A profile of Chief Justice John Roberts.
Thursday, June 28
How Obama’s immigration enforcement policies got away from him.
JOHN: How long have you been there, in the teepee? I mean, before you sussed the wind and everything, and you know, got your senses back? ROSEMARY: We had to put the teepee up three times before it was right. It’s like you can touch it, and it resounds like a drone, and then it’s perfect, the canvas. It’s a wind instrument that plays like a drone.
Wednesday, June 27
John MacNeil was convicted by the state of Massachusetts of second-degree murder. He was given a life sentence. He escaped. He was caught. Through an incredible feat of jailhouse lawyering, he somehow got himself paroled and exiled to Canada. Then he came home.
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What would drive a man to stand outside the Vatican embassy nearly every day for 14 years?
The curious case of SpongeBob SquarePants illustrator Todd White, three ninjas, and an art caper.
Tuesday, June 26
A profile of Larry King at the height of his fame and on the heels of his sixth divorce.
With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and the dauphins of pre-Revolutionary France, contemporary American kids may represent the most indulged young people in the history of the world.