Emily Farlow

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Taken

Under civil forfeiture, Americans who haven’t been charged with wrongdoing can be stripped of their cash, cars, and even homes. Is that all we’re losing?<p>On a bright Thursday afternoon in 2007, Jennifer Boatright, a waitress at a Houston bar-and-grill, drove with her two young sons and her …

Danger in the Ring

When 24-year-old Erika Langhart—talented, beautiful, bound for law school—died on Thanksgiving Day 2011, she became one of thousands of suspected victims of the birth-control device NuvaRing. Elite army athlete Megan Henry, who survived rampant blood clots in her 20s, is another. With major suits …

Susan Cox Is No Longer Here

She was 52, homeless, and cancer-stricken. A group of devoted strangers vowed that she would not die alone. And then something miraculous happened. …

The Lost Voice: A Thanksgiving Story

Linda Taylor, welfare queen: Ronald Reagan made her a notorious American villain. Linda Taylor’s other sins were far worse.

1 “She Used 80 Names”<p>Ronald Reagan loved to tell stories. When he ran for president in 1976, many of Reagan’s anecdotes converged on a single point: …

Nazi anatomy history: The origins of conservatives’ anti-abortion claims that rape can’t cause pregnancy.

1 “Sources of Material”<p>In 1941, Charlotte Pommer graduated from medical school at the University of Berlin and went to work for Hermann Stieve, head …

The Secret Life of Nuns

I. THE CONVENT<p>As the alarm clock goes off, I pull the thin comforter up around my neck and slowly take stock of where I am. The room is small and …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Elon Musk