THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2016. There are 29 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1823: President James Monroe outlined his doctrine opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere.
2015: A couple who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State opened fire at a holiday banquet for public employees in San Bernardino, Calif., killing 14 people and wounding 21 others before dying in a shootout with police.
IN THE WORLD
1804: Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of the French.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actress Cathy Lee Crosby is 72. Movie director Penelope Spheeris is 71. Actress Lucy Liu is 48. International Tennis Hall of Famer Monica Seles is 43. Singer Nelly Furtado is 38. Singer Britney Spears is 35. NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers is 33. The Associated Press