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Trump Is Surely Suggesting Early Voters “Change” Their Votes Because It Might Slow Down the Count
Few states allow changes, but Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin are among them.
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What Kind of First Amendment Do We Want?
Legal scholar Neil Richards on the uses and abuses of free speech in the digital age.
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Do Cats Have Language?
Animals communicate, sure, but that's not the same as language.
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Philadelphia Police’s Fatal Shooting of Armed Black Man Suffering From Mental Illness Sparks Unrest
The mother of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. was trying to diffuse the situation when police arrived.
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The Silver Lining of Virtual School for Some Autistic Students
Moving life online isn’t easy, but it’s opened up some new possibilities.
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U.K. Study Finds Covid-19 Antibodies Fall Significantly, Making Immunity Unlikely
Just 4 percent of the U.K. population showed antibodies in September.
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What Could Have Kept Me Out of Prison
Therapy. Affordable housing. A living wage.
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What 2,392 Incarcerated People Think About #DefundThePolice
Americans are grappling with intensifying calls to remake the criminal justice system. We asked people behind bars to weigh in.
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There Is Nothing Left to Say. It’s Just Time to Vote.
The two candidates are extremely well-known. We just have a week (at least) to wait.
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First-Timers: A New Citizen Votes
Rafa Lombardino wasn’t planning on becoming a citizen, but the last few years of the Trump administration changed her mind.
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Help! I Think My Girlfriend Is Making Up Her Sensitivity to Smell.
I’ve been “cleansing” my life of all scented fragrances for a year, only to realize this is perhaps all in her head.
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My Boyfriend Says I’m Turning Into My ‘Drama Queen’ Mom. Is This My Destiny?
It’s not too late to choose a different path.
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Dear Care and Feeding: My Father Died on My Son’s Birthday. How Can I Make My Son’s Birthday Joyful Again?
Parenting advice on grief, grandparenting, and baby blankets.
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Brett Kavanaugh Signals He’s Open to Stealing the Election for Trump
Justice Kavanaugh cast doubt on the validity of mail ballots and endorsed a theory too extreme for the Bush v. Gore majority.
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The Economy Really Is Worse in Blue States Right Now
Biden Country is suffering worse than Trump Country. Here are four theories why.
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The Strand Shouldn’t Have to Beg Us Not to Die
Society has given up on cultural institutions during the pandemic. Only the ones that plead loud enough have a shot.
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Georgia on Our Mind
Checking in on Georgia’s races with Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Bill Nigut.
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Amy Coney Barrett’s First Votes Could Throw the Election to Trump
A sinister argument from Bush v. Gore returns with a vengeance.
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Why There Are So Many Unlikely World Series Heroes
The rules of baseball are good for the little guy.
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The Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
The judge gives conservatives a 6-3 SCOTUS majority.
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Amy Coney Barrett Could Bring Down Decades of Anti-Discrimination Law
The court is poised to take away one of the most important tools for combating systemic racism.
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Why Are Democrats Backing a House Candidate With Reportedly Shady Foreign Ties?
Some of the most prominent people in Sri Preston Kulkarni’s orbit have explicit connections to a Hindu nationalist group.
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The Patriots’ Demise Should’ve Been Funnier
This team is bad AND boring. Boo.
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Lessons From American History on How to Survive Minority Rule
We’ve been here before.
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Help! I Can’t Finish My Ph.D. Because My Wife Can’t Handle the Kids on Her Own.
I end up working late into the night after dealing with her time vampirism all day.
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The Women the Pro-Choice Movement Left Behind
“It wasn’t that they weren’t talking to people like me. It’s that they weren’t listening.”
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Why Baseball Fans Stopped Rushing the Field
On Oct. 21, 1980, a beloved tradition was put to a stop.
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Now Streaming: Noreen Malone and Valerie Jarrett on the Election
This week, Slate’s election show discusses the candidates’ platforms and the effect the winner will have on America’s future.
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Why Does My Boyfriend Constantly Dirty Talk About Something He Finds “Gross”?
Does he want it or not?
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Understanding the World’s Conflicts Through Comics
Joe Sacco turns journalism into art.
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