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rest area to colonial. jason: live reports from new hampshire. michelle: local coverage cont inues with brett and jazmin. jazmin: we are talking about the super bowl and those commercials everyone will be talking about. brett: orlando named the top spot to get married good morning. face-off, hillary clinton and bernie sanders at a forum in new hampshire. clinton on speaking fees. >> that's what they offered. >> donald trump accusing ted cruz of stealing the election. >> he is losing. we are liable to wake up one morning and donald if president would have nuked denmark.
what blew a large hole on the commercial jet. the growing fears it was a terrorist attack. state of emergency. florida's governor taking new action after at least nine cases of zika are reported in that case. how did a virus you knew about just weeks ago become such a threat? and hello kitty. for the first time ever the only jaguar known to live in the u.s. is captured on camera. the big cat scientists have been trying to spot for years. today thursday, february 4, 2016. from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." >> we have covered campaigns in the past where it has gotten rough.
going back and forth especially on the republican side is getting really intense. >> and we have nine months before election day. the stakes are high. that is why we are seeing it get so heated. that is the top story. hillary clinton and bernie sanders at a town hall. they have a debate tonight. ted cruz laying in on donald trump for accusing him of illegally stealing the iowa caucuses. we begin our coverage with jackson in manchester, new hampshire. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you and matt said it. today there is a new tone to the front runners feud. donald trump and ted cruz will be barn storming new hampshire but trump is stuckall calling cruz a cheater. >> air trump stops for engine trouble. donald trump now demand ag do
finish in the iowa caucuses. >> i think i came in first if you take a look. that voter fraud. these politicians are brutal. >> reporter: trump accusing ted cruz of stealing iowa, not winning it echoing ben carson's complaint about some cruz staffers. >> i think it was a disgrace that he did it. i don't think it should be allowed. i think those votes should be taken away. he really lies. i don't like to use that term but he really lies. >> reporter: cruz who is not under investigation came back with his own one liner. >> it is no surprise that donald is throwing another temper tantrum or trumper tantrum. >> he is calling you a cheater, a fraud.
you? >> donald's insults get more and he gets. my girls are 5 and 7. i have to tell you they are better behaved than a presidential candidate who responds by insulting everyone every day when he loses. >> reporter: the texas senator take ag dig at sarah palin after she accused his campaign of a dirty trick. >> it seems if you spend too much time with donald trump. >> [ laughter ] >> strange things happen to people. >> reporter: a new tone to the feud. on the establishment side jeb bush expected to get backup from george w. bush giving his brother a helping hand when he appears to need it.
prepared to act in the security of this country. to get back in the business of the world. please clap. >> reporter: today two fewer competitors. rand paul and rick santorum dropping out. paul is not expected to endorse anybody before the new hampshire primary. an tor santorum is backing up marco rubio. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders fielded tough questions in a town hall forum. andrea mitchell is at the university of new hampshire where tonight's event is being held. >> reporter: tonight msnbc debate will be their first debate and only one before the new hampshire primary. they did warm up appearing separately wednesday night.
clinton was on display wednesday night. >> i have had to be in public dealing with difficult issues. >> reporter: saying she relied on a jesuit paraable. >> be grateful for limitations. listen to critics, answer questions but at the end be grateful. >> reporter: critics pounced on how she explained taking $675,000 from wall street for speeches. >> i don't know. that is what they offered. >> i do not know any progressive who has these superpacks and takes $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: sanders and clinton have been trading jabs for days over who is the real progressive. >> some of my best friends are moderates. you can't be a moderate and a progressive. they are different. >> i was somewhat amused that
for gate keeper on growingives. >> reporter: clinton is behind on a state she won years ago. >> this state has been so good to me and my family. i care so much about what happens in new hampshire. >> reporter: counting on sanders momentum three weeks from now in south carolina where bill clinton was campaigning wednesday night. >> who is the best change maker. >> reporter: tonight's debate is really hillary clinton's last chance to re-introduce herself to new hampshire voters who are overwhelmingly supporting bernie sanders. she will be on the stage face-to-face with sanders at the debate. >> thank you very much. appreciate that. chuck todd is in new hampshire co-moderating tonight's debate on msnbc. we have msnbc political analyst nicole wallace with us in studio.
