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"today in the bay." >> don't forget to join us for the news at 11:00. it is hump day. enjoy. taking a live look at san francisco. a beautiful start to the morning. have a great day. . good morning. breaking news the death toll rises to at least 15 and those devastating flash floods and mudslides in california, as many as 20 more missing. entire homes swept away, leading to dramatic rescues. . with more heavy rain on the way, cress r rescue crews are searching for survivors. . a controversial push to end daca, just hours after the president said he is opened to a deal. >> i'll tack the heat. i don't care. >> so where does it all go from here neighborhood, outrage, shocking video of a teacher being forcibly removed from a school board meeting then handcuffed and arrested after
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she questioned the superintendent's raise. >> stop resising. >> i am not resisting. >> who was in the wrong? all that, plus -- james franco fights back against new sexual harassment claims days after winning a golden globe. the shortage making this year's flu season even more dangerous. and today, exclusive skating star, ashleigh barty wagner joins us for her first live interview since not making the olympic team. >> you can get those scores, i am serious. >> does she have any regrets? and is there a chance she could still realize her olympic dream in today, wednesday, january 10th, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb, live from
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studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it's 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. we are glad tf you with us. we are glad to have ashleigh barty wagner with us. interesting to see how she is feeling. >> she is never shy about speaking out. so it will be nice to hear what she has to say a few days after that moment. >> first we have to get to this crisis this chaos unfolding in california, where torrential downpours unleashed flooding and mudslides, this morning, crews are racing against time to fine survivors, as new images are now revealing the staggering devastation. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is in montecito this morning. he has the latest on an unfolding situation. miguel, good morning. what is going on there? >> reporter: savannah, good morning. >> that deadly storm has now passed, but the damage is just being realized. entire homes were pushed off foundations him others were hut with a wall of debris t. white you see here is actually a family car flipped upsidedown.
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the storm hit in the early morning hours. some had no time to run. >> i got it. >> reporter: this is what a desperate rescue looks like. trapped inside this mangled mess of a home, a 14-year-old fighting for her life, but rises in the rain. >> coming out. >> reporter: using the jaws of life, search teams in montecito finally reached lauren canton the teenager buried alive for sex hours. her rescue is a miracle. >> she had so much debris on top of her and everything we moved could move other objects that could be held back that could be entering the space she has. >> reporter: search crews in santa barbara could not confirm what happened to lauren's family some many were swep away so quickly. >> we got a mudslide right now.
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>> reporter: mud, pouring downhills, like a river so powerful homes were pushed ryoto off tear foundation as others were buried to their rooftops. entire families were washed away. while checking on neighbors the johnsons heard a cry. >> we dug down and saw a little baby, i don't know where it came from. we got it out, got the mud out of its mouth. i hope it's okay. >> reporter: daring rescues playing out all day in the mountains of mud, downtown movent si to jumontecito last m under threat of fire is now under water. oprah posting, hocks rescuing my neighbors. instagram videos of her mud-soaked back yard. the coast guard plucking more than 50 from rising waters.
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even first responders needed rescued. today, 14-year-old lauren canton is lucky to be alive. this morning, the race is on no save more victims just like her. but there is fear time may be running out. those devastating wildfires here back in december only made the flooding worse. so much of that vegetation that soaks up water was burned to the ground. i want to show you incredible pictures from the air. this is what montecito looked like before this last flooding. in a matter of hours this landscape was completely re-arranged the death toll now stands at 15. >> that number is expected to rise, search teams will be out here in just a short time. savannah. >> it happened so fast, miguel, thank you very much. another major story this morning, a federal judge has stepped in to temporarily block the trump administration's plan to end a controversial immigration program. that decision announced just hours after the president, himself, sparked confusion about where he stand on the issue
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during a televised negotiation session. nbc news' white house correspondent kristen welker has the latest on all this, hey, kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, hoda. >> that federal judge in san francisco ruled while a legal fight makes its way through the court system, anyone who has daca status will be able to renew it. the president tweeted -- overnight arc federal judge temporarily blocking the administration's action to end the program. it comes as the president and law makers are trying to find lejts lative if exto the country's immigration issues. the president tweeting
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overnight, as i made very clear today, our country needs the security of a wall on the southern border, which must be a part of any daca approval. that tweet an apparent athe emto clarify the president's immigration stance after an extraordinary hour-long negotiating session with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on tuesday t. president appearing to take a range of position, including a bill to protect d.r.e.a.m.ers with no strings attached. >> it should be a bipartisan bill, a truly a bill of love. >> reporter: mr. trump later outlining a political approach that seemed to include a path to citizenship, something fiercely opposed by conservatives, who see that as amnesty. >> you are not so far away from comprehensive immigration reform. if you want to take it that further step, i'll take the heat, i don't care. >>reporter: when pressed to get specific about his position. >> i think my positions will be what the people in this room come up with. if they come to me with things
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i'm not in love with, i will do it, because i respect them. >> reporter: who ill the two sides are far from a deal, there is agreement over areas of negotiation, funding border security, including at least some form of the wall, ending family-based chain migration the visa program that allows immigrants living in the u.s. to bring over family member, canceling the visa lottery and democrat's big priority, resolving da california but immigration wasn't the only issue in the spotlight. the president weighing in on the first time that has the political news world buzzing, will oprah challenge him in 2020? >> yeah, i'll beat oprah, oprah would be a lot of fun. i don't think she's going to run. >> reporter: meanwhile, president trump will send vice president pence to pyeongchang for the winter olympic exas head of the u.s. delegation to south korea. the move comes amid tensions of north korea over its nuclear program that may have cooled a bit this week after north and south korea held diplomatic talks t. president will have a
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chance that weigh in when he hosts a press conference with the prime minister of norway. a powerful earthquake hit the caribbean and set off name across that region. it was centered off the coast of honduras, advisories and warnings were issued for cuba, jake and other caribbean islands as well on as on the coast of central america. the warnings were cancelled an hour later. there were no immediate reports of major damage or casualties. growing concern over what is shaping up to be a very bad flu season. the number of cases is exploding across the country and some hospitals facing crowded emergency rooms and an alarming shortage of a key supplies are struggling to keep up. nbc news' gabe gutierrez is at the cdc in atlanta. gabe, good morning. >> hoda, good morning. this year's flu season got off to an early start. it isn't expected to peak until next month. here at the cdc, they're not
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calling it an epidemic just yet, it's already shaping up to be the worst flu season since 2015. this morning a deadly string of the flu is sweeping the country. hospitals seeing a surge of sick patients. >> it's getting worse. >> reporter: the cdc says 46 states are now reporting widespread flu and more than 41,000 flu cases are being reported, nearly three times more than this time last season. california has been hit especially hard, at least 27 deaths there. people under 65 since the flu season began in okay. this hospital near san diego opening a triage tent to care for the flood of patients. emergency services stretched thin from omaha -- >> about 1200 positive for flu tests. about 4100 of which came in last week. >> reporter: to dallas. >> we are now seeing 12-to-15 cases per day of people calling 911 with flu-related conditions.
