5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Royal Malaysian Navy vessels are seen during a search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane over the Straits of Malacca, Malaysia, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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

1. Search for Missing Jet Expands Toward Indian Ocean
The international search for the missing Malaysian jetliner expanded westward Friday toward the Indian Ocean amid signs the aircraft may have flown on for hours after its last contact with air-traffic control nearly a week ago.

2. Pistorius Photographed in Bloodied Prosthetics
Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday.

3. Plane Aborts Take Off from Philadelphia Int’l Airport … and a Passenger Takes a Selfie
A US Airways plane aborted its takeoff after its nose gear reportedly collapsed while leaving Philadelphia International Airport Thursday. US Airways Flight 1702 was headed to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the incident happened about 6:25 p.m., said FAA spokesman Jim Peters.

4. Hired to Kill: What Does It Take to Be a Hit Man?
In every corner of America right now, people with criminal minds are plotting, looking for someone to do their dirty work -- from scorned lovers or husbands who want their wives dead to women who want their husbands taken out and children plotting against their own parents.

5. Lady Gaga Wears a Coffee Filter Dress
Lady Gaga’s latest fashion frenzy pulled inspiration from around the house – a frilly outfit made out of coffee filters. She wore the ensemble on Thursday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” ahead of her performance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

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