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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.

File photo: U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) anncounces he is resigning his seat in Congress.

Aaron Schock steps down amid 'Downton' scandal

A congressman, who raised eyebrows for the cost of decorating his office like the mansion in the PBS show “Downton Abbey,” announced Tuesday that he would step down.

Aaron Schock’s taste in office décor wasn't the only thing that had people questioning his spending however. CNN’s Drew Griffin tried to grill the Republican lawmaker from Illinois on other misspending allegations including trips and concert tickets for staffers.

Aurora viewing

Solar storm sets off spectacular sky show

A solar storm that hit earth yesterday was stronger than expected.

This type of geomagnetic storm can knock out power grids, and affect GPS tracking but so far no damage has been reported from this blast, but it did light up the skies.

Kraft is recalling 240,000 cases of macaroni and cheese because some boxes may contain small pieces of metal. The issue affects 7.25-ounce boxes of the original flavor with a Sept. 18, 2015 use-by-date shipped to the United States, Puerto Rico, and some Caribbean countries.

Kraft recalls 6.5M boxes of mac & cheese

Kraft announced it is recalling more than 6 million boxes of macaroni and cheese, because they may contain bits of metal.

The issue affects 7.25-ounce boxes of the original flavor with a September 18 to October 11 use-by date. They were sold throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and some Caribbean countries.

Bob Van Dillen and Brian McFayden tour Red Brick Brewing Company in Atlanta, Georgia

This is how your beer was born

HLN’s Bob Van Dillen and Brian McFayden get in touch with their inner “Laverne and Shirley” on a visit to Atlanta’s Red Brick Brewing Company to find out how beer is made. The pair also takes a crack at making some craft beer of their own.

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Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

NFL rookie retires at 24 over head trauma risks

San Francisco 49ers star linebacker Chris Borland is retiring from football at the age of 24, citing concussion concerns.

Borland said he is worried about the long-term effects of head trauma and "doesn't think it's worth the risk."

Watch: Passengers take down unruly man on flight

Watch: Passengers take down unruly man on flight

Cell phone video shows passengers aboard United Flight 1074 from Dulles International Airport to Denver, Colorado, holding down a man who allegedly tried to rush the cockpit minutes after takeoff late Monday.

The man, who has not yet been identified, ran toward the cockpit screaming "jihad, jihad," a government official with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

This file picture dated 23 June 2007 shows Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce (L) and Stefano Gabbana acknowledging applause after presenting their Dolce & Gabbana 2008 spring/summer men's collection at Milan's fashion week. British pop legend Elton John called for a boycott of Dolce and Gabbana on Sunday after one of the designers behind the Italian fashion label condemned IVF babies as "synthetic".

'D & G' IVF comments out of fashion on Twitter

The hashtag #BoycottDolceGabbana trended at the top spot on twitter Monday, after designers and former romantic partners Stefano Gabbano and Domenico Dolce said they oppose gay adoption.

Later in the interview in the Italian magazine "Panorama," Dolce called babies born via in vitro fertilization (IVF) "children of chemistry, synthetic children."

Megachurch pastor seeks donations for $65M jet

Megachurch pastor seeks donations for $65M jet

An Atlanta, Georgia, pastor is asking for donations for the purchase of a new $65 million luxury jet.

Creflo Dollar of World Changers Church International, says his old jet is having mechanical problems and says his ministry is looking for "200,000 people committed to sow $300 or more" to buy the Gulfstream G650.

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