5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Residents pray in front of a memorial for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami as they make a brief visit to a caution zone in Namie, Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan Sunday, March 10, 2013.

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

1. Japan Holds Moment of Silence 2 Years After Tsunami

A moment of silence was held across Japan overnight, marking the two year anniversary since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the nation, leaving more than 19,000 people dead or missing. More than 300,000 people remain displaced.

2. N.J. Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

Firefighters in Harrison, New Jersey battled an intense, five-alarm fire at an industrial building that spread to two adjoining buildings over the weekend. A number of firefighters were injured by flying debris.

3. Beachgoers Help Rescue Missing Boy

Beachgoers formed a human chain in order to rescue a 12-year-old boy who was nearly swept out to sea in New Zealand on Sunday. The boy was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment before being released.

4. 6 Teens Killed in Ohio Car Crash

Six teens were killed in Warren, Ohio after their SUV flipped and landed in a swamp early Sunday morning. Two boys survived after escaping from the submerged vehicle and running to a nearby home to call 911.

5. Tiger Woods Wins Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods walked away a winner at the Cadillac Championship on Sunday, a month before the Masters. If he wins at Bay Hill, a tournament which he won last year, Woods will reclaim his spot as the world's number one golfer.

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