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that is a 611% increase. >> reporter: the strain responsible for the outbreak is known as h3n2. a deadly variety of influenza, making matters worse, hospitals nationwide are facing a shortage of iv bags because a major manufacturer is in hurricane-ravaged puerto rico. >> any time you see more patients with flu-like symptoms where they may be dehydrated. you need more iv fluids. because they are limited, they are not able to give out as many as they like. >> reporter: in brooklyn, that i are feeling the strain but managing so far. >> so there has been a shortage of these kind of medications of iv fluid bags, however, this has not adversely acted patient care. >> reporter: doctors say the best preventative medicine is getting the flu shot. >> have you received the flu shot? >> reporter: initial reports citing data from australia suggested this year's flu
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vaccine was only about 10% affected. doctors here in the u.s. say it's much higher, probably closer to 30%. still, doctors say, people should still get their flu shots and savannah and who dark, they say even if you do get the flu after getting the vaccine, the symptoms could be less severe. back to you. >> all right, gabe, thank you. now to that disturbing incident caught on camera which shows you the at the top of the show, a louisiana teacher was removed from a school board meeting and forcibly handcuffed. willie, what happened here? >> good morning, guy the video sparked national outrage. the teacher was arrested, it seems simply for speaking out and questioning the school superintendent's new pay raise. it was a head-turning moment at a regular school board meeting. a louisiana middle school teacher thrown out, handcuffed and arrested. >> can you explain -- >> what are you doing to me? >> stop resisting. >> i am not. you just pushed me to the floor.
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>> reporter: earlier, she questioned the superintendent's $30,000 raise. >> i feel like it's a slap in the face of all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have. >> after a vote, she spoke again and was interrupted. >> how are you going to take that money, because it's basically taking our money out of our pockets. >> stop right now. >> if what's on the agenda and the superintendent's contract. >> with a raise? >> with a raise? >> then a city marshall intervened. ep >> my door is always opened. i have met with many teachers, many parents, many administrators. there is a time and a place for everything. but there is a rules and protocols. >> but a school board member took offense to how it was handled. >> why would they arrest her? she didn't disturb the meeting.
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she was not unruly. she didn't do anything that would warrant her being escorted out. >> outside the meeting, tense exchanges between hargrave and the officer. meeting, tense exchanges between hargrave and the officer. >> i gave you many directives to >> reporter: arrest records show hargrave was booked monday night on counts of resisting an officer and remaining on premises. but the city prosecutor says, no charges will be filed. as a community is left up in arms over the treatment of a teacher. the aclu of louisiana and the states association of educators has slammed hargrove's expulsion of the meeting. they say the teacher was stepping inside the rules of the meeting and that's where the marshall was there a restore order. >> she seems respectful and calm.
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>> it seems like it was the topic being discussed. >> we haven't heard the last of it. >> all right. thank you. we have a lot to get to, including james franco responding to allegations of sexual misconduct that surfaced in the weak of his win on sunday night's global awards, he's not the only star under fire, joe friar is in los angeles with more on this. >> reporter: hoda, good morning, james fran can is riding high on his win on "the disaster artist" he had an uncomfortable late night interview where he addressed allegations of sexual misconduct. >> the things that i heard that were on twitter are not accurate. >> reporter: late night last taking a serious turn for james franco. overnight "the disaster artist" star defending himself as "late show" host stephen colbert pressed him on sexual allegations on social media following his golden globes win.
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if one case, the actor claims he forced her to perform oral sx and ali tweedy used the #metoo. those tweets have since been delete. >> i have no idea what i did to ali sheedy. i directed her in a play off broadway. i had nothing but total respect for her. i have no idea why she was upset by this. >> reporter: franco's interview taped before the "new york times" cancelled the scheduled "times" talk with the actor. meanwhile the film "all the money in the world" taking on a new meaning, new claims emerging about a significant pay gap between two of its stars, overnight, usa "today" reporting mark wahlberg earned $1.5 million for reshooting his scenes and his co-star michelle williams earneds will than $1,000 for her do-overs. the shoot necessary after kevin spacey was dropped from the
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movie and replaced with christopher plummer as more than a dozen men came forward accusing spacey of sexual misconduct. last month, director ridley scott told usa "today" everybody did it for nothing. wahlberg's team says they negotiated a hefty fee, williams immediately agreed to reshoot her scenes without the knowledge of the co-star's pay. >> for me, it was an instant yes. i was so relieved. i was heart sick for a week thinking about this thing we loved making was going to be all for not. >> reporter: overnight, outrage online, fans and celebrities rallying around williams, including actress jessica class taken who tweeted, she's a brilliant oscar nominated golden globe winning actress, she has been in the industry for 20 years, she deserves more than 1% of her co-star's salary t. news coming days after both male and
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female stars said times up on sexual inequality and misconduct. >> we want equal pay. >> reporter: nbc news reaped out to wahlberg and scott, so far no, comment. meanwhile, another hollywood heavyweight is speaking out about allegations before they're made public after actor michael douglas says a former employee made allegations that he plaeshd himself in front of her saying i felt the need to get ahead of this. he says the allegations are a complete lie and fabrication. >> let's turn to mr. roker. this weather out west is headed our way. >> it will be significant. we are talking about a system that could cause blizzards and more significantly, fairly heavy ice accumulation. there is a system now pushing out. we got currently winter storm watches, winter weather advisories, one-to-four inches of snow. we could be looking at blizzard conditions in minnesota and parts of nebraska.
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we are looking at heavier accumulations in the mountains, that blowing and drifting snow could be a problem. the bigger problem will be through late thursday. ice is forming across illinois and later into indiana, st. louis, champagne, indianapolising looking at anywhere from a tenth of an inch to a half an inch of ice. saturday it makes its way through ohio, into western pennsylvania and by saturday night, it could be threw upstate new york into northern new england with a half an inch to a quarter of an inch of ice causing power outages, airport delays and trees down. we will be watching this very, very closely. we will get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist, kari hall. we have had some heavy rain across the bay area. now, we are tracking a light, quick moving round of showers moving from the north. we will have that chance as we go through the day. right now, mostly cloudy as you get ready to head out the door and the high temperatures reach the upper 50s to low 60s. the chance of rain will be slight and we'll be tracking that today and a chance for north bay showers tomorrow. drying out for several days, and a nice weekend ahead. >> and that is your latest weather. guys? >> al, thanks. coming up, is she still furious. ashley wagner speaking out in an exclusive live interview. this is her first since missing out on the u.s. figure skating team and slamming the judges. how does ashley feel this morning.
