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The Life Of E. Howard Hunt: From Crooked CIA Spy To Watergate ‘Plumber’

The Life Of E. Howard Hunt: From Crooked CIA Spy To Watergate ‘Plumber’

For Watergate ringleader E. Howard Hunt, the crimes he committed on behalf of Richard Nixon pale in comparison to the crimes he committed on behalf of his country.
From The Five Points To The Five Families, Go Inside 200 Years Of New York’s Violent Underbelly

From The Five Points To The Five Families, Go Inside 200 Years Of New York’s Violent Underbelly

Starting with its first street gang in the early 1800s and continuing with its most recent mob boss assassination in March 2019, New York's history of gangs is as gruesome as it is complicated.
How The Murderous ‘Mad Trapper’ Led Police On A Month-Long Manhunt In The Canadian Wilderness

How The Murderous ‘Mad Trapper’ Led Police On A Month-Long Manhunt In The Canadian Wilderness

In 1932, a reclusive hunter named Albert Johnson opened fire on Canadian police — and then tried to flee into the icy mountains of the Northwest Territories. To this day, no one knows why.
The Disturbing Story Of Kapos: The Concentration Camp Inmates Who Nazis Turned Into Guards

The Disturbing Story Of Kapos: The Concentration Camp Inmates Who Nazis Turned Into Guards

For better food, a separate room, and protection from hard labor and the gas chamber, some prisoners became kapos — but they had to beat their fellow inmates in return.
How A Criminal Underworld Of Body-Snatching Corpse Robbers Galvanized Modern Medicine

How A Criminal Underworld Of Body-Snatching Corpse Robbers Galvanized Modern Medicine

Body snatching at the dawn of the Scientific Revolution was so lucrative that some career graverobbers actually murdered people to satisfy the market.
H.H. Holmes: The Devil You Don’t Know

H.H. Holmes: The Devil You Don’t Know

Today, H.H. Holmes lives on in infamy as "America's First Serial Killer," but how much of the story we've been told is the result of tall tales, yellow journalism, and bad fact-checking?
Battle Of Los Angeles: The False Alarm That Left LA In Chaos

Battle Of Los Angeles: The False Alarm That Left LA In Chaos

Months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Los Angeles residents woke up to sirens, explosions, and searchlights across the skies. Was the "Battle of Los Angeles" a shadowy government coverup or an embarrassing military blunder?
Bobby Fuller Was Becoming America’s Biggest Rock ‘N’ Roller — Then He Was Found Dead

Bobby Fuller Was Becoming America’s Biggest Rock ‘N’ Roller — Then He Was Found Dead

The 23-year-old musical genius and frontman for The Bobby Fuller Four was on the brink of superstardom when he was found inexplicably burned and bruised in the front seat of his mom's car.
The Business Plot: The Little-Known Story Of The Wall Street Scheme To Launch A Fascist Coup In America

The Business Plot: The Little-Known Story Of The Wall Street Scheme To Launch A Fascist Coup In America

As FDR's New Deal worried Wall Street, a cadre of bankers decided to replace him with decorated Marine Corps General Smedley Butler as their fascist dictator. Here's how they failed.
Inside The Nazis’ Forced Labor Camps — And The Companies That Reaped The Benefits

Inside The Nazis’ Forced Labor Camps — And The Companies That Reaped The Benefits

The Nazis told their prisoners Arbeit macht frei, or "Work sets you free." In truth, millions of forced laborers were worked to death.
The True Story Of The Angels Of Mons, The World War I Myth That Captivated Britain

The True Story Of The Angels Of Mons, The World War I Myth That Captivated Britain

How the Angels of Mons legend had the British public believing that actual divine warriors were on their side against the Germans during The Great War.