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POSTED: December 10, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: In 1950 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche becomes the first Black awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Palestinian settlement.

The New York Times

Crowds Mass in S. Africa to Bid Farewell and Honor Mandela

Ex-Clinton Aide Expected to Join Obama

Health Care Exchange Is Vastly Improved, Users Say


Before the Battles and the Protests, the Chains

U.S. Charges 18 Sheriff’s Officers in Inquiry Into Misconduct at Los Angeles Jails

States Found to Shift Funds From Antismoking Efforts

Macy’s and Barneys Among Stores to Post Shoppers’ ‘Bill of Rights’

New York City Subpoenas Secret Tapes by Police Officer

New York State Hospital Data Exposes Big Markups, and Odd Bargains


The Christian Science Monitor

Mandela memorial: a national moment and a global who's who (+video)

Why tech giants are now uniting against US surveillance

Is Harry Reid fueling Senate's escalating 'arms war'? (+video)


The Star Ledger


Three other Rutgers players tell university they may also sue over Rice basketball scandal

Republican leader promises fight over bill that would ban employers from asking about criminal histories

Johnson & Johnson whistle blower details company's off-label Risperdal marketing scheme

New Jersey foreclosures continue, but number of homes in the pipeline falls


Bergen, Hudson and Essex counties now hot spots for respiratory virus

Newark education advocates to protest state policies and cuts in aid



The Detroit Free Press

Judge to decide restitution in Kilpatrick case

When will Detroit lights be fixed? For some, 2016

Ficano hires former sheriff Warren Evans to consult on jail relocation

15 arrested, 57 fires battled in East Lansing after MSU's win over Ohio State

Police, Michigan State offer $20K for info leading to arrests in post-OSU-game trouble



Philly.com


Philly schools rally targets Corbett

Talking problem police with Philly's top cop

The case for liberal arts colleges: teaching leadership, problem solving



The Washington Post

South Africans, world leaders bid Mandela farewell


Congress closes in on defense and budget deals

Congress closes in on defense and budget deals

AIDS advocates say drug coverage is inadequate


How does your county stack up on health insurance? Consult this interactive map.

Montgomery Council member Ervin resigns to head non-profit for working families

Gray finds unfriendly terrain in forum on education


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's hospitals are ducking millions in taxes and should pay 'their fair share,' three groups say

Eric Kearney says he's had no discussions about stepping aside as Ed FitzGerald's running mate

Family of transgender woman found shot dead Friday left with questions; LGBT community meeting planned

Ohio launches website to help enroll applicants for newly expanded Medicaid program

ACLU sues state prisons for denying reporters' interviews with inmates convicted in prison riot


The Los Angeles Times


Prosecutors: 'wide scope of illegal conduct' by sheriff's deputies

Angela Spaccia convicted in Bell corruption scandal


California schools fear losing millions for low-income students


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Spelman president gets Carnegie award


USA Today

Obama, Dems make mark on second most powerful court


Obama: U.S. auto industry is back


Biden, WH pledge $100M for mental health services













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