The deadline for avoiding the "fiscal cliff" is just over a month away, and today there are new doubts about whether it's going to be met. We hear about political lines in the sand being drawn just weeks after the President's re-election. Also, in the wake of the British phone hacking scandal, the Leveson Report calls for a media regulator. On Reporter's Notebook, six years after they were convicted of conspiring to hide the health risks of smoking, tobacco companies have been ordered to admit that they lied to their customers.
Banner image: Speaker John Boehner speaks from the US Capitol on efforts to avert the fiscal cliff. Official Photo by Bryant Avondoglio