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A series exploring fascinating, forgotten moments in history and how they've transformed our present. This multimedia article format brings readers on a historical journey, guiding them through the event's most important moments beat by beat.

Our Flashpoint series is best experienced with headphones on.

Losing Paradise

How Tuvalu could become one of the first nations to disappear due to climate change.

The Witches You Couldn't Burn

How the witch hunts of the U.S. and Western Europe targeted women on the margins.

Hawaii’s Unfulfilled Promise

The United States agreed to repatriate Native Hawaiian lands. Hawaiians are still waiting.

Chile's Secret Internet

In the 1970s, Chile created a Marxist internet. Then came the coup.

El Salvador’s Prison Crisis

Nayib Bukele’s crackdown on gangs made cities safe — then it backfired.