Highlights on David Beckham | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look into the life of retired professional footballer David Beckham. Date of Birth: May 2, 1975 Place of birth: London, England Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Dad: David Edward “Ted” Beckham, an appliance repairman Mother: Sandra (West) Beckham, a hairdresser Marriage: Victoria (Adams) Beckham (July 4, 1999–present) Children: Harper, Cruz, … Read more

Opinion: The ironic story of who actually cheated in their 2020 votes

Editor’s note: Nicole Hemmer is a Columbia University Research Associate on the Obama Presidency Oral History Project and author of “Messengers from the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.” She co-hosts the “Past Present” and “This Day in Esoteric Political History” history podcasts and is a co-producer of the “Welcome To Your … Read more

Redistricting in Florida: Ron DeSantis takes Democrats out of the equation

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. Washington CNN — It’s a funny time to be a Democrat in Florida. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has proposed an aggressive partisan shuffling of state congressional boundaries that will likely help his party win … Read more

Opinion: A mass shooting on a train killed her husband and injured her son. NYC subway shooting brings back painful memories and a call to action

Editor’s note: Stephanie Griffith is an opinion writer at CNN.com. Read more opinion pieces on CNN. CNN — In 1993, a shooting on a moving Long Island Rail Road commuter train in suburban New York killed Carolyn McCarthy’s husband and seriously injured her son. The tragedy transformed McCarthy, a nurse, into a nationally recognized force … Read more

Abortion, LGBTQ Rights and More: A Roundup of Controversial Red State Actions

CNN — Republican-led states across the country have enacted a series of new restrictions on abortion, the rights of LGBTQ and transgender youth, and the discussion of critical race theory. Here’s a look at some of the legislation passed this session, where the bills are coming from, and what’s under consideration. The flurry of activity … Read more

Weather News: Third Round of Tornadoes Coming to the South

Editor’s note: A version of this article originally appeared in the Weekly Weather Report, which is published every Monday. You can sign up here to receive them weekly and during major storms. CNN — As we enter our third straight week with the potential for severe weather, it’s starting to look a bit like a … Read more

A Georgia bill that would allow residents to carry a concealed weapon in public without a permit is sent to the governor’s office for approval

CNN — The Georgia State Senate on Friday gave final approval to legislation that would allow eligible residents to carry a concealed weapon in public without a permit. The state’s Constitutional Carry Act, or SB319, was approved by the Senate on a 34-22 vote. The measure passed the House on Wednesday. The measure now heads … Read more

ICON Park: “He had a bright future ahead of him.” Friends and teammates of teenager killed at Florida theme park pay their respects at vigil

CNN — He was a gentle giant who always supported others. A teammate often became a mentor. A kind and funny friend, always soft-spoken. This is how friends and family at a Missouri vigil remembered Tire Sampson, 14, who died last Thursday when he fell from a thrill ride at an amusement park during a … Read more

Why $4.01 Gas in Mississippi Hurts More Than $5.72 Gas in California

new York CNN Business — No matter where you go in the United States, gas prices are uncomfortably high. Filling up a car for $60, $70, or $80 is a painful experience no matter where you live. But not all Americans experience the same pain at the pump. For example, you might think California drivers … Read more

Severe storms threaten 75 million people in the United States after tornadoes kill 7 people in Iowa

CNN — More than 75 million people from Atlanta to Philadelphia faced the threat of severe storms Monday, days after a deadly tornado outbreak, including an EF-4 twister, killed seven people in Iowa. Other cities that could experience severe weather include Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said, adding that the main threats … Read more