Thursday, Dec. 27, is the 362d day of 2012. There are four days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Actor John Amos is 73. ABC News correspondent Cokie Roberts is 69. Rock musician Mick Jones (Foreigner) is 68. Actor Gerard Depardieu is 64. Jazz singer-musician T.S. Monk is 63. Singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff is 61. Journalist-turned-politician Arthur Kent is 59. Rock singer Hayley Williams (Paramore) is 24.