donald trump accusing ted cruz of stealing the election in iowa. number one, is there anything in the substance of it? and is it a smart political attack in. >> i am shocked that political campaigns try to win elections. did they take advantage of the situation with carson. a lot of stuff goes on behind the scenes there. it's donald trump playing a little bit of politics. that said, i have to say the more they fight, the more this helps one candidate. not ted cruz, not donald trump but marco rubio. the private polling i have been hearing about over the past two days post iowa indicates that cruz hasn't gotten a bump partly because trump has been beating him up. there is only one guy on the rise. >> nicole, we know the voter base in new hampshire is
are the new hampshire voters emotional voters or are they pragmatic voters? in other words, are they going to go for cruz or trump or look for someone, the best person to beat hillary clinton or whoever the democratic nominee is? >> historically and i feel like i need to give that caveat because nothing has been historic -- for two reasons they are practical voters. in new hampshire independents can participate in each party's primary. you will read people not just choosing between rubio and kasich. you hear between hillary clinton and marco rubio. they are making a completely different appeal. it moves at the edges. and the knife fight between cruz and trump runs a risk of not just each man destroying the other but alienating voters to bring to the camp. >> i don't know if you call it a
bernie sanders and hillary clinton and who is the most progressive person in the race. who is getting the better of that one? >> i think it really depends on who you are in the democratic electorate right now. what you are seeing is sanders and the idealism and the bold ideas saying take it to washington and do those things. that is appealing to the younger generation. the pragmatic argument should be one to work well for hillary clinton here in new hampshire particularly on the democratic side. democratic primary voters for years in new hampshire have been a bit more pragmatic, a less idealistic. it should play well here. it hasn't so far. i think tonight's debate will go far in deciding. hampshire. big lead in the polls. he is the guy next door but hillary clinton has faced this before and done well in new hampshire. she is going to pour an enormous amount of resources into the
if she closes the gap substantially is the momentum victory? >> this is where each candidate is judged on how successfully game. bernie sanders take a peek at what marco rubio did in iowa. he let the expectations stand that he has to win by a whopper of double digit figure. he will lose if he wins. >> in 1992 -- >> nobody remembered that. we'll see you tonight. the debate begins at 9:00 eastern time. the mystery deepening this morning over an explosion shortly after takeoff that ripped that hole in the side of a passenger plane in somalia. was it caused by a bomb? >> reporter: we are still trying to figure out what happened here. officials tell us no shrapnel
say bomb is unlikely. experts say damage from outside sumgs an explosion did occur. this morning the airline says the aircraft was 15 minutes into the flight when a hole was blown in the fuselage. experts say passengers may not have survived if plane was at a higher altitude. witnesses say a passenger was sucked out of the plane. passengers describe seeing smoke. >> i saw white smoke. in a few seconds i did realize. we saw a hole in the plane. >> reporter: in the past u.s. bound planes had been targeted with bombs smuggled into the cabin.
from his shoes. and in 2009 a detroit bound plane he hid explosives in his underwear. in this case officials have not ruled out a failure of the aircraft. we are aware of the reports about the daallo airline flight. a spokesman told nbc news air bus has a team on stand by ready to join the investigation but is waiting for an official request from authorities in somalia. and the turkish airlines flight from the same airline was cancelled. most of the passengers are transferred on to the ill fated flight. they weren't meant to be on that plane and escaped with their lives. new developments in the fight against the zika virus. florida's governor rick scott declared a public health emergency on wednesday in four
there have been at least nine cases in florida. scott says he wants officials to be prepared for the possibility that zika could spread. health officials believe all cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling. the former pharmaceutical executive who raised the price of a drug by 5,000% is appearing on capitol hill today but we don't expect to hear much from him. >> that temporary price hike had critics calling him the most hated man in america. known for speaking his mind his legal team wants him to keep quiet. the former drug company ceo known for raising drug prices and his voice now uncharacteristically quiet. >> from hence forward he does not speak to any member of the press. >> reporter: his new attorney imposing a gag order after the
the charges are not relate today controversial price hike for life saving pill for hiv. he increased the price from $13.50 to $750. that newly imposed is silence -- >> he will be invoking -- >> reporter: he was talkative tuesday on power 105. >> i'm telling you i'm from the street. >> reporter: where he spoke about everything from donald trump to a video he released last week. >> you think it's okay to beef with me. >> slap him in the face. >> you wouldn't. >> he has been feuding with the rapper ever since spending $2 million for the one and only copy of the latest album. >> he is taking shots with me.
easy to be on the receiving thing without jumping back. >> you're not hip hop. >> whatever. doesn't matter, man. >> and while he is still tweeting out insults online when it comes to legal matters his lawyer is doing the talking splmpt dw not . >> his high profile persona impacting profits. the stock portfolio dropped from $45 million to $4 million. such a bizarre guy. >> see why the lawyers are like enough of the chatting. the criminal sexual assault case against bill cosby is moving forward. a pennsylvania judge refused to throw out the case on wednesday rejecting the defense's claim that the former district attorney promised not to prosecute cosby. the judge found that promise was
and does not prevent current charges. he has denied any criminal wrong doing. an update to a story last week. calgary flames defenseman dennis wideman, the man who claimed he was woozy after a hit and accidently cross-checked a linesman. the league suspended him for 20 games. so that is what happens when you accidently cross-check a linesman. >> might have seen that one coming. to the video we showed you at the top of the show we are getting a glimpse at the only known wild jaguar in the united states. the adult male has been seen by remote censor camera before but until now has never been captured on video. conservation activists say
u.s. due to population control. >> much rather see them on video. what's going on? >> we have more wet weather to talk about and maybe a little snow storm, too. look at what happened in the carolinas. strong winds, heavy rain combining to bring down power lines, trees on to homes, knocking down massive structures, really make ag mess and there is more on the way today. look at what we have on the radar. some areas maybe looking at three to four inches of rain and this is all streaming up along a frontal system that will lay along the coast. as we get into cape hatteras we are talking about some areas up to three inches of rain in a three-hour time period. here is another thing we are watching, a mini winter storm threat in the southeast massachusetts area. rain and wet snow move in from the south tonight.
