Watch D’Angelo Give His First TV Interview in Over a Decade
Does Donald Trump represent the ascendancy of white nationalism on the American right?
Stand With Kim!
Republican candidates aren’t really sure what they are supposed to say about the jailing of Kim Davis.
City of Peoria Settles With Short-Order Cook Whose House It Raided Over Parody Twitter Account
Europe’s Deadly Denial
The refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders.
Kim Davis Is a Gift to Gay Rights
Sonia Sotomayor, Outsider
In a remarkable conversation, the justice talks about why she doesn’t feel like she belongs on the Supreme Court.
A European Disaster
Will the refugee crisis tear the European Union apart?
Campaign Quote of the Day: Hillary’s Sorry ... You Don’t Understand Her Private Email
The NFL’s Deflategate defeat will reverberate for years unless the league reforms now.
Update: Hungary Will Bus Mass of Refugees to Austrian Border
SAT Scores Continue Troubling Downward Slide. No One Knows Exactly Why.
Donations Surge to Privately Run Mediterranean Refugee Rescue Ship
Everything You Need to Know About Marvel’s First-Ever Asian-American Hulk, Amadeus Cho
This Menu Generator Deliciously Skewers All the Worst Clichés of Brooklyn Bars
An Unusually Beautiful 19th-Century Illustrated Photo Album
For Hummingbirds, the Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend
This Week's 2016 Twitter Power Rankings: Tom Brady Wins Everything
New Justice Department Policy Requires Warrants to Use Cellphone Surveillance Devices
The Best Intentions
After the horror of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Manhattan Project scientists tried to advocate for nuclear de-escalation—instead, they unwittingly abetted the Vietnam War.
The Pardon Process Is Broken
Presidents are granting clemency far less often than they once did. Why?
Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation, Starring Idris Elba, Looks Almost Unbearably Intense
When It Was Invented, The Riot Act Was Something That Actually Had To Be Read Aloud
As if Surgery Isn’t Scary Enough ...
Now there are concerns that anesthesia can harm young children’s brains. Here’s what parents need to know.
How Can This Possibly Happen?
Geoffrey Sant wrote about drivers in China who intentionally kill pedestrians. Ask him anything.
Why Do We Get Labor Day Off?
Raise a glass to the desperate politicking of Grover Cleveland.
Build Your Own Bar, Table, or Even a House With These Oversized Legos for Adults
Why “Can’t You Just Go to Another Clerk?” Is the Wrong Response to Discrimination
Stephen Colbert’s Spoofs of Podcast Ads for His Late Show Podcast Are Dumb, Brilliant
Miguel Performed an Intimate Acoustic Set in a Michigan Family’s Living Room
Janet Jackson Shares New Song “Unbreakable,” a Tribute to Her Fans
Happy, Happy Hippo
A baby hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo is the perfect Labor Day weekend role model.
The Trump Test
How Republican candidates respond to the Donald tells us a lot about what kind of presidents they would be.
“I Wanted to Give Them Something to Hide Behind”
Finally, a magazine just for adjunct professors.
For the Second Time in a Month, a Virginia Police Officer Has Been Indicted for Murder
Bleakly Captivating Long-Exposure Photos of California’s Devastating Wildfires
Today’s Utterly Meaningless, Extremely Important Jobs Report
Live at Politics & Prose
Boots Riley Talks Social Politics, Hip-Hop, and Goes A Capella
The multitalented musician and activist discusses his new book, Tell Homeland Security—We Are the Bomb.
This Is a Good Way to Protest Donald Trump
The “Let’s Get All Smug About That Kentucky Clerk” Edition
Listen to Slate’s show about Hillary Clinton’s never-ending email scandal, the worsening migrant crisis in Europe, and the Kentucky clerk willing to go to jail for her religious beliefs.