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December 13, 2017

Human rights activist Ella Baker is born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1903.

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Today in Black History: Teacher, abolitionist and feminist Sarah Jane Early was born in 1825.

The New York Times

National

Military Detains Longtime Leader of Zimbabwe

 
What We Know About Zimbabwe’s Apparent Coup

Editorial: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Recall
 
Sessions Denies Lying About Russia Contacts
 
Boxed In by His Boss: Sessions Has a Clinton Dilemma
 
Senate to Use Tax Plan to Repeal Health Care Mandate
 
Republicans May Target Entitlement Programs to Reduce Deficit
 
Graphic: Every Tax Cut or Increase in the Bill, and What It Would Cost
  
Rumors of Improper Behavior Swirled in Moore’s Hometown
  
What Can the G.O.P. Do About Moore? Here Are the Options


Local

 
Divided Jury to Keep Deliberating in Case of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief
 
Connecticut Supreme Court Hears Newtown Families’ Appeal Against Gun Companies

'It's a Disgrace' : New York G.O.P. Fund-Raiser Quits Over Tax Bill
 

Philly.com


'How are they still open?' Why Cheyney University, the nation's oldest black college, is in trouble

 
Under acrreditation threat, Cheyney to hire permanent president
 
'Racist' gun range ads in S. Jersey should come down, activists say. The range's owner disagrees.
 
Feds: Philly officer sold drugs stolen by corrupt Baltimore police squad
 

The Detroit Free Press

 
Democratic candidate for Michigan governor Shri Thanedar is sued over alleged fraud
 
Domestic violence victims get protections under bills in House, Senate
 
Lawsuit seeks to stop work on NEXUS gas pipeline in Michigan
 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Rep. Wes Goodman resigns over 'inappropriate behavior'
 
Bill would ban suspensions of non-violent young students to keep them in class
 
Ohio military recruit challenges transgender troop ban
 
City invites Akronites to open house to redesign Exchange Street using tactical urbanism
Bishop Perez chosen as chairman of Catholic diversity panel
 

The Star-Ledger


Defense in Menendez case pushes for mistrial as jurors fail to reach verdict

School bus driver fired after driving 80 mph with kids aboard
 
N.J. Republican blasts colleagues for shortchanging Jersey Shore on flood insurance
 
Republicans send Trump a message: Hands off N.J.'s big military base

N.J. approves tax break for Mars candy maker to bring 483 jobs to Newark
 

The Chicago Tribune


Man in prison for 29 years freed after Cook County prosecutors drop charges


U.S. Steel dumps more toxic chromium near Lake Michigan, asks to keep it a secret
 
The case for shop class: How vocational schools and gap years can help ease academic anxiety
 
CTA should raise fares to balance budget: RTA boss
 

The Los Angeles Times

As gunman sprayed school with bullets, quick action prevented mass bloodshed
 
Senate plan would make individual tax breaks temporary while corporate cuts would be permanent
 
Prosecutor describes tense, armed standoff at Cliven Bundy ranch: ‘We were outgunned’
 

The Washington Post


Zimbabwe’s military takes control of country and detains President Mugabe in showdown over political succession
 
‘It’s grotesque’: Justice Dept. veterans recoil at idea of another special counsel
 
Fox News’s Shepard Smith debunks the Clinton uranium ‘scandal’
 
The Fix Analysis: Key takeaways from Sessions’s memory-lapse-filled hearing
 
Senate GOP changes tax bill to add Obamacare mandate repeal

Alabama GOP leaders aren’t joining chorus of national Republicans speaking out against Roy Moore
 
‘Who are they gonna believe, you or me?’: Texas prosecutor fired after drunken Uber tirade
 
House passes nearly $700 billion defense authorization bill
 
Jury finds Chicago police officer shot friend in head, orders city to pay $44.7 million for leaving officer on the street
 
Md. school official apologizes for reference to people with intellectual disabilities
 
NAACP Legal Defense Fund files lawsuit over voter instructions in key Va. House race
 

USA Today

Senate makes tax changes for families temporary, but corporate cuts would be permanent


Liberal donors band together to plot 2018 strategy










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