Two young girls attempt to murder another in Waukesha, Wisconsin, trying to bring an internet meme to life.
Saturday, August 29
Wednesday, August 26
The story of a small town just outside Pittsburgh that has suffered through a half-century of economic decline, racial tension, and endless crime. Despite that trajectory, or perhaps because of it, Aliquippa has also produced an astounding number of NFL players.
How an entire industry built itself convincing lead-paint poisoning victims to sign over settlement payments for a fraction of what they’re worth.
Tuesday, August 25
Sunday, August 23
How an apartheid-era psychiatrist went from torturing gay soldiers in South Africa to sexually abusing patients in Canada.
Friday, August 21
The running back’s life since he was indicted on charges of beating his son and suspended from the NFL.
Thursday, August 20
“What it means — for the reporting we do, for the brands we represent, and for our own mental health — that we don’t stop being black people when we’re working as black reporters. That we quite literally have skin in the game.”
Tuesday, August 18
The tale of the first conviction overturned on faulty arson science.
Saturday, August 15
What happens to the people who film famous incidents of police violence.
Friday, August 14
A man had a gift for teaching people to beat the polygraph. Now he’s going to prison.
Thursday, August 13
The story of H.H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer.