• By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE POLITICAL PRICE OF CRUELTY

    Stephen Miller has always liked to provoke. Before he was a White House adviser, Miller was a teenage provocateur devoting his time...

    Travel
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE MOST AUDACIOUS MOMENT FROM KIRSTJEN NIELSEN'S CHILD SEPARATION PRESS CONFERENCE

    Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen spoke to reporters in the White House briefing room on Monday about new administration...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    RAPPER XXXTENTACION REPORTEDLY SHOT AND KILLED IN FLORIDA

    Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as rapper XXXTentacion, has died, reports TMZ , after being shot while leaving amotorcycle dealership...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE ANGLE: NOT “CAGES” EDITION

    Where kids aren't kids: I wrote about our long history of perceiving non-white kids as somehow less childish, and non-white families...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WHO'S DEFENDING FAMILY SEPARATION AT THE BORDER AND WHO'S CONDEMNING IT

    The criticism of the Trump administration policy separating migrant children from their parents at the border, which had been slowly...

    Democrats
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    HANG UP AND LISTEN: THE 54 O'S EDITION

    Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin:

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    IT'S GOING TO BE A MESSY IMMIGRATION WEEK ON CAPITOL HILL

    The House of Representatives is expected to vote later this week on two Republican immigration bills, one of which is strictly conservative...

    Republicans
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD SELLS RECORD NUMBER OF TICKETS AFTER TONYS TRIUMPH

    Accio , millions of dollars! The two-part Broadway production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child took home $2,277,446 for the week of...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE SUPREME COURT IS NOT GOING TO SAVE YOU

    Faced with deciding the most important partisan-gerrymandering cases in more than a decade- Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone...

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    SECRET AUDIO RECORDING OF IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTER REVEALS INCONSOLABLE CHILDREN CALLING OUT FOR THEIR PARENTS

    ProPublica published an audio recording taken inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility last week that shows just how terrified...

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WHY KIRSTJEN NIELSEN IS DENYING THAT THE POLICY OF SEPARATING FAMILIES IS A FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY

    On Monday, Sen. Kamala Harris called on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign, saying she had misled the public about...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    HOW THE CDC IS FAILING TRANSGENDER YOUTH

    Last week, a major survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported some disturbing trends among U.S. high school...

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    IT SURE LOOKS LIKE DONALD TRUMP IS TRYING TO TAKE DOWN ANGELA MERKEL

    With his administration under fire for its draconian border policies, President Donald Trump decided Monday morning to wade into another...

    Europ, Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    A JURY LIKELY SENTENCED A MAN TO DEATH BECAUSE HE'S GAY. THE SUPREME COURT JUST LET ITS VERDICT STAND

    On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to hear Rhines v. South Dakota , a disturbing case that sits at the intersection of anti-gay...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE TRAP OF TREATMENT DOGMA

    New research showing that certain women with early-stage breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy has created understandable...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    MARVEL FANS HAVE OPINIONS ON WHICH MEGA-CONGLOMERATE SHOULD GET TO BUY FOX

    Two massive conglomerates are fighting it out over which one of them will get to buy a third huge company-it's 2018, what else is new?...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WHY DON'T YOU LIKE US?

    Beginning on June 6, I spent 10 days not logging onto Facebook. I didn't set out to stop using the world's most popular social network,...

    World
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    PROTEST IN NEW ORLEANS OVER FAMILY SEPARATIONS AT THE BORDER LEADS TO ARRESTS; ONE ACTIVIST HIT BY TRUCK

    A speech by Jeff Sessions in New Orleans sparked chaos on Monday as crowds protesting the Trump administration policy that separates...

  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    WHERE LEBRON SHOULD PLAY NEXT YEAR, ACCORDING TO A WINE CRITIC

    On July 1, LeBron James becomes a free agent. NBA insiders are tapping their sources to determine where he might land next season,...

    NBA
  • By Slate   -   Jun 18, 2018

    AMC PULLS CHRIS HARDWICK'S TALKING WITH. IN THE WAKE OF SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

    In light of recent sexual assault allegations, Talking With Chris Hardwick has been pulled off of AMC. Chris Hardwick also hosts The...