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Today in Black America - November 1

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Today in Black History: The first issue of groundbreaking Ebony Magazine, founded by publishing entrepreneur John Johnson, is published in Chicago in 1945.

The New York Times


8 Killed in ‘Act of Terror’ in Manhattan

Truck Driver, Uber Driver, Then Terror Attack Suspect

What We Know and Don’t Know About the Attack

Editorial: That Crazy Talk About Robert Mueller

Opinon: Manafort Is the Tip of the Iceberg

How Federal Inquiry Says Manafort Spent $18 Million

Andrew Weissmann, Legal Pit Bull, Is Unleashed in Inquiry

Murdoch Empire Sows Doubt on Russia Inquiry

A Post-Obama Democratic Party in Search of Itself

As Open Enrollment for Obamacare Begins, Confusion Reigns


Connecticut Adopts a Budget After Months of Debate and Delays

For Philip Murphy, Key Résumé Entries Are Often Left Unspoken

Philip Murphy, in His Own Words

The Detroit Free Press

Booting Detroit residents out of foreclosed homes must end

7 Michigan districts targeted for poor-performing schools

Michigan Department of Education names new head of School Reform Office

White supremacist Richard Spencer wants to speak at University of Michigan

Poll: White millennials split on whether Trump is racist

N.J. bail reform gets top grade from advocates

South Jersey Christian school investigating racist notes left in student's locker

Ex-Pa Treasurer Barbara Hafer sentenced to probation for lying

The Star-Ledger

Alleged NYC terrorist who killed 8 has ties to N.J.

N.J. must recognize marijuana's medicinal value, court says

Christie blasts teachers union (again) over health care costs

Meet Christie's new pick to head the N.J. State Police

2017 N.J. election guide: Where the candidates stand on guns

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. Supreme Court puts off arguments in Ohio voting case

Ohio given "C" for pretrial justice, but is expected to improve, report says

Cleveland man acquitted of murder in self-defense gets nine years in prison on other charges

The Chicago Tribune

Ken Griffin gives $125 million to U. of C., the latest in a rash of mega donations to Illinois universities

Couple donate $150 million to University of Illinois in its largest gift ever

Mom of 13-year-old boy targeted with racial slurs, threats: 'Some of his innocence is gone'

CLARENCE PAGE: Trump is losing the blame game

The Los Angeles Times

Parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school killed by police after hours-long standoff

L.A. bans pepper spray, baseball bats, weapons and other items at protests

Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

The Washington Post

For Trump, Mueller charges were a political storm he could not control

The Fix: Trump’s real leak problem is not with Mueller’s team. It’s with his own.

It’s not clear when Mueller’s next bombshells will land. And that has put Washington on edge.

House GOP backs away from plan to lower tax rate for the highest earners

Facebook, Google and Twitter are testifying on Capitol Hill. Here’s what they are saying.

ACA insurance exchanges open for fifth year after Republicans fail to kill them off

Worse than the 1930s: America’s Great Recession and not so great recovery

Roy Moore tried to fit in with Senate Republicans for a day. It didn’t work.

Trial opens for Marine drill instructor accused of abusing Muslim recruits during whiskey-fueled assaults

A week before Election Day, new poll finds tightening race for Va. governor

New anti-Gillespie ad sparked by worries about Northam’s appeal to minorities

Video shows officers taking reporter to ground at parade that included GOP candidate Ed Gillespie in Virginia

D.C. officer, two supervisors disciplined in case involving inappropriate T-shirts

Montgomery to inventory cemeteries, help shield them from development

USA Today

Are you middle class enough to get a tax cut from President Trump's plan?

After Mueller charges unsealed, senator has 'serious concerns' about Sam Clovis nomination

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