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good morning. the government versus the tech giant. apple's ceo vows to fight a judge's order forcing it to hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. is the company taking a stand for its customers or making it harder for law enforcement to keep us safe? southern discomfort. the republican presidential candidates brawl in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. even the president gets in on the action. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. >> donald trump, quick to respond.
last time when romney ran, because you would have been a one-term president. >> fresh polls from south carolina and nevada with the voting three days away. we'll hear from mr. trump when he joins us live. no mas! in a rare expression of anger, pope francis vividly frustrated, scolding on eager to followers tugging on his arm, causing him to topple over a man in a wheelchair. it's a dog beat dog world tonight. german shorthead is the best in show at the westminster dog show, beating out 2 rksz ,700 other dogs, to have his day today, wednesday, february 17th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah and we have willie in for matt this morning. >> we'll talk to donald trump in a couple minutes. he's taking fire from a sitting president and two former presidents in this campaign. >> not to mention all his rivals. a lot to talk about in politics, fresh polls, as well. our top story, the major showdown between the federal government and apple. this after apple declined to give access to encrypted content on san bernardino shooter's syed farook's iphone. apple is asked to help the fbi get the data. steve patterson has more. >> officials say this may be the key as to who suspects were doing at the time of the shooting. they say they need the key to the phone in order to make progress. >> reporter: a federal judge
to help the fbi unlock the iphone of san bernardino mass shooter syed farook. apple said they needed reasonable technical assistance. authorities are trying to fill in the 18 missing minutes of the killers' actions after the shooting. >> the 18 minutes is critical. >> reporter: the fbi wants to know if anything on the phone can fill in the gap and if there are any other clues to the plot wounded. just last week, fbi director james comey told the senate phone is key. >> we have one of the killer's phones that we haven't been able to open. it's been over two months and we're working on it. >> reporter: overnight, tim cook released a statement saying its cooperated with the fbi on the case but will fight the order. saying that the united states government demanded apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our
it's far beyond the legal case at hand. cook has been an opponent of opening phones to the government. telling "60 minutes," it would make us all vulnerable. >> on your smartphone today, your iphone, there's likely health information, there's financial information, and you should have the ability to protect it. and the only way we know how to do that is to encrypt it. why is that? because if there is a way to get in, then somebody will find a way in. >> i want to be clear. what the government is actually worried about is this built-in security software that could auto delete all the data on the phone when they try to crack it. like when you get locked out and put in the incorrect password in too many times. if you compare your iphone to the house, the feds aren't asking apple to open the door, just turn off the security alarm. >> a lot of complicated
let's turn to msnbc's chief legal correspondent. good morning. questions. this isn't the typical case where the federal government gets a warrant and says, turn over this data or this phone. the judge is basically telling apple, come up with a way to unlock this information. to get this data. >> this is a huge story this morning. as you say, what the judge is asking for is not only to get the material, which apple says it doesn't have because it's well encrypted, but rather to help the feds get in and decrypt or de-password the whole thing so they can get it. >> the expertise. >> they're school for help asking for help, not just content. >> tim cook says if we do it once, we put at risk all our customers. is that true? >> to the extent that this becomes the method. this becomes the so-called backdoor. what apple always said is, look,
we have. we built really good security products, which people love for a wide variety of reasons. one of them is they know their stuff is safe and secure and private. we don't want to get in the business of creating a key that anyone can use. a hacker, a criminal or a terrorist. i talked to law enforcement sources about this. for years, it's been a priority, to the top of the fbi. this morning, we're seeing the highest escalation of it. you have a court order in the important. apple is saying, even in this case, they're not backing down. >> it'll be interesting to see where they go from here. >> apple is going to fight it all the way. this could go to the high court. >> ari, thank you. now to the race for the white house. as the republican presidential candidates fight for votes in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary, we'll hear from the front runner donald trump in a moment. we begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning.
donald trump has proven himself largely immune to attacks. but the latest criticism comes from president obama. president obama singling out the party front runner. saying the american people are sensible, and saying that he's confident that being president is a serious job. >> he has done such a lousy job as president. >> reporter: donald trump pouncing on president obama in the front runner's now famous fashion. >> you're lucky i didn't run last time when romney ran because you would have been a one-term president. >> reporter: defending himself after the president waded into the republican race, dismissing the former "apprentice" host's chances. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. it's not promotion. it's not marketing. it's hard. >> reporter: here in south carolina, the campaigns addy s
into a bible belt brawl. >> ted holds up the bible and lies about so many things. >> reporter: trump fighting back after ted cruz released a video, warning voters that trump is playing games with the issue of abortion. >> a candidate that can't protect the right to life. can't be trusted to protect any of our other god-given rights either. >> reporter: jeb bush is relying on a third-place finish to propel him forward. >> is south carolina the last stand for jeb bush? >> no, it's not. we're in it for the long haul. >> reporter: bush, who just replaced his glasses with contacts for the first time, believes americans need to take a closer look at trump's record. >> he's got a failed business record. more bankruptcies. he talks about how great he is in business when, in fact, he ripped off shareholders. >> reporter: later, comparing trump to a parking ingbarking dog. >> he says it louder and louder.
