The Long Shots

A sports phenom shunned for drug abuse, a strongman down on his luck, and the leap of faith they took together.

The Trigger Effect

In September 2017, a police officer shot and killed a queer college student in Atlanta. By the end of the year, several of the student’s friends had been arrested, and…

Axes of Evil

Four days, two murders, and one poplar tree that almost ignited World War III.


A fearless journalist wrote a seminal account of police brutality during the 1967 race riots. Then he wound up on the wrong side of the law.

Things Fall Apart

A feat of elegant design wowed elite architects and promised to bring education to poor children in Nigeria. Then it collapsed.

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