► Today is Sunday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2012. There are 29 days left in the year.
► Today’s birthdays: Actress Julie Harris is 87. Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III is 81. Senate majority leader Harry Reid, Democrat of Nevada, is 73. Actress Cathy Lee Crosby is 68. Actor Ron Raines is 63. Country singer John Wesley Ryles is 62. Actor Keith Szarabajka is 60. Actor Dan Butler is 58. Broadcast journalist Stone Phillips is 58. Actor Dennis Christopher is 57. Actor Steven Bauer is 56. Country singer Joe Henry is 52. Rock musician Rick Savage (Def Leppard) is 52. Rock musician Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters) is 44. Actress Suzy Nakamura is 44. Actress Rena Sofer is 44. Rock singer Jimi HaHa (Jimmie’s Chicken Shack) is 44. Actress Lucy Liu is 44. Rapper Treach (Naughty By Nature) is 42. Tennis player Monica Seles is 39. Singer Nelly Furtado is 34. Pop singer-celebrity judge Britney Spears is 31. Actress-singer Jana Kramer is 29. Actress Daniela Ruah is 29. Actor Alfie Enoch is 24. Actresses Deanna and Daniella Canterman are 20.