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Today in Black History: The first issue of groundbreaking Ebony Magazine, founded by publishing entrepreneur John Johnson, is published in Chicago in 1945.

The New York Times


Editorial: A Bad Ruling on Stop-and-Frisk


Court Blocks Ruling on Stop-and-Frisk for New York Police


Troubled Start for Health Law Has Democrats Anxious

In Alabama, a Test of Business Efforts to Derail Tea Party


As Cuts to Food Stamps Take Effect, More Trims to Benefits Are Expected


Federal Review Opened in Georgia Death


Homeownership Has Crucial Role in Westchester Race


De Blasio as Manager: Delegating, Yet Keeping a Tight Leash


The Christian Science Monitor

Chris Christie aims for Nov. 5 landslide, with an eye toward 2016

Obamacare and you: When does Obamacare start? (+video)

Stop-and-frisk: Appeals court halts changes to policy, rebukes US judge



The Star Ledger


Book: Romney didn't pick Christie for veep partly due to background 'land mines'

Poll shows Christie leading Buono by 19 points

Buono said Christie's decision to hold special U.S. Senate election has hurt her

NJEA money helping to unseat its own endorsed candidates

Essex County apartment owner accused of refusing to show unit to African-American man

Booker is officially a U.S. senator after being sworn in


The Detroit Free Press

State proposes crackdown on charity poker as games explode into 'a racket'


Detroit's historic bankruptcy: 4 questions that still beg for an answer

Woman and man are jailed after she sends him photo of 4-year-old daughter

EMU hosting summit on teacher preparation


Philly.com


Tentative settlement in Mount Holly Gardens case


Emotions flare at Fire Dept. hearing


Nutter appoints commission to probe L&I


The Washington Post


DHS workers routinely boost pay with unearned overtime


Clintons signal potential 2016 campaign theme

Bipartisan plan emerges for Medicare doctor payments


Senate GOP filibusters two Obama nominees


Government sets 20-year high for hiring veterans

What’s really scary about wearing ‘blackface’

The scary state of the District’s homeless kids

Leggett vows to press for major school construction funding



The Chicago Tribune

Food-stamp recipients will see cut in benefits starting Friday

Top cop: No need to hire more Chicago officers


Man charged in teen's slaying last spring near Obama's home


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections will be open for early voting this weekend

South Euclid man charged with selling drugs to teens at Cleveland Heights barbershop


House committee softens ballot-access requirements for minor parties; bill heads for full House vote



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb corruption witness discusses experience

U.S. Attorney announces formal review of Valdosta teen’s death


The Los Angeles Times


New York's stop-and-frisk policy gets new life


UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception


New Cal State trustee may be a good fit for Gov. Brown's online push


USA Today


Memos show slow start for health care plans

Detroit bankruptcy case hot topic at legal conference


Changing the face of 'Obamacare' website










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