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good morning. three-peat. >> we're winning, winning, winning. >> donald trump cruises to victory in nevada, his third presidential race. super tuesday is a week away and he's ahead in nearly every state. does he thinkhe nomination is his to lose? we'll talk to him live. tornado outbreak. >> it's crossing the road. look at that! >> a string of twisters across the south, entire neighborhoods wiped out. the damage stretching from louisiana to florida. at least three people killed, more than 30 others injured.
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new cases, new fear. 14 more women potentially infected with zika by their male partners here in the united states. the growing outbreak to the address at a hearing on capitol hill this morning. too accommodating? the opening day at the trial of erin andrews. why did hotel staff agree to let a man who turned out to be her stalker book the room next to hers? >> this is dangerous. it's a red flag. you don't go, fine. >> why the hotel claims it did nothing wrong. today, wednesday, february 24th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. it's willie again for matt. day three of the flu for mr. lawyer
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>> we hope he's feeling okay. feel better, matt. donald trump with a massive win in nevada. >> commanding win. it was a landslide for trump. he dominated every key voting block, giving him more momentum heading into super tuesday next week. >> the race for second place, another nail biter. marco rubio edging out cruz, with a few more votes yet tbe counted. >> we'll talk to donald trump and senator rubio a moment from now. let's start with the weather. a powerful storm system spawning tornadoes from louisiana to florida overnight. more is expected today. let's go to nbc's jacob rascon. he's in convent, louisiana, 50 west of new orleans. what's the situation? >> behind me is what used to be a mobile home park. now, just a pile of rubble.
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critically. now, the search is on for those who may be trapped in the rubble. >> reporter: a desperate search for survivors. hope nearly lost. 150 mobile homes ripped to shreds. trucks twisted like toys. a neighborhood wiped off the map. stunned. >> this was probably the worst have hit. it's just -- the destructive power of this tornado is awful. >> have you ever seen anything like it? >> i have not. >> reporter: dozens were injured, many pulled from the rubble barely alive. >> we're asking for calm in this area, for prayers. we need that. the community needs that. >> reporter: 19 million people were at risk during round one of the massive winter storm. from golf-ball sized hail in texas to blinding rain and more states. all the way to pensacola,
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took a direct hit. >> we just held on to each other and said, maybe we'll make it. maybe we won't. very. >> reporter: there were overturned semi trucks, a gutted gym and howard, who saw it go right past him. nobody is giving up yet in convert, louisiana. in the air and on the ground, wondering if this is survive able survivable. >> some of the mobile homes were thrown blocks from where they originally stood. incredible stories of survival. the seven people critically injured remain hospitalized. the search will continue for the two to three people later this morning. savannah? >> jacob rascon, thank you. now al is here with what you can expect today. the storms have covered a wide swath of territory. >> this is what we were worried about. you can't see it to verify them. instead, you have to go by radar
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concerned about. this is the certain time this season we have seen this. a winter storm and severe weather. it is all fueled by el nino. the subtropical, stronger subtropical yet, make jet, making for a stormy coast. you can see from georgia and south carolina, all the way to florida, we have tornado watches in effect. for today, we are under the gun for central north carolina. tornadoes very likely here. possible wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour. this is going to be pushing to the east. this morning, the southeast is under it. they're going to see the heavy thunderstorm. later this morning, the mid-atlantic gets into the act. we're going to see the winds increasing. the rain, as well. highest threat for the costal areas, the mid-atlantic and the northeast. rainfall amounts, 1 to 3 inches of rain. we've got flood watches for 12 million people at risk from georgia all the way to new england.
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winter side of this. we have blizzard warden nings in effect now. >> thank you. now to the other big story of the morning. donald trump storming to victory in the nevada caucuses on the heels of his wins in south carolina and new hampshire. momentum is clearly on his side. super tuesday, all important, just six days away now. we're going to talk to mr. trump live in a moment. let's begin this morning's coverage with nbc's national correspondent peter alexander. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. donald trump delivering another decisive victory here, fueled by another record turnout. trump dominating among voters looking for a political outsider who tells it like it is. just as striking as what happened overnight, after the results came in. the cruz, rubio and kasich campaigns sent out e-mails blasting each other, not a >> we love nevada. we love nevada. thank you. >> reporter: here in vegas, donald trump hit another jackpot.
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>> if you win to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. >> reporter: focusing on victories in kedem y demographics. >> we won with young, with old, highly educated, poorly educated. i love the poorly educated. >> reporter: dueling to be the trump alternative, cruz trails rubio in the battle for second. >> the only campaign that has beaten donald trump and the only campaign that can beat donald trump is this campaign. >> reporter: across nevada, the wild west lived up to its name. the chaotic caucuses coming under criticism before the voting was complete, with complaints on social media. disaster. another reporting yelling and screaming. caucus workers wearing pro trump swag that party officials say is allowed. meanwhile, with super tuesday approaching, the trump-cruz feud
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the front runner pouncing on cruz for his decision to fire a top aide. >> he is like a little baby. soft, weak, little baby. >> reporter: cruz sarcastically praise ing trump for showing grace. >> we have to elect someone who is not just angry but someone who will make a difference and someone who will win. >> reporter: for the establishment, time is running out. march 15th, contests are winner take off. a strong second isn't worth a thing. >> it'll be an amazing two months. we might not even need the two months, folks, to be honest, all right? >> now, the republican race for the nomination excel rate accelerates. 11 states voting next week, including cruz's home state of texas. the senator simply trying to
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it'll be the most important night of his campaign. savannah and willie? >> peter alexander, thank you so much. marco rubio is with us from michigan where he held a rally last night. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> there have been these four republican contests. donald trump has won three of them. we've seen the field of candidates narrow. yet, this dynamic seems to be the same. you've got you and ted cruz and some of the other candidates fighting each other, and trump sailing to victory. lot of republicans asking this directly? what's your answer to that? >> yeah, first of all, you need to take everything we've applied, the lessons of every other campaign before and throw them out the window. this is an unusual year and an unusual process. the nevada caucuses, by the way, are atypical. i respect nevada very much. last night, that was different than the rest of the country. here's the bottom line fact, the vast and overwhelming majority
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trump to be our nominee. it's evidenced by the fact your poll last week showed if it came down to donald trump and me, i'd beat him by 16 points. we have a dynamic where as long as there are four people running, dividing up the non-trump vote, you'll get results like last night. the sooner we can narrow the race down, the easier it'll be to stop donald trump. >> sorry to interrupt. some candidates dropped out and we've seen donald trump grow his numbers. you say nevada is an outliar er but he got 46% of the vote last night. >> mitt romney got over 50% in the last caucus in nevada, with the race. always delivered something like that, or along those lines. i love nevada. we did well and picked up delegates there last night and moved on. one candidate dropped out between saturday and today and that's governor bush. i think you'll see more of that happening over the next few days and weeks.
