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good morning. the big chill. much of the country locked in below-freezing temperatures for a fourth straight day. now a dangerous mix of snow and freezing rain from green bay all the way to the carolinas. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> is about to make things worse. on a roll, the stock market on a mch toward its all-time high as unemployment hits a five-year low. this morning, the encouraging signs this recovery may be here to stay. and easy living. a florida man makes himself at home in this vacant $2.5 million mansion for free. >> he's a squatter. >> and if he stays there long enough, it could be his.
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why it's all perfectly legal, "today," january 25th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm willie geist in for matt this morning. before we get to the weather, savannah will be conducting a legal seminar this morning on the squatter in the mansion called adverse possession. >> yes, the legal concept of adverse possession. it has a long and storied history. it's so good we have this three-hour show. i'll be able to explain all of it. >> our legal analyst, savannah guthrie, will be with us in a moment. a winter storm stretches over a broad part of this country. >> hovering around zero with the windchill here in new york city. we're the lucky ones. we'll get to al's forecast straight ahead. very important if you're
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traveling today. a dramatic rescue of a young boy pulled to safety after he was caught in a flash flood. we'll show you what happened. for the very first time we're hearing voice mails from the person who pretended to be manti te'o's girlfriend. >> i just wanted to say i love you and good night and i'll be okay tonight. love you so much. >> the next question is, who does that voice belong to? the young man accused of being behind this hoax or someone else entirely? >> a lot of people wondering about that. do you wish you had techniques that could make the morning go faster, like shaving the night before? >> i do shave the night before. >> something i learned about willie. we have interesting strategies for making the morning more efficient. >> do you have any strategies? >> i have a couple. >> do you lay out the clothe the night before? >> of course not. that would require organization and forethought, which i do not have. brutal cold being felt by millions of you this morning. al roker is outside for us with
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details. good morning. >> that's right. bad news, guys, is that we're not going to see an end to these brutally cold temperatures in the northeast and the appalachians and tennessee river valley until monday. all right. look at this. yesterday, it's actually warmed up in saranac lake. yesterday at this time it was 32 below. it's only 14 below in saranac la lake. 3 in binghamton. 9 in state college. jet stream is way down to the south and so washington you're at 27 today. 14 in syracuse and in augusta, maine, 22, detroit. by saturday it starts to make its way a little to the north. temperatures do start to moderate. sunday, we'll actually start to see some changes. detroit gets up to 30. washington, 37. by monday, we're back to normal. jet stream way up to the north. lexington, 54. d.c., 34 degrees. boston will see 39. from the appalachians on into
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the tennessee river valley and eventually making its way into the northeast by later this evening. savannah? >> al, thanks. there are signs this morning that the economy is thawing out in a big way. the stock market is on a tear, back to prerecession levels and unemployment is at a five-year low. jim cramer is the host of cnbc's "mad money." good to see you, especially under good conditions. >> it's great. >> we've been here before, see it go up under a housing bubble, a tech bubble. how do you know it's firm here? >> i like markets based on employment going higher. i don't think it's any coincidence we have unemployment at a five-year low and stocks are at a five-year high. it's sustainable. job fwroeth growth is sustainab >> we are seeing job growth but not enough to get the unemployment rate down. what signs are you seeing that employers will start hiring now? >> this market was brought down
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by housing and it's going up by housing. we were building half the number of homes we're building right now. that's terrific, it employs a huge amount of people. >> companies are posting profits, have good times on wall street. how have they become more efficient, getting more productivity out of workers so they're not hiring as many people as they did before. >> that's very true, most companies are not. with china coming around, getting better, europe stabilizing, these big international companies that are located here will start hiring and the stock market is anticipating that. >> we talk about apple. here is a company that should be doing great. it's posting huge profits, its products fly off the shelves and yet its stock dies. >> this is a what have you done for me lately wall street fashion show. wall street has cooled on apple stock because apple can't keep growing the way it used to. this was not a great quarter by any means. it was disappointing versus what we were expecting. >> is it that it's overvalued
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and a bit of a correction? >> i think that's part of it. the big smart phone revolution is now in many people's homes. there's a bit of a saturation. in the end we want growth, growth, growth on wall street. it just doesn't happen, hyper growth anymore. >> jim cramer, good to have you here. >> it's good. >> you can see jim on "mad money" week nights at 6:00 pm eastern on cnbc. now here's willie. legislation to ban assault weapons. kelly o'donnell is following it all for us in washington. good morning. >> good morning, willie. change is often hard to find in washington. we are seeing some moves unfolding, from key players to the volatile issue of guns and even changes to the rules. the business of washington that could affect us all. hard change after the newtown tragedy, even ardent supporters of a new assault weapons ban
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call it an uphill battle. >> you are stronger than the gun lobby. you are stronger than the gun manufacturers, but only if you stand up. >> reporter: the proposed ban would target 157 specific firearms, semi automatic rifles and pistols with military features and magazines holding more than 10 rounds. but would keep legal 2,200 hunting and sporting weapons. the national rifle association responded that the american people know gun bans do not work. turning to how the senate works or doesn't work to get things done, cue jimmy stewart in the famous "mr. smith goes to washington." he made the senate filibuster heroic, but in the real world a breakthrough came thursday night when both parties agreed to modest changes in senate rules to reduce gridlock. >> we want not our voices heard
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but the voices of the people we represent. >> reporter: green light expected to move senator john kerry into hillary clinton's job as next secretary of state. >> i'm very pleased that john will be given the chance, subject to confirmation, to continue the workati ativof a l. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood but equally proud that so, too, is foreign service. >> we don't often see that kind of emotion from john kerry, referring to his father, who was part of foreign service and took the family overseas when he was a young man. on tuesday will he they will vote on his confirmation, expected to move on with the confirmation easily. they want much more in those changes to filibuster rules. these are small steps but could have a very practical effect on what can and cannot get done in washington.
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savannah? >> everybody would be for getting things done in washington. thank you very much. natalie morales has a check of the top news stories over at the news desk. good morning, natalie good morning, everyone. pyongyang threatens to attack the south if they join in on a new round of sanctions. they are declaring it a declaration of war. gut wrenching bug is being called the ferrari of stomach viruses because of how quickly it can spread. experts say it's a difficult virus to control and could spread through touching a contaminated service or by eating food handled by someone who is infected. dangerous flooding in australia is bringing chaos to queensland and leaves at least one teenager in a fight for his life. sarah james joins us from australia. good morning, sarah. >> good morning, natalie. first fires, now a daring rescue
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of a teenager, trapped by a flood. it was a teenage thrill gone terribly wrong. an impulsive swim with a mate in a flooded creek in queensland, australia, left this 13-year-old boy clutching desperately to a tree. firefighters and rescuers ran toward him. leapt into the flooded waters, strapping a life vest to the teen. at first everything went right, snagged a tree downstream. while pushing the boy to safety, the rescue worker went under, under the teen, under the water. his only choice, to unhitch his safety cable and hope for the best. anxious moments, then relief as he popped to the service 100 yards down stream, exhausted, but alive. queensland firefighter brett williams says it's all part of the job.
