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A City of Two Tales

The Cleveland police are still adamant that they did nothing wrong in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Sunday, May 24

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A Pinot Noir

On the trail of a group of thieves stealing the fanciest wine out of San Francisco’s fanciest restaurants.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Wine
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The Boy Who Burned Inside

After years of sexual abuse by a neighbor, a teenager takes matters into his own hands.

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Living in a Trailer

On touring America and the culture of trailer parks in the early 1950s.

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House of Secrets

On Witanhurst, the dilapidated London mansion whose ownership is cloaked in mystery.

Saturday, May 23

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"We Learned Together"

A support group for trans veterans meets in New Orleans, linked to the only VA that is known to treat them with respect.

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In Sanaa

The Houthi coup in Yemen.

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Waiting for the Weekend

A short history of leisure.

Friday, May 22

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How We’re Failing Our Female Veterans

From equipment that doesn’t fit to an ill-equipped VA medical system.

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The War on Big Food

How packaged-food companies like Campbell and Hershey are responding to the backlash against pesticides, preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup, growth hormones, antibiotics, gluten, and genetically modified organisms.

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Crossover Potential

A mortuary employee surveys her scene.

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The Star on the Sidewalk

On Arielle Holmes, a burgeoning actress who was, literally, plucked from the streets.