Today's Five Best Columns
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One day after capturing a border crossing near the Israeli-Syrian border, rebels from the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front have reportedly detained (or by some accounts abducted) nearly 50 United Nations peacekeepers.
36 Min Ago
Texas Gov. Rick Perry seems to be confused about the charges leveled against him in his indictment. Bribery isn't one of them, despite what he said during a speech last week.
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Computer hackers carried out a coordinated cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks this month, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
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Can't we all get along? Some people can think Tony died, some can think he lived, others can think it's ambiguous, and David Chase's opinion is just another piece of the discussion.
The "Coolest" cooler has outraised even some of the fanciest crowdsourced gadgets.
An elimination-free week brought us maximum entertainment and minimum heartache. But also Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
In a bit lampooning ESPN's "Michael Sam in the shower" segment, correspondent Samantha Bee worries Sam's not getting enough "grab-ass" in.
2 Hrs Ago
The überfamous couple have been together for nearly a decade, and got engaged in 2012.
3 Hrs Ago
Today in celebrity gossip: Justin Bieber created a scene at Dave & Buster's plus Miley Cyrus' homeless VMA date is in trouble with the law and Kim Kardashian no longer wants to be friends with Beyoncé
3 Hrs Ago
As the death toll in the Ebola outbreak reaches 1500, the World Health Organization issued a bleak outlook for the spread of the deadly virus.
4 Hrs Ago
As Russia reportedly opens a new front in its battle against Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that "an invasion of Russian forces has taken place."
Aug 27, 2014 8:43PM ET
Re/code's John Paczkowski believes we will see an iWatch much sooner than expected: September 9
Aug 27, 2014 8:16PM ET
Supercavitating technology could dramatically improve underwater travel, but the super-speeds being promised don't hold water.
Aug 27, 2014 7:53PM ET
In fact, the USC athletic department is now calling the story a "complete fabrication."
Aug 27, 2014 6:00PM ET
We were fooled. This post has been corrected.
Aug 27, 2014 5:29PM ET
A new Pew study on internet behavior found people have a tendency to avoid speaking up on polarizing issues on social media and that seeing differing opinions may stymie sharing.
Aug 27, 2014 4:58PM ET
F.I.F.A. joins the list of sports organizations involved in concussion-related lawsuits.
Aug 27, 2014 4:40PM ET
The Hamptons are running out of rosé. This is not a drill. Proceed to your nearest liquor store.
Aug 27, 2014 4:13PM ET
Lightning bolt, horns – it's all really the same for Daniel Radcliffe, right?
Aug 27, 2014 4:07PM ET
Sanrio is forced to clarify the cat vs. person vs. anthropomorphized animated doll object.
Aug 27, 2014 4:01PM ET
Ahead of the release of her memoir, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand dished about some of the unsavory comments she endured from her colleagues after she had her first child.
Aug 27, 2014 3:54PM ET
Perfecting the photo op is not an easy task. But for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who doesn't have the greatest relationship with many world leaders, it's almost never easy.
Aug 27, 2014 3:53PM ET
Stephen Daldry's films are always beloved by the Oscars, and this Brazil-set thriller is aiming to tug at the heartstrings.
Aug 27, 2014 3:41PM ET
Republican leaders don't want a shutdown, but can they prevent one?
Aug 27, 2014 3:14PM ET
The November Man sees him in a Liam Neeson-style action thriller, but is that the right move for the former James Bond?
Aug 27, 2014 1:36PM ET
On Wednesday, Shirley Sotloff released a videotaped plea to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIL and the self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State, asking for her son's release.
Aug 27, 2014 1:31PM ET
North Korea joins a chorus of countries with poor human rights records in criticizing the U.S. for the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aug 27, 2014 1:14PM ET
Army officials identified the shooter at Fort Lee as Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014 12:41PM ET
As the United States considers airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria, the United Nations says that both the Assad regime and ISIL are committing horrific war crimes as they battle for control of the country.
Aug 27, 2014 12:30PM ET
Rejoice, cupcake lovers: Crumbs won court approval Tuesday to begin reopening stores under new management that would expand the stores.