system will move up the coast about rush hour tomorrow morning from atlantic city, much of long island into new england and boston. we could be looking at snowfall rates of an inch per hour during rush hour. this is a quick system that will move through. it will be just cold enough to snow. we are looking for anywhere from one to four inches. boston may see up to five inches. rootmetrics, in the nation's largest independent study, tested wireless performance across the country. verizon, won big with one hundred fifty three state wins. a t and t got thirty-eight, sprint got two, and t mobile got, zero. verizon also won first in the us for data, call speed, and reliability. a t and t got, text. stuck on an average network?
amy: good morning central florida, i am amy sweezey. showers and storms on the way today and quite a bit of cloud cover. a little sun to the south. we will make it that's your latest weather. coming up we take a look at a possibility of another nor'easter for early next week. >> thank you. justice in the jinx case? the courtroom deal that could have robert durst facing trial. are you monitoring your child's online activity closely
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>> this is a wesh 2 news update. brett: it is now 7:26 and right now, a marion county deputy is recovering after a shootout near a gas station. a man with two guns fired. the suspect is in critical condition wealthy deputy has an injury to his leg. jazmin: record tax collections for orange county. hotel taxes in december were just over $20 million. that is the highest amount in county history. it is 12% higher than the same time last year. ted: at hp on the way to a crash. -- fhp on the way to a crash. use old winter garden as your alternate. use obt instead.
county, use state road 520 to get around that one. i for westbound on the right, it is slow from seminole into orange. amy: rain on the way and cold air too. notice all the rain is making its way to the north and heading right up the east coast over some of the same spots. we do not have any here yet but it is eventually going to start pushing south and as that starts pursing in -- pushing and we will see thunderstorms here. upper 60' s to around 70 right now. another war morning and a mix of sun and clouds. everything north of i for through lunchtime and late afternoon into the evening, that is when the rain will start rolling through. after dark tonight, we will still have a little bit of rain that will last until about midnight.
cruz responded. he calls it a trumper tantrum. >> at the end of the day the iowa people spoke. donald trump guaranteed a victory in iowa and then he lost. he doesn't like that. >> those two candidates will be side by side in a republican debate in new hampshire. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a town hall in new hampshire. senator sanders questioning his rivals liberal credentials. >> i do not know any progressive who has these superpacks and street. >> i said i am a progressive who likes to get things done. i am amused that bernie sanders set himself up to be gate keeper of progressives. another night of severe
a tornado touched down in georgia, damaged several buildings and vehicles. this morning a guilty plea from robert durst. the plea is standing way for durst to stand trial for murder. >> good morning. from manhattan millionaire to convicted felon, 72-year-old robert durst is expected here in los angeles to face a new trial which may put an end to a decades old murder mystery. >> reporter: out of luck and out of options, convicted felon robert durst looking frail and sickly pleaded guilty to having an illegal gun in new orleans. >> you can't possess a weapon as someone under indictment. >> reporter: durst will head to
a bigger crime, the murder of susan berman. >> we want to get to california as quickly as we can. >> reporter: berman is the key to unlocking a mystery that started in 1982 when durst's first wife disappeared. >> durst said he will give $100,000 to anyone to help him find his wife. >> reporter: he claims she took a train and he never saw her again. and then berman was shot in the back of the head in her los angeles home days before she was supposed to speak with police about kathleen's disappearance. >> if he thinks susan might say something. >> reporter: in 2001 durst was charged in texas with killing his neighbor. >> he hung around homeless shelters and with transients and
>> reporter: durst said it was delph defense and was acquitted. durst was interviewed for "the jinx" and in a stunning final episode was caught on tape mumbling -- >> i killed them all, of course. >> tough case, certainly not a slam dunk. it will be a fiercely fought case. i think he will be convicted. >> reporter: with his next trial set to begin in los angeles experts say prosecutors may have the evidence and motive to put durst behind bars. they say not the age of the case but rather the quality of the evidence. >> thank you very much. a check of the weather now from mr. roker. >> today's weather is brought to you by soma, your new bra destination in sizes 32 a to 44 g.
