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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times


Panama Papers Show How Americans Hid Millions Abroad

Editorial: To Stop Bad Prosecutors, Call the Feds

JOYCE CAROL OATES: Never the White Man’s Negro

Sanders Vows Fight as Clinton Wins Puerto Rico Primary

Donald Trump Adds Well-Known G.O.P. Adviser to Campaign Staff

Virginia at Center of Racially Charged Fight Over the Right of Felons to Vote

Ideas on Reconciling Critics of the Presidential Primary Process

In Mississippi Town, Some Fear School Desegregation Ruling May Backfire

A Weekend in Chicago: Where Gunfire Is a Terrifying Norm


Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa

Cuomo to Halt State Business With Groups That Back Boycott of Israel

How the G.O.P. Plans to Restrict de Blasio’s Control of New York City Schools

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Chicago police videos are only half the story

As drug ‘mule’ walks free, Obama’s justice legacy takes shape

Payday loans: Can Washington make them less predatory?

A backlash against Los Angeles schools as high-security fortresses

The Star-Ledger

N.J. Democrats begin final push on controversial pension maneuver

Is child poverty finally declining in N.J.?

N.J. residents: Christie cares more about his future than governing state

Dozens cited in Newark enforcement operation

Newark academy seeks to build community trust, offer inside look at public safety

Hope, skepticism on smoother Pa. budget talks this year

Feds probe rent for Philly DA Seth Williams' ex-wife

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland consent decree monitors say police now see the benefit of reform (Video)

Pathways to Peace: Plain Dealer violence solutions series begins today, comment here

'Pathways to Peace' explores solutions to youth violence: George Rodrigue

What Cleveland can gain from New Haven's fight against gangs: Pathways to Peace

Project Longevity's lessons on gangs offer insights for Cleveland: Pathways to Peace

The Chicago Tribune

Video release of police shootings, incidents marks seismic shift in Chicago's secrecy

Watch the videos: CPD releases footage in police shooting, misconduct cases

2 dead, 7 wounded in shootings

Editorial: Did Rauner insult banana republics when he likened them to Illinois?

Muhammad Ali's exile years in Chicago: 'Learning about life'

The Detroit Free Press

Flint water woes reach beyond lead in drinking supply

WSU program helps struggling students achieve dream

Lansing nonprofit fires sex offenders, implements background checks

U-M pushed for delays in feds' sex assault investigation

The Los Angeles Times

Assemblywoman: 'I don't feel respected' by Democratic colleagues as some help her rival

Clinton and Sanders: A study in contrasts on the final weekend of campaigning

California's U.S. Senate race heads into the home stretch

Two Southern California residents among nine soldiers killed in Ft. Hood accident

The Washington Post

Clinton wins Puerto Rico, marches ever closer to clinching the Democratic nomination

Has Bernie Sanders finally figured out how to appeal to minorities?

Supreme Court will weigh in on whether Va. districts are racially gerrymandered

Democrats Harris, Sanchez likely to emerge from California Senate primary Tuesday

Defiant Sanders signals he will fight on to Democratic convention

GOP worries rise amid hostile Trump comments on Latinos and Muslims

How these biomedical detectives identified the dreaded new superbug in U.S.

Trial of police van driver charged in Freddie Gray’s death will start this week

When should high school students be banned from graduation as punishment?

Hurdles for long-awaited hospital stir worry in Prince George’s

USA Today

Justices will hear major death penalty case

Woman who recorded gorilla incident says toddler 'only had minutes left'

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