My New Genius, 5-Ingredient Dinner to Make By Heart
Naïveté is the New Realism
Tom Friedman’s oracular pretensions have never felt more ridiculous than they do in his latest best-seller.
Watch a beautiful ruby seadragon caught on video for the first time.
Lie Detectors, Russian Spies, and an Expert in Kung Fu
How the incoming national security adviser got tangled up in the Trump administration’s weirdest scandal yet.
At Least 35 Democratic Lawmakers Plan to Skip Trump’s Inauguration
Run for Office
Worried about the direction of our government? Don’t just tweet. Don’t just protest. Get in there and do something about it.
I Ran for Office and Won
Four first-time candidates explain how.
How Do You Inspire Women to Run for Office? Elect Trump.
When female candidates run, they win—and the organizations that recruit them are now seeing a huge surge in interest.
Before Running for President, Trump Described Russia as “Our Biggest Problem”
FBI Arrests Widow of Orlando Nightclub Shooter
Paul Ryan Says Obamacare Is in a Death Spiral. It’s Not.
Segregated Cemeteries Are Important Troves of Forgotten Black History
Monica Crowley Won’t Join Trump Administration After Plagiarism Reports
America—Especially Gay America—May Be on the Cusp of an STD Epidemic. What’s to Blame?
Trump Shocks European Leaders With Indifference to EU, Criticism of “Obsolete” NATO
Obama’s Legacy Won’t Be His Political Achievements
He wanted to be a transformational president. He’ll be an inspirational one instead.
What Frankenstein Has to Do With Anti-Vaxxers
Caution about technology is good. Fear of technology is not.
Dramatic Video of the SpaceX Successful Falcon 9 Rocket Landing
Trump’s Solution to Replace Obamacare? “Insurance for Everybody”
Why One Day at a Time’s Old-School Format Makes It Feel More Modern
What the New No. 1 Song in America Shares in Common With Both “Kokomo” and “In Da Club”
Norovirus Is Coming
And you can’t stave it off by guzzling grape juice.
We’re Going to Need That $4,000 Back
What it’s like to get a raise thanks to the Obama administration’s overtime rules for American workplaces—and then have it taken away.
Scottish Newspaper Lists TV Coverage of Trump Inauguration as Twilight Zone Reboot
Thousands Join Rallies Across the United States to Save Obamacare
Facebook Launches Tool to Flag Fake News in Germany Ahead of Election
Once Again, Mark Hamill gets Trump’s Inner Monologue Just Right
China Pushes Back Against Trump: Taiwan Policy Is “Non-Negotiable”
GOP Congressman, Overwhelmed by Constituents Concerned About ACA Repeal, Sneaks Out of Event Early
Trump Team Considers Kicking Press Corps Out of White House
Donald Trump Unleashes a Golden Stream of Laughter in the SNL Cold Open
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Closing After 146 Years
After Backlash, Jennifer Holliday Tells Fans She’s Not Going (to Trump’s Inauguration)
Former Agent Who Wrote Trump-Russia Memos Frustrated by Lack of FBI Action
Democrats Should Follow John Lewis’ Lead
He questioned Trump’s legitimacy, but for too many others the forms of democracy seem to matter more than the thing itself.
Trump Slams Civil Rights Icon John Lewis as “All Talk … No Action”
Trump Says He May Scrap Russia Sanctions and "One China" Policy
The Ballpoint Pen Edition
Slate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s White House assignment.
One Last Time
The Slate Plus Digest for Jan. 13.
The XX Factor
A New Commemorative Coin Depicts Lady Liberty as a Black Woman, and It’s Gorgeous