Today's Five Best Columns
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Apr 9, 2012 5:32AM ET
Meteorologists say that temperatures in the United States aren't just above normal — they're shattering all the records on the books.
Apr 6, 2012 8:45AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Apr 6, 2012 7:20AM ET
Shouldn't a hashtag be beneath the President of the United States?
Apr 6, 2012 5:38AM ET
The President of Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika, died on Friday after suffering a heart attack, prompting some cheers over his death and some concerns over succession.
Apr 5, 2012 9:04AM ET
Apr 5, 2012 7:14AM ET
A retired pharmacist struggling under Greece's troubled economy committed suicide in the middle of a public square in Athens, becoming a powerful symbol of the country's fiscal crisis.
Apr 5, 2012 6:39AM ET
Search warrants in the case of Iraqi-American woman who was beaten to death last month suggest that there may be more to the story than just a case of anti-Muslim violence.
Apr 5, 2012 5:49AM ET
Four former police officers were sentenced to prison terms from 38 to 65 years for their role in the shooting deaths of two unarmed men in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans.
Apr 4, 2012 8:24AM ET
Apr 4, 2012 6:28AM ET
A Board of Trustees meeting at Santa Monica City College turned chaotic on Tuesday night when protesting students were pepper sprayed, indoors, by police trying to control the unruly crowd.
Apr 4, 2012 5:32AM ET
Recently unemployed news anchor Keith Olbermann stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman last night to give his first public, non-Twitter explanation for what went wrong on Current TV.
Apr 3, 2012 8:10AM ET
Apr 3, 2012 6:44AM ET
The man responsible for killing seven people at an Oakland, California, college yesterday was a former student who had reportedly been kicked out of the school and had returned looking to attack an administrator with whom he had a dispute.
Apr 3, 2012 6:02AM ET
The U.S. government has offered a $10 million reward for Hafiz Saeed, the man believed to be the "mastermind" of the 2008 terrorist attack on Mumbai that killed 166 people.
Apr 3, 2012 5:02AM ET
One man was shot and fires were set all across Lexington, but Kentucky fans mostly behaved themselves while celebrating their eighth national championship in basketball.
Apr 2, 2012 8:24AM ET
Apr 2, 2012 6:48AM ET
Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters have all been sentenced to 45 days of house arrest for living in Pakistan illegally and will likely be deported.
Apr 2, 2012 6:23AM ET
The Orlando Sentinel reported this weekend that two different forensic experts studying 911 calls from the night of the Trayvon Martin shooting have come to the same conclusion about a key claim of George Zimmerman's.
Apr 2, 2012 5:27AM ET
Twelve people have survived the crash of a Russian passenger plane that killed 31 others in Siberia on Monday.
Mar 30, 2012 9:05AM ET
Mar 30, 2012 7:37AM ET
With tonight's Mega Millions jackpot ballooning to more than $540 million, some people are waiting more than four hours in the desert sun for a (slim) chance at glory.
Mar 30, 2012 6:23AM ET
Police in France arrested 19 suspected Islamic militants on Friday morning, including some who may be tangentially connected to the man who shot seven people in Toulouse this month.
Mar 30, 2012 5:34AM ET
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by Pasadena police last weekend shares uncomfortable similarities with the Trayvon Martin case, but there are complications that blur the line over who to blame.
Mar 29, 2012 8:20AM ET
Mar 29, 2012 7:18AM ET
Now that the outrage over his comments about activist Sandra Fluke have had a few weeks to die down, it seems clear that Rush Limbaugh and his radio show are going to be okay.
Mar 29, 2012 6:02AM ET
In a surprise appearance on Conan O'Brien's show last night, Will Ferrell — in character as Ron Burgundy — announced that San Diego's No. 1 anchorman will be returning for a sequel.
Mar 29, 2012 5:40AM ET
Police in Florida have finally released a surveillance video taken the night of Trayvon Martin's death that shows George Zimmerman arriving at the police station, seemingly unharmed.
Mar 28, 2012 7:49AM ET
Readers and pundits have been wondering how a new owner might change the venerable Washington political magazine, The New Republic, and they just got a early answer.
Mar 28, 2012 7:28AM ET
Mar 28, 2012 6:25AM ET
The nation-wide Mega Millions lottery jackpot is expected to reach at least $476 million on Friday, which would set a record for the largest prize in U.S. history.