Heidi Glenn

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Stores Full Of Furniture, 'Mattress Mack' Opens His Doors To Flood Victims

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

As Houston started to flood, small-business owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale posted a Facebook message urging people who needed shelter to come over. Hundreds streamed in.


The Ups And Downs Of Togetherness And Independence When You're A Triplet

Friday, June 30, 2017

In a StoryCorps booth in Bloomington, Ind., Maddy, Zoë and Nick Waters, 10, talk about what it means to be a "three-in-one package."


For The Venezuelan Opposition, Protests Are 'Like A War'

Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.


How Facebook Uses Technology To Block Terrorist-Related Content

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Social media firms are under pressure to block extremist activity on their sites. Facebook is hiring thousands more people to review content, but artificial intelligence also plays a role.


Massive Iceberg Makes A Stop Off Newfoundland Coast

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A huge iceberg has run aground just off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada. For now, it's made a home in what is known as "iceberg alley," and in photos, appears to dwarf the houses in town.


Meet 2 Race Sleuths Trying to Keep Marathoners Honest

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Spring is a busy season for runners — and for the sleuths sniffing out race cheats. With an eye on the Boston Marathon, amateur investigators use math and methodology to protect the sport's integrity.


Fear Of Deportation Spurs 4 Women To Drop Domestic Abuse Cases In Denver

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson says the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courtrooms is deterring undocumented crime witnesses, including abuse victims, from testifying.


A Grandson And Daughter Recall The Legacy Of An 'Actual Superhero'

Friday, March 10, 2017

Camaran Henson remembers his late grandpa as larger than life. He "could probably fly," Camaran tells his mother at StoryCorps. The legacy her son leaves, she says, is the one that honors his grandpa.


America's 'Complacent Class': How Self-Segregation Is Leading To Stagnation

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Economist and author Tyler Cowen worries that Americans' desire to keep changing has gone away. "The forward march of progress," he says, "is not the main story today."


Where 7 Political Careers Stood On Sept. 11, 2001

Friday, September 09, 2016

Hillary Clinton was the junior senator from New York on Sept. 11, 2001. Donald Trump was focused on real estate. Here, a look at where other political players were in their careers 15 years ago.


No, You're Not In A Common-Law Marriage After 7 Years Together

Sunday, September 04, 2016

It's a pervasive myth of common-law marriage. And for a status assumed to kick in by something as passive as the passage of time, it can be complicated to prove.


Copycake: When Food Art Ideas Get Swiped

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Caitlin Freeman made a name for herself selling modern art-inspired pastries at the SFMOMA. The museum's cafe just reopened with a new caterer — whose desserts look suspiciously familiar.


For Couples Skipping The Ring, It Pays To Plot Out Finances

Sunday, April 17, 2016

As couples live together in greater numbers, old rules about how to divide finances and plan for the future don't quite fit the modern family. Experts offer financial tips for unmarried couples.


Pope Francis' Digital Reach Helps Put Him In Your Pocket

Saturday, September 19, 2015

The Vatican may still announce a new pope with a smoke signal, but when it comes to connecting with his flock, Pope Francis is just a click away.

He's called the Internet a "gift from God," participated in Google Hangouts and fully embraced Twitter where every ...


Weakened Arthur Heads Up U.S. East Coast

Friday, July 04, 2014

Updated at 9:34 a.m.

Hurricane Arthur weakened to a Category 1 storm on Independence Day after hitting the coast of North Carolina.

The National Hurricane Center said Arthur packed maximum sustained winds of nearly 90 mph as it moved offshore. The center predicted the storm would weaken in the next ...


No More Stubborn Lids: A Pickle Jar You Can Open With Ease

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Our "Weekly Innovation" blog series explores an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Use this quick form.

You've no doubt struggled to open a glass jar of pickles or pasta sauce and ...


A New Way To Unclog A Toilet (At Your Own Risk)

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Use this quick form.

A South Korean toilet unclogger is definitely not your dad's rubber plunger on a stick. ...


A Foldable Bike Helmet You'll Just Happen To Have In Your Bag

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Submit with this form.

This is a bike helmet made for people who think bike helmets are a pain to ...


On Twitter's IPO Day, A Look At How 5 Tech Stocks Have Fared

Thursday, November 07, 2013

As eyes turned to the markets on Twitter's first day of trading, NPR wondered how some other tech stocks have performed since their IPOs. (Twitter closed at $44.90 Thursday, about 73 percent above its IPO price of $26 a share.)

Some of these stocks have soared. Others have ...


In The Digital Age, The Family Photo Album Fades Away

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Once upon a time, parents documented their kids' firsts in words and pictures in baby books and scrapbooks that got updated as life's big milestones got reached. Family photo albums grew thick with memories of trips, holidays, friends and relatives.

But who has time for that? I have two kids, ...