The horrifyingly true story of a con man-turned-jailhouse “informant,” whose damning testimony landed dozens in prison — and four on death row. (ProPublica and New York Times, ~60 min.)
The rural town of McKee, Ky., was brought to its knees by manufacturing job losses. Then a longtime community leader decided enough was enough — and made a plan to wire his small town with the fastest Internet in the country. (The New Yorker, ~15 min.)
Successful people love to tout the importance of a strict morning routine. It’s all bullshit. (The Atlantic, ~8 min.)
At the University of Wyoming in 1969, 14 black players were kicked off the football team for considering joining a local civil rights protest. Fifty years later, the school is trying to make things right. (Washington Post, ~13 min.)
Riley Howell, the UNC-Charlotte student who charged a gunman and stopped the 100th mass shooting of 2019, died a hero. Now his parents, three younger siblings, and longtime girlfriend are learning how to live without him. (News & Observer, ~26 min.)
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