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confirmed tnb good morning. it is 7:26, i'm laura garcia. within the last hour, police confirmed to nbc bay air y the sp suspect shot last night died from his injuries. this is video from this morning as they wrapped up their investigation. bob redell spoke with a police source who said the man died at the scene. officers were called before 5:00 after reports of an intruder armed with an ax. the facility is on blanchard road. officers may have foiled a burglary attempt. now, a look at the forecast. a chance to dry out. >> we are seeing the return of light rain across northern
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sonoma and napa counties right now. the rest of the area, so far, dry, as you head out the door. be prepared in case you see a quick moving shower moving through. mostly, the north bay and along the coast will have the highest chance of rain and a few more sprinkles for parts of northern sonoma county for tomorrow. then, after that, we are going to have a dry weekend. but the storm systems will be lining up for early next week. we have a lot more rain in the forecast starting next wednesday. as we head over to mike, let's get an update on the commute. >> overall, a pleasant commute. the south bay had earlier problems. this crash at 880 at alameda. stay to the left if you are traveling past 82 or alameda as we know it. the rest of the south bay shows a smooth dry. the build through san jose is pushing through. hayward, past the san mateo.
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dumbarton bridge, no problems. >> no drama is a good thing. another update in a half hour.
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hey, everybody. we're back at 7:30 on this wednesday morning, the 10th day of january, 2018. >> good morning. nice to have you along. we're going to start this half hour with a check of the headlines. we're going to start with mother nature's fury on full display in california. >> first fire. now flooding. deadly mudslides strike southern california, covering roads, burying homes and killing more than a dozen people. more missing as rescue crews rush to save residents trapped in the debris. not so fast. a federal judge blocks the trump administration's plans to end the daca program. this after the president allowed cameras into a negotiation
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session with lawmakers. more talks to come. south korea's president says he is willing to meet north korean leader kim jong-un under certain conditions, following a successful set of talks between the estranged nations. prime billionaire. jeff bezos now worth $5 billion, making the amazon ceo is richest person of all-time. and snow in the sahara. a rare winter storm blankets the african desert, turning the stand dunes into a spectacular pattern of orange and white. today, january 10th, 2018. >> you don't see that every day. wow. let's go to the drama surrounding team usa's olympic figure skating team. three-time champion ashley wagner is not on it, after finishing fourth at the national
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championships. she felt she was underscored and criticized the judges. ashley is here for an exclusive live interview. first, here's her story. one of the biggest names in figure skating, ashley wagner, now faces heartbreak. the bronze medalist in sochi had set her sights on a second trip to the olympics. but after finishing fourth at the u.s. nationals -- >> she does not look happy with that. >> reporter: -- the visibly disappointed 26-year-old will not be headed to pyeongchang. and she did not hold back. >> i am furious and i think deservedly so. >> a final jump right here, the triple lutz. >> reporter: wagner blasted the judges after receiving lower than expected scores during the free skate. >> i want to be on that olympic team. and i'm really mad that i'm in this position again. >> reporter: four years ago, wagner was also at the center of
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controversy, after finishing fourth at the u.s. championships but was ultimately picked for the olympic team, due to her strong performances at other competitions. wagner tweeted, as an athlete, i'm allowed to be mad. as a senior competitor with over ten years experience, i'm allowed to question things. adding, congrats to the lovely ladies of the team. you got me in your cheering squad now. in november, the outspoken star talked to me about the extreme pressure she faces. >> aye been competing for 22 years. and i know how to take that feeling and that stress and the nerves and channel it into this competitive energy. and i thrive under that. >> reporter: the latest uproar isn't the first time wagner has let people know what's on her mind. during the olympics in 2014, low
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scores caused this reaction to go viral. and ashley is with us exclusively. good morning. >> good morning, you guys. >> we know how you were feeling after the judges scored you. we got to see that in the piece. it's been a week or so. you had some time to rest. how are you feeling as you sit with us. >> i'm feeling okay. i am feeling proud of that moment. i've had a week to kind of process everything. it was one of those things where you're thrown into the mix. immediately after, for me, immediately after i found out my olympic dreams had come to an end and i think i was just heartbroken. devastated. i had worked 22 years for that moment and i had put out something that i felt so proud of. >> you could actually see it. when you ended your program, you had a look on your face like, yes. i know i nailed it. i know that i'm going. tell us what it fell like when
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you saw those scores come up. >> seeing the scores was difficult because i know where my second mark consistently falls. and it didn't this week. that was confusing to me in that moment when i'm feeling the end of this olympic dream, it was heartbreaking. >> do i hear a tone of regret a little bit? are you sorry the way you spoke out the way you did? >> no. what you see is what you get with me. i pride myself on being honest and open. at the end of the day, based on the selection criteria, they made the right call with these team. those ladies are getting ready to go to the olympics and i support them entirely. >> do you think the judges unfairly singled you out in some way or judged you harder than the others? >> the only thing i question is my scores compared to my scores in the past. i scored lower on the second mark in my short program than i did at a competition that i was injured at.
