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December 15, 2017

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

Today in Black America - June 25

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Today in Black History: Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald, the "First Lady of Song," was born on this date in 1918 in Newport News, Virginia.

The New York Times


Skip Due Process for Those Who Enter Illegally, Trump Says

Teenager Is Missing After Walking Away From Migrant Center

Cheesemakers Grow Anxious as Trump Sets Off Trade War

‘Powerful Signal of Recessions’ Has Wall Street’s Attention

Scott Pruitt’s Cozy Ties With a Billionaire Coal Baron Go Courtside

Opinion: Why We Are Leaving the G.O.P.

Blow: White Extinction Anxiety

Leonhardt: A Counterattack on Voting Rights

Bernie Sanders Is Winning Converts. But Primary Victories Remain Elusive.

Former Trump Aide Apologizes for ‘Cotton-Picking’ Remark to Black Guest on Fox News


Editorial: It’s Time to Integrate New York’s Best Schools

‘Disgusted’ by Video of Boy’s Killing, Callers Flood Police Tip Line

In New York, Even a Count of Separated Children Proves Elusive

'Who's buying sex in Center City on lunch break?' Bill takes aim at sex trafficking at massage parlors

Gov. Wolf signs no-new-taxes Pa. budget

Bucks newspaper sorry for cartoon about migrant kids and abortion

Philly DA Krasner's new unit to prosecute elder financial abusers

The Detroit Free Press

Windsor residents keep their affinity for Detroit

Lucile Watts, Wayne County's first black, female judge, has died at age 97

Crusader for health of Flint kids keeps up fight to heal lead-poisoned city

Cost to fix Detroit school buildings: $500 million

The Star-Ledger

N.J. shutdown showdown? Phil Murphy, fellow Democrats enter final stretch in budget battle

This N.J. Republican seeks to force Trump to reunite immigrant families his policies separated

Can one teacher score knockout on mighty NJEA? | Editorial

School bus driver accused of asking students to text naked photos

Rising seas will erode the Jersey shore real estate market | Editorial

The Chicago Tribune

Republican state Sen. Sam McCann to enter governor race today, posing threat to Rauner

Nearly 40 people shot in Chicago over the weekend

7-year-old recognizes gunfire after man critically injured: 'It’s kind of sad that she knew that'

'Affordable housing for entry-level Amazon workers': How Emanuel's housing plan falls short

Page: Trump has a new ‘Willie Horton’: MS-13

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Fourth person arrested, charged in Cleveland shootout that killed 9-year-old girl with stray bullet

Components of Mayor Frank Jackson's neighborhood safety plans could have aided Cleveland police investigation of child homicide

Black Girl in the CLE 'Common Ground' conversation: Oh, the places you'll go?

The Los Angeles Times

Impeach Trump? Even Democrats who despise the president can't agree on a strategy for the midterm election

The Trump administration says it has a plan to reunite immigrant families. Democrats are skeptical

Lawyer duo saw a need and now their nonprofit firm is fighting for the homeless in O.C.

Building L.A.'s rail system will create thousands of jobs. Can a transportation boarding school fill them?

The Washington Post

An 8-year-old tried selling water for a trip to Disneyland. A white woman threatened to call police.

‘You’re going to jail’: Officer fired for abuse of power after pulling over daughter’s boyfriend

Separated immigrant kids are scattered across the country

Trump seeks to deprive immigrants of due process by deporting them without trial

Now on the menu: Dinner with a side of shaming

Samuelson: We’re going to lose this trade war

Wonkblog Analysis: Trump’s GOP is looking to deeply cut food stamps — hitting his voters hard

Political fact-checkers gain clout, attract criticism in an increasingly partisan age

Md.’s crowded Democratic field includes many potential firsts

Maryland says nearly 19,000 could have difficulty voting in Tuesday’s primary due to computer glitch

In speech at Trump-related event, Corey Stewart says he disavows racism, bigotry

Chevy Chase start-up Ovamba wants to use ‘Islamic finance’ to connect Africa’s small businesses to wealthy investors

USA Today

Thousands of immigrants pass through the Southern border. Why are they fleeing their home countries?

Primaries 2018: Can Grimm go from prison to Congress? Will Oklahoma OK pot?

'Flawed, goofy' plan to split California into 3 states needs to win over skeptics

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