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Sunday, January 13

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Boomtown Slum

A day in the economic life of the Nairobi’s Kibera, the largest shanty-town in Africa.

Saturday, January 12

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RIP, Aaron Swartz

A eulogy for the activist.

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Semi-Charmed Life

Parsing the lives of middle-class twentysomethings.

Friday, January 11

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In the Time of Cholera

The U.N.’s role in creating an epidemic in Haiti.

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The Tip of the Spear

A reporter who investigated Scientology tracks down the man who once ran the church’s intelligence operations – and who may hold the secret to years of harassment (and the mysterious death of a pet dog).

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The New Mecca

The author travels to Dubai; Arab children see snow for the first time, which is made by a Kenyan.

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One Martyr Down

An investigation into the death of a Canadian soldier in Lebanon.

Thursday, January 10

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A Beautiful Child

Truman Capote and Marilyn Monroe in conversation.

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The Mystery of Lightning Medicine Cloud

An investigation into the death of a sacred white buffalo and the man who raised it.

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Right Here Waiting

After offending Richard Marx, the author meets him to hash things out.

Wednesday, January 9

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New Delhi Attack: The Victim's Story

A profile of the 23-year-old woman who was savagely raped on a private bus as it circled New Delhi.