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The all Black Texas Western University team made history, winning the NCAA basketball championship over Kentucky in 1966.

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Today in Black History: Kwame Nkrumah, Pan-Africanist and the first President of Ghana, was born in 1909 in what was then the Gold Coast (Ghana).

The New York Times


Mueller Seeks Documents of Trump Actions in White House

Editorial: Tax Cuts for the Rich by Another Name

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Health Bill

Fed to Pull Back on Help That Propped Up the Economy

The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies

Start-Up Slump Drags on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame.

Mattis Shows How to Split With Trump Without Provoking Him

Voter Fraud? A Trump Nominee Looks as if He Cast an Illegal Ballot

Spokeswoman Cites ‘Demanding Schedule’ for Health Secretary’s Use of Private Jets


At James Blake Trial, Judge Invokes Law Shielding Police Records

De Blasio’s Gap on Climate Policy? It’s Under His Front Door.

Months After Second Avenue Subway Opening, Safety Testing Is Not Finished

Rochester Launches New Inquiry Into Harassment Accusations

At Menendez Trial, Legal Wrestling Over Definition of ‘Constituent’

Philly journalism institute makes $2 million in new grants

Glitch let ineligible immigrants vote in Philly elections, officials say

Did a 'Negro League' thwart high school lacrossse team?

Trade union politics derail N. Philadelphia apartment proposal

The Detroit Free Press

Testimony expected today during court hearing in Flint water investigation

Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in water

Riley: When honoring Detroit's treasures, remember The Wright

The Star-Ledger

Was Menendez's friend and co-defendant a 'constituent'? Lawyers debate

WATCH: Anger, chaos erupt at Newark council meeting over housing

Did insurance mismanagement lead to death of this former Newark cop?

Murphy's lead over Guadagno not as wide in latest governor's race poll

State Treasury employee admits to $75K fraud

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Dads Walk brings fathers and father figures to area schools to show support for students

Cleveland to pay $25,000 to man who claimed police officer used excessive force during traffic stop

New president of Federal Bar Association talks Trump's attacks on judges: Q&A

Downtown Akron Vision & Redevelopment Plan lays out plan for more vibrant city

Ohio Supreme Court rules appeals court had jurisdiction to reinstate murder conviction of ex-Akron police captain Douglas Prade

The Chicago Tribune

Column: Wheaton College needs to answer questions about football hazing case

Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds

Video of fatal police shooting on Chicago's South Side released

The Los Angeles Times

Death toll from Mexico's earthquake climbs to 230 as frantic search continues for survivors

Parents of man fatally shot by LAPD, then run over by a police car, call for criminal charges

UC system will chip in at least $300,000 to help Berkeley pay security costs for controversial speakers

10 points to keep in mind about housing affordability in California

The Washington Post

Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ on 2016 race to Putin ally

Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

The ugly past — and fraught future —of the biggest Confederate monument

Analysis: How Bernie Sanders and America could take a step closer to universal Medicare if the GOP has its way. Let us explain.

Tillerson was startled that Trump told reporters he had made up his mind on Iran deal

Neighbors yell ‘he can’t hear you’ before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man

He said deportation would kill him. His body was found in Mexico this week.

At EPA, guarding the chief pulls agents from pursuing environmental crimes

BlackPAC plans $1.1 million effort to mobilize African American voters in Virginia

Virginia Republican’s ad ties opponent to MS-13. Democrats compare it to ‘Willie Horton’

Fight over labeling of ‘flushable’ wipes headed to federal court

Five key moments from Virginia’s first televised gubernatorial debate

Poor, sick and still traveling long distances for health care in D.C.

USA Today

Michigan candidate tests whether Democrats can reclaim Midwest from Trump and GOP

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