Wednesday, November 12

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Unprotected

An investigation into sexual abuse in youth sports, with a focus on USA Swimming.

Tuesday, November 11

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Double Jeopardy

A jury recommends life in prison; the judged orders a death sentence.

Thursday, November 6

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The $9 Billion Witness

The central witness in “one of the biggest cases of white-collar crime in American history” speaks out.

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The Man Who Got America High

Alfred Dellentash Jr. chartered the Rolling Stones in private jets while smuggling planeloads of Pablo Escobar’s drugs on the side.

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My Evil Dad: Life As A Serial Killer’s Daughter

“‘Why does my dad have duct tape by his pillow?’”

Tuesday, November 4

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New York’s Most Sensational Jewel Heist

Fifty years later, the men who stole priceless gems from the Museum of Natural History recall the crime.

Sunday, November 2

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Charlie Manson’s Home on the Range

George Spahn and his California ranch, before and after the Manson family showed up.

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Marathon Man

The strange case of Kip Litton, road race fraud.

Saturday, November 1

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Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

A judge on the history and injustice of the plea bargain in America.

Friday, October 31

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Why Would Someone Steal the World’s Rarest Water Lily?

The thin moral line between collecting and stealing plants.

Thursday, October 30

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Free To Go

To save himself, a basketball recruit testified against his mother.

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Longform App Exclusive: "The Trials of White Boy Rick"

Today we're thrilled to announce our first Longform App Exclusive! One of the best articles of 2014 is now available completely free, only in the Longform App.

In "The Trials of White Boy Rick," a Kindle Single bestseller, Evan Hughes tells the incredible story of Rick Wershe. An infamous teenage drug dealer in 1980s Detroit who flew in kilos of cocaine from Miami and drove a white Jeep with THE SNOWMAN emblazoned on the back, Wershe was arrested at 17 and remains incarcerated. But he now claims he was working with the FBI all along. Was one of Detroit’s most notorious criminals also one of the feds’ most valuable informants?

Everyone at Longform has read this story and we can say with complete confidence: you'll love it. It's a frontrunner for our Best of 2014 list, an epic tale you can't put down. We'll be bringing you many more Longform App Exclusives, but we couldn't have started with a better pick. And it's 100% totally free, only in the Longform App.

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