Here's a look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. 20 Stuck on Amusement Ride for 3.5 Hours The security system of Knott Berry Farm's WindSeeker ride in California activated on Wednesday, stranding passengers at the top of the tower approximately 300 feet in the air. About 20 riders were stuck on the ride for nearly 3 and a half hour. No injuries were reported.
Mitt Romney addressed the comments he made about 47 percent of American voters in the video footage that leaked of him at a Univision forum on Wednesday night. Romney said that "this campaign is about the 100 percent."
Several dozen tugboats and more than 400 barges are stuck in a logjam on the Mississippi River outside of St. Louis after a lock was closed over the weekend. The lock was shut down after it was discovered that part of it had split, partly as a result of this summer's drought.
A Danish magazine will publish the topless photos of Kate Middleton in their new issue. The photos have been on the Internet and in France, Italy and Ireland. A French court banned any future publication of the photos inside France.