> reporter: the nine hotels are part of the dorchester
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collection, which says, inclusion and diversity remain core beliefs. we do not tolerate discrimination. clooney has been photographed at the hotels before and writ, full disclosure, i've stayed at many of them, a couple recently, because i hadn't done my homework. a cause for which clooney has no reservati reservat. nbc news. >> appreciate george clooney using his power to make aer dice. >> important topic. dylan is out on the plaza, and it is nice, starting toee fl like spring. very nice out do you want some energy? i found the energy. >>here it is. >> all right. [ cheers ] >> where are you from? >> we are from buffalo, new york. >> how'd you get here? >> we bused. perkins is the driver. >> what was that bus ride like? >> the bus is awesome. every year, 22 years, team diva,
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that's me. >> i love it. you guysre going to have fun in new york city. you picked a good weekend to come. the weather is absolutely gorgeous. the sun ise coming out h in new york. we are looking at a rainy day though back thrgh buffalo, back through cleveland, back through indiana and illinois, st. louis, too, seeing the rain today. temperature wise, the warmest temps are in the southeast and mid-atlantic. in new york, we should top out in the mid 60s. it is col behind that system. that front is going to bring some of the colder air. you're thinking about spring, of course, we have to talk about allergies and grass pollen, very high. if you're sneezing through georgia and flora, you know why. tree pollen is on the rise, as well. that's the weatheruncross the y. now, here's a peek out your window. >> for us, that's the culprit, tree pollen. if you have some sniffles, allergies, that's probably it. the cherry blossoms aren't helping at l. however, as we head through the day tomorrow, we'll get rain and some of the oollen outf here. current temperatures now in the 50s.and low sift
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if you're headed to nats park, a lot of things going on in d.c. this weeken listen, we're taking on the mets at 1:05. temperatures will be ithe 70s. keep this in mind. winds picking up after lunchtime, especially if you're headed to the kitefe ival. >> we have a birthday cake on the plaza. who is watching at home? >> dad and grandma. happy 86th birthday. also, happy birthday to my aunt joanney, too. >> lots of birthday. >> happy 86th, for su i love the self-proclaimed divas. dylan, thank you. still to come here, a scratcher.g hea you'll want to hear about this. why do all these orange, cat-shaped phones keep washing up on a beach in france. th answer to this garfield mystery in our orange room, of course, right after these messages.
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we we'reack with a mystery that had some in france puzzled
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a litter of plastic cats washing up on the beach. everyby there were scratching their heads until now. >> the mystery has finally been ed, and dylan has the crazy conclusion in the orange room. >> i love this story. file thi under weird news. we all remember garfield, right? the grumpy, orange cartoon cat from the comic strip, the one who hates mondays and loves lasagna. since the 1980s,ed hun of garfield-shaped novelty phones, like this one, have washed ashore on the western coast off ce. no one knew where they came from or why they kept coming back again and again. i'm here to tell you the mystery has been solved. this week, volunteers got a t out a secluded cave inside. they found an abandoned shipping container that was filled with garfield phones. case osed. the story has certainly gained some attention across the world, with people joking online, do they have lasagna at the ach? and this should have been a mystery on "lost." i'm thinking, i can't help but think of the movie "castaway."
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i'm tryingo figure out what tom hanks' character would have done if he found a box full of garfield phones, how he would have worked it into his escape. >> he'd have one more friend,din on to the ball he had. >> true. >> t heathcliffs in german s we have tolve that one. >> that's next weekend. a lot to get to in pop start. the 34th annual rock and roll hall of fame induction ceremony took pce last nigh the 2019 class is an epic one. inductees include stevie nicks, raid joe yn heo head, janet jac cure, def arle stevie nicks kicked off the night with an incredible performance. she brought harry styles on stage for an awesome duet. ♪ look me in the eye
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♪ all wh the weight of the world ♪ >> i love it. this makes nicks the first to be inducted etwice. first was with fleetwood mac in '88. >> that's, co twice. moving on to the "big bang theory." everybody's forite physicist and friends have a major mi milestone. the show is the longest running multi-camera sitcom. they beganhoing their 276th episode this week, surpassing the recordreously held by "cheers" with 275 episodes. how did sheldon, amy, raj, and leonard cee? cuoco promises the show is going out with a bang. last but not least, tracy morgan's show, "the last og" returns for another season.
