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facility is under fire in california after a nurse there refused to give a dying woman cpr. believe it or not, she was following policy. coming up, you'll hear the emotional 911 call as the operator, the dispatcher on 911 begged that nurse to help, to no avail. >> all right. and also a championship high school basketball game, decided by a buzzer beater right there that you have to see to believe. it's a beauty. let's start this morning with that meeting of catholic cardinals taking place at the vatican. nbc's keir simmons is in st. peter's square. what can you tell us? >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning. each of the cardinals had to be sworn in before the crucial meeting could start. we're told every word is being simultaneously translated into five languages. leaders of the catholic church gathered from around the globe with the eyes of the world upon them. the decisions of the cardinals who gathered at the vatican this morning will be closely watched by more than a billion
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catholics. many wanting change after a series of scandals. >> i can imagine these meetings getting challenging, chippy, not informal but hard hitting at certain points. >> reporter: former scottish cardinal keith o'brien would have been among them but announced his resignation last week. now in a statement he has effectively admitted inappropriate sexual contact with other priests and he apologized. the successor to pope benedict must put such things in the past. at this neighborhood church just a few miles from the vatican catholic parents know what they want from a new pope. >> i think it's important that he will be able to reach the souls of the young people. >> reporter: and already, the new pontiff's gown has been made, three vestments in different sizes, displayed by tradition in the window of the
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papal tailor. they must find the right man to wear it. >> reporter: this morning, there is still no top candidate, not even three front runners. we're told they did have a 45-minute discussion and did discuss when the papal election should start. savann savannah? >> thank you. we are following breaking news out of london as well. the queen released from the hospital moments ago after being treated for a stomach infection. michele kosinski is at king edward vii hospital this morning. what's the latest? >> hi, savannah. we just saw the queen leave the hospital, showing everyone how strong she is. big smile, last time she was in the hospital was ten years ago and that wasn't for illness. unfortunately, after the queen's stellar diamond jubilee, action, travel and weather-packed year that she sailed through beautifully, now she is under the weather.
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a rare state for her majesty. over the weekend at windsor castle she was suffering from gastroenteritis. an infection and inflammation of the stomach and intestine and yesterday was driven to the hospital. forcing her now to cancel a trip to rome this week. >> gastroenteritis can become a serious illness in older people or little children if they become dehydrated. the way to avoid that is to admit the patient to hospital to observe them for a night or two. >> we are used to her being stallworth getting on with it and being very healthy and sprightly and full of energy. >> reporter: not taking any chances is how royal watchers describe the decision to admit the queen to king edwards vii. the same hospital where kate was treated for morning sickness. after a prank call ended in embarrassment and the suicide of a nurse, security is tight. at once, the queen was guarded by london's tallest at over 7 feet and smallest police officers at the same time. the queen fully expected to recover just fine.
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and keep working as she and prince philip do. >> they're in their 80s and 90s. why are they doing this much work? well, they're doing it because they want to do it. even when king philip was in hospital, he was sitting up, demanding to know why the diary had been cleared and when his next engagement was. >> reporter: the queen turned 87 next month. the palace says she is in good spirits and overall in good health. savannah? >> michele kosinski in london, thank you. let's check the other headlines in the news this morning. natalie has those for us. good morning to you. >> good morning to you guys, good morning, everyone. new turmoil this morning in pakistan. a key u.s. ally in the war on terror. a massive car bomb exploded last night outside a shiite mosque in karachi. at least 45 were killed, about 150 were wounded. this is the third major attack against shiites since the beginning of the year.
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a tragic story overnight in brooklyn. doctors say a baby boy delivered two months prematurely after his parents were killed sunday in a car accident has lost his own struggle to survive. the parents were struck by a hit-and-run driver. police are still searching for that driver. doctors in mississippi are reporting the first known case of a toddler apparently being cured of hiv. the child born two and a half years ago was treated aggressively with drugs starting when she was just 30 hours old. experts call this a fascinating case. it could change the way infected newborns are treated. a court battle has two major retailers going head to head and drivers could see some relief at the gas pumps. cnbc's kayla tausche is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning. executives from jc penney and macy's are duking it out in a new york courtroom. the battle is over who can carry exclusively martha stewart products. jcpenney's ceo takes the stand again today.
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meanwhile, that pain at the pump could be easing. gas prices averaging $3.75 a gallon and up sharply since the beginning of this year, but after a record rise in february, experts say relief could be on the way. natalie? >> kayla tausche at the new york stock exchange, thank you. # in theazing buzzer beater in the high school playoff game on sunday. take a look as we watch the replay. seconds left, the player in the dark uniform there, has inbound pass is intercepted. his opponent, hoping to -- toss up a shot, it falls back in their hand bs, also the star quarterback, heaves the hail mary from beyond half court and wins the game by one point. that is amazing. >> makes sense he was a quarterback. it was like a football pass. >> there you go. >> championship on the line. that's pretty good stuff. >> exactly. >> thanks. >> you got it. >> another storm coming in as we take a look. >> watch that one more time.
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>> one more time to relive the highlights. >> someone in the control room loves that shot. >> can you blame them? that's amazing. >> let me try that again. winter storm coming in. >> big storm? >> want to see that video again? let's show you what we've got. we are talking about winter storm warnings, blizzard warnings, winter storm watches and advisories from the dakotas all the way to washington, d.c. and the midatlantic states. here's what we've got for you. this big system coming up, it's already snowing in the dakotas, on into minneapolis. snowfall amounts, here is where things will get tricky. back to the midwest, we are pretty in agreement from six inches to a foot of snow, chicago up into minneapolis. however, as you get into the appalachians along the midatlantic states, some models show up to a foot of snow in the mountains of west virginia and virginia, but then the american model less snow and the european model even less than that. which one will come to fruition? we'll check that out as we watch the storm system make its way east. we'll get your local forecast but first this message.
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good monday morning. we have low clouds around the bay area right now which will clear later this afternoon. over my shoulder is the storm system that will bring big changes during the day tomorrow. today we'll see gradual clearing upper 50s and low 60s outside. seven-day forecast shows the big change come tomorrow. rain and breezy conditions and as we head into wednesday, a chance of thundershowers. even snow levels close to 3,350
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feet by the middle of the week. >> that's now to politics, no sign for compromise and the cuts known as the sequester that started going into effect over the weekend. nbc's chief white house correspondent, chuck todd is here with the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. welcome to the new normal of washington budget politics 2013, where inaction leads to an actual action that nobody likes but at the same time nobody stopped, resulting in these automatic cuts known as the sequester. it's clear neither side wants to have a budget fight over the next few months as both president obama and speaker boehner waved the white flag and allowed sequestration to continue. >> these cuts will hurt our economy. >> this is not the smartest way to cut money. >> reporter: considering that nobody wanted the sequester it's striking how little was done to stop it. instead the president and the speaker of the house have seem content to simply blame each other. >> the president demanded it. >> it's happening because of a choice that republicans in congress have made. >> reporter: a sequester
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showdown was avoided by doing nothing, allowing these automatic budget cuts to become law. when the president signed the sequester order a number of agencies across government were notified how much they have to cut. it may be months, if ever, that the public feels the direct impact of these cuts. but in a sign of political exhaustion, both the president and the speaker are signaling they won't do battle over funding government the rest of the year, taking the prospect of the government shutdown at the end of this month off the table. there's still optimism both parties can forge some grand bargain on taxes, spending and entitlements much later this year. >> i think we need to do a big agreement for the country. >> bipartisan compromise on revenue, raising tax with serious entitlement reform. >> reporter: meanwhile as republicans use the sequester debate as a rallying cry to move on from 2012, it's clear mitt and ann romney are still grab e grappling with their loss. >> obviously it was a winning campaign. it worked. >> do you think it was fair?
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>> no. >> the president had the power of incumbency. obamacare was very attractive, particularly to those with no health insurance and they came out in large numbers to vote. >> as you can see, mitt romney joins mccain, mcgovern and others in the pantheon of defeatdefeat ed presidential candidates that took a little while longer to get over their losses, if ever. matt? >> jeb bush is the author of a brand new book called "immigration wars." governor bush, always good to have you here. >> nice to see you. >> chuck said this is the new norm in washington, dealing with sequester, the cuts went into effect, the finger pointing continues. is this the new norm? every few months, are we to see a manufactured crisis that doesn't get resolved? >> we have the continuing resolution coming up at the end of the month. and then in early may, the debt ceiling again. i view this kind of as a temporary problem in our history, but it is -- it appears to be the last two years we're
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going there crisis to crisis to try to deal with these fiscal problems that we face. >> the cuts went into effect friday night, although they roll out over a long period of time, and yet i'm surprised there hasn't been more outrage on the part of the general public. do you think that's because people are simply numb to this by now, the dysfunction of washington or do you think there's a little case of crying wolf here, and they don't believe how severe the impact's going to be? >> there was a lot of crying wolf. >> on both sides? >> no. i think the president kind of led the charge to say that widows and orphans were going to be out on the street. when it didn't happen he actually, himself, kind of stepped back on friday to say it wasn't going to happen that way. we'll have significant cuts in defense spending and discretionary spending for sure. i think it was oversold. you're right, i think people are just numb by this dysfunction and they watch it with their peripheral vision. >> some people, senator lindsey graham, for instance, is saying we can still get a grand bargain. he wants the president and the
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speaker to go back to where they were back in 2011 and pick that up and deal with entitlements and perhaps more revenues because of closing loopholes. should your party come to the table on the issue of increased revenues? >> you know, i think it's a little hard to imagine after january where the highest -- the biggest tax increase in american history took place and then go back to say we have a revenue problem. i think the focus -- >> no wiggle room there at all? >> there may be. if the president's sincere about dealing with our structural problems. but the thing that we could all agree on is how do we create high sustained economic growth for starters, and how can we get back to a degree of normalcy where, like, budgets are passed? i'm not talking about ten-year estimations, but going to the new normal being the house and the senate pass a budget and there's a compromise and the president signs it into law. >> this all gets to the dynamic in washington right now. you are passionate about immigration reform. you write in your book, among the many steps we need to take to restore american economic growth and prosperity, none offers a more immediate return than improving our immigration
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system. but if we're still pointing fingers over the sequester, is there any chance that meaningful action is taken on immigration in this kind of dynamic? >> well, this is the one place where cats and dogs seem to be getting along a little more. and so i'm optimistic that there could be a consensus about going forward on immigration. it would be better to get the budget issues behind us so there could be a focus on this, and an energy policy and regulatory reform and the things that would allow us to grow at a more sustained rate. >> you're going to speak later this month before cpac. you've been invited. obviously you've got in new book out that you're talking about. it sounds like you are gearing up for a run. those are the kinds of things people do when they're increasing their public profile. are you going to run in 2016? >> that's way off into the future. i have a voice. i want to share my beliefs about how the conservative movement and the republican party can regain its footing, because we've lost our way. >> but you clearly have not ruled out -- you will not
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definitively rule out a run for president in the year 2016? >> i won't but i'm not going to declare today either, matt. >> are you surprised that cpac did not offer an invitation to chris christie, a guy who gave the keynote speech at the republican national convention, a guy who has a 74% approval rating? why did they snub him? are you surprised by that? >> a little surprised. on the one hand he did get invited the year before and he will get elected next year when he gets re-elected for sure. i think there was some disappointment in how governor christie dealt with the budget issues related to sandy, trying to advocate his position. i can understand that. >> budget issues, not the optics of him appearing with president obama? you don't think that has anything to do with this? >> i don't think so. i think the issue of castigating the house, particularly, for not going along with a $60 billion spending deal that had very little to do witsandy recovery
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and when it got down to funding sandy, house republicans went along with that. that's what i think was the critique. look, i love christie. i think governor christie is part of the future of the republican party for sure. whether he is going to cpac or not is not really changing that. >> i can see that in a christie campaign ad in 2016. jeb bush, "i love christie." >> i do. i love the man. >> you'll come back in our 8:30 half hour. we're going to take a lot about immigration. appreciate you being here. >> thanks. >> now here's savannah. demolition crews in florida are back at work clearing away debris from a sinkhole that swallowed a 37-year-old man in his home. nbc's gabe gutierrez is there covering the story. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. demolition crews plan to finish tearing this home down later today. this, after an emotional day for the families who lived here. as her world crumbled, janelle wheeler is also torn apart.
