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The Wrath of GrapesBy Bruce Schoenfeld, New York Times MagazineA band of upstart winemakers is trying to redefine what California wine should taste like—and enraging America’s most famous oenophile in the process.
Holy CropBy Abrahm Lustgarten and Naveena Sadasivam, Medium’s MatterHow Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in the West
The Boy Who Burned InsideBy Maria Cramer, Boston GlobeThere was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him—up to him to end it.
The Secret History of Ultimate Marvel, the Experiment That Changed Superheroes ForeverBy Abraham Riesman, VultureIt’s a story of desperate ambition, shocking triumph, and fevered imagination. But it’s also a cautionary tale: one about pushing limits too far, holding on too long, and learning to accept the forces of entropy. Here, then, is the tale of Ultimate Marvel, one of entertainment’s greatest reboots—but also living proof that all reboots can become victims of their own success.
Who killed Alberto Nisman?By Wyre Davies, BBC MagazineIn January a high-profile prosecutor was found in a pool of blood in his bathroom, days before he was due to release a report condemning the Argentine government. Wyre Davies examines claims that he was murdered and that the investigation into his death was bungled.