Today's Five Best Columns
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6 Min Ago
Once upon a time, Google had a dream. A floating dream. They wanted a showroom at sea, housed in a large barge. Unfortunately, this plan never got off the ground...well, sea.
20 Min Ago
If Sen. Ted Cruz is the de facto Speaker of the House, then Sen. Jeff Sessions is his Majority Whip.
23 Min Ago
The complexion of the three-and-a-half week battle between Israel, Hamas, and other militant groups in Gaza, could be completely upended by the reported kidnapping of an Israeli soldier on Friday.
41 Min Ago
The House stayed in Washington another day so Republicans could pass their border bill. But the Senate has gone home for the summer, so it won't become law anytime soon.
54 Min Ago
The kidnapping of an IDF soldier could take the war to a frightening new level.
1 Hr Ago
Oscar Pistorius has sold his house in Pretoria, South Africa, in which he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.
2 Hrs Ago
But there's also Into the Woods, Birdman, Whiplash and The Hunger Games to contend with.
2 Hrs Ago
The World Health Organization and leaders of the West African countries mired in the worst Ebola outbreak in history have agreed to launch a $100 million emergency response.
If Emmy voters are no longer into Breaking Bad, they've got plenty of other options.
Uganda's horrible law punishing "aggravated homosexuality" has been ruled illegal — not because anyone had second thoughts, but thanks to a procedural technicality.
The Daily Show-described "Sharknado of Government" went on recess without passing almost any necessary legislation. Is anyone surprised?
The Indian Parliament is no longer monkeying around.
3 Hrs Ago
With the release of "Bang Bang" comes the chance to answer an important cultural question: Which Nicki Minaj guest verse is best?
3 Hrs Ago
About 200 activists released 50 balloons carrying 10,000 Choco Pies. That's 770 pounds of Choco Pies.
3 Hrs Ago
The monthly jobs report came in slightly below expectations, as the unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent.
The defeated House majority leader says he will resign early rather than serve out his term after leaving his leadership post on Thursday.
Jul 31, 2014 7:11PM ET
While sanctions will prohibit Rosneft from gaining access from certain technologies needed for deep sea drilling from the E.U. and U.S., a Norwegian company may be able to help.
Jul 31, 2014 5:54PM ET
Israel and Gaza agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, but it was over before it even really began.
Jul 31, 2014 5:42PM ET
Manuel Linares, a physicist and ice cream enthusiast, has created color changing ice cream. As you lick the ice cream, it changes colors.
Jul 31, 2014 5:17PM ET
Quadruple eliminations are always brutal, but for some reason this episode felt as light and fun (and technically incredible!) as the series has ever been.
Jul 31, 2014 5:05PM ET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin in almost two weeks.
Jul 31, 2014 4:36PM ET
House Republicans found themselves offering mixed messages in the aftermath of their failure to pass a bill to help fix the migrant crisis on the border.
Jul 31, 2014 3:54PM ET
Just not as much money as the Clippers.
Jul 31, 2014 3:42PM ET
This weekend's movies offer a raucous good time in the form of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. If you're in the mood for something completely different, however, seek out John Michael McDonagh's Calvary.
Jul 31, 2014 3:26PM ET
Beats executives Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will work with Apple in some capacity, however, the details are not completely clear in regards to their roles.
Jul 31, 2014 2:59PM ET
Back in March, CIA director John Brennan flat out denied the allegations that his agency was spying on the Senate Intelligence committee. “Nothing could be further from the truth,” he said.
Jul 31, 2014 2:46PM ET
Some bizarre episode submissions makes the Best Actress in a Drama Emmy race more competitive than it first seemed.
Jul 31, 2014 2:29PM ET
This bid comes only weeks after the Federal Trade Commission announced a lawsuit against T-Mobile for cramming phony charges into customers phone bills.
Jul 31, 2014 2:18PM ET
Speaker Boehner can't pass a bill addressing the border crisis in an embarrassing defeat for his new leadership team.
Jul 31, 2014 2:16PM ET
A experimental serum meant to fight the infection was delivered to Liberia on Thursday, but only enough for one patient.