Wednesday, February 5

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The Loneliness of Vladimir Putin

The Russian president has crushed all dissent, but he’s more vulnerable than ever.

Tuesday, February 4

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Inside the Iron Closet: What It's Like to Be Gay in Putin's Russia

The coordinated government attack on queer Russia.

Saturday, February 1

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The Champion Barack Obama

How Black America talks to the White House.

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The Perfect Wife

How Edith Windsor fell in love, got married, and won a landmark case for gay marriage.

Friday, January 31

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The Spectacular Unraveling of Washington’s Favorite Shrink

How a once-lauded psychiatrist became a prolific prescriber of painkillers in one of Virginia’s poorest and most isolated counties.

Tuesday, January 28

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Secrets From Belfast

An oral history project involving former IRA members becomes a prolonged court battle over a four-decade-old murder.

Sunday, January 19

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Going the Distance

A profile of Barack Obama as he turns toward the finish line.

Friday, January 17

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The Campaign That Rocked Washington

An unlikely bipartisan alliance attempts to get Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, January 15

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Palace Intrigue

François Hollande campaigned as “Monsieur Normal,” but after taking office as France’s President, a single tweet exposed his twisted 20-year love triangle.

Thursday, January 9

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Monday, January 6

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Smokey and the Bandit

How Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, with a little help from the Bush Administration, got 140 trees chopped down in a national park to improve his view and ruined the life of a park ranger in the process.

Monday, December 30

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A Mission Gone Wrong

A bungled operation in Honduras and the enduring ineffectiveness of America’s war on drugs.