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6 articles
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The Reykjavik Confessions

Why six people admitted roles in two murders they most likely didn’t commit.

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How the Secret Police Tracked My Childhood

The author relives her Romanian youth and the imprisonment of her father through the Securitate files kept on her family.

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Arms Wide Open

The battle for Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Cristo Redentor statue.

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The Sanitary Pad Revolutionary

How a man of little education and little means invented a simple machine that changed the lives of women in rural India.

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Digging for Their Lives

With up to four million World War II soldiers considered missing in action on the Eastern front, a group of Russian volunteers vows to unearth, identify and properly bury their remains.

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How to Kill a Rational Peasant

On Jack Idema, a con-man who once ran a pet hotel before reinventing himself as a black-ops secret agent in Afghanistan, and the history of counterinsurgency theory.