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Texas firefighters mow lawn KHOU

Firefighters mow lawn for heart attack victim

Some Texas firefighters rushed a man to the hospital, then went back to his house to mow his lawn.

John McCormick had a heart attack while doing yard work in Baytown, according to CNN affiliate KHOU. After taking him to the hospital, firefighters decided to return to McCormick's house to finish the work he started.

Video purports to show militia, Fajr al Libya, at US embassy compound in Tripoli.

Militia pool party at U.S. embassy in Libya

A militia in Libya appears to have taken over the swimming pool of an evacuated U.S. embassy annex. Video posted online shows alleged members of an Islamist-linked group having a pool party. 

Lynn Berry reports.

FILE: Demonstrators protest outside the Ferguson, Missouri, police department during the National March on Ferguson, August 30, 2014. The protesters demanded justice for Michael Brown, 18, shot dead in a fatal encounter with police in Ferguson, Missouri, a St Louis suburb, on August 9.

Protesters call for brief Labor Day traffic shutdown

Protesters are asking people Monday to stop their cars on the highways around St. Louis, Missouri, for four-and-a-half minutes.

Organizers say it represents the number of hours that Michael Brown was left lying dead in the street after being killed by a police officer. 

Girl, 9, dies in Oregon beach sand collapse

Girl, 9, dies in Oregon beach sand collapse

A little girl was digging a hole on the beach in Oregon when it caved in on top of her.

9-year-old Isabel Franks was sitting in the hole that was nearly five feet deep.

	HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

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Siege of Iraqi town broken (CNN)
- Iraqi forces break terrorist siege of the town of Amerli

Lynn Berry (L) and Ludacris (R) on the set of Morning Express with Robin Meade. Ludacris appeared on the program to promote his Atlanta charity event LudaDay Weekend

Luda's secret 'LudaDay Weekend' celebrity guest list

You know him best for his hit songs and big time acting gigs, but Ludacris also spends a lot of his time giving back.

He dropped in on Lynn Berry in the HLN studio for a chat about his upcoming VH1 documentary about the Atlanta Hip Hop scene and his big charity weekend taking place right now.

Michael McDonald salutes the troops

Michael McDonald salutes the troops

Tell us about a military man or woman in your life on our special Salute to Troops iReport assignment page. You could see your hero on Morning Express with Robin Meade!

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Toto salutes the troops on HLN

Toto salutes the troops on HLN

Catch Toto on tour this summer!

Tell us about a military man or woman in your life on our special Salute to Troops iReport assignment page. You could see your hero on Morning Express with Robin Meade!

Beyonce's Dad appears on KRBE

Beyonce's dad: Divorce rumors are 'Jedi mind trick'

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NASCAR legend Richard Petty surprises Navy officer Peter Theodoracopoulos

Navy man and NASCAR fan sails into Richard Petty ambush

Peter Theodoracopoulos is a Navy officer who loves NASCAR but has never been to a race.

So Morning Express Bleacher Report anchor Brain McFayden enlisted the help of ‘The King,’ the one and only Richard Petty, and Operation Inspiration to give him and his family the surprise of a lifetime.

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