The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will take your old Christmas tree and submerge it in lakes to create a shelter and food for fish.
NPR's Scott Simon recounts a recent encounter with a certain robust, white-bearded fellow in a red suit.
For nearly 40 years, residents of a neighborhood in a Milwaukee suburb have gone wild with their Christmas decorations. And it's a long-standing tradition to take a drive through "Candy Cane Lane."
NPR's Scott Simon talks about Malört, a subjectively foul-tasting spirit beloved by Chicagoans who like to prove how impervious they are to good taste.
Here's how communities across the U.S. put their own spin on Christmas, Hanukkah and even Festivus celebrations — from Santas who ski and surf, to trees made of tumbleweed, sand and lobster traps.
NPR's Scott Simon talks about how much he enjoys watching school stage productions this time of year and why.
As the country enters its fourth holiday season with COVID-19, experts offer advice about how Americans should navigate the risks and what precautions still make sense.
Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter ahead. Groundhogs may not have a great track record when it comes to weather forecasts, but experts say the tradition sheds light on our culture and environment.
From Bangkok to Berlin, one time zone at a time celebrated the entry into 2023.
The holiday tradition continues with Political Rewind host Bill Nigut and his reading of Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory." Capote's short story describes the Christmases he spent with an elderly, distant cousin when he was a young boy living in Monroeville, Alabama.
Capote was an American novelist who found his love for writing at 8 years old. He wrote several acclaimed short stories and novels that contributed to both nonfiction and fiction genres. Some of his most popular work includes Breakfast at Tiffany's, "Miriam" and In Cold Blood. He died in 1984.
More than 60% of shoppers say the economy is affecting their holiday plans. Many say they'll be more selective in their purchases, going for cheaper goods and less expensive stores.
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.
The bulk of TSA PreCheck passengers spent less than five minutes at security checkpoints.
Nonessential government offices and buildings, the post office and banks will be closed Monday, but most major retailers will stay open.