• Amelia Earhart and her plane

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

Hey, did you read:

• How the Obama administration has gone after media leaks—and why the country needs stronger protections for journalists? Mick Dumke

• How the Supreme Court misused a quote from an Innocence Project book? Steve Bogira

• That vitamin supplements may do exactly the opposite of what they’re supposed to do? Tony Adler

• That the Equal Pay Act just turned 50? (It hasn’t worked yet.) Gwynedd Stuart

• About “Kenji Fujimoto,” who was Kim Jong-il’s personal sushi chef? Tal Rosenberg

• About Smithfield Foods and the rise of Big Pork? Kate Schmidt

• About the litigation surrounding the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane? Aimee Levitt