Well-Funded Fear Wealth makes people fascinating targets in a miniseries about the John Paul Getty III kidnapping.
The No. 1 Book on Amazon Right Now Is John Oliver’s Children’s Book About Mike Pence’s Gay Bunny
Rising to the Sunlit Surface The characters in Alan Hollinghurst’s novels have mastered the exquisite semaphore of 20th-century gay life.
Austin Bomber Was “Rough Around the Edges,’ Worked in Jobs Requiring Technical Knowledge
Dear Prudence: The “Spousal Acknowledgement” Edition My husband wasn’t helpful as I was writing my first book. Do I need to include him in the acknowledgements? Help!
The Cambridge Analytica Mess Reveals That Even Careful Policies Can’t Protect Our Data Slate’s April Glaser on the data-sharing scandal and why shutting down Facebook won’t solve all our problems.
Why You Should Read Octopus Pie, the Quintessential Millennial Webcomic, From the Very Beginning
Care and Feeding
How Do I Convince My Son I Still Love Him When He’s Been Taken Away From Me? A mother faces a custody battle while in the midst of treatment for bipolar disorder.
Illinois Governor and Billionaire Challenger Will Now Face Off in an Insanely Expensive Election
Whistleblower Says Steve Bannon Was at the Heart of Cambridge Analytica’s Data Collection Operation
Will Democracy Survive Trump? Cass Sunstein had big thinkers write about the question, and they weren’t all optimistic.
Trump’s Security Briefing Warned “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” Putin on Election Win. It Didn’t Stop Him.
Trump’s Call to Execute Drug Dealers May Be Dictator-Inspired, but Its Roots Are All-American The president’s idea isn’t that outlandish—it’s the natural endpoint of our current policies.
Facebook Was Letting Down Users Years Before Cambridge Analytica And not even a prescient crackdown by federal regulators stopped it.
Staying in Control Apple is reportedly developing new display technology. Here’s why that matters.
A Pro-Life Puzzler Can a state compel anti-abortion clinics to provide information about free abortions?
The Angle: Shady Connections Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Hope Hicks, John Bolton’s ties to Cambridge Analytica, and a remarkable 82-year-old.
Kill the Scapegoats Donald Trump wants the death penalty for the black and brown people he blames for the opioid crisis.
Facebook Is Passing the Buck The company has finally responded to the Cambridge Analytica scandal—sort of.
Infrastructure Weak The time to do something about protecting our power plants and waterworks from Russian hackers was 20 years ago.
Fox News Guy Who Called Obama a “Total Pussy” Quits Because He Says the Network Has Gone Too Far
Learning How to Eat Again After Recovering From Addiction As part of a growing movement to provide comprehensive care to people in recovery, a new class aims to help them re-establish a relationship with food.
Cambridge Analytica Has Suspended Its CEO, Who Bragged About Influencing Elections With Psychographic Profiles and Sex Workers
Why Trump Likely Won’t Collect the $20 Million He Claims Stormy Daniels Owes Him Five law professors weigh in.
John Bolton’s Cambridge Analytica Connection The embattled data firm earned more than $1.1 million from Bolton’s super PAC.
Another Whistleblower Says Facebook Knew for Years That Its Data-Sharing Policies Were a Huge Problem
Second Woman, a Former Playboy Model, Sues to Break NDA Covering Alleged Affair With Trump