5 things for January 16: Shutdown, sibling captives, Simone Biles, Hawaii, Venezuela

( CNN) If you’re in the neighborhood, the eye-popping( and controversial) new US embassy in London opens today. 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. Sign up here .) It’s […]

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6 Quotes That Perfectly Sum up Why Obama Loves Hawaii

When Barack Obama wants to unwind, he heads home. And home for the president just happens to be an island paradise. The president and his family are currently in Hawaii through the New Year for their annual Christmas vacation, and after eight straight years, they’ve now perfected their routine of hiking, dining, golfing, swimming and, […]

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