The Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday it has affirmed its policy of "not granting membership to open or avowed homosexuals."
The Oregon Supreme Court has ordered the release of an archive of more than 1,000 once-secret Boy Scouts of America files that chronicled decades of abuse of boys.
Jennifer Tyrrell on the Boy Scouts of America postponing a decision on her petition to change their anti-gay policy.
The Boy Scouts of America, indicating its ban on openly gay members will remain in effect, said it will consider a resolution asking that local units be allowed to determine their own standards.
Jennifer Tyrrell, an Ohio den leader dismissed by her local Boy Scout troop for being a lesbian, said she's disappointed her 7-year-old son is no longer participating in the Scouts.
Jennifer Tyrrell dislikes public speaking so much that when she was in high school, she almost failed marketing because she didn't want to speak in front of the class.
Divisions between sexes start with pink and blue clothes for babies, move into dance classes and football practice and later into single-sex book clubs and bowling leagues.
Augusta National won't comment on the issue of allowing female members. Patrick Snell reports.
Who walks away from $10 million?
Hurricane Irene is making its way out to sea after blowing across the East Coast, and as is often the case, the airline and airport reaction to her approach was far greater than necessary.
The men served 18 years in prison after their convictions for three brutal murders
All about the Texas governor who'll officially be on the 2012 ballot Saturday
Members of a Boy Scout troop rescued by the Arkansas Army National Guard reunite with loved ones. KATC reports.
A National Guard helicopter made a tight landing Tuesday to rescue Boy Scouts who were missing after a weekend camping and hiking trip in an Arkansas national forest, officials said.
A Boy Scout troop from Lafayette, Louisiana, is missing after camping this weekend in an Arkansas National Forest.
When then-Sen. Barack Obama gave the speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that thrust him into stardom, he made it clear that it was time to shed the red state-blue state nonsense and embrace the concept that "We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America."
You're having lunch with a friend when all of a sudden she pulls a gift out of her purse. "Here!" she says, gleefully, pushing the brightly-wrapped present in your direction. "Merry Christmas!"
For an organization that describes itself on its website as being "truly a melting pot," with membership that comes "from all walks of life," the Boy Scouts of America sure is picky.
A gay father is outraged after being told he can't wear a Boy Scout uniform. HLN's Vinnie Politan reports.
The father of a 9-year-old Cub Scout said Tuesday he has been forced out of a leadership role with the organization and ordered not to wear its uniform because of his sexual orientation.
A federal jury in Philadelphia says the Boy Scouts can stay.
A gay man expelled from the Boy Scouts in 2003 said Monday he misses being a scout but has no regrets.
My father spent his youth as a crossing guard, a Boy Scout, and a designated driver. I, on the other hand, squandered mine cutting gym class and hanging out at the mall.
A federal trial is underway that could settle a dispute between Philadelphia Boy Scouts and the city.
Earning badges and climbing a ladder of "levels" used to be the respective domains of Boy Scouts and devoted video gamers. No more: It's officially the hottest craze in social-media marketing to make your customers think they're playing a game.
An Oregon jury on Friday found the Boy Scouts of America liable for the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old boy more than 25 years ago, returning a verdict of $18.5 million in punitive damages.
Sarah Kovac has a disability that impedes the use of her arms and hands. That's why she uses her feet to change diapers.
When Sarah Kovac watches her son, Ethan, crawl or grab objects, she feels proud, but also has mixed emotions. Already, the 8-month-old has abilities Kovac never had.
Jurors in Portland, Oregon, awarded a former Boy Scout $1.4 million after finding Tuesday that the organization was negligent in allowing a Scout leader who was a sex offender to have contact with him.
Jurors find the Boy Scouts of America negligent in allowing a sex offender Scout leader to have contact with a Scout.
A man pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man he claims sexually abused him.
CNN's John Zarrella goes behind the scenes for launch preparation for Space Shuttle Endeavour from Cape Canaveral.
