The Scientists Persuading Terrorists to Spill Their Secrets
On the new art of interrogation.
On the new art of interrogation.
The DEA's ability to go after drug distributors was weakened even as opioid-related deaths continue to rise.
You’re aware America is under siege, fighting an opiod crisis that has exploded into a public-health emergency. You’ve heard of OxyContin , the pain medication to which countless patients have become addicted. But do you know that the company that makes Oxy and reaps the billions of dollars in profits it generates is owned by one secretive family?
In an unusual move, the attorney general has sent a federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with murdering a transgender high school student.
Accused of sexual assault by an Italian model in New York City, Harvey Weinstein mobilized lawyers and publicists to make the case go away. He was never charged.
“Most of us would have ﬁt in perfectly in a psych ward. Many of us had already been there.”
Eight calls to 911. Three visits by five police officers. One woman’s senseless death.
A con artist terrorizes a California family.
Five murders. Two confessions. A mysterious envelope.
An Oklahoma rehab center puts defendants to grueling, dangerous work in a chicken processing plant. They receive neither pay nor treatment for their addictions.
Tim Piazza fought for his life for 12 hours before his Beta Theta Pi brothers called 911. By then, it was too late.
The short friendship of Kody Robertson and Michelle Vo.
Guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it.
“The gun debate would change in an instant if Americans witnessed the horrors that trauma surgeons confront everyday.”
In 1921, a teenager died alone in Kentucky and was buried without a name. A century later, a team of sleuths set out to find his identity.
What happens after a defendant is found not guilty by reason of insanity? Often the answer is involuntary confinement in a state psychiatric hospital—with no end in sight.
The material powers solar panels and microchips. In Alabama, two thieves cashed in.
The intertwined destinies of Siti Aisyah, a 25-year-old devout Muslim villager turned prostitute and eventual assassin, and Kim Jong-nam, who was raised as the heir to the North Korean dictatorship and died in a Malaysian airport.
It turns out “Madame Giselle” wasn’t any of these things, couldn’t make her Chevy Chase, Maryland, neighbors rich, and may have been at the center of a massive scandal in Colombia.
“When he’s judged I’m judged.”
The story of a Pacific Palisades con man named Jeffrey Lash.
Inside the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, “an opaque system that literally disappears people” accused of immigrating illegally.
Police have dragged the lake. They’ve dug up property. They’ve brought in dogs. But after twenty years, they still can’t find the bodies of the four missing seniors in Muskoka.
In El Salvador, more and more young women are choosing—or being forced into—gang life.
In the days after 9/11, a photo of an unknown man falling from the South Tower appeared in publications across the globe. This is the story of that photograph, and of the search to find the man pictured in it.
A case in Baltimore — in which two men were convicted of the same murder and cleared by DNA 20 years later — shows how far prosecutors will go to preserve a conviction.
Christian Longo brutally murdered his familyand then posed in Mexico as a New York Times reporter named Michael Finkel. From death row, Longo asked the real Finkel to attend his execution.
A tragic suicide from 1989 may have been something even more sinister.
The mysterious case of the boy in the barn.
Fellow deputies and the questions not asked.
How suspicions passed from woman to woman.
A quest to ask K.W. the hard questions, at last.
Who abused Josh Klaver – and who know about it?
A closed case, a search for peace.
A teenager in a dreary suburb of Paris live-streams her own suicide—and acquires a morbid kind of digital celebrity.