Life After DeathJohn Wheeler was found in a Delaware landfill on New Year's Eve. His widow discusses Wheeler's life, his death, and her frustration with the investigation.
Hard TimeDifferent prisoners experience punishment differently. So why don't we treat them differently?
The Story of OWhat if Tom Friedman, Rahm Emanuel, or Helen Thomas wrote that anonymous new novel about Barack Obama?
The Culture Gabfest, "WE'RE NOT SHOUTING AT YOU" EditionListen to Slate's show about True Grit, the case against caps lock, and the death of Captain Beefheart.
No JokeBy pushing for the 9/11 first responders health bill, Jon Stewart steps onto the political playing field.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Barack Obama's Facebook FeedTax cuts, Julian Assange, and how Mark Zuckerberg became Time's Person of the Year.
On a MissionThe new Broadway musical by the creators of South Park isn't anti-Mormon. Like all of their work, it's anti-stupidity.
Columbian Marching PowderHow reforms to the Rockefeller drug laws could help the alleged Ivy League drug dealers.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Barack Obama's Facebook FeedHealth care repeal, the State of the Union, and Amy Chua's new job.
Into the BlueThe new census data may favor Republicans, but long-term demographic trends favor Democrats.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
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.
Inside Higher Ed
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
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
“The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.