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Ground Control

On the coming age of domestic drones.

Friday, January 30

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The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch

How does a company that sells youth learn to grow up?

Monday, January 26

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The Season from Hell

Inside Roger Goodell’s troubling (or wildly successful, depending on who you ask) tenure as NFL commissioner.

Sunday, January 25

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The Billionaire's Bad Dream

Nearing the end of his career, a Canadian tycoon named Michael DeGroote went for one last deal, investing $100 million to build a Las Vegas in the Dominican Republic. His partners? Two brothers with a criminal past, a con man and an old friend with close ties to the mob.

Friday, January 23

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'That's Not All!' Kevin Trudeau, The World’s Greatest Salesman, Makes One Last Pitch

A profile of the best-selling author, self-help guru and convicted felon.

Friday, January 16

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California Goes Nuts

It takes a gallon of water to grow a single almond. Yet in drought-ravaged California, hedge funds are racing to plant as many new trees as they can.

Wednesday, January 14

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A Wild Goose Chase

A Georgia chicken farmer hoped to find financial independence in ethical foie gras. Things got weird.

Monday, January 12

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A City Run by Children

The theme-park chain where kids learn to pilot a plane, pay taxes, and pretend to be adults.

Sunday, January 11

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The Cannabis Queen of Beverly Hills

Cheryl Shuman has been a coupon queen, an optician to the stars and the plaintiff in a lawsuit against Steven Segal. Now she’s the face of the high-end weed market.


More: The Longform Guide to Weed.

Saturday, January 10

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Mainline Street

What does it take for heroin to grab hold in the small, remote towns of America? Like any business, it starts with one man and an entrepreneurial dream.

Thursday, January 8

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To the Office, With Love

What do we give up when we become freedom-seeking, self-determining, autonomous entrepreneurs? A lot, actually.

Wednesday, January 7

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What Happened When Marissa Mayer Tried to Be Steve Jobs

The inside story of how Yahoo’s C.E.O. lost her way.