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Represent: Wakanda Forever

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Three critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.

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Feb 17, 2018

Slate Money: The Fertile Nigerian Blockchain Edition

Slate Daily Feed

Slate Money on cryptocurrencies, fertility in the U.S., and Nigerian corruption

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Feb 17, 2018

Stocks Rebound for Best Week in Years

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Weekend Edition for February 17-18: Stocks recovered this past week from a bruising selloff earlier in the month. The Nasdaq had its best week in years. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Ben Eisen talks about the influence that Apple has on the broader market.

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Feb 17, 2018

Project Lakhta and Russia's Plan to Screw With America

Trumpcast

Jacob Weisberg talks to Just Security's Kate Brannen about the most recent round of Mueller indictments.

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Feb 16, 2018

Trumpcast: Project Lakhta and Russia's Plan to Screw With America

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Jacob Weisberg talks to Just Security's Kate Brannen about the most recent round of Mueller indictments.

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Feb 16, 2018

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Feb 16, 2018
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It's a no-brainer: Taking the mass killer's weapon of choice off store shelves would save lives.

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Feb 16, 2018
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It's a no-brainer: Taking the mass killer's weapon of choice off store shelves would save lives.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few of the latest stories heading into the weekend including Ronan Farrow's latest report, more updates on the Florida school shooting, and the indictments released by Robert Mueller.

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Feb 16, 2018
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U.S. stock averages fade to close mixed. But the Nasdaq had its best week since 2011. Fiat Chrysler recalls hundreds of thousands of pickup trucks. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 16, 2018
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The Senate's immigration failure and Robert Mueller's Russian indictments.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Elliott Abrams on a brewing Mideast conflict and how to think about Beirut.

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Feb 16, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 16th: With the start of the Lunar New Year, four Chinese movies are debuting in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel says it signals China's ambitions to become a global movie-making force.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Mitt Romney to run for Utah's U.S. Senate seat. A new tax law provision extending college saving accounts to K-12 expenses has states worried. Most borrowers who left school in 2010 owing at least $50,000 in student loans had failed to pay down any of the debt four years later. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 16, 2018
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The author of ‘Enlightenment Now’ thinks the world is getting better—but we refuse to acknowledge it.

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Feb 16, 2018
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A primer on DACA - the Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Feb 16, 2018
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POLITICO reporters discuss the Rob Porter abuse allegations that have shaken the White House and why chief of staff John Kelly is in the middle of this scandal.

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Feb 16, 2018
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We discuss the black superheroes that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.

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Feb 16, 2018
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What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.

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Feb 16, 2018
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A teenager has been charged in the deadly school shooting in Florida. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he'll reimburse the government. And the number of airline passengers is rising. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 16, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 16: Some Republicans are willing to make more concessions when it comes to healthcare, as they work to lower premiums, and eye the midterm elections in November. The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Armour explains.

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Feb 15, 2018
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What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

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Feb 15, 2018
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The Dow retakes 25000. Four immigration reform bills go down to defeat. It's costing more and more to buy a home. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Denise Gough on mucousy method actors, an atheist’s love of Christian rock, mocking Kennedys, and a photographer’s mentally ill mom.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a parable of vintage suitcases, valentines in the yellow room, false accusations of serious crimes, lazy dads, and much more.

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Feb 15, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 15th: President Trump expressed condolences to victims and their families in the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in south Florida. Plus, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is moving from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on South Africa's future and a British charity's sex-abuse scandal.

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Feb 15, 2018
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President Trump plans to visit the site of Wednesday's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. U.S. motor vehicle deaths surpassed 40,000 last year due in part of distracted driving and increased miles on the road. The FDA approves a the first blood test to evaluate concussions. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Authorities have a suspect in custody in connection with a fatal shooting at a high school in Florida. President Trump condemns domestic violence. Loretta Mester is being considered for the Federal Reserve's vice chairman post. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 15: President Trump's infrastructure plan left many with one big question: Who's paying for it? A group of investors have an idea known as infrastructure asset recycling. The Wall Street Journal's Cezary Podkul explains.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Klezmer-rock band Golem, writer Molly Lambert, learning Hebrew in Harlem

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Feb 14, 2018
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Are we hiking the defense budget mostly out of habit?