temperatures coming on into a good chunk of the country for the weekend. you will see temperatures peaking at 52 on sunday. 41 in chicago on sunday. monday 54 in lexington. 47 here in new york city. big changes coming. trough of low pressure going to dig down, jet stream to the south. we are looking for cold air florida. early next week along this jet stream we are looking for a low pressure system to develop. could be another potential nor'easter. certainly going to have impact for the new hampshire primary on tuesday. a couple of models agreeing we could be looking at a significant snow storm in the northeast by tuesday into wednesday. amy: good morning central florida, i am amy sweezey. showers and storms on the way today and quite a bit of cloud
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specific evidence authorities say nicole was active on twitter on teen dating and flirting and showed friends texts from an 18-year-old man she planned to meet just before she disappeared. kik with 40% of american teens using the app. it is one of many apps fbi agent and father of three warns parents about. >> i will tell you, the spectrum from cyber bullying to exploitation all the way to overseas terrorist recruiting is happening on applications like this and social media sites. >> kik issued the following statement. we have a dedicated team working 24/7. we are involved in a broader effort to educate parents, kids and law enforcement about online
kik says it developed new safety report inappropriate behavior. last year a convicted sex offender reached out to nbc affiliate wood warning the app could easily be use today prey on potential victims. >> the first thing i thought was i can be whoever i want to be. >> reporter: a number of sexual misconduct charges have been linked to using similar apps. >> the youngest victims are as young as 9 and 10. >> reporter: while many parents monitor their kids phones experts warn the efforts may not go far enough teaching them. experts say for years we were
now the same thing with phones. don't let them take it to bed at supervision. >> i have a 13 year old, 14 year old and 9 year old. the first app you want people to know about is kik. we are not say tg is a horrible app. >> they have a great intent. it is when people use them for nufarrious purposes. this one the attraction you just have a user name and you can chat with all kinds of people. but there are concerns about other people who could contact children. >> there are apps within the app and that is where you can get in trouble. >> there are great things like news and information but there are other things that are not great. we reached out to kik. they say we take a proactive approach to trust and safety and continue to develop and implement technologies and partnerships to keep kids safe.
you can post things anonymously. there is a gps locater that shares your text with anyone else in a certain radius. that is a concern that this could be used -- >> this seems to be the case. it starts out fine but then the comments seem to become derogatory. >> the idea here is great. you have questions. you post them. people answer them, a q&a format. you can block anonymous users if you want. the concern with a lot of parents and educators here is there have been a lot of reports of bullying on this app. we reached out to them. they told us millions of dollars is spent on user reporting and moderation tools in order to strike the right balance between safety and privacy and say the vast majority of whom are teens and young adults. >> whisper.
as a way to confess things and get things off of their chests anonymously. it can be cathartic. >> it is what it is for. >> i did this for a friend and shouldn't have. >> it is intended for those over 17. the problem is it can become graphic and expose location. that is a major concern. we reached out to whisper. we did not get a response. the last one here has a number of parents extra concerned because it exposes the opportunity for the so-called ghost or hidden apps. it is called best secret folder. it looks like a utility folder but helps hide content from parents. they did not respond to requests for comment. experts say you may have passwords but there could be other accounts that kids are setting up. >> so important for parents to educate themselves about these things.
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>> rachel hunter opens up about life as a cover girl and why she is seeing beauty in a new light. what is in a name. we have an a to z guide on the brands you are probably mispronouncing. today is february 4, 2016. >> good morning montana. >> good morning st. louis. >> this. >> good morning. >> happy birthday uso! [ cheers and applause ] >> it's 8:00 on today, february 4.
city. what a great crowd we have in our plaza. members of the uso right here. so honored to have them. >> we can barely hear your awesome throwback thursday song "rock with you" by michael jackson. >> a great choice for today. >> what were the other choices? >> coming up, a parenting how-to. they will show you how to make a game out of anything from cleaning up to making healthier food choices, even teaching your kids about finance. >> start today's kid's edition. a check of the top stories. once again donald trump demanded on twitter that ted cruz be disqualified as winner
in arkansas wednesday trump accused cruz of stealing victory and suggested that some cruz staff members misled iowans by telling them that ben carson was pulling out of the race. >> that voter fraud, these politicians are brutal. they are brutal. they are a bunch of dishonest cookies. >> it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum or trumper tantrum. >> jeb bush finished sixth in iowa is expected to be joined by his brother, former president george w. bush. hillary clinton is trailing in the polls ahead of tuesday's primary. tension between the two appeared to escalate wednesday trading progressive. >> i do not know any progressive
$15 million from wall street. >> i was somewhat amused that senator sanders set himself up to be the gate keeper on who is a progressive. >> the debate is at the 9:00 eastern time on msnbc. a dark night in. the man flashed what appeared to be a real gun and left without hurting anyone. police are searching for the want to be caped crusader. a car ended up in an unusual spot. it struck several vehicles parked, went air borne, landed on the roof of that garage. police say the driver suffered a medical emergency before the crash. a crane had to be brought in to remove the car and driver from the roof. not sure about the driver's condition.
