• By Slate   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BETO O'ROURKE COULDN'T LAND A PUNCH AT HIS FINAL DEBATE WITH TED CRUZ

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Rep. Beto O'Rourke made it about 13 minutes into the debate before he attempted to throw the aggressive punch at...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 17, 2018

    TRUMP COMPARES CRITICISM OF SAUDI ARABIA FOR APPARENT MURDER OF A JOURNALIST TO BRETT KAVANAUGH, NOW A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

    Here's a quick heat check: on Tuesday, President Trump gave an interview to the Associated Press where he pushed back at the growing...

    Bowling, U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BETWEEN A ROCK AND A FUNNY PLACE

    Listen to Slate's The Gist:

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    TRUMP SAYS THE FEDERAL RESERVE IS THE “BIGGEST THREAT” TO HIS PRESIDENCY. SO WHY HASN'T HE DONE ANYTHING ABOUT IT?

    Donald Trump's feud with the Federal Reserve is getting more heated and bizarre by the week. Last we left this saga, the president...

    Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    WHY IT'S SO UNCOMFORTABLE FOR FEMINISTS TO CONFRONT HILLARY CLINTON ABOUT BILL

    For all the powerful abusers exposed and censured over the past 12 months, one of the biggest accomplishments of the MeToo movement...

    Democrats
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    REPUBLICANS AREN'T RUNNING ON TAXES ANYMORE. THEY'RE RUNNING ON BIGOTRY

    “The tax bill is part of a bigger theme that we're going to call The Great American comeback,” said Ohio Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman...

    Running, Republicans
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION'S NEW, SECRETIVE CLERKSHIP BOOT CAMP IS GOING TO FURTHER TRUMPIFY THE COURTS

    Are you an attorney who has accepted a clerkship with a federal judge in 2019? Congratulations! The Heritage Foundation has a program...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    CDC CONFIRMS SURGE IN CASES OF POLIO-LIKE DISEASE MOSTLY AFFECTING CHILDREN

    A rare, polio-like disease is emerging in almost half of the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    VULNERABLE REPUBLICANS EMBRACE PARTY'S BELOVED B.S. AND JINGOISM STRATEGIES IN CLOSING DAYS OF CAMPAIGN

    As you may have seen, somewhere between many and a ton of Republican candidates are in danger of losing their House, Senate, and gubernatorial...

    Donald Trump, Election, Republicans
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    WOW, THERE SURE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE RABIDLY SHIPPING LADY GAGA AND BRADLEY COOPER

    Lady Gaga appeared to announce her engagement on Monday night, when in her speech at a “Women in Hollywood” event at the Four Seasons...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    THE ANGLE: SAVE THE CHILDREN EDITION

    Broken home: Some of the children who have been adopted by new families due to the Trump administration's family-separation policies...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    THE MANY LIVES OF PAUL ALLEN

    Most of us would be lucky to be remembered by history for one thing after we die. Paul Allen, who died Monday at 65 of non-Hodgkin's...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    HISTORY WILL JUDGE JOHN ROBERTS IF HIS COURT'S STEADY STREAM OF 5-4 PRO-GOP DECISIONS CONTINUES

    As Justice Brett Kavanaugh takes his seat on the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts's job just got harder. Roberts, who claims...

    Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    GET OVER THE NOTCH

    Ever since Apple debuted the iPhone X, notches have been the bête noire of our ever-cooler, ever-bigger smartphones. Apple wasn't the...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    WORK AT SLATE

    Slate is a multimedia digital publishing company focused on covering culture, technology, politics, current events, and business. Over...

    World, Technology, Industry
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    ELIZABETH WARREN HAS SET A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT

    On May 26, 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump tweeted , “I find it offensive that Goofy Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to as Pocahontas,...

    Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    CANADA IS LEGALIZING WEED THIS WEEK. BUT WILL THERE BE ENOUGH BUD TO MEET DEMAND?

    Recreational marijuana sales are set to begin in Canada on Wednesday, which will officially make our northern neighbor the world's...

    World
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    A “BANANA CAKE” WITH A DARK SECRET

    What looks like a banana cake, tastes like a banana cake, has the same ingredient list as a banana cake-but comes out lighter and bouncier,...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    POMPEO HELPS THE SAUDIS SWEEP A MURDER UNDER THE RUG

    America's top diplomat has just told the world's tyrants that they can do anything they want, even murder a prominent American resident,...

    World
  • By Slate   -   Oct 16, 2018

    IT'S BETO'S MONEY, AND HE'LL DO WHAT HE WANTS WITH IT

    Beto O'Rourke's ascent from Surprisingly Popular But Probably Still Doomed Senate Challenger to Greatest Senate Fundraiser Ever has...