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A teacher, a student, and a 39-year-long lesson in forgiveness
View full sizeThomas Boyd/The OregonianThirty-nine years later, retired teacher James Atteberry received an apology from an old student. Atteberry is now living in Astoria and says rarely a week goes…
Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 8 minutes (2164 words)
Asleep at the Roger Clemens trial
Roger Clemens signs autographs as he leaves federal court on June 5. (Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Cenata) It’s a sticky Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., and jurors who’ve suffered…
Published: June 10, 2012
Length: 19 minutes (4925 words)
The Top Ten New Yorker Stories of 2012
Here’s one last exercise in democracy for 2012: a collection of the most popular magazine stories on the site this year, as determined by the combined clicks of the Internet electorate.…
Published: Dec. 24, 2012
Length: 2 minutes (575 words)
Feminism Has Come a Long Way—Or Has It?
Reproductive justice activists mobilize in Atlanta, March 12, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like…
Author: Ruth Rosen
Published: Feb. 21, 2013
Length: 9 minutes (2497 words)
The Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time Crime Lab
There are times when the crime lab at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office functions like an episode of CSI: NY. Take, for instance, the case of the Hilton Netherland Plaza security guard who…
Length: 12 minutes (3209 words)
Reading List: Examining Technology
Emily Perper is word-writing human for hire. She blogs about her favorite longreads at Diet Coker. The following four pieces resist cliches about social media and its impact. These authors do not…
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