sorority experiences nationwide. >> it started with this video from a student and it is going viral. hoda has the story. >> she joined a sorority to join a welcoming community on a huge college campus. instead she says she encountered a culture she described as disappointing and hateful. some may rush to judgment. >> preppy and like to go out a lot. >> like party. >> reporter: a former sorority member is pledging to expose what she calls a culture of cruelty. >> one of the worst was hearing a sister talk about hydroxy cut. >> reporter: since she posted this youtube video she says she received an outpouring of support.
2 1/2 years. >> i decided to join and give it align. it was really the way the women were treating the other women. to see women in leadership roles telling us we should care more about what other people think and what we look like. hearing sisters telling sisters formal. >> reporter: ohio university delta gamma chapter using photos to launch a campaign called define stereotypes. >> committed to holding each other to a high academic standard. our motto is to do good in all espact aspects. >> being a sorority sister is being the best version of myself
those that are not in greek life aren't able to see all of the positive things we do. >> reporter: and the national conference tells nbc news sorority membership has changed the lives of millions of women and has improved graduation rates adding it shares the call for a thoughtful dialogue. >> i want to focus on the positive and what we can do to change. right now it is about opening up the conversation. >> she said she made the decision not to name the change. we reached out to syracuse university and was told we respect alex for speaking out and applaud her for having the confidence to do so. we have taken a number of additional proactive steps in recent years adding this is important work that will continue. i think there are probably good sororities and bad sororities all over the country. >> unfortunately, they end up on
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what is trending today. let's start with labels. this is an interesting study. back in your school days was any of you the teacher's pet? >> no. >> i was not. >> you were. >> i was not. >> anybody voted best singer? >> there you go. >> what about most likely to succeed? >> mr. roker. >> employee of the month? those titles are meant to encourage you. a little boost to your ego. a new study from harvard and uc berkeley so the real deal, they say actually when some people in a group are praised it is damaging to other people.
ag label and they give up. >> especially with kids i think they are sensitive to that. >> it's supposed to be motivating. >> i would take it that way. >> that's the way i would take it. >> apparently just simply say he is always going to be the teacher's pet no sense in my trying. >> young girls are so impressionable i think they give up more. >> things that make you go hmm. of the month. this guy fell asleep on the job of a tech startup. it was his first day. the co-workers took this photo. he posted the picture on reddit. >> it does happen.
of our co-executive producer, tom mazzarelli in his office. >> that's great. >> he said please remind people i wake up at 2:30 in the morning. >> that is some of his best work. are you mispronouncing the names of some of your favorite brands. a lot of people were shocked to learn something about a store. some people say zara. actually it is pronounced what? it is a spanish company. how about this one? how do you say this?
>> we say a didas. >> and this is a good one. how do you say this store in. >> papyrus. >> some people think it is paper r us. >> that is good. now what bernie sanders is saying about larry david and the grandma who just went dancing in the dark. >> i know your parents told you not to talk politics during pop start. bernie sanders made a confession during a town hall. >> i understand larry david is hosting "snl."
imitation? >> i am larry david. >> we all knew. >> the real larry david "snl." an interview with vulture revealed someone suggested it at dinner and larry's agent called out of the blue saying larry wanted to play -- >> look at them. >> raise your hand if you think there is better than even chance that bernie sanders shows up on "snl"? >> absolutely. i do not know anything. >> don't they have a debate on saturday night? >> he can get in after it. next wrecking ball is joining us.
>> did you know this? >> i did. >> we have blake and miley tweeted a photoof herself licking the button. >> you know they push the button to turn the chair around. >> what did you just say? >> i have to tune in more often. >> i think the miley booking worked. we have one more viewer here. finally, bruce springsteen making one lucky woman's dream come true. you remember dancing in the dark. it happened tuesday performing in toronto.
an 89-year-old woman celebrating her birthday. the boss gave her a big hug and led her in a dance. nice moment. that is your pop start today. >> i do have something. thank you for that. i want to wish my wife a happy birthday. >> happy birthday. >> are you making dinner? >> absolutely. >> pizza sound good? i'll call, on me. >> happy birthday. all week long we have been getting you set for the big game on sunday with the super bowl commercial kickoff. this morning we have two more
>> my name is todd got to do my job bet you never thought a prius could feel so bad. it's mayhem on the road. so little gas. get on wheels. tech on wheels. >> toyota, let's go places. >> >>. >> we posted the full toyota commercial. it runs longer than that on today.com. you know how much it cost to buy a 30 second ad during the super bowl? >> $5 million. >> mr.
