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#NPRNOTY: Number(s) of the Year

Dec 31, 2013

Over the past few weeks, NPR News has been running a special series to explore the ideas and trends of 2013: Number of the Year.

ALL THE VIDEOS: Holiday Edition

Dec 25, 2013

NPR Listeners Love Traveling

Dec 23, 2013

We'd love to glimpse the world through your eyes. Where did you travel this past year? What moved you, inspired you, delighted you? Why did you choose your destination, and who joined your adventure?

Tell us your top travel moment of 2013!

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Post-Game Recap: NPR's Annual Holiday Relay

Dec 20, 2013

The NPR staff likes celebrating the year at our holiday office party just as much as any team of fun-loving employees.

But before we gather to drink warm beverages and mingle over appetizers while festive music plays in the background, we like to... work up our appetites.

A more engaging and mobile-friendly experience arrives today for Morning Edition, All Things Considered and all your favorite NPR programs on the Web.

Gift Me Public.

Dec 17, 2013

All month, we've been highlighting some of our favorite NPR Shop products that might find a nice home on your holiday gift list.

Gather 'Round And Get Merry

Dec 17, 2013

It was an spectacle, really. An evening complete with extra doses of merriment and joy, all wrapped in festive decor.

The holiday cheer came earlier this month when NPR's Ask Me Another packed its (Bell) House full of fans for a special holiday show with not one, but three V(ery) I(mportant) P(uzzler)s. To ring in the year-end right, the show invited back a few veterans of the puzzle hot seat to join in a night of games, trivia and holiday duets, including:

What Is $17 Million, Really?

Dec 16, 2013

Today, we announced an inspiring investment in our work: $17 million in grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, Ford Foundation and individual philanthropists.

NPR recently produced a number of stories to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

We received comments from many of you, including some personal remembrances of that historic moment, theories about what happened on that landmark day in 1963 and compliments (as well as critiques) of our special coverage.

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KUAR is scheduling special programming for the holiday week of December 23-27. We're adding music programs week nights beginning at 9 p.m. Selected Shorts also has a series of shows with a holiday theme, which will air Tuesday-Thursday at 10 p.m.

Christmas Day, Wed., Dec. 25 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., KUAR will air a block of special programming for the holiday.