The FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Hits the Books on Thursday Here’s what that means, and what you can expect next.
Paid Family Leave Finds an Unlikely Ally: Investors Shareholder resolutions could turn up the heat on American companies to offer more robust and equitable leave policies.
The Culture Gabfest “Redneck Margarita” Edition Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Black Panther, Queer Eye, and the New York Times op-ed page.
Dear Prudence: The “Relentlessly Friendly Neighbor” Edition My neighbor is loud, pushy, and opinionated—how do I get her to leave me alone? Help!
Embed With the Devil A new legal ruling could cause major headaches for web publishers that embed tweets.
The Only Certainty in Reproductive Health Is Uncertainty Lena Dunham’s painful essay about her hysterectomy should remind us that medicine is highly individual and often outside of our control.
Kentucky Democrat Defeats Widow of Lawmaker Who Killed Himself After Molesting Accusation
Are We Using IV Bags Properly? In the months since Hurricane Maria, my hospital has dealt with an IV bag shortage. It turns out that might not be such a bad thing.
Here’s How Many Post-Credits Sequences You Need to Stay for After Black Panther There are two.
The Smart Home Dilemma Nnedi’s Okorafor’s “Mother of Invention” illustrates some of the Internet of Things discussions we need to have.
“Mother of Invention” A new short story by the author of Marvel’s Black Panther: Long Live The King.
Help! Is It Ever OK to Catfish Mom? Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.
Does Black Panther Say “Vibranium” As Much As Avatar Says “Unobtanium”? A Slate investigation.
Care and Feeding
Look, Little Chef, Stop Using All My Arborio Rice in Your Kitchen Experiments Advice for a parent whose creative kid has been watching too many cooking shows.
Republican Senator to Introduce Bill Calling for Background Checks on All Commercial Gun Sales
Why the Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Obamacare Is a Bad Idea, According to the Trump Administration
Free Money City Once bankrupt, Stockton, California, will soon test the effects of universal basic income.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Trickless Hungarian Edition Slate’s sports podcast on Tongans and snowboarders skiing at the Winter Olympics. Plus, the strange tale of Markelle Fultz.
The Men of the Norwegian Curling Team Wear Flamboyant Pants. Does That Make Them Jerks?
“There Appears to Be a Trend Here” A Quinnipiac pollster on how attitudes toward gun control might actually be changing.
Do Ice Dancing Partners Get a Bump in Their Scores if They’re Sex Partners? We did the math.
Right-Wing Pundit Taunts Survivors of Parkland Shooting for Losing Weapons-Ban Vote in Florida Legislature
The Honest Trailer for Justice League Knows It’s Just The Avengers Minus the Interesting Villain
Congress Focuses on Leftover Gun Bill After Florida Shooting But what “revisions” does Trump want?
The Angle: More Mitt Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Jill Abramson, Trump predictions, and Romney’s mission.