On the railways of China and a trip aboard its latest spectacle, a $32 billion line carrying passengers between Shanghai and Beijing at 170 MPH.
Wednesday, September 14
The last thing child-welfare supervisor Chereece Bell wanted to see was what happened to 4-year-old Marchella Pierce. The last thing she expected was to go to jail for it.
Tuesday, September 13
Is the desire in teens to switch their sex a mental disorder that needs treatment?
In Silicon Valley, up all night coding in the dorms with the aspiring Mark Zuckerbergs of tomorrow.
The death of the journalist who exposed dark secrets about Islamic extremism in Pakistan’s military.
Monday, September 12
An interview with Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone writer Vanessa Grigoriadis on the finer points of celebrity profiling.
At age 22, the author went undercover at his old high school. An excerpt of the book that became the film.
Sunday, September 11
September 11, 2001:
“I felt like I was intruding on a sacrament,” said one firefighter, Maureen McArdle-Schulman. “They were choosing to die and I was watching them and shouldn’t have been, so me and another guy turned away and looked at the wall, and we could still hear them hit.”