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  • No BS, Bill Simmons is out.

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That the results of yesterday’s UK elections mean David Cameron will stay on as prime minister, and the coalition of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats will be replaced by a purely Conservative government? (See visualizations of full results) John Dunlevy

• That a federal appeals court has found that the federal government program scooping up our phone call data is illegal? Mick Dumke

• That Hillary Clinton got the all-important Ja Rule endorsement on the Fox Business Channel? Ryan Smith

• About this inside look at police corruption? Drew Hunt

• About why all the members of A-Force, Marvel’s new team of female superheroes, look like porn stars? Aimee Levitt

• About what bassoonist/composer (and former Reader employee) Katherine Young has been up to and has coming up? (“‘Not many people think, “I need a bassoon in my band,” the way they think, “I need a drummer or bassist,”‘ Young said. ‘So I’ve had to make my own contexts to play in.'”) Kate Schmidt

• How studies have confirmed that men are truly bigger slobs than women? Mick Dumke

• That Bill Simmons, the popular ESPN personality, is leaving the network after years of tension? Drew Hunt