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Today in Black History: In 2005 the U.S. Senate passed a resolution that apologized for its failure to act in addressing lynching.

The New York Times

National

EDITORIAL: The Senate Hides Its Trumpcare Bill Behind Closed Doors


Trump Friend Says He Is Considering Firing Mueller

Trump Says Things Are Going Well, and His Cabinet Agrees

Read the Complaint Filed Against President Trump


How to Watch Sessions’s Testimony, and What to Expect

Special Pressure for Juries in High-Profile Cases

Months After Firing U.S. Attorneys, Trump Nominates Replacements

House Democrat From California Seeks Support to Impeach Trump

Trump Administration Says Financial Watchdog Agency Should Be Defanged

Heroin Use? Juvenile Record? For Recruits, Police Forgive Past Sins


Local


State Lawmakers Leverage Their Power Over de Blasio’s Schools Role

How Outrage Built Over a Shakespearean Depiction of Trump

Will You Be Affected by Penn Station Train Disruptions This Summer?

New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools


Philly.com


Suburban hospital sales expected to hit school districts financially

After 4 years, Philly teachers may be near new contract

N. Philly K-8 charter says school year is over early for its 450 students


After more wrangling, Council still not ready on Rebuild

Gov. Wolf signs pension reform bill


The Detroit Free Press

Report: 22% of Michigan children in poverty in 2015


See what's the latest on the Flint Water Crisis


Detroit water department scrambles to fix 25 main breaks


The Star-Ledger


Frelinghuysen opponent gets financial boost | The Auditor


High school screwed up and now kids are reportedly paying the price


Here's how N.J. ranks in the U.S. on quality of life for kids

N.J. moves to regulate growing telemedicine industry


4 Jersey City cops suspended, 2 deputy chiefs reassigned over pursuit conduct


The Chicago Tribune


Family doesn't expect justice after young man slain: 'Just another black person dead'

Crete-Monee student disciplined for racially charged photo


Berrios defends Cook property tax assessments after Tribune reports inequities

Under last assessor, property valuations failed to meet legal requirements


EDITORIALS: Don't step back on Cuba relations


The Los Angeles Times


In the age of Internet shopping, even big retailers are closing stores at America's malls


Trump's stalled stimulus will undercut California's growth, UCLA forecast says

South L.A. gang leader is sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison


Thousands of Angelenos have voted four times in four months. Soon, they'll be asked to vote again



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

State superintendent proposes cuts in Ohio's state tests

State school board votes to recover $60 million from ECOT online school

Cleveland police reform struggles to keep pace after two years

Ohio Senate budget plan seeks deeper cuts: Ohio Politics Roundup

Cities keep authority to tackle lead poisoning, Senate budget creates group to study and recommend state law changes

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan signs executive order pledging to reduce carbon footprint


The Washington Post


Senate hearing poses test for embattled Sessions


Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

The White House isn’t denying that Trump might fire Robert Mueller

Congressman-elect Gianforte gets anger management but no jail time for assaulting reporter

Trump claims his Cabinet picks faced ‘record-setting long’ delays. He’s absolutely correct.

In Trump’s first full Cabinet meeting, it’s all praise for the chief

Senators reach deal on comprehensive bill to increase Russia sanctions

Leftward lurch in Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the transformation of Virginia


Perspective: I carried out the death penalty as a governor. I hope others put it to rest.


Jessie K. Liu nominated to be U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia


An energy group is fronting a pro-pipeline campaign in Virginia

At least two Democrats seek progressive mantle in Md. governor’s race



USA  Today


NBC and Megyn Kelly taking heat over upcoming Alex Jones' interview

Here are 3 things we want to know from Jeff Sessions' testimony







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