Top Stories: Frightful Weather; Fiscal Cliffhanger; Soft Shopping Season
Our early headline:
Some of the other stories making news today:
-- " 'Fiscal Cliff' To Bring President Obama Back Early From Hawaii." ( Los Angeles Times)
-- "Post-Holiday Retail Sales Are Now Key To Shopping Season Success." ( Forbes)
-- In Video, Commander Of Syria's Military Police Says He Has Defected To The Opposition. ( BBC News).
-- "Despite Protests, Egypt Has A New Constitution." ( Morning Edition)
-- "N.Y. Gunman: Killing Is 'What I Like Doing Best.' " ( The Associated Press)
And in case you missed these stories over the Christmas holiday:
-- "Jack Klugman, Half Of 'The Odd Couple' Dies At 90." ( Morning Edition)
-- "Charles Durning, King Of Character Actors, Dies." ( The Associated Press)
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