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Amen, Canada!

The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.

Politics
April 17 2015 12:45 PMHail to the ChiefRepublicans haven’t just rejected President Obama. They have adopted Benjamin Netanyahu as their leader.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 17 2015 9:03 AMKashmir’s Heroin HighwayThe war-torn region has become a major narcotics trafficking route, sparking a new Indian drug epidemic.
Foreigners
April 16 2015 8:00 PMDemocratic DifferencesWhat the Brits and the Americans should teach each other about elections.
Politics
April 16 2015 2:51 PMHillary Clinton’s Bad Campaign Finance IdeasShe’s right that money in politics is a problem. But suggesting a constitutional amendment is foolish.
View From Chicago
April 16 2015 9:46 AMMutual Funds’ Dark SideWhy airlines and other industries keep prices too high.
Politics
April 15 2015 7:00 PMObama’s Gift to Hillary ClintonNo modern-day president has left his potential successor a less scandal-plagued legacy than Barack Obama. 
War Stories
April 15 2015 12:01 PMPutin’s Hard SellWhy the Russian leader’s offer to sell missiles to Iran just made the nuclear deal more attractive.
Politics
April 14 2015 7:55 PMManufacturing AuthenticityWhat Hillary Clinton has going for her that other candidates don’t.
Jurisprudence
April 14 2015 3:37 PMIgnorance of the LawA recent Supreme Court ruling allows the kind of traffic stop that led to Walter Scott’s death.
History
April 14 2015 3:30 AMThousands of Women Ran for Office Before They Could VoteSome won!
Politics
April 13 2015 4:53 PMWhat the GOP Doesn’t Get About Latino VotersThey care more about economics than immigration.
Politics
April 12 2015 8:25 PMThe Indispensable Hillary ClintonWhy she is more vital to the future of the Democratic Party than even Democrats realize.
Culturebox
April 10 2015 9:01 PMIn Defense of the TakeNot all opinion journalism is glib and vapid.
Jurisprudence
April 10 2015 4:18 PMBrutal RealityWhen police wear body cameras, citizens are much safer.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 10 2015 9:12 AMSheikh of the SkiesTo curtail a growing pigeon problem, Dubai is turning to an ancient bird of prey.
Slate Plus
April 17 2015 11:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week. 
Foreigners
April 17 2015 3:33 AMHow Obama Abandoned IraqWhy the rise of ISIS and the fall of Iraq weren’t inevitable. 
Crime
April 16 2015 7:53 PMNew York City’s Brave New Police PolicyEvery city should copy it.
Slate Plus
April 16 2015 1:46 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of April 13, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Politics
April 15 2015 7:20 PMThe Irony Is Rich Hillary Clinton might be progressives’ best hope at campaign finance reform.  
Jurisprudence
April 15 2015 5:48 PMDismembered ProtectionsThese new abortion bans may be the most dangerous yet.
History
April 14 2015 9:29 PMRemembering History as FableThe emancipation of black Americans has been written out of our celebration of the Civil War’s end.
Politics
April 14 2015 6:54 PMForeign SaboteursWhen it comes to a Democratic president’s foreign policy, Republicans often side with America’s enemies.
Politics
April 14 2015 9:29 AMBig TalkerMarco Rubio’s candidacy—much like Obama’s—will rest on the power of words.
Politics
April 13 2015 6:10 PMMr. Runner-UpIt’s not that Sen. Marco Rubio can’t win. It’s that he’s almost no one’s first choice for the top job.
Jurisprudence
April 13 2015 1:51 PMThis Man Deserves a PardonVirginia is still imprisoning an almost certainly innocent man—even after he did the time.
Politics
April 12 2015 7:22 PMHillary Clinton’s Opening PitchHer presidential announcement offered warmth, hope, and a champion for “everyday Americans.”
Politics
April 10 2015 7:05 PMRand Paul’s First TestIf he can’t beat his father’s numbers in the Iowa caucus, he’s toast.
Crime
April 10 2015 4:03 PMHow Can We Restore Faith in Police?The NYPD’s former chief of department talks candidly about what police need to do to win back the public’s trust.
The Slate Quiz
April 10 2015 12:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.

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