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A truck plows into a crowd of people at a Christmas market in Berlin. And, we unpack a slur favored by the so-called alt-right. Plus, why a Cambridge, Mass. grocer has real French bread, baked in Paris, delivered to his shop every week.
A former CIA director gives his thoughts on the relationship between President-elect Trump and US intelligence agencies. Plus, how some Los Angeles lawmakers want to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. And, why people in a northern English town are "sky high" with their meat pies.
The evacuation of thousands of civilians and rebel fighters from eastern Aleppo began Thursday. Host Marco Werman speaks with a former resident of Aleppo, now in the US, about what it's like to hear news from her city. Plus, how the southern African country of Namibia is coping with a severe drought. And, why a French case involving the mating habits of frogs could wind up before France's Supreme Court.
Does the slaughter in Aleppo constitute a war crime, or even genocide? Russian media portrays what's happening in the Syrian city as a "liberation." Plus, a farmer in Iowa is working with the Chinese to develop a model Midwestern farm in China.
It looks like the end for Syrian rebels in eastern Aleppo, with word of a ceasefire and impending evacuation of citizens and fighters. Also, we look at how oil and American foreign policy will mix in the coming Trump administration. And, is squid and chips about to become the new national dish of the UK?