it's not a skill set i ever envisioned being necessary to aspire to the presidency of the united states. but i've gotten better at it. rah rah, rah. >> reporter: adding new ammunition to the trail. a handgun captioned, america. it spun around parodies online. >> in south carolina, there's a right. correctly picking the future republican nomine, all by once since 1980. this morning, donald trump in the latest poll, up 38 points. trailing behind him, ted cruz with 22. marco rubio in third. trump lost almost ten points of support from before last weekend's debate to after it. savannah? >> peter alexander, thank you. let's turn to donald trump now, who is on the phone. good morning. good to talk to you. >> good morning. >> i don't know if it's a distinction, but you have the
and the former president, republican, republican bush, both kind of going after you this week. let me reiterate what president obama said. he said, it's not a talk show or reality, it's not promotion, marketing, not a matter of pandering and getting yourself on the news, it's serious. do you think this is a hurdle for you, a liability? the fact you were a reality show host, do you think you're having to prove you truly are serious? >> unlike jeb bush, who is really -- you look at what this guy -- it's a sad thing, how he's done. unlike what he said, i built an incredible business worth billions of dollars. i've won virtually every battle i've ever been in in business. it's what people want. they see it. the reality show, that was one thing i did, which became one of the -- as you know because it was on nbc -- became one of the most successful shows on television. >> does it cut your credibility?
brks nbc was begging me to continue to do it. frankly, my record in business has been phenomenal. i've built a great company and had tremendous success in what i'm doing now. we have bigger crowds than bernie sanders, by the way. he has second. we have a message. the message is basically that we have the worst president in the history of the united states, and he's done a terrible job. we have a mess in our country, between $19 trillion in debt and all of the other problems. we can't beat isis. we have a border that's like swiss cheese, as i said before. you know, we're a terribly run country, and we have a president that doesn't know what he's doing. he can make the statement and, of course, i'm obviously his worst night pair if mare if i go in, but people are tired, angry and fed up. >> it's willie, good morning. >> morning.
democratic debate because of the positions you took criticizing george w. bush on the iraq war and 9/11, even planned parenthood. there are conservatives who are suspicious that you're a progressive in ways, having held those positions in the past. did you give them more reason to be suspicious with what you said on saturday? debate. if you look at "time" magazine, debate. i'm pro-life. conservative. i'm also a common sense conservative, willie, as we discussed before. we have to do things with common sense. certainly, i'm the most conservative person there is on the border and on security, on the military, on taking care of our vets who are being taken care of horribly. i'm the most conservative person there is. we're going to end obamacare, which is a total and complete disease. disaster. we'll replace it with something
common core is an example. we're going to go to local education. i think i said most of these things. frankly, most people said i won the debate. >> donald, fair enough. your positions on george w. bush, you would agree, are minority positions inside the republican party? >> well, look, we should not have gone into iraq. he was the president. he took us into iraq. when you look at the migration, look at all of the problems in the middle east, it all started by going into iraq. i'm honest, whether it's republican or not republican, i say common sense, but i'm honest. he made a horrible decision when we went into iraq. >> can i ask you one question about ted cruz? you've been saying for a while now that you have a question as to whether he's eligible under the constitution to run for president because of his birth in canada. you talk about a lawsuit. i guess my question to you is an old expression, why not put your money where your mouth is? if you think there is an issue there, why not go ahead and sue
clarified? he was born in canada. years. he was there for a long time. until 15 months ago, he was a citizen of canada, joint with us. >> you're saying you won't sue if he apologizes for the attack ads. >> no, i say i may do it. i may be doing him a favor. the democrats are going to sue him on that issue. many lay wyers say you have to be born on the soil. >> have you had your lawyers draw up the paperwork? >> we'll look at it. ted cruz holds up the bible and then he lies. he's lied about me having to do with the second amendment. i'm the strongest person on the stage on the second amendment. he said, donald trump doesn't like the second amendment. i'm the strongest person on the stage on many things. he says, donald trump isn't pro life. he did the same with ben carson.
the race in iowa. he said, ben carson has left the race. had he not done that, i probably would have won, number one, but more importantly, ben carson was treated horribly by what this guy did. after the election ended, he called up ben carson to apologize. what good does that do? i don't think ben carson accepted the apology, and he shouldn't. fed ted cruz is a dishonest guy. a highly respected man said ted cruz is one of the most dishonest men he's ever seen or dealt with. yet, he talks about evangelical. that's why i'm leading in the evangelical vote. they see he is a dishonest person. >> you have a lot to say and we appreciate your time. unfortunately, we're out of time, but thank you for being here. >> thank you very much. >> by the way, mr. trump has a town hall tonight in charleston. starts at 8:00 eastern. democratic side, hillary
targeting minority voters who will be critical in nevada and south carolina. nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker is in chicago for us. >> secretary clinton will hold a get out the vote rally later today. she and senator sanders are locked in a fierce fight for african-american support. >> reporter: with an eye on south carolina, secretary clinton went to harlem tuesday, making her strongest pitch yet to african-american voters. >> these are not only problems of economic inequality. these are problems of racial inequality. >> reporter: despite a nagging cough. >> too much to say. >> reporter: clinton energized the crowd, talking about education and taking a swipe at sanders, suggesting he's late to the conversation.
time and say the right thing and think that's enough. >> reporter: again, casting him as a single issue candidate. >> we aren't a single issue country. we face a complex set of economic, social and political challenges. >> reporter: at a rally in atlanta, close to 5,000, sanders didn't engage clinton. instead, sticking to his script, proposing changes to the criminal justice system, speaking out about the death of unarmed black men. >> we are going to end the horrors that we have seen of unarmed african-americans being shot and killed by police officers. >> reporter: a new poll shows clinton with a convincing lead in south carolina. 56% to 38%, fuelled in large part by minority support. sanders is working to broaden his appeal. earlier tuesday, campaigned with erica garner, whose father died
officer put him in a chokehold. sanders brush aside bill clinton's comments, saying his partiers. >> i think some of the things president clinton has been saying are unfortunate. we shouldn't be making silly remarks. >> now, a new poll just out this morning shows there is a virtual dead heat in nevada. secretary clinton gets 48%. senator sanders gets 47%. it's difficult to get accurate polling in nevada, but political analysts are in broad agreement, it is a close race there with caucuses. willie and savannah? >> tightening up. thanks so much. now to the debate over replacing justice antonin scalia. president obama waging into the republican opposition against him, naming scalia's successor. on that. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. president obama is forcefully rejecting republican calls to
justice scalia's replacement. even as a handful of republican senators are breaking with their leaders and saying the obama nominee should at least get a fair hearing. >> the constitution is pretty clear about what is supposed to happen now. >> reporter: in california tuesday, president obama arguing he will nominate someone for the high court. despite calls by republican leaders that the pick be left to his suck cess successor. >> historically, this has not been viewed as a question. there's no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years. that's not in the constitutional text. >> reporter: even some republicans criticize what appeared to be a rush to the political barricade so soon after justice scalia's death. >> this was a misstep. first off, that is not the first thing you say within hours of the passing of someone like justice scalia.
