The rising gun violence and threat to public safety dominated the first New York City mayoral debate between the eight leading Democratic contenders Thursday; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the highlights.

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New Yorkers React To Juneteenth Becoming A Federal HolidayNew Yorkers reacted Thursday as President Joe Biden signed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. The day will commemorate the end of slavery in America; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
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President Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin Meet During High-Stakes MeetingPresident Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met face-to-face during a high-stakes meeting in Geneva, seeking common ground on crucial issues; Natalie Brand reports for CBS2.
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