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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.
Books
Oct. 8 2014 1:49 PMMonkey BusinessPolitical journalism got personal long before Gary Hart had an affair.
The World
Oct. 8 2014 12:08 PMTop Russian Officials Are Starting to Realize That the Country’s Economy Is in Big Trouble
The World
Oct. 6 2014 11:44 PMThis Year’s Nobel Peace Prize Winner: Nobody
Politics
Oct. 6 2014 6:01 PMTax Cuts Uber AllesHow Republicans plan to cook the books if they win in November.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2014 1:45 PMYour Guide to the Gay Marriage FightEach state’s legal status on gay marriage, mapped.
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.
The World
Oct. 8 2014 2:36 PMHow the Fall of a Small Syrian City Could Be ISIS’s Most Devastating Blow Yet
Politics
Oct. 8 2014 12:21 PMHey! Do You Want to Save America? Give Me $5.Why political fundraising emails represent everything that’s wrong with our politics.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Oct. 7 2014 6:29 PMTiny Little PistolsThe justices wonder what dangers lurk in a half-inch beard.
Politics
Oct. 6 2014 8:48 PMJuvenile InjusticeJunior Smith was a troubled kid who needed help. Instead, West Virginia threw him in jail.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2014 3:59 PMThe Right Outcome for the Wrong ReasonsThe Supreme Court is missing its moment to lead on gay marriage (and maybe that’s what it wants).
Foreigners
Oct. 3 2014 10:23 PMA Suicide PactISIS’s beheading videos have done nothing but mobilize the West for war.

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