to pick someone indisputably qualified. but with battle lines drawn, will the nominee even get a hearing? the republican senator in charge of any confirmation hearing, chuck grassley told iowa radio -- >> i would wait until the nominee is made before i would make any decisions. >> reporter: later, senator grassley seemed to backtrack, telling nbc news he's not open to a confirmation. remembrances for justice scalia this week. a cloth draped in his honor. he'll return one last time, lying in repose at the court's great hall, with a service set at the basilica at the national shrine in washington. law enforcement officials and the owner of the texas ranch where he died are completely ruling out foul play. saying a pillow found in his bed was above his head, not over his
>> the scalia vacancy is already candidates. opportunity to determine the outcome of major issues like abortion and immigration, depending on who gains the majority in the close 5-4 decisions. >> thank you so much. a rare moment for pope francis on tuesday during his five-day trip to mexico. the pope became visibly irritated when overly eager people tugged on his sleeve from behind a barrier, causing him to fall into a man in a wheelchair. pope francis said in spanish, don't be selfish. the pontiff stepped back and waved to people a few more minutes before leaving. today, he'll hold a large outdoor mass. he also plans to speak to inmates at a prison and visit the u.s./mexico border. last night was the kennel club dog show.
but we have our winner. >> c.j.! >> that's right. a german short haired pointer from california was best in show. the 3-year-old beat out more than 2,700 other dogs to win the nation's most prestigious dog competition. lucy finished second. congratulations to c.j. >> the "new york times" said the tension was thick in the air, and so was the smell of wet dog. it was a rainy day. >> enjoy your cheerios. >> what's going on, al? look what happened in florida. tornadoes touching down. could have been an f-3 tornado there. then you go to the north. rochester, new york, a massive snowstorm bringing really all kinds of traffic to a standstill. a real mess there. in the next half hour, we're going to talk about a big change in our temperatures for a big portion of the country.
sfx: cell phone vibrates. yeah? (sigh) you're okay... he's okay, he made it! jason.. what do you mean? we were very bad boys. alexa what's in the news? alexa: here's the news, "alec baldwin and jason schwartzman were seen mooning paparazzi. baldwin threw his shoe at photographers before making a run for it". my poor cashmere socks... alexa, will you order another pair of brescianis. reordering bresciani socks. okay listen... can you send some lawyers or something? (moaning) ...alec? >> chris: good morning on this wednesday morning, quiet times, mostly cloudy skies to partly sunny skies. it looks like the black ice we have outside this morning will melt away as temperatures rebound into the upper 30s in the worcester hills, lower to middle 30s in the city of boston. mostly sunny tomorrow. seasonably cold. a few more clouds along the coastline, maybe even a cape cod snow shower. temperatures on the colder side with temps running into the lower to middle 30s. 30s on friday.
7:26 on this wednesday morning as we take a live look outside. gray start to the day, but chris, calmer than yesterday. >> chris: it is. no big winds, no big rains outside this morning. patchy black ice, though. dealing with that in the suburbs with temperatures close to freezing. 35 in the city of boston. the winds a lot lighter, only about 5 to 10mph. and we'll continue about 10mph throughout the day. a little more sunshine back in here this afternoon with temperatures bouncing back in the upper 30s in the worcester hills, low to mid-40s in the city of boston. >> nancy: chris, thank you. man is dead after he stepped outside the city limits saloon on north main street just after 1:00 a.m. police took man into custody shortly after that. man is due in court later on today. also the mbta is inspecting orange line trains after smoke started filling the tunnel at state street station. officials say a 12-foot-long panel fell from a train and landed on the electrified third rail tuesday night. two trains then ran over that panel leading to the smoke. i'm nancy chen.
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7:30 now. it's wednesday morning, 17th of february, 2016. hello, crowd. everybody out there bundled up, looking happy. we'll step outside to say hello in a couple minutes. back inside stud owe studio 1a. unprecedented customers. ahead of saturday's primary, the republican candidates court voters in south carolina where donald trump is maintaining a solid lead in the newest polls.
prompted president obama to weigh in, saying he thinking trump will never become president. eagles of death metal made an emotional return to the stage in paris, who were playing at the bataclan theater during the terrorist attacks. there was heavy security before people entered last night. the government's allegedly of employment. one borrower had to learn the hard way when his old $1500 student loan turned into time >> reporter: the federal government isn't kidding around. they want you to pay back your student loans. >> they will shrink themselves down to 2 inches high and hide in your pocket and take the money back, one dime at a time. >> reporter: worse, as one borrower tells it. >> skak
waist, and placed in a cell. >> reporter: like many americans, paul owes from 29 years ago, when ronald reagan was president. he didn't expect u.s. marshals to come to his home in houston with an arrest warrant. >> with the interest on the $1500, it's now $5700. >> reporter: he thinks this could have been handled better. >> send a summons, a certified letter. not the marshals. >> reporter: the marshals say they tried that for three years, including notices taped to his door. he said he received one postcard which he thought was bogus and didn't respond. >> we spoke to him on the phone in 2013 at which time he said he wouldn't appear in court and they'd have to get him. >> reporter: when they went to his home last week with the warrant -- >> he yelled from inside, i have a gun. >> reporter: that's when they retreated, called for backup and returned with their gear.