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you've seen a growing number of people joining our effort. we're the only ones in the race that can unite the republican party and grow it. it's how we'll win in november. >> i'm channelling republicans and conservatives who like you and support you but are frustrated you're not specifically going after donald trump, and you seem more focused on ted cruz. their concern seems to be by the time you get rid of ted cruz, if that is the strategy, it'll be too late. donald trump will have too many states and too many delegates. why not go at donald trump right now? >> first of all, i haven't heard that. i talk to people all day. i go to rallies all the time and don't have voters begging me to attack anyone. second, i think it's a media narrative. a lot of people want to see republicans attacking each other because it makes for good television. i'm not in the race to attack anyone. >> forgive the interruption, but you've been going after cruz. >> i'm responding to ted cruz. if i'm attacked, i'm going to respond and set the record straight.
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me and we've had to clear the air and point to the fact he's making things up. if you recall in the last debate, donald trump said george w. bush is responsible for 9/11. i corrected him in a firm way in front of the entire nation. when instances liegs s s like that arise, i won't hesitate to point out our differences or things i disagree with. i didn't run for office to tear up other republicans. i'm going to tell people who i am and why i'm running. i'll give them a choice. if they elect me, they'll have someone who unifies the party, grows this party, governs this country responsibly, deals with our challenges, and i will be a president for all americans. even the people that don't agree with us. i'll try to bring the country together as best i can. >> senator marco rubio, always thank you. >> thank you. now we have donald trump on the phone. he, of course, won the nevada caucuses last night. sir. >> thank you very much. >> you came kind of close to declaring victory of the whole
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you said, it'll be an amazing two months and might not even take two months. clearly, you're feeling good. is this nomination yours to lose at this point? >> i don't know. i can't answer that question. i can only say we're doing really well. we have tremendous numbers out of the different states we're going to this coming week. if you look at georgia and texas, where we have a real good shot. you look at some of them down the line, i think we have amazing numbers. i think we'll do very well in ohio, tennessee, arkansas. we're looking at really great numbers. i hope we do well. >> mr. trump, we just talked to senator rubio. he's criticized for not going after you more directly. it strikes me he's the one guy you haven't really gone after. you've gone after many of the others in the field and many aren't in the race anymore. when it's time to go after senator rubio, what will be your line of criticism with him? >> i wouldn't want to tell you. so far, he's been very nice and i've been nice to him. we haven't been in that mode yet, but probably it'll happen.
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be a wonderful thing. it would be very nice. there is a possibility that will happen. >> as you look at his record and the things he's done as a united states senator, what are your impressions? >> he's somewhat inexperienced, young, nice guy. we'll be talking about it at the right time if it comes up. so far, really, it hasn't come up. i've been accusing senator cruz of doing pretty bad things, namely, lying. i've never seen anybody like this. i've dealt with much, much tougher people over my lifetime, but i have never dealt with lies. >> why go after cruz if rubio is the one who seems to be doing better in the polls and getting closer to you? granted, not close if you look at nevada's results last night. night. really, cruz was second. it looks like rubio is now looking like he's going to be second, based on last night. >> why do you think senator
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many republicans think somebody has to take you on. this has to become a one on one race. we talked to him about it. he hasn't done that. why do you think? do you think he's -- he fears takes you on? >> maybe because 14 people went after me and 14 people now officially are gone. i don't know. i mean, i seem to have a good track record when they do go after me. he's been very nice, and i think i've been respectful to him. we'll see what happens. it could always change. it's changed on a number of occasions. other people have been that way and we go at it. so far, i have an unblemished track record. maybe he looks at that. i'm not sure. you'll have to ask him that question. >> we heard you in a piece a few minutes ago calling ted cruz a little baby. you talked about wanting to punch a protester who was misbehaving at one of your events. you said when you become president, you'll change your tone and temperament. i'm watching how well you're doing. how your life has gone with the tone and temperament. why would you change that if
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>> i have to tell you, maybe i shouldn't be changing it too much. the protester was out of line. he was hitting people, screaming during the speech, and everybody wanted to hear what i was saying. he was screaming horribly. the cops were so gentle, how they took him out. he had a big smile on his face, waving to the people. they were booing him. he should have been out on a stretcher but they couldn't touch him. it's disgraceful. nevertheless. >> that style has worked well for you in your life. why change it when you become president? >> i think i might tone it down a little bit. i was against -- we had a total of 17 people and now we're down to 6. i may very well change it. right now, it seems to be working pretty well. >> donald trump, thank you for your time. appreciate it. >> thank you very much. while republican voters caucused across nevada, hillary clinton and bernie sanders were taking part in a town hall in south carolina.
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primary there. nbc's kristen welker is in columbia for us. good morning. >> good morning to you. senator sanders is trying to blunt secretary clinton's momentum. on tuesday, they traded sharp jabs at the town hall here. one of the most heated moments came when clinton was asked about transcripts on the speeches she gave to wall street. >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else? >> reporter: tough questions tuesday night. hillary clinton, again, pressed about releasing transcripts of her paid goldman sachs speeches. >> if people are going to ask for things, everybody should be on a level playing field. >> reporter: clinton vowing to release her transjipts s cripts when others follow suit. giving sanders an opening. >> i am happy to release my paid speeches to wall street. here, chris. there ain't none. >> reporter: tuesday's ruling by
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should be questioned about the e-mail server. >> it's not going to have any lasting effect. i am not at all worried about it. >> reporter: for his part, sanders challenged about controversial comments he made in 1974, saying he wanted to abolish the cia. >> the cia plays an important role. have they done things which they should not have done on behalf of the united states government? absolutely. >> reporter: both candidates used the night to court critical african-american voters. clinton asked about beyonce's super bowl halftime show, which angered some police departments, by paying tribute to the black lives matter movement. >> we have to figure out how we're going to lift up the good practices, reform policing, provide more support. >> reporter: sanders slammed the movement against the president, including donald trump. >> my dad came from poland. i'm running for president and no one asked for my birth certificate certificate. maybe it's the color of my skin. >> reporter: clinton brushing
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question about lying to the american public. >> i don't believe i ever have. i don't believe i ever will. >> say no! just say no! >> is that a question that you would like another shot at answering? >> i'll just say no. >> both candidates also expressed their support for president obama's plan to close guantanamo. today, clinton will campaign in south carolina, while sanders will hold a news conference here and then go to super tuesday's stage, where he may have a bigger shot at winning. >> thanks so much. now to washington. new developments in the ongoing battle over the u.s. supreme court. senate majority leader mitch mccome mc mcconnell said his party won't meet with the nominees presented by president obama. he said the president has a right to nominate, but the
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al has the rest of the forecast. >> we'll fruit. nuts. silky smooth dark chocolate. revel in the pleasure of new dove fruit and nut. >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. a lot of drizzle outside of 495. still some slick spots and freezing rain and freezing drizzle continuing through the morning. for the most part we expect nothing particularly heavy throughout mid-day today. the best chance of some soaking downpours rearriving late today and tonight and into tomorrow morning early in the morning. temperatures warmest across southeastern mass this afternoon.
