A New York gossip reporter makes her way in the wilds of European bureaucracy.
Friday, June 19
Thursday, June 18
The work of California Task Force Two, the “Seal Team Six of disaster aid.”
The intricacies of a delicate operation.
Excerpted from Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery
Secrets, dangers, and murder in a German police state.
"Andreas didn’t know what to say. What he wanted was for her to come and live in the basement of the rectory with him. He could protect her, home-school her, practice English with her, train her as a counsellor for at-risk youth, and be her friend, the way King Lear imagined being friends with Cordelia, following the news of the court from a distance, laughing at who was in, who was out. Maybe in time they’d be a couple, the couple in the basement, leading their own private life."
Wednesday, June 17
Two bodies wash up in Northern Europe, wearing identical wetsuits. The search for their identities leads authorities to a camp in Calais.
Rembert Browne is a staff writer at Grantland.
“I'm ok with not being at my most refined online at all times. It's happening in real time and some of that is therapeutic. I could write a lot this stuff privately, but I'd rather just hit publish and see what happens. It's a weird world. But I'm super deep in.”
On the penalties imposed – or not – on prison guards who have sex with inmates.
A nation strips 210,000 of citizenship and sets the stage for mass deportations.
Tuesday, June 16
How a bid to unseat Senator Thad Cochran led to an illegal photo in a nursing home, a flurry of arrests, and the death of the man who brought the Tea Party to Mississippi.