Scenes From the Great Ex-Im Bank War of 2014
American Man Plants Flag in Remote Sudanese Region So His Daughter Can Be a Princess
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Anti-Clinton Fan Fiction and Why People Read It
What Actually Happened on Bastille Day, Anyway?
Rand Paul Has Snappy Insults for Rick Perry
Welcome to Free KievAs Russia becomes more oppressive, émigrés are seeking refuge in Ukraine’s capital.
I Don’t Know This GuyDemocrats in red states are panicking about Obama showing up to campaign for them.
Angela Merkel Is Very AngryIn expelling the CIA station chief in Berlin, she’s sending a serious message to Obama.
You Don’t Have to Move to ScandinaviaAmerican towns are also spending more on social programs as inequality rises.
The Sci-Fi Writers’ WarThey predicted and possibly inspired the conflict in the Ukraine, and now they’re fighting it.
View From Chicago
Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama Is a LoserBecause of the American conception of presidential power.
Media Ignorance: The Electrifying Conclusion
A Lesson About Details From Bob Goodlatte
Roads & Kingdoms
The Strangest Sport No One KnowsIn the highlands near Mumbai, practitioners of Mallakhamb perform curious acrobatic feats using poles, ropes … and castor oil.
Meet Joe Carr, the Last Tea Party Senate Challenger of 2014
A Republican Attacks His Republican Opponent for Being Rich
David Plotz Says GoodbyeI’ve loved editing Slate. Now it’s Julia Turner’s turn to run the magazine.
Did Netanyahu Just Say What He Really Thinks About a Two-State Solution?
Why Rahm Emanuel’s Donors Are Getting Frisky
Is Israel Killing Indiscriminately in Gaza?
Coming Soon: The FEC Complaint (and Election Challenge) in Mississippi
Is the Supreme Court Out of Order? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks the Roberts court on Moyers & Company.
Why Rand Paul Is Not the “2016 GOP Front-Runner,” in One Chart
India Debates Raising Its Shockingly Low Poverty Line
Former Ohio Governor Ready to Forgive LeBron James
The Border Crisis Is a Reminder That the U.S. Isn’t Immune From Events in Its Own Region
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"Impeaching Obama" is Just a Fundraising Gimmick (for Now)
The Slate Quiz
Play the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.