Our early headlines:
— Hundreds Dead, Hundreds Missing After Typhoon Slams Philippines.
— Deal Struck To End L.A. Port Strike; Walkout Was Delaying Billions In Goods.
— 118,000 Jobs Added To Payrolls Last Month, Report Signals.
— Egads! Aussie DJ Pretends To Be Queen, Gets Hospital To Talk About Kate.
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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, at Tuesday night's lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, at Tuesday night's lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. Zhang Jun /Xinhua /Landov
Other stories making headlines:
— "In Tax Fight, G.O.P. Seeks a Position to Fall Back On." (The New York Times)
— "Firings Set Over 'Fast and Furious.' " (The Wall Street Journal)
— "U.S. Might Name Syrian Rebel Nusra Front A Terrorist Group." (McClatchy Newspapers)
— Serbia's NATO Envoy "Jumps To Death In Brussels Car Park." (BBC News)
— San Francisco "Is No Longer The Naked City." (San Francisco Chronicle)
— Bessie Cooper Of Georgia, Who Was World's Oldest Person, Dies. She Was 116. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)