Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.
The recent volatility in global financial markets hasn't done much to boost falling gold prices.
Despite choppy trading in stocks and bonds, gold prices have struggled to move back above $1,400 an ounce.
The death of an 11-year-old boy at a Boone, North Carolina, hotel could have been prevented had police been told that the carbon monoxide that killed him was also to blame for two earlier deaths in the same room, the city's police chief sai