As a child, Armenian-American writer Meline Toumani was taught to see Turks as a bitter enemy. She wrote her new book, There Was and There Was Not, in an effort to understand that conflict.
The movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" has been banned in Egypt on the grounds of "inaccuracies" and a "Zionist view of history."
Bigfoot 4X4 is a legend in the monster truck world, but another truck is challenging its claim as first car crusher. The bragging rights are big deal in what has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
2014 was the year sports and societal issues, like race and domestic violence, collided. Many of those issues remain unresolved. NPR's Tom Goldman and Eric Westervelt have the year in review.