5 Things To Know This Morning

PHOTO: George Zimmerman, center, leaves Seminole County Jail after posting a million dollar bond July 6, 2012 in Sanford, Fla.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Zimmerman Says He Wasn't Following Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman, who is charged with second degree murder in the shooting of teen Trayvon Martin, spoke out for the first time in an exclusive interview that aired on Fox News Channel's "Hannity" on Wednesday night. Zimmerman apologized to Martin's parents and says he was not following the teen but trying to find an exact address so he could tell police where to go.

2. Hot Weather Leads to Thunderstorms

Hot and humid conditions across the northeast were broken after severe thunderstorms rolled in and knocked out power to thousands. The storms brought heavy rains, strong winds and hail to parts of the east.

3. Scalia Speaks on 'Falling Out' with Roberts

Justice Antonin Scalia spoke out in an interview that aired Wednesday night on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" saying he hasn't had a "falling out" with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to validate much of President Obama's health care overhaul. Scalia also defended super PAC spending in the upcoming national elections.

4. Obama Administration Begins Syria Contingency Plans

Obama administration officials began working on contingency plans for a collapse of the Syrian government following conviction that the Assad family's 42-year grip on power in the country could be coming to an end. The plans focus particularly on the chemical weapons that Syria is believed to possess.

5. Bras from Middle Ages Found

Archaeologists at the University of Innsbruck said Wednesday that they found four linen bras dating from the Middle Ages in an Austrian castle. Fashion experts say the find is surprising because the bra was commonly thought to have been only a little more than 100 years ago.

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