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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.
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
In Sickness and in Health, Send Pics Prudie advises a woman whose husband pressures her to sext.
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CPS Finds "Free-Range" Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
The Walking Dead Podcast Listen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."
Bob Dylan Gets Stuck in a Noir Love Triangle in the “Night We Called It a Day” Music Video