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Today in Black America - October 31

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Today in Black History: Singer and Academy Award nominated actress Ethel Waters, a winner of the NY Drama Critics Award, was born in 1896 in Chester, PA.

The New York Times

National


Editorial: Is the White House Scared Yet?

Mueller’s First Indictments Send a Message to the President

Grand Jury Indicts Former Trump Campaign Chairman

Five Key Points From the Indictment


Months Before News of Email Hacking, Trump Aide Knew


John Kelly Pins Civil War on ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’


A White House Story Reveals Shifting Stance on Tax Cuts for the Rich


Russian Influence Reached 126 Million Through Facebook

Judge Blocks White House Policy Barring Transgender Troops


Dennis Banks, American Indian Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

2 Texas Students Sue Schools to Freely Protest the Pledge


Local


As Election Nears, Mayor de Blasio Spends a Day With Bernie Sanders

De Blasio’s Biggest Win Had Lasting Consequences


In Court and Out, a de Blasio Donor Is Branded a Liar

City Announces $8 Million Plan to Prevent Bullying in Schools

Abuse and Neglect Were Pervasive at Special Needs Center, Report Says


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


1 dead in shooting at University of Utah; suspect has Ohio ties

Ohio music professor's comments to Muslim student bring scrutiny

City Council zoning ordinance blocks medical marijuana businesses in most of Cleveland

Sheriff's department investigation finds faulty door likely reason Cuyahoga County voting office was found unlocked


The Chicago Tribune


Charges against Trump campaign adviser, DePaul alum a 'small part' of larger Russia investigation

Lawmakers to Trump: Leave Mueller alone

SAT scores show vast disparity among Illinois high schools

DAHLEEN GLANTON: When our babies fear they will be shot, it's time to make gun dealers more accountable


The Detroit Free Press

Michigan's prison food contract: A motive to serve yucky meals?


These 27 schools in Michigan need more help; plus, see which 32 schools improved


'We have to take your dad': Man deported by ICE after helping Detroit cops



The Star-Ledger

Community mourns 8-year-old 'superstar'

Should Sen. Robert Menendez have testified at his corruption trial?


The 7 most dramatic N.J. legislative races to watch


676 data breaches reported in N.J. last year, State Police say


Philly.com


Lawyer: Accused South Philly Shooter, 16, denies charges

Acquitted of double murder, West Philly man gets $750G from city

Viewpoints: Philly needs local school control, with a mayor-appointed board


Wolf signs bill to balance Pa. budget with gambling and borrwing, may veto education bill



The Washingtion Post


Charges in Mueller probe touch all levels of Trump campaign


Upstairs in the White House, with the TV on, Trump fumed over Russia indictments


The Daily 202: 10 takeaways from Mueller’s opening gambit


Who did George Papadopoulos email? The court documents don’t name names. But we do.

The Fix: The indictment against Manafort and Gates, annotated


Trump’s tweets come back to bite him in court again, this time in transgender military case

John Kelly calls Robert E. Lee an ‘honorable man’ and says ‘lack of compromise’ caused the Civil War


Analysis: The other bad news for Trump on Monday: New approval-rating lows


Russian content’s reach on U.S. social media was far wider than first reported, testimony shows


Native American professor resigns over disputed lecture series

Overhaul of D.C. Youth Rehabilitation Act would offer new help for offenders

Maryland revises high school graduation requirements, delaying higher standards

Virginia ad features minority kids chased by truck with Gillespie sticker, Confederate flag

Emily’s List endorses Rockeymoore Cummings in bid for Md governor


The Los Angeles Times


White House pushes a two-front defense: Blaming indicted aides and Hillary Clinton


Obamacare insurance markets open this week amid confusion and uncertainty

Opinion: A Supreme Court case could give the poor a better chance to escape the death penalty

L.A. Unified says PUC Schools should have unearthed alleged Rodriguez conflict three years ago


USA Today


Denying Russia collusion, Trump calls campaign aide George Papadopoulos a 'liar' and 'low level volunteer'

See what John Boehner had to say in f-bomb-laden, salty interview








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