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>> over 40 years of memories just gone. >> reporter: her home near tampa now deemed too unstable after a sinkhole at least 30 feet wide and 50 feet deep swallowed 36-year-old jeff bush from his bedroom and just kept growing. >> at this point, it's really not possible to recover the body. >> reporter: but on sunday, authorities recovered some keepsakes for the people who lived here. an american flag, pictures and a bible. >> god works in mysterious ways. he knew we needed this. >> reporter: florida has more sinkholes than any other state. 15,000 cases have been reported, many clustered in the central part of the state. last may this huge hole swallowed a backyard near orlando. the next month another destroyed an entire home near tampa. but they weren't nearly as bad as this 400-foot hole in 1981 that devoured homes, cars and businesses. experts say many things can
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cause sinkholes, in florida, it's a domino effect. the state's sandy soil on top of clay supported by a deep layer of limestone can suddenly collapse due to shifts in florida's unique underground rivers. but even experienced engineers say they haven't seen one quite like this. >> the problem with this one was it was entirely within the building, so it was hidden. and so it became catastrophic. >> reporter: once the demolition is finished, crews will decide how best to fill the hole to stabilize the area. the two homes next door remain evacuated. savannah? >> gabe gutierrez, thank you very much. how terrifying, especially for people living in that neighborhood, i can imagine. >> like something out of a hollywood film. coming up, why would a nurse refuse to give a woman life-saving cpr, saying it was the facility's policy? you'll hear the troubling 911 call from this case. >> a frightening night for david
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copperfield as he tried to make his way to our studio to do a little magic for us. he will tell us what happened that forced his plane to make an emergency landing in peoria, illinois. first this is "today" on nbc. hn emergency landing in
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investigators say he told them he's not a gang member, did not get into a fight prior to that shooting. the 18 year old died just after midnight during emergency surgery. the suspect was last seen driving a dark colored two door possibly a four-door sedan. we'll keep you posted on that one as well. let's check things out with weather. meteorologist rob mayeda in for christina loren. >> watching lots of low clouds around san jose that as we show you hour by hour should start to break up as we head toward lunchtime 8:00 through 10:00 thin clouds thin out. partly cloudy skies this afternoon. temperatures are going to stay fairly cool especially around the inner bay mainly 50s throughout the day west of oakland and low to mid 60s inland around the tri-valley today. tomorrow we'll see clouds increasing through the day today leading up to rain. a chance of thunder into wednesday. look at highs only mid 50s middle part of the week. >> as you've been tolli itellin
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people, low clouds and fog not a problem for drivers. haven't seen windshield wipers across the san mateo bridge. westbound away from us smooth to the high rise but approaching the toll plaza we have slowing. an earlier disabled vehicle in one of the lanes and as they moved to the shoulder we saw a backup form. be prepared for that for the next half hour are so. slow for 880 down through hayward and union city and slow for 580 and livermore closer to dublin interchange things are moving smoothly. south bay routes with slowing there. back to you. >> thank you very much. another local update for you in one half hour from right now. hope to see you then. the "today" show coming your way.
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david copperfield does the seemingly impossible. he was going to dazzle us with his magic right here in our studio this morning. he is human, after all. and there was a pretty scary problem on his plane overnight. he landed safely in illinois, as you can see. he is right there. he will share his harrowing story and the magic coming up. >> he is the master of the grand illusion. he will turn peoria into new york city so he can actually be here in a couple of minutes. >> it's going to be very impressive. >> no question. 7:30 now on a monday morning, the 4th of march, 2013. also ahead, a 911 call
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sparked some outrage, a 911 dispatcher forced to beg a nurse to perform cpr on a dying patient. why the nurse refused to do it. you'll hear why and the 911 call, coming up. are your kids better off not going to college? big controversial question. a young man here who makes the case for it. we'll get into that. also chelsea handler will be joining us live in studio, kicking off her third season of her mocumentary, featuring the hijinx of chelsea and her staff. we'll talk to her about that. basketball hall of famer dennis rodman is saying about his controversial trip to north korea. mara schiavocampo has more on that. >> good morning, savannah. he is the first high-profile american to visit the country
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since their nuclear test last month and he met the country's reclusive young leader. even for eccentric basketball star dennis rodman it was an unusual play. >> my first time. i think it's most of these guys' first time here. >> reporter: traveling to north korea last week with three members of the harlem globetrotter. >> we're going to show them what we do, a lot of magic with the basketball. >> reporter: the 51-year-old hall of famer spoke for the first time about his basketball diplomacy, including his new relationship with kim jong un. >> he is my friend. i don't condone what he does. as far as person to person, he is my friend. >> the trip was planned and filmed by vice media for an upcoming hbo series. the group toured pyongyang and unexpectedly hung out with the young leader, seen courtside during the exhibition game and later sharing dinner and drinks.
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kim, reported to be a big fan of the chicago bulls during their h heyday. >> one thing he asked me to give obama something to say. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> a request that's getting the attention of the state department. >> mr. rodman does not represent the united states. he has never been a player in our diplomacy. >> reporter: apprentice all-stars. >> he has worn wedding dresses. he gets piercings, tattoos. he loves the publicity, whether it's good or bad. >> reporter: experts say this latest move, just weeks after north korea defiantly conducted a third nuclear test, could actually complicate the diplomatic process. >> shows secretary of state john
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kerry that north koreans aren't serious about discussions on their nuclear program but going with these pr stunts for small propaganda victories. >> it premieres next month. as for that exhibition game the american players participated in, it reportedly ended in a tie. >> mara shochiavocampo, thank y very much. let's go outside now with al and have a check of the weather. >> celebrating their 50th birthday. as far as the week is concerned, we check it out for you, boom! early part of the week, we'll be wet and snowy through the midatlantic states, back through the plains. wet weather along the pacific northwest coast, mountain snows. midweek, above-normal temperatures in the plains, below-normal eastern half of the country. real mess out west. latter part of the week, things calm down.
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look for below-normal temperatures through the northwest and wet weather through the southwest. what's your name? >> dakota. we're seeing lots of low clouds this morning and reduced visibility from emeryville to san francisco. 40s and 50s outside. we'll see gradual clearing today as we look at monday right here and the spin of the clouds off to the west. there's your tuesday forecast. winter storm bearing down on the bay area during the day tomorrow. upper 50s and low 60s for highs today. tomorrow we'll see the increasing clouds, rain developing by evening commute and plan son thunder and cooler temperatures at times moving through wednesday. >> that's your latest weather. matt, do you recognize this picture? >> zoom in a little bit. let me throw my glasses on, al. >> that was taken -- that's my dad and -- wow!
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that's amazing. >> this lady was your neighbor. >> yes, we were, when we were very young, very young. >> wow! that's got to be -- that picture has to be 50 something years old. thank her for that. i'll come out and say hi in a sec. it has been called the most dangerous corner of the world, hot bed of terrorism in pakistan where many officials once believed that osama bin laden was hiding out. and it has been off limits to foreigners until now. nbc's was granted exclusive access to the military. >> rarely seen by outsiders. it is difficult and dangerous to get to. there have been more u.s. drone strikes there than anywhere else in the world. they are fighting against terrorism there, but also adopting a new approach. among the most notorious terrain
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in the world. it's here that nbc was granted exclusive access by the pakistan military, to the tribal area. ground zero for the war on terror in the region. there are constant reminders of the ongoing battle. but there's a new strategy under way here. with a focus on rebuilding. >> there are very many economic facilities available, industries here. >> reporter: so the military is now trying to fill that void, building homes, roads and schools to connect isolated travel communities long cut off from the rest of the world. this is giving them new hope and economic opportunities? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: that they didn't have before. >> that they didn't have before. >> reporter: so they won't be economically interested in helping the taliban or other elements here? >> certainly. >> reporter: 370 miles and be the first of its kind. it's nearly halfway done.
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due to the threat of ieds and ambushes. this section of the road that the army believes could make the biggest difference, because when it's completed, it will not only connect the tribal community here in the north to the rest of mainstream pakistan but provide a direct trading link across the border just three miles ahead. the army points to success in neighboring south waziristan as a sign of hope. >> the road is the main thing which they really praise about. >> reporter: the completed road here is already in use and markets now dot its path. life today is better than it's ever been this man says >> translator: there's not one thing you need in life that you can't find her now. >> reporter: local commanders say with ten years of large-scale military operations behind them, pakistan must now take a people's centric approach to its fight against terrorism. >> the most important part is
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the appreciation, that the pakistan army fights within its own borders, that all the people are not terrorists. >> u.s. officials do support the need for this kind of development in the region as part of a greater counterterrorism strategy but also see a need for continued large-scale operations. pakistani leaders say now is the time to create economic incentives to help people avoid helping the taliban. matt? >> amna nawaz. why would a nurse refuse to give cpr to a woman who was dying? up next, finding success without a college degree. the rise of the so-called hackedemic. we're out of milk. ♪ ♪ mister, up there.
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back now at 7:43 with a new wrinkle to a question that's being asked more and more these days. is college worth the investment? meet the hackedemics who made this video to explain exactly what they're about. >> a hackedemic. >> is open minded. >> independent. >> serious. >> innovative. >> hungry. >> self directed. >> intuitive. >> intelligent. >> resourceful. >> hardworking. >> ambitious. >> dale stevens is the author of the new book "hacking your education." hackedemics may be all of those things but they're also somebody
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who didn't go to college and have a traditional education. explain the theory of your case. >> i came to my parents and said i'm not learning what i want to in school. i don't feel challenged and i want to do something else. although my mom was a public school teacher, my parents believed in me enough to allow me to take my education in my own hands and said it's your life. if you want to try something else, you have the freedom to do so. >> it's pretty amazing. at 12, you leave school. your parents slowly got used to the idea here. why isn't it worth it to get a traditional education? >> for everyone to think about whether or not they should go to college. there's a high opportunity cost. the cost of college is rise iin out of control, with $27,000 in debt and unemployment rates are the highest levels since the 1950s. so it's really hard to argue that you should go and spend four years and hundreds of thousands of dollars when there's not a guaranteed return of getting a job. >> are your prospects not a
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great deal better with a college degree than without one? even for these jobs that you say maybe aren't that great for someone a college degree? sometimes that's just a credential to get you into the door so an employer can discover how creative and wonderful you are. >> there are always job that is will require credit epentials ss a doctor or a lawyer. the college degree doesn't tell them anything about whether or not you're a good candidate or have the skills that allow you to do the job. >> go ahead. >> i challenge employers to take a step back and think about how they're going to assess people in a world where everyone who is applying has a degree. >> while other kids my age sat in class, i organizeded collaborative groups, helped political campaigns and started my own businesses. can we agree that you're special, but if i'm a parent at home and looking at my kid i'm thinking, boy, if he dropped out of school, i'm not sure he would be in france taking classes.
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he might be playing video games or something like that. >> i'm not arguing that everyone should drop out of college. that would be asiri di ridiculo say everyone should go to college. >> it's an interesting thing to think about, definitely. it will provoke a lot of education. congratulations on your success. >> thank you. coming up next, david copperfield on the scare on board his plane overnight as he was trying to get right here to our studio. we'll talk to him, after this. ♪
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2 large sides and 4 biscuits all for just $15.99. back now at 7:49 with an unusual kickoff to our special series "today's" imagimagic mon with david copperfield sort of without david copperfield. >> this didn't go as planned. he was supposed to be sitting right with us on the couch. instead, david is in peoria, illinois. good morning. good to see you. having a little issue with his skype right now, david. we'll try this, though. you're flying from las vegas overnight to us in studio 1a and something went wrong on the plane. what happened? >> 37,000 feet in the air and i recorded it, it was lasting for a long time. i heard this sound. >> never a good sound. >> it wouldn't stopped and they freaked out and told us that we have to take a rapid descent. started a spiral g-force, got to the ground. i thought we were having --
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turned out it was snow all around. >> we're having a little problem with your signal but we'll keep at it a little. assuming that wasn't a flight attendant with a can opener, did you ever figure out what the heck that sound was? >> let's see if we can re-establish a better connection here. >> sure. >> david. but apparently they are fine. they're in peoria. he is doing these great shows in las vegas. we were going to do this show about magic on monday. when he landed and realized he wasn't going to be able to join us, because the show always goes on in entertainment, he stopped and recorded an illusion for us. here it is. >> in this beautiful hangar to demonstrate how we made our emergency landing with this blanket in the airplane, a wand
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and that guy. >> so this guy just appeared. he was going to do the same thing here with that same flight handler. >> the weird thing was there was this little creature on the wing of his plane. >> we'll try one more time with the audio, if we can hear you. what are your plans? first of all, when do you think you'll be airborne again? >> in a few hours, going back to vegas. i have two shows at the mgm tonight, did two shows last night. we'll hope to see you next monday, though. >> and magically appearing, chelsea handler. >> chelsea is here to talk about "after lately" after your local news. you need a hand. well, walgreens is innovating to help. by making prescription refills this easy. and we're bringing our pharmacists out front
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it is 7:56. good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley a boat in distress near pacifica. that is where christie smith is on the shore and the coast guard now in touch with those sailors. what's the latest? >> reporter: there's quite a predicament out here. three people on a sailboat that's stuck in the sand this morning. the coast guard is here but firefighters just telling us a couple minutes ago that the people onboard are saying basically they don't really want any help. they are hoping to get out on their own. the problem is that the tide is going out and the keel under the boat is stuck in the sand. firefighters got a call 5:15 this morning a distress call. the thought is perhaps these folks might want to float out on their own but we're told that the high tide isn't until 10:00 p.m. so that would be quite a wait. this is a 60-foot sailboat.
