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Today in Black History: U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation in public education unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: He Walked for His Right to Vote. Now He’s Running for Office

Top G.O.P. Senator Says ‘No Reason to Dispute’ That Russia Favored Trump

Call It ‘Crossfire Hurricane’: The Early Days of the Trump Inquiry

Thousands of Pages on Trump Tower Meeting Are Released

Filing Shows Trump Paid Cohen, Who Paid Stormy Daniels

Trump Rants, Calling Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’

A Marriage on the Rocks: $700 Billion in U.S.-China Trade

University Agrees to Pay $500 Million to Larry Nassar Victims

Trying to Put a Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship


Letitia James, Weighing Political Calculus, Enters Attorney General Race

One of the Most Liberal States in the Nation: New Jersey?

Teacher Walkouts Spread to North Carolina

Pa, governor's race gets off to a negative start

Repairs for hazardous materials were botched over and over in Philly schools

Pa. governor's race gets off to a negative start

Sandrea Williams, 17, was just starting her life and should not be dead | Jenice Armstrong

The Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts: A new generation now wages war on poverty

This candidate for governor wants to be middle finger to Donald Trump

Kent State graduate celebrates by strolling campus with her AR-10

The Star-Ledger

Another N.J. public official goes off on a cop at traffic stop, calls chief a 'skinhead'

School district accused of segregating students has a $127M fix

What N.J.'s anti-Trump wave means to Democrats in 5 House races

N.J. teacher assaulted cop, had pot and sex toys in car, police say

The Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 9 wounded in shootings in Chicago

State assumes sweeping authority over CPS special education practices

Obama Foundation makes final push for support before Plan Commission meeting Thursday

DAHLEEN GLANTON: The myth of the 'welfare queen' endures, and children pay the price

The Los Angeles Times

5 guilty pleas and 17 more indicted: Pivotal moments in the Mueller investigation’s first year

Trump administration support for Israel goes beyond its predecessors and isolates U.S. internationally

Editorial: Why are so many misconduct complaints falling on deaf ears at USC?

Your guide to the 5 propositions on California’s primary ballot

Fairfield, Calif., mother accused of endangering 9 children faces new child abuse charges

The Washington Post

North Carolina schools close as teachers flock to state’s capitol

Analysis: Mueller’s Russia probe: What the special counsel is investigating

In new disclosure, Trump reports apparent payment through Cohen to Stormy Daniels

FBI said to be probing Michael Cohen’s deal with Korean firm

Critics fear Trump’s desire for a legacy-making deal eclipses substance on N. Korea

Rex Tillerson says ‘alternative realities’ are a threat to democracy

Israel’s use of fatal fire in Gaza: Excessive force or justified mob control?

Trump refers to some undocumented immigrants as 'animals' at roundtable

Union-funded super PAC backing Edwards accuses Alsobrooks of ‘pay-to-play’ politics

Former Md. State Del. Will Campos sentenced in bribery scheme

Ballot measure to end ‘tipped wage’ in D.C. opposed by mayor, majority of Council

USA Today

Trump's company earned $40M from Washington hotel in 2017, disclosure shows

Waffle House hero says phone call with President Trump 'was a little lackluster'

'A betrayal of the American people': Sen. Udall hammers EPA chief Scott Pruitt

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