Today's Five Best Columns
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11 Min Ago
Catherine Rampell on women in college, Jonathan Chait on Obamacare victims, Maria Bustillos on Reddit's Satoshi Nakamoto skeptics, Rafael Osio Cabrices on Venezuela, and Allison P. Davis on the worst Bachelor in history.
36 Min Ago
We're about a month away from the start of a new season of Mad Men, which means Jon Hamm is out and about doing delightful media appearances.
52 Min Ago
Global leaders remain in an impasse over the situation in Ukraine, with Secretary of State John Kerry refusing to negotiate with his Russian counterpart and Russia refusing to accept deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster, as Crimea nears a referendum vote on whether or not to secede.
1 Hr Ago
Today in celebrity gossip: Miley Cyrus went chaps-less during a recent performance, Elisabeth Moss did not enjoy her "awful" marriage to Fred Armisen, and Chris Evans is both ready and willing to marry you.
2 Hrs Ago
Demonstrating perhaps that there are few things he will not do to spread the word about Obamacare, President Obama made an appearance on Zach Galifianakis' fake web talk show "Between Two Ferns."
2 Hrs Ago
A passenger who flew on the still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 using a stolen passport was seeking asylum in Europe, according to Malaysian authorities, and is likely not linked to a terrorist group.
6 Hrs Ago
D.C.-area businessman Jeffrey Thompson pleaded guilty to two conspiracy charges on Monday, after making millions in illegal campaign contributions, including to Mayor Vincent Gray.
7 Hrs Ago
Following the massive success of the surprise release of Beyoncé’s self-titled album last December, Apple has been pressuring record labels for similar deal, trying to secure music exclusivity and cut off competition from streaming services.
9 Hrs Ago
The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced plans on Monday to investigate both General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s response to consumer complaints.
Mar 10, 2014 11:22PM ET
Remember Julie Boonstra, the cancer patient who claimed in a Koch Brothers-funded ad that Obamacare got her good insurance plan cancelled and now her new insurance plan's "out-of-pocket costs are so high, it’s unaffordable?" It turns out that she's actually saving at least $1,200 a year with her new "unaffordable" insurance plan.
Mar 10, 2014 10:37PM ET
Could the key to kicking Russia out of Crimea be a bunch of very wealthy people?
Mar 10, 2014 8:17PM ET
A little less than a third of U.S. senators will be staying up all night tonight to discuss climate change on the Senate floor.
Mar 10, 2014 8:04PM ET
Asked to identify the age of a young boy that committed a felony, participants in a study routinely overestimated the age of black children far more than they did white kids. Worse: Cops did it, too.
Mar 10, 2014 6:35PM ET
Early returns for the taxes from Colorado's pot businesses are, well, a little disappointing, possibly because expectations are in the clouds. The results, at least so far, are much more grounded.
Mar 10, 2014 6:13PM ET
An unreleased Daft Punk track featuring Jay-Z leaked on the internet today, and though it was first met with questions about its authenticity, "Computerized" has since been confirmed as real. The only trouble is that no one likes it.
Mar 10, 2014 6:08PM ET
NASA is calling for coders to help develop algorithms to detect, track, identify and mitigate the effects of asteroids. The administration is offering $35,000 in awards for the service, as well as the opportunity to possibly help save us all from extinction via asteroid.
Mar 10, 2014 5:48PM ET
According to a new poll from the Des Moines Register, Iowans have cooled to the idea of Rick Santorum for President since 2012.
Mar 10, 2014 5:07PM ET
Taylor Swift made $39,699,575 this past year. That nearly-$40 million bankroll is good enough to put her on top of Billboard's 2014 Money Makers list, and it wasn't really close. The reason she made so much money last year? One word: Swifties.
Mar 10, 2014 5:05PM ET
BBC America's been teasing the return of their beloved cult clone drama Orphan Black for a while now, and finally today they released a full trailer, which raises all sorts of clone-related questions.
Mar 10, 2014 5:01PM ET
Unknown sources have released at least 74,000 metric tons of new, man-made gases that are harmful to the ozone layer into the atmosphere, a move that may be illegal per the 1987 Montreal Protocol.
Mar 10, 2014 4:57PM ET
People are getting excited about Spritz, a new questionably-named speed-reading app that promises readers the ability to read up to 1,000 words per minute — about four times as many words as the average American reads.
Mar 10, 2014 4:50PM ET
As far as disastrous Obamacare exchanges go, Maryland has taken the lead.
Mar 10, 2014 4:48PM ET
After four worthy seasons, Fox’s Raising Hope will air its last episodes on April 4, fittingly ending its tenure by churning out back-to-back half-hours.
Mar 10, 2014 4:47PM ET
What matters about True Detective season two isn’t so much the plot or the cast—it’s the genre. Season one won the internet’s attention partly through its heady plumbing of Lovecraftian mythos and blending it with Southern Gothicism. There’s no use trying to repeat that formula, so where else can the show turn to capture lightning in a bottle?
Mar 10, 2014 4:24PM ET
Less than a month before its premiere, HBO finally gives us a taste of the upcoming third season of Veep.
Mar 10, 2014 4:16PM ET
Last night the new drama Resurrection gave ABC its best Sunday ratings for the season, and there's more where that came from. Dead-but-not-zombie shows are the new hot thing.
Mar 10, 2014 4:07PM ET
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from the head of the Port Authority according to The Wall Street Journal.
Mar 10, 2014 3:54PM ET
There's still no sign of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, three days after it went missing on its way to Beijing.
Mar 10, 2014 3:36PM ET
American fruit firm Chiquita and Irish fruit distributor Fyffes have agreed to merge, creating the world's largest banana company.
Mar 10, 2014 3:22PM ET
Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon.