MEET DONALD TRUMP’S LABOR SECRETARY PICK Andrew Puzder, a fast-food executive in charge of the company that owns Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., is an outspoken opponent of significantly raising the minimum wage. And here’s why the president-elect’s cabinet means the advent of deregulation. [Dave Jamieson, HuffPost]

‘ISIS IN THE CARIBBEAN’ “Even the figure of 125 would easily place Trinidad, with a population of 1.3 million, including 104,000 Muslims, top of the list of Western countries with the highest rates of foreign-fighter radicalization; it’s by far the largest recruitment hub in the Western Hemisphere, about a four and a half hour flight from the U.S. capital.” [The Atlantic]

TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR JOHN GLENN “John Glenn, an astronaut, senator and old-fashioned American hero, died Thursday at the age of 95.” [Ryan Grenoble, HuffPost]

SOUTH KOREA’S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VOTED TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT PARK GEUN-HYE Following months of unrest over allegations of corruption and influence-peddling. [Reuters]

TRUMP STAYING ON AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ‘THE APPRENTICE’ You honestly cannot even make this up. [Mollie Reilly, HuffPost]

THESE ARE 18 DISEASES THE WORLD FORGOT Have you ever heard of elephantiasis, river blindness or Chagas disease? [Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, HuffPost]

THE DISTURBING NEW, OLD TRICK IN RUSSIAN ESPIONAGE Planting child pornography on foes’ computers. [NYT]