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scattered downpours, thunder, strong wind gusts across >> we'll look at the winter side minutes. >> thank you very much. ahead this morning, the emotional start to erin andrews' $75 million lawsuit, after she closed doors. did the hotel ignore red flags that put her stalker in the room next door? more signs the zika virus is spreading in the u.s. the cdc investigating 14 potential new cases this morning. what they all have in common.
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will be sticking around with chris lambert. >> chris: about another 24 hours of wet roads out there, christa. 39 in boston. close to freezing in worcester county, west of 495. still some slick spots. winter weather advisory there. for tonight into tomorrow morning, high wind watch in effect for southeastern mass. winds gusting 40 to 60mph with downpours tonight. just some patches of drizzle and freezing drizzling out there right now. temperatures this afternoon near 50 across southeastern mass. 40s in boston, mid-30s north and west. >> christa: a man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries this morning after he was hit just walking down the street. this cell phone video you're looking at shows the alleged driver falling as he is taking a field sobriety test. this was in weymouth. police say he was drunk and high when he caused a chain-reaction crash that hit that pedestrian. the driver is now facing charges. the naacp and other groups planing to ask the u.s. justice department to investigate allegations of racism at boston latin. the civil rights group also
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that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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7:30. it's wednesday morning, february 24th, 2016. kind of that day here in new york city, actually all across the country. high winds, heavy rains, al is saying he has winter to talk about. doesn't sound good. >> no, it's not. >> we'll hear more about the storms coming up. let's look at the headlines. three in a row for donald trump. cruising to victory in nevada last night. picking up nearly half of all the votes cast. >> of course, if you listen to the pundits, we aren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. [ applause ]
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start winning, winning, winning. >> senator marco rubio edging out ted cruz for second place. another day of severe weather across the south. overnight, at least three people were killed. more than 30 others injuries when tornadoes touched down in louisiana and mississippi. more were reported in florida. a small passenger plane that went down in bad weather in nepal has been found. it was still burning when located. all 23 people on board were killed. sports reporter erin andrews is back in court today after an emotional opening to her $75 million lawsuit against a hotel and the man secretly filming her in her room. >> reporter: you can see it on erin andrews' face, sitting in court, reliving the experience, when she got the call her lawyer said she'll never forget. >> erin, you're on the internet. without any clothes on. do you know that?
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>> reporter: now, eight years later, she's suing michael barrett, the man who stalked her and took the video, along to the national marriott and local management at the time. for $75 million. claiming the hotel was nej gligent and could have present vented it from happening. barrett called the hotel and asked if she'd be staying there. >> first red flag. >> reporter: then the lawyer says, barrett called the reservation center, which abbreviates a note. guest request next to erin andrews. >> why is a person making a request like that? it's dangerous. it's a red flag. you don't go, fine. >> reporter: but he got the room next door. according to the complaint, barrett removed and altered the peephole of andrews' hotel room door and reported video of her changing and/or getting dressed without her consent or knowledge. >> counsel is trying to try my
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provide a hotel room to their guest, to a criminal stalker. and they're not. >> reporter: the lawyer for the hotel company told injury yours s injury jurors what happened to andrews was terrible but not the hotel's fault. barrett is responsible. >> these people did not take a phone call from some stranger wanting to be in a room next to erin andrews and put him there. he deceived. he connived. he stalked. that's what mr. barrett did. >> reporter: barrett pleaded guilty to stalking and shooting the nude videos and served 30 months in prison. now free, he will testify in this civil case by video. andrews is expected to take the stand to tell her side of the story. for "today", morgan rad ford ford, nbc news. al is busy tracking strong storms this morning. >> we'll talk about the winter side of this thing. i mean, we've got winter storm
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warnings, stretching from northern arkansas all the way up into michigan. 20 million people at risk. wind gusts, 50 miles per hour. snowfall amounts, 1 to 2 inches per hour. let me tell you, the distance of this track, 50 miles either way is going to affect the snowfall. weather is getting into chicago now, st. louis, all the way back to almost arkansas. what we look for as far as snowfall amounts. upwards of a foot or more north of detroit, saginaw. south bend, illinois. going to be looking at this, as well. st. louis, 2 to 4. chicago, 2 to 6. flint, 8 to 14. south bend, 10 to 16 inches of snow. >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. we have freezing rain issue here across central massachusetts. winter weather advisory there until noontime today. take a look down through southeastern mass. we have a high wind watch in place from midnight tonight
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winds gusting 40 to 60mph. scattered drizzle, scattered freezing drizzle this morning, and then we'll watch temperatures warm up into the 40s to near 50 across southeastern mass later on this afternoon. this evening and overnight tonight, temperatures back into the 5 >> that's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thanks a lot. the cdc is investigating 14 new reports of zika here in the united states. that's leading to a new warning for anyone who has traveled to s s for the virus. tom costello has more. >> so far, only two definitive cases have been confirmed but the cdc says 14 suspected cases involve men who had traveled to zika areas and spread the virus came home. >> reporter: the cdc's announcement raising the level of concern, whether the zika virus might find new victims here in the united states. nationwide so far, health
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21 states, plus d.c. now, 14 new reports of a zika virus possibly transmitted through sexual contact. >> in each of the episodes, a man was traveling to a zika-affected area, developed symptoms that were consistent with zika, and within two weeks of the man's symptoms, the female partner developed symptoms consistent with zika virus. >> reporter: the cdc reports it's working to determine exactly how long the virus can remain active in a person's system and still be transmitted to a sexual partner. worldwide, more than 30 countries are on the cdc's list of zika-infected areas. women who are pregnant or might become pregnant should avoid the areas. the cdc is urging all men who have been to zika areas to abstain from sex when they return to the u.s. or use condoms, especially if their
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>> take the appropriate precautions so that they don't zika infection and they might be pregnant at the same time. that would be tragic. >> reporter: as nbc saw firsthand in brazil, families are coping with caring for their children diagnosed with microaccept micro microcephaly microcephaly, the birth defect associated with small heads and brains, thought to be linked to the virus. it's causing anxiety for the athletes preparing for rio this summer. some athletes said they might avoid the games altogether. latin america and the caribbean in a race to stop the spread, while no vaccine leaves more people potentially at risk. >> again, the big warning this morning, if you have travelled to a country on the zika warning list or your sexual partner has, the stakes here could be very high. you may want to talk to your doe doctor or health care provider. >> the 14 reported cases are the ones we know about.
