Boy Scouts Of America News
Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children Into Programs
The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programs.
Boy Scouts Face Renewed Push to Let Girls Join the Ranks
After years of divisiveness, the Boy Scouts of America have opened their ranks to gay and transgender boys, and yet a different membership dispute persists: a long-shot campaign to let girls join so they have a chance to earn the status of Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts Welcome First Transgender Boy After Policy Change
A New Jersey boy has become the first openly transgender member of the Boy Scouts
Today in History
Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2017. There are 326 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 8, 1942, during World War II, Japanese forces began invading Singapore, which fell a week later. On this date: In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at
Book Excerpt: Robert Gates' 'A Passion for Leadership'
Excerpted from A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates Copyright © 2016 by Robert M Gates. Excerpted by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Why Bureaucracies So Often Fail Us
Eagle Scouts Prepare to March in Trump Inauguration Parade
ABC News' Charli James speaks with Eagle Scout leader Rashid Abdullah and honor guard youth chairman William Cather about the Boy Scouts' history in presidential inaugurations.
The Tick-Tock of Donald Trump's Inauguration
On Friday, Donald Trump and Mike Pence will participate in a tradition that’s over 200 years old -- the presidential and vice- presidential inauguration . “We're going to have a very, very elegant day. The 20th is going to be something that will be very, very special, very beautiful,"
The Note: Russia Redux
NOTABLES --TRUMP GOES AFTER OBAMA PRESS SECRETARY IN SPEECH: President-elect Donald Trump took new jabs at White House press secretary Josh Earnest last night in Hershey, Pennsylvania, ABC’s ALEXANDER MALLIN and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI report. "This foolish guy, Josh Earnest, I don't know," Trump
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Seems Open to Crossover Vote for Trump's Secretary of State Pick
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who knows secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson from his work in the state, suggested he has not ruled out a crossover vote for Tillerson on the Senate floor. Tillerson’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin from his ExxonMobil career