Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 5, 2014 2:06AM ET
Yahoo is set to begin phasing out the ability to log in to its products through other services like Facebook and Google.
Mar 5, 2014 12:55AM ET
Like New York and Chicago before it, Los Angeles has become the latest major city to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places.
Mar 4, 2014 3:23AM ET
President Obama met with his National Security Council for more than two hours on Monday night, where they discussed how to respond to the unfolding Russia annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.
Mar 4, 2014 2:24AM ET
Scientists in France have decided it's a good idea to revive a 30,000-year-old virus frozen in Siberian ice.
Mar 4, 2014 1:01AM ET
Three companies have been hit with fines from the Federal Communications Commission after airing a commercial for Olympus Has Fallen last spring.
Mar 3, 2014 3:24AM ET
Accepting the Best Actor trophy for his turn in Dallas Buyers Club, Matthew McConaughey gave an acceptance speech that exemplified all of the traits of the ongoing McConaissance.
Mar 3, 2014 2:49AM ET
Following the bankruptcy of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox on Friday, the company has released a full statement on the matter on the homepage of its website, including the loss of $27 million.
Mar 3, 2014 1:21AM ET
On Friday, Disney announced that they planned to halt funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 over the Scouts’ controversial ban on gay leaders.
Feb 28, 2014 3:02AM ET
The captain of the Costa Concordia, which capsized two years ago, killing 32 people and causing a salvage headache off the coast of Italy, visited the wreckage for the first time since the crash.
Feb 28, 2014 1:49AM ET
A recent leak at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico has caused 13 workers to test positive for radiation.
Feb 28, 2014 12:07AM ET
The World Bank said that a decision on a $90 million loan to Uganda had been postponed indefinitely due to the country’s recent enactment of harsh anti-gay legislation.
Feb 27, 2014 3:25AM ET
Forces loyal to Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad carried out one of the most lethal attacks against opposition forces on Wednesday, killing as many as 175 rebels in an ambush near Damascus.
Feb 27, 2014 2:12AM ET
On Wednesday, the Kremlin ordered surprise military exercises in a western region of Russia bordering Ukraine and put troops in the area on high alert.
Feb 27, 2014 12:40AM ET
A rare outburst occurred on Wednesday during a Supreme Court session when a man interrupted the proceedings to yell across the room.
Feb 26, 2014 3:37AM ET
Lawyers for the Obama administration have presented four possible methods for retooling the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
Feb 26, 2014 2:57AM ET
This week, the Food and Drug Administration is meeting with a panel of experts to examine fertility methods that involve using the genetic material of three separate individuals.
Feb 26, 2014 1:01AM ET
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met in the Oval Office for an hour-long one-on-one conversation on Tuesday, and the session turned into a quick overview of many issues facing the country.
Feb 25, 2014 11:34PM ET
In the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, The National Enquirer published an article that, in retrospect, even it admitted had stretched the truth too far.
Feb 25, 2014 3:13AM ET
Mt. Gox, the world's largest Bitcoin trading site, has gone offline as rumors that more than 744,000 bitcoins were stolen from the service during an infiltration that went unnoticed by the service for years.
Feb 25, 2014 2:11AM ET
Protests in Venezuela continued on Monday as detractors of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets, lighting trash on fire and setting up barricades.
Feb 25, 2014 12:34AM ET
Another hurdle in Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi's path to the Egyptian presidency was cleared as the country's entire cabinet abruptly resigned on Monday.
Feb 24, 2014 2:55AM ET
While Ukrainians had a fun time having their run of the presidential state, perhaps the most curious find was a pile of documents unceremoniously dumped into a moat before the premises were vacated.
Feb 24, 2014 1:48AM ET
Former Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman's recent, tragicomic trips to North Korea will become the basis for a motion picture.
Feb 24, 2014 12:19AM ET
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is set to unveil a new, proposed Pentagon budget on Monday that considerably reduces the size of the United States military.
Feb 21, 2014 2:19AM ET
Next Friday, for one week, Paramount is set to release a new, longer version of last December's Anchorman 2 with hundreds of new jokes.
Feb 21, 2014 1:36AM ET
Chris Christie's latest town hall—the first since it was revealed that members of his administration had organized a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge—was reportedly pretty awkward.
Feb 21, 2014 12:15AM ET
The word of the day is "vengeance" as Canada and the U.S.A. face off in the men's hockey semifinals.
Feb 20, 2014 3:13AM ET
It looks like Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is facing an email controversy of his very own.
Feb 20, 2014 1:42AM ET
A judge has sentenced Herbert and Catherine Schaible with up to seven years in jail after their eight-month-old son, Brandon, died from pneumonia when he was not given medical care.
Feb 20, 2014 12:00AM ET
Today's action featured an epic gold medal final between the U.S. and Canada in women's hockey.