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Today in Black History: Pioneering psychologist Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born in 1914, and would go on to play a prominent role in the struggle for civil rights.

The New York Times

National


Can the President Be Indicted? A Long-Hidden Legal Memo Says Yes

Can Trump Pardon Himself? Explaining Presidential Clemency Powers

Sanctions Are a Setback Trump and Putin Both Sought to Avoid

White House Signals It Will Accept Russia Sanctions Bill

No, The Times Never ‘Foiled’ Effort to Kill ISIS Leader


‘I Did Not Collude,’ Kushner Plans to Tell Senate Investigators


U.S. Foresaw Better Return in Seizing Fannie and Freddie Profits


Republicans Have Proposed at Least Six Different Health Care Bills, but in Key Ways They Really Aren’t So Different

Small Businesses Split Over Republican Health Plans


Senate Parliamentarian Challenges Key Provisions of Health Bill

At Least 9 Are Dead After Truck With Dozens Found at Walmart Parking Lot in San Antonio



Local


De Blasio, Riding Subway, Demands Cuomo Fix the System

New Tactic in War on Opioids: Charging Dealers in Overdose Deaths


Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Await Trump’s Next Move

For Westchester, 11th Time Is Charm in Fight Over Fair Housing


Philly.com


Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

Opinion Lots of people go missing. Why don't we care about all of them?

Supporters of juvenile lifer gather for a 'community resentencing'

'Hardworking,' 'dedicated,' 'honest': Meet your new district attorney


The Star-Ledger


'I need to look into her killer's face' pleads father of murdered Keansburg girl

11 significant bills Christie signed into law or vetoed that impact you

Jeff Sessions just made it easier for cops to take your stuff | Editorial


How one N.J. county spent $300M on parks in 15 years



The Detroit Free Press


Can 'Detroit,' the movie about the 1967 Algiers Motel killings, start a national dialogue?

Cass Tech class of '67 recalls Detroit riot: 'It was traumatic'

Hundreds rally in support of public education in Detroit

Detroit students learning about farming and earning money, too


The Chicago Tribune


Racist emails scandal moves beyond Chicago as Illinois opens investigation into state employee's role

Racist emails show Chicago official joked about 'safari' tour to see violence in black neighborhoods

6 dead, 35 hurt in shootings in Chicago over weekend


Some Illinois families struggle to access 529 college savings in wake of change


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland doulas fight infant mortality in their neighborhoods, one birth at a time: Saving the Smallest

Mike Pence in Columbus pressures Rob Portman, promises a repeal and replace plan: Ohio Politics Roundup

Cleveland Indians fan's tweet about fellow fan's Nazi tattoos draws social media ire

Guns everywhere, but our safety is never more compromised: The Rev. Rosalind Hughes (Opinion)


Law would require nearly all older Cleveland homes to be 'lead safe'


The Los Angeles Times


The new face of the White House: polished, smooth and noncombative

Sex, joy rides and car chases: Scandal in LAPD youth cadet program sparks alarm and calls for reform



The Washington Post


Remembering Jim Vance, D.C.'s longest-serving local news anchor.

Kushner details four meetings with Russians, denies collusion


Republicans’ internal feuds threaten legislative goals of Trump and the party

No relevant experience for a federal job? It apparently doesn’t matter to Trump.

Read Anthony Scaramucci’s old tweets. You’ll understand why he deleted them.


New hope for HIV cure as child remains virus-free years after final treatment

Democrats plan to announce their 2018 campaign agenda from a ruby-red corner of Northern Virginia

The White House spin on CBO, annotated

What millennials want from their CEOs: Activism

Republicans are in full control of government — but losing control of their party


Md. correctional officers say staffing shortage putting them at risk


USA Today


Poll: Americans split 42%-42% on impeaching Trump









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