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>> it's part of the train iing. >> reporter: one happy ending for australian rescue workers who need good news, facing a foot of rain in one day in the tropical north while in the nation's south an inferno in victoria last week and a close call of a very different kind for these firefighters. in australia, it seems there is too much rain or none at all. and there is more than a month of summer here to go. natalie? >> sarah james in sydney, thanks so much, sarah. a pair of united airlines jets came too close for comfort at dulles international airport wednesday. the two planes clipped wings, though while they were parked at their gate. no passengers were injured in the incident. with sibling rivalry set to reach new heights next weekend at the super bowl it was time to have a little fun with jack and jackie harbaugh.
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they got a suspicious call from baltimore. >> our next question from john from baltimore. your line is open. >> yeah. is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> john, how are you? >> is that john harbaugh? >> yes, it was john harbaugh. when asked how they would like the super bowl to end, the parents said the diplomatic answer, they hope the nfl lets it be a tie between john's ravens and jim's san francisco 49ers, but not going to happen. tough parenting moment. 7:12 right now. back to savannah, willie and al. >> we didn't play it on the tape but she did say she does not like jim better than john. >> smothers brothers. mom always liked you best. >> she did pick it up right away, john is that you? >> she was not fooled. >> al has a check of the weather. storm system making its way into this cold air. it's going to cause a problem.
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snow to the north of the system, icing conditions through the tennessee river valley to the south as this system -- good news is that it's a quick mover. it's not going to dump a lot of snow or ice. but with cold temperatures like this, it's really going to make for some problems, generally about three to six inches of snow around the great lakes. where we're really concerned, though, from nashville, fayetteville, on to elizabeth city, we're talking about icing conditions, about a tenth of an inch, some areas a quarter of an inch. you can bring down power lines and trees. less than that, it's still going to cause a big problem at airports for deicing of planes and roadways. that's your latest weather. we're going to get to your local forecast after this message. ecm that's anything like the bering sea. ♪ the cold-water climate, it's a habitat for quality fish to come out of this ocean. ♪ this is wild fish. it's the best fishing i know of.
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♪ and it's a quality mcdonald's expects. ♪ >> good morning. we're off to a quiet and a cold start. we expect some light snow to develop this afternoon. >> that's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thanks a lot. more puzzle pieces falling into place now in the manti te'o girlfriend hoax. the notre dame star spoke out in his first on camera interview.
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mike taibbi has the latest. good morning. >> just to recap for those who don't know the bare bones of this improbable tale, a college football player falls in love with a girl he never meets, online, and then she dies and he plays the next day, at her request. there was never any girlfriend. the love of his life turned out to be a picture of a stranger used without permission and accompanied by a hoaxter's voice for months on end, those listening and watching could measure his credibility. >> no, what i went through was real. the feelings, the pain, the sorrow. that was all real. and that is something that i can't fake sfwlr. >> reporter: te'o says this man,
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ronaiah tuiasosopo, created the hoax. battle against leukemia and her need for him to stick with her. >> i'm getting ready for my first session and, um just want to call you and keep you posted. i miss you. i love you. bye. >> reporter: when he was told last september she died, the same day his grandmother died, she left this message the night before. i just want to say i love you and good night. i'll be okay tonight. i love you so much, hon. sweet dreams. >> reporter: playing through his visible grief made te'o more than a top athlete and his discovery in december that he had been the victim of a cruel prank almost impossible to process until the story broke in the media a month later. >> what would everybody think? what are you going to tell everybody who you've inspired? what are you going to say?
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>> reporter: a terrible dilemma for someone so young and so credible. >> he seemed to come across as quite authentic and for a person for whom integrity is important. in that sense, doesn't come across as a sociopath or a liar. >> reporter: he did repeat one lie, he admitted, saying he met the tragic girlfriend, who never existed but his parents, who appeared with him, said they knew him and believed him. >> he did exactly what i would expect a responsible respectful young man to do. >> your kid, 21-year-old kid trying to be a man and i love him. >> what about the womanly voice that te'o fell in love with? one that it was tuiasosopo himself, the master hoaxter behind this and another that it was one of his cousins. another mystery unsolved in this story. >> mike taibbi, thank you.
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part of you think my god, this was a naive young man who could have fallen in this trap but then common sense takes over and says how could he not have known on some level? >> he's 21, probably lived a little more of a sheltered life. >> yeah. >> little bit more for us than -- >> you hear that voice, it sounds like a woman. >> yeah. >> it does. >> i talked to willie earlier. he sounds like a woman. >> beautiful woman. >> without that first cup of coffee, exactly. you never know. we want to move on to decades of kennedy history that are about to hit the auction block. personal collection of photos, artifacts and mementos from one of president kennedy's most trusted advisers. erica hill has that story. >> fascination that america has with the kennedys, especially president kennedy, nearly 50 years after his death. hundreds of items that once belonged to the 35th president is creating major buzz.
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simple moments forever frozen in time, like these photos from 1963, given to president kennedy's best friend and special assistant, dave powers. >> this was given to dave from jackie kennedy. this was given -- it says to dave powers, who gave the president so many of his happiest hours. >> reporter: powers was jfk's confidante for many years and remained loyal to the kennedy family until he died in 1998. >> mind blowing when you think how close this person was, how close this relationship was. >> this is the actual schedule that was given to dave powers for the november of '63 trip to texas. 12:52, parkland hospital. 1:00, my president is dead. >> reporter: after kennedy's assassination, powers went on to head the kennedy library. the items more than 700 were part of powers' estate. among the pictures and memorabilia up for auction next month, jfk's famed air force one
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bomber jacket. >> this is a president whose presidency affects us still half a century later and everyone is very much aware of and, in many cases, mystified by the circumstances of his death. >> reporter: each piece tells an intimate story, of a president, a husband, a friend, a father. >> this is the birthday card that we have that was given to president kennedy from his son, john, which would have turned out to be the president's last birthday. and there it's signed john, xx. >> and a piece of history just being told. that happens next month in boston just in time for president's day. savannah? >> we'll have some of those items, including jfk's bomber jacket here in the studio, monday on "today." look forward to showing you that. how would you like to live in this $2.5 million mansion for
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free? how one man is doing it and it's all legal. the other end of the spectrum, could you live in a 300-square-foot apartment, one so small it actually fits in our studio? we'll try to climb inside, all four of us. >> with that view. >> that's it. first this is .
