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.
As the Boy Scouts tries to deal with a flood of sexual abuse claims in bankruptcy court, it wants to shield the local councils that own most scout camps. But plaintiffs’ lawyers say the councils must.. NYTimes.com - Published
Here's the latest for Tuesday, February 18th: Trump commutes former Illinois governor's sentence; Boy Scouts of America wants to operate despite bankruptcy; No headway in Russia-Turkey talks on Syria;.. USATODAY.com - Published
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;.. USATODAY.com - Published
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, approximately 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent were transported to concentration camps, including one at Heart Mountain in Wyoming, where young Norman.. CBS News - Published
Lesley Stahl takes an in-depth look at the controversy surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that the Boy Scouts have the legal right to exclude what they call "avowed homosexuals." CBS News - Published