Elliot Hannon

Elliot Hannon is a writer in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter.

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Sept. 18 2014 8:02 PMSierra Leone Decides to Shut Down the Entire Country to Try to Slow Ebola Outbreak 
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Sept. 17 2014 11:24 PMNFL Under Siege As Two More Players Punished for Domestic Violence Charges
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Sept. 17 2014 7:43 PMRob Ford, the World’s Best-Known Mayor, Is Diagnosed With Cancer
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Sept. 16 2014 7:08 PM93-Year-Old Former Nazi Auschwitz Guard Charged With 300,000 Accessory to Murder Counts  
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Sept. 11 2014 7:21 PMU.S. Threatened Yahoo With $250,000 Daily Fine If It Refused To Hand Over User Data
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Sept. 10 2014 8:41 PMFormer Mets Executive Sues Team, Says She Was Fired for Unmarried Pregnancy
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Sept. 10 2014 6:13 PMPolice Begin Arresting Protesters in Ferguson Trying to Block Interstate
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Sept. 9 2014 7:40 PMCowboys Owner Jerry Jones Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault
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Sept. 8 2014 9:21 PMGambia Passes Bill That Puts Gays in Jail for Life for “Aggravated Homosexuality”
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Sept. 8 2014 6:47 PMMilitary Campaign Against ISIS Could Last Three Years, Beyond Obama Presidency
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Sept. 4 2014 7:16 PMHealthCare.gov Gets Hacked 
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Sept. 3 2014 7:22 PMU.S. Tech Company Changes Its Name From Isis for Pretty Obvious Reasons
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Sept. 2 2014 8:00 PMMalaysia Airlines Offers Unfortunately Named “Bucket List” Contest to Lure Passengers
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Sept. 1 2014 4:33 PMEbola Vaccine to Get Human Trial for the First Time
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Sept. 1 2014 12:55 PMHundreds of Thousands of Fish Turn Up Dead in Mexican Lake
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Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PMAfter 260 Years, St. Andrews Golf Club to Allow Women Members for First Time
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Sept. 17 2014 10:19 PMOccupy Wall Street Activists Sue Each Other Over Who Owns the Movement’s Twitter Account
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Sept. 16 2014 10:16 PMBP Pulls Old College Trick, Fiddles With Line Spacing to Beat Court Filing Page Limit
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Sept. 11 2014 9:32 PMItalian Police Uncover Massive Wine Fraud, Seize 200,000 Fake Bottles
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Sept. 10 2014 9:47 PMPresident Obama Launches Broad Offensive to Combat ISIS
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Sept. 10 2014 7:23 PMAtheist Air Force Airman Barred From Reenlisting for Not Swearing “So Help Me God” Oath
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Sept. 9 2014 8:51 PMWelcome to a World Where a New York City Parking Spot Costs $1 Million
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Sept. 9 2014 4:59 PMJanay Rice Defends Ray Rice in Response to Brutal Assault Video
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Sept. 8 2014 8:00 PMHome Depot Confirms Credit Card Hack, More Than 60 Million Cards May Have Been Swiped
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Sept. 4 2014 8:36 PM21 Months After Alleged Sexual Assault, Florida State Investigates Jameis Winston
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Sept. 3 2014 8:17 PMMissouri Governor Declares Ferguson Is No Longer in a State of Emergency
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Sept. 2 2014 8:50 PMNFL Suspends Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker for PED Use
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Sept. 2 2014 6:37 PMNew DNA Evidence Exonerates, Frees Two North Carolina Inmates After 30 Years in Prison
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Sept. 1 2014 2:29 PMIn Case of Emergency, Japan Launches Campaign Urging People to Stockpile Toilet Paper
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Sept. 1 2014 11:37 AMFederal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana’s Restrictive New Abortion Law




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
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. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
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.