an account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.
“an adventure story”
synonyms: tale, narrative, account, recital;
a report of an item of news in a newspaper, magazine, or broadcast.
“stories in the local papers”
synonyms: news item, news report, article, feature, piece;
pivotal experiences defining who we are, what we stand and how we think.
“travel far and bring back stories from the journey”