On decorated sniper Chris Kyle and the troubled young veteran who took his life.
Monday, May 27
Sunday, May 26
An oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker, as poker went mainstream in America and online players invaded the competition.
The story of Héctor Espino, the greatest hitter never to play in the majors.
Saturday, May 25
“I haven’t put out an album in 20 years. Let’s face it. I am an oldies act. I just don’t want it to be like when you watch Channel 13 and there’s the Delltones or some English band from the ’60s, and they’re real crotchety and they look terrible, and I go, ‘Oh, God, I don’t want to be on that show.’”
Friday, May 24
Inside Brigham Young University’s successful animation program.
A beloved girls’ basketball coach is accused of sexually molesting several of his players.
Patsy Cline’s hometown and the debate over her legacy.
Thursday, May 23
How self-harm came to take more lives than war, murder and natural disasters combined.
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The motley gang of L.A. teens that cat-burgled celebrities, sometimes repeatedly, in search of designer clothes, jewelry, and something to do. The story that became The Bling Ring.
A profile of legendary L.A. crack dealer Freeway Rick Ross, now out of jail and trying to sell everything from weaves to his own biopic, written by a journalist who has known him for decades.