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. Joni Mitchell Rushed to Hospital After Being Found Unconscious

Legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was rushed to a Los Angeles-area hospital Tuesday after being found unconscious in her home, according to a statement posted to her official website.

Mitchell regained consciousness during the ambulance ride to the hospital, and despite being in intensive care is "awake and in good spirits," the website reports.

2. Andrew Getty, J. Paul Getty's Grandson, Found Dead in Los Angeles Home

Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty and an heir to the family's oil fortune, died Tuesday at his Los Angeles home, his parents confirmed in a statement.

"The family has requested that members of the media and the public respect its privacy during this extremely difficult time," reads the statement issued by his parents, Ann and Gordon Getty. "Further statements will be issued as information becomes available."

3. Alabama Moms Meet After Facebook Apology for Kids' Behavior Goes Viral

Thanks to the "power of social media," two Alabama moms met on Monday, just days after one of the women posted on Facebook apologizing for her daughters' "rude and obnoxious" behavior at the movies.

It all started when Birmingham mom Kyesha Smith Wood sent her son, daughter and step-daughter to see Cinderella at the local movie theater.

"There were two girls behind us, they were giggling, kind of talking ... kicking my seat," Rebecca Boyd, of Adger, Alabama, recalled to ABC News.

4. Denise Huskins' Alleged Kidnapping: What We Know About California 'Gone Girl' Case

The alleged kidnapping of a California physical therapist who reappeared unharmed days after she was reported taken has left people wondering if it was all a hoax.

As more information pours in about Denise Huskins' alleged kidnapping -- including emails purportedly from the kidnappers -- the 29-year-old and her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, remain under the microscope.

5. The Pet Rock Captured a Moment and Made Its Creator a Millionaire

Gary Ross Dahl devised the perfect pet.

No messes. No allergies. No effort, just pure, simple solidarity. Dahl’s Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator lots of money – and continues to draw bemused attention in the decades that followed.

Dahl, whose death was announced Tuesday at age 78, reportedly stumbled onto his Pet Rock idea while at the bar, talking with friends.