This Florida Man Got a Free Pass for Shooting a Pregnant Woman To DeathBy Brandy ZadroznyKatherine Hoover was five months pregnant when a man shot and killed her—and now a Florida prosecutor is refusing to press charges.
Will We Ever See Studio 54 Again?By Anthony Haden-GuestIt might be true that the rich and infamous don’t dance like the high and crazy ’70s and ’80s. They’re still dancing, though cautiously as they wonder who’s watching them.
Bin Laden’s Minions Posed as WomenBy Michael DalyAl Qaeda operatives pretending to be women, intelligence officers in wigs, and a cricket player on the stand—an extraordinary terror trial is underway.
The Mad Max Gunmaker Fighting ISISBy Mat WolfKurdish Peshmerga soldiers are scooping up Bakhtiar Sadradin Aziz’s Franken-guns—bits and pieces of old weapons welded together and filed down for a more stylish (and deadly) weapon.
Prince Charles ‘Sold Out’ William and Harry To The TabloidsBy Nico HinesA controversial BBC documentary claims one of Prince Charles’ closest aides passed damaging stories about his children to British newspapers in order to rescue his own reputation.
America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In ArkansasBy David KruglerIn 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 people dead.
Witness to the Bloodthirsty Siege of Mosul: Kurdish Troops Taking Selfies With ISIS CorpsesBy Jesse RosenfeldWhile the Kurds, Iraqi government forces and Shia militias focus on revenge and on outmaneuvering each other, Mosul remains in ISIS hands.
Pope Francis: Don’t Spy On Me, ArgentinaBy Hernan DobryArgentina’s powerful spooks used to wiretap supposed enemies of presidents Néstor and Cristina Kirchner. Among their targets: the man who is now the pontiff.