Explainer's Wildfire RoundupYour questions about the disaster in Southern California, with answers from our archives.
Intruder AlertThe New Yorker on how an Asian parasite has devastated America's eastern hemlock population.
Greenback Goner?The Economist on what could happen if the dollar's value keeps dropping.
Newsweek's New HiresKarl Rove and Markos Moulitsas make their respective debuts in Newsweek.
The Pointless ProtestsThe Economist on why Pakistan won't be democratizing any time soon.
Explainer's Wildfire RoundupYour questions about the disaster, with answers from our archives.
Grave MatterNational Geographic reports on the quirks, pitfalls, and future of memory.
In MemoriamIn Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens reflects on the death of a soldier whom he inspired to join the armed forces.
Down the DrainThe New York Times Magazine profiles an Iraqi intellectual whose goal in life was to topple Saddam.
Nativist AmericansThe New Yorker on the Republican presidential candidates' new favorite issue: illegal immigration.
What Do the Cops Have on Me?What turns up when a police officer punches your name into the computer.
The Other Mormon ProblemThe New Republic on how Mormons resent Mitt Romney's courting of evangelical voters.
The Albino Capital of the WorldVirginia Quarterly Review reports on a small Argentine town where albinism is startlingly common.
Korean BarbecueThe New Yorker on how a New Jersey restaurateur works with North Korea.
Donald Trump Isn’t the GOP’s Biggest Problem The trouble is that the party still doesn’t have a plausible champion waiting in the wings.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Eddie Redmayne Plays Transgender Artist Lili Elbe in the First Trailer for The Danish Girl
It’s Just That Feeling Our irrationally intense fear of face-identifying technology is holding us back.