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January 18, 2017

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

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Today in Black History: Charles C. Diggs, Jr., former Member of Congress from Michigan, is born in 1922.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The New York Times


Global


Israeli Right Presses Moves to Doom 2-State Solution

Iranian Authorities Clamp Down as Protests Spread

South Korea Proposes Border Talks With North


North Korea’s Overture Could Divide South Korea and U.S.


National


Businesses Look to Invest as Trump Relaxes Regulations


Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California

At Veterans Hospital in Oregon, a Push for Better Ratings Puts Patients at Risk, Doctors Say


Courts Must Better Police Themselves on Harassment, Chief Justice Says

‘Fake News’: Wide Reach but Little Impact, Study Suggests

Ben Barres, Neuroscientist and Equal-Opportunity Advocate, Dies at 63



Local

De Blasio Begins Second Term in Frigid Ceremony

At de Blasio Inaugural, Speeches by Two Who Might Replace Him

Editorial: ‘A New Progressive Era’ in New York City

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail


Philly.com

WURD radio hosts leave morning show

Two-plus hours on a school bus:A Chester charter growns thanks to an influx of Philly kids


Our View: The Philly politician who should inspire voters to say 'enough is enough'

DA-elect Krasner vowed to change the system. First he'll have to change the office


The Detroit Free Press


3 missing children found safe with family after mother shot dead in Detroit

Official: State sending $554M in refund checks to Michigan school districts Jan. 22

Riley: Rep. Lawrence resisted frenzy to denounce Conyers — and still wants due process


The Star-Ledger


Feds deal major blow to Gateway tunnel project


7 Jersey law changes that could affect you just came in with the new year


Jersey City mayor, council members begin new terms


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ranking every Ohio city, county for size of minority population - Census Snapshot

What's likely to come from Cleveland City Hall in 2018, and what is not

Legislators should support bill that could give quality education to all: Dee Bagwell Haslam (Opinion)


Targeting the virus that causes youth violence, not just the symptoms: Michael K. McIntyre

New Medicaid rule will further open acupuncture services to 108,000 Ohio patients with low back pain, migraines


The Chicago Tribune

How tips led to arrest in Loop subway pushing — after police kept quiet for a month


2018 to be another rough year for Chicago taxpayers

More than 200 new Illinois laws take effect in 2018. Here's a glance at what's changing

Pace of Chicago immigration court slows to a crawl as record numbers navigate system


The Los Angeles Times


Federal judge blocks Arizona from banning Mexican American studies classes


Congress returns to work with slimmer GOP majority to accomplish Trump's agenda

Amid rising gun violence, accidental shooting deaths have plummeted. But why?

Recreational pot sales roll out in California, with celebratory 'blunts' and big crowds


The Washington Post


President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 days

Iowa went big for Trump, but voters seem to be souring on him and the GOP


Congress will return to a full slate of thorny issues — with deadlines looming

The chaos of ’68: How riots, assassinations and protests influenced the world of today

Democrats eye state legislatures in 2018 after stunning gains in Virginia


This African migrant dreamed of reaching Europe. A frantic phone call changed everything.


Trump administration fires all members of HIV/AIDS advisory council


‘Homelessly in Love’ tells stories of love amid struggles of housing instability

He delivered their babies and examined their bodies. Now patients are suing after learning he used a fake name and stolen Social Security numbers for credentials.



USA Today


Midterm madness: Five things to watch in the 2018 battle to control Congress


Fact check: Here are the biggest whoppers of 2017


EXPLORE THE DATA: U.S. MASS KILLINGS SINCE 2006











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