Monday, October 5

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The Populist Prophet

The sudden emergence of Bernie Sanders.

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The Untold Story of Susan Hawk

Susan Hawk was the first woman elected as Dallas County district attorney. She also suffers from depression.

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.

Wednesday, September 23

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Extreme Altruism

Julia, a 30-year-old, has spent her life trying not to take more than what she needs from the world. It’s made life very difficult.

Tuesday, September 15

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The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

“Peril is generational for black people in America—and incarceration is our current mechanism for ensuring that the peril continues.”

Wednesday, September 9

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Fear

On America, Christianity, and “ignorance, intolerance, and belligerent nationalism.”

Friday, September 4

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Michael Dukakis’s Final Campaign

The former governor of Massachusetts wants to remove the stigma from electric shock treatments. They saved Kitty’s life.

Wednesday, September 2

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The Mothers of All Disasters

How to plan for the most serious of possible natural disasters.

Tuesday, September 1

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How to Survive a Footnote

AIDS activism in the “after” years.

Monday, August 31

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The Death and Life of Atlantic City

The men who say they’ll try to save the once-bustling gambling resort town.

Sunday, August 23

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A Feel-Good Katrina Story Turned Bad

Kathy Phipps was “rescued” by FEMA. Ten years later, she is so anxious she’s confined to her house.

Friday, August 14

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Ann Coulter Is a Human Being

Hanging out with one of America’s most hated pundits.