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A small town in Upstate New York, and one family in particular, endures a five-year string of car accidents, suicides, and murders.

Thursday, April 17

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Why 18th-century French police obsessively tracked elite sex workers.

Wednesday, April 16

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Inside the lack of an investigation into Florida State Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston.

Tuesday, April 15

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How pop-up tax preparers make billions off the poor.

Monday, April 14

Sunday, April 13

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Friday, April 11

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The story of a massacre in El Salvador.

Wednesday, April 9

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Serial arson in rural Virginia: a love story.

Previously: The Longorm Guide to Fire.

Monday, April 7

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Cassie Chadwick pulled her first con in 1870, at the age of 13. Over the next 30 years, she would scam her way to $633,000, about $16.5 million in today’s dollars.

Sunday, April 6

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The mysterious death of Alfred Wright in the shadow of a town’s history of racial violence.

Saturday, April 5

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Following the hunters and poachers, servers and saviors of the little-known pangolin—a scaly, endangered creature sold by the thousands on the black market.

Friday, April 4

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A teenager orchestrates his own attempted murder via an Internet chatroom.