Tuesday, October 14

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The Split

Relief pitcher Donnie Moore is best known for giving up a crucial home run during Game 5 the 1986 ALCS. It’s not what led to his suicide a few years later.

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My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord

Inside the stronghold of Commander Pigeon, “collector of lost and exiled men.”

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Where the Tea Party Rules

A dispatch from Lima, Ohio.

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“If We Run and They Kill Us, So Be It. But We Have to Run Now.”

The Nigerian schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram.

Monday, October 13

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Jackie's Goodbye

The cost of Alzheimer’s.

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Fire Alarm

A journalist’s memories of covering the great Baltimore fire of 1904.

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1491

The Western Hemisphere before Columbus.

Sunday, October 12

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My Daughter, Myself

A mom on hitting menopause as her daughter hits adolescence.

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The Holder of Secrets

A profile of Laura Poitras.

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The Peekaboo Paradox

The dark secret life of The Great Zucchini, Washington D.C.’s most sought after children’s birthday party entertainer.