When rival gangs confronted each other in the parking lot of a Hooters-esque restaurant, bullets flew. But was the whole a police setup?
Monday, October 5
The dangerous corporate ethos of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, who is on trial after an explosion at one of his mines killed 29.
Audrey Elrod thought she had found the man of her dreams. Today she is in a West Virginia prison. She’s broke. And the court has ordered her to pay more than $400,000 to victims of the same man who conned her.
Susan Hawk was the first woman elected as Dallas County district attorney. She also suffers from depression.
Sunday, October 4
A profile of Joe Biden, written not long after the car crash that killed his wife and daughter.
An unlikely friendship bloomed in Oxford, Mississippi between a 30-year-old drug dealer and a college-bound teen after a chance meeting at a hotel pool. Then the dealer began to suspect that his friend was one of the 30 or so confidential informants that Metro Narcotics recruits from around the college town each year.
One prison’s efforts to rehabilitate captured members of Boko Haram.
Saturday, October 3
An essay on “how we ignore the long-term effects of violence on children, adults and our communities.”
A former prostitute turned arctivist and her taxi-driver husband go undercover in Iraq’s brothels.
The photographs that Caesar, a Syrian military photographer, smuggled out of Assad’s death dungeons.