HOW FAST CAN YOU PUT MICHIGAN BACK TOGETHER?

Slate's weekly puzzle to save democracy.

THE LAW IS NOT NEUTRAL, STOP PRETENDING IT IS

Protesting abusive law enforcement at protests about abusive law enforcement.

 
 
 

ST. JOHN'S WOULD'VE BEEN OPEN TO A TRUMP PHOTO-OP. ALL HE HAD TO DO WAS ASK

He managed to alienate church leaders who see it as part of their mission to get along with the president.

HERE'S WHAT HAPPENS IF REPUBLICANS LET UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS EXPIRE

Household income would take a huge hit.

 
 
 

WE JUST DON'T KNOW HOW TEAR GAS AND THE CORONAVIRUS WILL MIX

Like everything else about this virus, we are learning on the fly.

THE BEST MOVIES STUDIOS ARE RELEASING FOR FREE BECAUSE OF THE PROTESTS

One more reason now is a good time to watch Selma, I Am Not Your Negro, America to Me, and more.

 
 
 

PROTESTS OVER GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH SPREAD AROUND THE WORLD

Many are linking their marches to police violence in their own countries.

A CHEAP, FUN, EFFECTIVE WAY TO EXERCISE AT HOME

Learn how to jump rope.

 
 
 

WHAT THE PROTESTS LOOK LIKE ON TWITTER VERSUS CABLE NEWS

How you view what's going on in the streets depends on what you see.

WHAT HAPPENED WITH TODAY'S SHOCKING JOBS REPORT?

Defying economists' expectations, unemployment fell in May and the economy added 2.5 million jobs.

 
 
 

THE 16 MOST CATHARTIC MOMENTS FROM SEVEN HOURS OF LOS ANGELES RESIDENTS BERATING LAPD

"I am 16 years old and I know more than all of you.”

CONGRESS COULD TRANSFORM RACIST POLICING

If it wants to, Congress could radically restructure modern policing.

 
 
 

THE LESSONS OF LARRY KRAMER'S LOUD, CONFRONTATIONAL ACTIVISM

Kramer wasn't afraid to scare people in power and alienate his own allies-and he changed the world.

ANGEL WINGS WILL NOT BE ENOUGH TO CARRY VICTORIA'S SECRET INTO THE FUTURE

The lingerie brand sold fantasy. Reality destroyed it.

 
 
 

HELP! I'M HAUNTED BY A FINANCIAL DECISION I MADE YEARS AGO

The house is now worth triple what I sold it for.

THINK YOU'RE SMARTER THAN SLATE'S NATIONAL EDITOR? FIND OUT WITH THIS WEEK'S NEWS QUIZ

Test your knowledge of this week's big stories.

 
 
 

DEAR CARE AND FEEDING: MY PERFECTIONIST WIFE KEEPS DOING OUR KIDS' CHORES FOR THEM

Parenting advice on chore interventions, video games, and Father's Day.

THE STORY BEHIND 50 COPS IN RIOT GEAR ARRESTING 14 PEACEFUL PROTESTERS IN ALABAMA

An interview with one of the 14 protesters.

 
 
 

HOW FERGUSON PREPARED THE PROTESTERS

Looking at parallels from 2014, and the ways organizers are now using what they learned then.

CUOMO, DE BLASIO SAY THEY HAVEN'T SEEN VIDEOS OF THE NYPD ABUSING PROTESTERS, SO WE'RE POSTING THEM HERE TO BE HELPFUL

A public service for our public servants.

 
 
 



Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social justice effort

"Black lives matter," Jordan and his brand said in a statement. Read more ...

Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden pulled together the 1,991 delegates needed to become the nominee after seven states and the District of Columbia held presidential primaries Tuesday. Read more ...

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late... Read more ...

Dallas Police Adopts 'Duty To Intervene' Policy To Prevent Abuse

Dallas Police Adopts 'Duty To Intervene' Policy To Prevent Abuse

The rule requires police to act to prevent officers from using excessive force. The order comes after widespread outrage over the killing of George Floyd while being restrained... Read more ...

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

“The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza,'” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted. Read more ...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning behaviors during pandemic

About a third of Americans surveyed by the CDC have used some kind of risky cleaning practice to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read more ...

From Murals To Tweets: The Global South Shows Solidarity With George Floyd...

From Murals To Tweets: The Global South Shows Solidarity With George Floyd Protests

Whether by painting murals, tweeting or taking to the streets, people in countries struggling with conflict, poverty and other crises are showing support for the Black Lives... Read more ...

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

The 2019-20 NBA season will get its long-awaited conclusion. The National Basketball Players Association approved the NBA's 22-team format in a call with its board and... Read more ...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases - including on bumper stickers and coffee mugs

The US Marine Corps has officially banned the Confederate battle flag from both public and work spaces on its military bases - including its display on vehicle bumper stickers... Read more ...

Unemployment rate falls to 13.3% as U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs

Unemployment rate falls to 13.3% as U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs

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