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NASA scientists have put together six videos debunking Dec. 21 Doomsday rumors. These rumors range from a previously unknown planet colliding with Earth to a shift of Earth's poles. An expert also explains that the end of the Mayan calendar was most likely due to the Spanish invading and wiping out most of the Mayan culture around the time the last calendar was finished. Information is also available at the NASA website.
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"The president and Boehner have to negotiate this, OK? We don't need a vehicle. We need an agreement." - Sen. Charles Schumer, D - NY, on the continuing fiscal cliff negotiations. The Republicans have proposed a "Plan B" that Democrats have vowed to let die in Congress.
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