he seems to have forgotten a bit. >> reporter: after a brief time in custody, he was booked for disobeying a court order and released. >> were you afraid? >> totally. i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the court ordered him to pay the $5700 he owes uncle sam. >> i need to pay that on increments starting in april. >> you can do that? >> not really, but not to go to jail -- >> reporter: he'll also have to pay nearly $1300 to the u.s. marshall service, the bill to do their job. >> people shouldn't be afraid the u.s. marshals are going to kick the door down. this was an extreme case. >> reporter: and a tough lesson. >> authorities saying they aren't making a practice of this. it was an extreme case. he didn't answer the summons. >> i just made a payment on my student loans, just to be safe. let's get a check of the weather, al. >> ready for the warm weather? >> yeah!
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this morning on rossen reports, more of our series, step in or step off. how would you react if a woman asked you to help her cheat on her diet? would you coach her to stay strong or help her indulge? >> jeff rossen has a fun ending to his week of hidden camera project. >> this affects a lot of us. it is mid-february now, seven weeks spot new year's resolutions. remember when you were going to lose 15 pounds? this is when we crack, grab the doughnut or slice of cake. what if a woman, a stranger, walked up and asked you to help her cheat on her diet and lie for her? would you do it? our hidden cameras are rolling and these reactions are priceless. >> so good. >> reporter: who doesn't love a free sample? >> i want this cake so bad. >> reporter: but this woman is on a diet.
he can't know i'm eating this cake. >> reporter: will the shoppers keep her secret? >> baby, what are you doing? . >> reporter: when even she is busted by her judgey boyfriend. our hidden cameras are in place at grassroots natural market in morristown, new jersey. >> zoom in on that woman there. >> reporter: we're watching every bite. >> i'm on a diet. keep a lookout for my boyfriend. >> okay. >> reporter: the woman stands guard. >> oh, my. we're on a diet together. he'd kill me. >> throw away the rest of it. >> >> the woman is left with a cake. she's making a beeline for the garbage, to throw away the evidence. >> did she have a bite? >> i didn't see anything.
>> i think it's makeup. >> hi. jeff rossen from nbc news. how are you? >> good. how are you? >> this is a social experiment. >> sometimes, you have to have a little bit of a cheat so you can stay on a long-term plan. >> you helped her cheat? >> i did. >> girl power. >> girl power. go, yeah. >> reporter: turns out, that girl power is strong. this next woman also watches her eat the cake and lies to protect her. >> is she eating cake? >> no. >> reporter: she's about to go further. >> we're good friends from way back. >> play that again. >> we're good friends from way back. >> reporter: they're complete strangers. >> yeah. look at me, i eat a lot of cake. >> seriously? >> yeah. sticking together. how will the men react? >> my boyfriend is coming, take it! >> reporter: she stuck him with the cake. what will he do when the boyfriend confronts him. cake? you can tell me. yes, she was?
>> reporter: the nod confirms everything. the next man tells on her, too. >> that's a yes? >> reporter: when we think all the men are tattlers and the women her protecters, along comes this guy. about to give us the biggest surprise of the day. >> i'm breaking my diet. i'm not supposed to. >> reporter: he's enjoying his free sample and doesn't mind sharing. >> you're going to feed me? >> don't tell anyone. >> i won't. >> my boyfriend is in the back. he's going to freak. >> he ain't gonna know nothing. >> you won't say anything? >> i wear to god. >> reporter: he feeds her more. >> down that quick. >> once i start, i can't stop. >> reporter: he's laughing now, but not for long. >> they got the beets you like. >> oh! >> what is going on? this is his. >> reporter: she's pointing the finger at him. will he keep her secret. >> it's mine. >> it's yours? >> yeah. >> why is she holding your --
>> sir, did i have anything? >> no. >> reporter: he won't budge. >> i saw her -- >> i swear to god. she was just holding it. i'm a gluten. i'm greedy. >> i have to meet this guy. >> you were nice to her. >> i was. >> you took the blame, two pieces of cake. >> i had to help a damsel in distress. >> we're all in this together. >> we are. >> love that guy. oh! we wonder how you'd react. we've been doing these facebook chats all week. i'm doing another one when i walk off the set here. i can answer your comments and questions live. go to facebook.com/rossen reports. what do you think? >> that guy, i like that guy. >> i think he was also hitting on her. >> when they feed each other. >> when he starts feeding her. >> when i saw it, i was like, right. >> we don't like judgey boyfriends, is the verdict.
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making headlines this morning. >> the duchess of cambridge turning kensington palace into her home office for a cause near and dear to her heart. kelly cobiella is there. >> good morning. we all know how private prince william and the duchess of cambridge kate are. today, they've thrown open the doors to their palace. there is a newsroom in there behind me. they've invited in a team from the huffington post. they're talking about child's mental health issues. anxiety, depression, bullying and the importance of early prevention. kate has put on her journalist cap, writing and acting as an editor. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge turned guest editor, running the huffington post's uk for the day. with reporters and bloggers in her kensington palace home, to highlight a cause close to her heart. >> how long does it take to change and update?
