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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.

Moms, what do you REALLY want for Mother's Day?

updated 9:06 AM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015
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8% Flowers
7% Quiet time for me (aka babysitting)
18% Help with a task (housework, accounting, your choice)
16% Spa service
4% Money
35% My child's love and thanks
11% None of the above. I'll write mine in the comments.
Robin Meade performs "High Heels On" at Birdland Jazz Club with songwriter Victoria Shaw

Our Robin sings at Birdland

When she is not getting you up to speed on HLN in the morning, Robin Meade likes to perform for a different kind of audience. Specifically country music fans. She's a bona fide singer, songwriter with two albums under her belt.

Listen: Brand New Day & Count On Me

Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

Nepal quake death toll tops 3,700

Hospitals are overflowing with people and entire villages may have been leveled after a magnitude-7.8 quake in Nepal over the weekend.

Read more: #PrayForNepal: Thousands dead after quake

Ford recalling vehicles, including some 2012 Fiestas for problems with door latches

Ford recalls cars over faulty door latches

Ford is recalling nearly 400,000 cars because of a major safety concern.

Hundreds of people have complained about doors that fly open while driving. Ford will fix the door latches for free.

Ibrahim Ahmad is suspeneded from school and barred from prom after dressing in a fake bomb vest as part of his promposal

Worst promposal ever???

A teenager in Washington state was suspended for five days for strapping a fake bomb to himself when he asked a girl to prom.

Ibrahim Ahmad, a student at La Center High School, wore a vest of paper-tubes made to look like dynamite and held up a sign saying:         

12 injured when a stage collapses during a musical performance at Westfield High School in Indiana

Terrifying stage collapse at Indiana high school

High-schoolers near Indianapolis were wrapping up a performance of a show called "American Pie" when the stage covering the orchestra pit suddenly collapsed.

More than a dozen people were hurt.

Mo'nique is the executive producer of a new movie "Blackbird" in theaters April 24

Mo'Nique hopes 'Blackbird' flies above stereotypes

She won an Oscar for her performance in "Precious" but we haven't seen much of Mo'Nique on the silver screen since. HLN's Robin Meade talks to the actress, talk show host and now producer about why it's been so many years between films and sets the record straight about rumors she was blackballed in Hollywood.

The good news is Mo'Nique is back on the big screen in the new movie, "Blackbird," which she says is, "not just a movie, but a movement."