The Earth Just Had Its Warmest “Year” on Record
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Charles Blow, Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Charles Blow discusses his new memoir at Politics & Prose
The Long Road to a Safe and Legal Abortion
Women in the South could have to drive up to 600 miles to get a procedure that is their legally protected right.
The Fed Will Probably Stop Injecting Huge Sums of Money Into the Economy This Month
Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not.
What Is Best and Worst About U2 Comes Together in Bono’s Favorite Pose
Video: America’s Year of Police Violence
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding?
The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
1914 Authors' Manifesto Defending Britain's Involvement in WWI, Signed by HG Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle
Hong Kong Leader Responds to Protester Demands With a Firm “No”
Netflix in Bed. Pot Lids. Bulky Bananas.
Is there anything removable hooks can’t fix?
Turkey Reverses Course, Will Let Kurds Cross Border to Fight ISIS
Where I Was Wrong About the Royals
I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.
The City Where Grown-Ups Live
My childhood fantasies of New York involved eating takeout Chinese food after a grueling day at the office.
Where Did the Word Snark Come From?
Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology of a peculiarly irritable word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9
A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Photo Gallery: Mars and the Comet
Space: The Next Generation
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
“Building It Still” Is a Reminder of How Good and Thoughtful James Blake’s Music Can Be
Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
Texas Lab Worker on Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola as Dallas Hospital Apologizes
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Persistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
Inspired by Porcupines
What could an inventor of medical technologies based on nature learn from Spider-Man?
Surprise: Catholic Church is Still Homophobic
Virgin America Made a Bizarre, Boring, Six-Hour-Long Ad About One Horrible Flight
Obama Urges Against Ebola “Hysteria,” Says Travel Ban Could Make Things Worse
Here’s a Cover of Star Wars’ “Imperial March,” Played on Eight Floppy Disc Drives
Evidence Doesn’t Support Civil Rights Charges Against Michael Brown’s Shooter
Dave Chappelle Is at His Best in This Four-Hour Stand-Up Set From 2009
Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
Kelly Slater, Ageless Wonder
Watch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
Mars and the Comet: The Countdown
The “Read These Books” Edition
Slate Money on new and old money-themed reads with special guests John Lanchester and Jake Halpern.
Norman Lear, Thanks for TV
He pioneered TV escapism that’s more about family than nice apartments.
There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Re-Enactments