On serving time for crimes not yet committed.
Monday, January 7
Sunday, January 6
How John Kiriakou, a public opponent of US torture policy, became the first CIA officer convicted of leaking classified information to the press.
Saturday, January 5
Thirty-one years ago, Joy Hunley’s daughter was adopted. At least that’s what the paperwork says.
A trip to a grave in Damascus as shelling started in Homs.
Friday, January 4
Why a type of gasoline may be responsible for periods of increased crime in the U.S. and abroad.
How the ‘princeling’ descendants of Mao’s ‘Eight Immortals’consolidated unimaginable power and wealth in the New China.
On Dylan Yount, a man who jumped from a San Francisco building, and the people who watched, recorded and, in some cases, encouraged his suicide.
How an autocratic CEO made the company billions, alienating almost everyone else in the process.
Thursday, January 3
Life after scoring 100-plus points in a basketball game.
“For people who pay close attention to the state of American fiction, he has become a kind of superhero.”