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For December 21, 2012 – John Boehner's Plan B fiscal cliff bill pulled amid dissension in GOP caucus, NRA to talk about Sandy Hook as mourning continues and Instagram backtracks on terms of service...
• John Boehner's Plan B fiscal cliff bill pulled amid dissension in GOP caucus: "House Speaker John Boehner's proposal to avert the looming fiscal cliff's automatic tax increases failed to curry enough Republican support Thursday night, after which Congress left for the holiday with no clear end in sight in the high-stakes debate."
• NRA to talk about Sandy Hook as mourning continues: "Americans in at least 29 states will stop whatever they're doing to remember the lives snatched when a gunman burst into a Connecticut elementary school exactly a week ago and rained hell."
• Blizzard causes chaos in Midwest: "A blizzard that hammered the Midwest is expected to weaken Friday. But the road closures, school cancellations, power outages and travel delays spawned by the storm continue to cause widespread havoc and inconvenience."
• Stocks fall more than 1% on fiscal cliff fears: "U.S. stocks dropped 1% Friday, as the latest signs of gridlock on Washington strike fear into investors."