florida, i am amy sweezey. showers and storms on the way today and quite a bit of cloud cover. a little sun to the south. we will make it that's your latest weather. we are catching up with supermodels to find out where they are now. >> this morning we are talking to rachel hunter. >> i have a major girl crush. rachel hunter began modeling 30 years ago. it was a trip back home that inspired her to create a new show that has her seeing beauty in a whole new light.
and beachy hair landed rachel hunter on the cover of countless magazines for much of the '80s and '90s. >> you were the first class of true supermodels. when you hear the word supermodel -- >> like a halloween costume. i don't know what it was. i think it was like thismerging moment that happened with fashion where everybody was a superstar at that time. >> reporter: discovered at 16 years old hunter wasn't always so sure this career was for her. >> honestly never dawned on me the impact of what clearly this would end up being in my life. >> reporter: were you immediately happy with this career or were there times you were sort of disappointed by it? >> i was like i'm going to go in and make money and get out and
here we are 30 years later, clearly sucked me in. was i happy doing it? it was a job. i'm embarking on a journey around the world. >> reporter: the 46-year-old model is searching for a new definition of the word. she just may have found it while shooting her new show "rachel hunter's tour of beauty." >> as much as i thought i understood beauty i never fully understood it until after i went on this journey. >> possibilities are endless. why aren't we drinking this? >> reporter: how did this project change you? >> you fall in love with these people and you get to walk in their shoes for a moment and understand what their passion is in their life, why they think this is important. >> choosing to dress like this. we are proud of who we are and where we come from. >> the experience of giving
after traveling the world and learning about beauty and other cultures what did it teach you about america's fascination with plastic surgery? >> i went from wanting it to absolutely no longer wanting it and also understanding that is what you need then how can you judge somebody. >> reporter: one thing remained constant throughout is where hunter finds her hapness, here at home with son and daughter. young. got married really young and had children really young. when you think back to those you have? >> really bad hair. i look back and i was a kid. i lived with my heart and i lived very passionately. i would never change it. >> reporter: what do you think
>> what makes you happy. to actually live them is very hard. if i can be happy and excited and a full human being that's a good thing. >> so the main secret that rachel shared with me and i took these shots, she says it helps her have a healthy glow. i took two of these and woke up perfectly healthy. it is a little strong. >> like a vodka shot? >> i have a cold. i hope it works. >> sugar up in that. >> not the one she took. >> are you kidding me? >> the price of beauty. >> you think it is terrible. >> like licking a penny. >> how many times have you licked a penny?
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>> this is a wes two news update. jazmin: good morning everyone. brett: it is 8:26 and a marion county deputy is recovering after a shootout near a local gas station. a man with two guns fired at him. the suspect is in critical condition, the deputy has an injury to his leg. ted: we have a crash on i-4 westbound past 434. a chopper is blocking a bright light -- right lane. if you are going to drive west bind -- westbound, it is going to cost you 20 minutes. merritt avenue westbound blocked, use state road 520 as an alternate. >> we have a bit of sunshine and all our rain is off to the north
we are in the upper 60' s and lower 70' s and we will see that rain mainly north of the i-4 corridor through lunchtime. once we get to the afternoon, we will see more rain and a couple of embedded thunderstorms through the evening commute that will push off the east coast. still a few scattered showers until midnight and from there that drier air will finally come in behind that front and that
big chance for us to say hi. >> coming up, fun ways to keep you happy, healthy and informed from the four js. we have a new take on pizza, the quick and easy recipe for the ultimate super bowl snack. it's like a little blast from the past from a viewer right here. >> very nice. thank you. >> look at this. >> i don't know what i'm holding there, some kind of a juice. >> that's pretty good. let's get a check of the weather. >> just want to -- anniversary of the uso. how important is the uso? >> everywhere we go across the world the uso is there. we can't thank you enough to celebrate the 75th anniversary.
>> #usoconnects. >> thank you very much. certainly put that on. with jay leno and our good friend -- let's show you what is going on as far as your weather is concerned. for the weekend friday wet weather in the pacific northwest and saturday some sunshine dropping east half of the u.s. sunday wet weather on the southeastern atlantic coast. look for sunshine along pacific northwest coast. angel guardian school it is catholic schools week. thank you so much. th amy: good morning central florida, i am amy sweezey. showers and storms on the way today and quite a bit of cloud cover.
we will make it >> from north carolina -- >> thank you very much. get ready to read. a writer is soaring to the top with a series of books that a lot of people think could become the next 50 shades of grey. no one is more surprised than the author herself. >> reporter: she is the new darling of the publishing world. most nights you can still find her doing dishes.
