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Reparations proposals for Black Californians advance to state Assembly

By SOPHIE AUSTIN Associated Press/Report for America SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate advanced a set of ambitious reparations proposals Tuesday, including legislation that would create an agency to help Black families research their family lineage and confirm their ...

New cars in California could alert drivers for breaking the speed limit

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could eventually join the European Union in requiring all new cars to alert drivers when they break the speed limit, a proposal aimed at reducing traffic deaths that would likely impact motorists across the country should ...

Maker of popular weedkiller amplifies fight against cancer-related lawsuits

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After failing in several U.S. states this year, global chemical manufacturer Bayer said Tuesday that it plans to amplify efforts to create a legal shield against a proliferation of lawsuits alleging it failed to warn that its ...

Protesters against war in Gaza interrupt Blinken repeatedly in the Senate

By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In wide-ranging testimony before the Senate Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken denounced the chief prosecutor of the world's top war crimes court for seeking the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said ...