Worldwide Candle Lighting Creates a Wave of Grief Healing

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Actress Julie Harris87

Actress Cathy Lee Crosby68

Movie director Penelope Spheeris67

Actor Ron Raines63

Actor Keith Szarabajka60

Actor Dan Butler58

Broadcast journalist Stone Phillips58

Actor Dennis Christopher57

Actor Steven Bauer56

Actress Rena Sofer44

Actress Lucy Liu44

Singer Nelly Furtado34

Pop singer Britney Spears31,by JERALDINE SAUNDERS

ARIES (March 21-April 19): An independent spirit but a willingness to compromise leads to success.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): People will be pleased by your open and fair manner. What is good for one person should benefit everyone involved.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You might feel like clowning around or might be forced to deal with apologies. Someone could misunderstand a message.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your favorite sidekicks could paint a pretty picture of what might be, but you are wise to reserve a final opinion.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A gamble on positive end results could turn out for the best, but only if you are practical.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Have faith that you can handle circumstances that threaten your security. Tap into universal wisdom, and it will help you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You might be gung-ho for all the wrong reasons -- but with all the right results.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The foresight to create things that improve your future while in the midst of change leads to success.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do a favor for a new friend. You might not be repaid exactly the way you imagine, but something good will emerge.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Small interruptions might sidetrack you, but it is easy to get back on target.You visualize your financial future before you act.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): There is a kernel of goodness in any event, no matter how worrisome, that you can put to your advantage.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can tackle just about anything this week. Don't forget that a lack of organization may scatter energies too widely.

IF DEC. 2 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Your views and outlook on life might undergo an important change in the year ahead. What you once treasured might assume less significance as you search for greener pastures and break free of restraints. Right now, you are in a planning stage, brimming with ideas and help from reliable sources. Plan ahead and launch the most important projects during April or May -- especially those that depend upon public approval. Your personal appeal will be at its height and potential employers or romantic hookups will look favorably upon you. Your prospects for a committed relationship will improve greatly in August and September, although you might wish to maintain some degree of independence.

Jeraldine Saunders writes for Tribune Media Services.,Associated Press

Today is Sunday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2012. There are 29 days left in the year.

Highlight in history

In 1804: Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of the French.

In 1812: The Electoral College chose President James Madison to serve a second term of office.

In 1823: President James Monroe outlined his doctrine opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere.

In 1859: Militant abolitionist John Brown was hanged for his raid on Harpers Ferry the previous October. Artist Georges-Pierre Seurat was born in Paris.

In 1927: Ford Motor Co. unveiled its Model A automobile that replaced its Model T.

In 1939: New York Municipal Airport-LaGuardia Field (later LaGuardia Airport) went into operation as an airliner from Chicago landed at one minute past midnight.

In 1942: An artificially created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated for the first time at the University of Chicago.

In 1954: The Senate voted to condemn Sen. …