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.
TODAY IN SLATE
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis. Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
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Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Why We Shouldn’t Be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
Terror Next Door Prudie advises a letter writer whose husband is dangerously, violently obsessed with the neighbors.
1914 Authors' Manifesto Defending Britain's Involvement in WWI, Signed by HG Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.