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The Hypnotic Appeal of the Kardashiapps
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Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast about cancer, Halloween, and other scary things.
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Supreme Court Dispatches
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Two cases from Kansas bring out their irritation.
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The Banality of Good
Why individuals who rescued Jews during World War II found it so difficult to explain their motives.
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The History of American Slavery
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Jamelle Bouie talks with LeVar Burton about remaking Roots and understanding American history.
My boss wants to tell work we’re dating, but I’m the one who has to quit.
Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose Autism in Girls
Clinicians need to look beyond tools developed for boys.
Found in Translation
A film critic revisits a lifetime of cinema on a journey to Japan.
We Need a New Etiquette for Thank-You Notes
You have to thank the gift-givers immediately. But you also have to thank them correctly.
Empire’s New Latina Character Is Shamelessly Stereotypical—but That’s Not Why She’s Frustrating
Rupert Murdoch Suggests Barack Obama Is Either Not Really Black or Not Really President
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French TV Station Promotes Gender Equality (Its Own) With Absurdly Sexist Ad Campaign
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