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Elliot Hannon

Writer, The Slatest News Blog — Slate

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

Three down and we're all still here.

slate.com — The Trump Apocalypse Watch is a subjective daily estimate, using a scale of one to four horsemen, of how likely it is that Donald Trump will be elected president, thus triggering an apocalypse in which we all die. We made it.

Watch Trump and Hillary try to be funny at Alfred Smith charity event.

slate.com — If you had the feeling, after watching three 90-minute presidential debates that occasionally veered into Jerry Springer territory, that you just can't get enough of these two candidates in the same room sniffing and eye-rolling at each other, you're sick. You're also in luck.

Reported cases of STD’s in U.S. hits all-time high.

slate.com — The U.S. just recorded the most cases of sexually transmitted diseases ever for a single year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.

Obama’s brother Malik will be Trump debate guest because it's a burn.

slate.com — Donald Trump's preoccupation with campaign stagecraft took a(nother) turn for the bizarre on Tuesday when it was announced that President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik, would be attending the third and (thank god) final debate Wednesday as a guest of the Republican nominee for president. This is because... because...

70 Nobel laureates who believe in science endorse Clinton.

slate.com — A collection of 70 Nobel laureates offered a group endorsement for Hillary Clinton Tuesday with a signed letter in support of her candidacy. The supporters represented largely scientific fields including chemistry, physics, and medicine, along with economics.

Drone injury for Cleveland Indians pitcher forces him from game with bleeding finger.

slate.com — Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer lasted all of two-thirds of an inning in Game 3 of the ALCS Monday night before he bled out of the game and was replaced by Indians reliever Dan Otero.

Billy Bush officially out as NBC’s Today Show host after Trump tape.

slate.com — NBC News officially parted ways with shamed Today Show host and co-star of the Trump Tapes that surfaced this month. After initially standing by Bush, once the full impact of the tape started to play out, Bush appeared to be headed towards the door as the 45-year-old host was suspended from the network two days after the 11-year-old footage was released.

Donald Trump reportedly referred to deaf actress as “retarded” on Apprentice set.

slate.com — The latest installment of Donald Trump, real person in the world comes courtesy of the Daily Beast's reporting on the Republican nominee's behavior on the set of the Apprentice, where he made a habit of calling a deaf actress on the show "retarded."

Melania Trump demands People retract three details about her from latest story.

slate.com — The day after Donald Trump's lawyers issued their demand for a retraction from the New York Times for its reporting on two alleged incidents of sexual misconduct (to which the Times responded forcefully) Melania Trump issued her very own demand for a retraction and apology from People magazine for Natasha Stoynoff's account of being sexually assaulted by Trump.

People writer says Trump pushed her against wall and forcibly kissed her during an interview.

slate.com — People magazine's Natasha Stoynoff added her voice Wednesday to the growing chorus of sexual misconduct accusations being leveled at Donald Trump. In a piece posted online Wednesday night, Stoynoff, a writer for the magazine, describes a 2005-reporting trip to Mar-a-Lago to interview Trump and Melania around their one-year anniversary.
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Oct 26, 2016

RT @mm: In the most San Francisco crime ever, someone tagged my neighbor's Tesla with its afterhours stock price. His other…

Oct 26, 2016

I hope Javale McGee wins an NBA title. He's earned it.

Oct 26, 2016

Who would have thought with a week left in October the Warriors would have have the worst record in the NBA. #NBATipOff

Oct 25, 2016

RT @acsteingold: would be kind to the whole civic duty thing if @latimes could release its election endorsements from behind the paywall.

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