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 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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April 13 2014 3:16 PMKathleen Sebelius: Obamacare Rollout Was “Flat Out Wrong”
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April 13 2014 11:01 AMUN Climate Report: Averting Global Warming Disaster Is Affordable
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April 12 2014 3:06 PMReport: Malaysia Airlines Co-Pilot Made “Desperate Call” Before Plane Went Missing
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April 12 2014 12:58 PMPro-Russian Militants Occupy Police Stations in Eastern Ukraine
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April 6 2014 2:00 PMWatch a Giant Game of Tetris Played On the Side of a 29-Story Building
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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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April 13 2014 12:55 PMUkraine Launches Anti-Terror Operation After Failing to Reassert Authority in Eastern City
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April 12 2014 6:25 PMFeds Halt High-Profile Seizure of Nevada Rancher’s Cattle Due to Safety Fears
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April 12 2014 1:08 PMNine-Month-Old Pakistani Baby Won’t Go to Prison
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April 6 2014 5:38 PMPro-Russian Protesters Storm Government Buildings in Three Eastern Ukraine Cities
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April 6 2014 1:47 PMShips Rush to Locate “Pings” in Last-Ditch Effort Before Black Box Batteries Die Out

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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

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So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

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  News & Politics
Weigel
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  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
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
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
  Sports
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.