5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Kerry Washington in a scene from Scandal.Ron Tom/ABC
Kerry Washington in a scene from "Scandal."

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

1. 'Scandal' Season Finale Full of Explosions, Twists and a Shocking Death
The third season finale of “Scandal” was full of explosions – physical and emotional ones.

2. Disgraced Captain Left Bridge Before Ferry Sank Off South Korea's Coast
Divers entered the doomed Sewol ferry in waters off South Korea’s coast today, hoping against hope to find additional survivors as authorities continue to investigate the ship’s captain.

3. 12 Killed, 3 Missing in Avalanche on Everest
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

4. For the Thrill of the Affair: Why Married Women Cheat
When women cheat, it’s often considered a scandal, and never has cheating been as easy as it is now, when finding a willing partner is click or a phone tap away.

5. South Carolina Man Faced $525 Fine for Soda Refill
A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.