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The true story behind the “true story” of the notorious Long Island home, the site of a terrible murder and then the basis of scores of books and movies.
The techniques that have been used to pressure American women to keep breeding are even more shocking than you might think.
In the late 1970s, Chinatown restaurants started booking some unlikely dinner entertainment: the rowdy young bands of the nascent West Coast punk scene.
An artist goes deep, in all directions, on the where, what, when, how and why of a free watch.
A field guide to the sartorial choices of the far right.
Most of the fish we eat die by asphyxiation. But there’s a better way, both for the fish and those who eat them.
By the mid-’90s, the American air traffic control system was on the verge of a nervous breakdown: broken equipment, insane overtime, and impossibly high stakes.
A young woman’s relaxing night at home goes south … in the best possible way.
While the men of extreme-right movements are usually the ones who make headlines, it’s often women who power the organizations.
Tales of deception from all sides of a con: scam victims, scam baiters, and the scammers themselves.
Chinese Jamaican music producers helped turn reggae into a global sensation—one that would eventually reach all the way to the country their ancestors had left behind.
All over the world, a certain kind of ghost story gets told—one in which a woman comes back from the dead to haunt men.
What if the best way to make more money … was to print it yourself? In this new documentary series, meet the folks who created their own currencies.
Archival footage reveals history that we’d rather forget: when Madison Square Garden played host to a Nazi rally, in 1939.
Looking Across the Border
Cristhian, 16, dreams of the safety he might find on the other side of the US–Mexico border.
All 13-year-old Amayrani wants is to be able to study, learn English—and leave the migrant camp in Tijuana, Mexico.
Museum of Human History
Greem’s family takes a ride on an A.I. roller coaster.
A man attempts to outclimb his grief by summiting a mountain on a remote island. But painful feelings refuse to be left behind.
Ronald McNair, one of the first African American astronauts, was a born trailblazer. In this animated interview, McNair’s brother remembers his path to NASA.
A little girl is forced to grow up fast, but what happens when she has to choose between her family and her future?
When lonely aeronauts have a meet-cute, their budding romance hits some unexpected turbulence.
A doctor has come up with a way to knock out phobias and trauma overnight. But what if being afraid is a fundamental part of who we are?
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