“When I was fourteen, I had a relationship with my eighth grade history teacher. People called me a victim. They called him a villain. But it’s more complicated than that.”
Friday, December 6
Why one man made it his mission to kill 60 known sex offenders.
Saturday, November 30
The conspiracy theories surrounding the 1931 death of Hitler’s niece and object of affection.
Friday, November 29
The death of a Russian dissident and how radioactive poison became a tool of assassins.
Wednesday, November 27
An interview with a Mexican-born American attorney who defended and eventually smuggled for the cartels in the ’90s.
Friday, November 22
Investigating an astrophysicist’s sudden death at an isolated resesarch base in Antarctica.
Thursday, November 21
Manson at 79: in poor health and walking with a cane, obsessed with Vincent Bugliosi, willing to talk at length with a reporter for the first time in years, and visited every weekend by a 25-year-old woman he calls Star.
Sunday, November 17
In 1985, a lost 22-year-old wrote a letter to a Manson girl-turned-model prisoner, asking for advice on conquering his demons. Then they fell in love.
Thursday, November 14
In 2008, Hana Williams left an Ethiopian orphanage to join a large, Christian fundamentalist family in America. Three years later she was dead.
On the Kunsthal heist and the murky economics of making money from stolen paintings.
Tuesday, November 12
A profile of Perry Fellwock, a.k.a. Winslow Peck, who exposed the NSA in an 1972 article for Ramparts magazine.