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April 15 2014 11:37 PMThe Case of the Closely Watched CourtesansThe French police obsessively tracked the kept women of 18th-century Paris. Why?
Weigel
April 15 2014 5:41 PMWhat if Bundy Ranch Were Owned by Black People?
The World
April 15 2014 4:15 PMWhat Is a “Cossack” These Days, Anyway?
The World
April 15 2014 12:24 PMHow the Ukraine Crisis Could Work to Iran’s Advantage
Politics
April 14 2014 11:56 PMIs the Tax Code Really 70,000 Pages Long?No, not even close. 
War Stories
April 14 2014 6:21 PMWhy Putin May Stand DownKiev is offering the Russian strongman what he wants, without his having to send in the tanks.
Politics
April 14 2014 2:24 PMThe Biggest Threats to the U.S. Nuclear Missile Corps Are Boredom, Drugs, and Low Morale
Jurisprudence
April 14 2014 10:58 AMFrom Demon Weed to God’s PlantHow five pot-farming brothers are leading Colorado’s evangelicals toward embracing marijuana legalization.
Politics
April 13 2014 11:52 PMThe Big GambleCasino king Sheldon Adelson wants to ban Internet gambling. But states are moving fast to legalize, and even the super PAC billionaire may not be able to stop them.
Saletan
April 12 2014 7:33 AMNo, the Russian Threat Is Not “Imaginary”
Politics
April 11 2014 3:55 PMSebelius’ Last JobThe outgoing health and human services secretary needs to take as much blame for the botched Obamacare website as she can strap on her back.
Jurisprudence
April 11 2014 2:27 PMThe Disappearing Public Outrage Over Political Corruption
Roads & Kingdoms
April 11 2014 7:05 AMWhy Are So Many Babies Dying at This Hospital in India?
Doublex
April 10 2014 6:23 PMThe Sheriff OversteppedGrady Judd got the spotlight, but no justice, in charging two teenage girls in the Rebecca Sedwick suicide case.
Politics
April 10 2014 3:51 PMJim DeMint’s History LessonWhy is the Heritage Foundation president confused about American history? It’s not stupidity, it’s Christian fundamentalism. 
Jurisprudence
April 15 2014 7:31 PMA History of HateCould anything have been done to stop Frazier Glenn Miller?
Politics
April 15 2014 5:19 PMWill Today’s Hispanics Be Tomorrow’s Whites?How Hispanics perceive themselves may shape the future of race in America.
The World
April 15 2014 1:24 PMWhy Is Brazil the Most Dangerous Country in the World for Environmentalists?
Explainer
April 15 2014 11:17 AMDid the Byzantine Empire Have a Byzantine Tax Code?The origins of conservatives’ favorite complaint about U.S. taxes.
Politics
April 14 2014 6:32 PMWhy Jeb Bush May Win the NominationBecause it’s Republican donors—not the GOP base—who matter.
The World
April 14 2014 3:53 PMRussians Don’t See the Same Map as the Rest of the World When They Google Crimea
The World
April 14 2014 12:55 PMCan Anything Stop Putin From Doing What He Wants in Ukraine?
The World
April 14 2014 10:26 AMRussia Now Spends More of Its Wealth on the Military Than the United States
Dispatches
April 13 2014 9:46 PMRemembering MarquisBig Brothers Big Sisters matched us up. Then a stranger gunned him down.
The World
April 11 2014 4:34 PMItaly Asks for Help in Dealing With “Biblical Exodus” of Migrants
The World
April 11 2014 3:13 PMIt Could Take More Than Three Decades for Syria’s Economy to Recover
The World
April 11 2014 1:39 PMThe World’s Murder Capitals
The Slate Quiz
April 10 2014 11:33 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings and special contestant Patton Oswalt!
The World
April 10 2014 5:39 PMIndian Election Front-Runner Admits Wife of 46 Years for the First Time
The World
April 10 2014 3:01 PMWhy Are So Many Chinese Officials Committing Suicide?

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