Guns: President Obama made it his intention Wednesday to push for stricter gun legislation, which will prompt the largest fight over guns in more than a generation. The New York Times reports that the President called for bans on assualt-style weapons and extended magazines in addition to enhanced background checks.
Hostage: As many as seven Americans were taken hostage by Islamist militants during a raid at an Algerian natural gas complex. At least one person was killed in the attack that took 20 hostages. The Washington Post reports.
Grounded: The FAA late Wednesday grounded all Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft after concerns about the fire risk posed by the aircraft's lithium ion batteries. The Chicago Tribune reports that it could mean trouble for the manufacturer.
Wow. Just Wow: The heartbreaking story of Manti Te'o's alleged girlfriend appears to be a hoax. Deadspin exposed that Te'o's girlfriend was a work of fiction, drawing attention to the Notre Dame linebacker after a miraculous season that culminated in the national championship.