The trial of a 10-year-old who murdered his neo-Nazi father.
Wednesday, November 6
Last fall, a team of American Special Forces arrived in Nerkh, a district just west of Kabul. Six months later, amid allegations of torturing and murdering locals, the team was gone. Shortly after they left, the remains of 10 missing villagers were found outside their vacated base. An investigation into a possible war crime.
How the corpses of Hitler’s victims still haunt modern science—and American abortion politics.
On interviewing and napping beside Norman Mailer.
Tuesday, November 5
An interview with painter Chris Martin.
How John Snavely went from petty criminal to porn star to prison.
Ignored early warnings, political pressure, and a botched Obamacare rollout.
Monday, November 4
An interview with Cleve Backster, a former interrogation specialist with the CIA who used a polygraph machine in the 1960s to develop his theory of “primary perception,” which contends that plants have feelings.
They advertise murder for hire but work for the government. Inside the world of America’s fake hit men.
Eleven months after Sandy Hook, Newtown’s mourning remains incalculable, especially that of the parents who lost their children. And the influx of sympathy—and money—has sometimes made the grieving more difficult rather than less.
Sunday, November 3
Inside the N.S.A.’s mission to spy on just about everyone.