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POSTED: November 18, 2016, 8:30 am

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Today in Black History: Isabella Baumfree, who took on the name Sojourner Truth and was a fearless abolitionist, was born into slavery in 1797 in Swartekill, NY.

The New York Times


Trump-Size Idea for a New President: Build Something That Inspires Awe

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump’s Plan to Purge the Nation

Trump Said to Offer National Security Role to General Flynn

Trump’s Son-in-Law Tests Legal Path to White House Job

Giuliani, Possible Cabinet Pick, Faces Financial Scrutiny

Donald Trump’s Parade of Cabinet Prospects Looks Like His Old Enemies List

The Glaring Contradiction at the Heart of Donald Trump’s Economic Policy

Colorado Voters Keep Slavery Exception in State Constitution

Nonprofits Opposed to Trump’s Ideology See a Surge in Donations


New York Today: Our City That Never Was

Election Themes Clash in Capra-esque Seneca Falls, Cradle of Women’s Rights

How Rudolph Giuliani, Possible Cabinet Pick, Made Millions as Ex-Mayor

Report Spurs CUNY to End Its Contracts With Outside Lobbyists

Mayor de Blasio Increases New York’s Budget by $1.3 Billion

The Christian Science Monitor

The Trump voters you don't know

US homelessness declines: What's working?

Coding at the homeless shelter

The new face of the sanctuary movement: college campuses (+video)

Guilty, but reelected, Rep. Acosta finds a chill at the Capitol

Dissecting the Democrats' loss in Pennsylvania: 'We failed in hearing people, hearing their voices'

Clout: Island casino pays Rendell 5G a month for...what?

City Council weighs higher pension costs for union workers, but not for Council

SRC agrees to more transparency

City's pre-K chief leaves job

The Star-Ledger

Christie readies to remain in N.J., 'no reason to believe' Trump job offer imminent

The tug-of-war for Bernie Sanders' love in N.J. governor's race just started

4 things we can expect from the mega development replacing Bears Stadium

N.J. outperforms other states on most PARCC exams

Acting mayor named after Passaic leader pleads guilty to bribery

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Cleveland schools' six most critical reforms: editorial

Rocky River schools send letter after divisive election, amid incidents across country

Black students feel less safe on college campuses, survey shows

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is challenging Nancy Pelosi for House Democratic leader

Cleveland police union president suspended for altercation at union hall

The Detroit Free Press

Motown Museum expansion gets $6 million from Ford

L. Brooks Patterson draws fire for speaker's anti-refugee views

Snyder continues wrong path on Flint

The Los Angeles Times

California Democrats ask Obama to pardon nearly 750,000 'Dreamers,' but White House says it wouldn't work

Trump's win brings 'white pride' out of the shadows

In tough talk on Muslims, Japanese internment survivors feel a dark deja vu

Civil rights advocates brace for a radical shift in Justice Department priorities under Trump

The Chicago Tribune

4 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings

Why Chicago top cop Johnson is in Rome with Emanuel to see to see Cupich’s elevation

EDITORIALS: Some common sense amid the bombast: Trump's big league bet on jobs

The Washington Post

The manufacturing jobs Trump promises now require education after high school. Are apprenticeships the answer?

A pastor to evangelical Trump voters: I believe you are not racist. But how will you combat hate?

This Democratic congressman is challenging Nancy Pelosi

Baltimore middle school teacher fired after racial tirade is captured on video

Life and death in the United States, in two maps

JPMorgan Chase to pay $264 million in fines for bribing foreign officials by hiring their friends and family

Deep in Trump country, this Clinton voter found renewed faith in her neighbors and America

After Clinton’s loss, two female lawmakers in Md. consider statewide run

Leggett proposes Montgomery Liquor Authority to upgrade service

Superintendent in Maryland calls for end of off-campus student protests

Fairfax school board hires firm to search for new superintendent

D.C. becomes first predominantly black city to legalize 'death with dignity'

USA Today

Donald Trump's Big 10 foreign policy pledges -- will he stick to them?

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