In this final round, every correct answer will start with a jolly "Ho!" sound. Which goalkeeper has won two Olympic medals with the U.S. women's soccer team? That would be Ho Ho Hope Solo!
Ah, the comfort of cliché gifts and holiday expectations well met. Frozen songwriters Bobby and Kristen Lopez sing about not-so-original gifts to the tune of Mariah Carey's classic holiday earworm.
All answers in this round start with the letter "h", but we want you to pronounce them with that back-of-the-throat "ch" sound, in honor of the "ch" in "Chanukah." Have a lozenge or two ready.
If you spell "reindeer" by combining precipitation ("rain") and a loved one ("dear"), then you think in homophones. We give clues to two words whose homophones form a new word or phrase.
We surveyed our loyal listeners on a wide range of holiday topics and quiz siblings Rosie Schaap (The New York Times Magazine) and Jeremy Schaap (ESPN) on the most popular answers, Family Feud-style.
Nothing says "cheer" like a cheesy made-for-TV holiday movie. Can you tease out the real ones from the fake when it comes to The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation or Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever?
Many countries and cultures around the world have their own festive culinary customs. We team up with Adam Rapoport of Bon Appétit Magazine to quiz you on some unusual food traditions.
We've rewritten the lyrics of the beloved Christmas carol "Angels We Have Heard on High" to be about things that begin with the "glo-" sound of its famous refrain: "Gloooooooooria [in excelsis Deo]."
Lynn Neary hosts an hour-long collection of extraordinary Christmas stories that will transport you to unexpected places.
Also: The Boston Marathon bombing suspect is scheduled to make a court appearance; temperatures in the Arctic are rising fast; and Russian TV has a dramatic promo for President Putin's speech.
Just a guess — you're not done shopping yet, are you? Allow us to ease your load a bit with some thoughtful ideas for the hip-hop head on your list.
The thing about Serial and its endless rabbit holes is that no matter how you view the podcast, there's an endless supply of avenues you can explore and different conversations you can have.
In Miami, home of the largest Cuban diaspora, two generations faced off on the streets. In Havana, demonstrators spoke of hope.
Jordan Axani and his girlfriend broke up, and he was left with plane tickets in her name. He offered a free vacation to anyone with the same name: Elizabeth Gallagher.
At Marylou's Coffee in Hyannis, Mass., a man delivered 15 envelopes to employees, each containing $100. He did the same thing at Dunkin' Donuts. He's described as having white hair and a white beard.
President Obama's action to begin normalizing relations with Cuba has drawn harsh criticism from members of Congress in both parties. One of those critics is Democratic Congressman Albio Sires of New Jersey, who was born in Cuba. He talks to Renee Montagne about why he's against establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba.
The youngest person executed in the U.S. past century was a 14-year-old, African-American boy named George Stinney, Jr., who died in 1944. A South Carolina court has cleared his name, ruling that he was given an unfair trial.
Officials in New York said on Wednesday that the state will ban hydraulic fracturing there. The move follows years of efforts by environmentalists, who have called on the state to ban the practice.
Renee Montagne talks to John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction. He recently released a report highlighting significant waste, fraud and abuse in the U.S. funded program.
In re-opening diplomatic ties with Cuba, President Obama is following through on the strategy he outlined during his first White House campaign more than seven years ago. The president believes engagement with Cuba is a powerful tool than isolation.