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Join Slate’s open thread for the week of Dec. 18.

The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 11:22 PMMore Than 1,100 Flights Canceled in a Truly Awful Day at Atlanta Airport
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 7:22 PMSenator-Elect Doug Jones Says Trump Shouldn’t Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 4:19 PMPutin Thanks Trump for CIA Tip That Helped Foil Terror Attacks in Russia
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 10:39 AMMueller Team Pushes Back, Denies Accusation it Unlawfully Got Trump Transition Emails
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2017 5:03 PMThe Pentagon Spent $22 Million in Under-the-Radar Program to Study UFOs
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2017 3:02 PMTrump Celebrates Apparent Tax Cut Victory: “One of the Great Christmas Gifts”
Jurisprudence
Dec. 15 2017 8:04 PMJudge Kozinski’s Opinion in this 2001 Sexual Harassment Case Is Even More Alarming NowAlex Kozinski has enormous power over his law clerks. He has even more over litigants who come before him.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 15 2017 5:49 PMCollusion Doesn’t Have to Be CriminalEven if Mueller doesn’t find a smoking gun, Trump still might be in Putin’s pocket.
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2017 5:25 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: How to Shut Down a Russia Investigation Without Looking Completely Craven About It
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2017 3:59 PMGOP Will Release Its Final Tax Bill in a Friday Night News Dump
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2017 1:01 PMTrump’s Nominees Think Life Tenure in the Federal Judiciary Should Be Handed Out Like a Participation Trophy
Jurisprudence
Dec. 15 2017 11:20 AMStates’ Rights No MoreThe GOP’s new concealed carry bill is as unconstitutional as it is unprecedented.
Readme
Dec. 15 2017 8:00 AMThe Secret Vice of Power Women 
The Slatest
Dec. 14 2017 10:58 PMBannon Affiliated Dark Money Group Launches Attack Ads on Robert Mueller
The Slatest
Dec. 14 2017 9:12 PMJudge Alex Kozinski Faces Judicial Conduct Inquiry Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 7:57 PMSteelers’ Winning Touchdown Catch Not a Catch, Because “Completing the Process” or Something
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 6:21 PMTrump: “I’m Not” Considering Firing Robert Mueller
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2017 2:53 PMFox News Host Suggests “We Have a Coup on Our Hands in America”
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2017 5:39 PMMelania Trump’s Popularity Has Soared 17 Points Since January
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2017 4:09 PMMassive California Wildfire Grows to State’s Third-Largest on Record
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2017 11:54 AMCDC Reportedly Bans Seven Words, Including “Fetus” and “Transgender”
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2017 6:41 PMToday in Conservative Media: The Real Sexual Harassment Problem Is Feminism
The Angle
Dec. 15 2017 5:44 PMThe Angle: Really Judgy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jeanine Pirro, concealed carry, and The Last Jedi’s plot twist.
Politics
Dec. 15 2017 4:08 PMTrump’s Favorite JudgeFox News’ Jeanine Pirro embodies a kindergartener’s idea of justice. No wonder the president loves her.
The Slatest
Dec. 15 2017 1:09 PMWhat Kind of Congressman Would Call for Trump to Fire Robert Mueller? Oh, Right, This Kind.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 15 2017 12:35 PMBlind JusticesThe Supreme Court should’ve tried to put a stop to Judge Alex Kozinski’s behavior. Instead, the court abetted it.
Interrogation
Dec. 15 2017 11:14 AMHow to Build a DictatorshipHistorian Stephen Kotkin on the ideas and institutions that made Stalin’s rise possible.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 15 2017 5:51 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Slatest
Dec. 14 2017 9:29 PMToday in Conservative Media: Liberals Are Melting Down Over Net Neutrality
The Angle
Dec. 14 2017 6:14 PMThe Angle: Shady Stuff EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on becoming an LLC, problematic Rudolph, and voting rights violations in Alabama.

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