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A week after students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were unwittingly thrust into the national spotlight, the Florida legislature voted down...
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After the first screenings of Justice League, a number of critics pointed out that the film had a lot in common with The Avengers, possibly thanks to...
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Every Olympic Games, a certain set of athletes receive an honor that, though it bears no medal, brings glory to their countries and boosts their...

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As predicted, the fight for gold in women’s figure skating will come down to two Russian teenagers. During the first night of the women’s...
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Prudence is joined by Jolie Kerr—a cleaning expert, advice columnist, and host of the podcast Ask a Clean Person. First, my sister is involved with a...
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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has penned a touching letter thanking everyone who came out to see his film in its record-shattering opening...
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Last week, a federal district court in New York issued a decision that, according to one report, “could change the way online publishing functions...
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A Kentucky Democrat won a special election Tuesday night to fill the seat of a former state representative who died by suicide after being accused of...
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On Valentine’s Day this year, Vogue published an essay by Lena Dunham about her experience of choosing to undergo hysterectomy for treatment of...
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Last week, the Trump administration proposed an overhaul to the food stamps program so miserly that it made Scrooge’s aversion to the poor seem...
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Join Future Tense and Tom King—writer of the comic books Batman, Mister Miracle, and The Vision, among others—for a screening and discussion of the...
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Among the collateral damage of Hurricane Maria’s havoc on Puerto Rico is the shutdown of several factories that produce upward of 40 percent of the...
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By now you’re probably aware that there are two post-credit sequences that follow Black Panther. If you have yet to see the film, you should also be...
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Each month in 2018, Future Tense Fiction—a series of short stories from Future Tense and ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination about how...
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A journalist who specializes in the Internet of Things responds to Nnedi Okorafor’s short story “Mother of Invention.” What we call a smart home...
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Mallory Ortberg is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s an edited transcript of this week’s chat. Q. For her own good: My husband...
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Black Panther is already smashing box office records and earning a level of critical esteem the likes of which we haven’t seen since at least The...
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You’ve heard the hype on Korean skin care, but there are so many serums and masks and essences to try that it’s hard to know where to look when you...
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Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@gmail.com. Dear Care and Feeding...
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Going strictly by medal count, the United States has not had a good Olympics. As of Wednesday morning Eastern time, Norway is at the top of the medal...
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Trevor Noah addressed the horrible aftermath of the Parkland shooting on The Daily Show on Tuesday. Specifically, he took a look at the terrible...
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Last week’s mass school shooting in Florida, once again, left a significant portion of the country angry with the permissiveness of American gun...
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I don’t really have to explain to you why the Trump administration’s latest attack on Obamacare is a bad idea. That’s because they’ve done that for...
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