A story of two births.
A story of two births.
Seeing Hamilton with Barack Obama.
Sam Patten’s wild life as a cooperating witness.
Joe Ford, car detective, searches the world for stolen rare automobiles on the black market.
Public-health officials are confronting dangerous ideas as much as a deadly disease.
Patrick Bryne’s tenure at Overstock.com was already on the rocks, due to an all in bet on blockchain technology, before he admitted that he had an affair with the Russian operative Maria Butina.
“The tragedy of digital media isn’t that it’s run by ruthless, profiteering guys in ill-fitting suits; it’s that the people posing as the experts know less about how to make money than their employees, to whom they won’t listen.”
On life as a police patrolman.
Originally published in 1997 under a pen name in The New Yorker. Appears now for the first time under the author’s known identity.
Housing insecurity in the nation’s richest cities is far worse than government statistics claim. Just ask the Goodmans.
How the first Williams sister changed the course of women’s tennis.
Last year, a 26-year-old American missionary set out to convert the world’s most isolated hunter-gatherer tribe. This is the untold story of John Chau’s mission and the tragedy that awaited him.
Dead and living girls communicate in the aftermath of a disaster.
After years of whispers in her Polish community, Anna finally learned the truth about her father. Then she went to Sri Lanka to find him.
The Baby Phat designer returns.
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade is a French documentary filmmaker. He directed Murder on a Sunday Morning and The Staircase.
“The courtroom in the United States is not really about the truth. It’s more about a story against another story. It’s more about storytelling. The more compelling or believable story by the jury will win. But in the end, we don’t know: is it the truth or not?”
He was a convicted felon who found a niche in Seattle’s construction boom. As the region’s fortunes rose and fell—and rose again—so did his. Then a fatal boating accident came for Michael Powers’s fairy-tale ending.
Can a college sophomore turn WeRateDogs into a puppers empire?
The crowdfunded phone of the future was a multimillion-dollar scam
Where Big Tech goes to ask deep questions.
How an obsession with school shooters led to a murder plot.
On the “white gold” that fueled slavery.
Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen had been investigated for years before he used his 4,000-pound truck to assault a fleeing migrant.
How a journeyman actor became a star.
National developers are behind the proliferation of luxury apartments near college campuses, and they’re driving low-income students farther away.
At 25, Stephen Glass was the most sought-after young reporter in the nation’s capital, producing knockout articles for magazines ranging from The New Republic to Rolling Stone. Trouble was, he made things up—sources, quotes, whole stories—in a breathtaking web of deception that emerged as the most sustained fraud in modern journalism.