Wednesday, September 12

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On surf legend Eddie Aikau and the complicated history of Hawaii.

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On working in a war zone to pay the bills.

Tuesday, September 11

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Unprecedented access to six months in the life of the President of the United States.

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The old and the new in New York.

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“Has anybody in Westchester County ever called the New York Times his or her ‘friend’? I realize that the rest of America, in its post-Katrina fatigue, is pretty tired of hearing New Orleanians, the city’s acolytes and defenders, always carrying on about how it’s the most unique city in America, but, the fact is, it is. Get over it.

And so, too, is its newspaper.”

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A 15-year-old hacker and his tricks.

Monday, September 10

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Retro, apocalypticism, and our “culture of disaster.”

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An instrument’s impact on a handful of Texans.

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How the fatwa changed his life.

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On New York City’s housing projects.

Sunday, September 9

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How meteorologists are improving their predictive powers.