Marco Rubio Was a Disaster
The Florida senator was unprepared for an attack he should have seen coming.
Did the Millionaires Tax Really Cost New Jersey Billions, As Christie Claims? Probably Not.
Moderator: None of You Served in the Military. Rubio: My Brother Lost Two Teeth in the Army.
Who Won the GOP Debate?
Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Chris Christie Won Saturday’s GOP Debate
He did it by beating up on a stunned Marco Rubio.
Trump Gets Booed Heavily as Jeb Scores First-Ever Point Against Him
Watch the Super Awkward Entrances of the GOP Candidates to the ABC Debate
These Are the Best Lines of the ABC News GOP Debate.
What Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Republican Debate
Check out the instant spin room.
Beyoncé's New Single Is Both a #BlackLivesMatter–Inspired Protest Anthem and an Absolute Jam
How Researchers Got a Robot to Change Colors Like a Chameleon
Tiny surfaces are key.
Police Kill Transgender Man With Asperger’s Who Was Suicidal
Another Super Bowl, Another Round of Bad NFL Lip Reading
Before Bernie Sanders’ SNL Debut Tonight, Behold His Early Roles in Vintage Rom-Coms
Democratic Party Officials Recognize Errors in Iowa Caucus Count
Watch Bill Maher Mock Climate Change Skeptics With Attack Ad Against Punxsutawney Phil
Amicus: The Candidates and the Court
It’s likely that the next president will have the chance to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court. So why is it not a major campaign issue?
Rescuers Race to Find Survivors After Taiwan Quake Kills More Than 12
Apollo 14 Astronaut Ed Mitchell, Sixth Man to Walk on the Moon, Has Died
Homeless in Super Bowl City
San Francisco hides its homeless.
How Much Do Casino Pit Bosses Make?
The New Money Edition
Slate Money on a cashless future, Viacom’s aging patriarch, and the Credit Suisse profit loss.
Bacon as a Cloud
The Slate Plus Digest for Feb. 5.
He Watched Every Super Bowl
Our host owes Slate’s Justin Peters an apology (or possibly workman’s comp) after suggesting he watch all 49 Super Bowls in two months.
The Friday Slatest Newsletter
Apple Is Killing Some iPhones Repaired by Third Parties. But There’s Sort of a Good Reason.
The XX Factor
Tinder Is Blocking Bernie Sanders Fans for Using Matches as Campaign Targets
Donald Trump Wins Twitter by Accusing Ted Cruz of Fraud
Why It’s Too Soon for Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco Rubio
He should wait until that endorsement would do the most good.
Worst Terrorist Ever Blows Self Sideways out of Plane Without Killing Anyone Else
Flicker Off, Flicker On
LED bulbs were once pricey and easy to ignore. They’re about to become the standard. And it will happen very, very quickly.
Why Legal Marijuana Could Be a $6 Billion Industry in 2016
Everything You Need to Know About the Week of Feb. 1 in Culture
The Shiba Inu, the Dog Behind the Doge
What happens to a breed when it goes viral online.
Is Catcalling Ever OK?
Sofia Vergara never wants men to stop wolf-whistling her. She’s not alone.
Peyton Manning, You’re Our Only Hope
How the NFL’s model citizen could end the NFL’s dumb war on drugs.
Halsey Covered “Love Yourself,” Swapped “Love” for the Word Bieber Actually Meant
Marco Rubio Is Going to Take a Beating at Saturday’s Republican Debate
Are Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?
The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
What a Character
The fragile, young savant in Julia Claiborne Johnson’s debut novel joins the ranks of our best child protagonists.