5 Things to Know This Morning

5 Things to Know This Morning

ByABC NEWS
January 02, 2014, 12:21 AM
PHOTO: The Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy is trapped in thick Antarctic ice 1,500 nautical miles south of Hobart, Australia, Dec. 27, 2013.
The Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy is trapped in thick Antarctic ice 1,500 nautical miles south of Hobart, Australia, Dec. 27, 2013.
Andrew Peacock/Australasian Antarctic Expedition/Footloose Fotography/AP Photo

Jan. 2, 2014— -- Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. 52 Passengers Rescued From Icebound Antarctic Ship

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3. Terri Schiavo's Foundation Secretly Helping Jahi McMath

A foundation started on behalf of Terri Schiavo has been secretly helping Jahi McMath's family keep Jahi on life support following complications of a routine tonsillectomy that's left her brain dead.

4. Broken Axle Found at Scene of Train Derailment

Federal investigators have recovered a broken axle at the scene of the fiery trail derailment in Casselton, N.D., but they don't know whether it actually caused the wreck.

5. 'Fresh Prince' Star James Avery Dead at 68

James Avery, the actor who played Uncle Phil on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died from complications of open heart surgery. He was 68.

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