Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 18, 2012 1:29PM ET
As we get closer to November 6 and polls start to look more and more like predictions, new numbers from the ongoing Senate races show the Democrats clinging to their slim majority this fall.
Sep 18, 2012 10:36AM ET
Everyone is still trying to make sense (or in the Democrats' case, make hay with) Mitt Romney's disparging remarks about "the 47 percent," but where did he come with that number and why are these people not paying income taxes?
Sep 18, 2012 7:32AM ET
An Iranian nuclear scientist says two of his country's nuclear facilities were attacked last month, in separate explosions that he blames on sabotage.
Sep 18, 2012 6:54AM ET
A French court has granted an injunction on behalf of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with the court ordering a French magazine to turn over all their copies of Kate Middleton's topless photos and preventing their further publication.
Sep 18, 2012 5:38AM ET
A suicide bomber targeting foreign workers in Kabul has killed 14 people, and the group responsible is trying to tie the attack to the still ongoing protests over the anti-Muslim video.
Sep 17, 2012 2:34PM ET
A new video surfaced over the weekend showing a group of unknown men pulling Ambassador Christopher Stevens from the burned-out wreckage of the American consulate in Benghazi. But who are they and why where they there?
Sep 17, 2012 9:18AM ET
The United Nations has drawn up a list of individuals and military units it believes are guilty of war crimes in Syria, though Human Rights Watch also says that opposition forces are guilty of torture and summary executions as well.
Sep 17, 2012 7:04AM ET
September 17 is the one-year anniversary of the first official Occupy Wall Street protests, and to mark the occasion, protesters are getting the band back together.
Sep 17, 2012 6:22AM ET
Chinese protests against Japan escalated over the weekend as angry demonstrators violently attacked Japanese businesses, forcing several of them to suspend their operations in the country.
Sep 14, 2012 8:22AM ET
After getting temporarily bumped by CBS, Mitt Romney sat down with George Stephanopoulos to talk about Libya, Egypt, Iran, QE3, the upcoming debates, and food fights with his grandkids.
Sep 14, 2012 6:21AM ET
The British royal family is threatening legal action against the French magazine Closer after they published topless paparazzi photos of the Duchess of Cambridge
Sep 14, 2012 5:34AM ET
Libyan officials say they have arrested four people in connection with the attack on the Benghazi embassy, though it isn't clear what role they might have played in the assault.
Sep 13, 2012 1:13PM ET
The Federal Reserve has announced a new round of Quantitative Easing, hoping to boost a sluggish economy with a influx of new cash.
Sep 13, 2012 9:33AM ET
A fascinating look at the inner workings of the Cairo embassy during Tuesday's riots shows just how badly their controversial statement about "religious feelings" was botched by diplomats in Egypt.
Sep 13, 2012 7:51AM ET
Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi apologized for the attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo today and promised to defend it in the future, but only after a tense phone call with Barack Obama.
Sep 13, 2012 5:28AM ET
Hundreds of protesters have descended on the U.S. embassy in Yemen, as outrage over an anti-Muslim video continues across the Middle East.
Sep 12, 2012 1:34PM ET
CNN reports that the United States will send unmanned drones to Libya to look for jihadist camps, as the White House now accepts the belief that the Benghazi attack was the premeditated work of terrorists.
Sep 12, 2012 12:24PM ET
New photos have been released from the burned-out American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that show what remains of the damaged buildings in the light of day.
Sep 12, 2012 9:10AM ET
Republicans saw yesterday's protests in the Middle East as an opportunity to hit the president over foreign policy, but the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens has fundamentally altered that debate.
Sep 12, 2012 7:06AM ET
Two separate fires in two different Pakistani cities have killed nearly 300 people after two factories were overrun by flames, trapping many of the workers inside.
Sep 12, 2012 5:30AM ET
Reuters is reporting that four Americans were killed in the attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, and that one was the U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.
Sep 11, 2012 10:49AM ET
Wendy Rosen, the Democratic nominees for Maryland's 1st Congressional District, is withdrawing from the race after allegations that she may have cast votes in more than one state during two previous elections.
Sep 11, 2012 7:58AM ET
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave a heated interview to CBS This Morning on Tuesday, lashing out at the Navy SEAL whose controversial book about the Osama bin Laden raid has upset many in the military community.
Sep 11, 2012 7:10AM ET
The Chinese government still won't say what's going on with "missing" vice president Xi Jingping, but assurances that his absences are no big deal don't sound very reassuring.
Sep 11, 2012 6:32AM ET
A midday attack on a police station in Istanbul killed at least one officer, wounded several others and leaves people in Turkey pointing the figure at who is to blame.
Sep 10, 2012 12:43PM ET
Politicians are constantly reminding us about the debt we are leaving for children, but it seems that our children aren't really bothered — since they mistakenly think they'll be getting all our cash as well.
Sep 10, 2012 9:06AM ET
The Mayor of Trenton, New Jersey, was arrested along with seven other people as the FBI prepares to unleash formal charges following a months-long corruption investigation.
Sep 10, 2012 8:29AM ET
There seems to be some confusion about what provisions of Obamacare Mitt Romney says he wants to keep, but some of that confusion seems to belong to Romney himself.
Sep 10, 2012 6:06AM ET
Both presidential campaigns released their August fundraising numbers and for the first time since April, President Obama's bank account came out on top.
Sep 7, 2012 12:09PM ET
Vice President Joe Biden may be the only public speaker who veers off course more than Bill Clinton, but a comparison of his written and spoken text from last night's convention address reveals a very different lesson in the art of speech making.