Friday, May 4

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An investigation into the true identity of a high school basketball player.

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On trying and sentencing juvenile offenders as adults.

Thursday, May 3

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The story of former Vikings linebacker Fred McNeill and the lasting impact of his concussions.

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Horowitz went from the New Left to the far right. Now neither side wants him.

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On “Poor Hartley,” the son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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Margaret Profet, evolutionary biologist and MacArthur grant recipient, disappeared in 2005. She has neither been seen nor heard from since.

Wednesday, May 2

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The rise of the long-haul trucker/serial killer, as excerpted from Ginger Strand’s book Killer on the Road.

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A free-ranging conversation between music writers Simon Reynolds and Greil Marcus.

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On board the Perl Whirl 2000, a conference of hard-coding geeks on a luxury cruise ship.

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The strange saga of Sarah Phillips, who went from message board commenter to ESPN gambling columnist and hid her identity from editors, scamming many of the people she met along the way.