Today's Five Best Columns
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4 Hrs Ago
Sbarro, the food court pizza chain frequented by people whose first-choice fast food lines are too long, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.
5 Hrs Ago
The Real Housewives of New York City returns to Bravo on Tuesday night. Naturally, we decided to rank them, according to our proprietary and secret formula that prizes bearability, watchability, and how well they've come to define our concept of Real Housewife.
6 Hrs Ago
With a perfect 100 percent voter turnout in his district, Kim Jong-un was 'elected' as North Korea's supreme leader after also grabbing 100 percent of the vote.
Mar 9, 2014 11:00PM ET
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 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 3:32PM ET
300 and its sequel 300: Rise of an Empire have hit the sweet spot in American culture, occupying the coveted space where straight dude-bros, neocons, and flagrant homosexual men meet.
Mar 7, 2014 11:02AM ET
Our own March Madness continues today with a contest that gets personal: Best Zodiac Sign. Consult the stars and cast your vote.
Mar 6, 2014 10:17AM ET
Adelina Sotnikova, the 17-year-old controversial Olympic champion of the Sochi Games, looks like she'll be ducking the competition at the World Championships at the end of this month. And those who had questions about her gold medal aren't going to be satisfied.
Mar 5, 2014 11:05AM ET
Every weekday for the rest of the month, we're presenting a different tournament to determine the very best (or worst) thing in a given field.: Today's contest: Which school rules?
Mar 5, 2014 9:09AM ET
According to a Washington Post/ABC poll, support for gay marriage is at an all-time high with 59 percent of Americans saying they support it.
Mar 4, 2014 4:33PM ET
On Tuesday, the greatest skater of her generation broke her silence about the fishy Olympic ladies figure skating competition. "It was all very absurd but I was just happy that it was all finished," Kim Yuna told legions of fans at a Seoul shopping mall.
Mar 4, 2014 11:19AM ET
We're starting our month-long March Madness tribute off with one of the most contentious issues in America today: which of our American metropolises is the best?
Mar 4, 2014 10:03AM ET
Charlie White, we hardly knew thee.
Mar 3, 2014 4:29PM ET
Listen, everybody, look, we don't know what you're waiting for. A wedding, what's a wedding? It's a prehistoric ritual. So's meeting the parents. And Patrick's plans to bring Richie to do just that fall apart by the side of the road.
Mar 3, 2014 10:11AM ET
John Short, a 75-year-old Australian missionary and North Korean prisoner, is now a free man after a little under two weeks of captivity. The same can't be said for American citizen Kenneth Bae.
Feb 27, 2014 10:17AM ET
If all goes accordingly, doctors will be able to prescribe Zohydro, an easily-crushable pain pill 10 times stronger than Vicodin, next month. What could go wrong?
Feb 26, 2014 1:28PM ET
HBO has given Looking, the network's first gay mainstream drama (that launched thinkpiece after thinkpiece about gay life), a second season.
Feb 26, 2014 12:08PM ET
Apparently all you needed to cure a deadly and debilitating disease that has wiped out millions of people and stumped doctors for the last four decades is a "blessing from the Lord."
Feb 26, 2014 12:01PM ET
Since Adelina Sotnikova's controversial gold medal figure skating win in Sochi, the International Skating Union has said it was "confident in the high quality and integrity of the ISU judging system."
Feb 26, 2014 9:12AM ET
Faced with pollution conditions that experts say is like a "nuclear winter", people in Beijing are trying everything to protect themselves from the choking smog and fumes.
Feb 25, 2014 12:54PM ET
What if businesses were as religiously-opposed to Arizona as it wants to be against gay people? For starters, they'd lose their precious Super Bowl.
Feb 25, 2014 11:45AM ET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Jerusalem to meet with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and talk about peace and friendship between the two countries. Unfortunately, a specter of Adolf Hitler was conjured by a shadow and Netanyahu's wayward finger.
Feb 25, 2014 9:07AM ET
Sean Arlis Williams, a 31-year-old junior high teacher in the Fort Worth suburb of Everman, was sending sexually explicit texts his 13-year-old female student.
Feb 24, 2014 11:02AM ET
What isn't going to help Sotnikova's gold-medal legacy are the new images of her hugging one of the people responsible for her score, a look at how her compatriot was generously scored, and the questions about whether or not mistakes on her jumps were overlooked.
Feb 24, 2014 10:38AM ET
Looking this week was hard to watch and seemed intent on proving that gay guys can be every bit as awful as their straight counterparts.
Feb 21, 2014 5:09PM ET
Big, weird, booger, funny, Puerto Rican— the drag queens of RuPaul's Drag Race come in all shapes and sizes. Think of this as your basic guide to the wild world of drag queens:
Feb 21, 2014 8:30AM ET
People still trust Frank Underwood, and it's ridiculous. Warning: there are spoilers for episodes nine through thirteen of season two here.
Feb 21, 2014 7:59AM ET
Adelina Sotnikova and many Russians are very happy about the 17-year-old's figure skating gold medal. The rest of the figure-skating world isn't as enthused, and some are claiming that Sotnikova benefitted from Russian judges and a Russian crowd.. Here's why:
Feb 20, 2014 2:46PM ET
At Thursday's ladies free skate in Sochi, two of the top three skaters finished what were, to the naked eye, flawless performances. The one that didn't ended up winning a gold medal.
Feb 20, 2014 10:08AM ET
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kate Mara, Miles Teller, and Jamie Bell are Fox's picks to join Michael B. Jordan in its Fantastic Four reboot.