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June 19, 2024

Today marks the Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration in recognition of the notification of Texans in 1865 that slavery had been abolished.

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The Associated Press

Election deniers quiet on fraud claims after primary wins

1/6 panel probes Trump pressure on Pence to reject election

EXPLAINER: The last-ditch plan to have Pence stop Biden win

The New York Times

Trump Lawyer Cited ‘Heated Fight’ Among Justices Over Election Suits

Democrats’ Risky Bet: Aid G.O.P. Extremists in Spring, Beat Them in Fall

Buffalo Shooting Suspect Is Charged With Federal Hate Crimes

USA Today

'1776 Returns' document in Proud Boys' Jan. 6 case called 'devastating'

Federal Reserve increases key interest rate by 0.75% in biggest hike since 1994. What's that mean for economy and you?

Gun violence policy is focusing on mental health but federal records still lack some states

The Washington Post

Ginni Thomas corresponded with John Eastman, people close to Jan. 6 probe say

Chicago police, leaders must pay more attention to black women’s disappearances, activists say

Confederate flag-wielding man and son convicted in Capitol breach

The Los Angeles Times

They probably would have killed him’: Jan. 6 hearing to show Trump put Pence in danger

Barabak: The weird saga of Peter Navarro, from California environmentalist to Trump henchman

Juneteenth as a paid holiday? Some states stall or say no

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore’s vacant homes burn at twice the national rate, but gaps in records, systems limit what firefighters know before going inside

How Baltimore-area consumers are handling ‘sticker shock’ at the grocery store

Convicted of lying, accused of raping woman at gunpoint, Baltimore police officer subject of new lawsuit

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

As Juneteenth approaches, the question becomes how to observe it

‘We have a gang problem.’ Fulton DA seeks solutions via collaboration

For Herschel Walker, revelation of second son is the latest in string of controversies

What can businesses do to ethically acknowledge the Juneteenth holiday? | Opinion

The lessons of Juneteenth can enrich the history we teach our students | Opinion

Cornel West: This New Jersey medical school could teach Harvard a few things | Opinion

The Chicago Sun-Times

As cops leave the Chicago Public Schools, a new model of resolving conflicts takes shape

As temperatures soar, City Council members angered by closed Park District pools

Reopen parts of shuttered schools to revive neighborhoods on South, West sides, mayoral aide suggests

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