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the tip of the iceberg? >> absolutely. that's certainly the case. thousands of people travel to and from the caribbean and latin america every day. of men who travel there, if they're bitten by the mosquito, their spouses or partners back risk. as we've reported, in most people, the zika symptoms are no mild, they might never know they were infected. but the risk for unborn babies is very significant. >> tells you something, the cdc with. thanks so much. coming up, a rare interview with donald trump's wife. does she think her husband has gone too far on the campaign trail? a florida woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband. she testifies for the first time and why she says it was all an act. binge eating disorder, or b.e.d.,... ...isn't just overeating. it's a real medical condition. and while the exact cause is unknown... ...certain chemicals in the brain may play a role. b.e.d. is also the most... ...common eating disorder in us adults.
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centered around this undercover surveillance video, allegedly showing her in 2009 hiring a hitman to murder her husband michael. >> reporter: dippolito's defense, she thought it was a taping for an unnamed reality tv show. >> that's what mama told he told you to say, right? >> yes, he told me to say it. >> 5,000% sure? >> i needed to project confidence. he told me i needed to make it look believable. >> reporter: the hit man was actually an undercover police officer, filming the whole thing as part of a sting operation. >> i'm sorry to tell you, man, he's been killed. >> reporter: also caught on camera, police outside a staged crime scene at the couple's
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dippolito's reaction to her husband's staged murder seen here, as she's led away for her eventual arrest. >> we received a call related to a woman who wanted to hire a hit man to kill her husband. >> reporter: she stands by her story. >> you made that up? >> yeah. >> it was part of the script? >> yeah. >> reporter: in her 2011 trial, dippolito was found guilty and has been under house arrest ever since. now she's gearing up for another trial, as it was determined the jurors had been tainted. >> i don't care what you saw in the video between dalia and the undercover informant. the fact of the matter is, any criminal investigation requires integrity. this was not a criminal investigation. dalia dippolito was set up, trapped. >> reporter: in response, the police department says, we stand behind the principled work our detectives did on this
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we trust in our state attorney case. and we're confident we have given his office sufficient evidence to meet the state's burden. for now. for him, this is no act. it's a real-life drama, giving new meaning to the words, "until death do us part." >> dippolito's attorneys are case. a ruling is expected in the coming weeks. it's intriguing. >> thank you. it. the most advanced robot in existence and why you probably shouldn't mess with it. >> i'm going to go fear it, right away. carson has an exclusive
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is finally here. this morning, we are proud to announce exclusively the reaction buttons are available right now worldwide. over the next few days, they'll roll out to all facebook users. i'll show you what this means here. you can like a post. well, now you can love, ha ha, wow, sad or angry. that's right. make sure your app is up to date. here's a video that shows you how easy it is. gently touch the like button and the other reaction buttons pop up. select the one you want. by the way, this reminds me, al, i was on your page and loved these photos of you at the san diego zoo. i'll show you how it works. i'll go to like, over here to ha ha, boom. >> boom! >> ought to do your page here, carson. i'm on your page. >> what did you like? >> you have a little crock-pot action. >> chili. >> i'm going to go with wow. >> well, thank you. chili was hot. >> i love it.
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>> i like that, yeah. it's animated. >> head to today.com to find out how they landed on the six reactions. in honor of wrangler wednesday, which i've got here somewhere, here it is, we're going to go ahead if you go to the today show page and like that, because it is wrangler wednesday, you'll see wrangler live streaming. that's the action this morning. that. >> come on, wrangler, do something! >> we've got new reaction buttons. >> come on, wrangler. >> wrangler has one reaction button. >> show us your wow, wrangler. >> huge news for facebook users today.
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could re above >> this is 7news now. >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. it's 7:57 as you take a live look outside. rain all over the camera. there let's send it over the chris lambert with more on your forecast. >> chris: sarah, plenty of wet roads this morning. 30 in boston. west of 495, temperatures close the freezing. watch out for slick, icy spots west of 495 where we have a winter weather advisory in place until noon. spotty showers and areas of drizzle going on now. better chance of downpours late today into tonight. temperatures warming up into the mid to upper 40s by late day. north and west of 495, fall into
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gusty winds, 40 to 60mph by tomorrow morning. >> sarah: a family in holbrook is hoping to find a missing mother who never showed up to pick her son up from day care. judy sales was last seen on monday when she left her job in taunton. she was last seen in a white toyota camry. her cell phone was tracked to connecticut but has since been shut off. clyde brown elementary school in millis will be closed again today as concerns continue over the building's air quality. we have another cutin coming up
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you're hot and you're cold yes then you're no in then you're out 8:00 on "today". coming up -- secrets to successful sleep. how the temperature of your bedroom could be costing you a good night's rest. we'll have the do's and don't's to catching the best zs. plus, ready for takeoff. >> i'm ready. >> you're ready? let's do it. >> inside carson's internship at the airport. >> going to the lounge and maybe have a cocktail? >> no, you're not. >> will his new career get off the ground? kevin spacey in the house. >> we had a future until you started destroying it.
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in chief that everybody loves to hate in the highly anticipated new season of "house of cards." today, wednesday, february 24th, 2016. hey, y'all >> hey! >> first time in new york city. >> from ft. worth, texas. years. show. >> we've been fans for 50 years. good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today". a little bit of a drizzling morning out here on our plaza. a rainy one all across the northeast today. willie is here for matt. he has the flu pretty darn bad. years?
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>> i had this flu a couple weeks ago. i was in bed for four days. i hope he gets better. >> sending him a hug and hopefully he can come back tomorrow. >> don't come back until you're ready, pal. >> exactly. take a hot, hot shower before you do. coming up in honor of this gentleman, wrangler, we'll help you pick the right pet for your family. >> first, a check of the top stories with natalie. >> good morning. the battle for second place providing the only drama overnight after tuesday's nevada republican caucuses. donald trump easily claims victory. hallie jackson is in las vegas for us. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. right now, it's marco rubio leading ted cruz for second in a race we now know had record turnout, giving donald trump the momentum. >> reporter: it's yet another trump triumph. >> we're winning, winning, winning. >> reporter: and a sweeping one. donald trump taking the top spot
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age group, with evangelicals. >> we won the evangelicals. we won with young. we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated. >> reporter: a three-peat for trump. time running out for his rivals to stop him. >> you look at some of them down the line, and they have amazing numbers. >> reporter: at ted cruz's campaign, the alarm going off. literally. not lost on them, he's under pressure to perform on super tuesday when 11 states cast ballots. cruz doing nothing to down play the day. >> one week from today will be the most important night of this campaign. one week from today is super tuesday. >> reporter: that's when cruz needs a victory in texas to add to his first-place finish in iowa. his argument? he's the only one who has beaten donald trump, as his campaign hits marco rubio hard for not doing the same.
