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On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

Editor’s note: This story was originally published for CNN on April 13, 2017. A century after the end of the Civil War, more than a dozen states still had laws on the books banning interracial marriage. Enter Mildred and Richard Loving, a Virginia couple whose June 12, 1967 Supreme Court ruling dealt a major blow…MORE

Where inflation is taking a breather: Your doctor’s office

Where inflation is taking a breather: Your doctor’s office

Prices are rising rapidly in every corner of the economy as it emerges from the pandemic. But some areas are bucking that trend. Medical care inflation was lower than 1% in the 12 months ending in May, the smallest increase since March 1941, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was president. In the month of May 2021…MORE

Five shot in Dallas, including 4-year-old girl

Five shot in Dallas, including 4-year-old girl

Dallas police are investigating a shooting that injured five people Friday, including a 4-year-old girl. Around 4:45 p.m., police responded to reports of shooting among two groups of people “involved in a disturbance regarding an unknown matter,” police said in a website post. The child was taken to Children’s Medical Center and is in stable condition, police…MORE

For many tribal nations, the pandemic also brought an increase in population

For many tribal nations, the pandemic also brought an increase in population

Soon after the coronavirus began spreading in the United States, it became clear that the pandemic would hit parts of Indian Country hard. But as they emerge from the worst of the crisis, several tribal nations have seen one positive trend unfold: An increase in population. The Navajo Nation saw its numbers of enrolled citizens…MORE

One arrest made in Austin, Texas, mass shooting that injured 14 people

One arrest made in Austin, Texas, mass shooting that injured 14 people

Authorities have arrested one person in connection with the mass shooting overnight in downtown Austin, Texas, that left 14 people injured, Mayor Steve Adler’s office said. Two of the people injured were in critical condition, Austin Interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon said at a press briefing Saturday. There was no information immediately available surrounding the…MORE

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