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 babies switched at birth. One of the moms knew but kept it a secret for 43 years. Then she told everybody.
Stories of people haunted by guilt over their role in others' deaths.
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.
People who try to revisit their childhoods—what they find and what they do not find.