kate gets personal, writing that she and prince william hope to encourage george and charlotte to speak about their feelings and to give them the tools and sensitivity to be supportive peers to their friends as they get older. sharing your feelings is not necessarily a royal tradition. it began to change with princess diana. now, another bold step from kate. >> she is a person who is known globally, and we're a firm known globally. when the two come together, it can be very powerful. >> reporter: the duchess says the mental health of our children should be just as important as their physical health. >> i knew that i was lucky. my parents and teachers provided me with a wonderful and secure childhood. i always knew i was loved, valued and listened to. but, of course, many children aren't so lucky. >> reporter: even kids younger than 5 could be suffering in silence, she says. >> imagine if everyone was able
to be listened to, needs to be respected and needs to be loved. we could make such a huge difference for an entire generation. >> reporter: huffington post research shows 1/3 of parents worry they'll look like bad mothers and fathers if their child has a mental health problem. by writing and talking about it, the duchess is hoping to change that. >> and another big name involved in the campaign today. first lady michelle obama, who has written a blog about mental health issues, and veterans. the idea is to go global with this. already, the #young minds matter is trending in the uk and in the u.s. this morning. guys, the work in this very fancy newsroom will continue throughout the afternoon. >> kelly cobiella, thanks so much. coming up in trending, a man loses his wallet, gets it back, but with a message from one
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you call dibs on a name and none of your friends or family can use the name. >> oh, yeah. >> you agree, like you say -- let's say you don't have kids but say, i like the name, kim, and your cousin can't name their kids that? >> definitely. >> you're on the record. >> you have to claim your turf. >> interesting. >> we wanted to name nick benjamin after her dad, but her sister had claimed benjamin. >> i think families claim it. i know friends who live in different parts of the country who are upset that their friend across the country named their kid the same thing. >> if you're across the country, it's fine. >> there's a 200 mile limit. >> is that what it is? >> i had violet and then jennifer garner and ben affleck stole it. >> 57% say it's not cool if you
43% name stealing isn't a thing. >> it's not. >> by the way, most people say they like traditional names over trendy ones. >> we love the name -- i always loved madison. siri went to college with madison and said, oh, no. marley, and i was like, bob marley. >> knocking off names left and right. >> we like strong names. >> it was a challenge. >> strike. >> i got a great new york story for you guys. meet riley. he lost his wallet early at a concert and it contained $100 in cash, credit cards and his driver's license. the story has a happy ending, sort of. his wallet arrived in the mail. here came the letter along with it from the man who found it. quote, i found your wallet and driver's license and address. here's your credit cards and other important stuff. but, the man adds this, i kept
the metro card for the subway because, well, the fare is $2.75 now. and the wallet, because it's cool. enjoy the rest of your day. anonymous. >> oh, my gosh. >> this is a new york story. only in new york. >> he returned -- >> i appreciate the honesty. he was honest about why he was using the money. >> the driver's license is the hardest thing to replace. >> i know. >> i love how he signed it, t to . >> was a grammy legend turned away from an afterparty? one of the most iconic musicians of all time, winner of grammy awards, but it's not enough to get sir paul mccartney into a grammys afterparty. he was reportedly turned away from a hollywood nightclub not once but twice.
vip do we got to get? he was telling ing ing the musician, beck, who he was with, we need another hit. here's the catch, that party, hosted by rapper tyga. on twitter, tyga denied he was behind the snub. he said he didn't know mccartney was out there and the nightclub is saying paul mccartney was in party. >> who cares, it's paul mccartney! >> any party. >> oh, sir tyga. next to ryan reynolds and entertainment reporter. he interviews hugh jackman about "eddie the eagle." >> do you do all your own acting? >> the sex scenes, i do them. >> that's where the craft is. my next question is from a blake lively from new york city, new york. he writes, hugh, i tried calling you on the phone and you didn't answer.
hotel this afternoon. i don't have much time because ryan is having a mani/pedi from 3:to 3:00 to 4:00. i'm getting a mani/pedi. that's weird. >> ryan's wife is blake lively. not a he but a she. funny. next, jimmy fallen's on fallon's take on "fuller house." he had something to fill the role of michelle tanner, donald trump. >> i had to stay in the race. otherwise, the clinton would be in the white house again. i mean, who wants to see something from the '90s come back in 2016? >> in the end, the whole family came together to sing the show's theme song. that's your pop start for today, guys. >> thank you, sir. now let's get a check of the weather from mr. roker. >> let's show you what we have going on. we've got a big system making its way into the pacific
showers, stretching from seattle all the way to los angeles. they need the rain, so it's good news. the front has moved off the eastern seaboard so things have calmed down. chilly around the upper great lakes but look how hot. 90s into southern california and southwestern arizona. 80s through texas. we will have a little bit of a clipper across, bringing snow to the great lakes and parts of northern ohio. beautiful weather through the gulf coast. even down into florida. temperatures a little cooler than usual. windy weather in southern california. the heat builds in the southwest on into texas. that's what's going on around >> chris: good morning on this wednesday morning, quiet times, mostly cloudy skies to partly sunny skies. it looks like the black ice we have outside this morning will melt away as temperatures rebound into the upper 30s in the worcester hills, lower to middle 30s in the city of boston. mostly sunny tomorrow. seasonably cold. a few more clouds along the coastline, maybe even a cape cod snow shower. temperatures on the colder side with temps running into the
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anything but game over when it comes to an aging mind. good morning. >> could be good news. this week, we've taken you to ecuador and iceland in our search for the secrets of living longer and living more healthy lives. today, our journey takes us to an imaginary world that may help our aging brains act young again. >> where are we? >> this is in another world. >> here are your targets. >> i have to respond to the red creatures, to catch them. >> reporter: it may look and sound like something we nag our kids to stop playing. >> keep it up. >> reporter: but a top neuro neuroscientist says this is not just a game. he believes one day, it could be more powerful than any drug in helping aging brains act young again. >> what an idea, that your doctor might write you out a prescription to play a video game. >> i think we'll see it in the next couple years. >> the next couple years? >> i do.
