Weekend Express

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

Your photos: Celebrity look-alikes!

Your photos: Celebrity look-alikes!

Have you ever done a double take at dinner, the grocery store or on the street convinced the person you've just spotted is someone famous? It happens to everyone from time to time, including HLN's own Lynn Berry! Her look-alike? Cobie Smulders, also known as Robin from the hit show "How I Met Your Mother."

Weekend Express challenged viewers to share photos of their celebrity look-alikes and they delivered big time. Do you or someone you know look like a celeb? Share your photo on our Facebook page or tweet it at us using the hashtag #HLNlookalike.

Q&A with Carly Rae!

Q&A with Carly Rae!

Carly Rae Jepsen is living out many little girls' dream... she is Cinderella!

The pop singer who shot to fame with her infectious hit "Call Me Maybe" is now performing daily on Broadway in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Jepsen will be playing the princess until June 8, and HLN's A.J. Hammer caught up with her on Broadway in New York City to ask her 10 quick questions about her current obsessions. 

Cuteness alert! Easter fun with kids, pets

Cuteness alert! Easter fun with kids, pets

Holy cuteness (no pun intended). Kids plus pets plus bunny ears = an explosion of adorable.

Weekend Express asked viewers to share photos of their #HLNspring and Easter celebrations. Hold onto your Easter bonnets because these pictures are sweeter than the giant chocolate bunny you're noshing on right now.

A year later: Keeping the Boston Marathon safe

A year later: Keeping the Boston Marathon safe

More than 36,000 runners are expected to hit the streets Monday for the annual Boston Marathon, and thousands more will be cheering them on from the sidelines.

Read more: One year later: Running for Boston

Columbine victim's daughter: 'We survived'

Columbine victim's daughter: 'We survived'

Sunday marks 15 years since the mass shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. In total, 13 people --12 students and a teacher-- lost their lives after two students opened fire inside the school. The gunmen, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, killed themselves in the school's library on the day of the shootings.

Read more: Columbine survivor: 'Healing is possible'

Weekend Bites: Extreme ballpark snacks

Weekend Bites: Extreme ballpark snacks

Batter up! Whether it's an umpire shouting that when a player taking the mound or overheard while standing in the the deep-fried hot dog line, those words are being shouted out at ballparks across the country.

Now more than ever, plain snacks like peanuts, popcorn and pretzels just won't do--especially when extreme treats are being offered at many of the baseball stadiums across the country. We decided to put a few of them to the test.

Transcript: Passengers on doomed ferry couldn't escape

Transcript: Passengers on doomed ferry couldn't escape

A radio transcript released Sunday about the South Korea ferry accident suggests passengers were unable to board lifeboats because the vessel had already listed too much.

According to the transcript, a crew member mentioned that the ship was leaning too much for passengers to move. The ferry reportedly capsized and sank early Wednesday morning. Many on board were students and teachers from a Seoul high school heading to Jeju Province for a four-day trip. At least 58 are dead and another 244 remain missing.

'Scandal' cast blown away by finale

'Scandal' cast blown away by finale

All right, gladiators! The season finale of "Scandal" is over, so what did you think?

Did it have you hanging onto the edge of your seat? George Newbern, who plays Charlie on "Scandal," talked to Weekend Express about the blockbuster show. Plus, hear his reaction about the finale!

College student pays off tuition... in pennies!

College student pays off tuition... in pennies!

Some students pay for college tuition with scholarships and student loans. One Oklahoma student paid his way through college, one odd job at a time.

Andrew Magbee made his final tuition payment, $974, to Southwestern Christian University in pennies. To be exact, 500 pounds of them!

Tommy Hilfiger shares family’s struggle with autism

April is national autism awareness month. One parent who knows the struggle first hand is fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.

Hilfiger spoke with A.J. Hammer about to talk about how the disorder affects his family.

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