1. APhoto Fix: A commuter on a Manhattan-bound train reads the New York Daily News with a headline about the end of the three-day transit strike earlier today. The citys crippling strike ended Thursday when union leaders, facing mounting fines, possible jail terms and the wrath of millions of commuters, voted to send their 33,000 members back to work without a new contract. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)
3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Signs You’re At A Bad Mall” here.
5. Top of the News Fix: Rumsfeld: US to cut Iraq troop levels here, Alito argued to overturn Roe in 1985 memo here, Colorado school district forges holiday pact here, Catholic mag embarrassed by condom prank here, and 2/3s of tsunami donations unspent here.
6. Opinion Fix: Charles Krauthammer/Washington Post (One last demagogue), U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum/Townhall (US service members: America’s best), Wall Street Journal (Padilla Put-Down), R. Emmett Tyrrell/American Spectator (“Munich” focus flaws), Rob Long/National Review (Trouble at the North Pole),