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Peter Szekely

From abortion rights to 'magic mushrooms,' U.S. voters will decide

29 Oct 2020

Voters in 32 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will have the opportunity on Tuesday to approve or reject a wide range of ballot questions, ranging from proposals on elections, abortion rights and taxes to even one on legalizing magic mushrooms.

Factbox: From abortion rights to 'magic mushrooms,' U.S. voters will decide

29 Oct 2020

Voters in 32 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will have the opportunity on Tuesday to approve or reject a wide range of ballot questions, ranging from proposals on elections, abortion rights and taxes to even one on legalizing magic mushrooms.

Factbox: From abortion rights to 'magic mushrooms,' U.S. voters will decide

27 Oct 2020

Voters in 32 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will have the opportunity on Nov. 3 to approve or reject a wide range of ballot questions, ranging from proposals on elections, abortion rights and taxes to even one on legalizing magic mushrooms.

FACTBOX-From abortion rights to 'magic mushrooms,' U.S. voters will decide

27 Oct 2020

Oct 27 Voters in 32 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will have the opportunity on Nov. 3 to approve or reject a wide range of ballot questions, ranging from proposals on elections, abortion rights and taxes to even one on legalizing magic mushrooms.

U.S. judge denies request to exempt Catholic churches from New York coronavirus limits

17 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A federal judge on Friday rejected a request from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to void New York state's limits on religious gatherings in coronavirus hot spots, which the diocese argued had effectively closed its churches.

Catholics, Jews say New York coronavirus restrictions violate religious rights

16 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Catholics and Jews asked U.S. courts on Thursday to overturn New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's order limiting worship to no more than 10 congregants in communities hard hit by the coronavirus, calling the measure a threat to religious freedom.

Catholics, Jews say New York coronavirus restrictions violate religious rights

15 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 15 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent measures to stem local outbreaks of the coronavirus have prompted demands from Catholics and Jews that courts void the restrictions because they limit religious freedom.

New detail emerges in case of New York white woman charged with making false report against Black man

14 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A white woman who became an internet video sensation in May over a racial incident in New York's Central Park not only falsely claimed that a Black man threatened her, but also that he tried to assault her, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Country singer/songwriter Mac Davis, who wrote 'In the Ghetto,' dead at 78

30 Sep 2020

Mac Davis, a singer, songwriter and television personality who wrote hit songs for several country music stars after his breakout song, "In the Ghetto," was recorded by Elvis Presley, has died at 78, his manager said.

New York City delays school start in deal with unions over coronavirus concerns

01 Sep 2020

NEW YORK New York City's public school system, the country's largest, reached an agreement on Tuesday that resolves union leaders' coronavirus safety concerns and pushes back the opening of classrooms for the new academic year by 11 days to Sept. 21. | Video

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