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January 20, 2018

On this day in 2009 Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation's first Black President,

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Today in Black History: Former Detroit Mayor and member of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, Coleman Alexander Young, was born in 1918.

The New York Times


Editorial: The N.F.L. Kneels to Trump

Opinion: Did the F.B.I. Save Trump’s Presidency?

Blow: The Elevation of Imprecision

Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance After Long Process

Trump Cannot Block Users on Twitter, Judge Rules

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Officers in Georgia Man’s Killing

Georgia Jury Returns $1 Billion Verdict in Sexual Assault Case

Parole Board Is Divided on Cyntoia Brown, Trafficking Victim Serving Life Sentence for Murder

There Are Two Georgias. One Just Made History.

I.R.S. Warns States Not to Circumvent State and Local Tax Cap


Clinton, Biden and Cuomo Star in Democratic Convention. But Where’s de Blasio?

Cuomo Is Clear Choice of Convention Democrats and Hillary Clinton

Republicans Choose Their Alternative to Gov. Cuomo: Marcus Molinaro

Federal Inquiry Into Weinstein Expanded to Include Stalking

Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles

Sean katz rejected a plea deal, then his lawyer leaked an incriminiating tape. Why?

'He forgot where he came from': Is support for Mayor Kenney fading in his old S. Philly neighborhood

Philly's missing $26 million show its priorities: Potholes outrank IT

Lawmakers call for a restart to Pa.'s school-construction program

The Detroit Free Press

3 Detroit charter schools' contract renewals rejected by board panel

Coleman Young: A historical look back at former Detroit mayor

Detroit still losing population — but it could be a whole lot worse

Court removes Theresa Brennan from divorce case, cites pattern of 'apparent hostility'

The Star-Ledger

How is N.J.'s public worker pension fund is doing? Here's the latest.

Desegregation lawsuit: Let all the school funding really follow the child | Mulshine

Why are ethics complaints against N.J. judges on the rise?

Teens' beef blamed for burst of gunfire at light rail station

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kasich support of A-F grades stalls attempts to kill or delay them for schools, districts

New estimate for Cleveland's population is 385,525; find census estimates for all U.S. cities

Ohio bill could ban sexting under 19, but it's already illegal. What would it actually do? (Q&A)

State worker pay raises hang in balance as House remains without speaker

The Chicago Tribune

Two women shot in Englewood, man shot in Brighton Park Wednesday

Where violence overshadows the beginning of summer: 'I just hope it’s a peaceful holiday'

Chicago's population down third year in a row — but we're still ahead of Houston: census

Emanuel abruptly ends council meeting amid fight over police academy

COMMENTARY: School boycotts? Yes, parents must pressure Congress to pass smart gun laws

The Washington Post

Trump: NFL players unwilling to stand for the national anthem maybe ‘shouldn’t be in the country’

Milwaukee police release ‘disturbing’ video of Bucks player’s arrest

Stacey Abrams is Democrats’ newest Southern hope. Could Virginia and Alabama show her the path to victory in Georgia?

She said she was sexually assaulted by a state trooper. His camera footage shows otherwise.

With party revolt brewing, House Republicans hold last-ditch immigration talks

In reversal, Democrats will also get briefing on secret FBI source who aided Russia probe

Democrats pressured to counter Trump’s attacks on special counsel

Kushner gets security clearance, a sign he may no longer be a focus of Mueller inquiry

Dedicated funding law will sideline half of the Metro board today

Two D.C. teens arrested and accused of killing student

‘No relief in sight’: Letters from solitary confinement impugn Va. prison system

Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.) to make announcement about his future Thursday

The Los Angeles Times

USC's Academic Senate calls on university president to resign after a series of scandals

Crackdown on immigrants takes a toll on federal judge: 'I have presided over a process that destroys families'

Sheriff inherited a department rotted by corruption. His reform effort is a work in progress

Opinion: Sleeping in public is taboo. Unless you're young, white and privileged

USA Today

Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate Nate Boulton of sexual misconduct

Struggling German bank Deutsche Bank to cut an additional 7,000 jobs by 2019

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