Dec. 11 2013 11:52 PMLockdown NationWe routinely terrify and traumatize kids to spare them terror and trauma.
Sept. 20 2013 8:18 AMWhistling Vivaldi Won’t Save YouThe shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell reminds us of the heavy toll of stereotype threat.
Aug. 12 2013 6:03 PMThe 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.
July 26 2013 5:40 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialWill the notorious James J. Bulger testify?
July 24 2013 6:37 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialA brief glimpse of a world without posthumous mutilations.
July 22 2013 5:49 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialStephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi apologizes for misspeaking, not for murdering.
July 14 2013 12:18 AMZimmerman's Not Guilty. But Florida Sure Is.Blame the state’s bad laws for Trayvon Martin’s death.
June 18 2013 6:53 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialShould John Martorano be at the defendant’s table, with Whitey testifying against him?
June 14 2013 6:04 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialA tip from Boston bookmakers—you better pay Whitey, or else.
June 12 2013 7:04 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialThe two things the master criminal wants the jury to understand.
May 24 2013 7:15 AMIs Kaitlyn Hunt Being Punished Because She Is Gay?It looks that way. But her case is about more than gay rights.
May 9 2013 2:19 PMDid the Cleveland Cops Botch the Search for the Missing Women?They did everything they could and it still wasn’t enough. Here’s why.
April 25 2013 11:05 AMPassive PedophilesAre child porn viewers less dangerous than we thought?
April 19 2013 11:09 AM“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.
April 16 2013 1:53 PMHow America Responds to DisasterThe best lessons in prevention and response from past bombings.
Nov. 21 2013 11:45 AMHelp Slate Dig Deeper Into Gun Deaths in AmericaA crowdsourced analysis of the 10,000-plus people killed by guns since Newtown.
Sept. 16 2013 3:34 PMHow 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.
Aug. 6 2013 11:01 AMThe Whitey Bulger TrialThe defense’s screwy, last-ditch, triple-bank-shot attempt to get Whitey acquitted.
July 25 2013 5:45 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialWhat it’s like when one of the world’s most terrifying criminals puts a shotgun in your mouth.
July 23 2013 6:04 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialHow Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi is like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
July 15 2013 12:51 PMGambling With Gun ViolenceIs the structure of Florida’s legal system to blame for Trayvon Martin’s killing?
June 19 2013 5:32 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialHow a prolific killer spends his time when he gets out of prison.
June 17 2013 7:04 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialJohn Martorano killed 20 people. Why is he a free man?
June 14 2013 11:24 AMThe Whitey Bulger TrialThe first of what I hope will be a parade of chowder-thick regional accents.
June 12 2013 9:34 AMThe Whitey Bulger TrialEverything you need to know about one of the most colorful criminals in American history.
May 10 2013 1:53 PMShould 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.
May 7 2013 12:46 PMBeing Amanda BerryOur morbid fascination with the real-life tales of abducted girls.
April 19 2013 11:28 PMIs Boston Like Columbine?Were the Tsarnaev brothers a “dyad” like Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, with a charismatic leader and submissive follower? 
April 18 2013 10:45 AMWhy Some Terrorist Attacks Go UnsolvedAnd the clues they offer for catching whoever is behind the Boston Marathon bombing.
March 29 2013 5:45 AMBoston Punk Zombies Are Watching You!The Boston police go undercover on the Internet to stop the city’s most dreaded scourge: DIY indie-rock shows.