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Rachel Nuwer | BBC | Oct. 8, 2015 | 22 minutes (5,510 words)
The first installment in a two-part series about the bodies that remain on Mount Everest.
Kate Taylor | The New York Times | Oct. 30, 2015 | 12 minutes (3,001 words)
At Success Academy Fort Greene, the same day that Ms. Ogundiran heard from the principal, her daughter’s name was one of 16 placed on a list drawn up at his direction and shared by school leaders.
The heading on the list was “Got to Go.”
Josh Dean | Matter | Oct. 27, 2015 | 36 minutes (9,022 words)
The case of a missing woman goes viral after the Los Angeles Police Department releases a short video of the woman acting strangely in an elevator right before her disappearance.
John Herrman | The Awl | Oct. 29, 2015 | 9 minutes (2,303 words)
Revisiting the predictions of an American Online exec in 1995.
Michael Hall | Texas Monthly | Oct. 23, 2015 | 31 minutes (7,917 words)
Greg Torti has lived the life of a convicted sex offender for nearly two decades: forced to live with his family on the outskirts of town and discriminated against while looking for jobs. Is it a life deserved? Not if you believe the real story behind Torti’s conviction.