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December 15, 2017

Dr. William A. Hinton, developer of the "Hinton Test" for diagnosing syphilis is born in 1883.

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Today in Black History: First annual "People of Color" convention is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1831.

The New York Times


National

Editorial: Grifters Gonna Grift


8 States Vote in Critical Primary Contests


Why Is Trump Mad at Sessions? A Tweet Provides the Answer

Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Aide Who Mocked Senator McCain Leaves White House

Trump Hosts Celebration, Without Philadelphia Eagles

Lewinsky Comment ‘Wasn’t My Finest Hour,’ Clinton Says

‘Are We Going to Die Today?’ Inside a Parkland Classroom as Bullets Flew

A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse



Local

Ex-Navy Pilot Among Democrats to Advance in New Jersey

An Online Agitator, a Social Media Exposé and the Fallout

Asian Groups See Bias in Plan for Elite New York Schools


For New Jersey Commuters, a Sequel to the ‘Summer of Hell’



Philly.com


Council comes up with a city budget that won't increase Philly property taxes

A Philly cop was fired after fatally shooting a fleeing man from behind years ago. Will charges be filed?

Tensions boil over as South Philly teen agrees to be tried as adult in killing of two 16-year-olds

An upscale pill mill operation run by a corrupt pharmacist ends in murder


The Detroit Free Press

Column: Donald Trump using NFL anthem issue to lather up resentment and hate

The next big corporate tax cut? Senate panel OKs big break for utilities


Michigan to close another prison. Still to be determined? Which one

Voters will decide marijuana legalization after Legislature fails to act



The Star-Ledger


N.J. lost a powerful voice today

What the hell happened to Bob Menendez in Tuesday's primary?

Menendez hit with protest vote from some Democrats as he and Hugin win Senate primaries

Lawsuit claims cop threw girl by her hair during illegal arrest at basketball brawl

Rutgers prof says f--- white people, now the university is investigating


The Chicago Tribune


11-year-old boy shot to death sang rap songs 'about putting the guns down'

1 day after state budget celebration, S&P says it represents 'the status quo'

Rush to receive $45 million, its largest single donation ever, to help veterans with PTSD


CPS fails to warn Florida district about educator who resigned while under investigation for misconduct

Emanuel apologizes as mayoral challengers seize on CPS sex abuse scandal


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Intervention center should allow more Cuyahoga County youth to avoid detention


Regular Clevelanders get chance to set Congress straight on budget issues

Cleveland's food truck scene gets a food bus run by high school students at Walnut Wednesday today


Mayor Frank Jackson taps assistant law director as Cleveland's new chief corporate counsel


Teen son testifies that his mother threw Cleveland girl against a dresser before she died


The Washington Post


Trump’s ‘Celebration of America,’ sans Super Bowl champs, spurs backlash


Perspective: With no Eagles in sight, president’s event was more circumstance than pomp

Analysis: Winners and losers from the biggest primary night of the year

Perspective: To fight racism, stop trying to fix people. Fix the system that supports racism.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defends separating immigrant parents and children

In small towns across U.S., fire chiefs turn to Latinos to fill volunteer ranks

School safety panel, formed in Parkland’s wake, won’t focus on gun restrictions


Mexico makes good on threats to impose tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. cheese, pork, and other products

White House staffer who derided McCain has left the administration


In the Army and the Klan, he hated Muslims. Now one was coming to his home.

Pentagon: ‘No one will ever know’ how many civilians U.S. has killed in fight against ISIS

C. Anthony Muse: Prince George’s voters ‘don’t want more of the establishment’

David L. Gadis becomes new D.C. Water chief


The Los Angeles Times


It's Newsom vs. Cox in November as Villaraigosa tumbles in governor's race

California's major political parties feared the top-two primary but emerged as powerful as before

Top USC medical school official feared dean was 'doing drugs' and alerted administration, he testifies

Fatal shootings by LAPD down but less lethal use of force is up, report says

Former Monterey Park officer sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison for sexually assaulting women in traffic stops



USA Today


Judge Aaron Persky, who gave Brock Turner lenient sentence in rape case, recalled from office

Google employee activism on diversity, Pentagon contract is shaking up Internet giant







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