Thursday, December 15: Ringling Bros. picks first female ringmaster

First female ringmaster | Short-lived peace in Aleppo | Putin believed to have had active role in election hacks | Duterte admits to having killed people | Syrian president likes Trump’s terrorism talk | At long last, interest rates get a bump | More than a billion accounts affected in Yahoo hack | Tech giants meet with Trump | Twitter excluded over #CrookedHillary emoji squabble | Elon Musk among executives in Trump’s advisory group | Trump team offered ambassador jobs to try to lure performers for inauguration | Teen singer will perform inauguration anthem | Priebus indicates changes to White House press corps | Flynn shared confidential information with foreign officials in Afghanistan | Low Trump transition approval ratings | Obama prevents states from bypassing Planned Parenthood funding | Labor secretary wants to be next DNC chair | Italy gets a new prime minister | Tallest wave ever measured | Asparagus/urine smell investigation | Baby born after frozen ovary returned to woman | Story of boy dying in Santa’s arms possibly false | New Exxon Mobil CEO | Ashley Madison only able to pay a fraction of penalty | Peter Pan payout | SAG nominations | First Amazon drone delivery | Live video integrated into Twitter app | Facebook making original video content? | Self-driving Uber fleet in San Francisco | One of them runs a red light | California DMV halts Uber’s plans | YouTube removes North Korea channel | Cardinals receiver cut | Paris police having no luck finding Kim’s robbers | Lochte’s fiancé is with child | Steve Harvey back for ‘Miss Universe’ redemption | Former SNLer will be in ‘Hamilton’