1. ON THE MEND

    Clinton to Return to Work Next Week

    JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 20: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) deliver joint statements November 20, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. The United States signaled today that a Gaza truce could take days to achieve after Hamas, the Palestinian enclave's ruling Islamist militants, backed away from an assurance that it and Israel would stop exchanging fire within hours.  (Photo by Baz Ratner-Pool/Getty Images)

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    Someone is make a serious ploy for Employee of the Month. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to return to work at her office next week, following a brief period of resting at home in New York after being treated for a blood clot. Of course, Clinton never really stopped working, keeping up with her responsibilities by talking with staff and receiving memos. Doctors say Clinton, who is expected to step down from her post as secretary of state in the next few weeks, is expected to make a full recovery.

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