The Monday Afternoon Cram, 12/19/11


Everything you need to know from a sampling of today’s front page

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il Died Over the Weekend
2011 was a bad year to be a dictator.
[LA Times] 

Americans Unhappy With 2012 Race
Mitt Romney isn’t the only candidate people don’t want to vote for.
[USA Today

AT&T Drops $39B Bid for T-Mobile
Like so many calls before it.

Obama Approval Rebounds
Obama is hot. Congress is not.
[ABC News

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $152M
We’ve decided to take the payout as a lump sum.
[Daily News]