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January 17, 2017

Pioneering Black newspaper publisher Carl Murphy of the Baltimore Afro-American is born in 1889.

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Today in Black History: Civil rights icon and NAACP leader Lilly Carroll Jackson was born in 1889 in Baltimore.

The New York Times


Editorial: The Supreme Court Sticks It to Workers, Again

Trump Cancels Summit Meeting With Kim

Trump Proxies Drop by Briefings on Use of F.B.I. Informant

Prisons Chief Quit Over Kushner and Sessions Turf War

Potential Auto Tariffs Prompt Warnings From Industry and Allies

California’s ‘Top-Two’ Primary: Here’s How It All Works

They Shared Drugs. Someone Died. Who Is Responsible?

‘How Not to Get Too Sad’: Santa Fe Students Turn to Parkland for Advice

Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats

Morgan Freeman Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by Several Women


As Balloons Drop for Cuomo, Nixon Works a Tough Convention Crowd

The $19 Billion Question: Will Cuomo Support the Subway Plan?

Ready and Willing, for $13 an Hour or Whatever

Establishment v. progressive: Clash in Dem primary for key South Jersey House seat mirrors national struggle

Larry Krasner: Time to rethink probation and parole

'Please Lord, help us.' Officers, family join in West Philly walk to remember slain teen Sandrea Williams

Lawsuit: Camden school failed to stop bullying of disabled kids

The Detroit Free Press

Mortgage interest rates 2018: Rates hit 7-year high, slow home sales

Detroit still losing population — but it could be a whole lot worse

Save the date: Debates for governor candidates set before primary

Gretchen Whitmer's perplexing problem in race for Michigan governor

The Star-Ledger

Editorial: The national anthem is less American than the right to protest

Uh-oh. New poll suggests Menendez's re-election not a sure thing.

Police department mired in sexual harassment complaints won't police itself anymore

Finally, a viable plan to save Newark's castle on the hill | Carter

After Caren Turner incident, Port Authority looks to take away badges from commissioners

The Chicago Tribune

Mother pushed 3-month-old daughter’s stroller toward street and ran off as police tried to question her, prosecutors say

Five things to know about Chicago's proposed police and fire academy — and the controversy surrounding it

Chicago's population down third year in a row — but we're still ahead of Houston: census

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland not likely to lose two wards based on new population estimates

Some legislators fear new defense bill could cost Ohio jobs

NEOMED receives $7.5 million grant to promote mental health programs

Cleveland students assaulted teachers, used racial slur against bus driver on Cedar Point trip, report says

Cuyahoga Community College will raise tuition

The Washington Post

Trump’s decision to cancel summit renews fears of destabilization

Analysis: Courting Kim and coming up short highlights the limits of me-first diplomacy from Trump

White House lawyer’s presence at briefings on FBI’s Russia source roils lawmakers

Fact Checker: President Trump’s fog of ‘scandals’ and outrages about the Mueller investigation

Congressional Budget Office finds higher deficits under Trump budget than administration projects

Announcing the 5th annual TMC African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular

Mother of teen charged with killing Baltimore County officer says she pleaded to get him back in detention center

Lawsuit: D.C. policies to attract affluent millennials discriminated against blacks

In what should be a good year, Md. Democrats struggle in governor’s race

Did Ben Jealous try to keep two other black candidates off the June 26 Democratic primary ballot?

Jealous, Shea raise more cash than other Democrats; Baker lags behind

Md. governor vetoes three education bills

Northam names Virginia’s new public schools chief

The Los Angeles Times

Pressure grows on Board of Trustees amid USC gynecologist scandal

There's Koreatown. There's Little Tokyo. So why can't Leimert Park be Africa Town? Or Wakanda?

California Supreme Court says social media firms must turn over some user communications to criminal defendants

Here's why George Soros, liberal groups are spending big to help decide who's your next D.A.

USA Today

Russian Facebook ads inflamed Hispanic tensions over immigration after Trump election

Steve Kerr on Rockets' Santa Fe shooting tribute: 'Agonizing' that it will happen again

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