Bullet Tax Proposed to Curb Chicago Crime

As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm – an effort even she acknowledges could spark a legal challenge.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will submit a budget proposal…

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Newsweek Magazine Will Go All Digital

Newsweek, the venerable U.S. weekly current affairs magazine, will publish its final print edition on December 31 and move to an all-digital format early next year, the latest example of how print media have had to adapt to changing reading habits.

Magazines and newspapers have struggled as readers…

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Man Held in Plot to Blow Up NY Federal Reserve

A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up a fake car bomb outside the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan, authorities said.

Before trying to carry out the alleged terrorism plot, Quazi Mohammad…

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5 Killed in Denver Bar Arson-Homicide

DENVER (AP) — Denver police believe a bar was set fire to hide the slayings of the five people found inside who apparently were killed by other means.

The blaze at Fero’s Bar & Grill was reported around closing time at 2 a.m. Wednesday, Police Chief Robert White said…

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Beyonce To Perform at Superbowl XLVII

NEW YORK (AP) — All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers – that’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer.

NFL confirmed the news Tuesday afternoon after Beyonce posted a photo of herself sporting eye black, where “Feb. 3” is written on one…

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