Sunday, August 17

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Let’s Be Real

On Cops, cop movies and Ferguson.

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Kim Dotcom: From Playboy Entrepreneur to Political Firebrand

A profile of the Megaupload founder, who has started a political party in New Zealand as the U.S. continues to fight for his extradition.

Friday, August 15

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The Front Lines of Ferguson

Two days in crisis.

At that moment, I didn’t feel like a journalist. There was nothing about this event that I felt the need to chronicle. There was no time to find out what the bombs actually were and what was actually coming out of the guns and what type of gas was coming out of the canisters. In this moment, there was nothing I felt the need to broadcast to the world. I didn’t even have the desire to communicate my safety or lack thereof.

I was just a black man in Ferguson.

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Trouble in Paradise

Pitcairn Island is impossibly remote, populated by descendants of a ship of British mutineers. Revelations that child molestation and rape had been a way of life for generations exposed them to the outside world.

Thursday, August 14

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What I Saw in Ferguson

“What transpired in the streets appeared to be a kind of municipal version of shock and awe.”

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MLB Game-Fixing Investigation Uncovers Lies, Luck and Hard Feelings

This is what happens when you concoct game-fixing allegations against a Major League pitcher because of a perceived slight on Facebook.

Tuesday, August 12

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How a Squad of Ex-Cops Fights Police Abuses

An experiment in public defense.

Monday, August 11

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Crowded House

They thought that they’d found the perfect New York apartment. They weren’t alone.

Sunday, August 10

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The Trials of Philip Halliday

The story of a naïve fisherman, a boat headed for Spain and 1.5 tons of cocaine.

Friday, August 8

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The Black Widow

Sandra Bridewell, a Dallas socialite, and the people around her who keep dying.

Wednesday, August 6

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Get Out of Jail, Inc.

On the private, for-profit probation industry.