The death of a high school football player and the life that has followed for the kid who made the hit.
A small town in Nebraska promised a warm welcome to a family of Katrina evacuees. It didn’t last.
The running back’s life since he was indicted on charges of beating his son and suspended from the NFL.
A federal judge resents the harshness of mandatory drug sentences.
Gerry Pickens took a paycut to join the police department in tiny, overwhelmingly white Orting, Washington. Fired less than a year later, he’s now suing the town for enough to break it.
Daniel Norris lives out of his car. He’s also the #1 pitching prospect for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Eli Saslow on the Longform Podcast
Al Sharpton wanted to be a civil rights leader in the mold of Martin Luther King, Jr. It hasn’t quite worked out that way.
Javier Flores had hopes of a last-minute change in policy that would allow him to stay in Ohio with his wife and four kids, where he had a good job, a house, paid taxes. It didn’t come.
Elias Pompa is the lone deputy in one of the poorest counties in Texas. He is also at the center of the U.S. border crisis.
A profile of Nora Sandigo, guardian to hundreds of kids born in America to illegal immigrants.
Tereza Sedgwick trains to become a nurse aid, the fastest-growing job in America. It pays just better than minimum wage and has one of the highest burnout rates of any career.