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  • Protesters marching through the streets of New York City last night

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

Hey, did you read:

• That even conservatives are blasting the grand jury decision not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing of Eric Garner? Steve Bogira

• About what it would be like if Eric Garner were white? Drew Hunt

• That even as the confrontations in New York and Ferguson are under federal investigation, the Justice Department is about to announce results of an inquiry into excessive force in the Cleveland police department? Mick Dumke

• Max Read questioning American society’s relationship with “the law”? Tal Rosenberg

• About the three foreigners, including an American who studied accounting at DePaul, approved this week as government ministers in Ukraine—only hours after being naturalized? John Dunlevy

• About why scientific progress has ground to a halt? Tal Rosenberg

• That the Literary Review has awarded its annual Bad Sex in Fiction award? Aimee Levitt