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Today in Black America - October 26

POSTED: October 26, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times


The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own

Obama Brought Silicon Valley to Washington

Voter ID Laws Lost in Court. Why Can’t These Voters Vote?

Voters Fear Their Ballot Won’t Count, Poll Shows

Black Voters on Donald Trump: We’ve Heard It All Before

A Quick Guide to Rising Obamacare Rates

EDITORIAL: Affordable Care Act Premium Increases Are a Fixable Problem

‘We Need to Clean This Up’: Clinton Aide’s Newly Public Email Shows Concern

Colin Powell Says He’ll Vote for Hillary Clinton


Steven Banks Was Hired to Stem New York’s Homelessness Crisis. It Didn’t Happen.

In Bridge Trial, Prosecutors Portray Ex-Christie Aide as Eager Warrior

Question in George Washington Bridge Trial: Who’s Been Fooling Whom?

Staffing Change in Eric Garner Inquiry Pushes It Into ‘Strange Territory’

The Christian Science Monitor

Winning without the White House? Why Gary Johnson is aiming for 5 percent

Respect for police at all-time high in US, says new survey

Why voting rights groups are facing pressure in the upcoming election

Obamacare's ups and downs, as seen by a Republican doctor

Software glitch brought all of Regional Rail to a standstill Monday night

Memo to Harrisburg: We can respect cops without a police state

Hundreds turn out for forum on racial discrimination in Philly's Gayborhood

After assaults at Temple, a look at how colleges alert students to danger

City Council staffers scolded, fined for helping boss fund-raise on city time

The Washington Post

‘Her instincts can be terrible’: WikiLeaks reveals fears and frustrations among Clinton’s inner circle

Clinton took more conciliatory tone with health-care industry in paid speeches

2 weeks from Election Day, states still fighting over voting laws and other key changes

In North Carolina, fight over voting rights still rages on the ground

Rights group calls Pentagon’s Syrian civilian casualty probes inadequate

In person-injury cases, race and gender can be weighed in assessing future losses

What to expect from the 2017 Affordable Care Act enrollment season

AT&T, Time Warner poised to lobby lawmakers, regulators on proposed $85 billion merger

Md. education official resigns, slams Gov. Hogan as threat to board’s independence

Top legislative analyst tells Md. lawmakers to ‘get real’ on dealing with budget shortfalls

Petersburg may be removing manager who exposed budget crisis

Va. Democrats aim to make 2017 governor’s race all about Donald Trump

The Detroit Free Press

Star black female kicker mocked by teen in gorilla suit in racist Instagram post

Pugh expected to plead guilty Wednesday in sex case

Detroit school board candidates: Here's what we know

Feds asked: Check if Flint can sue Michigan in Flint lead water crisis

No grand jury on Snyder using public money for his Flint legal bills

The Chicago Tribune

Cook County poised to adopt $13 hourly minimum wage affecting suburbs

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds seen in sex videos found on laptop, feds say

5 wounded in Chicago shootings

Comptroller candidates point fingers about political backers in testy debate

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

New voter registration lags in key Donald Trump areas of Ohio

More than half a million Ohioans have already voted for president

Ohio voters could legally share photos of their ballots under new bill

The Los Angeles Times

When high-profile police shootings happen, these lawyers step up — and often win big

Two corrupt cops joined forces with drug dealers. Now, dozens of criminal cases could be in jeopardy

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is officially charged with criminal contempt in racial profiling case

USA Today

Five cities chosen for self-driving car test

One teen shoots, injures another at Salt Lake City-area school

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