Wednesday, November 6

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A Very Dangerous Boy

The trial of a 10-year-old who murdered his neo-Nazi father.

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The A-Team Killings

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.

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The Nazi Anatomists

How the corpses of Hitler’s victims still haunt modern science—and American abortion politics.

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Mailer’s Last Punch

On interviewing and napping beside Norman Mailer.

Tuesday, November 5

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A Porn Star, a Tortured Beauty Queen, a Dead Millionaire, and a Half-Smoked Joint

How John Snavely went from petty criminal to porn star to prison.

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Keep Smiling

Do dolphins and humans really share a special bond?

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HealthCare.gov: How Political Fear Was Pitted Against Technical Needs

Ignored early warnings, political pressure, and a botched Obamacare rollout.

Monday, November 4

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The Plants Respond

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.

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Oops, You Just Hired the Wrong Hitman

They advertise murder for hire but work for the government. Inside the world of America’s fake hit men.

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Orders of Grief

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

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No Morsel Too Minuscule for All-Consuming N.S.A.

Inside the N.S.A.’s mission to spy on just about everyone.