The Trump-Ukraine Scandal: More than a Quid Pro…

Jacquelyn Martin/AP Donald Trump is at it again. In the face of new and damning evidence in the Trump-Ukraine scandal, he is making false claims and trying to mount diversions. On Wednesday morning, Trump responded…

Kanye West Scrambling To Get Sample Clearance From…

LOS ANGELES—Growing increasingly panicked after realizing that time was running short, Kanye West was reportedly scrambling this week to get sample clearance from God ahead of the release of Jesus Is King. “We sampled God…

Nation’s Moms Get Started On Their Sorta-Funky Witch…

AKRON, OH—Laughing as they tried on quirky combinations of colorful wigs and striped thigh-high socks, the nation’s moms announced Wednesday that they had officially begun putting together their sorta-funky witch costumes for Halloween. “This year,…

Post-Traumatic Stress Is an Overlooked Fact of Life…

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Getty Images Plus. Taylor’s Testimony Goes Way Beyond Quid Pro Quo Bring Back Hypocrisy How “Medicare for All” Took Over the Democratic Primary Mick Mulvaney’s Ukraine Confession The psychiatrist…

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How to Find Your Climate Story

Illustration: Thoka Maer This article is part of a special series from our fall 2019 climate issue on how you can level up your actions against climate change. Visit the full Climate Action Guide here.  One of the most important things you can…

How to Become Solar Contagious

llustration: Thoka Maer This article is part of a special series from our fall 2019 climate issue on how you can level up your actions against climate change. Visit the full Climate Action Guide here.  Solar power is infectious. Among the biggest factors…

Seek Influential Allies to Achieve Your Climate Goals

Illustration: Thoka Maer This article is part of a special series from our fall 2019 climate issue on how you can level up your actions against climate change. Visiter the full Climate Action Guide here.  Once you've gotten…

Why Towns Should Prepare for the Climate Displaced

Illustration: Thoka Maer This article is part of a special series from our fall 2019 climate issue on how you can level up your actions against climate change. Visit the full Climate Action Guide here.  Coastal populations are on the front lines…

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How to Hack Your Local Food System to…

Illustration: Thoka Maer This article is part of a special series from our fall 2019 climate issue on how you can level up your actions against climate change. Visit the full Climate Action Guide here.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that …

How Well Do You Know the Blue Jay?

Blue Jay. Photo: Harrison Martin/Audubon Photography Awards This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of The National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide. Transcript:  This is…

For Former Campus Chapter Leader Tara Hohman, the…

Tara Hohman. Photo: Lana Cohen/Audubon Two years ago, Audubon launched its college campus chapter program with a dual mission: to develop and serve the next generation of leaders in bird conservation and science, and to also help them build their resumés…

Climate Change Threatens Arizona’s Forest Birds

Painted Redstart. Photo: Mick Thompson/Eastside Audubon When most folks think of Arizona, they think of the saguaro cactus and red rocks. But the ecology of the 48th state is actually much more diverse—it’s home to…

Audubon’s New Climate Report and What it Means…

Sandhill Cranes. Photo: Gary Grossman/Audubon Photography Awards Audubon just released a new scientific report, Survival by Degrees, showing that 64 percent (389 out of 604) of North American bird species are at risk of extinction…

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Texas speaker of House will not seek reelection…

You can argue that the president does it all the time, I guess? In June, Texas state House Speaker Dennis Bonnen had a meeting with far-right conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan. In July, Sullivan revealed that the…

Open thread for night owls. Berwick: Stop fearmongering…

Pediatrician Donald M. Berwick, president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is a lecturer and former faculty member at the Harvard Medical School and was administrator of the Centers for Medicare and…