Writer David Sedaris is back as Crumpet the department store elf who finds little joy in the holidays. He first read from his “Santaland Diaries” on Morning Edition in 1992.
Watch President Obama’s reaction to the letters that citizens from different walks of life have sent him since Election Day.
The president said Democrats have “ceded too much territory” to Republicans in local races. Obama sees his role after leaving office as helping a new generation “rise up.”
The president tells NPR that Donald Trump should work through Congress, and says if the new president overturns his own executive actions, “that’s part of the democratic process.”
German police said at least 12 people were dead and at least 48 people were injured. Police said a possible suspect was in custody.
NPR’s annual, sortable book guide is here. And to mark the occasion, correspondent Lynn Neary talks about the year in fiction and shares a couple of her favorite new titles.
President Obama tells NPR in a new interview that the U.S. response to Russia’s attempted interference in the 2016 election may be both “explicit” and not.
Reports from inside east Aleppo described indiscriminate killing and scenes of horror and despair. Now a cease-fire has taken hold, and there’s hope evacuation might be possible.
As winter settles in, the leader of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe has asked many of the pipeline protesters to head home. Here are the stories and portraits of some of those who joined the protests.
The president-elect is pushing back on the conclusion that Russia tried to help him win, claiming a historic margin of victory. But the winner received more electoral votes in 37 of 58 U.S. elections.
Rex Tillerson, a 64-year-old oil executive, has no government experience. His longtime ties to Russia, including President Vladimir Putin, are already drawing scrutiny from critics.
An effort to cover up a schoolyard incident led to decades of regret for Joseph Linsk. “The event never left me,” he says, as he reveals a secret he has been keeping since the 1930s.
Pruitt has made no secret of his disdain for the Environmental Protection Agency — his official biography calls him “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda.”
Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was at a Los Angeles high school when she and other Japanese-Americans were placed in internment camps. Decades later, her efforts helped lead to an official apology.
Wednesday is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and only a few survivors are left from the Japanese attack that led the U.S. to enter World War II.