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Oct. 24 2008 5:07 PM

Changeling Before Their Very Eyes

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

Summary Judgment: Figuring Out Changeling
Mark Jordan Legan takes us through the reviews of three new films: Changeling, starring Angelina Jolie and directed by Clint Eastwood; High School Musical 3: Senior Year; and Synecdoche, New York, the directing debut of noted screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. Listen to the segment.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

XX Factor: Who Requested Sarah Palin's $150,000 Makeover?
News broke Wednesday that Sarah Palin's campaign-trail wardrobe cost almost $150,000. "XX Factor" bloggers Nina Rastogi and Melinda Henneberger talk about whether Palin should be blamed for this. Listen to the segment.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

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Politics: When Mavericks Disagree
They call themselves a team of mavericks. And lately John McCain and Sarah Palin are living up to the name by disagreeing with each other. Alex Cohen talks toJohn Dickerson about the issues the Republican candidates are butting heads on. Listen to the segment.

What's Up, Doc?: Prozac Isn't the Same in a Kid's Body
What happens when children are treated with medicines tested only on adults? They can suffer bad side effects, according to a new study on the "off-label" use of drugs that have been specifically approved for adults. Dr. Sydney Spiesel explains the study's findings to Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Science

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

Foreigners

More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. What Exactly Is Holding Us Back?

  News & Politics
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  Business
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  Life
Outward
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  Double X
The XX Factor
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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
Jurisprudence
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  Sports
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