Whistling Vivaldi Won’t Save YouThe shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell reminds us of the heavy toll of stereotype threat.
The Whitey Bulger TrialIn the least surprising verdict ever, the Boston gangster is very, very guilty. Here’s why the trial wasn’t a waste of time.
The Whitey Bulger TrialShould John Martorano be at the defendant’s table, with Whitey testifying against him?
Is Kaitlyn Hunt Being Punished Because She Is Gay?It looks that way. But her case is about more than gay rights.
Did the Cleveland Cops Botch the Search for the Missing Women?They did everything they could and it still wasn’t enough. Here’s why.
“There’s a Strong Consensus He Was Pretty Normal”Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's high school classmates remember him as “really nice”—not someone likely to be a suspected bomber.
Help Slate Dig Deeper Into Gun Deaths in AmericaA crowdsourced analysis of the 10,000-plus people killed by guns since Newtown.
How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?Slate partners with @GunDeaths for an interactive, crowdsourced tally of the toll firearms have taken since Dec. 14.
The Whitey Bulger TrialThe defense’s screwy, last-ditch, triple-bank-shot attempt to get Whitey acquitted.
The Whitey Bulger TrialWhat it’s like when one of the world’s most terrifying criminals puts a shotgun in your mouth.
Gambling With Gun ViolenceIs the structure of Florida’s legal system to blame for Trayvon Martin’s killing?
The Whitey Bulger TrialEverything you need to know about one of the most colorful criminals in American history.
Should Ariel Castro Be Prosecuted for Fetal Homicide?Maybe. But we should focus on the harm he did to the women he's accused of abducting.
Is Boston Like Columbine?Were the Tsarnaev brothers a “dyad” like Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, with a charismatic leader and submissive follower?
Why Some Terrorist Attacks Go UnsolvedAnd the clues they offer for catching whoever is behind the Boston Marathon bombing.