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The Last Known Person Born in the 19th Century Dies in Japan at 117

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April 22 2018 4:25 PMWatch Kellyanne Conway Slam CNN Anchor for Asking About Husband’s Tweets
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April 22 2018 11:31 AMSeminude Gunman Kills Four, Injures Two at Waffle House in Tennessee
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April 21 2018 8:15 PMNeo-Nazi Counterprotesters Met by Aggressive Military Police Force in Georgia
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April 21 2018 5:46 PMTrump Says He’s Considering Pardon of Boxing Legend Jack Johnson at Stallone’s Request
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April 21 2018 3:21 PMNorth Korea Offer Comes With Implication it Must Now Be Recognized as Nuclear State
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April 21 2018 10:44 AMWhile Political World Mourns Barbara Bush, Trump Starts Saturday by Trashing NYT Reporter
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April 20 2018 6:38 PMNorth Korea Announces It Will End Nuclear Testing
The Angle
April 20 2018 5:27 PMThe Angle: No Reaction EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Melania’s sleeves, Scandal’s finale, and privacy advocates’ Facebook failures.
Politics
April 20 2018 5:03 PMMemogoguesThe Republican hit job on the Comey memos.
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April 20 2018 4:09 PMDemocrat on Internal DNC Call About Russia Lawsuit Asks Why DNC Is Spending Money to Sue Russia
Politics
April 20 2018 12:39 PMMind the GapA new paper debunks the persistent myths about the racial wealth gap.
The Slate Quiz
April 20 2018 5:53 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
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April 19 2018 11:21 PMComey Memos: Trump Talked About Russia’s “Beautiful Hookers,” Couldn’t Keep Middle Eastern Countries Straight
Jurisprudence
April 19 2018 6:02 PMThe Humiliation of Kris KobachA judge’s contempt order exposes how he broke the law—then tried to throw his staffers under the bus.
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April 19 2018 5:43 PMRudy Giuliani is Joining Trump’s Legal Team to “Negotiate an End” to the Mueller Investigation
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April 22 2018 1:58 PMTrump Mistakenly Claims North Korea Has Agreed to “Denuclearization”
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April 22 2018 9:49 AMISIS Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 50 Outside Afghanistan Voter Registration Center
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April 21 2018 6:55 PMTrump Takes Aim at Washington Post, Denies He Ever Called Jeff Sessions Mr. Magoo
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April 21 2018 4:54 PMBarbara Bush Remembered as “Role Model on How to Live a Life of Purpose and Meaning”
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April 21 2018 11:55 AMJeff Sessions Reportedly Warned He’d Likely Walk if Trump Fired Rosenstein
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April 20 2018 8:07 PMMy Theory About the Number of Memos Comey Gave His Friend Was Wrong
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April 20 2018 5:35 PMWhat’s the Deal With Chuck Schumer’s Pot Bill?
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April 20 2018 5:18 PMThe CDC Has Issued a National Warning Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce (Really!)
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April 20 2018 4:17 PMHow a Maryland Accent Is Defining Montana’s Senate Race
April 20 2018 2:48 PM“Guests Are Arrayed in the Most Absurd Old Clothes They Can Find”: At Gilded Age “Poverty Parties,” the Rich Felt FreeThis bad old tradition isn’t quite dead.
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April 20 2018 11:15 AMLet’s Go Back to How a Lawyer Advising Trump Said That Michael Cohen Would Be Subject to Rape With a “Racial Overtone” in Prison
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April 20 2018 12:48 AMWhy Were Republicans so Desperate to Release the Embarrassing Comey Memos? Here’s One Explanation.
Jurisprudence
April 19 2018 6:30 PMDon’t Ignore the Chaos and AnimusThe Supreme Court must consider the president’s motives as it weighs the legality of the Muslim ban.
The Angle
April 19 2018 6:00 PMThe Angle: Black and Watched EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “marital maintenance,” autism and addiction, and blackness in public.
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April 19 2018 5:30 PMChuck Schumer Will Unveil a Marijuana Decriminalization Bill on Friday—Which, Yes, Is 4/20

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