Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 6, 2014 11:05AM ET
Seventeen different people make up this year's Saturday Night Live cast, one of the largest in the show's near 40 year history, so someone was bound to get left on the fringes in the fight for screen time.
Feb 5, 2014 1:18PM ET
After a bidding war, CBS will be the new home for the NFL's primetime Thursday Night Football package during the 2014 NFL season.
Feb 4, 2014 5:08PM ET
A new drinking game that takes place entirely on social media appears to be spreading wildly in certain corners of the world, but it's dumb, dangerous, and possibly deadly.
Feb 4, 2014 2:05PM ET
Today is Facebook's 10th anniversary and the company is celebrating with a feature that drudges up some of your most embarrassing moments and vapid thoughts.
Feb 3, 2014 4:23PM ET
The Wire staff remembers our favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances—on film and on stage. Which would we recommend to anyone looking to remember Hoffman through his work?
Feb 3, 2014 2:27PM ET
Ronan Farrow went to college. Miley Cyrus, however, did not. That's the only conclusion one can make from his recent W profile on the pop singer, in which it seems his goal from the beginning was to make her look stupid.
Feb 2, 2014 12:27PM ET
Who was most valuable on Seth's final night on Saturday Night Live? With guest appearances by Amy Poehler, Governor David Patterson, and Danny Trans.
Jan 31, 2014 6:27PM ET
Seth Meyers leaves Saturday Night Live for good this weekend after thirteen years on the show. He was occasionally pretty funny, which deserves some credit, so we've assembled this list of our favorite moments. We'll miss you, pal.
Jan 31, 2014 2:15PM ET
Hazardous material units and bomb squads scattered across New Jersey and New York on Friday after letters mailed to at least five hotels near MetLife Stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played on Sunday, contained a white powder.
Jan 31, 2014 1:41PM ET
When the work day winds down and diplomats start to relax, things can get awfully steamy after hours at the North Delegates’ Lounge, the bar inside New York's U.N. headquarters where everyone from delegates to interns go for drinks.
Jan 30, 2014 7:11PM ET
Late Thursday Yahoo! acknowledged hackers accessed a number of its Mail accounts through a third party and that the affected accounts must now reset their passwords. If you didn't know your Yahoo! Mail password, you're in luck.
Jan 30, 2014 3:05PM ET
A North Korean official recently clarified how exectly Kim Jong Un's uncle was killed and no, it was not by being fed to a pack of hungry dogs. The execution was much more civilized than that.
Jan 30, 2014 2:44PM ET
Attorney General Eric Holder authorized federal prosecutors Thursday to seek the death penalty in the case against alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Jan 28, 2014 3:29PM ET
This weekend Saturday Night Live will lose its longest serving Weekend Update host when Seth Meyers says his final goodbyes before leaving for Late Night.
Jan 27, 2014 7:34PM ET
The House and Senate Agriculture committees announced a long-in-the-works compromise Farm Bill Monday evening — at the exact same time Tom "Kristallnacht" Perkins was defending the mega-rich on television.
Jan 26, 2014 1:50PM ET
Big shot two-time Oscar-nominated actor Jonah Hill swung by Studio 8H to debase himself to the lower rungs of performing arts by performing some comedy bits. He's kinda funny, we sppose.
Jan 25, 2014 6:26PM ET
Egyptians celebrated the third anniversary of Hosni Mubarak's fall from power on Saturday with a string of protests outside of Tahrir Square that left 29 people dead and hundreds more arrested. api
Jan 25, 2014 4:30PM ET
Everyone agrees that venture capitalist Tom Perkins, co-founder of mega-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, missed the mark slightly when he compared the Google bus controversy in San Francisco to the Holocaust.
Jan 25, 2014 2:37PM ET
French President Francois Hollande has officially split from his long-time girlfriend Valerie Trierweiler after allegations of an illicit affair swirled in the French press.
Jan 25, 2014 12:17PM ET
At least three people died Saturday after a gunman opened fire in a mall just outside Baltimore, Maryland.
Jan 25, 2014 11:56AM ET
Apple changed the way you shop for music and movies and audiobooks. Now the tech giant wants to change the way you shop, period, by turning your iPhone or iPad into your new credit or debit card.
Jan 25, 2014 10:21AM ET
The Mitt Romney charm offensive continued last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where the former Republican nominee chatted about his summers in New Hampshire and also showed off his surprisingly capable singing voice.
Jan 23, 2014 7:22PM ET
Outdoor hockey played in Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium in January in 80 degree weather? That's impossible and crazy, you say. Crazy like a fox, says the National Hockey League.
Jan 23, 2014 6:09PM ET
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked CNN's Twitter account Thursday evening and declared all news to be fake. Oh well, time to go home everyone. The SEA has spoken.
Jan 23, 2014 2:59PM ET
Hunter Moore, the Internet's most hated man, was arrested by the FBI and indicted in a California court on Thursday for charges related to his revenge porn website, IsAnyoneUp.com.
Jan 23, 2014 1:39PM ET
When longtime Weekend Update host Seth Meyers departs Saturday Night Live for Late Night, producer Lorne Michaels has decided to appoint someone from behind-the-scenes as his successor: writer Colin Jost.
Jan 23, 2014 12:18PM ET
Once we're over the initial shock that Justin Bieber was arrested for drunk driving and avoiding arrest we can start coping with the fact that the teen menace has a big ol' whopping zit in his mugshot.
Jan 22, 2014 2:17PM ET
Turn out the new Rob Ford video that emerged yesterday showing him curse in broken Jamaican inside a fast food joint around 3 a.m. was another case of the Toronto mayor in one of his drunken stupors.
Jan 21, 2014 4:24PM ET
A new video has surfaced showing an apparently inebriated Toronto Mayor Rob Ford rambling in Jamaican, and in English, about being followed at a fast food joint in Toronto's Rexdale neighborhood.
Jan 21, 2014 11:48AM ET
Barack Obama may put in time on the court working on his jump shot, his pivot, or his fadeaway, but Michelle Obama just dunked on you and there's nothing you can do about it.