The Trump administration's move to limit green cards and reduced operations at consulates around the world have added to wait times for families trying to reunite in the United States.
Martin Gugino suffered a fractured skull after being shoved backward by officers at a protest against police violence on June 4. The 75-year-old will continue his recovery at an undisclosed location.
The retired flag, which dates to 1894, includes the Confederate battle flag. A commission will propose a new flag, and voters will consider it in November.
The event was recently moved from North Carolina over a dispute about safety precautions such as face coverings and crowd limits.
"It is very important to him to have this popular endorsement, even if it is a farce, even if it is a travesty of popular will," analyst Masha Lipman says of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The NAACP's president called the move an "exceptional opportunity." He said it will allow the organization to "amplify the voices of the Black people as we fight for the crucial policy changes."
Privacy advocates warn the government has kept the information from 2015 MERS patients beyond a justified emergency period.
The pandemic pushed one community in suburban Cincinnati to get creative about its July Fourth festivities.