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Inside the Recount

Jill Stein and a ragtag team of computer experts decided to take America's elections to court. Here's how it all went wrong.

Obama’s Lost Army

He built a grassroots machine of two million supporters eager to fight for change. Then he let it die. This is the untold story of Obama’s biggest mistake—and how it paved the way for Trump.

America’s New Opposition

From Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter, the left has been reborn. Can it find a way to harness the populist uprising that brought Trump to power?

Beyond Hope

What did Barack Obama accomplish? And how much of it will survive in the age of Trump? Five historians and political observers weigh in.

The Things They Burned

A private contractor tossed U.S. military waste in Iraq and Afghanistan into giant pits and burned it. Now soldiers forced to breathe the toxic fumes are sick or dying—and the government is using faulty science to evade responsibility.

The Last Unknown Man

He appeared out of nowhere. He had no name, no memory, no past. He was the only person the FBI ever listed as missing even though they knew where he was. How could B.K. Doe remain anonymous in the modern age’s matrix of observation?

Revolutionary Road

George Washington made his headquarters here. For more than 200 years, Liberty Street in Newburgh, New York, has suffered the swings of America’s fortune.

Bernie Looks Ahead

In an in-depth interview, Sanders offers a candid and passionate assessment of Trump, Clinton, and the future of his movement.

HILLARYS FOR PRESIDENT!

Policy wonk. Pragmatist. Truth-twister. There are many versions of Clinton—and we’ll need them all to navigate the political chaos unleashed by Trump.

Destination Boise

Every year, nearly a thousand refugees from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East journey to Idaho to make a new life in America.

All the Rage

Sanders and Trump represent two different sides of American populism—and the uprisings they sparked could topple the established political order.

Red-State Blues

Why do people support Trump and the Tea Party? A native son and a sociologist search for answers.