Sinéad O’Connor is Still in One Piece

“She tore up a picture of the pope. Then her life came apart. These days, she just wants to make music.”

Published: Mar 18, 2020
Length: 15 minutes (3,857 words)

Miranda’s Rebellion

The reckonings of one of the South’s white suburban women, whose loyalty is key to whether Trump is reelected.

Published: Mar 29, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,976 words)

Trust and Consequences

The government required him to see a therapist. He thought his words would be confidential. Now, the traumatized migrant may be deported.

Published: Feb 15, 2020
Length: 22 minutes (5,600 words)

‘The intelligence coup of the century’

The CIA, in a secret partnership with West Germany, used Crypto AG to sell encryption services to gullible governments and then promptly read all their clandestine communications.

Published: Feb 11, 2020
Length: 35 minutes (8,928 words)

Ghosts of the Future

A massive Canadian fossil trove reminds us how fleeting life on Earth can be—and how much peril we’re in.

Published: Dec 6, 2019
Length: 8 minutes (2,100 words)

At War with the Truth

“A confidential trove of government documents obtained by The Washington Post reveals that senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy pronouncements they knew to be false and hiding unmistakable evidence the war had become unwinnable.”

Published: Dec 9, 2019
Length: 25 minutes (6,332 words)

How Two Housekeepers Took On the President — and Revealed that His Company Employed Undocumented Immigrants

An investigative piece about two women who brought to light that, even as President Trump was campaigning and governing on a platform of deporting undocumented immigrants, he was employing many of them. A number of undocumented workers who were employed by the Trump organization, at golf courses and resorts like Mar-a-Lago, took great risks in speaking to reporters. Many of them have lost their jobs and suffered various consequences.

Published: Dec 4, 2019
Length: 19 minutes (4,857 words)

The Confession

‘Heil Trump’ and an anti-gay slur were scrawled on an Indiana church right after Trump’s election. The investigation led to an unlikely suspect—and the discovery of a hate crime hoax. Eventually, it led to forgiveness.

Published: Dec 5, 2019
Length: 24 minutes (6,000 words)

The Most Remote Emergency Room

Life and death in rural America in the age of telemedicine.

Author: Eli Saslow
Published: Nov 16, 2019
Length: 14 minutes (3,500 words)

A Second Chance

“Twelve years ago, 47 dogs were rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting operation and allowed to live. They’ve enriched the lives of countless humans and altered the course of animal welfare.”

Published: Sep 18, 2019
Length: 24 minutes (6,032 words)