Sandhya Somashekhar

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Scouting must keep up with the times or face “the end of us as a national movement,” Robert Gates said.

  • May 21, 2015

Statement comes two years after the century-old organization voted to lift the ban on gay youths, and as group faces external pressure.

  • May 21, 2015

The now-questioned research suggested that canvassers going door-to-door could change minds.

  • May 20, 2015

Republicans failed to pass the bill before a midnight deadline.

  • May 15, 2015

Texas bill seeking to defy Supreme Court if it legalized same-sex marriage dies after clock runs out on new legislation.

  • May 15, 2015

The bill had been shelved earlier this year over objections from GOP women.

  • May 13, 2015

The measure, up for a vote this week, is a preemptive strike against a possible Supreme Court decision.

  • May 11, 2015

The term links police abuse victims to the broader legacy of racial injustice.

  • May 8, 2015

Pamela Geller, an outspoken critic of Islam, says she was exercising free speech.

  • May 4, 2015

The justices asked about polygamy, adoption and attitudes toward gays, among other questions.

  • Apr 29, 2015
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