Monday, July 22

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Slow Ideas

Why some innovations spread quick while others take decades to catch hold.

Sunday, July 21

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A Shuffle of Aluminum, but to Banks, Pure Gold

How Goldman Sachs made $5 billion by controlling supply and manipulating the aluminum market.

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CSI: Italian Renaissance

On paleopathologist Gino Fornaciari and his investigations into murders from centuries past.

Saturday, July 20

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Grim Sleeper Returns

California’s most prolific serial killer returns with little fanfare after a 13-year break.

Friday, July 19

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Who Was Stella Walsh?

The murder of an Olympic champion and the autopsy that shook a city.

The Longform Guide to Crime Writing in Rolling Stone

The Longform Guide to Crime Writing in Rolling Stone

The inspiration for Boogie Nights, how Jerry Lee Lewis got away with murder and the article that prompted this week’s cover — a collection of great crime reporting published by Rolling Stone.

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Plagued: TB and Me

Reporting on drug-resistant tuberculosis across Papua New Guinea – and then contracting the disease.

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The Last Executioner

The mysterious life and death of Dow B. Hover, the man who ran New York’s electric chair.

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Makers of War

How a corporate network engineer became one of Aleppo’s most prolific weapons manufacturers.

Thursday, July 18

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A Life-or-Death Situation

How a bioethicist’s field of study—suicide, euthanasia, a dignified death—”turned unbearably personal.”

Wednesday, July 17

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Jahar's World

The multiple lives of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.