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Today in Black America - January 20

POSTED: January 20, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Senate Victory Stuns Democrats

Democratic Defeat Imperils Health Care Overhaul

Obama Pressing for Protections Against Lenders

F.H.A. to Raise Standards for Mortgage Insurance

Ex-Convicts From U.S. Said to Join Yemen Radicals

Ford Takes Off Work to Assess Race

Paterson Seeks Huge Cuts and $1 Billion in Taxes and Fees

A Leaner Budget for Lean Times

Boston Globe

Voter anger caught fire in final days

Rebellious air sweeps even Kennedy turf

Kennedy’s absence tangible as Democrats ask what went wrong

With 60th vote gone, a search for a new strategy

The Washington Post

Republican Brown beats Coakley in special Senate election in Massachusetts

Democrats ponder health-care reform plans in wake of Massachusetts Senate race

Democrats find themselves on wrong end of the politics of discontent

Supreme Court mandates 'dignity and respect' in death sentencing

D.C., Virginia seek $450 million in federal education funds

Prince George's increases down payment help for low income

How the mother of a slain 9-year-old sank into despair, then sought justice

The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court rules jury selection must be open to the public

A Supreme Court blow to anti-death penalty icon Mumia Abu-Jamal

What's behind Christian-Muslim fighting in Nigeria?

Gaza war: Palestinians battle bitterly over Palestinian forces' conduct

Baltimore Sun

Federal trial to focus on Bloods gang set

Up-close killings emerge in Baltimore

Detroit Free Press

More restitution for Kilpatrick? Judge to rule

Riddle hit with a double whammy

Chicago Tribune

5th teen charged in Fenger beating death

Report: Media use by teens, tweens grows to 53 hours a week

Fix Cook County now

Secret Service agent Abraham Bolden of Chicago served President John Kennedy as the first African-American on the White House security detail

Los Angeles Times

Having the good sense not to be a quick draw

Final report on deadly Metrolink crash comes down to signal color

L.A. intersection named for city's first black officer killed in line of duty


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