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Did you read about Charleston, Bernie Sanders, and WTF?


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Does Bernie Sanders have conservative skeletons in his closet?
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• In the wake of the nation's latest mass killing—nine people shot to death last night by a white man in a black church in Charleston—Mother Jones's comprehensive 2012 report on the rise in mass shootings in the U.S.? Steve Bogira

• About an already controversial new study that concludes that owning a gun leads to homicides more often than acts of self defense? Mick Dumke

• Or see dashboard camera video of a Chicago police officer shooting "into a moving car of six unarmed teenagers" in December 2013? John Dunlevy

• That Bernie Sanders isn't quite as progressive as he seems? Drew Hunt

• That swearing via text message can land you a $68,000 fine in the UAE? Tyler Daswick

• That people are kind of underwhelmed with the decision to put a woman on the $10 bill? Evin Billington

• About the papal encyclical on the environment released today? (Pope "Francis urges taking public transit, carpooling, planting trees, turning off unnecessary lights, recycling—and boycotting certain products.") John Dunlevy

• That President Obama will appear on an episode of WTF With Marc Maron? Drew Hunt

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