Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 19, 2014 10:56AM ET
Even though they don't have to, thousands lined up around the globe to "experience" Apple obsession and purchase the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Sep 18, 2014 12:47PM ET
Sep 18, 2014 12:00PM ET
Far removed from the fiery rhetoric of televised debates, a quiet and bloodless revolution could be taking place.
Sep 18, 2014 10:24AM ET
After teaming up with Apple during the company's Sept. 9 unveiling of new products and releasing Songs of Innocence to plenty of raised eyebrows, the band revealed to Time magazine they're working on another secret project with Apple.
Sep 18, 2014 9:17AM ET
Hundreds of Australian police conducted raids in a pre-dawn counter-terrorism operation against Islamic State militants who were planning a public beheading of a random citizen.
Sep 17, 2014 3:48PM ET
The lines are clearly drawn between London and Edinburgh. But what about the other members of the U.K.: Northern Ireland and Wales?
Sep 17, 2014 2:43PM ET
From Neptune High to Hearst College, Kristen Bell's spunky teen sleuth met the needy and the nefarious via a barrage of guest stars. We ranked them all.
Sep 17, 2014 1:50PM ET
According to Philadelphia police, several Twitter users helped track down a dozen suspects who allegedly attacked two gay men in the street on the night of Sept. 11.
Sep 17, 2014 11:55AM ET
A black market has emerged in West Africa trading the blood of Ebola survivors, the World Health Organization reported.
Sep 17, 2014 10:45AM ET
It's the definition of victim blaming: Thailand's military ruler allegedly announced that attractive female visitors should avoid bikinis — because it could be the reason behind a recent murder.
Sep 17, 2014 9:45AM ET
A U.S. citizen attempted to swim across a river into North Korea, South Korean authorities said Wednesday.
Sep 16, 2014 9:24AM ET
Despite warnings, Pope Francis has rejected additional security for his trip to Albania, a spokesman said.
Sep 15, 2014 12:27PM ET
A 93-year-old man who had served as a guard at the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, prosecutors said Monday.
Sep 15, 2014 11:44AM ET
Markus "Notch" Persson, the founder of the immensely popular world-building game Minecraft, is stepping down following Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Minecraft maker Mojang Monday morning.
Sep 15, 2014 10:37AM ET
Beijing hosted the world's first ever Formula E—electric motor car—race Saturday, featuring 10 teams of two drivers each weaving through a circuit around the city's Olympic Park.
Sep 15, 2014 10:36AM ET
A Chinese city has created a sidewalk lane just for people who can't look away from their smartphones.
Sep 12, 2014 2:38PM ET
The family of Reeva Steenkamp has condemned the final verdict in the Oscar Pistorius case acquitting the athlete of murdering their daughter.
Sep 12, 2014 1:34PM ET
Oscar Pistorius would be welcomed back to compete in paralympic events if he desires, an International Paralympic Committee official told BBC5 Radio's "5 Live Breakfast" program Friday.
Sep 11, 2014 4:43PM ET
Every ounce of Thokozile Matilda Masipa's history is being analyzed for clues as to how she'll rule.
Sep 11, 2014 1:50PM ET
Greg Abbott won't let this one go. The Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate is raising questions again over Democratic opponent (and party darling) Wendy Davis' memoir.
Sep 11, 2014 1:12PM ET
It's been 13 years since Sept. 11, 2001 and there are still troves of stories to be told.
Sep 11, 2014 11:03AM ET
Scotland's Tesco Bank announced Thursday it would move its headquarters out of the country and into England if Scots vote for independence September 18.
Sep 10, 2014 12:56PM ET
Some users have noticed a feature Facebook is experimenting that lets them schedule post deletion.
Sep 10, 2014 12:37PM ET
The Ferguson City Council held its first meeting since the shooting death of Michael Brown on Tuesday night, drawing hundreds of attendees who lined up to question the council members.
Sep 10, 2014 9:49AM ET
Spinning wheels of death are flooding popular websites Wednesday as part of Internet Slowdown Day.
Sep 9, 2014 6:46PM ET
Apple Pay isn't the first service to command your credit cards. Here's how it stacks up against other wallet eradicators.
Sep 9, 2014 4:17PM ET
The Apple Watch is flashy, yes, but its name is not nearly as cool. So, in the place of "Apple Watch," The Wire staff has gathered some suggestions for an alternate title.
Sep 9, 2014 2:14PM ET
How close did concept artists' mockups come to the design of the real thing?
Sep 9, 2014 11:49AM ET
America's favorite pastime is accident prone — for spectators. In a study published Tuesday, Bloomberg found that foul balls have resulted in about 1,750 injured spectators every year.
Sep 9, 2014 11:42AM ET
Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has disciplined general manager Danny Ferry Tuesday over racially offensive comments Ferry made about Luol Deng, a player the team pursued this year.