5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Billy Crystal, left, appears on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno during Lenos final show, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Burbank, Calif.

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

1. After 22 Years, Leno Gave 'Tonight' His Farewell
Make way for Jimmy Fallon, "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno ended a stellar if sometimes stormy run Thursday night with high emotion at concluding what he termed "the greatest 22 years of my life."

2. … And Conan O’Brien Jabs Back
As Jay Leno departed late-night television Thursday, his previous “Tonight Show” replacement wasn’t ready to let the occasion pass without a dig.

3. Stars Attend Wake for Philip Seymour Hoffman
Mourning for Philip Seymour Hoffman continued as family and close friends paid their respects to the actor at a Thursday night wake in Manhattan.

4. Couple Charged After His Daughter Died From Drinking Soda
An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said.

5. Sochi Problems Now Have a Home on Twitter
With Sochi Winter Olympic events underway, Twitter is ablaze with new accounts gaining traction for poking fun at one of the world’s biggest events.

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