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Afghanistan's first female military jet pilot has requested asylum in the US. Also, tough (and long) talk from Secretary of State John Kerry on Israeli settlements. Plus, how Canadian singer Celine Dion became part owner of an iconic Jewish deli in Montreal.
We start today with a look at the Japanese prime minister's historic visit to Pearl Harbor. Then, a BBC journalist recalls his friendship with a North Korean diplomat who later defected. Plus, the story behind Paul Simon's 1986 album, Graceland.
We start tonight with how the collapse of the USSR 25 years ago still reverberates today. Also, we look at Israel's anger at the US over a United Nations resolution. And we recall the rise and stardom of late pop icon George Michael.
The main suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack is killed in Italy. Also, a former GOP congressman thinks a Trump administration could be good for the environment. Plus, hallacas: a Venezuelan Christmas tradition that's now easier to keep up in Phoenix than it is in Venezuela itself.
A Washington Post columnist tells us what it was like to be the subject of a fake news story. Plus, in Germany there are concerns that fake news and other cyber attacks could threaten the country's democracy. And we've got some end-of-year music picks for you: Afrobeat meets Haitian voodoo.