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CORRECTION Bering Sea Protections-Obama
CORRECTS IDENTIFICATION TO JOHN BAKER, NOT KEVIN - FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo President Barack Obama meets with John Baker, left, the 2011 Iditarod winner on Kotzebue Shore Avenue, which has dealt with erosion problems, in Kotzebue, Alaska. On Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, Obama used his executive powers to add protections to waters off Alaska's west coast. The White House announced creation of a Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area that will focus "locally tailored" protections on marine resources. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Trump Mattis
In this Dec. 6, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump introduces retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his nominee for Secretary of Defense while speaking to supporters during a rally in Fayetteville, N.C. Trump’s choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who the FBI concluded received anonymous emails from the woman whose affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus led to his downfall, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Election Hacking Georgia
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, a specialist works at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Va. The U.S. Homeland Security Department is closer to solving the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal government was trying to hack its election systems. An official involved in the investigation said Dec. 9, 2016, that a DHS employee in part of the department far removed from cybersecurity operations visited the Georgia secretary of state's website for his work. But the employee's system was configured in a way that caused Georgia's security vendor to misinterpret the visit as a scan of its systems. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Nigeria Boko Haram
FILE- In this Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 file photo, People clear debris after an explosion in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Nigeria's army says two women suicide bombers blew themselves up Friday morning Dec. 9, 2016, at a market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola, FILE)
Wharf Restoration
The Stonington Town Wharf sits along the harbor, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Stonington, Conn. The wharf, built from massive stones in 1827, is seen as key to protecting the harbor during storms. A push to restore the disintegrating wharf is gaining steam with legislation in Congress that would return it to town control. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)
Supreme Court Border Patrol Shooting
FILE - In this June 5, 2009, file photo, James Tomsheck poses in his office in Washington. Tomsheck, the former head of internal affairs for Customs and Border Protection said in a Supreme Court case filing on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, that the Border Patrol has large systemic issues with use of force and should be held accountable in the death of a Mexican teen who was killed by an agent in a cross-border shooting. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Russian Taliban
FILE- This Nov. 7, 2014, artist rendering shows, Irek Hamidullin, front center, his attorney Robert Wagner, front left, and interpreter Ihab Samra, front right, as Judge Henry Hudson, left, listens in Federal Court in Richmond, Va. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in the case of Hamidullin. Hamidullin was accused of leading insurgents in a 2009 attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan. He was sentenced last year to life in prison. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren, File)
Former Chaplain-Murder Suicide
A 2008 photo shows Claire Randall. Police in Maine said Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, that a former university and Air Force chaplain bought a shotgun after completing treatment for substance abuse and drove to the home of his estranged family, where he killed his adult daughter and then himself. A neighbor discovered the bodies of Daniel Randall, 56, and Claire Randall, 27, on Thursday, in Hebron, Maine. Police said Daniel Randall shot and killed Claire Randall in the bathroom. They believe he then killed himself. (Gretchen Ertl/Providence Journal via AP)