5 Things to Know This Morning

5 Things to Know This Morning

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

1. 'The Bachelor' 2015 Finale Recap: Chris Soules Is Engaged to Whitney Bischoff

"The Bachelor" chose his soul mate on Monday night's season finale of the ABC series.

Chris Soules proposed to Whitney Bischoff, a 29-year-old fertility nurse from Chicago. He popped the question moments after turning down the other finalist, Becca Tilley, a 25-year-old chiropractic assistant from San Diego.

Chris, 33, told Whitney he loved her, and added, "Everything about this moment feels right." He then dropped down to one knee and asked her to marry him. Her response: "Absolutely."

2. Olympic Champion Camille Muffat Among French Athletes Killed in Helicopter Crash

Eight French athletes perished when their helicopters collided while filming a reality TV show in northwest Argentina Monday.

The victims include Olympic gold medalist Camille Muffat, boxer Alexis Vastine and champion sailor Florence Arthaud.

3. Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon: University President Severs Ties With Frat, Sorority Also Investigates

The University of Oklahoma is immediately severing "all ties and affiliations" between the school and its local Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the university president said, and is exploring the possibility of expulsions in the wake of a video that purportedly shows members of the chapter singing a racist chant.

The video, which surfaced over the weekend, was posted to Twitter by Unheard, which describes itself as "an alliance of black students organized for change within campus administration and atmosphere." The video shows young men on a bus chanting, "There will never be a n----r at SAE."

4. Knifed US Ambassador Released From South Korean Hospital

U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert vowed Tuesday not to change his "open and friendly" approach to diplomacy, as he left a South Korean hospital after five days of treatment following a knife attack by a man screaming about Korean unification.

Lippert told reporters assembled at Seoul's Severance Hospital that he felt "pretty darn good, all things considered" after the "scary incident" on Thursday, when police say an anti-U.S. activist slashed his face and left arm during a breakfast forum in Seoul.

Lippert, his face bandaged and his arm in a brace, would not comment on the specifics of the attack because of the police investigation. He refused to discuss possible new security measures, except to say U.S. officials would take "a hard look" at procedures in South Korea and then make a decision.

5. How Toddler Survived 14 Hours in Submerged Car

When a 911 caller spotted the overturned car partially submerged in the water, only one of the passenger's hands was visible.

"Do they appear to be moving at all?" the dispatcher asked.

"No, they don't."

A young Utah mother died after an accident sent her car into a river upside-down over the weekend with her 18-month-old daughter in a car seat. Lynn Jennifer Groesbeck, 25, did not survive, but her daughter, Lily, is now in stable condition, the Spanish Fork City Police Department told ABC News.