Heavy Is the Head That Wears Two HatsIf confirmed to head the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers will face big challenges.
The Book Club
Scared of the Government Acquiring Information About You? The Really Scary Part Is What They Do With It.
The Most Important Questions To Ask About the CIA's Targeted Killing ProgramWe know Cheney ordered it kept secret. What don't we know?
Disagree in Good Faith? Sonia Sotomayor pushes other Supreme Court justices past their comfort zones.
Inside Higher Ed
Let the Right Ones In An engineering college has a new metric for admitting students: “locus of control”
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Introducing Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor A better way to calculate how fast you’ll run.