Trump transition lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained documents in Russia probe (FOX News)

Trump: I'm not considering firing special counsel Mueller (Associated Press)

GOP faces 5-day scramble to pass tax bill, avoid government shutdown (Washington Post)

Pope: Media sins by dredging up, sensationalizing old news (Associated Press)

S. Korean, U.S. forces hold drill for removing North Korea's WMDs (Yonhap)

NBC Made Payment To Staffer After Sexual Harassment Claim Against Chris Matthews (Daily Caller)

McCain, battling brain cancer, leaves Washington for Christmas break before contentious vote on tax bill (Washington Post)

CNN political commentator comes under fire for calling a Georgetown student an 'anti-Semitic bigot' because he was wearing a 'bacon suit' (Daily Mail)

Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program (New York Times)

Convicted of a marijuana crime in California? It might go away, thanks to legal pot. (Washington Post)

Kansas Democrat Andrea Ramsey quits congressional race amid sexual harassment allegations (CNN)