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on "today" on the state of the race and how to beat the front runner. >> this is an unusual year and a very unusual process. the sooner we can get the race narrowed down, the easier it'll be to stop donald trump. >> reporter: the florida senator hoping his home state gives him the win he needs but hasn't had on the campaign trail. often looking past his republican rivals to hit democrats locked in their own fight, sparring over hillary clinton's speeches. >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else? >> reporter: clinton promising to release transcripts of her past remarks to big banks when others do, too. sanders taking her up on it. >> i am happy to release all of my paid speeches to wall street. here it is, chris. there ain't none. i don't do that. >> and the republicans could get heated tomorrow night, too, at their debate in texas. with donald trump previewing one potential line of attack against marco rubio, calling him this
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young and inexperienced. >> hallie jackson in las vegas for us, thank you. this morning, in an exclusive interview on msnbc, melania trump, wife of the republican front runner, defended her husband's controversial statements about immigration. >> what about people who feel he is, let's go down the list because the campaign started and many felt he insulted mexicans. >> no, i don't feel he insulted the mexicans. he said illegal immigrants. he didn't talk about everybody. he talked about illegal immigrants. and after few weeks, like after two weeks, giving him hard time and bashing him in the media, they turn around and said, you know what? he's right. he's right, what he's talking about. and he opened conversation that nobody did. >> but you're an immigrant. >> yes. >> do you ever think he's gone
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>> i follow the law. i follow a law the way it's supposed to be. i never thought to stay here without papers. >> and you can watch that full exclusive interview with melania trump on msnbc's "morning joe." no secret that airline passengers have gotten larger over the years. while the seats on the planes seem to be shrinking. air bus might have a solution. bench seating. the manufacturer filed a patent for a an adjustable bench seat. it can accommodate obese passengers as well as small children. no word on if or when we might see the benches on a plane. back over to willie now. >> thanks a lot. if you're pouring yourself another cup of coffee to wake up, it could be your thermostat that's costing you precious hours of sleep. it caught our attention, as well as that of the wall street
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dr. natalie azar is here with more. good to see you. >> good morning, willie. >> cooler is better? >> yeah. don't throw out everything you ever learned about rhythms and too. research has been indicating that the temperature you're sleeping in at night is very, very important. naturally, what happens to us during the 24-hour period is our core body temperature does drop a couple degrees at night and it helps to initiate sleep. what's the magic number? around 65 degrees. that's cold. >> normally, people keep their ambient temperature in the home higher during the day. it's recommended to keep it lower in the nighttime. >> we talked on this show a lot about the battle of the thermostat. >> yes. >> some like it hot and some like it cold. >> yeah. >> what's the middle ground? >> probably to keep it cooler and layer up with blankets. we'll talk about socks. want to hear about socks? >> yeah. >> apparently a lot of people want to hear about socks.
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i don't know what that means. in any event, if your feet are cold, it's good to put socks on. it causes the blood vessels in the feet to open up and let the core body temperature drop. the warm blood circulation is going to the feet. that, in turn, initiates sleep. wearing socks at night if your feet are cold are okay. >> let's go through do's and don't's. do keep your sleep schedule consistent. >> try seven days a week, wake up at the same time, go to bed at the same time. it's mainly for the sunday night syndrome. you've been sleeping in all weekend and try to go to sleep on sunday night and you can't. you wake up monday morning feeling hungover. >> don't toss and turn. if you can't go to sleep, get up? >> if you're not asleep after 20 to 30 minutes, don't lie in bed and stare at the clock. get up, read, do something soothing, listen to music. when you feel tired again, go back into bed. >> this one, we're all guilty of, don't check your phone right
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>> hugely important. this primarily has to do with blue light. it basically goes into your rhett ka, retina, the back of your brain and impedes the secretion of mel toen ne -- melatonin. according to the national sleep foundation, you need 7 to 9 hours. too little or too much can have adverse health effects. >> at 65 degrees. sounds like a recipe for something. >> i'll try it tonight. first, a stroll through the snow. next, global domination. the ground-breaking robot that's remarkable and, let's be honest, a little frightening. plus, on pop start, ellen times two. the surprise appearance that will have you seeing double. if your bag does not arrive, blame carson. carson interning at jfk airport in new york, discovering what it hi dad. uh huh.
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oh, i love your style we're back at 8:13, time for what's trending. this story is going to raise a lot of eyebrows, i think, in a certain generation. breakfast favorite. an article in the "new york times" says eating cereal is nostalgic but sales have plummeted 30%. here's the line getting all the attention. quote, almost 40%ostomy lennials s -- millenials surveyed said it was an convenient breakfast choice because they had to clean up after eating it. >> come on. >> washing the bowl takes time. apparently, they'd rather have a yogurt or sandwich, energy bar you can throw out, or don't eat breakfast. >> it's not to go, necessarily. >> you all want to judge. let's judge. doesn't seem that hard. >> they wake up, sit down, read the paper, pour themselves wheaties and take the time. the world moves fast now so you
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and make it more convenient. >> i'm generally against being the old people bashing the millenials. we love a lotostomy of the lot of the millenials. >> there's our resident millennial, cleaning out her bowl. >> how was the cereal? >> they make those cereal to go things in a plastic bowl. toss it away. >> back when i was in my 20s or whatever, i'm often eat cereal for dinner because i was too lazy to make actual dinner. somebody was probably saying that about my generation. >> full-blown breakfast now. we just did cereal. >> what about the boxes of cereal you stole out of the dining hall? >> a lot of the millenials are cooking at night. in the morning they don't want to. >> if we had the convenient
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burritos, we would have done it, too. >> let go my ego. >> froot loops. >> captain crunch. we know robots can do incredible things. what happens when a robot is bullied by a human? look at this video released by boston dynamics. an engineer takes a long pole. more than bullying. beating him up with a pole. uses it to shove this humanoid robot to the ground, atlas. how does he respond in he's back for more. he uses the sensors in his bodies and legs to come back up for more. >> wait till he learns to punch back. >> wait till see he sees "iron man." >> rise of the machines.
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we have kate doing ellen's impression to her face. >> we'll start with celine dion returning to her stage for the first time since the death of her husband. the crowd giving her a standing stage. she said she still feels his presence. >> he is the only man that i have known all my life. he always made me feel that we were on our first date. we were one. and nothing has changed. we will always be one. >> celine joked that he'd tell her to zip it and start singing. that's what she did. she belted out her hit "where does my heart beat now." elizabeth taylor and never before seen photos. her hidden life, based on a new book called "my elizabeth"
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hitchhike. she once again unnoticed after leaving andy warhol's house. that hits s friday. kate mckinnon is known for her impressions of hillary clinton and justin bieber. ellen. on ellen's show this week, they come face-to-face. ellen. i'm ellen. i don't know what that is. i don't say, i'm ellen. [ applause ] >> feels nice. i'm ellen. >> that's how you say it. i'm ellen. >> no, i'm ellen. i got this, blondie. >> so good. no impression would be complete without the dancing. >> wow. >> you can see more of kate's impression on today's episode of ellen. i'm sure it'll be awesome. >> she's so good. she's a chameleon.
