The True Story of the Hitchhiker Who Was Shot in Pursuit of Kindness

Ray Dolin was hiking across the U.S. when he was attacked and nearly died. At least that's what he said. His story quickly unraveled, but his real truth has never been told - until now.

Yeon Woo Asked His Best Friend to Kill Him. He Said Yes.

A Korean tourist is found dead near Disneyland, lying in a puddle of his own blood. The story only gets more twisted from here.

The Cocaine Kings of the Pittsburgh Pirates

In the early ’80s, an A/C repairman, an unemployed photographer and a Major League mascot became the dealers of choice for the city’s sports stars – and changed baseball history along the way.

The Prison Where Inmates Help Each Other Die With Dignity

More Americans are dying behind bars than ever before. At one correctional facility, volunteer death-doulas offer care and comfort to their fellow prisoners.

This Formerly Undocumented Woman Is Teaching Her Fellow Immigrants to Know Their Rights

After her husband was jailed for entering the United States without papers, Gabriela Casteñeda vowed to help her peers live without fear.

Paperless People #3: “Lawyers are the New First Responders”

An attorney for asylum seekers on life in this brave new world.

These Vietnamese Girls Were Abducted and Sold in China. One Daring Group of Do-Gooders Kidnapped Them Back.

When hundreds of young women were sent off to brothels, factories and eager husbands across the border, a local children’s foundation hatched a heroic rescue plan.

Paperless People #2: “Tomorrow’s the Day I Find Out If I’m Going to Be Deported”

After getting caught up in white-collar crime, he rebuilt his life helping immigrants like him navigate the system. Now he faces the prospect of being torn from his wife, daughter and the community that he has fought for.