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The Week in Photos

A spotlight on the aftermath of MH17 and the conflict in Gaza.

Weigel
July 25 2014 10:05 PMBuzzenfreude and Plagiarism
Weigel
July 25 2014 5:50 PMIt Is Legal (Again) to Unlock Your Cellphone
The World
July 25 2014 4:57 PMThe Senate’s Ambassador Backlog Is Getting Ridiculous
Roads & Kingdoms
July 25 2014 3:10 PMHonduras’ Killing FieldsIn these rural lands, poverty, murder, and injustice fuel a battle between farmers and rich landowners.
Over There
July 25 2014 2:11 PMWhat It's Like to Report in Conflict Zones TodayMore risk, less money—but just as important.
The World
July 25 2014 12:28 PMThe Middle East’s Growing Population of Stateless Children
Weigel
July 25 2014 10:57 AMDinesh D’Souza and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
Frame Game
July 25 2014 6:00 AM“Skip the Commentary, Find the Reporting”How Will Saletan kept up with this week’s news from Israel and Gaza.
Politics
July 24 2014 8:47 PMPaul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Is PaternalisticIt’s also a thoughtful, compassionate blueprint for a better social safety net.
Politics
July 24 2014 6:43 PMThe Crisis in Black HomeownershipHow the recession turned owners into renters and obliterated black American wealth.
Foreigners
July 24 2014 6:11 PMIsrael’s Media BlackoutWhy aren’t Israeli journalists questioning their military’s devastation in Gaza?
Weigel
July 24 2014 5:55 PMAn Instant-Classic “War on Women” Whiff
Photography
July 24 2014 5:05 PMUnder the ShellsGripping images of Gaza under siege.
Jurisprudence
July 24 2014 4:32 PMArizona’s Botched ExecutionThe state claims that witnesses are lying about the two-hour debacle.
Weigel
July 24 2014 2:55 PMRand Paul and Paul Ryan Are Both Talking About Criminal Justice Reform. How Did That Happen?
Foreigners
July 25 2014 9:30 PMRussia’s Corrupt Chokehold on EuropeHow Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided.
Weigel
July 25 2014 5:42 PMA Confusing Attempt to Denounce Obamacare
Politics
July 25 2014 3:15 PMThe Poor Don’t Need a Life CoachAmerica’s poor need bigger checks, not a “life plan.”
Weigel
July 25 2014 2:15 PMHow Did a Virginia Conservative Activist Become the Star of a North Carolina Abortion Ad?
The World
July 25 2014 2:06 PMWest Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Is Spiraling Out of Control
Politics
July 25 2014 11:14 AMA Budget Cut by Any Other NamePaul Ryan is promising his sweeping poverty reforms won’t mean less money for the poor. History says otherwise.
Weigel
July 25 2014 9:13 AMLibertarians Think They’ve Found a Smoking Gun in the Halbig Case
The Slate Quiz
July 24 2014 11:45 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
July 24 2014 7:43 PMThe Man the Chamber of Commerce Can’t BeatRep. Justin Amash was supposed to be an easy target for GOP centrists. He is on his way to an easy victory.
Foreigners
July 24 2014 6:43 PMPutin’s PalStephen Cohen was once considered a top Russia historian. Now he publishes odd defenses of Vladimir Putin. The Nation just published his most outrageous one yet.
The World
July 24 2014 5:56 PMWhy Getting a Gaza Cease-Fire Will Be Much Harder This Time Around
Jurisprudence
July 24 2014 5:41 PMGambling With DeathIs the Supreme Court poised to abolish the death penalty?
Weigel
July 24 2014 4:50 PMThe Death of Immigration Reform in Two Rubio Family Quotes
Politics
July 24 2014 3:03 PMGiving Them the BusinessIs it wise for Republicans to attack Democrats for their wealth and business experience?
The World
July 24 2014 2:36 PMEurope’s Refugee Crisis Is a Lot Like America’s, but Much Worse

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