In a shantytown near Johannesburg, an angry mob committed a horrifying crime that was caught on video.
Sunday, June 5
Friday, June 3
A dispatch from the early days of AIDS:
It is as relentless as leukemia, as contagious as hepatitis, and its cause has eluded researchers for more than two years.
The Canadian scapegoat of the AIDS epidemic.
A brutal story from the Times’ cub Metro reporter:
''We're dying,'' he said. ''Why is this happening? Is it because we loved each other too much or not enough?"
It was the worst AIDS crisis in years—until it wasn’t.
Pathologists and epidemiologists take on “the confounding killer known as AIDS.”
On returning to Lagos after years abroad.
It is always understood when you leave Nigeria as a Nigerian that you will return at some point.
On Forever 21 and the rise of “fast fashion”:
They have changed fashion from a garment making to an information business, optimizing their supply chains to implement design tweaks on the fly.
500 feet below ground with Ohio coal miners:
I followed them underground, home, to church, to the strip club where they drink and gossip and taunt and jab and worry about one another. I listened while they worried about Smitty, the loner of the group, who had just ordered himself a mail-order woman.
“Is he Socrates or Mengele?” On the late Jack Kevorkian.
Thursday, June 2
On comics and journalism:
Now, when you draw, you can always capture that moment. You can always have that exact, precise moment when someone’s got the club raised, when someone’s going down. I realize now there’s a lot of power in that.