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- Feb 6 20172 minutes
Life Behind Bars
It was a trial that riveted the nation. Now, more than 2 decades after being convicted for murdering their wealthy parents, Lyle and Erik Menendez search for ‘meaning beyond the tragedy’
- Jan 30 20179 minutes
Did He Kill His Family?
Almost 47 years after the brutal murders of his wife and daughters, former Green Beret surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald still insists he’s innocent. Now, in an exclusive prison interview, he reveals the evidence he hopes will prove it
- Jan 30 20172 minutes
A Timeline Of The Case
Feb. 17, 1970 Police arrive at the MacDonald apartment to find pregnant Colette, Kim and Kristen stabbed and bludgeoned to death. MacDonald is unconscious and bleeding from wounds on his chest. He tells military police the family was attacked by fou
- Feb 1 201710 minutes
Rethinking A Broken System
Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate the future of criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play.
- Jan 16 20171 minute
Could He Go Free?
FOR 47 YEARS JEFFREY MACDONALD HAS INSISTED HE DIDN’T MURDER HIS FAMILY. NOW AN APPEALS COURT WILL DECIDE IF THERE’S EVIDENCE TO PROVE IT
- Jan 16 20173 minutes
Death Reigns On The Streets Of Duterte’s Philippines
NASH JENKINS/MANILA There is no God in Caloocan City, not tonight. The lights have gone out in the window of the Catholic church in this Manila slum, and the hot rain falling on its streets isn’t enough to wash the stench of human sewage from the a
- Jan 23 20171 minute
Nightmare At The Airport
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
- Dec 18 201627 minutes
The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016
From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening
- Feb 10 20174 minutes
Rikers Island Guard Guilty In Beating Death Of Prisoner
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it’s currently under federal oversight.
- Jan 26 20173 minutes
Chicago's Police Aren't 'Overly Politically Correct'
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.
- Jan 18 20173 minutes
In Defense of the Chelsea Manning Commutation
Those who worry that it undermines state secrets would do better to start addressing the core reasons that the classification system is losing legitimacy.
- Feb 13 20172 minutes
Law Pushing Back on Public Dissent
Elise Young and Janan Hanna As political activists take to the streets in the largest numbers since the 1960s, Republicans in statehouses across the U.S. are devising laws to regulate public dissent. They say free speech doesn’t cover the kind of vi
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Timeline: A Doctor’s Lethal Plan
JUNE 2001 Dr. William Hunter and Dr. Roger Brumback fire Garcia from the pathology residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine after he tries to interfere with a colleague who is taking a medical license exam. FEB. 26, 2008 Garcia
- Oct 16 20161 minute
There Was No Looking Away Anymore
THE BORDER OF WEST VIRGINIA and Ohio is full Appalachia, deep football country. It’s not where you might imagine the modern discussion around consent and privilege would have been jump-started, but that’s where it happened. At a Saturday-night Steube
- Aug 22 20161 minute
The JonBenet Ramsey Case: A Timeline
The little girl’s shocking murder stunned the nation—and led investigators through nearly two decades of twists and suspects
- Oct 1 20161 minute
Putting Lynching On The Map
A new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Building Stronger Lives For Good
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start
- Aug 15 20162 minutes
A Murder Case Crumbles Who Killed Chandra Levy?
MORE THAN 15 YEARS AFTER THE 24-YEAR-OLD INTERN’S DEATH, ALL CHARGES AGAINST THE MAN CONVICTED OF HER MURDER ARE DROPPED. WILL HER FAMILY EVER GET JUSTICE?
- Dec 30 20165 minutes
What Would Change Your Mind About President Trump?
An exercise for his supporters and critics
- Dec 14 20165 minutes
The Psychology Of White-Collar Criminals
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.
- Jul 18 20162 minutes
The Martha Moxley Murder Case New Twist in a Kennedy Scandal
IN A SHOCKING NEW BOOK, ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. SEEKS TO CLEAR HIS COUSIN MICHAEL SKAKEL, WHO SPENT 11 YEARS IN PRISON, FOR THE 1975 MURDER OF A CONNECTICUT TEENAGER
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How to Handle Confrontation at Work
Confronting someone doesn't have to be a defensive maneuver or a counterattack.
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
The Yahoo! Hack Goes From Bad To Worse
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
- Feb 1 201615 minutes
The Boy’s Life
At 16, Taurus Buchanan threw one deadly punch—and was sent away for life. Will the Supreme Court give him, and hundreds like him, a chance at freedom?
- Oct 16 20161 minute
Winning the Pardon Lottery
“I WAS INDICTED for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. I was a first-time drug offender—no guns or gangs. Not that that made it right or anything, but I was thinking, Not even real drug dealers get life sentences, there’s no way I’m going to get
- Oct 10 20162 minutes
Until Death Do Us Part
More than 5 decades after his first wife’s death, Felix Vail is convicted of her murder—and suspected in the disappearances of other women in his life
- Aug 22 20167 minutes
Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey?
Nearly 2 decades after the 6-year-old was found dead in her Colorado home, the case continues to haunt her family and the nation. Inside the ongoing investigation of her horrific death—and the search for her killer
- Jan 13 20178 minutes
Former Intel Chief: Community Caught Between 'Scylla and Charybdis' on Trump Dossier
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Nat Turner’s Confessions
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- Nov 28 20161 minute
Facebook, Google to tackle ‘fake news’ Following backlash over the dissemination of “fake news” shared on the Internet during the U.S. election cycle, Facebook and Google have moved to adjust their advertising policies, targeting the revenue sources