Tuesday, May 7

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Love and Madness in the Jungle

A financier and his wife build a mansion in the jungles of Costa Rica, set up a wildlife preserve, and appear to slowly, steadily lose their minds. A spiral of handguns, angry locals, armed guards, uncut diamonds, abduction plots, and a bedroom blazing with 550 Tiffany lamps ends with a body and a mystery: Did John Felix Bender die by his own hand? Or did Ann Bender kill him to escape their crumbling dream?

Friday, May 3

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Escape

Meet Krystal Ryan. She left her abusive husband.

Thursday, May 2

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First Do No Harm

How OxyContin permeated one small town.

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The Killings in Kaufman

A legal battle over stolen computer monitors ends one man’s career and the lives of three others.

Wednesday, May 1

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The Driver

On Hezbollah leader Imad Mughniyeh, “the world’s most wanted terrorist not named Osama bin Laden,” whose death five years ago remains a mystery.

Tuesday, April 30

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In Virginia's Fairfax County, Robbing Banks for the CIA

A captured bank robber makes a remarkable claim.

Monday, April 29

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Bring Up the Bodies

Kosovo’s leaders have been accused of grotesque war crimes. But can anyone prove it?

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Friday, April 26

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Net Impact

A profile of Alexey Navalny, a Russian anti-corruption crusader.

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Carjack Victim Recounts His Harrowing Night

When a 26-year-old Chinese entrepreneur pulled over to answer a text message he was carjacked by Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. This is what happened that night and how he escaped.

Tuesday, April 23

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The Life & Crimes of Dan Seavey

“Dan Seavey stepped ashore the docks of Grand Haven, Michigan, armed with two of the most dangerous weapons known to man: booze and bad intentions.” The story of the early 20th century’s fiercest Great Lakes pirate.