Today’s news — Taxes, zoos and Kindle
President Obama is trying to collect billions of dollars of new taxes from corporations and individuals who do business abroad, the New York Times reports
Democrats have added billions to Obama’s war budget, but they are expressing doubt about his plans in Afghanistan, Politico reports.
Masked gunmen killed 44 in a Turkish wedding, Bloomberg reports. A local feud is being blamed.
The Obama administration is stimulating the national economy by spending $11.4 million on the National Zoo, Propublica reports. Zoos across the country are banned from getting stimulus money, but federal officials have different rules for themselves, naturally.
Amazon is preparing to announce a new Kindle, CNET says.