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those are the things that i'm confused about. but you know, the technical side, i think was totally fair. i ended up where i ended up. that moment i created for myself, a standing ovation at nationals, that's something, for me, i'll forever be proud of. >> you've been criticized after you spoke about the judges. and some people were saying she was a poor sport she should have been more gracious. i know you stand by what you said. if you have a chance to unring the bell, maybe i would change my tone, some of the words, would you have change ed any of it? not one thing. >> i don't think so. i have a lot of experience in this sport. i know what i skate like and where i usually fall. i'm allowed to question things. but question things only in relation to myself. these girls earned their spots. i am so excited to be able to kind of take a step back and cheer on team usa. i'm so passionate about this sport. i've been in the position where
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people have tried to take away my liggett myegitimacy for bein team team. i wouldn't do that to another athlete. team usa has a great team going. >> you are the first alternate. is there any space in your heart when you think, maybe i'll get to go? or do you say, i'll let that go. >> i'm a competitor through and through. i'm going home. i'm training for a competition right now. and i'm going to be prepared if that phone call comes my way. i'll be ready to go. >> ashley, excellent. thanks for coming to see us. we go back over to al who has a check of the weather. >> i want to talk about what's going on out in california. this area, this is the area that was burnt. the thomas fire burn area. over 220,000 acres. all vegetation burned away from that. what happens is the steep terrain lareally increases the
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mudslide threat. what happens with a torrential rain, it instantly runs off downhill. the soil becomes liquid. and the floodwaters contain significant mud and debris. those mud flows can travel at 65 miles per hour. you can't outrun it. a developing storm through the plains. a foggy start in a big section of the midsection of the country, all the way down into new orleans and into the mid mississippi and ohio river valleys. sunshine along the eastern seaboard, with good morning, i'm meteorologist, kari hall. it's a cloudy start with light rain across the far north bay as we look at the high temperatures today. we'll be up to 57 degrees in santa rosa, 59 in oakland, as well as san francisco and low 60s for the peninsula and the south bay. that round of rain will not get
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everyone wet today. we'll see it very hit or miss as we look at the potential of what we could see on the radar. another chance of light rain early tomorrow, but only around ukiah. >> don't forget. get that weather anytime you need it. check out our friends at the weather channel on cable. coming up, the controversy of russian women coming to america to have their babies. wait until you see where some of them are staying when they're here. our series "boys changing the world," a remarkable teen who has made it his mission to do just that. did meghan markle commit a royal taboo with her hair style? carson, what's going on in the orange room? >> the polar plunge that is hello. hi. how's it going? alright, how you doin'? welcome. so, this is the all-new chevy traverse. what do you think? this looks better than 99% of the suvs out there.
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welcome back. 7:44. carson in the orange room with a new spin on the polar plunge. >> is it chilly in here or is it me? while much of the nation has been facing freezing temperatures, it can be hard to find relief even indoors. social media is inundated with stories of people braving the cold while at work. the ideal office temperature is somewhere between 72 and 79 degrees. but most office buildings have
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centralized heating and that can provide little climate control. here's anna. this is how cold it is. and at the nbc station in indiana, when the newsroom is freezing but you have a deadline. #coldatwork. we asked you what's it like in your office? 58% of you saying too cold. 28% just right. and 14% saying just right. businesses invest in safe technology like electric blan t blankets and heated chairs. can you imagine heated chairs? i've been told our temperature in studio 1a is at 72. this looks a little colder. this may not be accurate. yeah. it's hot, it's cold. it's 68. if you're in a pinch trying to be flavor flav, this might work.
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good wednesday morning. at 7:56, all cloudy skies with a few spots getting light sprinkles. as we look outside at san francisco, a cloudy and breezy day. we are seeing light rain moving through, but this rain will be very hit or miss and only a slight chance of seeing it mostly in the north bay and the coast adding an additional .01 inch of rain. it is going to be really light. mostly cloudy skies and temperatures reaching low 60s for the south bay and upper 50s for the north bay as well as the east bay. more sunshine the next few days, including the weekend, which looks nice. inland areas, 64 degrees and watching another storm system that will be set to move in early next week. let's head over to mike for an update on the commute. >> behaving itself relatively smoothly despite the crash
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icons. a lot of them are not a big deal. a new crash on the left side of the screen, north 280. it may be affecting one lane. it's a smooth drive-through san jose itself. san mateo sees slowing, but not too bad. 101 and 92. i guess it's not bad because i'm not there. it's tough when you are in it. smoother drive for oakland. back to you. >> thank you very much. happening now, in the north bay, mike, a highway remains closed after a deadly rock slide. on twitter, the full story and what has to be done before the road can reopen. a source confirms a man shot by police officers died from his injuries. in southern california, the search for survivors after a mudslide in montecito.
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another news update in a half hour. continue. we have our own team on the ground assessing any new developments overnight. and- kari is already putting together her weekend forecast. that )s on )today in the bay ) from 4:30 to 7.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, deadly mudslides. at least 15 people killed after flash floods turn mountains into rivers of mud in california. homes buried, cars swept away. amid the destruction, an incredible rescue. >> i thought i was dead there for a minute. >> we're live on the scene. plus, from russia with love. why hundreds of pregnant russian women are coming to florida every year to give birth. >> how much do you think this is going to end up costing you? >> $50,000. >> and it's worth it? >> yeah. >> reporter: new details on the controversial move and the surprising place many of them
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are staying. and out on the town. prince harry and meghan markle send crowds into a frenzy outside a london radio station. one deejay even offering up his services at their upcoming wedding. >> deejay at your wedding? >> harry's royal reaction, today, wednesday, january 10th, 2018. ♪ we got here at 3:00 to be on the "today" show. >> hello to my small town in texas. poch population of 2,188. >> mother/daughter trip. >> all the way from oregon. ♪ >> we're twins turning 63 today. >> we made the trip from indiana. >> to meet hoda. >> and savannah. >> aww, hey, ladies. >> sweet. >> we would like to meet you, too. we're going to make that happen.
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welcome back to "today." it's cold and folks are bundled up out there. thank you for being with us. let's get right to your news at 8:00. it's a busy wednesday morning. despite heroic rescue efforts, the death toll is rising from flash flooding and mudslides in california. let's get to correspondent miguel almaguer. he's in montecito where the search for survivors is growing more desperate at this hour. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. that deadly storm has passed, but the damage is just being realized. this is what it looks like block after block across montecito. this is the hardest-hit area. we don't know the number of homes that have been destroyed, but we know this goes on block after block. the death toll now stands at 15, we expect that number to rise. there's not a concrete number for those missing, but it is believed to be roughly around 20. i want to show you some incredible video captured by nbc news yesterday. the rescue of a 14-year-old girl who was trapped inside her home
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alone for more than six hours. when first responders passed that home, they said they could hear a cry for help. and then they were able to successfully dig her out. the destruction here does span across santa barbara county. more than 30 miles of the 101 was also shut down for some time. again, the death toll here is at 15. that number will climb. savannah? >> miguel, thank you very much. president trump suffered a setback on immigration overnight, just hours after a high-profile meeting to focus on that very issue. nbc's chief white house correspondent hallie jackson has more on that along with the latest steve bannon bombshell. good morning. >> reporter: hoda, yeah. a couple of headlines coming out of washington, here. this new court move will have some dreamers breathing a sigh of relief, at least for now, in
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what is shaping up to be a busy morning at the white house. this morning, a last-minute lifeline for d.r.e.a.m.ers. judge temporarily blocking the administration's action to end the program that protects those nearly 700,000 undocumented young people who came to the u.s. as children. the move comes in the middle of tense immigration negotiations. and after an hour-long televised negotiating session with a bipartisan group of lawmakers. where president trump appeared to take a range of contradictory positions on immigration. >> this should be a bipartisan bill. this should be a bill of love, truly. it should be a bill of love. >> reporter: and when pressed to get specific about his positions? >> i think my positions are going to be what the people in this room come up with. if they come to me with things that i'm not in love with, i'm going to do it because i respect them. >> reporter: but it wasn't just immigration. the president is also talking oprah 2020. >> yeah. i'll beat oprah. oprah would be a lot of fun. i don't think she's going to run. >> reporter: all of it, as a
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breitbart bombshell has steve bannon out, stepping down from the company. but he may not be gone for good from the political sphere. a source close to him tells nbc news, politics or news, bannon had to choose, implying the former white house chief strategist may be on the hunt for a bigger piece of the political pie. overnight, anthony scaramucci added more fuel to the fire, saying bannon was not a team player. >> i think he was a bad hire. not because he wasn't talented. not because he wasn't smart and strategic, he just didn't want to play inside the sand box with the other people. >> reporter: bannon's sudden departure from breitbart where he spent five years as executive chairman caps a roller coaster week as it saw him telling all in a new tell-all book, then walking back the explosive comments about the president's son and son-in-law. he expressed regret but for some key donors and for the president, too little, too late.
