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Today in Black America - June 10

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Today in Black History: Educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College, was born in 1875

The New York Times


Trump Jr. Met Russian for Dirt on Clinton

Trump Jr. Gave 2 Different Explanations for Meeting

The Scholar Who Will Help Trump’s Regulatory Assault

Lawmakers Push to Ease Gun Laws After Virginia Shooting

News Outlets to Seek Right to Bargain With Web Giants

At Private Dinners, Pence Quietly Courts Big Donors and Corporate Executives

Why Obamacare’s Loudest Critics Aren’t as Loud Anymore

G.O.P. Support of Senate Health Repeal Erodes During Break

Long After Protests, Students Shun the University of Missouri


Bill Would Give Green Cards to Undocumented 9/11 Volunteers

Lawmakers Question Trump’s Stake in Subsidized Housing Complex

Penn Station Derailment Gives Stark Proof of Tracks’ Disrepair

Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

Hundreds of properties in Philadelphia are 'unfit for human habitation'

Road rage, an alarming trend, takes a deadly turn

Another year, another budget-deadline quandary for Wolf

Why James Baldwin still inspires 30 years after his death

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit district may rethink authorizing charter schools

U.S. Rep. Dingell: My colleagues need to understand fear across nation over health care

Detroit forum seeks justice for victims of tax foreclosures

16 Detroit schools to serve as recreation centers this summer

The Star-Ledger

Monument remembers those who died in the Newark riots | Carter

These 39 doctors pocketed at least $200K from drug companies last year

Dozens rally against violence after 6-year-old shot in Newark

Newark police investigating 3 separate Saturday shootings

The Chicago Tribune

15 shot in Chicago over 6 hours, including 3 at beach

3 officers in court today on charges of cover-up in Laquan McDonald death

How an ambitious pharmacy safety effort became a bill to set up a task force

EDITORIALS: Sabotaging Illinois: Legislators' tax-hike budget won't stanch the exodus of jobs and people

How to put your financial life back together after defaulting on student loans

The Los Angeles Times

Judge approves $142-million class-action settlement in Wells Fargo sham accounts scandal

How do you prosecute a murder without a body? California has been doing it for more than a century.

AT&T and Verizon want free rein to put new wireless transmitters in your neighborhood. Here's why that's a bad idea

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Where Ohio ranks for taxes, and other trends identified in new study

Health care, tutoring, legal help built into Say Yes schools

Eric Brewer, Robert Kilo and Tony Madalone qualify for CLE mayoral ballot, raising total to nine candidates

Mary Taylor announces run for Ohio governor in 2018

Hospital officials in Jefferson County say GOP health care plan would force them to cut jobs: Ohio Matters

The Washington Post

Trump Jr. met with Russian lawyer who promised ‘helpful’ intel for campaign

The Fix: The most stunning part of Trump Jr.’s admission

Trump hails G-20 ‘success.’ Others see political chaos and American decline.

U.S. apologizes to Beijing for flub that conflated China with Taiwan

‘Permanently disabled’ Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter for 2016 ambush shooting

Senate Republicans head back to work with deepening disagreements on health care

GOP’s health-care bill would leave millions of disabled children at risk for cuts

‘He was just starting his life’: Friends, family mourn American tourist killed in Greece bar fight

Trump changes higher ed with rollback of Obama-era consumer protections

Towns sell their public water systems — and come to regret it

USA Today

The state of hate in America

Massive Antarctica iceberg hanging on by a 3-mile thread to Larsen C shelf

Fried chicken restaurant is dishing out second chances

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