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The most well-known image of Kitty Genovese is her 1961 mug shot, taken after a minor gambling arrest. The New York Times Photo Archive/Courtesy of WW Norton hide caption

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Author Interviews

What Really Happened The Night Kitty Genovese Was Murdered?

Thirty-eight people witnessed Genovese's murder in Queens, N.Y., and didn't do a thing about it, according to news reports from 1964. Fifty years later, a new book tells a different story.

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Parallels

My (Brief) Detention By Iran's Morality Police

NPR's Deborah Amos had a recent run-in with the "morals police" in Tehran. Her three-hour confinement revealed the gap between the enforcers and a generation chafing under strict behavior codes.

Sun, surf and sermons: At the Daytona Beach Drive In Christian Church in Florida, parishioners attend services by parking their cars in a grassy lot. Amy Kiley/WMFE hide caption

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Religion

Roadside Service: Drive-In Church Brings God To Your Car

Around the country, some parishes are embracing social media or scheduling services around sporting events to draw worshipers. In Florida, one church offers congregants a drive-in altar by the sea.

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