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Monday, August 11

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Crowded House

They thought that they’d found the perfect New York apartment. They weren’t alone.

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The Limits of Compassion

On PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the experience of covering AIDS in Africa.

Sunday, August 10

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Nothing Says "Sorry Our Drones Hit Your Wedding Party" Like $800,000 and Some Guns

Untangling the aftermath of a United States drone strike in Yemen.

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Candy

A profile of Candy Barr—porn star pioneer, burlesque legend, Texas folk hero.

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The Trials of Philip Halliday

The story of a naïve fisherman, a boat headed for Spain and 1.5 tons of cocaine.

Saturday, August 9

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Haul Road"

Two truckers talk on a wintry Alaskan highway.

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What Drives Danny Thompson?

To understand why a 64-year-old man would try and break the land speed record by traveling hundreds of miles per hour, you need to know a little something about his family.

Friday, August 8

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Has the 'Libertarian Moment' Finally Arrived?

Rand Paul as the movement’s Pearl Jam.