Sunday, June 3

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Untangling a Rape Case in Crown Heights

She was a thirteen-year-old from the Chabad Lubavitch community who would dip into a barbershop bathroom to swap her orthodox clothes for those of a streetwalker. Her pimping and rape allegations against a group of black men in their twenties, repeatedly recanted and then reaffirmed, would send the D.A.’s office into disarray.

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Country Music's Sparkle King

A profile of fashion designer Nudie Cohn, who made clothing for Elvis, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, and others.

Saturday, June 2

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The Secret Life of Transgender Rocker Tom Gabel

A profile of the Against Me! frontman.

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To Cheat or Not to Cheat

The untold story of steroids in baseball.

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The Paris Review, the Cold War and the CIA

Uncovered letters reveal ties between the literary magazine and the CIA’s Congress for Cultural Freedom.

Friday, June 1

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Family of former soccer pro can’t accept shame of suicide ruling

The controversy surrounding the death of Uche Okafor.

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Pressing the Flesh

A profile of Fleshlight inventor Steve Shubin.

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The Truth Is Out There

On conspiracy theories in sports, from the ‘85 NBA draft lottery to Michael Phelps’ gold medal performance in the 100-meter butterfly.

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A Dog Named Humphrey

The author recounts playing herself – best-selling author Sloane Crosley – on an episode of “Gossip Girl.”

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Minister of Fear

A profile of filmmaker Michael Haneke.

Thursday, May 31

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Hog Wild

“It’s 7:30 a.m., and already the congressman and I are covered in blood.”

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