-- Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. Alabama Baby Born Without a Nose, Mom Says He's Perfect
Eli Thompson came into this world in the late afternoon of March 4, perfectly healthy, but with one distinction -- he didn't have a nose.
"The day I delivered, everything went fine," mom Brandi McGlathery told ABC News today. "At 4:42 when he was born, he came out and the doctor put him on my chest. When I took a closer look at him, I said, 'He doesn't have a nose,' and they took him out of the room."
2. Teen Heart Transplant Recipient Dies in Fatal Police Car Chase
Anthony Stokes, 17, was driving a car that matched the description of a car used to flee a home burglary, in which a masked person allegedly shot a gun at an 81-year-old woman who was home watching television, Roswell Police spokeswoman Officer Lisa Holland told ABC News.
Police in Washington, D.C., arrested a woman Wednesday in connection with the killing of a lawyer who was found stabbed to death inside a district hotel room.
Police charged Jamyra Gallmon, 21, with first-degree felony murder while armed in connection with the death of David Messerschmitt. His body was found inside a room at the Donovan Hotel on Feb. 10.
Messerschmitt, 30, had sent a text message to his wife the day before his body was discovered, saying he'd be home in an hour, said police. But when the newlywed didn't return to his home in Capitol Hill, his wife, Kim Vuong, filed a missing persons report.
4. Indiana Legislators Meeting to Clarify 'Religious Freedom' Law
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Indiana will meet today to debate a bill clarifying the state's new "religious freedom" law, which critics have said gives business owners the right to discriminate against members of the LGBT community.
Deliberations begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, with four members of each party making up the conference.
Once the conference agrees on the bill's language, it will go to the legislature for a vote.
5. Arkansas Woman Now World's Oldest Person, Wants Obama Visit
At 116, Gertrude Weaver was already the oldest person in America. With the death of 117-year-old Misao Okawa in Japan, Weaver became the world's oldest person, according to the Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group, which tracks supercentenarians.