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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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Watch Brian Williams rap 'Rapper's Delight'

Watch Brian Williams rap 'Rapper's Delight'

Hopefully, Jimmy Fallon keeps this up, because his new "The Tonight Show" definitely has been entertaining so far. On Wednesday night, Fallon gave NBC's Brian Williams a major coolness boost with a rap mashup to the Sugar Hill Gang's classic "Rapper's Delight."

Read more: Hit or miss? Fallon's 'Tonight' gets mixed reviews

Disney helps welcome home one girl's Marine dad

Disney helps welcome home one girl's Marine dad

One little girl missed her Marine dad so much that even Disney got in on the plan to welcome him home!

All this week on Morning Express with Robin Meade, we're bringing you some of the best surprise homecomings for and by troops who are returning home to loved ones. We're calling it "Homecoming XOXO."

Suspect charged in Missouri girl's murder

Suspect charged in Missouri girl's murder

A witness who saw 10-year-old Hailey Owens being abducted says he tried to chase down the suspect after the man pulled the girl into his truck.

Police in Springfield, Missouri, say they found Hailey Owens' body at the home of Craig Wood, who is now being held without bond on kidnapping and murder charges. According to Springfield Public Schools, Wood is a coach at a local elementary and middle school, and he is currently suspended.

Was it you? $425M Powerball ticket sold in California

Was it you? $425M Powerball ticket sold in California

The California Lottery announced that a winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron in the Bay Area town of Milpitas, California.

The winning numbers were 17, 49, 54, 35, 1. The Powerball number was 34. The Chevron station that sold the ticket will get a $1 million prize. Officials say there could still be other winning tickets out there, so make sure to check your numbers!

Speed feed: Thursday, February 20, 2014

Speed feed: Thursday, February 20, 2014

Check out some of today's must-see, must-share stories seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

California sells winning $425 Powerball ticket (CNN)
-- A winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron in the Bay Area town of Milpitas, California.

Creating works of art from blocks of ice

Creating works of art from blocks of ice

David Fong learned how to sculpt ice by watching his dad, master ice sculptor, Kim Phuong.

“My dad used to take me to work with him, and I would always get bored because ice sculpting took a long time,” David said. “So I would take his tools kind of in the background and play with his chisels.”

Two military wives get one amazing surprise

Two military wives get one amazing surprise

All this week on Morning Express with Robin Meade, we're bringing you some of the best surprise homecomings for and by troops who are returning home to loved ones. We're calling it "Homecomings XOXO."

Watch more: A heartwarming reunion takes the field

Dunn juror: He got away with murder

Dunn juror: He got away with murder

A juror in the Michael Dunn trial is speaking out about the case and why the jury was deadlocked on the first-degree murder charge against Dunn.

Watch more: Michael Dunn says he's a victim in jailhouse phone call

Mom says shirts are offensive, buys 'em all!

Mom says shirts are offensive, buys 'em all!

A woman was so disturbed by the shirts at her local PacSun store that she bought them all so kids wouldn't see them!

Judy Cox told affiliate KTVX that she didn't want the kids near Salt Lake City to see the display that she says included shirts of half-naked women.

Soldier's 'fun' funeral pic sparks outrage

Soldier's 'fun' funeral pic sparks outrage

A Wisconsin National Guard soldier has been suspended after posting a photo of a funeral training graduation on Instagram with the caption: "We put the FUN in funeral." The photo shows a group of soldiers posing in front of a flag-draped casket.

According to affiliate WISN, the casket was empty, but the photo has sparked a lot of outrage. The soldier who posted the photo is not commenting and has been suspended indefinitely, but still has other duties.

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