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there was no competition. every day i get to work with professional hockey players, and when i do my taxes, i want to work with the professional tax software. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. three baltimore city police officers will not face charges for a man who died in their custody. police initially said that anthony anderson died of choking on drugs, but a medical examination revealed he died of blunt force trauma. the office said that the use of
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force was not excessive. the police department internal affairs department is investigating to find if the officers will for his administrative action. time for the morning commute with kim dacey. >> we still have a situation on 795 northbound. crash just shut down the left lane there. all lanes are completely blocked on frederick road and catonsville. crash on the outer loop of the beltway at frederick road. little bit of a backup leading up to that. crash in harford county. topside of the beltway is booming cocaine. theles -- topside of beltway is moving ok. 795 and owings mills boulevard. things are moving just fivfind there.
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tony, over to you. >> a little high, then cloud cover out there. temperatures are in the teens and in most areas. we are watching the clippers storm out of the great lakes and is producing snow in ohio. we expect like snow to develop sometime in the middle of the afternoon and to last early tonight. one to two inches of accumulation is all we expect. high near 26. high near 26.
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friday, january 25th, 2013. 7:30 now. bone chilling cold rolling on this morning. al says snow is on the way. parts of this system impacting chunks of the country this morning. we'll get his forecast. meantime i'm savannah guthrie alongside willie geist. >> and 15 degrees is nothing compared to what some are experiencing across the country. it is bitter cold. one family's vacation becomes a terrifying nightmare, held against their will and
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beaten. they'll share their story with us. we'll take a turn and ask the question, could you pack all of your belongings into a 300-square-foot space? we have one of these so-called microapartments. we actually built it right here in our studio. we'll take you on a tour and show you the ingenious ways to make this happen. coming up monday on "today," an exclusive live interview with whitney houston's mother, cissy. this is her first interview since losing her daughter. a man living rent free in a florida mansion, and it's all legal. kerry sanders is in boca raton, florida. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. the house behind me here is valued at $2.5 million. and a 23-year-old has figured out a way to live here rent free and mortgage free. he reportedly has been here the last six months and despite the fact that neighbors have been complaining, it appears there's very little they can do to get
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him out. andre barbosa is living in style, calling this 7,500-square-foot mansion in florida home. the foreclosed house is complete with a spiral staircase, gourmet kitchen, marble floors, five bedrooms, six bathrooms and stunning waterfront views. neighbors are not happy. and they want him kicked out. >> he's a squatter. and that can pull a neighborhood down faster than anything. >> reporter: last month barbosa filed paperwork with the county, claiming what is called adverse possession. legal experts say he may be justified in staying. >> someone has abandoned a piece of real estate and another person has said, gee, i'm going to take over that real estate. >> reporter: the mansion is in foreclosure. and because the owner, bank of america, has not reported a breaking and entering or trespassing, police say there is nothing they can do. >> it isn't criminal.
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at this point it's a civil matter between the owner of the property, who is bank of america, and the people who are occupying it right now. >> unavailable for an interview, but on his facebook page says a successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. i have failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why i succeed. >> simply taken advantage of the fact that the mortgage foreclosure system, if you will, in the state of florida, is inundated with foreclosures and these plaintiffs, these banks and lenders don't have the manpower to address each individual piece of property. >> assuming the bank does not step forward under florida law, the mansion could be barbosa's if he maintains the house and pays the taxes for the next seven years. in a statement, bank of america says it's aware of neighbor's concern concerns, adding there is a certain legal process we are
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required by law to follow and we have filed the appropriate action. the bank is taking this situation seriously and we will work diligently to resolve this matter. the taxes on this house are $39,200 a year. now, experts say this is a growing problem in florida right here in this county, palm beach county, florida, there have been six adverse possession claims just this month. willie? >> wow! kerry sanders in boca raton. looking behind you, that man has been living large lately, kerry. thank you so much. this dream may be over? >> i don't think he will make it to the seven years. the bank is on to him. it sounds like it's maybe already asserted its ownership. i think the good times are about to stop rolling, but good on him for following the proper paperwork. >> enjoy those views for one last morning perhaps. >> exactly. we want to take a turn and get a check of the weather from al. >> good news is that maybe there's other houses he could
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find. maybe barbara corcoran could do that in her tour, places where you could claim adverse possession. it's nice and chilly in new york, so you're used to this? >> yes, on long island. >> north shore, thanks so much. let's see what we've got for you as far as your weather for "today." the weekend ahead, wet weather in the pacific northwest, snow in the rockies. look for snow showers around the great lakes. frigid in the northeast. and new england, rain in the southwest. sunday, sunday, more icy conditions in the upper mississippi river valley, more snow in the the inner mountains and northern rockies. wet weather along the pacific northwest coast. showers through central louisiana. plenty of sunshine up and down the eastern seaboard. it tonight get mild until you get down into the southeast and >> good morning. it should be nice and quiet this morning. we expect some light snow to
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develop this evening. three american travelers in peru, but they say the vacation turned into a frightening ordeal. contessa brewer travelled to peru to cover this story. >> good to see you. a man, his wife, sister from wyoming planned this trip to peru to explore the beautiful countryside. they never expected to be beaten, whipped and held against their will. now they're safe and they're telling their story. >> we begged for mercy. we thought we were going to die for 11 hours.
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>> reporter: december 29th, 30th birthday trip to peru began with a mountain hike with her brother, jeb and his wife, megan, near macha ppechu. >> the first initial two people, men that came down, we asked, do you think this would be okay if we camped here? and they said, yes, it should be fine. >> when did you know there was going to be a problem? >> they started blowing whistles, calling people on the cell phone. >> reporter: they say suddenly they were surrounded, demanding their papers. but as experienced travelers, they knew not to give their passports to nonofficials. they tried to drive off but the villagers blocked the road. >> they were piling up rocks in the middle of the road. >> reporter: jed tried to steer around the rocks but the truck tipped. >> that's when the big rocks started coming in. >> i got hit really hard in the back of my head and so i was
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bleeding and then -- at that point, you know, we're yelling at each other, we have to run away. these people are trying to kill us. >> then we were just surrounded. and there was no more running. they're hitting us with rocks very hard. >> in our head. >> i mean, in our head. they're beating us with sticks. >> we're all covered in blood, like all of our clothing is covered in blood. it's just dripping off of us. >> now night, they say they were marched to a nearby village, where men, women and children began shouting and beating them. >> people coming out, just whipping us out of the blue. >> jed, your sister was bleeding, your wife was bleeding. did you think their lives were in danger? >> i was just like, i'm going to see my sister and my wife get probably beaten to death with stones right in front of me right now. >> an even more terrifying sight. >> at that point you're like, there's three guns, there's three of us. this is it. we're going to die. >> what did you say to each other in that period of time? >> i love you. >> we just said i love you.
