News and Politics
The World
Oct. 15 2014 2:12 PMNigeria Didn’t Actually Do an Amazing Job Containing Ebola
Politics
Oct. 14 2014 6:30 PMWhy Don’t We Have an Ebola Vaccine?Washington missed its chance to be prepared. Now, politicians are fighting over whom to blame.
Politics
Oct. 14 2014 5:38 PMArchbishop, Confess!Does Archbishop Charles Chaput give Catholic Republicans wiggle room on the death penalty?
Jurisprudence
Oct. 14 2014 4:06 PMThis Year’s Most Outrageous Anti-Abortion StrategyTennessee out-crazies all the other states with its proposed constitutional amendment.
Politics
Oct. 13 2014 7:12 PMBlack and BlueWhy more diverse police departments won’t put an end to police misconduct. 
The World
Oct. 13 2014 3:10 PMVladimir Putin’s Tiger Is Lost in China
Politics
Oct. 10 2014 5:14 PMThe Wrong Side of the MajorityThom Tillis says most North Carolinians are against gay marriage. He couldn’t be more wrong.
Propublica
Oct. 10 2014 2:51 PMThe Story Behind That DEA Facebook ImpersonatorAnd other great watchdog journalism from this week.
Roads & Kingdoms
Oct. 10 2014 11:40 AMA Lens to the FrontA homegrown Iraqi photo agency is telling stories no one else can.
The World
Oct. 10 2014 8:53 AMDon’t Reduce Malala Yousafzai to a Cuddly Caricature of the “Bravest Girl in the World”
Jurisprudence
Oct. 9 2014 4:52 PMStop Draggin’ My Heart AroundThe Supreme Court is harming people with its inscrutable gay marriage actions.
Politics
Oct. 9 2014 3:19 PMBush HuggersDemocrats running for office would rather attach themselves to leading Republicans than their own president.
Politics
Oct. 9 2014 10:53 AMThe Next Assault on Civil RightsThe Roberts court has been hostile toward voting rights and affirmative action. Its next target is the Fair Housing Act.
Politics
Oct. 9 2014 5:25 AMThe Battle for the AirwavesDemocrats just buried their Republican opponents in an avalanche of TV ad buys across the key battleground states.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 8 2014 5:10 PMWhat Constitutes an Emergency?The Supreme Court will stay a lower court’s ruling only for the benefit of politics, not people.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 15 2014 11:07 AMJustice for SaleThe Supreme Court is poised to make judicial elections even more corrupt. 
Politics
Oct. 14 2014 5:39 PMTribal PoliticsStudies suggest the overwhelming motivation behind voter ID laws is hyper-partisanship, not racism.
Politics
Oct. 14 2014 4:44 PMThe Lesser of Two LessersWhich Kentucky Senate candidate was more disingenuous?
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 14 2014 2:34 PMMeet Chris KirkSix questions with Slate’s interactives editor.
Politics
Oct. 13 2014 3:18 PMMidterm Mind GamesWith three weeks left, Republicans and Democrats are now engaged in psychological warfare.
The World
Oct. 13 2014 10:24 AMDid Russia Really Boost Its Birthrate by Promising New Mothers Prize Money and Refrigerators?
Politics
Oct. 10 2014 2:51 PMThe Next Culture WarThe battle over same-sex marriage is drawing to a close. What will we fight about now?
Slate Picks
Oct. 10 2014 1:04 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Interactives editor Chris Kirk shares what intrigued him at the magazine this week.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 10 2014 10:16 AMHow to Predict a Voting Rights DecisionThe Supreme Court just made it harder to vote in some states and easier in others.
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 9 2014 11:55 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
The World
Oct. 9 2014 4:01 PMKim Jong-un Hasn’t Been Seen for 37 Days. Where Could the North Korean Leader Possibly Be?
Politics
Oct. 9 2014 2:58 PMISIS South of the BorderRepublicans in tight races are hoping the jihadists will help get them elected.
Foreigners
Oct. 9 2014 10:28 AMCapturing the NewsPresident Erdogan’s new style of media censorship is less brutal—and much more effective.
War Stories
Oct. 8 2014 6:18 PMA Creeping SensationIf he’s not careful, President Obama is about to be sucked into a wider war in the Middle East.
Politics
Oct. 8 2014 2:42 PMHigher LearningWhat the next wave of pot-legalizing states can learn from Colorado and Washington.

READ MORE STORIES