Today's Five Best Columns
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Jun 30, 2014 4:20PM ET
President Obama announced Monday he's tired of waiting for Speaker John Boehner to act on immigration reform and that he intends to independently address the issue.
Jun 30, 2014 3:10PM ET
Uruguay's Luiz Suarez finally apologized for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini...sort of. While apologizing, Suarez insisted he never meant to bite Chiellini at all. A mea culpa, this was not.
Jun 30, 2014 1:09PM ET
Prosecutors are going after Andy Coulson again after a jury failed to reach a majority verdict on two charges in the phone hacking scandal last week.
Jun 30, 2014 10:15AM ET
A team of doctors ruled Oscar Pistorius was not mentally incapacitated when he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Jun 27, 2014 2:51PM ET
Some students who probably need to obtain a better grasp on how the world works are outraged over the amount of money potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton charges for a speaking appearance.
Jun 27, 2014 9:28AM ET
On Friday, Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko signed the historic trade and economic deal with the European Union that triggered the series of events that led to an armed standoff with separatists and the annexation of Crimea.
Jun 26, 2014 5:48PM ET
President Barack Obama wants to increase the U.S.'s involvement in the Syrian conflict by asking Congress to approve $500 million in funding to train and arm "moderate" Syrian rebel forces.
Jun 26, 2014 5:31PM ET
Americans don't seem to know that too much of a good thing can be bad. New reports published today show that more people in the U.S. are seeking help for marijuana related health problems as alcohol continues to take a great toll on the body politic.
Jun 26, 2014 3:40PM ET
"Officials said the two men have been missing since the teenagers disappeared, and that a large manhunt is underway for them," the Associated Press reported.
Jun 26, 2014 12:03PM ET
If you think anything is going to happen during the World Cup match between USA and Germany, scheduled for 12 p.m. Thursday, besides watching the game, you are a truly foolish person. Also, I have a bridge to sell you.
Jun 26, 2014 9:55AM ET
Brazil may go the way of Atlantis by the end of the World Cup if the pictures coming out of Recife are any indication.
Jun 19, 2014 3:30PM ET
Republicans have finally voted on a replacement for Eric Cantor, and they chose a guy from California.
Jun 19, 2014 2:49PM ET
Prosecutors are investigating Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for allegedly organizing an illegal campaign finance ring to help fight his recall campaign in 2011 and 2012.
Jun 18, 2014 12:51PM ET
American officials have reopened a case against Johann Breyer, an 89-year-old Czechoslovakia immigrant living in Philadelphia, who has been accused of working as a Nazi guard at the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.
Jun 13, 2014 7:14PM ET
The federal judge who last week struck down Wisconsin's ban against same sex marriages has put that ruling on hold, for now.
Jun 13, 2014 11:33AM ET
The grass in one of the World Cup stadiums set to host a high-profile match on Saturday is in awful shape and not suitable to play on, according to a new statement from the international players' union.
Jun 12, 2014 12:08PM ET
Clickhole, the new parody site from the brains behind The Onion is taking aim at the onslaught of viral news, specifically Buzzfeed.
Jun 11, 2014 1:06PM ET
The FBI confirmed on Wednesday the existence of an ongoing investigation into the Veteran's Affairs scandal that saw the head of the government department resign last week amid an uproar over extended patient backlogs.
Jun 10, 2014 3:42PM ET
The World Cup starts this week and there are more countries and players than you could conceivably shake a stick at.
Jun 9, 2014 12:31PM ET
George Will, an occasionally controversial opinion writer for the Washington Post, decided to tackle the epidemic of campus sexual assault, and it did not go well.
Jun 6, 2014 3:43PM ET
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation to approve a plan to establish a co-op banking system for marijuana dispensaries, essentially creating the world's first financial system for legal weed sales.
Jun 5, 2014 1:00PM ET
The ugly videos showing Justin Bieber saying racist things while he was still a baby-faced teen are apparently going to continue surfacing, though new reports allege TMZ has used the videos to blackmail Bieber into cooperation for years.
Jun 4, 2014 7:09PM ET
The incessant droning sounds that nearly ruined the 2010 World Cup in South Africa will not be a problem this time around — FIFA just confirmed that vuvuzelas, the "popular" South African horns, have been banned from Rio.
Jun 4, 2014 6:35PM ET
The long, tortured relationship between the National Basketball Association and former Clippers owner Donald Sterling officially came to an end on Wednesday as the league and Sterling agreed to settle all of their outstanding disputes.
Jun 4, 2014 3:30PM ET
Everyone wants to live on Mars in the future, but today the National Research Council politely points out we'll never, ever make it to Mars if we don't invest in space funding. Otherwise, we're stuck on this old garbage Earth forever.