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At age two, she became a revenue stream for a for-profit company. Nine months later she was dead.
This fast-food-loving, organics-bashing Cornell professor wants to trick you into eating better.
More and more cities are finding that giving the homeless a place to live saves millions. Can common sense scale?
Inside a Chinese internet addiction boot camp
Executing the insane is against the law of the land. So why do states keep doing it?
Meet the conservative provocateur who's unleashing the internet's worst instincts.
Weakening Roe, week by week
Your father's drag show
Why companies switch countries
Conservative muckraking, reborn
Satan shares the public square.
FaceTime for felons
When dad is in jail—and a daylong bus ride away
Director Mike Judge lampoons Silicon Valley.
A lifetime of photography from Sebastião Salgado
Author Mac McClelland on love and PTSD.
Sexts to Scarlett O'Hara, c/o Mallory Ortberg
Thomas Jefferson, podcaster extraordinaire
Hours after 1 Molly Redden first reported on GOP bills outlawing abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, House Republicans shelved their proposed legislation ("Turning Back the Clock"); the story's art is by 2 Javier Jaén, who lives in Barcelona.
Brian Joseph ("The Brief Life and Private Death of Alexandria Hill") is a former Sacramento bureau chief for the Orange County Register.
After profiling a laissez-faire food expert, 3 Kiera Butler will never again deny herself a quesadilla ("Let Them Eat Junk"); to go with the story, 4 Tristan Spinski photographed—and then ate—two slices of pizza, two double cheeseburgers, fries, lo mein, and fortune cookies.
5 Scott Carrier is a Peabody Award-winning journalist whose work has been featured by Harper's, GQ, and This American Life ("Room for Improvement"); Salt Lake City-based photographer Jim McAuley has shot for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Illustrator Kyle Platts ("Revenge of the Nerd") lives in London and is the author of Megaskull, a comic book.