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Today in Black History: On this date in 1992 riots erupt in Los Angeles over the verdict in the trial of police videotaped beating motorist Rodney King

The New York Times


Suit Accuses New York Times Executives of Bias

Editorial: The Racist Roots of a Way to Sell Homes

Cruz and Trump, as Clock Ticks Down, Hustle for Crucial Indiana Win

Protest Turns Violent at Donald Trump Rally in Costa Mesa, Calif.

John Kasich Tells Oregon Voters His Wife Agreed: Keep Going

Bernie Sanders, Shifting Tone, Takes On Democratic Party

Senate Republicans to Name Names in Effort to Rekindle Criminal Justice Bill

Obama-Netanyahu Rift Impedes U.S. Offer of Record Aid Deal for Israel

Colorado Weighs Replacing Obama’s Health Policy With Universal Coverage

3 Tied to San Bernardino Gunman Are Indicted


Street Homelessness Fell 12% in New York City, Survey Finds

Faulting de Blasio for Walking a Beaten Path in Elections

Why Mayor de Blasio Is Facing So Many Investigations

Remembering Brooklyn Priest Who Took On City, and Ears of the Police

The Christian Science Monitor

Why a N.C. voter ID law that does so little angers so much

The good news behind America's bad test scores

Ted Cruz is 'Lucifer'? John Boehner just pointed out a deeper problem for DC.

Baltimore police shoot teen with fake gun: Does that happen often?

The Star-Ledger

Christie has lowest job approval rating to date, poll shows

New Jersey needs a statewide paid sick leave policy | Editorial

Bridgegate defense lawyer: 'I want the governor's phone'

Christie sending all motor vehicle employees to customer service training

Sunday school teacher's killer gets 30 years with no parole

Phila. police sorry for raiding wrong house

For disparate cast in tragic tale, life will never be the same

SRC moves forward on 3 Renaissance schools

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

What protesters and police can and can't do during RNC demonstrations in Cleveland: Mark Naymik

Ohio's RNC delegates to meet near Columbus: What to watch for Friday

Thousands of students rally at Ohio Statehouse to support being drug free

State school board adds former Lakewood superintendent, two others as finalists to be state superintendent

The Detroit Free Press

Audits raised red flags long before DPS criminal charges

Detroit Public Schools brings back inspector general to combat fraud

DPS principal pleads guilty in scam: 'I fell out of grace of God'

Anonymous donors boost Snyder's Flint relief efforts

Residents raise race as factor in Flint water crisis

The Chicago Tribune

Judge reveals FBI's first question for Hastert: Is your family safe?

Ex-cop from Chicago area charged in fatal shooting of wife in Ohio

Video appears to show Evanston high school staff allegedly stealing from students' lockers: officials

Gabrielle Giffords shows support for Illinois gun bill

EDITORIALS: What Hillary Clinton said behind closed doors

The Washington Post

GOP elites are now resigned to Donald Trump as their nominee

The time for criminal justice reform might at last be nigh

Proposed 'John Wayne Day' sparks argument over Wayne's 'racism, hostility, homophobia'

Sanders has less to say about Clinton, more to say about contested convention

In his own words: Bernie Sanders on winning, the party platform and political reforms

Recidivism Watch: Trump’s eight repeated falsehoods in 16 hours

Democrats fought for establishment candidates on Tuesday. But was the cost too high?

How Chaka Fattah became the first person booted from Congress in 2016

Fine-particle pollution linked to wider number of cancers, premature births

For one group of women, the gender wage gap keeps getting worse

Foxx, saying ‘no more excuses’ for Metro, replaces 3 board members

Former Md. education official to be sentenced in free-school-lunch fraud case

USA Today

Protesters jam street, smash cop car outside Trump rally in Calif.

Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint

FBI: Bombs found at home of Oregon man who threatened president

The Los Angeles Times

UC Davis chancellor's troubles raise a question: How could such a brilliant woman stumble so badly?

Urban population growth and demand for food could spark global unrest, study shows

Bullet train agency approves a new business plan with 26 pages of changes

Santa Clara settles civil rights lawsuit with border protection officer for $500,000

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