Baseball’s home run surge in the late ’90s and early 2000s was fueled by anabolic steroids. But fans didn’t want to hear the difficult truth about their heroes – and Major League Baseball refused to deal with a growing scandal.
Sports, theater and concert fans are excited venues are opening up again. So are clever ticket sellers who cash in on unsuspecting customers.
The future of warfare is seen in computer algorithms that enable weapons to decide what to hit – and therefore whom to kill.
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As the live events industry reopens, a perfect storm for deception is brewing.
Statues celebrating Confederates and conquistadors keep old myths alive, with stories of “benevolent slave owners,” heroic colonizers and enslaved people “contented with their lot.”
From wild anti-vaccine conspiracy theories to “Stop the Steal” and QAnon, we examine how misinformation swiftly spreads online – and the lives it disrupts.
One McDonald’s chain in Chicago received half a million dollars in forgivable federal loans. Then came complaints of COVID-19 safety failures and a deadly outbreak.
In 1969, an unknown young woman was found dead off a remote mountain trail. Mountain Jane Doe, as locals called her, is one of more than 13,000 people in a national database of unidentified dead.
Daniel Ellsberg worried that the Vietnam War would spiral into nuclear apocalypse. So he secretly copied a 7,000-page report that exposed the reality of U.S.’s role in Vietnam.
The graffiti told a chilling story: “This is a bad place.” More than 40 states have sent children to facilities run by Sequel Youth & Family Services, despite dozens of cases of abuse.