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Lose-Lose on AbortionObama's threat to Catholic hospitals and their very serious counterthreat.
McCain's BFFLindsey Graham may be more valuable as McCain's running buddy than as his running mate.
An Affair To RememberShe was 82. He was 95. They had dementia. They fell in love. And then they started having sex.
And Speaking of Perfect Unions …What if Hillary Clinton gave a speech about gender? (And why she won't.)
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The E-Harmony ElectionWhen did voting become like dating? And when did it become like dating yourself?
How Sally Quinn Made Me a Better CatholicThe strange Tim-Russert-funeral, communion-blogging controversy.
Your Papal Homework AssignmentPrepare for the pope's America visit with these books, articles, and Web sites about him and the Catholic Church.
First MatesIntroducing a new Slate series about the marriages of the presidential candidates.
The Best Police Blotter in America The procedural poetry of the Sheriff’s Calls column in the Point Reyes Light.
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
Nine Tweets and One Selfie Slate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
What Was It Like to Argue the Most Anticipated Case of the Supreme Court Term? A Podcast Transcript.
Do You Consent? If tech companies are going to experiment on us, they need better ethical oversight.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.