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POSTED: May 30, 2014, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: African American Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z.)Bishop James W. Hood, a fierce advocate for Blacks' rights, was born in 1831.

The New York Times


Doctor Shortage Is Cited in Delays at V.A. Hospitals


Common Core School Standards Face a New Wave of Opposition

Clinton-Obama Lunch Hints at Continuing and Close Ties

In Puerto Rico, Cocaine Gains Access to U.S.

House Panel Advances Bill on School Lunch Options

Measles Cases in U.S. Reach a 20-Year High

Bias Claims for Insurers in Coverage of H.I.V.


Working Families Party Warns Cuomo of a Possible Opponent


As Liberal Leaders Test Cuomo, de Blasio Stands by Him



The Christian Science Monitor


Why GDP drop doesn't mean US is slipping into recession again

Can 2,500 more African UN troops contain South Sudan carnage?

How did the world react to Obama's outline of the US global role?

Federal judge orders halt to executions in Ohio until mid-August



The Star Ledger

N.J. Republicans who voted yes on Sandy 'Bill of Rights' won't challenge Christie veto


Milestone for Prudential's Newark tower


Ex-N.J. AG's Office technician accused of rigging printers to make thousands of Confederate flags gets new hearing

Freeholders move to cut county tax levy by more than $2M

Trenton mayoral candidate endorsed by City Council members

Christie bridge scandal: Port Authority executive director said he's proud of stopping lane closings


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's claim on old prison stalls major suburban development plans

Cass Tech QB Jayru Campbell to be sentenced today for assault on guard

With key Kilpatrick aide Miller sentenced, 'pay-to-play era is over'

Staffing firm that says it's owed $18M pulls out of contract with DPS



Philly.com

SRC won't pass budget: Cuts 'unacceptable'


U.S. Attorney gets delay in bridge probe

Bill would kill mandatory graduation tests



The Washington Post

Robinson: Send drones, not troops

Zakaria: Obama’s leadership is right for today

GOP candidates start retreat on full Obamacare repeal

White House conference focuses on concussions

U.S. officials, Snowden clash over e-mail records


Michael A. Brown sentenced to 39 months

Girl pleads guilty in juvenile court to abusing autistic boy


The Chicago Tribune


3 dead, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides

Trusted campaign aide for state Rep. Derrick Smith turned out to be working undercover for FBI

Harvey mayor shuts down park district-owned gun range


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Talks on divvying up sin tax between Cleveland's stadiums likely to begin this July

Three accused of drugging, raping 15-year-old girl in Cleveland Heights

Far West Side is quiet - again - on proposals to merge and move city schools

Cuyahoga Community College to host re-entry fair for women who had been incarcerated: Higher Education Roundup


The Los Angeles Times


Shelly Sterling: Trust agrees to sell Clippers to Ballmer


State's drought yields only desperation


Two more Northern California counties may support breakaway state


Seven candidates vie for LAUSD board seat in wide-open contest


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marietta High asks students to get TB tests


Authorities announce breakup of Mexico-to-Atlanta drug smuggling ring

Missing Morehouse student “felt he needed to get away”



USA Today

Ex-Detroit mayor's key adviser spared prison

Maya Angelou's home church celebrates her life

Indianapolis looks for answers in a violent year


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