Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. Over a Dozen Dead in Egypt Hot Air Balloon Crash
A hot air balloon crash in Egypt has left more than a dozen tourists dead. The balloon reportedly crashed from about 1,000 feet following an explosion.
2. Midwest Storm Moving Towards Northeast
The massive winter storm in the Midwest is moving to the northeast now. A total of 19 inches of snow fell in parts of Texas, the most snow to fall there in one day this month. One person died after a roof collapse at a Walmart in Oklahoma.
3. Americans Fall Behind on Auto Loans
More Americans fell behind on their auto loan payments in the final three months of 2012. Late-payment rates on auto loans declined on an annual basis and hovered near the lowest point in more than a decade.
4. Crews Search Waters for Missing Family
Crews searched through Monday night by sea and air for a family who was forced to abandon their sinking boat off the coast of California. The husband, wife and their two young children sent a series of distress calls on Sunday saying their sailboat was sinking and they were making a raft from a cooler and life ring.
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