Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 2, 2012 8:27AM ET
Hackers got ahold of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation's website late last night, altering its copy to to read: "Help us run over poor women on our way to the bank"--a blunt take on the organization's decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood.
Feb 2, 2012 8:06AM ET
Cartoonist Lisa Benson lends the president her financial expertise.
Feb 1, 2012 12:08PM ET
A new congressional report out today found that tanning salons will say anything to get customers into their beds, but in order to get this valuable information congressional investigators even went so far as to pretending they were pale teenage girls.
Feb 1, 2012 10:18AM ET
Apparently the "Fair and Balanced" news channel is run like one big family which, as anchor Shepard Smith knows, won't necessarily fly at your own workplace.
Feb 1, 2012 9:42AM ET
Don Cornelius, creator of Soul Train, was found dead in his home this morning. TMZ is reporting that his death is believed to be a suicide.
Feb 1, 2012 9:18AM ET
There has to be a better way for Mitt Romney to get his point across than giving cringe-worthy sound bites.
Feb 1, 2012 8:42AM ET
Florida A&M University's hazing problem, which has already claimed the life of one student, has gotten so serious that the college has now suspended all of its clubs.
Feb 1, 2012 7:53AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles has a little fun with "self-deportation".
Jan 31, 2012 3:32PM ET
Vanity Fair has released its annual Hollywood cover, and now it's time for the fun though often futile, exercise of determining if the magazine has slighted minority actors and actresses based on their numbers and placement.
Jan 31, 2012 10:43AM ET
It's hard to tell whether this is more terrifying or embarrassing, but thanks in part to forgetfulness and a lack of organization it took TSA screeners at New York's La Guardia Airport six hours to call in a bomb squad to deal with some suspected pipe bombs.
Jan 31, 2012 9:55AM ET
In order to help the Syrian people, concerned nations are going to have to convince Russia first, which is what Hillary Clinton and other world leaders are convening in New York on Tuesday to do.
Jan 31, 2012 9:08AM ET
Though "Eye of the Tiger" is an appropriate theme song for Newt Gingrich's rocky campaign, one of its writers doesn't wish to be associated with the candidate and is suing Newt for using the song in his various appearances.
Jan 31, 2012 8:16AM ET
Stephen Colbert and his legal team filed paperwork (around 150 pages) with the Federal Election Commission at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, and apparently his super PAC, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow Inc., has raised $1,023,121.24.
Jan 31, 2012 7:48AM ET
Cartoonist Nick Anderson doesn't believe that term applies to these two.
Jan 30, 2012 1:44PM ET
Thanks to a plethora of unnamed sources, The New York Post has determined that the case against Greg Kelly is getting murkier.
Jan 30, 2012 11:03AM ET
"I still endorse the people and Newt Gingrich. They are not exclusive of each other." explained Herman Cain on Fox News this morning.
Jan 30, 2012 9:28AM ET
With news that his daughter is getting better and is ready to come home, Rick Santorum said Sunday night that he'd be back on the campaign trail with events planned in Nevada and Colorado
Jan 30, 2012 9:02AM ET
In an unsurprising move, Thailand has become the first government to support Twitter censorship.
Jan 30, 2012 8:29AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles isn't so hopeful on the Republican hopefuls.
Jan 27, 2012 12:32PM ET
Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" was downloaded 16,000 times last week, thanks in part to President Obama's a capella moment at the Apollo Theater last week.
Jan 27, 2012 12:29PM ET
President Obama delivered his pitch for college affordability at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Friday morning, making it very clear that the best way to reach young voters is to remind them about student debt.
Jan 27, 2012 9:49AM ET
China is totally important and just like the United States and Britain, it now has its own special section in The Economist.
Jan 27, 2012 8:46AM ET
Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't specifically mention The New York Times' exposé on working conditions at Foxconn in his company-wide email yesterday, but it's clear that this was the first attempt at damage control.
Jan 27, 2012 8:03AM ET
Cartoonist Lisa Benson makes a point about GOP primaries.
Jan 26, 2012 12:37PM ET
President Obama spoke Thursday in Las Vegas, Nevada at a UPS center to promote American-made energy and his "An America Built to Last" campaign, and he also addressed, at least implicitly, his Republican detractors.
Jan 26, 2012 11:34AM ET
It may be too little too late, but CNN's John King finally caught Newt Gingrich in lie and determined that Gingrich never offered ABC any of his personal friends to rebuke Marianne Gingrich's claims of Newt's open marriage requests.
Jan 26, 2012 10:03AM ET
We don't really know what was said during Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and President Obama's tarmac finger-pointing run-in in Phoenix yesterday, other than that the president took umbrage with his portrayal Brewer's book Scorpions for Breakfast.
Jan 26, 2012 8:25AM ET
Rescuers in Rio de Janeiro are searching for at least 19 missing people after two buildings collapsed around 9 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Jan 26, 2012 8:04AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles on Google's privacy changes.
Jan 25, 2012 1:19PM ET
After his silly excuse for abandoning ship, it's becoming impossible to trust what Captain Francesco Schettino says. So, we're finding it a bit difficult to accept the new transcripts of Schettino blaming an unnamed and unyielding manager for sailing too close to shore.