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>> should breitbart cut ways with steve bannon after the comments in these books? >> i certainly think it is something they should look at and consider. >> reporter: as for the russia investigation separately. a couple of headlines to know about this morning. first, a new democratic congressional report out today finds the u.s. is still not prepared for potential future russian interference in our elections. and second, there's nor fallout on capitol hill after a top democrat suddenly released a key transcript of an investigative interview over the objections of her republican counterpart. the transcript involved talks with a firm that hired the ex-british spy, that put together the infamous dossier looking into links between donald trump and moscow. a lot going on today from here in washington, hoda. back to you. >> hallie, thank you so much. the trump administration has exempted florida from its propo sal to open u.s. water to
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all offshore drilling. rick scott argued that the state's coastal waters are unique. as a result, the interior secretary said he will remove florida from consideration for new oil and gas drilling platforms. after that announcement, governors of other coastal states went on twitter to call for a review of drilling plans affecting their own coastal areas. some folks have all the luck. a couple in massachusetts hit the jackpot, not once but twice. on monday, robert goodwin bought a $5 scratch-off ticket at a convenience store that was worth a cool $1 million. but get this, his wife jane, a few months ago, won $1 million from the publisher's clearinghouse. they plan to take their winnings and buy a home in an over 55 community where they won't have to shovel snow anymore. >> some people have all the luck. that's impressive. what have you got for "the boost"? >> 7-year-old natalie had two
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surprises waiting for her. during a morning assembly at school on tuesday, her mom showed up to serve as the mystery reader. natalie joined her to show her favorite book. her book is called "hero dad." she had no idea that her dad was just home early after a year in kuwait. >> hi, sweetie. >> some of natalie's classmates have parents in the military. she told them to have faith they'll just come home safely. >> i could look at her face all day long. >> here you go. much more ahead, including a surprising and controversial trend. why russian women are packing up and heading to florida to give birth to their babies. then, the big fuss over meghan markle's messy bun. >> come on. let's see what megyn has coming up.
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>> it was just two years ago when our guest today was in her home alone, down in florida. she heard glass shatter, she went over and an intruder was in her home. her worst nightmare came true that day. she is here live with the story. and so is her attacker. we'll see you, top of the hour. >> all right, megyn, thank you. those stories plus why nfl superstar tom brady is ready to give you a rare look at his life away from the field. paging dylan dreyer. after these messages. 's a long-. and you have the determination to keep going. humira has a proven track record of being prescribed for nearly 10 years. humira works inside the body to target and help block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to symptoms. in clinical trials, most adults taking humira were clear or almost clear and many saw 75% and even 90% clearance in just four months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal, infections and cancers,
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decade. many are russians paying big money to come here. and you'll be surprised, as we were, at where many of them stay. florida is known for many things. sunshine, beaches, and now, as a place where hundreds of russians come every year to have their babies. that's right. russian women who give birth to american babies. it's controversial, for sure, but totally legal. any baby born in the u.s. is automatically an american citizen. it's in the constitution. it's become a status symbol in russia to have a miami-born baby, who comes complete with a precious u.s. passport. mothers post pictures of their u.s. citizens. over the past four months we've met dozens of russian women who have done it. >> it was not only me. there were four or five women flying here.
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>> reporter: why do they come? besides the good weather and the good doctors -- >> american passport is a big plus for the baby. why not? >> reporter: it sure is. all these babies will have the right to live and work here, receive benefits and when they turn 21, they can sponsor their parents for an american green card. >> we're the only place just about that is stupid enough to do it. >> reporter: as a candidate, donald trump called for an end to birthright citizenship. >> you want to get rid of birthright citizenship. >> you have to. they're having a baby and all of a sudden, the baby's here. >> reporter: ironically, condo buildings bearing the trump name are among the most popular for russians, who sign short-term leases with the condo owners. >> living in trump palace. it's very popular place. >> reporter: there are dozens of agencies that help women come to the u.s. in moscow, we found one openly
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advertising american citizenship. the agencies do it all, helping clients find luxury apartments, doctors and assist with obtaining visas and the u.s. baby's passport. how much will it end up costing you and your husband? >> $50,000. and it's worth it? >> yeah. >> reporter: depending on the package and how many months they stay, the cost can be twice that, over $100,000. so, the owners of one of the largest companies, miami momma, agreed to talk to us. are all these clients? >> yes. >> reporter: they bring about 100 russians here every year to give birth. 30% are repeat clients. do you advise your clients to be transparent with u.s. officials when they're getting a visa to
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come. to say, i'm pregnant. >> translator: we tell every client, they have to tell the truth. this is america. they like the truth here. >> reporter: there's some americans who think it's not right for russians to come to america and have babies. >> i understand them. but i'm not going to take something from america. if i can spend my money, why not? >> reporter: now, there is no indication that president trump or the trump organization is profiting directly from this birth tourism. we reached out to the white house and to the company to ask, so far, no word back. >> wow. >> a double wow. i feel really good. >> thanks, cynthia. >> thank you. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> "today's weather" is brought you by dove body wash, made be 100% gentle cleaners and sulf e sulfate-free. >> talk about your all-inclusive
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vacation. we got big storm system coming out. this is the one that caused all of the problems in california. it's pushing east. as it does, we have at least 14 million people now under some sort of winter weather advisory, everywhere from 1 to 4 inches of snow. and then, we have ice with this system. dangerous ice conditions from across illinois and indiana, upwards of half an inch of ice. power lines coming down, trees, the roads will be treacherous, airports will have ladies and gentlemener major delays. friday, eastern ohio and upwards of half an inch of ice causing problems. and through saturday in interior new york and new eng good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we have a lot of clouds around the bay area and we only get a few peaks of sunshine and we have a few spotty light showers
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coming through. upper 50s and low 60s for the peninsula. san francisco will see a chance of showers today. also, mostly cloudy skies tomorrow. we'll get some more sun in time for the weekend. highs in the low 6 oh 0s. the warmest day is on sunday. >> and that is your latest weather. savannah? >> thank you, al. "trending," everybody. willie is here. do you have "trending" fever? >> i do. >> new year, new you. how about new year, new hobby? a "new york" magazine aims to get us out of our comfort zones. a psychologist explains how to conquer your fear of trying new things. it is normal to not like this new thing right away. no one is paying attention to you. that's a good one. and go in with the right mi
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mindset. don't try to master something, try to learn it. that got us thinking around the table, are there things that you wish you could try. what would you like to try? and what's holding you back? >> me first? >> mine has always been flying a plane. i'm starting very high. but i'm the guy -- yes, literally. the kid who checks in with the captain. i'm the adult who checks in. how's it looking. what's our route? i brought it up many times with my wife, and she says, there's highly trained professionals who work for delta and jet blue. i would to give it a shot. >> that's a good idea. >> that's cool. >> carson? >> i would like to try one of those ice-cold beers one of these days. >> that would be different. >> i have always loved magic. i sometimes will go on youtube that find the debunking sites. i want to learn magic. >> how about you, al? >> brain surgery.
