5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: A house is engulfed by the storm surge brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan that hit Legazpi city, Albay province Friday Nov.8, 2013 about 325 miles south of Manila, Philippines.

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

1. Typhoon Smashes Philippines With Top Winds at 235 MPH

Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the central Philippines as the strongest typhoon to ever hit land. Winds topped 235 mph and nearly 720,000 were forced to evacuate.

2. Obama to Americans Losing Coverage: 'I'm Sorry'

President Obama apologized to Americans who are losing their health care coverage, amid a firestorm of criticism over his promise that under Obamacare "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan."

3. Closing Arguments in Case of Doc Accused of Killing Wife

Jury instructions and closing arguments are set to begin today in the case of Dr. Martin MacNeill, who is accused of drugging and drowning his beauty queen wife in a bath tub at the family's home in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

4. Israeli PM 'Utterly Rejects' Emerging Iran Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he "utterly rejects" the emerging nuclear deal between western powers and Iran.

5. Twitter IPO Soars on First Day

Twitter stock closed at $44.90 on its first day trading as a publicly held company, up a 73 percent from the IPO price.

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