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He Is Jewish, But Being Santa Is His Calling

Friday, December 07, 2018

Rick Rosenthal has been playing the role of Santa for almost seven years. At StoryCorps, he recalls how it all began.


How Have Your Holiday Traditions Been Impacted By The Loss Of A Loved One?

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

How has your family carried on holiday traditions or created new ones after the death of a loved one? NPR wants to hear from you.


Study Shows Americans Are Meaner On Twitter Than Canadians

Monday, December 03, 2018

Canadian Twitter may truly be a nicer place. Researcher Bryor Snefjella says Canadians tend to tweet more positive words compared to their American counterparts.


A Couple Reflects On A Loss From AIDS That Brought Them Together

Friday, November 30, 2018

Shortly after Larry Dearmon lost his partner to AIDS in 1991, he met Stephen Mills, the man he'd eventually marry. At StoryCorps, the couple talks about the impact Larry's prior relationship has had.


'An Opportunity To Be Thankful': Reflecting On A First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Roy Daley immigrated to the U.S. from Honduras 50 years ago. At StoryCorps, he talks about his first impressions of America and how he learned the meaning of Thanksgiving in those early weeks.


The American Academy Of Pediatrics On Spanking Children: Don't Do It, Ever.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

According to the AAP, research shows that spanking is harmful to child development in the long run. The AAP also says to avoid nonphysical punishment that is humiliating, scary or threatening.


'You Want The Best For This Country, I Respect That': 2 Strangers Find Common Ground

Friday, November 09, 2018

Israel Baryeshua has conservative political views, while Tiffany Briseño identifies as liberal. Both agree that more kindness and compassion in politics would benefit the country.


Transgender Boy Tells Mom 'It Shouldn't Be Scary To Be Who You Are'

Friday, October 26, 2018

In an interview with StoryCorps, Kaysen Ford talks to his mother, Jennifer Sumner, about being transgender and growing up in Alabama.


When Immigration Status Puts Couple's Life 'At Pause'

Friday, October 19, 2018

On their first date, Irakere Picon told Arianna Hermosillo that he was undocumented. He works as an immigration lawyer, and the couple, now married, face anxieties related to his status.


'He Was My Hero': Son Remembers His Wrestler Father

Friday, October 05, 2018

Lucha libre wrestling cemented the bond between a father and son. At StoryCorps, John Torres Jr. talks about how he has carried on the legacy after his father's death.


An Unlikely Pair Share A Moment That Goes Beyond Politics

Friday, September 28, 2018

At an anti-Trump rally in 2016, a Muslim student there protesting tried to help a Trump supporter who was being taunted by some attendees angry he was there.


Hannah Storm, Part Of First All-Women NFL Broadcast Team, Is Set For Kickoff

Thursday, September 27, 2018

On Thursday, Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer will become the first all-women broadcast team to call an NFL game. To critics of the pair, she says it's "myopic" to think that football is only for men.


Adam Rippon On What It Means To 'Show Every Part Of Who You Are'

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Olympic bronze medalist tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that his decision to come out coincided with his readiness to take on the responsibility of being a role model for the LGBTQ community.


'People Saw Only A Turban And A Beard': Reflecting On A Post-Sept. 11 Death

Friday, September 14, 2018

Two Sikh men lost their brother in a violent hate crime following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. At StoryCorps, they reflect on his life and how they were treated after the terrorist attacks.


NYC Subway Station Reopens 17 Years After It Was Destroyed During Sept. 11 Attacks

Sunday, September 09, 2018

The newly reconstructed WTC Cortlandt station opened on Saturday, just three days before the anniversary of the attack.


Toyota Recalls Some Hybrids Citing Concerns About Vehicle Fires

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Of the nearly one million vehicles that have been recalled globally, about 192,000 Prius vehicles from model years 2016 through 2018 have been affected in the United States.


Apartment Fire Kills 10 Children In Chicago's Little Village Neighborhood

Monday, August 27, 2018

Chicago fire officials said Sunday's fire was deadliest in more than a decade, and that no smoke detectors were found or heard at the scene. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.


California Measure Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes

Friday, August 24, 2018

A bill approved by the legislature would require a review of all marijuana-related crimes in the state between 1975 and 2016, when pot was legalized in California.


German Authorities Detain Suspected Terrorist For Plotting Attack

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The 31-year-old Russian man has been arrested and is believed to have been an accomplice to French terror suspect imprisoned in France last year.


Members Of Spain's 'Wolf Pack' Spark Outrage At Pool in Seville

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Two of the five men that were convicted of sexually abusing an 18-year-old girl at a 2016 festival in Pamplona were forced from a public pool by outraged community members.