Monday, December 15

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Climate Change Takes a Village

Citizens of Shishmaref, Alaska are watching their beaches disappear and their homes fall into the sea. Is it too late to relocate?

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Saskia Sassen's Missing Chapter

A professor of sociology at Columbia reckons with her father’s relationship with Adolf Eichmann.

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Amen! (D'Angelo's Back)

A profile of the singer as he returns to the stage for the first time in a dozen years.

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Degrees of Danger

On the labor conditions behind branches of NYU, the Louvre, and the Guggenheim in Abu Dhabi.

Sunday, December 14

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The Minister Who Went to Jail for Financial-Aid Fraud

Ozel Clifford Brazil was a respected clergyman who helped thousands of African-American teens go to college. He broke the law to do it.

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The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

How the China National Tobacco Corp., which manufactures 2.5 trillion cigarettes per year, came to make more money than Apple.

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Grouses of the Holy

An interview with Jimmy Page on nostalgia, Robert Plant, and why he would only publish an autobiography after he dies.

Saturday, December 13

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The Walking Cure

On Cheryl Strayed and why Wild became a hit.

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The Trenchcoat Robbers

They robbed 27 banks in 15 years, one of the most prolific streaks in American history. Then they slipped up.

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The Brotherhood of Recovering Addicts

Life inside a pair of small-town boarding houses.

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Inside Monopoly's Secret War Against the Third Reich

Christopher Clayton Hutton hatched a plan to deliver Monopoly boards to British prisoners of war. The games were advertised as a diversion, but really they offered a way out.