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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: In 2001 the U.S. Civil Rights Commission issued its report on the 2000 presidential election, finding minority voters were disfranchised in Florida.

The New York Times

National


Editorial: The Cult of Trump

‘Make Sure Not to Talk Any Arabic’

The Chemical Industry Scores a Big Win at the E.P.A.

Ryan Promises Vote on Immigration Amid G.O.P. Divisions

The Powerful Conservative Donors You Haven't Heard Of


Trump Wants Russia Back In G-7, in Split With U.S. Allies

Anger Flares as G-7 Heads to Quebec

The G-7 Summit: What to Watch For


Steam, After Pulling School Shooter Game, Says It Will Sell Nearly Everything


Doctor Who Danced During Surgery Is Suspended by Georgia Medical Board



Local


State Legislature Approves Sports Betting in New Jersey

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

Will Preet Bharara Run for Attorney General? He Just Registered to Vote


Philly.com

Editorial: Larry Krasner tries to shine light on Philly's troubled cops

How immigration officers can get away with racial profiling

Kenney frowns at Council budget - could tax hikes return?

Black Restaurant Week launches in Philadelphia


The Detroit Free Press


These Detroiters aren't looking for jobs. Why might surprise you

John Engler involved in MSU misstep, emails show

Actress Erika Alexander to stress suicide prevention at event in Detroit

Ben Carson, in Detroit, draws questions on rent hikes for poor people


The Star-Ledger

N.J. weed bill could bring marijuana lounges and 200 dispensaries

Idiotic outbursts, taboo words and other exchanges that got N.J. professors in trouble

Mayor apologizes for his 80-year-old mom's racist Facebook rant

Here's one fight Phil Murphy and N.J.'s top Democrat can put behind them


No sports betting in N.J. until governor says so, Murphy administration declares



The Chicago Tribune


Advocates criticize city plan to fence off Lower Wacker homeless encampment

A CPS investigation concluded a music teacher had abused students. He was allowed to retire quietly.

In hopes of stopping bloodshed, a multimillion-dollar effort is providing jobs, therapy to city's most violent



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


PEP Connections funded for one year in bill passed by Ohio legislature


Federal appeals court nominees from Ohio defended voter purge, Trump travel ban

Trump nominates Ohio solicitor, DOJ official to 6th Circuit appeals court

Internal audit of Cuyahoga County IT contracts should be completed by August


The Los Angeles Times

Here's what will dominate the governor's race for the next five months


Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali

Only 18% of Latinos are likely voters. This Central Valley group aims to change that

Businesses hiked spending after the tax bill, but the U.S. economy still awaits that promised big boost


The Washington Post


Trump calls for reinstating Russia to G-7, threatens allies on trade

‘These 6 countries represent values’: French leader open to rebuking Trump at G-7


Trump administration won’t defend Affordable Care Act against GOP states’ lawsuits

Ex-Senate staffer accused of lying to FBI about contacts with reporters


Ryan promises immigration bill in hope of avoiding House GOP conflict


Fact Checker Analysis: 4 Pinocchios for Trump’s claim that an Obama administration effort on Iran was ‘totally illegal’


Analysis: The top 10 House races of 2018 still heavily favor Democrats

Rushern Baker: Economic success, political bruising as leader of Prince George’s

Former Md. governor Martin O’Malley endorses Rushern Baker in governor’s race


USA Today


2 more Arizona officers put on leave after second use-of-force incident

Man gets death penalty for ‘animalistic’ killing, torture of 8-year-old boy








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