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Today in Black History: Maynard Jackson, the first Black elected Mayor of Atlanta, was born on this date in 1938 in Dallas, Texas

The New York Times


Protests Grip Sacramento After Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man

Students to March for Gun Control, and to Upend Elections

Locate More Than 800 Protests Planned for Saturday

McMaster Is Out as National Security Adviser; Bolton Is In

EDITORIAL: Yes, John Bolton Really Is That Dangerous

Three Examples of Bolton’s Uncompromising Views

New Trump Foreign Policy Team Isn’t Big on Diplomacy

Trump Hits China on Trade but Lifts Steel Tariff for Allies

China Readies $3 Billion in U.S. Tariffs

Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown


De Blasio Donor Says He Gave Bribes for Business Favors

New York City’s Population Hits a Record 8.6 Million

City Council’s Latest Power Play: Giving Itself More Money

Spending Deal May Breathe New Life Into Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

New York-Area Airport Workers on Way to $19 Per Hour

Banking on city cash, Philly school district intrioduces $3.2B budget

SEPTA lost millions of bus trips last year, feds say. Proposed solutions are in the works.

Kenney names new board to oversee beleaguered Mayor's Fund

The Detroit Free Press

Tarana Burke, creator of #MeToo, to speak at MSU in April

Will house tied to Rosa Parks find its way back to Detroit?

Detroit mayor, Magic Johnson firm eye business, transit hub at Michigan State Fairgrounds

Michigan lawmakers: Keep your drones away from jails, prisons

The Star-Ledger

How Congress got around Trump's threat to veto Gateway tunnel funding

Newark police train to rebuild trust with residents | Carter

Still much to learn 50 years after this defining fight for Newark medical school | Opinion

The Chicago Tribune

How Chicago students became major organizers in the #NeverAgain movement

Despite pop tax debacle, Preckwinkle prevails across the board on election night

After years of inquiries, Willow Creek pastor denies misconduct allegations

EDITORIALS: Raise your hand if you voted for the neo-Nazi

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former Ohio jail worker pleads guilty to having sex with inmate

Cleveland law director unsure how 764-day public record request went unfilled, insists process is improving

Leadership Akron Signature Program creates leaders focused on advancing Greater Akron community

Ohio Senate backs change in teacher evaluations over Cleveland objections

The Washington Post

‘Our city is hurting’: Protesters swarm downtown Sacramento after deadly police shooting

Hate crimes rose the day after Trump was elected, FBI data show

A city that makes guns confronts its role in the Parkland school shooting

Parkland, D.C. students make plea for tougher gun laws ahead of March for Our Lives

‘Grannies for gun control’: These grandmothers are taking to the streets for the March for Our Lives

McMaster is out, Bolton is in as national security adviser

The return of Bolton, a hawk on North Korea and Iran, sparks concerns overseas

Scarborough: John Bolton’s appointment is a fitting coda to conservatism’s failures

6 takeaways from Karen McDougal’s interview about her alleged affair with Trump

Bowser — the ‘mayor who hates guns’ — champions March for Our Lives and steps into national spotlight

Metro gets third and final ‘yes’ as Maryland commits to its full share of dedicated funding

Congress likely to protect funding for District’s college-tuition-aid program

USA Today

Cryptic tweet from Stormy Daniels' lawyer hints at photos tied to alleged Trump affair

Ex-cop who killed black motorist gets $250K settlement from former employer

School district will move to 4-day weeks. No Monday class for these Colorado students

The Los Angeles Times

Tariffs on China could spark a response, hitting agriculture, tech and aerospace in the U.S.

Trump's brash new national security advisor could crank up the White House chaos

Ex-Playboy model shares fresh details of alleged love affair with Trump and apologizes to Melania

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