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Today in Black America - December 12

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Today in Black History: Kenya declared its independence in 1963 under the leadership of Jomo Kenyatta.

The New York Times


National


What to Watch For as Voters Choose Senator in Alabama


Goldberg: The White Supremacy Caucus


Some of Trump’s Accusers Renew Misconduct Charges


Tawdry Tales Depict Congressman’s Frat House on the Hill


Hall of Famer Faulk Among 3 Suspended by NFL Network

With Harassment Cases, H.R. Is Often Caught in the Middle


New Bill Rolls Back Safeguards for Higher Education


How Russia Fanned Conspiracy Theories About AIDS

Brazil Fights H.I.V. Spike With Free Preventive Drug

Net Neutrality’s Holes in Europe May Offer Peek at Future in U.S.

The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.



Local


EDITORIAL: New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily


Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City but Killing None


Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of Mystery

In a Bombing’s Aftermath, Doubling Down on the Everyday


De Blasio Seeks to Turn Homeless ‘Cluster Sites’ Into Affordable Housing


Philly.com


Pa.'s map is so gerrymandered that random computer maps are fairer, expert says


Feds: Fake tutor defrauded Philly schools of nearly $100K



The Detroit Free Press


Racism charges follow boy's anti-bullying video

Snyder calls special elections to replace Conyers

Plea hearing scheduled in Flint water crisis

House speaker calls on MSU president to resign


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Congress members seek federal money to fight opioid abuse


Cuyahoga County prosecutor, FBI to determine if shooting of Salvation Army worker, subsequent crime spree was racially motivated


Cleveland officials investigating possible cheating on firefighters' promotional exam


The Chicago Tribune

Rauner rips 'unholy trinity' as profiting from Cook County property tax system


West Side high school students among 2 dead, 5 wounded in shootings

Apple partnering with Chicago to teach more kids to code


The Star-Ledger


Cop on federal trial testifies exposure to pepper spray altered his perception


Read the letter where Chris Christie tells Phil Murphy to take a hike

Shuttered Revel casino in Atlantic City sold, could reopen next year

5 years and $350K later, city forced to rehire whistleblower


The Los Angeles Times


The inferno that won't die: How the Thomas fire became a monster

Ed Lee, the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco, dies at 65

U.N. monitor on extreme poverty tours skid row in L.A.


The Washington Post

Inside Trump’s legal team: Trying to protect the president from Mueller’s ‘killers’

As #MeToo movement reaches the White House, some in GOP are anxious about renewed spotlight on Trump’s behavior

‘How is my daughter a pervert?’: Alabama father’s plain-spoken rebuke of Roy Moore strikes a nerve

Alabama Senate race closes with a wave of out-of-state star power

Analysis: A lot of Americans spent 2017 bailing on the Republican Party

The New Yorker fires its top Washington reporter for alleged ‘improper sexual contact’


Analysis: Senate Republicans are divided over whether to pursue Medicare cuts in 2018


Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96

Virginia student says he was thrown out of class for not saying the pledge

McAuliffe takes emergency steps to curtail Virginia teacher shortage


Charlottesville denies permit for event marking anniversary of supremacist rally


USA Today


Charles Barkley in Alabama: 'We've got to stop looking like idiots to the nation'

Counties to watch as Alabama votes for U.S. senator







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