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>> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" news break. >> 8:26 on this saturday, march 30th. good morning to you. m david culver. let's get you a check of your top stories today. all new this morning, an arrest made in a two week old homicide in northwest d.c. this happened on march4th on columbia road. 25-year-old say a was found shot. he later died at the hospital. on thursday, police arrested and charged 25-year-old britain in that crime. a traffic alert to pass along to you this mou ing. ould enjoy the open lanes on the bw parkway because tonight, portions will be shut down once again. all of this for emergency pothole repairs tonight beginning at 7:00. the northbound maryland 197 to 198 is going to be cl ed. it'llreopen at 5:00 a.m.
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lauryn ricketts standing by in the storm team 4 weather center. there's so much going on today. folks can check out the cherry blossoms maybe. there is a game going on., it'll be nitoo. >> a lot of things going on out there. yeah, listen, it looks cloudy because of this. we're going to continue to have clouds out there. peeks of sunshine lateron. really not that bad because look at the bottom right-hand corner your screen. 52 degrees. across the area, temperatures are in the 40 5s ands. it is fairly mild out there. if you haven't heard already, we're in stage five for that bl cherry blossoms are stage five out of six. peak projection is going to be on monday. i'd try to go see them today, especially if you're not heading to the nats game. nats game going to be nice but windy by the ooafte winds windy today and also through the day tomorrow and a little brisk as we getr into you monday. today is the pic of the day to go see the cherry blossoms. we see morning light showers
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wrapping up by tomorrow afternesn. temperat in the 50s, much cooler after today. >> lauryn, don't go toofar. u and i will be back at 9:00. we'll bring you a full hour of your news and weather.> 0>e are back on this saturday morning, march 3th, 2019. just had a chaome to meet s of the folks out there. weppreciate them spending some of their weekend with us. kristen welker is here. white house unit taking a road tr to new york city today. >> we brought the nice weather with us. it is nicinout there. loforward to saying fellow to all the folks. >> sheinelle enjoying time with her family. still to come, how a hollywood artist creating sounds for films is helping people with hearing disorders. then, are you ready for some spring cleaning? give you a good reason to clear out your clutter. we're also heading to the kitchen. we're going to whip up some of our favorite .desser our chef came up with new twists for traditional tweets. >> yum. first, dylan has a final
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check of the weather,nd she's outside in the gorgeous weather. >> it is so nice. you have to come on out here. we finally have somee spring-l temperatures. i'll thank these guys. where are you from? >> south carolina. south carolina. you brought the warm air. this is a big group here. how many of y'all are here? >> i tnk somewhere around 40. >> from high school on a school trip? >> yeah. >> cool. i hope you have fun. a lot of new york city to see today. a perfect day to do it. we are going to see lots of sunshine up and down the east coast. the rain is close by. it is going to affect the nointerior heast. also the ohio and tennessee river valleys. severe storms could exnd to ntral tennessee later on this afternoon. we can't rule out the threat of an isolated to iado, butis really larger hail and damaging winds that are our biggest possibility. behind this cold front, temperatures really start to cool off, running5 degrees below average. temps in the 30s tomorrow, triggeringef lakct snow off of lake ontario and lake erie. rain up and down the east coast
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with the cold front moving through. we're looking for more mountain snow in the central rockies. the west coast looking pretty nice, a mixf sun a clouds. temperatures in the 60s. even 80s the farther south you go, close to 90. that's the weather across the country. now, a pk out your window. >> out our window, it is nice but clou temperatures in the low 50s, a little on the mild side. winds light butoing to pick up as we go after lunchtime. a few light showers trying to get underway in the shenandoah valley. a lot will die out after they cross the blue ridge not amounting to much except for a few a little on the breezy side after lunch. going to be mild with temperatures id 70s. looking good for the kites festival and the nats game. >> who is turning 50? both of us. >> awesome. ve so much fun and happy birthday. >> thank you. >> guys? >> thanks, dylan. now to medical condition that affects millions of americans. maybe you've experienced it t,
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too. a frequentinng in your ears is called tinnitus. it is personal to you,r. pe >> rock stars, veterans, so many others, includinger my si rebec rebecca, deal with it. she's been going deaf for years. a powerful campaign is putting a spotlight on e sounds and experiences of those who suffer from it. ♪ >> reporter: you've probably heard it after a loud concert, th relentless ringing sound. bradley cooper's character struggled with it in "a star is born." i just hear that tone. the tone ringing. >> reporter: it's called tinnitus, and 50 million americans experience it. >> tintus is extremely common. someone you personally know probably hasro suffered it before. >> reporter: for people like my sister, rebecca, and the folks with her here in the sound studio, it is a permanent part of their lives. >> i remember the other day thinmyng to lf, i've lived with this for 20 years or so.
