5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: (L to R): Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, Jets legend Joe Namath, and Broncos QB Peyton Manning contributed to key moments during Super Bowl XLVIII.

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

1. Seattle Wins Big
The Seattle Seahawks, underdogs in the eyes of the folks in Las Vegas, smoked the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium.

2. Officials to Announce Cause of Hoffman's Death
The cause of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death is expected to be announced today, one day after the Oscar-winning actor was found inside his New York apartment. Hoffman was 46 years old.

3. Quadruple-Murderer Escapes From Custody, Abducts Woman
A convicted quadruple-murderer is on the loose this morning after escaping from custody in Michigan and abducting a woman, corrections officials confirmed to ABC News. Officials say Michael David Elliot escaped from the Ionia Correctional Facility Sunday before driving to Indiana.

4. Woody Allen: Farrow Claims 'Untrue,' 'Disgraceful'
Woody Allen called Dylan Farrow's allegations of child molestation "untrue and disgraceful," signaling that he would fight renewed claims dating back to Allen's tempestuous relationship with actress Mia Farrow in the early 1990s.

5. NASA Sued for Failing to Investigate Martian Jelly-Donut Rock
One man is claiming that the intriguing Martian rock photographed recently by NASA's Opportunity rover isn't a rock at all, but a living thing, and is now suing the space agency for neglecting to investigate further.

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