Close Your HeartThe Central African Republic’s sectarian civil war has divided a once peaceful nation, and pitted brother against brother.
The Real DealThe unjustly unheralded Michael Winterbottom blurs the line between fiction and documentary.
Is There an “Obama Effect” on Crime?A surprising new theory for the continuing crime decline among black Americans.
The Vatican Loves a Good StoryIt takes money, a medical miracle, and a compelling vita to make it as a saint today.
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Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop? To investigate, Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys.
Slate Voice: “American Liar” Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
When Will Downton Abbey’s Miss Bunting Mind Her Manners? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Dropped Balls The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.