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>> i love you, i love you, i love you. >> a shot was fired but above the captain's head. then they sensed a change in their captor's attitude. >> they basically said we'll let you go if you sign this document that says you were drinking and crashed the car into the ditch and that's why your car is so damaged and that's why you have these injuries. >> they signed the document and were finally taken back to their ransacked camp. police took them later for medical treatment, more than 100 stitches among them. we spoke to u.s. officials in peru who expressed sprois over the attack. >> we have not seen anything like this in peru before. this appears to be a very isolated incident. >> peruvian tourism officials met with them to apologize. >> we are sorry and surprise, because this is not common at all here in peru. we hope this won't happen again. >> nbc spoke with the local mayor, who oversees that village in peru where that attack took place and he insists it was just
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a misunderstanding, that the villagers speak the indigenous language and thought that the american tourists were delinquents but he can't explain the violence of that attack. the district attorney now has the case. looks like, savannah, charges are unlikely here. they could not distinguish faces here they weren't able to identify individual attackers. >> what a terrifying tale, though. contessa, thank you. appreciate it. the new fee you could be hit with this weekend if you use your credit card. up next, could you live in a space this small? we are going to take you on a very brief tour of new york city's microapartments. we kind of built one in our studio. we'll show you after this. ♪ mountain-grown aroma coming through ♪ ♪ a new challenge waits for you ♪ ♪ ♪ jumpin' into something new ♪ you really see all you can do ♪
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here is nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: in new york city, we live stacked up and forced into some of the smallest apartments in the world. especially in manhattan. >> you know you're blocking the bathroom door. >> reporter: there isn't a lot of space and a lot of people want to live here. mayor michael bloomberg proposed a challenge to the city's best architects. >> there's enormous demand for apartment that is people can afford and are right sized for some. >> reporter: design a space no bigger than 350 square feet into an affordable and comfortable micro apartment. one model looks more like the interior of a boat than a house. the couch is also a bed. a wall doubles as a counter. eric's team won the contest and now gets to build an entire apartment block. >> this administration is trying to offer options to people who are currently priced out. >> reporter: jason sash lives in a micro apartment in manhattan, 250 square feet.
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that's his only closet. the average suburban garage is bigger. the secret, he says, is creativity, like removing the kitchen cabinet doors, and minimalism. >> you definitely need to consider each piece of the apartment and make sure it serves multiple purposes and functions. >> each inch? >> each inch of the apartment. >> reporter: there are well-designed small apartments for people, even though people aren't well designed for small apartments. in this city, there is a growing number of people who are looking for them. because space is extremely expensive. consider this comparison. the average price of a square foot in new york city in lincoln, nebraska. gary, indiana. >> every year, i say that is as high as it can go. every year, i'm wrong. >> reporter: leonard steinburg has been a real estate in new york for years. >> you can make the spaces very useable. >> reporter: useable is all what
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most new yorkers are looking for. after all, it's everything outside their apartment that made them move here in the first place. for "today," stephanie gosk, nbc news, new york. >> how do you live in one of those places? eric boonguet decrsigned one of those apartments. this is the entrance to 300 square feet. i'm standing in an apartment and i don't see a bed. where is the bed, eric? >> the way my partner and i design this had, this is a tool box, that's your canvas. this is what we give you. this is what you do with it. >> al and natalie will show us how this desk becomes a bed. see it? that's clever. >> i can see that. >> and you guys do other adaptations if you want to live this way. while we're talking, we'll let al and natalie do this. >> al and natalie are doing all
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the wiork. >> that's true. they'll turn it into a table that could work for a dinner party, right? >> that's one option. >> this is a small apartment people in new york can understand the need for. do you think it's a concept that has portability, that you might want to do in other places? >> increasing urbanization, like in china, same pressures are there. not enough space, too much value of land. we'll have to adapt. >> eric, who lives in an apartment like this a young single person? >> mayor bloomberg mentioned young people. people quickly corrected him, elderly people. people are leaving messages, sending e-mails, can we get in a lottery? we would love to live in one of these apartments. >> there's not a lot of space to have people over for dinner, but you say common space will be more important? >> as an architect, our role is to at least expand the lives of people who live in small spaces of new york. a lot of public spaces in the building. we see it as an expanded house
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really. >> that kitchen, it's a good sized kitchen for new york. not too bad. what about storage? where do i put my -- >> in savannah's case, she could just use this kitchen. >> exactly. >> where do you put your stuff? >> when we first moved to new york, we lived in 350 square feet. we know that problem. 16 feet of linear storage, size of a station wagon up there, not here. >> you think you could do it? >> this is better than my first apartment. >> you have thought of everything, eric. thank you. >> well done. speaking of efficiency, kochling up, our morning routine secrets to get you out the door in a flash. one of the most creative y ways to order food we've ever come across. first these messages. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second.
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about ways to save time in the morning. got us thinking. drink a large glass of water the second you wake up. natalie, you say you do that. >> i do do that, especially if i've had some wine the night before. >> what's it supposed to do, boost your energy? >> i drink it with supplements, vitamins or whatever. it helps rev you up in the morning, rehydrate you and some say boost your energy. >> some viewers tweeted, brush your teeth in the shower, lay out your clotheses the night before. and willie set the world on fire. >> shave the night before. >> you can. you don't have a hair problem. >> so you have to shave in the morning? >> we're like weeds. >> if you knick yourself, you can recover quicker. if you knick yourself at 4:00 in the morning -- >> it's kind of embarrassing but i drink instant coffee and i find it delicious, brought to you by starbucks.
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>> you don't actually use a cup. >> that's my next step. >> she mainlines coffee. >> that is strong, good instant coffee and i can make it really fast. >> on that buzz feed list, people say take a bath rather than a shower, it's quicker because you don't get your hair wet. >> it takes time. >> you're in there for an hour. >> dirty bath water. >> we know how natalie feels about it. >> apparently. >> we're back after your local news, by the way. honey! we're pregnant! what? we're pregnant! we're pregnant? yeah! you're going to be a mom! you're going to be a dad! there's a little baby in there? there's a human being growing inside your stomach? yeah! now what? i don't know? what? introducing huggies mommy answers. the best advice in one place. from the brand new moms trust.
