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The Battle Royale: Obama vs. RomneyThe president and his Republican challenger fight to the finish.
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How Failure Breeds Success
“Down in the Hole”What’s the key to a successful Harvard commencement address? One word: fail.
Jesse Pinkman: One Sorry IndividualEvery single bad thing that's happened to Breaking Bad’s saddest soul.
Lutzes, Axels, and Toe Loops, Oh My!How elite figure skater Brianna Laxson spins, jumps, and somehow lands on her feet.
The Undercard: Biden vs. RyanThe vice president and the Wisconsin congressman go head to head.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
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What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.