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

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.