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>> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am sarah caldwell. here is kim dacey. >> we have a situation on the inner loop of route one. possible lane closures. in this city, a couple of accidents. belair ande in pal baltimore pike. delays along the west side of the beltway. out, just north of security boulevard was showing slow traffic. 95 in the area of the fort
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mchenry toll plaza, looks like moving just fine here. tony, over to you. >> it will be quiet and cold to start the day. that will change as we get a little bit of snow. at least the winds are calm. want another clipper storm coming out of the great lakes and in the midwest. light turnout across ohio and indiana. sometime early this afternoon, and the timeframe is 2:00 or 3:00 and then tapering off of demand clocker 10:00. i only expect an inch or two of snow. it will be dry, fluffy snow as well, the kind you brushoff as opposed to shuffle. it will be snowing a little bit on your way home from work. high temperature of 26.
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breezy and shelly tomorrow, with a high near 29. warming up next week. 50 on tuesday, but it will be a chance for rain
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♪ i want everything on it except no lettuce no none of that i just want cheese and can i get some fries with that please ♪ >> that is the way to order some fast food. these young men have gotten together. this is, i guess, the drive-thru rap. one way to get the attention at the window. >> that's microphone singing right there. >> 1,000 years old, i would have never known that. we say good morning to everybody on our plaza. note to self, get that album. what is it? d.j. jazzy jeff? >> not in the least. i'll get it to you later.
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>> okay. savannah guthrie along tls side willie geist and al roker. we've got it all covered, movie 43. have you heard about this? >> no. >> seems like every movie star on the face of the earth has gotten together in one movie. we're trying to figure out what exactly it's about. we'll get to the bottom of that. also some affordable new fashions from one of the most celebrated designers in the world. did you hear about this new surcharge you might get if you use your credit card over the weekend? we'll ask jean chatzky about that, among other things in friday's frugal finds. today's top clicks. we love this segment. priceless reaction to a grandma getting some baby news to a true show of sportsmanship. want you to know, we have a new champ this morning. >> ooh! >> so we will bring you that, coming up. first let's get a check of the top stories. natalie morales is over at the news desk again.
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>> good morning, everyone. u.s. economy is showing new signs of recovery. a week-long rally has pushed stock prices to prerecession levels. number of americans applying for unemployment benefits have fallen to a low and housing prices and sales are up, along with the number of applications for building permits. in washington, president obama sent wall street a message that he plans to put more pressure on rule breakers but appointing former prosecutor mary jo white to head the commission. approving changes in senate rules last night to reduce political gridlock. the bill was also introduced to ban assault weapons. manti te'o says the voice he received from an imaginary online girlfriend the night she supposedly died convinced him she was real and dying from leukemia. >> i just want to say i love you and good night. and i'll be okay tonight. love you so much, hon. sweet dreams.
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>> reporter: he said he set aside any doubts that the girlfriend could be a hoax because he felt she needed his emotional support. federal investigators say the boeing 787 dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month in boston showed evidence of short circuiting, and a chemical reaction that can cause temperature increases. however, they say it's not clear what came first or what caused either problem. the faa has grounded all six dreamliners operated by u.s. carriers after another battery failure forced an emergency landing in japan. and now for a look at what is trending today. a quick roundup of what has you talking online. sports fans investigating rumors that tiger woods and olympic champion lindsey vonn are dating made them the top search on yahoo! overnight. people are buzzing that tiger is romancing the newly divorced vonn three years after his own marriage was doomed by his serial cheating scandal. vonn is busy competing, a
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spokesman says, and has no comment. wendy's drive-thru window. ♪ i'm sorry if i sound a little bit possey ♪ ♪ anything else ♪ a frosty ♪ and joey if you spill that i'm gonna kill you ♪ ♪ i want a quart pounder with a large fry i want 20 piece chicken nuggets with barbecue sauce ♪ >> they gave them all their food for free, they liked their rap so much. second inauguration has been redone. >> repeat after me. i'm proud to say yo mama took a cosby sweater. >> elvis presley had sex appeal. >> elvis presley had sex -- >> i'll do the space man boogie. >> i'll do the spaceman boog.
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>> i i'll brush on my sassy face. >> i'll brush on my sassy face. >> there's two different einsteins. >> i enjoy makeup. >> i enjoy make up. >> okay, that's all. >> even provides new words for beyonce's national anthem. ♪ >> back to savannah and willie at 8:05. >> wow! >> never gets old. thank you. >> thank you. >> mr. roker across the plaza. >> guess who i have here, savannah's youngest fan. what's your name, young lady? >> carly. >> how old are you? >> 8 years old. >> i think you're in the running. i don't know if you're the youngest, but you're in the running. you're not. you are a fan of savannah's. >> i am. i am. >> see? >> i have to say, carly is pretty cute. can i have a hug? >> while she's hugging carly, let's bring you our forecast and show you our pick city of the day. this happens to be beautiful wichita falls, texas, partly
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sunny, cool, 55 degrees. as you look on today's map, the afternoon highs, you can see that 32-degree line. to the north of that, that's where we'll be seeing snow. right along it, we've got icing conditions to the south. we're looking at rain. in fact, we are really worried about this icing conditions from the carolinas back into the central appalachians. wet weather in southern california, rain along the pacific northwest coast. snow showers around the northeast, great lakes, on into the midatlantic states. southern florida today, 78 in miami. and gracie is now 10. happy birthday, gracie. >> thank you. >> where are you from? >> chicago. >> a little light snow there. chicago, 334 days with less than having an inch of snow. they haven't had anything more than less than an inch in 134 days. >> good morning. we're off to a quiet and a cold start.
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♪ remember: righty-tighty, lefty-loosey. the everyday collection. by target. back now at 8:11, what's new, what's up, what's in? everything in fashion and beauty, three people are in the know and are here to fill us in. >> what's new in the entertainment world? tim stacks is a writer for "entertainment weekly." movie 43, bunch of stars in it, bunch of directors, but what's it about exactly?
