Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.
Sunday, March 29
In 1936, Karp Lykov whisked his family into the Siberian wilderness to escape Bolshevik persecution. They remained there, alone, until discovered by a helicopter crew in 1978.
Beatrice Munyenyezi told her New Hampshire neighbors that she was refugee from the Rwandan genocide. Half of that was true.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is the best snooker player in the world. He’s also the most tormented.
Saturday, March 28
Harry Shaughnessy was a suburban dad and a lifelong Catholic. Then he and his family gave up on God.
There are two roles to play in the new world of on-demand everything: royalty or servant.
Investigating a pilot’s choice and the death of 217 people.
Friday, March 27
For a few weeks a few years ago, Jeremy Lin was on top of the basketball world. Now he’s riding the bench, being taunted by Kobe Bryant, and trying to figure out what the hell happened.
Tommy Gilbert seemed like your average Beekman Place ne’er-do-well son—until his dad turned up dead.
The Scandinavians had an idea that seems wacky to Americans: make a prison safe and livable.
An athlete without arms or legs tries to get a spot on a the national wheelchair rugby team.