Christmas

5:48am

Tue December 25, 2012

5:27am

Tue December 25, 2012
Around the Nation

Is Santa's Sleigh Powered By Caribou?

Originally published on Tue December 25, 2012 7:42 am

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5:19am

Tue December 25, 2012
Around the Nation

Santa Amazes Deaf Boy's Mother

Originally published on Tue December 25, 2012 7:42 am

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1:53pm

Mon December 24, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

Which Is There More Of: Kindness Or Unkindness? A Christmas Accounting

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 9:57 am

Robert Krulwich NPR

Here's a notion. It comes from Kevin Kelly, author, editor and friend. He was imagining this:

Suppose, he said, that you could count every kindness, every good deed, every smile, every caress, every act of charity, love, tenderness, every generous moment that occurred on the planet this year, and add them all up so you'd have a Total Incidence of Goodness for 2012, a grand sum.

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1:51pm

Mon December 24, 2012
The Salt

Christmas A Busy Season For Tamale-Makers

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 3:18 pm

Tamales in Ofelio Crespo's home on Dec. 20.
Lauren Rock NPR

For Christmas, Central and Mexican-American families don't crave a holiday turkey; they want a plate of steaming hot tamales.

Gustavo Arellano, author of the book Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, says that to him, tamales are more than food. They transmit Latino culture during Christmas.

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