Friday, Feb. 8, 2008
Summary Judgment: Not So Wild for Fool's
Shipwrecks, hitmen, and cowboy hats: Mark Jordan Legan tells us what the critics are saying about Fool's Gold,In Bruges, and Vince Vaughn'sWild West Comedy Show. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: Hayden Says Water-Boarding Could Be Illegal
The CIA director said Thursday that water-boarding could be illegal. This comes after Attorney General Michael Mukasey refused to discuss the legality of the interrogation method. Alex Chadwick talks to Dahlia Lithwick about Hayden's remarks and what they mean for the White House. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.