The political liabilities of Barack Obama’s self-possession.
Monday, November 11
How living off food stamps is making South Texans obese but leaving them hungry.
“Before I put down my phone, I took a picture of my son. I worried that if I didn’t I would never believe he had existed.”
Sunday, November 10
Returning to Forth Worth after two and a half defection years in the Soviet Union, Lee Harvey Oswald became friends with a Russian emigre family with a son of his age. After Kennedy was shot, they would be called on to translate the Secret Service interrogation of his young Russian wife.
The rise and fall of Intrade, the betting market for world events—elections, hurricanes, Academy Awards—and the death of its CEO near the top of Everest.
Saturday, November 9
An unlikely environmentalist exposes the natural gas industry’s leaky infrastructure.
Friday, November 8
A profile of former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice, who was fired in April after a video of him berating players went viral.
Bibek Dhong traveled from Nepal to Malaysia to test cameras for the new iPhone 5. When production ended abruptly, he and his coworkers found themselves stranded for two months without money, food or passports.