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Today in Black America - April 14

POSTED: April 14, 2017, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Elston Howard becomes the first Black player on the New York Yankees baseball team on this date in 1955.

The New York Times


U.S. Drops Most Powerful Nonnuclear Bomb on ISIS

Supporters Rally Around Trump in Spite of Reversals

For Trump, a Steep Learning Curve Leads to New Views

NATO ‘Obsolete’? A Change of Heart in the Oval Office

Health Subsidies Become a Tool to Force Left to Bargain

Explaining the Health Payments That Trump Is Threatening to End

No Environmental Impact Study? No Border Wall, Lawsuit Says

Bank Lending Stalls on Doubts About Trump’s Pro-Growth Agenda

United and Pepsi Affairs Teach Respect for Social Media

Social Media Is Not Contributing Significantly to Political Polarization, Paper Says


The Ramapoughs vs. the World

Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut Will Not Seek a Third Term

Mystery and Melancholy Surround Death of Judge Found in the Hudson

Workers Find Winning a Wage Judgment Can Be an Empty Victory

San Diego Mogul, Seeking Residence for Mayor’s Race, Says He Finds Bias

The Christian Science Monitor

American isolationism? World signals it may no longer be possible.

Substitute teacher shortage adds to strain on struggling schools

THE MONITOR'S VIEW Next up in curbing corruption: South Africa

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson becomes first candidate confirmed for mayoral ballot

Ohio legislators must trim $800 million from proposed biennial budget

Hospitals investing in transit to provide access, improve health for Clevelanders

Cleveland's Native American community is full of heroes serving others: Cathy Sayre and Cynthia Connolly (Opinion)

United Way of Greater Cleveland's help for low-income patients deserves applause: Cheers & Jeers (editorial)

Summit County infrastructure needs federal help, representatives tell U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown

The Chicago Cubs

Mothers in 'gang for good' try to keep youths safe during spring break

Aldermen question whether aviation police had authority to act in United incident

United passenger broke his nose, lost teeth, will 'probably' sue, his lawyer says

3 shot during brawl in suburban Ford Heights

New police union president calls news conference, departs after one minute

COMMENTARY: Chicago should annex adjoining suburbs

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit police board says consent decrees should stay

Immigrant dad in Detroit fears being split from his family

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The War on Drugs is back

Michigan Sen. Bert Johnson indicted by grand jury

Former top aide to Ed Rendell gets probation in pay-to-play probe

Seth Williams' law license suspended by Pa. Supreme Court

Search begins for new Parking Authority director

Philly superintendent Hite vouches for disgraced Chicago schools chief

The Los Angeles Times

Type 2 diabetes, once considered a disease for adults, is increasingly common in tweens and teens

The price of safety on California's bullet train is only now becoming apparent

Fresno State professor faces backlash after 'Trump must hang' tweet

The Star-Ledger

Community pleads for end to gun violence at vigil for former football standout

Newark's old jail shutters after decades of complaints, suicide risks

Cops won't drag you from overbooked Newark, NYC flights, Port Authority says

Did Tyson ask Christie to get him a pardon from Trump? Or to ask about his old 'partner'?

N.J. approves $38.4M tax break for Atlantic City roller coaster

The Washington Post

Within Trump’s inner circle, a moderate voice captures the president’s ear

Thousands expected for Tax Day march calling for Trump to release his returns

Establishment says Trump becoming a ‘conventional Republican’

Massive U.S. bomb killed 36 from Islamic State, Afghan officials say

When it comes to acts of war, how far can Trump go?

North Korea accuses Trump of ‘making provocations’ with ‘aggressive’ tweets

Georgia county fires officer captured on video kicking handcuffed man in the head

‘Ready to pay’: Marine taken away in shackles after pleading guilty to lying in sexual misconduct case

Harvard Business School’s first-year curriculum featured 300 business leaders. Only two were black.

Democrats ask GAO to examine tax-credit programs as Trump pushes public dollars for private schools

Trump’s pledge to allow churches to support candidates may be part of tax bill

Teacher of the year says his success is being available to students

USA Today

Why the United encounter sparked more outrage than this violent police incident

OnPolitics Today: Trump's flipping on issues faster than we can keep up

Teen accidentally kills himself as friends watch on Instagram Live

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