Thursday, Dec. 6, is the 341st day of 2012. There are 25 days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Jazz musician Dave Brubeck is 92. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is 67. Actress JoBeth Williams is 64. Comedian Steven Wright is 57. Musician Peter Buck (R.E.M.) is 56. Musician David Lovering (Pixies) is 51. Director Judd Apatow is 45.