Boston Globe

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They Heard the Call of Freedom, a Summons that Still Haunts

“They thought they were going to change the world,” he says of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project volunteers. “They didn’t expect that white folks would be so vicious.”

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The Unforgotten

The people who go missing while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and the people who attempt to identify their remains.

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Where a Pyramid Scheme Seems Very Far Away

Inside the collapse of TelexFree, an alleged $1 billion pyramid scheme that duped investors worldwide.

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The Short, Unhappy Life of Jeremiah Oliver, Failed by All

What led to the death of a 5-year-old boy, “the Everychild in the state system.”

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For Jared Remy, Leniency Was the Rule Until One Lethal Night

The son of a Red Sox legend, his trail of violent attacks runs back to his teen years. So does the line of judges who somehow saw fit, time and again, to give him one more chance. Now he’s on trial for murder.

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On Way to Disaster, a Life of Wrong Turns

What happened before a woman killed two cyclists.

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There's Something About Molly

How a supposedly safe party drug turned lethal.

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Inside the Double Life of Aaron Hernandez

The house at 114 Lake Avenue in Bristol, CT that kept calling Aaron Hernandez, a NFL star by 20, back to “a volatile underworld of guns, drugs, and violence.”