Sunday, May 11

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Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman

An interview with Miley Cyrus.

Previously: Tavi Gevinson on the Longform Podcast.

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A Report from Occupied Territory

On police brutality in New York and the race riots of 1964.

Saturday, May 10

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The Unmothered

On losing your mom.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Non Stop Beautiful Ladies"

A young woman with a rare condition navigates El Paso.

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Friday, May 9

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President Chill

A profile of Uruguay President JosĂ© Mujica, a former revolutionary who’s been shot six times, was imprisoned for 14 years and, since taking office, has shunned the presidential mansion in favor of a small farm while legalizing gay marriage, abortion and marijuana.

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Addict. Informant. Mother.

"Caught between the dealers and the cops in Hazleton, Pa., is a woman with a bad habit."

Previously: Susan Dominus on the Longform Podcast.

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Missing in the Mediterranean

On the search for migrants lost at sea and the families left behind.

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The $13 Billion Mystery Angels

The hedge funders who tried to give away a fortune anonymously.

Thursday, May 8

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Midnight in the Garden of East Texas

A charming assistant funeral home director named Bernie Tiede murders a wealthy widow, keeps her in a freezer for months, finally gets caught, and still has the town's sympathy as his case goes to trial. The story that became Richard Linklater's Bernie.

Update: Tiede was convicted and spent 15 years behind bars before being released this week on the condition that he live in Linklater's garage.

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The Conspiracists: The Reichstag Fire

How the Third Reich was founded on a conspiracy theory.