FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: ERIC TRUMP'S USE OF THE WIFE HASHTAG

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has been dominating the news this week, so much so that if the Trumps were at all...

REPORT: DOJ PRESSURING FACEBOOK TO BREAK ENCRYPTION ON MESSENGER APP

The Department of Justice is attempting to compel Facebook to break the encryption on its Messenger app so that officials can eavesdrop...

 
 
 

BRIAN KEMP'S BID FOR GOVERNOR DEPENDS ON ERASING THE BLACK VOTE IN GEORGIA

On Thursday evening, the election board of Randolph County, Georgia, met to discuss a startling proposal to eliminate three-fourths...

HOW THE CRAZY RICH ASIANS MOVIE DEPARTS FROM THE BOOK

Crazy Rich Asians is a lot of things: one of the summer's most buzzed-about films, the first major Hollywood studio release starring...

 
 
 

THE ANGLE: THE SLEEP DEPRIVATION EDITION

Join the club: With the release of Crazy Rich Asians this weekend, Inkoo Kang revisits The Joy Luck Club , a modest box-office success...

THE OTHER BRAINS BEHIND TESLA AND SPACEX

Few CEOs have personified their companies the way Elon Musk does with Tesla, SpaceX, and the Boring Company. In the case of Tesla,...

 
 
 

SHOULD I EAT THIS 3,200-YEAR-OLD EGYPTIAN TOMB CHEESE THAT'S POSSIBLY INFECTED WITH A DEADLY DISEASE?

Archaeologists have discovered some 3,200-year-old cheese in an Egyptian tomb, and scientists analyzing the sample believe it's “probably...

A LITTLE-KNOWN GOP CONGRESSMAN TELLS VOTERS HE “STOOD UP” TO TRUMP. WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

If there's been one electoral constant in the age of Trump, it's that Republican candidates do not go out of their way to highlight...

 
 
 

MORE EVIDENCE THAT CALIFORNIA IS DETERIORATING INTO A FEUDAL SOCIETY OF INHERITED LAND WEALTH

Look no further than a Los Angeles Times investigation published on Friday afternoon.

THE HOT SEATS: ARPAIO AIMS FOR REVENGE, KANSAS GOES CRAZY

1. Arizona Senate

 
 
 

“IT IS A MIRACLE THAT EMPLOYERS DON'T MURDER MORE SECRETARIES”

A few years ago, I saw the unbelievable table of contents of a 1945 book, What Men Don't Like About Women , floating around Twitter,...

WHO IS ARIANA GRANDE'S SONG “PETE DAVIDSON” ABOUT?

Ariana Grande's new album, Sweetener , was released on Friday, and it's full of the same marble-mouthed lyrics and soaring high notes...

 
 
 

THE NEW EXILES

In the days since the liberal Jewish-American journalist and commentator Peter Beinart was detained and interrogated by security forces...

TRUMP: I'M PROBABLY GOING TO TAKE AWAY BRUCE OHR'S SECURITY CLEARANCE

Trump followed up on his revocation of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan's security clearance by saying that...

 
 
 

AS A BLACK GAY KID, I SAW MY FIRST ROLE MODEL IN. SCARY MOVIE. OOF

When you watch old favorites years later, sometimes you realize how much you used to overlook. In Pre-Woke Watching, viewers revisit...

ELON MUSK NEEDS SLEEP

It's not the Ambien. Or if it is the Ambien, the Ambien is just a symptom. The real message and lesson of the New York Times' jaw-dropping...

 
 
 

UM, IN PRAISE OF OMAROSA

On this week's episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask , I spoke to Michelle Goldberg, an op-ed columnist at the New York Times. Prior...

THIS GENIUS MINTY PEA SOUP IS THE SPRINGIEST

This recipe is what we dream of soups being, what two-dimensional illustrations in children's books and on Pinterest promise us-a dash...

 
 
 

THE RIGHT TO BE SAFE

Listen to Episode No. 213 of Live at Politics and Prose:

WHEN WILL EVERYTHING STOP SMELLING LIKE POOP?

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding gmail.com or post it...

 
 
 



DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

A federal judge made a ruling Friday about the DACA program regarding renewals and new applications. Read more ...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football field in Florida

Spectators cleared away from a school's football stadium Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, as people reported hearing shots fired. Read more ...

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

The federal government is accusing Facebook of allowing landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate against people. The company says there is no place for... Read more ...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night Football' games

ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said the network won't broadcast the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games. Read more ...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,'...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex harassment

The professor says she uses the same type of flowery language in her emails with many others. Read more ...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go on shopping spree at Sam's Club

In one instance, the men took a bag with $1,100 from a vehicle. Read more ...

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Witnesses said the girl endangered many children in the area as she drove in circles at high speeds. Read more ...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting that killed 5, wounded 6

Esteban Santiago, 28, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. Read more ...

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

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Looking to write dirty jokes? Cards Against Humanity is hiring

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