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Did you read about ISIS, U2, and Chris Pratt?

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In your iTunes whether you like it or not
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  • In your iTunes whether you like it or not

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

Hey, did you read:

• That President Obama, who will address the nation tonight about his strategy against ISIS, is ready to authorize airstrikes in Syria? Steve Bogira

• About our vain attempt to flee the war in Iraq? ("The Iraq War never ended, except in the minds of most Americans," George Packer writes, adding that "Unlike Vietnam, ISIS is an irreconcilable enemy and a metastasizing threat.") Steve Bogira

• That with little money and few powerful supporters, Zephyr Teachout got a third of the vote in yesterday's Democratic gubernatorial primary in New York? (Incumbent Andrew Cuomo won.) Steve Bogira

• About the CTA machete attack? Leor Galil

• About how heroin dealers brand their product? Aimee Levitt

• That this is why your Internet is slow, and here's how you can help? Molly Raskin

• About the man behind the U.S. News college rankings? Aimee Levitt

• About why we keeping watching certain movies and the therapy of familiarity? Molly Raskin

• That more than half a billion iTunes customers in 119 countries have U2's new album whether they like it or not? Leor Galil

• About Cheesie's ill-advised tweet about a "knockout" Ray Rice special? Gwynedd Stuart

• About the writer who responded to every PR e-mail he received for a week? Brianna Wellen

• That Chris Pratt will host the premiere of SNL's 40th season? (Bill Murray was initially rumored to host.) Brianna Wellen

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