US, Canadian Coast Guard Search for Submersible Near Titanic as Blinken Visits China to Reset Tensions; Tornadoes in Mississippi Cause Death and Injury; Rising Housing Prices Lead to Popularity Of Rental Properties; Juneteenth Celebrations Across America Commemorate the Past
- The US and Canadian Coast Guard are searching for a missing submersible near the Titanic
- Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in China meeting with President Xi Jinping in an effort to reset rising tensions between the two countries
- Multiple tornadoes have caused death and injury throughout Mississippi, with search and rescue efforts taking place
- Rental properties are increasing in popularity due to rising housing prices
- Juneteenth celebrations across America are taking place as a testament to the past.
Sovereignty, Safety, and Health Data at Risk Across the US
- In the US, a Chinese spy balloon was shot down for collecting intelligence
- US officials discussed protecting sovereignty with Beijing and made clear further incidents wouldn’t be tolerated, leading to stabilized relations
- In Mississippi, one person died and almost two dozen were injured during an overnight tornado
- Across the South, more deadly storms swept in including Perryton Texas, where three people were killed
- In Illinois, a bill is proposed to prevent license plate trackers from being used to follow women seeking abortions
- Other states have passed laws aimed at protecting health data when travelling.
Navigating the Latest Battleground in Abortion Rights, Rising Mortgage Rates Fuel Shift to Build-to-Rent Properties, and Reviving African-American History at Hinchcliffe Stadium
- The NBC News video discusses the new frontier in the nation’s fight over abortion rights: data collection and privacy
- Illinois Right to Life executive director Mary Kate Zander opposes abortion, but denies tracking license plates of women or using that tactic in the future
- A quarter of Planned Parenthood patients now come from out of state and CEO Jennifer Welch is not convinced patients need to know their information won’t be shared
- High mortgage rates and low inventory are driving people to sign leases instead of buying homes, causing builders to create more build-to-rent properties
- These properties offer amenities such as pools, fitness centers, and dog parks at an average rent of $2200/month
- Fans and players are reclaiming a part of African-American history at Hinchcliffe Stadium, which was once home to Negro League baseball teams and underwent a $100 million renovation.