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Aug. 21 2014 5:42 PMCNN Says Rumor That Michael Brown Fractured Darren Wilson's Eye Socket is False
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Aug. 21 2014 1:18 PMOfficer in Ferguson Mocks Ron Johnson, Says He Wants to Punch Eric Holder
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Aug. 21 2014 11:19 AMHamas Claims Responsibility for Kidnapping, Murder of Israeli Teenagers in June
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Aug. 20 2014 9:15 PMThe Latest on Ferguson: Police Release Video of Kajieme Powell Shooting, Holder Visits
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Aug. 20 2014 1:06 PMNFL Referee Avoided Washington Games for Seven Seasons Because of Nickname
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Aug. 19 2014 1:15 PMLatest on Ferguson: Holder Set to Visit, Grand Jury Set to Hear Evidence
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Aug. 18 2014 3:26 PMHoly Smokes, Will You Look at This Picture of a Giant Alligator
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Aug. 18 2014 10:20 AMThieves Armed With Kalashnikovs Take $300,000 From Saudi Motorcade in Paris
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Aug. 15 2014 4:13 PMPolice in Ferguson Haven't Been Wearing Identification
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Aug. 15 2014 1:09 PMMissouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson Speaks Gracefully on Anger in Ferguson
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Aug. 14 2014 10:51 AMPolice in Ferguson Tear-Gassed a Camera Crew, Then Dismantled Their Equipment
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Aug. 13 2014 3:41 PMCairo Peace Talks Fail and Cease-Fire Collapses in Gaza (Update: Cease-Fire Is Extended)
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Aug. 13 2014 12:58 PMCandidate Running Third in Brazilian Presidential Polls Dies in Plane Crash
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Aug. 13 2014 10:09 AMTwo Shootings Reported in Ferguson Area Overnight
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Aug. 12 2014 1:04 PMWatch Police Tear Gas Ferguson Residents Behind a Fence on Private Property
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Aug. 21 2014 4:28 PMUnited States' Highest-Paid CEO Works for Company That's Never Turned a Profit
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Aug. 21 2014 12:39 PMBoth United States Ebola Patients Released From Hospital
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Aug. 21 2014 10:22 AMWere Police Justified in Shooting Kajieme Powell?
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Aug. 20 2014 2:07 PMFerguson Officer Pointing Gun at Man With Camera: "I Will Kill You" (Video)
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Aug. 20 2014 11:16 AMIsraeli Attack Kills Wife and Child of Hamas’ Military Commander
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Aug. 19 2014 11:08 AMExchanges of Attacks Resume in Gaza as Another Cease-Fire Is Broken
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Aug. 18 2014 2:00 PMThe Latest From Ferguson: Photographer Arrested Covering Protests
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Aug. 15 2014 4:45 PMISIS Sympathizer Tweets (Possibly Faked) Image of ISIS Flag in Front of White House
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Aug. 15 2014 3:30 PMThe Latest on Ferguson: Officer Who Stopped Michael Brown Did Not Know He Was a Robbery Suspect
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Aug. 14 2014 5:14 PMMarine Who Was Taped Urinating on Taliban Bodies Found Dead in North Carolina
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Aug. 14 2014 2:02 AMPolice in Ferguson Reportedly Arrest St. Louis Alderman for Getting Out of His Car
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Aug. 13 2014 1:48 PMFerguson Police Ask Residents to Self-Enforce Protest Curfew
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Aug. 13 2014 12:36 PMVice Report on ISIS Sharia: Guys in Polo Shirts, Ray-Bans Enforcing Medieval Laws
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Aug. 12 2014 4:52 PMA Woman Has Won the Fields Medal, Math's Highest Prize, for the First Time
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Aug. 12 2014 12:41 PMPolice Won't Release Name of Officer Who Shot Teen Out of Concern for His Safety



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
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Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
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Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
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Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.