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Report: Boy Scouts considering bankruptcy

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/13/18, 01:28 pm

The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it was exploring all options amid serious financial woes but would not confirm or deny it might apply for bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, reported late Tuesday that the organization had hired a law firm to assist in a possible Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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Catholic crisis

Religion | The latest sexual abuse scandal pits U.S. bishops against the Vatican
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/23/18, 05:04 pm

The Roman Catholic Church in the United States is reeling after the Vatican last week abruptly directed its bishops to postpone plans to increase accountability in the clergy sex abuse crisis. A chorus of Catholic critics is calling the move another cover-up of abuse by the Catholic hierarchy.

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A progressive pothole in the new NAFTA

Politics | President Trump’s signature trade agreement includes unwanted sexual orientation and gender identity policies
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/23/18, 03:49 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s United States–Mexico-Canada (USMCA) free trade agreement, the successor to NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), hit a snag last week when a group of conservative lawmakers raised concerns that the deal promoted progressive LGBT policies.

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