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Russian President Vladimir Putin's year-end press conference covered many topics, from US President Donald Trump to North Korea. Also, utility workers from New York have been helping fix Puerto Rico's power grid. Plus, we hear a new track from rapper MC Afrikan Boy.
British journalist Gary Younge has traveled extensively in the American South, and gives us his take on the outcome of the Alabama Senate election. Plus, how a Chinese city monitors everyone using artificial intelligence. And storing surplus solar energy in an old coal mine.
How the suspect in yesterday's pipe bomb attack in New York City was reportedly inspired by ISIS. Also, Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on movie theaters after 35 years. Plus, a Holocaust survivor who says painting kept him alive in the concentration camps.
Taking a page from the US, leaders in other countries are blaming the "fake news" media for their troubles. We hear how that's playing out in Poland. Also, how other nations have fared when they've tried "trickle down" economics. Plus, an unlikely friendship forged following an act of hate in Connecticut.
We conclude our week-long series on the garment industry, with a look at how recycling clothes could help the environment. Also, a resolution in Quebec asking shopkeepers to drop the "hi" from their customary bilingual "bonjour-hi" greeting. Plus, the soundtrack for the Netflix series "The Crown."
Today, we head to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the next installment of our series "Wear and Tear." All this week we've been meeting women across the globe who make our clothes. Today, making sweaters in this garment factory is a family affair. Also, we introduce you to a model for green construction in the face of climate change. Plus, why the United Nations is weighing in on Neapolitan pizza.