HELP! MY FRIEND INSISTS WE NEED TO SPEND $200 ON A THANK-YOU GIFT

Prudie's column for Sept. 21.

THE PRESIDENT WHO WANTED US TO STOP CLIMATE CHANGE

The public was with him when he gave the “Malaise” speech in 1980.

 
 
 

RYAN REYNOLDS' TRAINER HAS FITNESS TIPS FOR MERE MORTALS

Rule No. 1: “Don't worry about what Ryan does.”

THE DRAMATIC STORY OF UBER'S BEGINNINGS

Mike Isaac joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss his new book, Super Pumped.

 
 
 

MAKE JULIÁN CASTRO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

He's not going to win the primary, but there's an opening in Congress for someone who knows how to play hardball.

THE DIFFICULTY OF LATE-NIGHT COMEDY UNDER TRUMP

Steve Waltien, Bryan Tucker, and Alison Leiby discuss the state of late-night humor.

 
 
 

MICHAEL JACKSON ESTATE DENOUNCES LEAVING NEVERLAND 'S EMMYS WIN AS LAWSUIT AGAINST HBO CONTINUES

U.S. District Judge George Wu said he would not dismiss the case, which he calls a "clash of the titans," at least for now.

THE ANGLE: TRUMP'S WHISTLEBLOWER CASE COULD BECOME A HISTORIC CRISIS

It's perhaps the most serious clash over congressional oversight since Watergate.

 
 
 

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES ARE MISREPRESENTING MICHAEL BROWN'S DEATH

Calling it a murder betrays the cause they hope to advance.

REPUBLICAN ARGUMENTS AGAINST D.C. STATEHOOD AREN'T GETTING ANY NEWER-OR ANY LESS RACIST

A majority-minority city like D.C. is unfit to govern itself, according to the GOP.

 
 
 

THE INTELLIGENCE WHISTLEBLOWER CASE COULD SPARK THE MOST SERIOUS CLASH OVER PRESIDENTIAL POWER SINCE WATERGATE

If initial reports are true, Trump committed a blatantly impeachable offense.

WHY AREN'T FEMALE CELEBRITIES WRITING MORE NOVELS?

If Sean Penn and James Franco can publish novels, why not Reese Witherspoon or Constance Wu?

 
 
 

TIME TRAVEL IS CLOSE TO MADNESS IN THE MIND-BENDING UNDONE

BoJack Horseman alums launch a new series about grief, heritage, and mental illness.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HAS A HUGE CARBON FOOTPRINT. BUT IT DOESN'T HAVE TO

It takes a lot of energy to train a deep learning model. What if we started measuring it?

 
 
 

LEGENDARY TROUBADOUR BILLY BRAGG BELIEVES ACCOUNTABILITY IS THE ONLY ANTIDOTE FOR AUTHORITARIANISM

Equality and accountability are crucial for a free society.

THE BEST SIGNS FROM THE GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE

“You will die of old age, we will die of climate change.'

 
 
 

MEXICO'S CAPITULATION TO TRUMP HAS PUT THOUSANDS OF LIVES IN DANGER

The “Remain in Mexico” policy is a humanitarian nightmare.

NEW YORK CITY MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO DROPS OUT OF PRESIDENTIAL RACE

Democratic voters decide New York City can have its mayor back now.

 
 
 

WILL DOWNTON ABBEY SURVIVE A ROYAL VISIT, DIGNITY INTACT?

Tensions and dignified drama arise as the royal guests visit Downton Abbey.

DEAR PRUDENCE PODCAST: HELP! MY TEENAGE SON HASN'T COME OUT. SHOULD I ENCOURAGE HIM TO?

It's pretty obvious that he's long been into other boys, but should I wait for him to articulate it himself?

 
 
 



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