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 2021-09-16 21:38 

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Norm Macdonald's Memoir Was Mostly Lies, but One Part Rings True...

Only after his death is it clear what he was really writing about....

 2021-09-16 20:06 

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What's Fact and What's Fiction in Impeachment 's Episode About the ClintonLewinsky Affair...

The first kiss, the thong flash, and Leaves of Grass....

 2021-09-16 19:01 

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye Will Change the Way You Think of Jessica Chastain...

Her transformation into the flamboyant televangelist is miraculous....

 2021-09-16 18:59 

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Why Is Nicki Minaj Doing This? There Are Some Dark Theories....

Four Slate staffers attempt to unpack what happened this week with the rapper, Twitter, the White House, and swollen testicles....

 2021-09-16 18:43 

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New York's Delivery Workers Have Been Exploited for Years. Now They're Fighting Back....

Workers are banding together to support one another and demand better pay and protections....

 2021-09-16 18:23 

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I Inherited Some Land With a Disturbing History...

I'm not sure what my obligations are....

 2021-09-16 16:43 

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Why Alanis Morissette Is Disowning the New Documentary About Her...

Jagged's director is one of the singer's biggest fans, but the feeling is not mutual....

 2021-09-16 16:33 

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Let Me Say This With As Much Sensitivity As I Can: Wow, That's a Lot of Dead People and Crime...

The Murdaugh family crime saga in South Carolina continues to get weirder and weirder and weirder and weirder and weirder. Really, it's wild....

 2021-09-16 14:05 

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Norm Macdonald Never Stopped Bullstting...

He didn't want the truth to get in the way of being funny....

 2021-09-16 13:56 

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The Horror Movie Whose Monster Is a COVID Denier...

The movie's star just might be one, too....

 2021-09-16 10:58 

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Help! My COVID-Conspiracist Husband Made an Ominous Threat If I Get the Vaccine....

I want to keep our kids safe but don't know what to do....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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What the Critical Race Theory Panic Was Really About (and the Data to Prove It)...

The school districts where some of the most contentious fights played out have something in common....

 2021-09-16 09:55 

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Is It Normal That My First Grader Watches Multiple Videos in Class?...

Teacher advice on screen time, supporting your trans child, and bullies....

 2021-09-15 23:28 

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Larry Elder Is Not Going Anywhere...

The recall might be over. But the Republican party is never done with a Black man willing to absolve its base....

 2021-09-15 22:54 

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Pennsylvania's So-Called Election Audit Is Another Attempt to Discredit Trump's 2020 Loss...

Despite no evidence of voter fraud, officials are requesting private information for millions of voters....

 2021-09-15 22:35 

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Charli D'Amelio Has Girlbossed Her Way Too Close to the Sun...

You can't always get what you want—even with 100 million TikTok followers....

 2021-09-15 22:29 

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Yes, Amy Coney Barrett Promised the Court Isn't Partisan at a Mitch McConnell Celebration . That's Not the Only Issue....

Justices have a long history of wanting to speak without having to answer for their words....

 2021-09-15 22:25 

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A Cornerstone of Democrats' Agenda Is Suddenly in Deep Trouble...

Centrists block a plan to cut prescription drug costs. That's a problem for everything else....

 2021-09-15 21:50 

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Why the "Ultimate American Bible" Caused a Christian Publishing Scandal...

Christian publishing is tricky in the post-Trump era....

 2021-09-15 20:24 

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How Scary Is Malignant , the Buzzy, Bonkers New Horror Movie on HBO Max?...

Our highly scientific Scaredy Scale helps you determine whether new movies are too scary for you....

 2021-09-15 20:23 

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New Revelations About Trump's Final Days in Office Raise a Much More Urgent Question...

The Joint Chiefs chairman's actions are concerning, but the constitutional implications are worse....

 2021-09-15 19:17 

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Steve Bannon's Ridiculously Popular Podcast Could Help Republicans Win in 2024...

He's telling Trump supporters to pursue a little-used electoral strategy that could work....

 2021-09-15 19:05 

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The Liberation of Paris From Cars Is Working...

The French capital is quickly cutting automobiles out of daily life. David Belliard is the deputy mayor behind it....

 2021-09-15 18:09 

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What's Wrong With the New Book on the Roe v. Wade Case (Apart From the Timing)...

In some ways the "middle" is precisely where we are, and it's not good....

 2021-09-15 17:55 

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How a College Football Powerhouse Fell Apart...

It's not just their fired head coach's fault. USC is a cautionary tale....

