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Today in Black History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully led marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

The New York Times

National


Fresh Worries on Russia for Trump’s Weary Defenders

F.B.I. Confirms Inquiry on Trump Team’s Russia Ties


Adam Schiff Leverages Democrats’ Limited Power in Trump Inquiry


G.O.P. Responds by Changing Subject


Fox News Sidelines Napolitano After Wiretap Allegation

Roger Stone, the ‘Trickster’ on Trump’s Side, Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny

EDITORIALS: Comey’s Haunting News on Trump and Russia


What to Watch on Day 2 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Health Bill Revision Aimed to Woo Votes in Upstate New York

In North Carolina, Governing With a Punch and a Handshake

Law Enforcement Agencies Bristle at U.S. Report on Immigration Detention


Local

In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction

In New York, Bringing Broadband to Everyone by 2018

Supreme Court Won’t Throw Out Menendez Corruption Case



The Christian Science Monitor


In day of testimony, 'Russia problem' deepens for Trump White House (+video)

In this Trump enclave, a pining for Obamacare?

To boost its economy, Tennessee is creating more college grads


Cutting ties with YouTube: A win in the fight against racist web content?


Philly.com

Ex-Pa. Treasurer Rob McCord: I engaged in quid pro quos


Nutter, Peterkin Bell go on the attack over Mayor's Fund story


Explainer: Michael Nutter's attack on Mayor's Fund director Ashley Del Bianco

Energy savings could yield $600M for Philly schools


Bill Cosby's lawyers want up to 2,000 potential jurors summoned for his trial


The Star-Ledger


Frelinghuysen says Trump wiretapping claim has no basis


Should details on whistleblower lawsuits that cost N.J. taxpayers millions be secret?


Father of boy, 10, killed in shooting charged with assaulting officer

Prominent N.J. car dealer sold customers fake warranties, suit alleges

Mayor Ras Baraka touts a 'Newark forward' in state of the city



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga Community College debuts mobile workforce training trailer

Cleveland City Council introduces legislation to commit $88M to Quicken Loans Arena improvements


At least 15 people are circulating petitions to challenge Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan establishes Akron Civil Rights Commission

Cleveland & 79 Ohio cities sue state, claiming wireless equipment law violates home rule

Wright State University president resigns before planned retirement


The Chicago Tribune

EDITORIALS: Comey owes Americans an answer on whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia

Emails to Emanuel raise questions about dozens of possible lobbying violations


Mayor's brother Ezekiel Emanuel, an ACA architect, is now advising Trump as GOP works to level the law

In Emanuel emails, some lobbyists registered but didn't report contacting mayor


Ohio pastor with ties to Trump postpones Chicago 'gang summit'


The Detroit Free Press


Law firm slams Duggan as 'political hack' in explosive letter

Detroit schools file suit against Michigan to stop potential closures

Fuel pipeline connecting Chicago to Detroit now in service



The Washington Post


After extraordinary hearing on FBI’s Russia probe, Trump is dealt his hardest truth

FBI chief confirms probe of possible coordination between Kremlin and Trump campaign

Andrew Napolitano reportedly pulled from Fox News over debunked wiretapping claims


Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s first day of hearings featured glowing assessments from Republicans and vows of scrutiny from Democrats

House Republicans unveil health-care-bill changes to corral votes

Perspective: Trump’s budget is a stealth health-care bill

U.S. unveils new restrictions on travelers from eight Muslim-majority countries


Florida prosecutor refuses to seek death penalty for alleged cop-killer, defies Gov. Rick Scott’s order to step aside

Trump wants to defund PBS. ‘Sesame Street’ brutally parodied him for decades.

Tobacco leaders call for immediate action to curb smoking in the U.S.


Maryland Democrats set forums for party chair race

Kaine and Warner push for federal recognition for 6 Virginia tribes

If Trump’s budget passes, D.C.’s poor will be the losers, city officials say


The Los Angeles Times


Black workers in Los Angeles face a 'jobs crisis,' UCLA report says

A 20% turnout in L.A.'s mayoral election wasn't a record low after all, final results show


Opinion: The California bar exam flunks too many law school graduates

Trump administration cites California law enforcement for failing to cooperate in deportation crackdown

4 L.A. County social workers to face trial in horrific death of 8-year-old boy


USA Today


Analysis: FBI bombshell creates 'a big gray cloud' over Trump's White House

Nevada set to be first state to ratify ERA since 1982 deadline







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