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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

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The New York Times

Surgeon General Calls for Warning Labels on Social Media Platforms

Surgeon General: For Our Kids’ Safety, Social Media Platforms Need a Health Warning

We explain a major change in U.S. public education.

USA Today

Trove of Native American boarding school records aims to aid healing

Juneteenth: What to know about the historical celebration that's now a federal holiday

'One-way lecture': Democratic lawmaker says he won't attend Netanyahu's speech to Congress

The Washington Post

Six in 10 key state voters turn out sporadically or are not firmly committed, poll finds

Opinion: The Hunter Biden and Trump trials were a litmus test. Only the Bidens passed.

Eastern U.S. braces for extreme, long-lasting heat wave. Here’s how hot it will get.

The Associated Press

AP investigation reveals how entire family trees are dying in Gaza, one generation after another

175,000 pardons are set to be issued for marijuana convictions in Maryland

Micro communities for the homeless sprout in US cities eager for small, quick and cheap solutions

Ending the ‘code of silence’ on prison abuse | Editorial

Map shows which parts of N.J. will be underwater in the future. Look up your address.

Jersey Shore Flag Wars erupt in Samuel and Martha-Ann Alito’s LBI neighborhood

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD, fed up with kids distracted by social media, to consider cellphone ban

Magic Johnson: Billionaire point guard of the city

During Watergate, the Supreme Court spoke with one voice. Can it do the same in Trump’s case?

The Chicago Sun-Times

Dolton Mayor Tiffany Henyard federal probe is looking into work of contractor who faces prison for bribery

Chicago school board hopefuls to submit petitions for first time ever

6 people wounded when two gunmen open fire in Englewood -- second mass shooting in an hour early Monday

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Emory Healthcare announces $100 million in raises for staff

Preview of the June 18 runoffs: What races are on the ballot in metro Atlanta?

College financial aid woes linger in Georgia, where FAFSA filings are down

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