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The New York Times

Romney Team May Have Stirred Storm Over Gay Aide

Romney Confronts the Power of the Presidency

A Delicate New Balance on National Security


The Purpose of Spectacular Wealth, According to a Spectacularly Wealthy Guy


Charles M. Blow: Things That Really Matter

Methodists Vote Against Ending Investments Tied to Israel


Criminal Charges for 13 in Florida A&M Hazing Death


State Officials Throw Out Another Pearson Test Question


Dolan and Bishops Urge Albany to Raise Minimum Wage


The Christian Science Monitor

Florida A&M hazing: Charges could clip violent traditions


Occupy movement seeks new recruits. In New York, it found some. (+video)

'Torture memos' author can't be sued for harsh interrogations, court rules


Harvard and MIT to offer online courses. A step in lowering college costs?


The Miami Herald

Zimmerman’s attorney: Trayvon’s social media posts fair game

13 charged in hazing death of FAMU band member



The Star Ledger

N.J. Supreme Court to rule on salary cap for school superintendents

Watchdog group wants Attorney General to investigate ALEC's activities in N.J.


Recently out of Rikers, former Net Jayson Williams shows up at Union City soup kitchen to help mark milestone

Family, supporters of Malik Williams demonstrate outside Christie town hall in Garfield

Assemblyman John Wisniewski joins call for freeze on toll hike


The Detroit Free Press

Medicare fraud: 22 indicted in metro Detroit as part of major U.S. crackdown

Community's help sought to find Detroit store owner's killer

Upkeep of Detroit may be sacrificed under budget cuts, official says

Right-to-work opponents get ready for battle over bargaining


Detroit Councilman Kwame Kenyatta won't run again, says city's problems tied to loss of hope


The Washington Post

Newt Gingrich formally ends presidential bid

Romney in Va.: Obama policies ‘backbreaking’ for small business


Obama administration plan would ease rules on some weapons exports


Prostitution scandal no laughing matter for ex-Secret Service agents


Federal Diary: Leadership chasm at DHS

Rapes shake Hyattsville area


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


SCLC sets convention in Sanford, Florida area

Atlanta City Council to consider 2013 budget proposal

Murray to become new chair of parole board


Official: Cause of Tyler Perry fire ‘undetermined'

Law will give options to prison


The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen tell CPS to reduce suspensions and expulsions


Scaled-down capital budget for CPS

Illinois Senate panel votes down pension reform measure

How Daley beefed up his pension payouts


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County D.A. candidates square off in forum

Union abandons California ballot measures in deal with hospitals


Holding transcripts hostage



USA Today

USDA unveils rules to speed tracking of tainted meat

Is Junior Seau death part of a bigger problem?

National Day of Prayer prompts amens, protest


American Heart Association: Tasers can cause death


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

City removes Occupy Cleveland protesters' tent at Public Square


Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Seneca Wallace bakes up a storm in honor of departed mom

Republicans try to tie Rep. Betty Sutton to Ohio's attempted bridge bombers

Arab superhero creator, like his characters, fights prejudice

George Forbes is no longer president of the local NAACP

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