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.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?