Top Stories: 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Resume; Russia Bans U.S. Adoptions
Our early headlines:
And the other major story of the day, as we reported late Thursday:
Meanwhile, other stories making headlines include:
-- At Least 17 Deaths Blamed On Winter Storm That Crossed Much Of Nation. (The Associated Press)
-- Former President George H.W. Bush Remains In Hospital, But Would Urge Folks To "Put The Harps Back In The Closet," Spokeswoman Says. ( Houston Chronicle)
-- Shooting Appears To Be Chicago's 500th Homicide This Year. ( Chicago Tribune)
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