Today's Five Best Columns
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Jan 15, 2014 6:14PM ET
New Hampshire wants to become the next state to join pot-smoking havens like Washington and Colorado by legalizing the green stuff, but the Governor has other ideas.
Jan 15, 2014 4:21PM ET
An investigation into drug-use across six Air Force bases has uncovered a second, separate scandal — allegations of vast cheating operation involving people with launch control of nuclear missiles.
Jan 15, 2014 12:09PM ET
TMZ obtained a trove of photos that allegedly show U.S. Marines posing next to and burning dead bodies of insurgents in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004.
Jan 14, 2014 7:41PM ET
On Wednesday, the higher-ups at Politico will meet with the Washington Post over its critical coverage of Mike Allen's influential, but allegedly corrupt, Playbook newsletter. Today, the Post fired another hard left-hook at Allen's face.
Jan 14, 2014 4:27PM ET
Police descended on Justin Bieber's California mansion and arrested one person for drug possession today, all because of a couple of bad eggs.
Jan 14, 2014 1:54PM ET
A federal judge has decided the proposed settlement between the NFL and roughly 4,500 retired players over concussion lawsuits was likely not big enough to cover the terms of the agreement.
Jan 14, 2014 1:29PM ET
A court decision today could drastically change the way companies deliver your Internet, and how you consume that Internet. No, it does not involve cats. Or pizza.
Jan 13, 2014 6:55PM ET
Continuing the trend of troubling stories coming from Russia ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month, Russia has expelled an American journalist for the first time since 1991.
Jan 13, 2014 1:57PM ET
West Virginia governor Earl Tomblin held a press conference Monday to lift the tap water ban for some areas affected by a chemical spill that tainted the water supply, thanks to a leak at a chemical plant that hasn't been inspected since 1991.
Jan 12, 2014 3:42PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Mark Wahlberg will survive the apocalypse, probably.
Jan 8, 2014 6:31PM ET
Picking the most bonkers part of New York magazine's excerpt from Gabriel Sherman's The Loudest Voice in the Room, a book about Fox News chief Roger Ailes, is like picking between slices of pizza. There are too many great options.
Jan 7, 2014 11:00AM ET
While D.C. and Taiwan were busy fighting over whose brand new panda is the most adorable, Canada brought in a veteran presence to usurp both countries and claim the title of January's cutest panda.
Jan 7, 2014 9:09AM ET
Lindsey Vonn, the and defending downhill skiing Olympic gold medal winner, pulled out of contention for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday morning because of a lingering knee injury.
Jan 6, 2014 5:30PM ET
With the Sochi Olympics coming up next month, it's time to get to know the potential new stars of Team USA.
Jan 6, 2014 11:46AM ET
The era of blood splatter on the screen and obnoxious cartoon characters throwing lollipops at your face may be over before as the TV industry's fascination with 3-D seems to finally be coming to an end.
Jan 5, 2014 5:50PM ET
One person died and two others suffered injuries after a private plane landing at an Aspen airport "exploded into flames," according to witnesses.
Jan 5, 2014 4:34PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report, where "the marked ones" is how we usually refer to our underwear drawer.
Jan 5, 2014 3:44PM ET
Mitt Romney forgave an MSNBC host who apologized for saying mean things about his children. Meanwhile, Rand Paul was calling for James Clapper to head to jail. .
Jan 5, 2014 12:54PM ET
On Sunday morning, firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in Manhattan that left at least one man, with his wife and child, stranded many floors above. He tweeted his experience.
Jan 5, 2014 11:39AM ET
After placing last in the NFL with a 2-14 record in 2012, the Kansas City Chiefs should be proud of 2013's 11-5 season, and making the playoffs. But the city and its newspapers are not dealing well with the team's crushing Saturday playoff loss.
Jan 5, 2014 10:45AM ET
Too bad weed is not cool, because New York will finally catch up to the 20 other states (and D.C.!) with medical marijuana laws this week when Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his State of the State address.
Jan 4, 2014 6:33PM ET
In real life, Conan O'Brien hosted NBC's Tonight Show from June 1, 2009 to January 22, 2010. NBC barely remembers that, though.
Jan 4, 2014 5:50PM ET
Ecuador's Navy airlifted Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos from a cruise ship in the Galápagos Islands so he could make an emergency trip to receive medical treatment in the U.S. for a kidney stone.
Jan 4, 2014 4:31PM ET
At least your commute didn't involve navigating a small plane making an emergency landing on a New York City highway Saturday.
Jan 4, 2014 4:00PM ET
Education officials in Madison, Wisconsin have already cancelled school on Monday ahead of dangerously frosty temperatures.
Jan 4, 2014 2:41PM ET
A CBS News correspondent posted a blind item on Facebook accusing a Congressman hiding his homosexuality while voting against equal rights, and then dropped an obvious hint.
Jan 4, 2014 12:52PM ET
With the beef squashed, Rap Genius appears on the first page of its own Google search results again.
Jan 4, 2014 11:08AM ET
In Saturday's New York Times, on page 7 in the C section, print advertising mystifyingly turned into new territory after a movie studio paid for a full page ad to prominently display a single tweet.
Jan 4, 2014 10:20AM ET
Phil Everly, the younger of the Everly Brothers, who influenced some of the greatest voices in rock'n'roll music, from Bob Dylan to the Beatles to Simon & Garfunkel, has passed away. He was 74.
Dec 31, 2013 3:38PM ET
Your favorite meme almost died. Not "politicians ruining the fun for everyone" died, but, like, "left this mortal coil" died. The Verge unearthed the story about how Doge almost wasn't.