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Bloodbath & Beyond

The roots and effects of a biker shootout at the Twin Peaks in Waco, Texas.

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The Master of the Murder Castle

The story of H.H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer.

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House of Fire

The future of India’s “good minority,” the Parsis.

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Perfect Compromise

On Finland, the country most afraid of Russia.

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What Is Poetry? And Does It Pay?

A trip to the Famous Poets Society convention/contest in Reno.

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Displaced in the D.R.

A nation strips 210,000 of citizenship and sets the stage for mass deportations.

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The Pious Spy

A Taliban intelligence chief’s death and resurrection.

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A Grand Juror Speaks

Even an “obstructionist bloc” can’t resist handing prosecutors the indictments they want.

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Burn After Reading

The author of The Anarchist Cookbook wishes he could take it all back.

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A Gospel According to the Earth

Sown by science, a new eco-faith takes root.

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Artists in Uniform

"The Colonel went out sailing. He spoke with Turk and Jew . . ."
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A Spreadsheet Way of Knowledge

The early days of electronic spreadsheets and how the tool transformed business.