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"The Weekly" is a narrative documentary series focusing on the stories behind The New York Times's headlines. Each half-hour episode features a Times journalist investigating one of the most pressing issues of the day. With more than 1,550 journalists scattered across 160 countries, The Times produces 2,500 stories a week -- investigative reports, political scoops, cultural dispatches. And each week, "The Weekly" tells one of these stories in a visual way. The series is FX's and The New York Times's first major foray into TV news.

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An investigation into an overlooked moment when top U.S. law enforcement officials had an opportunity to take on the drugmaker that was planting the seeds for the opioid crisis, but instead chose a less aggressive path.
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Examining YouTube's influence over Brazil's election process and the control that the social media outlet could have on other aspects of a country's trajectory.
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A circle of young activists pushes the Democratic Party further to the left as its presidential candidates vie to unseat President Trump.
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A tragic story about Facebook scammers who pose as American servicemen and prey on vulnerable women; the tech company that does little to stop it.
aired 27 days ago
New York City taxi drivers are pushed to bankruptcy, foreclosure, and even suicide; a yearlong investigation into the collapse of the taxi medallion industry reveals how the system was rigged against the drivers, and who profited from it.
aired 34 days ago
A tiny school in rural Louisiana attracts national attention for sending students to the Ivy League; a New York Times investigation shows that the viral success stories were full of deception, and that the truth was much darker.
aired 41 days ago
As an iconic car company transforms itself into a tech company, thousands of auto workers stand to lose their jobs.
aired 48 days ago
With exclusive documents, photos, interviews and found footage, "The Weekly" and The New York Times' Washington reporters piece together an anatomy of President Trump's inauguration, the most expensive inaugural weekend the country has ever seen.
aired 55 days ago
The lives of an idealistic American couple bicycling around the world and a group of young men radicalized by ISIS tragically intersect on a remote mountain pass.
aired 62 days ago
The untold story of baby Constantin, who spends most of his first 10 months of life separated from his parents by the U.S. government.
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An investigation into Apple's supply chain uncovers how the gold in iPhones might trace back to violent paramilitary groups that extort, and sometimes kill, Colombian miners.
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Investigating who pays the bill and who reaps the profits when the medicine a family needs to survive costs $1.5 million a year.

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