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carson, thanks a lot. al, check of the weather? >> first of all, we still have this severe weather going on. we have a tornado watch for a good portion of florida. also on into southern georgia as the thunderstorms race across. we've also got the risk of severe weather today, especially in raleigh. a few tornadoes possible. we'll be watching that. other side is, we have wet weather pushing to the east with some icy conditions up in the northern new york and parts of northern new jersey. mixed precipitation in new england. expect delays from boston to washington. rain and thunder. wind gusts of 45 to 55 miles per hour as it pushes on today and into tonight. rainfall amounts, 1 to 3 inches of rain. 26 million people under some sort of flood watch, stretching from georgia on into ohio and delaware. that's what's going on around the country. >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. we have freezing rain issue here
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winter weather advisory there until noontime today. take a look down through southeastern mass. we have a high wind watch in place from midnight tonight through 8:00 p.m. tomorrow for winds gusting 40 to 60mph. scattered drizzle, scattered freezing drizzle this morning, and then we'll watch temperatures warm up into the 40s to near 50 across southeastern mass later on this afternoon. this evening and overnight tonight, temperatures back into the >> that's your latest weather. savannah? al, thanks. we have more of our special series, "up for the job." we all started our careers with internships and decided, let's do it again. carson, you chose a good one. >> it was a lot of fun. we all fly a lot. thought it'd be cool to see what the process is and what it takes to get the planes off the ground and into the air. not from the bar in the airport. i became an intern at jfk airport here in new york. >> reporter: every time you fly,
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women working hard on the ground. these below the wing employee rs s are the backbone of the business. chris nunez was my supervisor for the day. >> top priority is safety at delta, so we have safety gear. knee pads. >> i'm wearing a cup already. safety is important to me, as well. >> safety is important. >> ready to go? >> i'm ready. >> we're going to load this plane right here. this is going to vegas. you like vegas? >> love vegas. can you load me? >> we'll take the customers' bags, put them on a conveyer belt. >> nice and gentle. what if that was my bag? that one is heavy. might be a body in there. >> how do you feel about stacking the bags in the aircraft holder? >> i'm ready. >> let's do it. >> what are people packing? they're going to vegas, for the love of god. >> carson, how does it feel? >> it's a lot of work.
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>> it is. it reminds me of packing my car with my family in the trunk. it's small in here. you have to pack it artfully. >> what are you doing? >> what? >> you can't use a cell phone out here. >> i'm on a break. you called a five. >> no, i did not. you always have to be aware of everything. >> all right. i'm sorry. >> no photos, okay? >> it's for my mom. >> we'll take the baggage over. >> where is the radio? >> listen to some music. >> there's no radios out here. >> get a little drake, j. cole, little hip hop, little something. >> ready? >> i'm ready. >> you'll have enrique teach you the loading stuff. >> first, the platform is controlled by this joystick. >> like a video game.
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fit it perfectly to the aircraft. bring it right? >> there a little more, right in there. >> the first was 3500 pounds. >> this is 3,000. >> almost 7,000 pounds in cargo alone? >> yeah. >> what's next? going to the lounge to maybe have a cocktail? >> no, you're not. no drinking. you'll be moving an airport. >> really? >> yes. >> like the tow? >> you'll tow an airplane, the super tug. >> all right. >> ready? >> let's do it. >> you'll drive. >> driving, driving? oh, boy. greatest day of my life.
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i towed that! don't tell chris. >> i won't say nothing. i promise. >> stop talking to chris. we have a plane to move, man. ready to roll? >> okay. 1605 pad 88 requesting pushback. ladies and gentlemen, this is your intern speaking, carson daly, hope you enjoyed your brief move to pad 88. chris, i took 243 selfies and you can't do anything about it. >> finally, the moment i had been preparing for all day long. >> luke, i am your father. i had to do it. >> carson, let's go! we have to park an airplane. okay. nice job. >> perfect. thank you so much. >> nicely done. >> we had a lot of fun in the piece.
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i didn't realize and feel guilty for it, hundreds of men and women, not just delta, everywhere, who work hard to get our stuff in the planes. it's more than just the pilots. it was a great experience and eye opening. >> when it's cold and rainy. >> the weather, freezing there, it was like 40 in the spring and we had a nice day. huge thanks to delta airlines and the below the wing employees, especially chris nunez, my supervisor that day. and henry, he was awesome, made the internship possible. delta hires student interns and there are opportunities to work seasonally part time and in the winter and summer as ready reserves in the gate or the ramp area. go to delta.com to apply. i would. i premd recommend it. great experience. >> you towed the plane out. it was amaze ing. >> the plane i brought in was coming in from montego bay, it was amazing. >> this is your captain speaking routine. >> you were there all day. >> it was sunset. >> i would have stayed longer.
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i go tomorrow, but i have to say, that was awesome. >> great. >> tomorrow, i see your ramp agent job and raise you an amy schumer internship. i got to be on her show,
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everyone. 8:27. looks like this foul weather will be sticking around. >> chris: plenty of fog, drizzle and dreariness across southeastern mass, including that braintree split photo. 40 degrees in boston. west of 495, close to freezing. so some slick spots a possibility there on the secondary roads. at least through about lunchtime today. otherwise you're dealing with scattered showers throughout the day and then temperatures late today into this evening will start to go up. in fact, surging well into the 50s overnight tonight. the wind as well gust 40s to go down through southeastern mass tonight into tomorrow morning.
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hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit walking down the street. cell phone video shows the alleged driver falling as he takes a field sobriety test. police say he was drunk and high on drugs when he caused this chain-reaction crash that eventually hit the pedestrian. right now the driver is facing charges. family in holbrook is hoping to find a missing mother who never showed up to pick up her son at day care. judy sales was last seen on monday when she left her job in taunton. her cell phone was later tracked to connecticut, but it's since been shut off. police in brookline warning people to be on alert after several recent burglaries there. they say six homes have been burglarized in the past week. investigators say the thieves are breaking in through back doors and windows usually three the offning hours.
