5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrates his election victory in Asbury Park, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, after defeating Democratic challenger Barbara Buono.

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

1. Christie Wins Re-Election in Landslide

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was elected for a second term. In the battle for governor of Virginia, Democrat Terry McAuliffe pulled out a narrow victory over Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Bill de Blasio was elected New York City's first Democratic mayor in more than two decades.

2. Suspended Dolphins Guard Sent Racist Texts, Reports Say

New reports reveal that Miami Dolphins coaches allegedly told now suspended guard Richie Incognito to toughen up rookie Jonathan Martin.

3. Ex-Rutgers Coach Apologizes for Mistakes

Former Rutgers University men's basketball coach Mike Rice said he has learned from his mistakes and is now a changed man during an interview on ABC's "20/20," his first television interview since the scandal that cost him his job six months ago.

4. 'Sweetie' Sting Lures Thousands of Alleged Pedophiles

A "virtual" 10-year-old girl named "Sweetie" lured hundreds of alleged pedophiles -- including 254 Americans -- into offering money to have the girl perform online sex acts, says Dutch child protection charity Terre des Hommes.

5. Lochte Tears MCL in Freak Accident

Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte blew out his knee when he was toppled over by an excited fan.

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