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Today in Black America - May 17

POSTED: May 17, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Troops Suffer More Stress Than Britons, Study Says

In Trenton, Issuing IDs for Illegal Immigrants

Gang Injunction Names Names, and Suit Follows

In Three Turbulent Primaries, Measures of Voter Discontent

Going to Extreme


The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan: Will her own words bite her?

College student and illegal immigrant: Should she stay or go?

Powerful churches target Kenya's Constitution over abortion


Baltimore Sun

Finding employment in a tough job market

Nonprofit Baltimore Free Store opening first storefront


Detroit Free Press

Police, family look for answers in girl's death

Detroit girl, 7, shot and killed by police

Detroiters cope in city of violence

High lead levels hurt learning for DPS kids

Interactive map shows lead levels in Detroit neighborhoods over time

New honor for Judge Keith

Metro Detroit celebrates Miss USA's first Arab-American winner


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Groups: School cuts not all equal

Journals, program help teens find success


The Washington Post

Tuesday's primaries could provide early answers for election year

First lady pays off on challenge to serve with GWU commencement speech

IRS tightens control of smallest nonprofits

Union leader Stern leaves with questions over spending

Immigrant checks could hush witnesses, Montgomery police chief says

Virginia nonviolent felons remain in limbo on restoration of civil rights

Housing inventory down, prices up in D.C. area


Star Ledger

Prosecution to wrap up its case in Newark schoolyard slayings trial

Experts in Newark schoolyard slayings trial say MS-13 gang has a 'history of violence'

Newark man freed after nearly 25 years in prison starts a new life

Public speaking group teaches N.J. kids to express themselves


Los Angeles Times

Food companies sign up for the war on salt

Capping off college with senior projects

Schwarzenegger's legacy of promises squandered


Chicago Tribune

Highwood keeps a low profile

What ever became of welfare moms?

Ethnic studies can unite us

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