Kelly McEvers

Kelly McEvers is a contributor to National Public Radio and a founding editor of www.SixBillion.org.

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Sept. 9 2009 9:34 AMAngry Teachers and Empty Libraries
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Sept. 7 2009 7:11 AMReforming Saudi Education
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Dec. 4 2008 7:22 AMThe Real Pirate
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Dec. 2 2008 12:01 PMMr. Black
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Dec. 29 2005 10:12 AMHow a Baker Becomes an Armed Rebel
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Nov. 4 2005 5:13 AMWhat Is Paridah's Role in Jemaah Islamiyah?
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Nov. 2 2005 6:56 AMVisiting the Space Where the Sari Club Used To Be
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Oct. 31 2005 12:28 PMA Woman at the Center of the Southeast Asian Jihad
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Sept. 8 2009 10:09 AMAmericans Complain About a Saudi School in Suburban Virginia
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Dec. 5 2008 6:54 AMOut at Sea
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Dec. 3 2008 7:02 AMHappy-Happy
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Dec. 1 2008 11:00 AMThe Island of the Ex-Pirates
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Dec. 28 2005 12:57 PMIs the Kremlin Capable of Coming Clean?
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Nov. 3 2005 6:27 AMCaught in a Lie
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Nov. 1 2005 6:59 AMHow Paridah Met Mukhlas
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July 22 2005 6:53 AMWho's To Blame for Beslan?At the trial of the sole surviving school hostage-taker, families lash out at the Russian authorities.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.