Kathryn Hire: With one woman and five men aboard, the space shuttle Endeavour launched early Monday morning and is heading to the international space station. Endeavour's two-week visit is the first of NASA's five final shuttle missions before the space agency retires its aging space shuttle fleet later this year. It's also the last major construction project on the 11-year-old space station.
Despite their astonishing record of losses when dealing with lumberjacks and beavers, trees are pretty tough customers. Their trunks, branches, roots and twigs are all more than capable of enduring a winter's worth of freezing temperatures, snow, sleet and hail. Their leaves, though? Eh, not so tough.
"It kept you alive," a tearful Dwight Griffith told his adopted son as the two looked at an infant incubator during a tour of the Russian hospital where he was born.
Alex Griffith raised more than $60,000 to design and build a playground at the Russian hospital where he was born.
The Oscar winner is announced to play the full-figured singleton for the third time
The actress spills her secrets to Glamour
About 11 years ago, two big things happened in my life: My wife and I started a family, and I launched a consulting firm. For years I was much more successful at running my company than managing our family -- probably because I was taking specific steps to improve my business, then going home and winging it.
Susan Lanier has always enjoyed getting out of her urban home in Chicago, Illinois.
More than 50 vehicles -- including a bus carrying Boy Scouts -- collided in a massive pileup on a snow-swept New Hampshire interstate Sunday, closing the highway in one direction for five hours, authorities and witnesses said.
Fifty-nine vehicles were involved in a massive pile-up on interstate 93 in New Hampshire.
When a woman goes through breast cancer treatment, the shape of her chest changes, hair falls out and eyebrows thin. She'd probably tell you she's had better days.
How the candidates define their love of country may help determine the election's outcome. TIME asked each for his view of the meaning of patriotism. Here's how they responded
TIME's reporter in Des Moines reports on the calamities of seemingly biblical proportions that have pushed the stoic state to the breaking point
Rescue workers in Kansas searched for people Thursday among the wreckage left by tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest on Wednesday night.
A 15-year-old describes being in the middle of a tornado at a Boy Scout camp.
Four Boy Scouts who died Wednesday when a tornado swept through a wilderness camp were remembered for the very qualities that had brought them to the camp in the first place.
Boy Scouts were transformed into heroes when a deadly tornado blew apart their remote camp in western Iowa on Wednesday night.
Boy Scouts who came to each others' aid after a tornado that killed four of their comrades were hailed as heroes Thursday for helping to administer first aid and search for victims
Lloyd Roitstein of the Boy Scouts of America talks about the aftermath of a tornado that hit a Boy Scout camp in Iowa.
At least four people were killed and another 40 injured Wednesday when a tornado struck a Boy Scout camp in western Iowa, a state safety official said.
Tornadoes, floods and even a mini-tsunami in Chicago. Pin part of the blame on our old friend La NiÑa
Philadelphia says the group's bias against gays and atheists disqualifies it from a rent break on a city-owned building
After reading about the group's hardship, the singer writes a check to cover their expenses
In most ways, Tzatzil Willebeek-LeMair is a superwoman.
The governor of Texas argues in a new book that attacks on the Boy Scouts are the latest front in a "culture war" and the moral struggle for the country's future
A teenager described as a Boy Scout saved Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom from a knife attack Tuesday, a presidential spokesman said.
A Boy Scout says he survived a bear attack by curling into the fetal position and playing dead.
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Delaware State University officials announced an arrest of a suspect related to a shooting on campus last week.
The search is on for a missing North Carolina Boy Scout troop.
Good training and preparation kept a group of Boy Scouts safe after they became lost while hiking in the North Carolina mountains, a troop leader and a relative said Monday.
Long before holstered cellphones appeared on handymen's belts, another gadget won their hearts and hips: the Leatherman Pocket Survival Tool. Within three months of its first listing in a mail-order catalog, the multifunctional gizmo became essential for thousands of hikers, hunters, and knife enthusiasts. Since then, Leatherman tools have blasted into space with NASA astronauts, severed umbilical cords on newborns, and extracted shrapnel from American troops in Iraq.
