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Searching for Mr. X

For eight years, a man without a memory lived among strangers at a hospital in Mississippi. But was recovering his identity the happy ending he was looking for?

The Love Bomb

For 50 years, Enthusiastic Sobriety programs have promised to help teenagers kick drug and alcohol addiction. But former followers say ES doesn’t save lives—it destroys them.

The Snitch

In Scott Kimball, the FBI thought it had found a high-value informant who could help solve big cases. What it got instead were lies, betrayal, and murder.

Invisible Kid

Sentenced to life in prison at 16, Adolfo Davis hoped a Supreme Court ruling would give him a chance at a new beginning. But nothing about freedom turned out as…

The Lives of Others

Two women gave birth on the same day in a place called Come By Chance. They didn’t know each other, and never would. Half a century later, their children made…

Cat and Mouse

With dozens of felines turning up dead around London, a pair of pet detectives set out to prove it was the work of a serial killer.

The Gilded Age

Gold mined in the jungles of Peru brought riches to three friends in Miami—but it also carried ruin.


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