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The Most Expensive City to Live in 2017 is ...

They may be in opposite corners of the globe, but Hong Kong, Sydney and Vancouver have one thing in common.

Trump Meets World: With His Past Comments, This Could Get Awkward

It's time to get to work for US President Donald Trump, and that involves meeting his counterparts across the globe.

Former Argentine President Charged with Corruption

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces corruption charges, illicit association and aggravated fraudulent administration and had $643 million of her assets frozen. The charges stem from allegations that she directed public road works to a particular company during ...

Cuban-Americans React to End of 'wet foot, dry foot' Policy

Laura Vianelo remembers the stories of young Cuban migrants who "threw themselves at the sea," only to die in a desperate attempt to set foot on American soil.

5 Things for Friday, January 13, 2017: James Comey, Cuba, Joe Biden

Happy Friday the 13th (gulp!). We're back Tuesday after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Please make it a day of service. Click here to find places to volunteer in your city. Now, let's get you Get Up to Speed and ...

Russia Denies Having Compromising Material On Donald Trump

The Kremlin denied it has compromising information about US President-elect Donald Trump, describing the allegations as "pulp fiction".

5 Things for Tuesday, January 10, 2017: Orlando Manhunt, Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump

Tragedies in Orlando. Threats from North Korea. Transitions in DC. Here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Friday, January 6, 2017: Russia Hacking, Border Wall, Facebook Live

Good Friday morning. And thank you. Why? Because 5 Things just hit 50,000 subscribers! It's a great way to start the year, and we appreciate the support. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out ...

African-American Billionaire Robert Smith Offers Full Scholarships for Education of Chibok Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

American billionaire Robert Smith has offered to sponsor the education of 24 girls from the Chibok community, including the 21 girls who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in October this year.

Istanbul Attack: ISIS Claims Nightclub Shooting

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly New Year's attack at an upscale Istanbul nightclub which left 39 dead.

5 Things for Monday, January 2, 2017: Turkey Attack, Chicago Deaths, Queen Elizabeth

Happy New Year! We hope one of your resolutions is to keep reading about the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Thursday, December 29, 2016: Russia Hacking, Rodrigo Duterte, Debbie Reynolds

Dear readers: For our year-ending newsletter tomorrow, we'd love to hear about your New Year's resolutions. (Ours is to keep you reading!) Email us at 5things@cnn.com. Here's what you need to know today to Get Up to Speed and Out ...

First Female Afghan Air Force Pilot Asks US for Asylum

Three years ago, Niloofar Rahmani became the first woman to earn her wings in Afghanistan's air force. But her place in history as an international symbol of female empowerment and courage has effectively cost her the ability to live in ...

5 Things for Tuesday, December 27: Israel, Pearl Harbor, Mall Fights

Happy Tuesday from '5 Things' where the number of days we've gone without a typo is 0. (We misspelled 'Israel.' Doh!) Here's what you need to know today to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Monday, December 26, 2016: Russia Plane Crash, George Michael

Good morning. Hope you had a great Christmas. Whether at home or back at work, here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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