A man in Pakistan buys an amulet with the power to protect anyone from harm. He tests it out on a chicken.
We go to Pennsylvania to figure out why both McCain and Obama think they can win there.
Stories about people trying to find new solutions to age-old problems.
A look at what regulators could've done to prevent the financial crisis from happening in the first place.
Shalom Auslander goes on vacation with his family, and suspects the chatty old man in the room next door is an imposter.
Mike Birbiglia talks about the sleepwalking that nearly killed him.
Two baby girls born in a small-town hospital are accidentally switched, and go home with the wrong families.
The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.
Freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds.
In 1912, a four-year-old boy went missing in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found. But two grief-stricken mothers both claimed the same boy as their own.
Stories of people who try to revisit their childhoods—what they find and what they do not find.