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The Frightening Power of the Home-Schooling Lobby

As a small but fierce group fends off regulation, child neglect—and even abuse—is falling through the cracks.

Netanyahu and AIPAC Really Blew It by Opposing the Iran Deal So Vehemently

After the Virginia Shooting, New York Daily News’ Cover Crosses the Line

Laugh Factory

It’s not just the Fat Jew. Stealing jokes has become big business on the Internet.

Donald Trump’s Unwavering Popularity Among Women Is Troubling

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“Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People”

NBC producers recall the awkward tension in the control room after Kanye’s Katrina diatribe.


New York Bagel Places Put Way Too Much Cream Cheese on Their Bagels


“George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People”: Behind the Scenes of Kanye’s Katrina Moment  

Why Do New York Bagel Places Put So Much Cream Cheese on Their Bagels? A Slate Investigation.

The Story Behind the One-Pan, Nine-Minute Pasta Recipe That Took Over the Internet

Netflix’s Narcos Turns Figures From the ’80s Drug War Into Mythological Heroes and Villains

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