Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 5, 2012 5:00PM ET
Despite threats from Congress to withdraw $1.55 billion in aid, Egypt moves ahead on a shady criminal action against foreign non-profit workers. The son of the U.S. Transportation Secretary is among them.
Feb 5, 2012 4:00PM ET
An impressive face-off between two low-budget underdogs resulted in a record-breaking box office for a Super Bowl weekend.
Feb 5, 2012 2:30PM ET
Sarah Palin has overlooked her various beefs with Newsweek to write an essay for the magazine: "My Life With Trig."
Feb 5, 2012 1:30PM ET
In response to yesterday's dark day for Syrian democracy, an outraged Hillary Rodham Clinton called for the international community to join the U.S. in pushing back on the al-Assad regime.
Feb 5, 2012 11:30AM ET
Saturday Night Live returned after a three-week hiatus, milking comedy out of the Lana Del Rey debacle.
Feb 5, 2012 10:30AM ET
Mitt Romney coasted to an easy victory in Saturday's Nevada caucuses. Next up: Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri.
Feb 4, 2012 6:00PM ET
The New York Times has a profile today of Sheryl Sandberg, the second-in-command at Facebook, whose personal fortune could reach $1.6 billion after the company's IPO.
Feb 4, 2012 4:30PM ET
We've broken down the recycled plot of every Super Bowl movie ad into its precise mathematical formula.
Feb 4, 2012 3:30PM ET
It would take an act of God for Mitt Romney to lose today's Nevada caucuses, but Ron Paul has his eyes set on another race: Maine.
Feb 4, 2012 1:30PM ET
The maligned singer has shown signs of improvement, including a recent appearance on Late Show with David Letterman.
Feb 4, 2012 12:50PM ET
Coming on the deadliest single day of the Syrian uprisings, Russia and China vote against a U.N. Security Council resolution that sought to put an end to Bashar al-Assad's brutal crackdowns.
Feb 4, 2012 12:00PM ET
After a pre-dawn raid, Occupy D.C.'s McPherson Square encampment is no more.
Feb 4, 2012 11:30AM ET
The Rhodes Trust offers their account of the Patrick J. Witt controversy, confirming to The New York Times that they suspended the Yale golden boy's candidacy in light of a sexual assault complaint.
Feb 4, 2012 10:44AM ET
President Obama issues a strong condemnation of Bashar al-Assad, after Syrian forces launch "an unprecedented attack" on his own people. At least 260 are dead.
Jan 29, 2012 6:00PM ET
A brushfire's smoke combines with fog on a Gainesville highway, turning the stretch of road into a mile-long deathtrap.
Jan 29, 2012 5:30PM ET
For nearly six hours, tennis superstars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal battled for Austalian Open supremacy. Djokovic emerged the exhausted winner.
Jan 29, 2012 5:00PM ET
Rick Santorum's young daughter is hospitalized due to complications arising from a life-threatening genetic condition. The stars of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting will fill in for him on campaign stops.
Jan 29, 2012 4:00PM ET
Liam fends off wolves! Katherine counts her money! Sam is on a ledge! (We think?) It's another forgettable weekend at the box office, but we're here to help you make some sense of it anyway.
Jan 29, 2012 1:30PM ET
The Occupy movement rages on in Oakland, where clashes with police have resulted in 400 arrests and significant damage to City Hall.
Jan 29, 2012 12:00PM ET
A film set in a magical bayou takes the top prize at Sundance.
Jan 29, 2012 10:40AM ET
Former pizza executive Herman Cain used sausage metaphors to endorse Newt Gingrich. Moments later, Gingrich defended his dream of colonizing the moon. Welcome to Decision 2012.
Jan 29, 2012 10:00AM ET
A senior adviser to Mitt Romney says the campaign's new TV ad will stay, despite NBC's demands that it be taken down. Does the ad qualify as "fair use?"
Jan 28, 2012 7:00PM ET
One day after Joe Paterno's emotionally charged memorial at Penn State, Jerry Sandusky asks a Pennsylvania court to allow him access to his grandchildren.
Jan 28, 2012 6:00PM ET
Greece's ongoing bailout talks have made a significant move forward, but would require private investors to take an even bigger bath on Greek bonds.
Jan 28, 2012 5:40PM ET
Now six months away, artistic director Danny Boyle reveals some of his plans for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. They include the ringing of the largest bell in Europe.
Jan 28, 2012 2:40PM ET
NBC has reacted swiftly against Mitt Romney's latest campaign ad, while its reluctant star, Tom Brokaw, says it makes him "extremely uncomfortable."
Jan 28, 2012 12:20PM ET
As Mitt Romney pulls ahead of Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary, a new attack ad finds history is the best weapon.
Jan 28, 2012 11:30AM ET
Brittany Norwood has been sentenced to life without parole for the brutal 2011 murder of a Lululemon co-worker who caught her stealing a pair of yoga pants.
Jan 28, 2012 10:40AM ET
The man who ran Boston for 16 years has died after a ten-year battle with Alzheimer's.
Jan 28, 2012 10:00AM ET
Just one day after Barack Obama blamed George W. Bush for our economic woes, his father and brother paid the president a friendly visit at the White House.