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Can deep reporting answer the ultimate coronavirus question: How will it end?

April 21, 2020

Atlantic staff writer Ed Yong pulled threads of science, politics, economics and psychology to chart the path to an unknown future

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A religion reporter profiles a charismatic community drawn to a “miracle Bible”

April 14, 2020

Slate's Ruth Graham leans on local newspaper reports, expertise in religion coverage and a history in the evangelical church to write oil, faith and politics

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Writing the character, contradictions and soul of a place

March 24, 2020

Dan Zak of the Washington Post toured 800 miles of Iowa in five days to explore the real place behind the political headlines and cultural cliches

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A war correspondent and mom faces new fears in the early days of coronavirus

March 17, 2020

Singapore-based freelancer Megan Stack uses journaling, texts and personal experience in a New Yorker essay about our collective social anxiety

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The chronic pain of runaway medical debt

December 24, 2019

An investigative narrative exposes a system where the bounty hunter rules

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From basketball stardom to rosary beads

December 10, 2019

Twenty-five years after a college athlete keeps a promise to God, ESPN follows up with a rare story from inside a cloistered convent

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The 1619 project: Tracing steps backwards to find a way forward

November 26, 2019

How a USA Today team helped a woman search her ancestral roots in Angola, home to the first Africans sold into slavery in what would become the U.S.

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Is it real? Or is it Instagram?

November 12, 2019

What's behind the veneer of a social media superstar? A conflicted writer goes to Australia to probe a influencer life that seems too perfect to be true

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When gun violence visits, a workaday mayor — and hard-working journalist — respond

September 18, 2019

The New Yorker's Paige Williams rejects the limits of "parachute" journalism to deliver immersion reporting on deadline

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Exposing what the police and courts wouldn’t — and what society owes in return

September 10, 2019

Haunted by youthful memories of claims of rape, a opinion writer goes home to seek the truth and expose the moral “rot” of shaming the victim

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Chasing ghosts that will forever haunt

August 27, 2019

"Ghosts of Highway 20:" Through serendipity, creativity and care, a newspaper in Oregon finds answers 40 years after police and courts failed

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A “book report” on The Mueller Report

June 11, 2019

A high school English teacher grades Washington Post Alexandra Petri's column on one of the most important documents of our times