selling lists with some are calling the next 50 shades of grey. >> i loved it. i absolutely loved it. and i thought this woman, a mother could leave the corporate world and write a story. >> she was your motivation? >> reporter: a california mom with two energetic little boys and full time fundraising job. she wrote after the kids were in bed and self published her steamy stories online. >> i didn't think that anybody would want to publish me. >> reporter: then came "calendar girl" a story about a high priced escort earning money to
some might call these books soft porn. >> i despise it. >> there is a lot of sex in it. >> anything that you are embarrassed about? >> i wouldn't say embarrassed. i have been raised in being open minded. my kid's teacher found out i write. she said i want to read your books. i said you like hot books. she goes absolutely i'll read that. calendar girl is being translated into 15 languages. exciting. >> but her husband just started the book certain he knows the origin of the gorgeous leading man. >> as the main man based largely on myself. >> did he just say that? >> despite her success audrey says little has changed in her life.
are writing these books? >> actually, no. >> reporter: her friends do. doing what she loves writing full time, her dream turned reality. >> the most important thing i want to tell anybody else who wants to write or do anything is go after it, make it happen. go for it. do whatever you want because you can. >> for today janet shamlian, nbc news. >> coming up next, get off the couch great ideas but first this is "today" on nbc. february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each. the media is going a little crazy. "sub-mageddon" with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems... enjoy all our classic footlongs
joining forces with our start today four js help get your year off to a productive start and now getting your kids in on the action. let's talk about money. we have a question from our parenting team. rachel e. says how do i teach my child the value of money? how do i explain that we are very fortunate but we can't always have what we want? >> that is the key money question. money is always a lended resource. you want to teach your kids that you have to make choices from the time they are little until adults and have to live with them. the great way is board games. >> you have to be age appropriate. you love using monopoly. >> so much more than just being the banker. monopoly teaches you all about diversification. you don't want to put all of your eggs on park place and broadway. you want to spread them out. >> i used to love sorry as a kid.
walked away because you were so frustrated. it teaches you to stick with it, persevere, really important in the markets. >> katan. >> a newer game. teens love it. college students love it. it teaches you how to leverage resources. it is about building cities in catan. it is a fantastic game. >> dealing with finances not a game but games can help kids get better with it. >> thank you very much. now let's move to kids and cleaning up. jill martin is here to tell us how to do that. we have a question from a member of our parenting team. how do i teach my daughter to clean up her toys without making it feel like punishment. >> we were allowed to make as much of a mess as possible. at the end of the day we had to put the toys in a basket. 30 seconds and then we would get a gold star.
had the most stars got a prize, something they asked for $5 or $10. you both want this jewelry kit. the winner will get that. we are going to put 30 seconds on the clock. whom ever gets the most toys in the bin wins. >> start the clock. >> one, two, three four. >> five six. >> seven. nine. >> 11, 12. >> mr. potato head. >> double hands. >> 20 over here.
>> so she'll get the star. grace gets the star. so it is 3-2. we have two more days and you said you would share the prize at the end of the week, right? it works. matt, let's go to you. hard to get your kids to eat right? joy can help with that. let me read you a question from amanda. amanda says how do you help kids start making healthy food choices on their own and get them to try new things? >> first and foremost as a parent you want to be a healthy role model. it seems so obvious but it is powerful. educate your kids. in other words, when you are serving healthy foods make a connection between that healthy item and some sort of health payback. they don't care about cholesterol and blood pressure but do care about being smarter and stronger and faster. >> instead of putting something in front of them and saying this is what you are eating today get
>> definitely. the more involved they are. i want to focus on breakfast. breakfast tends be a meal we have a lot of control over. you want a cool spin on something healthy. this is my happy toast. you start with whole grain bread and then put toppings on top. this is breakfast pizza. kids love pizza. you do it with a tortilla. you make the tortilla. you build it like a regular pizza. this is a morning milk shake. who doesn't want a milk shake in the morning. we know this is basically a fruit smoothie with a stunky store -- funky straw. >> or a store. we have tips on getting them to work. >> my son hates all the sports and exercise he has tried.
find some exercise he actually enjoys. >> i wasn't a natural gifted athlete. >> nor was i. i am not the pro. with i was little i would go for bike rides with my dad, night walks. we would put on lights. one minute. and we put on head lamps. as parents you are the first example. mommy is doing exercises. she sees me moving so she will. come to free classes. have them try karate and tennis. maybe not push. let them find their own passion. the other thing that is really fun and i did this as a teacher is yoga. we have billy, blake and -- chloe. you are louder than that. let's do the tree pose. there we go.
tree pose -- yoga brings good energy, concentration and teaches them how to calm themselves. >> downward dog. what do we do when we do downward dog? wrangler sees it. my personal favorite -- you can go into cobra. chloe -- my favorite is dance party. let's do it. dance party. by the way, if you want to hear more go to today.com/parentingteam. dance party is on.
