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Today in Black History: Legendary jazz innovator, saxophonist John Coltrane,a leading figure of the bebop genre, was born in 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina.

The New York Times


Education Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Growing Wider

Los Angeles Puts $100 Million Into Helping Homeless

U.S. Targets Four States in Effort to Enroll the Uninsured

Global Companies Joining Climate Change Efforts

Editorial: The Republican Attack on Muslims

Hillary Clinton Proposes Cap on Patients’ Drug Costs as Bernie Sanders Pushes His Plan

Investigators Find Emails Hillary Clinton Said Were Erased

Demise of Scott Walker’s 2016 Bid Shows Limits of ‘Super PACs’

Ben Carson Can’t Change Subject After Contentious Muslim Remark


Race and Class Collide in a Plan for Two Brooklyn Schools

New York City Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Drunken Shooting

De Blasio Says James Blake Has Handled Mistaken Arrest With ‘Selflessness’

‘Pizza Rat’ Prompts a Collective ‘Ew’ and Debate on Cleaning New York Subway

The Christan Science Monitor

Does Carly Fiorina's business experience at HP matter?

THE NEW ECONOMY: Rent is less affordable than ever, and it’s not just a Millennial problem

Why Scott Walker's supernova campaign burned out (+video)

The Star Ledger

Lawmaker wants hearing on N.J. lottery shortfalls

Hudson Dems slam Horizon plan as 'catastrophic'

WATCH: Menendez rips into Trump on immigration

Newark man's death brings weekend homicide total to 4

Christie names new pick for state comptroller

A top defense lawyer for Cosby?

Fattah wins favorable ruling ahead of trial

Newall: Fired teacher hopes to start conversation

Kane to release more porn emails

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

ResponsibleOhio moves marijuana offense expungement law forward

Sheryl Harris confirmed as Cuyahoga County's director of consumer affairs

Akron's debt approaching $1 billion: What does that mean? (Q&A)

University of Akron student sentenced in fellow student's heroin death

The Detroit Free Press

U-M: We decide campus gun laws, not State of Michigan

Feds bust 8 gang members who bragged on Facebook, Twitter

Despite foreclosure auction, how can city help homeowners stay?

The Los Angeles Times

Volkswagen -- just another scandal? Not quite.

Controversial DWP nonprofits to keep $11 million as a 'rainy day' fund

LAPD chief faults second officer in 'horrific' arrest caught on tape

$490-million plan to boost charters splits L.A. Unified board

The Washington Post

When students have choices among top colleges, which one do they choose?

Common Core: ‘the gift that Pearson counts on to keep giving’

Shrill rhetoric in the GOP primary race could come back to haunt the party

‘Issues over the last decade have me really steamed’ — a history-making centenarian’s views on school reform

State Department’s account of e-mail request differs from Clinton’s

Even in 2011, Trump’s strongest supporters were people who thought Obama is Muslim

Fairfax County schools could face a $72 million budget shortfall

After long delay, Maryland is about to launch medical marijuana program

USA Today

Clinton: 'I can't answer' apparent email discrepancy

Nooses found hanging from tree on University of Delaware campus

Column: A secret Muslim president? Been there. Done that.

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