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Political strategist Ron Christie, film producer Tammy Garnes and Danielle Belton of The Root discuss President Obama's last news conference, Donald Trump's outreach efforts and the movie Rogue One.

Henry Heimlich, the surgeon credited with inventing the Heimlich maneuver for choking victims, has died. The move saved thousands of lives. But he had other ideas that were more controversial.

Andrew Tabler from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy takes a step back and examines the current situation in Aleppo, Syria and how the United States is involved.

There are many losers in the war in Syria, and some critics say that includes the U.S. and its credibility. For years, the U.S. has tried — and failed — to stop the killing.

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay talks about her new documentary, 13TH, which explores the history of race and the criminal justice system in the United States. The film's title refers to the 13th Amendment.

Senator-elect Catherine Cortez Masto is a Democrat from Nevada and will be the first Latina to serve in the Senate. She talks about what she hopes to accomplish in Congress.

The financial crisis in Puerto Rico is putting a damper on the holiday season, as more budget cuts are coming. There is talk of shutting down basic services like schools and hospitals.

A Chinese military spokesman says the drone was taken so it wouldn't pose a danger to ships; he also blames the U.S. for adding drama to the incident.

President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to testify under oath in January at Trump Tower — just weeks before he raises his hand to swear in at his inauguration.

Is comedy timeless? Comedian Jim Gaffigan explores that question by delivering ancient jokes to an unsuspecting audience.




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