The I Miss Monica Lewinsky GabfestListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s prayer decision, North Carolina’s Senate primary, and Monica Lewinsky’s Vanity Fair essay.
Two AmericasIn much of the country, the death penalty is disappearing. In the South, it lives on.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Senior editor Emily Bazelon shares what frustrated and intrigued her this week.
The "Can You Say President Rick Perry?" GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Common Core curriculum, the Texas gubernatorial race, and the presidential ambitions of Lone Star politicians.
The “Emily, Would You Please Stop Being So Emotional?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about a possible Jeb Bush candidacy, “emotional” female politicians, and the ethics of taking your children on the high seas.
Who Deserves Religious Liberty?What Ross Douthat gets wrong about the Hobby Lobby and gay wedding photography cases.
The Live Nude Dancing at the Kitty Kat Lounge GabfestListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s latest campaign finance case, GOP budget and tax reform plans, and the play Arguendo.
The XX Factor
DuPont Heir Got Probation for Raping His Daughter. Because He Wouldn't "Fare Well" in Prison?
Why Are You So Fearful, O Ye of Little Faith?In his new book, Glenn Greenwald takes on the doubters.
The XX Factor
Senators Introduce a Bill to Fix How We Compensate Victims of Child Pornography. It’s a Good Start.
The Go Ahead, Search My OkCupid Profile GabfestListen to Slate’s show about Donald Sterling’s racist rant, a botched execution in Oklahoma, and the Supreme Court case regarding warrantless cellphone searches.
OK, Michigan Can Ban Affirmative ActionBut does that really mean race no longer matters, as the Supreme Court’s conservatives say?
The XX Factor
New York Times Reveals That Basically No One Investigated the Jameis Winston Rape Allegations
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, BernadetteSlate’s critics debate Maria Semple’s comic best-seller.
The Sheriff OversteppedGrady Judd got the spotlight, but no justice, in charging two teenage girls in the Rebecca Sedwick suicide case.
The Devastating, Sneaky Genius of John Roberts’ OpinionsHis McCutcheon decision pretends to be mild but then wrecks what remains of campaign-finance law.
The Harder They FallNew research shows that high-status kids go after each other more than they go after misfits. The targets say they suffer more, too.
TODAY IN SLATE
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis. Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
Forget Oculus Rift This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.