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Today in Black History: Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale.

The New York Times

Editorial: The Senate Tries to End the Crisis


Senators Near Fiscal Deal, but the House Is Uncertain


World Leaders Press the U.S. on Fiscal Crisis

Beneficiaries of Medicare Left Confused by Exchanges

Richmond Awaits a Bold Antipoverty Plan


Rally at the Alamo Will Call on Texans to Raise Their Rifles High

A State Inquiry Is Said to Target Job Agencies


The Ad Campaign: Looking for a Boost, Lhota Turns the Focus to Charter Schools


Casino Referendum Led Gambling Industry to Spend Richly in Albany



The Christian Science Monitor

Senate close to deal on budget impasse, but will House pass it?


Son of slain Sikh will challenge Paul Ryan for Wisconsin seat (+video)


Obamacare website security called 'outrageous': How safe is it? (+video)


The Star Ledger

Christie still has a big lead over Buono, Monmouth poll finds


Quigley: Ethnicity is less important to voters


Newark shooting leaves one dead


Booker says Lonegan, tea party playing politics with public safety

Steve Lonegan claims Cory Booker does not live in Newark


Democratic National Committee chairwoman slams Christie, backs Buono


The Detroit Free Press

Michigan's affirmative action issue returns to U.S. Supreme Court today; follow live

Stephen Henderson: Affirmative action ruling aside, Michigan needs to have real talk about race

Snyder adviser explored legislation to help low-income Detroit pensioners


Man jailed after shooting, killing 16-year-old Detroit girl



Philly.com

Company brings 1,000 jobs to Camden

Phila. election information goes online


Warnings about health-coverage brokers


The Chicago Tribune

Many shun CPS' plan for 'welcoming' schools


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Size, location, technology impact hospital CEO pay more than patient outcomes, study finds

State forensic accountants join investigation of funeral homes accused of defrauding families

Bill to reform municipal income tax law favors special interests: South Euclid Mayor Georgine Welo


The Los Angeles Times


Immigration bills benefited from a more engaged Gov. Brown

New law targets sex offenders who disarm tracking devices

Four L.A. schools decline iPads in initial rollout


State oversight agency urges new higher education agenda


School's military-style reboot aims to push students further



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Early voting for Atlanta elections begins: where to go


Overall crime down in metro Atlanta; slight uptick in violent crime called ‘nominal’


USA Today

Bravery of Nashville students inspired Andrew Young

Poll: Americans support fine-tuning election policy


Voter fraud vs. voter disenfrachisement in a bipartisan poll






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