Over the weekend, police in Chicago shot and killed a grandmother while shooting and killing a bat-wielding teenager, while injuring a father in a separate shooting incident in the Far South Side. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he's going to demand reforms, and has ordered a change in how police are trained to respond to situations involving mentally disturbed individuals.
- At least 43 people were killed across the United States in tornadoes and storms over the Christmas weekend.
- The government of China unveiled its new, two-child policy.
- Forces in Iraq have expelled ISIS from the center of Ramadi.
- The government of Japan lodged a formal complaint after China sent an armed vessel into disputed waters.
- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning denied allegations made by an Al-Jazeera documentary that he used human growth hormone.
- The new Star Wars movie hit $1 billion in a record twelve days.
- Ferrari issued a recall of 185,000 California T Models because of a risk of fire.
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