 2021-09-15 17:49 

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What Finally Led Rose McGowan to Stump for a Fringe Republican in California...

The #MeToo activist has found a home in the GOP....

 2021-09-15 16:32 

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Dear Care and Feeding: I Discovered My Sweet-Seeming Son Is a Horrible Online Bully...

Parenting advice on online bullying, Halloween costumes, and budding vegetarians....

 2021-09-15 14:45 

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Why the GOP War Against Protesters Won't Succeed...

The first of a wave of anti-protest laws hit a major roadblock in court: the First Amendment....

 2021-09-15 12:00 

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Helping Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Stories—in Comics...

Frustration, hope, and superheroes in a New Jersey long-term shelter....

 2021-09-15 09:50 

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The Megadrought Is Forcing Ranchers to Slaughter Far More Animals...

Texas' population of cattle on feed dropped by 60,000 heads—roughly 15 percent of its entire supply—over the past year....

 2021-09-15 09:45 

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"Men's Rights Asians" Think This Is Their Moment...

They became notorious for trying to harass Asian women off the internet. The racial trauma of the past year has only emboldened them....

 2021-09-15 04:16 

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Weirdly, a Vaccine-Skeptical Radio Host Was Not Voted the Next Governor of California...

On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom held onto his job after California voters resoundingly rejected a recall effort....

 2021-09-14 22:52 

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AOC's Met Gala Dress Is Not the Statement She Thinks It Is...

The empty spectacle of that TAX THE RICH gown....

 2021-09-14 22:16 

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My Husband Is Suddenly Very "Well Endowed"—and That's Presented a Problem...

I have one worry in particular....

 2021-09-14 21:44 

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ESPN Picked the Right NFL Dorks to Talk to a National Audience...

It wasn't perfect, but Monday Night Football With Peyton and Eli provided what most football broadcasts cannot....

 2021-09-14 21:14 

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Kate Was Accused of Anti-Asian Violence. Now It's Netflix's No. 1 Movie....

Is the thriller's twist enough to redeem it?...

 2021-09-14 19:46 

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What You Really Need to Know About Your Penis, COVID, and Vaccines...

Can the COVID vaccine engorge your testicles? No. But COVID itself does "linger" in the penis....

 2021-09-14 19:00 

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Why College Professors Have Had Enough...

"There's a real anger, particularly in red-state public schools, of people not feeling like the health and safety of their family members is being valued."...

 2021-09-14 18:26 

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The U.S. Stole Billions From Haiti. It's Time To Give It Back....

Whether we call it a debt, damages, reparations, or an offer to settle a disputed claim, it is long past time for the U.S. to pay...

 2021-09-14 18:14 

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Will the Senate's Most Frustrated Climate Hawk Finally Get the Change He's Been Waiting For?...

After 279 speeches and a long, lonely fight, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says it's now or never....

 2021-09-14 18:08 

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Larry Elder Announces He's "Detected Fraud" in California Recall Vote Results, Which Don't Yet Exist...

The ol' time-traveling Communist ballot-van detector....

 2021-09-14 17:32 

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There's a Clear Throughline From the War on Terror to Donald Trump...

Trump took over the mantle of an authoritarian legal framework that started after Sept. 11....

 2021-09-14 16:43 

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The Only Case Federer Has Left in the Men's Tennis GOAT Debate...

On Sunday, Novak Djokovic could have closed the book on comparisons with his rival. He fell short. What now?...

 2021-09-14 16:12 

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Inflation Is Cooling Off...

Time to unsmash the panic button and stop having nightmares about the '70s....

 2021-09-14 14:33 

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You Really, Really Need to Update Your iPhone and Other Apple Devices...

With this zero-click vulnerability, you don't even have to open a sketchy link, form, or attachment for your device to be compromised....

 2021-09-14 14:09 

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My Partner and I Are at Financial War Over Iced Tea...

It's not about my budget....

 2021-09-14 13:51 

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California Votes on Whether Gov. Gavin Newsom Keeps His Job...

Newsom is expected to keep his job in this colossal waste of time and money....

 2021-09-14 10:00 

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Help! My Friends Hid Their Break-Up From Me for Two Years....

I can only ask what else they're lying to us about....

 2021-09-14 09:55 

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Dear Care and Feeding: Can I Make My Son Quit His Travel Sports Team? We'd Like Our Life Back....

Parenting advice on youth sports, colorism, and hypochondria....

 2021-09-14 09:45 

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Should Facebook Let the Taliban Post?...

Social media companies are still trying to figure out what to do with Taliban-related content on social media after its takeover in Afghanistan....

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