Demonstrators calling for an end to gun violence and the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel march through downtown Chicago on December 31. More than 500 Chicagoans have been killed so far in 2016. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor To Address Effort To Reduce Gun Violence

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Seattle's ballot measure ST3 would increase sales and motor vehicle taxes to raise $54 billion over 25 years, to build and expand light rail, commuter rail and bus rapid transit. Steven Vance/Flickr hide caption

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No Free Rides: Voters Asked To Raise Taxes For Trains, Buses

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New Government Figures Reveal Uptick In Driving Fatalities

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shown here in January, wants to create a new Civilian Office on Police Accountability to investigate police shootings, allegations of excessive force and other police misconduct. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Creates Civilian Agency To Monitor Police

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New FAA Rules Allow More Commercial Drones In The Air

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The University of Chicago informed incoming students in a welcome letter it does not support "trigger warnings" or "safe spaces," as part of its policy of free speech. Ralf-Finn Hestoft/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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University Of Chicago Tells Freshmen It Does Not Support 'Trigger Warnings'

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An American Airlines Airbus A319 airplane takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Airline Pilots Pump The Brakes On Plans To Speed Up Flights

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Tensions Remain High In Milwaukee After Weekend Of Unrest

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Delta Operations Resume After Power Outage Left Travelers Stranded

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Delta Grounds All Its Airplanes After Power Outage

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The annual Chicago Fraternal Order of Police summer picnic for city cops and their families. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Many Cops Under Tremendous Stress After High-Profile Killings

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Baton Rouge Is Shattered Again By Deadly Gunshots

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Istanbul Attack Highlights Vulnerability Of 'Soft Targets' Outside Airport Security

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Chicago Residents Fight Crime One Vacant Lot At A Time

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