Rooftop rescues in Texas
In October 1925, a 12 year-old boy in a small California town wrote in a school assignment that he "would like to study law and enter politics for an occupation so that I might be of some good to the people." The boy: Richard Milhous Nixon, some 43 years before being elected the nation's 37th president.
People who know Michael Auberry describe him as a well-rounded 12-year-old who loves sports, reading and the Boy Scouts, all three of which may have helped him survive in the North Carolina wilderness.
Rescuers brought in heat-sensing equipment Monday for a nighttime search for a 12-year-old Boy Scout who has been missing for two days in the North Carolina mountains, a National Park Service ranger said.
Authorities searching for a 12-year-old Boy Scout missing since Saturday found his mess kit near where he had been camping with members of his troop near the Blue Ridge Parkway, officials told CNN Sunday.
As advertising increasingly becomes the means by which technology companies make money, the very definition of the media business is rapidly changing.
Having watched election coverage nonstop all week, I sometimes wake screaming, "Bipartisanship!" and scare myself.
Scott Dyleski was a 16-year-old college student, animal rights' activist and budding artist when he woke up one morning last fall and apparently decided to bludgeon his accomplished 52-year-old neighbor to death.
Thanks to the Internet, money-oriented newsletters are a dying breed. And most deserve to go. All too often, the advice they dole out is too vague or obvious (Dine out less often!). Sometimes the i...
A former official with the Boy Scouts of America was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for receiving and distributing child pornography, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Dallas, Texas.
While not as well-known as velcro or post-its, J. Calvin Jureit's most famous invention, the Gang-Nail, stands with them as a brilliantly simple innovation. While daydreaming at a church service in...
We can't seem to shake hurricane season.
A Boy Scout National Jamboree marred by the deaths of four people weathered another blow Wednesday in Virginia when about 300 Scouts and adults suffered symptoms resulting from the 100-degree afternoon heat, a spokesman for the organization said.
Volunteers Tuesday found an 11-year-old boy alive four days after he disappeared from a Boy Scout camp in rugged northeast Utah.
A former top official of the Boy Scouts of America pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of receiving and distributing child pornography, including pictures of boys younger than 12.
A former top official of the Boy Scouts of America faces federal Internet child pornography charges and is expected to plead guilty Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office said.
A federal appeals court barred the government Monday from blocking funds to colleges and universities that deny access to military recruiters because of the Pentagon's policy banning openly gay men and women.
The man "Time" magazine named its Person of the Year for his handling of the September 11, 2001, attacks now finds himself defending New York City's preparedness in its response to 9/11.
I am often asked what it's like to be a full-blown, highly functioning narcissist. Well, it has its moments. On one hand, there's the pleasure of being the center of the universe, second only to Go...
At a recent faculty meeting, I listened as a colleague described in painful detail the amount of time she spent trying to do something about an MBA student suspected of cheating on an exam. Her adv...
"There is a rich queerness to the U.S. scene in this summer of 1946.... Like a surrealist landscape, it is brilliant, gaudy, carefully drawn, and yet somehow nightmarish, distorted, and spotted wit...
Contributing to the nation's healing process has rewards of its own, as the Irving Berlin Music Co.'s Bert Fink can tell you. His organization administers the publishing rights and royalties genera...
University of California at Davis economist George Bittlingmayer has concluded that increased antitrust enforcement is a prelude to a bear market. The feds' cases against Microsoft and Intel make i...
Once you might have reasonably assumed that money you gave to a highly respected charity would be well spent. No longer. In February, the United Way of America, whose 2,100 chapters raised $3.1 bil...
In which Kindly Dr. Keeping Up doggedly answers the question nobody is asking: Why is an allegedly conservative U.S. Justice Department appealing the court decision that allowed VMI to remain a sin...
The Jackson, Wyoming, Boy Scouts are doing their bit to turn last year's trade deficit with South Korea into a surplus. Their export: hundreds of antlers shed by elk in the Tetons during the winter...
HARTFORD -- The Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday affirmed the right of the Boy Scouts . . . to deny positions of leadership to women . . . The ruling came in the case of Catherine N. Pollard of ...