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no. i think -- or television. maybe my son has a black belt in tae kwon do. and i would watch him. maybe i would like to get a belt. or suspenders. >> before you answer, hoda, we might do a series on this, where we try these things. you're going to learn to fly. >> i'm flying everybody. you in? >> i would like to learn how to go to fiji. >> i'm going to try the spas of the world. >> i went to my daughter's day care. and the instructor was playing guitar and haley was so fascinated. and i got my guitar. and she looked fascinated. wouldn't that be fun to really, really learn it. >> really apply yourself. >> you could teach her. >> yeah. >> i could barely play. i tried tennis this summer. >> you were so good. >> you beat me like five times. what was mine again?
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>> espanol. >> i would like to learn spanish and then go to cabo or something. >> do you know it at all? >> a little. i took a little in school. i'm afraid to speak and say the words. i'm not very good at it. that would be fun. maybe we'll do it. maybe we won't. how about "pop start"? >> i want to try sports cars around the world. and go to fiji with al. we'll start with the royals. prince harry and megan markin making their first appearance of the new year. they went to see the youth training program in action. inside, megan and harry chatted with the manager inside. they attracted a huge crowd. some quickly pointing owl megan's hair. she sported a loose bun or has
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the ladies know it a messy bun. she was praised on social media. she deleted her facebook, twitter and instagram accounts. must have felt great. the royal wedding is set when? >> may 19th. angelina jolie. she stepped out on the red carpet with two of her children. you can see shiloh's arm was in a sling. she broke it while snowboarding. they were attending the national board of review awards gala that willie hosted. >> it's a room full of incredible stars. tom hanks, meryl streep. but angelina jolie, yeah. and tom brady, one of the most recognizable athletes of sport, soon people will get a glimpse into the life of the sports star. >> what are you willing to do?
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what are you willing to give up to be the best you can be? >> reporter: one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time opening up. tom brady, granting fans an inside look at his life, both on and off the field in a six-part facebook series called tom versus time. >> if you're going to compete against me, you better give up your life. >> reporter: the series taking a look at brady, his supermodel wife, giselle bundchen and their children. >> i don't think i have met someone who lovers to do something as much as he loves football. >> reporter: the 40-year-old quarterback who has five super bowl rings may be positioning himself for life after football. but some are questioning the timing of the announcement, just days before the patriots take on the titans in the playoffs. brady is promoting his new fitness lifestyle brand, a diet and workout regimen that's caused some controversy. last month, "the boston globe" reporting that his training
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partner was banned from the sideline and team plane. days ago, an explosive espn report, detailing a rift between brady and bill belichick and robert kraft. in response, the three men issuing a joint statement calling the report flatout inaccurate. >> try to do what i've always done for a long time. and then, you know, be a good teammate and work as hard as i can to help the team win. and then, somebody could write something that contradicts that. and it's up to everybody to believe what they want to believe. >> reporter: brady is no stranger to playing through scandals and distractions, like sp spygate and deflategate. but this series giving fans a chance to see what makes number 12 one of the best to play the game. >> i see myself out there, i think, man, i still do this and i've done it better than i've ever done it. >> there's no release date. but it's on facebook watch. your "daly click" is a good
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one. most of us would like to stay inside until summer. it's the same for horses. these are two horses being let out of their stalls in the snow. they're excited to get out and get some fresh air. we have our little sweaters on. wait a second. now, it's cold. it's cold out here. they immediately regret that decision. they run back in the stall. >> that's genius. >> that's amazing. >> oh, heck no. >> this is what my dad used to say. >> remember the scene from "anchorman" and that one scene. >> what? >> i immediately regret this decision. >> there you go, guys. that's your "pop start" and "daly click" today. >> that's a good one. just ahead, this week we're focusing on boys. we'll tell you about a remarkable teen doing everything he can to be a differencemaker for other kids. that story after local news. i )
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a short time ago .. a source confirmed to nbc bay area the suspect shot by police last night good morning. it's 8:26. i'm marcus washington. a source confirmed to nbc bay area that the suspect shot by police last night at the energy center in san jose died from his injuries. this is video from this morning. police wrapped up their on-site investigation. our bob riddell spoke with a police source who said that the man died at the scene. officers were called about an intruder armed with an ax. they believe officers may have foiled a burglary attempt. right now mike is tracking a situation in san jose? >> yes. we have a crash north 280 around lawrence expressway. another up towards 85 and then
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unusual slowing in the last couple of minutes i've seen it back up north 280 past 680 and 101. a crash may be approaching 81. if you're curious, follow me on twitter @mikeinouye. san mateo shows more slowing. the congestion is typical. oakland, things are slow on 880. in fact, for a wednesday, things are looking pretty good out there, marcus, as the roads are pretty much dried out. >> a lot of traffic this morning. i'll have another local news update for you in half an hour.
