Friday, October 16

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Raiders of the Lost Web

How a Pulitzer-finalist, 34-part-series of investigative journalism vanishes from the internet.

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Over The Hills: The Afterlife of Heidi and Spencer Pratt

A portrait of Speidi today, complete with crystals, tequila and a vacillation “between having no regrets and having many.”

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What Do We Really Know About Osama bin Laden’s Death?

The possibilities and limits of investigative reporting.

Thursday, October 15

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This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America

Meet Steve Bannon. He’s a former naval officer and Goldman Sachs banker who, as executive chairman of Breitbart News and the founding chairman of the Government Accountability Institute, is set on driving the narrative of the 2016 presidential election.

Thursday, October 8

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How Tom Wolfe Became … Tom Wolfe

A profile of the writer, now 85.

Wednesday, October 7

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How ESPN's Fear of the Truth Defeated "Black Grantland"

Why The Undefeated, a site announced more than two years ago, still hasn’t launched.

Tuesday, October 6

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Sunday, October 4

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Death and the All-American Boy

A profile of Joe Biden, written not long after the car crash that killed his wife and daughter.

Tuesday, September 29

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Business Outsider

A profile of Business Insider CEO and editor-in-chief Henry Blodget.

Monday, September 28

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Sneaker Wars

Inside the paranoid world of Nike headquarters, where people are worried that Adidas might finally be capable of taking over the sneaker industry.

Thursday, September 24

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Hitler at Home

How the “genial Bavarian” version of Adolf Hitler became a global media celebrity, “a plain-living gentleman with a soft spot for dogs and children.”

Friday, September 18

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The Road to Damascus

While a Marine stationed in Afghanistan, Austin Tice decided he wanted to become a war photographer. He entered Syria and filed stories for McClatchy and the Washington Post. Then he disappeared.