games are already a big industry. last month, lumosity paid a $2 million settlement to the federal trade commission for suggesting their games could stave off memory loss, dementia and alzheimer's. could not back up with science. but the company says itthe rigger of their research, though they've discontinued that marketing language. at the university of california san francisco, this doctor says he wants to leave no doubt that his games really work. he took five years to develop one game called neuro racer. he and his team tested it on dozens of people between 60 and 85 years old. >> looking for your ability to resist distractions. >> reporter: like this 67-year-old, ann stewart. >> forgetting things or leaving them behind, come back in the house three times for the same thing. it's not a good sign of aging well. >> reporter: after they played
for a month, the doctor saw something incredible. >> we found that they improved their ability to multi-task beyond the level of even 20-year-olds who played it a single visit. >> i don't sit around worrying about losing my mind. >> reporter: the scientific community heralded the work as a game changer. >> it's not snake oil. >> reporter: in his book "smarter," dan investigated the science of building brainpower. >> not junk science. there's serious work going on. it finds that doing these kinds of brain games can sometimes, in some people, be really helpful. brain? >> definitely hope. >> reporter: don't rush to the rs not is not on the market. tests. >> we want to do the research to really bring confidence, to members of the field and the public, that when it arrives in their hands, they know it's going to do what we say it's going to do.
games, including one called body brain trainer. mixing brain training with a gym workout. he says after three months, tests showed his 47-year-old brain performed more like a 20-year-old. >> medicine has worked so hard and has done a great job at making us live longer, but living longer without living better is just missing the main >> what do we do? >> reporter: as for my aging brain -- >> you're doing well. i don't know if you play a lot of games. >> i've never played a game before. i'm a natural. >> reporter: someday, it may be what the doctor ordered. >> i feel smarter already. >> perfect. >> okay. >> i love the noises. >> it was fun. what can i say? the doctor hopes to market the games toths s s to the public when he completes his studies. the fda is evaluating one of his
he hopes the games will be approved for alzheimer's and dementia, as well, one day. >> angry birds doesn't count? >> i don't think so. >> it looks like mario cart. >> then we tell our kids, don't do that. anyway, it was fun and we tried to get it so you all could play. too top secret to let the "today" show anchors play with. >> remind me not to get with you in a car when you're behind the wheel. playing that game. the technology is exciting. >> thank you. coming up tomorrow, the five things you need to know about living longer. good series. thank you. let's head upstairs to carson and siri. >> on the topic of living longer, healthier lives, here's my lovely wife, cooking up a storm. we have a take on an american classic of burger and fries, but these aren'trutabaga. >> that'll be coming up.
college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. >> this is 7news now. morning, everybody. it's 8:27 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over the chris forecast. >> chris: good morning, sarah. patchy black ice this morning with temperatures going from the
low to mid-30s into the low to mid-40s this afternoon. temperatures warmest close to the city of boston, down through southeastern mass. we'll hold in the upper 30s out through the worcester hills. lighter winds, as well. breezier tomorrow. colder tomorrow. although it does look like we'll have mostly sunny skies away from the coastline. could have a cape cod snow shower on thursday. >> sarah: man in his 20s is dead following a shooting at a bar in randolph. it happened as he stepped outside the city limit's saloon
police took a man into custody shortly after. he's due in court later on this morning. the mbta is inspecting orange line trains after smoke started filling the tunnel at state street station. officials say a 12-foot-long panel fell from a train and landed on the electrified third rail tuesday night. two trains then ran over that panel leading to all of the smoke inside. strong winds causing a wall to fall at a car dealership in raynham last night. cement blocks from a large segment of the wall crumbled and fell right on top of that car. the fire department says thankfully no one was hurt. "today in new england" returns at 9:00.
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>> saturday, it'll be 55. >> amazing. coming up, from reading headlines to making them, a local tv news anchor opens up for the first time about the mistake that ended her career. and how hitting rock bottom provided the foundation to rebuilding her life. plus, mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the evillest of them all? "the huntsman" won't be in theaters for month but we have a sneak peek of the star-studded cast and their twisted characters. >> all right. we're serving up burgers the healthy way. siri daly has ingredients that could add years to your life. that's a good burger. >> it's wrangler wednesday. to celebrate, wrangler is live right now on "today's" facebook page. >> he's excited. >> you can get a behind the scenes tour of our studio.
tag along with wrangler once he wakes up. >> it's your day, wake up! >> come on, wrangler. ain't nothing but a hound dog, crying all the time >> you should see him on christmas. >> let's get a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we've got. starting with today, we are looking at wet weather from the pacific northwest all the way into central and eventually southern california. windy conditions. we're looking at snow as the clipper comes across the great lakes. look for sunshine along the gulf coast. chillier in the mid-atlantic states. tomorrow, that continues. the snow expands into the rockies and the cascades. wet weather into southern california. windy through the central plains and snow around the great lakes. sunshine is hanging around here. plenty of sunshine and temperatures warming up from the midsection of the country and spreading east. to be your valentine? you're a little behind. >> i know. >> couple days but it's awfully
>> chris: good morning on this wednesday morning, quiet times, mostly cloudy skies to partly sunny skies. it looks like the black ice we have outside this morning will melt away as temperatures rebound into the upper 30s in the worcester hills, lower to middle 30s in the city of boston. mostly sunny tomorrow. seasonably cold. a few more clouds along the coastline, maybe even a cape cod snow shower. temperatures on the colder side with temps running into the lower to middle 30s. 30s on friday. could have a couple snow showers friday night. sprinkle or flurry on saturday. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much, roker. special message for engaged couples. if you love "my big fat greek wedding" and it reminded you of your family, we've partnered with "my big fat greek wedding 2" for a chance to win your dream wedding. share your love story and
maybe we'll choose you for our big fat today wedding. go to today.com/weddings for all the rules and regulations. apply before february 26th. good luck. savannah? >> carson, thank you. now to a story that raises the question, should one mistake define your life? it's a story of a local tv news anchor in tuscan, arizona. it's a woman i worked with for years. four years ago, the former anchor made a terrible split-second decision. after feeling the pressures of aging in a career that put the premium on youth and beauty. she has never spoken out about this experience in a tv interview until now. >> reporter: for 35 years, martha was the queen of tuscan, arizona. >> being from here gives me a special connection to the stories we cover in southern arizona. >> reporter: respected, trusted, beloved. i experienced this firsthand, working with her at local station kvoa, early in my career.
