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Top Stories: Tragedy In Conn.; 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Continue
Our early headlines, as you would expect, were about Friday's mass murder at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.:
The morning's other major news stories include:
-- "Afghan Landmine Blast Kills Girls." (BBC News)
-- "Boehner Floats Tax Rate Hike For Highest Earners." (Posted here late last evening.)
-- "Boehner Offers Debt-ceiling Increase In Cliff Compromise." (The Washington Post)
-- "Obama Expected To Name Kerry As Secretary Of State." (The New York Times)