An investigation into the family of the accused Boston Marathon bombers.
Monday, December 16
Sunday, December 15
In 1980 a convicted con-man named Melvin Weinberg was sent by the FBI to offers bribes to U.S. Congressmen on behalf of a phony Arab sheik. The Abscam, short for ‘Abdul Scam’, sting brought down for several representatives, but longtime politician John Murtha narrowly avoided offering a bribe on camera.
Saturday, December 14
The search for a disgraced ex-LAPD officer bent on killing his former colleagues and their families.
“If I were a bitch, I’d be in love with Biff Truesdale. Biff is perfect. He’s friendly, good-looking, rich, famous, and in excellent physical condition. He almost never drools.”
Friday, December 13
What the CIA really knew about Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in 2007.
Thursday, December 12
Adventures in acedia, from Aquinas to Bartleby.
“How much money do you make? And do you shave your pubic hair?”
Wednesday, December 11
A dispatch from Camden, “America’s most desperate town.”