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Weekend Express with Lynn Berry

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

Apple Watch

Apple Watch is running late

Thousands of people have pre-ordered the Apple Watch. The company says the high-tech smart timepiece should be delivered some time next month. But there's bad news for anyone who had hopes of buying one in the store this week as promised. Apple has taken the April 24th date off its website. Tech correspondent Samuel Burke looks into the reasons why.

Facebook friends rescue girl's party

Facebook friends rescue girl's party

A Minneapolis girl hoped to have a great 10th birthday party, but when no one RSVP'd her mother posted a public invitation on Facebook.  The turnout was more than they could have hoped for.  Thanks to our friends at WCCO for this great story.

Down To "The Wire"

Down To "The Wire"

Coy Wire, also known as the "Ninja Prankster" to us around the office, has officially joined the Weekend Express team, and here are a few things you didn't know about him. 

ABC's of setting S.M.A.R.T financial goals

ABC's of setting S.M.A.R.T financial goals

If you sat down to create a financial plan, the first thing you would probably do is look at your savings, your investments, or your debt levels. But, when it comes to creating 'smart' financial plans, our passions are a better guide than our portfolios. Black Enterprise financial expert Stacey Tisdale tells Weekend Express why it's about more than the numbers.

Read: How to win $10,000 in Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest

Skinny Chicken Alfredo

Skinny Chicken Alfredo

Who can say no to pasta?! Now you can indulge without the guilt with this skinny Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo recipe we tried from Iowa Girl Eats on Pinterest.

Ingredients:
2 cups cooked chicken breasts  
2 cups cooked broccoli
8 oz rotini (we used quinoa pasta)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup milk (we used fat free)
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
salt & pepper
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Woman finds out via Facebook co-worker is mom!

Woman finds out via Facebook co-worker is mom!

An Ohio woman went looking for her birth mother...and found her in the office where they both work!  Thanks to our affiliate, WKBR for this heart-warming story.

Suspended reporter has detractors, defenders

Suspended reporter has detractors, defenders

ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry over videotaped insults against a towing company employee.  McHenry apologized on Twitter and some people called for her to be fired, but now some people are coming to her defense.  Coy Wire looked at the situation with Lynn Berry.

Freshen up your home for less

Freshen up your home for less

Spring time is a great time to spruce up your home. Style and shopping expert Susan Redstone, author of "Just Try It On: A Month by Month Guide to Shopping and Style," offers some great, inexpensive ideas to freshen up your home for spring. 

 
Spring fashions for less

Your guide to spring shopping for less

It's time to freshen up your wardrobe for spring. Keeping up with the sizzling hot trends for the season doesn't always mean spending a lot. Style and fashion expert Susan Redstone is showing us how to stay current for less! She's the author of "Just Try It On: A Month by Month Guide to Shopping and Style."

College student gives ice cream PMS labels

College student gives ice cream PMS labels

A college student's design project got a lot of attention this week.  Parker Jones didn't make the ice cream, but she did make some very real labels for women drowning their pain in a pint.

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