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>> unclear. sex jokes and a lot of dirty comedy. two of the directors of this movie, brett ratner, starring hugh jackman, halle berry, really big crude r rated comedy with all these interconnecting story lines. they've been trying to keep it very secretive because a lot of it is shock value. you don't want to give away like -- oh, there's -- >> maybe that's the point. you have to go see the movie. >> you have to go see it. >> another one out this weekend, big theatrical release "hansel & gretel:witch hunters." why is everything about hunting? >> i know, playing bananagrams. they've grown up, hunting witches for a living like bounty hunters. people love horror movies and it
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has this, obviously, built in appeal. >> we have the s.a.g. awards sunday, which will lead up to the oscars. what should we expect? >> i think "lay mishl miserables." it will be a three-way race between "les miserables," "lincoln" and "silver linings playbook." >> that's your banana gram. thank you so much. savannah? >> moving on to what's up, suzanne zuckerman is here. the adele mystery. she didn't want to reveal her son's name. there may be a hint in a necklace she was wearing? >> yes. she was photographed in west hollywood wearing a name plate necklace that said angelo. the mystery of adele's baby name may be solved. >> shakira just had a baby named milan and tweeted out a picture of his feet? >> little newborn feet clad in
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nike sneakers. his father is a soccer star. >> is this common, sending out pictures of pieces of their babies? >> little feet in shakira's case. >> lightning round, lady gaga and tony bennett teaming up again. >> jazz album coming our way in the future. >> new fashion line to look forward to. coach is the handbag maybe maker but now will do ready to wear garments? >> women and men's clothing, rebranding themselves. >> and finally whitney houston's mother, cissy, has written a book. sounds like it's a very personal account of what happened to her whitney and her own grief as well. >> it's a really raw, emotional sort of account of the grief that cissy, and the guilt that she really feels about not being able to save her daughter. >> it sounds like it's pretty candid about the struggle that is whitney houston had. >> it ist absolutely is, yes. she talks about going to her
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house trying to do intervention upon intervention, but unsuccessfully and that she really couldn't change the course of her daughter's life, which is tragic. >> cissy will be here monday to talk about the book. we look forward to that. suzanne sachraman, thank you. now here's natalie. >> savannah, thank you. some help from jen fallic. >> such a big deal, launching february 10th at target. everybody loves them, the first lady, kate middleton, lady gaga. definitely diverse fans. >> we're seeing some of the fashions here, right? >> fashion, accessories, jewelry, shoes. >> good stuff. next natural lip balms. and these seem to be the new hot thing. >> these are great under $4 a pop. they're like little rubber bouncy balls. inside a really wonderful formula of lip balm, super
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hydrating with different flavors. spf. >> kids would love this. comes in a little ball, right? >> yes. >> and in the beauty section, oxygen bubble beauty. what is it with oxygen bubbles helping your skin? >> it's the big new defor example if ier. it clears your pores. as you age you produce less oxygen. your skin can look dull. bliss has a whole line. oxygen bubble mask now a new foundation that i'm hooked on, infused with oxygen. it gives you radiance. >> just air? >> just air. bunch of hot air. >> rose gold jewelry the big deal now. >> it's the metal of the moment. it mixes well with other metals. it can be feminine or chunky and men's wear inspired. under $100. so many different styles. you get to wear silver, get to
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wear gold. >> can mix it all up, okay. ladies, you're going to love this. the bikini, apparently on its way out, sort of. >> one piece is in. >> we saw celebrities wearing this, right? >> beyonce, kim kardashian. you saw it on the one ways. it can be super sexy. or it can be more demure, if you're going on a winter get away, somewhere warm. >> we love this. jenn falik, thanks so much. how to save on your super bowl party and why you could pay more to use your credit card this weekend. right after this. what's that? oooh.
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apply online or at a bank of america near you. >> announcer: "today's" money is brought to you by bank of americ america. >> we're back now at 8:20 with "today's" money. it is frugal friday. we've got tips to help you get the most bang for your buck and a new warning about credit card fees. jean chatzky is "today's" financial editor. good morning. >> good morning. nice to see you. >> good to see you. retail therapy is real, especially in the winter. >> that's right. >> people feeling down, they go out shopping. we've got numbers to back it up. 36% of people surveyed in one poll said they're most likely to shop during the winter season in pursuit of retail therapy. >> this is the new survey done for folks from coupon cabin. what we've learned is that it actually works. when you go out and spend a
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little bit of money, it makes you feel better, at least in the short term. the trick is, you only want to spend a little bit of money. because you don't have to make a big splurge in order to bring on those happy feelings. so, if you're a woman, you might end up at sephora, grab a new nail polish or nail art f you're a guy, head to brookstone and get one of these that can tie your shoe laces or key finder. i'm going to chocolate. that's what makes me happy. >> you feel a little bit better about yourself, but resist the urge to go big. >> none of this chocolate, for example, is more than $12. >> good to know. i'm glad you're bringing this up this morning. starting sunday people may start to see new fees on their credit card bill. >> surcharges, imposed by the retailer, up to 4% of what you are spending on anything essentially. we've seen this in other
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countries, australia has been through this. the uk has been through this. and we don't expect that the surcharges will hit immediately. they'll start to roll out slowly, likely for things like airlines, hotels, utilities, taxis. they're going to have to tell you when they impose a surcharge. you'll see a sign, if you're shopping online, you'll see a notice. you'll know that's a really good time to use your debit card or pay cash. >> pay cash if you can? >> yeah. >> super bowl time, a week from sunday. people do two things. >> they eat. >> and watch tv. >> you can get good deals on both. over at chipotle, if you buy six or more burritos on super bowl sunday, you'll be able to get a free burrito, burrito bowl or tacos. >> love it. >> me, too. whole food, happy chickens, by the way. they wanted me to point out there are no antibiotics. bucket of 54 wings for $7.99.
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they come in a variety of flavors. at your grocery store, from kroeger, $12.99, an assortment of platters. we're just showing you two of them. >> does it make sense to go out and buy a big tv for super bowl? i never understood that. >> two times a year when televisions are cheaper, the first is at christmas. the second is actually on super bowl sunday. this year the folks at deal news have noted we're seeing especially good deals on the really big tvs. at, sony bravia, which doesn't sound incredibly low but it's loaded with features. lg for $699 and a sake, which i keep wanted to call sako. >> head to and click on frugal friday. savannah? >> okay, willie.
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bring the wings over. new drama "deception" and a memorable role in a golden globe winning movie "argo." the whole cast is up for a screen actor's guild award this weekend. >> i know. i'm flying back out there tomorrow, on the red eye. >> good times. ben affleck directs. you starred with his wife for many years. >> it's increstuous. it's paid off. >> you're the godfather of their child. >> seraphina. "argo" is a good movie. i'm so proud of it. and i'm so proud of ben. he's amazing. >> my daughter has loved the show "deception," telling her friends about it. you play a wealthy person in this show, but we're not quite sure whether you're a good guy or a bad guy. >> no one is what they seem to be. >> you put the deceive in "deception." >> it's a great show.
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i'm having such a good time doing it. i love the cast. jay donovan, also in "argo" plays my son and megan good. >> -- fantastic. >> just the best. really smart and entertaining. >> and john laroquette is back. good guy, bad guy? he play as a good bad guy. >> people are doing things, thinking they're doing the right thing. >> it must be fun to play someone with complexities. >> yeah. let's face it, we're all a little complex. >> twisted and tortured, i might say. >> not you, though. >> no. present company excluded. victor, it's great to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> you can catch "deception" monday nights 9:00, 10:00 central time right here on nbc. today's top clicks. what will be the video that takes the top spot this week?
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>> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am sarah caldwell. here is kim dacey. >> couple problem spots to talk about. in bel air, another crash to watch for. baltimore pike and main street. delays on the west side. down to 26 miles per hour. just before security boulevard, outer loop traffic is slow. 795 all the way to edmondson ave.
