It Doesn’t Matter “What He Wanted.” Chris Harper Mercer Murdered 9 People and We Need to Name Him.
Did Jonathan Papelbon Cross the Rocker Line?The Nationals closer is big-time jerk, but it took attacking Bryce Harper to make him expendable.
When Junkies Deserve a PassPeople are dying because drug addicts fear calling 911. More states need to give immunity to users who do the right thing.
Lindsey Graham Uses a Flip Phone and Memorizes Phone Numbers. That’s a Great Way to Live.
Can Inmates and Prison Employees Find Love?Joyce Mitchell was probably duped by the escaped inmates of Clinton Correctional Facility. But sometimes these relationships stem from something more.
California Governor Bravely Vetoes Bill to Ban Drones From Interfering With Firefighters
How Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC Covered the Oregon Shooting Before They Knew a Thing About It
News Organizations That Didn't Run the Most Horrific Photo of the Syrian Boy Were Wrong. Including Slate.
Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn Took Down the Virginia TV Shooter’s Profiles. They Shouldn’t Have.
Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist has gone unsolved for 25 years. That makes it very, very typical.
Let’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
“Be Feared if You’re Not to Be Respected”Gawker once held itself apart from a media it saw as cautious and compromised. It can’t do that anymore.
The One Thing Missing From Fox News’ Coverage of the Charleston ShootingAlmost any honest acknowledgement of racism.
The Planned Parenthood Hearings Aren’t About Those Videos They are group therapy sessions for pro-lifers.
Dyrehavsbakken: The World’s Oldest Amusement Park First Opened in 1583 and You Can Still Go There Today
Introducing the Best of Slate Podcasts Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Good News for Kanye West: California Bans Paparazzi Use of Drones to Spy on Celeb Homes