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The Port Chicago incident occurred in 1944 when Black Navy ammunition handlers were killed in a violent explosion at the California base.

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Today in Black History: George Crockett, lawyer, judge, and Member of Congress, a graduate of Morehouse College was born in 1909 in Jacksonville, FL.

The New York Times


As Leaders Lob Threats, Others Try to Ease the Rising Tension

Deep Divisions Emerge in Trump Administration as North Korea Threatens War

North Korea Says It’s Planning to Fire Missiles Near Guam

If U.S. Attacks North Korea First, Is That Self-Defense?

Editorial: Fears of Missiles, and Words

F.B.I. Raided Home of Paul Manafort in Russia Investigation

McConnell’s Criticism Draws Trump’s Ire

Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military Ban

Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk

California Emerges as Cautionary Tale as Democrats Rebuild

Baltimore Slow to Pick Up Pieces Amid Police Scandals and Surging Violence


Tensions Flare as Cuomo Confronts Democratic Rift

644,000 Old Warrants Scrapped for Crimes Like Public Drinking

Judge George Bundy Smith, 80, Dies; Wrote Ruling Voiding New York Death Penalty

U.S. to Help Remove Debt Burden for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain

Can Atlantic City's bold experiment take racial bias out of predictive policing?

Court reinstates damage case against ex-AG Kathleen Kane

A push to end the SRC - but is Kenney on board?

Pa. Supreme Court sides with SRC in charter school case

As Pa. looks to fill budget gap, your utility bills could rise

The Detroit Free Press

Ethics panel still reviewing Conyers' pay to aide

Heidelberg Project launches petition, calls Duggan, city 'uncooperative'

Audit cites DEQ for failed oversight on demolitions, asbestos

Riley: New Detroit school chief brings back a familiar face: Alycia Meriweather

The Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors allege heroin supplier protected drug empire with ruthless violence

At least 3 dead, 4 wounded in Chicago shootings

Democratic governor candidate Pritzker picks freshman state Rep. Stratton as running mate

McDonald's, Walgreens, 7-Eleven hit with lawsuits over Cook County soda pop tax

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio nominee to head U.S. EPA office draws fire from environmental groups

Man arrested in shooting of 4-year-old boy was convicted in 2015 retaliation shooting plot

Nina Turner sounds off on the Democratic National Committee: Ohio Politics Roundup

Appeals court upholds misdemeanor convictions against Cleveland mayoral candidate Eric Brewer

Check out the Cuyahoga County schools, cities asking for new money this November

The Los Angeles Times

More than half of L.A.'s 1 million poor households live in unaffordable or substandard rentals, study says

Money flowing into the natural hair industry is a blessing and curse for those who built it up

Essential California: Deaths, suicide attempts at a California immigration detention center

While dialysis clinic battle brews at state Capitol, healthcare workers look to the ballot

The Washington Post

FBI raided ex-Trump campaign chairman’s home for Russia probe

The Fix: ‘Predawn raid’: Two words that just added huge intrigue to the Russia investigation

Dodging blame, China urges U.S. to stop hurling threats at North Korea

As Trump escalates tension with North Korea, U.S. allies see disturbing discord

In morning tweet, Trump steps up extraordinary feud with a key leader of his own party

The Health 202: Obamacare's marketplaces aren't collapsing -- but they're not thriving either

Analysis: Blackwater’s founder wants Trump to outsource the Afghanistan war. Why that’s so risky.

The KKK once attacked her family. Now she was writing to a former neo-Nazi.

Rep. John Conyers might have broken rules with staffer’s pay, watchdog says

A day-care driver didn’t count the children, police say. Hours later, one was found dead.

D.C. police officer will not face criminal charges in 2016 fatal shooting of motorcyclist

Much-lampooned ultrasound bill revived in race for Va. lieutenant governor

The Star-Ledger

Guadagno reveals the odds of she and Trump hanging out at Bedminster while he's in town

Time for honest conversations about Lakewood | Di Ionno

Court changes rules for divorced parent who wants to leave N.J. with child

USA Today

Trump approval rating: So low it's got to go up? Don't bet on it.

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