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Feb 15, 2018
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Are we hiking the defense budget mostly out of habit?

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Feb 14, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Quantum computing to Jacob Zuma and robot skiers.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vox's Jane Coaston about the Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and his role in the Rob Porter story.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vox's Jane Coaston about the Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and his role in the Rob Porter story.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Stocks shoot higher despite more signs of rising inflation. Cisco Systems and TripAdvisor report stronger than expected earnings. Google to block spam-type ads, but critics have doubts. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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The inventor of Facebook’s iconic button reflects on technology’s unintended consequences.

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Feb 14, 2018
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McGurn, Strassel and Gigot on John Kelly and a new poll on who should control Congress.

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Feb 14, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 14th: More signs of a rise in inflation, as the Consumer Price Index rose half a percent last month. We'll talk about this with the Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry. In a separate report, retail sales fell in January.

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Feb 14, 2018
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With Eric Klinenberg, Helen Fisher, Manoush Zomorodi, and Tom Jacques, and a conversation with special guest, Daniel Jones

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Feb 14, 2018
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Inflation rose more than expected in January. AT&T could tap the Justice Department's antitrust chief to testify as it seeks to purchase Time Warner. Trump lawyer Michael Lawyer admits to paying $130,000 of his own money to adult-film star 'Stormy Daniels.' J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Feb 14, 2018
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The golden calf of American exceptionalism.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the film BPM, the TV show Babylon Berlin, and the recent discovery of a new source for Shakespeare's texts.

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Feb 14, 2018
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The White House and the FBI give conflicting timelines. Blue Apron is losing customers. And Chipotle hires a fast-food veteran. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 14, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 14: Six former federal prosecutors are running for seats in the House, as Democrats. The Wall Street Journal's Aruna Viswanatha has more on what's driving them to run for political office.

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Feb 13, 2018
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The White House's fiscal 2019 budget would cut food stamp funding, and tell its recipients what to eat.

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Feb 13, 2018
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The White House's fiscal 2019 budget would cut food stamp funding, and tell its recipients what to eat.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Rob Porter to DACA to PepsiCo's earnings.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Stocks post a third straight day of gains ahead of Wednesday's inflation report. Investigators looking into manipulation of the VIX. Intelligence leader warns of expected Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm elections. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 13, 2018
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What is expected of the First Lady, and who defined the role?

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Feb 13, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 13th: It's no secret that malls in the U.S. are on the decline. But malls in Mexico are booming, and that has U.S. investors looking south. The Wall Street Journal's Robbie Whelan has more.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Finley, Strassel and Gigot on the Trump infrastructure plan and the Senate immigration debate.

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Feb 13, 2018
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U.S. household debt continues to hit record levels. Walmart refocuses staffing to improve store customer service and improve online sales. Amazon aims to flex its muscles in the medical supplies business. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on the political rise of black women, what it would take for Democrats to win Georgia in 2020, and how it feels to visit your father in prison while you're just a child.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Wall Street looks to build on its momentum, after a broad rally on Monday. A deal to sell the Weinstein company falls apart. And Snap, Inc. loses its head of sales. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 13: In the era of #MeToo, companies are facing new questions when it comes to setting the rules for office romance. Beth Zoller, legal editor at XpertHR, talks about how companies should navigate office romances.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from infrastructure to the White House to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Feb 12, 2018
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This is the Trump administration at rest. Chaos is its equilibrium.

