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July 11, 2020

The first meeting of the "Niagara Movement" that spawned the birth of the N.A.A.C.P. is held in Canada on this date in 1905.

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Today in Black History: The Port Chicago incident occurred in 1944 when Black Navy ammunition handlers were killed in a violent explosion at the California base.

The New York Times


Trump Backtracks on Russian Meddling

Democrats Press G.O.P. for Action to Punish Trump

Trump Critics Add a Word to Their Vocabulary: Treason

8 Suspect Claims From the Trump-Putin News Conference

How Republican Lawmakers Reacted to Trump’s Comments

As Tensions With U.S. Worsen, Europe Courts New Partners

Cognitive Test Trump Took May Have Been Undermined by Publicity, Doctors Warn

CVS Fires 2 for Calling Police on Black Woman Over Coupon

Victory for Kochs, as I.R.S. Lets Groups Keep Donors Secret

A Congressional Candidate Used to Be a Rapper. Will It Matter?


Skelos, Former N.Y. Senate Leader, Is Convicted in Retrial

Police Dept. Gives Federal Investigators Ultimatum in Eric Garner Case

Toomey used Senate tradition to block an Obama judicial pick. GOP leaders won't give Casey the same deference.

14-year old killed, 3 other boys, man wounded in North Philadelphia shooting

Pa. cites Philly nonprofit for improper use of Peco customer funds

Report: Local NJ courts reap $400M in fines, fees in 2017

The Detroit Free Press

Ex-Michigan GOP chairman photographed with accused Russian spy

Detroit councilman calls extortion suit a 'witch hunt'

The Star-Ledger

9-year-old girl killed by stray bullet fired into her home

Trump's 'mastery' of diplomacy was on display with Putin, says disowned N.J. GOP candidate

N.J., 3 other states sue Trump administration over gutted property tax deduction

How NJ courts are used as $$$ ATMs by local municipalities. Report says it must stop

Lawyer: Good cops must speak up about officer's killing of an unarmed man

The Chicago Tribune

Obama decries 'utter loss of shame among political leaders' in high-profile Mandela address

Emanuel won't judge officers' actions in fatal police shooting, says he wants to use it to 'help all of us learn from this'

Judge sets Sept. 5 for trial of Chicago cop in Laquan McDonald's killing

After social media push, organizers raise enough to pay for Ida B. Wells-Barnett Monument

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Investigation into sexual harassment at Cleveland police commission yields insufficient evidence, report says

House Freedom Caucus members applaud President Donald Trump's summit with Vladimir Putin

Ohio House scheduled to meet next week, decide payday lending

Councilman Basheer Jones' 'big impact' idea would extend development benefits to neighborhoods: Cleveland City Council summer recess

The Los Angeles Times

First of Garcetti-backed homeless shelters nears opening, with a $700,000 deck

Judge lifts controversial order requiring the L.A. Times to alter article about ex-Glendale cop

California's top court to decide what officers must do to escape liability in pursuit accidents

The Washington Post

Under fire, Trump says he accepts intelligence on Russian interference

Trump’s disruptive diplomacy inspires fears over U.S. standing abroad

As Trump attacks the Russia investigation, these House Republicans keep attacking Rosenstein

The Fix Analysis: Does Putin have something on Trump? A growing debate.

In the battle for nonverbal dominance, Putin was the clear winner, experts say

Will: This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man

Democrats look for another potential House flip in Ohio

‘Please don’t let my baby die’: Mother holds 10-year-old as she dies following shooting at D.C. apartment complex, witnesses say

Ex-Md. basketball coach who secretly recorded children sentenced to 35 years

Hogan wants to expand tuition-free college program

USA Today

Sanctions, censure, expulsions: Congress weighs options to counter Trump

Congressional GOP leadership: No doubt that Russia meddled in 2016 presidential election

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