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Nicky Crane: The secret double life of a gay neo-Nazi

Continue reading the main story He was the British extreme right's most feared streetfighter. But almost right up to his death 20 years ago, Nicky Crane led a precarious dual existence - until it…
AUTHOR:Jon Kelly
PUBLISHED: Dec. 5, 2013
LENGTH: 23 minutes (5805 words)

They're Watching You at Work

In 2003, thanks to Michael Lewis and his best seller Moneyball, the general manager of the Oakland A’s, Billy Beane, became a star. The previous year, Beane had turned his back on his scouts and had…
AUTHOR:Don Peck
PUBLISHED: Nov. 20, 2013
LENGTH: 34 minutes (8610 words)

Friends Without Benefits

HOMEThis year, 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites, more than ever before. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and new dating apps…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 26, 2013
LENGTH: 27 minutes (6792 words)

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

Shutterstock Human mental bandwidth is finite. You’ve probably experienced this before (though maybe not in those terms): When you’re lost in concentration trying to solve a problem…
PUBLISHED: Aug. 29, 2013
LENGTH: 5 minutes (1289 words)

Killing Julia: how Kevin Rudd got even

PUBLISHED: MINUTES AGO | UPDATE: MINUTES AGO PUBLISHED: 24 Aug 2013 PRINT EDITION: 24 Aug 2013 The scene was straight out of Game of Thrones. While a confident Julia Gillard was addressing the…

Kevin Rudd’s unrelenting campaign to regain power

Still ready to serve: Rudd’s backers refuse to give up agitating for his return © Andrew Taylor/Fairfax Syndication When I say to my parliamentary colleagues and to the people at large…
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4727 words)

Review of 50 Brooklyn Murder Cases Ordered

Louis Scarcella, a retired Brooklyn detective, relied on a crack cocaine addict as a crucial witness in several homicide cases. The Brooklyn district attorney’s office has ordered a review of…
PUBLISHED: May 11, 2013
LENGTH: 10 minutes (2579 words)
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Ending our love affair with cultural Casanovas

Charlie Sheen. WHEN Andrew Smiler told his friends he was writing a book on young male sexuality, he got the same jokey response, again and again. ''Really, there's a book in that? You really need…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 2, 2013
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2001 words)
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The Heiress

Long overshadowed by her brothers, Elisabeth has impressed Rupert Murdoch’s associates. “She has the brains of James and the heart of Lachlan,” one says. Photograph by Sofia…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 10, 2012
LENGTH: 32 minutes (8097 words)