Georgia on Their MindsTime and the Economist consider how Russia's show of force will change its relationship with the West.
The Miracle of Circumcision The New Scientist on the debate over whether the procedure can reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
Barack's Home TurfThe New Republic and The New Yorker examine Obama's time in Chicago.
Peace at Last?The Economist suggests that the violence and chaos in Iraq may be calming down.
Rethinking JihadThe New Republic and The New Yorker on recent blows to al-Qaida in the Muslim world.
Wasted ResourcesThe New Yorker on why science hasn't tackled the problem of the hangover.
Watch Out, Michael MooreThe Weekly Standard on Hollywood's increasingly vocal conservatives.
China's Low Self-EsteemNewsweek on why the Olympic host suffers from a national "inferiority complex."
Right-Wing RewardsHarper's on how Jack Abramoff made conservative politics profitable.
Pity the Oil SpeculatorsThe Weekly Standard and Newsweek defend the much-maligned group.
Webb's the Man?The New Republic and New York Review of Books on the possible Barack Obama/Jim Webb ticket.
The Tyranny of the ToddlerWeekly Standard on the repercussions of overindulgent parenting.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.
There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
Behind the Scenes
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.