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.
Defenseless Secretary Hillary Clinton hasn’t offered a reasonable explanation for her private email account. That’s because there isn’t one.
Naming Wrongs David Geffen paid $100 million to get his name on a concert hall at Lincoln Center. Yes, that’s kind of gross.
“You Can Call Me Laura” Here are L.V. Anderson’s favorite reads from Slate this week, from #teamweasel to the discovery of thiamin.
It Took a Horrible Wasting Disease—and Lots and Lots of Chickens—for Scientists to Discover Vitamins