One of the hottest podcasts in the country has built a seven-figure business telling stories about true crime. Too bad the tales aren’t its own.
The beauty and calm of the Aland Islands are deceptive. Isolation encourages contemplation — but can it, as one grieving mother wonders, offer respite as well?
Jomari DeLeon, a mother of three, is serving the third year of a 15-year sentence for selling 48 prescription tablets to an undercover cop — a severe penalty that’s a result of Florida’s “tough on crime” laws passed in the 1990s. Lawmakers now view those old drug sentencing laws as going too far, and have passed new legislation to give lighter sentences for those selling prescription drugs. Unfortunately for DeLeon, the new laws do not retroactively apply to her case.
Weed can make you laugh, but the challenges to CBD growers aren’t funny.
The physical and congitive effects of lead poisoning on students require special education interventions that are difficult for struggling schools to provide.
Identity and agency tangle in complicated ways when none of the languages you speak can precisely channel who you are.
In designing the 737 MAX, Boeing altered the plane’s automatic response in the event of a faulty angle-of-attack sensor, failed to include the change in the airplane’s operating manual, and then promptly blamed foreign pilots when two separate crashes involving the model took 347 lives.
Homophobia and religiosity divided the town of Kilgore, Texas over the famous play. The divisions also helped liberate some local citizens, allowing them to define their own worldviews apart from that of their parents’.
From a naturalization ceremony to a Slipknot concert, Jacqui Shine travels the United States to understand what it means to be patriotic.
We tested dozens of nuclear bombs on an around the Marshall Islands, then pushed all the radioactive debris into a crater and covered it with a concrete dome. A concrete dome that hasn’t aged well, even before rising sea levels added another layer of threat.