Graeme Wood

8 articles
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The Lost Man

In 1948, a man was found on a beach in South Australia. The circumstances of his death and his identity were rich with mystery. When an amateur sleuth became obsessed, he could not imagine where the clues would lead him.

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How Gangs Took Over Prisons

Maintaining order behind bars.

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Hell Is an Understatement

A dispatch from the Central African Republic.

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Death at the Summit

The rise and fall of Intrade, the betting market for world events—elections, hurricanes, Academy Awards—and the death of its CEO near the top of Everest.

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Scrubbed

Inside the world of high-priced online reputation management.

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Subu Must Die

How Georgia halted its drug epidemic, but not its addicts–and what the U.S. might learn from their efforts.

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Joseph Kony's Long Walk To, and From, Hell

The Ugandan rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, drawn mostly from kidnapped children, has proved as elusive as it is barbaric.

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Prison Without Walls

Is letting convicts roam free under electronic surveillance better than putting them behind bars?