In the past two weeks, Cleveland, Ohio hosted the Republican National Convention and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania hosted the Democratic National Convention. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton earned the nominations from their respective parties; they will face off in November. Not everyone… Continue Reading
Ten stories examining the Republican and Democratic conventions.
Tank the tortoise was on a mission to destroy. Within minutes of meeting me, the beer keg–sized animal tried to tear down a banner for American Tortoise Rescue, the ranch in Malibu, California where he lives, and shoved a giant… Continue Reading
Our top stories of the week as chosen by the editors at Longreads.
[Photo by Isaac Hale] 1. Watch Dog By Kerri Anne Renzulli Photo by Brad Horrigan As a blind woman in Queens seeks the perfect canine companion, an elite training school prepares pups for the toughest assignment they’ll ever receive: life in… Continue Reading
The shameful history of slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland has caused some locals to resist further public recognition and historical preservation of escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s work here on the Underground Railroad.
A man goes missing near Santa Fe, New Mexico after searching for an eccentric arts and antiquities collector’s buried treasure.
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When people started stealing Oregon sturgeon from government hatcheries, people couldn’t figure out why. A native Oregonian uses the theft and her own sexual coming of age story to explore the history, life, conservation and poaching of the sturgeon, North… Continue Reading
[Photo/Gif by Tara Israel] 1. Watch Dog By Kerri Anne Renzulli Photo by Brad Horrigan As a blind woman in Queens seeks the perfect canine companion, an elite training school prepares pups for the toughest assignment they’ll ever receive: life in… Continue Reading