As Election Day neared last November, our writers scoured the globe (and many a newspaper archive) to find five figures with striking similarities to the then-GOP nominee. With Trump now settled in to the Oval Office, these stories are more relevant than ever.
Millions of Americans have fallen for a ruse claiming they owe back taxes and must pay immediately. On the other side of the globe, one dogged inspector finally delivered justice.
In rural North Carolina, a Native American activist who investigated police involvement in the cocaine trade turned up dead. Will anyone help me find out why?
In 1961, when a group of Muslim protestors marched against a controversial government-imposed curfew, the police responded — by beating them to death, then dumping their bodies in the Seine.
Polyamorous People #4: “When I Show Up at These All-White Events and I Feel Uncomfortable, I’m Not Quiet.”
A happy husband and boyfriend on how ditching monogamy made his marriage succeed — and why people of color often feel unwelcome in the polyamory community.
I’ve been dwelling on what I lost. But a three-sentence note showed me what I still have.
After earning notoriety in Oakland’s street art scene, PEMEX dreamed up a bold new way of robbing the rich and giving to the Bay Area’s neediest residents.
This Man Spent Years Waiting for the Phone Call That Would Change Everything. One Day It Finally Came.
An intimate look at life on the kidney waiting list.