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September 23, 2017

Legendary jazz innovator, saxophonist John Coltrane,a leading figure of the bebop genre, was born in 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina.

Today in Black America - July 16

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Today in Black History: Journalist and civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells, a founder of the NAACP, was born on this date in 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

The New York Times


National

Trump Avoids Rebuking Putin on Meddling


Putin Has Already Come Out Ahead


Blow: Trump, Treasonous Traitor

Guccifer 2.0: How Russian Hackers Spread Stolen Records


Warren Is Preparing for 2020. But So Are Several Others.

$88 Million and Counting: Trump’s Big 2020 Head Start


17 Years Into War, U.S. Opts for Direct Talks With Taliban


How Israel, in the Dark of Night, Stole Iran’s Nuclear Secrets


Charleston Church Plans Memorial for 2015 Massacre


Judge Orders Los Angeles Times to Delete Part of Published Article



Local


Confronting Implicit Bias in the New York Police Department


Philly.com


Youth smoking trends in Philadelphua are changing. Now the city's lost a major tool to stop that.

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

Authorities identify N.J.man fatally shot by Vineland police

Why are cameras still out of order in Pa. courts?


The Detroit Free Press


Home prices are shooting up across metro area, especially in Detroit

Detroit Police investigate two fatal shootings on city's east side



The Star-Ledger


N.J.'s medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows


Neighborhood thinks veterans 'are not worthy to live next door,' lawsuit claims

Former Christie aides give Menendez foe big boost in heated U.S. Senate battle


What's really going on with all these 'carpetbagger' political attacks in New Jersey?


The Chicago Tribune


Chicago police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting that prompted hours of protests


Judge temporarily halts deportations of reunited families

CVS apologizes after white manager in Chicago calls cops on black customer

Opinion: Think about the summer of 1968 as you watch the progress of 50 years evaporate


The Los Angeles Times


Judge orders L.A. Times to alter story about Glendale cop, sparking protest from newspaper

Promises of cash, protection lure teens into smuggling drugs across border



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland teenager shot through head is not expected to survive, police reports say

25 Cleveland restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2017-18


Ohio woman accused of painting racial slur on neighbor's home


Cleveland not yet enforcing lead cleanup, legal action gets results elsewhere


The Washington Post


U.S. president calls ongoing probe a ‘disaster for our country’

Joint news conference was everything Putin could have dreamed


The Fix Analysis: The transcript of the Trump-Putin news conference, annotated

Trump’s trade offensive is producing brutal local headlines

The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates

Ben Carson says he’s raising rents to put poor Americans to work. But in the District, the majority are either elderly, disabled or already at work.

Urgent care clinics are prescribing too many unnecessary antibiotics, study says

FCC chairman expresses ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger


A GOP candidate for Senate accuses his parents of political intolerance. They’ve given money to the Democratic incumbent.

D.C. residents seethe as Council moves to overturn voter-approved wage hike


USA Today


CVS fires two employees involved in police calls over black woman’s 'fraudulent' coupon


Republican senators blast Trump meeting with Putin as 'shameful' and 'sign of weakness'







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