Billion to One
The Most Exclusive CirclesSorting the world’s top 50 billionaires by age, location, how they got their moolah, and more.
World War II Veterans Storm World War II MemorialA dispatch from the government shutdown on the National Mall.
Every John F. Kennedy Street, Park, Airport, and School in the WorldA map of the hundreds of locations named for the 35th president.
A Glitch in the MatrixThe Slate/SurveyMonkey snap poll gauges the depths of despair over healthcare.gov.
iLessons of the Shutdown, Binge Drinking and Rape, and Not-So-Cool TechnologyThe week’s most Interesting Slate stories.
Donald Trump Isn’t the GOP’s Biggest Problem The trouble is that the party still doesn’t have a plausible champion waiting in the wings.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Eddie Redmayne Plays Transgender Artist Lili Elbe in the First Trailer for The Danish Girl
It’s Just That Feeling Our irrationally intense fear of face-identifying technology is holding us back.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.