Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. Heavy Rains Bring Deadly Midwest Flooding
Torrential rains continued in the Midwest causing flash flooding that killed a woman and a child and damaged homes.
2. New Threat Forces Staff Evacuation at US Consulate
The State Department has ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. Government personnel from the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan, due to threats against the post.
3. 2 Turkish Airlines Crew Kidnapped in Lebanon
Gunmen have kidnapped a pilot and co-pilot from Beirut International Airport, Lebanese officials say.
4. Florida Teenager Dies After Police Shock Him With Taser
Florida teenager Israel Hernandez died after police shocked him with a Taser in an attempt to arrest him for drawing graffiti on an abandoned building.
5. Powerball: NJ Workers Reportedly Have Ticket
Sixteen car garage workers from a coastal New Jersey community hit hard by Sandy have one of the three winning tickets in the $448 million Powerball jackpot, Ocean County officials say.