5 Things To Know This Morning

PHOTO: Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama talks after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Denver.

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

1. Obama, Romney Debate Domestic Policy

President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney squared off on Wednesday night in the first debate before the election. The debate focused on domestic policy with Romney taking exception to the President's assertion of his economic plan's tax cut.

2. 2 Arrested for U.S. Border Patrol Agent Killing

Mexican troops have arrested two suspects in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to a report from Reuters. The agent was killed and another wounded in Arizona on Tuesday while responding to a tripped ground sensor.

3. Southwest Airlines Plane Struck by Bird

A Southwest Airlines flight landed safely in Connecticut on Wednesday after suffering a bird strike. The flight – which was coming from Tampa, Fl. – was just miles from Bradley International Airport when the crew declared an emergency landing after hearing a loud bang outside the plane. The plane landed safely with no reported injuries.

4. AccuWeather Issues Winter Outlook

AccuWeather issued its winter weather outlook on Wednesday, forecasting above normal snowfall for Washington D.C. and Baltimore and below average in Chicago and Minneapolis. Normal winter snowfall amounts in Washington D.C. and Baltimore is about 15 inches and 20 inches, respectively.

5. Cops Seeking Alleged Ashton Kutcher Break-in Suspect

Cops are looking for the culprit after an alleged home invasion robbery was reported at Ashton Kutcher's house on Wednesday. The invasion was later considered a prank, or a case of "swatting," after someone called 911 saying they were holed up in a bathroom and that people were dead or injured after shots were fired inside the house. Law enforcement sources say cops have closed the "home invasion" investigation.

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