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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Public News Service - CA: Civic Engagement

CA – Tuesday, California voters will decide on Proposition 11, which would change the way the state's political boundaries are drawn. Instead of the Legislature deciding as hitherto, a 14-member commission would re-draw the districts for the state Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization whe

Riverside County, CA - With less than a month to go before the presidential election, a California county is launching a probe into the office of its registrar of voters. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the audit after an election watchdog group claimed election workers had fail

Sacramento, CA - A record number of Californians are expected to head to the polls in November, but some may be turned away if their voter registration isn't up to date. Voting rights advocates are urging military personnel, college students and those who have moved in the last four years to double

St. Paul, MN - While John McCain accepts his GOP nomination today, another presidential candidate will be rallying nearby. Not Barack Obama, but independent candidate Ralph Nader. Nader and his California running mate, Matt Gonzalez, are demanding that their better-known rivals open up the debates s

San Francisco, CA - The path to becoming a U.S. citizen is growing longer and longer, leaving many of California's legal immigrants stuck in the process. It's a part of the immigration crisis that's often overlooked, according to a new report that finds the backlog can hurt families and careers and

As California and the rest of the nation prepare to elect a new president, a man who claims he has proof that voter fraud was committed in the 2004 Ohio Presidential election says he fears a repeat this November. After spending three years investigating the election, Richard Hayes Phillips says he h

As the November election approaches, voting rights advocates say it is vital that California's county election offices allow for technical inspections of their electronic voting equipment. State law (California Election Code 15004) permits what it calls "accredited observers" to review machines and

Los Angeles, CA - The big winner in last week's California primary may have been - the environment. Conservation groups say, for the most part, California voters elected candidates who have what they believe are the best environmental policies. They also defeated a proposition that could have create

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