Montana state Rep.-elect Zooey Zephyr is the first openly trans woman elected to the state legislature. She and other lawmakers across the country are now faced with trying to curb anti-LGBTQ bills.
In Los Angeles County, tenant protections that have kept families housed during the pandemic are set to end Dec. 31. That means more than 30,000 households could face eviction by the end of the year.
The Biden administration wants immigration authorities to focus on threats to public safety, but a lower court said its guidelines went too far. Now the high court is hearing arguments in the case.
Building Legos with my family helped me realize that sometimes I was the foundation, and that even though I felt hidden or overshadowed, that it was still important to fulfill my purpose.
A long-distance video lesson from Mom also offered a chance to write the recipe down. Cold weather and a marble slab work best to cool this homemade confection, which has helped the family bond.
Homemade fudge, a no-alcohol fruitcake, pillowy butter mints and a quirky cookie are some of the things NPR's readers and listeners are nibbling on.
Parents, kids, aunts and a cousin gather on Black Friday to make a big batch to mail around the country. It's shared far and wide at Christmastime and was featured on a bike ride across Iowa.
A young Jan Kincaid Clifford wasn't even tall enough to reach the stove. That didn't stop her from stirring the pot. And stirring. And stirring. Her dad's recipe requires patience, but it pays off.
Friends, family and co-workers clamor for the quirky, pistachio-flavored pudding cookie treats that come out looking green.
We all have that one dish that excites our palates and calls to mind special memories with Mom, Dad, Grandma or a favorite aunt who created delicious, comforting dishes.
Rather than stuffing the turkey, Rebecca Monnette made dressing balls with a few simple ingredients that safely cook separate from the bird. Her grandson carries on the tradition.
After her mother died, using tips from her aunts, Miriam Piccolo re-created a dish that tastes like home to her. Coming home from school to this meal meant that her mom had been thinking about her.
Lisa Hovis learned to make these traditional Norwegian cookies by baking alongside her grandmother. The recipe and fond memories remain.
A circus performer known for being fired out of a cannon liked to make dinner for the people he worked with. One of them still makes his inspired lasagna today, and it has some surprising ingredients.
Maureen O'Reilly wanted to make the treat for her husband, but first she had to watch his grandmother make it — and measure out each ingredient rather than just eyeballing it.