Did you read about Uber, Star Wars, and Neil Young?



Donald Trump is not allowed to rock in the free world
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  • Donald Trump is not allowed to rock in the free world.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That the California labor commission decided Uber drivers are employees? Drew Hunt

• That something stinks on Chicago's southeast side? Leor Galil

• That noncitizen immigrants can be deported if they're caught with dime bags of pot? Mick Dumke

• That floodwaters and raw sewage left a coat of mud on that brand new expanse of Riverwalk? Deanna Isaacs

• About the Instagram for doctors? Sue Kwong

• Janet Malcolm on the "truthiness" of Joseph Mitchell? Aimee Levitt

• That Neil Young is pissed Donald Trump used "Rockin' in the Free World" yesterday? (Young endorses Bernie Sanders, for what it's worth.) Drew Hunt

• This essay about being a gay man who lived through the AIDS plague and the decision to have children? Aimee Levitt

• That Lindsey Graham's idea to have a "rotating first lady" is, historically speaking, not so crazy? Evin Billington

• About America's decayed and abandoned amusement parks? Drew Hunt

• That China is only just now premiering the original Star Wars movies? (Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill were criticized for not being attractive enough, and the action scenes were compared to "children fighting.") Tyler Daswick

• That Stephen Hawking's kids used to make him swear? Evin Billington

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