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>> for me, i mean, it'fi been years. the moment you try to forget it, it becomes myee acute. >>. >> reporter: they hear it every day. the types of sound can vary, and they can be debilitating. >> there is no such thing in my life as quiet. i think that's the best way i canfi what this is. >> it does give you somewhat of a ssation of losing your mind, mostly because the sound is to persistet you can't get away from it. >> reporter: since she was 12, my sister has bn slowly losing her vision and hearing due to a rare genetic disorder called usher syndrome. st people assume being deaf means you hear nothing, but rebecca tells me that's often not the marco is helping some capture it here. he reproduced sounds for tv shows and movies, but this assignment is unique. >> i'm going on speed now. work with me on how quickly -- this is a faster speed? >> too fast. a yettle slower. ah, right about there. >> right now, i have a ringing
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sound. that's it. >> that one here >> that's it. >> reporter: it's the first time they're hearing these noises outside their own heads. >> when i heard that sound, two things. one is relief, i'm hearing it. it exists. second, there is now a way for somebo independent of me to understand, on a first-person level, what i'm experiencing. >> reporter: they're sharing it with all of us. >> i'm particularly grateful for because it does really allow you to understand we never know what people are walking around th. iwant, more importantly, for people who experience i they're not alone. >> these tinnitus sufferers and the artists there were brought together by an ear health suppleme that claims to benefit those suffering from tinnitus. o cure there are treatment options that can help. dr. uhn torres joins again
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to talk about this condition. before we get to those, peter, were you surprised to learn firsthand what rebecca has been experiencing for so long? >> i know she deals with this. she's told me about it before. when she takes the cochlear implai , you'd think there is no sound. she said there have been erent episodes. dr. torres will tell us. at times, it sounded like a foghorn for four or five months, rice escris when dealing with stress, and this terrified her and me, it sounded like a screaming woman was in her head. it was an auditory what's it sound like for you? >> when i was in the air force and being around airplanes a lot, it gave me tinnitus. dinterent sounds for diffe people. mine is a high-pitched sound that goes on. sometimes it is even a lower tch. other people say the whispering thing.
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i can testify to exactly what happened there. you saw it in people's faces. if youan sho somebody, have them listen to the sound, finally you're like, oh, that's it. >> it's real. >> right. >> it makes a huge difference. >> is it something that can be prevened? >> it canprevented. the main thing is you have to take care of your hearing when you're young. what happens, you said musicians have it all the time because they're aund loud noises. people like pilots, aircraft mechanics. it is a cumulative damage as you get older and older that causes problems later on in life. >> you can't reverse it, i understand, but how do you manage it? >> mysa sister , it is sort of always there, but environmental sounds overwhelm it. i can imagine in silence, that can be pretty discomfortable. >> it can be. there's ways you can get around it. there's no cure for it. there is no way to get rid of it. you can manage it. essentially, there's white noise machines because it drowns out the noise. in silence, it can be the rse. hearing aids put a different noise in there. it is the noise-cancelli hearing aids. masking devices which try to override the noise.
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there's new tecy out there that's trying to retrain your brain, so essentially you forget about the noise, like you would a refrigerator running in your house. anymore.t hear it >> is the challenge that it gets worse as you get old center. >> it is worse when you get older. g signs. if you had an infection, sudden tinnit tinnitus, dizziness, it is thgs to worry about it. it could be something other than hearing damage. could be an infection. >> call your doctor. >> exactly. >> dr. torres, thank you for sharing your story. >> appreciate the good information. coming up next, after you spring clean your closets, what to do with all the extra stuff. make cash, of course. that's what. we'll show you how. first, these messages. oh! oh! ♪ onnmpic®! ♪ (aouncer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar and reached an1c of less than seven and maintained it. oh! under seveno and you se weight. in the same one-year study,
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this morning on spring clean today, we're talking about what to do after you've cleaned out your home. instead of tossing out your old clothes, electronics, and furniture, you can cash in at yourer fips. "buzzfeed"'s erin trainer is here to tell us morest about th apps to sell your stuff. good morning. >ood morning. y favorite topic, spring cleaning. let's talk about clothes. you can make a profity thread up. how easy is it to use? >> we'll clean out the closet and make money in the pr if you've never used an app to sell you clothing, this is the easiest. order a closet clean out kit. there is a free shipping label, and they'll assess your clothing. i bought ts dress on thread up. >> you bought it. >> i did. hings like king for this that are a good condition, that are mayberendy or from a certain designer.
