Today's Five Best Columns
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Apr 7, 2014 10:03PM ET
Elbert Guillory, a state senator from Louisiana, was dealt a harsh blow today when his amendment to exempt chicken boxing from laws against cockfighting was voted down.
Apr 7, 2014 7:53PM ET
The death toll of the Washington mudslide continued to climb today, as the Snohomish County medical examiner announced that there are now 33 confirmed fatalities from the March 22 disaster.
Apr 6, 2014 8:49PM ET
For a guy who says he hasn't decided whether or not he's going to run for president, Jeb Bush sure has thought a lot about how he'd do it. You know, if he did it. Which he's still not sure about!
Apr 6, 2014 6:23PM ET
Viral selfie promoter extraordinaire and electronics manufacturer Samsung might be to blame for the end of the Obama selfie.
Apr 6, 2014 4:41PM ET
In what is becoming a semi-regular event in Ukraine, protestors stormed government buildings.
Apr 6, 2014 2:35PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Captain America is doing just fine, thank you, and the Christian movie audience is buying plenty of tickets.
Apr 6, 2014 12:52PM ET
Three signals that could be from the black box of Malaysia Air Flight 370 were heard this weekend, the most promising lead in the search for the missing plane so far.
Apr 6, 2014 11:49AM ET
Dr. Frank Lee is an artist, and Philadelphia's Cira Center is his canvas.
Apr 5, 2014 7:30PM ET
The driver of the Chicago commuter train that crashed into O'Hare airport and climbed halfway up an escalator, injuring 32 but somehow killing no one, has been fired.
Apr 5, 2014 6:21PM ET
Wednesday's mass shooting at Fort Hood may have been caused by an argument over leave forms.
Apr 5, 2014 5:06PM ET
Ukraine may have had no recourse when Russia took over/"annexed" Crimea, but the country is threatening to sue its hostile neighbor in an international arbitration court over the recent gas price increase.
Apr 5, 2014 2:23PM ET
An Atlanta archbishop has promised to sell his $2.2 million mansion after parishioners criticized his opulent lifestyle for being in contrast to Pope Francis' calls for church austerity.
Apr 5, 2014 12:40PM ET
In the latest sliver of hope that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 might be found, a ship in the search area has heard a "pulse signal" like the one emitted from the plane's black box.
Apr 5, 2014 11:29AM ET
Afghans voted in historic elections today, the first democratic transfer of power in the country since the fall of the Taliban.
Apr 4, 2014 12:01AM ET
Indiana's Dan Coats showed how hard-working and detail-oriented he is yesterday by wandering into the wrong meeting and speaking for two minutes.
Apr 3, 2014 9:39PM ET
Mississippi, the state where it's not illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of his sexual identity and only ratified the Constitutional amendment banning slavery last year, just got a new "religious liberty" law.
Apr 3, 2014 8:05PM ET
In another win for states that don't want anyone to know where their execution drugs come from, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a last-minute appeal from an condemned inmate.
Apr 2, 2014 6:04PM ET
Four are dead, including the shooter, in Fort Hood, Texas -- the same site of a 2009 shooting that left 13 people dead.
Apr 1, 2014 11:41PM ET
Pacific Gas and Electric Company was indicted on 12 felony counts today in relation to the 2010 explosion in a San Francisco Bay neighborhood that killed eight people.
Apr 1, 2014 9:23PM ET
A powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit about 60 miles northwest of Iquique, in northern Chile, tonight, triggering tsunami warnings in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Panama.
Apr 1, 2014 8:29PM ET
After a series of delays and the usual partisan bickering, the $1 billion aid package to Ukraine has passed through the House and Senate, leaving just President Obama's signature for it to be official. Obama is expected to sign it.
Mar 31, 2014 11:27PM ET
The mudslide's official death toll is now 24, with three more bodies recovered today that have yet to be added.
Mar 31, 2014 9:34PM ET
A recall recall is just part of the 1.3 million vehicles General Motors recalled today. The company has now recalled 6.1 million vehicles in 2014.
Mar 31, 2014 8:25PM ET
OkCupid, the dating site that feels less dirty than Tinder, is taking a stand against Mozilla Firefox's new CEO and anti-gay supporter Brendan Eich by urging members to stop using its browser to access its site.
Mar 31, 2014 12:19AM ET
In 2007 and 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration decided not to look into reports that GM cars' airbags were failing to deploy.
Mar 30, 2014 10:52PM ET
After the shooting of a mentally ill homeless man was deemed justified, Albuquerqueans have taken to the streets to protest the police department that has killed 23 people since 2010.
Mar 30, 2014 8:03PM ET
Per ABC News president Ben Sherwood, who isn't bitter at all: "In the end, Josh felt he deserved a different deal and so he chose a new path."
Mar 27, 2014 11:28PM ET
Australia has revised the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to a 123,000 square mile zone about 680 miles northeast of the area in the southern Indian Ocean searchers had focused on.
Mar 27, 2014 9:39PM ET
Just over two months ago, news broke that Air Force officers in charge of the nation's nuclear arsenal were suspended for cheating on their proficiency tests. Today, nine officers were removed from their posts and one was allowed to resign.
Mar 27, 2014 8:41PM ET
Connecticut has become the first state to sign into law a minimum wage increase to $10.10, matching President Obama's minimum wage for federal contract workers. This will be the highest minimum wage of any state in the country.