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January 20, 2018

On this day in 2009 Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation's first Black President,

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Today in Black History: On this date in 1843 in Buffalo, New York, Blacks participated in a national political convention for the first time.

The New York Times


A Lynching Memorial Forces a Reckoning for a Nation, and a Newspaper

Texas’ Voter ID Law Does Not Discriminate and Can Stand, Appeals Panel Rules

Detroit Was Crumbling. Here’s How It’s Reviving.

U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Talks on Trump Tariffs Stall

Pompeo, in Israel, Bypasses Palestinians Amid Gaza Crisis

Kim Says He’ll Give Up Nuclear Weapons if U.S. Won’t Invade

Sprint and T-Mobile Agree to Merge. Will the F.C.C. Allow It?

How Would a Merger Affect Your Cellphone Bill?

In Battle to Be Ohio Governor Candidate, It’s Left vs. Left

What to Keep in Mind About the Midterm Elections

Correspondents’ Dinner Routine Sets Off Furor

RETRO REPORT: Do Stronger Gun Laws Stand a Chance?


The Sheldon Silver Trial: Take Two

They Revealed Harassment Claims Against a Professor, and Were Disciplined

3 G.O.P. State Senators to Retire, Raising Democrats’ Hopes

Pennsylvania's gerrymandering surprise co-conspirators: Democrats

Cosby juror: I was convinced by comedy icon's own words

On immigration, guns, and racial equality, Camden's bishop is a progressive voice for change

Philly sheriff cited for operating illegal triplex in North Philly

The Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit's poverty gets worse despite city's comeback

Crews begin first of 3 street sweeping cycles in Detroit

Detroit to show off progress to nation's city builders at annual meeting

More than a headscarf: Forum takes aim at misconceptions about Muslims

The Star-Ledger

A veteran from N.J. says the FBI is targeting him. Is he one of many?

Did Republicans just wave the white flag in this N.J. House race?

Heartbreak after college student stabbed to death in Montclair

The Chicago Tribune

Massive gang database kept by Chicago police under fire as inaccurate, outdated

On way to park, family stunned as 5-year-old girl is wounded by gunfire in front of Albany Park home

Man killed in South Austin among 8 shot in Chicago on Sunday

University of Chicago's new trauma center opens, with cautious optimism

EDITORIALS: The threat of a graduated income tax

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County youth program faces uncertain future with Ohio Medicaid changes

Ohio governor Kasich wants Republican Party to 'come home'

Dear Cleveland: We're ready to talk, will you take us seriously?

Dear Cleveland: Training with police gave us a new perspective, but we still have questions

Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice founder says there's "power" in hearing young voices

The Los Angeles Times

After decades of coping, survivors of Golden State Killer feel relief upon suspect's arrest

L.A. County officials considering property tax for stormwater measures

Police seek public's help in locating gunman who fatally shot teenage girl at South Los Angeles hamburger stand

Andrés Alonso withdraws from consideration for L.A. schools job

The Washington Post

‘Ready, shoot, aim’: Trump’s loyalty tests cause hiring headaches

This little-known megadonor is pouring money into GOP candidates — and setting the tone for the primaries

Gubernatorial primaries emerge as battleground for the soul of the Democratic Party

The NRA said guns will be banned during a Pence speech. School shooting survivors see hypocrisy.

Comey calls House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation ‘a wreck’

Southern Baptist leader pushes back after comments leak urging abused women to pray and avoid divorce

Investigation at dead end in American University hate crime

Howard faculty council calls on university leaders to resign

They thought Georgetown University’s missing slaves were ‘lost.’ The truth was closer to home than anyone knew.

D.C. schools could face sharp dip in graduation rate after scandal

USA Today

Student loans: Court fight looms over debts of former Corinthian Colleges students

Sajid Javid replaces Amber Rudd as U.K. home minister amid immigration scandal

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