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Today in Black America - July 12

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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


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’


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

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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