THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Sun­day, Dec. 11, the 346th day of 2016. There are 20 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

2008: Bernie Mad­off was ar­rested, ac­cused of run­ning a multi­bil­lion­dol­lar Ponzi scheme. (Mad­off is serv­ing a 150-year fed­eral prison sen­tence.)

IN THE WORLD

1792: France’s King Louis XVI went be­fore the Con­ven­tion to face charges of trea­son. (Louis was con­victed, and ex­e­cuted the fol­low­ing month.) 1936: Bri­tain’s King Ed­ward VIII ab­di­cated the throne so he could marry Amer­i­can di­vorcee Wal­lis Warfield Simp­son; his brother, Prince Al­bert, be­came King Ge­orge VI.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Ac­tress Rita Moreno is 85. Pop singer David Gates (Bread) is 76. Ac­tress Donna Mills is 76. U.S. Sec­re­tary of State John Kerry is 73. Singer Brenda Lee is 72. Ac­tress Lynda Day Ge­orge is 72. Ac­tress Teri Garr is 69. Movie direc­tor Susan Sei­del­man is 64. Ac­tress­co­me­dian Mo’Nique is 49. Rap­per-ac­tor Mos Def is 43. The As­so­ci­ated Press

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