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Wheatley Provident Hospital, the first medical facility to serve the Black community in Kansas City, Missouri, is opened in 1920.

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Today in Black History: Keyboard prodigy Errol Garner, a jazz artist who composed and played music by ear, was born on this date in 1923 in Pittsburgh.

New York Times

National


Waffle House Apologizes Over Handcuffing of Black Customers in Bill Dispute

Democrats Find Vindication, and New Agony, in Report


Report Gives Trump Opening, but Undercuts His Narrative

Our Experts Break Down the 500-Page Report


Editorial: No, Hillary Clinton’s Emails Will Never Go Away


James Comey: This Report Says I Was Wrong. But That’s Good for the F.B.I.


State of New York Accuses Trump Charity of Violations


The Donald J. Trump Foundation, Explained

How the I.R.S. Could Punish Trump and His Foundation

House Immigration ‘Compromise’ Tilts to a Harder Line


Trump’s Final List of China Tariffs May Reignite Trade War


Local


With $40, New Jersey Governor Ushers in Legal Betting

City Spent $136 Million on Teachers Without Permanent Jobs


Philly.com


Philly prison guard gets jail time for assaulting inmate

Police chief led a child out of a Pa. school in handcuffs. People are asking why.


If Amazon picked Philly, it would not have to pay construction tax to fund affordable housing


The Detroit Free Press


Lawmakers: John Engler must step down from MSU presidency


Detroit's demolition program under fire for lack of diversity

Voting, civic engagement summit to help metro Detroit youths realize their power


Detroit janitors, politicians rally for higher wages


The Star-Ledger


Dr. J places historic 1st sports bet in Atlantic City on hometown favorite

Trump lied about pre-existing conditions. N.J. Republicans won't call him out on it | Editorial


How would another N.J. government shutdown affect you? And would it stop sports betting?

Here's what N.J. paid to settle 2 sexual harassment cases in child welfare agency


The Chicago Tribune


Top cop Eddie Johnson under oath: 'Never heard an officer talk about code of silence'

Police Board clears cop of allegations he lied about 2011 shooting

Emanuel calls Elon Musk's proposed 12-minute express tunnel to O'Hare 'the fast lane to Chicago's future'

Almost nothing is known about dozens of concealed carry shootings in Illinois. Why?

University of Chicago to stop requiring ACT and SAT scores for prospective undergraduates


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


A celebration of Tamir Rice's memory builds a cultural legacy


Ohioans lose 519,471 years of life from opioid overdose deaths in 7 years


Ohio voters overwhelmingly back citizenship path for 'Dreamers,' poll says

Akron Community Revitalization Fund issues 4th development loan, investing $3.2 million since March


The Los Angeles Times


London Breed just made history as San Francisco's mayor-elect. Now come the real challenges

Gov. Jerry Brown rallies Democrats to elect Gavin Newsom as his successor

Gavin Newsom opposes initiative to split California in three even though it was proposed by a friend


Gov. Jerry Brown signs law seeking to end underreporting of hate crimes in California



The Washington Post

An Arizona lawmaker called immigration an ‘existential threat’ to the U.S. State GOP leaders want his resignation.

Pence turns VP’s office into gateway for lobbyists to influence the Trump administration

Sessions cites Bible passage used to defend slavery in defense of separating immigrant families


‘You’re a parent!’ Things got personal in the White House briefing room.

‘You have a great day, you’re a piece of trash’: Scandal-ridden EPA’s press office gets aggressive

Pruitt’s family received Rose Bowl tickets from energy PR executive, letter claims


The Answer Sheet Analysis: North Carolina passes charter school law that critics say is intended to promote segregation

A shake-up in elite admissions: U-Chicago drops SAT/ACT testing requirement

Watchdog blasts Comey, documents major missteps in Clinton email probe

Editorial: The key takeaways from the Justice Dept. inspector general’s report

Is this D.C. politician benefiting from a case of mistaken identity?


Union-funded group airs attack ad against David Blair in Montgomery

Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates trade barbs in final televised debate


Rep. John Delaney backs Rushern Baker for Maryland governor



USA Today


The Bubble: How would conservatives have reacted to Obama meeting with Kim? liberals ask











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