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Politics
Dec. 15 2014 6:11 PMJeb Bush Wants You to Read His EmailAnd that may be just the beginning of a very different presidential run.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 1:52 PMPrejudice All AroundIn Ferguson, all sides failed to adjust their opinions to the evidence.
Politics
Dec. 15 2014 1:24 PMThe GOP’s Tortured LogicRepublicans have widely accepted Cheney’s defense of torture. If Obama is acting like a monarch, how were the Bush administration’s actions not far worse?
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 6:23 PMCIA on the CouchWhy there would have been no torture without the psychologists.
Propublica
Dec. 12 2014 4:17 PMExploding Trains, Horrific Labor Camps, and Prison Corruption#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 12 2014 8:08 AMShow Me the YuanSuperagent Sheng Li wants to bring Hollywood-style talent management to Chinese sports. 
The World
Dec. 11 2014 4:09 PMAl-Qaida Is No Longer the Worldwide Leader in Terror
The World
Dec. 11 2014 12:13 PMWhy Hasn’t the Torture Report Sparked Anti-American Protests?
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 6:59 PMOur System for Prosecuting Cops Is BrokenHere’s a better way to pursue justice when police officers kill in the line of duty.
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 4:16 PMEnding the Forever WarWhen will we stop using a September 2001 authorization of military force to sanction our overseas conflicts?
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 3:09 PMThe Refreshing Candor of Mitch McConnellHe may be cold-blooded, but the new Senate Majority Leader may be exactly what the Senate needs.
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 2:02 PMThe Most-Read Conservative Media You’ve Never Heard OfA new generation of conservative news sites are mixing clickbait with Obama bashing to rake in huge audiences.
Politics
Dec. 9 2014 11:58 PMDid the CIA Go Rogue After 9/11?The Senate Intelligence Report raises painful questions about who watches the watchers.
View From Chicago
Dec. 9 2014 4:39 PMWhy Obama Won’t Prosecute TorturersThey clearly violated the law.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2014 8:13 AMGrand Juries Should Be AbolishedThe secrecy, lack of oversight, and disregard for the rules of evidence do not serve justice.
The World
Dec. 15 2014 3:48 PMWhat America Learned About Torture From Israel and Britain
The World
Dec. 15 2014 1:26 PMHow Serious Is Australia’s Terrorism Problem?
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 8:05 PMA Subtle HighDespite Congress’ attempts to block D.C.’s legalization, there’s a major pro-pot provision hidden in the 2015 spending bill.
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 4:36 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Betsy Woodruff’s assessment of Slate’s #WarOnChristmas beat.
Politics
Dec. 12 2014 12:35 PMTea Party DemocratsDoes President Obama have a rebellion brewing in his ranks?
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 11 2014 11:58 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Dec. 11 2014 3:03 PMDown and OutThe Democratic Party’s losses at the state level are almost unprecedented, and could cripple it for a long time to come.
Politics
Dec. 11 2014 10:58 AMInformed BiasWhile blacks see the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island almost identically, whites see them as dramatically different. Why is that?
War Stories
Dec. 10 2014 5:16 PMThere’s No Way Bush and Cheney Didn’t KnowThe Senate Intelligence Committee suggests that the White House knew everything about the CIA’s torture program but the details.
The World
Dec. 10 2014 3:46 PMThe U.S. Isn’t Prosecuting Anyone for CIA Torture. But What About Other Countries? 
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 2:29 PMThe Torture TabooTorture is becoming a partisan issue, and that’s not good for anyone. Here’s how to prevent it.
Politics
Dec. 10 2014 11:37 AMWho’s Afraid of the Torture Report?No one.
Politics
Dec. 9 2014 5:51 PMPolitical SacrificeWhy Democrats are feeding Jonathan Gruber to the wolves.
The World
Dec. 9 2014 3:23 PMSyria Is Breaking the Planet’s Bank
Frame Game
Dec. 8 2014 11:53 PMA Conservative Case for Gay MarriageHow to talk to your antigay religious relatives about same-sex unions.

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