🔔 Hope you and yours have had a Christmas Day of joy if you have young kids — and peace if you don't.
🚨"Military cyber officials are developing information warfare tactics that could be deployed against senior Russian officials and oligarchs if Moscow tries to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections," WashPost's Ellen Nakashima reports.
Our Lady remains in danger, with a real chance the structure fails to survive the next step of cleanup from April's horrible inferno.
Why it matters: Notre Dame has stood over Paris for centuries — and hundreds of millions have poured in for reconstruction.
The big picture: Restoration won't start until 2021, the rector told the AP.
What's next: Three years will be required once they get started, he estimates.
Go deeper: Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than people knew. This is how it was saved. [N.Y. Times — subscription]
Archbishop José H. Gomez visits inmates at Men's Central Jail in L.A. today after holding Christmas Mass in a jail chapel.
"Across the country, owners of Chinese-American restaurants ... are ready to retire but have no one to pass the business to," the N.Y. Times' Amelia Nierenberg and Quoctrung Bui report.
"According to new data from the restaurant reviewing website Yelp, the share of Chinese restaurants in the top 20 metropolitan areas has been consistently falling," The Times writes.