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What the Supreme Court keeps refusing to answer in its LGBTQ cases, according to experts

Critics of the ruling say it will embolden other religious social services providers to discriminate, while others say its impact will be muted.

Artist commemorates Juneteenth with mural in Galveston, Texas

President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law, establishing June 19th as a federal holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. NBC News’ Morgan Radford meets artist Reginald Adams, the creator of a mural that honors the history and educates viewers about Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas.
Artist commemorates Juneteenth with mural in Galveston, Texas
Artist commemorates Juneteenth with mural in Galveston, Texas

Prosecutors: Michael Avenatti deserves ‘very substantial’ sentence

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan said disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti deserves a “very substantial” prison sentence for trying to extort millions from Nike. According to the government, Avenatti tried to force the company to pay him up to $35 million dollars over allegations of corruption involving Nike and college athletics.
Prosecutors: Michael Avenatti deserves ‘very substantial’ sentence
Prosecutors: Michael Avenatti deserves ‘very substantial’ sentence

'A huge relief': Obamacare patients hopeful but wary after Supreme Court upholds law

"Nobody in this country should go bankrupt for medical care. Nobody should have to forgo their pills or not get that surgery they need or go to their follow-up," said a cancer survivor.
Demonstrators rally outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington before in an argument on the Affordable Care Act on Nov. 10, 2020.
Demonstrators rally outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington before in an argument on the Affordable Care Act on Nov. 10, 2020.
2h ago

Ohio officer on leave after video shows her patrol cruiser running over gunshot victim

Multiple investigations are ongoing into the incident that police say was an accident. The victim's mother says she wants the officer held accountable.
Around 11:30 p.m., 42-year-old Eric Cole was shot and later run over by a responding police cruiser on June 13, 2021 in Springfield, Ohio.
Around 11:30 p.m., 42-year-old Eric Cole was shot and later run over by a responding police cruiser on June 13, 2021 in Springfield, Ohio.

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

Covid-19 cases are falling around the country. See where case counts are falling the most.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.
3h ago

Suspect in road rage death of 6-year-old pulled gun on driver days after shooting, DA says

The accused killer, Marcus Anthony Eriz, is "an extreme danger to the community" and "cannot control his temper," according to prosecutor.
Image: Yellow crime scene tape stretches across the northbound lanes of the 55 freeway as police investigators walk the freeway looking for evidence following a shooting on May 21, 2021 in Orange, Calif.
Image: Yellow crime scene tape stretches across the northbound lanes of the 55 freeway as police investigators walk the freeway looking for evidence following a shooting on May 21, 2021 in Orange, Calif.
3h ago

AOC says her bill 'does not oppose statehood' for Puerto Rico

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was responding to criticism from statehood advocates who support a competing bill.
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3h ago

St. Louis couple who flashed guns at protesters plead guilty, forfeit firearms

Mark and Patricia McCloskey were charged with felonies last year after they were recorded brandishing guns at protesters and previously pleaded not guilty.
Image: Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey
Image: Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey