5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Crews continue rescue attempts for victims of the Colorado floodABC News
Crews continue rescue attempts for victims of the Colorado flood.

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

1. Rescuers Seek Survivors and Signs of Hope in Colo.

Nearly 500 people were still unaccounted for in Larimer County, Colo., in wake of the ferocious flooding that has ripped through the state, killing at least four people.

2. UN Report on Syria to Be Released Today

A United Nations report is set to be released today confirming chemical weapons have been used in Syria's civil war, but may not finger a perpetrator.

3. Obama Rejects Criticism of Shifting Syria Policy

President Obama says a tumultuous month as commander in chief, when his policy toward Syria took a number of unexpected turns, may not have looked "smooth and disciplined and linear," but it's working, in an exclusive interview on "This Week."

4. Miss New York Crowned Miss America

Miss New York Nina Davuluri became the first woman of Indian heritage to be crowned Miss America.

5. World's Oldest Man Dies

The world's oldest man, 112-year-old Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, died.