Originally published on Tue December 6, 2011 8:18 am
Our early headlines were:
-- Dozens Of Bodies Scattered After Deadly Bombings In Afghanistan.
-- Coal Company Reportedly Set To Pay $200 Million In W. Va. Disaster.
-- BP Accuses Halliburton Of Destroying Gulf Spill Evidence.
-- Before Obama Invites Teddy Roosevelt Comparisons, Read TR's Words.
Other top stories of the morning include:
-- "Newt Gingrich Surges In New Polls." (USA Today's On Politics blog)
-- "Climate-Treaty Talks Target U.S., China Emissions." (Morning Edition)
-- "Downgrade Threat Damps Euro Markets." (The Wall Street Journal)
-- "Drone That Crashed In Iran May Give Away U.S. Secrets." (Los Angeles Times)
-- "Blagojevich Faces Tough Odds On Leniency Bid;" Sentencing Hearing Begins Today. (Chicago Tribune)