As the birds decline, one Icelandic island keeps throwing a rowdy, boozy puffin festival.
Tuesday, November 3
Five Vietnamese-American journalists were killed on American soil between 1981 and 1990. The prime suspects? Members of the National United Front for the Liberation of Vietnam, a group of former military commanders from South Vietnam.
On Ahmad Chalabi, the con man who pushed America to war. Chalabi died on Tuesday at the age of 71.
An attempt to figure out how the Times columnist came to care more about personal morality than politics.
Monday, November 2
The writer reconnects with an old acquaintance who ten years earlier committed one of the most notorious crimes in New York history.
An ocean race from the Olympic Peninsula to Alaska, with no motors allowed.
On the stories we tell ourselves about happiness and the indecent questions we ask women who decided not to become moms.
In what will likely be his last political act, Willie Nelson declares war on corporate marijuana.
Sunday, November 1
He was an 18 year old Marine bound for Iraq. She was a high school senior in West Virginia. They grew intimate over IM. His dad also started contacting her. No one was who they claimed to be and it led to a murder.
A trip to Papua New Guinea, “an island caught between the ancient world and 2015.”
On Republican consultant John Weaver and the art of political seduction.