A lot of regulations went into effect Jan. 1, marking a new year that will see a lot of interesting things occur in various countries all over the globe.
Claiming they were trying to protect the public from a stone formation that took 165 million years to form, three Utah Boy Scout leaders pushed a boulder from its erosion-built perch. And posted the video online. Welcome to modern American vandalism, the public parks version.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists discuss Barack Obama's announcement of the end of the decade-and-counting-long war on terror while Gitmo remains open for business. Is the Obama administration all over the map when it comes to terror?
One of the oldest, largest and most Christian youth organizations in the United States will bow to the public's demand for an end to its long-standing ban on openly gay youth participants if its voting members permit it next month.
The noted LGBT rights supporter and Eagle Scout's latest comments come just days after he eviscerated the homophobic arguments presented by the father of a Boy Scout.
The noted homophobe is urging the Boy Scouts of America not to capitulate to the "intolerant liberal mind" and overturn its discriminatory policy of banning gays from joining the youth organization, saying that this is yet "another example of the left attempting to remove God from all areas of public life."
A look at the day's political happenings, including Paul Krugman calls out "insane" NRA and Rick Perry weighs in on the news that the Boy Scouts may be ending its policy of banning gay members.
The youth organization, which just seven months ago affirmed its rule banning Scouts and troop leaders because of their sexual orientation, has come under much criticism recently.
The Boy Scouts of America has been forced to release more than 20 years of secret files that reveal numerous child sex abuse allegations within the organization.
It's rare that Mitt Romney and Barack Obama agree on anything, but both presidential candidates have called for the Boy Scouts of America to end its discriminatory practice of banning LGBT Scouts and leaders.