Sunday, May 27

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A New York Times Whodunit

On the ouster of CEO Janet Robinson and the company’s financial woes.

Saturday, May 26

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Sorority Row

On the enduring political influence and entrenched racism of the Greek system at the University of Alabama.

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The House that Christian Ponder Built

The political fight over a new football stadium in Minnesota.

Friday, May 25

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Of Meat and Men

The story behind “the best brisket you’ll ever eat.”

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Grace in Broken Arrow

The anatomy of a sex abuse scandal at a Christian school in Oklahoma.

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Finding Oscar

A man living in the Boston suburbs learns he could be one of the only survivors of a 1982 massacre in Guatemala.

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A Life Worth Ending

The author on his mother’s deteriorating health and the “price of longevity.”

Thursday, May 24

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When Lois Pearson Started Fighting Back

For 12 days she was tortured and raped by a former neighbor, who strung her up on a deer-skinning device. On the fourth day, she forgave him.

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Death of a Hostess

Twenty-one-year-old Briton Lucie Blackman came to Tokyo and found work in the Roppongi district hostess bars, where businessmen come to flirt with paid companions, and Western women draw a premium fee. Two months later, she disappeared. She would be found underneath a bathtub in a beachside cave.

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Double Lives On The Down Low

Ostensibly straight black men who have sex with other men.

Wednesday, May 23

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Transfiguration

How a surgical innovation allowed Dallas Weins to find a new face.