Boy Scouts of America lifts blanket ban on gay adult leaders

DALLAS The national governing body of the Boy Scouts of America voted on Monday to lift the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, dismantling a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based … Continue reading


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Boy Scouts of America lifts blanket ban on gay adult leaders

DALLAS The national governing body of the Boy Scouts of America voted on Monday to lift the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, dismantling a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based … Continue reading


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Boy Scouts of America lifts blanket ban on gay adult leaders

DALLAS The national governing body of the Boy Scouts of America voted on Monday to lift the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, dismantling a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based … Continue reading


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Boy Scouts lift blanket ban on gay adult leaders, employees

DALLAS The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization. The new policy, which takes … Continue reading


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Boy Scouts lift blanket ban on gay adult leaders, employees

DALLAS The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization. The new policy, which takes … Continue reading


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Boy Scouts lift blanket ban on gay adult leaders, employees

DALLAS The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended the group’s outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization. The new policy, which takes … Continue reading


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Walker says EPA should be limited ‘umbrella organization’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an “umbrella organization” that would resolve disputes … Continue reading


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3 pension funds sue New Jersey for billions in damages

Three public workers’ pension funds are suing New Jersey for billions in damages, claiming the state government breached contracts when it contributed less than planned. The filing Friday is the latest volley in a more than yearlong dispute over pension … Continue reading


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3 pension funds sue New Jersey for billions in damages

Three public workers’ pension funds are suing New Jersey for billions in damages, claiming the state government breached contracts when it contributed less than planned. The filing Friday is the latest volley in a more than yearlong dispute over pension … Continue reading


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3 pension funds sue New Jersey for billions in damages

Three public workers’ pension funds are suing New Jersey for billions in damages, claiming the state government breached contracts when it contributed less than planned. The filing Friday is the latest volley in a more than yearlong dispute over pension … Continue reading


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House backs bill to help vets who’ve suffered sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House. The bill would allow a statement … Continue reading


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House backs bill to help vets who’ve suffered sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House. The bill would allow a statement … Continue reading


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