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Boy Scouts’ future uncertain after bankruptcy filing

Barraged with sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation...

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

NEW YORK (AP) — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it's striking to recall that 100 years ago...

At stressful time, Boy Scouts top boss goes on medical leave

The Boy Scouts of America's chief executive took a medical leave of absence as the youth organization faces financial difficulties related to sex-abuse litigation.The...

Southern Baptists ready to put spotlight on sex-abuse crisis

Entangled in a multifaceted sex-abuse crisis, the Southern Baptist Convention is preparing to host a high-profile conference on the topic that has kindled skepticism...

Looming wave of sex-abuse cases poses threat to Irving-based Boy Scouts

Looming wave of sex abuse cases poses threat to Boy ScoutsBy DAVID CRARY AP National WriterNEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers' ads on the...

Boy Scouts exploring “all options” to address fiscal woes

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to...

Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

Vice President Mike Pence gave an often boastful campaign-style speech Wednesday to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting, winning several...

Charitable giving in US tops $400 billion for first time

NEW YORK (AP) — Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped...

#MeToo crisis jolts Southern Baptists ahead of key gathering

The Southern Baptists are facing their own #MeToo crisis as the biggest Protestant denomination in the U.S. heads into its annual meeting next week.A...

As girls arrive, Boy Scouts change name of flagship program

NEW YORK (AP) — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America's flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls...

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