Weekend Express with Lynn Berry

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

Ray Rice makes his first public appearance

Ray Rice makes his first public appearance

Even though he's no longer playing in the NFL, Ray Rice is staying close to the game.

The former Raven showed up to a high school football game on Saturday in his hometown of New Rochelle, New York along with his wife and young daughter.

As seen on Weekend Express: September 13 and 14

As seen on Weekend Express: September 13 and 14

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Check below for more information about some of the stories Weekend Express was talking about this morning:


Weekend Bites: Pumpkin spice everything!

Weekend Bites: Pumpkin spice everything!

It's the unofficial flavor of fall and it's popping up everywhere.

Pumpkin spice is the buzz phrase of the season, but is that a good thing? We put several products that have "pumpkin spice" in their name to the Weekend Bites taste test. Watch for our verdict!

Lynn hits the ropes for Double Dutch duty

Lynn hits the ropes for Double Dutch duty

We’re helping you get fit this fall! So, put down the kettlebell for now and pick up a jump rope.

Read more: Fall fitness: Standup paddleboard yoga

Oh baby! Sisters give birth hours apart

Oh baby! Sisters give birth hours apart

Two sisters gave birth earlier this week, just 22 hours apart.

According to CNN affiliate WPVI, the sisters had the same due date, so they knew their new bundles of joy would arrive around the same time.  But no one in their family thought they would welcome baby boys less than a day apart.

Apple Watch on display

Watching their words: What Apple didn't say

Apple's new products got a splashy kick-off last week when executives unveiled two models of the iPhone 6, and the new Apple Watch. The phones go on sale on Friday, September 19. You will have to wait until early next year to get your hands on the watch. But how much do we know about the $349 wearable technology?

Read more: Here are all the legit iPhone 6 offers out there

Owner of now-famous 9/11 wedding pic found!

Owner of now-famous 9/11 wedding pic found!

With the help of Twitter, one Boston woman will be able to return a sweet wedding photo found at Ground Zero in 2001 to its rightful owner.

In the 9/11 aftermath, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe found the picture below -- capturing a smiling bride and groom on their wedding day -- at Ground Zero. According to a tweet from Keefe (who is listed as an assistant professor at Lesley University), she has held onto the photo for 13 years in hopes of finding its rightful owner.

What can end the cycle of domestic violence?

What can end the cycle of domestic violence?

When the shocking video of NFL player Ray Rice hitting his fiancée came out earlier this week, it re-sparked a conversation.

Read more: Ravens release Ray Rice in wake of assault video

Kick germs to the curb with touchless items!

Kick germs to the curb with touchless items!

Cold season is upon us. Aside from the kitchen, the bathroom can be a breeding ground for harmful germs. Keep it more sanitary with some touchless items that everyone in the family can use.

Read more: 4 life hacks for your bathroom

Adrian Peterson released on bond

Adrian Peterson released on bond

Early Saturday, NFL running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to Montgomery County, Texas police. The news comes after the Minnesota Vikings player was indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child.

Peterson's lawyer Rusty Hardin says the 29-year-old used a switch to spank his son and that he was punished the same way growing up in east Texas. According to CNN, Hardin noted that Peterson "never intended to harm his son and deeply regrets the unintentional injury."

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