Monday, March 11

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Danse Macabre

On Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, its uncanny knack for reflecting changes in Russian politics and culture, and the recent acid attack on its artistic director.

Sunday, March 10

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Prince Alwaleed and the Curious Case of Kingdom Holding Stock

Investigating an insecure billionaire’s true worth.

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How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America’s Cross Hairs

On the legal and practical details of the drone strikes that killed New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki and later, accidentally, his sixteen-year-old Colorado-born son.

Saturday, March 9

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Seeing at the Speed of Sound

The writer, deaf since birth, on the intricacies of reading lips.

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Adventures in the Ransom Trade

On the revolutionaries, highly-paid negotiators, former spies, foreign businessmen and their families, who all played roles in the massive Colombian kidnap and ransom industry during its 1990s heyday.

Friday, March 8

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Growing Up in the World's Deadliest City

A generation that has seen inestimable violence comes of age in Juarez.

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Notes of a Know-Nothing Knicks Fan

An appreciation of the hometown team.

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"You Have All the Reasons to Be Angry"

The fight for South Africa’s future.

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Brickyard Blues

On the brick stackers of Chicago.

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Thursday, March 7

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(Un)dead Wrestler Of The Week: The Undertaker

On the career and legacy of America’s most popular wrestler.

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Faith Healers

How mergers between Catholic institutions and secular hospitals are changing the nature of health care.