Recordings from the 1969 concert and interviews with those who were there reveal how the festival became a scene of chaos, violence and death. Episode 2 brings you inside the concert and a day many don't want to remember.
50 years ago the Rolling Stones headlined a free concert that ended in chaos, with a young man killed feet from the stage as the Stones played. Episode 1 (of 2) explores the decisions that led up to this festival and asks, "Why didn't anyone stop it?"
4 years ago, Germany kept its borders open to a surge of refugees. Many of them settled in Frankfurt Oder, a city in eastern Germany. Now, longtime residents and new arrivals are grappling on an intimate level with changes that have polarized Europe.
In Jackson, Miss., 20 low-income women are a part of one of the first universal basic income pilot programs in the country, assessing a seemingly simple solution to end poverty: give people money — no strings attached.
In 2015, Prichard Colon suffered a major brain injury after a boxing match gone wrong. Specialists predicted he’d spend the rest of his life in a vegetative state. He can’t walk or talk, but he survived; now Colon is slowly trying to rebuild his life.
In Guatemala the U.S.-funded Centro Quédate — the Stay Here Center — teaches young people job skills in hopes of dissuading them from migrating to the United States. Whether it helps students make the decision — to stay or to go — is uncertain.
In the two decades since the shooting at Columbine High School, the school district has led the way in finding threats before they go too far. Much of that has come down to one man.
A new podcast from The Washington Post exploring stories of what it means to be human in today’s world.