Bound By A Plantation, Two Georgians Remember A Special Christmas Gen. Sherman burned the plantation down on his way to Savannah, and now the descendant of the planter and the grandchild of that planter's emancipated slave delight in sharing their story.
Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait Travel to Cuba for business or education will be much easier as the U.S. eases restrictions, but until the embargo is completely lifted, going to Cuba simply for tourism still won't be allowed.
30 Years Of Friendship, Through Fear And An Uncertain Future Doug Neville and Ryan Johnson met shortly before Neville learned he was HIV-positive and began living with the specter of death. "I didn't know what I was going to do if you died," Johnson says.
Look At This: Seeing The Story Inside A Photo The NPR Visuals team has published a new project called A Photo I Love. Editor Kainaz Amaria tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the first beloved image, from a book, <em>Gangsters and Grifters.</em>
When The Beatles Gave Fans A 'Crimble' Present In the 1960s, the Beatles sent their most loyal fans a Christmas gift every year — a flexi-disc. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to music writer Colin Fleming about the annual holiday single.
From Space, Lights Dims In Syria As People Flee War A new study uses satellite images to assess the humanitarian impact of Syria's civil war. Researchers found a correlation between loss of light and loss of people — those displaced by the conflict.
Filmmaker: Sony Hack Will Make Satirists Think Twice About Content Sony has canceled its new film, <em>The Interview</em>, which depicts the assassination of North Korea's leader. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with filmmaker Kevin Smith about writing controversial comedies.
A London Tube Dream Ride, In The Driver's Cab NPR's Ari Shapiro has been reporting from London for the last year. As a Christmas gift, his producer arranged a special trip for him: a ride in the driver's cab on a London Underground train.
For Those Suffering Chronic Pain, The Hardest Part Is Convincing Others Chronic pain affects tens of millions of Americans and for many of them, there is no cure. We hear from three sufferers about what they've lost and what they've learned.