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'Apparently' this kid is YouTube gold

'Apparently' this kid is YouTube gold

Noah Ritter, the redheaded kid who stole the show and our hearts with his "apparently" TV interview, is "apparently" back. Ritter is the star of a new advertisement for Freshpet. 

And the Ad Wizards who came up with this one were on their game. So far, the commercial has been viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube.

The real story behind 'Fake Wedding Proposal'

The real story behind 'Fake Wedding Proposal'

We have a contender for the title of "Most Elaborate Marriage Proposal." Jack Bermeo knew he had to find a unique and amazing way to propose to his girlfriend Sophia Sandoval. That's why he got his friends and random actors to take part in a fake wedding, for a very real engagement. The video even spawned the Twitter hashtag #FakeWeddingRealEngagement

HLN Now talked with the couple about the prank, and the viralness of it all.

CDC: Obesity rates up in 6 states, down in none

CDC: Obesity rates up in 6 states, down in none

The good news on the American obesity rate is that it was not as bad as previous years.  The bad news is that the rate increased in six states over last year, and declined in none.  

Southern states posted the worse results of in the reporting year, while the West, and Northeast have the lowest number of obesity rates, according to the report released by the CDC.

Adrian Peterson

Vikings: Adrian Peterson will play Sunday

HLN's Mike Galanos delivers breaking news that Minnesota Vikings Star running back Adrian Peterson will practice, and is expected to play this weekend despite child abuse charges.   The Vikings are set to play the Saints in New Orleans on Sunday.

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Kanye mocked after demanding disabled to stand

Kanye mocked after demanding disabled to stand

Kanye West is being mocked and ridiculed on social media after stopping his show over the weekend in Sydney, Australia, asking all concert-goers to stand up, and pointing out several disabled fans. West told the crowd "I can't do this song if there is anybody in here sitting down." West also spoke directly to the  disabled, joking, "I need you to pull out your handicapped pass...."

He then proceeded to point out several people and even encouraged fans to boo those who don't stand up.  

Hear part of Zimmerman road rage 911 call

Hear part of Zimmerman road rage 911 call

A Florida caller who says George Zimmerman threatened to kill him called 911The tape of the 911 call was just released Friday. On the tape, the caller describes how he ran into Zimmerman, and how Zimmerman allegedly chased him to a gas station. 

The caller then called back a couple days later, saying Zimmerman had shown up at his place of employment. The caller chose not to press charges in the situation.

From Facebook to TV Star: Brian

From Facebook to TV Star: Brian

From Facebook to TV Star

Every week Mike Galanos picks one of our Facebook star to do a live interview. This week, he chose Brian Thomas for his endearing Daddy-Daughter dance photo. Brian couldn't help but smile while he talked about his 12-year-old daughter Jocelyn, and we couldn't help but smile with him.

Video: Girls hit, but not seriously hurt by car

Video: Girls hit, but not seriously hurt by car

A mom who was walking her two daughters into school was traumatized when a car ran over her girls.  The school surveillance video captured the hard-to-watch incident as mother, Melissa Federico panics.  Boston affiliate WBZ covered the story.

Mike Galanos reviews the footage and possible legal ramifications.  Despite the horrific nature of the video, the two girls suffered only minor injuries.

Keep calm & learn about the coming solar storm

Keep calm & learn about the coming solar storm

Will human civilization be rocked in the next few hours by a gigantic solar storm? Most likely not. That's what scientists are telling us as the Earth is in the cross-hairs of a pair of strong solar flares. 

The flares happen when the sun pushes large clouds of solar radiation into space. Experts say it could affect some satellites, including GPS, and it will create a great opportunity to see the Northern Lights. However, it won't cause the end-of-the-world-type devastation some on social media are predicting.

That's not my name, Starbucks!

That's not my name, Starbucks!

Now we finally know the "real" reason Starbucks puts the wrong name on your cup.

Apparently, baristas are doing it just to mess with you. Comedian Paul Gale, the brains behind this genius YouTube hit (Warning: Some language is NSFW), sat down with HLN's Mike Galanos to talk all about it

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