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we're living in a very competitive global economy, and if we are going to succeed, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making public colleges and universities tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax on wall street speculation. the taxpayers of this country bailed out wall street. it is time for them to start helping the middle class of this country. i'm bernie sanders
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8:30 now. it is wednesday morning, february 24th, 2016. starting to come down. starting to get a little bit drizzling here on our plaza. it's a sign of things to come, right, al? >> yeah, when we're going to even see messier weather, wetter weather, stormier up and down the east coast. >> oh, man. we have to thank all the good
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hanging out with us on the plaza. >> thank you! >> it is not pretty out here. coming up this half hour, the president is here. president underwood. kevin spacey. we'll see what secrets we can get him to spill about the highly anticipated new season of "house of cards." first, don't forget about your chance at a great trip over the long leap day weekend. be here on our plaza on friday. have your bags packed before. already. and a poster of how you'd like to spend the extra 24 hours. >> we'll send you and a friend to l.a. stay at the line hotel, take a bike tour, have dinner and more. all courtesy of our friends at discover los angeles. if you plan to be here friday, rsvp at today.com/visit for that. >> l.a. sounds good now. al, what's shaking in the weather? >> we have the risk of strong storms along the southeastern and mid-atlantic coast. windy weather.
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eastern third of the country, wet weather in the pacific northwest. sunshine sunshine, texas and southern california. 69 in san francisco. tomorrow, warming up to 81 in l.a. nice and warm up and down the west coast. windy, snowy through the great lakes into the ohio river valley. wet and windy in the northeast. sunshine returns to the gulf coast with a little calm. that's what's going on >> chris: good wednesday morning, everyone. we have freezing rain issue here across central massachusetts. winter weather advisory there until noontime today. take a look down through southeastern mass. we have a high wind watch in place from midnight tonight through 8:00 p.m. tomorrow for winds gusting 40 to 60mph. scattered drizzle, scattered freezing drizzle this morning, and then we'll watch temperatures warm up into the 40s to near 50 across southeastern mass later on this afternoon. this evening and overnight tonight, temperatures back into the
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got some nice friends here from savannah. what are you guys doing here? >> we're here visiting. we went to tour the memorial, the new museum for 9/11. >> terrific. you want savannah to visit savannah. good idea. savannah, what do you think? >> love the idea. i'm kicking kevin spacey with my good foot. >> al, thanks. the presidential race is in full swing in real life and the brand-new season of "house of cards." >> kevin spacey, his president underwood character, locks horns with his greatest opponent yet, his wife, the first lady. take a look. >> till you started destroying it. >> you wouldn't have listened otherwise. >> well, all right, claire. i'm listening now. what is it you so desperately needed to say? >> dun, dun, dun. mr. president, good morning.
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>> nice to see you both. it was supposed to be with matt but it takes two of you to replace one. >> he insists on two people replacing him. really half a person because i have this boot on my leg. you're at odds with the first lady. this can't last in season four, can it? they have to be a force together. >> you know, it's so exciting to be able to not talk about this show. >> come on! >> i love being able to come on. i can't be the spoiler in chief. i can say this, that when we left them in season three, they were in the middle of an argument. that argument picks up when we come back with season four. >> she's always been, quite literally, an accessory to the crimes of the president and his allies. >> lovely accessory, by the way. >> no question about that. how do they work as adversaries? >> you know, i think the thing we explored in season three, and
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continues in season four, is these two figures, who have had such success in working in the shadows, in the dark alleys, to suddenly find themselves in the hot, white spotlight of the oval office. and how does that change them? how does it change the way they try to achieve what they're setting out to achieve politically, as well as personally? those are things we'll explore. >> but won't talk about now. >> i've gotten good at dodging questions. >> i was going to say. >> you should run. >> you have a natch knack for this. i was looking at the first interview we did with you, season one. >> right over there. >> the transcript was, what was this thing called binge watching, that you could watch all the episodes at once. >> the ancient years of 2013. so long ago. >> you brought binge watching to the culture. >> look, i think we might have
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the truth is, people were binge watching before that. box sets proved to us, one of the reasons why the ultimate decision to release the entire series at once was made, is we could see the evidence that people were staying home on the weekends and watching five or three seasons of a show. it seems the public was saying they want to be in control. they want to be able to watch it when they want to watch it. >> you spent the first part of the show this morning talking about another donald trump victory. he won nevada by more than 20 points. is he the kind of guy that president underwood would endorse? >> to shove him. >> he would not endorse donald trump? >> i don't think so, no. >> you think frank underwood could take him? >> it's been interesting. as we've gone along, and we're in the middle of a presidential election in our show and, obviously, we're in the middle of a real presidential election, i'm going to try not to blend fact and fiction. i'll avoid that question. >> you really are getting good
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>> rubbed off on you. have to ask about the smithsonian. they unveiled a portrait of day. this is the first fictional president featured in a portrait. so no "west wing," no martin sheen, harrison ford in air force one. what does it say, that they've represented president underwood? >> it was an incredible night. we did it as if it was a real, genuine presidential unveiling i was in. i came and showed up as president underwood and gave a speech. everybody thought, who is the actress playing the executive director, but it was actually the executive director. this wonderful portrait who had done me before when i played richard iii did a remarkable job. there's a shot of it. it will hang in the smithsonian, in the entryway as people walk in.
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seven months. then they hope to get someone to buy the painting and then donate it to the smithsonian so it can stay there in the collection. >> really cool. >> smithsonian is like and all, but you're nobody until you have a good luck hoodie. the florida panthers, the nhl, this is their good luck charm. it's the spacey in space. first place in their division and owe it all to you. >> they give this out at every game, to the most valuable player. >> it's spacey in space. >> one of the players there. yes, i've become their good luck charm. i'm very pleased they've been doing incredibly well. >> disembodied. it's just your floating head. >> spacey in space. i'm very excited for them. i'm glad they're doing really well and hope we can help them keep winning. >> the full season of "house of cards" will be available march 4th and he will not speak of it
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>> get your hoodie now. up next, how to choose the pet for your family.
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>> announcer: wrangler wednesday is brought to you by petsmart. >> everybody, it's wrangler wednesday around here, and in honor of our pup with a purpose, who brings us so much joy, we're doing something different. >> if you're looking for a pet companion, we'll help you choose the right one for your family. we have animal planet's pet expert, andrea. great to see you. >> good morning. >> i drew, i think, the good straw and got the puppies here. a lot of people want a dog. kids ask their parents for a dog. what's the first thing to think about when you go in to buy one? >> i think the most important thing when you're choosing to adopt a dog is consider that you really want to look for personality, not so much looks. like choosing a mate. >> right. >> it's the most important thing. unfortunately, people see a cute puppy and go, it's adorable. i'll take it home.
