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Writer, The Slatest News Blog — Slate
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Writing for @Slate. Previously covered India for @NPRNews & @TIME.

Debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 thought to be found.

slate.com — Investigators believe they may have found debris from Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which vanished in March 2014, on the small island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, more than 3,000 miles from the plane's last known location. A piece of debris washed up on the French island that American investigators...
Jul 30, 2015

First Debris of Malaysia Airlines MH370 Thought to Be Found 3,000 Miles From Disappearance slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

UVA frat members sue Rolling Stone for defamation over retracted rape story.

slate.com — It seemed like only a matter of time before the lawsuits started flying in the aftermath of the Rolling Stone retracted University of Virginia rape story. On Wednesday, three recent graduates who were members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity depicted in the story, filed suit against the magazine, its...
Jul 30, 2015

RT @Slate: UVA frat members are suing Rolling Stone for defamation over retracted rape story. slate.me/1DQmsNO pic.twitter.com/Tfx0Pi4zWT

More “American Exceptionalism” in revised U.S. History AP course guide.

slate.com — The framework for how teachers teach U.S. History Advanced Placement courses in classrooms across the country is set to be revised for the second year in a row on Thursday, Newsweek reports. The new outline, around which teachers create their own curriculum and lesson plans, comes with a little more...
Jul 30, 2015

U.S. History AP Course Guide Juiced Up With More “American Exceptionalism” slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Donald Trump depositions give insight into beliefs.

slate.com — Donald Trump says a lot of things out loud-some true, some true-ish. Pinning the Republican frontrunner down on just about anything has proven exceedingly difficult. Trump, unlike other candidates for president, doesn't have a long record of public policy statements. Trump's life, despite being part reality TV bravado, is also...

Switzerland incursion into France for water for cows.

slate.com — In the latest installment of Switzerland's-problems-are-not-like-the-rest-of-our-problems, Swiss Army helicopters unexpectedly crossed an internationally recognized border into the sovereign state of France last Thursday on a mission to suck up water from its neighbor's lakes to give to its own dehydrated cows. Switzerland is trying to cope with a heat wave...
Jul 28, 2015

RT @slatest: Swiss Army invades France to save soft cheese because even its military skirmishes are in the one-percent. slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Jul 28, 2015

Even Switzerland’s military skirmishes are in the one-percent. slate.com/blogs/the_slat… via @slate

Jul 29, 2015

RT @Benny_Kaufman: Swiss Army Invades France in brazen water heist, claim second best headline of 2015 slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Jul 29, 2015

Amazing "Swiss Army Invades France to Save Soft Cheese; Even Its Skirmishes Are in the One-Percent" via @elliothannon slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

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Report reveals Donald Trump’s ex-wife once accused him of rape. His lawyer says, ‘you can’t rape your spouse’

news.nationalpost.com — The Daily Beast reported a decades-old allegation of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Monday. The allegation comes via the 1993 book Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump which detailed a troubling and violent scene as told by Trump's former wife, Ivana Trump, during a deposition as part of the couple's divorce proceedings.

Donald Trump’s lawyer on Ivana Trump rape allegations.

slate.com — The Daily Beast reported a decades-old allegation of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Monday. The allegation comes via the 1993 book Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump which detailed a troubling and violent scene as told by Trump's former wife, Ivana Trump, during a deposition as...

George Washington University drops SAT ACT test admissions requirement.

slate.com — George Washington University announced on Monday it will no longer require students take the SAT or ACT to gain admission to the university, making it the largest college to make the move away for standardized testing. The policy will go into affect on Aug. 1 and will apply to all...
Jul 28, 2015

RT @Slate: George Washington University has dropped its standardized testing requirements for admission: slate.me/1U4hSoB pic.twitter.com/HmIVC5IAdf

Jul 28, 2015

RT @Slate: George Washington University has dropped its standardized testing requirements for admission: slate.me/1GZFH7C pic.twitter.com/AgEx4tElSb

Jul 30, 2015

George Washington University has dropped its standardized testing requirements for admission: slate.me/1GZFH7C pic.twitter.com/46yfHFU6fy

Criminal investigation sought over Hillary Clinton’s State Department email use.

slate.com — The Justice Department has been asked to open a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account while serving as Secretary of State and whether it criminally compromised classified information. The request was submitted by two inspectors general and is being reported by the New York Times....

Gunman opens fire in Louisiana movie theater.

slate.com — A gunman opened fire in a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana on Thursday night killing one and injuring six others, according to the Associated Press. The details are still a bit hazy, but the shooting took place at the Grand Theatre during a screening of the movie Trainwreck. It's unclear...
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Aug 03, 2015

RT @BetteDam: A great team of female journo's, @margheritamvs @carlottagall and myself will to talk abt Taliban @HuffPostLive shortly. 11:10 EST. Tune in.

Jul 30, 2015

@JuiChakravorty I almost accidentally invaded Lichtenstein once, so I can totally understand where they're coming from.

Jul 29, 2015

RT @karentravers: Amazing "Swiss Army Invades France to Save Soft Cheese; Even Its Skirmishes Are in the One-Percent" via @elliothannon slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @BetteDam: See my today's interview with The Guardian about what you should know about Mullah Omar's wish for peace. d.gu.com/BXFjxy

Jul 29, 2015

@WillMHDavies *huge wipe-out* seems a bit cliched here after reading that. How are Niccolo's computer skills?

Jul 29, 2015

For the record, NYRB can also be read as N.Y. Red Bulls. And I, for one, will continue to read it as such today. nytco.com/rebuttal-to-th…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @Benny_Kaufman: Swiss Army Invades France in brazen water heist, claim second best headline of 2015 slate.com/blogs/the_slat…

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