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Althea Gibson became the first Black to win a major tennis championship on this date in 1956, winning the French Open.

Today in Black America - January 18

POSTED: January 18, 2018, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: Rep. William L. Dawson (D-IL) is elected chair of House Expenditures Committee in 1949.

Global

The Guardian - London

World's confidence in US leadership under Trump at new low, poll finds

Donald Trump faces backlash as he reveals 'Fake News Awards' winners


The New York Times


National


Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño.

Souring World Views of Trump Open Way for China and Russia


More Details Emerge About Trump’s Relationship With Porn Star

Trump Upsets G.O.P. Strategy to Avoid Shutdown


Trump Denies Changing Position on Border Wall


Trump’s Exam Shows Heart Concerns, Experts Say

Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

With Trump’s Visit to Pennsylvania, G.O.P. Scrambles to Save a House Seat

50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968


Wisconsin Upset Raises Hopes for Democrats in 2018 Races


Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own


Local


Cuomo Amasses $30 Million War Chest

A Billion Dollar Investment in New York's Water


Philly.com


With prison on hold, former Pa. AG Kathleen Kane appeals perjury conviction

Amazon headquarters: Philadelphia among final 20 cities for HQ2

New Philadelphia loan program offers hope to residents with homes in despair

Their police chief was charged with hate crimes. Now, NJ town hopes town hall will help to heal


The Detroit Free Press

Dan Gilbert vows he will never settle Department of Justice mortgage lawsuit


Detroit police officer waives preliminary exam in Meijer assault

Riley: Detroit Symphony Orchestra branches out to neighborhoods - outside Detroit


State bill might offer a fix for $6.5M DPS paperwork mix-up


The Star-Ledger

Harley Barber, Alabama sorority sister from N.J., expelled for racist videos

Amazon names Newark, Philly, NYC finalists in HQ2 search

Murphy's call for legalizing weed meets opposition — from fellow Dems in Senate


N.J. lawmakers finally ready to tackle 'passing the trash' teacher bill


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland State, University of Akron join program to recruit out-of-state students

Ohio school district again deals with racial controversy


Ohio deputy shoots, kills teen defendant in courtroom during altercation

Ohio Senate votes to start process of removing Justice Bill O'Neill from Ohio Supreme Court


The Chicago Tribune


Protesters march on Trump Tower to demand protections for young immigrants

Even after tax hike, Illinois education board wants double the money

2 killed in South Side shooting — first gun deaths in Chicago in 7 days

Obama Presidential Center activists shout 'Shame on you!' at aldermen


The Washington Post

What does it mean to be American now? We went to every state to find out.

Most Americans considered Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments racist


An American president shouldn't use the language of a dictator

Why are we only now hearing of a porn star’s tale about Trump?

Trump upends GOP strategy as shutdown deadline looms

President pushes back on chief of staff’s claims that border wall pledges ‘uninformed’


Fact Check: Do illegal immigrants commit more crimes?

The Democrat Trump should fear the most in 2020 — and it’s not Oprah

The details of how Michael Wolff penetrated the White House are the most damning of all

‘Make it right’: Descendants of slaves demand restitution from Georgetown

Here’s our first look at confirmed fundraising in the Maryland governor’s race

Report: Maryland can give minorities a leg-up in entering legal marijuana market


The Los Angeles Times


As Trump announces 'Fake News Awards,' GOP senators assail his attacks on the press as antidemocratic


Essential Education: Brown's $120 million community college idea

Democrats ask Trump to invest in fixing crumbling school infrastructure

Villaraigosa leads among Latino voters in new poll, but a significant number are undecided


USA Today


Porn star Stormy Daniel's alleged affair with Trump takes new twist with old interview





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