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Today in Black America - December 15

POSTED: December 15, 2016, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Dr. William A. Hinton, developer of the "Hinton Test" for diagnosing syphilis is born in 1883.

The New York Times

National

G.O.P. Resistance Builds to Bolton as State Dept. Deputy

Against Trump, Democrats Prepare G.O.P. Tactic: Lawsuits

Fed Raises Key Rate for Second Time Since 2008 Crisis

Republicans in North Carolina Seek Caps on Governor’s Power

Spared by Gunman in Charleston, Churchgoer Describes Night of Terror


The Oakland Fire: Tenants Living in Warehouses Face Eviction

Obama Bars States From Denying Federal Money to Planned Parenthood

Cosby’s Lawyers Argue to Block Accounts of Other Accusers

Democrats at Crossroads: Win Back Working-Class Whites, or Let Them Go?


Justices to Hear Cases on Withheld Evidence and Bad Advice



Local


News Media Blame Christie for Bill That Could Devastate Newspapers


Once Accepted, Soon Rejected? New York’s Young Immigrants Uncertain Under Trump

As Progress Eludes Him on Social Issues, De Blasio Finds Success Elsewhere


Man Gets 20-Year Sentence for Hate Crimes at a Queens Mosque


The Christian Science Monitor

Why more companies are supporting transparency about climate impacts

Head Start's state-to-state gaps held up in most comprehensive report card yet

Shooting of elderly Bakersfield man highlights gaps in police training

New law could nudge federally funded news closer to White House, critics say



The Star-Ledger


NJ Transit bus driver reportedly refused to stop as passenger was attacked


How much did Phil Murphy make last year? A look at his tax returns

$53M in grants will fund 12 waterfront projects across North Jersey


Dozens of Port Authority cops allegedly skipped patrols, stayed on break

N.J. Press Association: Stop vindictive Christie from punishing newspapers | Opinion



Philly.com


Philly doc linked to 4 opioid deaths won't get his medical license back


Race for city Controller heats up on Day One

Final Fattah codefendant sentenced to house arrest, probation

Controller: Widespread misuse of city petty cash


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Want a new school funding plan in Ohio? State Rep. Andrew Brenner proposes an overhaul

Hacked documents show Democrats tried to recruit U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach to run for Congress

East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton regrets nothing from time in office: Q&A

Pending new East Cleveland Mayor Brandon King discusses city's future: Q&A


Heartless Felon beat 2-year-old Cleveland boy to death, police say



The Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 4 wounded in Chicago shootings

Pharmacies miss more than half of dangerous drug combinations, Tribune investigation finds

Chicago aldermen and corruption cases: Hall of shame


Aurora alderman convicted of theft not running for re-election to 'give other people a chance'


Tech workers pledge to never build a database of Muslims


The Detroit Free Press


Riley: After election problems, Detroit to get new voting machines


Michigan unemployment rate rises for third month

State taps unemployment insurance fund to balance books

Detroit schools end literacy intervention program


The Washington Post

Renewal of Iran sanctions becomes law without Obama’s signature

Sign-ups for increase Obamacare grow as Trump and GOP prepare to dismantle it

Federal officials say it’s ‘premature’ to judge lease for Trump’s D.C. hotel

United Negro College Fund: HBCU students are shouldering heavy debt burdens

Colleges are still cutting deals with Wall Street to peddle debit cards to students


Democratic senators press Trump’s education pick Betsy DeVos to pay years-old $5.3 million fine

The $188 million question about ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson joining Trump’s cabinet

‘Black Lives Matter’ debate in Potomac, Md., school stirs allegations of racism

Survey: Obama’s approval rating hits new high mark in Virginia

Rev. Al Sharpton to host rally ahead of inauguration: ‘There must be an organized resistance movement’


The Los Angeles Times


Phone records and reporter's testimony put ex-L.A. County sheriff inside obstruction of FBI probe


How Black Lives Matter turned performance into powerful activism in 2016

Cities try to protect tenants while cracking down on illegal warehouse housing

Young couple suspected in drive-by shooting lead police on chase with 2 young children in the backseat


USA Today

A 20-year toll: 368 gymnasts allege sexual exploitation

Electors’ lawyer: Founding Fathers ‘anticipated’ Trump








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