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Start your week smart: Houston, Colin Powell, Kobe Bryant, infrastructure, vaccine


By Faith Karimi, CNN

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The weekend that was

• Witnesses described cries of terror and unconscious fans during a deadly stampede at a Houston concert.

• After weeks of difficult negotiations, President Biden secured his victory in infrastructure and a lesson on a new washington.

• “A big lion with a big heart”: Family members and mourners paid tribute to General Colin Powell at his funeral.

• A Russian diplomat believed be a secret agent was found dead on a street in Berlin.

• Federal appeals court suspended Biden administration vaccine mandate for private companies.

The coming week


The New York Marathon come back this morning for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Thousands of people are expected to participate in the event. The last race in 2019 raised $ 45 million for charity.

On Monday

Curtis Edward Smith, who reportedly shot Alex Murdaugh in the head in connection with a conspiracy to commit insurance fraud, appears in court on drug-related charges. Smith also faces charges in another county for his role in the alleged assistance Murdaugh in his suicide attempt.


For the first time in nearly 100 years, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier The plaza of Arlington National Cemetery will welcome visitors and tourists. For two days this month, people will be allowed to approach as part of the commemoration of the centenary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henri Ruggs III is about to appear in court. He faces felony charges of impaired driving resulting in death and reckless driving after crashing into an SUV at over 150 mph, killing the driver. Ruggs and his girlfriend were injured.


A pair of highs Nike sneakers worn by NBA star Kobe Bryant will go to the highest bidder in Geneva. Bryant wore the shoes when his Lakers beat the Clippers in March 2004. Other items from Bryant will also be up for grabs, including an Air Jordan 3 replica.

Photos of the week

Gail DiSabatino Showghi is afraid of Frankenstein’s monster on Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts. Here’s a look at 30 fascinating and thought-provoking images from the week, curated by CNN Photos.

What’s going on in entertainment

Cuisine with a cultural side

Award-winning host, executive producer, cookbook author and renowned foodie Padma Lakshmi breaks bread with different communities as she explores the rich and diverse food cultures of diverse immigrant groups across America. This delightful four-part vacation edition is streaming on Hulu.

What is happening in sport

Champions at the White House

The reigning Milwaukee Bucks, NBA champion will play the Washington Wizards – then travel to the White House on Monday for a ceremony in their honor. Players, coaches and team leaders will join President Biden in celebrating the Bucks’ first championship win in 50 years.

Time for the quiz!

What specific Covid-19 vaccine is now authorized and recommended by the CDC for use in children aged 5 to 11?

A. Moderna

B. Johnson & Johnson

C. Pfizer

D. The three

Play “Total Recall,” CNN’s weekly news quiz, to see if you’re right!

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The fresh sisters of Bel Air

If your sisters didn’t rap their wedding speech like these two, did your wedding even happen?

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