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Today in Black America - December 28

POSTED: December 28, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Jazz great Earl "Fatha" Hines is born in 1905. Today is the third day of Kwanzaa, Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility).

The New York Times


Charged a Fee for Getting Arrested, Whether Guilty or Not

Japanese Leader Offers Condolences in Visit to Pearl Harbor

Kerry to Outline Vision of Israeli-Palestinian Accord

California Prepares to Fight Trump on Climate Change

Houses of Worship Align to Offer Safe Haven to Immigrants

Editorial: Sell the Business, Not the Presidency

Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Carl Paladino, a Trump Ally, Says Racist Remarks About Obamas Were Sent in Error

How Donald J. Trump Could Promote Long-Term Economic Growth


How Cuomo’s Signature Economic Growth Project Fell Apart in Utica

3 Men Made Millions by Hacking Merger Lawyers, U.S. Says

The Christian Science Monitor

Why UN resolution against Israeli settlements could backfire

Brawls, false gun reports shutter crowded malls across US Monday (+video)

Local jail fees face legal challenges in court

Ex-Parking Authority boss Fenerty files for more than $200k in vacation, sick and comp time

Cop linked to Puerto Rican parade incident loses promotion fight

Pa. releases 2016 report on charities

Design ideas wanted for City Hall courtyard

The Star-Ledger

Man, 18, identified at Plainfield's 11 homicide victim, 2nd person wounded

Search for child sex assault victims expands beyond N.J. after video producer's arrest

Newark sees greatest crime drop in nearly 50 years, officials say

Wegmans workers file class-action lawsuit over credit checks

The Detroit Free Press

Schuette's office OK'd Flint order in alleged tainted-water crimes

Metro Detroit housing prices up, but not like elsewhere

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

First tips of Beachwood Place mall fight came from social media monitoring company, police say

Kasich vetoes bill that would have made renewable energy voluntary, opens the door to comprehensive energy reform

Poverty rates, child poverty rates for each Ohio city: census estimates

The Chicago Tribune

Malls in Chicago area, across U.S. re-examine security after rash of Christmas weekend fights involving teens

Gurnee police seek suspects after Christmas Eve mall fight

A violent Christmas in a violent year for Chicago: 11 killed, 50 wounded

Amid enrollment woes, CPS considers new $75M South Side high school

The Washington Post

Montana governor, legislators condemn plans for white nationalist march

British plan to force voters to show ID provokes a backlash

White House prepares covert action, sanctions to punish Russia for election hacking

Even when he’s got a point on the economy, Trump can’t help but overplay his hand

Israel intensifies battle with U.S. over U.N. resolution on settlements

Nonprofit leader who used slur to describe Michelle Obama loses her job — for good

How TV tackled racial issues in the Black Lives Matter era of 2016

The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here’s what we’re buying.

Navy repeatedly dismissed evidence that ‘Fat Leonard’ was cheating the 7th Fleet

‘School choice’ or ‘privatization’? A guide to loaded education lingo in the Trump era

She spent five days in jail because she couldn’t come up with $1,000. Bail overhaul advocates say her story is not uncommon.

The Los Angeles Times

At Pearl Harbor, Obama says 'we must resist the urge to demonize those who are different'

Southern California home prices keep rising, and sales jump

Essential Politics: Harris adds new Senate staffers, Brown pardons felons for Christmas

USA Today

Jerusalem housing vote canceled ahead of Kerry peace speech

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