The Weekly season 1
The Weekly season 1 episodes list:
A tiny school in rural Louisiana attracted national attention for sending students to the Ivy League. But a New York Times investigation shows that the viral success stories were full of deception, and that the truth was much darker.
New York City taxi drivers have been pushed to bankruptcy, foreclosure - 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.
The separation of children from their families at the border remains among the most controversial practices of the Trump administration. The Weekly uncovers the untold story of Baby Constantin, who spent most of his first 10 months of life separated from his parents by the American government.
An idealistic American couple bicycling around the world. A group of young men radicalized by ISIS. The Weekly investigates how these lives tragically intersected on a remote mountain pass.
With exclusive documents, photos, interviews and found footage, The Weekly and The New York Times's Washington reporters piece together an anatomy of President Trump's inauguration, the most expensive inaugural weekend the country has ever seen.
As an iconic car company transforms itself into a tech company, thousands of auto workers will lose their jobs. No one thinks it's fair, but does the American economy have room for fairness anymore?
A tragic story about Facebook scammers who pose as American servicemen and prey on vulnerable women – and the tech company that does little to stop it.
A look at the young activists who are trying to push the Democratic party further to the left.
An examination of the role YouTube played a role in the election of a right-wing president in Brazil. If YouTube can influence a huge country's trajectory, what else can YouTube do?
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.
What happens when the medicine a family needs to survive costs $1.5 million a year? Who pays the bill? And who's reaping the profits?
Blood diamonds. Blood smartphones. We investigate a supply chain, uncovering how the gold in your smartphone might trace back to violent paramilitary groups that extort, and sometimes kill, Colombian miners.
Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election felt like a bolt from the blue. But Moscow reportedly used crude versions of the same tactics, to great effect, a decade earlier in Estonia.
Johnson & Johnson insisted that its baby powder was safe. However, asbestos within the company was linked to ovarian cancer. Reporters Tiffany Hsu and Roni Caryn Rabin investigate.
After 9/11, he was a national hero: America's Mayor. Now his back-channel work in Ukraine has helped spark an impeachment process that may forever tarnish both him and his client, President Trump. What happened to Rudy Giuliani?
New York's school system is among the most segregated in the country. Student activists are demanding change. A new school's chancellor seeks to deliver equal opportunities for all.
Most Americans don't know Donald McGahn's name. But they will be living with his legacy for decades to come. The Weekly tells the story of one of the most influential people in the Trump administration.
On the program: police breathalyzers. The Weekly investigates one of the most widely used forensic tools in law enforcement.
A yoga studio combines a power hierarchy, sweaty bodies, intimate touching and an absence of dialogue. The Weekly investigates the culture of sexualized yoga, unwelcome adjustments and outright assault in one of the most accessible, affordable forms of group fitness in America.
When Mexican forces came to arrest the son of the notorious drug lord, "El Chapo", it was the spark that ignited all-out war on the streets of Culiacán. Using never-before-seen video, and exclusive accounts from eyewitnesses, The Weekly investigates how the Sinaloa Drug Cartel took on the Mexican army, and won.
Over several months, “The Weekly” embedded with a team of creative young engineers developing the perfect deepfake — not to manipulate markets or game an election, but to warn the public about the dangers of technology meant to dupe them. The team picked one of the internet’s most recognizable personalities, the comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan, who unwittingly provided the inspiration for the engineers’ deepfake moonshot. Can they perfect the technology before someone else pulls off the ultimate scam? Or do they risk introducing a tool that can forever be used to cloud the truth?