Curbing Everyday Gun Violence, the Re-birth of the Electric Car, All-American Whiskey

Esther Zuckerman

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Top Stories: Obama's gun proposals, while hoping to prevent massacres, are also seeking to curb "more commonplace gun violence." 

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World: Syrian rebels still have not won over "a significant bloc of Syrians who are wary of the uprising." 

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U.S.: In Williston, North Dakota oil is plentiful and with that comes men, but women are few, making it a hostile environment for female members of the community. 

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New York: Andrew Cuomo signed into law a "sweeping package" of gun control laws "making New York the first state to change its laws in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school."

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Business: General Motors and Nissan are sinking their teeth into the electric car business

Sports: Though the Bulls' Joakim Noah still draws taunts his "game has grown, slowly but surely, to match his bravado." 

Opinion: Maureen Dowd on how "the president always seems to be dancing alone." 

Art & Design: Michael Kimmelman's study of Jusepe de Ribera's portraits of patriarchs and prophets in the church of the Certosa di San Martino comes with an interactive graphic. 

Dining & Wine: The hazards of the immersion blender. American malted whiskeys are getting praise.