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Boy Scouts of America: Scouting organization in the United States
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is the largest scouting organization and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with about 2.3 million youth participants and about one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, about 110 million Americans participated in BSA programs at some time in their lives. BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922.

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El Paso, Boy Scouts, Nicolas Cage: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers

Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America.
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Hundreds of former Boy Scouts allege they were abused by Scout leaders in a new lawsuit

Lawyers representing the former Boy Scouts say most of the clients suing the Boy Scouts organization are well into their 50s and 60s.
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Teachers. Doctors. A small-town Mayor. New sex abuse claims against Boy Scouts suggest leaders exploited prominent positions

Several cases reviewed by USA TODAY suggest the Boy Scouts of America could have done more to prevent abuse.
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6 of our top opinion pieces this week: ICYMI

From Trump impeachment to Boy Scout sex abuse to an alternative abortion policy, here are some of our top columns this week.
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Tillerson jokes that God "sent him home" from State post

Tillerson also discussed the current state of politics and democracy in the United States with the Boy Scouts of America
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'The Ugliness:' Ex-Scouts recount stories of abuse

Hundreds of men across the U.S. are signing up with lawyers to sue the Boy Scouts for damages related to sex abuse they claim to have suffered at the hands of scout leaders. The wave of litigation..
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Sheriff's Office: Teen dies while hiking with Boy Scout group in Arizona

The group of Boy Scouts ran out of water during hike, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said.
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Hundreds of former Boy Scouts come forward with new claims of sexual abuse

More than 200 have come forward with new allegations against Boy Scouts of America as part of an effort by law firms to uncover unidentified child abusers.
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N.J. and N.Y. Boy Scout leaders accused of sexual abuse

Attorney Jeff Anderson said at a press conference in New York on Tuesday that he's identified 130 perpetrators of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America in New York. Anderson and Greg..
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A new era begins for the Boy Scouts of America

A year-and-a-half ago, the Boy Scouts of America announced that girls would be able to join its ranks. Last month, the organization even altered the programs name to accommodate the change. Carter..
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Not ‘My Grandfather’s Boy Scout Troop’: It’s Now for Girls, Too

As of Feb. 1, the Boy Scouts of America began accepting girls into all its ranks for the first time in its 109-year history.
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On this day Feb. 8: Happy birthday Boy Scouts of America

Highlights of this day in history: Funeral of Jordan's King Hussein; Premiere of 'The Birth of a Nation'; a South Carolina civil rights protest turns deadly; the Boy Scouts of America is incorporated;..
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Today in History for February 8th

Highlights of this day in history: Funeral of Jordan's King Hussein; Premiere of 'The Birth of a Nation'; a South Carolina civil rights protest turns deadly; the Boy Scouts of America is incorporated;..
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It's official: Tennessee welcomes all-girl Boy Scouts of America troop

Nationally, Boy Scouts of America rebrands as Scouts BSA, welcoming girls to the ranks. Girls are now eligible to earn Eagle Scout rank.
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Girls can now officially join the Boy Scouts of America

Scouts BSA -- formerly called the Boy Scouts of America -- will now encourage girls and boys to join.
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Mom expresses shock after son accused of plotting attack on Muslim community

Three men charged with planning an attack on a Muslim community in Islamberg, New York, will appear in court Wednesday. Police say the men and one 16-year-old had access to 23 firearms and three..
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