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coast guard just delivered radios and they say they will stay put and watch. for now, this is what we've got. reporting live in pacifica, i'm christie smith. back to you. >> we'll keep our eye on that one. patience is a virtue. right now let's check in with rob mayeda showing us happening on a monday. >> patience will work with sun later today. misty skies. mostly cloudy skies. upper 50s to low 60s with gradual clearing today. tomorrow will be the opposite. increasing clouds through the afternoon. this will lead to much needed rain and probably a foot of snow in the sierra. that will be tuesday evening into wednesday and then clearing for the weekend. mike? >> continuing the theme with patience. patience traveling north 880 through oakland. it's heavy now. let's look at the maps. we'll show you how things are very slow here as well as creeping down as far as speeds go for west 580 through oakland. no incidents just that slow drive coming off the castro valley y and also approaching the san mateo bridge and south through union city for 880. northbound through san jose continue to build. look at 87 slow off 85 coming up
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into downtown it's just continuing to build for the south bay. we'll join you and get a check with the "today" show in just a couple seconds. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way.
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. . it is 8:00 now on a monday morning. it is also the 4th day of march, 2013. it is a beautiful morning here in new york city. temperature in the upper 20s. warming up a bit from there. we want to stop and say thank you to these people who stopped by and joined us on rockefeller plaza. i'm matt lauer, along with savannah guthrie and al roker. coming up in this half hour, a story that's getting a lot of attention, something that happened at an independent living facility. >> it happened in california. an elderly woman collapsed. she wasn't breathing. a nurse who worked at this facility called 911. the 911 dispatcher told her to perform cpr, but the nurse replied that it was the policy
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of this independent living facility not to do cpr. no one did it. the woman, in fact, died. it has raised a lot of questions about these facilities. by the way, the woman's daughter says she's satisfied with the care that the woman got. we're going to talk about some of the legal, moral, medical implications of the story that a lot of people are talking about. >> we'll take a look at the most popular google searches over the weekend, including a photo challenge that's getting a lot of attention. >> and we've got chelsea handler in the studio. so who knows what hilarity will ensue? >> before we go inside, i have gotten a clear look at this page. what's your name? >> jane. >> you were our neighbor had new york. i could only see my dad. that's how bad my eyes are getting. that's my sister, april, and my mom in there as well. what were the circumstances of this? >> i had just gotten a new camera and your family was kind enough to pose for me.
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>> we would pose for anyone. >> that's matt right there. >> yes, it is. >> what kind of child was matt? >> all right, let's go inside. >> we'll talk to you. >> okay. >> let's go inside. natalie has your headlines. >> horribly wrong. matt, savannah and al. good morning, everyone. queen elizabeth has been released from the hospital one day after she was admitted for a stomach ailment. the first time in a decade that the 86-year-old queen needed hospitalization. palace officials say she is otherwise in good health. congress gets back to work today after a weekend of finger pointing on the sequester. after the crisis looming a government shutdown, the navy has gun planning fur los and canceling deployments at the sequester's $85 billion in spending cuts kick in. republicans are not budging in their position against tax hikes. democrats want to close tax loopholes to raise revenue.
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federal funding runs out at the end of the month. both sides want to avoid a shutdown. >> catholic church cardinals are meeting to prepare for the electing of the next pope. the cardinals gathered at the vatican today. the biggest priority is to set a date for the conclave that will choose the new pope. observers say that could happen as soon as next week. a tragic story overnight in brooklyn. doctors say a baby boy delivered two months prematurely after his parents were killed sunday in a car accident has lost his own struggle to survive. the parents were struck by a hit and run driver. police are still searching for that driver. a moment of healing this weekend. nearly half a century after the civil rights march from selma, alabama, to montgomery ended in bloodshed. during a commemoration sunday, montgomery's current police chief apologized on behalf of his department to congressman john lewis, one of the original marchers beaten by police. the chief also gave lewis his badge as a symbol of healing. lewis accepted the badge and the
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apology. now, on a lighter note, a look at what's trending today, quick roundup of what has you talking online. just like in the bible, a plague of locusts is swarming in egypt and buzzing all over the internet. experts estimate the swarm at about 30 million strong and predict the insects will cause severe crop damage. just den bieber is changing his tune on his worst birthday ever between. he is still trashing the london club where he planned to celebrate turning 19 friday night. now he says he was mad mostly because of the way his fans were treated outside and not because actor will smith's underage son jaden was reportedly refused entry. russia's latest toy is a hamster that repeats whatever you say. that's not so much fun when the police pull you over.
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[ speaking foreign language ] >> the cop seemed to take it in stride. he did warn the driver the next time no talking to animals while driving. it is 8:05 right now. let's send it back out to matt, savannah, and al. we need one of those out here. >> when cute ideas go wrong, natalie. >> i love it when natalie starts giggling and can barely get through the story. it's like we're going to lose her any moment. mr. roker has a check of the chilly forecast. >> mr. roker has a check of the chilly forecast. >> it's cold. another birthday girl. 13. what's your name? >> isabelle. >> that's my mom's name. what a great name. where are you from? >> d.c. >> happy birthday. today's the day? happy birthday. let's check your weather, show you what's going on. we're watching this big storm coming out of the rockies from blizzard warnings to winter weather advisories from the dakotas in montana all the way to the mid-atlantic states.
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here comes that snow, watching it make its way across the plains. it will dump anywhere from six to 12 inches of snow from minneapolis to chicago. here is where we get a little dicey, the mid-atlantic states. this model shows 12 inches or more in the mountains of west virginia on into washington, d.c., but the american model shows less snow. washington didn't even get in the snow. the european model shows even less snow from there. we'll have to wait and see as this thing comes across to give you a better idea. and around the bay area this morning, low clouds and a little bit of mist for the next hours before the skies start to clear. 40s and 50s today then tomorrow the opposite. this system brings much needed rain and high elevation snow by tuesday evening into wednesday. today upper 50s to near 60-degree temperatures around the inner bay. low 60s inland. the big changes are coming up tomorrow late into wednesday. things clear out and dry out approaching the weekend.
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>> and that's your latest weather. >> all right, mr. roker. coming up, a story that's raising some serious moral and ethical questions this morning. can a nurse ever refuse to perform cpr on a person who is dying? on a much, much different note, chelsea hand ehandler jois live reading her favorite book "hacka dechlt mics." and the most popular google searches. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! and the most popular google searches. mics." and the most popular google searches. dmics." and the most popular google searches. emics." and the most popular google searches. an double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard growing contest and go! ♪ i win! what's in your wallet?
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she'll get the same nationwide coverage at half the cost of her contract plan. let's see if she notices the difference. call bill. of course she does. she saved $950 a year. that's enough scratch to buy riding lessons. honey, i think this is gonna be good for the grass. you're right, this will be good for fertilization. same phones, same networks. half the cost. a top android with unlimited everything just $45 a month. straight talk wireless. only at walmart. we're back at 8:20 with a controversy surrounding the death of an 87-year-old woman at a facility in california. the nurse refused to give her cpr despite the desperate pleas of the 911 operator. here is miguel almaguer. >> reporter: moments after an 87-year-old resident collapsed
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inside this facility in california, the 911 call comes in. >> what is the address? >> reporter: the woman is unconscious, barely breathing. >> we need to get cpr started. that's not enough. okay. >> we can't do cpr. >> then hand the phone to a passerby. if you can't do it, hand it to the passerby. i'll have her it do it. >> reporter: despite the calls for help, cpr would never be administered by glenwood gardens staff. our practice is to immediately call emergency medical personnel for assistance and to wait with the individual needing attention until such personnel arrives. that is the protocol we followed. >> she's going to die if we don't get this started. do you understand? >> i understand. >> okay. >> i am a nurse, but i cannot have our other senior citizens who don't know cpr -- >> i will instruct them. >> i will instruct them. is there anyone there -- i don't understand why you're not willing to help this patient.
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>> i am. >> mary winters, an expert on senior care, is shocked by the company's refusal to help but she adds in california independent living facilities, unlike nursing homes, are not legally required to provide medical aid. >> it's really more like a hotel where they will offer you concierge services, you will get meals, have housekeeping. they'll change your bed. but you can't even get care in an independent living. >> reporter: the 911 call at glenwood lasted more than seven minutes. with every passing second more desperation. >> is there a gardener, a staff, anybody that doesn't work for you anywhere? can we flag someone down the street? >> as a human being, i don't -- is there anyone that's willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> reporter: the elderly woman was eventually rushed to a hospital where she was pronoensed dead.
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her daughter says she's satisfied with the care while the company says they're cond t conducting a review. >> star jones is a former prosecutor. dr. roshini raj is a medical contributor. i don't think it's possible to listen to that tape and not be shocked. this was not a woman who had a do not resuscitate order. are you shocked by the turn of events? >> it's certainly shocking when you hear a nurse say she can't perform cpr on a patient who needs it. there was a policy in place here. i don't personally agree with those types of policies but apparently the family was aware if something were to happen to this woman that they wouldn't perform cpr. >> one thing to have a policy. because this woman was a nurse, is there some higher moral responsibility? we know doctors take the hi
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hipporatic oath. >> if the nurse was fearful she was in jeopardy of losing her job because of the policy, cpr definitely saves lives. it could, in this potential situation, save minutes. the brain starts to die after four minutes of lack of oxygen. every minute was crucial here. that's why the dispatcher was so desperate to get someone to start it. >> star, let's look at the legal issues here. number one, this was the policy of this independent living facility, not a nursing home. this was a policy that reportedly was related to anybody that stayed there. cloer clearly, they didn't want to assume the liability of performing cpr or any other care. >> every family has a right to lay out what they expect from a facility and the facility has a right to limit what they will provide. it's called informed consent, as you know. the problem then becomes, are we looking at a legal responsibility versus a social
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responsibility. and the doctor rightly suggests she might have lost her job. think about the pr nightmare of this woman losing her job trying to help an elderly woman and prevent her from dying. >> do you see any potential legal exposure against this nurse or the clinic based on what we know of these facts? and i should add that the daughter, apparently, is not dissatisfied with what happened here in terms of the care. >> right. i'm not sure right now that the lawyers have talked to her yet. as you look at the duty of care that goes across our country, there's elder abuse laws. i'm not sure if this facility takes any medicare or medicaid funds. there are regulations that are required in that regard. i would look at all the facts before i say that this facility did the right thing. she may not go to court but she does have to go to bed at night. i'm not sure she's going to be able to sleep well. >> you are not liable, if you perform cpr in good faith on a person, i want everyone out there to know this. i don't want people to walk away
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thinking i shouldn't perform cpr because someone might sue me. that's not the case. we have laws called good sma samaritan laws. if you attempt it in good faith to help someone you're not liable. >> dr. roshini raj and star jones, thank you for both of your expertises. we appreciate it. we will switch gears next and find out what's been spiking on google these days and what it says about you. matt goes one on one with chelsea handler. they are having a grand old time, after this. miss, this se'. (sighs) this is too good to be true. hi. john stamos. enchanté this is too good to be true. dannon oikos non-fat yogurt... delicious yet healthy. sounds too good to be true. there are things that are too good to be true... such as dannon oikos. thick, creamy, with 0% fat and twice the protein... of regular low-fat yogurt mmm huh. i want an oikos! dannon oikos greek non-fat yogurt... too delicious to be so nutritious. dannon
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we're back now at 8:18 with late night host and best-selling author chelsea hander. chelsea lately, she also has a m mocumentary show called "after lately." she gets a vicsit from our own kathie lee. take a look. >> congratulations for being the only woman on late night. >> thank you. >> you're like the queen of daytime. everybody loves you. you're like the white oprah. >> you think? >> i do think so. >> chelsea, welcome back. good to see you. >> thank you. >> can we start by saying thank you for ending the simmering feud that we apparently had going? >> i don't know why you always have to attack me publicly. it's like you have this -- >> i thank thougought it was th way around.
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>> sorry. >> i have so many feuds going that i can't remember exactly what we were feuding about. >> you have a worst reputation than i do. thank you for apologizing. >> my pleasure. >> i'm happy to be here. >> aren't you supposed to notify me that you're ending the feud in some tweet or phone call or something? >> i e-mailed you but it said you had a chelsea block on your e-mail. it didn't go through and kicked right back to me. i was making fun of you, or al or somebody and it got carried away and apparently the nbc brass had to come and talk to me and say back off matt lauer. >> which you now have done apparently? >> yeah. >> you could notify me in a tweet. you have 5 million twitter followers? >> it's slowed down. i was hoping it would go higher but justin bieber is out there and kim kardashian. i can't keep up with those people. >> do they critique you on a daily basis, these followers? >> probably. i don't read twitter as much as i should. i don't want to hear i look fat one day. after a while you're like, i get
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it. >> do you ever engage them individually when you read it and someone says something you don't like? do you ever go back and tweet that person individually? >> if it was you or someone, i would. but no. i mean, i just write -- mostly i tweet back happy birthday if somebody wants a happy birthday. it's hard for me to use any sort of electronics. for me to even press reply on a twitter, that's big. that's big time. >> this is the start of the third season of "after lately." >> tonight on 10:30 on e! this is my favorite project i've ever done. >> is it hard to get celebrities to agree to that mocumentary format? >> why are you yelling at me right now? >> i'm not yelling. we're having a discussion with energy. >> no, my friends are very cool about being on. jay leno is on tonight. he's fun. he is a ridiculous human being and deserves to be made fun of
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charlize theron. kate beckonsail. >> your ridiculous morons that you call your staff? >> a lot of funny stuff happens behind the scenes as you know. a lot of stuff happens behind the scenes that people wouldn't really believe. we decided to make a show out of it. since e! doesn't have an editing department we decided to make one for them. we kind of re-created all the stories that go on with the writers behind the scenes, real stuff. >> we saw the clip of kathie lee gifford appearing on the show, which brings up another one of your many feuds. >> that was in a good -- i mean, they were right. i didn't show up one morning and went on jimmy fallon the very same day. >> you told them you were sick. >> that's my -- i said i can't believe i can't go today. he said let me handle this. so he lied. >> you're supposed to be with them later today. are you going to -- >> i'm going to stick around here, yes.
