It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Don’t Blame It on Depression
That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
Is This Thing On?
The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Before Seven and Fight Club, David Fincher Found His Style Filming Ads and Music Videos
Germanwings Captain Shouted “Open the Damn Door!” Before Crash
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Edition
The assistant secretary-general for field support explains what it’s like to work behind a desk in New York and in crisis situations around the world.
Carly Fiorina Says There’s a “Higher Than 90 Percent” Chance She’ll Run for President
Notre Dame should have intentionally fouled Kentucky in the Elite Eight.
Indiana Governor Dodges Questions on Whether New Law Allows Anti-Gay Discrimination
Sympathy for the Devil
Why it’s wrong to call John Calipari just another cog in the evil NCAA machine.
The Rock Obama Returns to Beat Up Republicans as Dwayne Johnson Hosts SNL
Here’s How to Ace Your Next Job Interview
Tips to come off as the perfect candidate in the interview.
New Yorkers Love Leaving Their Dogs Tied Up Outside
Why Do Game Shows Use Actors as Contestants?
Crash Course Astronomy Blooper Reel
The Story of Kentucky's Dramatic Elite Eight Win in Two Comical Ashley Judd GIFs
A Lovely, Behind-the-Scenes Video Essay on Raiders of the Lost Ark’s Boulder Chase Scene
Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems
Amicus: Mercury Rising
The coal industry and 22 states ask the Supreme Court to throw out new restrictions on toxic emissions.
Clinton Wiped Copies of All Emails From Personal Server
Spectre Looks Like the Most Personal, Introspective Bond Film Yet. Watch the Trailer.
Pilot of Downed Airliner: “One Day Everyone Will Know My Name”
Germanwings Tragedy and Spring in Syria: The Week in Photos
One Shrimp, 12 Retinas
Why paraphronima gracilis’ eyes take up nearly half its body.
Watch as Martian Dust Erases Curiosity's Landing Scars
The Podcast Podcast
Slate Money on the business of podcasting, with special guests Alex Blumberg and Will Mayo.
The XX Factor
The Silver Lining in Ellen Pao’s Loss in Her Gender Discrimination Suit
Why Would Companies Ever Think a Twitter Campaign Like #AskSeaWorld Is a Good Idea?
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader
The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Israel Announces It Will Release Millions in Seized Tax Revenue to Palestinian Authority
Amanda Knox Guilty Verdict Overturned by Italy's Highest Court
FCC Finally Releases (Heavily Redacted) Manual for Controversial Surveillance Device
St. Louis Police to Limit Use of Tear Gas in Response to Ferguson Lawsuit
The Pit Boss of House of Cards
Guest Beau Willimon told Kevin Spacey that he wanted to create a character that would eclipse all the others. In Frank Underwood, they did.
It’s Refreshing That Fresh Off the Boat Doesn’t Show Hate Crimes
Republicans Must Be Pretty Bummed That Harry Reid’s Retiring
What Happened at Slate This Week?
Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
This Is the Woman Harry Reid Wants to Replace Him in the Senate
Why You Should Be Watching Call the Midwife