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The Luxury Repo Men
The white yacht bobbed at the end of a pier on the St. Johns River in Central Florida. On the opposite riverbank, several men tried to convey boredom from a distance: stretching, taking off…
Published: Oct. 26, 2012
Length: 12 minutes (3050 words)
Hot new PCs that read your writing (Fortune, 1991)
Editors note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. Last week we saw the launch of two new tablets -- Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad mini -- so it seemed…
Published: Oct. 28, 2012
Length: 14 minutes (3735 words)
Nu Skin and the short-sellers
By Peter Elkind with Doris Burke FORTUNE -- "Has anybody seen our stock price lately? How high did we trade today? Anybody know?" Truman Hunt, the impeccably groomed CEO of Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS),…
Published: Oct. 26, 2012
Length: 18 minutes (4508 words)
Jack Welch's Unretirement
On Oct. 11, Jack Welch took the stage before a standing-room-only crowd at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh, N.C., and doubled down. “In order for the employment numbers to be…
Published: Nov. 21, 2012
Length: 11 minutes (2938 words)
What we know about marijuana -- so far (Fortune, 1971)
Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, we turn to a feature from March 1971 on the physical effects and potential…
Published: Dec. 9, 2012
Length: 22 minutes (5537 words)
The federal budget: Have we a 'spending orgy'? (Fortune, 1934)
Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, as congressional leaders and the Obama Administration continue with fiscal cliff…
Published: Dec. 16, 2012
Length: 21 minutes (5303 words)
How State Governments Are Regulating Away Abortion
In January 2011, Michigan State Senator Rick Jones, a former sheriff from Grand Ledge, introduced legislation that would dramatically raise the costs of providing abortions in the state. Senate Bill…
Published: Jan. 17, 2013
Length: 9 minutes (2493 words)
Prime-time player
Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. In the wake of the Manti T'eo scandal, sports network ESPN has taken some heat for not reporting the news…
Published: Jan. 27, 2013
Length: 15 minutes (3814 words)
Will Brain Injury Lawsuits Doom or Save the NFL?
When Gene Locks led Princeton against Columbia on Oct. 7, 1957, it took the Tigers quarterback only a few plays to discover “that the middle of the Columbia line was paper thin,”…
Published: Jan. 31, 2013
Length: 17 minutes (4311 words)
Bad Brains: The NFL and Its Concussion Crisis
"Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has and it never will."-- Frederick Douglass Football is a dangerous sport, with inherent health risks. When players suit up, put on helmets, and…
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Published: Feb. 1, 2013
Length: 11 minutes (2948 words)
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