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they have a car seat downstairs for me so i can't leave. i'm going to come back here and drink martinis with hoda and kathie lee because they think they're big drinkers. >> don't stiff them again. >> are you kidding? you, me, al, savannah, one big party. >> chelsea handler and -- oh, there they are. oh, look. they're trying to act tough. i'll be down there in a second, ladies. >> you're in big trouble. catch "after lately," 10:30, 9:30 central time on our sister network, e! >> savannah, over to you. >> matt, thank you. what were the top searches on google over the weekend? the answer gives us a glimpse of what's on your mind. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> we're not calling these top searches because that would, what, always be weather? >> something people have already taught of. these are trending searches. think of it as a snapshot of
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what america was interested in over the weekend. they could have been curious about something, getting contacts. late friday afternoon until last night. >> first one cracks me up. pizza hut. >> people with pizza for breakfast this morning. >> is it not every weekend? people aren't searching it? >> we haven't seen this much of a spike since super bowl. not just pizza hut, domino's, papa john's, no matter how you slice it. not just looking for pizza but ordering it online. >> march photo challenge 2013. i've never heard of t you hadn't either and you know this stuff. >> this is interesting. popularity of smart phone cameras and passionate group of people who share photos online. >> what is it? >> different lists every month which has ticked over to march. take a picture of something different every day of the month. today could be take a picture of your morning beverage. tomorrow could be the sky. there's really interesting lists that people create. you can do it yourself or follow
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somebody else's list and share those pictures on social media. >> another term we saw a lot of, seussville. >> dr. seuss would have turned 109 years old on saturday. libraries and book stores across the country had readings to celebrate this. seuss vil seussville is the website you can go and play games and be interactiv interactive. >> looking to see how she looks, if she starts to show, get a little bit bigger. my wife, also pregnant, by the way, discovered some blogs that were saying unflattering things about her maternity wear choices. some of them are rather interesting. >> the internet was used to say something mean? i'm shocked. jack the giant slayer. >> gigantic expectations. didn't live up to them even though it was the number one movie over the weekend. people may have been looking up to see what happened, why didn't
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it do so well but also to see where the movie was playing or read some reviews. >> little insight on our crazy minds. daniel siebert, thank you very much. you're watching "today in the bay "t. >> it's 8:26. i'm marla tellez. a vote tonight an emergency moratorium on new gun dealers. tevlar sports opened its doors in december. many are outraged that the store could open without public debate. each drawing hundreds of residents. if the emergency moratorium is approved tonight, it will apply retroactively to templar sports. a busy commute in the east bay. >> this is oakland. what a surprise, the nimitz is slow. it's monday, though, it's extra
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slow especially for a monday. look at it jamming up around high street. the map shows you this same area is really gummed up. changes northbound at 5th could cause more confusion for folks. be prepared for that heading downtown. clearer towards the san mateo bridge. there's a crash 101 right around 85 where it's typically slow anyway. there's the south bay. still slow. and now northbound 101 around alum rock a new crash. slow there as well. >> we'll be back at 8:56. ♪
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8:30 now on this monday morning, the 4th of march, 2013. a chilly morning here in manhattan. we have a great crowd out on our plaza. a lot of birthdays this morning. we say hello to them. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer, natalie morales and mr. al roker. >> that's right. coming up, we have more with
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former florida governor jeb bush inside our studio right now. he has a brand new book on immigration. he is a guy who has very strong opinions on that and also on the future of the republican party. why they lost an election -- last election and where they need to go from here. we'll talk to the governor about that. also in our studio, paul rudd is here to join us, talking about his new comedy with tina fey "admission" and his incredible photography ability. >> okay. olivia bastianich is up in the kitchen, showing us four meals to make really quickly and your family will be thrilled. >> good for a chilly day like today. should we get a check of the weather? for today, it will be kind of cool here in the northeast. looking at a storm system coming out of the plains, bringing snow to the rockies, northern plains on into minnesota. for tomorrow, that system makes
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its way to the east. look for mountain snows in the midatlantic states, snow through the great lakes, upper ohio river valley, snow in the pacific northwest, rain along the california coast. plenty of sunshine and mild in and right here temperatures haven't moved much since just before sunrise. thanks to the blanket of low clouds pushed inland by that sea breeze overnight. today we'll see clearing later on. more clouds tomorrow. this is the winter storm that will bring big changes during the day tomorrow. low 60s inland. tomorrow the clouds fill in. rain returning tuesday. maybe some thunder at times for wednesday. there's a big storm approaching, don't forget, check the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. good morning, alex.
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>> good morning. >> we know you look fabulous. >> thank you. >> you start ed at 240 pounds. how much have you lost? >> over 80 pounds so far. >> that's amazing. >> thank you. >> a lot of people leave the ranch and have trouble because they don't have that routine and discipline. you're doing better off the ranch. why do you think that is? >> i think for me it was the stress of being on the ranch, i had a lot of difficulty. once i went home, i took the game out of it and focused on me and being healthy. and that's why i was able to be so successful at home. >> confidence is something you batt battled throughout the season, comparing yourself to others. are you doing better with that now? >> yes, especially with my mom and my sister. i was 240 pounds and my mom and sister are both little. everywhere we would go, they would say your mom's so beautiful, your sister is so beautiful and i didn't feel like i was beautiful because i wasn't as small as them. >> now you're in your mom's clothes. >> we share clothes now.
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>> in the running for the 100,000 at home. >> i'm gunning for t we'll see what happens. >> we remember from the last episode, you got on the scale, lost eight pounds. anyone would think was great. you kind of looked -- >> yes. being on the ranch there's a lot of game play that goes into it and eight poupds in the normal world, you would say, oh, my gosh, that's amazing but on the ranch i needed more than eight pounds to stay. i'm doing good at home and we'll see what happens after that. >> good luck to you. >> thank you so much. a reminder to everybody, you can catch "the biggest loser" tonight 8:00, 7:00 central right here on nbc. former florida governor jeb bush talks about immigration reform and the future of the republican party. first this is "today" on nbc.
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former republican governor jeb bush has not been afraid to
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criticize his own party's treatment of immigrants and hispanics in his new book "immigration wars." he offers his new ideas for reform and how the gop can appeal to the fastest growing minority group. along with the co-author of the book, clint bolich. nice to have you back. let's talk about mitt romney, gave his first interview post-election the other day. he talked about some of the reasons he thinks he may have lost. i know minorities, hispanics, those groups played a large role in the election. let's take a look at what he had to say. >> the weakness that our campaign had, that i had, we weren't effective in taking my message primarily to the minority voters, to hispanic americans, african-americans, other minorities. >> let's go back to 2004. your brother won 44% of the hispanic vote. by contrast governor romney won 27%. was it governor romney's fault or the party's fault? >> i think both.
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governor romney put himself in a box in the primary by trying to out conservatives, very good conservative candidates and never really recovered from it. immigration is a gateway issue. it's not the dominant issue for asian-americans and hispanic americans but it's a gateway. if you send the message that you don't want people to be part of your team, they don't join. >> this is an alarm to your party. you called republicans tone deaf and hostile to immigrants and called the party unwilling to expand the base and warn the republicans face, your word, extinction if they continue to alienate hispanics. this damage that has been caused and inflicted, self or not, something that can be repaired in time for 2016? >> absolutely. it's not just a hispanic problem. romney got even fewer asian votes, absolutely remarkable. basically, republicans have lots in common with immigrants, a
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desire for entrepreneurship, a desire for educational opportunities, pursuit of the american dream. it has to begin by talking to immigrants and making common cause. >> when you look at comprehensive immigration reform and look at a guy like senator john mccain, who ran into trouble out in arizona not long ago at a town hall style meeting, constituents were furious with him for his stance on this issue. how do republicans then in the coming years balance the need to expand the base, though at the same time staying true to their conservative tenants? >> whether it's immigration, tax reform, all these issues we're facing, we can't be reactionary. we have to have a positive, proactive set of policies. and we need to persuade. we need to listen to people and we need to persuade. >> when it comes to a path to citizenship, you fall short of that. >> right. >> you want legal residency and you want people to admit they've committed a crime by coming here
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illegally to pay taxes, and fines. but you do not want to offer them a path to citizenship. if they do all the things you ask them, why not grant them that right to be an american? >> our proposal is a proposal that looks forward. and if we want to create an immigration policy that's going to work, we can't continue to make illegal immigration an easier path than legal immigration. there's a natural friction between our immigrant heritage and the rule of law. this is the right place to be in that sense. not to take away people's rights -- >> the party wants to expand its base, if i'm an illegal immigrant and i look out there at the proposals coming forward and i say, wait shall the president is offering a path to citizenship, i think, in eight years. the team of bipartisan team in the senate looking for a slightly longer timeframe than that. i look at jeb bush and he's saying, no, i don't get a pathway to citizenship. i get legal residency.
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why do i jump on board with your proposal? >> half the people who could have gotten amnesty in 1986 didn't apply. many people don't want to be citizens to our country. they want to come here, work here, not necessarily all of them want to become a citizen. that's point number one. point number two, there has to be some difference between people who come here legally and illegally. it's just a matter of common sense and a matter of the rule of law. if we're not going to apply the law fairly and consistently, then we're going to have another wave of illegal immigrants coming into the country. >> just about a month or so ago, i talked about this group of eight senators that have come up with this bipartisan approach here. it seemed this was an area where there would be compromise and something would get done. now we bring in the sequester and other things. do you truly feel this could be accomplished in the coming years? >> absolutely. it has to be accomplished. we need an immigration policy that works. our immigration laws are over 60
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years old right now. we need high-skilled and low-skilled immigrants. mainly, if for no other reason, to support the number of people who are retiring. we are not growing our own anymore. and so we desperately need an immigration policy that works. >> clint, governor, nice to have you here. >> thanks. >> the book is called "immigration wars." up next, we'll lighten things up a bit with the guy sitting on the couch across from us here, paul rudd is in the studio. we'll talk to him. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back now at 8:44. paul rudd is teaming up with tina fey in "admissions." >> rudd works at an alternative high school and invites her for a recruiting visit and the two quickly realize their connection
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goes beyond professional. >> nelson loves traveling. we've lived in indonesia, built a water purification system in myanmar. >> you're just a single dad, traveling the world with his kid, doing good? >> when you put it like that, it sounds so feeling. i have it on a t-shirt, single dad traveling the world with his kid doing good. >> i'm not sure people would believe it on me. >> paul rudd, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> first time you work with tina fey and there's a steamy shower scene. >> there is. >> are we overselling it a bit? >> no, keep going. it sounds a little sexier, actually, when you say it than it really is. >> looks totally sexy. i don't know what you're talking about. >> we shot it about 2:00 in the morning in a barn. >> really? >> freezing cold. all that steam -- >> are you using cold as the excuse? >> definitely. >> you're naked for half the
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movie, though. >> contractually -- >> you feel naked without your mustache. >> i do. this is finally me, covering up. i feel -- just getting a look at it right -- what do you think? no? kind of yani. >> there are a lot of layers in this movie. tina plays an admissions counselor or officer. you also bring her to your school for another reason. you want her to meet one student in particular. >> that's right, yeah. there's a student played by nat wolf who has a connection, i believe, with tina and i really want them to meet. i also have a son that we travel the world. we might be going somewhere else. so there's -- this meeting is pressing. >> if you're going to give the plot away -- >> very cryptic. >> i never know what to say. >> do you get in trouble sometimes after interviews where
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the publicist says, you can't say that? >> no, never. i just assume. i don't want to give too much away. >> the film catches the anxiety that one feels during the admissions process. were you that kind of kid when you grew up, worried about your essay and all that? >> no, no. i didn't apply to schools. i didn't -- my parents were british. they went through a different process. something with a levels and o levels. i still can't figure it out. i never applied to colleges. i wouldn't have gotten in anyway. but this, i think, does capture a little bit of that pressure. >> you have two kids. you'll get to see all that anxiety up close and personal when it comes to them applying. >> that's right. they're very young now but we're already on the proper course to be sure that they -- my daughter is 3. when i get home today, we're going over -- we're working on essays. >> good. let's talk about award seas
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season. we saw you at the golden globes. we had dinner together. you didn't call, though. >> he called me. >> oh, really? >> this is awkward now. no, it was fun. it really was. >> it was. >> you also got to present at the awards. how was that? >> it was all right. >> there you are with melissa mccarthy. one of the recipients you presented an award to wore a kilt. >> yeah. that's great. i love kilts. >> it looks great. >> it does. he was on my best dressed list. for brave it made a lot of sense. >> it makes you part of a very small club, guys who presented academy awards to men wearing kilts. >> who else is in that club? >> i don't know. as i said, it's a very small club. tina fey and amy poehler, should they host the academy awards? >> they would be great. everyone knows they would be great because they're both great. i don't know. that's pressure. it seems like kind of a tough gig, isn't it?
