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Joe Biden’s “end of summer” decision is near.

Politics
Aug. 2 2015 9:38 PMHow Ferguson Changed AmericaA year ago Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown. What has followed has been the greatest national reckoning on racism since the beating of Rodney King.
Politics
July 31 2015 7:42 PMNot Fit to LeadThe Iran hearings have shown how the Republican Party can no longer be trusted with the presidency.
Politics
July 31 2015 1:17 PMMr. MannersWhy Donald Trump may play the choir boy in next week’s GOP debate.
Behind the Scenes
July 31 2015 9:30 AMGetting It RightWe ain’t perfect. Corrections czar Miriam Krule on Slate’s policies on factual errors and typos.  
The Slate Quiz
July 31 2015 5:50 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Plus Roundups
July 30 2015 4:05 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
Jurisprudence
July 29 2015 2:21 PMHow America Can Prosecute More Poachers Like the Alleged Lion KillerA four-word fix would do it.
Politics
July 29 2015 11:55 AMHow to Fix Our InterstatesHint: Not with more asphalt.
Crime
July 29 2015 5:53 AMLast Man StandingNothing can stop the bipartisan coalition pressing for criminal justice reform. Nothing, except maybe Bill Otis.
Foreigners
July 27 2015 9:54 PMPlease Stop Talking, John KerryAmerica’s chief diplomat is saying way too much about the Iran deal.
History
July 26 2015 7:07 PMDouble GenocideLithuania wants to erase its ugly history of Nazi collaboration—by accusing Jewish partisans who fought the Germans of war crimes.
Low Concept
July 24 2015 6:04 PMDoes Donald Trump Own It?Test your knowledge of Donald Trump’s varied holdings.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 24 2015 9:01 AMTrouble in UtopiaIndia’s Auroville was envisioned as an international community free of government, money, religion, and strife. It hasn’t exactly worked out quite as planned.
Crime
July 23 2015 8:17 PMWhy Was Sandra Bland Still in Jail?She couldn’t pay her bond. How a bail system the Justice Department has called unconstitutional may have contributed to her death.
War Stories
July 23 2015 7:20 PMBad PostureRepublican opponents of the Iran deal come off looking like they want war.
Politics
Aug. 1 2015 3:18 PM“Protect Us Against Our Enemies”The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.     
Jurisprudence
July 31 2015 2:16 PMJudge Denies Legal Personhood to Chimps—for NowLGBTQ cases show that rights are not defined by who exercised them in the past.
Culturebox
July 31 2015 10:57 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 31 2015 9:09 AMEurope’s Waiting RoomThe Syrian civil war has turned Edirne, Turkey, back into the waystation for refugees that it was nearly a century ago.
Foreigners
July 30 2015 5:59 PMEurope’s Other CrackdownAzerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression. 
Dispatches
July 29 2015 2:54 PMWho Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now?A lot of people. And the country has never been less equipped to absorb them.
View From Chicago
July 29 2015 1:58 PMIt’s Not Donating. It’s Selling.Fertility clinics’ feeble justifications for fixing the price of human eggs.
War Stories
July 29 2015 11:06 AMJust PunishmentJonathan Pollard was one of the worst traitors of the 20th century. He deserved to languish as long as he did.
Politics
July 28 2015 11:56 AMSarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican CandidatesSarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 3:45 PMThe Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Foreigners
July 24 2015 9:32 PMPoison ControlMuch of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the U.S. can help the journalists who are not.
Culturebox
July 24 2015 4:28 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The one story that trumped them all.
The Slate Quiz
July 24 2015 1:30 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Plus Roundups
July 23 2015 7:46 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 20, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Politics
July 23 2015 5:26 PMBad PollsWhy you should ignore all those new numbers that say Hillary is doomed.

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