Sunday, December 30

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Happiness Is a Worn Gun

On wearing a concealed handgun and how it changed the author’s worldview.

Saturday, December 29

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Don't Stop Running

An argument for trying.

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How Much Tech Can One City Take?

How a burgeoning tech workforce swallowed San Francisco.

Friday, December 28

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The Sharp, Sudden Decline of America's Middle Class

Profiles of people who live in their car after losing almost everything during the Great Recession.

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I Spy

How amateur satellite aficionados track the U.S. government’s spy technology.

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Atonement

In 2003, a platoon of American soldiers opened fire on a family in a Baghdad intersection. A decade later, one of the shooters tracks down the survivors.

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Disaster Movie

On the actors who unwittingly starred in The Innocence of Muslims.

Thursday, December 27

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Into Everlasting Fire

A meditation on Hell.

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The Children Who Went Up In Smoke

In 1945, a fire tore through the home of George and Jennie Sodder. Four children escaped; five vanished.

Wednesday, December 26

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The Strange And Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis

How Jerry Lee Lewis got away with murdering 25-year-old Shawn Michelle Stevens, his fifth wife.

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Soul Men

Dan Akroyd, John Belushi, cocaine, and the making of The Blues Brothers.