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Today in Black America - May 28

POSTED: May 28, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Educator and health advocate Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born on this date in 1936 in Detroit, Michigan.

The New York Times

Diversity Efforts Are Ebbing for Elite Careers, Data Show

Obama Plans Three Nominations for an Influential Court


Gun Makers Saw No Role in Curbing Improper Sales

Groups Targeted by I.R.S. Tested Rules on Politics

High-End Health Plans Scale Back to Avoid ‘Cadillac Tax’

At School Papers, the Ink Is Drying Up


The Christian Science Monitor

Memorial Day warning: Americans too distant from those they send to war (+video)


Bombs in teen bedroom: How Columbine copycat plot was foiled (+video)


Palestinians leery of Kerry's promise of prosperity


The Star Ledger

Rutgers President Barchi says embattled AD Julie Hermann will keep her new job

New Jersey officials slam Rutgers amid reports that Julie Hermann abused players

Politi: Julie Hermann gets benefit of the doubt Tim Pernetti never received

Incoming Rutgers AD Julie Hermann says she was 'an intense coach' but not abusive



The Detroit Free Press

Inkster's Jeralean Talley celebrates 114th birthday with friends, family


Rochelle Riley: Lisa Howze is unbowed by obstacles to becoming mayor


Free Press/WXYZ-TV poll: Detroiters fed up with council, Bing, Snyder, services


The Washington Post

Md. prison system struggles to police its guards, inmates

College logos become weapons in debate over factory conditions

Obama attends Memorial Day services at Arlington Cemetery

Sunday show roundup: Bob Dole gives Republican Party low marks

‘Four little girls’ honored with Congressional Gold Medal

New elementary school report cards frustrate Montgomery County parents


The Chicago Tribune

Cops: 6-month-old was killed over a stolen video game system

Number of homeless youths on the rise, suggests shelter, hotline data

Illinois' upgraded DCFS abuse hotline sees mixed results


Program offers job training to veterans

State bans new online charter schools for 1 year


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Imaging research at University Hospitals may help diagnose Alzheimer's disease

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange have an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer, analysis finds

Powell Caesar, well-known Clevelander and spokesman for many, has died

Editorial: Cuyahoga Community College's new leader's experience is a plus

State Teachers Retirement System changes not spurring more retirements yet in Cleveland area


The Los Angeles Times

Builder of 1st phase of California's bullet train faces scrutiny


State's disabled could suffer if home care rules change

Abel Maldonado takes on Jerry Brown, prison realignment

'Miracle' L.A. school board triumph: She thought of her students


Differences give mixed-heritage students a common bond


USA Today

Cops: U.S. Marine goes on shooting spree

Kentucky church is dropping its scouting program






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