Five things you need to know this morning
By Tim Swift The Baltimore Sun
To the dismay of late-night comedians everywhere, Michele Bachmann has decided not to run for re-election next year. Bachmann continues a trend of high profile Tea Party supporters stepping down or losing elections. Meanwhile Nike has decided to cut ties to Lance Armstrong's Live Strong charity -- the latest setback for the organization after Armstrong admitted to years of doping. And finally Mara Wilson -- who was a popular '90s child star -- tries to explain why child star implode. Welcome to your online trends report for Wednesday, May 29 2013.
Michele Bachmann, Tea Party( MANDEL NGAN / AFP/Getty Images / May 29, 2013 )
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Why: Representative Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican who made an ill-fated run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, announced Wednesday that she would not seek a fifth term in Congress next year. [The New York Times]