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8:30, now, on a wednesday morning, january 2018. it is a party on the plaza. we got some nice folks. they've been hanging around outside. all the gang is here. willie is joining. megyn is joining. all right, you guys. this the time of the morning we love. i'm going to need all of our help for the crowd moment. are you ready? okay. come over here for a second. we have these what's your name, honey? >> pat. >> i want you to look at the sign. willie first.
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>> oconomowoc. >> and savannah? >> what? >> oconomowoc. >> that was great. >> i just copied. >> emphasis on woc. >> they did great. >> where is that? >> that's in wisconsin, just west of milwaukee. >> we all pass the test, you guys. thank you for coming to see us. she said, can you pronounce that. >> go, badgers. >> really good. we have another bold and brilliant boy we want to tell you about. he's changing the world. >> from alternative rice to alternative dairy, the healthy food trends to be on the look out for. why not take the time to organize your kitchen. we have tidying up tips. the great martha stewart is here with us. and megyn is here.
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>> an ib credncredible story. this woman, 55 years old. an intruder breaks in. she goes in. he attacks her. she's here live to tell the story. it was brutal. but he is here, too. both of them live on the show today. >> you have a big gasp over here. >> going to be an extraordinary moment. we're going the talk about the irritating michelle williams and mark wahlberg pay ddisparity. mr. roker, take us to the weather. >> we have a warm-up coming. big area of high pressure dominating. temperatures from chicago to kansas city to nashville, anywhere from 10 to 20 degrees above normal. as we move into thursday, those temperatures warm up in pittsburgh, detroit, cincinnati. but behind the system, temperatures drop. you'll be 18 degrees below normal. philly, 62. by sunday, 30.
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atlanta, 61 on friday. sunday, 40. cleveland, 48 degrees on friday, by sunday, you're 30 degrees colder with a high of 18 degrees. foggy start good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a lot of clouds are moving across san francisco right now. also, a chance of some very light sprinkles moving through. we're seeing that on the radar and it will be a chance of that as we go throughout the day. otherwise, mostly cloudy and cool with our highs in the upper 50s around the bay area. we'll get some more sunshine by the end of the weekend and into the weekend. inland areas are warming up after a quick few moving showers moving through the day area. 64 degrees this sunday. >> don't forget. get the weather anytime you need it. check out our friends on the weather channel on cable. jill is back here with your
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fresh bargain. one a day. >> makeup today. your beauty routine. cargo cosmetics three-piece collections. $74 to $76. there's three sets. in nudes, in pinks and eye essentials. you can see all of the different of w what you get. the deal, $32, up to 58% off. >> this pallet is for everybody. isn't it one of those pallets that works for all kinds of people. >> thank you, jill. go to if you have any questions. jill will take care of it for you. back to you. day two of our special series highlights boys who are changing the world. we focused on girls in the fall. this week, we're giving the boys their due. we meet aidan anderson, a teenager who is doing his part in a big way, one good deed at a time. a boy, a harmonica and a simple
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message. >> when i was little, i told my mom i wanted to be a differencemaker. how we treat the least defines us. kindness really matters. >> reporter: from spreading kindness to kids in the projects of atlanta. to visiting children battling cancer. ♪ stand by me >> reporter: aidan uses music to make memories. what did you want to do? what was your dream? >> i wanted to make people smile, make people happy. >> reporter: entertaining children who needed it most. and it started when he was just 7. tell me the famous story how it began. >> i told my mom i'm going to play harmonica to kill time. i was wearing a hat and i took it off. >> reporter: you took your hat off and put it to the side. and people started to put money in my hat. i had no idea. but i didn't pick my hat up because i figured i had a good thing going. at the end of the night, i had
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$80. and it blew my mind. >> reporter: at that point, most kids are thinking, what can i get. and what did you think to do with that? >> at first, i thought i was going to buy a car. my mom had read me a newsletter about african orphans battling intestinal parasites. i donated that money. and the one choice changed my life. >> reporter: why did you start working with kids with cancer? >> i remember seeing all of the suffering and thinking, this is in my back door. this is right here. we don't have to go international to make a difference. there's need all over. i remember seeing this family and how much need they were in and thinking, we have to meet it in any way we can. >> reporter: aidan used to visit matthew, who lost a leg because of bone cancer. >> it was good to see another kid. >> reporter: today, the two have remained close friends.
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aidan enjoys making people happy through music, two passions rolled into one. i'm told you always have a harmonica with you. >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: do you have a harmonica in your pocket right now? >> i hope so. >> reporter: can you play me a little bit. >> hopefully i'm a little better than when i started. still not great but getting there. ♪ there we go. >> reporter: a little something you know. >> short stuff, yeah. >> reporter: raised by a single mom, together they created aidan cares, an initiative encouraging kindness and giving to children all over the world. someone would call and say, would aidan want to play some music or meet some kids, your answer is -- >> yes. and i think you realize that kids have a power to bring joy just by being themselves and
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serving. but i think that's part of his path. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: this is my friend, aidan. i'm savannah. i got to see aidan's impact at the ronald mcdonald house. where he performed for children battling pediatric cancer. >> we want kids to feel like kids first. first, aidan is special. and he makes you smile. >> i was going to wear the same pajamas. i didn't want to steal your style. >> aidan recognizes the importance of the ronald mcdonald house and the importance of giving back. >> it's kind of silly, isn't it? >> reporter: perhaps his family's favorite quote says it best. we make a living by what we get. we make a life by what we give. >> every day i wake up, knowing i got to contribute and i got to do something. this world needs it, especially now more than ever. >> cool kid, right? >> amazing kid. and you wonder, he must have
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been raised in a great way. >> absolutely. so many kids, it's like, they want to live their lives. he's a great musician. but he chooses to spend his time giving to others. we have to thank ronald mcdonald house. what a wonderful facility. >> there's more to come. >> one more tomorrow. coming up next, move over kale. we're going to show you where you can put the newest craze in when it comes to eating healthy. >> good-bye, kale. there is a place where magic will fill you with wonder
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and always leave you wanting even more. beacause one day just isn't enough. here, there is magic for days. welcome back. as 2018 gets under way, you'll see new foods hitting the shelves at the grocery stores and the menus of your favorite restaurants. >> here's some of the top food trends for healthier eating. here's jackie lunden. everything we're going to try this morning is new.
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>> newish. the theme overall is plant-based eating. we're looking to makeshifts towards healthier eating habits. that starts with incorporating more fruits and vegetables. >> our first category is a pulse. >> it's the dry seats of legumes. what's so fantastic about pulses they are chock full of important kn nutrients like of tprotein and faber. they have refined carbohydrates. these are roasted chickpeas and they're flavored. >> these are delicious. >> what are these crackers? >> these are lentil chips. >> we love them. >> they have extra popotassium, and minerals. that's the good stuff we're looking for. get involved with pulses.
