Killing in the Name of CleanlinessThe shocking stupidity and brutality of Nazi doctors’ response to typhus.
A Giant Pain in the WalletHow drug companies are making crucial, common drugs up to 100 times more expensive.
Fear of ReplacementWhat if a vaccine kills off one strain of a disease—but makes room for another?
El Salvador's Irrelevant ElectionsSalvadorans working in the United States—not politicians—drive the country's economy.
The Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
The Real Problem With VaccinesOur system for compensating injured children is hurting—and this week's Supreme Court ruling doesn't help.
Listening to the Black BoxDid the FDA's warnings on antidepressants have any effect on teen suicide?
Treating Autism as if Vaccines Caused ItThe theory may be dead, but the treatments live on.
Squash the BugEurope is killing off hospital infections. Why isn't the United States following suit?
Déjà Blue New York City’s largest police union thinks it’s under attack by de Blasio. It’s felt that way about every mayor.
Forget Santa. You Should Celebrate La Befana. Because what Christmas needs is a wine drinking witch.
Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore” Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Space: The Next Generation
The Venus Express Will Go Out in a Burst of Glory I was cheap labor on a thrifty mission to our nearest planet.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.