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Mormons Face A Painful Loss If The Church Severs Boy Scout Ties
Scouting has been the official program for Mormon boys for more than 100 years, but that may change after a vote allowing openly gay leaders. A Brigham Young professor says a split would be wrenching.
NFL's First Female Coach Raises The Perennial 'Distraction' Question
Will the NFL's first female coach be a "distraction" for the Arizona Cardinals or merely a distraction for the media? NPR's Rachel Martin talks sensationalism in sports with Slate's Mike Pesca.
Could Biden Catch Clinton In A White House Bid?
Host Rachel Martin speaks with William Pierce, executive director of the the Draft Biden PAC, about reports that the vice president is mulling a 2016 run.
Less-Addictive Opioids Could Boost Drug Firms' Image
Drug users are testing opioids that are less prone to abuse than current drugs. David Crow of the Financial Times tells NPR's Rachel Martin the drugs could also boost profits for pharmaceutical firms.
Nusra Front Attacks U.S.-Backed Syrian Fighters
The Syrian insurgent group affiliated with al-Qaeda has attacked U.S.-backed Syrian fighters. NPR's Rachel Martin gets the details from Anne Barnard of the New York Times.