Friday, December 16: Spider species named for ‘Harry Potter’ sorting hat

Spider species named Eriovixia gryffindori | Facebook announces measures to fight fake news | Three-parent fertilization approved in the UK | Dylann Roof convicted on all charges | Milwaukee cop charged in fatal shooting | Craig Sager dead at 65 | USA Gymnastics ignored sexual abuse of 368 athletes | Ceasefire holding as Aleppo evacuates | Evidence of explosives found in EgyptAir crash | Obama vows to act against Russia | White House explains why it didn’t take harder stance sooner | Trump fights internet battle with Vanity Fair | Oracle CEO will help Trump transition | Romney declined to make public apology to Trump | North Carolina Republicans try to peel back new governor’s power | Woman charged for fabricating anti-Muslim subway incident | Copper mine in Ecuador attacked | Death row inmates in Delaware given life sentences instead | Full small-town Indiana police force resigns | NYC airport workers win higher wages | 59-car pileup in Pennsylvania | DOJ looks at Philando Castile killing | FCC chairman heading out | Fox buys Sky | Fox News the most-watched cable network this year | Patriots pounce on Michael Floyd | Virginia Tech joins ‘WakeyLeaks’ confessions | Record-setting blowout in women’s basketball | Minnesota football boycotting over teammates’ suspensions | Thief still at it at 86 | Julia Roberts will star in her first TV series