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>> these chickpeas. >> next, we have fruit and veggie. based snacks. what's different about these, is the first ingredient you want to look is a real fruit or vegetable. we have broccoli here, right? as opposed to some of the others that are secretly potato chips. >> this is actual broccoli. dehydrated and flavored? >> yes. and roasted with oil and salt. very simple stuff. some of the others, these are going to be made from real fruit. that's it, some of my favorites because they're chocolate covered, but the first ingredient is apples. >> that's it. it's chocolate covered dried fruit. >> mabel. >> okay. >> we're getting them. >> what is this? >> this is going to be riced veggies. riced veggie d carson is
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recovering a little. i would say -- >> you change your vote? >> a little bit. buyers remorse. >> the zoodel of 2017, was cauliflower rice. these with cut calories up to 85%. you're introducing new veggies to the table. >> great for kids. >> those bowls were everything last year. >> absolutely. >> more protein added to it. >> this the a wonderful way to add extra knew treennutrients. it's a way to add veggies to kids. >> they're raciced and diced. >> now, we have plant-based desserts. all these are going to be dairy alternatives. nothing new about the almond milk. these are actually going to be made from key protein.
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>> i don't know about this. >> these are going to be the base for smoothies in 2018. >> smoothie base. >> this is one of my favorites. this is actually a tested until perfect recipe from the good ki. using bananas and avocados as your base, it will be a way to chick thicken them up. >> how about the pudding? >> chocolate avocado pudding. >> i would chase that with milk. >> try this. you'll like this one. >> oh, yeah. that's good. >> we are just experimenting here. next, we have global ingredients. essentially the new acia bowls. what is blowing up is peruvian cuisine. i like to find ways for us to try this in attainable,
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relatable ways. this is actually plantain chips. we're going to swap them for cr croutons in salads. you have jack fruit. >> what is this cheeto looking thick? >> this is bamba. >> it's like a puff. >> it's a dissolvable puff and a way to get protein and fabiber. >> strong in the mid beginning. greatalternatives. >> thanks. it was a fun list. if you want the complete list and want to know where to buy them, go to up next, we're clearing up all of the clutter. how to organize your kitchen,
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welcome back. we're kicking off something new this morning. welcome back. we're kicking off something new this morning. "get organized today." they say the kitchen is the heart of the home. lots of stuff. here with tips to get your kitchen in order and get food on the table faster is the one and only martha stewart from "martha stewart living" magazine. these tips are going to be important. and you say start with one major cleaning a year. just get in it. >> yeah. and reorganize every time. you're talking on the phone, fix something while you're on the phone. multitask. >> this is quintessential martha stewart. >> that is a bulletin board covered with a radiator grill. it looks so decorative and beautiful. and you can get the little pins that hold things, the calendar, the ruler, whatever you're always looking for can be right on that board.
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notices. >> we have tangled cables around our house. you say get a charging station. >> this is a little charging station. i designed that. and you can put that -- all your wires can go right to the back. they're working on a wireless one. you have to look them up. >> sometimes it's about grouping things, making it simple. >> i buy in bulk because i cook a lot and i make a lot of things. i store everything in clear glass jars that are tightly sealed. these have nice seals on them. you can press down. >> where do you put the rest of it? >> this is a big box. you get the jars big enough to hold what you buy. these are oats. you can use a p-touch. i love the labels. another things, i always decant my sugar and flour.
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it's better to keep them in jars like this. once you open a bag of sugar, it goes all over. put it inside a marked and labeled container. you can print labels on your computer. this is a little ptouch. >> what is this? >> a labelmaker. >> and great for spices. >> for spices, you should put the date on the bottom. you'll be surprised. you look at a spice. i bought it in 2010. >> can i tell you, i have stuff in my house from then. >> put a little label. this is january whatever. i like to just pick things. i don't like to look in drawers. i don't want to look in drawers for my wooden spoons. i have a crock for wooden spoons and ladles.
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this is nice because you can put something under it and have it raised. i keep all kinds of salts. >> stuff that you use often. >> these little cake stands are so good. >> come with me to the junk drawer. we want to show you this. she's says you're allowed to have a junk drawer. this is mine. >> does it really? >> this is what mine looks like. >> so sad. i don't mean to upstage you in any way, hoda. i couldn't possibly do that. but you can find little containers. they can be porcelain like this. these are usually used in silver drawers. look how beautiful this looks. >> you can find things. >> your batteries, your push pins. your safety pins. >> a couple of minutes left. what's happening in here? >> vertical storage makes the most of a cupboard. these are expandable.
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you can put everything in. you know how you're looking for the tops. they're all right here. >> and lastly? >> in my kitchen, the heart of the kitchen is the cappuccino machine. i have invented this way of stacking cups. >> if you have a lot of glasses, use a tray as a double stacker. >> you can get more of the tips on thank you, martha. we'll be back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we got a lot coming up on the fourth hour. a young woman's powerful message. i'm told by our producers that
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they're going to read her mantra every day. and we're going to have tony and emmy winner andrea martin. >> used to see her on second city television. >> we're going to dive back into the lentil chips, right? >> no, we're not. >> and hoda's junk drawer. i )m before highway 121 in napa good morning. it's 8:56. i'm marcus washington. highway 121 in napa reopens, scientists will have to examine it after a rock slide caused a deadly accident. this is the same area where the atlas fire burned in october and right now authorities are not saying if that might have been a factor. cal trans is sending the
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geologist to the scene to check on the stability of the hillside. pete will have a live report and hopefully an update on when that road will reopen. more details on our home page. a source now confirmed that the man shot by police last night at the energy center in south san jose died from his injuries. police received calls about the intruder and said the suspect was armed withç an ax. in southern california, the search for survivors is expanding after the deadly mudslide in montecito. some two dozen are unaccounted for. more news in an hour. continue.
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we have our own team on the ground assessing any new developments overnight. and- kari is already putting together her weekend forecast. that )s on )today in the bay ) from 4:30 to 7.
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[ applause ] good morning, everyone. thank you for being here. i'm megyn kelly. should the woman be paid the same as a man for doing the same job? that's the question of the morning. and the answer is, it depends. how long have the two of them been there? how strong are the resumes and experien experiences? how well do they do respective jobs? all these things typically go into the final salary, which is why it's generally meaningless to campaign just bottom line numbers, in search of claims of gender bias. unless the


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