Introducing Lean/LockPlay Slate's new political prediction game, which tests your skill at forecasting the outcome of the midterm elections.
Politico IncorrectWhat the politics Web site deletes from its articles without telling anyone.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterThe Sap-o-Meter says an emotional goodbye to Vancouver. Plus: the Sappiest Word of the 2010 Olympic Games.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterSlate's scorecard of NBC sentimentality makes an emotional return.
The Consent ConundrumDecades after a woman's cervical cancer cells were taken without her permission, we're still trying to determine what rights researchers have to your body.
Quitting Time, Gay Panic, and Pill-Popping Pop StarsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Afghanistan's Census of the DeadWhat the WikiLeaks data reveal about civilian and enemy casualties of war. An interactive chart.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterCourage, determination, and passion at the ladies' figure skating finals.
O Say Can You Guess?Get ready for the Winter Olympics with Slate's national-anthem quiz.
Moonwalks, an Honest Apology, and the Weakest LinksThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.