Today's Five Best Columns
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8 Hrs Ago
The Kremlin is digging themselves into a deep hole as they refute U.S. intelligence.
9 Hrs Ago
The Tour de France — the race that Lance Armstrong won and then lost seven times — requires strength, endurance, mental fortitude, and apparently a Chris Farley-like ability to consume extremely large quantities of food in short periods of time.
9 Hrs Ago
A Cleveland newspaper is welcoming King James back with a gift fit for a (sports) royal: a reporter dedicated to his every move.
Jul 24, 2014 6:51PM ET
The death penalty is only slightly less popular than it was last year, despite three very public botched executions and concerns over "cruel and unusual" punishment.
Jul 24, 2014 6:01PM ET
The Wire's trailer ranking sees a new #1 in its second week, the chart debut of no fewer than three trailers, including a certain bondage-themed romance, and a bougie Lisa Bonet wannabe.
Jul 24, 2014 5:12PM ET
Veterans waiting for Congress to pass a law to reform their scandal plagued health care system will likely have to wait until after the legislature's five-week recess.
Jul 24, 2014 4:47PM ET
Gilead bested all expectations thanks to their very expensive, and very effective, hepatitis C drug.
Jul 24, 2014 4:17PM ET
Scarlett Johansson's Lucy enters a world of unlimited potential when her brain capacity starts expanding past the usual 10% malarky. She can control her appearance, throw other people around with her mind ... but what other abilities does she unlock on her way to 100% brain function?
Jul 24, 2014 3:52PM ET
Because if Facebook can't buy you, they'll clone you. Twice.
Jul 24, 2014 3:43PM ET
Step aside, Beyonce, because Queen Elizabeth just had the best photobomb of all time.
Jul 24, 2014 3:33PM ET
Russia's oil company, Rosneft, has passed on an opportunity to purchase a large portion of the Point Thomas Natural Gas Field in Alaska.
Jul 24, 2014 3:29PM ET
Song selections and the production crew continue to do a lot of heavy lifting, but after dancing no fewer than THREE routines each, our contestants were clearly still the stars of this show.
Jul 24, 2014 3:18PM ET
Two are dead and dozens more have reportedly been injured after a severe storm hit a Virginia Campground Thursday with winds toppling tents and downing trees.
Jul 24, 2014 3:08PM ET
Damien Chazelle's Whiplash, starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons, was undeniably one of the biggest hits at Sundance, winning critical acclaim and both the Grand Jury Prize and Dramatic Audience Award.
Jul 24, 2014 2:34PM ET
In light of a very curious Twitter account, @Congressedits, which tracks changes made to Wikipedia pages from within the Capitol, Wikipedia has banned anonymous edits to their pages from a congressional IP address.
Jul 24, 2014 2:13PM ET
Anna Kendrick is having a moment in 2014. Unfortunately for her, if history is any indication, it will be a precarious one.
Jul 24, 2014 2:04PM ET
Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter resides in a small town in the Netherlands, and after MH17, her neighbors are seeking her exile.
Jul 24, 2014 1:38PM ET
Depending on how cynical you are, Republicans have either noticed they won't win elections without caring about poor people, or they've realized they have a lot of "opportunity" to offer.
Jul 24, 2014 1:28PM ET
Iraqi leaders elected a new President Thursday: Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum.
Jul 24, 2014 12:40PM ET
Today, Arseny Yatseniuk announced his resignation, opening the door for new parliamentary elections.
Jul 24, 2014 12:01PM ET
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Woody Allen made a movie about a grumpy stick-in-the-mud falling for a much younger woman.
Jul 24, 2014 11:40AM ET
CNN has reported that a Ukrainian journalist working as their freelancer had been abducted by pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and remains in detention.
Jul 24, 2014 11:11AM ET
Michelle Lee, an F.B.I. spokeswoman, said the con artists spoke fluent Spanish and targeted relatives and close friends for anywhere from $750 to $6,000.
Jul 24, 2014 11:10AM ET
Everything seemed to imply that Brett Ratner's Dwayne Johnson starring Hercules would be a disaster—a terrible movie that flops at the box office—and while it could still crash and burn with audiences, critics are somewhat pleasantly surprised.
Jul 24, 2014 10:50AM ET
Michael Bloomberg on Israel, Rich Lowry on Hamas, Nick Kristof on inequality, Harold Meyerson on an open primary, and Rebecca Traister on the inequality of political donations.
Jul 24, 2014 10:25AM ET
As tensions between Ukraine and Russia hit peaks during the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 investigation, a court in Kiev has decided to ban Communism.
Jul 24, 2014 10:21AM ET
Israeli forces shelled a United Nations-run school housing Palestinian refugees Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, the Gaza Health Ministry said Thursday.
Jul 24, 2014 10:08AM ET
ISIS, the militant group taking control of Iraq and Syria, has ordered all women and girls in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations claims.
Jul 24, 2014 9:54AM ET
Two days after the American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge were mysteriously replaced by white banners, police are searching for a group of five young folks seen on security cameras just 20 minutes before the lights went out.
Jul 24, 2014 9:22AM ET
The trailer for the eagerly anticipated (by some) movie adaptation of bestselling Twilight fanfic Fifty Shades of Grey has arrived and, thankfully for you, we're here to help guide you through it.