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Today in Black History: Educator self-help and business advocate Booker T. Washington was born on this date in 1856 in Hale's Ford, Virginia
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The New York Times

National

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge on ‘One Person One Vote’

Editorial: Republicans and Voter Suppression

Ted Cruz Is Fuming Because John Kasich Won’t Bow Out

6 Talk Radio Hosts, on a Mission to Stop Donald Trump in Wisconsin

Donald Trump, Stumbling With Women, Enlists Wife to Campaign


Graphic: How Votes For Trump Could Become Delegates for Someone Else

U.S. Seeks Answers to Delays at Phoenix-Area Polls on Primary Day


Meeting Merrick Garland to Tell Him Why G.O.P. Won’t Hold Hearings


Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Set Date for Next Debate

Bernie Sanders Makes Progress Courting Nevada’s Delegates

Hillary Clinton Raises Less Than Bernie Sanders for Third Month in a Row


Hillary Clinton Roundly Criticized for Referring to the Unborn as a ‘Person’



Local


Prosecutors Seek Prison Sentences for Dean Skelos and Son in Corruption Case


3 Boys at Manhattan School Arrested After One Threatens Student With Gun, Police Say

Princeton Board Votes to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on Campus Buildings


Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty in Transgender Woman’s 2013 Death



The Christian Science Monitor


Can America's poorest neighborhoods overcome their ZIP codes?


Breaking up Silicon Valley's white boy's club, one interview at a time

How Utah law extends frontier in the abortion fight



The Star-Ledger


Newark captain, ex-officer indicted for stealing, selling personal info


Local leaders decry Christie administration move to force revaluations


Newark, Elizabeth leaders lobby to keep $1.5B PATH extension plan on track

Christie: N.J. suing Atlantic City to force payments to schools

N.J. congresswoman introduces bills to help long-term jobless



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Community Police Commission members talk of internal problems, monitor says work is getting done

Picking a pre-K program means meeting teachers, making visits and 'a gut instinct'- Cleveland Connects: The First 2,000 Days


Cuyahoga County prosecutor pledges crackdown on illegal guns


Ohio Democratic lawmakers to outline hopes for John Kasich's State of the State address: What to watch for Tuesday


Cleveland mother, daughter charged in knife attack during fight with bricks, chains



Philly.com


Pa. Supreme Court hands Phila. School District huge setback


No charges for McCoy in bar brawl; FOP blasts D.A.'s decision

Suit: Kane aide quickly went from ally to outcast


Feds: Chenault-Fattah recording could expose her to 'criminal liability'

Oops ... About that 'Trump effect'


The Detroit Free Press


Flint mayor forecasts $35M fund deficit amid crisis

Wayne County officials appoint Eric Sabree as treasurer

Michigan to get $74.5M for mortgage aid, demolition


Services set for Detroit architect Howard Sims


The Chicago Tribune

After years of downplaying risk, city shifts stance on testing water for lead

17-year-old killed, 6 wounded in city shootings


Advice for Chicago's new top cop: Boost morale, reduce crime


Audit draft shows more mismanagement in Quinn's anti-violence program


City has $4.9M deal to settle police abuse suit after man dragged from cell


The Washington Post


Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge to ‘one person, one vote’


Wisconsin primary giving a scare to both Clinton, Trump

Trump would seek to block money transfers to force Mexico to fund border wall

Md. Senate race close, with stark racial divide


Kasich: It’s ‘mathematically impossible’ for him, Cruz, or Trump to win delegate majority

Clinton, Sanders agree to square off in CNN debate ahead of New York primary


Bernie Sanders’s false claim that he has released his full federal tax returns

Federal agencies review funding to N.C. in wake of new LGBT law

Supreme Court to hear case of alleged racial bias by juror

High school dean, responsible for discipline, charged with having heroin in her office


McAuliffe vetoes bill permitting parents to block sexually explicit books in school


Does the D.C. mayor have confidence in her plan for the homeless? She’s hiring an outsider to study it.



The Los Angeles Times


UC offers admission to 15% more Californians, particularly Latinos and African Americans

Lazarus: Orange County program makes donating leftover food easier


Opinion: L.A. is resegregating -- and whites are a major reason why

Senators share their doubts about bullet train financing with rail officials

California's top court tells employers to give workers a chair


USA Today

Panama Papers: Law firm linked to sanctioned firms, individuals

Technology has made it easier to steal 11.5M documents

April political datebook: 19 key days to watch














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