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This Is What It’s Like To Go To Prison For Trolling

The afterlife of a thoughtless, cruel insult.

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Could Running For President Destroy Ben Carson's Legacy?

Once a “folk hero,” Carson has become controversial. And his social conservative stances puzzle his former colleagues.

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How I Learned To Be OK With Feeling Sad

It wasn’t easy, or cheap.

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Fostering Profits

America’s biggest for-profit foster care agency has a history of abuse, neglect, and even deaths to account for.

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When Children With Autism Grow Up

Adult life for the autistic is littered with misunderstandings, anger, and group homes.

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How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement

An investigation into the past of a prominent voice in the men’s rights movement.

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The Gacy Files

Eight of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims remained a mystery, 35 years after his conviction. One man made it his mission to identify them.


Our full archive of serial killer stories.

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Big Mother Is Watching You

The promises and pitfalls of self-tracking devices and apps.

Previously: Anne Helen Peterson on the Longform Podcast.

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Tasers, Drones, and Cold Chicken

Inside the multibillion-dollar business of keeping foreigners out of America.

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How Young Thug Got Trapped By A $15,000 Advance From A Major Label

360 degree deals and the music industry’s new hostages.

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My Last Day in Yemen

A journalist on the lingering effects of escaping a kidnapping.

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The Con Artist Hired to Clean Ebola

During the financial crisis, Sal Pane ran a multimillion-dollar mortgage scam. A few years later, with the help of some high-profile media appearances and a dead man's resume, he won the government contract to clean up Ebola in New York.


Plus: Our complete archive of articles about con men.