>> i actually love the responsibility of informing people. for me, it was kind of a job that i felt like i was born to do. >> when you're in the public eye, people expect you to always be a certain way. how did you manage that? >> one of the things that i was known for when i was on the air is for my big smile and my hardy laugh. i did that every day. i put that on every day, even when i wasn't laughing or smiling inside. i knew that that was my job. >> reporter: the wear and tear of a career in the public eye took its toll, and martha was fearful of losing the job she loved. >> there's a shelf life for anchor women in our business. i remember saying to myself, i'm never going to stick around that long so i can start to be depreciated. i'm going to leave before they start edging me out. i didn't.
>> so that brings us to february 2012. >> mm-hmm. >> tell me about that day, what happened? >> i had been very depressed about what was going on at work, so i went to the mall, i bought a pair of shoes, shopped around, got stuff, and then i took a blouse, i took a top. i walked out. the store guard came after me and said, did you know that you have that in your bag? at that point, i guess i could have said, oh, my god, do i? i meant to pay for it. i bought the other things but it slipped my mind. i said, yes, i do know it's there. he said, were you going to pay for it? i said, no. i don't think i was. and there began my nightmare. >> reporter: and it was. immediately, news reports of martha's shoplifting incident was everywhere. the following monday, she was
>> why do you think that you acted out in that way? it doesn't seem your character. >> no. >> at all. >> i think that i just wanted to stop the madness. i wanted to stop my unhappiness. i didn't know how to do it myself. i think i knew deep down in my heart that if i shoplifted something, you know, just like any other crime, you would lose your job. so instead of saying good-bye to kvoa and having a lovely farewell and doing it the right way, that's the way i did it. i will regret that till the day i die. >> reporter: martha fell into a deep depression, not leaving her home for months. not even getting off her couch. >> depression is this heaviness, this feeling like hopelessness. like, there's no solution to your problem. all. >> did you feel suicidal? >> i thought about it.
thought that my daughter would be better off without me. my husband would certainly be better off without me because he could find somebody that wasn't a shoplifter. i mean, this is all going on in my head. >> reporter: finally, at her husband's suggestion, the family moved from tuscan to washington state, caught help from a psychiatrist hypnotherapist. >> it allowed me to forgive myself, which was the piece of the puzzle i hadn't been able to put together. >> you're the martha i've known, full of life, joy and full of life and laugh. do you feel this process is what helped you get that back? >> i do. it was the spark that had gone dark in my life. >> reporter: now, four years later, martha is back in her hometown of tuscan, arizona, looking forward to opening a hypnotherapy franchise of her own.
with my tail between my legs or show people that what happened to me can happen to anyone. that it was a mistake. that we all make mistakes. that one bad chapter does not end the story. that was chapter 7. i'm now on chapter 8 and 9 and moving toward chapter whatever. >> what a great story. i think she will give so many people courage, perhaps, to do something that they have wanted to do. >> it's unusual circumstances, but i think a lot of people can relate to not dealing with things that might be happening inside, acting out in a way that would be unexpected, even to them. i think, most importantly, she shows a graceful way back. >> what was it like for you? somebody you grew up watching, to sit across and talk to her like that? >> you know, martha and i -- not only did i watch her growing up in tuscan, then we were colleagues and stayed friends. i know when this happened and it was all in the headlines, i tried to reach out to her.
i think the message she received is you're in the defined by one thing. your friends will always love you. i'm very, very proud of her. >> it's great that she's doing so well now. >> yes. >> that story, she seemed so nice. she deserves a second chance and a new opportunity. now, that's chapter 8 and 9, going well. >> can't judge someone on their worst day. >> may we all not be judged that way. >> except willie. >> i knew you were going to say that. it was a bad day though. >> it was. a new take on snow white. we have your first look at "the
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long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. we're back at 8:42. we have a sneak peek at a highly anticipated film with a lot of star power. >> "the huntsman" tells the story that comes before the tale of snow white. katie got a chance to talk to the cast, the fairest of them all.
hoping for, prepare yourself for so much more. >> reporter: yes, "the huntsman, winter's war" has everything, three strong female characters and chris hemsworth. >> you will become my huntsman. >> reporter: the time before snow white. two evil sisters threaten the land with darkness. >> we have much to do. we will bring fear. >> reporter: only huntsman eric and his secret lover, warrior sarah, can stop them. >> you look stunning. >> a lot of competition with hemsworth in the room. >> prettiest of us all. >> mirror, mirror on the wall. >> whoever gets the mirror will be unstoppable. >> lovely. >> it's what you get for working with three girls. >> so happy.
dark than "snow white and the huntsman." >> claws and stuff. it's dark, actually. >> i mean, it is -- there's more humor. i think it's not as dark, yeah. >> what are you going to do, take on two evil sisters and their entire army? >> pretty much. >> it's a prequel. >> prequel to the sequel. back story that my character in the first one, when he's talking to snow white about his wife, it's filling in the blanks. from. >> i once had a wife. i let her out of my sight, and she was gone. >> you play the wife that we heard about in the last movie, right?
