How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'
The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.
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People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry 'Scam'
Students who can't afford their course materials—along with a rogue professor—are taking on the system.
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The Shady But Legal Behavior of the Guy Going After Trump's Taxes
Richard Neal is an example of just how outrageous political fundraising can be, even when it's entirely above-board.
In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building
This is what's become of the American dream.
An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere
The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
Gun Companies are Helping Toy Makers Design Replicas That Get Kids Killed
A look inside the secretive financial ties between gun manufacturers and the people behind airsoft guns that cops mistake for lethal threats.
Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis
Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore
The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
Many 'Violent Offenders' Have Committed Nonviolent Crimes
Embezzlement and selling drugs near a school are among the offenses some states classify as "violent."
The College Scam Defendants' Privilege Is Following Them into Court
“You get what you pay for. It’s really as simple as that.”
Federal Prison Inmates Told Us Why Mueller Totally Blew It
"If there’s still someone out there who don't think that our so-called justice system is a shame, then you high as fuck."
Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off Against Job-Stealing Robots
"We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work."