5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Joan Rivers on November 19, 2013 in New York City. Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images
Joan Rivers on November 19, 2013 in New York City.

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

1. Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' in Hospital

Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" after she was hospitalized Thursday, her daughter said.

"I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother," Melissa Rivers said in a statement released by Mount Sinai Hospital. "She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers."

A law enforcement source told ABC News that Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after an emergency call that she was in cardiac arrest.

2. President Obama Says 'We Don't Have a Strategy Yet' to Bomb ISIS in Syria

President Obama admitted that his administration does not yet have a strategy to combat the militant Islamic group ISIS that has seized large chunks of Iraq and Syria.

When the president was asked if he would seek Congressional approval for U.S. attacks on ISIS targets in Syria, he responded, "I don't want to put the cart before the horse. We don’t have a strategy yet."

"Some of the news reports suggests that folks are getting a little further ahead of where we’re at than we currently are,” he added.

3. Missing University of Montana Student Died in Accident, Authorities Say

A missing University of Montana student was found dead Thursday, more than a week after he went missing while driving back to school to start his junior year of college.

Lucius Robbi’s body and car were found in Custer County, Idaho, authorities said.

According to a Custer County Sheriff’s Office press release, Robbi died in a one-vehicle accident Aug. 19 after his car traveled down a 60-foot embankment, colliding with several large pine trees.

4. Legroom Wars: Another Plane Diverted After Reclining Seat Fight

For the second time this week, clashes over shrinking legroom on a commercial airplane made tempers so hot that a flight had to be diverted from its intended destination.

The two incidents were part of a cluster of flight diversions this week, with the most recent one occurring just hours after two women allegedly consumed mass quantities of duty-free liquor on a plane, prompting a fighter jet escort back to Canada.

As planes have become more packed, flight attendants say they have seen an increase in unruly passenger incidents.

5. Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur Volcano Erupts; Locals Evacuate, Flights Disrupted

Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur volcano spewed smoke and volcanic ash into the air today, with residents in the South Pacific nation evacuated and flights disrupted.

Communities near the volcano were evacuated, while residents of the town of Rabaul were advised to remain indoors to avoid falling ash, according to a statement from Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Australia’s Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre issued an advisory due to the eruption. Authorities there are making sure that air travel in the region is safe. Qantas flights in the area are taking special care to avoid the volcanic cloud.