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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck passengers, most of them high school students, from a ferry after it sank off the southwest coast of South Korea early Wednesday. Of the 459 people on board, 164 have been rescued, the security ministry said. Many jumped from the listing ship to the freezing waters of the Yellow Sea. The bodies of at least four people -- a female and three males -- were confirmed dead. About 292 remain unaccounted for, the ministry said.

Parents desperate for info on S. Korea ferry wreck

Parents can be heard screaming and crying as CNN International correspondent Paula Hancocks reports from a staging area in Jindo, South Korea where survivors of a ferry wreck are being brought to shore.

Frustration is building over lack of information about those who are still missing.

Burglar creeps in baby's room while parents sleep

Burglar creeps in baby's room while parents sleep

Chilling security video shows a man walking around in a family home... even in the baby's room... while the family was asleep!

The video was taken earlier this month in Harris County, Texas, and now police are hoping you can help them identify the suspect who they say took $60, a laptop and a briefcase from the home (the laptop and briefcase were later recovered).

Kids react to Walkmans

'What is this thing???'

What happens when kids who grew up with thousands of songs on their smartphones and tablet computers are faced with 35-year-old portable music technology.

In the latest installment of The Fine Brothers' popular YouTube series "Kids React To..." youngsters from age 6 to 13 try and figure out what a "Walkman" is and how to use it!

Boston cops blow up suspicious backpacks

Boston cops blow up suspicious backpacks

Police had to detonate two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston marathon last night.

HLN’s Robin Meade has new details on what they found when they stopped a man walking barefoot in the rain.

File photo: APRIL 05: Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center on April 5, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough New York City.

Miley Cyrus hospitalized in Kansas City

Miley Cyrus went to the hospital Tuesday for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics, according to her representative.

She canceled her show in Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday night, but she did tweet a picture from the hospital, showing her with a toy octopus:

Most dangerous al Qaeda meeting in years

Most dangerous al Qaeda meeting in years

There's a new video out that shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous, al Qaeda meeting in years.

U.S. officials believe the meeting in Yemen was recent, and that the video is authentic, but they aren't saying whether or not the CIA or Pentagon knew about it.

This photo taken on April 16, 2014 shows helicopters heading to aid 476 passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry sinking on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo.

Speed feed: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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

Boston cops blow up two suspicious backpacks at Marathon finish line (WHDH)
- One contained a rice cooker

Do you look like Bob Van Dillen, Robin Meade or Jennifer Westhoven?

Are you a Robin Meade look-alike?

National look-alike day (unofficial) is this Sunday, April 20, and in honor of this very unusual observance, we want to know if you think Morning Express anchor Robin Meade, meteorologist Bob Van Dillen and business anchor Jennifer Westhoven have some mini-me's out there!

If you have a daughter, son, sister, brother, best friend -- ANYONE -- you believe has a strong resemblance to Robin, Bob or Jen, tweet a pic to prove it with the hashtag #MXPLookAlike or you can post them as a message on our Facebook page.  We’ll air the best look-alike photos on Monday.

April 15th, 2014 is the one year anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed 3 people and injured hundreds more

One year ago, we became #BostonStrong

Exactly one year ago today, the Boston Marathon bombing changed lives forever.

Some 264 people were injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the race. Three people were killed.

File photo: Find freebies and discounts on tax day 2014

Here are some freebies to console you on Tax Day

It’s April 15, and whether you've already filed your taxes or are still scrambling to get them done, you deserve a deal!

Lots of places are offering up a little reward (although maybe not as nice as a refund):