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

A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.

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Top Stories: Even with Illinois' strict gun laws, gun violence in Chicago is prevalent.

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

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."

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

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.

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