5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Thamsanqa Jantjie gesticulates at his home during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Dec. 12, 2013.

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

1. Interpreter at Mandela Memorial Blames Schizophrenia

Thamsanqa Jantjie, the man accused of faking sign interpretation at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, said he suffers from schizophrenia and saw "angels" at the event.

2. State Health Director Killed in Hawaii Plane Crash

Authorities say the woman who died in a plane crash in waters off the Hawaiian island of was the director of the state Department of Health, Loretta Fuddy.

3. Asiana Crash Hearing Draws Attention to Pilots' Automation 'Addiction'

Pilots have become dependent on aircraft automation to the detriment of their manual skills, according to testimony at a National Transportation Safety Board hearing on the Asiana Airlines crash in July that killed three people and injured more than 150.

4. Feds Shut 52 Unsafe Bus Companies

Federal bus safety regulators shut down 52 bus companies in what they're calling a nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.

5. International Space Station Cooling System in Partial Shutdown

One of the cooling systems on the International Space Station has been shut down because of temperature fluctuations, cutting the artificial satellite's cooling ability in half.

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