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Chasing The World: One Man's Crazy World Cup Quest

Catherine DownesMexico v Croatia, Ojos Locos The roof of my car has sprung a leak in the middle of a tropical rainstorm, and the backseat is rapidly flooding. I'd pull over, but I've been stuck on an…
PUBLISHED: July 9, 2014
LENGTH: 24 minutes (6123 words)

Chasing The World: One Man's Crazy World Cup Quest

Catherine DownesMexico v Croatia, Ojos Locos The roof of my car has sprung a leak in the middle of a tropical rainstorm, and the backseat is rapidly flooding. I'd pull over, but I've been stuck on an…
PUBLISHED: July 9, 2014
LENGTH: 24 minutes (6123 words)
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Texas Refugees' Courtroom Nightmare

They arrived by Beast. It was the summer of 2011, and Juan and Jose, twin brothers from Honduras, had decided to flee to the United States. Thousands of young Central Americans make the journey every…
AUTHOR:Joe Tone
PUBLISHED: April 8, 2014
LENGTH: 23 minutes (5750 words)

The Hippies vs. Code Enforcement

Mark Graham Shellie, left center, first welcomed her lover, Quinn, into her Arlington home. His lover, Inok, followed with their two daughters in tow. Twenty miles southwest of Jerry Jones' football…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 22, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (904 words)

How the Morning News Helped Dallas Become the City of Hate

Brian Stauffer In their new book Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis carefully chronicle the story of Dallas in the years leading up to President John F. Kennedy's assassination in…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 8, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (868 words)

How the Morning News Helped Dallas Become the City of Hate

Brian Stauffer In their new book Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis carefully chronicle the story of Dallas in the years leading up to President John F. Kennedy's assassination in…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 8, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (898 words)

The Sixth Floor's Conspiracy

Dallas is two months shy of its commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the murder of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Dealey Plaza, which probably will come off somewhere midway between tragedy…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 10, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (892 words)

The Last Ride of Legendary Storm Chaser Tim Samaras

Before it came for him, Dan Robinson watched the thing grow. It began as a bolus that descended out of the storm, projecting needle-like vortices that lanced the wheat fields near a lone pump jack.…
PUBLISHED: Aug. 27, 2013
LENGTH: 21 minutes (5460 words)

Veterans Are Putting Down Their Guns and Taking Up Farming

James Jeffers stands in front of a house in Oak Cliff spraying jets of water onto a large garden carved out of what was once a solid mix of St. Augustine grass and weeds. Along a quiet residential…
PUBLISHED: July 30, 2013
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3359 words)