CFB Playoff Video: Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough weaves through Washington defense for dazzling 68-yard TD to take 24-7 lead (ESPN)

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NPR News: Syria And Russia Among Major International Stories Of 2016

Syria And Russia Among Major International Stories Of 2016
Al-Jazeera’s D.C. bureau chief Abderrahim Foukara talks about the biggest international stories of 2016 and what’s upcoming in 2017, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fight for Mosul.

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NPR News: Underwear, Dolls And More: Latin American New Year’s Traditions

Underwear, Dolls And More: Latin American New Year’s Traditions
Radio Ambulante’s Maria Fe Martinez talks about different Latin American New Year’s traditions, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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NPR News: Russians Toast The New Year With Elaborate Cocktails, Not Vodka

Russians Toast The New Year With Elaborate Cocktails, Not Vodka
Russians still wish each other “joy and happiness” to welcome the New Year, but in the sophisticated cocktail bars of Moscow, the drinks are much more complex than vodka.

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NPR News: Barbershop: 2016 Is Almost Over, But Was It Really The Worst?

Barbershop: 2016 Is Almost Over, But Was It Really The Worst?
NPR’s breaking news reporter Nate Rott, former political reporter Sam Sanders and senior business editor Marilyn Geewax talk about what happened in news during 2016.

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NPR News: South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott Reflects On A Tumultuous Year

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott Reflects On A Tumultuous Year
Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina reflects on the year in politics and what comes next.

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NPR News: French Law Giving Workers ‘The Right To Disconnect’ Goes Into Effect

French Law Giving Workers ‘The Right To Disconnect’ Goes Into Effect
As of Jan. 1, French companies with more than 50 workers will be obligated to allow their employees to ignore work emails outside of work hours.

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CFB Playoff Video: Alabama leads Washington 17-7 in Peach Bowl after Ryan Anderson’s 26-yard pick-6 just before halftime (ESPN)

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