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Headlines That Got More Attention Than They Deserved

Morning Edition commentator John Ridley shares some of his top "non-troversies" of the year. All those news stories that seemed so important at the time but that now make you say "really?"

Close Out The Year With Some Best-Selling Last Words

As the year comes to an end, NPR librarian Kee Malesky shares closing lines from some great novels — those last few moments spent with a story that you love.

On Your Plate In 2013, Expect Kimchi And Good-For-You Greens

NPR food commentator Bonny Wolf dishes out predictions for hot foods in the new year. She says Asia is the new Europe and that healthy, farm-to-table trends will even make it into your cocktails.

'Light Doesn't Die': A Sister's Poem For Slain Sandy Hook Teacher

Unable to sleep in the days after the Newtown, Conn., killings, Emily Leukhardt found herself writing about the sister who she says was "just fundamentally good."

NPR Reporters On The Stories That Stuck In 2012

Weekend Edition Saturday guest host Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's John Burnett, Robert Smith and Alix Spiegel about the most interesting stories they reported this year.

Recalling Battles Of Congress Past

Weekend Edition Saturday guest host Linda Wertheimer talks about Congress' stalemate on tax talks and how the issue is the same, but over the years the rules of negotiating have changed.