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Today in Black History: John Morront, the first African American missionary to work with American Indians, is ordained as a Methodist minister in London, England.

The New York Times

National

G.O.P. Senators Begin Edging Away From the President


Senators Voice Concerns About Trump’s Threat of Taped Conversations


Young Black Democrats Eager to Lead From the Left

The Election Is Over, but Trump Can’t Seem to Get Past It

When Does Political Gerrymandering Cross a Constitutional Line?

If Americans Can Find North Korea on a Map, They’re More Likely to Prefer Diplomacy

A Seeker of Kansas Voter Fraud Gets a National Soapbox

Demonstrators in Virginia March in Support of a Confederate Symbol


Tributes to the Confederacy: History, or a Racial Reminder in New Orleans?


Local


EDITORIAL: Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools

In the South Bronx, Gang Violence Breaks With Old Loyalties

For New York’s Free-Tuition Plan, Lessons From Tennessee

As Subway Riders Fume, Political Leaders Are Mostly Mum


500 Students in a One-Room School: Fallout of New Jersey’s Funding Woes


Philly.com


Record of teen executed in 1931 expunged

Emails: PPA officials altered records after Right-to-Know request

First came Trump anger. Now the primary. Can Pa. Dems make headway Tuesday?

Millennials, it's time to vote and be heard



The Detroit Free Press


Detroit schools, teachers union reach tentative deal


Mom: My kids don't qualify for new Flint benefits because we moved


Detroit school board OKs starting pay for chief: About $300K -- plus perks


New Detroit schools chief Vitti: School system can't be an afterthought in city's rebirth


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland State's policing of social media suppresses free speech: Christine Link and Elizabeth Bonham (Opinion)

Chronic absenteeism a growing concern in Ohio schools; missing a few days a month adds up


Ohio lawmakers must fill multimillion-dollar Medicaid managed-care sales tax hole: editorial


Northern Ohio attorneys react to Jeff Sessions' tough drug crimes stance: Ohio Politics Roundup


The Chicago Tribune


Gun demand rises in Chicago despite national drop-off under Trump


Boxed in by father, Lisa Madigan seeks fifth term as Illinois attorney general


Why this year's college grads aren't chasing jobs at startup companies

Spate of store closures puts a wrinkle in summer jobs for teens

Cook County Jail placed on lockdown due to absent workers


The Star-Ledger


Trump and Christie are overshadowing the N.J. governor's race


Bill to legalize recreational marijuana in N.J. set to be unveiled


East Orange hospital urges patience during renovations under new ownership


Rutgers grad killed in hit-and-run looked 'to make the world a better place'


Debate duo from Rutgers University-Newark nab two national championship tournaments


The Los Angeles Times


Trump presidency easing Gavin Newsom's path in second run for California governor

U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Trump’s revised travel ban


Gov. Brown's budget proposal includes an extra $15 million to help Californians facing deportation


How would Charter Amendment C affect the LAPD's disciplinary system?



The Washington Post


Political chaos in Washington is a return on investment for Moscow

Top lawmakers: If Trump has tapes, Congress needs access to them


The federal appeals court that Trump hates the most will now hear arguments on his travel ban


White nationalist Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing defense of Robert E. Lee statue in Virginia

Under Trump, inconvenient data that was previously public is being sidelined


Health insurance premiums will keep going up, under either ACA or AHCA

‘Did you hear that?’: Amid Baltimore’s surge in killings, a faint cry shocks police


Analysis: The U.S. census is in trouble. This is why it’s crucial to what the nation knows about itself.

Analysis: Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.


Three years out of the NFL, he’s about to graduate from law school


At Howard University graduation, Trump administration policies loom large

Pr. George’s council member Mel Franklin pleads guilty to DUI in crash that injured 2


USA Today

Va. mayor: Torchlit rally at Robert E. Lee statue evokes 'days of KKK'








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