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future and what the dog's personality might be like, whether or not it'll fit with their family. >> also how big the dog will get depends on the home you live in, right? >> it's not always true a large dog can't fit into a smaller home or a smaller apartment. sometimes, the small or medium sized dogs have the highest energy. it's about taking the time to essentially test drive a dog, get to know if it fits your family. >> do research. i'll hand you off to natalie. >> over to the cats now and kittens. one of the biggest misconceptions -- i have a cat, lexi, and one of the biggest misconceptions and people think you don't have to give them a lot of attention. >> not true. you don't need to walk your cat like you do your dog. for some people, it makes them a more appropriate pet. they're social creatures. they thrive on social interaction. people need to understand, you can't get a cat or kitten from a shelter and bring it home and leave it. you need to spend time getting them adjusted to your family. one of the most important things with cats in order to avoid
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thoroughly clean their litter box multiple times a week. in the house. >> they like it clean in there. >> yeah. >> over to the parrots now. >> we don't have pets at home, but sophie will turn her head and is eyeing me. i think she's about to attack my dangerous at all? >> they can bite, like all animals. certainly, make sure you're careful with any animal and respectful of their space. i respect you for respecting sophie. understand a bird like sophie -- >> stink eye. sophie, what did i do? >> she does talk. i'm not sure she's in the mood to talk now. >> i'll speak to her. hello. hello. >> she's not feeling it. >> what's going on in your neck of the woods? >> with parrots, there are different species and they all have different needs and nutritional requirements. one of the important things to remember is often times they're willing pets.
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you need to make plans for them when they pass, potentially. >> no kidding. >> sophie is nine years old but will probably live to 70 or 80. >> what'd she say? >> yeah. >> you need to make sure you understand, this is an animal that requires a long commitment. >> and like the talking thing. >> right. >> i used to have guinea pigs when i was a kid and they were easy to take care of. >> one of the easiest to take care of. they do best when bonded with another guinea pig. the one thing about guinea pigs is you do want to be careful with them with children. they're not as fragile as small. kids need to handle them carefully. >> and they can bite. >> all animals can, yeah. >> last but not least, fish. i had many fish growing up. many, many, many. >> what does that mean? >> many goldfish. by the way, they're not that easy to take care of, fish. >> they can be. i don't think they're quite as
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think they can go to a store and get a goldfish or some other fish and put it in a bowl and just -- it'll thrive. it's not the case. you need to give them an appropriate environment. make sure you test the water to make sure that it has the right levels of salt in it. not too much ammonia. if you have a saltwater tank, obviously. i'd say some of the easiest fish for beginnings are swordtails and gum by ies. even those, talk to somebody to get more details. >> figure out how much to feed them. it's more complicated as you go up from goldfish. >> yeah. >> thanks so much. thanks for bringing our friends over. we appreciate it. >> you don't like the guinea pigs. >> i'm a little scared. i'm embarrassed to say that. just a little bit. coming up, junk food to joy food, joy bauer gives you comfort foods.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of country can't reach it's potential... unless we all do. together.
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back at 8:47. imagine eating enchiladas, pizza, brownies and more, but they help you lose weight. >> it can't be true. but joy bauer says it is possible. in her new cook book, "from junk food to joy food," she transforms hundreds of dishes. today's menu, buffalo wings and mack mac and cheese. >> mac and cheese is the ult mall -- ultimate comfort food. one bowl can be 1,000 calories. we can do better than that. check it out. mac and cheese. skim milk, soy sauce, onion powder, paprika, black pepper and hot sauce. mix skim milk with cornstarch. bring to a boil. add reduced fat cheddar with butter. remove bay leaf.
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cover for ten minutes to let it firm. the junk food version, 1,310 calories is out. the joy food version at 419 calories is in. that's a savings of 891 calories. next up, fiery buffalo wings. a typical order with the blue cheese dip costs you 1,200 calories and more fat than you want to know about. instead, enjoy the same, yummy flavor for less. buffalo wings with blue cheese dip. chicken tenders, hot sauce, paprika paprika. bake at 375 for 15 minutes. blue cheese dip. add non-fat greek yogurt, blue cheese crumbles, onion powder and garlic powder. mix. junk food version at 1,190
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the joy food version at just 170 calories is most definitely in. that's a savings of more than 1,000 calories. >> joy, you are a miracle worker. >> you like everything? >> delicious. >> i love the buffalo chicken. it is amazing. >> did you see how simple it was to make? >> tastes like wings. >> i have to say this, this is our book because all of the recipes within the book have pretty much come from our viewers. they challenged me to make things over. barbecue ribs, pizza, cheese burgers, chocolate milk shakes. i have a chocolate peanut butter cup in there. >> what's on the cauliflower? >> this is a bonus recipe. it's on the website, if people go to today.com. all i do is take cauliflower and dip it in flour. i roast it, douse it in hot sauce and roast it a couple more >> so good. that. >> really good. >> isn't it?
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>> i didn't want to mess with mac and cheese but throwing vegetables in. i kept it straight forward. i had a lot of out of the box, flavorful ingredients. >> like the soy sauce, onion powder powder. it augments the flavor. >> even the bay leaf brings it to life. my ultimate compliment was my daughter, who is a mac and cheese addict, and she gave it a two thumbs up. that's when i knew it was okay to bring it on the show. >> all these things in their junk form, brought it to the healthy form. >> the idea is people can indulge in their favorite goodies any night of the week and still lose weight, lower blood pressure, up their energy. >> we love you. >> we love you the truth. when we don't like it, you hear it. this is delicious. >> oh, yeah. >> so happy for you. congrats on the book. "from junk food to joy food."
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we're back at 8: 53. still freaking out about how good this is. we have birthdays. >> many reasons to celebrate. we'll celebrate all the folks across the country. starting off, 100th birthday to
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family and friends as toots. her secret to long jetty evity longevity, eating junk food and dancing. 102 years old, served as an auto mechanic during world war ii. thank you for your service, mcwaters. 100th birthday to miller from florida. she loves collecting porcelain birds. marry from minnesota. 105 years old. she says the secret to living longer, just don't think about it. well said. happy 100th birthday to fred randall from new york. the vet played the drums for 88 years. want to be in a band with him. mary hastings from south bend, indiana, loves notre dame football.
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schultze. the secret to a long marriage, discuss any problems and work it out. 75 years later, it is working congratulations. if you want to honor someone on their milestone birthday or anniversary, 75 years or more, head to today.com/celebrate. send a photo, as well. coming up, what's next hour? >> viola day vis is in the house. >> big deal for us. also, live performance from locash. >> love it. >> after your local news.
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moving north. downpours gusting wind and the mild air rushes in tonight. timing of it aed. the third time still the charm. donald trump wins caucus. >> plates are trying to figure out what happened to a mother who suddenly vanished. we're live with story. check out this boston made robot doing things like never before. already.
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a wild and dangerous scene down south when storms and tornadoes move through. and camera capture the moment an accused drunk driver falls to the pavement after allegedly starting a chain reaction crash. a kennedy cousin back in court in connecticut. will he be able to remain a free man? good wednesday morning everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah friend. . i'm christa delcamp. it's damp. dreary out there. good day to cozy up with a book or something like that. if you don't have to get out. you do you want to hear what chris lambert those say. about another 24 hours of this wet weather. we will run the gamut from drizzle and damp weather. winter weather advisory in

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