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have they said whether or not they want to do it? >> i think tina said no way in hell or something like that. we can't let you go without asking you about "anchor man:the sequel." you're starting to shoot it now. hence, the stache. >> that's why i have this. it's been several years, but it's so fun and exciting. >> the look. >> it's pretty great, i got to say. we had a blast on the first one so we're all excited about this one. >> we're pretty excited to have you here. "admissions" opens march 22nd. nice to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> tina fey will be here tomorrow. >> say hi for me. >> i will. we'll get the scoop on you, by the way. taking the planning out of your meals. first this is "today" on nbc. [ male announcer ] you think you know me.
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back now at 8:51 with your mapped out weekly meals. olivia bastianich from here in new york city has the planning for us. god morni good morning. >> good morning. >> i love this. you do the marinara sauce on sunday. >> sunday, you make a double
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portion. all you need are four ingredients. get it done. put it away in the freezer and refrigerator and the first course, the first day. >> reporter: first thing we're ha having, baked ed rigatoni with zucchini. >> onion, olive oil and zucchini. rigatoni, which are cooked right in there. this is the kitchen, after all. >> okay. >> you mix it well just like that. get it nice and thoroughly mixed and you put it back in, when it comes out. >> our one-second rule. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. then you get yourself a nice baking pan, pour it right in there. >> a few seconds like that on there? >> just a few seconds. you're going to bake it anyway. >> okay. >> okay? let's get all of that in. sprinkle it a little bit with
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cheese. go ahead. you can do that. >> what kind of cheeses are you doing? >> not like that. get your hands in there. sprinkle it. >> i was a little scared. >> of what? of who? >> i don't know. just messing up. i have a history, you have to know. >> i'll correct whatever you do wrong. >> some basil? >> yes, please, always. >> put it in the oven 20 minutes. this is what you get. one meal, nice salad next to it. monday is done. now to tuesday. >> we have got chicken. >> exactly. take chicken, just like that. right next to it, you saw today some mushrooms. you put that right on top of the chicken. >> what kind of mushrooms? could you use any mushroom? >> shitake. you could use any one that you have. portabella, porchini. marinara, wine stock. put in the sage. >> throwing it right in there? >> right in here right on top.
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>> where? >> that's it. >> the butter, throw in the butter. >> okay. >> all right. one-pot meal. >> wine, go next, wine. >> wine? >> yes, the wine. half of that. >> half? >> yes. stock. >> what kind of stock? >> chicken, vegetable, any stock. put the marinara. >> the whole thing? >> yeah, around. not on top of the chicken. >> sorry, sorry. >> no. >> that's okay. t cheese on top of this. >> on top of the chicken? >> right. >> this looks like parmesan to me. >> just like that. you cover it and you let it simmer and this is what you end up with. >> it looks beautiful. why do we only use half the wine? >> you can drink the rest. >> i don't like to see wine
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was wasted. >> it depends how long you want it to cook. >> what are our other two? >> shrimp with vegetables. onions, scallions, zucchini, marinara, shrimp the last minute on top of rice or take the whole pot of marinara, put some meatballs, make some meatballs, boil them in 20 minutes, get a sandwich or make pasta. >> what kind of meat do you put in your meatballs, a mix? >> i do a mix but in a pinch take sausage out of the casing and shape them. >> you do, actually. go for it. >> by the way, if you want to see the recipes and the shopping list, they're all on today.com. we have the time, they're telling me, to see you -- >> i need a fork. >> here we go. we'll get a fork. >> we're back after a check of
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your local news. you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning to you. 8:56. i'm marla tellez. police are on the hunt for the people who broke into an unmarked police car in san francisco and stole an ar-15 assault rifle. sfpd officers were working in the area and say the car was parked and secured when someone broke in this weekend and stole that rifle.
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an investigation is ongoing. if you have any information, you are asked to call san francisco police. rob mat ta is in to check that forecast for us. >> gradual clearing later today. upper 50s to low 60s for highs today. tomorrow the opposite. increasing clouds leading to rain. much cooler and unsettled for wednesday. more local news coming up in a half hour. [ female announcer ] it balances you... it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley. nature at its most delicious. with simple, real ingredients, like roasted peanuts, creamy peanut butter, and a rich dark-chocolate flavor,
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this monday morning, the 4th day of march, 2013. sunny day here in new york city but chilly. willie geist along with al roker and natalie morales. did you see the dennis rodman stuff over the weekend? >> oh, yeah. we'll begin our take three with the surreal sight of dennis rodman being treated like a respected diplomat. as you know, he went to north korea last week, spent some time with the leader there, kim jong un, bff, buddies, hanging out, going to basketball games, hugging each other. he comes back. he has had such access in a way
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to the north korean leader in a way no other american has that he gets himself booked on one of the sunday shows. take a look at this. >> i think the fact that -- you know, he's a good guy to me. he's my friend. i don't condone what he does, but as far as a person to person, he is my friend. >> nice of george will to lend him the clothes there. >> that is some look he has there. >> you start with the look and go from there. >> right. >> the state department of the united states of america had to go out to a podium and say we did not send dennis rodman as an emm emmissary. what he says, he is not speaking for us. >> in case you thought that. >> they would send lebron james. >> right. >> we knew this leader loved basketball and figured dennis rodman was the way into the
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country. it's all done in the way of a movie. the highest ram esest ranking a official to ever meet -- >> he is not an official. >> he's dennis rodman. >> the whole call me maybe question and he did say all that kim jong un wants from the president is a phone call. >> i don't buy that. >> the chances of that are like carly rae jepsen singing "call me maybe" to kim jong un. >> just the sight. >> fantastic. >> with the blazer, nose ring. dennis rodman now speaking for the united states of america. >> wow! take two, flying feedback. this is from trip adviser, travel study. the top five complaints about airline travel are these. uncomfortable seats and limited leg room. >> yeah. >> check. costly airline fees and ticket prices. >> yeah. >> unpredictable flight delays. >> uh-huh. >> that's on my list. >> long security lines and other passengers. >> they needed a study for this?
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>> i know. >> is it really a surprise? >> these ones are all pretty obvious. the most annoying fees, these ones really get to people, checked baggage fees. some airlines charge you for carry-on baggage, seat selection. >> that's really annoying. >> at least one airline makes you pay to print your boarding pass at the airports, five bucks. >> what? >> and all those in-flight amenities. natalie, what's your most annoying flying -- >> i have to go with the delays. when they don't even tell you what the reason is for the plane being delayed. >> you can't fault them for the delays but you're right -- >> they don't tell you the reason. >> let us know why. >> you're sitting on the tarmac. >> right. >> you already paid a couple hundred bucks for the right to be on the plane and then they're nickel and diming you for your luggage on the plane. >> no entertainment system on board. how do you do that? what am i supposed to do for the next six hours? >> or no web access. at this point in american
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history, we don't have web access. some have it, some don't. >> a lot don't. >> wi-fi. >> that sounds more like wine-fi. >> it is but if one has it, they should all have it. a great story for those of you that have kids. maybe you can relate. take three. this story has been trending on today.com. a british 5-year-old reportedly racked up more than $2,500 worth of itunes bills in just ten minutes. >> oh, my god. >> turns out his dad gave him the password to download free games. after he made his way through the free section, he started going down and buying other things, dozens of games that added up to more than $2,500. >> i think he then also bought things to help him in that game. that's where they get you. my own kids are always -- mom, can i buy the eagle eye for -- >> yeah. >> angry birds. >> yeah. >> i'm like, no! stop buying. >> the first thing is don't give
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the 5-year-old the password. >> no. that's a mistake. >> i have a 5-year-old and 3-year-old. >> they're too smart these days. >> there's black jack right there on the iphone. and my kids play sometimes. you get a certain amount of free chips. >> your 5-year-old is playing blackjack? >> i shouldn't even have said t it. you get free chips. after you lose your money you buy more chips. once in a while i'll get an iphone bill for 40 bucks and my 5-year-old -- >> she's not in school. she's in vegas. >> she's starting to count cards and everything, too? >> she's counting cards, splits at right time, doubles when the dealer has a low card. nothing makes a dad more proud than when your daughter doubles against the dealer's low card. >> that is impressive. you are very proud. >> i am very proud. it is amazing how good these kids are. >> they're born into it. >> it's crazy. >> it's amazing how by the time
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they immediately come out of the womb, they're going like this, stretching. >> my 3-year-old son in a new york taxi, they have these little tvs. when it comes on, he reaches and starts swiping because their instinct now is if i'm not seeing what i want to see, i'm going to go and find it. they don't like being told that they're watching -- >> that's scary. good news is -- >> i guess they learned don't give your kids the password. >> niky actually figured out my password. i have to getchange the bank co while you're at it. >> i think my oldest knows the password, but thank goodness, he knows he has to go through us first. we're the password. we're the gatekeepers. >> teach them black jack. >> exactly. >> that's the way to go. keep it together. >> get the college fund growing. >> nice. >> natalie, how about the headlines? all right, in the news this morning, queen elizabeth has been released from the hospital one day after being admitted for a stomach ailment. this is the first time in a
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decade that the 86-year-old queen needed hospitalization. palace officials say she is otherwise in good health. catholic church cardinals are taking their first formal steps today toward electing the new pope. the vatican says all but a dozen of the voting cardinals have arrived in rome for their initial round of meetings, and their first priority will be t set a date for the conclave that will choose a successor to pope benedict, who abdicated on thursday. doctors in mississippi are reporting the first known case of a toddler apparently being cured of hiv. the child was born 2 1/2 years a ago, was treated aggressively with drugs starting when she was just 30 hours old. experts call this a fascinating case that could change the way infected newborns are treated. casey anthony could be seen in public today for the first time in more than a year and a half. she's scheduled to meet creditors in her bankruptcy case in tampa, florida. anthony was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, caylee. a woman who claimed last week that she won a $5,000
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internet contest to let website voters choose her baby's name appears to have been pulling a hoax. the "today" show and other programs reported the story. apparently, the website's owner now says they hired the woman, who's a professional actress, to make the false claim to drum up business. unbelievable. well, thin mints, samoas, peanut butter patties all gone in a messy cookie caper. take a look. burglars in washington state broke into this garage full of girl scout cookies and poured paint and oil all over them. the travesty, 51 cases worth $2,500 were destroyed. police think the vandals were looking for cash and took it out on the cookies when they couldn't find any. a huge crowd bundled up on sunday for the start of this year's iditarod dogsled race. 65 mushers and their dog teams are on their way across 1,000 miles of the frozen alaskan tundra. the race takes about nine days and the winner gets $50,000 and
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a new truck. and the new 3d version of an old legend climbed to the top of the weekend box office. "jack the giant slayer" debuted with $28 million in ticket sales. the comedy "identity thief" was runner-up. the college rock "21 & over" debuted in third. it's nine minutes after the hour. you're up to date now. >> did we get taken by the lady with the baby name? >> we all did. so, professional actress. >> al, how about a check of the weather? >> maybe get her in all those cookies. pour oil and paint all over her. >> who does that? come on. >> i know. wasted samoas and thin mints. >> it really is. sad. let's tell you what we've got. we're watching a big storm coming out of the plains, so blizzards warnings, winter warnings and advisories stretching from montana all the way to the mid-atlantic states. right now we have snow coming out of the dakotas, heading towards chicago. snowfall amounts basically going fw to be about three to six inches,
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near a foot near minneapolis. however, on the east coast, with the divergence of the computer modeling we use, one model gives up to 12 1/2 inches of snow for the mountains of west virginia/virginia, but then as you take a look at the american model, we're talking about maybe 6 to 8 inches and washington not even in the snowfall, and the european model, less snow than that, so we'll keep an eye on and still seeing plenty of gray skies around san jose right now where temperatures haven't moved much. still near 50. you can see and low 50s around the bay area. tomorrow, though, different story. you've got a winter storm that will be plowing into the bay area tomorrow afternoon. today will be the drier of the next two days. upper 50s to low 60s. with scattered showers, isolated thunder possible on wednesday, then clearing out friday into the weekend. and that's your latest weather. >> all right, al, thanks.
