Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of killing his former girlfriend, high school senior Hae Min Lee, in a Best Buy parking lot in 1999, is not going to get a new trial, Maryland’s highest court ruled on Friday. Perhaps you recognize the name; this is the case that practically made podcasting a ‘thing.’ His story, and allegations of ineffective counsel by a lawyer who’s dead, failure to interview an alibi witness, questionable witness testimony, and withheld evidence, was told by the podcast ‘Serial.’ Read more

The flaw in the survey is that people define what is stressful and while soldiers and firefighters would pass muster by any standard — potentially dying on the job seems like a reasonable benchmark — and maybe airline pilots can claim stress from the perception of danger, there’s no explaining why broadcasters and news reporters (No. 7 on the list) make the list other than being notorious complainers. Read more