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  • Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives

    Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives
    WASHINGTON — For decades, liberals wielded the 1st Amendment to protect antiwar activists, civil rights protesters and government whistle-blowers. These days, however, the Constitution's protection for free speech and religious liberty has...
  • Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

    Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit
    Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab. But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...
  • Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation

    Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation
    University of California schools are two for two in persuading the first couple to speak at graduations. As his wife did several years ago, President Obama agreed Thursday to give the commencement speech at a UC campus, officials announced. The first...
  • UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech

    UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech
    Students at UC Irvine say they are excited about having President Obama speak at their commencement this year after the news was announced Thursday. “I feel it to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Alex Liao, an international studies...
  • Three genetic parents -- for one healthy baby

     Three genetic parents -- for one healthy baby
    Since January, a new California law allows for a child to have more than two legal parents. But children are still limited to two genetic parents. That could change soon, if the Food and Drug Administration approves human clinical trials for a technique...
  • President Obama to deliver UC Irvine commencement address

    President Obama will deliver UC Irvine’s commencement address on June 14 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, the White House announced Thursday. Obama’s address will come as the campus celebrates its 50th anniversary, marking the year when...
  • Obama set to speak at UCI graduation

    Obama set to speak at UCI graduation
    President Obama will deliver UC Irvine’s commencement address during the university’s graduation at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in June, the White House confirmed Thursday.  Chancellor Michael V. Drake wrote a letter to Obama in April...
  • Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds

    Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds
    SAN FRANCISCO — About a quarter of UC students, faculty and staff reported that they had experienced some exclusionary, intimidating or offensive situations on campus and 9% said that had interfered with their abilities to study or work, according...
  • UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU

    UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU
    Cannen Cunningham scored 17 points to lead SMU to a 68-54 victory Wednesday night over UC Irvine in the first round of the NIT and give Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown his first college postseason victory in 26 years. Ben Moore added 11 points in the...
  • Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all

    Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all
    Re "Much depends on Ginsburg," Opinion, March 16 As a lawyer and an Irvine resident, I respect and commend Erwin Chemerinsky for what he's done as the founding dean of the UC Irvine Law School. But he's wrong to say that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...
  • In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps

    In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps
    SAN FRANCISCO — Anxious about last summer's ruling on Proposition 8, sponsors of California ballot measures are going to considerable lengths to ensure they will be able to defend them if the state doesn't. Nearly 1 in 4 proposed initiatives...
  • Students lay down the law

    Whittier Law School students and alumni shared their stories and experiences to roughly a dozen Orange County college students Friday afternoon. The goal of the Costa Mesa-based law school's Diversity Day event, put on by the Hispanic American Law...