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 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
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May 3 2014 5:01 PMLittle Chance of Survivors in Afghanistan Landslide That Killed Up To 2,700 People
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May 3 2014 10:58 AMV. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Isn’t a Racist, Is Being Tested by a Higher Power
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April 27 2014 2:47 PMThe Legend Is Real: Hundreds of E.T. Atari Game Cartridges Found in New Mexico Landfill
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April 27 2014 11:01 AMNAACP Nixes Donald Sterling Award as NBA Vows to Investigate Racist Comments
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April 26 2014 1:51 PMListen to the Shocking Audio That Shows LA Clippers Owner Is a Racist Idiot
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April 26 2014 12:42 PMCommunity Mourns 16-Year-Old Allegedly Stabbed Over Prom Rejection
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April 21 2014 1:23 PMAmerican Wins Boston Marathon for First Time in 31 Years
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April 21 2014 10:45 AMTeen Survives Flight to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well, Officials Call It a “Miracle”
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April 20 2014 3:39 PMMoscow, Kiev Point Fingers After Shootout in Eastern Ukraine Checkpoint Kills at Least Three
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April 19 2014 5:50 PMOhio Couple Married for 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart
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April 19 2014 3:38 PMSouth Korea Ferry Captain Arrested as Rescuers Say There’s “Almost Zero” Chance of Survivors
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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 3 2014 6:03 PMBen Affleck Banned From Playing Blackjack at Las Vegas Casino Because He Is “Too Good”
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May 3 2014 11:52 AMCondoleezza Rice Pulls Out of Rutgers University Commencement After Protests
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April 27 2014 9:23 PMLA Clippers Players Stage Silent Protest by Turning Warmup Jerseys Inside Out
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April 27 2014 1:20 PMPopes John Paul II and John XXIII Declared Saints by Increasingly Canonization-Happy Church
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April 26 2014 3:49 PMWest Vows More Russia Sanctions as Militants Detain Observers in Eastern Ukraine
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April 26 2014 12:50 PMWorld Cup Teams Demand Video Game Rooms, Bananas and Liquid Soap From Hotels
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April 21 2014 1:56 PMMore Than Half a Million Kids Still Getting Codeine During ER Visits
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April 21 2014 11:21 AMA Majority of Americans Question the Big Bang, 15 Percent Are Skeptical About Vaccines
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April 20 2014 5:06 PMTranscript Shows South Korea Ferry Crew Was Plagued by Panic, Confusion
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April 20 2014 1:39 PMRubin “Hurricane” Carter, Boxer Whose Plight Was Captured in Song, Dies at 76
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April 19 2014 5:26 PMFour French Journalists Freed After 10 Months of Captivity in Syria
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April 19 2014 10:23 AMWatch How a TV Anchor in Mexico Keeps Calm as Earthquake Shakes Studio

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  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?