Today's Five Best Columns
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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
She's a mascot for a giant company. Obviously.
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.
Aug 27, 2014 12:11PM ET
Despite the declarations of victory, the 50 days of battle between Israel, Hamas, and other groups in Gaza produced no real winners.
Aug 27, 2014 11:40AM ET
There are clear rules on how to rule out a presidential bid, and saying 'circumstances can change' violates all of them.
Aug 27, 2014 11:37AM ET
On the set for Usher's "She Came to Give It to You" video, Nicki Minaj and Drake – like most people would – got a little hungry. So they went to the closest convenience store and picked up some snacks.
Aug 27, 2014 11:33AM ET
Aug 27, 2014 11:26AM ET
A new article says it offers a definitive answer on Tony Soprano's fate from creator David Chase, but we should all stop worrying so much about that final scene.
Aug 27, 2014 11:02AM ET
A military jet has crashed in rural western Virginia, the Associated Press has reported.
Aug 27, 2014 10:55AM ET
Peter Theo Curtis has spoken for the first time since his release in a press conference Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014 10:42AM ET
While GM, Ford, and Chrysler have no product plans lined up for the near future, many parents and young entrepreneurs have taken the matter into their own hands.
Aug 27, 2014 10:32AM ET
Thomas Graham on Vladimir Putin, Richard Haass on Assad as partner, Erwin Chemerinsky on SCOTUS and police, Clint Hinote on ISIL's leader, and Rami G. Khouri on Gaza.
Aug 27, 2014 10:06AM ET
The Michael Keaton-starring film opened to high-flying critical acclaim.
Aug 27, 2014 9:27AM ET
In yet another potentially volatile development, Syrian rebels from the Islamist Nusra Front reportedly grabbed control of the border crossing between Israel and Syria.