Loving the Alien
How UFO culture took over America.
How UFO culture took over America.
Four years ago, Dominique Jones got out of prison and learned to rap. Today he is, by many metrics, the most popular rapper in the world.
The producer behind nearly everything Drake does and the multiple sclerosis that has claimed significant portions of his brain.
How does a Latin-pop superstar spend lockdown? Hanging out with his girlfriend, watching ‘Toy Story’ and surprising the world.
The life of Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger, who died from COVID at age 52.
A profile of Bill Withers at 76.
A profile of climate activist Greta Thunberg.
How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades.
In the wake of a vicious murder, the state of Oregon wrestles with what went wrong in its mental health system.
Oil-and-gas wells produce nearly a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year. An investigation shows how it could be making workers sick and contaminating communities across America.
But despite all that has been promised, almost nothing has been built back in Haiti, better or otherwise. Within Port-au-Prince, some 3 million people languish in permanent misery, subject to myriad experiments at "fixing" a nation that, to those who are attempting it, stubbornly refuses to be fixed. Mountains of rubble remain in the streets, hundreds of thousands of people continue to live in weather-beaten tents, and cholera, a disease that hadn't been seen in Haiti for 60 years, has swept over the land, infecting more than a quarter million people.
How Evangelicals have claimed Trump as one of their own.
How killing by remote control has changed the way we fight.
It’s the epicenter of the tech industry and the wealthiest, most progressive state in the union, but homelessness is surging — and no one can agree on how to fix it.
How legends of the American music industry made millions off the work of Solomon Linda, a Zulu tribesman who wrote “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and died a pauper.
The inside story of a Texas gun-smuggling ring.
A profile of the 17-year-old star.
For the past two decades, a suicide epidemic fueled by guns, poverty and isolation has swept across the West, with middle-aged men dying in record numbers.
John Singleton at the release of Boyz n the Hood.
Inside the compulsive world of airline rewards hobbyists, who spend the bulk of their lives flying around the world for free.
Tekashi 6ix9ine was SoundCloud rap’s most notorious star. But the same instincts that made him huge may put him in prison for years
When her brother embraced Orthodox Judaism, the author began to question her own reality and went to Israel to find some answers.
Published across three consecutive issues and later adapted into the book (and mini-series) Generation Kill, the story of bullets, bombs and a Marine platoon at war in Iraq.
Representative Matt Shea has been trying to create a libertarian utopia in the Pacific Northwest, a 51st state called Liberty. And he keeps getting re-elected.
Being off the grid suits Kurt Vile just fine. Sitting on the wraparound porch in jeans and a green T-shirt he got at the Ramones Museum in Berlin, unruly curls falling well below his shoulders, the 38-year-old Philadelphia singer-guitarist squirts several drops of a tincture labeled “Calm Mind” into a plastic water bottle and gives it a thorough swish. “Ayurvedic herbs,” he explains after gulping down his concoction. “It’s like nature’s Xanax.” He doesn’t sound entirely convinced.