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Today in Black America - January 13

POSTED: January 13, 2017, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Dr. Robert C. Weaver is named Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1966, the first Black to hold Cabinet rank.

The New York Times


C.I.A. Nominee Would Seek ‘Robust’ Data on Russia

EDITORIAL: Restraint at the Pentagon

Comey’s Handling of Clinton Email Case to Be Investigated

House Republican Hints at Inquiry Into U.S. Ethics Office

U.S. Ending Favored Immigration Policy for Fleeing Cubans

Trump’s Obamacare Promise Will Be Hard to Keep

Trump’s Cabinet So Far: White and Male

Democrats Wage Fight to Derail Labor Secretary Pick

Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance

Mrs. King and Coretta: A Posthumous Memoir Explores Public and Private Selves

Baltimore Agrees to Broad Change for Troubled Police Dept.

As Falcons Build a Stadium, Arthur Blank Tries Rebuilding a Neighborhood

Leslie W. Dunbar, White Civil-Rights Leader of the ’60s, Dies at 95


Rudy Giuliani’s Cybersecurity Role Reflects Diminished Place in Trump World

Mayor de Blasio Scrambles to Curb Homelessness After Years of Not Keeping Pace

Justice Dept. Seeks to Join Suit Over 117,000 Purged Brooklyn Voters

The Christian Science Monitor

As legacy retailers make deep cuts, Amazon promises 100,000 jobs by mid-2018

Judge: Exxon must hand over decades of documents in climate change probe

How Tillerson testimony injects doubt into Trump foreign policy

Can Trump corral GOP on Obamacare?

Request denied, Fattah one step closer to a prison cell

Ubiñas: Facing a Mean Girl presidency, reporters need to up their game

SRC schedules special meeting to vote on new charter schools

Contract talks growing tense at CCP

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former Cleveland Catholic Charities controller admits to embezzling $2 million

Committee convened to study bail reform in Cuyahoga County expected to update public this month: Justice For All

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with events around Northeast Ohio

Business leaders on school boards among ideas Gov. John Kasich plans to put in the state budget

Former Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams considers run for governor

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago Housing Authority stockpiles cash, pays debts as families languish on waiting list

Landmark moment for Chicago police as Justice Department report to be released

Ratings agency says big tax hike is 'most likely' CPS fix

Chicago Public Schools taking bids on about 30 shuttered school buildings

EDITORIALS: Republicans shouldn't rush to repeal Obamacare without a good replacement in sight

The Detroit Free Press

Ex-Michigan football star sues Detroit: You can't evict drug addicts

Detroit teachers, school district settle suit over building problems

Lawyers: Don't blame Detroit kids for illiteracy

Black Detroit cops face bias from superiors, report says

Hamtramck gets $50k grant for historic African-American stadium

The Washington Post

Obama surprises Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump’s Cabinet nominees contradict his campaign vows

After his rebuke of Trump, federal ethics chief called to testify before House lawmakers

Your guide to inauguration demonstrations, marches and protests

Deportation force ‘not happening,’ Paul Ryan tells undocumented family

In its final days, the Obama administration is cracking down on companies

Justice Dept. to investigate FBI handling of Clinton email case

Obama names five new national monuments, including civil rights sites

U.S. government has ‘dismally failed’ to educate Native American children, lawsuit alleges

Trump’s trade plan could be a tax on the poor, study shows

Indiana court overturns drug conviction after SWAT team detonates stun grenade near a baby

District’s charter and traditional school principals to work together to solve problems

Holder urges wounded Democrats to focus on state races and reshape ‘rigged’ congressional maps

Teen arrested for allegedly stealing 65-cent milk at school will not face charges

The Los Angeles Times

Obama, who hoped to sow peace, instead led the nation in war

What's in Brown's new budget? A $65 vehicle fee, more Medi-Cal spending, a bigger rainy-day fund and more

Leader of Wells Fargo criminal fraud ring sentenced to seven years in prison

LAPD's watchdog rolls out smartphone app to share more information with public

L.A. Sheriff's Department to begin using drones to respond to bomb threats, hostage crises

USA Today

Millennials earn 20% less than Boomers did at same stage of life

Bernie Sanders slams Democrats for lacking 'guts' to fight Big Pharma

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