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The 21st Century Cures Act promised more money for medical research, but some worry it will make patients more vulnerable. Ailsa Chang talks to Dr. Jerry Avorn about possible changes under the law.

More Native Americans are revisiting indigenous ingredients and methods of cooking. It's a natural calling for chefs, like Navajo Freddie Bitsoie, who have found themselves in a cultural tug of war.

What happens to sexual relationships after service members return from combat? Former Marine Chuck Rotenberry and his wife, Liz, open up about their struggles with sex and his PTSD.

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michael Sulmeyer, who directs the Cyber Security Project at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, about sanctions against Russia.

A whole new year to travel is before us — but where to go and what to do? Pauline Frommer from Frommer's Travel guides looks at the travel ideas for 2017.

NPR's Ailsa Chang and Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist review the season's NCAA bowl games, and preview the upcoming championship game between Clemson and Alabama.

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.

Radio Ambulante's Maria Fe Martinez talks about different Latin American New Year's traditions, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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.

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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