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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):

US Airways apologizes for graphic image tweeted as part of response to angry customer

Airline sorry for pornographic tweet

US Airways did a very, very bad thing on Twitter yesterday.

The airline's social media team was trying to help an unhappy passenger, but their reply included a picture -- a picture that is not safe for work, home, or anywhere else.

Speed feed: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Speed feed: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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

Today is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings
- At three people killed, over 180 injured

78-year-old Ria Van Den Brand rides a roller coaster for the first time

Pure joy! Grandma's first time on a roller coaster

An 78-year-old grandmother has the time of her life during her first roller coaster ride.

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