“If you’re a glass is half-full kind of person, you’d say they’re repurposing the abandoned coal mine” and using it to create jobs, says Wright. “And if you're a glass is half-empty kind of person, you'd say it's pretty unconscionable that you’re putting people in cages at gunpoint and putting them in toxic waste sites.”
Monday, June 1
Saturday, May 30
Investigating the death of Rikers Island women’s jail inmate Jackie Caquias, and other abuses of women prisoners’ access to medical care.
Friday, May 29
In 1980, a bankrupt gambler came up with a plan to get his money back. He built an incredibly complex bomb, one that was impossible to defuse and that only he knew how to move, and snuck it into a Lake Tahoe casino with an extortion note demanding $3 million. Part of the plan worked. Part of it did not.
Thursday, May 28
A West Hollywood aesthetician made headlines after allegedly trying to have a business rival killed. But the real story, involving ongoing harassment and a member of the so-called Bling Ring, may be more complicated.
Wednesday, May 27
The life of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, shot dead by the police in Washington state.
Tuesday, May 26
The detective work that led to the recovery of a trove of stolen Nazi art.
The failures of the “broken windows” approach to policing.
Monday, May 25
The Cleveland police are still adamant that they did nothing wrong in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Sunday, May 24
On the trail of a group of thieves stealing the fanciest wine out of San Francisco’s fanciest restaurants.Previously: The Longform Guide to Wine
After years of sexual abuse by a neighbor, a teenager takes matters into his own hands.