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Morning Express with Robin Meade

A fast, personal, and smart blend of all the news you want in the morning. We call it "News in the Fast Lane." So buckle up.

The Girls Scouts fo the USA announced on Jan. 5, 2015, three new varities of cookie for the 2015 season. The offerings include two new gluten-free offerings, Toffee-tastic and Trios, and a third cookie, Rah-Rah Rasins.

Get a gluten-free tax break

If you get a doctor's note to go gluten-free, it could get you a tax break.

Tax expert Mark Luscombe tells Kiplinger Magazine any restricted diet for a disease can be a medical expense.

Tech blog Ars Technica publishes cable bill that called customer a bad word

Cable customer's name changed to the 'C' word

Time Warner Cable is accused of taking a page from Comcast’s playbook after a customer’s bill arrived addressed to a really bad word.

Some say the worst word.

TurboTax blocked for State Tax returns in Minnesota

Minnesota stops accepting TurboTax returns

Minnesota has stopped accepting tax returns filed through TurboTax because of possible fraud after two people said, they logged in and found a return had already been filed.

State officials are reviewing other TurboTax returns before they process them.

No 'supplements' in supplements?

No 'supplements' in supplements?

New York prosecutors had hundreds and hundreds of store-brand supplements tested and found 4 out of 5 had NO trace of the herb on the label.

Pills like Ginkgo Biloba, Echinacea, St. John’s Wort went under the microscope and testers found some contained things like rice, beans, garlic and even house plants but little or none of the advertised herbs.

New Tiffany & Co. ad campaign features same sex couple

Same-sex couple is new star of Tiffany's ad

Tiffany & Co. wants a piece of all the new weddings happening.

In its new "Will You?" ad campaign, Tiffany features a male couple. The jeweler said the men are a real-life couple, and the decision to include them is part of a "modern approach to love and romance."

Travel site, airline suing Skiplagged.com

Orbitz, United cry foul over tech wiz's site

Aktarer Zaman figured out a trick that drastically cuts the cost of a one-way plane ticket, then he set up a travel website so you can use it too!

Say you want to go to San Francisco. Zaman's Skiplagged helps you find a cheaper flight to another city that stops in San Francisco. You just get off the plane in San Francisco and let the plane go on without you. The premise works, but only if you book one-way and don't check your bags (otherwise they’d go on to the plane’s final destination).

Staples says hackers stole over a million credit card numbers from customers

Staples hackers steal over a million card numbers

Staples is confirming more than a million of its shoppers have had their data stolen.

The data thieves only struck some stores, but they got credit and debit card numbers from the locations they did hit so HLN money expert Jennifer Westhoven says it is probably best just to get a new card altogether if you shopped at any of them.

The Energy Department is predicting that the average price for 2015 will be $2.60 a gallon.

2015 should be a happy new year at the pump

The Energy Department is predicting that the average price for 2015 will be $2.60 a gallon.

HLN's Jennifer Westhoven reports, that’s even cheaper than current prices, which now clock in at about $2.64 for a gallon of regular.

New hack attack threat for businesses

New hack attack threat for businesses

There's a new computer threat on the loose!

The FBI has issued a flash alert about something you come across that could wipe your computer clean. Alison Kosik is in for Jennifer Westhoven and reports that it could be the same type of attack that hit Sony Pictures last week.

Oprah's list of her 'favorite things' is out

Fill your wishlist with Oprah's 'favorite things'

It's that time of year when Oprah puts out her annual "favorite things" list.

HLN money expert Jennifer Westhoven takes a look at some more affordable options that the Oprah faithful will want to have on their holiday wish list.

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