Raise the Smoking Age to 21New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country.
Bring Back the GuillotineLethal injection is the wrong way to do capital punishment. Severing the head is the better way to go.
Farewell Federal Government, So Long Breaking Bad, Hello ObamacareThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Defunding Obamacare, Mormon Weddings, and the Virtues of EmailThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
The Shutdown Continues, the Supreme Court Gears Up, and Malcolm Gladwell Defends HimselfThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Language Bullies, Obama’s Syria Problem, and RG3The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
TODAY IN SLATE
The End of Pregnancy
And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.
Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry
The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats
Blame China for everything.
The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer
The Scene of the Crime Autopsy results aren’t going to answer the essential question: Why did Michael Brown have to die?
Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place
Now it’s descending into madness.
Don’t Just Sit There
How to be more productive during your commute.
This Smart Suitcase Aims to Ease Travel Headaches With a Built-In Phone Charger and Bag Tracking App
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.