A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:

Tim Dickson in Rolling Stone: The NRA vs. America

Tammie Smith of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Reporting on Health: Where you live determines how long you live

Leah Garces at Food Safety News: Why We Haven’t Seen Inside a Broiler Chicken Factory Farm in a Decade (via this Superbug post, which has links to more related stories)

Charles Kenney at Small World (Businessweek): How the CIA is Hurting the Fight Against Polio

Sarah Kliff at Wonkblog (Washington Post): How Ohio’s Republican governor sold the state on expanding Medicaid