A college rivalry goes viral, and personal.
We wanted to hear from the last person to see Tom alive.
Stories of what happens when humans and fowl collide.
Penn State fans and loyalists try to make sense of the actions of Coach Joe Paterno and school officials.
An orchestra teacher has a theory that he could kill cancer cells with electromagnetic waves.
Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school.
Stories that pinpoint when people's boring old lives turn into something wildly unfamiliar.
What do you get when you take a P.I. firm, then add in a bunch of sexy soccer moms, official sponsorship from Glock, a lying boss, and delusions of grandeur? This week's show.
A man has to give up parts of his life as he learns to live hearing a tone in his head all the time.
We return to people who have been on the show in the last ten years, and whose lives were drastically altered by 9/11.
A sociologist collects journals filled with gossip about AIDS in Malawi.
We head to some of the happiest places on earth: amusement parks!
Sarah Koenig responds to Penn State University's press release.
Like a lot of Mexican towns, Florencia has had its share of problems dealing with drug gangs. Until recently, when new narcos rolled into town.
Our "When Patents Attack!" show has been getting a fair amount of ink.
Why would a company rent an office in a tiny town in East Texas, put a nameplate on the door, and leave it completely empty for a year?
Two professors each make a calculation that no one had made before.
Stories about people who find themselves either unexpectedly being singled out or doing the singling out.
Surprising stories of fathers trying to be good dads.
Nurses at a small Texas hospital report a well-connected doctor for dangerous medical practices, and find themselves under arrest.
We heard about a test that could determine if someone was a psychopath. So, naturally, our staff decided to take it.
An hour of stories about...this week.
Judge Amanda Williams has decided to respond at length, publicly, to my story about her drug court.
Another interesting case.
The story of an entire country deciding whether to give up on just one of its citizens.
Stories of people pretending that everything is okay and ignoring the awful stuff that's staring them straight in the face.
A drug court program in Georgia where people with offenses that would get minimal or no sentences elsewhere sometimes end up in the system five to ten years.
Stories of people who've grown so accustomed to wartime that the lives they've left behind no longer make sense.
Stories about the perils of giving and receiving gifts.
We're astounded at how much interest this story has generated.
We had no idea how big a splash the Coca-Cola recipe story would make.
Make the "original recipe" yourself.
To be clear: We are not claiming that we have found the recipe used today for Coca-Cola.
We think we may have found the original recipe for Coca-Cola, one of the most guarded trade secrets in the world.
We go backstage with comedy writers at The Onion.
Chris Ware and animator John Kuramoto made two cartoons for the TV version of our radio show. This is the first.
The story of a wedding 17 years in the making.
When it comes to governing, can kids do any better than grown-ups?
Five reporters stumbled on what seems like a basic question: What is money?
We posited that there aren't that many holiday jokes. We stand corrected.