Saturday, December 13

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The Trenchcoat Robbers

They robbed 27 banks in 15 years, one of the most prolific streaks in American history. Then they slipped up.

Friday, December 12

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The Making of a Narco State

Following the money and the opium in Afghanistan.

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The Untold Story of the Doodler Murders

San Francisco’s forgotten serial killer.

Elon Green is a Longform contributing editor.

Thursday, December 11

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How The NYPD Is Using Social Media To Put Harlem Teens Behind Bars

How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.

Sunday, December 7

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Confined: The Death of Eddie Snowshoe

How solitary confinement can lead to suicide.

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Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

After 13 years of war, the United States has helped create a nation ruled by drug lords.

Saturday, December 6

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Time and Distance Overcome

Telephone poles began to appear around the same time that white Americans started lynching black Americans.

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Good Kids, Bad City

Three men are exonerated, almost 40 years after a 12-year-old’s coerced testimony led to their murder convictions.

Friday, December 5

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Their Town

On the border of Utah and Arizona, Mormon fundamentalists have long lived according to their own rules. When a former sect member and his family moved to the town where he’d grown up, they expected a homecoming. What they got was a war.

Thursday, December 4

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How a Woman’s Rape at a Gay Nude Bar Sparked a Battle Over New Orleans’ Libertine Soul

In the gentrifying Bywater, the intertwined destinies of a legendary gay pool-bar and a woman who was drugged there.

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Spectacle

On the 1934 lynching of Claude Neal, and the Florida town that kept the identity of those responsible a secret.

Tuesday, December 2

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The Weight of Guilt

Inside the world of bass fishing cheaters.