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Oct. 1 2014 6:37 PMLos Angeles Magazine Has a Theory About the Unsolved Murder of Bugsy Siegel
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Oct. 1 2014 2:25 PMMichigan Mishandled Sexual Assault Case in Same Way It's Mishandled Concussion
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Oct. 1 2014 11:36 AMLarry Craig Sanctioned for Financing Bathroom Sex Defense With Campaign Funds
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Sept. 30 2014 5:23 PMEbola Diagnosed in Dallas
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Sept. 30 2014 1:00 PMCalifornia Eliminates Crack/Cocaine Sentencing Disparities
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Sept. 30 2014 11:24 AMHamas Drops Back to Nearly Even With Fatah in Poll of Palestinians
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Sept. 29 2014 5:11 PMWhite House Intruder Said to Have Been Captured at Door Actually Ran Into East Room
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Sept. 29 2014 2:25 PMAt Least 38 Pa. Attorney General’s Office Employees Sent or Received Porn on Work Email
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Sept. 29 2014 12:46 PMFerguson Officers Not All Wearing ID After Two Justice Deparment Orders
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Sept. 26 2014 3:11 PMThe Washington Football Team Is Selling Its Fans Expired, World Cup–Branded Beer
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Sept. 26 2014 1:00 PMVideo: Police Officer Uses Taser on Man Speaking to His Fatally Wounded Stepson
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Sept. 26 2014 10:50 AMFerguson PR Rep Fired After Revelation of Conviction for Reckless Homicide
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Sept. 25 2014 2:55 PMDzokhar Tsarnaev Trial Will Remain in Boston, Set to Start in January
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Sept. 25 2014 11:17 AMEric Holder to Resign
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Sept. 24 2014 7:55 PMObama Gives Inspiring Ode to a World That Doesn't Currently Exist
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Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PMSecret Service Director Resigns
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Oct. 1 2014 1:12 PMMuslim Writer Attacks Las Vegas-ization of Mecca in Times
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Oct. 1 2014 10:30 AMSpread of Ebola Appears to Have Been Stopped in Nigeria
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Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PMVenezuela Is in a Fight With the Clorox Corporation
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Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Sept. 30 2014 10:03 AMMichigan Admits That Quarterback Likely Played With Concussion
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Sept. 29 2014 4:10 PMU.K. Pol Resigns After Reportedly Sending “X-Rated” Pic to Reporter Posing as Young Woman
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Sept. 29 2014 1:17 PMDrinking 5,600 Beers a Day Could Make You Smarter
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Sept. 29 2014 10:37 AMProtests Continue in Hong Kong as China Blocks Social Media
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Sept. 26 2014 2:22 PMHere Are All the Rumored Potential Replacements for Eric Holder
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Sept. 26 2014 12:24 PMKim Jong Un May Have Gout
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Sept. 25 2014 5:34 PMHuman Rights Lawyer in Iraq Reportedly Executed for Criticizing ISIS on Her Facebook Page
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Sept. 25 2014 12:35 PMFerguson Police Chief Tapes Video Apology to Michael Brown’s Parents, Protesters
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Sept. 25 2014 10:31 AMRed Cross Ebola Team Attacked in Guinea
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Sept. 24 2014 4:39 PMTony Stewart Won't Face Charges; Other Driver May Have Been High

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Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?