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they'll give you a price. you'll knowl how much youake ahead of it. >> posh mark, what's the deal with this? how easy is it to use? >> if you're willing to put extra work, it is a great option. there is a phootential to make mo money because you can set the amount yourself. the great thing, it is a community. it is almost like a social network itself. you can follow people that have similar styles to you, maybe ar simiody type, then you can see when they post clothing and use that to buy your clhing, well. >> downsides to the fact it is a little more complicated to use? >> you do have to do the postings yyourself. 're cleaning out your closet and not sure where to start, you have to take theur pi and set the prices. it is a larger community so there's people that are really good at >> >> it is going to take a little while to sell something ia potey. other than that, it is a great place. >> rekwquires a little more creativity. >> yes.
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>> here, declutter for electronics. >> similar to thread up, if you've never sold electronics online, this is a great place to they take the guesswork out of it. you'll scan the barode on t electronics, and it'll pop up for the pce you'll g for the item. they give you a free shipping label to senit back to them. the downside to this, and it is not really a downside as much as a hiccup, is that theyeay take their time to make sure what you give them is of a good qualitynd it works. it might take you a little to get your money back. they'll check to make sure the phone works, the cd isn't scratched. it takes a little bit to get your money. >> important everyone has old electronics. i have a stack in my head. you want to be careful about what you're actually submitting, right? >> this is aually great for people wlho are buying the products. you know what you get is good quality. >> oldie but goodie, ebay. everyone knows about it. what are the pros and cons? >> the benefit to this isbay is one of the largest communities of buyers. you'll have a lot more people w looking at you're going to
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sell. again, you have to do these listings yourself. u'll have to take a picture, list the prices. if you opt to do onese of t bidding, sort of auction style, you do have to take the lowest bid. you want to be careful you're not setting the minimum to a place you're not comfortable. you have to sell it for what you put. >> good tip. ure of theharder things to sell is furn >> at nifty, we're about making your home life easier. th is the easiest way to get rid of furniture. you don't want to ship it.s sometion't want to put it on the curb. you don't need a separate app. if you have a facebook account, you can participate. put your items online. grea t way shop with people in your local community. actually, get a friend of a friend. yo might know someone who i picking up the couch. you don't have to lug it. >> i don't pick ups. couc >> benefit. one downside, some people are protective about their identities online. you can't do it anonymously.
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it is connectedou to social account. your name will be connected to the posting. >> important to keep in mind. finally, let go. pros and cons. easy? >> this is another one that is furniture.sell take a picture of an armoire, it suggests a title, price, and cat fwoir foegory for you. if you've never sold someone online, it takes the guesswork out. >> tould be the one for me. >> yes. >> you don't have no let them know where youe. once you decide to sell something, there is no way to buyomething on the app. you have to arrange money exchange and pickup on your own. you can't ship through the app. >> great tips. >> of coursein >> get to s cleaning, everyone. thank you. appreciate it. coming up, peter, dylan, and i will g some expert advice in the kitchen on how to create our favorite desserts at home. we're back after this.
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morning in weekend kitchen. we are talking just desserts. thrilled to have melissa clark with us here. "new york times" food writer, cobook author, and "today" food favorite. she'll shows a favorite dessert we've been wanting to tackle in the kitchen. good to see you. >> good to se you. i love you requested mini oreo grasshopper pies. these are the cutest things. perfect to makeor kids. >> you have a 10-year-old. i have a 5 and 3-year-old. th is something we mom did when we were kids, the oreo y cakes, whateve want to call it. help us to do it at home. >> you have a wafer, melted butter. >> you can get the oreos, take them apart, put them in a ziploc, let the kids go it. er >> bang it out. >> best time vacuuming. bag and dish towel around the bag. no mess. >> smart. >> take a little of this, put it in the bottom of a muffin tin,
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which we tgreased. usehe bottom of the measuring cup to press it down. bake them for few minutes. >> few minutes, temperature? >> 350or just five or six minutes. just a little crisp. ylan, are you eating that already? >> i dried it and dropped it on the floor. i won't eat that one. >> we'll send some home for cal. >> they're so good. >> what do you put in it? >> ice cream. so easy. any flavor you'd like. since it is grasshopper, we'll use mint chocolate chip, whip cream. this gives it if perretthe pret >> scoop it up. >> just scoop it right in there. >> i want my co-hosts to do their thing. >> nice scoop. >> perfect. smooth it out. freeze >>it. this is something you can do with kids. you can use peppermint instead. >> i'm going t eat.
