Tuesday, October 16

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Rocket Man

A profile of Jeremy Lin.

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Ice

An impossible hike in Western China.

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The Miracle of Molly

“For every other kid in the room, the science experiment probably amounts to just another classroom activity, but for the Nashes the project is a reminder of Molly’s own fight for life and the controversial cutting-edge medicine that saved her.”

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The World's Team

How FC Barcelona became the most successful - and most beloved - club in soccer.

Monday, October 15

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An Avenue of Vice

On Queens’ stubbornly unchanging Roosevelt Avenue, where immigrants pay $2 a song to grind against hired dancers and shuttered houses of prostitution have given way to rolling brothel-vans.

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The Fate of the Senate Is on This Man

A profile of Montana Senator Jon Tester.

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Death of a Giant

Stalking bluefin tuna, the most valuable wild animal in the world.

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Boss Rail

How a high-speed rail disaster exposed China’s corruption.

Sunday, October 14

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Joan Didion: The Art of Nonfiction No. 1

I can’t ask anything. Once in a while if I’m forced into it I will conduct an interview, but it’s usually pro forma, just to establish my credentials as somebody who’s allowed to hang around for a while. It doesn’t matter to me what people say to me in the interview because I don’t trust it.
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The Comedian Who Became a Joke

The tragi-comic career of a nobody comedian from the 1940s who ditched his wife, child, and eventually his own name.

Saturday, October 13

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Blind Ambition

Captain Iván Castro, who lost his vision in Iraq, runs the Boston Marathon.

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The Hunt for "Geronimo"

How Barack Obama decided to green-light the operation that killed Osama bin Laden.