Featured Stories

The Wreck of Amtrak 188 

The New York Times Magazine
February 2016

What caused the worst American rail disaster in decades? 


The Holocaust's Great Escape

Smithsonian Magazine
April 2017

A remarkable discovery in Lithuania brings a legendary tale of survival back to life. 


The False Promise of DNA testing

The Atlantic
May 2016

The forensic technique is becoming ever more common—and ever less reliable.