“Fixer Upper” Is Over, But Waco’s Transformation Is Just Beginning
How HGTV changed a city.
How HGTV changed a city.
What happened when Pete Buttigieg tore down houses in Black and Latino South Bend.
“Stupid kids doing something stupid, simple as that. This is how many people in Baraboo remembered the whole ordeal to me four months later. What almost no one in town seemed interested in asking was, ‘Why were our kids stupid in this particular way?’”
Dee Dee Blancharde was a model parent: a tireless single mom taking care of her gravely ill child. But after Dee Dee was killed, it turned out her daughter Gypsy had never been sick at all.
Editor’s note: Dean is a contributor to Longform.
How anti-poaching funds end up in the hands of vicious paramilitaries.
A social and financial divide is forming—between those who have student debt, and those who do not—that will have ramifications for decades to come.
Tomi Masters was a 23-year-old from Indiana who moved to California with dreams of making it big in the cannabis business. Then she met a hacker who introduced her to a dark new world of digital manipulation, suspicion, paranoia, and fear — one that swallowed her alive and left her floating in a river in the Philippines.
“We are beginning to understand what ails us, and it’s not something an oxygen facial or a treadmill desk can fix.”
The reality of Silicon Valley is that it’s commerce by any means necessary. And the reality of Sandberg is that she’s excellent at it.
Two angry men submerged themselves in the far-right internet. One committed murder. The other walked away. Why?
Millions of American children were placed in the Catholic orphanage system. Some didn’t make it out alive.
On the trail in Texas with Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke.
He was a far-right, pro-Trump media figure looking for his big break. Then Lane Davis stabbed his father to death.
On millionaire Forrest Lucas and his propaganda machine.
The rise and fall of CrossFit’s science crusader.
The singer is more uncompromising than ever.
How the Congressional baseball shooting didn’t become the deadliest political assassination in American history.
The life of one of America’s bloodiest hitmen.
Studios want to hire kids with genuine depth, but the system in place to protect child actors isn’t equipped if their lives go perilously downhill.
A former US Army officer is now a general for a country accused of war crimes.
“As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the ‘end of history’ and the flowering of democracy. That was just one of the mistakes I made.”
“Didion was one of the boys, clearly, in the sense that men had noticed her writing and wanted to publish her. But she also couldn’t quite fit into their regime.”
Excerpted from Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion
Does anyone care?
Officers can lie to juries or brutally beat civilians and still keep their jobs.
The inside story of how an Ivy League food scientist turned shoddy data into viral studies.