for more than 20 years our friends have helped 25 million couples plan their weddings. a friend here, hoda. >> good morning. we are going to have great advice for couples of all kinds coming up. >> we have teamed up with "the knot" and made this music video called "little romance" we had coupled married 50 plus years. music video. it will be next week. it is so much fun. >> what do you do? are you the director? >> i am moral support. you are going to love it. >> let's talk about how to keep your relationship successful. with three different kinds of couples to talk about. couples with no kids. your first tip has to do with --
best medicine. that goes for relationships, as well. start early. life. >> that ends up working a lot. reaffirming love. >> absolutely. this can be as simple as just saying i love you. powerful. >> show a united front. you're a team. when you get married never put yourself down and always be respectful. >> certain things happen when you have children. >> your first tip is break the routine. that is a good one. >> relationships do not need routine. for date night switch it up. take over the plans, keep them a secret and it will add a bit of excitement. >> dress up. >> get out of the sweat pants. >> make an effort. put on the outfit you know they love.
and more reason to look our best. >> do you think they care? >> i think we should care. makes us feel good. >> what about unexpected gestures? >> and they can be completely free. >> get up ten minutes early and surprise your spouse. send him a text message. >> you have other ideas? >> send i love you text message throughout the day. >> let's move to our empty nesters. when kids are gone you wonder if you have things in common. >> absolutely. this is take on something new. take golf lessons together. it can be very simple. >> so affection daily. >> a little something. just a small kiss or a couple
day when they come home. >> and be supportive. it's all dancing. we have everybody in long ball gowns and it is like their own lovely dance party. i'm so excited about this. next week? >> we will do behind the scenes and have some fun. >> thank you so much. coming up next, you will want to stick around for this, super bowl snacks with a french twist.
instead of picking up a phone and ordering pizza make your own with a french twist. lifestyle expert is the author of "the free range cook" hosts a show by the same name. we are making pizza. this is not your typical pizza. what do you call this? it is a french pizza. let's start with the dough. look at the ingredients, nothing out of the ordinary. >> really simple with flour, baking powder. we pop this in here. salt and baking powder. just make a little hole in the
two parts flour to one part liquid. i have a third of a cup of oil and two thirds of a cup of water. >> is that warm water? >> lightly warm, not hot, hot. it comes together. won't believe how easy it is. >> how long should it take that to get to the consistency you are looking for? and then you can pick it up and it is nice. >> here is one that has been sitting for a little bit. >> you can feel how supple it is. these days everybody in your family is going to eat differently. >> now we have some nice olive oil. drizzle that in the pan. everything goes on there. >> i will help you. >> red onions. cook them nice and slow. i can cook the garlic in.
>> you have your dough. you are going to roll that out. >> i'm going to give you a job. you are going to make the other one. >> while you are showing people how easy it is i will start to build the pizza on the dough that has been prepared here. >> see the onions they are going to keep in the fridge for at least a week. so it makes it so simple that you can have it prepared ahead of time. >> we have our team of tasters down stairs digging into your pizza. how is it? >> very good. >> very gourmet. >> i think everybody wants to be out having fun. you don't want to feel that you are stuck in the kitchen while everyone else is having fun. >> if they are wondering what you know about a big game like the super bowl, the rugby world cup last year. >> new zeland.
>> i am going to make this the same. i think one of the big things about cooking is it brings everyone together. you get this chance that we can hang out and it isn't rocket science. >> let's come over here to what we would have put in the oven. this is beautiful. the colors, even. >> it makes it really light and means you can eat it at room temperature. sometimes when you cook cheese and eat it cold -- >> this is a vegetarian version made with zuchinni. zu >> local, live, latebreaking. this is a wesh 2 news update. jazmin:
brevard county deputies are trying to figure out what led to people. in cocoa yesterday. a third person was injured when a bullet for three nearby business. debbie' s are not looking for any suspects. here is ted. ted: we of a crash on the 417 northbound past curry ford road. goldenrod road just before the 408 on the southbound side, a lane is blocked. use semoran boulevard. it will be slow. i-4 eastbound still hitting the brakes and spots from kaylee until colonial drive. about 15 minutes. amy: we have a cold front on the way to central florida. it is still north of us, there is a bunch of rain in north florida and all the way up the east coast. the north and east. as this front continues to push going to start filtering in here.
any rain we get this morning before lunchtime will all stay north and west of the i-4 corridor. that means our temperatures will still be able to climb. sunshine. clouds will fill in and the rain will develop, especially this afternoon. a few thunderstorms as well that will push over toward the coast through the evening commute. into the late-night, still at least a little bit of rain until about midnight tonight. cooler skincare now becomes skinactive. new garnier skinactive introducing clearly brighter. a new active daily moisturizer