Today's Five Best Columns
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Jan 24, 2014 12:07PM ET
The U.S. State Department is warning our Olympic athletes not to wear their uniforms outside of Sochi's 1,500-mile secured "ring of steel."
Jan 24, 2014 10:57AM ET
One of the CIA's most important black sites, or secret prisons established throughout Europe post-9/11 to detain and torture alleged terrorists, was held in a two-story villa in a Polish forest and is detailed in new report by the Washington Post.
Jan 24, 2014 9:29AM ET
Dennis Rodman can't catch a break. On top of an abysmal trip to North Korea which ended with him with a direct ticket to rehab, Dennis Rodman's and his alleged gifts to Kim Jong-Un are now the subject of a U.S. Treasury Department investigation.
Jan 24, 2014 8:55AM ET
Three blasts killed five people and injured nearly 70 in Cairo today, marking the deadliest attack on Egypt's capital in months and continuing a trend of anti-police violence in the country.
Jan 24, 2014 1:20AM ET
A large bomb exploded in Cairo on Friday, directly in front of Egyptian police headquarters, killing at least two people.
Jan 23, 2014 5:01PM ET
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is"a one-man super-magnet for terrorism," according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Jan 23, 2014 11:31AM ET
In a video that began circulating on Thursday, Ukrainian riot police harass and photograph a naked protester as he stands in sub-freezing weather.
Jan 23, 2014 9:18AM ET
Lots of people like a bit of liquor every now and again, but that doesn’t mean they agree on what to fill the glass with.
Jan 23, 2014 3:14AM ET
A Mexican citizen convicted for murdering a police officer in Texas in 1994 was put to death by the state on Wednesday, despite protests from both the State Department and the Mexican government.
Jan 22, 2014 9:28PM ET
Exciting space news! Astronomers have found evidence that Ceres, a dwarf planet (a.k.a. large asteroid) in between Mars and Jupiter, has water vapor plumes.
Jan 22, 2014 5:01PM ET
Israeli officials announced on Wednesday that it had stopped an al-Qaeda linked plot to attack a series of locations across the country, including the U.S. embassy there.
Jan 22, 2014 3:31PM ET
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov won't be speaking at a Friday session during the World Economic Forum in Davos, after the organization uninvited him.
Jan 22, 2014 3:24PM ET
The South African government has discovered that the sculptors who built the massive Nelson Mandela statue in honor of his death included a small rabbit in Mandela's ear, and they are really not cool with it.
Jan 22, 2014 2:17PM ET
Turn out the new Rob Ford video that emerged yesterday showing him curse in broken Jamaican inside a fast food joint around 3 a.m. was another case of the Toronto mayor in one of his drunken stupors.
Jan 22, 2014 11:40AM ET
The Hungarian and Slovenian Olympic Committees both reported receiving threatening letters ahead of the controversial Sochi Winter Olympics,
Jan 22, 2014 8:23AM ET
Three Ukrainians died in a night of violence that marked the resurgence of massive anti-government protests, marking the first fatalities since the demonstrations began in November.
Jan 22, 2014 2:06AM ET
President Obama and Pope Francis are set to meet for the first time on March 27 during the President's diplomatic trip to Europe.
Jan 22, 2014 12:42AM ET
A state of emergency was declared for Bangkok, Thailand late Tuesday night as protesters continued their demonstrations in attempts to force the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of office.
Jan 21, 2014 4:40PM ET
Residents in both the U.S. and South Korea were recently hit with a major security breach that let significant populations exposed to credit card theft, in two discreet incidents that offer an insight into how such disparate nations react to similar crimes.
Jan 21, 2014 4:24PM ET
A new video has surfaced showing an apparently inebriated Toronto Mayor Rob Ford rambling in Jamaican, and in English, about being followed at a fast food joint in Toronto's Rexdale neighborhood.
Jan 21, 2014 3:40PM ET
In a way, Johnny Weir has become the only common ground between some LGBT groups and the far-right anti gay movement.
Jan 21, 2014 8:35AM ET
American outsourcing to China has contributed to air pollution affecting the Western U.S. according to a new study, in what one of the paper's co-authors called a "boomerang" effect.
Jan 21, 2014 2:52AM ET
In addition to criticism from environmental activists, the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji Cove in Japan has drawn criticism from the United States' Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy.
Jan 21, 2014 1:18AM ET
An invitation for Iran to participate in UN-sponsored Syrian peace talks has been revoked following protests from the U.S. and a threat from Syrian rebels to boycott the proceedings.
Jan 20, 2014 5:14PM ET
A new report alleges Syrian President tortured and killed thousands of detainees over two years just days ahead of a peace conference that is supposed to guide how the West will proceed with a plan for peace in Syria.
Jan 20, 2014 3:21PM ET
When it comes to China stories, people will believe almost anything.
Jan 20, 2014 12:36PM ET
The Ukraine's Euromaidan protests turned violent again for the first time in over a month, as the protesters' anti-government rally to protest new legislation on anti-government rallies carried into Monday.
Jan 20, 2014 12:21PM ET
With three weeks to go before the Olympics begin, new threats — and a possible security breach — are placing a troubling cloud over the upcoming Winter Games.
Jan 20, 2014 10:41AM ET
Kenneth Bae, the American citizen who has been held in North Korea for more than a year, appeared for before cameras in a not-at-all-suspicious press conference on Monday.
Jan 20, 2014 8:20AM ET
Iran has reportedly halted some activity at its nuclear power plants, setting into motion an interim nuclear deal that promises the country relief from economic sanctions worth $6 - $7 billion in exchange for scaling back its disputed program.