My wrap on the House's vote to
. I hung around with Republicans and Democrats for two days as they lurched toward a vote that they knew wouldn't go further than the House; the spin, needless to say, was entertaining.
Roads & Kingdoms
Soccer and Tear Gas An amateur team in Turkish Kurdistan competes against a backdrop of police violence and a moribund peace process.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Big Doctor Is Watching How your fitness tracker could increase your health insurance costs someday.