“She Didn’t Want This Come Hell or High Water”
Melania Trump’s life as First Lady.
Melania Trump’s life as First Lady.
His father was a notorious figure in Providence organized crime. Boxing offered a different path for Jarrod Tillinghast—but it didn’t stop him from slipping into his old ways and robbing drug dealers with his neighborhood friends.
How a cartel invented and marketed the modern diamond.
Orange County’s first serial killer in 25 years stalked homeless men.
Illness, family, and the weight of history.
In postwar Japan, a single-minded focus on rapid economic growth helped erode family ties. Now, a generation of elderly Japanese are dying alone.
Tales of teenage romance.
The haunted past of Amy Bishop, a University of Alabama neurobiologist who shot six colleagues during a staff meeting.
“I made the worst mistake that cost me my credibility and I could have done two things. I could have walked away, and said I’m done with this, no one wants me anymore. Or I could have—which I did—say, I’m going to learn how to do this differently, and be better. And that’s ultimately is what paved the way to this FOIA work. Because no one trusted me anymore.”
"The couple tried to make them leave. They complained to the police. When that didn’t work, they tried to build friendships, hoping they could charm the squatters into respecting their property. Sometimes, they hid in their house. For three years, the tension built. Until one sweltering summer night in 2016."
How a home-schooled teenager became an oxy kingpin.
Can the star of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ help reclaim women’s place in stand-up history?
The story of the Grenfell Tower fire.
On the rise of Alliance Defending Freedom.
Why former NFL lineman John Urschel chose math over football.
“Project Veritas, founded in 2010, is a tax-exempt charity that says its mission is to “investigate and expose corruption, dishonesty, self-dealing, waste, fraud and other misconduct.” It raised $4.8 million and employed 38 people in 2016, according to its public tax filing. It also had 92 volunteers.”
“To fight for my son, I have to argue that he should never have been born.”
Boko Haram, climate change, predatory armies, and extreme hunger are converging on a marginalized population in Central Africa.
The real question is this: can I love the art but hate the artist? Can you? When I say we, I mean I. I mean you.
A visit to the Christian rock Cross-Over Festival in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.
The story of a national obsession.
On medical acting and real pain.
What it takes to be the best alpine skier in the world.
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The motley gang of L.A. teens that cat-burgled celebrities, sometimes repeatedly, in search of designer clothes, jewelry, and something to do.
Film: The Bling Ring
An orchid-enthusiast goes to battle in Florida.
Nearly 20 years after its publication, the author revealed that this story, on the disco scene in Brooklyn, was a fake.
Film: Saturday Night Fever
The man who blew the whistle on big tobacco.
Film: The Insider
Adventures in bartending.
Film: Coyote Ugly
Six young men, a boat, and the worst gale in a century.
At age 22, the author went undercover at his old high school. Here’s what he found.
A young Brooklyn man attempts a bank robbery to finance his lover’s sex change surgery.
Film: Dog Day Afternoon
Hanging with surfer girls in Maui.
Film: Blue Crush
Drag racing in New York.
Film: The Fast and the Furious
At 25, Stephen Glass was a reporter wunderkind, regularly filing incredible pieces for the largest magazines. When suspicion fell on his sources, things started to really get strange. It wasn’t just sources and organizations he was inventing, but whole stories.
How the CIA used a fake science fiction film to sneak six Americans out of revolutionary Iran.
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CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.