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Read this now: Colorado crash | Cosby case | Cherry blossom season soon

Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour:

Investigators are trying to figure out why a single-engine plane crashed into a Colorado reservoir. Two men were killed in the plane crash Monday morning. Drivers are searching the water to make sure there are not any other victims.

Bill Cosby's legal team won a victory today in Pennsylvania. A judge ruled that a jury from outside of Montgomery County can hear the sexual assault case against the actor. Cosby's lawyers have been concerned pre-trial publicity could hurt their case. He's set to go on trial June 5.

It's almost cherry blossom season in Washington D.C. The National Park Service is expected to reveal its "peak season" predictions on Wednesday. The forecast indicates when at least 70 percent of the trees around the city's tidal basin are expected to blossom.

A report from data analytics firm Nielsen suggests YouTube could soon top television viewership, as the Alphabet-owned unit has surpassed one billion hours of watch time a day. That figure is far larger than previously reported. U.S. television viewership averages around 1.25 billion hours a day.