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.
Roads & Kingdoms
Marooned in the Desert Sixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Honeybees at a Crossroads Drought, pesticides, diseases—it’s not a good time to be a bee.