Boston Globe

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Defending Those Accused of Unthinkable Crimes

On the lawyers who defend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Jared Loughner and Whitey Bulger.

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How Could a Woman Just Vanish?

On July 22, 2013, 66-year-old Gerry Largay began hiking a 32 mile section of the Appalachian Trail. She hasn’t been heard from since.

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The Secret World of the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Kings

Why America, and every other street in Massachusetts, runs (or will eventually run) on Dunkin’.

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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.”