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A Holiday Tradition: David Sedaris Reads 'Santaland Diaries'

Writer David Sedaris is back as Crumpet the department store elf who finds little joy in the holidays. He first read from his "Santaland Diaries" on Morning Edition in 1992.

Diane Rehm poses for a portrait at her home in January. After more than three decades and thousands of programs, she's stepping away from the broadcast microphone. Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio's Diane Rehm, A Mainstay Of Civil Discourse, Signs Off

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Judy Charest and Harold Hogue recounted the story of their fateful meeting for StoryCorps in Nashville, Tenn. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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Decades After Daring Rescue, 2 Tennesseans Relive Christmas Miracle

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The Maccabeats, a New York a cappella group with over 13 million views on YouTube, recently rewrote songs from the hit musical Hamilton to tell the story of Hanukkah. YouTube hide caption

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They'll Tell The Story Of Eight Nights: The Maccabeats Mash Up Hamilton And Hanukkah

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A woman is vaccinated at a health center in Conakry, Guinea, during the clinical trials of a vaccine against the Ebola virus. Cellou Binani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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First Ebola Vaccine Likely To Stop The Next Outbreak

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