After amassing a small fortune, Synanon turns from a revolutionary rehab into a violent cult with mass sterilizations and a rattlesnake in a mailbox.
American Rehab: A Desperate Call
Penny Rawlings is relieved to finally get her brother into rehab at a place called Cenikor. She doesn’t realize that getting him out of treatment is going to be the bigger problem.
Afghanistan’s Recognition Problem
“Do you recognize the Taliban?” The U.S. government, other countries and individual Afghans grapple with the question that will determine Afghanistan’s future.
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My Neighbor the Suspected War Criminal
There may be 1,700 suspected war criminals and human rights abusers in the U.S. Who are they, and what is the government doing about it?
No Retreat: The Dangers of Stand Your Ground
In the decade since George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, stand your ground laws have expanded across the nation. And with them come more homicides.
Inside the Global Fight for White Power
White nationalists around the globe are working together to disrupt multicultural societies and Western democracies.
All the President’s Pardons
The presidential pardon system is backlogged and broken.
Can Our Climate Survive Bitcoin?
Bitcoin uses enormous amounts of power, and it’s heating up the planet.
Lost in Transplantation
Getting organs to patients waiting for a transplant is a matter of life and death. Yet transportation errors are putting patients in danger.
The Religious Right Mobilized to End Roe. Now What?
Abortion will soon be illegal in many states. What the anti-abortion movement plans to do next and how another religious movement is fighting back.