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For Hardee’s Workers, It’s Not a Parable, It’s a Job

Fast food used to be a transitional, temporary work. In Creston, Iowa, it has become a career.

Friday, March 20

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Death, Redesigned

A few Silicon Valley executives are experimenting with mortality. “I don’t want death to be such a downer,” says one.

Thursday, March 19

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The Miami Connection

Billionaire Marcelo Claure wants to help David Beckham bring professional soccer to South Florida. He just doesn't want to talk about it.

Friday, March 13

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Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband

The quest to create a friction-free Disney World.

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How Ikea Took Over the World

“Ikea, it seems, is a genius at selling Ikea.”

Wednesday, March 11

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A Tale of Money, Sex and Power: The Ellen Pao and Buddy Fletcher Affair

How Alphonse “Buddy” Fletcher Jr., an openly gay hedge fund star, came to marry Ellen Pao, a partner at a powerful Silicon Valley firm, before they “went to war with their elite worlds.”

Friday, March 6

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The Crazy, Bitter Battle Over Benihana

The family feud Steve Aoki left behind.

Thursday, March 5

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The Demolition of Workers’ Comp

An investigation into the steady dismantling of safety nets for injured workers.

Thursday, February 26

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How an Undocumented Immigrant From Mexico Became a Star at Goldman Sachs

Even for a high-powered “A-Type,” living on forged documentation is an endurance test.

Friday, February 20

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A Liar Standing Next to a Hole in the Ground

Prospecting for gold is still a live trade in America, if you’re willing to walk deep into the desert with a hand-drawn map.

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Meet the King of Kombucha

The man behind the craze for fermented alcoholic tea likes to tell the story of his own conception.

Tuesday, February 17

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The 76ers' Plan to Win (Yes, Really)

The team’s grand, analytics-driven experiment led by a business school grad who won the GM job after giving a “PowerPoint presentation that Sixers executives now recall as an ‘investment thesis.’”