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British abolitionist William Wilberforce, for whom Wilberforce University in Ohio is named, was born in Hull, England in 1759.

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Today in Black History: In 1787 delegates to the Constitutional Convention agreed to count slaves as "three-fifths" of a person for political representation.

The New York Times


National

Trump Jr. on Russians’ Offer: ‘I Love It’


Donald Trump Jr. and Russia: What the Law Says

Timeline: The Story Behind the Meeting Story


Editorial: Donald Trump Jr. Makes the Russian Connection

Tension in West Wing Rises With Each Revelation


Republicans Are Failing at Governing. And They Know It.


Senate G.O.P. Plans to Try Again With Revised Health Bill


Don’t Assume That Private Insurance Is Better Than Medicaid


F.D.A. Deal Would Relax Rules on Reporting Medical Device Problems

What’s Dividing Republican Senators on the Health Care Bill

At Crash Site of Marine Corps Plane, Bodies ‘Were Everywhere’


Local


Christie Ally May Be Spared Prison in Bridge Scandal


Some New York City Students Not Getting Therapy Services, Report Says

Five Days of Unrest That Shaped, and Haunted, Newark


New York Today: A Schoolteacher Remembers the Newark Riots

Opinion: Blueprint for a new Newark


Philly.com


Rough day for 'Chip' Fattah in return to court

Former administrator files bias case against Philly School District

Report on Pa. state universities to be presented


Thurman A. Lorick Jr., 83, photographer to African Americans in Philly



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


"Errors" could unfairly force some Ohio students to repeat third grade, school officials warn (video)

Rob Portman calls Trump Jr. meeting 'not appropriate': Ohio Politics Roundup


Tony Madalone consultant failed to pay people promised money for collecting mayoral signatures


Cutting health care: Who gets Medicaid, explained in charts


Federal authorities end probe into Walmart police shooting


The Chicago Tribune


Study: Automation will hurt jobs in rural communities worse than urban centers

Immigrant sues Chicago, police for placing his name in gang database

New Illinois tax rates take effect, state says



The Los Angeles Times


Obamacare 101: Is there a smaller fix for the Affordable Care Act?

Republicans in Congress still don't want to talk about possible collusion between Trump and Russia

L.A. County sheriff can't give prosecutors the names of problem deputies, appeals court rules


L.A. County to pay nearly $5 million to settle lawsuits in two shootings by sheriff's deputies



The Star-Ledger


Race, riots and reputation: Has N.J.'s largest city recovered?


Remembering the 26 people who died in the Newark riots


50 years ago Newark burned


Ripped off by TD Bank's Penny Arcades? Here's how to get your money back

Bridgegate mastermind 'did a bad thing' but friends argue for leniency on sentence


Police videos from fatal shootings are public record, N.J. Supreme Court rules


The Washington Post


White House plunges into chaos as Trump fumes over fallout from son’s Russia revelations

Trump Jr.’s emails offer a revelation unlike any other in the Russia probe

Even in the take-no-prisoners world of opposition research, Trump Jr.’s meeting was highly unusual

Russian lawyer at center of controversy has long history fighting sanctions

Tested by the many chapters of the Russia story, Republicans stand by Trump

The Senate health bill is almost an orphan with few real supporters


McConnell delays August recess to complete work on health-care bill, other issues

The Daily 202: Trump dysfunction follows family from the campaign to the White House

Elizabeth Warren shows how she will fight Trump policies

Hate-based incidents surge in suburban school system in Maryland


Prince George’s police beef up patrols after tallying 12 homicides in 11 days

Baltimore home of African American banker being pushed for historical designation



The Detroit Free Press


Little Caesars guy on new Detroit arena roof? Wings fans seeing red

Judge: Federal district court has jurisdiction in Iraqi immigrants case


Photos: Detroit police release evidence in Chris Cornell's death


USA Today


Analysis: Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia emails, smoke meets fire

Phoenix police may change immigration-enforcement policy









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