Monday, March 7


The List

When juveniles are found guilty of sexual misconduct, the sex-offender registry can be a life sentence.


The First Time Texas Killed One of My Clients

An attorney pieces together a life cut short.

Saturday, March 5


Tales From the Big House: Al Capone and Other Alcatraz Cons

Between 1937 and 1973, Earl Johnson served out the sentences on nine felonies, worked for Charlie “Cherry Nose” Gio, became friends with a Soviet spy, and tried to kill “Joe Cargo” Valachi of the Cosa Nostra with a poison dart.


I’ve Had a Cyberstalker Since I Was 12

“After 14 years I finally reported him. In the eyes of the law, my biggest mistake was not fearing him more.”

Tuesday, March 1


By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead

In his own final days, a Right to Die activist tells the story of his secret, illegal assisted-suicide service.

Monday, February 29


The Strange Case of the Man With No Name

On September 14, 2001, Lyle Stevik checked into the Lake Quinault Inn. Three days later, the motel’s housekeeper found him dead. But “Lyle Stevik,” it turns out, was an alias.

Sunday, February 28


Can a Lawsuit Deliver Justice After a Fatal Police Shooting?

A civil trial of Officer Marco Proano, who shot Niko Husband in 2011, finds him not guilty. By accident.

Friday, February 19


A Black Police Officer’s Fight Against the N.Y.P.D.

Was Edwin Raymond punished for not meeting quotas?

Thursday, February 18


Toward a Pathology of the Possessed

How we talk about—and live with—schizophrenia.

Tuesday, February 16


The FBI vs. FIFA

How the feds flipped a corrupt American soccer official named Chuck Blazer and brought down the sport’s governing body.


Little Girl Lost

In a matter of months she became one of the world’s most famous porn stars. Three years later, she was dead. The rise and fall of Savannah.

Monday, February 15


Women and Guns

Ten stories on guns, ranging from competitive shooting, to girl gangs in Chicago, to the sisters and mothers of mass shooting victims.