Did you read about the NSA, #CrimingWhileWhite, and Miley Cyrus's spangled pasties? | Bleader

Did you read about the NSA, #CrimingWhileWhite, and Miley Cyrus's spangled pasties?

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  • And now for the most important news of the day . . .

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

Hey, did you read:

• About AURORAGOLD, the NSA's elaborate project for hacking cell phone networks worldwide? Tal Rosenberg

• That abusive treatment of young men of color has been "carved into the culture of law enforcement over decades," according to a retired NYPD captain? Steve Bogira

• About the mixed message of the #CrimingWhileWhite hashtag? Mick Dumke

• About the clearing of "the Jungle" homeless camp in Silicon Valley? John Dunlevy

• About today's mass resignation at the New Republic? Megan Thielking

• About Joe Moglia, who went from college football coaching to making a killing as a corporate exec before returning to college football coaching? (The NYT story, however, didn't live up to the promise of its earlier headline: "Trading Fiance for Football Results in Substantial Gains".) Steve Bogira

• In honor of the holiday season, this unsteady history of drunkenness? Aimee Levitt

• About the important stuff, like Miley Cyrus's spangled pasties, at Art Basel Miami Beach? Deanna Isaacs

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