The Culture Gabfest “Apes, Pigs, and Comedians” Edition Slate’s Culture Gabfest on War for the Planet of the Apes, Okja and the ethics of eating meat, and comedy in the age of Trump.
Why Young Men Might Be Playing Video Games Instead of Going to Work It’s not just that games are more fun.
Dear Prudence: The “Radical Unfriendliness” Edition Strangers keep telling me I’m not brown enough to be Indian. Help!
Senate GOP Fails to Pass Latest Repeal and Replace Bill. Now the Clock Is Ticking Towards “Skinny Repeal.”
Watch President Trump Almost Get Through a Tribute to a Vet Without Talking About Himself. Almost.
Nearly the Entire House Voted to Impose New Russia Sanctions and Curtail Trump’s Power to Lift Them
What the Hell Has Happened to the Senate? The bizarre process we just witnessed is the culmination of tribalism, the continued degradation of norms, and Mitch McConnell.
Why Did Trump and Putin Meet in Secret? Ian Bremmer broke the story of the second Trump-Putin meeting. But are we blowing it out of proportion?
How McConnell Did It To pass the “motion to proceed,” the senator had to change his leadership style.
The Angle: “Skinny Repeal” Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the GOP’s health care Plan C, “transparency” in the Trump administration, and the problem with trying to reduce rats.
How Close Did Republicans Really Come to Losing Today’s Health Care Vote? Only Ron Johnson Knows.
How Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary State A landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
What a Bar With Decorative Bullet Holes Really Means It’s shameful—and part of a broader gentrifying instinct to mine the past for authenticity.
Why Hope Is Dangerous When It Comes to Climate Change Global warming discussions need apocalyptic thinking.
Today's Impeach-O-Meter: Trump Takes Revenge on His Political Allies and Voters, for Some Reason
Our Unfounded Medical Optimism Charlie Gard’s saga exposed a flaw in our perception of medicine: We are too quick to think new treatments will work.
Jared’s Rules There’s one legal standard for Trump’s family and another for everyone else.
Trump Can’t Kill the Russia Investigation Even if he fires Sessions and Mueller, the case will go on.
The Donald Trump Election Brag Tracker How long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
The XX Factor
Trump’s Boy Scouts Speech Is a Reminder of How Different the Girls Scouts Organization Is
State Attorneys General Won’t Save Us If Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
Trump’s Insecurity Is a Threat to Our Security The president’s worries about his own illegitimacy have caused a rift with intelligence agencies.
Bomani Jones on the Racial Dynamics of Being the Smart Kid The sportswriter and broadcaster talks about his love of language.
Jared Kushner’s Deafening Silence The president’s son-in-law claims he likes to stay out of the spotlight. That’s because he’s always hiding something.