After 12 years, and almost 4,400 editions, we are ending "Today's Papers." We are also ending "In Other Magazines." This is like unplugging grandpa from the ventilator: excruciating but necessary. We believe that "The Slatest" preserves what is best about "Today's Papers" and "In Other Magazines" but is faster and more relevant.
So what is "The Slatest"? The heart of "The Slatest" is the Slate Dozen: A list of the 12 most important news stories, blog entries, magazine features, and Web videos of the moment. The Slate Dozen is published three times a day during the week: at 7 a.m., at noon, and at 5 p.m.