Friday, July 27

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How the former Bush advisor is “reengineering the practice of partisan money management in hopes of drumming Barack Obama out of the White House.”

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The rise and fall of an antiquities collector turned grave robber.

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The secret is an exclusive 22-year-old archive of viewer-submitted clips.

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Bill Ferguson does not believe his son, Ryan, killed a popular newspaper editor. To prove it, he’s drained his savings, performed public re-enactments of the crime, and alienated almost everyone in his Missouri city.

Thursday, July 26

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On the scene of the darkest games in Olympics history.

Part of our Olympics primer, on the Longform blog.
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The frenzied few days before the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer.

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A radical new treatment for auditory hallucinations.

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How and why did 200 pages of the Aleppo Codex, “the oldest, most complete, most accurate text of the Hebrew Bible,” go missing?

Wednesday, July 25

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Two men named Nathan committed murders. Only one received a death sentence.

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The life and films of Werner Herzog.

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Just days after suffering a concussion, a 17-year-old fullback hangs himself. Inside his family’s journey to learn if a brain injury is to blame.

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The 1900 death of Fritz and the battle to define his legacy.