Right Wing Revives Claim That Trump's Obama Wiretap Accusation Has Been "Vindicated" (It Hasn't)
Hunger and Obesity Can Be Two Sides of the Same Coin The U.N.’s latest report on food security shows troubling trends for both problems.
All Tribes Are Not Equal Andrew Sullivan’s simplistic diagnosis—and unrealistic cure—for what ails us.
Trump Threatens Total Destruction of North Korea, Calls Kim Jong-un "Rocket Man" in U.N. Speech
The Delicious Mexican Dirt Edition A Slate Money bonus episode on gaydar A.I., L'Oréal for men, Facebook advertising, and Ray Dalio.
Hurricane Maria Causes "Mind-Boggling" Damage To Dominica On Its Path Toward Puerto Rico
How Cities Need to Rethink Their Infrastructure Slate’s Henry Grabar on the challenges facing today’s cities, from climate change to powerful corporations to Trump.
Phallic Fears Prudie advises a woman who was mortified to learn the true reason why her fiancé doesn’t want to have a son.
Black Robes and Crystal Balls Supreme Court justices like to predict the future. They aren’t very good at it.
Merkel’s Legacy As Germany prepares to head to the polls, the chancellor’s exhausted, Europe’s in shambles, and a neo-Nazi party is on the rise.
Failing Charter Schools Have a Reincarnation Plan Converting into private schools—and using voucher programs to thrive on the public dime.
Fox News Contributor Sues the Network Claiming She Was Blacklisted After Making Rape Allegation
Punk Rockers Zex on What It’s Like to Have Their Songs Mistakenly Put Onto Beyoncé’s Vinyl Records
No One Becomes a Cop Because It’s Safe The shooting of a Georgia Tech student reminds us that police officers need to accept the risk that comes with showing restraint.
Was Booger Really a Nerd? Actor Curtis Armstrong on the deeper message within Revenge of the Nerds.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Ninja Doppelgänger Edition Slate’s sports podcast on Jemele Hill, Golovkin–Alvarez, and American Ninja Warrior’s Josh Levin.
Today in Conservative Media: The Failing Emmys Prove America Is Tired of Hollywood’s Politics
Who Are You Calling Lawless? The Trump administration says sanctuary cities are rule-breakers. But it’s the federal government that keeps losing in court.
Do Not Follow the Romantic Advice of This Adorable Samsung Ad The device will not explode. Your head might.
As Usual, Republicans Won’t Have Any Clue What Their New Obamacare Repeal Bill Does Before They Vote on It
Leading Alabama Senate Candidate Refers in Speech to “Reds” (Native Americans) and “Yellows” (Asian People)
Magaritaville or Bust? Prudie counsels a single mom who is trying to outrun a midlife crisis.
Republicans Are Taking One Last Shot at Repealing Obamacare, and It’s Their Most Extreme Bill Yet