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Will the Boy Scouts of America open up its ranks to the LGBT community?

Will the Boy Scouts of America open up its ranks to the LGBT community?

US and European boy scouts gather near Omaha Beach on April 26, 2014 in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, to support the D Day beaches candidacy to become a Unesco World Heritage Site.; Credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images Boy Scouts national president, Robert Gates, today said the organization’s long-standing ban on participation by openly gay adults is not sustainable. Speaking […]

Oil spill along the Santa Barbara coast

Oil spill along the Santa Barbara coast

Local residents stand on oil covered rocks and sand at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 19, 2015. An oil pipeline ruptured dumping oil into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California, the US Coast Guard said. The spill was estimated at 21,000 gallons (80,000 liters) of oil, local media reported. ; Credit: ROBYN […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

Motorcycle clubs: Fraternal organizations or organized crime syndicates? The answer may be both.

A Rebels motorcycle club member rides from Meckering to Perth on September 12, 2013 in Perth, Australia. ; Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images As Waco, Texas police continue to sort through Sunday’s shootout at a restaurant that left nine dead and saw more than 170 arrested and charged, the conversation about motorcycle clubs (or biker gangs, […]