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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

At least 13 people were injured in a mass shooting in downtown Austin, Texas

At least 13 people were injured in a mass shooting in downtown Austin, Texas

At least 13 people were injured early Saturday in a mass shooting in downtown Austin, Texas, officials said. Two of the people injured were in critical condition, Austin Interim Chief of Police Joseph Chacon said at a news briefing Saturday. Six people were taken to a hospital by the Austin Police Department, and the Austin-Travis…MORE

Copa America moves ahead despite backlash from fans and players

Copa America moves ahead despite backlash from fans and players

The Copa America, South America’s premier football competition, due to kick off June 13 in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia, is triggering a wave of strong reactions for a sporting event. The tournament was originally to be joint-hosted by Argentina and Colombia, but the organizers decided to pull it first from Colombia, due to the…MORE

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