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Today in Black America - May 31

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The Associated Press

Donald Trump’s legal team and Manhattan prosecutors spar over where he will stand trial

Changes to food aid in debt bill would cost money, far from savings GOP envisioned

How and when to remove children from their homes? A federal lawsuit raises thorny questions

The New York Times

House Set to Vote on Debt Limit Bill as G.O.P. Resistance Grows

How the Crime of Seditious Conspiracy Is Different From Insurrection and Treason

Trump White House Aides Subpoenaed in Firing of Election Security Expert

USA Today

As Supreme Court considers affirmative action, a former critic of the policy voices regret

102 years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, here's where efforts to reconcile and revitalize stand

Most US teachers think schools would be less safe if they were armed, survey finds

From Bible study to brutal slaying, church connection deepens mystery in councilwoman’s killing

Fix transgender parental notification policy so it doesn’t discriminate, judge tells school board

Biden outmaneuvers the MAGA crowd. Again. | Moran

The Baltimore Sun

Is a four-day week a logical evolution in the workplace? Some Baltimore companies say it works for them

Baltimore City Council probes staffing increases in mayor’s office, elsewhere on first day of budget hearings

15-year-old shot, killed by older brother in apparent murder-suicide in Columbia, Howard County Police say

The Los Angeles Times

The mayor has cleared numerous homeless encampments. Why is she struggling in downtown L.A.?

9 minors arrested in Memorial Day melee between dozens of young people and 3 Marines

Opinion: A Supreme Court ruling is a warning for Prop. 13 — tax law should be fair

The Washington Post

Debt ceiling deal clears first hurdle as McCarthy tries to tamp down dissent

Mar-a-Lago prosecutors eye July episode with Trump surveillance cameras

D.C. Council approves 2024 budget, delays vote to cap rent increases

The Chicago Sun-Times

‘Peacekeepers’ try to prevent violence using hard-won street smarts

CST Editorial Board: Chicago must do better for kids after the broken promises of school closings

City’s most violent Memorial Day weekend in 7 years ‘intolerable,’ Mayor Brandon Johnson says

A group of Philly teens stole nearly 20 guns from a Bucks County gun shop, according to police

An Upper Darby School District bus driver duct-taped a student into his seat, DA says

Chronic absenteeism is surging in Philly’s early grades, putting thousands more at risk of lasting academic harm

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