5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Dr. Conrad Murray looks on during his involuntary manslaughter trial, Oct. 20, 2011 in Los Angeles.

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

1. Conrad Murray Released From Jail

Conrad Murray was released from the Los Angeles Men's Central Jail early this morning, two years after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

2. Obama Reportedly Unaware of World Leader Phone Tapping

U.S. officials responded to a report that the National Security Agency ended a program used to spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders only after an internal Obama administration review started this summer exposed the operation.

3. Suspicious Package at Montreal Airport

A 71-year-old man was detained at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport after parts of a potential explosive device were found in his luggage.

4. Fleetwood Mac Cancels Shows for McVie's Health

Fleetwood Mac is canceling shows in Australia and New Zealand as bassist John McVie is treated for cancer.

5. Red Sox Tie World Series

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2, tying up the World Series 2-2.

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