In 1982, I wrote a story about AIDS that mentioned 958 cases had been reported worldwide. Forty years on, the total is 75 million. I'm reposting the piece as a document of what it was like to be in NYC at the dawn of the crisis.
In September 1999, ESPN Magazine sent me to Littleton, Colorado, to chronicle the aftermath of what was then the worst high school shooting in American history. For a glimpse at how little has changed in the last 25 years, here's a look back at what I wrote about Columbine High School soon after the massacre.