- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. HEALTH OVERHAUL

It’s the final deadline for Californians to apply for health coverage through online exchange.

2. SERIAL KILLINGS

Two registered sex offenders expected to be arraigned on charges of killing four women in Orange County.

3. STUDENT BUS CRASH

Both drivers in the deadly crash of a FedEx truck and bus full of students en route to Humboldt State had clean driving records.

4. CARBON TAX

State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg backs off unpopular proposal for a so-called carbon tax on consumer fuels, instead wants to dedicate billions generated by greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.

5. PULITZER PRIZE

UC Davis historian Alan Taylor wins second Pulitzer Prize of career for book on the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.


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