Monday, April 14

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An essay on the wounded woman.

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The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.

Sunday, April 13

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Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.

Saturday, April 12

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On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and vanished without a trace.

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A fragile relationship teeters during a family vacation.

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How to buy college football players, in the words of a man who delivers the money.

Friday, April 11

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Robert Aaron was a veteran horn player who sold bags of heroin to friends to support his own habit. Then his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed.

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A profile of photographer Ryan McGinley.

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The story of a massacre in El Salvador.

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“In the recent history of American music, there’s no figure parallel to Lehrer in his effortless ascent to fame, his trajectory into the heart of the culture — and then his quiet, amiable, inexplicable departure.”