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The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades.

Reporters from Planet Money bought a toxic asset that turned out to be an encyclopedia of the financial crisis.

Richard Ravitch has helped fix three governmental crises, so what makes it so much harder for him to solve the state's current financial crisis?

Stories of people held captive — by criminals, by paperwork, and in one man's case, his own body — and the ways they try to cope.

Blanketing a country in aid and money has never really worked so well. Is there a chance things could be different in Haiti?

Stories of bridges from three different countries, including one in China that's famous for its massive size and its high suicide rate.

The inside story of one company that made hundreds of millions of dollars for itself while worsening the financial crisis for the rest of us.

A man finds himself in a train station in India, with no idea how he got there or who he is. That, and other stories of filling in the blank.
We asked our contributors to predict real events that will happen to them and the people they know in 2010.