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Today in Black History: Legendary Baltimore Afro-American sports journalist Sam Lacy, writer of the popular "A to Z" column, was born in 1903.

The New York Times

National

Loans ‘Designed to Fail’: States Say Navient Preyed on Students

Editorial: The Gig Economy’s False Promise

On Eve of Trip, Tillerson Takes a Hard Line Against Russia


The Rise and Fall of U.S. Efforts to Curb Police Abuse


Democrats Warn of Conflicts in Trump’s Tax Overhaul

A Polarized Supreme Court, Growing More So

Alabama Governor Faces Impeachment Hearing in Scandal of Sex and Power

Bannon’s Views Can Be Traced to a Book That Warns, ‘Winter Is Coming’

Boom or Bust: Stark Partisan Divide on How Consumers View Economy

For Obama, Syria Chemical Attack Shows Risk of ‘Deals With Dictators’


Local

Penn Station Tie-Ups Depend on a Knot of Agencies for Help

Candidates Line Up Behind Legacy of Former Prosecutor

With ‘Listening Tour,’ de Blasio Tries Courting Staten Island. Again.

Eugene Lang, Investor Who Made College Dreams a Reality, Dies at 98


The Christian Science Monitor

US strike sends message to Syria: what it didn't say

Neil Gorsuch heads to a Supreme Court changed by his appointment

As aid rules tighten under Trump, Africa's family planning clinics gear up for major gap


The Star-Ledger


What 2 ex-N.J. governors say about Trump recent missteps; RU athletics budget

Elizabeth pays $50K to settle police excessive force lawsuit

N.J. teens place in national STEM competition

Camden County cops changing the culture | Editorial


Tuskegee Airman to lead Edison Memorial Day parade


Philly.com


How Stephen Bannon's multimedia machine drove a movement and paid him millions

Lawyers in Seth Williams' case: We need more time

Wolf says GOP plan would idle 1,500 staff


Judge backs bullied charter school student


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Gov. Kasich, do more to invest in Ohio's young people to secure the state's future: editorial

25 Ohio ZIP codes with the highest rates of license suspensions


Line item in House Bill 49 is insult to teachers: Sue Grodek (Opinion)

Cuyahoga County infant mortality data reveals big hurdles: Saving the Smallest

Donald Trump's job training cuts could block path to middle class for many in Cleveland area



The Chicago Tribune


3 dead, 11 wounded in West, South side shootings


Police: Son dead, father wounded after shooting each other in fight over dog

City delays release of police shooting video despite 90-day policy


Children poisoned by brain-damaging lead while living in CHA housing


The Detroit Free Press


Some Detroit parents opting out of M-STEP, saying it punishes schools

Detroit getting new voting machines, bound statewide

Detroit board moves closer to superintendent decision

Time to unite is now, Ellison tells Michigan Dems


The Los Angeles Times

Trump's push to cut global health aid stokes fears of new disease outbreaks and diminished U.S. clout

The mainstream and conservative media are living in different worlds. So are those who read them

21st Century Fox will investigate L.A. radio host's sexual harassment claim against Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly


Sheriff's Department misconduct-claim payouts have soared, topping $50 million last year

A voting law meant to increase minority representation has generated many more lawsuits than seats for people of color



The Washington Post

Trump officials demand Russia drop its support for Syria’s Assad


Tillerson, Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad in Syria

Susan Rice’s 4-Pinocchio claim about Obama, Syria and chemical weapons

To DeVos, a voucherlike program shows the school choice path, despite little evidence of benefits

Vote count: How the Senate changed its rules and confirmed Gorsuch

How will the Senate change after the ‘nuclear option’? Three senators answer.

What does a rookie Supreme Court justice do? Kagan tells Gorsuch it starts in the kitchen.

D.C. mayor’s budget plan aims to ease shortage of infant and toddler care


In speeches, Rushern Baker makes his case for the governor’s mansion

D.C. mayor uses Emancipation Day to highlight statehood fight


Charges of deception in effort to reach accord on black cemetery in Bethesda


New York could become largest state to offer tuition-free public higher education


USA Today


Execs at troubled federal prisons received bonuses totaling in the millions

Free college tuition for middle class students? N.Y. lawmakers vote yes

Black girls have been playing with white dolls for a long time






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