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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 18

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June 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- The U.S. Embassy in Kabul went into lockdown on Thursday, citing a surge in coronavirus cases that has swamped the medical facilities that remain open to American diplomats as the U.S. military and international forces depart the country. https://nyti.ms/3vBdZPy

- President Biden signed legislation on Thursday to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. https://nyti.ms/35AAgCu

- The Affordable Care Act on Thursday survived a third major challenge as the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 7-to-2 vote, turned aside the latest effort by Republicans to kill the health care law. https://nyti.ms/3q7MbkB (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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