1. I confess I pay minimal attention to basketball, but this piece on Diana Taurasi's decision to sit out a WNBA season and the various financial reasons (and let's face it, back to back seasons over the years would have anyone pondering a break) very interesting as to the state of women's team sport in the US.
2. I love me a musical, and so this piece on Lin Manuel Miranda's new Hamilton hip hop musical has me pondering a trip north.
3. And these three teens from across the world came to DC to learn more about how to help fight poverty.