Boy Scouts' acceptance of gay boys draws heated reactions After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.May 24, 2013
BSA votes to end ban on openly gay youth Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation's leading youth organization. Gay adults will remain barred from serving as Scout leaders.May 23, 2013
'Lest We Forget': World War II Veterans History Project Memorial Day broadcast of a documentary featuring the voices of World War II veterans who tell us of their role as soldiers on D-Day, airmen in the Pacific, Marines on Iwo Jima, Navajo Code-Talkers, Tuskeegee Airmen, Nazi concentration camp liberators, and more. The stories that changed their lives, and ours, forever.
Narrated by US Army veteran and former US Senator Max Cleland.Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, May 23, 2013
Obama to address drone policy in security speech President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to address some of the thornier aspects of national security policy, including drone strikes, the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the dire threats Americans continue to face -- even from fellow citizens.May 23, 2013
Mpls. park shooter gets jail, probation A man who fired numerous gunshots in a Minneapolis park where children were playing has been sentenced to a year in jail and eight years of probation.May 21, 2013