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Kurtis Lee

Kurtis Lee is a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. Prior to joining The Times in August 2014, Lee worked for three years at the Denver Post and covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting. He’s a Colorado native and a graduate of Temple University.
Mormon Church to sever all ties with Boy Scouts, ending a century-old bond

The Mormon church said Tuesday it will sever all ties with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year and place its remaining 425,000 boys into a gospel-focused youth program it is developing.

Oliver North was once a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal. Now he has a new role: NRA president

Oliver North, the retired Marine colonel who was a part of the Iran-Contra scandal of the 1980s, has a new role: President of the National Rifle Assn. North, who in recent years has hosted a Fox News show, takes over as head of the group as it faces strong pushback from gun control groups.

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