Chicago's Gun Dilemma, What Boeing Knew, and a Bloomberg Musical

Esther Zuckerman
January 30, 2013

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World: Google Maps is offering a peek inside North Korea with the help of "citizen cartographers."

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U.S.: The research group of David Blankenhorn, a former opponent of gay marriage, is going to issue on Thursday "a tract renouncing the culture war that he was once part of, in favor of a different pro-marriage agenda."

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New York: The billionaire John A. Catsimatidis announced his candidacy for mayor and talked about his suit. 

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Business: Boeing was aware of problems with the 787's batteries even before the two battery failures and subsequent grounding of all 787 planes. 

Science: Cats, both domestic and feral, are killers of both birds and mammals

Sports: The Harbaugh brothers have a sister and she's married to the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers and "might be the most anxiety-ridden sports fan in the United States this week." 

Opinion: Mae M. Ngai on the U.S.'s immigration policies

Theater: On the occasion of Encores! bringing back Fiorello! three composers create numbers for an imaginary show about Mayor Bloomberg.