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Today in Black History: Jomo Kenyatta, African nationalist and first president of Kenya, was born in 1893. He would lead Kenya from 1964 until 1978.

The New York Times

Editorial: Cuba’s Impressive Role on Ebola

Obama Returns to Trail With a Blue State Focus

The Cost of Campaigns

How Billionaire Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties

Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate

Supreme Court Allows Texas to Use Strict Voter ID Law in Coming Election

Janet Yellen Warns of Inequality Threat

Obama Administration to Expedite Family Reunification for Some Haitians

Boyfriend of Noerdlinger, Top City Hall Aide, Cited Her to Fight Tickets

Officials Say Man May Have Killed Stepdaughter, 3, Over Soiled Pants

Cuomo Defends Law Denying Guns to Mentally Ill People

The Chicago Tribune

Police question suspect as bodies of 7 women found in Gary, Hammond

Early voting starts this week, with changes

The Detroit Free Press

HUD investigating complaint against former official

Cass Tech QB Jayru Campbell heads back to court today

Groups discuss Detroit water shutoffs with UN experts

Saunteel Jenkins is leaving Detroit City Council

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Officals from Memphis, Detroit converge in Cleveland to discuss rape kit backlogs

Minimum wage job now falls far short of paying for college in Ohio

Whatever happened to SB 5? Ohio Politics Roundup

Do schools today have "test mania"? Testing of schoolchildren increases this year, so opposition ramps up too

The Washington Post

Pentagon makes plans for U.S. Ebola response

Fears over Ebola and Islamic State recast N.C. Senate race

Denmark’s radical plan to deal with radicals: Roll out the welcome mat

Police officials: Brown’s blood found on gun, inside Ferguson officer’s car

Early voting begins Monday in D.C.

Obama stumps for Anthony Brown at Pr. George’s event

The Star Ledger

Sayreville football scandal has N.J. Senate Dems backing new bill requiring N.J. educators, coaches to report abuse

Detectives pursuing leads in slaying of 15-month-old Irvington girl

As Trenton homeless encampments are cleared, officials push outreach services

Child criminals are still children: Editorial

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS trial: Failing schools had 'walk of shame'

DeKalb CEO Ellis jury deliberates for 10th day

Report: NC A&T student from Atlanta shot dead at party

The Los Angeles Times

Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out election, hurting Democrats

Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts

Gov. Brown to meet with nursing groups to discuss Ebola preparations

Editor of Southland-based magazine wants to share immigrants' stories

Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD

SRC's contract slam hurts those most essential: Opinion

Philly region called key to the Pa. vote

USA Today

Compassion urged in Dallas as Ebola monitoring ends

WHO says Nigeria's Ebola outbreak over

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