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home" seven kitchen items tos to right now. with a quick look or a sniff and a cringe, you can tell pretty easily when some foods are past their freshness date, but others are less obvious. the host of financially fit on yahoo! is here to tell us what to look for. >> good morning, willie. >> you have rocked my world, these are staples of diets, thing like cold pizza. people want to make food last. but there are dangers to that. >> you don't want to get any food borne illnesses because when you get sick that's more money you have to take care of yourself. the morning latte, fig you're putting milk in, be cautious. i have been guilty of nursing a la latte into lunch. toss it after an hour. milk is pasteurized, so you may not smell anything fishy, but probably not a good idea to
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drink it. >> what if i had a minifridge at work, can i put it in the refrigerator? >> sure. if warmer the room, if the cup is exposed the bacteria will rapidly develop. >> eggs, you feel look looking it a it's okay to keep them a while. they feel self-sealed. >> even though it says use by date, it's good for a few weeks after that. there's no scent or odor, so you take an egg, you just put it in the water. and see what happens. if it sinks to the bottom like this egg is, then that means it's a good egg. if it floats, then it's bad egg because eggs are very porous. the more air that's in the egg, then you know it's a bad egg. if it was resting on the tip up, then it's probably good to eat
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that sooner rather than later. >> i know it probably varies from egg to egg or certain kind of eggs, but is there a rule for how long to keep an egg around? >> you know what, my producer and i did the test on the show and we had one three months after the use by date and it was still good. so you have to the test. to keep your eggs fresh, keep them in a dark area in the back of the refrigerator so they're not exposed to the open and shut of the fridge. >> everybody has a big spice rack. they're dry. so you can keep it forever. >> you got them years ago, and you have the ground cumin. spices don't necessarily spoil, but they lose their strength and lose their flavor over time. rule of thumb, ground spices like cumin and cinnamon, discard after one year. whole spices, discard after two years. whole roots like ginger, you want to discard after three years. so put some dates on the top
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of -- >> i'm smiling because i have spices in my home that are antiques from my college. you're killing me with this. you're killing me. >> we have all done this. raise your hand if you had leftover pizza in college. >> college? this weekend. >> so rule of thumb, any leftover meats and cheeses that have been left out for more than two hours, discard. if you're not going to eat it right away, put it in airtight tupperware. then zap it when ready to eat it. >> as long as it's sealed, you can do the cold pizza? >> for three or four days, then zap it. don't eat it cold. >> this is important when talking about babies. >> this babies are us susceptib to food borne diseases. so you want to take a spoon, take a portion, put it in a clean bowl. don't double dip into the food jar and serve the baby because the bacteria from the saliva to
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the jar can be a risky thing. feed your baby from the jar -- from the bowl as you see here. and whatever food is left in this jar can be in the refrigerator for about 24 hours. after that, discard it. this can be sitting at room temperature for and about two hours like that pizza before you want to discard it. >> put it in a second container. >> so you avoid this from getting contaminated. >> this is a big one. sponges. which are magnets for bacteria. >> we're washing the surface of the sink. a study found your sponge is the germiest item in your entire home, more than your toilet seat cover. >> really? disgusting. >> discard after two weeks. zap it in the microwave for two minutes on high. you have a germ free one. >> you can get one with handle so you don't have to touch it.
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this is a breaking news update from nbc bay area news. >> this is out of san francisco's bayview district this morning where police say one person has been shot in a drive-by shooting. now our chopper is flying above the scene near 3rd and palou avenue. officers responded to reports of shots fired just before 8:30. the victim has been taken to the hospital, but the extent of injuries is not known at this time. as for the shooter, san francisco police could not confirm a suspect has been arrested, but they are saying a weapon has been recovered at the scene. at 3rd and ballou in san francisco. the coast guard is trying to
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help out a boat stuck just off the coast. it is stuck in the sand. a diver dropped into the water and swam a radio out to the boat. they're trying to free the boat and two people on board. after the break, we'll check the forecast and also the roads.
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temperatures still in the upper 40s and low 50s outside. they're not moving much because of the blanket of low clouds. san francisco down into san jose already seeing a little bit of clearing inland around the trivalley. today low clouds, tomorrow storm clouds. this cold front will sweep in tomorrow afternoon. that will lead to a big pattern change. unsettled with a chance of some thunder. snow levels near 3500 feet. then we should clear out in time for the weekend. stick with me for just one second because i have the latest update from muni. bus lines, 24, 34 and 54 have been rerouted due to the police
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activity, that's in addition to the katv line. that's what marla was telling you about a couple seconds ago. now to the live shot in oakland. it's gummed up. we have slowing that started an hour ago and it has stuck around. 580 starting to show a great deal of relief. down towards the san mateo bridge things are clearing up. the san mateo bridge, things are not so bad heading into the peninsula. 101 slow in the area typical near redwood city. >> good work, mike. see you again at 9:56. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't.
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we need the lights to go out -- >> i just said we return to our basic instincts with no electronic electronics. new game on facebook out today highlights the challenges faced by women and girls around the world. we'll tell you about that. why you should stop looking for mr. right and try to find mr. right for you. >> and then some country cooking with little big town's kimberly schlapman. her group just won a grammy. >> yes, she did. >> she's good. >> how about a check of the weather? for today a storm system coming out of the rockies and plains bringing snow to the upper midwest. sunshine in the pacific northwest. look for a beautiful day down through florida. although a little on the chilly side. making its way through the midatlantic states. snow back through the ohio river valley. snow also in the interior sections of the pacific northwest with coastal northwestern rain. plenty of sunshine and warmth
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from texas and still watching clouds right now in san jose. mostly cloudy skies. as we look down from the satellite view to those low clouds you can see down to the altamont pass and morgan hill, still mostly cloudy skies. we should see that clear up later this afternoon with a drier mix down into the bay area. but our temperatures today are going to stay cool. we're talking mainly upper 50s to low 60s today. tomorrow increasing clouds with rain developing by the tuesday evening commute. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. about 300 million people play facebook games every month. with such a huge audience, the pulitzer prize winning author of "half the sky movement" turns it into a facebook game, to empower women and girls around the world. she is here to tell us about it.
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cheryl, great to see you. >> great to see you. thanks for having me here. >> explain half the sky movement. what is the message? >> it started out with a book that my husband and i wrote about women and girls in the developing world. we really just wanted to lay out the issues and also talk about some of the wonderful, amazing people who have come up with solutions. and it's actually kind of triggered a movement. >> it has. >> and now a game on top of that, which will actually help to then, i guess, raise funds for the movement as well. >> absolutely. for a number of partners who are in the game as well. i mean, it's probably the most ambitious, biggest social impact game ever. it's kind of like a farmville for social change, if you will, on facebook. >> how does the game generate money for these organizations? >> what happens is that it follows a fictional woman called radika, who lives in a fictional village in india. she goes on these various quests for a lot of obstacles thrown her way. your challenge is to actually
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help her navigate those quests and move her along her journey. and on the way, there are a number of causes and partners that are mapped through the quest and can be supported by money. it's never been done before this way. >> you can give as little or as much as you want along the way. >> you can give as little as a dollar and as much as you want. >> fantastic when you think 300 million people will be playing this. i imagine the idea is really to raise awareness as well, not just the money. >> oh, totally. that is the primary point, because -- look, we did a point. we know book reading is not america's favorite past time. we did a documentary. you have to sit there for four hours. a game, you can spend ten minutes and maybe learn something. >> very cool. congratulations. the game debuts, as we said, on facebook today. an awful lot of people will check it out. nice to have you. >> thank you. it was nice to be here. four ways to find the right guy for you. that's next after this.
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this morning on "today's" relationships, why mr. right is not necessarily real. psychologist michelle callahan is "today's" contributor and says stop watching for mr. right. good morning, michelle. >> good morning. >> we watch these chick flicks and think there's got to be a prince charming out there for you. but you say not so much. we have to stop internalizing these fairy tale romances and find the true person for you, right? >> we have to be a little more realistic. these movies are great. they're entertaining. people take them too far and they actually expect to go meet someone who looks and acts like these characters and forget that these movies or books are just showing off the most romantic part. they're not showing the other side that normal couples have problems and no one really gets partnered up with someone who is
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perfect. >> you're saying we have to open our minds, consider different people out there for us potentially. >> more than one person may be great for you. if you're not giving yourself a chance to date people from different backgrounds, if you're thinking my guy has to go to this school, have this background, you'll never find them. >> we all have that friend who has that list and she checks it off and says that's a deal breaker. you say don't take those lists too far? >> they're too long and they're not prioritized. if you have a list, you need to dwooit divide it into two. here are the things you need. here are the things you want, right? >> right. >> the wants could be the looks and something like that. but the needs could be something important, like if you're divorced and have children, you need someone who likes kids, who likes pets. you want someone who is 6'3", you want someone who graduated from harvard, but what if they graduated from yale? you won't date them now? some of the things we use are silly when we really prioritize
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what's important for the relationship. >> next you suggest that some women kiss some frogs. we're not talking literally here, obviously. what do you mean by this, though? >> we see people as frogs or princes and forget about all the stuff in the middle. it's not just mr. right. it's mr. right for you. what we found in the research is that it's values that connect people not these other surfacey things. you need to think about what will make this person a better match for me and being willing to try other people and different backgrounds and trying different things. you never know what's out there. if you have such a specific list of things you're looking for, you're not going to find that guy. you're going to end up alone. >> and sometimes it takes opening your mind a little bit, meeting somebody new who has a different perspective that could completely change your own. >> we're not talking about settling. we're saying, hey, why does it have to be just like this specific picture that you drew? you will be surprised to discover that someone who doesn't look like you thought they would look or is from where you thought they would be from is such a great match for you.
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>> you say you're not lowering your standards here, don't lower your standards but looking for that mr. perfect is not necessarily going to always work out. >> no. if you're constantly seeking perfection, you're going to be disappointed, they're going to be disappointed. the problem comes in, people really believe if you're not this exact way, it won't work. a recent study came out in the journal, communication in society and it found that married women who believe in these tv portrayals were less satisfied with their relationship. and then looking for other -- >> for romance and butterflies constantly. >> looking for other partners, less committed to the relationship. you'll be unhappy even in the relationship you're already in if you get caught up in that. >> embrace those imperfections and don't look for mr. perfect? >> no. no one is perfect. >> michelle callahan, thank you very much. good advice. classic southern cooking from a grammy country star who
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in "today's" kitchen, a hot chef from one of country music's hottest groups as part of the foursome little big town, kimberly schlancamp. congratulations on your grammy. >> thank you. >> how was that? >> that's the ultimate, grammy, cooking show. life doesn't get much better. >> i don't think so.
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when you think country cooking, you think pork chops? >> with a buttermilk marinade. >> ooh. >> lemon juice in there, buttermilk. >> does it help to socht softene pork chops? >> it tenderizes the meat. it's good for our tummies, digestin. cumin, paprika, pepper. i like to spice it up, al, ca n cayenne in there. marinade them overnight. >> in the refrigerator. >> in the refrigerator. we've already got some marinated. >> these are thin pork chops. >> half an inch. take three seconds per side. >> you want to pat them dry? >> pat them dry so they get those sear marks that come out pretty. >> when you guys are touring, is
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it one of those things where you like to find the best places to eat? >> oh, yeah. >> it's got to be hard to -- >> it's hard especially when you're at the county fair and you can just find fried about utter and stuff like that. >> ooh, fried butter. >> we're always on the hunt for the best food. we're really excited. we just got a convection oven on our bus. >> oh, man. you really do live on those bus. >> it's our home away from home. >> how many people are on the bus. >> we've got ten, seven adults and three kiddos. >> on one bus? >> we're so excited. we got two buses, one is our band and crew and one is us with our kids. we're about to move to another bus. >> grammy means new bus. >> ooh, all right! >> oh, yeah. bring on the grammy. >> before you know it, you'll be in an 18-wheeler. >> i like it. i like it. >> what else do we have?
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>> buttered peas to go along with our pork chops and this is grown-up mac n cheese. >> cute little cabatabes. smoked cheddar. that gives it a -- >> smoked cheddar. >> smells delicious. >> how are you? >> i'm great. how are y'all? >> mac n cheese, our favorite. >> crumb topping. you want to try? >> then for dessert? >> here is the surprise. fresh strawberries with a little balsamic cream. heavy whipping cream with balsamic vinegar in it to give you a little surprise. >> surprise! >> so delicious and yummy. >> i'll try the mac n cheese. i don't need a plate. >> you won the grammy. what's next for little big town? >> we're on our headlining tour right now, the tornado tour.
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all over the country. then we go out on the road with keith urban this summer for the rest of the year. >> that's fun. >> yes. >> do you get to cook when you're out on the road or not really? it's basically restaurants? >> last time we pulled over at yellowstone national park one day and i went and bought us a little griddle and we grilled and cooked and it was a wonderful day. i was telling al we just got a convection oven on our bus, so -- >> ooh. >> you want to try some? you have to try that. it's so yummy. >> balsamic surprise! >> that is interesting. >> good. >> that's fantastic. >> we don't need to -- >> she also wants to cut your meat, too. >> she takes care of people. >> that's right. >> used to doing it at home. >> kimberly schlapman. great to see you.
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>> great to have you. >> we're back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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kimberly schlapman is so excited. she got to meet her idol. >> she's confusing me with kelly rippa. handler, so much fun. >> after your local news and weather. ♪
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♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day with your lowe's consumer credit card. you're watching "today in the bay". >> it is 9:56. good morning. i'm marla tellez. the man accused of killing an oakland rapper and causing a fiery crash on the las vegas strip is due in court today.
