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5 Things for Tuesday, July 25: Afghanistan, Health Care, Jeff Sessions

Planet of the apes is fiction, but the island of the apes is not. Check it out, then find out what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

US Conglomerates Lobby Against Russia Sanctions

The Senate's Russia sanctions legislation has generated objections from a wide array of US business industries, which have undertaken a lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill to try to make changes to the bill.

Electronic Devices On Mexico-US Flights Subject to Extra Scrutiny

If you're flying from Mexico to the US, be prepared for an extra-long security line. Starting Wednesday, passengers on direct flights to the US will have to undergo extra security checks for portable electronic devices larger than a phone.

DHS: President 'not involved' in Wall Selection Process

President Donald Trump may have a vision of what his border wall should look like, but he's not involved in the process to make those decisions, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Trump, Putin Met for Nearly An Hour In Second G20 Meeting

President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, spoke for a second time on July 7 in a previously undisclosed discussion, the White House confirmed on Tuesday.

5 Things for Wednesday, July 19: Trump and Putin, Health Care, Minneapolis Shooting

Today is Hot Dog Day. And Ice Cream Day. And Daiquiri Day. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Baker Institute Expert Examines Migration of Skilled Mexicans to Texas, Particularly Houston

While skilled Mexican migrants as a group have integrated into the economy and society of Texas, they continue to network with colleagues back home, according to an expert at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

5 Things for Tuesday, July 18: Health Care Bill, Minneapolis Shooting, Korea Talks, Worker Visas, Mediterranean Diet

Today's a great day to indulge -- it's Caviar Day! Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Monday, July 17, 2017: Health Care Bill, Russia, Venezuela, Iran

Today is World Emoji Day, so it's the perfect day to communicate without being bogged down by pesky words. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Trump: 'Most people would have taken that meeting'

President Donald Trump offered a staunch defense of his eldest son Thursday, saying Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer was a standard session that any political operative would have taken.

Russian Lawyer: Trump Aides Wanted Info 'so badly'

The Russian lawyer embroiled in controversy over her meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last year denied Tuesday that she's worked for the Russian government.

5 Things for Wednesday, July 12: Russia Probe, Health Care Bill, Military Plane Crash, Qatar Deal, Missing Men

Congrats to the American League, which won the MLB All-Star Game for the fifth year in a row. Here's what else you need to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Monday, July 10: The US and Russia, Iraq Fighting, London Market Fire

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Friday, July 7: G20, Russian Spying, Ethics Watchdog, Gonorrhea

Michael Phelps opened up to CNN about his mental health struggles. It's one of several long reads you can settle in with this weekend. For now, here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the ...

Hulk: 'I'm sure racism doesn't exist in Russia anymore'

Two years on from saying he encountered racism in "almost every game," former Zenit St. Petersburg striker Hulk says the issue is no longer a problem in Russia.

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