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Trump’s Hush Money Trial Begins Today. Here are the Key Players.

Tweet Share Share Comment Jury selection in Donald Trump’s first criminal trial officially kicks off Monday in New York City! This is the one...

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Shirin Ali

The First Trump Criminal Trial Starts Monday. The Stakes Are So Much Bigger Than a Payment to a Porn Actor.

Tweet Share Share Comment On Monday the New York County Supreme Court in lower Manhattan becomes the site of history: The first criminal trial...

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Jeremy Stahl

What Item Does a Malletier Typically Craft?

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Ray Hamel

Donald Trump and Mike Johnson Are Teaming Up on a Fantasy Bill for a Fantasy Problem

Tweet Share Share Comment On Friday at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Mike...

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Ben Mathis-Lilley

How Israel Can Respond to Iran Without Escalating the War

Tweet Share Share Comment Here’s an idea for how Israel could respond to Iran’s massive missile-and-drone strike without angering its Western and...

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Fred Kaplan

It Took One Day for Trump to Get in Trouble at His First Criminal Trial

Tweet Share Share Comment Read our ongoing coverage of Donald Trump’s first criminal trial here . On Monday, People of New York v. Trump got...

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Jeremy Stahl

The Iran Strikes and World Central Kitchen Deaths Have Felt Like Turning Points—in America. In Israel …

Tweet Share Share Comment Earlier this month, the world reeled from the death of seven World Central Kitchen aid workers killed by Israeli strikes...

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Emily Tamkin

I Was a Skeptic of the Stormy Daniels Prosecution. I Was Wrong.

Tweet Share Share Comment When Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg brought criminal charges against Donald Trump in 2023, I was highly...

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Mark Joseph Stern

Trump’s Given His Enemies Plenty to Work With on His Worst Issue

Hello friends, and welcome to a Surge unlike any other. Well, we guess it’s a lot like the other Surges (perfect). This week, hoo boy, we’ve got...

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Jim Newell

This Is a Crucial Moment to Stand Up to Islamophobia. Instead, Democrats Are Caving.

Tweet Share Share Comment A 6-year-old Palestinian American boy, murdered in his Chicago home for being Muslim. Three Palestinian American college...

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Shirin Ali

Which Often Derided ’90s Alt-Rock Band Did Slate Famously Declare Was “Good”?

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Slate Staff

America Loves to Think Women Will Save Democracy While Doing Nothing to Make Women Full Citizens

Tweet Share Share Comment When Arizona’s conservative Supreme Court reinstated its near-total abortion ban, breathing life into a long-dormant...

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Dahlia Lithwick

Think You’re Smarter Than a Slate Writer and Editor? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.

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Ray Hamel

The “Picture of the Year” That Violates the Humanity of its Subject

Tweet Share Share Comment Two weeks ago, a group of photographers from the Associated Press took first prize in the Pictures of the Year...

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Dahlia Lithwick And Masua Sagiv

Arizona Republicans Are On the Run From the Abortion Issue

Tweet Share Share Comment In 1864, which was not a tremendous time for women’s rights, Arizona passed a near-total abortion ban. It would...

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Jim Newell

The Chaos Unfolding in Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Documents Case

Listen to What Next: Apple Podcasts Spotify Tweet Share Share Comment When I called up Lee Kovarsky, who teaches law at the University of Texas, I...

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Mary Harris

The Sinoatrial Node Is Found in Which Organ in the Human Body?

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Ray Hamel

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