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George Zimmerman's parents, Robert Zimmerman, Sr., and Gladys Zimmerman, sat down for an exclusive interview with Barbara Walters for ABC News on July 15, 2013.

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

1. George Zimmerman's Parents Say He Is 'Absolutely Not' a Racist

George Zimmerman's parents spoke out in an exclusive ABC News interview with Barbara Walters, saying their son went immediately back into hiding and that they haven't seen him since he left the courthouse.

2. Police Investigate White Powder on Plane

Connecticut State police are investigating white powder that was found in the bathroom of a JetBlue plane that landed at Bradley International Airport.

3. Panama Seizes North Korean Ship

Panama has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms that set sail from Cuba.

4. Arias Back in Court for Death Penalty Argument

Jodi Arias and her attorneys are returning to court today to ask the judge to throw out the jury's finding that made her eligible for the death penalty.

5. Giant Panda Gives Birth to Twins at Zoo

A giant panda named Lun Lun gave birth at Zoo Atlanta to two tiny cubs, the first twin pandas born in the U.S. since 1987.