News and Politics
News and Politics
Foreigners
July 17 2015 8:43 PMThe Chattanooga Killings Aren’t TerrorismThey are a rational, horrific act of war.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 17 2015 12:29 PMSlow Boat to YemenWith thousands fleeing the war-torn country, getting in isn’t that easy. 
The Slate Quiz
July 17 2015 1:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Plus Roundups
July 16 2015 3:07 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 13, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Crime
July 15 2015 6:34 PMObama Wants to End Mass IncarcerationCan he?
Jurisprudence
July 14 2015 3:19 PMFates Worse Than Death?Justice Kennedy’s own logic shows why he should make the Supreme Court abolish capital punishment.
Foreigners
July 14 2015 1:03 PMEl Chapo’s Next MoveWill the drug lord rebuild his empire or simply disappear?
Foreigners
July 14 2015 8:45 AMA Huge DealThis agreement will shrink wrap Iran’s nuclear program for a generation.
Politics
July 13 2015 7:17 PMScott Walker Is the Perfect GOP Candidate    Why aren’t I more excited about him?
Dispatches
July 10 2015 7:28 PMEurope Didn’t WinGreece’s leaders appear to have folded. But the rift between its citizens and the rest of the continent won’t be so easily fixed.
Jurisprudence
July 10 2015 1:54 PMOfficial ActsFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell just lost his best chance of staying out of prison.
Politics
July 10 2015 11:14 AMAmericans Shouldn’t Fear Mexican ImmigrantsBut Mexican immigrants have every right to fear Americans.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 10 2015 9:09 AMThe Strongest Man in IndiaHow Manoj Chopra went from male beauty contests and fistfights to flipping cars and inspiring millions of Indians.
Crime
July 10 2015 5:45 AM“Prosecution Is About Locking Black People Up”A former black prosecutor on why there aren’t more black prosecutors.
Politics
July 9 2015 10:35 PMLoss LeaderDonald Trump must really want to be president. Because he is letting his brand take a beating.
Politics
July 17 2015 6:13 PMThe Case for Covering TrumpThe Donald can’t win the nomination, but the media has a duty to cover his bigoted, doomed, PR stunt of a campaign anyway.
The Slatest
July 17 2015 12:13 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?How I learned that you shouldn’t assume the worst of people solely because they disagree with you about a TV show.
Jurisprudence
July 16 2015 8:05 PMWhen Prosecutors Believe the UnbelievableA man is finally freed, but that doesn’t mean the system worked.
Politics
July 16 2015 9:14 AMGoing the DistanceScott Walker has a disciplined stump speech that delights conservatives. And he can deliver it in his sleep.
War Stories
July 14 2015 5:49 PMWhy Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Neocons Hate the Iran DealHint: It has nothing to do with the deal.
Politics
July 14 2015 3:08 PMTwo AmericasHillary Clinton and Scott Walker have utterly different visions for our future.
War Stories
July 14 2015 12:58 PMThe Art of the DealCongress has a clear choice: Approve this deal or watch Iran grow stronger. 
Politics
July 13 2015 10:51 PMThe Audacity to WinScott Walker wants to be the GOP’s bold, safe choice. 
Politics
July 13 2015 6:18 PMMade in WisconsinScott Walker thinks being governor will make him a great president. Actually, that’s unlikely.
Politics
July 10 2015 3:41 PMThe Real Immigration Wild Card Republicans are scared of what Donald Trump will say on the debate stage—but it’s John Kasich who could really shake things up.
Culturebox
July 10 2015 1:37 PMAs the South Looks BackwardI grew up in the South and spent years battling my own racism. As the flag comes down, here’s what I learned.
Behind the Scenes
July 10 2015 9:25 AMThe Great J-School DebateFour Slate-sters (and journalism school grads) dish on the pros and cons of going to journalism school.
Plus Roundups
July 10 2015 8:04 AMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 6, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
The Slate Quiz
July 10 2015 1:30 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
July 9 2015 1:02 PMHow Republicans Can Still Make Gay Marriage a Winning IssueLiberals won the legal ruling, but conservatives can still define what marriage means.

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