5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Undated handout photos provided by the FBI show Amanda Berry, left, and Georgina "Gina" Dejesus, center. Michelle Knights 1998 freshman year high school picture, right, at James Ford Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Ohio.

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

1. Cleveland Kidnap Suspect to Be Arraigned Today

Prosecutors have charged Ariel Castro with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape in the case of the three women missing for nearly a decade who were found on Monday. Castro is expected to be arraigned in court today.

2. Diplomat Describes Benghazi Attack

A top U.S. diplomat in Libya told a congressional committee Monday requests for military help in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, were denied and later that State Department officials tried to keep him from cooperating with a House investigation.

3. Couple Missing From Docked Carnival Ship

A search is underway off Australia's eastern coaster two passengers who were discovered missing from a Carnival Spirit cruise ship after it docked in Sydney.

4. Jodi Arias Would Rather 'Get Death Than Life'

Jodi Arias told a local TV station yesterday that she would "rather get death than life" in prison shortly after she was found guilty of the first-degree murder of her ex-boyfriend.

5. 'Charlie Brown' Actor Sentenced in Stalking Case

A judge sentenced the original voice of Charlie Brown in "Peanuts" television specials to a year in jail for threatening his ex-girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon, then immediately releasing him to a residential drug treatment center.

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