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Today in Black America - December 16

POSTED: December 16, 2015, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: Andrew Young, former Member of Congress from Atlanta, is appointed Ambassador to the United Nations by President Jimmy Carter in 1976.


The New York Times

National

House Reaches Accord on Spending and Tax Cuts

How to Handle Your Finances After a Fed Rate Increase

Editorial: Don’t Blame Mental Illness for Gun Violence

Rivals Target Trump and Rubio During G.O.P. Debate


Los Angeles and New York Differ in Their Responses to a Terrorism Threat

Jurors in Freddie Gray Trial Tell Judge They Are Deadlocked

Ex-Washington Mayor Avoids Charges, but Bitterness Lingers

Executions by States Fell in 2015, Report Says


Local


Gilbert Taylor, New York City Homelessness Chief, Quits Post

Brooklyn Prosecutors Revisit 3 Convictions in Fatal 1980 Fire


Prison Diversion Programs in New York Face New Scrutiny After Police Officer’s Killing


School Segregation Persists in Gentrifying Neighborhoods, Maps Suggest

Judge to Appoint Monitor for Mold Repairs in New York Public Housing


The Christian Science Monitor


Student-athletes' activism begins to rattle cages

Los Angeles bomb threat: How do officials draw line between fear and caution?


The Star Ledger

N.J. state workers were paid $2.7M to 'watch TV, play cards' after facility closed

Christie botches name of Jordanian king during GOP debate

Verdict upheld in N.J. waitress' racial discrimation case

N.J.'s graduation rate among best as national numbers climb

Case charging DiVincenzo with misuse of campaign funds goes to appeals court


Philly.com

Blacks fail Philly police psych screening more


Brandon Tate-Brown protesters march

Local NAACP opposes bill to protect IDs of cops in shootings


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Chris Christie fails to file full delegate slate in Ohio

Ohio's interim state superintendent job goes to Lonnie Rivera


Cleveland man shot by police in 2013 claims excessive force in federal lawsuit

Cuyahoga County prosecutor defends police shooting policy


What you need to know from Cleveland City Council's hearing on lead poisoning

Cleveland has added 1,200 more "quality" preschool seats for kids, PRE4CLE reports


The Chicago Sun-Times


THE WATCHDOGS: Charter firm suspected of cheating federal grant program


'Great student' shot to death on the South Side


The Detroit Free Press


Lawsuit: He drew the line at lipstick, fake eyelashes

DPD partnership to create 'virtual neighborhood watch'

Data: Michigan high school graduation rate improving

Gratiot touted as cheapest jail option for Wayne Co.


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. schools to reopen Wednesday; threat against schools was 'not credible,' officials say

L.A. County probation agency chief steps down amid allegations of a romantic relationship with aide

City Council concerns spur delay on vote to buy LAPD body cameras


L.A. County considers requiring gun owners to buy insurance

Occidental College is the latest to revoke Cosby honorary degree


The Washington Post


Debate’s focal point: Who can keep the country safe?

Winners and losers from the debate


Congress reaches year-end deal on taxes and spending

The U.S. saw fewer executions and death sentences in 2015 than it has in decades

ACA enrollment deadline extended two days after last-minute surge

The oldest federal aid program may be saved from the chopping block … for now

Boston University revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree, slamming his treatment of women

D.C. releases body-cam video of man who died after knee restraint by guard


National Organization for Women endorses Donna Edwards


A young drug dealer’s aunt said he wouldn’t live to be 13.


USA Today


Case of burned-alive teen results in 17 arrests

Marines relax rules on lock, twist hairstyles

Community fights return of cop who kicked man in head















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