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you are going to see some slow delays all the way over to prominence. yellow cards indicating that as well. inner and outer loop are moving fine. northbound and southbound are moving well. >> right now at b.w.i., temperatures 17 degrees. snow out in ohio. humidity, 65%. 23 to 28 the high. we will have some snow in area. light, fluffy snow, rather dry. the shaded areas cover the
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entire state of maryland. winter storm warning for more significant snow a commission. breezy out there as well. by saturday, darn cold. 30 4 the
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8:30 now on this friday morning, january 25th, 2013. if we said it once, we've said it 1,000 time this is week, it's cold here on rockefeller plaza. >> more whine with that. >> yes. let's face it, we're inside studio 1a. hi, guys. do you blame us? >> yes, they do. >> we say good morning to them. i'm savannah guthrie alongside
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willie geist, who is in for matt, and natalie morales and al roker. top clicks of the week, including one woman who has an over the top reaction to becoming a grandmother. she's really excited. >> we have some good ones this week. what can you learn from someone's refrigerator? a look inside some famous fridges. our first brave souls, tori spelling and her husband, dean mcdermott. >> i would not let anyone look inside my refrigerator. >> wine. >> wine. >> i could never have that refrigerator. >> great discipline. makeup star bobbi brown helps some women in our crowd put their best faces forward and she'll share three tips every woman needs to know. later, how to get an upgrade when you travel on everything from your flight, your hotel to your rental car. >> lots to get to. first a check of this weather. let's look at the weekend ahead, starting with tomorrow. we'll be looking at wet weather through the southwest, snow in the central rockies, wet along
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the pacific northwest coast, sunny, but cold in the northeast. midatlantic states, nice and mild through the gulf coast. sunday, sunday, icy conditions in the mid and upper mississippi river valley. rain into the lower mississippi river valley. look for more showers in the pacific northwest. we expect to see that warmth continuing down into the southeast on into florida, but it stays cold here in the northeast on into new england. that's what's going on around >> good morning. it should be nice and quiet this morning. we expect some light snow to develop this evening. >> get that weather any time you
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need it this weekend. go to the weather channel on cable or online. >> thank you, al. to "today's" clicks. our top click from last week. kiddo has the skills dominating the shell game. >> she is good. >> proving cats rule the internet. this makes me feel bad about myself because the cat is smarter than i am. >> i forgot. i don't even know where it is. >> i can't follow it. >> the cat knows. >> there it is. >> she get it is right multiple times. >> that's our big winner from last week. we'll see how long the cat can hold on. >> the cat was arrested and has a ponzi scheme going. >> he's good. very good. click number twochlt i lo. i love this one. very excited grandma-to-be. when she found out her daughter was pregnant with her first child, excited to say the least. >> it's a block. we're having a baby! are you having a baby?
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>> that's so wonderful. >> the couple had been waiting for ten years. they've been trying for ten year s to have a baby. and she thinks she's opening up a piece of jewelry and it's a baby block. >> that may have moved to number one on my list. >> i think it must be her husband, what the h. >> watch out, kiddo, grandma's coming for you there. trending fast food, inspiring fast rhymes at a wendy's drive-thru window. ♪ make them all small but keep listening cause no that's not all i'm sorry if i saund a little bit posse io anything else yo just a frosty yeah i want a frosty and make it vanilla and joey if you spill that i swear i'm gonna kill you ♪ >> the person taking the order.
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>> they liked it. >> what was the song again? >> microphone singing. >> finally, click number four, great show of sportsmanship. spanish runner had a chance to win a cross country race when kenyan runner abel matai thought he already crossed the finish line but instead pulled up shy. ivan slowed down and guided his competitor to victory. he could have passed him but in the interest of good sportsmanship he said he deserved to win that race and he did because of that display right there. so, again -- >> first of all, how do you not know where the finish line is? >> it's not clearly marked. >> not clearly marked. that's a bad thing for the organizers of that race, i would think. great display of sportsmanship. >> great display. >> choices are smarty cat, the excited grandma to be, the fast
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food rap and second place. head to to vote for your favorite. >> we're not allowed to vote, right? >> don't vote but we can -- >> influence the outcome? >> you like grandma. >> i like grandma. >> i don't know if -- fast food rap is pretty good. >> it's hopeless. it's hopeless. up next, three beauty resolutions every woman should make in 2013. first this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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[ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy.
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back now at 8:38. bobbi brown is here with advice for easy beauty solutions. first, some quick tips with lucky ladies on the plaza. take a look. >> happy january. >> thank you. >> any beauty resolutions or anything you decided? you're going to wear makeup to
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work? that's your beauty resolution? >> yes. before i didn't want to stand out that much at work. >> have you ever thought of lining your eyes? >> i'm afraid of eyeliner. >> bobbi team, help! bobbi team, attention. gel liner, please. all right. i'm going to show you how just lining your eyes -- you're not doing it flat. you're doing it on the tip. close your eyes and you start lining at the outside. line all the way. it really just made your eyes stand out. what if we do something a little bronzy? how did you know? team bobbi. i'm always in a rush. i always go right to the fingers. really subtle. >> i like that. >> now have you ever filled in your brows? >> never. >> it's so easy. the best way to fill in your brows is with shadow. use a slanted hard brush. look how good she looks. >> oh, wow, thank you. >> right? hey! wow, you guys are all so
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gorgeous. >> thank you. >> anyone have a beauty issue or something they want to resolve this year? >> i need the whole package. >> don't we all? that's why we wear mascara. look in the mirror. see that? and this is fun because it gives you color and shine and it takes two seconds. >> oh, thank you. >> right? >> all those pretty ladies on the plaza. >> it was really cold. >> except you warmed them up. >> yes. >> three beauty resolutions, starting with number one. clean out your makeup. >> just dump it out. get rid of things that are broken, things that you haven't used and make sure the colors are right. >> there's some rules of thumb. mascara should last, what, three
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months and then toss it? >> three to six months and then toss it, yeah. >> and things that are broken. >> cleaning your brushes. >> cleaning your brushes. nothing worse than using a makeup brush. you wipe it off first and then you take a thing of water and -- thought we had soap in here. let's pretend there's soap. >> okay. >> what kind of soap? >> you could use brush cleaner. i also like to use baby shampoo. dip your brush in. pretend this is soapy water. >> yeah. >> and then you take off a lot of the moisture and so you need a plain thing of water as well. >> yeah. >> you clean it. >> you rinse it in that water, take it, clean it off like this. get all the moisture off and the trick is don't just put it on a towel because it's going to be mildewy. i like to do it where it's hanging off the counter so it
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air dries. >> gets its shape back. >> if you don't know what to do, go for a bright lipstick, like you're wearing today. i won't, because i don't look good in bright lipstick. >> i don't believe that. >> i do not. i do not. >> let's try one right now. just kidding. go for it. >> i'm not going to do it. >> thank you for the lesson. appreciate it. tori spelling opens up about what's inside her refrigerator. first this is "today" on nbc.