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ammar harris faces extradition to nevada. he was arrested in los angeles thursday. police say on february 21st, harris shot at the maserati kenny "clutch" cherry was driving on las vegas boulevard. cherry lost control and crashed into a taxicab which then exploded. he was killed and so was the cab driver and the cab's passenger. rob mayeda is checking the forecast on this monday. it will turn out pretty good. >> we have been seeing kind of at least a cloudy start early in the morning around the bay area. we should see some clearing moving into the afternoon. we'll see temperatures mainly in the 50s to near 60 around the inner bay and tomorrow a little bit of the opposite. we'll see more clouds filling in towards lunchtime and through the afternoon as rain redevelops across the bay area. briefly heavy at times. maybe some thundershowers at times from the middle part of the week. then friday the showers slide south and we clear out and start
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to warm up as we move into the weekend. that's a look at the weather forecast now for a look at the morning commute, here's mike. >> alt gloomy here in oakland. but the worst part of the news is that it's still slow north past the coliseum. 880 north has been a tough drive all morning. heading up to the embarcadero off ramp, a reconfigure over the weekend. slow because of the volume of traffic as well. south bay, great improvement. no major problems. southbound 101 approaching lawrence expressway, a sig alert because two of the four lanes are blocked by a disabled vehicle, a crash actually, and a spill. that continues south of highway 237. palo alto moves smoothly, a little glint of the sunshine there, but the bay bridge still gloomy there, not a lot of sun, but you can still see okay for the drive. >> we'll be back again at 10:26 with our next update. [ wind howling ]
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. welcome. welcome. ho you had a great weekend. it's fun day monday around here, and probably where you are too. march 4th. >> happy monday. >> fun day monday, hoda woman. how was your weekend? >> well, i'm recovering from injuries that i sustained while i went to one of my favorite places that i love to go to on the weekend sometimes. it's a place i told you where they put you on like a slab and scrub you within an inch of your
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life. >> see, why do you love -- >> it's great. you get all the dead skin off. you get a message. >> they take the live skin too. i think you just love abuse. >> i don't, but this is one of the small -- anyway, they went so hard that it went in deep into the skin, so then i started thinking it kind of hurts, but i'm not going to say anything because she's trying so hard. >> yeah. >> she really was. sometimes you get in those positions where when someone is doing something, and you're like could you go a little softer, but you're not quite sure how far you should go to stop them because you don't think it's that bad until you look at it later. it's like a haircut. when someone is cutting your hair and they go just a little bit shorter. >> your hair doesn't feel the pain when it gets cut. >> it's about telling someone when they're doing something that isn't right for you. >> i know, but you should have no trouble telling everybody else around here when you don't like something. >> you are on a slab. why should it be different? >> i do feel uncomfortable when you feel like somebody is trying really hard. >> you don't want to hurt their feelings, but they took the skin off your back.
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>> skin off it. bandages, but it was worth it. >> then you create openings in your skin for disease and bacteria to get in. >> don't say openings. >> you know what -- >> what would you to? >> i did something similar on friday night. it was our dear friend stanley moore's 87th birthday. >> wow. >> we went to a restaurant in greenwich called gabriel's with a bunch of friends. it also happened to be regis and joy's wedding anniversary. our table nervowas in the middl the place. we're owl oxyginarians. we couldn't hear what anyone was saying. why do we do this? it's a beautiful restaurant. the owner there, tony, really great guy. he goes come here, come here. he takes us up an elevator to the banquet hall with a fireplace. he says give me ten minutes. this is how to run a restaurant. sets up a table for eight. little candles.
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sets the little fireplace for us, and we had our own little private dinner up there, which was so much fun. >> i can't believe that. >> regis had me in such stitches. >> did he? >> in such stitches. i wasn't going to say anything today, but it's in the news. >> it's in the newspaper. >> he is going to fox sports. he is all excited about it. it's going to be his own show at 5:00 starting -- >> it's a group thing, right? >> he will be on at 5:00, and then i think he said august through super bowl. i'm excited for him. reg, he will be 82 in august. i said how long of a deal did you sign? >> love to needle. >> one year. one year. >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm excited for him. he loves sports like crazy. everybody -- he is sick of everybody saying yes we missed you. why did you retire? he never retired. he moved on. he moved on. >> i remember from that book signing i had when he showed up and the place exploded. >> i continue. >> it was out of control, and he -- just by stepping into a
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situation, he blew it up. >> he was so thrilled to be able to do that for you that day. >> what did he say? >> he said hello to moda. anyway -- >> whatever. >> you know what, he is not the only one that can't get your name. behave yourself with chelsea today, okay? >> chelsea is here again. oh, look at her. bored. she's not reading "the times," is she? >> no, i can't read. >> had to show her to the ladies room this morning. everything turned out okay apparently. >> she's handcuffed. this is perfect. she can't leave. she tried to get out of being on the fourth hour, and that's all right. we have our knives all sharpened get her out of the -- >> so sorry. >> reading with one hand. >> let somebody bring her in when it's her time. it's going to be explosive had when she's here. >> we hear that there's a funny piece of video that's out there. now, if you have ever been pulled over by the cops, usually you're nervous. you're in the car, and you want to do everything just right because you don't get a ticket because maybe he will show some
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mercy for you. in russia a guy pulled over, and he had the hottest new russian gadget in his dashboard, and i guess it's an animal that repeats things that you say. >> it says what you say. ♪ >> what do you think? [ speaking russian ] >> oh, that's cute. >> it's kind of set up because it seems very, very much like a setup to me. he got his license. >> he has a camera rolling. >> he has -- yeah.
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it's very funny. it's very funny. >> we don't care. all right. what is the batman come to life story? i wasn't listening. >> there was a guy that they're trying to find. he solved this crime. in this case this guy is dressed like batman. he is a little overweight, batman. unidentified. he is in a batman suit. he walked a berkeley suspect into a police station and turned the guy in. the 27-year-old support was arrested of fraud, and batman left. >> why would the crook go with batman? why did he go along? >> why wouldn't he? >> who cares? we a great fad diet. >> we're thinking of trying it. >> i like the whole point of this diet. okay. it's out of britain. it's a new diet. so what happens is for two days in the week you eat -- you almost fast. you eat like 500 calories, and the other five days you can eat what you like. you're not supposed to pig out on those five, but on the two days that you don't eat much
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your stomach shrinks. >> okay. then when you do the five days it doesn't want as much? >> it doesn't want as much until the last day, and then you shrink it again. it's like the cave man days. when a cave man would go out and get meat, and everybody would eat it, and for two days the wife would say where is the food, and they would have to go get it. their stomach would shrink again, and the meat would come. >> i'm going to have to ask frank if that's true. he'll know. >> by the way, we got a big reaction to our segment on lying on whether you should lie to your spouse about things. remember we were talking about if you have a steamy dream and your spouse said what did you dream about, should you say i had a steamy dream about your best friend. >> i had a steamy dream, but it was about frank. i forgot to tell him. >> did you really have one? >> i did. i was surprised it was about him. isn't that nice? >> yes, it is. >> but we had that big discussion, and then over the weekend he went ask got up, got
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the car, and came here to new york, and got somebody to do something to his hair and came home and goes what do you think of my hair? do you like my hair? i had to do what i said. i do. honey, do you really want me to answer that? yes. i told him i didn't like it, and then i'll never ask you again. this is the good thing about us getting older. 20 minutes later, how do you like my hair? he forgot that he told me not to ask. never mention it again. so it's all is well with us. it's all good. we're learning to deal with all of his little changes in life with a lot of humor. >> that lying thing did spark a lot about whether or not you should tell your spouse the truth at all times and what you should keep from them. i thought it was interesting. >> it won't change your behavior because you're afraid to tell a woman that she's killing you, taking all the skin off your body. you won't tell her the truth. >> i didn't want to hurt her feelings, okay? people have feelings too. all right? all right. >> we better get to -- we have our favorite things.
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let's hear yours. >> over the weekend i went up to essex, connecticut, because i had fallen in love with a woman's art, and i found out that she was going to be at the art essex art museum. it's up there, and a lovely, lovely, lovely place. this is who this woman is. her name is ann h. nielsen. it's called angels in our midst. it's one of the most beautiful books. you can get it. ann nielsen fine art.com. the book is $70. it's expensive. it's a lovely, like, mother's day gift or a birthday gift or something like that, but you can buy her prints, which a lot of people, do or she has gorgeous, gorgeous paintings. one of the lovelyiest, loveliest people i have ever met. i just adore her work. everybody that was there was just like -- they didn't want to leave because it just brings such peace and so she signed this to you, hoda woman. >> how beautiful? >> this is for you. >> i love this. >> that was my favorite thing. >> beautiful. now mine, of course, seems
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trivial, once again, but i have -- this is so good. >> vaseline. >> no, this is so good. >> let's say you were in the shower and you want to put lotion on. let me show you how it works. >> on your scabs. >> i don't have scabs on my legs. you spray it like that. then you rub it in. >> yeah. >> see? >> you are making the prisoners go crazy right now. >> it's better because -- than having to skirt it in your hand and rub it in. it's a spray, and it's more convenient because i'm lazy. >> i hear you cleaned your apartment over the weekend. >> i did. i bagged up, you guys, six big lawn trash bags full of t-shirts and junk, okay? and they're all in bags, and i gave it away to charity. i love it. >> being you gave junk to charity. >> a lot of them had tags on. >> sara, what do have you? >> sticking with the trivial, it's a mac lipstick. it's a new shade.
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peritonium cancer in his small bowel. he remained in the hospital for another month and his girlfriend minimumedy stayed by his side. they missed christmas, of course, new year's, and everything, losing his mom, but he wanted -- he called and said he wanted to honor his girlfriend for staying with him through all of that. she never left his side when he had surgery. they are on the phone. daniel and mindy, how are you, guys? >> good. how are you? >> oh, we look so forward to meeting you this thursday. >> we do too. >> daniel, how are you feeling right now, hon? are you up for the trip? >> i'm working my way there. it's a goal to get there, and, you know, every day i've had new challenges even with being in the hospital, but i look forward to it. >> we look forward to meeting you guys. >> we're going to honor your girl and honor you as well for all that you have been through too. so many people have been through so much since hurricane sandy. >> we'll see you on thursday, okay? >> all right. bye, guys. >> bye, guys. >> here's the news. she cannot escape now. >> no, no.
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>> we killed it, haven't we? >> enough already. it's over. cheers to that. >> i would, but -- >> you guys have turned into such lushes. i mean -- >> it's because of you. >> i know. i take credit for that. >> yes, you do. >> now, you left chewy on the plane, you said? >> he just stays in the overhead bin until i come back, so it's totally cool. everyone is cool with it. the airline is cool with it. >> everybody is -- >> the passengers. well, it's fun when he falls out in the middle of the flight and he roll says down the aisle like a bowling ball. >> it's like a floor show for the passengers, right? >> he is very funny. i mean, he is really -- his talents are actually better used on the show "after lately" which is on tonight on e at 10:30. i want to make sure everyone knows what time it's on, because i didn't know. he is actually better because then he can kind of just spout off things. on my show we give him words to say or sentences. >> sentences. >> they're words with one syllable, but on "after lately" he gets to talk, and he is very funny.
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>> he actually is. sdmrooits my favorite project ever. i love doing the show. after doing this show, you do a daily show after a while, and you are, okay, you get used to it. "after lately" we get to reenact different kind of situations that have happened between me and the writers and, like, cathy made heather mcdonald cry. we got to reenact that. >> she deserved it. >> we'll have to do that next season. yeah, she did deserve it. >> she totally deserved it. >> it wasn't hard to make her cry. >> you have jay leno on. >> jay leno is on the show tonight. i tell him what a piece -- what i think of him. >> charlize theron. >> everyone is saying her name wrong. it's actually theron, so people need to pronounce it correctly. kate beckensdale is on this season. johnny knoxville. it's a really funny show. >> i didn't know what to expect. it is great fun. >> you are on the show too. >> i had a great time. >> you were a really good sport. >> if you invite jay leno, does he know he is going to get
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skewered. >> he nsz what's up. he knows what i think of him. that's why we get along so well. >> did you watch the tonight show and say i don't care for him. what sparked it? >> we slept together several times. >> i know. >> he is married, so, obviously, we were with his wife as well, so it was a three-way. >> you know what so many people don't realize about you, when you are not populating in one form or another, you are a darn nice person. >> i try to be nice. i try to be nice to make up for the rest of the time that i'm being the way that i am, so i'm very -- i try and be generous, you know, because i want people to think that i have a good heart. i kind of do. it's just kind of -- >> what about -- >> she proved it to me when i was telling you ok the morning sellers list. she gets out her fancy phone and orders 20 books. >> one of my fancy phones. i was on a rotary phone. >> for me that's a fancy phone. >> what about your boyfriend? were you hanging around the oscars? i think i saw some pictures of you. >> i had a little update. that also made me look update. i like braids.
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>> very heidi in the mountains. >> what's happening there? >> we're in love. sometimes we're in like, and sometimes we're in love. we're in love. . >> and sometimes in lust. >> this morning i couldn't turn on the shower. it was only on scalding hot, and he is flying back from dropping his daughter off. i'm, like, how do you turn the shower on in this dump? you just turn it left. it doesn't get any colder. he goes, well, some people like hot showers, you weirdo, and then i hung up and i'll see you in a couple of hours and hopefully i'll be in a better mood. sdmru might as well be married. >> i was able to find a shower that did work down the howlway. i didn't know there was another one. >> that's been quite a while for you. >> it's been four months. four months. i think i'm going to propose. >> we love you, chelsea. awesome. >> great fun. >> 10:30. >> thank you for having me back, ladies, after all our turmoil. >> we are so over that. >> not so soon, baboon. >> after a while crocodile. no, no. >> baboon. >> after a while crocodile.
