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

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Today in Black History: Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first Black writers to crossover to white audiences, was born in 1872 in Dayton, Ohio
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The New York Times


National


Federal Judge in California Halts Splitting of Migrant Families at Border

G.O.P. Blockade of Obama Nominee Pays Off in Rulings


Sonia Sotomayor Delivers Sharp Dissent Over Ruling


1944 Court Ruling on Japanese Internment Is Tossed Out


No, Democrats Don’t Want ‘Open Borders’


Stunning Upset Fells a Top House Democrat

Editorial: What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Means


Bruni: The Lessons of a Stunning New York Primary

4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Elections



Local


Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? A 28-Year-Old Democratic Giant Slayer

Bronx Mourns Teenager Killed in Vicious Attack


City’s Rent Board Approves Increases of 1.5% and 2.5%


Caught on Speed Camera, a Senator Who’d Like to Shut Them Down


Philly.com


Jones: Maxine Waters deserves better from her party

Coding in school: Advocates say it's critical, but opponents worry about an ulterior motive

Hot major on campus? At schools big and small, it's computer science

The new Philly school board convenes next month. What do people want members to know?

Pa. proposal would boost overtime for half a million


The Detroit Free Press


Protesters in Detroit denounce Trump travel ban, call for action

Detroit schools ramp up efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism


Detroit gives Ilitches more time to fix blighted Cass Ave. buildings


The Star Ledger


How Murphy's AG is leading the resistance against Trump's immigration crackdown

These 10 school districts are the biggest losers in N.J.'s new funding plan

Cop facing 8 lawsuits, accusations of sexual harassment retires

Here's how hundreds of out-of-state guns landed in hands of N.J. criminals



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Municipal Court will offer supervision, other services to keep defendants out of jail


Cleveland orders police to stop taking suspects to jail on behalf of other agencies to avoid new fees

Cuyahoga County Council questions health and human services director nominee about staffing


Cleveland police commission staffers quit amid internal investigation into executive director



The Chicago Tribune


Rauner takes heat for saying it's 'hard to keep a company of more than six people' in Champaign

Laquan McDonald timeline: The shooting, the video and the fallout


Key decision awaits Officer Van Dyke as judge pushes for summer trial: Bench or jury?

EDITORIALS: At CPS, the first heads roll


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. is slammed with record costs for legal payouts

Here's what you need to know about the pay raises given to Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators

There were five shootings at and near a Malibu park over two years. Why didn't authorities alert the public until father was killed?


Willie Lee Rose, influential historian of slavery and Reconstruction, dies at 91


The Washington Post


In major blow to organized labor, Supreme Court says public employee unions may not charge fees to nonmembers

Former NAACP president Ben Jealous wins Democratic primary for Md. governor

The Fix Analysis: Winners and losers from the latest night of primaries

Activist newcomer upsets a top House Democrat in N.Y.

Analysis: The Daily 202: Crowley going down spotlights the looming Democratic identity crisis


Travel ban ruling could embolden Trump on immigration


Analysis: SCOTUS abortion ruling will win Trump needed points with white evangelicals

Court strikes down Virginia House districts as racial gerrymandering

Low-income D.C. tenants petition Congress to spurn Carson’s plan to raise rents for nation’s poorest

Alsobrooks wins Democratic nomination for Prince George’s executive


Design is chosen for first national monument to Native American military veterans


USA Today


Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions

Colbert, Fallon, Conan team up for comic response to President Trump's insults








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