Stories for the weekend.
Eric Thompson was a high-jump prodigy with an Olympic future well within his reach, until one failed drug test locked him in a battle with doping authorities that ultimately changed his life.
Jennifer Garner hasn’t been a major movie star in years. So why are gossip magazines so invested in her?
Insurance scams are tricky — it can be tough to prove you didn't actually hit the person claiming you did. Unless you have a dashcam.
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SAME AS IT EVER WAS
WHERE EVERYBODY KNOWS YOU'RE ARMED
Nucla, Colorado, was founded by socialists before becoming a mining town. Now, as wealthy liberals with different values encroach, the town is fighting for its economic survival.
'WHAT GOES UP'
The daredevil, his helicopter, the risk of flying too high, and the birth of modern news.
MOVING ON, ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
How my grandfather’s own decline helped him to survive losing his wife of 66 years.
THE KEY TO Z
"I have cell phone numbers of billionaires and CEOs in my phone right now, all because of this."
WEEK IN REVIEW
RED MARKS THE SPOT
Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system, and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.
MODERN-DAY KNIGHTS AND MORE
Modern-day knights in combat, the "bothies" tucked in Britain's most unforgiving landscapes, and 15 celebrities on- and off-camera.
CLIMATE CHANGE, BOTS AND MORE
Every week, we highlight the longform articles from recent days that we think you shouldn't miss. Here are this week's picks.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
EYES ON THE SIDEWALK, EVERYONE
Using your cellphone while walking will, at best, annoy people who have to get out of your way. At the worst, you'll end up soaking wet or with a serious injury.