The Angle: Another Canon Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on antimarathons, weird coincidences, and the 50 greatest films by black directors.
The Media Finally Figured Out How to Rattle Donald Trump His press conference today about his contributions to veterans’ charities was nasty and contentious. Good.
At Highly Publicized Appearance, Trump Declares He Wanted No Credit for Fundraiser He Was Forced to Talk About
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A New Report Chronicles the Military’s History of Discharging Rape Victims by Claiming They Were Mentally Ill
Are the Kochs Really Sitting This One Out? Don’t let their distaste for Trump fool you—the billionaire brothers have big plans for 2016.
Storm Chasers, Stay Home Rural roads are getting crowded during tornado season, and the dangerous conditions are all your fault.
Um, Erm, Well … Prudie advises a man whose wife won’t give their daughter the sex talk. Should he?
Tell Us What You Think About Drones All month, we’ve run pieces on drones’ risks and rewards. Now, we want to hear from you.
Freaking Out About the Trump-Clinton Polls? Here’s a Better Way to Read Them. Ignore the headlines. Find the story being told by the internal data.
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In Helpful Marketing Strategy, a New Brewing Company Is Naming Beer After Ladies’ Shoes
Is America Really in an Anti-Establishment Rage? Voters are angry. They just don’t agree on what they’re angry about.
Should the Statute of Limitations Apply to the Bill Cosby Case? The Political Gabfest debates the sexual assault charges brought against Bill Cosby 12 years ago.
Why Are So Many Swear Words Monosyllabic? Benjamin K. Bergen, author of the upcoming What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves, discusses the science of cursing.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
How to Pull Off a Bar Mitzvah for Your Atheist Son Mom and Dad Are Fighting chats with a mother who forced her son to have a bar mitzvah.
Are You Nervous? There’s a number of rational reasons why Trump will never be President, but this election has been anything but rational.
The Heroes Golden State Needs In Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors showed that “hero ball” can be truly heroic.
Reagan, The Americans, and the Cold War The Weisberg brothers—showrunner and Slate chief—in conversation.