Measles Is HorribleThe anti-vaccine movement is wrong to dismiss the disease’s dangers (as it is wrong about so many things).
Here’s Where We Stand With EbolaEven experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
We Will Always Have New EpidemicsHuman behavior is the biggest variable in any outbreak.
Ebola Was Already HereHow to contain the deadly hemorrhagic fevers that occasionally reach the United States.
Disaster Breeds DisasterWhy things can always get worse, even when you’re battling zombies.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.