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>> the fruit tart, i love it. >> this is the easiest fruit tart in the entire wod. al it is, it is a shortbread cookie on thecrust. >> my husband's family makes this for christmas, one of the desserts of several. >> we do it with easter, too. springy with the fruits. confectioner's sugar. butter. two seconds, just to get it crumbly. you don't have to roll it out. dump in and press. >>lightly? >> just lightly. you want to build it up just so. >> beautiful. >> bake it for about 20 to 30 minutes, dependin at 350. >> they're eating all around us. they're not even paying attention. they're stuffing their faces. >> this is such a great recipe. the best thing is the filling. any flavor jam you'd like. >> pour it in? >> i'll start with apricot, pour it t? >> pour in. >> all of it. great. spre around. i love that. beautiful. >> it is beautiful. you can also use a little bit of whipped cream, if you didn't
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want to use jam. i like jam because it goes with the fruit. >> it isth he >> yeah. >> put the fruit on top of it? >>ik any fruit you'd throw the berries in. >> mine isn't as artistic as he ideabut we get >> look how beautiful. >> perfect. perfection. >> you don't have to cut them up or anything. >> that's the thing about berries. you just trim the strawberries. >> looks gorgus. >> we did that in 3 seconds, and that looks pretty. this is a little stter. >> thahat i need. >> you can finish it with powdered sugar, forcontrast. >> delicious. >> beautiful. >> we're ready to eat it. >> feels healthier witm,the too. >> right, than whipped cream. >> i just finished the grasshoppers. >> good for you. >> key lime pie, dylan, it's my favorite, too. >> i love citrus and lemon meringue. key lime is what we can't get everywhere. >> it is easy to find bottled key lime juice in the producect n. >> okay. >> we have that here.
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>> don't use lime juice. key lime juice. >> you can use regular lime juice, as well. yoal can it -- key lime is a small little lime. they're grown in florida and mexico. pour that in. if you can't get here, use regular lime or key lime juice. that's just egg. all this is just sweetened condensed milk. >> looks good. >> sugar is in there. eggs make it a custard. really, beat it five minutes. lime zest is important for flavor. >> that's my breakfasttoday. >> you can buy a pre-made crust. >> or buy the crumbs. melted butter and sugar. press it in, kristen, lik we did before. this is baked and chilled. whipped cream on the top. >> yes. >> there. perfect. >> beautiful. >> look at that.
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today. >> we'll enjoy our desserts. d enjoy youray. have a great weekend, everyone. good saturday morning. i'm david culver.ig st ahead on "news 4 today," the bw parkway open now after overnight emergency pothole repairs. expect another closure tonight.
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it's that time of year ai the blossoms are in bloom. the chance for you to get an early look at what's expected. i'll have more on that coming up 4. news and it is already getting busy down there. ore clouds and sunshine out there today, although derrick's shot looked great. big changes on the way as we head over the next 48 hours. we'll talk abo those changes coming up. r > those stories and mh more to make sure youekend starts off just so with xfinity mobile i can customize each line for each family member?
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>> announcer: "news 4 today" starts now. right now, traffic on the bw parkway is moving once again after the southbound lanes were closed overnight for repairs. get ready to h the brakes again. another closure is right around the corner. plus, the battle over releasing the fl mueller report. we'll get a closer look at when congress might see it for the first time. alexandria's waterfront park is opening today. welcome in on this saturday morning, the 30th of march, 2019. good morning to you. i'm david culver. the big draw this weekend you can see over my shoulder, the tidal basin. the cherryblossoms. lauryn ricketts standing by in the storm team 4 weather cente you' thinking today probably theest day to get out there weather wise? >> yeah. we're seeing the sunshine, david. a little cloud cover as we've
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had all throughout the morning. the thing about today the temperatures. mid 70s. it is a nice shock to the system heading outside. you can see theun coming down on the washington monument. cherry blossoms almost in full bloom. stage five out o six. the puffy white stage right now, it is beautiful down at the tidal basin. we have great pictures coming up, in case you can't get out there. mperatures in the 50s. look at this, mid 50s in d.c. by 10:00/11:00, the temperatures will already be in the low 60s. a few sprinkles coming down across the area, mainly to the west. not a lot getting rain. along i-91, you'll see a few showers. for the most part, we'll be dry. as far as the kite festival, i temperaturthe mid 70


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