This Crusading Socialist Taught America’s Workers to Fight. Then He Lost His Faith.

Convicted of murder after leading the strike of the century, Fred Beal fled to the promised land: the USSR. It was a huge mistake.

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper

I've always had trouble reading social cues, but in the strip club, where rules and roles are crystal clear, I finally learned to connect.

They Meet Up in Motels Across America…to Trade Old Beer Cans

Their collections may look like trash to you, but these guys know every can has a story—and some have shockingly high price tags, too.

The Boy Who Cried Abuse

My son has reactive attachment disorder and constantly makes up elaborate lies about being abused. But then he actually was.

They Fought and Died for America. Then America Turned Its Back.

A quarter million Filipinos served for the U.S. in WWII, only to have their rights stripped at war’s end. Now, the last survivors are fighting for what's rightfully theirs.

He Was Shot in the Back By a Cop…Then Spent 18 Months in Jail

After Silvon Simmons was shot by a police officer, he was the one charged with attempted murder. Now he’s piecing his life back together.

The First Family of Counterfeit Hunting

Robert Holmes taught his sons everything he knew about exposing black-market knockoffs. Now they take down the world's biggest scammers while dodging threats from the mob.

I Found God at Queer Summer Camp

I left the evangelical church when I came out as a lesbian. Then I found faith again in the place I least expected.

Where LGBTQ War Refugees Finally Feel Safe

When you’re queer in the Middle East, escaping war doesn’t mean you’ve escaped the people who want you dead.