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California voters reject revamp to property tax system

SAN DIEGO — California voters have rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state’s 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes for many businesses in a pandemic-hobbled economy.

No charges against Indianapolis officer in fatal shooting

INDIANAPOLIS — A grand jury has declined to indict an Indianapolis police officer who fatally shot a man in May during a foot chase after police said the 21-year-old exchanged gunfire with the officer.
Biden vows to 'get right to work' despite Trump resistance

Biden vows to 'get right to work' despite Trump resistance

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Lawsuit challenging arrest of NYC transgender woman settled

Lawsuit challenging arrest of NYC transgender woman settled

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department will have to give its force more training on protecting the rights of transgender people as part of a deal announced Tuesday that settles a civil rights lawsuit accusing officers of mocking a transgender woma
Press groups concerned over killings of Mexican journalists

Press groups concerned over killings of Mexican journalists

MEXICO CITY — International press groups expressed concern Tuesday about a spike in the number of journalists killed in Mexico, after three were murdered within the space of 10 days.

US: WHO not sharing enough info about China virus probe

GENEVA — A senior U.S. government official complained Tuesday that the World Health Organization has not shared enough information about its planned mission to China to investigate the animal origins of the coronavirus. Garrett Grisby of the U.S.
Vatican faults others for McCarrick's rise, spares Francis

Vatican faults others for McCarrick's rise, spares Francis

ROME — A Vatican investigation into former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick found that bishops, cardinals and popes downplayed or dismissed multiple reports of sexual misconduct and determined that Pope Francis merely continued his predecessors’ handling
Cunningham concedes to US Sen. Tillis in North Carolina

Cunningham concedes to US Sen. Tillis in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Democrat Cal Cunningham conceded to incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina on Tuesday, saying “the voters have spoken” and it was clear Tillis had won.
Saeb Erekat, longtime Palestinian spokesman, dies at 65

Saeb Erekat, longtime Palestinian spokesman, dies at 65

JERUSALEM — Saeb Erekat, a veteran peace negotiator and prominent international spokesman for the Palestinians for more than three decades, died on Tuesday, weeks after being infected by the coronavirus. He was 65.
Republican wins back US House seat in Southern California

Republican wins back US House seat in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Republican Michelle Steel defeated first-term Rep. Harley Rouda on Tuesday in a Southern California district, only the second time in more than two decades that a GOP candidate in the state has defeated an incumbent Democrat.