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Trump Picks Another Battle With Black Athletes

The president is preoccupied with well-known black people and their perceived disrespect.

The Angle
Nov. 20 2017 6:09 PMThe Angle: National Nightmare EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on life in Puerto Rico, Coco, and the death of Charles Manson.
The World
Nov. 20 2017 1:43 PMThe Deep Roots of Yemen’s FamineThe Saudi-led war has plunged the country into misery, but it was already vulnerable to this kind of disaster.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 20 2017 9:00 AMA People Without RefugeFleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, the Rohingya find no warm welcome in India.
Open Thread
Nov. 20 2017 12:01 AMThe Occupation of AlcatrazJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Nov 20.
The Angle
Nov. 17 2017 7:08 PMThe Angle: Gray Areas EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on elephant hunting, Doug Jones’ chances, and defining harassment.
Politics
Nov. 17 2017 11:08 AMHow Doug Jones Can WinTo pull off the upset, he’ll need to convert white voters.
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 17 2017 5:52 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Nov. 16 2017 12:11 PMAl Franken Should Resign ImmediatelyDemocrats’ credibility on sexual harassment is at stake.
Interrogation
Nov. 16 2017 9:00 AMThe Backlash Is ComingRebecca Traister on the inevitable blowback to our sexual harassment moment.
Politics
Nov. 15 2017 7:42 PMDemocrats Find a Weapon in the Senate Tax BillThe Republican push for tax reform just got complicated.
The Angle
Nov. 14 2017 5:55 PMThe Angle: Where 14 Is OK EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a scary shark, listening to trauma, and Roy Moore’s beliefs.
War Stories
Nov. 14 2017 5:16 PMTrigger WarningA congressional hearing underlines the dangers posed by an unstable president with unchecked authority to launch nuclear weapons.
Politics
Nov. 14 2017 1:54 PMRoy Moore Is LyingHere’s the mountain of evidence against him.
Politics
Nov. 13 2017 6:55 PMThe Stakes in AlabamaFor Democrats, winning in December and taking down Roy Moore would mean more than just getting another Senate seat.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2017 5:43 PMThe Worst Reason to Condemn Roy MooreWhy it’s wrong to attack the Republican Senate candidate for his dissent in a child rape case.
Dispatches
Nov. 20 2017 3:02 PMPuerto Rico’s New NormalTwo months after the storm, the island is still in a state of devastation, and Puerto Ricans feel forgotten.
The Good Fight
Nov. 20 2017 11:39 AMThe End of German StabilityThe collapse of coalition talks bodes badly for Angela Merkel, and for democratic governments everywhere.
Interrogation
Nov. 20 2017 5:55 AMFlip or Flop?How Democrats can take advantage of this moment to be victorious in 2018.
Politics
Nov. 17 2017 7:48 PMInvestors in the Panama Trump Tower Included a Notorious Criminal Who Laundered Drug MoneyThe close ties between Colombian cartels and the Trump Ocean Club.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 17 2017 6:23 PMAnother Obstruction AngleWas Trump intentionally trying to block the investigation into Flynn’s Turkey ties?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 17 2017 9:07 AMThe Kremlin Defense FundRussian money might have gone to Trump’s legal fees.
The Angle
Nov. 16 2017 6:12 PMThe Angle: Scandals and Coups EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Al Franken, Bill Clinton, and what’s happening in Zimbabwe.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 16 2017 10:35 AMWhen Public Records Aren’t Made PublicThe troubling trend of judges keeping police body camera footage hidden.
Interrogation
Nov. 15 2017 7:42 PMWhat Is Going to Happen to Zimbabwe Now?The ouster of Robert Mugabe could lead to a better future, or more death.
The Angle
Nov. 15 2017 6:10 PMThe Angle: Another Bad Judge EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the power of the black vote, climate litigation, and Brett Talley’s message board shenanigans.
Politics
Nov. 14 2017 5:30 PMBlack Voters, Blue WaveHow black voters can propel Democrats to big wins across the country.
Politics
Nov. 14 2017 4:15 PMDemocrats Are Sounding the Alarm on the Tax BillA tax overhaul with less intensity than the health care debate.
Interrogation
Nov. 13 2017 9:59 PMThe View From AlabamaA local columnist on how the latest accusations change the race for Roy Moore, and why he’ll never quit.
The Angle
Nov. 13 2017 6:04 PMThe Angle: Outlaw EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Keurig vs. Hannity, Taylor’s Reputation, and Roy Moore’s history.
War Stories
Nov. 13 2017 5:04 PMThe Finger on the ButtonThis week, Congress is asking the long overdue question of just how easy it would be for the president to blow up the world on his own.

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