The long arm of the DEA reaches into Liberia to bust a cocaine trafficker.
Wednesday, March 18
Many people hoped that this would be the second book she’d publish.
Adam Platt is the restaurant critic for New York.
“My job was described to me recently as ‘the last great job of the 20th century.’ I think there might be something to that.”
Squeamish though they might be about God, even the totally irreligious can find some comfort in praying.
Tuesday, March 17
In the deep ocean, a swimming sea-worm called a “green bomber” can throw sacs of light when attacked.
Even ISIS’s opponents are hard men who understand terror.
Being friends with Susan Sontag was thrilling, but also “shot through in the end with mutual irritation.”
Monday, March 16
What’s behind the cyclical fashionability of the monstrously ugly Birkenstock?
The lingering psychological effects of being one of the greatest crime reporters of all time.
Detroit is trying to end the longstanding practice of “scrapping,” which is the only way some of its residents can earn a living.