Scouts

This frame grab from a video taken by Dave Hall shows  two men cheering after a Boy Scouts leader knocked over an ancient Utah desert rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park. (AP Photo/Dave Hall)

Boy Scouts remove 2 men who toppled ancient rock

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah men already facing possible criminal charges for purposely toppling an ancient rock formation in a state park have now been removed from their posts as Boy Scout leaders. […]

10/21/2013

Pastor Fred Luter (AP Photo)

Southern Baptists re-elect first black president

HOUSTON (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention re-elected its first black president, the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., at its annual meeting Tuesday. Luter was first elected in 2012. His presidency comes at a time when […]

06/11/2013

Boy Scouts of America logo over uniform

Boy Scouts delay decision on admitting gays

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Faced with intense pressure, the Boy Scouts said it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders. LISTEN to NBC’s Pete Williams analysis.

02/06/2013

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