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peeking inside some famous fridges. you can tell a lot about someone by what's in their refrigerator. this morning, tori spelling and her husband, dean mcdermott open up theirs to us. joy bauer, good morning. >> good morning. i'm in front of the house of tori spelling and dean
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mcdermott. this family is used to having their lives unfold in front of the cameras but i'm pretty sure nobody has ever taken a peek inside their fridge. that is exactly what we're about to do. >> ready to show me your fridge? >> there's something intimate about your fridge, it's sort of like looking in my underwear drawer. >> let's do it. wow, this is a great fridge. you have a lot of stuff. you guys have to tell me about these eggs. >> the green/bluish eggs are actually from our chickens. we have chickens. >> gosh, i love this. >> you can literally have a chicken anywhere. >> new york? >> yeah, why not? >> all right. >> i feel like i really am going into dean's underwear drawer.
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oh, what is that? >> i made chili the other day, beef shoulder, pork shoulder and pork belly. and that was the leftovers so i'm going to use it for something else. >> okay. >> we are a meat family. we eat meat. >> i don't mind meat at all. it was just so marbled so it freaks me out a little bit. light cream cheese but when you buy the whipped because the companies automatically incorporate air, it will drive down the calories and saturated fat. >> didn't even know that. >> who knew, right? what is that beautiful looking spread? >> it was beat hummus. super simple, beats, white beans, garlic and salt. >> here is my favorite. >> vino. >> how important is this for you guys with five children, four under the age of 6? >> not important for them but for us. >> little eraser on the blackboard of life. >> what are you making? >> we're making purple potato
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chips. so just pop them in. i'm doing a shallow fry. >> what kind of oil are you using? >> vegetable oil. just put them on a paper towel to drain some of the oil. shake. and then into a bowl. >> i'm going to try this with my kids. so much better than anything that comes out of a bag. >> thank you for liking our fridge and giving us a well rounded -- >> you have to meet another part of our family. this is cocoa, our chicken. >> hi. >> this is a glamorous chicken. >> she is. >> she would like to give you an egg for the road. >> thank you. so delicious. >> really cool. >> thank you, guys. thank you for my egg. >> and i guess, joy, dean was nice enough to throw open the doors of the fridge, huh? >> such a beautiful family. they're not about diet food. irated them a well rounded fridge because they had a little bit of everything and they were
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kind enough to give you a big batch of the purple potato chips. >> they're very good. i tasted one while i was watching. >> and this is the beautiful red beat hummus. both of these recipes are on the website. people, it's friday. i'm thinking we're going to make this over the weekend. >> did they tidy up the fridge before you came or was that the real fridge? >> it was the real fridge. they organized it. opened up the freezer, too. i found some octopus in there. it was a little messy, but packed with stuff. >> little more exotic than mine. joy bauer, good to see you. simple tricks to help you score an upgrade. up next, live performance on the rink from olympic silver medalist, sacha cohen. first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: "today" at the rink is brought to you by smucker's. with a name like smuckers, it has to be good. >> this morning on "today" at the rink, silver silver medalist sasha cohen joins us and will skate for us. good morning to you. >> good morning. it's freezing. >> it is. you should be used to that as a skater. >> this is a little bit below that. >> you've been busy since then, skating and other things. >> i'm attending columbia university, launched my own line of skates. promoting at nationals this weekend. and just busy.
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>> u.s. championships are this weekend. you are a former u.s. champion. anybody you have your eye on? >> ashley wagner is a strong favorite. she trained with my old coach and i'll definitely be rooting for her this weekend. >> tell me about this special, ba barry manilow is the inspiration? >> yes. never had such fun skating to a live artist. don't miss it. it's great. >> training for the olympics, but obviously this is something very important to you. >> i've been skating every day for years, which i love. people there are my family. nothing gets your heart rate up like skating. i try to get out here when i can. >> we watch you skate, as you get set -- >> i might turn into an icicle. >> i know! am i going to hold your sweatshirt? >> yes. >> okay. thank you, dear. she will skate to "could it be
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magic" by none other than barry manilow. ♪ every time i'm near you. brooding like a cyclone in my mind ♪ ♪ angel of my lifetime answers i can find baby i love you ♪ ♪ come come come into my life sfwlnchts let me know the wonder baby i want you now now ♪
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♪ could this be the magic ♪ lady take me high upon a hillside high up where the stalion meets the sun ♪ i could love you build my world around you never leave you till my life is done ♪ ♪ baby i want you now now now and hold on fast could this be the magic at last could it be magic ♪
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♪ come come come into my arms let me know the wonder of all of you ♪ >> beautiful. sasha cohen, thank you so much. >> this is impressive, from the ice rink here. >> i ran over. >> how did you do that? >> i ran, changed my shoes. we won't get into all that. >> almost as impressive as sasha cohen herself. a flashback, look at the week that was here on "today." >> inauguration day here in washington, d.c. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie, alongside matt lauer, natalie morales and al roker. we are on capitol hill as the sun rises. >> great view behind me, the platform where the president will be sworn in, deliver his inaugural address. >> the portrait has changed a lot since their arrival here four years ago, the president with more gray in his hair. >> my fellow americans, we are
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made for this moment and we will see this so long as we seize this together. god bless you and may he forever bless these united states of america. >> two-thirds of this nation are under the grips of this blast cold as temperatures fall and windchills plummet. >> kerry will get a better reception than republican committee members gave hillary clinton over ben gauze. >> i had you ever heard the name manti te'o? >> up nm a week ago, i never met him in my entire life and i never even heard of who he was. >> that's how cold it is. it's brutal out here. >> do you know who's not out here? the weather man. where is al roker? >> the world turned upside down. >> come on, we're going inside. >> you know what? that's not very nice.
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>> speaking of renovation projects. >> it's on! >> learn what it's like to work for kimora. >> pretty cute. can i have a hug? >> yes, she is. >> some of us had an inaugural experience a little more memorable than others. >> mr. president! is the weather good? mr. vice president! yes! >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am sarah caldwell. baltimore county police say that four men raided the the we batons store at the towsontown center mall. 14 ppurses were stolen, valued at over $35,000.
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three employees were in the store and in the middle of the afternoon on monday. the man came in and attack them with pepper spray. back in a minute wit
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>> winter weather advisory in effect for this afternoon and early evening as a new weather system comes in. 23 to 28 for the hyb
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