Wednesday, October 8

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The Empire of Edge

How a doctor and an S.A.C. trader got entangled in a financial scandal.

Sunday, October 5

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Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

The developer responsible for the tallest residential building in New York—the penthouse just sold for $90 million—lives in a two-story house in Queens.

Tuesday, September 30

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Madewell’s authenticity problem, written by the great-grandson of the company’s founder.

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The Leftovers

Paula Deen’s martyrdom industrial complex. On a cruise ship.

Friday, September 26

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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

When Carmen Segarra was hired to examine Goldman Sachs for the New York Fed, she bought a small recorder and began taping her meetings. Here is what she found before she was fired.

Listen to the radio version of this story from This American Life.

Tuesday, September 23

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Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What?

How the tech billionaire came to own 87,000 acres, three hotels, a wastewater treatment plant, a cemetery and 380 cats.

Saturday, September 20

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How the Ray Rice Scandal Unfolded

An investigation into who knew what, and when.

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The Secret World of the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Kings

Why America, and every other street in Massachusetts, runs (or will eventually run) on Dunkin’.

Tuesday, September 9

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The Trans-Everything CEO

A profile of the highest-paid female executive in America, who was born male.

Friday, September 5

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How to Get Into an Ivy League College—Guaranteed

Tony Ma will bet you as much as $600,000 to train your student for college acceptance. If the student gets into their top choice school, Ma takes the cash. Rejected? He gets nothing.

Thursday, September 4

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The Churn

A Texas border town fails to keep up.

Monday, September 1

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Steven Seagal's Fight for Mother Russia

The aging action star’s second wind abroad: political maneuvering, many guns and, most importantly, a market for his B movies.