The Guardian

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The Making of Ed Miliband

A profile of the favorite to become the next UK prime minister.

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"We Haven’t Been Able to Rule Him Out"

Nearly 20 years ago in a remote California town, a 16-year-old named Karen Mitchell disappeared. The case went cold, but last month local law enforcement started looking at it again after the arrest of a former resident: Robert Durst.

Dean is a contributing editor at Longform.
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A Tale of Two Poets

On the parallel sadness of Thom Gunn and Elizabeth Bishop.

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Inside the Kremlin’s Hall of Mirrors

Fake news stories. Doctored photographs. Staged TV clips. Armies of paid trolls.

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The Eeriness of the English Countryside

Why do all those rugged coastlines, moors and stone buildings make England seem haunted?

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This Sinking Isle

Coastal erosion is leading more than a few Britons to watch their homes crumble into the sea.

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The Sting

The long arm of the DEA reaches into Liberia to bust a cocaine trafficker.

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Why Would Anyone Want To Shoot a Sea Otter?

Perhaps because your people have always hunted them. But also because there’s demand in New York fashion circles for their pelts.

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The Original Corporate Raiders

The East India Company was once “too big to fail.”

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The Word-Hoard

The British and Irish have coined some fabulous terms to describe nature and landscrape. “Doofers” is the Scots’ term for horse-shit; “clinkerbell” means icicle in Hampshire.