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Journalist Pete Madden details how he reported and, finally, published an investigation into the former “king of chess.”
A New Yorker dive into Saudi Arabia's new leader and a Huffington post that reveals hidden facts about waterboarding top our list of must reads this week.
How Donald Trump's presidency may ultimately end up doing good for the country.
Here's an interesting, and insightful, anecdote about The Donald from December 1989, when Trump, accompanied by his executive assistant, Norma Foerderer, flew on his private jet to Japan, where he hoped to drum up business for his struggling real-estate empire.
Our favorite articles and stories from the week, including reporting by ProPublica and the Center for Investigative Reporting
If you need to add something to your reading queue, check out our picks for the week here.
The best investigative stories you may have missed this week.