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Disgraced former Marine to head gun lobby

The National Rifle Association said disgraced former U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will be the next president of the organization. North was a central figure in the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, an illegal plot to funnel money to anti-government terrorists…

Road to ruin blamed on Trump and Congress

Most Americans say that President Donald Trump and the federal government in general are not making the nation’s transportation infrastructure enough of a priority. The Monmouth University Poll also finds that few Americans give the state of their local roads and bridges…

Environmentalists sue Trump

Today Earthjustice went to court to challenge an EPA decision to reject Obama-era standards that limit carbon dioxide emissions from cars and light trucks for model years 2022-25. Issued in 2012, the standards will by EPA’s own projections reduce carbon dioxide emissions…

Recognizing undergrad research

Symposium to showcase work of more than 1,200 students A study of rare plants along the California-Mexico coast. A photography series depicting the landscape of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. An initiative to promote dementia care in Orange County’s Asian American communities.…