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Feb 12, 2018
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This is the Trump administration at rest. Chaos is its equilibrium.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis talk with Slate’s Justin Peters about the top stories from the Olympics, Jack Hamilton joins to look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster shake-up, and Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl discusses what’s next for U.S. Soccer.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Stocks rally for a second straight session. Trump's daughter-in-law hospitalized after opening a letter containing white powder. U.S. government spending outpaced tax revenue in January compared to a year ago. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 12: President Trump's long-awaited infrastructure plan is part of the 2019 fiscal year budget. But many questions remain, including where the funding for the plan will come from. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann explains.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on South Korea's outreach to Pyongyang and Beijing's financial woes.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Comcast could revive its bid for 21st Century Fox. Oracle aims to curb Amazon's lead in the cloud-infrastructure market. New study points to increased mortality in the U.S. starting at age 62. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 12, 2018
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How U.S. spies used Twitter to send Russia coded messages.

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Feb 12, 2018
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CIA veteran Jung Pak sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss what we're getting wrong about North Korea's infamous leader and why he's not the "mad man" President Trump has deemed him to be.

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Feb 12, 2018
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The worst flu season in years has boosted sales of orange juice. And there's lots of economic data on tap this week, including the consumer price index and retail sales numbers. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 11, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 12th: This week brings a busy economic calendar, including the consumer price index, consumer sentiment data, retail sales, and housing data. The Wall Street Journal's Harriet Torry runs down the week in economic news.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Jacob Levy, a professor of political theory at McGill University, about his essay "The Weight of the Words," and why we shouldn't just be brushing off Trump's rhetoric on the left or the right.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Jacob Levy, a professor of political theory at McGill University, about his essay "The Weight of the Words," and why we shouldn't just be brushing off Trump's rhetoric on the left or the right.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Tammy Dunakin to talk about her agricultural goats, and her business, Rent-a-Ruminant, based on Vashon Island in Washington.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Tammy Dunakin to talk about her agricultural goats, and her business, Rent-a-Ruminant, based on Vashon Island in Washington.

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Feb 10, 2018
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Slate Money on volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps

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Feb 10, 2018
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Weekend Edition for February 10-11: Fears of higher inflation and rising interest rates battered the markets in volatile trading this week. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani reminds us that we'd gotten used to a low interest rate environment for a long time.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Adam Davidson tries to heal our debt of understanding.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Adam Davidson tries to heal our debt of understanding.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Another wild ride, but this time stocks end sharply higher Friday. But it's the market's worst week in two years. UPS, FedEx shares fall on word of a new delivery service by Amazon.com. Charlie Turner reports.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to John Sipher, a former senior member of the CIA's Intelligence Service, about Christopher Steele and the partisan attacks on him and his work.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to John Sipher, a former senior member of the CIA's Intelligence Service, about Christopher Steele and the partisan attacks on him and his work.

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Feb 9, 2018
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P.M. Edition for February 9: Amazon.com is launching a delivery service for businesses. "Shipping with Amazon" will compete directly with FedEx and UPS. Wall Street Journal San Francisco reporter Laura Stevens has the details.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Depression often plays a starring role in the entertainment world, although some representations of the condition are more truthful and helpful than others.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Government shutdown ends with funding in place until March 23. Continued volatility on Wall Street. This season's flu outbreak boosts orange juice sales. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Feb 9, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Fifty Shades Freed

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Feb 9, 2018
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We have the firepower to end it all. How do we wield it?

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Feb 9, 2018
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POLITICO reporters discuss the recent fluctuations in the stock market and what the repricing means for the country's economy and politics...

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Feb 9, 2018
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The Dow and the S&P 500 hit correction territory on Thursday. Senator Rand Paul is opposing Marvin Goodfriend's nomination to the Fed. And Yum brands is buying a stake in GrubHub. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Feb 8, 2018
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From the Super Bowl to the Olympics, and from the FBI to Russia. And should we ban probabilities? (Probably not.)

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Feb 8, 2018
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A.M. Edition for February 9: The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Bachman is there and she tells us that the Olympics could be in for some changes after these games end.

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Feb 8, 2018
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Slate's Joshua Keating says our focus on Iran kept us from putting out fires across the Middle East.

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Feb 8, 2018
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Slate's Joshua Keating says our focus on Iran kept us from putting out fires across the Middle East.

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Feb 8, 2018
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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the value of the Nunes memo and accusations of White House aide Rob Porter’s domestic abuse.