• By Slate   -   Dec 13, 2017

    THE ALABAMA SPECIAL ELECTION LIVE BLOG

    It's been just 11 weeks since Roy Moore won the Alabama GOP primary to become the nominee to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff...

    U.S., Running, Election, Democrats
  • By Slate   -   Dec 13, 2017

    THE APPLE WATCH WANTS TO BECOME THE ULTIMATE FITNESS TRACKER

    The Apple Watch has a new trick: connecting to workout machines at the gym. Announced back at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 13, 2017

    ALL THE THINGS UBER IS DOING TO TRY TO PROVE IT'S NOW LESS AWFUL

    Travis Kalanick, former CEO of Uber, left his position in June amid a number of scandals at the company.

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    THE FREE WORLD'S LANDLORD

    In a little-noted passage of his speech at a Saturday rally in Pensacola, Florida, mostly devoted to support for Alabama Senate candidate...

    World, U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    THE ANGLE: BIG NIGHT EDITION

    Looking ahead: Democrats in Alabama tell Jamelle Bouie that even if they lose tonight's special election, and Roy Moore becomes a senator,...

    Election, Democrats
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    YET ANOTHER ROUND OF ATTACKS ON THE PRESS

    To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below:

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    IT'S PARTISANSHIP, STUPID

    Listen to Episode 888 of Slate 's The Gist:

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    THE “MOVEMENT” AGAINST ROY MOORE

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-If ever there was a time for Alabama to buck its 25-year history of electing Republicans-and only Republicans-to...

    Republicans, Election
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ONE HASTY STUDY DOESN'T MEAN THAT “MAN FLU” IS REAL

    The notion of a “man flu” has long circulated on the internet, a silly concept with some serious staying power. While it's been entered...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    PERISCOPE HAS A MINOR PROBLEM

    Every social media network has its underbelly, and the one on Periscope, Twitter's live-video app, might be uglier than most: On any...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    EUROPE HAS A MESSAGE FOR AMERICANS ON NET NEUTRALITY

    Whether to retain or remove net neutrality protections in the United States, as the Federal Communications Commission will decide this...

    Europ
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    MILITARY CHIEFS' RELUCTANCE TO MARCH

    In a dizzying series of tweets and news stories on Monday, the Pentagon appeared to simultaneously embrace transgender recruits while...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TWITTER JUST MADE THE TWEETSTORM A REAL THING

    Twitter on Tuesday announced a set of changes that will make the Twitter essay, also known as the tweetstorm or thread, a core feature...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CAN THE FIDGET SPINNER DISRUPT THE DREIDEL?

    Think back to six months or so ago when you first encountered the fidget spinner. (Yes, for anyone experiencing Trump-related time...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    THE LIMITS OF RESISTANCE

    In August, Yale Law School professor and historian Samuel Moyn-one of academia's most prolific essayists and commentators on current...

    Economy
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    KATY WALDMAN'S 10 FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2017

    Manhattan Beach , by Jennifer Egan Read Laura Miller's review of Manhattan Beach. Listen to Slate 's Audio Book Club discuss the book.

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    A ZOETROPE FOR 2017

    We all know this is just a video of a bunch of stationary figurines stuck to a spinning platter. The problem is your eyes are too slow...

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WHY CONSERVATIVES SHOULD EMBRACE ROBERT MUELLER

    This piece was originally published on Just Security , an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy.

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AN ACCIDENTAL SANCTITY

    Listen to Lexicon Valley Episode No. 124:

  • By Slate   -   Dec 12, 2017

    HUMANS RUN EXPERIMENTS, A ROBOT WRITES THE PAPER

    In 2014, a researcher in France revealed a disturbing fact about the published scientific literature: At least 120 computer-generated...

    Running