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Timeless stories from our 172-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
From an archived version of a blog post titled “How to Murder Your Husband,” which was allegedly written in 2011 by Nancy Brophy, who was put on trial in April…
From Je vous pardonne tous vos péchés, a collection of French priests’ observations about the sacrament of confession. The book was published in March by Éditions de l’Opportun. The following…
The dark world of online murder markets
Hiring a hitman online isn’t just speculative fiction
Polarized politics and mainstream intolerance
Predicting murder on Chicago’s South Side
From emails exchanged by employees of the U.S. State Department, an anonymous Iraqi man known here by the pseudonym Omar, and Omar’s brother. In 2011, Omar, who had worked as…
A 1981 recording of a police officer and a burglar discussing the robbery and murder of a pioneering mycologist
Of murder and mushrooms
From a November 19, 2012, blog post by John McAfee, the founder of the antivirus-software company McAfee, who in mid-November came under suspicion by Belizean police of murdering his neighbor…
The gruesome legacy of Mexico's antidrug campaign