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Sept. 14 2007 3:11 PM

Braving the Box Office

Friday, Sept. 14, 2007

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Summary Judgment: Elah, Promises, Brave One
In the latest installment of Summary Judgment, we find out what critics are saying about Hollywood's latest offerings: In the Valley of Elah, Eastern Promises, and The Brave One. Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007

Jurisprudence: Sept. 11 Changed the Law, How We Talk About It
Terms such as Patriot Act, unlawful enemy combatant, and Guantanamo detainee weren't part of the average American vocabulary before Sept. 11, 2001. Dahlia Lithwick talks with Robert Smith about the legal issues that have arisen following the Sept. 11 attacks, and why they are significant. Listen to the segment.

Politics: Race for White House Goes Through Iraq Hearings
Five presidential candidates who are also U.S. senators will be questioning Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker on Tuesday. John Dickerson talks with Robert Smith about the politics surrounding the Iraq hearings in Congress this week. Listen to the segment.
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Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

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  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 18 2014 1:34 PM Americans Fault Obama for Giving Them Exactly the Anti-ISIS Strategy They Want
  Business
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Sept. 18 2014 2:18 PM The NFL Is Not a Nonprofit So why does it get to act like one?
  Life
Doonan
Sept. 18 2014 2:00 PM On the Death of My Homophobic Dog I named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
  Double X
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  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 2:32 PM Kern Your Enthusiasm: The Friendliness of Chicago
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 2:39 PM Here's How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.