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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.
I Haven’t Got Time for the ’Paign Finally, a browser extension that will allow you to filter out campaign coverage until it really matters.
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out Recent studies suggests that kids with overinvolved parents and rigidly structured childhoods suffer psychological blowback in college.
The Unexpected Lightness of Milan Kundera’s New Novel The 86-year-old author has grown surprisingly—and delightfully—cheerful.
Your Wi-Fi Network’s Soft Underbelly You probably don’t even think about this easy way for hackers to sneak in.
Are Cats Really Wild Animals? Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.