Monday, April 6

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The Price of a Life

Being exonerated for a crime you didn’t commit is a hard-won triumph. But how can the state make up for what you’ve lost while in prison?

Saturday, April 4

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The Brothers

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friends didn’t realize what he’d done until they saw his image on television.

Excerpted from The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy.

Friday, April 3

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Level 14

A home for troubled children in California comes undone.

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The Divine Inspiration of Jim Jones

The rise of the Peoples Temple through the lens of an earlier group: Father Divine’s Peace Mission.

Wednesday, April 1

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The Curious Case of Sidd Finch

A profile of a previously unknown rookie pitcher for the Mets who dropped out of Harvard, made a spiritual quest to Tibet, and somewhere along the line figured out how to throw a baseball much, much faster than anyone else on Earth.

Tuesday, March 31

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The Great Cocaine Treasure Hunt

A man in Puerto Rico stumbles on a brick of cocaine, and rather than sell it he decides to bury it. Others, hearing his story, cook up a plan to retrieve it.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The Boston Marathon Bomber, Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

A profile of Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, who has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner.

Monday, March 30

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The Right to Remain

The events that led the writer to spend 60 days in jail.

Sunday, March 29

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The Deadly Global War for Sand

Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.

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The Monster Next Door

Beatrice Munyenyezi told her New Hampshire neighbors that she was refugee from the Rwandan genocide. Half of that was true.

Friday, March 27

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Did the Princeton Preppy Murder His Hedge-Fund Dad?

Tommy Gilbert seemed like your average Beekman Place ne’er-do-well son—until his dad turned up dead.

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The Radical Humaneness of Norway's Halden Prison

The Scandinavians had an idea that seems wacky to Americans: make a prison safe and livable.