Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. TSA May be Wasting Millions on Bomb-sniffing Dogs
An investigation released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office Thursday found that the TSA may be wasting millions of dollars in taxpayer money on bomb-sniffing dogs that cannot actually detect bombs. The GAO secretly followed the bomb-sniffing dog teams and discovered that they often failed explosives tests.
2. Explosion at Mexico Oil Company Kills 14
An explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil company killed 14 people and injured 80 on Thursday. There was no immediate cause given for the incident.
3. Negotiators Continue in Ala. Hostage Standoff
Hostage negotiators tried to talk a man into releasing a 5-year-old boy and ending a standoff in an underground bunker on Thursday. The man is accused of pulling the boy from a school bus and killing the driver on Tuesday.
4. Triaminic and Theraflu Recalled
More than 2 million containers of Triaminic and Theraflu Warning Relief syrups have been recalled by Novartis Consumer Health because the child resistant caps can be removed by kids with the seal still in place.
5. Trailer Carrying 3 Elephants Slides Off Highway
A trailer carrying 3 elephants slid off an interstate highway near Indianapolis on Thursday. A trainer took the elephants off in order to get the trailer back on the roadway.