On the last weekend of April 2011, two things happened in Washington D.C.: the annual White House Correspondents Dinner and the decision to raid Osama bin Laden’s compound. This is the story of how both transpired.
Friday, April 27
A profile of the Mexican newsweekly, a “lone voice” in reporting on the narcos.
On having sex with your high school girlfriend – and paying the price for years to come.
Thursday, April 26
In 1979, a Pulitzer was given to “an unnamed photographer of United Press International” who documented a mass execution in Iran.
His name is Jahangir Razmi – and, nearly three decades later, he wants the credit.
The infuriating tale of Muncie, Indiana: When public institutions fail.
Wednesday, April 25
A sociobiologist on how we evolved into artists.
Alabama’s chemical-endangerment law was passed to protect kids from meth labs. But is the prosecution of about 60 mothers – and the definition of “child” extended to “unborn child” – pushing its boundaries too far?
On Marilyn Monroe and the pains of post-war America.
In 1987, a terrible accident kills five Ole Miss sorority members. The author catches up with her Chi Omega sisters who survived.