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5 things for May 31: Russia investigation, journalist’s faked demise, Kim Kardashian West

( CNN) If you have Amazon Prime, be prepared for that price hike people have been talking about — it’s happening soon with renewals. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.( You are also welcome to get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to …

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This teen with autism won a lifetime supply of peanut butter. Now he’s devoting it away to furloughed employees.

( CNN) Eric “Bean” McKay is a 15 -year-old boy with autism who won a lifetime supply of peanut butter. And now he’s willing to share it with furloughed federal workers. “We have four teens, and 34 days now without his income has strained our reserves to nothing. We figured we are also able last …

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This Woman Wrote Down Lists Of Ingredients Of US And UK Products, And The Difference Is Disturbing

It’s no huge secret that food products sold in different countries have slightly different ingredients used in making them. But we do tend to forget this fact in our day-to-day lives, and this usually becomes apparent to us only when we go abroad. This difference in product ingredients is most notable when going to the …

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Rescued hiker’s survival story: 17 days in Hawaii forest on berries, river water and smart-aleckies

( CNN) It had been more than two weeks that she had been lost in a thick Hawaiian forest, and Amanda Eller was at an end. The area she found herself in had little to no food. She stayed there for a day and a half and, as Eller’s mother and a friend told reporters …

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5 things to know for December 27: Trump in Iraq, financial markets, Russia, Indonesia, Australia heatwave

( CNN) Still planning your vacation for 2019? Borrow some notions from CNN Travel editors, who run down their best trip-ups of 2018. Here’s what else you need to know to Get up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. …

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Trump’s perimeter shutdown threat left them in limbo. Here’s what they want you to know

( CNN) A couple living on opposite sides of the border. A caretaker who traverses daily to help a woman in need. A man who buys medicine in Mexico. It’s been more than a week since President Trump be in danger of shut down the border. For days, officials and pundits bandied about alternatives as …

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5 things for June 21: Immigration, trade, Disney vs. Comcast, ‘white rights’ rally

( CNN) We all know it’s the first day of summertime, but did you know it’s also International Yoga Day? This upper-clas police force in India knows just how to celebrate. Here’s what else you need to know to Get up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Need …

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Here’s some fun( and not-so-fun) facts for International Chocolate Day

( CNN) With enough chemical stimulation to rival even the best sloppy kisses, chocolate is one of the most powerful substances on Earth. And today only happens to be its day. Technically, it’s a fruit, so perhaps you didn’t cheat on your diet Don’t feel too bad about that Milky way you sneaked in between …

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Sex trafficking derailed their lives, but a survivor sets females back on track

San Diego( CNN) Susan Munsey’s mission to help victims of sexuality trafficking in the US is a personal one. “I’d never had a boyfriend before. He gave me compliments. He was charming. He took me out to eat, ” she recollected. “I was insecure and didn’t have a lot of self-esteem . … And here …

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