1. "Frying big fish" - My colleague and good friend Paul Lagunes has a wonderful piece on the problem of, and solutions to, police corruption.
2. A trip across one of the bridges crossing Chennai's Buckingham Canal brings the familiar site of people defecating along the side of the road. Clearly a public health program. Karen Grepin on how the Gates' Foundation is bringing this to public attention.
3. A piece on sportswriter Bill Simmons' new website "Grantland" about the genius that is Friday Night Lights. I love how the article is structured as an "oral history."