Daniel Politi

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the "Today's Papers" column from 2006 to 2009. You can follow him on Twitter @dpoliti.

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May 25 2014 2:55 PMObama Slips Into Afghanistan for Surprise Visit, Takes Brad Paisley Along
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May 24 2014 5:12 PMNew Boy Scouts President Robert Gates: I Would've Backed Gay Scout Leaders, But Issue Is Settled
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May 24 2014 12:19 PMWashington NFL Team: Using a Racial Slur For Our Name Is Respectful of Native Americans
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May 18 2014 7:47 PMReport: YouTube to Pay $1 Billion for Twitch
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May 18 2014 4:40 PMFacebook Reportedly Working on Video-Chat App to Compete With Snapchat
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May 18 2014 1:18 PMRepublicans Keep Focus on Hillary Clinton’s Age and Health, Say She’s Unlikely to Run
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May 17 2014 8:58 PMNYT Publisher Denies Sexism in Abramson Firing, Says She Was a Bad Manager
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May 17 2014 1:06 PMArkansas Supreme Court Puts Marriage Equality on Hold
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May 11 2014 8:42 PMDonald Sterling: I Made a Mistake and I’m Asking for Forgiveness
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May 11 2014 6:27 PMWatch Vladimir Putin Play a Game of Ice Hockey, Score Six Goals (and Five Assists)
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May 11 2014 3:42 PMLondon Has More Billionaires Than Any Other City in the World
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May 10 2014 5:32 PMReport: China Mulls Construction of a High Speed Train to the U.S.
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May 10 2014 12:58 PMMichelle Obama: Barack and I See Our Own Daughters in Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
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May 4 2014 5:05 PMFirst Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Is Getting Divorced
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May 4 2014 11:21 AMWatch Obama Skewer Republicans, Media, and Himself at White House Correspondents Dinner
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May 25 2014 1:42 PMCalifornia Gunman Details Slights From Women in Manifesto, Says Police Almost Caught Him
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May 24 2014 1:21 PMAt Least Three Killed in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting
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May 24 2014 12:02 PMSuspect in California Shooting Posted Video Vowing Revenge for Rejection From Girls
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May 18 2014 6:09 PMAT&T Agrees to Buy DirecTV for Nearly $50 Billion
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May 18 2014 3:56 PMCDC Reports First Person-to-Person Transmission of MERS in the U.S.
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May 18 2014 1:06 PMArrest of Blogger for Taking Pictures of Senator’s Ill Wife Rattles Republican Primary
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May 17 2014 5:00 PMSuspended NYC Cabbie: "I’m A National Socialist—What You Guys Call A Nazi"
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May 17 2014 12:05 PMUtah Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Execution by Firing Squad, Calls it Most “Humane” Option
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May 11 2014 6:37 PMPro-Moscow Rebels in Ukraine Claim Victory in Referendum Amid Widespread Signs of Fraud
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May 11 2014 3:58 PMMarco Rubio: Human Activity Isn’t Causing Climate Change
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May 11 2014 1:03 PMMeet Michael Sam’s Partner: Vito Cammisano, a Former Missouri Swimmer
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May 10 2014 2:34 PMArkansas Issues First Marriage License to Same-Sex Couple
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May 4 2014 6:45 PMCould Young Blood Be the Fountain of Youth?
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May 4 2014 3:21 PMVideo: Nine Performers Seriously Injured When Circus Aerial Platform Collapses
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May 3 2014 6:59 PMMoscow: We’re Receiving Thousands of Pleas for Help From Eastern Ukraine



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.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


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?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.