1. WHAT OKLAHOMA CITY OFFICER'S VERDICT SYMBOLIZES
Daniel Holtzclaw's conviction for raping or sexually assaulting eight women he encountered on his beat draws further attention to the problem of sexual misconduct by law enforcement officers examined by the AP in a yearlong probe.
2. OFFICIALS SEEK CLUES IN SAN BERNARDINO
Lawmakers say the government appears to have missed signals that extremist messages were exchanged during the online courtship between Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik.
3. AMID DISPUTES, CLIMATE TALKS RUN OVERTIME
Negotiations will continue at least one more day as diplomats try to overcome disagreements over how — or even whether — to share the costs of fighting climate change and shift to clean energy on a global scale.
4. HOW ELECTORATE VIEWS TRUMP
Republican voters don't think the GOP front-runner is likable or compassionate — but he is overwhelmingly viewed as decisive and competent.
5. FALLOUT FROM TRUMP REMARKS CONTINUES
The presidential hopeful's image and name is removed from parts of a Dubai golf course and housing development amid the uproar over his comments about banning Muslims from traveling to the U.S.
6. FIRST WAVE OF SYRIAN REFUGEES ARRIVE IN CANADA
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing forward with his pledge to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February.
7. SAMSUNG SETTLEMENT PLAN HITS SNAG
The tech giant's hopes of ending years of bad publicity over whether its chip factories caused cancer have some sickened workers saying they won't accept its conditional offer of financial assistance.
8. WHERE HILLARY SEES BILL 'FITTING IN'
Hillary Clinton tells host Seth Meyers of "Late Night" that her husband might be useful in the White House as a host and adviser.
9. HEY SANTA, SOBER UP
New York City's SantaCon aims to end naughty-or-nice debate, with new efforts to revel responsibly.
10. CARDINALS CLINCH PLAYOFFS
Dwight Freeney strips the ball from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with 5 seconds to play to deprive Minnesota a chance at the tying field goal and Arizona holds on for a 23-20 win.