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The George Washington Carver National Monument is dedicated in 1943 in Diamond, Missouri in honor of the famous scientist.

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Today in Black History: Baseball legend, Negro League star and Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in 1906 in Mobile, Alabama.

The New York Times


Video Captures Aftermath of Police Shooting in Minnesota

Justice Dept. to Investigate Killing by Baton Rouge Police

Opinion: Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

Minnesota Police Shooting’s Aftermath Is Captured in Gruesome Video

F.B.I. Chief to Explain Recommendation on Hillary Clinton Before Congress

On Hillary Clinton’s Rough Day, Republicans Rue Missed Chance

No Indictment, No Hope? Supporters of Bernie Sanders Press On

Hillary Clinton Embraces Ideas From Bernie Sanders’s College Tuition Plan

Donald Trump Steps Up Fund-Raising for His Campaign to $26 Million in June

House Republicans Back Away From Gun Vote After Conservatives Rebel

Care by Private Doctors Among Big Changes Urged for V.A. Health System


Agency Clears Mayor de Blasio and Nonprofit of Campaign Finance Violations

Nonprofit Linked to de Blasio Seeks to Deflect Ethics Panel’s Subpoena

New Jersey to Shut Down Hundreds of Transportation Projects

List of N.J. Transit Projects Shutting Down

The Christian Science Monitor

How response to Alton Sterling shooting is different – and maybe the same

In Louisiana, police shooting of black man captured on video

Is Hillary Clinton too big to indict?

The Democrats' climate change conundrum

The Star-Ledger

See the list of N.J. road projects near you that will shut down on Friday

Why Hillary Clinton gets a pass, and a common Navy sailor gets jail | Moran

Release of names in teen shooting a nod to public's right to know | Editorial

Newark welcomes largest police class in at least a decade

N.J. Dems visit Edison to promote school funding reform

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police chief addresses preparedness ahead of Republican National Convention

The Roots, Al Sharpton to headline concert and march on eve of RNC: Mark Naymik

Cleveland to hire more lead poisoning investigators if income tax increase passes

Clevelanders could vote on whether corporations should be people

Cleveland construction industry leaders decry $15 minimum wage proposal

ACLU says Youngstown's proposed anti-loitering ordinance targets the homeless

The Detroit Free Press

New video in Alton Sterling shooting stirs anger

Charles Pugh expected to appear in NYC courtroom today

Michigan beats out most states in real wage growth

Plans for Detroit neighborhood target vacant properties

The Chicago Tribune

2 men killed, 7 others wounded in Chicago shootings

Group envisions food manufacturing hub in historic Chicago district

Laquan McDonald's juvenile record sought by lawyers of officer who shot him

Cook County seeks OK for new medical office building next to Stroger

Why Philly is holding kids on $500,000 bail

Opinion: Another child of Philly becomes an innocent victim

Ubiñas: In Philly and Baton Rouge, are tears all we have left?

The Washington Post

Minn. police officer fatally shoots black man during traffic stop; aftermath streamed on social media

The story behind the filming of the Baton Rouge shooting. It was no coincidence.

At Baton Rouge vigil, leaders call for boycott of businesses

Fatal Force: A Post investigation of fatal shootings by police

As Republicans pounce on emails, Clinton tries to change the subject

Clinton takes big step toward easing tensions with Sanders

America Rising to help Republicans make inroads with independent female voters

Justice Department closes Clinton email probe without charges

House GOP plan to hold gun vote faces resistance from conservatives

Md. testing commission urges local districts to take a close look at their exams

Marine’s defense for disseminating classified information will cite Hillary Clinton’s case

Hogan turns away Maryland’s outgoing school construction chief

The Los Angeles Times

Cellphone video captures Baton Rouge police shooting black man

'You shot 4 bullets into him, Sir': Fatal police shooting in Minnesota broadcast on Facebook

L.A. will need to create a 'housing machine' as part of homeless bond measure, official says

8 things to know about Senate hopeful Loretta Sanchez's 20-year political career

L.A. will need to create a 'housing machine' as part of homeless bond measure, official says

Why it’s so hard for women and minority directors, and a possible solution

UCLA, UC Berkeley boost admissions of Californians, including blacks and Latinos

Deadly CHP shooting raises concerns about officers opening fire at moving vehicles

USA Today

Police shoot, kill man during traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn.

Baton Rouge police accused of excessive force, civil rights violations

20 veterans a day committed suicide in 2014, new data show

Baton Rouge police force far whiter than city it serves

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