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

Hey, did you read:

• That in a stunning development, Hillary Clinton is running for president? (She says she wants to help all Americans, but especially the everyday kind.) Steve Bogira

• That over the last decade, thousands of people across the country have been shot and killed by police, but only 54 officers have been prosecuted? Mick Dumke

• That the U.S. Forest Service is looking into Nestle’s role in California’s drought crisis? Drew Hunt

• That CEOs made 20 times as much as their companies’ typical workers in 1965, but now make close to 300 times as much? Steve Bogira

Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau on satire and Charlie Hebdo? Tal Rosenberg

• That Günter Grass died? John Dunlevy

• The story behind Yahoo’s power color: purple? Sue Kwong

• About women in newsrooms? Drew Hunt

• This short history of pre-Photoshop photo manipulation? Aimee Levitt

• How you shoot with tampons instead of guns in the game Tampon Run, made by two teenagers. Sue Kwong

• That an octopus has been trained to be a photographer? Aimee Levitt