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francisco and stole an ar-15 assault rifle. sfpd officers were working in the area and say the car was parked and secured when someone broke in this weekend. the stolen rifle is for specially trained officers so they can be ready for rapid fire in close quarters. an investigation is ongoing. if you have any information, you're asked to call san francisco police. after the break, we'll take a look at the forecast and check the roads. ♪
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around san jose and sunnyvale. mid-50s as we see breaks in persistent low cloud cover in san jose and livermore. hazy sunshine and still some coastal low clouds through the day west of the golden gate. tomorrow is when the big pattern shift occurs, with more clouds. rain developing for tomorrow evening's commute. showers to follow into wednesday. this morning's commute starting to wind down for the south bay. san jose, 101 north of 680. this looks great. we'll talk about the sig alert southbound 101 approaching lawrence on the maps. mild slowing, so the lanes have completely -- will almost completely recover flu the area. the northbound side mirch delays because of that morning commute as well. still looking at a slow northbound drive on 880. look at the coliseum traffic is starting to thin out a bit. no incidents through the area, but this may be complicated by some realignment, reconfiguration north of here. haven't heard any big deals over
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the morning. >> ym coming up in a half hour, campbell police investigating the city's first homicide in more than five years. we'll get a live update on that investigation. plus a boat stranded just feet from the shores in pacific xap ♪ >> fresh from barry fresh from barley manilow's triumphant closing on broadway. holiday hits may have missed you. >> justin bieber had the worst birthday ever. >> he is only a teen. >> some sitcom stars got trapped into an elevator. >> it happens. >> post columnist rob shutak. >> fresh from barry's closing. >> i understand. let's talk about bieber. he tweeted. >> he did tweet i had the worst birthday ever. 19 years old, in london, doing
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concerts. he went to a britain. he went to a night will you be in london. >> is that legal? >> you can be 18 or 16 to have somebody else order you a drink and five to drink at home. i'm not making that up. there were people in his entourage that were under age. >> like jaden? >> jaden was somebody that was recorded. if you think will smith would let him 14-year-old son go to a club, your silly. so he is saying that jaden wasn't there. >> some underaged kids were. >> there were some kids that weren't 18 years old. >> he was banned from going to the club. >> the club is saying, we are sorry, rules are rules. >> i respect the club for doing that. i really do. there are lots of places he can go. >> he is saying that wasn't the case. he just didn't have a very good time at that club and wasn't going back. >> oh, bieb. >> so we have a new addition to the nbc family. her name is heidi klum. >> isn't that amazing?
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heidi klum is joining "america's got talent." >> i am just going to play devil's advocate. everybody knows heidi and they adore her. what makes her an expert on people's talent. >> what heidi has is that showbiz. she has made a career out of being a beautiful lady. she is an incredible business woman. project runway was her idea. she is the executive producer. she put the whole process together. >> you are not answering the question. >> well. >> how many of them? hello. >> she starts today. the reason we know it is heidi is the set is going up in new orleans and they have their name on the big "x." >> i think she bringing some glamour. it is nice to see what is so-and-so wearing. >> she is there. mel b. howie is back. >> they took off more than your skin this weekend.
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>> that's rude. >> wow. >> ben affleck went to pick up -- >> you. >> he went to pick his daughter up from school and got swarmed. >> he had a bit of a scruff with the paparazzi. there was some report that he tried to kick them. what his friends are saying is that isn't true. he was kicking his leg out. you should be this far away from me. he couldn't use his arms. ing his daughter. she is only four years old. the footage really said, i'm told by many people, he is just saying, please keep this far away. >> when it comes to your kids, i get that, i really, really do. >> they make a lot more money if they get the kids in the picture and get you angry because of the kids. >> this is unusual. kind of odd to keep them separate. they do go to school. they do have regular lives. >> they try. >> i think we should respect that. >> let's talk about the cost of modern family. they were in an elevator.
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>> three of them. >> they were in there with some other people and got stuck for an hour. let's watch a tiny bit of the tape and hear what you have to say. >> get us out. >> get us out. >> get us out! >> they were in there for an hour. >> an hour. >> that's a heck of a long time. do you know if people start to smell a little bit after about an hour? >> let's be honest. >> they were in kansas city to do a charity event. >> no deed goes unpunished. >> they were in the elevator for an hour. eventually, this he got out and jesse tweeted, thank goodness, the firemen in kansas city are cute. so apparently a bunch of handsome men got them out. they went to the event an hour late but it was a wonderful night. >> that was cool. >> all right. they handled it beautifully, in other words. >> we don't know why but we do. >> all right. >> a little kung fu fighting for one of the world's best martial
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realized even in instructing kids how many values and benefits there are, and that's how all of a sudden i came with breaking barriers because their eyes light up when they break through that board and feel that sense of empowerment. it's exciting and excel i will rating. >> is it about using the right part of your hand and the right part of the power. >> it's the focus and intensity and the drive. all the things we teach. >> sara broke her wrist. something didn't go quite the way we hoped. >> tell us about folks at home. if they want to participate in this charity, they can buy a block. >> you visit our website, and you get to register for one of those boards they're going to be breaking that day. 100,000 in one day. we're breaking through 100,000 barriers for kids. >> how easy is this? show us. >> how hard is it? >> who is going to make a fist and drive right through it? >> i have a wounded -- oh, who cares? >> drive right through. hand tight, and just twist right through. one, two, and three. >> ow. >> see? >> you just broke through
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obesity. >> let's hear it. >> hoda woman. >> whether it's hunger. we want to help these kids. >> show us what you are going to -- >> wow. >> right here -- >> really? >> we partnered up with so many great foundations. andy roddick has partnered with us. tony keith has partnered with us. >> how many are we talking about down here? >> right now this is actually 70 boards, and this represents what i have to go through each and every minute over those 24 hours. >> all of these in one minute for -- >> 24 hours straight. each one for a child. are we ready? >> i know how it hurts. >> one, two, three. >> yes. >> one, two, three. go. >> i want to see your hand. >> oh, my god. are you kidding me? >> does your mother know you're doing this? you broke your hand too. >> did you break it here? >> no, i think we're good. i think we're good. >> did you almost break it?
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>> it is time for look at me now, the joy luck club. this woman lost 270 pounds. >> she is 49-year-old theresa. before we bring her in, let's take a look at her amazing story. >> hi. my name is theresa. growing up i was an emotional eater. i learned at a young age that food made the good times better
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and the sad times more bearable. when my father died, i was only 8 years old and well-meaning adults tried to comfort me with an extra scoop of ice cream or grandma's rice pudding. food became my escape. i learned to hide my pain behind a bag of chips or cookies and i became addicted to all things sugary. i went back to college at 42, and by the time i had graduated, i weighed 428 pounds. i could barely walk across the stage to receive my diploma. i was in constant physical pain and was diagnosed with rheumatoid athletes. before long i became dependent on a cane and then a walker to get around. one morning i woke up, and i decided i no longer wanted to li like an invalid. i dumped the bottles of soda into the sink, emptied my sugar bowl in the trash and began to count calories. at first i told no one about my efforts, but once i made that decision, i never looked back.
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today i am a walking miracle. i am 276 pounds lighter and 14 jean sizes smaller. if i can go from a wheelchair to a treadmill and lose the equivalent of two adults, anybody can do it. >> wow. >> wow. >> we're joined by the leader of the joy fit club, joy bauer. this is unbelievable. >> she went from a wheelchair to a treadmill, and she really shows you the power of well. everybody wonder how did she do it. she didn't follow a specific diet. she got calorie smart. she started reading labels, and she bought a book that had calories, and she just ate better. i want to show you a few things that were very surprising to her. in the past she was buying something that sounds healthy, the canned pears, but in heavy syrup. this is 350 calories. 20 packets of sugar in here. if you go to the natural, natural juice, then it's onlying
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210, but even better, a regular pear, 100 calories. then when she was cooking, she would take the oil. she would pour it right into the pan. >> glug, glug. >> it would be about two table spoons. 340 calorie brz you add the food. now a mister. she just spraz it right on. i didn't pump it. you know, it's about a teaspoon, and covers the whole surface. only 40 calories. >> let's meet her. i can't wait. >> here is theresa's picture before. all right, theresa. come join the joy fit club. >> come on, girl. >> oh, my god. >> are you kidding? >> no. you are kidding. >> oh, my gosh. >> wow. oh, my gosh. scloo look at that waistline on you. >> you are unbelievable. >> bombshell. >> how long did it take you from the day you made that decision to lose all the weight? >> about 22 months. it was two years on friday. >> congratulations. >> you said -- joy was saying the treadmill, so you get moving on that.
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is that the exercise you get? >> i do now. november 1st was the first time i stepped on a treadmill. >> at first how difficult was it for you? >> well, i had a dress and high heels on the treadmill at my college where i work, and i walked down and said will you show me what this is about? that's the first thing i said. where is the seat belt? i got on that, and i walked and i walked and i walked and i felt like i was running a marathon. >> you know what, that's incredible. i love that you made the decision one day. you didn't tell a soul, and then you just took it and ran with it. >> people don't even recognize her now. >> i bet. what do people say when they see you if they haven't seen you in a while? >> they don't know who i am. when i go home at christmas or the holidays, people that i went to church with every day, people that i worked with, people that knew me, they don't know who i am. >> what do they say when they realize it's you? >> it's a miracle. >> it's a miracle. >> same thing i say. >> thank you. >> nice to meet you. congratulations. >> all right.
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the better weather, thank you lord, is coming. jill martin has your must haves for spring. >> first, this is "today" on nbc. >> unbelievable.
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>> thank goodness for spring being around the corner. it's time to add color back your daily routine stwloosh from the latest trends in home and fashion, to beauty projects and fun gadgets, today contributor and people style watch contributing editor jill martin. >> author of a new book coming up in a couple of weeks. >> thank you. the 26th. >> i saw it in your dressing room. >> we have you on our schedule, baby. in the meantime. >> in the meantime, spruce up your home. all customized. you see all the different things here. then this is the best. each of your families are in this x-o board. look. you just cut out these little pictures. it's about $30. what a great gift. this will spruce up any room. great gifts for spring.
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>> great. >> look at little ella. >> ella got something. >> ella got something. >> adorable. >> control yourself please, hoda. >> i have three trends for spring that i think everyone can relate to and sort of match up with things already in your closet. white is the new neutral. >> your favorite. >> i put on my white shoes already. you can't see. >> the pumps are from kohl's. this bag is $30 from h & m. i wanted to show all the different things. modify watches. you can switch in and out. all the different things that you could sort of get and it's just inspiration. >> you say you can wear white now. >> all year-round. zoo know. winter white girls. >> we want to wear it, dog gone it. >> this is the tropical, which really means flowers with a little kick. this is from target under $30. just great items all around. use this as inspiration, and also a little, you know, sexiness from victoria secret.
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>> which you will not be wearing. >> i love. i'm so glad this is back. the lucite collection from dillard, and look at these sandals with the lucite. just a touch of it. >> moving into beauty. loreal paris usa under $10 or at drug stores. great colors for the spring. and then these inspired by the wizard of oz that comes out this week. just a few things i want to share with you. what wizardry is this? all the different things. like an emerald city, and each of the palates are, like, glenda the good witch. i can't wait. i love these. you are going to love this. these are for iphones. you store in it your credit card and -- >> genius. >> i have one key. >> not my keys, but -- >> would you show that to camera so people can see that? >> you open it. >> see how you have everything in there. >> if you go running or something, you have everything
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with you. >> and the sweat doesn't get to your credit card. >> right. >> yeah. >> and then -- >> how do i know? >> and then you charge these beauties for three hours, and then you get a few more hours of time on your iphone. >> they're charging. >> oh, they're cute. >> they are cute. >> and then this is fabulous. >> what is it is this. >> sugarfina. >> this is my idea. >> oh, is that amazing? these are -- these are a champagne necklace in there. >> these are candy? >> they're candy olives. each is inspired by a different alcohol. that's for rum. you have here -- i know we're leaving, but champagne bears, martini olives. >> tomorrow ricky schroeder is a doll, and mary lou henner and pregnancy trends of the year. [ crickets chirping ]
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. the city of campbell dealing with its first homicide in years as police try to find the person who shot and killed a young man here last night. i'm bob redell. we'll have the latest coming up. breaking news out of pacifica at this hour where a stolen sailboat has run aground. and now the coast guard has it surrounded. i'm christie smith, we'll have that story coming up. a bay area landmark charred. we'll let you know what happened at the happy hound. we'll give you an up close look. right now we give you a look at an overcast bay bridge toll plaza, where it looks monday-like at that hour. you're watching nbc bay area.
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good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. happening right now in pacifica. a strange twist in the ongoing rescue of a stranded boat. it has now turned into a police operation. the people aboard the 82-foot sailboat that ran aground at pacifica state beach this morning refusing help now, saying they do not want to get off. christie smith joining us live from the scene. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning to you. things have changed dramatically over the last 30 minutes or so. this is a very fluid situation. you can see there's a man standing on the very end of the sailboat. not sure exactly what he's doing. it looks like he may be trying to get off. three people still on board this morning. some we saw putting on what looked to be life jackets. pacifica police a while ago gave some sort of

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