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May 27, 2024

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, founded by the Quakers, established in 1837, is the oldest historically Black college.

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The New York Times

The judge in Donald Trump’s documents case postponed the trial’s scheduled start date and didn’t set a new one.

Using Cartoonish Accents, J.F.K.’s Grandson Insults and Mocks Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

New York Prisons Are Holding Mentally Ill People in Solitary, Lawsuit Says


The Washington Post

Judge was alarmed by Trump’s response to Daniels testimony, transcripts show

For college faculty, supporting protesters is a new job — and risk

Body of last victim found in Baltimore Key Bridge collapse, officials say


USA Today

Exclusive: Getting DHS on war footing for Nov. election threats


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs sweeping election overhaul bill as ACLU threatens to sue

Boy Scouts of America announces name change to Scouting America, in effect next year


NJ.com


N.J. hospital in financial distress was just ordered to draw up ‘disaster plan’

Multiple people injured in N.J. crash, investigators say

Surprising new poll says most college students don’t care very much about this issue


The Associated Press


US service member shot and killed by Florida police identified by the Air Force

TikTok sues US to block law that could ban the social media platform

Some colleges that had been permissive of pro-Palestinian protests begin taking a tougher stance


The Los Angeles Times


Project Roomkey: Lessons learned from a massive program to save the lives of homeless people

Editorial: Of course the death penalty is racist. And it would be wrong even if it weren’t


Do the pro-Palestinian protests signal a generational shift in U.S. attitudes about Israel?



The Chicago Sun-Times

Friends of the Parks 'prepared to fight for the lakefront' in battle for new Bears domed stadium


Cosette Nazon-Wilburn: Companies rushing to end diversity programs are making a mistake


City Hall thrown under the bus: Report rips 'do nothing' effort to save Greyhound terminal


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Youth arrested after Dunwoody High student collapses at school, dies

Man, 3 children found dead in apparent murder-suicide, police say


Kemp signs new voter challenge and election security laws


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