Three teenage boys decide to set sail after a night of drinking. They go missing for 51 days.
Monday, May 9
A study of the Mississippi River, its history, and efforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold it in place.
Sunday, May 8
How automated ‘execution algorithms’ are taking the world’s markets on a wild ride that few economists can even understand, much less control.
Friday, May 6
The investigation of 20-year-old Russian model’s fall from a Manhattan rooftop uncovers a string of mysteries and clues embedded within the insular world of international models and those who scout them.
A profile of Maine’s two U.S. senators, Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins.
The placebo response doesn't care if the catalyst for healing is a triumph of pharmacology, a compassionate therapists, or a syringe of salt water. All it requires is a reasonable expectation of getting better.
The questionable close relationship between a mobster/informant and an F.B.I. agent during a bloody Colombo crime family battle.
When he was 16, Mark Clements talked his way into four life sentences. Twenty-eight years later, he talked his way out.
Thursday, May 5
Manny Pacquiao, possibly the greatest boxer of his era and still in his fighting prime, on the campaign trail for a congressional seat in the remote, untamed Southern province of the Phillipines that spawned him.
Odessa High School students know her as “Betty,” a ghost that haunts the auditorium at night. But few know much about the real Betty, whose 1961 murder was “the most sensational crime in West Texas in its day.”