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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘Waterweavers’ shows how rivers, fibers and recycled plastic bottles are all part of the culture of the country.
State attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted on three counts of securities fraud, according to the Times, and is expected to turn himself in to authorities on Monday.
Citing “huge disgust and sadness,” a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn’t believe it.
SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it’s clear that the committees’ roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
A Palestinian baby was killed Friday in an arson attack in the West Bank. Jewish settlers are suspected in the attack, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called “an act of terrorism.”
Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.
Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.
The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes’ health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around Rio.
After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it “is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777.”
Germany has struggled with a record number of refugees, prompting calls for increased deportations. But German businesses see an opportunity in these newcomers to ease a shortage of skilled workers.