Today's Five Best Columns
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“I’m not Oprah,” Lindsay Lohan yelled into a cell phone in the first episode of her new show on OWN.
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Today in celebrity gossip: Jennifer Aniston will stop at nothing to keep her best friend alive, Lindsay Lohan might actually write a memoir now, and a very steamy sex tape featuring Johnny Carson is up for sale.
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A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean roughly 50 miles from Eureka, California overnight, and was followed by a series of also-powerful aftershocks. Though powerful, the earthquake doesn't appear to have done much damage.
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A new report from the American Public Transportation Association released on Monday puts the level of public transportation users at its highest since 1956.
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On Sunday night, the Mexican government announced the death of Nazario Moreno, an infamous drug lord. This is the second time that Moreno’s death has been announced.
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Shortly before 9 p.m., HBO’s streaming service, HBO GO, went down, frustrating millions of viewers who were excited to watch the season finale of True Detective.
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Looking ends its first season with a restaurant opening, some harsh truths, and one after-hours liaison that might have been a really bad idea. We've got a lot to work though.
Mar 9, 2014 10:30PM ET
What is happiness for Hannah and Adam? Obviously, no one really knows at the end of this week's episode.
Mar 9, 2014 7:20PM ET
George Zimmerman, who killed an unarmed black teenager, was the guest of honor at a Florida gun show this weekend, continuing his campaign to become the ultimate troll.
Mar 9, 2014 5:26PM ET
A team of scientists have discovered what they believe is a link to 10 fats in our blood and Alzheimer's. This may mean a simple blood test can predict if you will develop the disease.
Mar 9, 2014 3:58PM ET
Two -- possibly four -- stolen passports were used to board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 because the majority of international travelers aren't checked against Interpol's stolen passport database.
Mar 9, 2014 2:06PM ET
300: Rise of an Empire owns the box-office in its opening weekend, despite not being able to match up to its predecessor.
Mar 9, 2014 1:56PM ET
North Korea held its "elections" this weekend, the first time the nation has "voted" since Kim Jong-un became its supreme leader (because his father died, not because he was voted into office).
Mar 9, 2014 1:13PM ET
The 129th Gridiron dinner was held last night, an annual event where the exclusive 65-member club of Washington journalists wear formal suits and hang out with over 600 politicians, Stephen Colbert and Martina Navratilova.
Mar 9, 2014 12:07PM ET
Take a trip through what America means according to the sights and sounds of this year's Conservative Political Action conference.
Mar 9, 2014 11:34AM ET
Yes, yes, internet, Lena Dunham hosted SNL this week, and she brought along some pixilated nudity and a few special guest stars, as if the internet wasn’t already on the verge of melting down about it.
Mar 8, 2014 6:21PM ET
The Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll results have been announced, and the winner is last year's winner.
Mar 8, 2014 4:47PM ET
An American assault rifle manufacturer has drawn the ire of Italy's culture minister after an advertisement depicting Michelangelo's David holding a massive AR-50A1 was published in an Italian newspaper.
Mar 8, 2014 2:53PM ET
The much-anticipated Amtrak Writer's Residency is now taking applications.
Mar 8, 2014 2:01PM ET
A Kansas City seventh-grader is heading to the Scripps National Spelling Bee after finally besting a fifth grader in 95-round spelling bee of the ages that took two weeks to complete.
Mar 8, 2014 1:18PM ET
Bustle, which is either a revolutionary new idea to write stuff on the internet that women will read or the ultimate in mansplaining, is out a $100,000 investment from Google Ventures.
Mar 8, 2014 11:46AM ET
After the first day of the Paralympics, Russia has a commanding lead in the medal count, but Ukraine -- which only decided on Friday to even attend the event at all -- is in second place.
Mar 7, 2014 11:00PM ET
Hannibal is currently the best drama on network television, a heady visual experience but also a smart, metaphysical, challenging meditation on psychopathy that defies every trend we’ve seen in the serial killer drama.
Mar 7, 2014 9:14PM ET
A flight bound for Beijing that departed Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia shortly before 1 p.m. Eastern time on Friday disappeared en route.
Mar 7, 2014 5:53PM ET
In a effort to modernize, the Conservative Political Action Committee used live musicians between speakers for the first time this year. For some singer-songwriters, openly calling yourself conservative is a death knell.
Mar 7, 2014 5:53PM ET
True Detective comes to a close on Sunday, which means we will finally get some answers about The Yellow King, Carcosa, and the Spaghetti Monster. Or not. This finale has a the potential to piss a lot of people off.
Mar 7, 2014 5:06PM ET
Should the 2016 Republican National Convention be held in Las Vegas (the front-runner among eight options), one Democratic group can't wait for it to begin. Here is some advice for Republicans hoping to swing by.
Mar 7, 2014 4:55PM ET
The way figure skating's governing organization have acted in the wake of Adelina Sotnikova's contentious gold medal win has been a study how to act suspiciously guilty after a controversial result.
Mar 7, 2014 4:35PM ET
Love The Daily Show? Already miss John Oliver since he left at the end of last year? A little sick of having to check in with Jon Stewart, and maybe Stephen Colbert, four nights a week, week in, week out? Well, does HBO have the show for you!
Mar 7, 2014 4:29PM ET
House Republicans decided Thursday night to tie the passage of the doc fix to a 10-year delay of the individual mandate. If that sentence means nothing to you then you're in the right place.