Welcome to the Friday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day." Every weekday morning around 6, we'll hit the top five stories of the day, clue you in on a few other buzzy items, and let you know about some of the must-watch stories coming up on CNN's morning show "New Day."
1. SHUTDOWN HANGOVER
My head hurts: Even though the government is back up and running, it's hardly kumbayah in Washington. Some people are drunk-dialing Congress. The headaches and nausea still linger. But before you even have time to recover, the next round of fights is about to begin.
In one corner, President Obama has his sights set on passing a new budget, immigration reform and even a farm bill. Some Republicans are game with talking it out, saying they want to reach common ground to avoid another traumatic shutdown.
Then you have folks like tea party darling Sen. Ted Cruz, whose office said he's not ruling out another shutdown. The guy's like Teflon -- even criticism from his own Republican party doesn't stick.
2. UTAH DOCTOR'S MURDER TRIAL
Death by facelift? If prosecutors are right, Dr. Martin MacNeill murdered his wife by pushing her to get a facelift and giving her a glut of drugs to take after her surgery -- all so he could be with his younger mistress.
If Dr. MacNeill is right, 50-year-old Michelle MacNeill died accidentally while he was at work.
Both sides are now duking it out in court as the doctor's murder trial continues. The couple's two oldest daughters have been fixtures at pre-trial hearings -- holding up pictures of their mom and trying to get their dad convicted. Friday marks the second day of a trial that could last five weeks.
3. MISSING AUTISTIC BOY
Two weeks, no answers: From the loudspeakers of New York police cars, Avonte Oquendo's mother calls for him.
She begs for the 14-year-old autistic boy to walk toward the flashing blue-and-white lights of the emergency vehicles that have been combing the streets of Queens for him.
"Avonte, this is your mother. You are safe. Walk toward the lights," her message repeats.
Avonte can't communicate verbally. The hope is that he'll hear his mother's familiar voice and follow it.
The boy was last seen on surveillance video running out of Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on October 4. A reward for his safe return has ballooned to $77,500.
4. CONVICTED MURDERERS ACCIDENTALLY FREED
Still on the loose: Talk about an enormous fumble. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were both serving life sentences for murder when they managed to just waltz out of a Florida prison.
Jenkins left prison September 27, and Walker skipped out on October 8. But authorities didn't realize they had escaped until this week. Eventually they figured it out: forged papers ordering the inmates' release were sent to the prison -- including the fake signature of a real judge.
5. MALALA VISITS QUEEN ELIZABETH
Can her resume get bigger? Malala Yousafzai has racked up more global accolades in her 16 years than most of us will in a lifetime. Today, that list gets even longer when she meets the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace.
The Taliban shot her in the head. And they say they'd do it again. But even death threats haven't stopped stop her from rallying for girls' education in Pakistan.
Even though she's a warrior, she can still be cute. When CNN's Christiane Amanpour asked if she would accept the Queen's invitation, Malala replied, "Yes, I'm going because it's the order of the Queen."
Those are your five biggies for the day. Here's one more than has the Internet buzzing:
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