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Writing for @Slate. Previously covered India for @NPRNews & @TIME.

African migrants feared dead as boat capsizes in Mediterranean.

slate.com — In the latest of what seems to be an accelerating series of now-hourly tragedies, hundreds are feared dead after two small boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized en route to Italy from Libya. The Libyan coast guard reportedly rescued hundreds and some 200 bodies were discovered on Thursday. "Some...
Aug 28, 2015

RT @Slate: 200 migrants feared dead as Europe’s refugee death toll creeps towards 2,500 this year. slate.me/1fJuthl pic.twitter.com/RNe60D8aPw

Aug 28, 2015

RT @Slate: 200 migrants feared dead as Europe’s refugee death toll creeps towards 2,500 this year. slate.me/1fJuthl pic.twitter.com/RNe60D8aPw

Aug 28, 2015

RT @Slate: 200 migrants feared dead as Europe’s refugee death toll creeps towards 2,500 this year. slate.me/1fJuthl pic.twitter.com/RNe60D8aPw

Study finds social science studies’ findings often don’t hold up.

slate.com — If it feels like you can find a study to back up any harebrained idea these days, you actually might be right, a new study says. On Thursday we, as humans, arrived at the zenith of irony when a study of studies was published and found-you guessed it-many studies were...
Aug 27, 2015

That amazeballs scientific study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

Aug 27, 2015

RT @slatest: That amazeballs scientific study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @Slate: That amazeballs study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.me/1Vhy6v2 pic.twitter.com/fdBDjdXX11

Aug 28, 2015

Study you use on Facebook to prove your point is probably wrong, a hopefully correct study says #irony slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Mormon Church won’t leave Boy Scouts over gay leaders.

slate.com — The Boy Scouts of America continued the glacial process of hauling itself into the 21st century last month by voting to allow openly gay adult leaders, but the question remained whether the Mormon Church, far and away the largest single sponsor of scout units, would modernize with it? The church,...

Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes gets 12 life sentences.

slate.com — A Colorado judge sentenced Aurora theater shooter James Holmes to 12 life sentences in prison for his 2012 shooting spree that killed 12 people and wounded 70 more. Last month, Holmes was found guilty of multiple charges related to the shooting after the jury rejected his defense team's insanity plea....

Texas court halts Nicaragua’s Bernardo Tercero execution.

slate.com — A Texas criminal appeals court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a Nicaraguan man convicted of murder after defense lawyers claimed a witness falsely testified against their client denying him due process during his 2000 trial. Bernardo Tercero was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on Wednesday;...

Univision anchor thrown out of Donald Trump press conference in Iowa.

slate.com — During a press conference in Iowa Tuesday, Donald Trump and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos got into a stand off that resulted in Trump telling the Hispanic reporter to "go back to Univision" before Ramos was thrown out of the press conference by a security guard. Ramos tries to ask a...

Donald Trump Twitter trolls Fox’s Megyn Kelly.

slate.com — All around good guy, and nouveau presidential candidate, Donald Trump took time out from whatever he does when he's not running his serious campaign for president, to watch a little cable news and do a little light Twitter trolling on Monday night. Trump, of course, is referring to how Megyn...
Aug 25, 2015

RT @Slate: Donald Trump trolled Fox’s Megyn Kelly on Twitter because that’s basically his only move: slate.me/1MK7wry pic.twitter.com/sKKSHPAlLe

Aug 25, 2015

Upset for having not been the center of attention for 90 minutes, Trump launches new attacks. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… pic.twitter.com/ZatCOrW1Xd

Aug 25, 2015

RT @Slate: Donald Trump trolled Fox’s Megyn Kelly on Twitter because that’s basically his only move: slate.me/1MLxCud pic.twitter.com/J2uSN8j9li

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury from crash.

slate.com — IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday evening after sustaining a head injury from a gruesome crash Sunday during a race at Pocono Raceway. "Wilson was airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Sunday evening with a head injury after it appeared he was struck on the...

12-year-old kid trips, punches hold in painting at Taipei exhibition.

slate.com — Look, it could happen to anyone. Probably. But if there isn't already a word that captures museum or gallery anxiety, where you accidentally trip and fall into Starry Night or something, then perhaps now is the time. Behold this seemingly innocuous 12-year-old boy meandering with his mother on a guided...
Aug 24, 2015

12-year-old kid trips, punches fist-sized hole in million-dollar painting. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

Aug 24, 2015

RT @AlongsideWild: 12-yr old kid trips into $5 million painting, punches through slate.com/blogs/the_slat…. I keep watching video & don't get …

Aug 24, 2015

12-year-old kid trips, punches fist-sized hole in million-dollar painting. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

Aug 24, 2015

Oh no he didn't.. 12-year-old kid trips, punching a hole in a million-dollar painting in #Taiwan via @AndieNoonan slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Aug 25, 2015

In lighter news, this is so me: 12-year-old kid trips, punches fist-sized hole in million-dollar painting. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

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Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King denies conservative media race claims.

slate.com — Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King responded on Thursday evening to a host of allegations lobbed this week by conservative media outlets questioning everything from his race to his children to specifics of his childhood in Versailles, Kentucky. Conservative bloggers began investigating and posting on King's racial identity in June,...
Aug 20, 2015

RT @Slate: Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King denies conservative claim he lied about race. slate.me/1JnjCpj pic.twitter.com/NgV610rwRI

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Aug 28, 2015

RT @Slate: That amazeballs study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.me/1Vhy6v2 pic.twitter.com/fdBDjdXX11

Aug 27, 2015

RT @slatest: That amazeballs scientific study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Aug 27, 2015

That amazeballs scientific study you just shared on Facebook is probably wrong, study says. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

Aug 27, 2015

Really excellent prioritization skills in Islamabad. "In A Decade (Or Sooner), Pakistan Could Be #3 Nuclear Power" rhttp://n.pr/1Lyg3vX @NPR

Aug 26, 2015

Maybe someday Google will bring its balloon Internet to underserved parts of the world, like Brooklyn. twitter.com/missanabeem/st…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @EricHolthaus: Interesting piece I was interviewed for in Vanity Fair: How are Hollywood directors dealing with climate change? vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015…


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