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In Sydney, Australia, early today, New Year's Eve celebrations included fireworks and a big kiss.
In Sydney, Australia, early today, New Year's Eve celebrations included fireworks and a big kiss. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Our early headlines on this last day of 2012:
— Year Ends As It Began, With Lawmakers Headed Toward The 'Fiscal Cliff'.
— Secretary Clinton's Condition 'Extremely Common'.
Other stories making headlines include:
— Newtown Killer Adam Lanza's Body Claimed. (The Hartford Courant)
— "Under Pressure, India Fast Tracks Gang-Rape Case." (Morning Edition)
— Venezuela's Chavez "Suffers New Complications In Cancer Fight." (The Associated Press)
— New Year's Eve Celebrations Begin. (The Telegraph's live blog)
— "Iraq Cities Hit By Wave Of Deadly Explosions." (BBC News)
— Nine Killed, 36 Injured In Oregon Tour Bus Crash. (The Oregonian)
— 14 Banks Reportedly Near $10 Billion Settlement Of Foreclosure Abuse Accusations. (The New York Times)