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The Most Audacious Moment from Kirstjen Nielsen’s Child Separation Press Conference

Politics
June 18 2018 6:24 PMThe Political Price of CrueltyStephen Miller thought separating migrant families would provoke Democrats and bolster Trump. The backlash will be painful for his boss and his party.
The Angle
June 18 2018 6:08 PMThe Angle: Not “Cages” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on child separations, Trump vs. Merkel, and the trolley problem.
Jurisprudence
June 18 2018 5:47 PMThe Supreme Court Is Not Going to Save YouUnder John Roberts, SCOTUS has shied so far from anything resembling partisanship that it risks undermining its own authority.
The Slatest
June 18 2018 4:56 PMSecret Audio Recording of Immigration Detention Center Reveals Inconsolable Children Calling Out for Their Parents
Jurisprudence
June 18 2018 4:24 PMA Jury Likely Sentenced a Man to Death Because He’s Gay. The Supreme Court Just Let Its Verdict Stand.
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June 18 2018 1:19 PMProtest in New Orleans Over Family Separations Leads to Arrests; One Activist Hit by Truck
Jurisprudence
June 18 2018 11:31 AMThe Supreme Court Punted on Partisan Gerrymandering. The Fight to Kill It Is Far From Over.
Politics
June 17 2018 9:27 PMTrump’s Damning DoublespeakThe White House’s complaints about the FBI imply there’s ample evidence of collusion with Russia.
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June 17 2018 5:51 PMMelania Trump “Hates to See” Families Separated at the Border
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June 17 2018 3:38 PMDemocratic Congressman O’Rourke Leads March on Tent City for Migrant Children
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June 17 2018 10:42 AMRoger Stone Met With Russian Who Offered Clinton Dirt in Exchange for $2 Million
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June 16 2018 7:40 PMTrump Aide Stephen Miller on Separating Children at Border: “It Was a Simple Decision”
Jurisprudence
June 16 2018 5:11 PMCan the President Be Indicted? There’s Significant Reason to Doubt Those Saying “No.”Arguments originating in an office working for the president are not objective—nor are they final.
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June 16 2018 12:55 PMRoad Rage Leads Colorado Man to Shoot Woman and Children, Killing 13-Year-Old Boy
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June 16 2018 8:55 AMTrump Reportedly Ripping Children Away From Parents at Border as Negotiating Tactic
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June 18 2018 6:11 PMWho’s Defending Family Separation at the Border and Who’s Condemning It
Politics
June 18 2018 5:55 PMIt’s Going to Be a Messy Immigration Week on Capitol HillDACA, border security, and family separation are all coming to a head.
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June 18 2018 5:10 PMWhy Kirstjen Nielsen Is Denying That the Policy of Separating Families Is a Family Separation Policy
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June 18 2018 4:37 PMHow the CDC Is Failing Transgender Youth
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June 18 2018 3:52 PMIt Sure Looks Like Donald Trump Is Trying to Take Down Angela Merkel
Jurisprudence
June 18 2018 1:03 PMJustice Kennedy Still Won’t Rule on GerrymanderingThe latest SCOTUS opinions show that the other justices are still trying to convince their swing voter to make up his mind.
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June 18 2018 9:15 AMLaura Bush Calls Trump Policy of Separating Families at Border “Cruel and Immoral”
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June 17 2018 6:58 PMAt Least Five Killed When SUV Packed With Immigrants Crashes After Border Patrol Chase
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June 17 2018 4:38 PMDemocratic Lawmakers Make Surprise Visit to ICE Detention Center on Father’s Day
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June 17 2018 12:22 PMTrump Insists Ending “War Games” With South Korea Was His Idea, Not Kim’s
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June 17 2018 9:41 AMShooting Breaks Out in N.J. Art Festival, Killing 1, Injuring 20
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June 16 2018 6:03 PMFeds Piece Together Michael Cohen’s Shredded Documents, Recover Encrypted Messages
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June 16 2018 4:31 PMVideo Showing Border Patrol Vehicle Hitting Native American Man Sparks Investigation
Interrogation
June 16 2018 10:00 AMThe Mafia Is More Powerful Than It’s Ever BeenIf you think of violent, influential organized crime in Italy as a thing of the past, think again.
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June 15 2018 7:20 PMIt Shouldn’t Have Taken a Lawsuit to Find Out Harvard Was Biased Against Asian Americans

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