Wednesday, June 1

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On Lance Armstrong’s return to racing after cancer.

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Why your phone may (or may not) be killing you.

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An essay about the weeks after the author’s brother nearly died.

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What it means to be an entrepreneur in Argentina, where economic crashes are a way of life.

Tuesday, May 31

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On Colombia’s “macabre alliance”:

In February 2003, the mayor of a small town on Colombia’s Caribbean coast stood up at a nationally televised meeting with then President Álvaro Uribe and announced his own murder.

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On the evolving design and industrialization of the American outdoors.

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Timothy Brown was diagnosed with HIV in the ’90s. In 2006, he found that a new, unrelated disease threatened his life: leukemia. After chemo failed, doctors resorted to a bone marrow transplant. That transplant erased any trace of HIV from his body, and may hold the secret of curing AIDS.

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These were the people I lived with, these were my friends, these were my family, this was myself. I’d photograph people dancing while I was dancing Or people having sex while I was having sex. Or people drinking while I was drinking.
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A profile of John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pixar.

Monday, May 30

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It is a story that seems almost impossible to believe: a group of female convicts, few of whom had ever played a musical instrument or taken voice lessons, forming a country and western band and becoming, at least in Texas, the Dixie Chicks of their day.
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Five prostitutes disappear. Bodies turn up on a Long Island beach. On the women lost, and the families left behind.