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crime

Tijuana's Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 so far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
3 days ago
climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin
3 days ago
self defence

What It's Like to Be a Man Paid to Pretend to Attack Women

“You have to learn how to say some pretty nasty stuff,” says one of the male instructors at an “adrenal stress training” course.
Cole Kazdin
5 days ago
climate change

The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

A far-reaching new policy aims to reduce emissions, give everyone jobs, and convince rural voters to side with the Democrats, all at the same time.
Geoff Dembicki
12.7.18
politics

My Mum Is a Far-Right Politician

A mother and daughter argue over their political beliefs.
Hinda Bluekens
11.29.18
Late Capitalism

How a Real US Class War, with Guns, Could Actually Happen

Democrats seem increasingly comfortable with "incivility," while Republicans are more shameless than ever about helping the rich. Where is this going?
Mike Pearl
11.26.18
Work

Drugs, Money Laundering and Rehab: What It's Really Like to Work on a Super Yacht

"Many captains start to party too much, and so they become lazy, lose their job as a result and go bankrupt because they've started living a life they couldn't afford."
Arkasha Keysers
11.22.18
Far-Right Extremism

Neo-Nazis Are Organising Secretive Paramilitary Training Across America

The creation of a new social networking platform called "The Base" appears to be an effort to shift Nazism from a divided digital space to physical, violent insurgency.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
11.21.18
LGBTQ

How I Accidentally Found Out My Dad Is Gay

I burst out crying – something I wish I hadn't done.
Julien Goyet
11.20.18
conspiracy theories

The Strange, Centuries-Long History of Satanic Pedophile Panics

Modern-day conspiracy theories like Pizzagate and 'QAnon' have roots that stretch back to medieval Europe.
Mark Hay
11.16.18
crime

The Inside Story of Britain's Most Notorious Cold Case Murder

In 1991, Penny Bell was found in her Jaguar, stabbed 50 times in the chest and arms. Her killer has never been found.
James McMahon
11.15.18
money

I Tried 'Matched Betting' to See How Much Easy Money I Could Make

I aimed to make £500 profit within a month, using the tactic betting companies aren't one bit keen on.
Hayden Vernon
11.14.18
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