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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.

Couple: Cable company rep was 'belligerent'

Couple: Cable company rep was 'belligerent'

A couple who tried to cancel their cable service says a Comcast customer service rep was "straight up belligerent," so they recorded part of the call.

Comcast says it's embarrassed and has apologized to the couple.

Mom: Texas kid car lock-in an accident

Mom: Texas kid car lock-in an accident

A mom whose kids were trapped in a hot car near Houston on Monday says she accidentally locked the keys in the car and was not getting a haircut as local media had reported.

Deborah Wrigley from HLN affiliate KTRK spoke to other witnesses and the mom herself.

File photo - FDA: White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo Inks and tattoo needles due to pathogenic bacterial contamination.

Tainted tattoo alert

Some tattoo needles, inks and tattoo kits distributed by White & Blue Lion, Inc. are being recalled.

Check with the tattoo artist before they start inking you -- check the box, if you’re doing it yourself, or having a friend do it at home.

Commuters "tube" to work in Boulder, Colorado

Daily speed feed: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Today's must-see, must-share stories as seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

'Hot car mom' attorney takes on the media
- Compares treatment of Leanna Harris to Richard Jewell

Meet the pre-teen metal heads just signed by Sony

Meet the pre-teen metal heads just signed by Sony

Three teens from Brooklyn are now famous and soon-to-be rich for their heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth. Though they're just in the eighth grade, they signed a $1 million record deal with Sony.

Members of the group say they enjoy breaking the stereotypical idea of what a heavy metal band is like. CNN sat down with the group last year as they were rising to fame. Check it out.

The cast of 'Friends.' Clockwise from top left: Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow & Jennifer Aniston.

You and your bestie may share jeans AND genes

Why do we like our friends? According to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science it may be because they have a similar genetic makeup to our own.

Researchers found that we share nearly 1% of our genes with our close friends!

San Diego group pulls alleged carjacker out of vehicle and holds him until police arrive

San Diego mob pulls alleged carjacker from vehicle

Witnesses say a man got into the driver's seat and tried to drive away with a woman and her little girl inside, but two things got in his way.

First he hit a pole.

Francis and Doris Vanderslice still going strong after 72 years

After 72 years, she still thinks he's 'mmm, mmm'

A couple in Florida married for 72 years says they're still crazy about each other, and they say they may know the secret to a long life together!

Aixa Diaz from HLN affiliate WESH reports.

File photo: The world's tallest man, poses with shortest man in the world during the launch of the Guinness World Records live roadshow in Istanbul, on January 14, 2010

Short guys have more sex

Are men who are so-called 'vertically-challenged' having more sex?

A study published in Discover Magazine says researchers looked at more than 500 heterosexual men between the ages of 20 and 54.

Georgia father arrested for leaving daughter in hot car while he went to court

Baby left in hot car while dad goes to court

An Atlanta, Georgia, dad was arrested Monday after witnesses say he left his 3-month-old baby in a hot car while he appeared in court.

According to CNN affiliate WSB, Courtney Kidd told police that he misunderstood when guards said he couldn't bring the child's car seat through security, so he put his child back in the car and cracked the windows.