in the army of freya. >> world of women. >> i'm the old queen. there's a new one now. >> are you just as evil? >> i don't know if i'm just as evil. there's a sad back story to why she becomes who she is and as cruel has she is. it's a great villain to play. >> men have forgotten what it means to be afraid. >> do you feel a little bit maybe intimidated because you were so believably evil in the last one, which i can only imagine means you're like that in real life? i'm just kidding. >> i was nervous. charlize is so mean. >> hello, i've missed you. >> you seem to be having a good time already, the four of you hanging out. >> i love fantasy. >> i do, too. >> especially playing a queen, you vamp it up and it's so fun. >> if you do go to the pub tonight, you should show up in these outfits. >> then we'll get to the pub.
we're back at 8:48. we have a story of a young fashion designer making quite a splash on the scene, attracting attention for her style and her age. tamron has her story. >> good morning. breaking into the hyper come pet competitive world of fashion design is no small feet. iffy is not your average designer. after constantly bullied for her size, iffy came up with a
by creating her own line of clothing which includes plus size outfits. to top that off, this kid has found her way now to the catwalk. >> reporter: at new york's fashion week, the runways showcase the world's top designers. now, one fresh face is jumping into the spotlight. >> telling me how good i am at fashion. >> reporter: at just 10 years old, egypt, who goes by "iffy," is making her debut as the only child designer dressing curvy models. she's loving every second of it. >> sometimes i get my model's ideas and we agree on it and i make it. >> reporter: iffy began designing clothes after she was repeatedly bullied at school, often because of her size. >> i was bullied. they called me all kinds of names. one time i was stabbed with a pencil. >> reporter: iffy decided to
and grandmother's sewing machine. >> she started making dogs with a sewing needle. she started designing clothes and sketching. >> reporter: it wasn't long before iffy was trading bullying for business, by launching chubby line, which she describes as bringing africa to america, one design at a time. >> when i see her line, i see a future in the fashion industry. >> fashion week, to see her at 10 years old, i felt so great. >> reporter: her threads are for all shapes and sizes. iffy loves to share her inspiring fashions with everyone. >> i like how you can interact with fabrics. get new ideas. >> reporter: it's her edge mpowering message that makes iffy stand out. >> i turned negative attention into positive attention. [ applause ] >> okay, we're all in love with her. you have to admit, the entire
story, i kept thinking about beyonce's song "formation." stay classy and let your success be your revenge. her business model is the revenge on the bullies. now, she's a role model for a bunch of kids and adults, honestly. >> really talented. >> love her. >> it's a one name thing, too. iffy. i'm? >> cher. you know you're big when you have one name. she's so cute. >> great story. up next, can burgers save your life? just kidding. but can they help you live longer? we'll find out when we join ms. siri in the kitchen.
we're back at 8:53 with today food as part of our living longer, living better series. we have recipes that aren't just delicious but full of ingredients that may help you live longer. siri daly is here with two types of healthy burgers. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> we have our tasting crew, including your husband, downstairs. >> is he in the cage? >> no, not in the cage. >> have you been in the doghouse before? >> he's used to the doghouse. >> we're doing chickpea burgers. >> we're going to add cumin, salt and pepper, cilantro and
we want to pulse it until it consistency. >> i never know how long to whisk these up. oh, put it on the other way, you're saying. i'm helpful, aren't i? >> it doesn't take long. consistency? then we're going to remove it from there and put it in a bowl. add some mushrooms and carrots. we do these separately so we can get different textures. it's pastey. you want to try the lid again? >> take two. >> can you swap you the swap vegetables. remove those. now we're going to add the chickpea mixture to the veggies. do you want to grab the egg? we'll add the egg and the flour and some panko. we're going to mix it all up. this will make four burgers. >> okay.
i'm going to add them to this hot skillet. get the skillet hot so it adds the crispy texture to your burgers. important in a veggie burger, especially. >> carson assured me off the air these are great burgers. he's a tough critic. >> we made them the other night. it's fantastic. >> it gets krit by s s crispy on the outside because it's mushy on the inside. >> back here, we have mushroom and lentil burgers. we have mushrooms, lentils, worcester -- which i still don't know how to say the word. >> you nailed it. i don't know how to say it. >> i pulsed these in the food processor to make them fine. this is a cooled mixture. added the worcester. >> twice, back to back, wow. >> worcester sauce. >> we'll add the cooked lentils, an egg and bread crumbs again.
>> all right. >> then we'll mix that up. mix it a little bit. >> sure. >> i have two burgers cooking here. skillet. then -- >>rutabaga. >> route utabaga fries. >> tell me about that. >> i didn't know you could cook with rutabaga. >> it's delicious. like a sweet potato fry. >> all right. >> double thumbs up downstairs. >> oh, yes! >> see you at home, honey. >> c welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... like me brave crew... and my fellow space adventures and free of things i don't. like aliens. just like eye patches. and when it's time to refuel, i eat chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need. no artificial flavors, and it's gluten-free. excelsior! eat up, me hearties! keep it down! i'm exploring the galaxy. arrrr, that's not even
shooting. also making an arrest we're live. chaos on the orange line. commuters break windows to get out and what the mbta is doing about it. also some people say this epidemic. why people who need it aren't getting it. >> strong wind and heavy rain causing damage in new england. responding to a little bit of sunshine mid-to-upper 30s. how warm it will get today. will we see more snow in the forecast.
police investigating a shooting outside a bar. one person is dead and another in custody. panic on the orange line. what caused passengers to break windows to get out. what the mbta is doing to make sure it doesn't happen again. plus a pill that could help end the opioid epidemic. prescribed. everybody. thanks for joining us. it's 9:00. i'm sarah french. >> i'm nancy chin. we'll have your top stories in a moment. first we have will talk about the forecast. we have powerful rain and winds last night. didn't we?