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A Father's Scars

Virginia state senator Creigh Deeds, a year after his mentally ill son stabbed him multple times before committing suicide.

Saturday, November 15

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The Business of Lords

On systemic corrpution in the upper house of British Parliament, where lawmakers have the freedom to work for any business—banks, oil companies, Facebook—willing to pay for their “expertise.”

Monday, November 10

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How Detroit Was Reborn

The inside story of how the city, broke and bleak and nearing the edge, saved itself.

Wednesday, November 5

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Battle for the Senate: How the GOP Did It

An inside look at the Democratic infighting and Republican gameplan (“Obama, Obama, Obama”) that led to the midterm landslide.

Tuesday, October 21

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Warehouse Empire

The political maneuvering behind the growth of massive consumer goods warehouses and the health hazards that often follow.

Monday, October 20

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Bill Clinton in BubbaLand

At home, Arkansas’s favorite son can do no wrong.

Tuesday, October 14

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Where the Tea Party Rules

A dispatch from Lima, Ohio.

Wednesday, October 1

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Louisiana Is Disappearing Into the Sea

“Since 1932, the Gulf of Mexico has swallowed 2,300 square miles of the state’s wetlands, an area larger than Delaware. If no action is taken, the missing Delaware will become a missing Connecticut, and then a missing Vermont.”

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The Ballad of Buddy

Buddy Cianci, former Providence mayor and convicted felon, is running for the city’s top office. Again.

Thursday, September 25

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

Tuesday, September 23

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Ted Kennedy on the Rocks

A sober look at the Senator.