Tuesday, October 6


The Untold Story of the Texas Biker Gang Shoot-Out

When rival gangs confronted each other in the parking lot of a Hooters-esque restaurant, bullets flew. But was the whole a police setup?

Monday, October 5


The Fall of King Coal

The dangerous corporate ethos of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, who is on trial after an explosion at one of his mines killed 29.


The Populist Prophet

The sudden emergence of Bernie Sanders.


Online Dating Made This Woman a Pawn in a Global Crime Plot

Audrey Elrod thought she had found the man of her dreams. Today she is in a West Virginia prison. She’s broke. And the court has ordered her to pay more than $400,000 to victims of the same man who conned her.


The Untold Story of Susan Hawk

Susan Hawk was the first woman elected as Dallas County district attorney. She also suffers from depression.

Sunday, October 4



On the sex lives of the castrati.


Death and the All-American Boy

A profile of Joe Biden, written not long after the car crash that killed his wife and daughter.


"I Killed Him Because He Was Snitching"

An unlikely friendship bloomed in Oxford, Mississippi between a 30-year-old drug dealer and a college-bound teen after a chance meeting at a hotel pool. Then the dealer began to suspect that his friend was one of the 30 or so confidential informants that Metro Narcotics recruits from around the college town each year.


Road to Redemption

One prison’s efforts to rehabilitate captured members of Boko Haram.

Saturday, October 3


“I See Everything Through This Tragedy”

An essay on “how we ignore the long-term effects of violence on children, adults and our communities.”


Out of Sight

A former prostitute turned arctivist and her taxi-driver husband go undercover in Iraq’s brothels.


"They Were Torturing to Kill"

The photographs that Caesar, a Syrian military photographer, smuggled out of Assad’s death dungeons.