Kia Seltos GT Line: Cool, compact crossover

Published Aug 8, 2020, 5:00 am SGT The Kia Seltos appeals with its sporty good looks…

Finders Keepers Isn’t an Investment Strategy

Slate Money on the USPS, retail in the pandemic, and Citigroups’s big blunder. Episode Notes Felix…

Content Moderation Is Particularly Hard in African Countries

A protest against two controversial pieces of proposed legislation, the Hate Speech Bill and the Social…

How Social Media Platforms Could Flatten the Curve of Dangerous Misinformation

Facebook logos are pictured on the screens of a smartphone and a laptop computer in central…

What Went Wrong With Contact Tracing Apps

Episode Notes In the early days of the pandemic, countries around the world invested heavily in…

All the Ways the Pandemic Makes the California Wildfire Crisis Worse

Science California is sitting at a particularly hellish nexus. A firetruck drives along a closed Interstate…

California Reveals That the Transition to Renewable Energy Isn’t So Simple

Los Angeles on Sunday.Apu Gomes/Getty Images The recent “heat storm” in California has pushed grid operators…

It’s Not Too Late to Save the Internet

The Trump administration has done enormous damage to the free and open internet worldwide. Here’s what…

How an Indigenous Community in Brazil Used Tech to Contain the Coronavirus

How an Indigenous community in Brazil used tech to contain the coronavirus. Yanamá Kuikuro, president of…

Trump Wants You to Know He’s Very Concerned About Showerhead Efficiency

Science America is suffering from a water crisis, but don’t worry—the president has his priorities straight…

Trump Just Took a Major Step Toward Destroying “America’s Serengeti”—for Oil

Science For oil drilling. This undated photo shows the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.U.S. Fish…

The Complex Politics Behind Bad Translations on VisitMexico.com

The snafu surrounding Mexico’s tourism website shows how quickly a valuable digital asset can disintegrate in…

Herman Cain and the Problems With Tweeting After Death

Herman Cain in Atlanta on Jan. 12, 2013.Rick Diamond/Getty Images for WSB Radio On Aug. 12,…

The Company Behind Fortnite Is Waging a Righteous War Against Apple

Epic is risking a lot in this lawsuit, but it could win a huge payoff. Photo…

This Is the Textbook’s Time to Shine

Especially now. Prostock-Studio/iStock/Getty Images Plus When schools closed this spring, many parents, including me, felt overwhelmed…

Age 35 Isn’t a Fertility Cliff. Why Do We Think It Is?

Medical Examiner The data that first suggested this was an important age is no longer relevant,…

Future Tense Newsletter: What Pandemic Sci-Fi Missed

Filipino artists from the group “Art Attack” paint a mural depicting Darna, a Filipino superhero, wearing…

We’re Not Prepared to Handle the Coming Solar Panel Crisis

Science We’re not prepared to handle the coming solar panel crisis. An aerial view of the…

We Need Cheap, Fast, Less Accurate COVID-19 Screening Tests

A drive-in coronavirus testing center in Los Angeles on Tuesday.Mario Tama/Getty Images Broad access to testing is…

Courtroom Proceedings Are Now Streaming on YouTube

Many courts have moved to Zoom. To ensure public access, they’ve turned to YouTube. Photo illustration…

What It’s Like to Examine a Fake Medical Patient on Zoom

Actors are helping doctors in training work on their webside manner. iStock/Getty Images Plus Sarah* stared…

How Google Search Sold Out

The search engine used to be a gateway to the rest of the internet. Now, it’s…

Without Evidence, Trump Blasts FDA “Deep State” for Slowing Coronavirus Vaccine

The Slatest President Donald Trump looks on as he leaves after delivering remarks at the 2020…

Judge Orders Trump to Pay Stormy Daniels $44,100 for Legal Fees

The Slatest The actress Stephanie Clifford, who uses the stage name Stormy Daniels, arrives to perform…

Biden Vows to Lock Down Country to Curb Coronavirus if Scientists Say it Is Needed

The Slatest Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris greet supporters outside the Chase Center in Wilmington,…

How Exactly Does the Steve Bannon Scandal Connect With Those Trump “Boat Parades”?

Politics A very 2020 movement (and scandal), explained. A Fourth of July Trump boat parade in…

Trump Vincibility Watch: The Postal Service Strikes Back

The Slatest Steve Bannon outside a federal courthouse in New York City on Thursday.Stephanie Keith/Getty Images…

America Needs to Grieve. Enter Joe Biden.

Politics American needs to grieve. Enter Joe Biden. Joe Biden hugs a supporter during a town…

Our National Intelligence Is Broken

Episode Notes For the next week, Mike passes the mic to a few guest hosts. Annie…

The Obamas’ Terrifying Joint Message: Voting Is Broken and the Only Way Out

Politics The Obamas’ joint message at the DNC this week felt terrifying because it genuinely is.…

Without Kamala Harris, Senate Democrats Struggle to Pin Down Trump’s Postmaster

Politics Without Kamala Harris, Senate Democrats struggle to pin down Trump’s postmaster. U.S. Postal Service Postmaster…

Opening Up the Middle

Politics How the Democrats reached out to centrist voters. Joe Biden.Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images The…

Trump Gave Life to His Criticism of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Episode Notes Virginia Heffernan talks to Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security adviser under President Barack…

Belarus Has Found a National Identity in the Movement to Overthrow Its Dictator

The World A young country has found an identity in the movement to overthrow a dictator.…

Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Editorial Director for Audio? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.

The Slate Quiz Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos…

Marianne Williamson Won the Democratic Primary

The Slatest Marianne Williamson speaks during the Democratic presidential debate at the Fox Theatre on July…

Joe Biden Nailed It Down

Politics For four days, the Democratic convention celebrated his empathy. Then the nominee showed he can…

What Twitter’s Smartest Liberals and Conservatives Are Saying About the Thursday Democratic Convention

Politics Check out the instant spin room. Aug 20, 20207:00 PM Photo illustration by Slate. Photos…

Should a Joe Biden DOJ Investigate and Prosecute Donald Trump?

Politics A debate. President Donald Trump during a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday.Brendan…

Pursuing Progress

The DNC needs to take a note from Biden and more openly embrace progressives. Episode Notes…

Barr Reportedly Called on Rupert Murdoch to “Muzzle” Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano

The Slatest Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for the Fox News Channel, testifies during a Federal…

Vandals desecrate French village WWII memorial to victims of Nazi massacre

Vandals desecrated a sacred memorial to the victims of the deadliest World War II massacre in Nazi-occupied France.…

Pakistan reopens border with Afghanistan following closure to coronavirus: report

Pakistan has reopened a border crossing with Afghanistan following a closure due to the coronavirus pandemic,…

US issues ‘snapback’ sanctions after Iran’s non-compliance with 21015 nuclear deal

Fox News Back to Top ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may…

Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset

President Trump recently ordered a 12,000-troop reduction in American military personnel stationed in Germany. That leaves…

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire detained in Greece after allegedly hitting officer: report

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was detained on a popular Greek island Friday, accused of hitting…

Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs to be confiscated in North Korean capital Pyongyang

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has ordered pet dogs to be confiscated in the country’s capital,…

Restaurant in China apologizes after asking customers to weigh themselves before ordering

A restaurant in central China has apologized for asking customers to weigh themselves ahead of placing…

Sen. Ted Cruz: China sanctions me again – Communist Party is terrified and lashing out

China announced sanctions against me this week for the second time in a month. This time…

As Singapore’s 14th Parliament opens, what next for politics?

Published Aug 23, 2020, 5:00 am SGT After a historic election amid an unprecedented crisis, analysts…