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Weekend Express with Lynn Smith

Fast-paced look at the day's essential news and buzz-worthy stories

Surviving wild stock market swings.

Surviving wild stock market swings.

The stock market was a roller coaster ride this week. So, what should you do if you're worried about your retirement accounts? And how do you know whether this is a good time to buy stocks? Ted Jenkin from Oxygen Financial has some recommendations on how to survive the wild ride.

Police: arrest made in Texas deputy's killing

Police: arrest made in Texas deputy's killing

  A man "believed to be the alleged gunman" in the killing of a uniformed Houston-area sheriff's deputy was in custody Saturday morning, Sgt. William Kennard of the Texas Department of Public Safety told CNN.  
  The man's mother called the Harris County Sheriff's Department about her son, Kennard said. "All the information she had heard led to him."
  The suspect shot Deputy Darren H. Goforth, 47, while the deputy was fueling his patrol car, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said.
  The gunman walked up to Goforth from behind and opened fire for no apparent reason, said Deputy Thomas Gilliland, a spokesman for the sheriff's office. When Goforth fell to the ground, the gunman stood over him and shot him some more, Gilliland said. Goforth died at the scene.

CNN Wires contributed to this report
#Katrina10: The storm changed evacuation rules

#Katrina10: The storm changed evacuation rules

People on the Gulf Coast knew they had to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina, but some chose not to go because they didn't want to leave their pets behind.  In 2005, many shelters still wouldn't allow animals.  Hurricane Katrina helped change some rules that could ease pet owners minds' in future disasters.

Addyi

New libido drug: don't call it 'female viagra'

The new pink pill called 'Addyi' will be in pharmacies in October. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the drug for women who suffer from a low libido, or 'acquired, generalised hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)'.

The active ingredient, Fibanserin, works differently than erectile dysfunction medication for men. Instead of increasing blood flow, it affects chemicals in the brain. 

Nicki Minaj wax figure gets extra attention

Nicki Minaj wax figure gets extra attention

Madame Tussaud's wax figures always get attention for their attention to detail.  But the figure of Nicki Minaj on all fours is getting extra attention from fans who are taking outrageous photos with the model.  Wax Nicki's pose is based on the real Nicki's "Anaconda" music video.  Fans are taking pictures of themselves patting the figure's bottom, waving dollar bills at her and even kissing her!  For the record, Minaj reposts those pictures on Twitter, says she loves the figure and can't wait to see it in Las Vegas.

Super Lice

Getting 'super lice' out of your hair

There's a new bug in town: a mutant variety of head lice that's spreading across the country. It's resistant to the typical over-the-counter shampoos and medications.

When the school nurse sends the letter home saying your child has head lice, there's no need to be embarrassed. But you do need to take action. Dr. Sujatha Reddy says getting rid of the super lice just takes a little more effort.

Football player passing along love of reading

Football player passing along love of reading

Malcom Mitchell isn't your average college football player.  He's the only male in a women's book club AND he's a published author!  He's hoping to pass along his love of reading to younger kids.  Coy Wire caught up with Mitchell when he visited the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Criminal charge possible in Jenner crash

Criminal charge possible in Jenner crash

Caitlyn Jenner could face a criminal charge of vehicular manslaughter in connection with a deadly crash she was involved in earlier this year.  Legal analyst Joey Jackson looks at what the charge means and how the former Olympic athlete might be sentenced.

Carter gets cancer treatment, teaches Sunday school

Carter gets cancer treatment, teaches Sunday school

When former President Jimmy Carter announced that he's being treated for brain cancer, he mentioned his faith in God many times and said that, health permitting, he'd continue teaching Sunday school.  He held true to his word this weekend.  Carter had his first cancer treatment Thursday and Sunday, he was in front of his class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia.

Clothes that love your curves

Clothes that love your curves

Curvy girls, are you tired of trying on clothes that don't fit properly? Style expert Denise Caldwell showed us four different style solutions and how to make them work for your figure.

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