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Today in Black America - May 2

POSTED: May 02, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Signs Pact in Kabul, Turning Page in Afghan War

A Visit Well Timed to Future Uncertainties in Afghanistan

Romney Foreign Policy Spokesman Quits

In Pursuit of Mayor Bloomberg, the Reluctant Endorser

Fate of Postal Service Awaits Action in House

Interim Police Chief Named for Agency in Martin Case

Top Judge Makes Free Legal Work Mandatory for Joining State Bar

Board Is Met With Jeers as It Recommends an Increase in Rents

The Orlando Sentinel

Prosecutors will file charges in FAMU hazing probe

Muslims grow, Baptists decline in Orlando, census says

Sanford hires interim police chief from Colorado Springs

No gag order, says judge in George Zimmerman case

The Christian Science Monitor

One year after Osama bin Laden death, Obama's balancing act still tricky

African farmers grow trees as a natural crop fertilizer

Obama's secret trip: why he wanted quick signing of pact with Karzai

How one man may have foiled a devastating cyberattack against America

Cleveland anarchists' getaway plan: a box full of thumbtacks

The Star Ledger

Under pressure from students, Bergen Community College trustees give voting status to alumni member

Princeton University to suspend freshmen who join Greek organizations

State Police officials set to announce first application process for new troopers in 2 years

N.J. high school graduation rates decrease under new federally mandated calculation method

N.J. Sen. Codey proposes housing plan for homeless

N.J. transgender woman wins battle with insurance company to have mammogram covered

The Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick on time with $500 restitution payment

Candidate for financial oversight board for Detroit pulls name from the running

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's office cuts not equal, council says

$19.6M in health care grants heading to help more than 23,000 in Michigan

Honoring the past

DPS settlement to cost $425,000

The Washington Post

Secret Service employees paid 10 of the 12 women involved, agency says

What Elijah Cummings plans to tell the Secret Service

Romney’s bin Laden complication

Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

A teacher with old-school style

Sentencing claims ‘unjustified,’ Thomas lawyers argue

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fire hits Tyler Perry Studios

5 to be charged in FAMU death

Judges cracks down on jury duty

Atlanta mayor, Georgia superintendent tout show on NBC

Atlanta budget plan cuts $26M

The Chicago Tribune

How Daley beefed up his pension payouts

Schmich: Poet left her stamp on Chicago

Muslims bypass Mormons in Illinois growth

Feds say Dixon thefts worse than believed: $53M

Health briefs: Consuming fruits, vegetables cuts risk of Type 2 diabetes, study suggests

USA Today

Panel to evaluate Fla. Stand Your Ground law

Column: Teach black, Hispanic students differently

Maid's lawsuit against Strauss-Kahn can proceed

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bridge bomb plot: Suspects were active in Occupy Cleveland, even as movement slowed to a crawl

Bridge bomb plot: Connor Stevens, an occupier and a poet (gallery)

Bridge bomb plot: Accused ringleader was quiet introvert, according to Occupy Cleveland members (gallery)

Bridge bomb plot: Joshua Stafford had troubled history, many arrests

Bridge bomb plot: Suspects repeatedly tried texting detonation code to blow up Cleveland area bridge

The Los Angeles Times

Calls for mortgage assistance get louder in D.C.

24 San Fernando Valley schools seek charter status

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