Eric Umansky

Eric Umansky, previously the "Today's Papers" columnist for Slate, is currently a Gordon Grey Fellow at Columbia University's School of Journalism.

Dec. 22 2006 1:48 PMArming AbbasWashington's latest dumb plan to pump up Palestinian security forces.
Today's Papers
Aug. 17 2006 3:40 AMLebanon and Hezbollah's arms deal.
Today's Papers
Aug. 15 2006 3:25 AMThe cease-fire holds—for now.
Today's Papers
Aug. 10 2006 3:34 AMBritain says it foiled an imminent terror plot.
Today's Papers
Aug. 8 2006 3:49 AMPipeline problems in Prudhoe.
Today's Papers
Aug. 3 2006 3:36 AMHezbollah's lets the rockets rip.
Today's Papers
Aug. 1 2006 3:55 AMCastro to take a breather—or his final breaths.
Today's Papers
July 27 2006 3:24 AMThe Levant's worst day yet.
Today's Papers
July 25 2006 3:10 AMRice's listening tour.
Today's Papers
July 20 2006 3:20 AMIsrael sends a 'clear out' message.
Today's Papers
July 18 2006 3:54 AMTime to start talking?
Today's Papers
July 13 2006 3:48 AMHezbollah and Israel, bordering on war.
Today's Papers
July 11 2006 3:21 AMChechen butcher checks out.
Today's Papers
July 6 2006 3:39 AMThe CIA's hijacking jinxed.
Today's Papers
July 4 2006 3:12 AMMexico waits for final results.
Today's Papers
Aug. 18 2006 3:45 AMWarrantless wiretapping gets a smackdown.
Today's Papers
Aug. 16 2006 3:34 AMHezbollah sticks by its guns.
Today's Papers
Aug. 11 2006 3:39 AMPlot picked off.
Today's Papers
Aug. 9 2006 3:17 AMLieberman loses—and then promises to win.
Today's Papers
Aug. 4 2006 3:27 AMThe generals' reality check.
Today's Papers
Aug. 2 2006 3:29 AMIsrael's big push.
Today's Papers
July 28 2006 3:40 AMIsrael holds off on going to ground.
Today's Papers
July 26 2006 3:36 AMYet another security plan for Baghdad.
Today's Papers
July 21 2006 3:21 AMIsrael's evacuation order.
Today's Papers
July 19 2006 3:47 AMBush gives Israel the thumbs-up.
Today's Papers
July 14 2006 3:50 AMIsrael and Hezbollah slug it out.
Today's Papers
July 12 2006 3:46 AMIs the White House's Geneva flip legit?
Today's Papers
July 7 2006 3:07 AMMexico: Bienviendo a Florida 2000.
Today's Papers
July 5 2006 3:16 AMNorth Korea shoots its payload.
Today's Papers
June 30 2006 3:58 AMSCOTUS sticks it to Bush.




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Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
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Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 6:22 PM 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. 
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  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.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.