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12 hours ago

She Helped Expose Girls Do Porn, But She Can Never Outrun What It Did to Her

As the ringleaders of Girls Do Porn face the possibility of life in prison, one woman discusses a life-altering decision that led her to contemplate suicide, drop out of school, and go into hiding.

3 days ago

How 'The 5 Love Languages' Became the Language of Love We All Know (and Love)

The quietly Baptist self-help book has broken its own sales records almost every year since it was published in 1992. The secret is its simplicity.

10.8.19

How to Live After Being Shot

They had nothing going for them "beside go outside, smoke, and chill." Then they started making art together.

9.25.19

Life After an ICE Raid

For years, immigrants had been showing up in Morton to work at the chicken plants. Then ICE showed up.

9.20.19

This Is Exactly What Will Happen After the Last Fish in the Ocean Dies

The devastation of the vast majority of the world's marine life is much closer than we think.

9.18.19

My Father Was Left Out of Martin Scorsese's Bob Dylan Movie

My late father's extensive contributions were left on the cutting room floor of 'Rolling Thunder Revue.' So I went looking for his legacy.

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9.12.19

In 2003, a Farmer Killed Himself to Protest Globalization. Little Has Changed

For years, farmers have said free trade policies have harmed them. Will the world finally start listening?

8.27.19

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me on YouTube!

Over the past 20 or so months, some of the biggest stars in the world have turned to something people do to get famous in the first place: vlogging.

8.15.19

Inside the Monthly Beat Battle Where Producers Are the Main Attraction

“I have no problem telling emcees they can’t get involved or that this isn’t the place for them... This is a place for people who don’t normally get a spotlight.'"

8.14.19

The Story of the Very First Thing Securely Sold on the Internet

25 years ago, a college kid named Dan Kohn had the novel idea to let people buy things online. The first thing he ever sold was a Sting solo album.

8.12.19

Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later

Residents say they've been ignored even as they struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children.

8.9.19

Rick Ross Has No Plans to Step Down as Hip-Hop's Boss

Upon the release of his highly anticipated album 'Port of Miami 2,' the Miami veteran reflects on the decade he's spent running rap.

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